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Jules Arensberg
Jules Arensberg

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New York Times, Sunday, February 14, 1954

49-Across : Grifter's henchman.

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,692
Across
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Significant features. : TRAITS
7
City on the Rio Grande. : ELPASO
13
Bring about. : CAUSE
18
Lickety-cut. : CHOPCHOP
20
Invocation of the Wicked Queen. : MIRRORMIRROR
22
"Bravo" in the House of Commons. : HEARHEAR
23
Size of paper. : DOUBLEDOUBLE
24
Sailors' patron. : ELMO
25
I love: Lat. : AMO
26
Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
27
Kiang. : ASS
28
Draw a bead. : AIM
29
Bring up to date. : AMEND
31
Israeli diplomat. : EBAN
33
Wear away. : ERODE
35
Zoological claws. : UNCI
36
Footfall. : PAD
37
Bremen's river. : WESER
39
Snick and ___. : SNEES
40
Rumor. : BRUIT
41
Ruy Diaz de Bivar. : CID
42
Where Pierre and Bismarck are. : DAKOTAS
44
Dwindling. : AWASTE
45
City on the Rhine. : COLOGNE
49
Grifter's henchman. : SHILL
50
Sea with no outlet. : ARAL
51
Refrain from a party song. : HAILHAIL
53
___ Khan. : ALY
54
Elizabeth I, for instance. : SPINSTER
58
Range of activity. : ORBIT
59
Giant Alvin and family. : DARKS
61
Roman garment. : STOLA
62
Guidonian creation. : ELA
63
MacGregors, for instance. : CLAN
64
Japanese news agency. : DOMEI
65
Food in a nursery rhyme. : TARTS
66
Fuse partly. : FRIT
67
Recently stolen: Slang. : HOT
68
Take it easy. : RELAX
69
Irani Reds. : TUDEH
70
Aspect. : FACET
71
Agent. : OPERATOR
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Gist. : NUB
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So that's how it is! : WELLWELL
76
Unrippled. : EVEN
77
Castigatory. : PENAL
79
Nelson Eddy in "Rose Marie." : MOUNTIE
80
Stunt flier. : LOOPER
83
Replied by telegraph. : REWIRED
85
Pronoun. : ITS
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Rubber city. : AKRON
87
Mr. Cooper and others. : GARYS
88
Satellite of Saturn. : DIONE
90
Krazy ___. : KAT
93
Command. : FIAT
94
El ___, great baroque artist, 16th century. : GRECO
95
Distort. : WARP
96
Khedive's estate. : DAIRA
98
Business abbr. : INC
99
Indian title of respect. : SRI
100
Horseshoe or trefoil. : ARCH
102
Ship-shaped clock. : NEF
104
Skin. : DERM
105
Pidgin English. : TALKEETALKEE
108
Stillicide. : DRIPDRIP
110
Normal vision. : TWENTYTWENTY
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Relative of the sarong. : LAVALAVA
112
Veers in a certain direction. : EASTS
113
Absolutely! : YESYES
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High-ranking. : SERENE
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Miss Votipka of the Met. : THELMA
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Strolled. : ROAMED
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Part of an airport. : APRON
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Goddess: Greek. : THEA
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Churchill's son-in-law. : SOAMES
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North Sea port. : EMDEN
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Person of note. : LION
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With penny wisdom. : PRUDENTLY
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Dendrophilous. : ARBOREAL
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Old ___. : SOL
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Echo and friends. : OREADS
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The ___ head is Reuther. : CIOS
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Island group near New Guinea. : ARU
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Name meaning courteous. : URBANUS
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Importune. : SOLICIT
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Hermit. : EREMITE
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Discomfited. : CHEAP
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Investigated thoroughly. : PROBED
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Goods in department store: Abbr. : MDSE
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Major John's dad. : DWIGHT
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Armenian river. : ARAS
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Letters. : OES
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1,300-mile mountain range. : URALS
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Girl's name : EDNA
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Loam, marl, etc. : SOILS
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"___ Devil," 3-D movie. : BWANA
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Kelly of Haruna fame. : COLIN
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Dull brown. : KHAKI
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Seed shells. : ARILS
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Madame Butterfly. : CHOCHO
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Rabbit with right-angled ears. : OARLOP
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Pour wine as a sacrifice. : LIBATE
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Revenant. : EIDOLON
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A polygon's "radius." : APOTHEM
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Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
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Broadcast. : STREW
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Half a sestet. : TERCET
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Traditional Hebrew melody. : ELIELI
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Disconcert: Colloq. : RATTLE
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Lilli's husband. : REX
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In the dumps. : SAD
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Discourage. : DETER
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Like a pipe. : TUBAR
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Bootlicks. : FAWNS
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Corbie. : RAVEN
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City with a casbah. : TUNIS
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Grooved, as a column. : FLUTED
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Transplant. : REPOT
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Where the U.N. meets. : NEWYORKNY
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Cut of meat. : LOIN
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Sheetings. : PERCALES
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Clytemnestra's mother. : LEDA
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Pirate who received a Presidential pardon. : LAFITTE
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Its capital is Naha. : OKINAWA
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Know-it-alls. : ORACLES
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Scottish explorer. : RAE
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Alpine dress. : DIRNDL
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Resolute: Colloq. : GRITTY
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Massenet wrote many. : OPERAS
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Noted sports writer and bird expert. : KIERAN
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Attain success. : ARRIVE
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Southern cigar center. : TAMPA
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Writer of westerns. : GREY
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By-products of cheese-making. : WHEYS
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Bemuse. : ADDLE
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TV receivers. : SETS
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Whale. : CETE
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"Globetrotters," for example. : FIVE
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Lancelot or Galahad: Abbr. : KNT
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Wonderment. : AWE
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Golf term. : PAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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