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STUDY IN CRIME

New York Times, Sunday, December 14, 1947

145-Across : Fugitive.

Author:
Louise Rabb
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 20, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 72
Louise Rabb has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 53-Down clue was missing period; added it.

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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 305
Across
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Hamlet's murderous relative. : UNCLE
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Panting. : AGASP
11
Father of Shechem. : EMMOR
16
John Wilkes Booth's calling. : ACTOR
21
Son of Micah. : REAIA
22
___ Selassie. : HAILE
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English hymnologist (1818-66). : NEALE
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Boulevard in Madrid. : PRADO
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The Ram. : ARIES
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Record. : ANNAL
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The Artful Dodger's master. : FAGIN
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Singing bird. : PIPIT
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Yearned. : LONGED
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Killer of Louis XVI. : GUILLOTINE
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Inaugurates. : OPENS
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Dutch cheeses. : EDAMS
36
Close. : NEAR
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A handful. : WISP
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Too bad. : ALAS
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Madame ___, Marie Antoinette. : VETO
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Bookmaker's signal: English slang. : TICTAC
48
A necessity: Rare. : NEEDBE
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The ___ Woman, witness at a famous trial. : PIG
53
City on the Rhone. : GENEVA
55
What the General Sherman is. : REDWOOD
57
Culmination. : NOON
58
De ___, Spanish statesman, 1771-1843. : ALAVA
60
His "Last Case" is a mystery classic. : TRENT
62
Market places. : RIALTOS
64
Kay Kyser's college: Init. : UNC
65
Not criminal: Law. : CIVIL
66
Mr. Zangwill. : ISRAEL
68
___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
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Crystal ___, actress. : HERNE
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Political hangers-on. : HEELERS
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Wrong. : ERROR
75
Notorious Indiana gangster. : DILLINGER
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Hebrew ascetic. : ESSENE
78
Old college coat. : RACCOON
80
Stretch out. : ELONGATE
81
He wrote of Mephistopheles. : GOETHE
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Famous criminal lawyer. : DARROW
85
Donkey's opponent. : ELEPHANT
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His feast day is Feb. 6. : STTITUS
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Epochs: Sp. : EPOCAS
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Inoculate. : VARIOLATE
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Concavity. : SINUS
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Roman warship. : TRIREME
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Of Spain: Comb. form. : IBERO
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Yellow gold. : GILT
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Fire worshiper. : PARSEE
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Turkish coins. : PARAS
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___ de plume. : NOM
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Menders. : DARNERS
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Laymen. : LAICS
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Miss Doolittle of "Pygmalion." : ELIZA
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Malefactor: Abbr. : CRIM
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Little men. : PIGMIES
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Shoe worker. : LASTER
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Famous pig thief. : TOM
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Get away. : ESCAPE
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A kind of ring. : SIGNET
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Little: Comb. form. : STEN
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Father of Margaret of Anjou. : RENE
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George Harmon ___. : COXE
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Three: Latin. : TRES
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Italian river. : ADIGE
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Legal plea. : ALIBI
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The notorious Mr. Howard. : JESSEJAMES
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Fright. : DISMAY
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Fugitive. : HIDER
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Of an ancient Greek city. : ELIAN
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___ de Lussan, famous "Carmen." : ZELIE
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Indian songbird of thrush family. : SHAMA
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Idol: P. I. : ANITO
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Paroxysmal pain. : COLIC
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Disabled. : LAMED
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Masonic doorkeeper. : TILER
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Co-author of "The Front Page." : HECHT
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Diacritical mark. : TILDE
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Eaten away. : EROSE
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Exhaust. : SPEND
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River in Russia. : URAL
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Notorious matricide. : NERO
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First murderer. : CAIN
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Vassals. : LIEGES
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Shifted slightly. : EASED
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Triumphant expression. : AHA
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Hijackers. : GANGSTERS
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Hairy man. : AINU
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Murdered. : SLAIN
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Pill. : PELLET
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Compeller. : ENFORCER
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Food. : MEAT
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Wise Men. : MAGI
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___ Downes, opera quiz master. : OLIN
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Regenerate. : RENEW
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Place before. : APPOSE
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English uxorcide. : CRIPPEN
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Measure. : TAPE
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One-eyed god. : ODIN
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Decomposes. : ROTS
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Man's nickname. : DAVE
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Den. : LAIR
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Non compos ___: Law. : MENTIS
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___ European. : INDO
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Parisian gangster. : APACHE
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Bourbon flowers. : LILIES
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Century plants. : AGAVES
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Gorge. : OVEREAT
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Printing block for T. : TDIE
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Medal. : AWARD
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Coal miners. : COLLIERS
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Strait between S. New Guinea and Frederick Henry Is. : DOURGA
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French Ambassador to U. S. : BONNET
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Waxed: Sp. : ENCERE
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Greek physician (130-200?). : GALEN
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Nihilists. : ANARCHS
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Operatic murderer. : OTELLO
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Debased. : VILE
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Triplets. : TERCETS
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Edge of the tibia. : SHIN
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Gambling game. : LOO
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One of the Siamese twins : ENG
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Stately. : REGAL
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Developer: Photography. : RODINAL
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"The ___ Depths"—Gorki. : LOWER
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Soakings. : RETTINGS
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Instinctive. : NATURAL
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Wild asses of India. : ONAGRI
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"Czar of all the ___." : RUSSIAS
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Show. : EVINCE
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The ___ of Hercules. : LABORS
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Relating to deserts. : EREMIC
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Mohammedan saint. : PIR
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Thief: Slang. : HOOD
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Pointer. : TIP
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Father of pig-stealer. : PIPER
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Verbal. : ORAL
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Allanite. : CERITE
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Female warrior. : AMAZON
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"Open ___." : SESAME
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A fine fig. : ELEMI
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Tried. : TESTED
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Spruce. : TRIG
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Delights. : ECSTASIES
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Lower end of the heart. : APEX
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What convicts serve. : SENTENCE
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Famous regicide. : MACBETH
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Noncommissioned officer: Abbr. var. : SERJ
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___ Markey, actress. : ENID
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Agatha Christie's rogue-hunter. : POIROT
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Lady ___ of "The School for Scandal." : TEAZLE
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Transfer cargo. : RESHIP
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Put out. : EJECT
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"___ the sleepy grooms with blood." : SMEAR
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Main points. : GISTS
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"No, no," in baby talk. : AHAH
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Boundary. : LINE
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Of a structural unit. : IDIC
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Eli: Mark XV, 34. : ELOI
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Threshold. : SILL
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Suez port. : SAID
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Sailors' patron saint. : ELMO
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Man. : MALE
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So be it. : AMEN
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Scotland ___. : YARD
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Dutch town. : EDE

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 57 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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