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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1946

89-Down : Paving material.

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 70
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 218
Across
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Place for a boutonnierre. : LAPEL
6
Geronimo's men. : APACHES
13
Peace-loving maker of lethal weapons. : NOBEL
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President of Mexico, 1911. : MADERO
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Support of a built-up gun. : SERRAGE
20
Pupils: Fr. : ELEVES
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Fountain nymph. : EGERIA
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Land of Ephraim. : SAMARIA
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Singe textiles to remove loose fibers. : GENAPP
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Fragment. : RELIC
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Object of Mt. Wilson research. : SUN
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Be enacted. : PASS
28
Run. : LADDER
29
Architect of Cathedral of St. John the Divine. : CRAM
30
Author of Troilus and Cressida. : CHAUCER
32
Moluccan islands. : OBI
34
Hawk's nest. : AERY
35
High priest at Shiloh. : ELI
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Tribe of the Gold Coast. : AHANTA
37
Full of knots. : SNAGGY
39
Author of "Alice in Wonderland." : DODGSON
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Condiment. : SPICE
44
Fortified city in Yugoslavia. : NEUSATZ
48
Manner of sawing wood. : FELTING
50
Plane figure in mathematics. : TRAPEZET
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Hasten. : HIE
53
Deep, dry gully. : ARROYO
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Pineapple: Var. : ANANA
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Luxury assessed 20% tax. : SCENT
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Noted U.S. publisher (1821-71). : SCRIBNER
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Dover ___. : STRAIT
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City in Greece. : ARTA
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River in Brazil. : SERIDO
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___ Palmas, Spain. : LAS
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Mr. Pickwick's servant. : SAM
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Babylonian deity, half man, half fish. : OANNES
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River in England. : AVON
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French girl's name. : YVONNE
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Driver. : TEAMSTER
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Medicines. : DRUGS
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Husband of Tess Durbyfield. : ANGEL
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City opposite Juarez, Mexico. : ELPASO
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Month: Abbr. : DEC
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Freezes. : CONGEALS
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Made a great show: Scot. : SPLORED
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City in Oregon. : ASHLAND
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Hawaiian shrub. : AKALA
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Sheriffs' understudies. : ELISORS
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Whole. : INTACT
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___ Zangwill, English novelist (1864-1926). : ISRAEL
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Tool. : HOE
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Small drink. : DRAM
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Norse name. : OLA
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Coxcombry. : FOPPERY
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Britain's mascot. : LION
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Lubricating. : OILING
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___ Asther, screen actor. : NILS
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"___ Pinafore" by Gilbert & Sullivan. : HMS
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Academic cape. : CAPPA
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France's gift to U. S., 1886. : STATUE
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Eldest son of David's sister. : ABISHAI
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Projection moved by a cam. : TAPPET
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Welsh river. : SEVERN
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Secretary of Navy, World War I. : DANIELS
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Warrant. : ENSURE
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Lugubriously. : SADLY
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Goddess of love. : ASTARTE
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Kind of soil. : LOESS
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Nobel Prize winner for literature, 1909. : LAGERLOF
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Queen of William IV of England. : ADELAIDE
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Island at entrance to Red Sea. : PERIM
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Swedish king. : ERIC
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River in Chile. : LOA
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Site of Nile dam. : ASSUAN
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Goobers. : PEANUTS
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Prepare for combat. : ARM
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Material. : CRAPE
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City in Ethiopia. : HARAR
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Protection. : EGIS
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Spring. : SEASON
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Slack attire. : NEGLIGEE
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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Stipples, in newspaper parlance. : BENDAYS
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Dodge. : EVADE
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Outcast. : LEPER
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River in Yosemite Valley. : MERCED
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Nimble. : SPRY
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River in Ireland, famous in song. : SHANNON
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Church-singer. : CHOIRBOY
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Army officer: Abbr. : CAPT
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"Long live the Emperor": Japanese : BANZAI
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Queen of the Belgians, died 1935. : ASTRID
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Part. : SEPARATE
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Destroys the contents of. : GUTS
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Plainly evident. : GLARING
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Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : IRAS
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Tilts. : CANTS
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Brian ___, of stage and screen. : AHERNE
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Colorer. : TINTER
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Greek letters. : ZETAS
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Buddhist priest. : GYELONG
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What Palissy worked on (1509-1589). : ENAMELS
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Candied orange-peel. : ORANGEAT
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Singers. : CANTORS
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City famous for porcelain. : SEVRES
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Stoop. : CROUCH
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Lobster liver. : TOMALLEY
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Persian book of Zend-Avesta. : SADDA
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Slink. : SNEAK
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Absolve. : ASSOIL
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Follower of King Genseric. : VANDAL
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Feminine name. : ELLA
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Looks. : APPEARS
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Life history of individual organism: Biol. : ONTOGENY
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Undergarment. : SLIP
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Primitive horse. : EOHIPPUS
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Plants which bend downward. : DROOPERS
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Express train. : LIMITED
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Paving material. : ASPHALT
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McKellar is its president, protem. : SENATE
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Good neighbor. : CANADA
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Thrust in fencing. : REMISE
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___ house. : DOSS
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Ceremonies. : RITES
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Basque province in Spain. : ALAVA
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Hard quartz. : FLINT
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Otherwise: Mus. : OSSIA
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Fault. : LAPSE
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Roughen. : NURL
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Syrian bishop of Edessa. : IBAS
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Arma virumque ___. : CANO
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Pronoun. : HER
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Far off: Comb. form. : TEL

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 54 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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