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ABOUT THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, March 26, 1950

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 574 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 424
Across
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U. S. Ambassador at large. : JESSUP
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Spendthrift. : WASTREL
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Man with atomic problems. : TRUMAN
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Defeat; outwit: Slang. : EUCHRE
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General term for certain related minerals. : URANITE
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President of recent U. N. General Assembly. : ROMULO
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Knight ___. : ERRANT
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Any animal: Colloq. : CRITTER
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White poplars. : ABELES
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Result of playing the game bouts-rimés. : POEM
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French colony of Equatorial Africa. : TCHAD
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Was inaccurate. : ERRED
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Figured with small designs: Her. : SEME
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Dutch commune. : EPE
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"Yankee Doodle Boy." : COHAN
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Valley in Argolis, scene of Greek games. : NEMEA
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Paving material. : TAR
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Spanish dance. : DANZA
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Interurban. : INTERCITY
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Reads metrically. : SCANS
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Krafft-___, German neurologist. : EBING
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Seven-term president of Mexico, died 1915. : DIAZ
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Soap. : SAPO
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Taking the sunshine. : BASKING
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Barracuda. : SENNET
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Rivulet: Dial. : RINDLE
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Absorbed. : INTENT
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Twig. : VIRGA
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Ousting. : EJECTION
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"To a Nightingale." : ODE
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Bloodcurdling. : EERIE
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Malice. : SPLEEN
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Roughly a pound, in N. Africa. : ROTL
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Orchestral thunder gong. : TONITRUONE
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Word from the "Dunciad," a current ethical problem. : EUTHANASIA
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Worthless leavings. : ORTS
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Return to earth. : RELAND
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The ballooning silk. : CHUTE
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Kind of leather: Abbr. : MOR
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Bulge. : PROTRUDE
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Circumnavigator, 1577. : DRAKE
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Treaty port on the Yangtze. : ICHANG
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Auricular muff. : EARLAP
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Einstein product. : THEORY
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Pearlash: Fr. : POTASSE
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Baltic native. : ESTH
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U. S. native. : YANK
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___ Zone. : CANAL
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Wilson's friend and confidant. : HOUSE
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Business machine. : ADDRESSER
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California white oak. : ROBLE
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Referee. : UMP
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Disciple of Poor Richard. : SAVER
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Oneness. : UNITY
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Limb. : LEG
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The Hindu Olympus. : MERU
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Modern music. : BEBOP
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___ solemnis. : MISSA
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Third greatest coal region of Europe. : SAAR
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Man's name. : ALONZO
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Restless, hurried: Music. : AGITATO
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Stiff net silk for millinery. : MALINE
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Tidied up. : NEATED
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Narrator. : RELATOR
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Symington's weapons. : PLANES
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Walked. : STRODE
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Marksmen. : SNIPERS
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Changes. : ALTERS
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Traveled by Army car. : JEEPED
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Personification of a continent. : EUROPA
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Cinema. : SCREEN
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Article of household linen. : SHAM
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Ornamental vessel. : URN
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The beast: Ital. : PETTO
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Capital of Hupeh province. : WUCHANG
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Thoroughgoing. : ARRANT
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Port at N. end of Suez Canal. : SAID
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High explosive. : TNT
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Immortalize. : ETERNIZE
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English Channel power boat. : LERRET
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Commerce. : TRADE
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Deprive of. : ROB
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Japanese apricots. : UMES
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Matador's red-flagged staff. : MULETA
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Mexico's high executive. : ALEMAN
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Head winds: Slang. : NOSERS
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Head of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. : CHING
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Turtle genus. : EMYS
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Nine important men. : CABINET
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Savory meat name. : ASPIC
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Man's nickname. : ZEKE
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River near Kassel, Germany. : EDER
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Surrounds. : RINGS
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Cocktail snack. : CANAPE
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Against. : CONTRA
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Break the continuity. : INTERRUPT
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Therapy by sand application. : ARENATION
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Region adapted to its fauna. : BIOTOPE
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Republic between France and Spain. : ANDORRA
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Giant voice. : STENTOR
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Cathedral city in Tuscany. : SIENA
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Start dentition. : TEETHE
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Fragrant heathlike plants of S. Africa. : DIOSMAS
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Cosmetic washes. : LOTIONS
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Magnify. : ENLARGE
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One edge of the rainbow. : VIOLET
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Reckless driver. : JEHU
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Regretted. : RUED
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Happy. : LUCKY
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Agave fibers. : ISTLES
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Earn affection. : ENDEAR
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Honey-sweet. : NECTARY
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Drudge. : DRONE
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Demolishes. : RASES
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Flatboats. : ARKS
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Symbol of saintliness. : HALO
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Focus of scientific limelight. : HYDROGEN
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Lutetia, the city of light. : PARIS
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Own. : HAVE
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Supervisors of morality. : CENSORS
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Everyone. : HUMANS
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Eggs, fancy. : OMELET
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Hullabaloo. : UPROAR
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Prohibits. : DEBARS
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Wooer. : SUITOR
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Cleveland's opponent, 1884. : BLAINE
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The Pisa Tower. : LEANER
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Way of exit. : EGRESS
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Dwelt. : ABODE
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Florida resort. : TAMPA
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Poetic preposition. : UNTO
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Hairs: Bot. : PILI
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Helper. : MATE
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Bedrail. : SLAT
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English letter. : ZED
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Spigot. : TAP
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Everyone. : ALL

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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