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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1948

75-Across : Feelers.

Author:
Hilda E. Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 542 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 328
Across
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Great patriot of Europe. : BENES
6
Deceived. : DELUDED
13
Lucifer. : MATCH
18
Pay. : SALARY
19
Shifty. : EVASIVE
20
Last resting place of King Arthur. : AVALON
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Well-known actor and playwright. : CRAVEN
23
Recommences. : RESUMES
24
Hooked. : HAMATE
25
Glutinous. : ROPY
26
Morning glories. : TWINERS
28
First word of "Home Sweet Home." : MID
30
Formulates. : PUTS
31
Being, in the abstract. : ENS
32
Tremulous. : SHIVERY
33
Pertaining to a coniferous tree. : PINIC
35
Evil divinity, brother of Osiris. : SET
36
Morning potation. : EYEOPENER
38
___ fides. : BONA
39
Employers. : USERS
41
Ornamental vessels. : VASES
42
One of the U. N. headaches. : STALEMATE
45
Sojourns. : RESIDES
48
Silly creature. : GOOSE
49
Gill cover of fishes. : OPERCLE
53
Judges. : OPINES
54
Lady's flat work basket. : CABAS
55
Obliterations. : ERASURES
56
These are, currently, troubled. : TIMES
57
What the old look now is. : DATED
58
Sometimes called "diggings." : APARTMENT
59
Horned viper. : ASP
60
39.37 inches. : METER
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Spanish name. : ANITA
62
___ Clare, in "Bleak House." : ADA
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Suffers to be. : TOLERATES
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The true heaths. : ERICA
67
Civet-like animal. : GENET
69
Light-colored aluminous amphiboles. : EDENITES
70
Goes round in circles. : MILLS
71
French hackney coach. : FIACRE
72
Egyptian deity. : SERAPIS
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Male ancestors. : SIRES
74
Liberality. : LARGESS
75
Feelers. : TENTACLES
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Diacritical mark. : TILDE
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Poe's midnight visitor. : RAVEN
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Second largest existing birds. : EMUS
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Shields. : PRESERVES
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Annam's capital. : HUE
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Go away. : SCRAM
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Supplier of food. : FORAGER
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Tool for spalling stone. : AXE
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Narrow fillet. : ORLE
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Symbol of stupidity. : ASS
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Mussulman. : SARACEN
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Killer whale. : ORCA
97
Sheds. : MOULTS
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Cloy. : SATIATE
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Young bird. : EAGLET
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Fresh-water fish. : BURBOT
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Anything coming into view. : EMERGER
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Hardens. : STEELS
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Scars. : SEAMS
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Large beetles. : SAWYERS
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Directions to compositors. : STETS
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Extensive Scottish freehold. : BARONY
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Glide away. : ELAPSE
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Where John Paul Jones won fame. : NAVY
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Earlier. : ERE
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Compositions. : SYNTHESES
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Deduces. : DERIVES
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Equalizer. : EVENER
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Gum resin. : LASER
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Exorbitant rate of interest. : USURY
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Darkens. : DIMS
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Lilith's storied successor. : EVE
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Stilbite, a common mineral. : DESMINE
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Mohammedan title, leader of the faithful. : MAHDI
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Miss Gardner, movie star. : AVA
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Ram down. : TAMP
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Short sentence. : CLAUSE
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More violent. : HOTTER
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Rocky debris: Gt. Brit. : SCREE
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Lodgings. : NESTS
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Product of New York State. : WINES
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Woman beloved. : INAMORATA
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Implements. : SPADES
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Native of Lodz. : POLE
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Most ingenious. : CUTEST
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What Bo Peep's charges were. : OVINE
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Of low pitch. : BASS
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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Unimpassioned. : SOBER
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Batrachian. : TOAD
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Three-banded armadillo. : APARA
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The world does it. : ROTATES
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Part of a soap opera. : EPISODE
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A herbalist. : SIMPLER
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Winner at Saratoga in 1777. : GATES
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Fine line used in falconry. : CREANCE
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Pawnbrokers. : LENDERS
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Fortunes. : ESTATES
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Delicacies. : CATES
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The Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, etc. : EPICS
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Abominators. : DETESTERS
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West Indian shrubs. : ANILS
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Famous Paris newspaper. : MATIN
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City on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Approaches perfection. : RIPENS
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John McCormack's birthplace. : EIRE
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Beam. : GIRDER
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Zealous. : EAGER
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Wire measures. : MILS
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Want of integrity. : FALSENESS
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Dross. : SCUM
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Historic city of Belgium. : LIEGE
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Accumulates. : AMASSES
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Detectives. : TRACERS
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Equilateral parallelogram with oblique angles. : RHOMB
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Containing gold. : AUROUS
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Fabric. : VELURE
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Famous park in Vienna. : PRATER
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Scoundrel. : VARLET
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Surpasses. : EXCELS
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Memberships on the Stock Exchange. : SEATS
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Patterns. : CASTS
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Titania. : FAIRY
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An organ stop. : ORAGE
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Portoferraio is its chief port. : ELBA
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Seethe. : STEW
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S-like molding. : OGEE
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Huckleberry Finn's friend. : TOM
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Eucharistic vessel. : AMA
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Siamese coin. : ATT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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