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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, January 13, 1946

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 205
Across Down
1. ___ Flow, Orkney Islands. : SCAPA
6. Copied. : APED
10. Young cod for broiling. : SCROD
15. Islands ceded to Japan by Russia, 1875. : KURILS
21. Wine of a Greek island. : CHIAN
22. River near Leningrad. : NEVA
23. Battle region in Libya. : TRIPOLITANIA
25. Small brooks. : RILLS
26. Precipitation. : HAIL
27. Native of central Pacific region. : AUSTRALASIAN
28. Arrow poison. : INEE
29. English city, E. of Solway Firth. : CARLISLE
31. Comedy pieces. : SKITS
32. Italy's southern tip. : TOE
33. New Ambassador to China. : MARSHALL
35. Successful plays. : HITS
37. Of a thing. : ITS
38. Pose. : SIT
39. Tryout. : TEST
40. Scottish group. : CLAN
42. Small glass. : PONY
44. Mountain pass: India. : GHAUT
46. Prodigal. : LAVISH
49. Famous wartime capital. : CHUNGKING
51. ___ Green. : GRETNA
52. Balances. : EVENS
53. Persian silver coin. : KRAN
54. Rhoncus. : RALE
55. Moslem tribesmen of the Sahara. : TUAREGS
56. Seaport W. of Bizerte. : BONE
57. Famous London thoroughfare. : WHITEHALL
59. Isle N. of Zanzibar. : PEMBA
60. Particle. : ACE
61. Russo-Iranian river boundary. : ARAS
62. Old part of Hungary's capital. : BUDA
63. Fifth tone of scale. : SOL
64. French author, Madame de ___. : STAEL
68. Possible nickname for Hawthorne. : NAT
69. Middle section. : CENTRUM
71. The number four. : TETRAD
74. Spanish jar. : OLLA
75. Proclamations. : EDICTS
77. Bladed implement. : OAR
78. Indian memorial post. : XAT
79. Slayer of Prince Turnus. : AENEAS
81. Move effortlessly. : SOAR
82. Trinidad's neighbor. : TOBAGO
85. Eighteenth-century masquerade. : RIDOTTO
87. First notes of Guido's scale. : UTS
88. Thralls. : ESNES
90. ___ Anthony Wayne. : MAD
91. Guttural exclamations. : UGHS
93. Negative votes. : NOES
94. Briton's favorite. : TEA
95. East Brazilian seaport. : NATAL
97. Shakespeare's town. : STRATFORD
99. Sweetheart. : GIRL
100. Birdman. : AVIATOR
103. Foreign section of Istanbul. : PERA
104. Overhanging section. : EAVE
105. Beat briskly. : FLAIL
106. First Dutch settlement in Java. : BANTAM
107. Historic town near Mt. Vesuvius. : BENEVENTO
109. Surname of famous five. : DIONNE
110. Comedy star, partner of Johnson. : OLSEN
111. Heavy fabrics. : REPS
112. Town between Padua and Mantua. : ESTE
113. Ancient Syrian kingdom. : MOAB
114. Lands ___, Cornwall. : END
115. Prison: Slang. : PEN
116. Catania's mountain. : ETNA
118. Original capital of California. : MONTEREY
122. Where Canada is: Abbr. : BNA
123. Cinders. : SLAGS
125. Buzzing noise: Var. : WHURRING
128. Tunicate. : SALP
129. Cape Glossa's ancient name, meaning "Thunder-Heights." : ACROCERAUNIA
132. Hebrides isle. : IONA
133. Rose oil. : ATTAR
134. New Presidential yacht. : WILLIAMSBURG
135. Lyrically poetic. : ODIC
136. Rouen's river. : SEINE
137. Catches with a rope. : LASSOS
138. Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
139. Something jotted down. : MEMO
140. Sharp reminders. : PRODS
1. Light, coarse fabric. : SCRIM
2. Once known as "Middle Kingdom." : CHINA
3. Ill one. : AILER
4. Where Jaffa is. : PALESTINE
5. Town near Liège. : ANS
6. German state, capital, Dessau. : ANHALT
7. River into Gulf of Mexico. : PEARL
8. ___ eye. : EVIL
9. Salvador ___, futurist. : DALI
10. Turning-point in the war. : STALINGRAD
11. Caster. : CRUET
12. Japanese marine miles. : RIS
13. Makes choice. : OPTS
14. Surrey town, famous for special breed of fowl. : DORKING
15. Scottish apparel. : KILTS
16. Octave of a feast. : UTAS
17. Eastern captain. : RAS
18. Beginner. : INITIATE
19. Peninsula in Yellow Sea, S. Manchuria. : LIAOTUNG
20. Reasoning. : SANE
24. Non-professionals. : LAITY
29. Small-value Oriental coins. : CASH
30. ___ States, Burma. : SHAN
34. Confessed malingerer. : HESS
36. Paper sheath of cigarette. : SPILL
38. English furniture maker. : SHERATON
40. Small talk. : CHAT
41. Prussian city, scene of surrender. : LUNEBURG
43. Numeral. : ONE
44. Seizes. : GRABS
45. Pagodas. : TAS
46. ___ Republic on Mediterranean Sea. : LEBANESE
47. Salad fruits. : AVOCADOS
48. Native of Italian city. : VENETIAN
49. Town, Atlantic entrance to Panama Canal. : CRISTOBAL
50. Capital of Baluchistan. : KALAT
51. Adhesive. : GUM
53. Genghis ___. : KHAN
55. Tissue. : TELA
57. Take forcibly. : WREST
58. Bombilate. : HUM
59. Capital, Dahomey, Fr. W. Africa. : PORTONOVO
61. Performance. : ACT
63. Native village: S. Africa. : STAD
65. Island group, including Andreanofs. : ALEUTIAN
66. Substance derived from elaterium. : ELATERIN
67. German Socialist, 1825–64. : LASSALLE
70. S. African council. : RAAD
72. Having life. : EXISTENT
73. Old-fashioned. : DATED
76. Marginally scalloped. : CRENATED
80. Dawn goddess. : EOS
83. General Bradley. : OMAR
84. Bizarre. : OUTRE
85. Old name for the Volga. : RHA
86. Split. : TORE
89. Lucifer. : SATAN
92. Dutch name for The Hague (with 's). : GRAVENHAGE
96. Chairman Connally. : TOM
97. Feeling. : SENSE
98. Destiny. : FATE
99. World-encircling aircraft. : GLOBESTER
100. Turku. : ABO
101. Gulf and seaport, E. Spain. : VALENCIA
102. Entangles: Var. : INSNARLS
103. Liveliness. : PEP
105. Sanction. : FIAT
107. Capital of Cyrenaica. : BENGASI
108. Jacob's brother. : ESAU
109. Bell sound. : DONG
111. Furnish new weapons. : REARM
113. Locale of Monte Carlo. : MONACO
115. Allegations. : PLEAS
117. Spin. : TWIRL
118. About a drop. : MINIM
119. Proportion. : RATIO
120. African antelope. : ELAND
121. Famous Belgian town. : YPRES
122. Cry loudly. : BAWL
123. Another name for Chios. : SCIO
124. U-boats. : SUBS
126. Town SW of Vichy. : RIOM
127. Was borne. : RODE
130. Town NE of Breslau. : OLS
131. Problem. : NUT
133. Serpent. : ASP

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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