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NEW WORDS AND OLD

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1948

Author:
D. G. Caywood
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
Dan Caywood has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 319
Across
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The latest fashion. : NEWLOOK
8
Premier of France. : SCHUMAN
15
Great King of Egypt. : RAMESES
22
Intensify. : ENHANCE
23
Bovine. : TAURINE
24
Retired college professors. : EMERITI
25
Written law. : STATUTE
26
Craftsmen. : ARTISTS
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Glossy cotton fabrics. : SATEENS
28
Metal cymbals of India. : TAL
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Degustation. : SAPOR
31
Unyielding. : SET
32
Hence. : THUS
34
Ex-GI. : VET
35
Legal claim on property. : LIEN
37
Roman emperor before Trajan. : NERVA
39
Educational groups. : LYCEUMS
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Popular fruit. : PEAR
42
Church official. : ELDER
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Chairman of Republican National Committee. : REECE
46
Scrutinize offensively. : OGLE
47
Seaport in Libya. : DERNA
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Hawaiian food. : POI
50
Arabian seaport. : ADEN
51
Icelandic legend. : SAGA
52
Stage of history. : ERA
53
Smeared. : BEDAUBED
57
Chief capital of Morocco. : RABAT
59
Made an effort. : EXERTED
63
Designating satirical comedy. : ATELLAN
64
Side by side. : ABREAST
66
Instrument for spreading paint. : SPATULA
67
Margin. : RIM
68
Hebrew musical instruments. : ASORS
70
Disfigure. : MAR
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Comic strip hero. : ABNER
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His wife looked back. : LOT
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Seven men under a corporal. : SQUAD
76
Stanza of six lines. : SESTET
78
Nazi armament chief, serving 20-year sentence. : SPEER
79
Oscitate. : GAPE
80
Importunes. : URGES
82
Acclaim. : LAUD
83
Ticker ___. : TARE
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In that place. : THERE
86
Model of noble qualities. : HERO
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Lay out methodically. : ALIGN
89
Thorny plants. : BRIERS
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Gum resin. : ELEMI
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Summer: French. : ETE
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Fold of skin. : PLICA
95
Famous winter resort in the Pyrenees. : PAU
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Harrison’s death made him President, 1841. : TYLER
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Human beings. : MEN
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Ancient country in Italy. : ETRURIA
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Lines showing equal barometric pressure points. : ISOBARS
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Like chalcedony. : AGATINE
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Diminishes. : LESSENS
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Popular breakfast fruit. : PRUNE
108
Estimate the price of. : EVALUATE
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The world’s breadbasket. : USA
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Injure. : HURT
112
South African Dutch. : TAAL
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Dentist’s degree. : DDS
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He authored some 1,200 books. : DUMAS
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Halo. : AURA
119
Cotton cloth. : SCRIM
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Shave or pare, as leather. : SKIVE
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Russian river emptying into the Caspian. : URAL
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Quelled. : ALLAYED
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Idiosyncrasy. : TRAIT
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Tear irregularly. : SNAG
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Hastened. : RAN
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Invalid. : NULL
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___ Hill in San Francisco. : NOB
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Thrusting sword. : ESTOC
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Ben ___, 1880 best seller. : HUR
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Empowered. : ENABLED
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Like fire. : IGNEOUS
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Of common gender. : EPICENE
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Tortuous. : SINUATE
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Motel customer. : TOURIST
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Answers in kind. : RETORTS
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Opprobrium. : SCANDAL
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Isolates. : ENISLES
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Soothsayer. : SEERESS
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Take shelter. : NESTLE
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Necessitate. : ENTAIL
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Thrashed. : WHALED
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Gold coin of Latvia. : LAT
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Burden. : ONUS
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Occurring every eight days. : OCTAN
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Custodian. : KEEPER
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Famished. : STARVED
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Limousine. : CAR
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Cabins. : HUTS
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“Angel of Light.” : URIEL
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Brumal. : MISTY
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A formican. : ANT
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Something held as a reserve. : NESTEGG
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Recapitulation. : RESUME
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Encountered. : MET
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Before. : ERE
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Sifter. : SIEVER
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Pertaining to a volcano. : ETNEAN
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Egyptian musical rattles. : SISTRA
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Nymph. : OREAD
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Hawaiian dance. : HULA
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Independent state in India. : NEPAL
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Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
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Covers with paint. : COATS
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Saucy. : PEART
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Vocal flourish: Mus. : ROULADE
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Embraced: Var. : ENARMED
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Dismal. : DREAR
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Philippine fruit trees. : IBAS
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Rich mining region. : SAAR
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Proficient. : EXPERT
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Obstructs. : BARS
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Polite society rules. : ETIQUETTE
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Legal objections. : DEMURRERS
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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One’s proper range of activities. : BEAT
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Domestic slave. : ESNE
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Disease transmitted by the deer fly. : TULAREMIA
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Stealthy departure. : ELOPEMENT
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Note the time of. : DATE
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Zulu spear. : ASSAGAI
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Engine parts moved by cams. : TAPRETS
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Souvenir. : RELIC
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Wallace ___ of the movies. : BEERY
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In the past. : AGO
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Large cask. : TUN
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Solidify by cooling. : GEL
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Where Kansas Wesleyan is. : SALINA
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Absentees from school. : TRUANTS
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Harbingers. : HERALDS
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Follow closely. : HEEL
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Oldest division European jurassic system. : LIAS
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Hindu title. : BABU
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Balkan native. : SLAV
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Arrow poison. : INEE
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Make smooth. : PRESS
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Left side of any ship. : PORT
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Minced oath. : EGAD
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Conventional. : USUAL
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Atomize. : SPRAY
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Rebound. : REACT
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Prime source of ivory. : TUSKS
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He was fed by ravens. : ELIAS
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Father of the good neighbor policy. : HULL
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Amphibole from Russian mountains. : URALITE
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Apprehends. : ARRESTS
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Repression. : DURESS
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Celestial. : URANIC
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Tomorrow. : MANANA
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Pear-shaped pot used by chemists. : ALUDEL
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Crown ornaments worn by bishops. : MITERS
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Unite inseparably. : INHERE
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Boasts. : VAUNTS
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Exit. : EGRESS
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Dutch news agency. : ANETA
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Lassitude. : ENNUI
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Those who accomplish. : DOERS
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Pith helmet. : TOPEE
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Seethe. : BOIL
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Summon. : CITE
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Roll. : BUN
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“The Shropshire ___.” : LAD
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Annamese measure. : GON
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Utilize. : USE
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Brightest star in a constellation. : COR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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