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WORLD QUIZ

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1951

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 910
Across
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Truman's birthplace in Missouri. : LAMAR
6
Where Colon is. : PANAMA
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Fondle. : CARESS
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Where King Arthur was buried. : AVALON
20
Gone up. : ARISEN
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Small spaces. : AREOLAS
23
Transport plane. : CONSTELLATION
25
Brown coal. : LIGNITE
26
Now part of Mutual Security Agency. : ECA
27
Reason for "boning." : EXAM
28
Adjective for recruits. : RAW
29
Winged. : ALAR
30
___ Appia. : VIA
31
Young sheep. : TEGS
33
Snare. : TREPAN
35
1952 question mark. : PRESIDENT
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Charger. : STEED
39
Partisan: Comb. form. : CRAT
40
Pride, wrath, envy, etc. : SINS
41
Removes rind. : PARES
42
Dorothy or Lillian. : GISH
44
Pulitzer Prize winner for "Across the Wide Missouri." : DEVOTO
46
Secret agent. : SPY
47
Dealers with foreign lands. : IMPORTERS
51
Jo's sister. : AMY
52
A TV comic. : CAESAR
55
Girl's name. : MAE
56
Facility. : EASE
57
Gnawed. : ATE
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Thoreau's Walden ___. : POND
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Aurora. : EOS
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Unauthorized use of copyrighted material. : PIRACY
63
Delightful. : DIVERTING
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Group of college men: Colloq. : FRAT
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Setbacks. : REVERSALS
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Blackmore's outlaw. : DOONE
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Struck. : SMIT
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Petty rulers. : QUEENLETS
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Dutch ___ Alaska. : HARBOR
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Pitch. : TAR
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Post of control. : HELM
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Channel. : GAT
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Supplement. : EKE
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
81
"Rabbi ___ Ezra." : BEN
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"Greetings" receivers. : INDUCTEES
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Mrs. Johnson, explorer. : OSA
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Between Tia Juana and Tijuana. : BORDER
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Cooking aid. : OLEO
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In a tumult. : ARIOT
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Captain's insignia. : BARS
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Miss Turner. : LANA
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Port north of Bombay. : SURAT
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Cockney language. : LONDONESE
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Ace–Queen. : TENACE
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Far: Comb. form. : TELO
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Product of Florida. : TAN
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Storm. : RAGE
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___ de guerre. : NOM
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Just before gamma. : BETA
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Place to sit. : PEW
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Clearing the blackboard. : ERASING
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A good place to be on March 15th. : LOWERBRACKETS
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Go over again. : RETRACE
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___ of the Americas in N. Y. C. : AVENUE
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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Held in check. : REINED
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Asunder. : PARTED
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Matriculate. : ENTER
Down
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Shoestrings. : LACETS
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Shore bird. : AVOCET
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Emulate Eddie Sawyer. : MANAGE
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Messrs. Smith and Jolson. : ALS
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Kyle of football. : ROTE
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Ivanhoe's disguise. : PALMER
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The Altar. : ARA
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Chilean export. : NITRATE
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One in a billion. : ASIAN
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Cat call. : MEOW
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Girl's name. : ANN
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President of Mexico, 1924–28. : CALLES
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Former President of 6 Across. : ARIAS
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Clutched again. : REGRIPPED
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A long, long time. : EON
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Splinter. : SLIVER
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Red wood from Brazil. : SATINE
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Barber's summons. : NEXT
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Stalls. : SEATS
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Graceful trees. : LARCHES
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Italian river. : ARNO
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
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Secret of many broad shoulders. : PADS
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Compassion. : PITY
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Christmas, New Year's, etc. : DAYS
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Kazan and Mankiewicz do. : DIRECT
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County in England. : SOMERSET
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Guy rope. : STAY
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Germany to Germans. : VATERLAND
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Emulated Milanov. : SANG
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Tax. : IMPOST
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Civil Service employee. : MAILMAN
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Former Portuguese Ambassador. : PEREIRA
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Liberate. : REDEEM
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Directs the steering of a ship. : CONS
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Rocket for altitude research. : AEROBEE
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Island of Raleigh's attempted colony, 1585. : ROANOKE
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Navy bombers. : AVENGERS
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City near Prague. : PILSEN
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Cubic meters. : STERES
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Tiny colonist. : ANT
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"___ Been Listening." : IVE
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Pony, in India. : TAT
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In favor of. : FOR
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Prevail. : RULE
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Mambo, samba, etc. : DANCES
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Province in Upper Egypt. : QENA
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Burglar's loot. : HAUL
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D. S. Freeman, for instance. : HISTORIAN
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First barbarian ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
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¼ acre. : ROOD
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Cause of ennui. : BORE
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Entezam's land. : IRAN
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Proclaim loudly. : TOUT
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Wake Island, for instance. : BASE
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Uranium is one. : ELEMENT
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Modify. : ALTER
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Angry lion. : ROARER
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Natural. : INNATE
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Entreated. : BEGGED
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Seized. : NABBED
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Advice to a sinner. : REPENT
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Abutment of a Roman arch. : ALETTE
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Good name for a dog. : TOWSER
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Mr. Garner's middle name. : NANCE
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TV structure atop the Empire State Building. : TOWER
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Louis defeated him. : NOVA
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Seaport near Haifa. : ACRE
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Holy: India. : SRI
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Circuit. : LAP
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Feel sorry. : RUE
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Man's nickname. : KEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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