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WITH NAMES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 1944

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Y }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 92
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 106
Across
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Of the shoreline. : COASTAL
8
Fortress. : CITADEL
15
Broken open. : CRACKED
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Mollify. : APPEASE
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Major loss at Pearl Harbor. : ARIZONA
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Permission to publish the news. : RELEASE
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Reflectors used in optical instruments. : SPECULA
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Russian rail city near Vitebsk. : POLOTSK
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Italy's Crown Prince. : UMBERTO
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___ Bloom, New York Congressman. : SOL
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Chinese societies. : TONGS
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Allowance for waste. : TRET
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Town north of Leghorn. : PISA
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Earth: German. : ERD
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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Persian fairies. : PERIS
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Obliterates. : ERASES
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Genus of sole fish. : SOLEA
42
"The ___ truth." —Love's Labors Lost. : NAKED
44
Shylock's money. : DUCATS
46
Ringworm. : TINEA
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Ananias. : LIAR
49
Liquid part of fat. : OLEINE
51
Army mascot. : MULE
52
Wheel. : HELM
53
Skins, in the Philippines. : BALATS
55
Old Curiosity Shop girl. : NELL
57
Miss Oberon. : MERLE
59
Washington ship center. : TACOMA
61
Spires. : STEEPLES
65
Trojan King, father of Paris. : PRIAM
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Hottentot tribe. : NAMA
68
School of seals. : POD
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Suit reposing in moth balls. : TUX
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Shillings in Persia. : RIALS
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Husband of Sarai. : ABRAM
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Coral islands near and belonging to Ceylon. : MALDIVE
78
Knocks. : RAPS
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Ship's carpenter. : CHIPS
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Property. : ESTATE
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Deliverer. : FREER
85
Charlotte ___, capital of St. Thomas, V. I. : AMALIE
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He celebrated sixty-fourth birthday in January. : MACARTHUR
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Rocky mountain. : SIERRA
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Bulls that fight. : TOROS
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Fortified city on the Adige. : VERONA
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Chisel statues. : SCULP
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Mild oath. : DRAT
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Speaker. : UTTERER
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Bedrails. : SLATS
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Inheritors. : HEIRS
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Be obliged for. : OWE
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Prosecute for damages. : SUE
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He named all creatures. : ADAM
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Theatre curtains. : DROPS
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Manx judge, or novel by Hall Caine. : DEEMSTER
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Royal: Latin. : REGIUS
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Clips off. : CROPS
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Hebrew dry measure. : SEAH
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Mystery. : CABALA
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Ruler of Persia. : SHAH
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Sources of metal. : ORES
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Drowses. : SLEEPS
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Peninsular battlefield of New Guinea. : HUON
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Merited by rank. : RATED
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Nazi-yoked Marianne. : FRANCE
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Small, brimless hat. : TOQUE
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Native Moroccan infantryman. : ASKAR
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Queen of the Adriatic. : VENICE
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Gibe. : TAUNT
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Sally ___, English teacake. : LUNN
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Infinitely large. : NTH
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Apple: Comb. form. : POMI
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Court-martial. : TRIAL
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In time past. : AGO
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Tool for marking wood. : GRAINER
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Capital of Ceylon. : COLOMBO
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___ Antilles. : GREATER
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Parts of flying helmets. : EARLAPS
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Displacer of true ruler. : USURPER
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Famous resort near Monaco. : MENTONE
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Irish "skoal!" : SLAINTE
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Breaks spars. : DEMASTS
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Asseverates. : ASSERTS
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Strategic town on road to Rome. : CASSINO
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Antagonism. : OPPOSAL
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Anthropoidal. : APELIKE
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"Arf a mo." : SEC
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Snug. : TAUT
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Brimming over. : ASLOP
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Rested against. : LEANED
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Plant yielding Cayenne pepper. : CAPSICUM
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Busy place before March 15. : IRO
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Joust. : TILT
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Portuguese Atlantic isles, Allied base. : AZORES
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Fond parent. : DOTER
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Install in office. : ENSTATE
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"Mighty ___ a rose." : LAK
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Sea roving. : CRUISE
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Tributary of Neckar River, Germany. : REMS
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Provençal morning songs. : ALBAS
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Letter of the alphabet. : CEE
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Embattled isthmus, Russo-Finn front. : KARELIA
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Exact by way of fine: Law. : ESTREAT
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"Under the ___."—Kipling. : DEODARS
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Glum. : GRUM
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Fine writer. : PENMAN
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River forming estuary at Le Havre. : SEINE
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Tapioca-like tuber starch. : SALEP
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Sediment. : SILT
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Spanish jar or dish. : OLLA
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The Dnieper to the Russians. : DNEPR
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Earth as a goddess. : TERRA
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Constrictor snake. : ABOMA
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Island group south of the Gilberts: Allied base. : ELLICE
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Newspaper publisher born 1863. : HEARST
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Seaport on Gulf of Salerno. : AMALFI
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A wife of Jacob. : LEAH
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Great U. S. bomber. : LIBERATOR
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Arrived. : CAME
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Great horizontal, low altitude cloud. : STRATUS
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Archipelago between the Marquesas and Tahiti. : TUAMOTU
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One-side, as testimony. : EXPARTE
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Viscous mud. : SLIME
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Hindu monasteries. : MATHS
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Pantomime character. : PIERROT
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Restrain by fear. : OVERAWE
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Advocate of lower taxes, in England. : DERATER
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Lieut. Comdr. Stratton's personnel. : SPARS
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___ Chunk, Pennsylvania. : MAUCH
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___ Scott Case. : DRED
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Kind of gin. : SLOE
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Termagant. : SCOLD
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Straightened out. : TRUED
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General ___ Putnam. : ISRAEL
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Follower of Proudhon. : ANARCH
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Wild parties. : SPREES
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True: French. : VRAI
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Statements by Lord Haw Haw. : LIES
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Hoover of the FBI. : EDGAR
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Trail of the beast. : SPOOR
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Colored mosaic glass. : SMALT
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Summon together. : MUSTER
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Young herring. : SPRAT
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Hades. : SHEOL
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Title of prince, in India. : RANA
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God, to Chinese Christians. : SHEN
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Washington ballplayers. : SENATORS
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Alters. : CHANGES
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French isles south of Tahiti. : AUSTRAL
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Soviet-Turkestan rug city. : BOKHARA
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Fatty. : ADIPOSE
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Move hastily: Var. : SCUR
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Latitude 0. : EQUATOR
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Strong, biting. : PUNGENT
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Spanish gentlemen. : SENORES
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Loath. : AVERSE
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Thigh bones. : FEMORA
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Sphinxian riddle. : ENIGMA
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French biographer of Jesus. : RENAN
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Irish-American poet and critic. : COLUM
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Deductions for weight of containers. : TARES
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Sobbed. : WEPT
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Roguish kids. : IMPS
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French town near Arras. : LENS
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800-mile river to Lake Balkhash, Asia. : ILI
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Ruminated food. : CUD
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Wager. : BET
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Devoured. : ATE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 84 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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