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QUIZ PROGRAM

New York Times, Sunday, October 28, 1951

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 861
Across
1. Its president is Otto Harbach. : ASCAP
6. Asst. Sec'y of State in charge of "Voice of America." : BARRETT
13. Weapon of the cold war. : EMBARGO
20. Realities. : ACTUALS
22. Transferor of property. : ALIENOR
23. Good cats. : MOUSERS
24. Late Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
25. College event. : LECTURE
26. Thoroughwort. : BONESET
27. In the know: Slang. : HEP
28. Chaotic: Mil. slang. : SNAFU
30. Band instruments. : HORNS
31. Conjunction. : AND
32. Such a one: Lat. abbr. : TAL
33. Vipers. : ASPS
35. Newsstand. : KIOSK
37. Farm machines. : REAPERS
39. Final chess move. : MATE
40. Indian cuckoos. : KOELS
42. Most recent. : LATEST
44. Disagreeably moist. : DANK
45. Father. : PATER
46. Sword-shaped, as a leaf. : ENSATE
48. Nothing more than. : MERE
49. Outlay. : COST
50. One side in a children's game. : HIDERS
51. Oldtimers. : VETS
53. Boxer's asset. : REACH
55. Port near Gloucester. : SALEM
57. European woman: India. : MEMSAHIB
61. Sharpen. : STROP
63. Subjected to constraint: Rare. : DURESSED
68. Plural suffix. : ATA
69. Money in Belgrade. : DINAR
71. Miss Haywood of Hollywood. : SUSAN
73. Important factor in plowing to prevent erosion. : CONTOUR
74. Condensing ring on a lamp. : CRIC
76. Outrigger. : CANOE
78. Governing body. : SENATE
80. Slight flavor. : TINGE
81. Leading figure in Japanese peace treaty. : DULLES
83. Hospital ship, first proposed site for ceasefire talks. : JUTLANDIA
85. Nursemaids. : BONNES
86. Swampy forest region of Siberia. : URMAN
87. Hunted insects. : MOTHED
88. River in Prussia. : ALLER
90. Numbers. : TENS
91. Betrothed. : FIANCEE
93. Break off. : SEVER
95. Money used by our overseas troops. : SCRIP
97. Situation requiring playoff. : TIE
98. Hawthorne's first novel, 1826. : FANSHAWE
100. Money in Bari. : LIRAS
102. Children's favorite author. : ANDERSEN
104. African seaport, site of first Italian settlement. : ASSAB
106. Man's name. : ESTES
108. Hindu wraparound. : SARI
109. Product of petroleum. : OCTANE
113. Parts of shoes. : TOES
115. Literary pseudonym. : ELIA
117. Paul Bunyan's probable vocation. : LOGGER
121. Factory. : PLANT
122. 9.84 inches in Siam. : KEUP
123. Contemptuous Mexican word for foreigner. : GRINGO
125. European language. : NORSE
126. Gasp. : PANT
127. Weight carried by a vessel. : TONNAGE
129. Hilarity. : MIRTH
131. Grating sound. : RASP
132. Usual practice. : RUT
133. Indian weight. : SER
134. Famous name in physics. : CURIE
136. Glutted. : SATED
138. Cluster of fibers. : NEP
139. Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
141. Polished. : ELEGANT
143. Inspect. : EXAMINE
145. Singing star. : SINATRA
146. Debussy piece. : REVERIE
147. Changed the time. : REDATED
148. Extensive crop in Illinois and Indiana. : SOYBEAN
149. More severe. : STERNER
150. Crew of 83 Across. : DANES
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1. A major figure at San Francisco conference. : ACHESON
2. Part of Russia. : STEPPES
3. Mongrel. : CUR
4. Old Dutch liquid measures. : AAMS
5. Part of a political platform. : PLANK
6. Support for a railing. : BALUSTER
7. Part of half-and-half. : ALE
8. Luxuriant. : RICH
9. Distilling vessel. : RETORT
10. Have effect. : ENURE
11. Violent outburst. : TORNADO
12. Sin. : TRESPASS
13. Go aboard. : EMBARK
14. Satellites. : MOONS
15. Nazi-inspired organization on U. S. : BUND
16. Ibsen character. : ASE
17. Say again. : RESTATE
18. ___ Antilles. : GREATER
19. Stablemen. : OSTLERS
20. Quivering. : ASHAKE
21. Drone. : SNAIL
29. Spume. : FOAM
34. Serbs, Croats, etc. : SLAVS
36. Evil spirits: Greek Relig. : KERES
38. Inward. : ENTAD
39. Extravagantly gay. : MAD
41. Place. : STEAD
43. Ringside ___. : SEATS
45. Spanish paprika. : PIMENTO
47. Moral principles. : ETHICS
49. Japan's name for Korea. : CHOSEN
50. Beatrice's cousin in "Much Ado." : HERO
52. Biblical mountain: Var. : SINA
54. Freedom-lovers of past and present. : CRUSADERS
56. She wrote "The Women." : LUCE
57. Thane of Fife. : MACDUFF
58. State of ancient Italy. : ETRURIA
59. Civil Service employe. : MAILMAN
60. Musical instrument. : BANJO
62. Cousin of the raccoon. : PANDA
64. Restrict. : STINT
65. Elizabeth Browning's forte. : SONNETS
66. Ambassadress Anderson. : EUGENIE
67. Dodgers' pilot. : DRESSEN
70. Defeats. : ROUTS
72. Clouts. : NAILS
75. Scotland's pride. : CLANS
77. Miss Waters. : ETHEL
79. Province in Chile. : TALCA
82. Fascinate. : ENCHANT
84. Imposes. : LEVIES
85. ___ Veil waterfall. : BRIDAL
87. Seagulls. : MEWS
89. Sea birds. : ERNS
92. Comfort. : EASE
94. Scolder. : RATER
96. Subject of a recent revolt. : PERON
99. Corroded. : EATEN
101. Mr. Sarper of the U. N. : SELIM
103. Austerity. : RIGOR
105. Muscle-men employed to keep order. : BOUNCERS
107. Left. : SINISTER
109. Weigh down. : OPPRESS
110. He loved 50 Down. : CLAUDIO
111. Smallest pig of a litter. : TANTONY
112. Insect. : ANT
114. Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
116. Indian city. : AGRA
118. Symbol of New Hampshire. : GRANITE
119. B. C. sect. : ESSENES
120. Corded. : REPPED
122. Language of 40 Down. : KOREAN
123. ___ counter. : GEIGER
124. Valuable fur. : OTTER
127. Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
128. Town near Florence. : GREVE
130. Bewitched: Colloq. : HEXED
133. Location. : SITE
135. Make. : EARN
137. Baby's word. : DADA
140. Subject of Mercutio's famous speech. : MAB
142. No: German. : NIE
144. Chess piece. : MAN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 26 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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