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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1948

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 614 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 169, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 323
Across
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Promoting health. : SANATIVE
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Annul, as a law. : ABOLISH
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Hollywood director's "eye." : CAMERA
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Solitude-seeking ascetics. : EREMITES
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Military novice. : TRAINEE
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White silk veils. : ORALES
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Infrequency. : RARENESS
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Food. : OATMEAL
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Shrewish women. : VIXENS
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Finland's SW seaport, Turku. : ABO
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Smooth cotton fabrics. : SATEENS
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Bowered. : ARBORED
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John Allan's foster son. : POE
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Ancient Roman ball game. : PILA
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"___ is a wall between two gardens."—Kahlil Gibran. : SADNESS
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Now. : TODAY
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Picnic allergen, the sumacs. : RHUS
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Filaments. : HAIRS
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Acted as a cicerone. : LED
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Laos tribesman of Siam. : YUN
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Ancient bronze coin. : AES
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"There will be no ___ in the Almost Perfect State."—Don Marquis. : BEANS
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Come by. : GET
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Bibulous one. : SOT
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Pronounces r's roughly, as a Scot. : BURRS
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Subject of treatise by Machiavelli. : PRINCE
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Tirana is its capital. : ALBANIA
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Gabardine. : WORSTED
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Elevated. : HOISTED
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Factuality. : REALNESS
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Verbal rhythm. : METRE
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Tolerates patiently. : BIDES
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Philosophical abstract existences. : ENTIA
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"The Hairy ___," by Eugene O'Neill. : APE
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Cebine monkey. : SAI
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Snaffle. : BIT
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Overwhelming enthusiasm. : FUROR
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Paintings. : OILS
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Not intrinsically requisite. : UNESSENTIAL
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___ target, towed by airplane. : SLEEVE
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Symbol of "Aloha" in Hawaii. : LEI
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Without premeditation. : UNINTENTIONALLY
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Favorite. : PET
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Headquarters of Turkey's government. : ANKARA
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In a provincial manner. : SECTIONALLY
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Fatal. : DIRE
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Elaborately sculptured stone slab. : STELA
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Pronoun. : HER
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The animal that records its history. : MAN
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Chilean river. : LOA
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Troublesome bone hollow. : SINUS
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"Poetry comes with ___, hunger, and dismay."—Christopher Morley. : ANGER
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Part of a flower. : PETAL
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"The ___ worm will turn."—King Henry VI. : SMALLEST
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What Evangeline was. : ACADIAN
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Fungus pathogenic to fruit. : MONILIA
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Alerts. : AROUSES
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City of Harun al-Rashid. : BAGDAD
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Slogan. : MOTTO
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Fairy tale character. : ELF
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Siamese cent. : ATT
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Exceedingly. : AMAIN
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Timely. : PAT
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East Indian sheep. : SNA
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Dutch measure. : AAM
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Partitions. : SEPTA
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Bereft. : LORN
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Ecclesiastical week day. : FERIA
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Experienced. : SCARRED
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Species. : SORT
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Tumor-denoting suffix. : OMA
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Reached one's destination. : ARRIVED
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Official judiciary robes. : ERMINES
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Landed. : LIT
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Work over trivia. : NIGGLE
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Rehearse. : NARRATE
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Of a genus of carnivorous snails. : NATICINE
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American white-tailed kite. : ELANET
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Yellow plant pigment. : ETIOLIN
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North American milkweeds. : ACERATES
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Immunizing antitoxins. : SERUMS
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Permeating by degrees. : SEEPING
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Least turbulent. : SERENEST
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Six-winged celestial being, one rank above a cherub. : SERAPH
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Near-Eastern kingdom. : ARABIA
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Essential oil from orange flowers. : NEROLI
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Soul: French. : AME
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Cans, in England. : TINS
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Virginia willows. : ITEAS
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Chaste. : VESTAL
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Two-wheeled chariots of Gaul. : ESSEDES
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Spiritually correct a sin. : ATONE
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Impudent. : BRASSY
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Shepherd's pipe. : OAT
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Rivero's capital. : LIMA
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Lethargic. : INERT
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Coastal. : SEABOARD
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Marsh fever: Med. : HELODES
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Flock of partridges. : COVEY
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Unpluvious. : ARID
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What Gorki's friends called him. : MAX
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Political symbol. : ELEPHANT
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Disclaim. : RENOUNCE
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Estimated for taxation. : ASSESSED
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"Die, and ___ a college or a cat."—Pope's "Moral Essays." : ENDOW
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Abyssinian prince. : RAS
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Spiral-horned Asiatic wild sheep. : ARGALIS
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Proof-supplying demonstrations. : SUBSTANTIATIONS
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Second publication. : REISSUE
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Medicinal plant. : SENNA
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Pertaining to food intake. : NUTRITIONAL
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Not long-windedly. : BRIEFLY
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Hand-painted accessory. : TIE
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Aldrich's bad boy. : TOM
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Arm of Ireland's Shannon river. : REE
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Hull. : POD
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Small interstitial areas. : AREOLAS
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Assuasive. : LENIENT
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Resembling a chiropter. : BATLIKE
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Hindu worshiper's kneeling rug. : ASANI
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Ill feelings. : RESENTMENTS
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Broadway success. : HIT
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Inventor of a 9-line stanza. : SPENSER
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Manila Bay passenger boats. : BILALOS
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Gmelin's compound ether. : ESTER
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Platitudinous. : BANAL
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Grumbles. : REPINES
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Make into a cliché. : OVERUSE
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Double-checks. : RETESTS
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Vinously dry. : SEC
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Tragic play by Euripides. : ION
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Christopher ___, for whom "The Taming of the Shrew" is performed. : SLY
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Astronomical. : URANIAN
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South America's "camel-sheep-burro." : LLAMA
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Owner of a magic ring. : ALADDIN
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Weakens by admixture. : DILUTES
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Billina in the Oz books. : HEN
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Coin apertures. : SLOTS
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Run wild. : GAD
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Wicker vessel for catching fish. : POT
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"Children and fools cannot ___."—John Heywood. : LIE
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Macaw. : ARA
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Large nacreous mollusks. : ABALONES
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Strong-scented aster. : CAMOMILE
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Gelatin used in bacteria cultivation. : AGARAGAR
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Stimulate to action. : MOTIVATE
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Affright. : ALARM
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Gen. Cates' men. : MARINES
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Infants' cereals. : FARINAS
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Through. : PER
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Liquid ester. : ACETIN
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Threat to security. : MENACE
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Cultivated. : POLITE
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Triads. : TRINES
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Depone. : ATTEST
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Ridges across the fingerboard of a guitar. : FRETS
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Lofty abode. : AERIE
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Malay sugar-yielding sago. : ARENG
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Discourage from an objective. : DETER
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Turkish crescent, or its flag. : ALEM
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Declivity. : DROP
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Venerable person: Comb. form. : SIRE
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Horselike African antelope. : GNU
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___ Baba. : ALI
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Receptacle. : CAN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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