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New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1944

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 61
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 147
Across
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City near Hong Kong. : TAIPO
6
Islands, capital Mariehamn. : ALAND
11
Oriental bishops. : ABBAS
16
Spars. : MASTS
21
Stranger. : ODDER
22
City 25 miles west of Venice. : PADUA
23
Oil island near Curaçao, shelled 1942. : ARUBA
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Town in Sicily. : AGIRA
25
Key city in East Prussia. : KOENIGSBERG
27
Sea between Queensland and New Hebrides. : CORAL
28
Of the ninth degree. : NONIC
29
City on Mures River, Rumania. : ARAD
30
Seaport in North Ireland. : LARNE
31
Sound: Comb. form. : PHON
32
Russian island in Arctic Ocean. : VAIGACH
34
Assent. : YES
35
Constituent of poi. : TARO
36
Stalled. : MIRED
38
Navigate. : SAIL
39
Hawaiian pines. : IES
40
Cordage-tree. : SIDA
41
Creator of Little Eyolf, 1894. : IBSEN
42
Chief port, east coast of India. : MADRAS
44
On the stir. : ABOUT
47
Carousals. : SPREES
49
Hannibal's adversary. : CATO
50
Breed of horse. : ARAB
54
City on the Tagus. : LISBON
56
Mister. : HERR
57
Pivotal. : POLAR
58
English portrait painter (1845–88). : HOLL
59
Texas town. : WACO
60
Due. : OWING
62
Island off Luzon. : BATAN
63
Mr. Bumble's official position. : BEADLE
65
Wing-shaped. : ALAR
66
River or ravine: North Africa. : WADI
67
Nickname. : MATTY
68
What GI's call the Germans. : JERRIES
69
Tales. : YARNS
71
Capital of British Columbia. : VICTORIA
73
Territories. : TERRANES
74
Capital wartime offense. : TREASON
76
Heron: Var. : EGRETTE
78
Mistakes in bridge. : MISDEALS
82
Woody. : LIGNEOUS
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Charge. : DEBIT
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Endanger. : IMPERIL
90
Property. : ASSET
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Deer. : STAG
93
Lucid. : SANE
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Smeared. : DAUBED
95
Copper city. : BUTTE
96
Pore. : STOMA
97
Sailor's timetable. : TIDE
98
Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
99
The divine Creative Word. : LOGOS
100
Frank. : OPEN
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Where the Volkssturm crouches. : BERLIN
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City on the Yonne. : SENS
104
Containing crude mineral. : OREY
105
Not dense. : SPARSE
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Early settlers in Yucatan. : MAYAS
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More indulgent. : EASIER
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Teams. : SPANS
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Where Canadians defeated Germans, 1917. : VIMY
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Assumed name of Polish military hero. : BOR
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Pieces. : BITS
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Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
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Queen of the gods. : HERA
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Drink frequently. : BIB
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Run. : OPERATE
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Area northeast of Aachen. : RUHR
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La ___, Milan. : SCALA
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City of the Great Divide. : RENO
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Data. : MEMOS
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What the Little Steel formula prevents. : RAISE
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Natives of Weimar, Germany. : THURINGIANS
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What "Elsa" is in the third act. : BRIDE
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Mr. Hoover. : EDGAR
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Shy Puritan. : ALDEN
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Bugbears. : OGRES
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Surfeits. : SATES
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Queen: French. : REINE
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Hydrophobia. : LYSSA
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Nobel peace prize winner, 1901. : PASSY
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Hungarian wine center. : TOKAY
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Concepts. : IDEAS
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Be undecided. : PEND
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Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
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Nymph of Indra's paradise. : APSARAS
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Ancient name of Leghorn. : LABRO
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British colony in S. W. Arabia. : ADEN
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City of Nazi's annual convention. : NUREMBERG
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Norse god. : DAG
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Captured German city. : AACHEN
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Ponder. : BROOD
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Brook: Scot. : BURN
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Camel's hair cloth. : ABA
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Country bounded by Guatemala and Honduras. : SALVADOR
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Where Yamashita lurks. : MANILA
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Excited. : AGOG
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Where Moses received the Commandments. : SINAI
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Twinkling. : TRICE
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"Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
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Joyful. : GLAD
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Near: French. : PRES
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Present-day war sphere. : AIR
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Marshal of Jugoslavia. : TITO
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River rising in Bohemia. : ISER
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The Evil One. : SATAN
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Incite to prejury. : SUBORN
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Type of theology. : IRENICS
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Peninsula in Indo-China. : MALAY
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Plateau in North Africa. : SAHARA
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Forever: Poet. : ALWAY
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Town in central Poland. : BIALA
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Prize statuette. : OSCAR
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Designer of Parthenon sculptures. : PHIDIAS
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Type of cheese. : COTTAGE
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Sculptor of "The Thinker." : RODIN
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Avenue: French. : ALLEE
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"___ the man who first invented sleep."—Saxe. : BLESS
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Instantly. : NOW
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What Griselda was. : PATIENT
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Governor General of India. : WAVELL
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Insigne. : BAR
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Mr. Lytell. : BERT
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Blundered. : ERRED
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Those opposed to dualism. : MONISTS
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Goods washed ashore. : JETSAM
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Metric measure. : STERE
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Author of Resurrection (1828–1910). : TOLSTOY
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Germans. : TEUTONS
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Sortie. : RAID
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Lists. : ROSTERS
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Bather in the River Pactolus. : MIDAS
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Totem. : IMAGE
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Refuse with scorn. : SPURN
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Lower. : DEBASE
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Fit. : GEE
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Unclaimed horse. : ESTRAY
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Discoverer of lights around the moon. : BAILY
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Country partly invaded by Japan. : INDIA
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Adolescence. : TEENS
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Boring tool. : AUGER
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Idle talk. : GAB
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Waves in the Bay of Fundy. : BORES
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In an Andalusian manner. : SPANISHLY
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Flaneur. : LOITERER
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Brilliant fish. : OPAH
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Heroine of 1816. : EMMA
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U. S. C. G. girl. : SPAR
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First novel written by a woman, 1778. : EVELINA
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Degrades. : ABASES
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Hold a session. : SIT
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Province. : SPHERE
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Where Pahlavi rules. : IRAN
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Eggs. : BOMBS
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Goal of most audition aspirants. : OPERA
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Forgive. : REMIT
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___ B. Anthony, suffragist. : SUSAN
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Leverets. : HARES
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Carries. : BEARS
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Founder of historical criticism (1798–1874). : INNES
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Cow. : BOSSY
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What the "Light Brigade" did. : RODE
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Swiss mountain, 5,905 feet. : RIGI
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Chewing material. : CUDS
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Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
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Author of "The County Chairman." : ADE
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Hindu cymbals. : TAL
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Beaten elephant. : GOP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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