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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1945

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 75
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 159
Across
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City captured by Zhukoff. : WARSAW
7
Royal stables in London. : MEWS
11
Group. : CLAN
15
Conceives. : IMAGES
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Beethoven's Third symphony. : EROICA
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Mountain near Olympus. : OSSA
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Rhythmical. : CADENT
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A big baby. : ARMFUL
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Founder of Parsee religion. : ZOROASTER
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Card game in which king is high. : ECARTE
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The sheatfish. : SOM
30
Glossiness. : SLEEKNESS
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___ Camacho, President of Mexico. : AVILA
34
Trouble. : AIL
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Watches narrowly. : EYES
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Greek wine pitchers. : OLPES
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Expand needlessly. : PAD
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Dropsey: Med. : ANASARCA
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Children's delight. : LOLLIPOPS
44
Fig genus. : FICUS
46
One in the know. : INSIDER
47
Bay, S. W. end of White Sea. : ONEGA
48
Weapons of the Future. : ROCKETS
50
"From ___ even to Beersheba." : DAN
51
City in Alberta, Canada. : CALGARY
54
Spoil. : MAR
55
Hibernate. : SLEEP
57
Propaganda weapon. : RUMOR
61
One of Hitler's major obsessions. : ARYANS
62
Goddess of Fate: Gr. Myth. : MOIRA
64
Gulf north of Gallipoli. : SAROS
66
"Elephant Boy," now in the Army. : SABU
67
Unite. : INONE
68
Zealous. : EARNEST
70
Street fighting. : MELEE
72
Japanese measures, 2.44 mi. : RIS
73
The ninth hour, or 3 P. M.: Eccl. : NONE
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English military camp near London. : ALDERSHOT
76
Involuntary withdrawals. : RETREATS
78
1,400 mi. river, tributary of Amazon. : NEGRO
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Nephew of Abraham. : LOT
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Bird that could carry elephants. : ROC
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Horn. : CORNU
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Mexican sandal. : HUARACHO
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Infernal. : TARTAREAN
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The first exile. : ADAM
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Etruscan goddess identified with Juno. : UNI
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Monsoon. : RAINS
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Most indefinite. : LOOSEST
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The ending. : OMEGA
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River rising in the Ardennes. : OISE
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Westphalian city. : ESSEN
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Baseball equipment. : MITTS
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Beautiful infant. : CHERUB
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Christmas carols. : NOELS
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Gold. : METAL
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Understand. : SEE
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Borough in London. : CHELSEA
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Chem. workshop. : LAB
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Swollen. : TUMORED
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Fissile rock. : SHALE
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Macaws and parakeets. : ARAINAE
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Fourth liberated capital. : PARIS
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Natives of Guam. : CHAMORROS
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Admiral, commanded Carrier Task Force 58 at Saipan. : MITSCHER
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Poke. : DIG
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Angular. : SHARP
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Contemporary Spanish mural painter. : SERT
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Japanese potato. : IMO
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Claw. : TALON
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Thicket of thorny shrubs and dwarf trees. : CHAPARRAL
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Joe Foss. : ACE
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Ali Baba's brother. : CASSIM
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Trifle. : BAGATELLE
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Japanese dancing girl. : GEISHA
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Port of Nagoya, on Ise Bay. : ATSUTA
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Pour oil upon: Archaic. : OINT
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Rank. : TIER
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Dwarfish. : NANOID
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Abandoned mine workings: Prov. Eng. : LEARYS
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Authentic. : TRUE
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Siamese coins. : ATTS
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African antelopes. : ELANDS
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U. S. Army's new Cargo Carrier M-29. : WEASEL
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Dry gully. : ARROYO
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General killed near Caen. : ROMMEL
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Wife of Thor: Norse myth. : SIF
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Hairpin of Roman matrons. : ACUS
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Leather pushers. : WALLOPERS
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Title and hero of a poem by Byron, 1819. : MAZEPPA
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Summons forth. : EVOKES
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Gives notice. : WARNS
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Units of Russian Army. : COSSACKS
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Invasion vessel. : LST
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On the deep. : ASEA
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River from Lake Peipus to Gulf of Finland. : NARVA
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Thor's country. : ICELAND
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Strait between Borneo and Celebes. : MACASSAR
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Feminine name. : ADA
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U. S. Ambassador to Germany, 1913–17. : GERARD
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Allure. : ENTICE
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Resembling a pillar. : STELAR
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European lavender. : ASPIC
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Funeral oration. : ELOGY
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Warlike king of the Saxons: Var. : INI
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Coiner of catch phrases. : SLOGANEER
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Combats. : DUELS
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Indigenous race of Japan. : AINUS
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Empty. : INANE
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Secretary of the Navy. : FORRESTAL
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Power. : STEAM
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Disease of sheep. : RAINROT
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Cape Verde Negro. : SERER
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The first murderer. : CAIN
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The Ponte Vecchio spans this river. : ARNO
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Of the third city of France. : LYONNAISE
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Mushroom. : MOREL
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Weasel-like carnivore. : POLECAT
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Gen. Merrill's jungle fighters in Burma. : MARAUDERS
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Decease. : OBIT
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Language of Moscow. : RUSS
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Infatuated. : MAD
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Residue. : ASH
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Counter-irritant. : SETON
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Worship of God. : ELOHISM
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Chinese emblems of longevity. : TORTOISES
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Deviate. : ERR
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Alms boxes: Eccl. : ARCAE
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Browned. : TOASTED
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Makers of cloisonné. : ENAMELERS
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Food fish. : GAR
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One of the forgotten fronts. : CRETE
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New Guinea peninsula. : HUON
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River mussel. : UNIO
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Assault. : ONSET
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Gypsy. : ROM
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Letter. : ESS
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Malarial fever. : AGUE
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Commercial ebony tree of the Moluccas. : MABA
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Arrangement. : SETUP
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Small shrub covering mountainsides in Hawaii. : OHELO
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Island gateway to Western World. : ELLIS
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Heavy felted Persian carpet. : NAMAD
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Product of Reims. : CHAMPAGNE
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Inviolability. : SANCTITY
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Cover with plates. : LORICATE
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Trout: Var. : CHARR
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Part of B. W. I. : BAHAMAS
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The Conservative side in politics. : RIGHT
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Partakers. : SHARERS
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Friendly. : AMICAL
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Fissured: Zool. : RIMATE
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Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
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Slippery customer. : EEL
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Small wooden house. : CHALET
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Understanding. : REASON
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Tropical flower. : ORCHID
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Avails: Shakespeare. : STEADS
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Doodlebug. : ROBOT
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Riven. : SPLIT
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Malabar tribesman. : NAIR
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Philippine Negrito. : AETA
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Faithful. : LEAL
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On: French. : SUR
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Hottentot name of an antelope. : GNU
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Feminine suffix. : INA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 60 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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