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WITHIN THE SQUARE

New York Times, Sunday, August 1, 1948

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.72, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 174, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 338
Across
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Mark of distinction. : IMPRESS
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Windsor's lady. : DUCHESS
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Sibyl. : SEERESS
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Of Egypt's green river. : NILOTIC
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Succeed to property. : INHERIT
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"The ___ Years," by Carl Sandburg. : PRAIRIE
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Size. : STATURE
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California asset. : CLIMATE
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Breathe. : RESPIRE
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Italian millet: India. : TENAI
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___ son. : NATIVE
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Throw out. : EJECT
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Comedian Sparks. : NED
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26,000 square miles of shallow water. : ARAL
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Having feet. : PEDATE
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Rope used for picketing horses. : LARIAT
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Piping for conveying a fluid. : LINE
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Mesh. : NET
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Salt of auric acid. : AURATE
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Stimulate memory. : REMIND
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Sleeper. : DOZER
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Weak and shaking. : TREMBLY
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Directing. : ORDERING
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Beliefs. : CREEDS
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Viper. : ASP
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Desk compartment. : DRAWER
50
Stares angrily. : GLARES
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Discern. : PERCEIVE
56
Scenic beauties of Killarney. : LAKES
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Sending out. : EMISSIVE
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Moistening. : ANOINTING
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Abatement. : LETUP
66
German watering place. : EMS
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No: Slang. : NIX
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Rail switch. : SHUNT
69
Ran wild. : RIOTED
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Sir Philip, exquisite sonneteer. : SIDNEY
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Medico. : DOC
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Caroled. : SANG
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Indians of Matto Grosso, Brazil. : HUARIS
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Hume Wrong's country. : CANADA
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Hair: Comb. form. : PILI
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Ampersand. : AND
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Gaily bedecked. : DOLLED
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Novel by Mikhail Artsibashev. : SANINE
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Plants yielding cocaine. : COCAS
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Transparent brittle substance. : ICE
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Chemical suffix used for hydrocarbons. : ENE
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Drainage duct. : SEWER
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To make soda water. : CARBONATE
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Shroud. : CEREMENT
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River in Hunan, to Lake Tungting. : SIANG
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Titanic iron-ore sands. : ISERINES
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Founder of antiseptic surgery (1827–1912). : LISTER
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Breathes out loudly. : SNORTS
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Japanese apricot. : UME
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Rabble-rouser on grounds of blood. : RACIST
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Refuser. : REJECTOR
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Hydrocyanic. : PRUSSIC
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Dwelling place. : ABODE
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New England patriot and dentist. : REVERE
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Popular ailment of Victorian era. : VAPORS
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Former name of Tokyo. : EDO
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Expunge. : DELE
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Choral compositions. : MOTETS
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Formula. : RECIPE
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Fan stick. : BRIN
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Suffix denoting an explosive. : ITE
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Purvey to. : CATER
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Environment. : MILIEU
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Very stupid person. : MORON
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Invite or allure. : ATTRACT
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Medicinal willow extract. : SALICIN
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Lauric acid salt. : LAURATE
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Remarkable. : NOTABLE
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Wearing away. : ERODING
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"___ and Old Lace." : ARSENIC
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Having locks of hair. : TRESSED
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Official ranks. : RATINGS
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Rescind. : RETRACT
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The current month. : INSTANT
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Beveling tool. : MITERER
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Flattened. : PLANATE
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Pertaining to wheels: Rare. : ROTAL
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Case for personal articles. : ETUI
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Laurence Olivier's title. : SIR
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Backdrops. : SCENERY
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Famous Chaplin role. : DICTATOR
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Not adhering to the letter. : UNLITERAL
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Onionlike vegetable. : CHIVE
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Hemoglobin pigment. : HEME
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Epoch. : ERA
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Perch. : SIT
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___ Committee. : STEERING
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Coverlet. : SPREAD
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Build. : ERECT
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Anonymous bridge player. : EAST
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Washington Irving sleeper. : RIP
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Make Irish. : ERINIZE
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Whistled piercingly. : SIRENED
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Farmers' implements. : SEEDERS
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Girl's name. : ADA
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Bit of doggerel. : JINGLE
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Preachers, as a class. : PULPIT
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Powerful sea boat used in the English Channel. : LERRET
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Loam deposit. : LOESS
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Preoccupied. : ABSENT
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Gave off fumes. : REEKED
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Stylish. : DRESSY
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Striking with a club. : MACING
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Sleeping potions: Chaucer. : DWALES
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The Russian "Florida." : CRIMEA
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Refusal. : DENIAL
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Makers of changes. : AMENDERS
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River in New Jersey. : PASSAIC
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Increase in desirability. : ENHANCE
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Spendthrift bon vivant. : ROUNDER
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Venomous. : VIRULENT
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Miss Anthony, suffragette (1820–1906). : SUSAN
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Source of indigo. : INDICAN
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Desecrate. : VIOLATE
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Luxury taxes. : EXCISES
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Triangular pieces of the covering of an umbrella. : GORES
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Obtained from the pine. : PINIC
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Currents. : TIDES
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Tropical butterfly. : DANAIS
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Guileless. : HONEST
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French Revolutionist. : CARNOT
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Race horses. : PONIES
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Convey, as an estate. : DEMISE
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Spiritualist's session. : SEANCE
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Plant bulb. : CORMUS
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Those with claims of superior wisdom. : WISERS
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Butter: Fr. : BEURRE
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Slur over. : ELIDE
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Behaving abjectly. : GROVELING
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Revoker. : REVERSER
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Copied drawings. : TRACINGS
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Effulgent. : RADIANT
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Accomplice. : ABETTOR
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French woman novelist, creator of "Claudine." : COLETTE
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Modern airplane propulsion. : JET
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Suitable to the common people. : POPULAR
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West Indian fish. : SERRANA
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Imbecilic. : IDIOTIC
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Link. : CONNECT
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Decayed. : ROTTED
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___ à la mode. : PIE
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Twin crystal. : MACLE
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Castor-oil bean poison. : RICIN
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Insect pest. : BORER
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Carriages. : CABS
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Southern France. : MIDI
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Moldiness. : MUST
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Geographical cape. : RAS
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Constellation. : ARA
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Abraham's nephew. : LOT
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Have being. : ARE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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