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Charles Merz
Charles Merz
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Arthur Hays Sulzberger

UNITED NATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 1942

Author:
Charles Merz and Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 175, Blocks: 95, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { J Y Z }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 137 Grid has mirror symmetry.
Charles Merz and Arthur Hays Sulzberger have 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

122-Across clue originally had "strategem"; changed to "stratagem."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 18
Across
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United Nation. : INDIA
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United Nation. : SOUTHAFRICA
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United Nation. : HAITI
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Female relative. : NIECE
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One who values. : APPRECIATOR
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Embellish. : ADORN
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United Nation. : DOMINICA
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Place of worship. : ALTAR
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United Nation. : SALVADOR
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Kind of sorcery used in the West Indies. : OBI
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Ruminant quadruped. : ELK
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Cardinal number. : TEN
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Bombed town of New Guinea. : LAE
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Open: poetical. : OPE
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Uniform. : EQUAL
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Enthusiast. : FAN
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Hind. : ROE
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Fabulous inhabitant of the inner parts of the earth. : GNOME
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Whom Gott is mit. : UNS
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Entirely. : ALL
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Takes: Scot. : TAS
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Personification of truth in Spenser's "Faerie Queene." : UNA
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Compass point. : SSE
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Bird's cry. : CAW
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United Nation. : NETHERLANDS
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Sail. : NAVIGATE
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Anoint. : ANEAL
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Having the same molecular weight: chem. : ISOMERIC
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Abatement of symptoms. : ANESIS
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United Nation. : COSTARICA
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Untamed. : FERINE
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Cut off. : PARED
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Genus of moths. : TINEA
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Bites: Scotch. : GNAPS
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Style of necktie. : ASCOT
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State: abbr. : SD
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Next to last. : PENULT
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Mythical King of Athens. : AEGEUS
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Pelopium: chem. symbol. : PE
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Fishing with rod and line. : ANGLINGS
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Hostelry. : INN
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Setting upright. : ERECTIVE
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Raises. : ERECTS
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Avoid by dexterity. : EVADE
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Famous English author (1713–1768). : STERNE
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Russian measures of about 7 feet. : SAGENES
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Inhabitants of Brittany. : BRETONS
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Subdued laugh. : SNIGGER
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Herons. : EGRETS
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Saint: Span. : SAN
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Pagoda. : TAA
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Slightly tapering. : TERETE
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Fragment. : PIECE
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Quivering. : TREMULOUS
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Hub of wheel: Prov. Eng. : NATHE
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Express agreement. : ASSENT
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United Nation. : US
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Biblical name (1 Chron. IV). : IRU
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Chinese measure. : LI
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Khedive of Egypt (1863–79). : ISMAIL
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Army officers: abbr. : LTS
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Even: Poetical. : EEN
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Entrap by stratagem. : NET
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Wine vessel. : AMA
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Cough: Span. : TOS
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Combination of interests. : MERGER
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Having a large membranaceous bract: bot. : SPATHED
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Upper side of the foot. : INSTEP
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Situated on the median plane. : MESAL
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Masculine name. : OSCAR
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Elevate. : EXALT
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Fertile spot. : OASIS
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Printer's measure. : EN
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Rejected upon oath. : FORSWORE
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Large West Indian fishes. : RUVETTOS
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Exclamation. : AH
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First name of a well-known biographer born in Vienna. : STEFAN
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United Nation. : AUSTRALIA
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Make accordant. : ATTUNE
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Restores something deleted. : STETS
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Introduced with formality. : PRESENTED
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Those who use. : USERS
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Pertaining to India. : INDO
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Daughter of Tantalus. : NIOBE
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A sixteenth note. : DEMIQUAVER
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Here: French. : ICI
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Trojan hero. : AENEAS
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Pillage. : SACK
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Anti-inflation agency. : OPA
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Preposition. : UP
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Drill. : TRAIN
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Rudder-bar. : HELM
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Move. : ACT
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Decree. : FIAT
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Scarcer. : RARER
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Pronoun. : IT
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Kind of lettuce. : COS
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Shelters. : HAVENS
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Feminine name. : ADA
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Pertaining to the process of determining iodin volumetrically. : IODOMETRIC
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Figurative use of a word. : TROPE
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In the matter of. : INRE
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Badly. : ILL
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Loiter. : LAG
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Limp. : HALT
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Substantive. : NOUN
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Foolish. : UNWISE
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Shearings. : FLEECINGS
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Decorates with a repetitive pattern. : ENDIAPERS
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Willows. : OSIERS
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Insect. : ANT
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Empirical. : TENTATIVE
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Plane surface. : AREA
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Becoming gradually slower: music. : SLARGANDO
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Domestic animal. : ASS
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United Nation. : CANADA
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Bushy shrub: var. : HASEL
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Adjust to a line. : ALINE
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Capital of the ancient country of Pontus. : SINOPE
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Sleeps. : NAPS
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Sheep disease. : GID
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Similar to. : AS
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Belonging to. : OF
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Latin pronoun. : MEA
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Order of mammals including whales. : CETE
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Burden. : ONUS
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Confine. : CAGE
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Pavilions. : TENTS
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Fatty tissues. : SUETS
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Indian copper coins. : PICES
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Aroma. : SCENT
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Females of a black race. : NEGRESSES
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United Nation. : GREECE
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Pre-Easter. : LENTEN
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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One-third of the aureus. : TRIENS
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Masculine name. : INGRAM
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Has a mere existence. : VEGETATES
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Within: comb. form. : ENTO
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Part of a flower. : SEPAL
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Burdens laid against the land. : AGISTMENTS
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Obstructs. : BARS
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A King of Israel. : SAUL
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Beneficiaries of the United Nations. : ETHIOPIANS
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Dances. : REELS
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Bewilder. : STUN
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Continent. : ASIA
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Lofty turrets. : MINARETS
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Chemical suffix, same as -id. : URET
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Member of a certain religious faith. : LUTHERAN
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Burmese umbrella. : TEE
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Masculine name. : IAN
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God of love. : EROS
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Baseball equipment. : MITT
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Triangular sail, used on the Great Lakes. : RAFFE
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Exhibit evil pleasure. : GLOAT
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Rub hard. : SCOUR
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Resolve a sentence. : PARSE
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Rejoice. : EXULT
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Man's nickname. : DAVIE
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Black substances, essentially of carbon. : SOOTS
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Nice perception. : TASTE
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French pronoun. : MES
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Trade. : SWAP
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Guide. : LEAD
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Registered nurses: abbr. : RNS
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Diminutive suffix. : ET
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Musical note. : RE
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Abraham's home. : UR

Answer summary: 25 unique to this puzzle, 112 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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