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New York Times, Sunday, January 7, 1951

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 48
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 567
Across
1. The Western Hemisphere. : AMERICAS
9. Harvard's river. : CHARLES
16. Impassioned. : FERVID
22. Herb of memory. : ROSEMARY
23. Abbess of the Paraclete. : HELOISE
24. Sir Launcelot's lady. : ELAINE
25. Wrong. : MISTAKEN
26. Transact business. : OPERATE
27. Important port of Turkey. : SMYRNA
28. Porter. : ALE
29. Psychological. : MENTAL
31. Straw coat worn in Japan. : MINO
32. Oklahoma redskin. : OTO
33. Crude sugar of India. : GUR
34. Nick. : DENT
36. Co-recipient of Nobel peace prize, 1925. : DAWES
38. St. Laurent's country. : CANADA
40. Bearing. : MIEN
41. Iridal area around the pupil. : AREOLE
44. Sherry. : XERES
46. Theocritean work. : IDYL
47. England's princess. : ANNE
48. They've been "ins" since '33. : DEMS
50. Biblical weed. : TARE
51. John Hersey's subject. : WALL
52. Finishing nails. : BRADS
53. Belgian resort. : SPA
56. Guiding principle. : MOTTO
58. Verdi's outlaw hero. : ERNANI
60. French Communist leader. : DUCLOS
61. M. C. of "The Big Show." : TALLULAH
63. Negative particle. : ANION
64. Vapors. : BRUME
66. Pitcher Reynolds. : ALLIE
67. Swallow one's words. : RETRACT
69. Board an airliner. : EMPLANE
73. Fascination. : SPELL
74. American ostrich. : NANDU
75. Pavilion or summerhouse. : GAZEBO
78. Circular symbol on Japanese kimonos. : MON
79. Goddess who drank with Odin. : SAGA
80. He painted the "Holy Family." : MICHAELANGELO
83. ___ Kong. : HONG
84. Summer in Paris. : ETE
85. Stevedores. : LADERS
86. Creator of Ephraim Tutt. : TRAIN
87. The L in L. O. O. M. : LOYAL
88. Soothing tonic. : NERVINE
90. Hardpan. : SUBSOIL
92. Phi, chi, psi, ___. : OMEGA
93. Evelyn ___, George Moore heroine. : INNES
95. Leader of rebellion against Moses: Num. xvi. : KORAH
96. He wrote "Sweet and Low." : TENNYSON
98. Governor Russell's state. : NEVADA
101. Java village where the ape man was found. : TRINIL
103. Shrank away. : SHIED
104. Football player. : END
105. Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
106. Lampblack. : SOOT
107. About half. : SEMI
109. Jester's role. : FOOL
111. Slavic native of Saxony. : WEND
112. One of the Grail Knights. : BORS
113. Lake source of Blue Nile. : TSANA
115. Marksman. : SNIPER
119. Gadids. : CODS
120. Syncopation. : RHYTHM
123. Light-colored tuff. : TRASS
125. Horse mackerel. : TUNA
126. The same. : ONE
127. Low note in bovine gamut. : MOO
128. Attack. : RAID
130. President Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
133. 1101. : MCI
134. Sheep: Fr. : MOUTON
136. Hair ribbon. : BANDEAU
138. Gov. Persons, for instance. : ALABAMAN
140. Substitute. : ERSATZ
141. Hellenistic dynasty of Pergamum. : ATTALID
142. Shoptalk at Annapolis. : NAVALESE
143. Boil with rage. : SEETHE
144. Aye men. : YESSERS
145. Sawhorses. : TRESTLES
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1. Famous fleet of 1588. : ARMADA
2. Drudge. : MOILER
3. Palestinian cenobite. : ESSENE
4. Macerate. : RET
5. Title of Yemen's ruler. : IMAM
6. Subject of a song hit. : CAKE
7. Vulture. : AREND
8. Sentence structure. : SYNTAX
9. Scourge of India. : CHOLERA
10. ___ cat. : HEP
11. Ottoman standard. : ALEM
12. Dewy. : RORIC
13. Bushrope. : LIANA
14. Native of Tallinn. : ESTONIAN
15. Bishopric. : SEE
16. Keeping holiday. : FESTAL
17. Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
18. Broadway's ___ Bolger. : RAY
19. 16th-century spinet. : VIRGINAL
20. Sly hint. : INNUENDO
21. Reciprocal affection. : DEARNESS
30. N. Zealand caterpillar. : AWETO
32. Alleged hypnotic force. : ODYL
35. Bushy clump. : TOD
37. Open air music. : SERENADE
39. Unrehearsed radio quip. : ADLIB
40. He introduced the impermanent wave. : MARCEL
42. Mr. Gulliver, Swift's voyager. : LEMUEL
43. Abyssinian salt money. : EMOL
45. He raises silkworms. : SERICULTURIST
49. The sun. : STAR
51. Pallid. : WAN
52. Hero of Leatherstocking Tales. : BUMPO
53. Prominent Republican. : STASSEN
54. Examine by touch. : PALPATE
55. He quotes without proof. : ALLEGER
57. After that. : THENCE
59. Negation. : NOT
60. Walt Disney's flying elephant. : DUMBO
62. Miss Lee, actress. : LILA
63. Celebes oxen. : ARNAS
65. Lively dance. : REEL
68. Jemlah goat. : TAHR
70. They populate the treaty port west of Formosa. : AMOYESE
71. Nine-sided figure. : NONAGON
72. Land of the Rose. : ENGLAND
75. Grit the teeth. : GNASH
76. Currency exchange rate. : AGIO
77. Ne plus ultra. : ZENITH
80. Divinely supplied nourishment. : MANNA
81. ___ fixe. : IDEE
82. Crossbow. : ARBALEST
83. Intimate: Coll. : HOMY
85. Miss Darnell. : LINDA
87. ___ Bridge. : LONDON
89. Provisions. : VIANDS
90. Boy. : SON
91. Son of Eric the Red. : LEIF
94. Yarn. : STORY
95. Miss Cornell. : KIT
97. Breakers of tradition. : NEOS
98. Family in 1855 Thackeray novel. : NEWCOMES
99. Girl's name: Fr. : ELEONORE
100. Saleswoman in Pleven's country. : VENDEUSE
102. Beak-shaped. : ROSTRATE
103. Designer of Selim mosque. : SINAN
106. Foreign quarter of London. : SOHO
108. Raids for booty. : MARAUDS
110. Afire. : LIT
112. Age preceding the Iron Age. : BRONZE
114. With a side glance. : ASKANT
116. Thump. : PUMMEL
117. Box up. : ENCASE
118. Actress Ella. : RAINES
121. Ghosts: Humorous. : HANTS
122. Phrygian king, unfortunate possessor of ass's ears. : MIDAS
124. Salty. : SALAR
127. Light-green Luna ___. : MOTH
129. Take out of galleys. : DELE
131. Blurb. : RAVE
132. Arab gowns. : ABAS
135. Anglo-Indian pony. : TAT
136. Our Ambassador to Norway. : BAY
137. Finletter's realm. : AIR
139. High in pitch. : ALT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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