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ROLL-CALL

New York Times, Sunday, December 1, 1946

Author:
S. K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 4.98, Missing: { F J }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 251
Across
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Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1925. : DAWES
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Creator of elephant and donkey symbols. : NAST
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Letter meaning 2. : BETA
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Trifled. : TOYED
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Coastal regions of Asia Minor and Egypt. : LEVANT
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South Sea House author. : ELIA
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Rime-cold giant: Norse Myth. : YMER
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Mountain of Noah. : ARARAT
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Word blindness. : ALEXIA
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Port on New Maas. : ROTTERDAM
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Historic atoll. : BIKINI
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Fuel. : GAS
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River between Yugoslavia and Hungary. : DRAVE
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Timbre. : TONE
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Early. : SOON
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Energy. : VIM
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Pretender to non-existent Austro-Hungarian throne. : OTTO
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Render. : TRY
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Take umbrage. : RESENT
40
Extended. : PROLATE
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City of Lieut. Redin's trial. : SEATTLE
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Hecuba's son. : PARIS
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Airplane flight. : HOP
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Beat. : CANED
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Hibernia: Abbr. : IRE
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Capt. John Smith's proxy. : ALDEN
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Lake Success delegate. : MOLOTOV
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Sacred city. : LHASA
55
Sustenance. : BREAD
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Dazzling. : GARISH
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Armenian river, 635 mi. to the Kura. : ARAS
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Charged particle. : ION
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Mainstay. : PILLAR
64
Tolstoy's subject. : WAR
65
Shift. : VEER
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Like: Suffix. : ODE
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Fellow. : MATE
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It meets in Tokyo. : DIET
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Place of pilgrimage. : LOURDES
73
Author of Rosmersholm (1828–1906). : IBSEN
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Title of "Lilibet." : PRINCESS
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He discovered the St. Lawrence, 1534. : CARTIER
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Consecrate. : ANOINT
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One of the two loin muscles. : PSOAS
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Portfolio. : DOSSIER
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City in Illinois. : ELGIN
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Cleanses. : SCOURS
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Controversial. : DEBATED
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Cost of coinage. : BRASSAGE
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Blue Ridge river. : PEDEE
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Crusher. : QUELLER
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Compass. : ROOM
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Adequate: Poet. : ENOW
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Friend of Mawruss. : ABE
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Bad painting. : DAUB
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Antiquity. : ELD
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Chief Justice. : VINSON
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Ship's rope. : TYE
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Subterfuge. : RUSE
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Nelly. : HELENE
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Embankment. : LEVEE
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Tolerate. : ABEAR
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Mr. Melchior. : LAURITZ
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Actor's part. : LINES
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Italian town. : BRA
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Black vulture. : URUBU
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Hostelry. : INN
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Appearance. : DEBUT
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Bridge players. : BIDDERS
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Catchwords. : PHRASES
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Port on the Scheldt. : ANVERS
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Polish river. : BUG
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British diplomat. : EDEN
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Lament. : SOB
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Balkan dictator. : TITO
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Assistant. : AIDE
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New Senator from Massachusetts. : LODGE
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Yellow bugle. : IVA
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Blue-penciled. : EDITED
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French dramatist. : BERNSTEIN
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Rubber. : ERASER
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Tenancy. : TENURE
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N. Y.'s new Senator. : IVES
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He boxed Joe in September, 1946. : TAMI
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Severities. : RIGORS
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Abstinent. : SOBER
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Where Regina is: Abbr. : SASK
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Barley cake. : SCONE
Down
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Make public. : DELATE
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Persian bible. : AVESTA
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Spermaceti. : WAX
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Oklahoma city. : ENID
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Frighten. : STARTLE
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Courageous. : NERVY
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South African plant. : ALOE
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Be adjusted. : SIT
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Ragged. : TATTERED
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Truman's right-hand man. : BYRNES
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City in Prussia. : EMDEN
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Party. : TEA
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___ and the man. : ARMS
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Small drum. : TABOR
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Piacoa's river. : ORINOCO
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Ox-like animal. : YAK
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Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
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Member of Hebrew tribe. : DANITE
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Seat of Nigerian Government. : LAGOS
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Scheduled. : TIMED
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Red dye. : EOSIN
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Exist. : ARE
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Conflicts with. : OPPOSES
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Vermont-born inventor (1811–61). : OTIS
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Airplane guiding device. : RADAR
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Thursday's god. : THOR
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Molten rock. : LAVA
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Ambush. : TRAP
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Box ___. : PLEAT
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Roland's friend. : OLIVER
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City astride the Rhone River. : ARLES
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Conjugal. : MARRIED
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Article. : THE
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Halt. : LIMP
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Grayish-white. : HOAR
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Islands diametrically opposite Greenwich. : ANTIPODES
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General with Wilson in Paris, 1918. : BLISS
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"Art for art's sake" adherent. : GAUTIER
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Quixote's mare. : ROSINANTE
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Red Sea gulf. : ADEN
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Projected. : SENT
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Abstractions. : IDEAS
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Fabric. : WORSTED
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Hoops. : RINGS
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Succeed. : ENSUE
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He gave Louisiana its name. : LASALLE
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Article: Ger. : DER
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Capital of Gem State. : BOISE
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With the center removed. : CORED
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City at confluence of Rhine and Moselle. : COBLENZ
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Where Davy Crockett died. : ALAMO
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Letter. : DEE
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Irregular. : EROSE
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Boom. : SPAR
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Island E. of Negros. : CEBU
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De Valera's capital. : DUBLIN
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Dominoes. : BONES
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Painter of The Bullfight (1746–1828). : GOYA
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Jug. : EWER
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Inquisitor. : QUERIST
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Bolt. : RIVET
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Gazel of Asia. : AHU
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Planet with no satellite. : VENUS
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Grass used for matting. : NARD
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Volcano. : ETNA
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Opera text. : LIBRETTO
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Invited. : BADE
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Stern. : AUSTERE
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City on Aire River. : LEEDS
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Creator of Charlie Chan. : BIGGERS
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Discompose. : UPSET
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Founder of Oxford scholarships. : RHODES
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Birthplace of Raphael, 1483. : URBINO
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Latvian city. : DVINSK
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Sprout. : BUD
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Wizard of Menlo Park. : EDISON
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Famous silversmith. : REVERE
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Growls: Obs. : SNARS
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Nostrils. : NARES
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Pacific island group. : BONIN
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Sashes. : OBIS
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Founded by Pizarro, 1535. : LIMA
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Mr. Johnson, movie czar. : ERIC
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Slow boat. : TUB
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Uncle Tom's friend. : EVA
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Delicate perception of sound. : EAR
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Past. : AGO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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