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ARMS AND THE MAN

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1958

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J W }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,428
Across
1
Most unusual. : RAREST
7
Option. : REFUSAL
14
Kind of shop. : CLOSED
20
Substitute for a sheriff. : ELISOR
21
Moscow ballerina. : ULANOVA
22
Move rapidly. : HURTLE
23
Pizarro, Cortes, etc. : CONQUISTADORES
25
Scene of battle, 31 B.C. : ACTIUM
26
Church degree. : THD
27
Adjective for the emu. : RATITE
28
Where Napoleon defeated Austria, 1796. : ARCOLE
30
Dutch town. : EDE
31
Hop kiln. : OAST
33
City in Ohio. : NILES
34
Province of Estonia. : SAARE
35
Exercises. : USES
36
Idolized. : ADORED
38
Connecticut submarine base. : GROTON
40
Midpoint of a skull part. : BASION
43
Kind of song. : GLEE
46
Most certain. : SUREST
50
"Drums ___ the Mohawk." : ALONG
51
Native of central England. : MIDLANDER
56
Musical show. : REVUE
57
"Pajama Game" star. : RAITT
58
Cranial bulges. : INIONS
59
The "Guard of Paris." : SOISSONS
61
Famed Italian riflemen. : BERSAGLIERI
63
Medieval shields. : ECUS
64
Army supply item. : TENT
65
Plucky. : GRITTY
66
Rifle. : MAUSER
68
Fence. : RAIL
72
Pamphleteer of Revolution. : OTIS
73
Soldier of W. W. II. : PARATROOPER
78
Moscow daily. : IZVESTIA
80
Tributary of the Garonne. : ARIEGE
81
Chemical compound. : OXIDE
82
Where Joffre made his stand. : MARNE
83
Macedonian conqueror. : ALEXANDER
85
Is popular. : TAKES
86
Former Secy. of Treasury. : SNYDER
88
Famous Virginians. : LEES
89
Become less severe. : RELENT
90
Builds. : ERECTS
93
Walled city near Turin. : CHIERI
96
Actor Bert. : LAHR
99
Senate house of ancient Rome. : CURIA
101
Game. : CHESS
102
Jaguars. : CATS
106
Common verb. : ARE
107
Vicious horse, in the Southwest. : LADINO
108
Girl's name. : HALLIE
110
Cut off. : LOP
111
Battleground of W. W. I. : VERDUN
113
Event of March 5, 1770. : BOSTONMASSACRE
116
Apply an unguent. : ANOINT
117
Performer. : ARTISTE
118
New Zealand hedge laurel. : TARATA
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Baseball's first arbiter. : LANDIS
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Sparest. : LEANEST
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General at Antietam. : SUMNER
Down
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Not verso. : RECTO
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Greeting or farewell. : ALOHA
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Crusts. : RINDS
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Title: Abbr. : ESQ
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Tart. : SOUR
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Versailles chateau. : TRIANON
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Dark-red mineral. : RUTILE
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Joyful. : ELATED
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Grows dim. : FADES
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One: Ital. : UNO
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Marsh birds. : SORAS
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Reduced to a mean. : AVERAGED
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East Indian. : LASCAR
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Tirol homes. : CHALETS
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Founder of Naval War College. : LUCE
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Morsel. : ORT
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Pens. : STIES
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Townships of Attica. : DEMES
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To-do. : STIR
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___ y plata. : ORO
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Sullies. : TAINTS
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Disquiet. : UNREST
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G.I.'s neckwear. : DOGTAG
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Not theirs. : OURS
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Arrow point. : BARB
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Winglike parts. : ALAE
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Evening: Fr. : SOIR
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Renown. : GLORY
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Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
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Annapolis abbreviation. : ENS
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Hail to Bacchus. : EVOE
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E. I. hemp. : SUNN
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Trial. : TEST
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Minute Man's outfit. : MILITIA
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First. : INITIAL
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Regimens. : DIETS
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Feudal fine for military default. : ESCUAGE
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Deck hand. : ROUSTER
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Czech river. : ISER
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Cave: Poet. : GROT
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Pipes. : MAINS
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Fan. : ROOTER
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Edges. : RIMS
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Muezzin's call. : AZAN
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Huguenot victory under Henry IV, 1590. : IVRY
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Pawnbroker. : LENDER
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Before: Prefix. : PRAE
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Kind of acid. : OXALIC
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Predecessor of the bayonet. : PIKE
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"Martin ___." : EDEN
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Abode. : REST
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Calchas was one. : SEER
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Battle weapon. : AXE
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Shakespearean setting. : ELSINORE
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Disavows. : RECANTS
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Opposes. : RESISTS
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Ruminant's chew. : CUD
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Of a clan. : TRIBAL
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Songs. : CHANTS
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Hoplite's headpiece. : HELMET
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___ de Piños. : ISLA
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Contemporary of Petain. : LAVAL
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Cockpit. : ARENA
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Bird. : HERON
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Piedmont town. : AOSTA
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Selected. : CHOSE
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Military highway. : ALCAN
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Rich cake. : TORTE
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Lance. : SPEAR
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Moon: Comb. form. : LUNI
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Isaac's son. : ESAU
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Performed. : DID
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___ soldier. : TIN
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Side ___. : ARM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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