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FROM THE BOOK SHELF

New York Times, Sunday, July 20, 1947

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J K X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 616 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 284
Across
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Roman epithet of Jupiter. : STATOR
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Enthusiast. : FANATIC
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Bulwark. : RAMPART
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Processions. : PARADES
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___ Patti. : ADELINA
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Desiderius ___ (1465–1536). : ERASMUS
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Of the highest point. : APOGEAL
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Sang a lullaby. : CROONED
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One-horse carriage. : CARIOLE
28
Nothing. : NIL
29
Where Trilby O'Ferrall posed. : STUDIO
31
Closet. : WARDROBE
33
Denizen of the house that Jack built. : RAT
34
Hercules' prize. : IOLE
36
Henry Fielding's novel (1751). : AMELIA
38
Ranks. : TIERS
39
Male swans. : COBS
40
Meager. : SCANT
42
Egyptian symbols of immortality. : BEETLES
45
Here Faust triumphs. : END
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Ultima ___. : THULE
47
Hurried. : HASTENED
49
___ Gluck. : ALMA
51
Garden flower, Bon Silène. : TEAROSE
53
Have on. : WEAR
54
Stages of life. : PERIODS
57
Dramatic scene in "Henry Esmond." : DUEL
58
Vernal season. : SPRING
61
Structure. : FORMATION
63
Smudges. : SMEARS
67
Objective of Mrs. Leo Hunter: Pickwick. : LIONS
68
Masses of ice. : BERGS
69
"Ecce ___." : HOMO
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Ancient collar. : TORQUE
71
"Fraulein ___" by Schnitzler. : ELSE
72
Crusoe's pets. : GOATS
73
Besieger. : BESETTER
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Forbidden to Philip Nolan. : USA
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Richard III's is for a horse. : NEED
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Bind with rope. : LASH
78
As being. : FOR
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Veiled bride of Thrym. : THOR
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Havest. : HAST
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Bit of butter. : DAB
82
Extinct animal. : MASTODON
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Third word of Psalm 86. : THINE
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Scene of Perry's victory (1813). : ERIE
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Studies. : ETUDES
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Circe's victims: Homer's "Odyssey." : SWINE
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"Beside the Bonnie ___ Bush." : BRIAR
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Radioactive elements. : RADONS
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Edith Dombey's disposition. : DESIGNING
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Capek's "R. U. R." are not. : HUMANS
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German river. : ODER
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Calling of London's "The Sea Wolf." : SEALING
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Theme of Book VIII, "Paradise Lost." : GENESIS
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Dot. : STUD
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Wrong name. : MISNOMER
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French composer. : RAVEL
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Policeman: Slang. : COP
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He said, "Hitch your wagon to a star." : EMERSON
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Duncan's guards do: "Macbeth." : SNORE
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Name of Greece. : ELIS
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Movement of the shoulders. : SHRUG
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Books of Vedic aphorisms. : SUTRAS
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Greek goddess. : ERIS
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The ___ Hatter. : MAD
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Quilp's rages. : TANTRUMS
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Rosa ___, author of "Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight." : THORPE
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The Golden ___. : AGE
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Enisle. : ISOLATE
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Specter. : EIDOLON
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Ladies. : SENORAS
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Dutch measures. : STOOPEN
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Poseidon's sign. : TRIDENT
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Glossy fabrics. : SATEENS
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Projectile. : TORPEDO
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Annoys. : TEASES
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The tongue of Cervantes. : SPANISH
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Cassava starch. : TAPIOCA
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Swiss pines. : AROLLAS
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Day: German. : TAG
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Poems by Pindar. : ODES
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Lariat. : REATA
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Easy to do. : FACILE
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Descriptive of the Artful Dodger. : ADROIT
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A modernist. : NEO
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Below deck. : ALOW
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Diminutive of Christina. : TINA
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Lifeless. : INERT
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Ball boy: Tennis. : CADDIE
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What Pepys did in shorthand. : RECORDED
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They acclaim Peer Gynt a prophet. : ARABS
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"___ Nostrum," Ibanez. : MARE
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Greek letter. : PSI
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The muleteer's nature: "Gil Blas." : AMOROUS
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Governable. : RULABLE
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African fly. : TSETSE
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Rip's lasted twenty years. : SLUMBER
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No evil ___ live on. : DEED
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Lease. : RENT
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Interlaced. : ENTWINED
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Frightens. : ALARMS
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Temper. : CHOLER
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Booth Tarkington's Willie's years. : TEENS
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"Essays of ___." : ELIA
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Stifle. : SMOTHER
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A quivering. : TREMOR
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Rosinante. : NAG
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Farewell. : ADIOS
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Mr. Dombey's disposition. : AUSTERE
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Openings in a wall. : PORTHOLES
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Work-units. : ERGS
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This gurgles and moans at the door: "Jane Eyre." : SOMETHING
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Ann Page's country suitor. : SLENDER
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Capped: Music. : PILEATA
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Young girl: Colloq. : ROSEBUD
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Banqueted. : FEASTED
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This answers: "Jane Eyre." : NOTHING
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Fish tanks. : AQUARIA
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Dostoevsky's language. : RUSSIAN
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Movie ushers. : SEATERS
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Neck-scarves. : BOAS
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Rose-colored ___. : GLASSES
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Japanese fete, July 13 to 16. : BON
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Franchot ___. : TONE
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Leafy. : FOLIATE
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Queen in "Winter's Tale." : HERMIONE
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Famous Austrian botanist (1822–84). : MENDEL
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Actresses like Eleonora ___. : DUSES
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Cause of confusion in "Comedy of Errors." : TWIN
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Lorna's people. : DOONES
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Cheats: Slang. : SNIDES
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Author of "To a Mouse." : BURNS
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Sullen. : GLUM
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Possesses. : HAS
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Affluence. : RICHNESS
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Lofty tower. : MINARET
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Prototype of Shaw's Eliza Doolittle. : GALATEA
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Apparent. : EVIDENT
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Classify. : SORT
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Philippine native. : MORO
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Spanish painter 1509–86. : MORALES
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Daughter of Icarus. : ERIGONE
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Is indignant. : RESENTS
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Neglectful. : REMISS
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Doctrinaire. : PURIST
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Grooved. : RUTTED
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Medusa's sister. : STHENO
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Fallen angel. : SATAN
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Keen enjoyment. : GUSTO
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Spurt. : SPIRT
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Weed. : TARE
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Othello. : MOOR
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Doctor in "Tristram Shandy." : SLOP
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Girl's nickname. : EDIE
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Richard ___. : ROE
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The Rue Morgue murderer. : APE
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Harem room. : ODA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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