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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1947

Author:
Eileen St. Clair
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 55
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 287
Across
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Magellan's discovery, 1520. : PACIFIC
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Man with a plan. : MARSHALL
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Site of last Four-Power Parley. : MOSCOW
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Synonym for freedom. : AMERICA
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Moonstone. : ADULARIA
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Interstice. : AREOLE
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100-carat diamond. : PARAGON
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Needlework. : FAGOTING
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Emit frequently. : DARTLE
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Revise. : EDIT
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Lowest point. : NADIR
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Eating: Comb. form. : PHAG
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Mechanic. : ARTISAN
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Color. : ROSE
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___ Gershwin. : IRA
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Pother. : ADO
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Common: Comb. form. : COEN
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Woo. : SUE
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Sole. : ONLY
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Strength. : BRAWN
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"This quintessence of dust." : MAN
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Pith. : GIST
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Something worshipped. : IDOL
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Spurious wings. : ALULAE
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Impenetrably hard stones. : ADAMANTS
52
Monkshood. : ACONITE
55
Peninsula, SE Asia. : MALAY
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Pronoun: Fr. : LUI
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Margaret Truman's objective. : OPERA
58
"A ___ on both your houses." : PLAGUE
59
Race horse. : PACER
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Extrusive rock. : LAVA
61
Large ungulate. : TAPIR
62
Primitive symbol. : TOTEM
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Outer garment, N. Africa. : HAIK
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Indian corn. : MAIZE
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Surplices. : COTTAS
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First lady. : EVE
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Noticeable. : SIGNAL
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English cathedral town. : ELY
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Largest river of Transcaucasia. : KURA
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Payment for use. : RENT
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Salutation. : AVE
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Mr. Truman's home state: Abbr. : MO
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State that once had two capitals: Abbr. : RI
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Semblance. : AIR
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Qualifying examination: Oxford slang. : MODS
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American patriot executed 1776. : HALE
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Fermented taro root. : POI
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Cheered. : YELLED
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Ram. : TUP
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Obvious. : PATENT
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Tine. : PRONG
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Invalid. : NULL
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U. N.'s chief objective. : PEACE
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Stop! : AVAST
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Tools. : GEAR
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What Hamelin town was. : RATTY
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Where round-ups end. : CORRAL
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Inhabitants of N. Europe. : NORSE
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Butt. : RAM
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Lave. : BATHE
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France's Foreign Minister. : BIDAULT
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Calamity. : DISASTER
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Third largest city of British India. : MADRAS
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Nautical records. : LOGS
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Seed appendage: Bot. : ARIL
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Beam of light. : RAY
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Perfect. : IDEAL
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Not a few. : MANY
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Small loop for lifting. : TAB
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Sashes. : OBIS
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Capital of Morocco. : FEZ
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Compartment. : CELL
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Landscapes. : SCENERY
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Tropic seeds used in perfumery. : BENS
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Alois Lang's home province. : TIROL
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Ill-fashioned. : RUDE
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Spherulitic rock: Geol. : OOLITE
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Itemizer. : DETAILER
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Gabbros: Geol. : NORITES
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Eastern salutation. : SALAAM
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Adjusters. : ALIGNERS
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Captivates. : ENAMORS
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City, Fyn Island, Denmark. : ODENSE
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Going backward. : RECEDENT
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Bulwark. : DEFENSE
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Documents. : PAPERS
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German tinder. : AMADOU
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Color. : CERISE
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Angry. : IRATE
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Practically nothing. : FIG
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Image. : ICON
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Rabble. : CANAILLE
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Sicilian secret society. : MAFIA
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Month: Jewish Calendar. : ADAR
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Blanket. : RUG
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Slush. : SLOP
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Shakespeare's father-in-law. : HATHAWAY
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Daughter of Minos. : ARIADNE
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Dialect. : LINGO
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Loiter. : LAG
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Evergreen tree: Pacific coast. : MADRONA
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Harangue. : ORATE
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Famous Mysore fortress besieged by Cornwallis, 1792. : SERINGAPATAM
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Small beds. : COTS
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Jar. : OLLA
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Imagine: Archaic. : WEEN
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Thirsty. : DRY
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Old French name for Nova Scotia. : ACADIA
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Opprobrium. : ODIUM
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Bird-call. : NOTE
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Othello. : BLACKAMOOR
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Regulation. : RULE
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Fireman's bug-bear. : ALARM
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Violet. : MAUVE
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Inappropriate. : INEPT
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Minute groove. : STRIA
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Obsolete rulers. : TSARS
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The "Gloomy Dean." : INGE
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At full speed. : AMAIN
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Dynamo. : MOTOR
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More dexterous. : APTER
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Spice. : CLOVE
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Made of grain. : OATEN
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Slothful. : LAZY
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Bellboy. : PAGE
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A. E. C. chief. : LILIENTHAL
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Busy place. : HIVE
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Ethereal. : AERY
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Thickened part of milk. : CURD
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Jolly tar. : SALT
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Common cut of meat. : LOIN
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Prussian city. : KIEL
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Inhabitant of Salonika. : THESSALONIAN
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Colleague. : ALLY
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City on W. coast of Hokkaido. : OTARU
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Of an hereditary rank. : DUCAL
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Variety of wheat. : SPELT
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Poker stakes. : ANTES
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Baby carriage. : PRAM
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Instruments favored by Orpheus. : LUTES
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Ruth Harkness' discovery. : PANDA
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To have: Fr. : AVOIR
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Ankles. : TARSI
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He reached his goal, April 6, 1909. : PEARY
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Sort. : GRADE
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Fat and short. : PODGY
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Periods of time. : ERAS
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Slippery. : GREASY
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Black: Latin. : ATRA
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Budding plant shoot. : CION
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Banter. : BADINAGE
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Displayed ostentatiously. : BLAZONED
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Roman galley. : TRIREME
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Parrotlike. : MIMETIC
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Sea: French. : MER
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Goethe was one. : TEUTON
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Their bark is used in tanning. : ALDERS
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Wounded: Fr. : BLESSE
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Members of a college fraternity. : BETAS
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White poplar. : ABELE
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Foremost. : FIRST
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Wrong. : CRIME
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Middling. : SOSO
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Coadjutor: Abbr. : COAD
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Pronoun: Fr. : ELLE
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Province of British India. : SIND
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Bird. : TERN
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Single. : LONE
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Patriotic society. : DAR
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Light-Horse Harry. : LEE
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Deciding factor in Battle for Britain. : RAF

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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