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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 1953

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,407
Across
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Bohlen's post. : RUSSIA
7
Operatic voice. : BASSO
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Paderewski's pride. : POLAND
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M. France. : ANATOLE
20
Oxidize by heating. : CALCINE
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Opera by Jacobowski. : ERMINIE
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Ferdinand's bride. : MIRANDA
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Disquieted. : ALARMED
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Burdening. : LOADING
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Glacial deposits. : OSAR
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Man's name. : EMIL
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The Regulus, the Nike, etc. : MISSILES
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Greek poet, to a Cockney. : OMER
32
Forthwith. : NOW
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Sign of spring. : SNOWDROP
35
Emits vapor. : FUMES
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Macaque. : APE
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Russian Black Sea port. : ANAPA
40
City in Honshu. : NARA
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Where Papeete is. : TAHITI
44
Girl's nickname. : KATIE
46
Approves: Slang. : OKAYS
48
Whiffenpoof's specialty. : SONG
50
Cluny. : LACE
51
Mermaid. : SIREN
52
Baseball's speaker. : TRIS
54
Set forth. : NARRATE
56
A loud noise. : BANG
57
Nickname for a chlorophyll fan. : GREENIE
60
Pained utterance. : OUCH
61
First woman in Greek myth. : PANDORA
64
Waste land. : MOOR
65
Large peninsula of Siberia. : KAMCHATKA
68
Gangster's finale. : RIDE
69
You ___. : ALL
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Irish battle cries. : ABUS
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Domain in Arabia. : EMIRATE
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Particle. : WHIT
75
Old Roman magistrate. : EDILE
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Roundabout way. : DETOUR
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What happened. : NEWS
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Neck affliction. : PAIN
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Reckons. : OPINES
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Luster. : GLINT
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Centipede's forte. : FEET
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Pettifogger. : SHYSTER
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Misdeeds. : SINS
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German article. : EIN
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Pahlevi's country. : IRAN
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Drama of the mortgage, "The Old ___." : HOMESTEAD
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Actress Daniels. : BEBE
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Leave undone. : NEGLECT
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Dutch ___. : OVEN
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Part of the décor. : DRAPERY
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Seine tributary. : OISE
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Chantecler's forte. : CROWING
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Large walled city in China. : SIAN
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Wagner's father-in-law. : LISZT
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Polish title: Mrs. : PANI
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Iowa's pride. : CORN
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Of a nut. : NUCAL
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Willowy. : LITHE
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Grayish green. : RESEDA
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Secular. : LAIC
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Fruit bevarage. : SHRUB
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Philippine fruit tree. : IBA
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Recreation. : SPORT
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Castigate. : CHASTISE
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Bookish suffix. : ANA
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Canasta score. : MELD
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Stratify. : LAMINATE
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Military station. : POST
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City in Iowa, pop. 22,898. : AMES
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Instructed, as in the Air Force. : BRIEFED
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Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORINNE
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He defeated John L. Sullivan, 1892. : CORBETT
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Standards: Fr. : ETALONS
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Made evident. : EVINCED
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Work. : OPERATE
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Tenfold. : DENARY
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He wrote innumerable boys' books. : ALGER
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Thorny. : SPINED
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Novel of 1884. : RAMONA
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Direction in music: It. : UNISONO
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British part of Borneo. : SARAWAK
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Center of Arizona's flag. : STAR
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Son of Apollo. : ION
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Priscilla ___, nee Mullins. : ALDEN
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___ masque. : BAL
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"Cradle of Texas Liberty." : ALAMO
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Hollywood product. : SCRIPT
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Commander of naval operations, 1917–19. : SIMS
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Individuals. : ONES
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Genus of literature. : PROSE
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KO'd by Ezzard Charles, 1951. : OMA
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Island resort off Venice. : LIDO
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Vivify. : ANIMATE
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Bowling item. : NINEPIN
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Collegian's goal. : DEGREE
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Eire's de Valera. : EAMON
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Great kettle. : CALDRON
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Skyscraper. : EDIFICE
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Oleoresin. : ELEMI
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"___ your queen in calico . . . " : IWAS
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Antecedent of the guitar. : LUTE
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Wilson's son-in-law. : SAYRE
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Prince in India. : RANA
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What beauty is only. : SKINDEEP
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Silk center in New Jersey. : PATERSON
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Welladay! : ALACK
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Shakespeare's in-laws. : HATHAWAYS
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Ship on a voyage of adventure. : ARGO
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Fisherman's need. : SINKER
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Breakfast food. : GROATS
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Playground equipment. : SAND
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Part of Stevenson's itinerary. : SIAM
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A rod: German. : RUTE
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Drawing card. : BAIT
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French tapestry. : GOBELIN
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Fixed practice. : ROUTINE
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Distinguished. : EMINENT
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Fixed as by pressure. : PRINTED
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Tacoma's mountain. : RAINIER
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Late British field marshal. : ALLENBY
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Miss Wildfire in "Heart of Midlothian." : MADGE
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Manitoba Indian. : CREE
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Creator of Arthur Dimmesdale. : HAWTHORNE
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River in Belgium. : LESSE
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Be quiet! : HIST
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Unseat, as a judge. : DISBENCH
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Sets to work. : UTILIZES
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Carbolic. : PHENIC
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Destine. : ORDAIN
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The surface. : FACE
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Small duck. : SMEW
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Handles of pitchers. : EARS
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Intermission. : REST
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Egg-shaped. : OVOID
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Mild oath. : GOSH
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Hesitate. : PAUSE
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Portuguese native of East Indies. : CASTICE
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Old Lopez tune. : NOLA
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Apprehended. : GRASPED
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Large ocean liner. : LIBERTE
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Native of Cap Spartivento. : ITALIAN
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Beauty shop specialty. : PERM
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Fern of P. I. : NITO
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Semitic language. : ARAMEAN
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Crescent-like ornament. : LUNETTE
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Trimmed a felled tree. : LIMBED
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Their rural mileage is 2,990,036. : ROADS
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Serving temporarily. : ACTING
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Great Lakes whitefish. : CISCO
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Sewed loosely. : BASTED
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Full, as a tide: Naut. : PLENY
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Therefore. : HENCE
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Punctuation marks. : STOPS
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Walter ___ Mare. : DELA
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New star. : NOVA
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Seed coat. : ARIL
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Shelter: French. : ABRI
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In place of. : FOR
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Father of Kish. : NER
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Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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