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CURRENT EVENTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 19, 1947

Author:
W. W. Webster
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 258
Across
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Bright polish. : GLAZE
6
Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
10
More or less. : SOME
14
Unbind. : LOOSE
19
Revolving part of machine. : ROTOR
20
Deputy Military Governor in U. S. zone of Germany. : CLAY
21
Surrounded by. : AMID
22
Mr. Cobb of Paducah. : IRVIN
23
Objective of Operation High Jump. : ANTARCTICA
25
President Pro Tempore of Senate. : VANDENBERG
27
Norse queen of underworld. : HEL
28
Makes piquant. : SAUCES
29
Resident of Gov. Herbert's State. : OHIOAN
30
Bailiwick of Wickard. : REA
31
Fish pickle. : ALEC
33
___ el Abyad, the White Nile. : BAHR
34
Beyond the norm. : OVER
35
Long tooth. : FANG
36
Senator from Pennsylvania. : MYERS
38
Tragic Miss Durbeyfield. : TESS
40
Some persons. : ONES
41
Whom Marie Sklodowska married. : CURIE
42
Famous curmudgeon. : ICKES
44
Machine that puts on borders. : EDGER
46
Pasty organic mixtures. : MAGMAS
47
Lost. : MISLAID
50
Where basic foods are made. : DAIRY
51
Señora. : DONA
52
Mature beings. : ADULTS
53
Swiss novelist, 1946 Nobel Prize in literature. : HESSE
54
Buntings valued by gourmets. : ORTOLANS
58
San ___, Italy, on Mediterranean. : REMO
59
Utensil. : TEAPOT
61
Wane. : ABATE
62
He wrote Israfel. : POE
63
Mountain range in Mongolia. : TANNU
65
Mosslike plant. : STONECROP
67
Cut off, as leather. : SKIVE
69
Native of: Suffix. : ITE
70
Harass. : BESET
72
Recipient of 1946 Nobel Prize in medicine. : MULLER
74
Tart. : ACID
75
Soothing tonics. : NERVINES
77
Wings of churches. : APSES
78
Latin poet (B. C. 65–8). : HORACE
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Indefinitely long period. : AEON
81
Long lock. : TRESS
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Perforated. : RIDDLED
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Islanders S. of Bering Sea. : ALEUTS
86
Senator from Oklahoma. : MOORE
87
Nature spirit in Arabian lore. : GENIE
88
New chairman of FCC. : DENNY
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Greek letter. : BETA
90
One of numerous Europeans. : SLAV
92
Peals. : CLAPS
96
Governor of Wyoming. : HUNT
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She loved Radamés. : AIDA
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Flower. : IRIS
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Range between France and Switzerland. : JURA
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Diamonds: Slang. : ICE
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Liberal Georgian. : ARNALL
104
Muddles. : ADDLES
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Let the bait bob. : DIB
107
Twice a year. : BIANNUALLY
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Petrify. : MINERALIZE
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Member of U. N. Economic and Social Council. : INDIA
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What a golfer is. : TEER
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Maple genus. : ACER
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Director of "The Best Years of Our Lives." : WYLER
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Examinations. : TESTS
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Mme. Ciano. : EDDA
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Pronoun. : HERS
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Diviners. : SEERS
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Brigadier General, personal physician to Pres. Truman. : GRAHAM
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Sequestered. : LONELY
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Noted member of Fabian Society. : ATTLEE
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Living being: Comb. form. : ZOA
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Slips. : ERRS
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Aroused. : ACTUATED
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Platitudes. : CLICHES
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Whirlaway, Gar Wood, etc. : RACERS
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Nestling. : EYAS
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Jimmy ___, indomitable comedian. : SAVO
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Senator from Wyoming. : OMAHONEY
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Garson's role. : MINIVER
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Taro roots. : EDDOES
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Pool: Scot. : LINN
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Circle: Poet. : ORB
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___ stroke. : OVERARM
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Order to which manatee belongs. : SIRENIA
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Entangles. : ENGAGES
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Covered part of locomotive. : CAB
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Attention. : EAR
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Mountain in S. Alaska. : CRILLON
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Of a contrapuntal work. : FUGAL
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Begone!—Jocular. : SCAT
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Acclimatize. : SEASON
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Giant of fairy tales. : OGRE
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Pleasure boats. : CANOES
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Osculated: Poet. : KIST
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Canine disease. : DISTEMPER
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Co-winner of Noble Peace Prize, 1946. : MOTT
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Speaker of the House. : MARTIN
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Imagine. : IDEATE
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Enzyme researcher, won half of 1946 Nobel Prize in chemistry. : SUMNER
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Storehouse. : DEPOT
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Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
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Abhors. : HATES
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Twenty of these in one drachma. : OBOLS
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At the tip. : APICAL
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Beginner. : NOVICE
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Planted. : SEEDED
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City with ruined Krupp works. : ESSEN
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City on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Location. : UBIETY
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Queer fellows: Colloq : CUSSES
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Vice-President of Yugoslavia. : KARDELJ
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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What France is keeping watch on. : RHIN
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Boast. : VAUNT
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Venezuelan town; copper mecca. : AROA
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Concerning a kind of poem. : ODIC
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Amounted to. : TOTALLED
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Railers. : REVILERS
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Administer. : ADHIBIT
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White amino acid. : LEUCINE
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Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
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Honored, as in armed forces. : MEDALED
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U. S. Ambassador to Britain. : GARDNER
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Double: Bot. : BINATE
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Desolated village of World War II. : LIDICE
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Of hearing. : AUDILE
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One who values something. : PRIZER
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War souvenirs. : SABERS
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Islands off New Guinea. : ARU
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2.057 lb. in India. : SER
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Mallard genus. : ANAS
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Glockenspiel of special shape. : LYRA
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Nurse in Orient. : AMAH
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Proverbs. : SAWS
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Insect egg. : NIT
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Lixivium. : LYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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