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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 1944

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 133
Across
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High naval officer. : ADMIRAL
8
English cathedral city. : CHESTER
15
Island east of Truk. : PONAPE
21
Libyan battle city. : TRIPOLI
22
Greek. : HELLENE
23
AEF debarkation point. : IRELAND
25
Dealer in metal. : TINSMAN
26
Where Scutari is. : ALBANIA
27
African English-speaking republic. : LIBERIA
28
Furnish. : INDUE
29
French negative. : NON
31
"Wilderness were Paradise ___." : ENOW
32
Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
33
Foretoken. : SIGN
34
American statesman, 1782–1866. : CASS
35
Rock formation. : LEDGE
37
Famed Labrador missionary. : GRENFELL
40
Danish territorial division. : AMT
41
Defeated Cuban Presidential candidate. : BATISTA
43
Dutch genre painter (1626–79). : STEEN
44
Forearm bones. : ULNAE
46
Capital of Lebanon, Syria. : BEIRUT
50
Chung-hua Min-Kuo. : CHINA
52
Across, to poets. : OER
53
Of nitrogen: Comb. form. : AZO
54
Where Oran is. : ALGERIA
56
Sudden illness. : ATTACK
58
Inversely ovate: Bot. : OBOVATE
62
City blitzed by Axis. : BELGRADE
64
De Valera's country, official. : EIRE
65
Subdivision of Oceania. : POLYNESIA
67
Jubilant cry of Bacchanals. : EVOE
68
Gun camouflage. : NETS
70
Venetian commonplaces. : GONDOLAS
72
Disencumbers. : RIDS
73
Sierra ___, British colony, West Africa. : LEONE
75
Former Jap military title. : SHOGUN
77
Water plantain genus. : ALISMA
79
One of the Cinque Ports, Sussex. : RYE
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Half a fluid ounce: Abbr. : TBS
82
Fresh-water dolphin. : INIA
83
Pole, Czech, Slovak, etc. : SLAV
84
Speaker Rayburn. : SAM
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Mr. Landon. : ALF
89
Symbols of office. : BATONS
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Island off Indo-China. : HAINAN
93
French bathtub victim. : MARAT
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Manufacturing town, Nord, France. : LOOS
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Royal French dynasty, founded 987. : CAPETIAN
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Drop: Dial. : DRIB
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Theatre box. : LOGE
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Axis satellite capital. : BUCHAREST
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___ ranch. : DUDE
108
Length measurements. : YARDAGES
110
Pig iron variety, containing manganese. : SPIEGEL
111
Offense: Law. : DELICT
113
American painter (1856–1925). : SARGENT
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___ Lands, South Dakota and Nebraska. : BAD
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Watchword. : CRY
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Oil beetle. : MELOE
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Jolly sailor. : HEARTY
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Irreligious. : PAGAN
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Time periods. : AEONS
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Predecessor of swing. : RAGTIME
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Previously. : ERE
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Tumblers. : ACROBATS
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Loire river city. : TOURS
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Protective covering. : MAIL
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Indian princess. : RANI
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Point in law. : RES
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Old name of Isle of Man. : MONA
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Fifty-four. : LIV
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Tripolitan seaport. : DERNA
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Spaniard or Portuguese. : IBERIAN
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District of Central Europe. : SILESIA
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Southeast part of Aegean Sea. : ICARIAN
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Baltic province, Latvia and Estonia. : LIVONIA
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Croce's language. : ITALIAN
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North country: Poet. : NORLAND
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Vital transport links. : CANALS
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Island group, East Denmark: Var. : SEELAND
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River, Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario. : GENESEE
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Athenian. : ATTIC
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River, western Yugoslavia. : DRINA
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Intellects. : MINDS
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Battle town, ancient Phrygia. : IPSUS
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City of Seven Hills. : ROME
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Roman army wing. : ALA
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Small songbird. : LINNET
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Chinese battle city. : CHANGSHA
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Underworld queen. : HEL
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Bohemian river, 720 miles to North Sea. : ELBE
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Colorful words. : SLANG
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Caruso-followers. : TENORS
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Atoll in the Marshalls. : ENIWETOK
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Turmeric. : REA
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Bohemian city near Prague. : PILSEN
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Large bay window. : ORIEL
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Bird beak. : NEB
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English country festivals. : ALES
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Of a Cyclades island. : PARIAN
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Inscrutable one. : ENIGMA
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Admirer of Beatrice. : DANTE
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Lyrical. : ODIC
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Of an ancient Italian country. : LATIAN
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Eaglestone. : ETITE
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Formerly. : NEE
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Where Lingayen is. : LUZON
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Famous duelist. : BURR
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One of the Leewards. : ANTIGUA
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Author of ballad, "Rory O'More." : LOVER
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City of linguists. : BABEL
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Pupil: French. : ELEVE
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Aboriginal dwelling. : IGLOO
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Horthy's status. : REGENT
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Biblical owner of miraculous rod. : AARON
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Bottomless gulfs. : ABYSMS
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Citric drinks. : ADES
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100 years: Abbr. : CEN
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Palm leaves. : OLAS
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Principality, Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
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Piece of fancy work. : TIDY
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Disburden. : EASE
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Selassie's people. : ETHIOPS
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Where Lublin is. : POLAND
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Olive-shaped. : OLIVARY
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Form of verse. : SONNET
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Surrealistic painter. : DALI
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Reflux. : EBB
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Main point. : GIST
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Dutch liquid measure. : AAM
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Inviolable. : SACRED
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More yellow-red in color. : SANDIER
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Spanish seaport. : MALAGA
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White vestments. : ALBS
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Halfmask of silk: Fr. : LOUP
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Central points. : FOCI
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Chinese money of account. : TAEL
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Stem of a plant. : HAULM
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Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
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First name of Rhode Island founder. : ROGER
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Intelligencer. : AGENT
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Fretful. : TESTY
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Land of royal visitor to Solomon. : SHEBA
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Cousin of the roach. : IDE
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One of the musical B's. : BRAHMS
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Capital of Guam. : AGANA
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Suffer: Scot. : DREE
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Explode. : DYNAMITE
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British mandate, Gold coast. : TOGOLAND
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Ancient name of Zea, Cyclades isle. : CEOS
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"___ Roy," novel by Scott. : ROB
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Case for small articles. : ETUI
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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North African tongue. : ARABIC
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45-mile Swiss-French lake. : GENEVA
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Hippodromes. : ARENAS
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Ankle-length Roman garments. : STOLAE
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Author of "Rip Van Winkle." : IRVING
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Creel or osier basket. : CRAIL
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Short portion of fishing line. : SNELL
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Miss Oberon. : MERLE
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Operatic airs. : ARIAS
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Empty. : INANE
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Barren lowland in France. : LANDE
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The ___ Duke. : IRON
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Warring continent. : ASIA
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Repair in sewing. : DARN
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Miss Claire. : INA
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Little girl. : SIS
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___ Maclaren, English author. : IAN
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Disease of sheep: Eng. : COE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 59 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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