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NATIONS UNITED

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1953

142-Across : Swift bird dog.

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 709 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,547
Across
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Dwelling. : ABODE
6
Yawning abyss. : CHASM
11
Oriental maid. : AMAH
15
Card game: Old sp. : EUCRE
20
Ice cream dessert. : BAKEDALASKA
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Physical encouragement to a golf ball. : BODYENGLISH
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Chang or Eng. : SIAMESETWIN
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Product of Wisconsin. : SWISSCHEESE
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Ancient Greek leather flask. : OLPE
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Turn to the service of evil. : SATANIZE
30
Young animal. : TOTO
31
Burden. : ONUS
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Defendants: Lat. : REI
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Martin van ___. : BUREN
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Netherlands weight. : ONS
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Noted person. : NAME
38
Said: Fr. : DIT
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Process for making steel. : BESSEMER
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Oxonian's rival. : CANTAB
44
Rich vegetable or meat soups. : BISQUES
46
Take warning. : HEED
47
Boy meets girl. : DATE
48
Pooh-pooh. : TUT
50
Consumed. : ATE
51
Yearners. : ACHERS
54
River in Maine. : SACO
55
Atlas or Prometheus. : TITAN
57
Verona's river. : ADIGE
61
Mr. Heyerdahl and others. : THORS
62
Ethel Merman musical. : PANAMAHATTIE
65
Mrs.: Span. : SNRA
66
River bank. : RIPA
67
Walkie-talkie. : RADIO
68
Abominated. : DETESTED
70
Weber's "___ Freischütz." : DER
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This month: Abbr. : INST
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B. P. O. E. : ELKS
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Freehold, as certain real estate. : ALODIAL
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N. M. pueblo, visited by Coronado, 1540. : ACOMA
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Electrical units. : OHMS
81
Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Unit of weight for pearls. : CARAT
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Legal paper with a maker and endorser. : TWONAME
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New Zealand stone weapon. : PATU
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Mountain peak: Italian. : CIMA
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Added particulars. : ANDS
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Cereal seed. : OAT
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Metric measures of area. : HECTARES
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Choral composition. : MOTET
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Bite: Scot. : GNAP
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Box office abbreviation. : ORCH
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Steam balneations. : RUSSIANBATHS
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Edmond Dantes. : COUNT
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Viennese composer. : LEHAR
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Brimming. : SATED
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Name in early movies. : INCE
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Young hogs. : SHOTES
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Hebrew letter. : MEM
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Table crumb. : ORT
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Stamp of approval: Var. : OKEH
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Egyptian solar disk. : ATEN
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Waterfront hiring method. : SHAPEUP
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Bifurcated drain pipes. : YTILES
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Grappled: Colloq. : WRASSLED
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Capture a prize: Slang. : COP
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Was aware of. : KNEW
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Donkey: Fr. : ANE
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Humbugs. : SHAMS
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Swiss canton. : URI
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Again. : ANEW
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Personal: Comb. form. : IDIO
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Rainspout. : DOWNPIPE
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Read poetry. : SCAN
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Fourth of July firework. : ROMANCANDLE
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Sauce of egg yolk, butter, lemon juice. : HOLLANDAISE
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Hasty departure. : FRENCHLEAVE
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Swift bird dog. : IRISHSETTER
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Turmeric plants of Samoa. : ANGOS
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Moved easily. : SLID
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Bribe: Slang. : GETTO
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Gateposts. : PIERS
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Swallow up. : ABSORB
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Receiver of goods: Law. : BAILEE
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Cousins of the giraffe. : OKAPIS
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Greek commune. : DEME
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British statesman. : EDE
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Became sunny. : CLEARED
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A friend of Alice. : HATTER
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Great dam on the Nile. : ASWAN
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What an umiak is make of. : SKIN
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The peanut: Span. : MANI
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Away. : ABSENT
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Verb for Sunday gardeners. : MOW
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Approach. : ADIT
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Green tea. : HYSON
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Expressions of high praise. : ENCOMIA
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Exclamation of disgust. : UGH
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Role for 57 Across. : CLEO
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___ tout (nothing at all): Fr. : RIENDU
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___-main (towel): Fr. : ESSUIE
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Takes for granted. : ASSUMES
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Set up: Abbr. : ESTAB
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Orders: Archaic. : HESTS
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One-fourth of Germany. : ZONE
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Bock and lager. : BEERS
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Fills to repletion. : SATIATES
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Girl's name. : ESTA
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Competitor of Hepplewhite. : SHERATON
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Ingredient of chocolate. : CACAO
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Niels Bohr's subject. : ATOM
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Treat for children. : BUTTERSCOTCH
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Letters used in geometry problems. : QEDS
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A treat often served with coffee. : DANISHPASTRY
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Works with a hand shuttle. : TATS
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Italian city near Teramo. : ATRI
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Second anniversary gift. : CHINAWARE
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Child's game. : HOPSCOTCH
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Opera by Rimski-Korsakov. : SADKO
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Bara of the silents. : THEDA
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Miss Naldi. : NITA
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Slot machine treat. : INDIANNUT
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Dog. : GREATDANE
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Gov. Warren. : EARL
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Boon companion. : PAL
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"Much ___." : ADO
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Fish prized in the South. : EELCAT
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Orange squeezer. : REAMER
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"___ good turn when you can." : DOA
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Persecutes. : DRAGOONS
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___-jongg. : MAH
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Victor Herbert heroine. : MARIETTA
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Place. : STEAD
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Tenth part. : TITHE
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Rake or hoe. : TOOL
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Old French coins. : ECUS
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The anchor symbolizes it. : USN
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My: French. : MES
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Savannah and Seattle: Abbr. : SPTS
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Ancient Chinese state. : TSAO
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Leonine hairdos. : MANES
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Where Smith College is: Colloq. : HAMP
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Two-wheeler. : BIKE
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Dr. Alekhine's game. : CHESS
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Fume. : REEK
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Flower parts. : STAMENS
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Sellouts since 1938. : MUNICHS
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Butterine. : OLEO
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Western Indian. : ARAPAHO
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Ascot. : SCARF
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Girl's name. : HONORA
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Pithecanthropi. : APEMEN
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Part of 100 Down. : PEDAL
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I should say so! : INDEED
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In the meantime. : WHILST
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Plastic used in handbags. : LUCITE
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One end of a pencil. : ERASER
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Banqueters. : DINERS
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Xeres and Riesling. : WINES
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Share of the loot. : SPLIT
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King or prince in ancient China. : WANG
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Heritable land in Scandinavia. : ODAL
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Zachary Taylor was one. : WHIG
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Thames estuary. : NORE
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Egyptian queen of the gods. : SATI
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Sgt. or Corp. : NCO
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Caesar's age on the ides of March. : LVI
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Government division: Abbr. : DEP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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