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New York Times, Sunday, June 9, 1946

54-Down : Totals.

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 539 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 226
Across
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Capital of Iraq: Var. : BAGHDAD
8
Composer, made a baronet in 1931. : ELGAR
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St. Louis is its capital. : SENEGAL
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Even now: Irish. : INREADY
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Indian national leader. : NEHRU
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River rising in Venezuela. : ORINOCO
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Surname of the second Mrs. Dombey. : SKEWTON
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Director of "Cavalcade." : LLOYD
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Famed falls. : NIAGARA
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What Dick Whittington sold. : CAT
27
Cockatoos. : ABACAYS
29
Postoffice stamp. : DATER
31
___ Chaney, movie actor. : LON
32
Greek war god. : ARES
34
Twin brother of Jacob. : ESAU
35
Weasel-like animal. : TAIRA
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Scene of a noted pact. : YALTA
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City of Phoenicia. : TYRE
43
Whinny. : NEIGH
45
One of the Big Three: Initials. : USSR
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Computes. : ADDS
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City on the Chemung River, N. Y. : ELMIRA
50
Subside. : EBB
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Draft which lessens fever. : ABATER
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Flattened fold. : PLEAT
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Barkers. : SPIELERS
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Island of West Indies. : DOMINICA
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Insect pest. : GNAT
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Hilly. : UNLEVEL
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Fetter. : IRON
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Where Bornholm is. : BALTIC
69
Double quartet. : OCTET
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Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Corks. : PLUGS
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Temple of Athens. : PARTHENON
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Holy: French. : SACRE
78
River in Poland. : SAN
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Film director. : CAPRA
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Odd. : UNEVEN
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Step: Scotch. : STAP
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Tiny sponge orifice. : OSTIOLE
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Brazilian State. : PARA
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Lens. : EYEPIECE
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Cuddling children. : NESTLERS
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Sneers. : GIBES
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Inhabitant: Suffix. : LANDER
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City in Ohio. : ADA
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Standards. : IDEALS
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Everybody: Ger. : ALLE
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Peddle. : SELL
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Author of "The Music Master," 1904. : KLEIN
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Heroic. : EPIC
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Where Dalai Lama rules. : LASSA
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Maneuvers from line into column. : PLOYS
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Holy Roman emperor (912-73). : OTHO
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Hair covers. : NETS
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Etruscan lord. : LAR
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Seaport of Isle of Wight. : COWES
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Traducers. : ABUSERS
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Military trench. : SAP
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Incident. : EPISODE
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Periods. : TIMES
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Rescue. : SALVAGE
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Leaks. : ESCAPES
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Deckled. : EROSE
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Ointment. : OLEAMEN
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Most closely akin. : NEAREST
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Declaims. : RANTS
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Novelty. : NEWNESS
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Basque province of Spain. : BISCAY
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Turkish capital. : ANKARA
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Child opera heroine. : GRETEL
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Chop. : HEW
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Facts. : DATA
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Mud hut. : ADOBE
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Monarchs. : DYNASTS
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Crown: Poet. : ENLAUREL
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Court painter to Charles II. : LELY
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"The Canterville ___":—Wilde. : GHOST
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Any: Dial. : ARY
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Having a greater glow. : RUDDIER
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Henriette ___, soprano (1806-54). : SONTAG
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Indian tribe. : ERIE
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South African buffalo. : NIARE
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One of the Siamese twins. : ENG
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Members of a Hindu caste. : GOALAS
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Transversely. : ACROSS
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Usurer. : LOANER
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Coast reef. : CAY
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Solos. : ARIAS
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Narrating. : STATING
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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100 kopecks. : RUBLE
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Arabian peninsula. : ADEN
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Writ of execution. : ELEGIT
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Author of "The Lorelei." : HEINE
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Little bit: Scot. : DRIB
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Where the Sungari is. : MANCHURIA
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Zones. : BELTS
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Drink that allays thirst: Med. : ADIPSON
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Blackfish. : BORLASE
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Totals. : AMOUNTS
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Resembling a stake. : PALAR
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Suburb of London. : PUTNEY
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Ousted. : EVICTED
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Follow backward. : RETRACE
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Railway car. : SLEEPER
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U. S. Senator from Kansas. : CAPPER
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Movie actor. : TONE
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Igneous rock. : TRAP
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Mountain recesses. : COVES
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Berate. : SCOLD
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Make possible. : ENABLE
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Serpent with solid teeth. : ASINEAN
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Escaping. : ALEAK
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Mistress of Charles II. : NELL
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Humbert's home. : ITALY
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Cloy. : PALL
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Strainer. : SIEVE
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Marries. : ESPOUSES
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Stage of cell-division. : DIASTER
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Under-Secretary of State. : ACHESON
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Ill temper. : SPLEEN
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Pass away. : ELAPSE
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Seaport of Colombia. : LORICA
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Deepest. : LOWEST
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Til. : SESAME
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Degrees. : STAGES
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Poplars. : ASPENS
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Range. : SCOPE
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___ de Valera. : EAMON
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Papal veil. : ORALE
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Poems. : ODES
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Most. : BEST
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Assassinated. : SLEW
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American patriotic society: Initials. : SAR
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___ Gershwin. : IRA
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Caravan. : VAN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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