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GOOD NEIGHBORS

New York Times, Sunday, September 25, 1949

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 62 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 398
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Rural districts: Colloq. : STICKS
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Arms ___. : EMBARGO
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Scytheman. : REAPER
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___ cup; one for the road. : STIRRUP
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Philippine President. : QUIRINO
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Sang after applause. : ENCORED
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Actress Day. : LARAINE
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Wild. : UNTAMED
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Prolific. : FERTILE
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Along: Scot. : ALANG
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Rebuker. : CHIDER
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Brighten. : ILLUME
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Product of Patino's mines. : TIN
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A word from Caesar's boast. : VIDI
34
Miss Merion and Miss Manners. : DIANAS
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Self-derived existence. : ASEITY
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President of Cuba. : GRAU
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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Raise military rank without raising pay. : BREVET
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Scrimmage. : TUSSLE
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Infernal being. : FIEND
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Transplantable eye part. : CORNEA
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Secret doctrine. : ESOTERY
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Make the desert bloom. : IRRIGATE
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Malay apples. : OHIAS
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Rajah's wife. : RANI
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Having a friendly chat: Var. : COSING
51
Uniting into a whole. : PIECING
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Cell wall: Biol. : CYTODERM
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Quills of feathers. : CALAMI
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A French lift. : ASCENSEUR
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___ de Dieu, Truce of God. : TREVE
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Floating leaf of a bulb plant. : LILYPAD
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Its velocity is 1,087 feet per second. : SOUND
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"___ of Grass." : LEAVES
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Picturesque Greek mountain soldier. : EVZONE
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___ Corner bookshop district of London, where the great fire stopped. : PYE
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Photo copy: Colloq. : STAT
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Pugilistic weight class, 147 pound limit. : WELTER
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Seaweeds used as fertilizer in Channel Islands. : VRAICS
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First name of 5 Down. : BELA
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Annual music and literary congress in Scotland. : MOD
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Adorned, clad: Archaic. : BESEEN
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Rental contractor. : LESSOR
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___ larceny. : PETIT
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Culminations. : APOGEES
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"Christopher ___." : ROBIN
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Like a long-billed marsh bird. : SNIPELIKE
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Sea nymph. : NEREID
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Womanly. : FEMININE
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Nullifies. : NEGATES
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Timorous. : TREPID
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Receipt: Fr. : RECU
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Mrs. Lewis Douglas. : PEGGY
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"The Green ___," by Marc Connelly. : PASTURES
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Portugal's ambassador to United States. : PEREIRA
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Something learned. : LESSON
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Narrow waterway. : INLET
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French cathedral city. : RHEIMS
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Apprehended. : SENSED
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Annamese capital. : HUE
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Perfume from flowers: Var. : ATAR
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Reluctant. : AVERSE
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Confinement within school bounds: England. : GATING
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Famous woman suffragist. : CATT
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Joaquin ___, Cuban composer-pianist. : NIN
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Tocsin. : ALARUM
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Tincture used for sprains. : ARNICA
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Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
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Impregnated with iodine. : IODATED
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Ship's boat. : PINNACE
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Musicale. : RECITAL
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Royal symbol. : SCEPTRE
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State policeman. : TROOPER
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Shop-window display: Fr. : ETALAGE
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Meances. : THREATS
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Rigidity. : SETNESS
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Calmed. : SERENED
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Ukraine city named for Russian chief. : STALINO
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Haranguer. : TIRADER
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Subject of the Shah. : IRANI
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A blow. : CRIG
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Hungary's Communist leader, 1919. : KUN
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Hard money. : SPECIE
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Horses. : EQUINES
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Purificator: Eccl. : MUNDATORY
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Nips. : BITES
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Edge. : RIM
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Granitelike. : GNEISSY
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Scads. : OODLES
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Disprovers. : REFUTERS
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Antagonist. : ENEMY
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Seaport of Palestine. : ACRE
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Utensil. : POT
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Asmara is its capital. : ERITREA
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Trusting. : RELIANT
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Group of European languages. : SLAVIC
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Strip. : DENUDE
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Owners of goods: Cervantes and Roosevelt. : HAVES
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Play by Molnar. : LILIOM
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Empties. : DRAINS
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Binary compound of gold. : AURIDE
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Full of girlish laughter. : GIGGLY
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After. : BEHIND
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Opera heroes. : TENORS
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Termination. : FINALE
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Harmful: Rare. : NOCENT
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Tear into shreds. : TATTER
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Castor bean poisons. : RICINS
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Unending. : AGELESS
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Glacial fissure. : CREVASSE
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Student who doesn't fail. : PASSMAN
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Element resembling another in atomic number but not weight. : ISOTOPE
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President Plaza Lasso's country. : ECUADOR
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Hollowed by a bomb bit. : CRATERED
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"Tinkers to ___ to Chance."—F. P. Adams. : EVERS
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Appetite: Fr. : APPETIT
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Resembling the mild month. : MAYLIKE
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Conceives thoughts. : IDEATES
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700-mile tributary of the Ubangi River. : UELE
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Legendary British king, subject of poem by Swinburne. : LOCRINE
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Pure malice. : VENOM
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Palestine. : ZION
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Gardener's implement. : WEEDER
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City of gondolas. : VENICE
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Ties a rope around a cleat. : BELAYS
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President Bishara el Khoury's capital. : BEIRUT
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Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, etc. : LINERS
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Kept at a fixed price. : PEGGED
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Obtainer. : GETTER
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Two-banked galley. : BIREME
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Long John Silver. : PEGLEG
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Dorothy Canfield ___. : FISHER
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Annoyances. : NUISANCES
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Permeates. : PERVADES
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Financial or economic havoc. : PANIC
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Profession of José Iturbi. : PIANIST
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Ohio college. : ANTIOCH
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Defamation of character by spoken words, signs, gestures, etc. : SLANDER
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Ant. : PISMIRE
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Rebinders. : RETIERS
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The Devil: Mohammedan. : SHAITAN
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Violate. : OUTRAGE
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Stung. : NETTLED
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Belches lava. : ERUPTS
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Pitfalls. : SNARES
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Wary. : ALERT
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Symbol of Bacchus. : GRAPE
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Country of President Videla. : CHILE
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Genus of leaf-cutting ants. : ATTA
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Soon. : ANON
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Blemish. : SCAR
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Subject of study by anthropologist R. M. Yerkes. : APE
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Negation. : NOT
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Summer: French. : ETE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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