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New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1942

114-Down : Moro tribesmen.

Author:
Louis Shields
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 115 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 40
Across
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A native group of Great Britain. : WELSH
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Eulogistic memoir. : ELOGE
11
Exhibit feelings: Jocose. : EMOTE
16
Desert transport. : CAMEL
21
Situated on the central line. : AXILE
22
Titles. : NAMES
23
Intrigue. : CABAL
24
Spring forth. : ARISE
25
Penalties. : FINES
26
Bombed German city. : DUESSELDORF
28
Seaport on Baranoff Island. : SITKA
29
Bombed Baltic port. : FLENSBURG
31
Frees from knots. : ENODES
32
Dispensed with. : SPARED
33
It begins March 10, 1943. : LENT
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Surface. : AREA
35
Matures. : AGES
36
Hackles used in making artificial flies. : SHINERS
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Sigmate worm. : ESS
38
Russian grain center. : OREL
39
Happen. : OCCUR
41
Otherwise. : ALIAS
42
Projecting point. : JAG
43
Philippine date plum. : SAPOTE
45
Prink. : PREEN
46
Drum with the feet. : TAP
49
Varied. : ALTERED
53
Persian gateways. : DARS
54
Infectious disease. : MUMPS
55
Island of Cyclades where famous statue was found. : MILO
56
Makes piquant. : ZESTS
57
School: Fr. : ECOLE
59
Secretary to Napoleon I. : MARET
60
Vitrifies by heat. : BAKES
61
Genus of sheep. : OVIS
62
Growl. : GNAR
63
Lessened. : ABATED
65
Card game. : EUCHRE
66
Force. : VIM
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Papal veils. : ORALES
69
4,840 square yards. : ACRE
70
Books written in two languages. : DIGLOTS
71
Edible purple seaweeds. : LAVERS
73
Parting expression. : ADIEU
75
One who lives by trickery. : CADGER
76
Lacrymist. : CRYBABY
78
River near Essen. : RUHR
79
English doctor, discoverer of blood circulation. : HARVEY
81
Bitter vetch. : ERS
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Legally responsible. : LIABLE
85
Nut trees. : PECANS
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Squirrel skin. : VAIR
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Chief divinity of ancient Memphis. : PTAH
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"The Eve of St. ___."—Keats. : AGNES
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Biological factors. : GENES
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Fortified Italian city in the Tyrol. : TRENT
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Thread from a French city. : LISLE
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Reputed maker of first American flag. : ROSS
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Studies hard: slang. : BONES
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Money. : COIN
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Piled up. : STACKED
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Chest containing the Ten Commandments. : ARK
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White mark on face of a horse. : BLAZE
101
Lilies. : CALLAS
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Inlet. : RIA
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Feminine name. : PAULA
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Dewy. : RORAL
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Dull sound. : THUD
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One thousand. : MIL
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Soldiers' overcoats. : CAPOTES
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Betrayed. : SOLD
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Fur-trading Indian. : CREE
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Lead rod used in stained glass. : CAME
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Three-banded armadillos. : APARAS
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City in Pennsylvania. : DUBOIS
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Privations. : HARDSHIPS
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City in Russia, formerly Nizhnii Novgorod. : GORKI
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Removals. : RELEGATIONS
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Approves. : LIKES
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Iroquoian Indians. : ERIES
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Entomb. : INURN
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River in Northern Italy. : ADIGE
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Positive pole. : ANODE
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American admiral. : STARK
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Beau ___. : GESTE
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High crested waves. : BORES
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Acuminate. : TAPER
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Battercake. : WAFFLE
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Expatriates. : EXILES
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House furnishings. : LINENS
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Declivity: Dial. : SLENT
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Imprisoned Nazi. : HESS
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Withstand. : ENDURE
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Honors acquired. : LAURELS
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The end. : OMEGA
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Indians of Tapuyan stock. : GES
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Existence: Latin. : ESSE
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Pastoral poem. : ECLOGUE
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Turkey red. : MADDER
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Wind instruments. : OBOES
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Covers with pitch. : TARS
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Dwarfish sprite. : ELF
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Eurasian inland sea. : CASPIAN
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Ancient Medes: var. : ARIANS
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Bishop's headdress. : MITRE
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Ridge of glacial gravel. : ESKER
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Begins a game. : LEADS
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Performs. : ENACTS
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Invasion boat. : BARGE
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Flings. : SHIES
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Rested. : SLEPT
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Sculls. : OARS
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Iridescent gem. : OPAL
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Part of the Japanese Empire: var. : COREA
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Fortified. : ARMED
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Gushing flows. : JETS
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Venerate. : ADORE
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Soup. : PUREE
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City between Rostov and Krasnodar. : TIKHORETSK
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Military warning. : ALERT
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Attitudes. : POSES
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Russian inland sea, outlet of the Don. : AZOV
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Third son of Jacob. : LEVI
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City in Russia. : TSIMLYANSK
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The number ten. : DENARY
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Strategic Mediterranean seaport. : MATRUH
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Twin crystal. : MACLE
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Sources of tungsten. : CALS
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Aromatic spice. : MACE
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Modern vehicle. : BUGGY
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Four-toed diving bird. : GREBE
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Child: Scot. : BAIRN
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Large sea-duck. : EIDER
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Athletic fields. : OVALS
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Condiments. : SAUCES
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Ships' small cranes. : DAVITS
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Ecclesiastics. : ABBES
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Burmese swords. : DHAS
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Forty-five gallons of fresh herring. : CRAN
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Miss Barton. : CLARA
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Inflexibility. : RIGOR
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Feminine name: Fr. : RENEE
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Oat-grass. : AVENA
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Breathing sound. : RALE
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Hangar. : SHED
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Russian city in middle Volga region. : PENZA
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Roman garment. : STOLA
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Size of type. : PICA
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Aims. : GOALS
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Valley on the moon. : RILL
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Put down. : LAID
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Type of folk song. : BLUES
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Upper orifice of the stomach. : CARDIA
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Adjusted exactly. : TRUED
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City near Rostov, in North Caucasus. : BATAISK
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Bombed German city. : COLOGNE
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Foreign. : STRANGE
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A pig. : PORKER
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Lincoln's eldest son. : ROBERT
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Frames for drying skins. : HERSES
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Oil city of Caucasus. : MAIKOP
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Obstruct. : IMPEDE
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Smaller. : LESSER
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Elevator cars. : CAGES
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On the left side. : APORT
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Gulf between Venezuela and Trinidad. : PARIA
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Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
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Chorus. : CHOIR
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United Nation. : CHINA
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English sand hill. : DENE
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Pierce. : STAB
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Bed rail. : SLAT
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Equipage. : RIG
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Artificial language. : IDO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 106 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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