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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 21, 1946

Author:
Louis Shields
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 61
Louis Shields has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 50-Down clue, "Shephard's" could be a typo in the original (especially given 73-Down), but did not change it.

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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 232
Across
1
Scarce liquid. : SCOTCH
7
Place of birth. : CRADLE
13
Relatives in the male line. : AGNATES
20
Gov. Stainback's territory. : HAWAII
21
Irish yard grass. : TRANEEN
22
Island of the Lesser Antilles. : TRINIDAD
24
Port on the Black Sea. : ODESSA
25
American Commandos. : RANGERS
26
Brittany. : ARMORICA
27
Ladders. : RUNS
28
Russian general who resisted the Bolsheviks, 1920. : WRANGEL
30
Not: Prefix. : IM
32
Of descent on mother's side. : ENATIC
33
Letter. : ESS
34
Mount Tacoma. : RAINIER
35
Addresses with ribaldry. : SLANGS
38
Pittance. : DOLE
39
Its capital is Riga. : LATVIA
40
Capital of Rhenish Bavaria. : SPEYER
41
Demeter. : CERES
42
Member of a diplomatic embassy. : ATTACHE
45
The River Nile deified. : HAPI
47
Critical mark. : OBELUS
49
Port of Cyrenaica. : BARDIA
50
A people of Europe. : SLOVAKS
53
Bobbin. : REEL
54
River in Germany, 200 m. to the sea. : EMS
57
Parsley plant. : ANISE
58
Forefront of an attack. : SPEARHEAD
60
Recently deceased President of U.S.S.R. : KALININ
62
Anchor holster. : CAT
63
Russian town on the Volga. : RZHEV
65
Girl's name. : EILEEN
67
River in India, 800 mi. to Bengal Bay. : KISTNA
68
Gnarl. : KNUR
70
Style of printing type. : IONIC
72
Hunting-dog. : SETTER
74
Pungs. : SLEDS
75
Exist. : ARE
76
Irritate. : PESTER
78
Combs, as wool. : TEASES
80
Wander. : ERR
81
Boats. : CRAFT
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Nets. : SEINES
85
Liturgies. : RITES
86
Expedited. : SPED
88
Quarts, in France. : LITERS
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Halted. : RESTED
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Dramatic complications. : NODES
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Slight manifestation. : RAY
95
Gormandize. : OVEREAT
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Those who remain. : SURVIVERS
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Arrogance. : PRIDE
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Indians of Tapuyan stock. : GES
102
Competes with. : VIES
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Cold, piercing winds. : SARSARS
105
German rifle. : MAUSER
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British air chief. : TEDDER
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Belt or girdle. : CEST
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Pantries. : LARDERS
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Buzzing sounds. : WHIRS
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Cracked fragments of wheat. : GROATS
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Thirty: French. : TRENTE
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Island off coast of Jutland. : ROMO
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Prohibits.. : DEBARS
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Hell. : GEHENNA
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Vellication. : TIC
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Pass away. : ELAPSE
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Note of the scale. : MI
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Giant of Gath. : GOLIATH
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Amalgamating pan. : TINA
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Brazilian crested birds. : SERIEMAS
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Deflected. : SWERVED
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Village in New York opposite Hyde Park. : ESOPUS
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Region in Italian Tyrol. : TRENTINO
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Cargo boats. : TANKERS
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Spoil. : INJURE
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Port of Berlin. : STETTIN
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Anticipates. : AWAITS
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Near-sighted persons. : MYOPES
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Prop up. : SHORE
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Jar like an amphora. : CADUS
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Saline lake in California. : OWENS
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Russian U. P. : TASS
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Genus of beetles. : CIS
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Best seller of 1855. : HIAWATHA
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Skulls. : CRANIA
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Latitude. : RANGE
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Dudgeon. : ANGER
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River in Ireland flowing into the Shannon. : DEEL
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Celtic sea god. : LER
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Store in a silo. : ENSILE
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Philippine aborigine. : ATA
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Exclamation of dislike. : GRR
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Where the Pont du Gard is. : NIMES
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Straightway. : ANON
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Screeds. : TIRADES
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Compiler. : EDITOR
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Commune in Udine Province, Italy. : SACILE
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Seaport near Bari. : TRANI
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Fresh-water fish. : DACES
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Split. : RIVE
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Name of two famous American surgeons. : MAYO
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Spicier. : RACIER
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Secondary offshoot. : SPIKELET
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Cornhusker State: Abbr. : NEBR
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Attic. : GREEK
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Shavers. : LADS
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Native Algerian cavalry soldiers. : SPAHIS
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Gutter in a roof. : CULLIS
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Backward. : ABACK
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Capital of Madagascar. : TANANARIVE
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Pulverizes. : TRITURATES
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Call to excite attention: Var. : HOA
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French river, joins the Somme near Amiens. : AVRE
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Be divulged gradually. : LEAK
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Author of "Shephard's Calendar" (1552–99). : SPENSER
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Frivolities. : LEVITIES
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Mountain pasture. : SAETER
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Famous carrier. : ENTERPRISE
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Exponent of extrasensory perception. : MINDREADER
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Wild sheep. : SNAS
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Clogs. : SHOES
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Legal writ. : DETAINER
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Insulates. : ISLES
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Snap. : ZIP
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Wise men. : NESTORS
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Attribute. : REFER
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Enumeration. : CENSUS
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Shepherd's pipes. : REEDS
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Disavows. : RETRACTS
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Compass point. : SSE
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Obstruct. : CLOG
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City on Moselle River, Prussia. : TREVES
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City on the Seine. : SEVRES
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Stainers. : DYERS
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Port ___, city of Lower Egypt. : SAID
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Grass of Mediterranean region. : DISS
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Town in S. Greece. : SPARTA
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Ingate in a mold. : TEDGE
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Large cask. : VAT
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Impudent. : RUDE
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Croat rival. : SERB
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City on the Rhine. : MANNHEIM
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Poisonous crystalline compound. : TROPINE
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Range. : ROAM
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Fasting period. : LENT
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Tear. : WREST
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Perforators. : HOLERS
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Mohammedan caravansary. : IMARET
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Awn. : ARISTA
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President of Third French Republic, 1871–73. : THIERS
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Cons. : READS
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Give up. : DEMIT
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Nizhnii Novgorod. : GORKI
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Small sprite. : ELVET
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Spotted sandpiper. : TIPUP
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Habituate. : INURE
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Type boxes. : CASES
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Paving block. : SETT
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The cheek. : GENA
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War criminal. : TOJO
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Black cuckoo. : ANI
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Progeny. : SON
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Plaintive howl. : WAW
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Curved planking of a vessel. : SNY

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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