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GLOSSARY

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1957

Author:
H. C. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,777
Across
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European capital. : ROMA
5
Night table accessory. : CARAFE
11
Dried coconut. : COPRA
16
Cowboy garb. : CHAPS
21
University exam. : ORAL
22
Von Weber opera. : OBERON
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Sports criteria. : RULES
24
One of five. : HURON
25
Gamal ___. : ABDELNASSER
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Industrial region of Russia. : URALS
28
Egyptian plant. : ANISE
29
Etymology: Abbr. : DER
30
Book size: Abbr. : OCT
31
Descriptive of U. S. production. : MASS
33
Antler prongs. : TINES
35
___ Anne de Beaupré. : STE
36
First, second, and third. : DEGREES
39
Stir up. : AGITATE
41
In better trim. : NEATER
43
Man's nickname. : ERN
44
Part of the White House. : ANNEX
46
Angled edge. : BEVEL
48
Guarded. : WARY
49
Not open. : SECRETIVE
53
Mom's consort. : DAD
55
Poet's inspiration. : ERATO
57
Cherrystone. : CLAM
58
Fictitious Richard's family. : ROES
59
Atlantic port of Africa. : RABAT
61
Mountaineers. : SCALERS
65
Pronoun. : HER
66
Goethe hero. : FAUST
67
Bodkin. : EYELETEER
69
Form of French verb "naître." : NEE
70
Four bagger. : CLOUT
72
Coastal shrub. : SEABLITE
74
Harmonium. : ORGAN
76
Took a play on the road. : TOURED
78
Year in Domitian's rule. : XCI
79
Between Man. and Que. : ONT
81
Farmers' concerns. : SOILS
82
Have a ___ (try). : GOAT
83
Early American locomotive. : DEWITTCLINTON
89
Snick and ___. : SNEE
90
Grocery list. : ORDER
92
Boxer's victory. : WIN
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Animal. : YAK
94
Shades of blue. : NAVIES
96
Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
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Worked over, as cotton. : REPICKED
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Principle. : TENET
102
D.D.E.'s war domain. : ETO
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Drinking place. : WATERHOLE
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With force. : AMAIN
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Tiny amount. : RAY
111
Second sale. : RETRADE
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Old-time hairdos. : TETES
114
The shore at Venice. : LIDO
115
Man's nickname. : PETE
116
Subject. : UNDER
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Ancient name of Terni's river. : NAR
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Men of great strength. : IRONSIDES
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Auctioneer's term. : SOLD
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Oleoresin. : ELEMI
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Get up. : ARISE
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Congress opener. : PRAYER
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Vehicle. : TAXICAB
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Crosses out. : DELETES
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Hot ___. : AIR
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Diem, for example. : ASIAN
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De ___ (likewise): Fr. : MEME
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King Hezekiah's mother. : ABI
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Irving hero. : RIP
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Face with masonry. : REVET
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Give too little. : SKIMP
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Rialto VIP's. : PRESSAGENTS
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Varlet. : KNAVE
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Brass. : METAL
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"Sister" role. : EILEEN
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Iago's specialty. : LIES
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Texas critter. : STEER
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Pure. : SNOWY
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Table cloth. : DAMASK
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Suffix used with song, slug, etc. : FEST
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Way. : ROAD
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Earth-shaped. : ORBED
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Señora. : MADRE
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Milwaukee product. : ALE
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Strong. : CONCENTRATED
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Diminish. : ABATE
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Common legal term. : RES
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Noun suffixes. : ARS
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Ill-wisher. : FOEMAN
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Infuriate. : ENRAGE
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Pastry shell. : CRUST
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Missouri tributary. : PLATTE
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Give aid to. : RELIEVE
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Fellowship: Abbr. : ASSN
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Frequent finale in Westerns. : CHASE
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Barbarian. : HUN
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Wheat beard. : ARISTA
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Circus ad. : POSTER
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Contemptuous. : SNEERY
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Hungarian actor. : LORRE
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Sports show. : SIXDAYBICYCLERACE
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Surround. : ENLACE
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Rudiment. : GERM
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Spectacular catches in baseball. : SAVES
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Sufi saints. : ABDALI
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M.P.'s concern. : AWOL
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Haunts. : NESTS
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Kind of ship: Abbr. : SCH
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Over 100 million in U. S. : ELECTORATE
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Shipment. : CARLOADLOT
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Type of note. : IOU
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Biblical name. : ABEL
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Elephant's-ears. : TAROS
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Do a double take. : REACT
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Wyoming range. : TETON
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Steered, as a bill through Congress. : ENGINEERED
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Type of business. : REALESTATE
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General opinion of a group. : SENSE
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Seal. : FUR
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Marquee: Brit. : TENT
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Ejected. : OUTED
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Something added: Abbr. : EXT
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Varnish ingredient. : ROSIN
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Emblem of dawn. : DEW
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Long or short ___. : TON
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Dancer Champion. : GOWER
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Recording device. : WIRE
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Neutral. : INERT
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Okeechobee and Kissimmee. : LAKES
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Former head of NATO. : IKE
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A certain place of business. : NATIONALBANK
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Mountain ash. : ROWAN
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Church title: Abbr. : VEN
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Emblem of immortality: Var. : PHENIX
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Jot. : IOTA
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Some surrealist paintings. : DALIS
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Reptiles. : ADDERS
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Sesame: Var. : TEEL
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Bogged. : MIRED
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Pother. : ADO
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Word often used as a query. : YES
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First crooner. : RUDY
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Famous Prime Minister. : PITT
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Captured again. : RETAKEN
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Artist William. : STEIG
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Plays the beau. : SPARKS
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Thailand, Burma, etc. : ORIENT
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Before the pupae. : LARVAE
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Algonquian nature spirit. : MANITO
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Stormed. : RAMPED
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Ancient name of European peninsula. : IBERIA
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Gourmet. : EATER
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Intimate. : IMPLY
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Comforts. : EASES
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Comedian Kovacs. : ERNIE
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Positions. : SITES
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Theories. : ISMS
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Listen! : PSST
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Biblical name. : EVE
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Pansy Yokum. : MAW
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Wood. : ELM
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Symbol of wideness. : SEA
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"A jolly old ___." : ELF

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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