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TIPS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, February 24, 1946

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 65
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 211
Across
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Natural abode of fauna and flora. : HABITAT
8
Dodecanese island near Rhodes. : SIMI
12
Topers. : SOTS
16
Granite city in Vermont. : BARRE
21
Naval base, northern tip of Honshu. : OMINATO
22
Ring which condenses lamp flame. : CRIC
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Kruman of Liberia. : KROO
24
Moldings. : OGEES
25
Vishinsky's adviser. : MOLOTOV
26
Reserve. : RETICENCE
28
___ Kringle. : KRISS
29
Thin, soft muslin. : MULL
30
Solitary bees which build mud and sand nests. : MASONS
32
U. S. territory. : ALASKA
34
County, NW North Carolina. : ASHE
35
Connected with: Suffix. : ARY
36
Halo. : CIRCLE
37
Weddings. : NUPTIALS
39
Transgression. : SIN
40
Gregarious. : SOCIAL
41
Public carrier. : BUS
42
Transport. : ENRAPTURE
44
Limit. : RESTRICT
47
Archery targets. : BUTTS
49
Scoffers. : SNEERERS
50
Lie. : UNTRUTH
51
Splitting. : FISSION
53
King Haakon's capital. : OSLO
54
Domain of a nobleman. : BARONY
55
Priam was king here. : TROY
56
Clumsy shoe. : CLOG
58
Hawaiian farewells. : ALOHAS
62
Correct. : EMEND
63
Azerbaijan is here. : IRAN
64
Entanglements. : SNARLS
66
Chastise. : SPANK
67
Giant tropical lizards. : IGUANAS
69
Mikhailovitch guerrillas. : CHETNIKS
71
Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
72
Substance from a scale insect. : LAC
74
South of France. : MIDI
75
She sank, or helped sink, six Jap ships in 27 minutes. : BOISE
76
Burmese knives. : DAMS
78
Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
79
Famous newspaper publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
81
Interim President of Brazil. : LINHARES
83
Order of marine mammals. : CETACEA
85
Stupid people. : SHEEP
87
God of the winds. : AEOLUS
88
Honshu Naval Base. : KURE
89
Sunk fences. : HAHAS
92
Levantine inns. : SERAIS
94
Corrodes. : EATS
95
Weights of India. : SERS
96
Mignonette. : RESEDA
97
Author of "Book of Nonsense." : LEAR
99
___ Saunders, Franklin's pseudonym. : RICHARD
101
Of a league. : FEDERAL
102
Brine shrimps. : ARTEMIAS
106
Landmark. : CAIRN
107
Impregnating to the full. : SATURANT
108
Methods of treating diseases. : THERAPIES
110
Scatter. : TED
111
Mushrooms. : MORELS
112
Thrice: L. : TER
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Labrador Indians. : NASCAPIS
115
Hairy. : PILINE
116
Pronoun. : SHE
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Hostelries. : INNS
121
Illinois city founded by Mormons. : NAUVOO
122
Potential. : LATENT
123
Greek letters. : RHOS
124
English gold coins issued by Edward IV. : RIALS
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Silly. : BRAINLESS
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Most unctuous. : OILIEST
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Bar: Law. : ESTOP
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Garlands. : LEIS
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Pearl Harbor is here. : OAHU
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Well groomed. : SOIGNEE
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Balkis, Queen of ___. : SHEBA
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Buffalo's lake. : ERIE
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Siam. : THAI
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Navy officers. : ENSIGNS
Down
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He ordered the Bataan death march. : HOMMA
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Love: Fr. : AMOUR
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Club. : BILLY
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Chemistry suffix. : INOL
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Gunnycloth. : TAT
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Chemical valence. : ATOMICITY
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Comrade. : TOVARICH
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Roll of parchment. : SCROLL
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Miss Dunne. : IRENE
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Gloves. : MITS
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Here: Fr. : ICI
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Strip of steel for making tubes. : SKELP
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Decorated. : ORNATE
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Warning signals. : TOCSINS
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Indonesian nationalist leader in Java. : SOEKARNO
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Noted editor (1863–1930). : BOK
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The Taj Mahal is here. : AGRA
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Put out a new edition. : REISSUE
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Gather again. : RESHIRR
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Hebrew ascetics. : ESSENES
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Sarcasm. : CAUSTICNESS
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Get out. : SCAT
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Ancient city of Sicily. : ALAESA
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Sapphires and rubies. : CORUNDUM
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Gen McAuliffe's classic reply. : NUTS
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Enchantments. : SPELLS
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General appointed head of U. S. Military Intelligence, June, 1942. : STRONG
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Occupied. : BUSY
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Soldiers, collectively. : TROOPS
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Hillbilly. : RUBE
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Grant of land: Hindu law. : ENAM
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Nazi war criminal. : STREICHER
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Physiological individual. : BION
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Change to a sol: Chem. : SOLATE
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Italian friars. : FRAS
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Teuton demigoddess. : NORN
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Boot. : TRAINEE
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Air transport auxiliaries. : GLIDERS
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Largest of the Moluccas. : HALMAHERA
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Celebes wild ox. : ANOA
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Fisherman's hut: Shetland Is. : SKEO
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One terminus of Stilwell Road is here. : INDIA
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Flings. : SHIES
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Ray. : SKATE
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Trouble. : AIL
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Glitter. : CORUSCATION
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Tibetan sheep. : SMA
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Deprivation. : LOSS
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Pain. : ACHE
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Sea of Sweden. : BALTIC
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Formal list. : SCHEDULE
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Hunting ship. : SEALER
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Gray. : HOAR
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Coagulated milk. : CURD
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Relievers. : EASERS
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Simple Simon's vis-a-vis. : PIEMAN
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Composer of "Show Boat." : KERN
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Muezzin's call to prayer: Var. : ADAN
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Symbol of hospitality. : SALT
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Where Garapan is. : SAIPAN
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Chalcedony. : SARD
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Continuance in use. : RETENTION
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Capable of being lifted. : RAISABLE
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Hastens. : HIES
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Mealy. : FARINOSE
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Dresses. : ATTIRES
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Of a German region. : RHENISH
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Dutch island E of Celebes. : TERNATE
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Fastener. : SECURER
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Flatfish. : SOLE
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Largest of the Samoa Islands. : SAVAII
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Japanese heavy industry. : MITSUI
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Balance. : POISE
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Turkish title. : PASHA
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Province in China. : SHENG
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Stockings: Archaic. : HOSEN
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Colorado National Park. : ESTES
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Offensive person: Slang. : SLOB
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Daughter of Laban. : LEAH
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Mountain between Lakes Lucerne and Zug. : RIGI
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Belgian watering place. : SPA
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Nephew of Abraham. : LOT
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Lily of France. : LIS

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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