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Tom Underhill
Tom Underhill

LITERAL TRANSLATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 1993

Author:
Tom Underhill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 22, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Tom Underhill has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,979
Across
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Dative or ablative : CASE
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Kind of shot : SLAP
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Enough, Antonio! : BASTA
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Circle meas. : DIAM
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Env. word : ATTN
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Apples or pears : POMES
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Spontaneous remark : ADLIB
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Cuba, for one : ISLA
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Children's-song character : THETHEFARMERDELL
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Place for change : SLOT
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Heavy rains : TORRENTS
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Hirsch of football fame : ELROY
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Go to a diner : EATOUT
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Slammin' Sam and family : SNEADS
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Hunter in the sky : ORION
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___-dah (affected) : LAHDI
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Madison Ave. products : ADS
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Byron's "The Lament of ___" : TASSO
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Doe or ewe : FEMALE
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Chiropterous : BATTY
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"The evil that men ___": Shak. : DOTHEMLIVES
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Likely : APT
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Billy Ray Cyrus's "___ Breaky Heart" : ACHY
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Kemo ___, Tonto's "trusty scout" : SABE
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Pumping material : IRON
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Twice DCCLI : MDII
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Map abbr. : RTE
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First Commandment phrase : OTHERGODSME
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Moldovan city, to Romanians : CAHUL
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Acrobatic feat : BACKBEND
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Lariat : RIATA
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Hierophant : PRIEST
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This might be a garden : ARENA
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Cash holders : TILLS
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Rhone tributary : SAONE
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Pester : HARASS
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"And leaves soul ___ little": Browning : FREEA
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Ventilation shafts : AIRWELLS
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Architectural piers : ANTAE
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A real pal : NEAFRIENDED
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Bishopric : SEE
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A Wash. airport : NATL
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Phoenix's N.B.A. team : SUNS
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Stag or stallion : MALE
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Author Hunter : EVAN
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Hockey-stick wood : ASH
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"Is this a dagger ___": Macbeth : WHICHISEEME
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Concerning : ANENT
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Lacking vigor : EFFETE
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Explosive, for short : TNT
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"___ in the Dark," 1964 film : ASHOT
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Rough handler : PAWER
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Distillery residue : POTALE
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Singing group : CHORUS
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"Cave ___" : CANEM
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"___ of Fire," 1981 film : CHARIOTS
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Bitter : TART
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"Hail, Caesar, ___ you" (gladiators' cry) : WEWTODIEHOSALUTE
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Composer Barraine : ELSA
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Soviet collective : ARTEL
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Meager : SCANT
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Foil's cousin : EPEE
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Poor grades : DEES
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Founded : BASED
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Has markers out : OWES
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Vargueno, for one : DESK
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Suffragette Carrie ___ : CATT
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A Dumas character : ATHOS
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Unforgiving : STERN
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Plea : ENTREATY
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Decreases the bankroll : SPENDS
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Baffs a golf ball : LOFTS
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Latin I word : AMAS
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For each : PER
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"Cheers" site : BARROOM
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Append : ADDON
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Weaver's reed : SLEY
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Sesame : TIL
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Competent : ABLE
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Proximal's opposite : DISTAL
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Succumbs to Cupid's arrows : ISLOHEADHEELSVE
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Not sotto voce : ALOUD
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Salminen of the Met : MATTI
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James Bond foe : SMERSH
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Intoxicating : HEADY
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Western : OATER
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"And so ___": Pepys : TOBED
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Terra ___ : FIRMA
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Bacchanalian cry : EVOE
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"Tin ___," 1987 film : MEN
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Cutting remark : BARB
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"___ Sanctorum" : ACTA
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Put ___ (invert, in a way) : THECARTTHEHORSE
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Desertlike region of the Arabian Peninsula : DAHNA
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Combat zone : LISTS
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Name of many popes : PIUS
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Joust : TILT
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British guns : STENS
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"Dirigo" is its motto : MAINE
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Corpulent : OBESE
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"Good ___!" (Charlie Brown's cry) : GRIEF
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Edmonton hockey player : OILER
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Three, to a couple : CROWD
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South African pen for animals : KRAAL
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Cole Porter song: 1929 : PAREE
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Warhol film: 1970 : TRASH
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Move edgewise : SIDLE
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Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
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Anthologies : ANAS
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Fagin, for one : FENCE
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Jack Sprat's diet : LEAN
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Transmitted : SENT
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Nice night : NUIT
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Arab bigwig : EMEER
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Pronoun for a calico cat : SHE
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Involved necessarily : ENTAILED
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Labor org. : WFTU
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"___ Cowhand," Mercer song : IMANOLD
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Emulated Dorcas : SEWED
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Aromatic resins : ELEMIS
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Bone cavities : ANTRA
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L.B.J.'s first Supreme Court appointee : FORTAS
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Drinks to : TOASTS
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Emulated John Lithgow : ACTED
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Fissile rock : SHALE
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Like a Maltese cross: Var. : PATEE
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Princess, e.g. : PHONE
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Jeweler's lens : LOUPE
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Diminutive suffixes : ETTES
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Clean the orlop : SWAB
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Wt. measures, in London : CWTS
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Quid, in Dogpatch : CHAW
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Search for : SEEK
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Epoch : ERA
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He wrote "The Name of the Rose" : ECO

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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