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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1957

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 627 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,071
Across
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Coat. : CUTAWAY
8
Operatic General. : RADAMES
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Phenomenon of Death Valley. : SALTPAN
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M. France. : ANATOLE
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Noted. : EMINENT
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Famous schooner yacht. : AMERICA
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Character in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : TITANIA
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Ship's rigging. : CORDAGE
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Smoke. : CIGARET
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Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
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Miscellaneous. : ASSORTED
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Questions. : ASKS
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Court. : WOO
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Spanish girl's name. : ESTER
36
Type of grape. : SEEDLESS
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
40
Shrub of the pea family. : BROOM
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Marsh growth. : SEDGE
45
German lyric. : LIED
46
Home of 65 Down. : CRETE
48
Be sufficient. : ANSWER
50
Upset. : PERTURBED
53
Dramatic turns. : CRISES
54
Sister of Ares. : ERIS
56
Showy flowers. : DAHLIAS
57
Pen. : COOP
58
Migrations. : PASSAGES
62
___ Fein. : SINN
63
Grand Canal transportation. : GONDOLAS
67
Oklahoma city. : ADA
68
Needlepoint. : LACE
69
Imitation marble. : SCAGLIOLA
72
Wading bird. : SORA
73
Flowed against. : LAVED
75
Files. : RASPS
77
Colorimetric unit. : SATRON
78
Falter in speaking. : TRIP
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Actor Janning. : EMIL
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Ship's boats. : GIGS
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Savage. : FERAL
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Tilt up. : CANT
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Dynamo part. : STATOR
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Money in Manila. : PESOS
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In reserve. : ASIDE
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Stamp affixing aid. : MOISTENER
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Phantom dog in "Topper." : NEIL
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Flag. : STANDARD
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Arrow part. : BARB
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Conjectures. : SURMISES
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Execrate: Colloq. : CUSS
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Rubbed with an abrasive. : EMERIED
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Sputnik. : MOON
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Scene of a Pact, 1938. : MUNICH
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Malefactors. : EVILDOERS
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Forty-niner's prize. : NUGGET
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Seeping in, or out. : ALEAK
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Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
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Dehydrates. : DRIES
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Succinct. : TERSE
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Card game. : RUM
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Cautionary highway sign. : SIDEROAD
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Slip. : LEASH
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Dined. : ATE
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Erase (with "out"). : BLOT
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Lover's O'More. : RORY
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Gremlin. : DEVILKIN
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Midge. : GNAT
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County in Colorado. : LARIMER
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Ruth's lineage. : MOABITE
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Unfold a tale. : NARRATE
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Cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
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Beau. : ADMIRER
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Stepper. : TREADER
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Expunges. : DELETES
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Western squatters. : NESTERS
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Marine fish. : SEABASS
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Reddish grape. : CATAWBA
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Emblem on Britain's arms. : UNICORN
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Drumbeats. : TATTOOS
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Mindanao natives. : ATAS
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Triumphed. : WON
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Otherwise named. : ALIAS
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Ferments. : YEASTS
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On tape. : RECORDED
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Winged child in art. : AMOR
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Earth. : DIRT
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Bogota's surroundings. : ANDES
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Union general of 1863. : MEADE
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A language: Abbr. : ENG
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Settles down. : STEADIES
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Put in a bag. : SACKED
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Astray. : AMISS
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Part of a trivet. : LEG
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Mine car. : TRAM
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Publishes without copyright. : PIRATES
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Needle-shaped. : ACERATE
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Indigenes. : NATIVES
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Voyageur's transport. : SLED
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Products of Columbia. : EMERALDS
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Young cod. : SCROD
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Is morally obligated to. : OWES
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Lawn. : GRASSPLOT
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Moral principles. : ETHICS
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Return thrusts. : RIPOSTES
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Bone. : ULNA
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Encircles. : RINGS
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Doyle's middle name. : CONAN
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Hiders. : SECRETORS
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Flavian Amphitheatre. : COLOSSEUM
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Blenheim and others. : PALACES
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Rocklike. : ADAMANT
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Treeless plain. : SAVANNA
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Undine, perhaps. : SEAMAID
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Three fabled sisters. : GORGONS
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Motor trucks. : LORRIES
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Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
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Feeble. : SAPLESS
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Brew. : LAGERBEER
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"___ a wise father . . . " : ITIS
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Mexican cattle ranch. : ESTANCIA
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Assembles. : SITS
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Port near Penzance, Cornwall. : FALMOUTH
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Fruit beverage. : SMASH
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Satan's role in Paradise. : REBEL
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Epoch. : PERIOD
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Ointment. : NARD
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Electric appliance. : IRON
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Shovelers. : DUCKS
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Contemporary playwright. : INGE
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Old morality play. : EVERYMAN
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Greek athlete, 520 B. C. : MILO
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Seekers for oil. : DRILLERS
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Stained and veined, as book edges. : MARBLED
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Wail loudly. : ULULATE
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Pertaining to a grove. : NEMORAL
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Father of Peleg. : EBER
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Look for. : SEEK
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Last Moorish foothold in Spain. : GRANADA
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Properties. : ESTATES
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Wavers. : TEETERS
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Reverences. : ADORES
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Hagiographer's subject. : SAINTS
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One of the Forsytes. : IRENE
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Peak of White Mountain. : ADAMS
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Liability. : DEBIT
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Trap. : SNARE
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Occasion. : TIME
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Feathered arrow. : VIRE
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Road to Rome. : ITER
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Clutch. : GRAB
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With: Ger. : MIT
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Type of lyric. : ODE
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___ Silvia, mother of Romulus and Remus. : REA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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