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New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1942

Author:
Alma Talley
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 159
Alma Talley has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 6
Across
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On Britain's lifeline. : MALTA
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Coal mine grass. : DAMPS
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Good neighbor. : HAITI
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Intricate. : DEDAL
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Ousted Latin American president. : ARIAS
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Do it again: Lat. : ITERA
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R. A. F. target. : ESSEN
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Bailiff. : REEVE
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Thrust. : LUNGE
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Hone. : STROP
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Hasten. : SPEED
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Detention center. : ELLIS
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A President's nickname. : ABE
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U. S. naval base. : ANTIGUA
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Preachments. : SERMONS
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Possesses. : HAS
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Workshop for warships. : YARD
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Auriculate. : EARED
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City claimed by Italy. : NICE
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Narcotic. : CODEINE
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Rubs out. : ERASES
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He didn't want to "die for Danzig." : DEAT
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Shod. : SHOED
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Simultaneous actions. : CONCERTS
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Royal pretender. : JUAN
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Metallic trimmings. : SPINNINGS
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Manage. : OVERSEE
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Agreement. : PACT
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Showers. : RAINS
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Source of poi. : TARO
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Desires. : COVETS
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Prepare. : PAVE
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One of the United Nations. : CHINA
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The kind of war this is. : TOTAL
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To the sheltered side. : ALEE
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City in Oklahoma. : TULSA
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A good neighbor. : CHILE
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Occupied Balkan territory. : THRACE
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Flocks of ducks: arch. : SORDS
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Groove. : RUT
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"Till now some nine ___ wasted."—Othello. : MOONS
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Rumples. : TOUSLES
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Flying visitor. : HESS
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Wash. : RINSE
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Scene of a famous trial. : RIOM
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Musical instrument. : OCARINA
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Heroic Belgian city. : LIEGE
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Deity. : GOD
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Zones. : BELTS
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Cutting machines. : MOWERS
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He married the boss's daughter. : CIANO
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Source of bad news. : DOMEI
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"Success is a ___ paint"—Suckling. : RARE
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To delete. : ELIDE
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Groans. : MOANS
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"Doubt thou the stars are ___"—Hamlet. : FIRE
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Rang. : CHIMED
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"What's ___ and what's past help"—Winter's Tale. : GONE
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Holy man. : SAINT
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Vegetable. : BEET
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An usher's job. : SEATING
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A hesitant good neighbor. : ARGENTINA
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Important to a ballet dancer. : TOES
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A blitzkrieged city. : BELGRADE
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Resources. : MEANS
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Free French territory. : CHAD
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Repack. : RECASE
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Sweet. : DESSERT
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Ogle. : LEER
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Lawmaker. : SOLON
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Members of the AVG. : ACES
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Grain. : OAT
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Makes inaudible. : DEAFENS
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Calls to memory. : REMINDS
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Past. : AGO
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Temporary name for Wake Island. : OTORI
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Angry. : IRATE
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The world is this. : ARMED
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One of our objectives. : TOKYO
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Musical performance. : REVUE
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Indian leader. : NEHRU
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Strainer. : SIEVE
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Expert. : ADEPT
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Scoff. : SNEER
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Swellings. : STYES
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Golf term. : HOLED
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Defeats. : BESTS
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Conquered native of Far East. : MALAY
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Strategic oil center. : ARUBA
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Ship. : LINER
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Label. : TAG
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On the ocean. : ASEA
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Repugnance. : DISTASTE
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Clothes. : ATTIRES
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Combines. : MERGES
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Haughty. : PROUD
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Grape concentrate. : SAPA
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We fought this German in another war. : HESSIAN
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Phase. : ASPECT
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Tributary to the Rhone. : ISERE
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To be prolific. : TEEM
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An enemy base. : INDOCHINA
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German city. : DRESDEN
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Conger. : EEL
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A GHQ for United Nations. : DELHI
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Pertaining to birds. : AVIAN
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Smaller: obs. : LESSE
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Closest. : NEAREST
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Times of day. : NOONS
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Ordered. : DECREED
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Trim. : NEAT
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Revisers. : EDITORS
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Remainder. : REST
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The heel of the boot. : DUCE
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Part of a book. : SPINE
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South American shrubs. : COCAS
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Convex molding. : OVOLO
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Not at all. : NEVER
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Scene of big naval battle. : JAVA
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"Red ___ in the sunset." : SAILS
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Clipper stop. : NATAL
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Tuesday's child has it. : GRACE
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Walk on these. : SOLES
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Over. : PAST
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Historically disputed river. : RHINE
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More. : PLUS
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Selected. : CHOSE
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Use this in hiking. : THUMB
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Constellation. : URSA
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Territory in Africa. : CONGO
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"___ solid flesh." : TOO
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County. : SHIRE
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Appearances. : MIENS
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"That ever lived in the ___ of times"—Julius Caesar. : TIDE
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Printers' measures. : ENS
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Enemy city. : ROME
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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Shade. : COLOR
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Impressing. : AWING
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Buys back. : REDEEMS
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Tropical vine. : LIANA
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British general. : GORT
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Part of Italy's lost empire. : ERITREA
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Poem by Keats. : LAMIA
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What Gallup looks for. : TREND
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Marshy grass. : SEDGE
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Money. : COINS
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Investigator. : DIES
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American outpost. : ICELAND
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Upholds. : MAINTAINS
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Fodder. : FEED
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"Black and midnight ___."—Macbeth. : HAGS
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Gaze. : STARE
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Hog. : BOAR
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Abetted. : SECONDED
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Poorer. : NEEDIER
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Greek hero. : THESEUS
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Credit. : BELIEVE
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Middle. : CENTRE
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German marshal. : ROMMEL
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Openings. : DOORS
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Corroded. : EATEN
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Where baseball fans gather. : STOVE
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American ambassador. : LEAHY
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Prefix meaning earnest. : SERIO
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Sweets. : CAKES
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Country of British lifeline. : EGYPT
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Smudges. : SOOTS
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"To ___ thy soul with crosses"—Spenser. : FRET
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Heedless. : RASH
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Pierce. : STAB
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"Rosemary and ___." : RUE
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Canticle. : ODE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 156 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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