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ROMAN HOLIDAY

New York Times, Sunday, December 8, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 769 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,085
Across
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Artillery piece. : MORTAR
7
Heel: Lat. : CALX
11
Rumor, personified. : FAMA
15
German 32-ton tank. : MARKV
20
Command heard in calisthenics. : EXHALE
21
"___ me a home . . . " : OGIVE
23
Army group. : UNIT
24
Allan-___. : ADALE
25
Famous honeymoon yacht. : DEOJUVANTEII
27
Loser at Bosworth field. : RICHARDIII
29
Novelist Rand. : AYN
30
Stag attendants. : MALES
31
General favorite. : IDOL
33
Poultry. : HENS
34
Bush or Hill: Abbr. : SEN
35
Grounds. : LEES
37
Springtime. : MAY
38
City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
39
Kind of ad. : WANT
40
Barrels. : KEGS
41
Bugle call. : TAPS
43
Chilean export. : NITRE
44
Willow green. : RESEDA
46
Pigments. : OCHERS
49
Footway. : PATH
50
Very: Dial. : REAL
52
Poems: Span. : RIMAS
55
Sail: Poet. : SHEET
56
Elizabeth or May. : CAPE
57
Block. : STOP
58
Northernmost town in Africa. : BIZERTA
60
Forward. : SEND
61
Spanish bull. : TORO
62
Draft. : PLAN
63
Well-known Yugoslav. : BROZ
64
Choicest part. : TOP
65
Poetic contraction. : EER
66
Son of Catherine de'Medici. : CHARLESIX
68
Subject of play by Shakespeare. : HENRYVIII
70
Canvas. : TRYSAIL
72
Revise. : EDIT
73
Stick: Span. : PALO
74
Jute center of Pakistan. : DACCA
75
Dumas ___. : FILS
76
Boxers. : DOGS
77
Relative of an ampoule. : VIAL
78
Designer Chapman. : CEIL
79
Make ___ in (consume a good deal of). : AHOLE
81
Osseous. : BONY
82
Skein. : HANK
83
Houses. : CHALETS
86
1914–18. : WORLDWARI
88
Kublai Khan, for example. : MONGOLIAN
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Midnight. : XII
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Complete. : END
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Paris airfield. : ORLY
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Mock. : JAPE
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Relative of nicht. : NEIN
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Swedish name. : SVEN
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Vouchsafed. : DEIGNED
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Type of rancher. : DUDE
99
Year of the Gallic Wars. : LVII
100
Being sold at. : GOING
101
Babylonian deity. : SIRIS
102
Mrs. Steerforth's companion. : ROSA
103
Ingenuous. : NAIF
104
Negligent. : REMISS
105
Somewhat. : RATHER
107
Polynesian. : MAORI
109
Still. : CALM
110
Larger part. : MASS
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Wash. : LAVE
114
Where Olympia was. : ELIS
115
Man of patience. : JOB
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Poise. : EASE
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Hail! : AVE
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Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Deer of India. : AXIS
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Doorway sides. : JAMBS
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___ non scripta (common law): Lat. : LEX
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Martha Skavronskaya. : CATHERINEI
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D. D. E.'s plane. : COLUMBINEIII
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Join. : ENTER
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Cluster. : TUFT
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Overact. : EMOTE
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Flair. : TALENT
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Ski town in Vermont. : STOWE
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Solidifies. : SETS
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Sheep. : EWES
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Thorns. : SPINES
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Croix de guerre. : MEDAL
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Daisy. : OXEYE
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Lyons is its capital. : RHONE
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___ Mahal. : TAJ
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Astringent. : ALUM
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Overhauls: Colloq. : REVAMPS
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___ Island. : CONEY
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Go-betweens: Abbr. : AGTS
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Position of a golf ball. : LIE
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Tutankhamen's dynasty. : XVIIITH
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Roll. : FURL
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Bird. : ANI
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His day is Sept. 29. : MICHAEL
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Where Paul rules. : ATHENS
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Orrery unit. : MARS
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Compute. : ADD
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Incite. : RAISE
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Kind of arc-light. : KLIEG
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Lodes. : VEINS
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Ach! : ALAS
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Previous. : ANTERIOR
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Exhaust. : OVERTAX
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Bucephalus, for example. : STEED
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Bird. : KITE
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Garment. : WRAP
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Glacial ridge. : KAME
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Cunning. : ART
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Subject of a Shaw play. : NAPOLEONI
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Pitcher in the Hall of Fame. : DIZZYDEAN
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Dweller near the Caspian. : OSSET
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Gaiety. : CHEER
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40-year-old magnate. : HENRYFORDII
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Samlet. : PARR
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Unrecorded time. : EON
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Amendment pertaining to Senators. : ARTICLEXVII
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Impassive. : STOIC
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Anthracite. : COAL
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Aperture. : SLIT
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Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
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Upolu Island port. : APIA
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Demonstrative. : THIS
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Famous inventor. : BELL
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Old Scotland. : CALEDONIA
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Nervous. : EDGY
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Predecessor of Olav V. : HAAKONVII
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Telephone pioneer. : VAIL
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Fort in Oklahoma. : SILL
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Metallic sound. : PING
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Boat. : DORY
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Weathercock. : VANE
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Fictional sleuth. : CHAN
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Filled with fear. : AWED
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Whets. : HONES
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Unvarnished. : BALD
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Denizen of Pandora's box. : HOPE
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Early in the 2d century. : CIII
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Hullo!: Fr. : TIENS
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Buzzes. : SINGS
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Grappler. : WRESTLER
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Ruth Chatterton role. : MADAMEX
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Ericson. : LEIF
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Gravy: Fr. : JUS
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River into English Channel. : SOMME
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Canine sounds. : GRRS
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Start of the scale. : DORE
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Etruscan title. : LARS
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Colloid. : GEL
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Income. : REVENUE
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Harmful. : NOISOME
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Hutch dwellers. : RABBITS
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Practices. : HABITS
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One of the Roosevelts. : ALICE
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Search thoroughly. : COMB
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Spiked clubs. : MACES
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Before: Fr. : AVANT
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Begin. : SETTO
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River of Virginia. : JAMES
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Exallotriote. : ALIEN
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Trawl. : SEINE
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Doorways. : EXITS
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Alternative for ad sum. : HERE
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Isles. : AITS
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Fiber plant. : JUTE
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Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
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Chop. : HEW
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Salamander. : EFT
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Col. Blimp's creator. : LOW
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Hophni's father. : ELI

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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