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New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1943

Author:
Joseph C. Emidy
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 103
Joseph C. Emidy has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 70
Across
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U. S. cruiser at Atlantic Charter rendezvous. : AUGUSTA
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Gay. : FESTIVE
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Romance language. : SPANISH
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Part of a door. : TRANSOM
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Droned. : INTONED
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Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
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Mode or method: Fr. : MANIERE
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Classical canons of dramatic composition. : UNITIES
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Surrendered: Law. : REMISED
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Female voice. : ALTO
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Head of a Senate committee. : TRUMAN
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German city on Moselle River. : TREVES
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Ruler of Egypt, 1922-1936. : FUAD
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Our: French : NOS
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Famous U. S. cruiser. : BOISE
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Merry: Fr. : GAI
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Catch. : LATCH
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Highest note. : ELA
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Radio star. : BRICE
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Swiss lake. : LEMAN
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Indifferent to feeling. : STOIC
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Girl's name. : THERESA
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Soviet republic in Northwest Russia. : KARELIA
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Strategic Italian strait. : OTRANTO
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Variety of pyroxene. : AUGITE
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By means of. : PER
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Plant of genus Cassia. : SENNA
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Italian condiment. : TAMARA
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Eminent. : GREAT
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Typical name for English rustic. : HODGE
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French saint. : DENIS
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Excellence. : MERIT
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Indian linguistic stock of Bolivia. : URAN
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Famous American artist (1856-1925). : SARGENT
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Prowess. : VALOR
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Substitute for potatoes. : RICE
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Combination of capitalists. : SYNDICATE
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Tribal badge. : TOTEM
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Word arrangements. : PHRASES
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Meet defiantly. : DARE
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Irish exclamation. : ARRAH
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Butter from buffalo milk. : GHEE
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Famous biographer. : BOSWELL
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The great commoner. : BRYAN
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Commemorating victory. : TRIUMPHAL
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Italian town. : ASTI
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King of Yugoslavia. : PETER
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Valor. : HEROISM
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Threw. : HOVE
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Type of propeller. : SCULL
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Noted American naval strategist (1840-1914). : MAHAN
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Froth. : YEAST
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French mandate in the Levant. : SYRIA
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Redeem. : RANSOM
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Mexican aborigines. : MAYAS
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Noun suffix. : IST
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British bomber. : BOSTON
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Division of ancient Greece. : ARGOLIS
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Esteem. : RESPECT
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Legendary Irishmen. : FENIANS
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Inquisitive: colloq. : NOSEY
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Extinction. : DEATH
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Common organic acid. : MALIC
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East Indian timber tree. : SAL
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Common shrub. : SUMAC
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Italian city, 28 miles south of Turin. : BRA
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General Manuel ___ Camacho, Mexican President. : AVILA
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Weight of Rangoon. : PAI
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Brilliant fish of mackerel family. : OPAH
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Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
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Trainee at Paris Island. : MARINE
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Avoided. : FLED
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Eating place. : AUTOMAT
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Division. : PARTING
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Ordinary. : AVERAGE
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Church dignitary. : PRIMATE
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Italian naval base, inside the heel. : TARANTO
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Ancient name of Paris. : LUTETIA
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Iroquois Indians. : SENECAS
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Underhandedness. : SLYNESS
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Bargains to attract trade. : LEADERS
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Hindu life principle. : ATMAN
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Pertaining to a mountain range: combining form. : URALO
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Gloves: Fr. : GANTS
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Mussel. : UNIO
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Compass point. : SSE
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Chelonian. : TORTOISE
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Famous hymn. : AMERICA
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Adriatic seaport. : FIUME
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Large province in Sicily. : ENNA
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Sharp retort. : STINGER
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Sum up. : TOT
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Signed provisionally. : INITIALED
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Shift. : VEER
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Part of name of Antarctic mountains. : EDSEL
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More rapid: Music. : STRETTO
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U. S. destroyer lost in Pacific. : PRESCOTT
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Point. : AIM
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One born of a serf: Feudal law. : NEIF
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Offspring. : ISSUE
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Go softly. : STEAL
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Ibsen heroine. : HEDDA
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Function. : USE
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Anatomical tube. : VAS
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U. S. major general. : BRETT
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Senator Johnson. : HIRAM
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Noted French statesman (1862-1932). : BRIAND
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Voluminous. : LARGE
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Capital of ancient Assyria. : NINEVEH
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Usual equipment of reconnaissance plane. : CAMERA
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Largest river of Iberian peninsula. : TAGUS
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Precipitation. : HURRY
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Grecian sea: var. : EGEAN
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Small anchor. : KEDGE
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Central division of French Indo-China. : ANNAM
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Nostil. : NARIS
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Secure with a rope. : TRICE
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Instigator of "Popish Plot," 1678. : OATES
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Former Turkish Government. : PORTE
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Trouble. : AIL
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Netherlands city. : HAARLEM
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Recorded notation. : ENTRY
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Fallacious reasoner. : SOPHIST
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Sell at other than official price. : SCALP
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Hebrew book of law. : TORAH
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A cold. : RHEUM
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Orfe. : IDE
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Chief Justice, 1836-1864. : TANEY
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In ___: Law. : REM
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Dressed. : ARRAYED
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Corn to be ground. : GRIST
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Important Turkish river port. : BASRA
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Motion picture award. : OSCAR
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Goaded. : STUNG
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War President. : WILSON
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Division of Lower Bengal, India. : BEHAR
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Pledge. : TOAST
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Medicine. : PHYSIC
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Azorean port. : HORTA
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Airplane: Fr. : AVION
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Bears upon. : LEANS
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Headgear. : TAM
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Enemy country. : REICH
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Chinese aborigines of Yunnan. : LOLOS
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Sapodilla tree, source of chewing gum. : NASEBERRY
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Girl's name. : SONIA
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Tripolitan coast town taken by British. : MISURATA
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Coast Guard auxiliary. : SPAR
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Famous hospital. : BELLEVUE
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Descendants of Shem. : SEMITES
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Kind of bunting. : ETAMINE
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Villain in Congreve's "Way of the World." : FAINALL
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Tuberous plant. : YAM
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Sixty years before the Battle of Hastings. : MVI
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Detergents. : SOAPS
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Venezuelan river, 700 miles to Orinoco. : APURE
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South American. : LATIN
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Egyptian Christians. : COPTS
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City in Greece. : ARGOS
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Coat with metal. : PLATE
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Norse sea god. : AEGIR
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Notions. : IDEAS
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U. S. A. : HOME
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Hall: German. : SAAL
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One source of formic acid. : ANTS
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Boy's name. : FRED
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Son, in names. : MAC
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Bark of certain trees. : TAN
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Outcast class of Japan. : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 102 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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