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ELEMENTARY

New York Times, Sunday, May 19, 1957

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,882
Across
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Tyrannize over. : RIDE
5
Electrical unit. : FARAD
10
"Isle of ___." : CAPRI
15
Wife of Hercules. : HEBE
19
Incense. : ODOR
20
Sanctuaries. : ASYLA
21
Former name of Comédie Française. : ODEON
22
Administrator: Abbr. : EXEC
23
Mysterious prisoner of Louis XIV. : MANINTHEIRONMASK
26
Composer Edouard. : LALO
27
Quantum of light energy. : PHOTON
28
Wagner heroine. : SENTA
29
Important industrialist. : STEELMAN
31
Poorer. : SORRIER
33
Shop lights. : NEONS
35
Fish-eating bird. : ERNE
36
Denmark port. : ELSINORE
38
Sea dog. : TAR
40
Not suited. : UNFIT
44
___ boy! : ATTA
47
Boxes. : SPARS
48
Man's nickname. : WES
49
Sulky person. : GROUCH
50
St. ___, capital of Leeward Isls. : JOHNS
52
Feminine suffix. : ESS
53
A full-length movie. : FEATURE
55
52. : LII
56
Hero of Sherwood play. : ABE
57
Common negative contraction. : ISNT
59
Pertinent. : GERMANE
60
Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
61
Polite reply to an invitation. : REGRETS
63
Resurgent type of feminine pulchritude. : PLATINUMBLOND
65
Greek mountain chain. : OETA
66
Flooded with color. : FLUSHED
67
Creator of Ferdinand the Bull. : LEAF
68
Ellin Berlin's new book. : SILVERPLATTER
71
Politely. : CIVILLY
74
Wavy: Her. : UNDE
75
Teaser. : TAUNTER
76
One of David's mighty men. : BANI
77
With an ___ to (considering). : EYE
78
Marble. : MIB
79
Told in detail. : RECITED
80
Especially liked. : PET
81
La ___, Milan. : SCALA
83
Part of Dempsey's epithet. : MAULER
85
Hero of June 16. : DAD
86
Painter Hals. : FRANS
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Ratibor's river. : ODER
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Algonquian. : ALGIC
90
Greek letter. : PSI
91
Plunderer. : PREDATOR
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Tractor for towing canal boats. : MULE
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Nostrils. : NARES
97
Sprinkles freely. : PEPPERS
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High officials. : TOPBRASS
105
___ te ipsum (know thyself): Lat. : NOSCE
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City on the Illinois. : PEORIA
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Player chased in a game. : HARE
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Williams hit. : CATONAHOTTINROOF
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From a distance. : AFAR
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Draw out. : EDUCE
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To ___ (perfectly). : ATURN
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Po tributary. : ADDA
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Doctrines. : ISMS
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Sins, in theology. : DEBTS
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Augean places. : STIES
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Look of ill will. : LEER
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Frolics. : ROMPS
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Where Twin Falls is. : IDAHO
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Generous one. : DONOR
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Native of Asmara. : ERITREAN
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Falstaff's forte. : FATNESS
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Type of wood. : ASH
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Grains. : RYES
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Transferers of real estate. : ALIENORS
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Menders. : DARNERS
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Writer Doyle. : CONAN
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Jerauld Wright's rank: Abbr. : ADM
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Soup ingredient. : PEAS
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Roll. : ROSTER
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Printer's device. : INKER
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Greek: Comb. form. : HELLENO
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School event. : EXAM
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Hungarian man's name. : BELA
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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Piece of waste silk. : NOIL
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Tribe of Sioux. : OTOE
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Accustom: Var. : ENURE
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Matures. : RIPENS
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More vaporous. : STEAMIER
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Influential cartoonist. : NAST
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Make ___ (hold the fort). : ASTAND
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Plug ___ (perforate with bullets). : FULLOFLEAD
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Suffix denoting a specialist. : ICIAN
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___ person. : THIRD
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Slightly open. : AJAR
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Fit ___ tied. : TOBE
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Tale of 1843. : THEGOLDBUG
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Goethe's alter ego. : WERTHER
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Aviation imp. : GREMLIN
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Seven: Span. : SIETE
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Delighted. : FEASTED
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Premier of Burma. : UNU
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Elevator man. : STARTER
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Sated. : GLUTTED
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Turkish regiment. : ALAI
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Cooking banana. : PLANTAIN
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Marmion's horse. : BEVIS
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Liquids or gases. : FLUIDS
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___ cum laude. : SUMMA
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Pertaining to the skull. : INIAL
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Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
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Doze. : CATNAP
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Actor Talbot. : LYLE
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Man of the ___. : YEAR
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Bubble. : BEAD
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Come up again. : RECUR
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Author of "Conquest of Peru." : PRESCOTT
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Uncle Toby's Trim. : CORPORAL
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Makes pliant. : LIMBERS
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___ paint. : FRESHAS
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Open-heeled shoes. : STEPINS
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Rearing of a horse. : PESADE
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Lateen-sailed canoe. : PROA
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Free to be argued. : OPEN
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Added a dash of spirits. : LACED
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Two wives of Henry VIII. : ANNES
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Disintegrate. : ERODE
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___ Janeiro. : RIODE
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Second Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
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Oriental language. : THAI
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Zanies. : OAFS
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Baby carriage. : PRAM
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Short projection. : STUB
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Holster: Fr. : ETUI
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT
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Three: Ital. : TRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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