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New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 1943

10-Down : Pertaining to a foot.

Author:
Louis Shields
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 106
Louis Shields has 9 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 60
Across
1
Animal symbolic of an ally. : BEAR
5
Animal owned by a statesman. : FALA
9
Pole for a fore-and-aft sail. : SPRIT
14
Island south of South Island, N. Z. : STEWART
21
Not placed. : UNLOCATED
23
Expressing pique. : POUTY
24
President of Mexico. : CAMACHO
25
Seaport capital of French Somaliland. : DJIBOUTI
26
Naval wireless telegraph station. : RADIOPHARE
28
Denary. : TEN
29
Controls. : GOVERNS
30
Commercial city of Lombardy. : MILAN
31
Healthier. : HALER
32
Native: suffix. : ITE
33
Observers. : EYERS
34
Animal with splayed feet. : CAMEL
35
Minstrel's clappers. : BONES
36
Cry of bacchanals. : EVOE
37
Properties. : ESTATES
40
Feudal estates. : FEODS
41
Arranges in layers. : TIERS
42
950-mile river on which Gorki is situated. : OKA
45
Props up. : SHORES
46
Shelters for cattle. : BARNS
47
Thirteenth Hebrew letter. : MEM
48
Rhoncus. : RALE
50
Heroic poem. : EPOS
51
Beautiful women. : PERIS
52
Iroquoian Indians. : SENECAS
56
British bomber plane. : BLENHEIM
58
Powerful business man. : BARON
59
Coast town of Libya, east of Tripoli. : MISURATA
60
Under-officers in a church. : SEXTONS
61
Tinfoil for mirrors. : TAIN
62
He studied law in London. : GANDHI
64
Lapdog. : POM
65
The military service. : ARMS
66
Economic Stabilization director. : BYRNES
68
Trust. : RELY
69
Dining hall. : SALA
70
Regales lavishly. : WINES
72
African native. : NILOT
73
"Not failure, but low aim, is ___."—Lowell. : CRIME
75
Defame. : LIBEL
76
Wavy: Heraldic. : ONDE
77
Adduce. : CITE
78
Husband or wife. : SPOUSE
80
Central points. : FOCI
81
Above: Poet. : OER
82
Gambles. : WAGERS
84
Department in France, capital Alençon. : ORNE
85
Gibed. : HECKLED
88
Ship-rigged war vessels. : FRIGATES
90
Aryan inhabitant of Central Caucasus. : OSSET
92
Japanese islands east of Philippines. : CAROLINE
93
Tyro. : STARTER
94
More attractive. : CUTER
95
Oil center of U. S. S. R. : BAKU
96
Girl in the comics. : ETTA
97
Ever: Poet. : EER
98
Defraud: var. : COSEN
99
City in Jap hands. : MANILA
101
Further. : YET
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" ... the wine when it is red, ... stingeth like an ___."—Proverbs. : ADDER
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Junket. : FEAST
106
Telephone repairers. : WIREMEN
107
Sea mile of 2029 yards. : NAUT
108
Redbreasted merganser. : HARLE
109
Athletic contests. : GAMES
110
Goat antelope of Asia. : GORAL
115
Small cask. : KEG
116
Victim of Charlotte Corday. : MARAT
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Sprites. : ELVES
118
Inhabitant of Yugoslavia. : SLOVENE
120
Pother. : ADO
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Divinations by inspection of the nails. : ONIMANCIES
123
Dance of Italian origin. : COURANTE
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City in Lower Burma. : RANGOON
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Villatic. : RURAL
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One of the Pillars of Hercules. : GIBRALTAR
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Strategic country in North Africa. : ALGERIA
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Mine timber. : STULL
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Mountain of Thessaly. : OSSA
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Plate of a soap frame. : SESS
Down
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Tennis champion of 1937-38. : BUDGE
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Use with satisfaction. : ENJOY
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Swarming. : ALIVE
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Dresser. : ROBER
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Italian deity of the fields. : FAUN
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Coins of Thailand. : ATTS
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Feather headdress of Hawaii. : LEI
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In the year of the Christian era: abbr. : AD
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Temporary cross timbers in shipbuilding. : SPALES
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Pertaining to a foot. : PODAL
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Spoil. : RUIN
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Four-time Premier of Japan (1841-1909). : ITO
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British fighter planes. : TYPHOONS
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Ascends. : SCALES
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Vetches. : TARES
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Wife of Cuchulainn. : EMER
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Native of Northeastern Burma. : WA
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Busy. : ACTIVE
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Orator. : RHETOR
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Malabar canoes. : TONEES
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Crosses: Scot. : CORSES
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Jingles. : RIMES
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Rounds of applause. : HANDS
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Comrades. : MATES
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Rebound. : CAROM
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North Pacific sea. : BERING
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German measure. : EIMER
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Glistens. : SHEENS
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Pith helmets. : TOPIS
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Gambling game. : FARO
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Thin: comb. form. : TENUI
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Encircles. : ORBS
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Hardy vegetable. : KALE
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Strategic Mediterranean port. : ALEXANDRIA
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Capital of a neutral democracy. : BERNE
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Reticulated. : MESHY
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Meat dish. : ENTREE
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Uses cosmetics. : PAINTS
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Move sidewise. : SIDLE
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Aptitude. : CAPABILITY
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Mexican cornmeal mush. : ATOLE
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Island in Davao Gulf, Mindanao. : SAMAL
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Strategic seaport east of Tripoli. : HOMS
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Weight: comb. form. : BARO
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Recurring effect of a past experience. : MNEME
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Tenth President of U. S., 1841-45. : TYLER
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Appear. : ARISE
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Stings. : BITES
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Musical arranger. : SCORER
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Symbol on Russian flag. : SICKLE
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Barks. : WOOFS
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Sluggish. : INERT
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2,600-mile river flowing into Gulf of Guinea. : NIGER
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Dwarf. : RUNT
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Poisonous plant. : LOCO
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Provide food. : CATER
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Province of West Poland. : POSEN
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Instrument of discipline. : FERULE
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Adam's ale. : WATER
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Seaport in Northeast Tunisia, between Sfax and Tunis. : SOUSSE
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Moslem judge. : HAKIM
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Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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French collaborationist. : DEAT
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Accost. : GREET
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Proofreader's direction. : STET
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Palm stems. : CANES
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Creosote oils. : COALTARS
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Discloses. : BARES
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Netherlands Indies island west of New Guinea. : CERAM
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Imitates. : MIMES
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Government of Turkey. : ANGORA
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Capital of Turkey. : ANKARA
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Curiously made. : DAEDAL
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Sea cow. : DUGONG
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Potato starch. : FARINA
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British general in South Asia. : WAVELL
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Capital of Tonkin. : HANOI
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Pertaining to neuroglia. : GLIAL
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Arenas. : OVALS
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Annual income in France. : RENTE
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Brazilian Indians. : ANTAS
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Ovens in glassmaking. : LEERS
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Native of North Africa. : MOOR
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Beige. : ECRU
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Wails. : SOBS
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Orifice of the brain. : LURA
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Crank. : NUT
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On the side: prefix. : CIS
125
Earth goddess. : GE
127
The fashion: colloq. : GO

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 93 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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