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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 1948

Author:
Clara Rushe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 318
Across
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The Empress of Japan. : NAGAKO
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Poplars. : ASPENS
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Famous West Pointer. : SHERMAN
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Czar of Russia (1629–76). : ALEXIS
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Battlefield of Pittsburgh Landing, 1862. : SHILOH
22
Portugal's Ambassador to U. S. : PEREIRA
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Man's name meaning cheerful. : HILARY
25
Tenderer. : OFFERER
26
Earth oven, in Polynesia. : UMU
27
Where Mark Twain lived. : ELMIRA
29
Portion out. : ALLOT
31
Along with. : AND
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Luxuriant. : RANK
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Verdi's Ethiopian princess. : AIDA
35
Oleaginous. : OILY
36
Caucasian language. : ANDI
37
Over. : ENDED
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Shoemaker's form. : LAST
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Fifth book of N. T. : ACTS
42
Its capital is Khartoum. : SUDAN
43
Knot of wool. : NOIL
45
Identical. : ALIKE
47
Feast oneself. : REGALE
48
Something which attracts. : MAGNET
51
Virulent. : RABID
53
Coblenz's river. : RHINE
55
American dogwoods. : OSIERS
56
Kite. : ELANET
58
Roy Chapman ___, explorer of the Gobi. : ANDREWS
62
City divisions. : WARDS
63
Harmonious combination of tones. : CHORD
64
Out of order. : AMISS
66
Animal's cry. : MAA
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Color which has no hue. : GRAY
68
Giant in "Jack and the Giant Killer." : BLUNDERBORE
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Suffuse. : FILL
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Lorenzo: Abbr. : LOR
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Parson ___, biographer of Washington. : WEEMS
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Press together, in ranks. : SERRY
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Casus ___. : BELLI
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Center of population of the U. S. : INDIANA
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Leopardlike cats. : OUNCES
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Isthmus of Panama's former name. : DARIEN
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Thick felt boots worn by farmers. : OVERS
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Enclosure for hawks. : MEUTE
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Typographical mistakes. : ERRATA
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Part of a poem. : SESTET
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Extort by violence. : WREST
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Lack being. : UNBE
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Pick one's steps. : TREAD
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Fish eggs. : ROES
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Iranian Turks. : SART
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Dispossess. : STRIP
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
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Sir Lancelot's uncle. : BORS
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Honey drink. : MEAD
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Monkey. : SIME
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Bob Cratchit's son. : TIM
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Sculptor of "Hand of God" (1840–1917). : RODIN
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He headed 2d mission to Moscow for F. D. R. : DAVIES
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Mimic. : APE
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Catholic Syrians. : UNIATES
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Unruffled. : SEDATE
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Founder of A. R. C. : BARTON
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Most minute. : TINIEST
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Nuremberg prosecutor. : TAYLOR
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Disquiet. : UNEASE
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Aerie dwellers. : EAGLETS
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Soldier, essayist, dramatist, M. P. and knight. : STEELE
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Plagued. : TEASED
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The universe. : NATURE
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President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
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Verbal noun. : GERUND
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Cutting tool. : AXE
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Hawklike bird. : KITE
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Early Venetian silver coin. : OSELA
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Japan's Foreign Minister. : ASHIDA
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Associate U. S. Justice, 1892–1903. : SHIRAS
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Buttress. : PILA
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High note. : ELA
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Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
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Loaner of 3,000 ducats. : SHYLOCK
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Bobbins. : SPOOLS
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Weighty: Colloq. : HEFTY
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Building plot: S. Africa. : ERF
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Arikara. : REE
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Prospero's daughter. : MIRANDA
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Seaport on the Skagerrak. : ARENDAL
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Of an ointment. : NARDINE
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"The ___ on the Floss." : MILL
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Metric measure. : LITER
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Former Ambassador to England. : KENNEDY
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Boring tool. : AUGER
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Active persons. : DOERS
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Inn of the Canterbury Tales. : TABARD
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Military assistant. : AIDE
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Dispatches. : SENDS
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Cape on southern tip of Norway. : LINDESNES
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Wash lightly. : RINSE
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Bagheera's pupil. : MOWGLI
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Asarum camphor. : ASARON
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Shipowner, banker, philanthropist (1750–1831). : GIRARD
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Sing again. : REHUM
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King of Naples, in "The Tempest." : ALONSO
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Hirsute. : HAIRY
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Small tabor. : TABRET
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Peregrine Pickle's lady-love. : EMILIA
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Pocketbook. : WALLET
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City in Kansas. : SALINA
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Easily heard. : CLEAR
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Samuel Finley Breese ___. : MORSE
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Author of "John Brown's Body." : BENET
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Slices again. : RECUTS
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Animals that hunt rabbits and rats. : FERRETS
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Fluttered. : WAVED
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Sharp projections. : BARBS
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Jots. : IOTAS
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Japanese apricots. : UMES
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Room. : DEN
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Excalibur. : SWORD
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Regulation. : STATUTE
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Heroine of Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered." : ERMINIA
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Joining by sewing. : SEAMING
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Strives against. : RESISTS
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No songs of Japan. : UTAI
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Perches. : ROOSTS
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High explosive. : AMATOL
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Famous silversmith (1735–1818). : REVERE
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Lariats. : RIATAS
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Inflict. : IMPOSE
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Hammered flat. : PEENED
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Seaport of France. : BREST
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First appearance. : DEBUT
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Tasteful. : NEAT
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River valley. : DALE
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Lucid. : SANE
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Trouble : AIL
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Golf gadget. : TEE
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Stain. : DYE
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Turmeric. : REA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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