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SOMEWHAT GEOGRAPHICAL

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1952

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 966
Across
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Stocking ornament. : CLOCK
6
Candidate in a current election. : NEHRU
11
Ali ___. : BABA
15
Capital of Eritrea. : ASMARA
21
Outlaw, in Japan. : RONIN
22
Nobel winner in literature, 1948. : ELIOT
23
Aid and ___. : ABET
24
Moved quickly. : LEAPED
25
Act in concert. : UNITE
26
Desire to roam. : WANDERLUST
28
Watches, the Rhone, and the League of Nations. : GENEVA
29
Groom's response. : IDO
30
American elk. : WAPITI
32
Mounted stagecoach guard. : OUTRIDER
34
Milk toast. : PAP
35
Favorite ___. : SONS
37
Hydrocarbons. : NONENES
39
Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
40
Golden in color. : GILT
41
Enclosed in a globe. : ENSPHERED
43
Tarry. : STOP
46
Stand firm. : ABIDE
48
Rail at. : RANT
49
Town on the Hudson. : ESOPUS
51
Quiver. : TREMBLE
55
Gov. Clinton of N. Y. : DEWITT
58
Home county of Mark Twain's jumping frog. : CALAVERAS
61
Plant mite. : ACARID
62
Islands in Galway Bay. : ARANS
63
Tennis exchange. : RALLY
64
Vex: Colloq. : RILE
65
Begetting. : SIRING
66
Something that obscures. : MIST
67
Wax: Latin. : CERA
68
Pacific terminus of Yellowstone Trail. : SEATTLE
71
Sheriff's star. : BADGE
72
Tributary of the Rhine. : NAHE
73
Cupids. : AMORS
75
Corset string. : STAYLACE
77
Fourth word of Genesis. : GOD
78
Angry. : IREFUL
80
The Ruhr, the Krupps, and rubble. : ESSEN
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Wagner heroine. : ISOLDE
84
Footed vase. : URN
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Reflect. : MEDITATE
88
Most important Balkan transportation center. : SOFIA
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Sword. : EPEE
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Star of silent movies. : NEGRI
95
Northernmost of Virgin Islands. : ANEGADA
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Minnesinger. : POET
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Topers. : SOTS
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Supplies what is wanted. : CATERS
101
Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
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A trout: Var. : CHARR
104
Useful iron and steel. : SCRAP
105
Hebrew name for God. : ADONAI
106
Site of Nobel Institute. : STOCKHOLM
108
Deserving. : WORTHY
109
State councils. : SENATES
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High and dry. : ASHORE
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City in Colombia. : CALI
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Splendid. : REGAL
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Weasel-like wildcat. : EYRA
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Lake Erie port in Ohio. : ASHTABULA
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Source of penicillin. : MOLD
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Old Glory. : FLAG
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Goldenseal. : EYEROOT
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Mr. Holden. : EBEN
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River in Ethiopia. : OMO
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Prime Minister Malan's capital. : PRETORIA
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A sugar. : TALOSE
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Sinatra's Gardner. : AVA
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African hunt. : SAFARI
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Things that last. : ETERNITIES
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Shaped like a volcano. : CONED
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False. : UNTRUE
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Simulate. : SHAM
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Love: German. : MINNE
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Point of view. : ANGLE
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Catalogued. : LISTED
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Cloth from mulberry bark. : TAPA
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Nuisances. : PESTS
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Belief in God. : DEISM
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Holiday sea. : CRUISE
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Soho, Fleet Street, Bow Bells, and fog. : LONDON
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Oliver ___, English novelist. : ONIONS
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Townsman. : CIT
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Understood. : KNEW
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Naval base, Torpedo Station, and the 400. : NEWPORT
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Astolat maid. : ELAINE
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Intimated. : HINTED
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French sculptor. : RODIN
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Uintah. : UTE
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Wildcat of Sumatra. : BALU
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Border on. : ABUT
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East Indian falcon. : BESRA
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Ancient king. : ATTILA
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Spanish port near Gibraltar. : ALGECIRAS
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Prophet. : SEER
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Island in the Irish Sea. : MAN
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Great serpent of Egyptian myth. : APEPI
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German name for Tallinn. : REVAL
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Accommodate. : ADAPT
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City on the Don. : ROSTOV
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Liability. : DEBT
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Runner. : SPRINTER
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Magazine pieces. : ESSAYS
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Part of the Talmud. : GEMARA
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Stovepipes. : HATS
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Conduct. : OPERATE
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Early settlers in America. : PURITANS
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Measure for loudness of noise. : DECIBEL
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Part of a farmhouse. : ELL
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Piquant. : SALTY
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P. T. Barnum was once its mayor. : BRIDGEPORT
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Slang. : LINGO
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Sharpened. : EDGED
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Denounce as a failure. : DAMN
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Source of silk. : ERIA
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Blair House, Howard U., Smithsonian, and cherry trees. : WASHINGTON
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Where the PeeDee river flows. : CAROLINAS
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Like a wing. : ALAR
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Saddle-shaped. : SELLIFORM
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Horses for remounts: Sp. : REMUDA
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Bistro. : CAFE
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Early chariot. : ESSED
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More facile. : EASIER
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A dolphin from its beak. : SEAGOOSE
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Ulster. : COAT
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Arabian chieftain's realm. : EMIRATE
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Like poi. : STARCHY
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Delineate. : DESCRIBE
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Cooper's Mohican. : UNCAS
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English author. : READE
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Seed coating. : TESTA
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Girl's name. : OPAL
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Eskimos, Smith Sound, and ice. : ETAH
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See. : ESPY
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Fox: Var. : RENARD
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Lake near Loch Katrine. : ACHRAY
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Vanquisher of the Nibelungs. : SIEGFRIED
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Garden tool. : HOE
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Stage direction. : SOLA
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Rhee's tongue. : KOREAN
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He wrote, "How doth the little busy bee . . . " : WATTS
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Ready market. : SALE
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Elects. : CHOOSES
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Last issued. : LATEST
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Punjab tribe. : ARAINS
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Channel between Isle of Wight and England. : SOLENT
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700-mi. tributary of the Congo. : UBANGI
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Makes flat. : LEVELS
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Chaplet or garland. : ANADEM
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The Tigris, oil fields and Iraqi. : MOSUL
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Arabians. : OMANI
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Warehouse rooms. : LOFTS
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German city. : GOTHA
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Little Henrietta. : ETTIE
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Little Susie's sister. : PRUE
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Garner. : REAP
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Radio girl. : IRMA
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Plant changed by environment. : ECAD
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Ruskin's theme. : ART
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Gremlin. : IMP
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Anybody. : ONE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 20 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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