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Archie S. Kreiling
Archie S. Kreiling

WORDS AND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1950

8-Across : Underground cell.

Author:
Archie S. Kreiling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Archie S. Kreiling has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 426
Across
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Agile goatlike antelope. : CHAMOIS
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Underground cell. : DUNGEON
15
___ Holm, screen star. : CELESTE
22
Heroine of famous romance. : HELOISE
23
Proclaim. : ENOUNCE
24
Patron saint of beggars. : ALEXIUS
25
Small interstice. : AREOLET
26
Nine-day devotions. : NOVENAS
27
Turns. : ROTATES
28
French coloratura soprano. : PONS
29
Equine color. : ROAN
31
General: Turk. : AGA
32
___ Jr., Derby winner, 1945. : HOOP
34
Poet's genius. : MUSE
35
Twitching. : TIC
36
Richard Gonzales' forte. : TENNIS
38
Connecticut's Governor. : BOWLES
40
Say further. : ADD
41
Tennyson's shipwrecked sailor. : ENOCH
43
Hindu month. : ASIN
45
Judge's vestment. : ROBE
46
Architectural piers. : ANTAE
48
Renowned for his "The Bathers." : RENOIR
50
Its capital is Berbera. : SOMALILAND
53
Weavers' reeds. : SLEYS
54
Father of Cordelia. : LEAR
56
U. S. Navy's "Old Unsinkable." : NEVADA
57
Back. : REAR
59
Soldier A.W.O.L. too long. : DESERTER
63
Delivers. : SAVES
64
German city on the Saale. : BERNBURG
68
Cassowary. : EMU
69
Dark brown. : SEPIA
71
___ judicata. : RES
72
Famous Minnesota doctors. : MAYOS
73
Electrical unit. : REL
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Counterfeit. : FAKE
76
Garments of early motorists. : DUSTERS
78
Chasms. : GULFS
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Island near Guadalcanal. : SAVO
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Kingdom of Indo-China. : ANAM
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Malt beverage: Fr. : BIERE
82
Japanese pine tree. : MATSU
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Persons. : ONES
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Reliable. : SURE
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V. P. Barkley. : ALBEN
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Acquittance. : RELEASE
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Pie pans. : TINS
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Coin of Japan. : SEN
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Seed covers. : ARILS
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Pronoun. : HER
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Diminutive. : SMALL
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Lifetime. : AGE
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Divination by means of salt: Var. : ALOMANCY
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Palatable. : SAPID
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Decreed. : ORDAINED
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Recorded proceedings: Lat. : ACTA
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Sirupy liqueurs: Fr. : CREMES
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Big figure in National Budget. : DEBT
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Pearl Buck's married name. : WALSH
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Where Jackson Square is. : NEWORLEANS
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Thatched. : REEDED
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Peewee of Flatbush. : REESE
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Ostentatiously artistic. : ARTY
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Of a period of time. : ERAL
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Petrarch's inspiration. : LAURA
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Candlenut tree. : AMA
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Layers of shells. : NACRES
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Popular newspaper section. : SPORTS
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In ___ suam: Law. : REM
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Mystical number. : NINE
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Frog genus. : RANA
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___ Connally. : TOM
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Fruit. : PEAR
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Large shallow vats. : BACS
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Shimmer. : GLISTEN
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Something having three rounded parts. : TRILOBE
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City on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
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Flaxseed. : LINSEED
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Dartmouth's town. : HANOVER
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Leader of Texas Army, 1835. : HOUSTON
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Anxiously. : EAGERLY
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Dinner courses. : ENTREES
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Printer's slugs. : SPACERS
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Branch of a society. : CHAPTER
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Leading lady. : HEROINE
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Needle-point lace. : ALENCON
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Lows. : MOOS
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Product of Iran. : OIL
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River from the Alps to the Rhone. : ISERE
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Surgical thread. : SETON
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Truman's naval aide. : DENNISON
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One: Ital. : UNO
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Temporary star. : NOVA
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Northern Albanian: Var. : GUEG
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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County in E. Mississippi. : NESHOBA
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Ex-King of Rumania. : CAROL
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Abscond. : ELOPE
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Permit. : LET
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School test. : EXAM
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Locate. : SITUATE
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Mardi gras day. : TUESDAY
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Ancient chariots. : ESSEDES
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Mallard genus. : ANAS
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Senator Brewster of Maine. : OWEN
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President of France, 1871-73. : THIERS
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Monkeys. : SIMES
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Missile weapons of Gauchos. : BOLAS
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Land grants to Brahmans in India. : SASANS
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Member of steel fact-finding board. : COLE
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Former kingdom bet. Spain and France. : NAVARRE
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Moves along. : RIDES
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Paul M. Herzog's agency. : NLRB
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Classified. : RATED
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Washes. : LAVES
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Defender of famous Devil's Island prisoner. : DREYFUSARD
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Hoover. : REPUBLICAN
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Love: Greek. : EROS
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Water buck. : DEFASSA
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Al Smith's middle name. : EMANUEL
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Indonesia's statesman. : SUKARNO
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In a manner provoking laughter. : RISIBLY
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Real name of Cagliostro, Sicilian imposter. : BALSAMO
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Astronomical. : URANIAN
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Grenville's ship. : REVENGE
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Made lustrous. : GLOSSED
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Kind of monkshood: Var. : ATEES
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Muffles. : MUTES
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Sea eagle. : ERN
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Four quarts: Abbr. : GAL
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Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
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He wrote "Carmen," 1845. : MERIMEE
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Common contraction. : ARNT
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Keep off. : REPEL
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Forefather. : ELDER
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Aix-la-Chapelle. : AACHEN
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Margaret's father. : HARRY
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Tags. : LABELS
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Gov. Dever's state: Abbr. : MASS
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They originated golf. : SCOTS
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Loved ones. : DEARS
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
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Food fishes. : SNAPPERS
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Round up livestock. : WRANGLE
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Mother of twins in "Comedy of Errors." : AEMILIA
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Inclination. : LEANING
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Merit. : EARN
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Encircle. : WREATHE
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Sour fruit. : SLOE
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Jimmy ___. : DURANTE
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Builder. : ERECTOR
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Plums. : DAMSONS
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Staggering. : AREEL
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Sweets. : CANDY
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Temples, in India. : RATHS
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Scoutmaster's charge. : TROOP
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To be: Lat. : ESSE
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Slight hue. : TINT
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Swan genus. : OLOR
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Act. : MOVE
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Autumn pear. : BOSC
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Threefold: Comb. form. : TER
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Hastened. : RAN
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Social insect. : BEE
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Belgian Congo Bantu. : RUA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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