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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1952

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 945
Across Down
1. Intensify. : DEEPEN
7. Great-souled person. : MAHATMA
14. Bowling marks. : SPARES
20. Where the Crazy Mts. are. : MONTANA
21. Native of Riyadh. : ARABIAN
22. Attainment. : ARRIVAL
24. Iran's Ambassador to U. S. : ENTEZAM
25. Unfamiliar. : STRANGE
26. The double escudo of Spain. : PISTOLE
27. Beetles. : DORS
28. Congressman: Abbr. : REP
30. Greek letter. : IOTA
31. Dascoli, Warneke, etc. : UMPS
33. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
34. Grape. : UVA
35. Kitty of musical comedy. : CARLISLE
37. He composed "The Sandman." : BRAHMS
39. Johnson of Hollywood. : VAN
40. More rational. : SANER
42. Tossed greens. : SALAD
43. He reformed musical notation. : GUIDO
44. Belgian fortress city. : LIEGE
46. Hunter's souvenir. : ANTLER
48. Hamilton graces these. : TENS
49. The late Mrs. Boissevain. : EDNA
50. Owned up: Colloq. : FESSED
51. Stage whispers. : ASIDES
53. Ripped. : TORE
55. One of the Dionnes. : MARIE
57. A hill dweller. : ANT
60. Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
61. Being concerned. : CARING
63. Seek a new homeland. : MIGRATE
67. Snakelike constellation. : SERPENS
69. Noted Indian physicist. : BOSE
70. Resort on the Limmat river. : ZURICH
72. Maestro Bernstein to his friends. : LEN
73. Hit musical. : TWOONTHEAISLE
76. Stool pigeon: Brit. : NARK
77. Syrian deity. : BAAL
78. Fully grown. : ADULT
79. Caen's river. : ORNE
80. Turkomen, Uzbek, etc. : USSR
82. Spaghetti sauce. : PASTA
83. River in northern Italy. : RENO
84. Carbonize. : CHAR
86. Group of allied nations. : NORTHATLANTIC
90. Touch: Comb. form. : TAC
91. Dweller on Helicon. : URANIA
93. Senator from N. C. : HOEY
94. Charming. : WINSOME
95. Voter. : ELECTOR
97. Privileged. : EXEMPT
99. Sound of a bullet. : PING
100. Peak in Colorado. : RED
101. Misplaces. : LOSES
103. Girl's name. : ILSE
104. Areca nuts. : BETELS
106. Pyramid builder. : CHEOPS
109. Golf instructors. : PROS
111. Seaport in Spain. : ADRA
113. Senile person. : DOTARD
117. Florentine painter. : LIPPI
118. Smyrna figs. : ELEME
119. Lunchtimes. : NOONS
121. More astute. : SAGER
122. Humorist of Kin Hubbard's day. : ADE
123. He portrayed Disraeli. : ARLISS
125. Republican renegades of 1884. : MUGWUMPS
127. Ike's wartime command. : ETO
128. Spanish muralist. : SERT
130. Second word of first telegraphic message. : HATH
131. Bamboo. : CANE
132. Deadlock. : TIE
133. Brews. : ALES
134. Dense fog of the Sierra Nevadas. : POGONIP
136. Native of Bari or Taranto. : APULIAN
139. Mary Jane, Harry and Vivian. : TRUMANS
141. Army summer wear. : SUNTANS
142. Rhode Island Senator. : PASTORE
143. A good characteristic. : HONESTY
144. One taking an exam. : TESTEE
145. Stretch. : EXPANSE
146. Contemptuous sounds. : SNORTS
1. Former OSS chief. : DONOVAN
2. New member. : ENTRANT
3. Summers in Calais. : ETES
4. La ___, Bolivia. : PAZ
5. Finnish lake in the Arctic: Var. : ENARA
6. Choosers. : NAMERS
7. Parents. : MAS
8. Craftsman. : ARTISAN
9. New hat in the ring. : HAROLDSTASSEN
10. Decrease. : ABATE
11. Girl's nickname. : TINA
12. Chatterbox. : MAG
13. Britain's "Nye." : ANEURIN
14. The "tenth Muse." : SAPPHO
15. Geometric solid. : PRISM
16. Arms depot: Abbr. : ARS
17. Girl's name. : RITA
18. Developed. : EVOLVES
19. Rescue. : SALVAGE
20. Perseus killed her. : MEDUSA
23. Slanted. : LEANED
29. Part of a printing press. : PLATEN
32. Ethel Merman. : MADAM
35. Emblem of the Turkish Empire. : CRESCENT
36. Insular French territories. : ILES
37. Professor, frequent testifier in loyalty hearings. : BUDENZ
38. Pleasure vehicle. : SLEIGH
41. Anything highflown. : ELA
43. One of Odin's wolves. : GERI
45. Bohemian river. : ISER
47. Laughing. : RIANT
50. Baseball czar. : FRICK
52. Platter. : DISH
54. City on the Oka. : OREL
56. Prince. : AMIR
57. Ishtar. : ASTARTE
58. FDR's regime. : NEWDEAL
59. Defeat. : TROUNCE
61. Quarter. : COIN
62. Describing certain dogs. : GUNSHY
64. Poem by Shelley. : ALASTOR
65. Afternoon in England. : TEATIME
66. Interwoven. : ENLACED
68. Game originated in the Orient. : POLO
69. Creator of Maggie Wylie. : BARRIE
71. ___ avis. : RARA
74. Eastern. : EOAN
75. Goal of the Schuman Plan. : EUROPEANUNION
77. Taboo. : BANS
81. Printer's term. : STET
82. Candide's tutor. : PANGLOSS
84. Opera announcer. : CROSS
85. Our Ambassador in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. : HARE
87. Electrical units. : OHMS
88. Ridicule. : TWIT
89. Striated. : LINED
91. Thomas More's ideal. : UTOPIA
92. Saws. : AXIOMS
96. Hoofbeat. : CLOP
98. Other. : ELSE
99. Goober. : PEANUT
102. Seaport in Yugoslavia. : SPLIT
104. Projecting part. : BROW
105. Santa: Abbr. : STA
106. Brooches. : CLASPS
107. Gangster's refuge. : HIDEOUT
108. Table centerpiece. : EPERGNE
110. Mold anew. : RESHAPE
112. Paginal disfigurations. : DOGEARS
114. Person who never laughts. : AGELAST
115. Things remembered. : RETENTS
116. Worthless. : DROSSY
118. Pass. : ELAPSE
120. Adam and Al. : SMITHS
124. Duisburg's river. : RHINE
125. ___, Gozo, and Comino. : MALTA
126. Juan Domingo. : PERON
129. Sums up. : TOTS
131. Pointed end. : CUSP
133. Native of U. S.: Abbr. : AMER
135. Man's nickname. : NAT
137. ___ vobiscum. : PAX
138. Born. : NEE
140. Original "one-world" set-up. : UNO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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