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FROM THE BOOKSHELF

New York Times, Sunday, August 14, 1949

31-Across : He wrote "In Memoriam."

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 27, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 49
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 392
Across
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Rancher. : COWMAN
7
Brother of Elaine. : TORRE
12
Tahitian war canoe. : PAHI
16
Machine tool. : LATHE
21
Name given to Queen Elizabeth. : ORIANA
22
Chiang Kai-shek. : ASIAN
23
Egyptian deity. : AMON
24
She wrote about Maggie Tulliver. : ELIOT
25
Gulliver's little people. : LILLIPUTIANS
27
He wrote, "She was a Phantom of Delight." : WORDSWORTH
29
Defoe's "___ Flanders." : MOLL
30
Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
31
He wrote "In Memoriam." : TENNYSON
33
Suffer: Scot. : DREE
34
___ Baba. : ALI
35
Beloved Prince Consort. : ALBERT
37
Low. : MOO
38
Presently. : ANON
40
"___ Men Are Brothers." : ALL
41
Come again. : REAPPEAR
43
___ Frost, American poet. : ROBERT
46
Yeats' native land. : ERIN
48
She elopes with Chevalier des Grieux. : MANON
49
Collations. : MEALS
50
Ike's Alma Mater. : WESTPOINT
55
Home of the Cabots and Lowells. : BOSTON
57
Author of "Vita Nuova." : DANTE
58
Italian saint. : NERI
59
Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
60
Although: Obs. : ALBEE
61
Illustrator of "Little Lord Fauntleroy." : BIRCH
62
Aircraft shelter. : HANGAR
64
Spanish lady. : DONA
65
One cent, in Rumania. : LEU
66
On the lookout. : AWATCH
68
Slacks. : PANTS
69
___ Wilkes, loved by Scarlett. : ASHLEY
71
Island near Guernsey. : SARK
73
Preposition. : INTO
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First name of the Scarlet Pimpernel. : PERCY
75
Resort near Venice. : ARCO
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Island off Wales. : ANGLESEY
78
Strong-stemmed. : ROOTY
79
Humbug. : FLIMFLAM
83
Dobbins' dinner. : OATS
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He wrote "Mr. Pim Passes By." : MILNE
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Lively air. : LILT
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Mere trifle. : FICO
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Creator of Mr. Rochester. : BRONTE
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Fatuous. : SILLY
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Where Singapore is. : MALAYA
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Author ___ Yutang. : LIN
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"___ Jim."—Conrad. : LORD
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"Believe it or not" creator. : RIPLEY
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"Lady's Book" publisher. : GODEY
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"___ of Lammermoor." : BRIDE
100
Entrance halls. : ATRIA
102
Famous theatrical manager. : DALY
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Entangles. : MIRES
104
Author of a famous Roman-fleuve. : PROUST
105
Anne Hathaway's husband: Var. : SHAKSPERE
107
Unit of electrical capacity. : FARAD
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Well done! : BRAVO
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She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
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Ribbed fabrics. : TWILLS
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Guidebook originator. : BAEDEKER
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___ Angelico. : FRA
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Shelley's friend. : HOGG
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___ Bailey Allen. : IDA
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Scanty. : SPARSE
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Hummingbird. : AVA
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Charles or Mary. : LAMB
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Author of "Framley Parsonage." : TROLLOPE
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Author ___ Knight. : ERIC
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Slender. : SLIM
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Having surplus weight. : OVERLOADED
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Imitators of famous French satirist. : RABELAISIANS
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One of the "Jalna" family. : RENNY
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Native of ancient kingdom. : MEDE
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Seed. : OVULE
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Gradation. : NUANCE
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___ Chekhov. : ANTON
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___ Chamber. : STAR
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Man's nickname. : PETEY
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Contradicts. : DENIES
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French city, S of Strasbourg. : COLMAR
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Songbird. : ORIOLE
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Presidential yacht. : WILLIAMSBURG
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Famous London avenue. : MALL
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Shaw's "Man of Destiny." : NAPOLEON
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Succeeded by the "Spectator," 1711. : TATLER
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Pliable twig. : OSIER
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Inlet. : RIA
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Bombast. : RANT
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Complete costume. : ENSEMBLE
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One who pledges something: Law. : PAWNOR
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Chinese port. : AMOY
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Hengist and ___. : HORSA
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Occasional name for Malay Archipelago. : INDONESIA
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Author ___ Wallace. : LEW
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Freehold estate. : ALOD
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"___ lirra, by the river, Sang Sir Lancelot." : TIRRA
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___ de ville. : HOTEL
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One of the Barrymores. : ETHEL
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Name of eight popes. : URBAN
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Be derisive. : SNORT
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Negatives. : NOES
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Asphyxia: Med. : APNOEA
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Dublin archbishop, friend of Tennyson. : TRENCH
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East Indian palm. : NIPA
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___ de fois gras. : PATE
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Hippocratic ___. : OATH
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"___ Years After."—Dumas. : TWENTY
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Co-author of "Mutiny on the Bounty." : NORDHOFF
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"___ Millions."—Eugene O'Neill. : MARCO
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Work units. : ERGS
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"Bloomin' ___ made o' mud." : IDOL
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"___ But the Lonely Heart." : NONE
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Part of a trunk. : TRAY
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Light raft of South America. : BALSA
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City of New York. : OLEAN
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Little song. : DITTY
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Bill Sikes' victim in "Oliver Twist." : NANCY
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Poisons. : BANES
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He wrote about the "Heathen Chinee." : HARTE
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Thinness. : RARITY
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Author of "The Virginian." : WISTER
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Novel by Pearl Buck. : PEONY
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Master of Science. : SCM
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Scene of Rex Beach's "The Spoilers." : KLONDIKE
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Alcott's "Old-Fashioned Girl." : POLLY
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Pacify. : ALLAY
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___ one's words. : EAT
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Creator of the "Raggedy Man." : RILEY
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___-on-Parade. : FILES
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Last queen of Hawaii, deposed, 1893. : LILIUOKALANI
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Sour substances. : ACIDS
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He painted many pictures of Rouen. : MONET
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Painter of "The Angelus." : MILLET
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Took on cargo. : LADED
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Le Sage's hero, Gil ___. : BLAS
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Well known animal sculptor. : ROTH
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Odd: Scot. : ORRA
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Wartime gal. : SPAR
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Swamp. : MORASS
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Rub off. : ABRADE
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Pictorial symbols. : IDEOGRAMS
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"___ of the Limberlost." : GIRL
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Meander. : ROVE
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Author of "The Apostle." : ASCH
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She says, "As headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile." : MALAPROP
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Turn aside in thought. : PRESCIND
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Likeness. : PHOTO
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Dog. : FIDO
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A heavy earth. : BARIA
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He attended the Goethe Festival at Aspen. : WILDER
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Soup ingredient. : BARLEY
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Exhibit. : EVINCE
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Egyptian king. : RAMSES
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Talkative widow in "Little Dorrit." : FLORA
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Symbol of doom. : RAVEN
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Swiss theologian (1812-1900). : GODET
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Elizabethan playwright. : PEELE
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Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
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Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Capital of Shensi province. : SIAN
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Waterfall. : LYN
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Other than. : BUT
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Author of "The Mysteries of Paris." : SUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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