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ABOUT THE GLOBE

New York Times, Sunday, September 22, 1946

Author:
Waldo Ranson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 680 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 241
Across
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Ajaccio is its capital. : CORSICA
8
Religion founded by Lao-tse. : TAOISM
14
Cavalry swords. : SABERS
20
Contemporary French hero. : DEGAULLE
21
Pacific supply base, NE of Yap. : ULITHI
22
Scene of La Boheme, Act I. : ATELIER
24
Gold: Heraldry. : OR
25
Threesomes. : TRIOS
26
Moral. : LESSON
27
Brno is its capital. : MORAVIA
28
Fifty-two. : LII
30
Friend: Fr. : AMI
31
Passenger without a ticket: Eng. : HARE
32
Checkerboard game. : GOBANG
34
Doctrine. : ISM
35
Author of Blue Fairy Tales. : LANG
37
Oblique. : ASLANT
39
Poison used in treating tetanus. : CURARE
40
Brief note. : MEMO
41
Chilly. : ALGID
43
Soft mud. : OOZE
44
Roxas' capital. : MANILA
45
Mr. Karloff. : BORIS
46
Border river, 1,800 mi. : RIOGRANDE
48
Democrats, 56; Republicans, 39; Progressive, 1. : SENATE
49
Westminster ___. : PALACE
50
Indian matting. : TAT
51
Alençon is its capital. : ORNE
52
Boric acid salt. : BORATE
53
Scene of first miracle. : CANA
54
One's native land. : HOME
55
Watershed. : DIVIDE
56
Formal agreement. : CONTRACT
60
Hardly. : BARELY
63
Cereal meal. : FARINA
64
Gov. McCord's State. : TENNESSEE
65
Mimes. : APERS
66
Banjermasin is its capital. : BORNEO
67
Household necessity. : HANGER
68
Norse god of war. : TYR
69
Medics. : DOCS
70
What Alice used the flamingos for. : MALLET
71
Elapsed. : PASSED
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Goddess of Kilauea. : PELE
73
Sir William Patterne's flaw. : EGO
74
Second day. : MONDAY
75
Quieted. : CALMED
76
French poet. : MAROT
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Thuringian manufacturing town. : MEININGEN
79
College established 1861. : VASSAR
80
French heroine. : JEANNE
81
Kuala Lumpur is its capital. : SELANGOR
82
Weasel-like animal. : MARTEN
83
Pelts. : FURS
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Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
85
Marine escort. : CONVOY
86
Italian city, near Milan. : LODI
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Helmet. : CAP
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The Look. : BACALL
93
Meditate. : PONDER
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John Hersey's subject. : HIROSHIMA
96
Author of The Cloister and the Hearth. : READE
97
South Russian. : TARTAR
98
Glazier's ware. : PANE
99
Papal headdress. : MITER
100
Goes astray. : ERRS
101
International pool. : CARTEL
102
Arctic. : FRIGID
104
Suburb of Istanbul. : PERA
105
World scourge. : WAR
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Capital of Azerbaijan province. : TABRIZ
107
Spin. : REEL
108
Dewey's party. : GOP
110
Immerse. : DIP
111
Bunting-like fabric. : ETAMINE
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Rector's assistant. : CURATE
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Frogs and toads. : ANURA
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Element, Atomic No. 58. : CE
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Adjuster of values. : RERATER
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Queen Penthesilea. : AMAZON
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Harry Truman is one. : DEMOCRAT
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Taste qualities. : SAPORS
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Beers. : LAGERS
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Dry goods merchants. : DRAPERS
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Roman festival, April 19. : CERIALIA
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King of Bashan. : OG
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Aleutian island group. : RAT
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Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
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Royal flower of Oahu. : ILIMA
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Art enamelware. : CLOISONNE
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Ancient copper money. : AES
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New Orleans university. : TULANE
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Vigilant. : ALERT
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Beauvais is its capital. : OISE
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Former Japanese government. : SHOGUNATE
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Franciscan friar. : MINORITE
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Volga grain center. : SAMARA
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Atlantic peril. : BERG
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Music's highest note. : ELA
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Côte d'Azur. : RIVIERA
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Subject to earthquake. : SEISMIC
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North Sea gulf, NE of Netherlands. : DOLLART
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Branching. : RAMOSE
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Metal bar. : INGOT
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Subject to practical jokes. : HAZE
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Large quantity. : BALE
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Ship's boat. : GIG
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Vein of metal. : LODE
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Where Dawson is. : CANADA
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Grinders. : MOLARS
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Talks foolishly. : DROOLS
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White sheep. : MERINO
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Raillery. : BANTER
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Host. : ARMY
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Council. : SOVIET
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Ridiculed: Slang. : PANNED
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Abolitionist, founder of the Philanthropist. : BIRNEY
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Dismissed. : CONGED
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Eugene de la Chapelle's victim. : DARLAN
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Thurible. : CENSER
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Abaft. : ASTERN
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Colombo is its capital. : CEYLON
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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German watering place. : BADEMS
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Highest point. : APOGEE
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Draw back. : RECOIL
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Circular. : FOLDER
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Dutch navigator (1602–59). : TASMAN
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Maine port. : BANGOR
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Outspoken admiral. : HALSEY
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Asiatic. : MONGOL
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Heavyweight contender, 1939. : PASTOR
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Easter: Dial. : PAAS
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Mix. : MINGLE
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He discovered many uses for peanuts (1864–1943). : CARVER
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Old and young; thick and thin; near and far. : MERISM
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Water nymphs. : NAIADS
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Plunderer. : VANDAL
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Jiguro Kano's science. : JUDO
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Last Aztec emperor, died 1520. : MONTEZUMA
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Alien. : FOREIGNER
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External: Anat. : CORTICAL
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Food fish. : LING
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Quoted. : CITED
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Avenue of the ___. : AMERICAS
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Guard wall. : PARAPET
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Beverage maker. : BREWER
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Charges with air. : AERATES
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Tuscany marble city. : CARRARA
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Young salmon. : PARR
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Ave. : HAIL
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Signal for hurrah. : HIP
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Small drums. : TABERS
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Prides oneself. : PREENS
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Bircher. : CANER
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Stench. : FETOR
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Russian parliament, 1905–17. : DOUMA
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Yugoslav leader. : TITO
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Level. : RAZE
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Buttress. : PROP
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Cartograph. : MAP
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Syncopated dance. : RAG
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Sum up. : ADD
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Hole in one. : ACE
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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. : RR

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 53 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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