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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1949

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 409
Across
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Oxnam's title. : BISHOP
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Site searched for Noah's Ark. : ARARAT
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The Israeli Assembly. : KNESSET
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Adulterated. : IMPURE
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Capital of British Honduras. : BELIZE
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Premier of Japan. : YOSHIDA
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Fancy dive. : GAINER
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Charm. : ENAMOR
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Not captured. : UNTAKEN
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Sea animals. : ORCS
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What Gunder Hagg is. : MILER
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Manager of the Chicago Cubs. : FRISCH
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Lodging place. : INN
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Letter of the alphabet. : TEE
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Nicaraguan capital, destroyed by earthquake, March 31, 1931. : MANAGUA
35
Soreness. : ACHE
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American poet, novelist, author of "The Fathers," 1938. : TATE
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Kitchen utensil. : STRAINER
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Environment. : MILIEU
41
Of the moon. : LUNAR
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Passions for possession. : GREEDS
44
Divide forcibly. : REND
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Snarly. : TANGLY
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Human encyclopedia of the air. : KIERAN
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Firesides, figuratively speaking. : HOMES
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Football field: Slang. : GRID
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Crawlers, fliers, stingers. : INSECTS
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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Swap again. : RETRADE
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Auto camp. : MOTEL
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Capital of King Frederick IX. : COPENHAGEN
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Man's nickname. : ALEX
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Girl's name. : OSA
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What the Heiress wished to be. : ELOPER
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World's largest body of individual underwriters. : LLOYDS
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Leap: Dial. : LEP
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___ Naldi, silent film actress. : NITA
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Like Verdi's works. : OPERATICAL
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Mole gray. : TAUPE
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Asgard's problem child. : LOKI
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One who gives in. : YIELDER
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Samoan warriors. : TOAS
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Foreigner. : ALIEN
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Soften. : RELENT
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Scattered. : STREWN
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Coal, oil, wood. : FUEL
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Weirdly. : EERILY
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___ prima. : CAUSA
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Waterlogged. : SODDEN
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Loyalty. : FIDELITY
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Let out. : EMIT
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Zeno's portico. : STOA
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Shuffled the deck. : RIFFLED
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Cover crop. : RYE
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Goat-hoofed god. : PAN
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Sudden pain. : STITCH
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Board. : MEALS
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Sir Lancelot's nephew. : BORS
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Grand ___, Louis XIV's villa. : TRIANON
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Satirical poem. : IAMBIC
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French Revolutionist, "Organizer of Victory." : CARNOT
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Resonant. : RINGING
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The Trinity. : TRIUNE
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Daughter of King Peleas. : ELAINE
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Involves. : ENGAGES
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Ferments. : YEASTS
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Running mate of Prancer, Vixen, etc. : DANCER
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Intolerants. : BIGOTS
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Turkish inn. : IMARET
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Seasoner. : SPICER
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5th century invaders of Europe. : HUNS
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Where Portland is: Abbr. : ORE
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Wave. : PERMANENT
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Pierre ___, philosopher. : ABELARD
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Break one's word: Var. : RENEG
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Old warning. : ALARUM
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Border. : RIM
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Mariupol's sea. : AZOF
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Military topographies. : TERRAINS
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Southernmost main island of Japan. : KYUSHU
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For the time being. : NONCE
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Native of Estonia. : ESTH
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Shinto temple. : SHA
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Canton is near this river's delta. : SIKIANG
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Toothless. : EDENTAL
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Where saffian is made. : TANNERY
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Arrow poison. : INEE
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Rimed. : ICED
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A happening at Lourdes. : MIRACLE
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Symington's men. : AIRMEN
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Siberian waste. : TUNDRA
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See eye-to-eye. : AGREE
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Tenacious. : LEECHLIKE
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Milk: Fr. : LAIT
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Molder. : SHAPER
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General movement. : TREND
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Companion of the obi. : KIMONO
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Muscle sugar. : INOSIN
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Position in life. : ESTATE
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Dressed for farming. : OVERALLED
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Hoarily. : GREYLY
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Figure in Tennessee "evolution" trial, 1925. : SCOPES
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Hint at. : ALLUDE
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Intensify. : DEEPEN
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Master. : EXPERT
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Unlock: Poetic. : OPE
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Pert. to the auks. : ALCINE
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Portuguese India. : GOA
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The salesman in "Death of a Salesman." : LOMAN
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Nerved oneself for crisis. : STEELED
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Bear witness. : ATTEST
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Drudge. : TOILER
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Chemical extract of garlic. : ALLYL
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Sen. Hickenlooper's bailiwick. : IOWA
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Flashed like the rainbow. : IRIDESCED
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Effrontery. : AUDACITY
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Symbol of authority. : SCEPTRE
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South American marmoset. : TAMARIN
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Laying waste. : RUINING
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Sum up. : FOOT
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Cancels. : EFFACES
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Bites. : STINGS
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Cloud. : NIMBUS
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Satiric. : IRONIC
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___ Power. : TYRONE
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"Where are the snows of ___ year?" : YESTER
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Chief Justice of Supreme Court, before Vinson. : STONE
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Mock blow. : FEINT
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Pilfer: Slang. : SNIG
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"First catch your ___." : HARE
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Wheat chaff. : BRAN
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Turkish title. : AGA
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My: Italian. : MIA
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Wing. : ALA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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