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New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 1949

Author:
G. A. K. Sutton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 597 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
G. A. K. Sutton has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 365
Across
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First bidder in bridge. : DEALER
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Occultism: Var. : CABBALA
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Deliberative hall. : CHAMBER
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A daily morning happening. : SUNRISE
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Urges as a reason. : ALLEGES
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Long leaf lettuce. : ROMAINE
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Vinegar salt. : ACETATE
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Next. : NEAREST
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Apostolic letter. : EPISTLE
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Vamoose. : LAM
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Lease again. : RELET
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Rigid. : TENSE
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United. : WED
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Black and ___. : TAN
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Disembarked. : ALIT
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Build a retaining wall, as a fortification. : REVET
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Resplendent. : ADORNED
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Bold. : PERT
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Arctic islander. : ALEUT
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Met defiantly. : DARED
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Record of a single event. : ANNAL
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Clear oneself of guilt. : PURGE
46
Enigmatic. : MYSTIC
48
Sweethearts. : DEARS
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Fitted. : SAT
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Foremost, leading. : BANNER
52
Declaimed sententiously: Jocose. : ORATED
54
Device for supporting trolley wire. : EAR
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More inefficient. : LAMER
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Hides. : SECRETES
61
Where troglodytes live. : CAVES
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Shrubs with red and yellow flowers. : LANTANAS
68
Epoch. : ERA
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Snug retreat. : DEN
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Daughter of Cronus and Rhea. : DEMETER
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Killer or destroyer of a god. : DEICIDE
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Steps up the motor: Aviation slang. : REVS
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Tidings. : REPORT
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Reference symbol. : STAR
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Sofa with arms and back. : SETTEE
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Bowfins. : AMIAS
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"___ of a Tub."—Dean Swift. : TALE
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Loyal. : TRUE
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Sources of pain. : SORES
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The Procurator of Judea. : PILATE
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Covered; sheathed. : CLAD
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Icy downpours. : SLEETS
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Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Slow-selling article. : SLEEPER
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___ Pasha. : ALI
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Strive; fuss: Scot. : TEW
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Unruffled to the last degree. : SERENEST
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Tobacco roll: Var. : SEGAR
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Scatters by splashing. : SPATTERS
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Choicest part of a thing. : CREAM
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___ exemple: Fr. : PAR
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Milder of temper. : MEEKER
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Heavy with moisture. : SODDEN
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___ Nauheim. : BAD
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He is entombed in Red Square. : LENIN
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French royalist fugitive, 1793. : EMIGRE
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Flat receptacles. : TRAYS
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Mother of Proserpina. : CERES
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Distributes. : DOLES
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Ancient name of Jerusalem. : SALEM
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Chill. : AGUE
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Give an account of. : NARRATE
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Recompense. : WAGES
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Crazy: Slang. : LOCO
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Forbid. : BAN
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Semblance. : AIR
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Utopian. : IDEAL
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___ Academy. : NAVAL
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Short time: Colloq. : BIT
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Extreme. : INTENSE
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Green mineral. : APATITE
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Dignify. : ELEVATE
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Minor ribs in Gothic vaulting. : LIERNES
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Lead ores. : GALENAS
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Circles. : ROTATES
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Act of shedding a shell, as in insects and crustaceans. : ECDYSIS
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Trap. : ENSNARE
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Slept noisily. : SNORED
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In a noble manner. : DUCALLY
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Baneful persons. : ENEMIES
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Product of skill and taste. : ART
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Baron Munchausen. : LIAR
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Girl's name. : ESTER
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Wound. : REELED
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Loped. : CANTERED
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Beverage. : ALE
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Blurt foolishly. : BLAT
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Famous college in Kentucky. : BEREA
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U. N. schedule. : AGENDA
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Exercises. : LESSONS
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Unattached to the breastbone, as the floating ribs. : ASTERNAL
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Worsted yarn. : CREWEL
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Desired. : HOPED
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Among. : AMID
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Noun suffix: festival day. : MAS
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Bird that emits a booming noise. : BITTERN
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Augment. : ENLARGE
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Record or inscribe again. : REENTER
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Bow. : SALAAM
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Ducks. : EVADES
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Coach. : TUTOR
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Afternoon social. : TEA
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Where Ladysmith is. : NATAL
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Word play effect. : PUN
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Fatigued. : TIRED
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Had visions. : DREAMT
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Troop detachments. : PARTIES
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Defer to. : CATER
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But. : SAVE
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Name revered in Praha. : BENES
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Dogma. : TENET
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Soaks. : RETS
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Gen. "Howlin' ___ Smith." : MAD
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Osiris and Apis became united in ___. : SERAPIS
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Recluse. : EREMITE
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Quibbler. : CAVILER
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Wheat, maize, rice, etc. : CEREALS
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Planter. : SETTLER
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Impersonator. : ACTOR
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Fertilizer. : NITRATE
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Revoker of a legacy. : ADEEMER
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Ups and downs. : SEESAWS
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"The ___ House." : DOLLS
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Less usual. : RARER
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Province in Estonia. : SAARE
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Moccasin-like footgear. : PAC
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Wish undone. : RUE
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Postures. : STANCES
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Storehouse. : ETAPE
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Without end: Poet. : ETERN
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Wise; sagacious; also tricky. : DEEP
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Refrained from using. : SPARED
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Quench. : SLAKE
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Common suffix. : ESE
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Equal, even: Fr. : EGAL
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Details. : ITEMS
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Congressman from N. Y. : TABER
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Dried root used in cough remedies. : SENEGA
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Attempt. : TRIAL
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Close union of individuals. : MARRIAGE
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Inhabitants of Lombardy city. : MILANESE
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Not moving. : STABILE
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Constitutional. : ORGANIC
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Intimidated. : DAUNTED
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Stain. : DYE
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Expressionless. : DEADPAN
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Forthwith. : NOW
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Spherical. : GLOBATE
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Told over. : RECITED
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Shows great feeling: Jocose. : EMOTES
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Endearing act. : CARESS
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Smuggles. : STEALS
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Disunites. : SEVERS
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Japanese-American. : NISEI
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Consumed gradually. : EATEN
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Mme. Récamier's forte. : SALON
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Whose age was the subject of widespread question? : ANNS
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Girl's name. : LINA
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Mother of Artemis. : LETO
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Noun suffix indicating place. : ERY
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Viscous liquid. : TAR
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Large department in S. E. France, where Toulon is. : VAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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