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WORLD-WIDE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1952

22-Across : Oldest U. S. city (with "St.").

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 181, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,253
Across
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Multistage, manned rocket. : SPACESHIP
10
Citizens of Oklahoma. : OSAGES
16
Exile. : BANISH
22
Oldest U. S. city (with "St."). : AUGUSTINE
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Low and horizontal: Comb. form. : STRATO
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Girl's name. : AMINTA
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Word for a butterfly. : FLUTTERER
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Vibration. : TREMOR
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Colorful cavalryman. : HUSSAR
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Oriental name. : ALI
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Baseball immortal. : EVERS
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Mow; cut. : REAP
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Persian name. : OMAR
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Nehru's country: Poet. : IND
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Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
36
Native of Narva. : ESTONIAN
38
Army camp in New York. : DRUM
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Peruvian Indian. : ANDE
40
___ signo vinces. : INHOC
42
Coffee and doughnuts. : SNACK
43
Make up. : COIN
44
The elbow. : ANCON
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Its capital is Baghdad. : IRAK
48
Colorless. : ASHY
49
Contemporary of Zola. : LOTI
50
Town officer in Canada. : REEVE
51
Where Whitman College is. : WALLAWALLA
55
Gypsy lady. : RANI
56
Goggler. : STARER
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Generation. : AGE
58
Admission money. : GATE
59
Purple seaweed. : LAVER
62
Workers at textile drawing frames. : ENTERERS
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Good earth. : LOAM
66
A substitute for okay. : YEAH
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40-year-old Pentagon official. : PACE
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Glide aloft. : SOAR
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Henry VIII's line. : TUDOR
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Take the place of. : SUPPLANT
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Sheep killing. : OVICIDE
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Periodical. : ETESIAN
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"The rest is ___." : SILENCE
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Beam structure in a ship. : KEELSON
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Romantic medieval hero. : RINALDO
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Drabbletail. : SLATTERN
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Roman dictator. : SULLA
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Man of Kumbum. : LAMA
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Fruit-jar ring. : LUTE
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Cry to urge dog teams on. : MUSH
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Aromatic plant. : BALM
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Regarded. : ESTEEMED
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Roasted: Span. : ASADO
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French fashion expert. : DIOR
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Aegean island. : NIO
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Supporting posts. : STILTS
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Magistrate of old Venice. : DOGE
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Grandfather's watch. : STEMWINDER
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200 mg. : CARAT
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Hamburg's river. : ELBE
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Rustle. : STIR
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Saw: Italian. : SEGA
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Mountain spur. : ARETE
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Members of F. F. V. : LEES
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Radio sound effect. : CREAK
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City south of Lille. : ARRAS
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Cut. : PARE
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Matter to be reproduced in print. : COPY
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Peevish temper. : SOURNESS
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Father of Saul. : KISH
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Of each, in a prescription. : ANA
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One of the Roman Fates. : NONA
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Fight shy of. : SHUN
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Moth-eaten. : STALE
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Indian title. : MIR
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False shirt front. : DICKEY
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"With malice ___ none." : TOWARD
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Part of a torchlight procession. : MOTORCADE
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Native of Etah. : ESKIMO
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Glaze. : ENAMEL
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Made a start. : INITIATED
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Where Leander swam to Hero. : SESTOS
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Out of fashion: French. : DEMODE
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Suspense. : TENSENESS
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Expedition. : SAFARI
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Cousin of the cardigan. : PULLON
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Chilly. : AGUISH
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Verbal thrust. : CUT
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This: Spanish. : ESTE
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Adlai. : STEVE
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Engages. : HIRES
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Passive people or things. : INERTS
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Short news paragraph. : PERSONAL
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Feign not to see. : OSTRICH
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Variable. : STREAKY
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Of the planet Mars. : AREAN
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Dickens character. : GAMP
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SHAEF area. : ETO
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Alpha Phi, Delta Zeta, Phi Mu. : SORORITIES
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Star in Pegasus. : BAHAM
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Asiatic river. : AMUR
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Capital of Serbia. : NIS
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Hypocritical. : INSINCERE
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Postpone. : STANDOVER
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Substances in paint. : HARDENERS
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He played Pasteur. : MUNI
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Earth. : SOIL
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Twangy. : NASAL
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River into Firth of Clyde. : DOON
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Close by: Poet. : ANEAR
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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Booth Tarkington hero. : CLARENCE
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Blood vessels. : ARTERIES
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Refrain word in "Dixie." : AWAY
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Bianca's sister. : KATE
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Septuagenarian conductor. : WALTER
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Rodent that eats sugar cane. : AGOUTI
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Dull gray. : LEADEN
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Yarn measures. : LEAS
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Disavowed an opinion. : RECANTED
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Cudgel. : STAVE
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It's metered on TV. : APPLAUSE
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Capital of Malta: Var. : VALETTA
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Remote spot. : NOOK
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Early name of Meuse River. : MOSA
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Reformer around 1400. : HUSS
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Potted meat, in France. : RILLETTE
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Sacks. : PILLAGES
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Semester. : TERM
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Trefoil figure. : CLUB
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Greenland or New Guinea. : ISLAND
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Girl's nickname. : DOLLIE
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Captivate. : ENAMOR
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Ike's campaign chief. : ADAMS
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Center of gold rush, 1900. : NOME
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Subject for Ingres. : NUDE
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Empty-headed. : ADDLEPATED
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U. S. Navy commander, 1917-19. : SIMS
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Sewing machine inventor. : HOWE
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Prankish adventures. : ESCAPADES
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Poison bay tree. : STARANISE
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Automobile accessories. : TIRERACKS
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Exhilarate. : ELATE
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Basketry rod. : OSIER
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Port on the Dvina. : RIGA
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Answer the helm. : OBEY
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Send by wire. : TRANSMIT
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Stool pigeon in London. : NARK
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Biblical name. : ELON
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Rubbed clean. : SCOURED
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Roll a hoop. : TRUNDLE
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Acetone. : KETONE
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Fissured. : RIMATE
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Dramatist's device. : ASIDES
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Cuts into strips. : SHREDS
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Avocados of Mexico. : COYOS
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Chinese name of the Gobi. : SHAMO
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Smooth. : SATIN
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Where the money goes. : SLOTS
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Cartoonist McKay's boy hero. : NEMO
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Emulated Florence Chadwick. : SWAM
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Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
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Dickens character. : KIT
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Undivided. : ONE
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Know how. : CAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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