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HEADLINES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1942

Author:
Louis Shields
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 142
Louis Shields has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 57-Across clue, added em dash before "Bryant."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 13
Across
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"___ nature will not change."—Lincoln. : HUMAN
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Level to the ground. : RASE
10
Become visible. : APPEAR
16
Gold paints. : GILTS
21
Small African antelope. : ORIBI
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Discover. : ESPY
23
State of suspended animation. : TRANCE
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Tributary of the Rhone. : ISERE
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Island in the Indian Ocean. : MADAGASCAR
27
Stinger. : HORNET
28
Engraver's tool. : BURIN
29
European shrews. : ERDS
30
California rockfish. : REINA
31
Foes: Scot. : FAES
32
British statesman. : CRIPPS
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Capital of Iceland. : REYKJAVIK
35
United Nation. : CHINA
37
Macaw. : ARA
38
"Ah, did you once ___ Shelley plain?" : SEE
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Resentment. : IRE
40
Bobbin. : SPOOL
42
Seasons highly. : DEVILS
45
Sour liquids used as preservatives. : VINEGARS
50
Moves little by little. : EDGES
52
Foreordained. : DESTINED
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Sherbets. : ICES
57
"The groves were God's first ___."—Bryant. : TEMPLES
59
Wide sash worn over kimono by Japanese women. : OBI
61
Conditional release. : PAROLE
62
Ray. : SKATE
64
Legislatures. : DIETS
65
Animal fats. : SUETS
67
Prohibit again. : REBAR
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
70
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
71
Source of vitamin A. : CARROTS
73
Opposite of "ja." : NEIN
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Concurs. : ASSENTS
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Stop by causing to become fast in mud. : STALL
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Old English fourpence. : GROAT
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African eyeworm. : LOA
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Dull finish. : MATTE
83
Enlarging gradually, as a chimney. : EVASE
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Chapters of the Koran. : SURAS
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Crept away furtively. : SLUNK
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Make corrections in. : EMEND
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German battleship. : TIRPITZ
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God of war. : ARES
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Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
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Beverage. : TEA
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Evening party. : SOIREE
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Buckets. : PAILS
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Rested. : SLEPT
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Cord-like fabric used on uniforms. : BRAID
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Weighing machines: Scot. : TRONS
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Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. : ANZACS
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Finial. : EPI
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Gross error. : BLUNDER
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Dillseed. : ANET
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Vice president of the Confederacy. : STEPHENS
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Begets. : SIRES
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Fish yielding fine caviar. : STERLETS
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Most distressing. : SOREST
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Tilts up. : CANTS
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"Since ___ ate apples, much depends on dinner."—Maule. : EVE
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River between Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
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Bulgarian coin. : LEW
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Pass, as time. : SPEND
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Embezzles. : PECULATES
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President of Brazil. : VARGAS
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Inventor of the telephone. : BELL
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Prearranged list. : SLATE
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Oxidize. : RUST
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Flower. : ASTER
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Peninsula. : BATAAN
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Famous general. : TIMOSHENKO
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Biblical underworld. : SHEOL
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Poison gas having odor of garlic. : ARSINE
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Genus of maples. : ACER
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Not distant: poet. : ANEAR
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Cause to agree. : TALLY
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Tendencies. : TRENDS
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Good Queen ___. : BESS
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Stay. : TARRY
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Epic poet. : HOMER
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Arrow poison of South American Indians. : URARE
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Sailor. : MIDDY
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Basking. : ABASK
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Dress, as stone. : NIG
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Disjoined again. : RESEVERED
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Men without shadows. : ASCII
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Strikes with open hand. : SPANKS
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Wild cat of South America. : EYRA
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Belgian commune. : ATH
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Contour. : PROFILE
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Biblical wilderness. : PARAN
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The number nine. : ENNEAD
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Experts in the air. : ACES
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Macerate. : RET
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Fortress. : GIBRALTAR
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Son of Asher, in Genesis. : ISUI
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Leaf mannas. : LERPS
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Worthless stuff: slang. : TRIPE
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Correct judgment. : SENSE
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Resting place of Noah's ark. : ARARAT
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Brittle. : CRISP
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Dance. : JIG
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Ciphers. : CODES
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Omnivorous mammals. : HOGS
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Hail! : AVE
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Shield-shaped. : PELTATE
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Staff members of a newspaper. : EDITORS
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Air raid signal. : SIREN
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Prospect. : VISTA
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Secretary of the Interior. : ICKES
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Prize. : ESTEEM
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Struck. : SMIT
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Crabbed. : SOUR
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Inventor of dynamite. : NOBEL
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Olive oil: comb. form. : ELAIO
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Strategic seaport in Libya. : DERNA
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Article of food. : PEAS
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Great mass of ice. : BERG
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Vessels for heating liquids. : ETNAS
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Mud volcano. : SALSE
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Resolute. : STOUT
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Earn: dial. : ETTLE
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Quahogs. : CLAMS
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Garments of Hindu women. : SARIS
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Stupefies. : STUNS
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Turn aside. : AVERT
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Playing card. : TAROT
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"Lives and works through ___ changes."—Carlyle. : ENDLESS
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Commit. : ENTRUST
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Helix. : SPIRAL
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Spanish mantles. : CAPAS
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Praying female figure. : ORANT
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Confiscate. : SEIZE
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Detain. : KEEP
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Doyen. : DEAN
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Chemical having odor of violets. : IRONE
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Axiom. : TENET
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Relishes. : ZESTS
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Rebuffs. : SLAPS
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Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
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Serves. : AIDS
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Erudite. : SCHOLARLY
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Mingle. : BLEND
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Devices for locating submarines. : DETECTORS
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Desiccates. : SERES
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Coarse chaff of wheat. : BRAN
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Musical comedies. : REVUES
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"I saw a ___ heaven and a ___ earth."—Revelation. : NEW
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Base for an A. E. F. : ICELAND
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Electrical unit. : REL
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Deadly fly. : TSETSE
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Joining of two cables. : SPLICE
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Stop! : AVAST
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Turkish title. : PASHA
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Russian worker's guild. : ARTEL
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Outspoken. : PLAIN
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American prima donna. : EAMES
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Circus ring. : ARENA
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Part of a radio. : TUNER
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Ridge of glacial gravel. : ESKAR
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Account. : STORY
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Science of the history of the earth: abbr. : GEOL
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Cry of an elephant. : BARR
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Pierce. : STAB
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Truncheon. : BAT
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Town in Holland. : NES
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"Off with your ___ as the flag goes by!" : HAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 137 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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