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RELATIVITY

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,537
Across
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Tropical fruits. : MANGOS
7
Arabian gulf. : ADEN
11
Trifle. : FICO
15
Alaskan island. : ATTU
19
Result. : COMEOUT
20
Day book. : LIFEWITHFATHER
23
Virtuosity. : ARTISTRY
24
Turgenev novel. : FATHERSANDSONS
25
Pooh! : BAH
26
Shinto temple. : SHA
27
Transgresses. : ERRS
28
Sense. : REASON
29
Depot: Abbr. : STA
30
German brew. : BIER
32
The "fire-preventin' bear." : SMOKEY
34
Gray soldier. : REB
35
Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
37
Be at one. : AGREE
39
Crossed out: Colloq. : EXED
40
Italian seaport. : GENOA
42
Après printemps. : ETE
43
Made into a mirror. : SILVERED
45
Texas steed. : MUSTANG
47
Wound up. : ENDED
51
Grain beard. : AWN
52
Colleen's name. : ERIN
53
Feeler: Zool. : PALP
54
Bluejackets. : TARS
56
Famous Gardner. : ERLE
57
Proposal. : BID
58
Realm: Comb. form. : RIC
59
Plant of lily family. : GARLIC
61
Posed. : SATSTILL
63
"But yet the pity ___, Iago!" : OFIT
65
Side arms. : SABERS
67
Tragacanth. : GUM
69
Today. : NOW
70
Born: Fr. : NEE
71
Boy friends. : BEAUS
73
Nocturnal time in Paris. : NUIT
74
Part of a Hemingway title. : THEOLDMANAND
77
Responds. : REACTS
79
Greek letter. : CHI
80
Vilipend. : DEFAME
81
Glenway Westcott book (with "The"). : GRANDMOTHERS
85
Leningrad's river. : NEVA
86
Siouan Indians. : IOWAS
90
Money on the Ginza. : YEN
91
Ratite. : EMU
92
Relative of bitter. : ALE
93
A wife of Adam. : LILITH
95
Lizard: Comb. form. : SAUR
96
Gruenther's concern. : REDCROSS
99
Fruits. : MELONS
101
Actor March. : HAL
103
Explosive. : TNT
104
Bouquet. : ODOR
105
Norse name. : NILS
107
Propound : POSE
108
Decorate. : REDO
109
Greek letter. : ETA
110
Sugar solution. : SYRUP
112
Book of the Bible. : NUMBERS
114
Seppuku, in Japan. : HARAKIRI
116
___ Moines. : DES
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Cozzens' "___ of Honor." : GUARD
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Names. : DUBS
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Retired. : INBED
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Metric measures. : STERES
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School marks: Abbr. : GRS
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Surcoats. : TUNICS
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Reputation. : NAME
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Motorist's group: Abbr. : AAA
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Let go of. : UNHAND
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Regimen. : DIET
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Teen-age word. : HEP
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Interdiction. : BAN
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Ruth McKenney's famous book. : MYSISTEREILEEN
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Naval. : MARITIME
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Novel based on life of Josiah Henson. : UNCLETOMSCABIN
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Tannenbaum. : FIRTREE
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Chess piece. : ROOK
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Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
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Heating vessel. : ETNA
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Complimentary. : GRATIS
Down
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Katherine Mayo title. : MOTHERINDIA
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Bon ___. : AMI
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Degree: Suffix. : NESS
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Barbarians. : GOTHS
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Tom Taylor comedy. : OURAMERICANCOUSIN
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Swinery. : STY
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Brother of Ethelred. : ALFRED
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Book for memorabilia. : DIARY
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Tritons. : EFTS
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Bible book: Abbr. : NEH
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Harbor vessel. : FIREBOAT
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Man on a $10,000 bill. : CHASE
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Distinctive. : OFNOTE
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Cockney headgear. : ATS
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Things mentioned. : THOSE
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Encampment. : TENTS
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Constellatory bear. : URSA
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George Kelly's prize play. : CRAIGSWIFE
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Negative verbal form. : WERENT
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Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
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Hebrew title. : ABBA
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Pieced (out). : EKED
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Bro., for one. : REL
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Bovines. : OXEN
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Italian composer. : RESPIGHI
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Cousin of the civet. : GENET
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In any case. : EVER
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Relative of the tern. : GULL
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Sister of Ares. : ERIS
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Father of Romulus. : MARS
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Hawthorne book for children. : GRANDFATHERSCHAIR
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River in Yugoslavia. : DRINA
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Douglas' daughter. : ELLEN
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Removed, in printing. : DELED
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Nodding. : ABOB
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Segment. : PART
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Leaf aperture. : STOMA
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Relative of a nautch. : GEISHA
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Tapering rod. : CUE
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Hindu title. : SWAMI
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Divert. : TURN
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Target. : BUTT
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Paradigms. : MODELS
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Passover festival. : SEDER
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Noun suffixes. : THS
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Son of Jacob. : LEVI
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Modernists : NEOS
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Consort of Mut. : AMMON
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Ivies. : CREEPERS
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Spinning wheels, for short. : GYROS
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Long and slender. : REEDY
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Words in a contract. : ANDOR
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Deciduous tree. : ELM
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The number of the Muses. : NINE
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Fantasy of 1863. : WATERBABIES
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Best seller of 1955. : AUNTIEMAME
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Spanish miss: Abbr. : SRTA
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Waste. : LOSS
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"Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
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Uncouth. : CRUDE
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Gastropod. : SLUG
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"___ Ullin's Daughter." : LORD
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Father of Hel. : LOKI
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Complacency. : SMUGNESS
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Noted physicist. : RABI
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Read. : PERUSE
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Like a poet. : BARDIC
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English poet. : HUNT
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Halfway house. : INN
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___ Coventry (ostracized). : SENTTO
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Chaperon. : DUENNA
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Sand hill: Brit. : DENE
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Refuse. : SAYNO
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Potter's clay. : TASCO
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Hades. : SHEOL
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Kind of sale. : TIEIN
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Sawlike part. : SERRA
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Asian river. : AMUR
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First word of "Aeneid." : ARMA
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Sin: Theol. : DEBT
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"The Great Commoner." : PITT
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Kind. : ILK
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Port in New Guinea. : LAE
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Business abbreviation. : MFG
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Three: Prefix. : TRI

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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