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Herbert Ettenson
Herbert Ettenson

WITH MIXED FEELINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1959

21-Down : Allies vs. Axis: Abbr.

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 725 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Herbert Ettenson has 87 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,509
Across
1
Pitcher for Kansas City. : BOBGRIM
8
Proficient. : ABLE
12
"___ Lucasta." : ANNA
16
Frame of mind. : MOOD
20
Inundate. : OVERFLOW
22
He coined the word "scientintically." : LAURENCESTERNE
25
Col. Blimp's creator. : DAVIDLOW
26
Tinker in famous induction scene. : CHRISTOPHERSLY
27
Greek letters. : ETAS
28
Manger. : CRIB
30
Schools. : SECTS
31
Mixes metal. : ALLOYS
32
Haunt. : DEN
33
Group of brilliant people. : PLEIAD
35
Ayesha. : SHE
36
Knightly's bride. : EMMA
38
Course. : ROAD
39
Be inactive. : SIT
41
Mantel. : CAPE
42
Handle: Fr. : ANSE
46
___ flow. : EBBAND
49
Web of a feather. : VANE
50
Hide away: Slang. : STASH
52
Elite. : CREAM
53
French lace. : CLUNY
54
Former tennis champion. : HELENMOODY
56
Between you ___. : ANDME
57
"The night ___ thousand eyes ... " : HASA
58
Document: Abbr. : CERT
59
Madras and Shantung. : FABRICS
61
Come back. : RECUR
62
Prov. in Can. : ONT
63
Confederate. : ALLY
64
Lasted. : WORE
65
Row. : OAR
67
Word of surprise. : HEY
68
Polar vessel. : ICESHIP
70
Cob or gander. : MALE
71
Scarlet flower. : PIMPERNEL
75
Auto trim. : CHROME
76
Four-wheeled carriage. : GLADSTONE
78
Most blithe. : GAYEST
80
Unconventional. : ECCENTRIC
82
Migration. : TREK
83
Capital of Sicily. : PALERMO
84
Ukraine is one: Abbr. : SSR
85
Pipe joint. : TEE
86
Lure. : BAIT
87
Aromatic seeds. : DILL
88
Bark: Colloq. : YIP
89
Floating. : AWASH
92
Daydream. : REVERIE
95
Oryza sativa. : RICE
96
Adjective suffix. : IBLE
97
Picture puzzle. : REBUS
98
Former movie actor. : DONALDMEEK
100
Excavator. : HOLER
101
Ledger item. : DEBIT
102
Prototype of Bunthorne. : WILDE
103
Neighbor of Molokai. : OAHU
104
Rebecca, in "Ivanhoe." : JEWESS
105
Opposite of dele. : STET
106
Experienced. : FELT
107
Compass point. : NNE
108
Face-up card, in faro. : SODA
109
Norse god. : FREY
110
Letters on a CARE package. : USA
113
Terrestrial. : EARTHY
115
Mortarboard. : CAP
118
Hockey player. : GOALIE
122
Babylonian underworld. : ARALU
124
Stint. : TURN
125
King with fiddlers. : COLE
126
Edward Murrow's associate. : EDWINSFRIENDLY
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Charles André Joseph Marie. : DEGAULLE
132
Hamlet. : MELANCHOLYDANE
133
Annual. : YEARBOOK
134
Stewed fruit: Dial. : SASS
135
Avena sativa. : OATS
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Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
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Overlords. : TYRANTS
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Omened. : BODED
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Ellipsoid. : OVATE
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British Laborite. : BEVAN
4
Cape ___ Nez, near Calais. : GRIS
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Country mail service. : RFD
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Shabby. : ILLCLAD
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Anchored. : MOORED
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Spirits: Abbr. : ALC
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Scrooge-like exclamations. : BAHS
10
Inveigles. : LURES
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Author Remarque. : ERICH
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Echidna's food. : ANTS
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Army man. : NCO
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Fiber cluster. : NEP
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"It's a sin and ___." : ASHAME
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Blackbird. : MERL
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Thereabouts. : ORSO
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Pre-eminent. : ONLY
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Tunisian rulers. : DEYS
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Allies vs. Axis: Abbr. : WWII
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This one: Span. : ESTE
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Membrane: Anat. : TELA
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Fine-grained rock. : BASALT
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Mustang. : PONY
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Banquet. : DINE
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Part of a saying about money. : EASYCOME
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Automotive abbreviation. : MPH
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Frog genus. : RANA
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Decemplex. : TENFOLD
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Moslem judge. : CADI
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Composer of "Lass With the Delicate Air." : ARNE
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Merchant in "Nicholas Nickleby." : NEDCHEERYBLE
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Popular Scottish author (1812-1904). : SAMUELSMILES
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Carborundum. : EMERY
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Imitative. : ECHOIC
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Contemporary of Louise Lovely. : BLANCHESWEET
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Portrayer of Tarzan. : BUSTERCRABBE
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Identical. : VERY
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___ it (amen). : SOBE
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Craggy bill. : TOR
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Gondola ___. : CAR
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Improve. : HELP
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Cirrus cloud. : MARESTAIL
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Patron. : CLIENT
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Vitality. : SAP
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Downcast exclamation. : AHME
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Corps of 1942. : WAAC
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Feast sumptuously. : REGALE
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Assn. : SOC
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11th cen. midpoint. : MLI
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Frost, for example. : POET
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"And all the sea were ___ ... " : INK
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Gradually slower: Mus. abbr. : RALL
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See 3 Down. : NYE
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With cupidity. : GREEDILY
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Had a fitting. : TRIEDON
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Bibbers' cousins. : TOPERS
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Kind of street: Abbr. : TER
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Choice. : PICK
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Natives of Cagliari. : SARDS
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Burns' hillside. : BRAE
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___ et mon droit. : DIEU
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Be agreeable. : SUIT
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Pre-D. D. E. : HST
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Electrical unit. : VOLT
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Object. : END
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Cook over. : REHEAT
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Where Dubuque is. : IOWA
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Lion's pride. : MANE
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Miss Lamarr. : HEDY
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Lilliputian. : WEE
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Creator of Polly Peachum. : JOHNGAY
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Kind of painting. : FRESCO
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Thoroughfare. : STREET
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Sawyer's friend. : FINN
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Noted chemist. : UREY
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Shores. : SANDS
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Tributary of the Lena. : ALDAN
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Vallee. : RUDY
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Coin of Costa Rica. : COLON
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Assign. : ALLOT
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Glances. : PEEKS
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Muffins. : GEMS
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Greek theatres. : ODEA
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Cobbler's tools. : AWLS
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Geological division. : LIAS
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Bothers. : AILS
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Companion of the radius. : ULNA
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Where Camagüey is. : CUBA
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Agency concerned with homes. : FHA
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Twaddle: Slang. : ROT
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Uh huh. : YEP
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Opposite of lv. : ARR

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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