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THE DAY'S WORK

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 644
Across
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Character in "Barrack-Room Ballads." : ATKINS
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August. : STATELY
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Dr. Arias' country. : PANAMA
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Rank of the "Absentminded Beggar." : PRIVATE
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Heroine of Tasso's epic. : ERMINIA
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Of a Western Indian stock. : SALINAN
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Unguents: Scot. : POMATES
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City in Pennsylvania. : READING
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He once lived in Brattleboro, Vermont. : KIPLING
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Tennis play. : LOB
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How Kipling saw East and West. : SEPARATED
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Sends forth. : EMITS
32
___ de mer. : MAL
33
Ardor. : ELAN
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Grim rite for Danny Deever. : PARADE
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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A challenge. : GAGE
38
Fodder vats. : SILOS
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Baggage cars: Brit. : VANS
41
Bundle of sacred twigs. : BARSOM
43
Carried by Gunga Din. : WATER
44
Jostlers. : ELBOWERS
46
Bunks. : BEDS
47
Adored. : REVERED
49
Man's name: Sp. : LUIS
50
He "shot a comrade sleepin'." : DEEVER
52
Bellow. : ROAR
53
Belgian port. : OSTEND
56
Designating the backbone of Italy. : APENNINE
58
Of the Chinese. : SINITIC
62
Sophocles, the Attic ___. : BEE
63
Under the ___. : DEODARS
65
Pride, wrath, envy, etc. : SINS
67
Craving. : DESIRE
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Binnacle light. : LAMP
70
Equinoctial phenomenon. : STORM
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Boil down. : DECOCT
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Giver. : DONOR
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Zulu regiment. : IMPI
75
Uniform shading, in engraving. : TINT
76
Cape ___ Canal. : COD
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Inventor in telegraphy. : VAIL
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___ Sahib, Sepoy mutiny leader. : NANA
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Gilding stuffs. : GILTS
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Fruitcake ingredient. : CITRON
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It tasted like "wafers made with honey." : MANNA
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Struck. : SMIT
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Irish clan. : SIOL
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Most capable. : FITTEST
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Pronoun. : ONE
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Island in Nagasaki Harbor. : DESHIMA
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A Kipling immortal. : MULVANEY
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Draws up the shoulders. : SHRUGS
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Floated. : FLEW
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Romantic heroine. : ELAINE
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Small rail. : SORA
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Furious. : VIOLENT
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Tropical tree. : ATES
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Affords. : PRESENTS
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Whirring sounds. : BIRRS
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Turkish decrees. : IRADES
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Foghorn blast. : TOOT
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Merits. : EARNS
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Biblical giant. : ANAK
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Game bird. : SNIPE
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Alluvial deposits. : GEESTS
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Flatter: Slang. : SOAP
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Fell. : HEW
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Effective force. : VIGOR
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The Hindu Kush, for instance. : MOUNTAINS
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Land measure: Shetland I. : URE
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Part of the French Revolution rallying cry. : EGALITE
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Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
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Memorable. : NOTABLE
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What ships did in "Wireless." : RADIOED
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Retribution. : NEMESIS
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Broiled. : GRILLED
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Gazelles. : ARIELS
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Prophetess. : SEERESS
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Judges. : TRIERS
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Jonathans. : APPLES
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Immense palm leaf. : TROOLIE
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O'Hara's name. : KIMBALL
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Ragweed shrub. : IVA
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Burmese demons. : NATS
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Mountain slope. : STEEP
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Scorpion fishes. : SERRANS
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Soles of boots. : TREADS
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Timber tree. : AMATE
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Current. : TIDE
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Girl's name. : ENID
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Tree. : LIN
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Hunters: Var. : YAGERS
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Seaport in Peru. : PAITA
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Where Monte Rosa is. : ALPS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Make alive. : ANIMATE
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Contrived. : MANAGED
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Waltonian. : ANGLER
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Panama redwoods. : ESPAVES
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Long-winged marine birds. : SKIMMERS
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Heath. : MOOR
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High-born. : NOBLE
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A poison. : ARSENIC
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Troops in "Barrack-Room Ballads." : GARRISONS
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Puget ___. : SOUND
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Snake charmer's clarinet. : BEEN
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Recommended. : ADVISED
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Deprived of gradually. : WEANED
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Broadest. : WIDEST
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Eastern oils. : BENS
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Empty space. : VOID
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The true skin. : DERM
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Make over. : RENOVATE
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Compelled. : OBLIGED
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Knot. : SEAMILE
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Belled pagodas. : TEMPLES
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Son of Myrrh. : ADONIS
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Not full hours. : PARTTIME
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Game bird. : TINAMOU
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A chore for Judy O'Grady. : IRONING
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Unguents. : CERATES
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Auricular. : OTIC
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Describes Fuzzy Wuzzy's dress. : SCANTY
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Farmer's tool. : PITCHFORK
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Cantabrigian tutor. : DON
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Antler prong. : TINE
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Compare critically, as texts. : COLLATE
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Ropes. : LASSOS
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Photographs. : STILLS
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Vocal flourish in music. : ROULADE
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Rich source. : MINE
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Punkahs. : FANS
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"Soldiers ___." : THREE
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Sun-screened, as a bungalow. : AWNINGED
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Contends. : VIES
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Indian princes. : RANAS
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Going down. : SETTING
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Acidulous speech. : VINEGAR
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River way to Mandalay. : IRAWADI
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Ortheris, Learoyd and 94 Across. : TRIO
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Applicable to Kipling's sister, Beatrice. : POETESS
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Girl's name. : ROSA
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Adversity. : TROUBLE
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Word for Shere Khan. : SNARLER
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Important East Indian tree. : BAHERA
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Pinafores. : APRONS
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A game for the Colonel's Lady. : TENNIS
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Makes haste. : SPEEDS
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Locations. : SITES
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Appearance. : GUISE
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Nasal sound. : SNORT
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Kind of fiddle. : VIOL
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Buffoon. : MIME
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Above. : OVER
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Excite. : STIR
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Falsehood. : LIE
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Lorelei ___. : LEE
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Mahbub in "Kim." : ALI

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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