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ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, March 6, 1949

32-Down : Pertaining to pastoral verse.

Author:
Henry A. Wolfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 150, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 6.00, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 610 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 184, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 72
Henry A. Wolfe has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 369
Across
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Drama by G. B. Shaw. : CANDIDA
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Propriety. : DECORUM
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Satire by Voltaire. : CANDIDE
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Harsher. : HOARSER
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An enzyme. : INULASE
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Novel by Zola. : LOURDES
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Wardrobe. : ARMOIRE
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Low extended cloud bank. : STRATUS
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Wrestler slain by Hercules. : ANTAEUS
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Vertical lines of musical notes. : STEMS
29
Creator of Happy Hooligan. : OPPER
31
Self-addressed audible remark. : ASIDE
33
Golden ___. : GATE
34
Virile. : MALE
35
Different or other: Comb. form. : ALLO
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Inner ear covering in some reptiles. : EARLID
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Young hogs: Var. : SHOTES
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Tinker in "Taming of the Shrew." : SLY
42
Partitioned enamel work. : CLOISONNE
44
Belgian member of Hague Court. : NYS
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Bitters: French. : AMER
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Disconnected. : FRAGMENTAL
48
Changed: Spanish. : ALTERADO
50
Scene of famous naval victory 480 B. C., Xerxes defeated by the Greeks. : SALAMIS
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Of high mountains. : ALPEN
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Ascertain. : LEARN
55
Venezuela's river. : ORINOCO
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Ancient name for Aswan. : SYENE
57
Persisted. : INSISTED
61
Arizona mining town, near Prescott. : CLARKDALE
63
Plastered with cement. : STUCCOED
65
Scottish explorer (1813-93). : RAE
66
Fixed payment. : RENT
67
Aged person: Scot. : ELLER
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Head: French. : TETE
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Somewhat blue. : SLATISH
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Arrow poisons. : INEES
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Vehicle. : SLED
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Organizer of Socialist party in U. S. : DEBS
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Region in Africa. : NUBIA
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Anchors, etc. : MOORING
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Utter. : EMIT
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Whose romance is front page news? : RITAS
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Synthetic rubber. : BUNA
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College basketball league: Abbr. : EIL
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"O ___," famous aria from "L'Africaine." : PARADISO
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Mormon designation of American Indians. : LAMANITES
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Human beings. : ADAMITES
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Leather belt. : STRAP
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Breaks a promise. : RENEGES
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
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Portuguese grape, used in name of sea. : SARGA
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Three-leggers. : TRIPODS
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Of a household: Latin. : FAMILIAS
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Italian. : NEAPOLITAN
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Eft: Var. : EVET
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Wartime agency. : OPA
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Red seaweeds. : CORALINAS
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President's nickname. : CAL
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Pseudonym. : ANONYM
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Well-known trade name in cosmetics. : ARDENA
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Natives of India: Poet. : INDS
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Garment. : CAPE
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Religious group. : SECT
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James Whitcomb Riley heroine. : ANNIE
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Town in Palermo Province, Sicily. : GANGI
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Railroad section hand. : JERRY
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Character in "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme." : CLEONTE
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Suburb of Istanbul. : SCUTARI
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Resembling a mite. : ACAROID
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Clothes fitter. : ALTERER
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Sun parlors. : SOLARIA
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Short tales, as the "Decameron." : NOVELLE
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Fencing thrust. : PASSADO
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Bay on the coast of Texas. : ARANSAS
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Presidential aspirant. : STASSEN
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Crevasses. : CHASMS
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Of the large artery. : AORTAL
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i. e. or e. g. : NAMELY
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Suffix denoting a running. : DROME
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Wife of Osiris. : ISIS
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The: German. : DER
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Of the planet Mars. : AREOLOGICAL
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Settle. : DISPOSE
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Prevalently. : CURRENTLY
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Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
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Renegade. : RAT
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Customary. : USUAL
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Scene of 1908 earthquake. : MESSINA
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Clothed. : CLAD
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First-class things. : AONES
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"I had a little ___ tree." : NUT
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Official guides or interpreters in the Near East. : DRAGOMANS
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Preconceived. : IDEATED
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Secondary: Comb. form. : DEUTERO
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Highway curves. : ESSES
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Load-lines on vessels. : PLIMSOLLS
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Pertaining to pastoral verse. : IDYLLIC
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In fashion. : ALAMODE
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Metrical foot. : ANAPEST
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Abated. : RELENTED
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Vixen. : HARRIDAN
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Person with fantastic ideas. : CRANK
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Indians of Tierra del Fuego. : ONAS
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Takers of dictation. : STENOS
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Dallier. : FLIRTER
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Portrait support. : EASEL
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Electrical coil. : SOLENOID
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Little spider: Lat. : ARANEOLA
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Gender. : NEUTER
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Paid a levy. : TRIBUTED
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Unconstraint. : EASINESS
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Dutch painter in America (1832-95). : DEHAAS
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Geographical background of Tennyson's "Light Brigade." : CRIMEA
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Fished for congers. : EELED
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Gum-yielding South American tree. : CEBIL
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Careless. : REMISS
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City in Bohol Province, P. I. : TUBIGON
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Tastiness. : SIPIDITY
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"___ lends enchantment." : DISTANCE
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Frightening. : STARTLING
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Where Zululand is. : NATAL
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Labor union in Spain. : GREMIO
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City in Mexico. : TORREON
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Native races of our country. : AMERINDIANS
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Health: Latin. : SANITAS
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Flying squirrel. : ASSAPAN
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French negative. : NEPAS
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Relics. : MEMENTOES
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Gelatins derived from seaweed. : AGARAGARS
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The Pope: Ital. : PAPA
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Girl in Scott's "Peveril of the Peak." : FENELLA
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Wading birds. : AVOCETS
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Macedonian lance: Lat. : SARISSA
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Shrubs named after Swedish botanist Olin. : OLINIAS
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Christmas ___. : CAROLS
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A month: Ital. : APRILE
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Dutch university city. : LEYDEN
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American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. : ASCAP
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Matched. : MATED
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Interior ornamentation. : DECOR
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Mother Earth. : CERES
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Symbol of tyranny. : NERO
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High spot in opera. : ARIA
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Batavia is its capital. : JAVA
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"The Blue Eagle." : NRA
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The gums: Anat. : ULA
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Color. : TAN
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Bed. : COT

Answer summary: 25 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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