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LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1951

Author: Edward Buckler
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 681 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 588
Across Down
1. TV question mark. : COLOR
6. New King of Sweden. : GUSTAF
12. Compact heaps. : WADS
16. Rodent-killers. : OWLS
20. Circus. : ARENA
21. Eulogies. : ENCOMIA
23. Head of bear, wolf, or boar. : HURE
24. ___ de vivre. : JOIE
25. They are being drafted. : VETERINARIANS
27. Rigid and unyielding. : IRONBOUND
29. Outside: Pref. : EXO
30. Word from which "admiral" comes. : EMIR
31. Covers. : LIDS
32. Composer of "The Last Song." : TOSTI
33. Henpeck. : NAG
34. Elevator. : LIFT
36. Subject to relentless questioning. : PUMP
38. Persons "on the fence." : NEUTERS
40. Governor at Hartford. : LODGE
42. Old lord in "All's Well That Ends Well." : LAFEU
44. Thrall. : SERF
46. City in N. J. near Elizabeth. : RAHWAY
47. Hydrogen, chlorine, etc. : GASES
48. Mme. Pauker. : ANA
50. British Field Marshal with memorial in Arlington. : DILL
52. The uprights. : GOAL
53. Drizzly. : WET
54. Rainbowing. : IRISING
58. Congress boots. : GAITERS
60. French philosopher. : DIDEROT
64. Managed. : RAN
65. 70-mile English river. : TEES
67. Sophie ___ Underwood. : KERR
68. Tilt. : HEEL
70. Louis defeated him, 1941. : NOVA
71. Egyptian lizard. : ADDA
73. Boredom. : WEARINESS
76. Scrape. : RASP
78. Needle. : SEW
79. "Like ___, all tears." : NIOBE
81. Office workers: Colloq. : STENOS
82. Quilts. : COMFORTERS
85. Infirm. : ANILE
87. Cakemaker's gadget. : ICER
88. What Mme. Pandit wears. : SARI
89. Reaches culmination. : NOONS
90. Their 1950 production was highest in history. : STEELWORKS
92. ___ rifle. : GARAND
94. Liabilities. : DEBTS
96. Sloths. : AIS
97. Partial. : SEMI
98. Winter emergency brigade. : SHOVELERS
101. Circus performer. : SEAL
102. Close-fitting cap. : COIF
104. Contest. : RACE
106. In India, a lady's maid. : AYAH
107. Cause of Button Gwinnett's demise. : DUEL
109. Route: Abbr. : RTE
110. Growler. : SNARLER
112. Stately old dances. : PAVANES
115. Gasconaded. : BRAGGED
117. Rower. : OAR
118. Tear apart. : RIVE
119. Soapstone. : TALC
121. Prickly envelope of a fruit. : BUR
122. Vitreous. : GLAZY
125. Assigners. : CEDERS
127. Beetles. : DORS
129. Authoritative statements. : DICTA
133. Western show. : RODEO
134. Foreign. : OVERSEA
136. Speak shrilly. : PIPE
138. 233-mile French river. : TARN
139. Of all: Scot. : AVA
140. Introduce. : USHER
142. Tart. : ACID
144. Male guinea pig. : BOAR
146. Caesar of video comedy. : SID
147. Any plant needing much heat and moisture. : MEGATHERM
149. Confirmatory. : CORROBORATIVE
152. Monkshood. : ATIS
153. "Un Bel Di," for instance. : ARIA
154. What an old-fashioned baker is. : KNEADER
155. Craze. : MANIA
156. Plug. : STOP
157. Slotted trap for fish: Eng. : WEEL
158. Substances used in paints. : DRYERS
159. Señora O'Dwyer. : SLOAN
1. English nurse executed by Germans, 1915. : CAVELL
2. Appetite: Comb. form. : OREXIA
3. Display of high spirits: Colloq. : LETOFF
4. The same. : ONE
5. Thin. : RARE
6. Mental endowment. : GENIUS
7. Defenseless. : UNARMED
8. Scruple: Abbr. : SCR
9. Strive. : TOIL
10. With might. : AMAIN
11. Discoverer. : FINDER
12. Exonerate by superficial investigation. : WHITEWASH
13. Rosy. : AURORAL
14. Worthless. : DROSSY
15. Drove. : SENT
16. Oasis: Southwestern U. S. : OJO
17. Hurts. : WOUNDS
18. Number of rows of words. : LINAGE
19. Rushlike plants. : SEDGES
22. Appeasers. : ASSUAGERS
26. Goblin. : IMP
28. Failed in studies and had to resign: Annapolis slang. : BILGED
35. Social affairs. : TEAS
37. "Stuffed shirt." : PRIG
39. Mr. Heyerdahl of Kon-Tiki. : THOR
41. Avenaceous. : OATEN
43. One. : UNIT
45. Scaliness. : FLAKINESS
49. Afresh. : ANEW
51. Holder of a legal claim. : LIENOR
53. Former office boy, now head mobilizer. : WILSON
54. Recipient of recent $25,000,000 loan by U. S. : IRAN
55. Hazardous consequence of new weapons. : RADIATION
56. Sixtieth member of U. N. : INDONESIA
57. Agrees: Slang. : GEES
59. ___ bien. : TRES
60. Unheeding. : DEAF
61. Member of Defense Dept. : ROSENBERG
62. Exaggerate. : OVERSTATE
63. Marbles. : TAWS
66. Caustic. : SATIRIC
69. Wearing fur. : ERMINED
72. Rose's sweetheart. : ABIE
74. Be aware: Archaic. : RECK
75. Words in huge print. : SCAREHEAD
77. Incite. : PROD
80. Extensions to buildings. : ELLS
83. Spoken. : ORAL
84. Kicks. : TOES
86. Servant who brought water for washing hands. : EWERER
88. Learned man. : SAVANT
90. Black Hawk's men. : SACS
91. Man's name. : OMAR
92. Spanish painter. : GOYA
93. Defeat. : DRUB
95. Pung. : SLED
99. Bag for carrying provisions. : HAVERSACK
100. Bosnian. : SERB
103. Stabilized, as prices. : FROZE
105. Cuticular. : EPIDERMAL
108. Commend. : LAUD
111. Arrangement. : LAYOUT
113. Affirm. : AVER
114. Loose garment, as a smock. : SLOP
116. Intestinal fortitude. : GRIT
118. State of being lost in thought. : REVERIE
120. Cheater in school exam. : CRIBBER
122. Pasture grasses. : GRAMAS
123. Marshall's right-hand man. : LOVETT
124. In easy, graceful manner: Dancing. : ADAGIO
125. Hold fast. : COHERE
126. Encourage. : SECOND
128. Wild animal trails. : SPOORS
130. Card game. : CASINO
131. Petty matters. : TRIVIA
132. Pertaining to certain mountains. : ANDEAN
135. Exposer. : AIRER
137. Attention. : EAR
141. He had an inferiority complex, says Bertrand Russell. : SHAW
143. Low wagon. : DRAY
145. Stuffs. : RAMS
148. "The pretty worm of Nilus." : ASP
150. Pindaric ___. : ODE
151. Fiber of palmyra palm. : TAL

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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