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ATLAS REVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, August 24, 1947

Author:
George W. Frank
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 44
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 289
Across
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Italian statesman. : SFORZA
7
Narrow fillet. : TAPE
11
Entangles. : MATS
15
Where U. S. has no Ambassador. : MADRID
21
Pith hats. : TOPEES
22
Acid, called pyrotritaric. : UVIC
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Cleveland's lake. : ERIE
24
Vocal solo. : ARIOSO
25
Followers of a 4th Century doctrine. : ARIANS
26
Frequent. : RECURRENT
28
Trafalgar admiral. : NELSON
29
Sunburn. : TAN
30
Want. : DESIRE
32
Hooked. : HITCHED
34
Citrous fruit. : LIME
35
Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
37
Like ivy. : VINY
38
Odor of cooking meat. : FUMET
39
Stripling. : LAD
41
Seine. : NET
42
Challenges again. : REDARES
44
Glacial hills. : KAMES
45
Bullet diameters. : CALIBERS
47
Prohibit. : BAR
48
River through Budapest. : DANUBE
50
Where Atherton is Ambassador. : CANADA
51
U. S. naval historian (1840–1914). : MAHAN
54
Athenian law-giver. : SOLON
55
Important city of Ceylon. : KANDY
56
Recent. : LATE
60
Approximately. : ABOUT
61
Genus of pickerel. : ESOX
62
New Zealand trees. : MAIRES
64
Van Bibber's creator (1864–1916). : DAVIS
65
Shout. : YELL
66
Liberate. : FREE
67
Sewed temporarily. : BASTED
68
President of Harvard since 1933. : CONANT
69
Total. : ALL
70
Cherry stone. : SEED
71
Blood poisoning. : SEPSIS
72
Brief. : CONCISE
73
Lacking color. : ASHEN
75
Wine vessel. : AMA
76
Being. : ENS
77
Well then: Scot. : AWEEL
78
Famous ace. : GENTILE
80
New Guinea seaport. : MADANG
82
Graf ___. : SPEE
83
Yarn for warp. : ABB
86
Seniors. : ELDERS
87
Missile. : BULLET
88
Having footwear. : SHOD
89
Saragossa's river. : EBRO
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Continue. : ABIDE
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Church festival. : EASTER
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Sparse. : THIN
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City on Luzon. : BULAN
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Enlarge a hole. : REAM
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Governs. : RULES
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Beseech. : CRAVE
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Circus ring. : ARENA
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Brazilian macaws. : ARARAS
100
Burmese city. : KOHIMA
102
Satisfaction for murder: Scots Law. : CRO
103
Igneous rocks. : GRANITES
106
Lady. : MADAM
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Rumanian oil center. : CAMPINA
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Hang downward. : LOP
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Request. : ASK
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Island near Australia. : TIMOR
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Cigarfish. : SCAD
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Wings. : ALAE
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Original inhabitants of Moab. : EMIM
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Fundamental. : BASILAR
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Sanctuary. : CHAPEL
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Basswood. : LIN
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One-celled animal. : AMOEBA
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Opposite the sun. : ANTISOLAR
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Little lump. : NODULE
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Secy. of the Treasury 1921–32. : MELLON
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Laborer. : PEON
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Col. Devereux' island. : WAKE
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Sevastopol's location. : CRIMEA
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Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
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Warbled. : SANG
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Polish city. : LWOW
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Finishing machines. : EDGERS
Down
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Old Greek coin. : STATER
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Vegetable food for animals. : FORAGE
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Thought. : OPINED
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Bloodroot. : REA
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Translation from the Avesta. : ZEND
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Declare positively. : ASSEVER
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Italian industrial city. : TURIN
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Montgomery Ward president. : AVERY
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Indian half-cent. : PICE
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Author of "Carmen," 1847. : MERIMEE
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Mountain crests. : ARETES
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Tint: Poet. : TINCT
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Adam's third son. : SETH
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Famed Burmese city. : MANDALAY
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Metric land measure. : ARE
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Pungent herb. : DILL
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Heroine of "Barber of Seville." : ROSINE
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Chemical compound. : ISOMER
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Site of Russian coal basin. : DONETS
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Any compass point. : RHUMB
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Girl: Colloq. : SIS
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Large antelopes. : ELANDS
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Capital of Territory of New Guinea. : RABAUL
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Roman woods deity. : FAUN
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Achieved. : DID
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Rave. : RANT
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Former Secretary of Navy. : KNOX
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Beat. : CANED
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Equilibrium. : BALANCE
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Gave medicine. : DOSED
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Succulent plant. : ALOE
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Fondle. : CARESS
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Civilized Mexican Indian. : MAYA
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A keeper of sheep. : ABEL
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New Guinea port. : HOLLANDIA
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Peaceful. : SERENE
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Soaring: Colloq. : KITING
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Handy. : AVAILABLE
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Receptacles. : TINS
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Italian Prince (996–1097). : ESTE
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Chart. : MAP
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Agree. : ASSENT
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Gift receiver. : DONEE
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Touches. : FEELS
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Attendant of dignitaries. : BEADLE
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Terrified. : COWED
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District. : SHIRE
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Deep-blue pigments. : SMALTS
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Notorious gangster. : CAPONE
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Wall Street broker and poet (1833–1908). : STEDMAN
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Entertains. : AMUSES
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Cogwheel. : GEAR
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
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Air: Comb. form. : AER
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Hindu dancing god. : SHIVA
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Wheat coats. : BRAN
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___ fides. : BONA
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Ruby spinel. : BALAS
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Pretense. : SHAM
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Beauty carried off by Jupiter. : EUROPA
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California's motto. : EUREKA
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Neat. : TRIM
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Yeast. : BARM
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Rattlesnake plantain. : RATSBANE
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Burn. : CHAR
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Inlet. : RIA
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Burmese city. : KAMAING
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Perfumes. : ODORS
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Rhythm. : CADENCE
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Glistens. : GLEAMS
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"Desert fox." : ROMMEL
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Crystalline ether. : APIOLE
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He wrote "Of man's first disobedience." : MILTON
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___ and bells. : CAP
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Make light. : ILLUME
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Crackajack. : NAILER
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Heroic Trojan Prince. : AENEAS
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Genus of moths. : TINEA
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Military cap. : SHAKO
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One of the Cavalier poets. : CAREW
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Pinochle score. : MELD
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Vital fluids. : SAPS
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Talon. : CLAW
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Title. : LORD
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Swamp. : BOG
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Symbol of wisdom. : OWL
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Excavate. : DIG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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