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WORLD-WIDE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, May 27, 1956

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,525
Across
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Word forms. : PLURALS
8
Composers' society. : ASCAP
13
Bird. : SMEW
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Safe: Thieves' slang. : PETE
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She sings Mimi, Violetta, etc. : RENATATEBALDI
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Aeneas' helmsman. : PALINURUS
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Among certain regions. : INTERCOLONIAL
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Garden flowers. : AGERATUMS
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For: Span. : POR
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State. : IOWA
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Show. : DEPICT
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Contended. : MET
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Barb: Span. : PUA
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Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
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Large Canadian canal system. : TRENT
37
"Sing it ___ used to sing it . . . " : ASWE
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Readily. : APTLY
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Subject: Span. : TEMA
42
Inkling. : IDEA
44
Wild goat with recurving horns. : TAHR
46
News ___. : ANALYSTS
48
King of drama. : LEAR
50
Sage. : NESTOR
52
Steps. : STAIR
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Horse. : PACER
56
Beasts of burden in central Asia. : YAKS
58
Clumsy. : INEPT
60
Resume. : REOPEN
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Even one. : ANY
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Pops. : DADS
67
Wood wind. : OBOE
69
Danish island. : AERO
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Notation. : MEMO
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Winks. : NICTATES
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Barber. : TONSOR
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Fall heir to. : INHERIT
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Pronoun: Fr. : ELLE
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Glazes. : ENAMELS
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Garment. : VEST
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Useful. : UTILE
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Sen. Johnston of S. C. : OLIN
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Spar. : YARD
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Confined. : PENT
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Kazan native. : TATAR
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSSI
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Canoe carry. : PORTAGE
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Clerical abbreviation. : REVD
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Apartment house court. : AIRWELL
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Appurtenance of Justitia. : SCALES
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Las Vegas habitué. : GAMESTER
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Fragrance. : ODOR
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Barrier. : GATE
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Malign. : EVIL
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Compass point. : ENE
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Nero's tutor. : SENECA
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Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
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In ___. : ESSE
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Tuesday: Fr. : MARDI
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Fiction form. : NOVEL
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Make clear. : ATTEST
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Did the crawl. : SWAM
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Miami's bay. : BISCAYNE
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Radio signal. : BEAM
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Baltic native. : ESTH
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Glance at. : SCAN
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Entrance, as to a culvert. : INLET
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Harp: It. : ARPA
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Swineherd in "Ivanhoe." : GURTH
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Panama and Corinth. : ISTHMI
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Hail! : AVE
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Sup. : EAT
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Writer Thirkell. : ANGELA
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Esparto grass. : ALFA
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Own: Scot. : AIN
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Phenomena of Pribilof Islands. : SEALERIES
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M. Thibault. : ANATOLEFRANCE
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Pictures. : ENVISIONS
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Catherine's spouse. : PETERTHEGREAT
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Watch your ___. : STEP
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Actor Griffith. : ANDY
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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As in Utopia. : IDEALLY
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River of Poland. : PRIPET
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Poe poem. : LENORE
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Remove ornaments. : UNTRIM
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19th century explorer. : RAE
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Roman rooms. : ATRIA
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Sparta was its capital. : LACONIA
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Pack away. : STOW
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Turku. : ABO
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Derby notable. : SANDE
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Customers. : CLIENTS
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Certain plays. : ADAPTATIONS
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Hair: Comb. form. : PILI
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Light blows. : SPATS
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Size: Abbr. : MAG
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Gold. : ELEMENT
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Cable. : WIRE
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Ascribe. : PUT
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What Stromboli does. : ERUPTS
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Confusion. : TUMULT
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Tries. : ESSAYS
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Exultant. : ELATE
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Girl's name. : NATALIE
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Vieux ___, New Orleans' French Quarter. : CARRE
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Farewell: Lat. : VALE
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Eminence. : RANK
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Desolate. : WASTE
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Instruments measuring high temperatures. : PYROMETERS
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English poet. : DRYDEN
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Sharpeners. : HONES
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Exodus name. : AARON
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Wagner role. : ERDA
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Confidential. : ESOTERIC
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Glass section. : PANE
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Atom apparatus. : CYCLOTRON
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Tests. : ASSAYS
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Source. : PARENT
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Outer boundaries. : PERIMETER
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Actor Jannings. : EMIL
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Distinction. : NOTE
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Sun disk. : ATEN
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Eleanor of "Barchester Towers." : BOLD
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Slow: Mus. abbr. : RIT
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Signature of a noted author. : TELAWRENCE
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Supervises. : OVERSEES
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Quonset. : HUT
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Gov.-Gen. of Canada. : MASSEY
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Docks. : STAGES
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Wrath. : IRE
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Sonneteer. : POET
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Half: Prefix. : SEMI
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Town near Santa Fe. : TAOS
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Staff member. : AIDE
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Former. : OLD
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Early English royal house. : PLANTAGENET
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Biblical verb. : GAVEST
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Sell. : VEND
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Three: Ger. : DREI
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Foliaged: Var. : LEAVY
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Shooter. : AGATE
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Girl's name. : ELMA
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Drone. : IDLER
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Garments. : COATEES
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Jacob's father-in-law. : LABAN
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Opposite of dele. : STET
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Zuider Zee port: Abbr. : AMST
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A growing out. : ENATION
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Vie with. : EMULATE
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What Casey did. : WHIFFED
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Prejudices. : BIASES
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Think up. : INVENT
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Floss. : SLEAVE
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Poetic verb form. : SHALT
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Gabrielle of Paris. : CHANEL
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Friendly. : AMICAL
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Ripe old age. : NINETY
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Part of Paris. : PASSY
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Second-___. : RATER
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Bilko. : SARGE
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Specialty of 21 Across. : ARIA
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Hiatuses. : GAPS
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Where Samson wielded a jawbone. : LEHI
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Edge. : LIP
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Finis. : END
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Argentite. : ORE
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Constellation. : ARA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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