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OF BOOKS AND AUTHORS

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1947

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 51
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 264
Across
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New Yorker. : GOTHAMITE
10
Mr. Heifetz. : JASCHA
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Poet who was Minister to Spain, 1877. : LOWELL
22
Clytemnestra was her mother. : IPHEGENIA
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Mountain in Turkey. : ARARAT
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Lady in Twelfth Night. : OLIVIA
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German area adjoining France. : RHINELAND
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Mittelmeer. : MEDITERRANEAN
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Great Fast. : LENT
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Site of French "Annapolis." : BREST
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Stannum. : TIN
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Son of Eric the Red. : LEIF
33
A fairy fort. : LIS
34
Kind. : ILK
35
Rumor, personified. : FAMA
36
French perfecter of deaf-mute alphabet (1712–89). : EPEE
38
Fades. : DIES
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Unless: Law. : NISI
40
City of Tuscany. : SIENA
42
Tribunals. : BARS
43
Gen. Vatutin died here. : KIEV
44
He duped the Trojans with tale of a wooden horse. : SINON
45
Banker in Wescott's 1899 novel. : HARUM
46
Pseudonym of A. M. Pyeshkov. : GORKI
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Style of realistic painting. : GENRE
49
Brother of Eng. : CHANG
50
Tito, who married Romola. : MELEMA
52
Departing guests. : GOERS
54
Hindu garment. : SARI
56
Zodiacal sign. : CRAB
59
Praying figure. : ORANT
61
Heroine of 1831 Bellini opera. : NORMA
63
Poll conductor. : GALLUP
67
Owns. : HAS
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Deserter. : ABANDONER
70
Opprobrium. : ODIUM
72
Black witch. : ANI
73
Between delta and zeta. : EPSILON
75
Heroine in Spanish version of Goethe's Faust. : MARGARITA
77
Insignificant. : POOR
78
Seat of the Dalai Lama. : LHASA
79
Metrical feet. : IAMBS
82
Daughter of Zeus and Themis. : IRENE
83
Italian monastery. : BADIA
84
First king of Israel. : SAUL
85
Ecliptic period of Julian calendar. : LUNISOLAR
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Constructed anew. : REBUILT
89
Spitchcock. : EEL
90
Sea robber of Celtic myth. : FOMOR
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Supposed inhabitants of the moon. : LUNARIANS
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Letter. : CEE
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Brightest star of Aquila group. : ALTAIR
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Brother of Abraham. : NAHOR
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___ Fe. : SANTA
100
Strata. : BEDS
101
Bird once inhabiting Mauritius Island. : DODO
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Given number of strokes, in golf. : BOGEY
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Vibration. : TREMOR
107
Young pigeon. : PIPER
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Sweltering. : STEWY
112
Señor's farewell. : ADIOS
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Side arm of cavalrymen. : SABER
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Shaped like a pointed arch. : OGEED
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Prize Hercules won in archery. : IOLE
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The Andrews sisters. : TRIO
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Cubic meter. : STERE
122
Pitfall. : TRAP
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Periodic. : ERAL
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She is buried alive with Radames. : AIDA
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Belem's other name. : PARA
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54. : LIV
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Rower. : OAR
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Port ___. : SAID
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Dolt. : ASS
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Greek monument. : STELE
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Arcadian princess, mother of Telephus. : AUGE
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One of Bilbo's constituents. : MISSISSIPPIAN
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Scene of Hamlet. : HELSINGOR
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Like Celebesian oxen. : ANOINE
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Girl's name. : EVADNE
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The Catherine Archipelago. : ALEUTIANS
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Thurible. : CENSER
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Highway. : STREET
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Big Bend state. : TENNESSEE
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Artless. : GIRLISH
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Daughter of Polonius. : OPHELIA
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Noted example of Rodinesque art. : THINKER
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Whisper. : HENT
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Cycle. : AGE
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Nellie Armstrong (1859–1931). : MELBA
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Surround. : INARM
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Ringworm. : TINEA
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Jetty builder along Father of Waters. : EADS
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Stoppage. : JAM
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Rugged mountain crests. : ARETES
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Jeanne Eagels in Rain. : SADIE
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A heavy silk. : CRIN
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Chapeau. : HAT
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Studio. : ATELIER
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Bashful Billy. : LORIS
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Patron saint of Norway. : OLAF
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Triumph. : WIN
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Heroine of 1778 Fanny Burney novel. : EVELINA
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Cooperation. : LIAISON
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Secy. of State, 1915–20. : LANSING
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English officials, ancestors of the Sheriff. : REEVES
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Timber tree. : TEAK
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Renown. : FAME
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Dandy. : PRIG
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Heroine of the Elsie books. : DINSMORE
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Nothing. : NIHIL
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Insensible. : NUMB
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Author of Destry Rides Again. : BRAND
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She wrote the play, Big-Hearted Herbert. : KERR
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Beat it! : SCRAM
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Plant. : GERANIUM
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Where Muscat is. : OMAN
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1714–1830 era of British reign. : GEORGIAN
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Timber wolf. : LOBO
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Water: Spanish. : AGUA
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Thomas Carlyle lived here. : CHELSEA
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Painter of the Sistine Madonna. : RAPHAEL
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Turf king of 1946. : ASSAULT
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Gotham's hoosegow. : TOMBS
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Man's name meaning voluptuous. : ADIN
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Electra of the tragic poets. : LAODICE
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Greaseless. : UNOILED
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The Smoky City's Buccaneers. : PIRATES
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Iranian Ambassador to U. S. : ALA
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Study of olfactory organs. : NASOLOGY
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Repeats. : ITERATES
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Safety zone: Abbr. : ISL
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Tapestry. : ARRAS
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Birthplace of Henry IV. : PAU
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Prolific writer. : ANON
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Character in Congreve's Way of the World. : MIRABELL
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Air rifle ammunition. : BBS
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Baron. : LORD
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Decoy. : LURE
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Grant of land in India. : ENAM
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Rocky islet. : FIORD
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Perfume box carried by Japanese. : INRO
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Far down. : ADEEP
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Captor of New York City, 1776. : HOWE
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Child displaying its pest manners. : BRAT
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Egyptian king slain by Set. : OSIRIS
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Playground. : YARD
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Mountain of Larissa, Greece. : OSSA
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River flowing by Federal City. : POTOMAC
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Mother of King Arthur. : IGRAINE
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Washington columnist. : PEARSON
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Sycophants. : TOADIES
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Discoverer of Cape of Good Hope. : DIAS
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White whales. : BELUGAS
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Daughter of Icarus. : ERIGONE
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Misfortune. : REVERSE
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Barley drink. : TISANE
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Extra inner rail on railroad track. : EASER
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Sotto voce. : ASIDE
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Dramatist of The Old Wives' Tale. : PEELE
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Sen. Claghorn's straight man. : ALLEN
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Solarize repeatedly. : RESUN
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Mathematical ratio. : SINE
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Mataco. : APAR
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Conjunction. : THAT
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Fennel. : ANIS
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Little girl. : SIS
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GI Joe. : PVT
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Barrier between tennis players. : NET
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Native: Suffix. : ITE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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