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BRAIN TEASER

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1948

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 51
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 353
Across Down
1. Originator of varieties of field corn. : WALLACE
8. Meat prepared in sticks. : SALAMI
14. Latin America's "George Washington." : BOLIVAR
21. Mother of Richard Coeur de Lion. : ELEANOR
22. Bullion Stater, born May 8, 1884. : TRUMAN
23. Dixie Lander. : ALABAMAN
25. Overwhelming flood. : NIAGARA
26. King that espoused Aerope. : ATREUS
27. Natives of Beirut. : LEBANESE
28. Quizzical. : ODD
29. Leader of Israelites to Canaan. : MOSES
31. Assailant. : INVADER
33. Gentleman of Madrid. : SENOR
34. Pure Hottentot. : NAMA
36. High-strung. : TENSE
38. Member of major league baseball team. : SENATOR
40. Garb of Hindu woman. : SARI
41. F. P. A. : ADAMS
43. Staggers. : REELS
45. Spenser's Hibernia. : IRENA
46. Duplicate. : BIS
47. Black hoarhound. : HENBIT
49. Oil-yielding tree of Brazil. : ANDA
50. Cornelia ___ Skinner. : OTIS
51. Stringed instruments. : VIOLAS
54. The sturgeon's former name. : ELOPS
56. Germ. : EMBRYO
58. Familiar name of Bizet's gypsy heroine. : CARMELA
59. Associate. : COMRADE
62. Tolerant. : BROAD
63. Ben ___, golfing ace. : HOGAN
64. Glacial. : ICY
65. Tall Cape Verde natives. : SERER
67. District. : AREA
69. Candlelight time. : EVENING
72. Aerie. : NEST
74. Crosses used in lieu of endorsement. : SIGNA
76. Vineyard in France. : CRU
77. Disease caused by vitamin deficiency. : BERIBERI
79. Thunderhead. : CLOUD
81. Empire State's third city. : ROCHESTER
84. Native of Santa Clara. : CUBAN
85. Mother of Napoleon III. : HORTENSE
88. Spitchcock. : EEL
89. Scented. : OLENT
92. Drain. : SUCK
93. They solved Sitting Bull's housing problem: Var. : TEEPEES
94. Bluebonnet. : SCOT
96. Country gallant. : SWAIN
98. Fish story. : LIE
99. Clayey soil in Mississippi basin. : LOESS
100. Positive battery terminal. : ANODE
102. Advance. : PROCEED
104. A Cuban rum. : BACARDI
107. Lustrous ribbed cloth made in India. : SATARA
109. Worn out. : SEEDY
110. Two-handed French card game. : ECARTE
111. Pay one's part. : ANTE
112. Oriental nurse. : AMAH
114. Compulsion. : DURESS
118. Military rank: Abbr. : GEN
119. Apportion again. : RELOT
121. More rational. : SANER
123. Where Moses spent forty days and forty nights. : SINAI
124. What Pollyanna was. : GLAD
126. Vestryman. : SACRIST
129. Appointed. : NAMED
131. Overdue. : LATE
132. Diminutive of Adelaide. : ADDIE
134. Given to giggling. : TITTERY
136. Delayed: Poet. : LATED
138. Persian chief. : MIR
139. The Trans-Siberian. : RAILROAD
141. Whereness. : UBIETY
143. Adjudicator. : AWARDER
145. Wild form of celery. : SMALLAGE
146. French Communist leader. : DUCLOS
147. Tennyson heroine of the "moated grange." : MARIANA
148. Suborder of geese. : ANSERES
149. Prize of Arcite and Palamon duel, in "Knight's Tale." : EMELYE
150. Blackmails. : EXTORTS
1. Minnehaha's mother-in-law. : WENONAH
2. Instrument for locating forest fires. : ALIDADE
3. Miner of plumbum. : LEADMAN
4. Fall behind. : LAG
5. Coastal area east of Laos. : ANAM
6. Painter of "La Danse des Nymphes." : COROT
7. Mistake eliminator. : ERASER
8. Pennsylvania U.'s new prexy. : STASSEN
9. Surrealism, to surrealists. : ART
10. Cattle-breeding people of Africa. : LURI
11. Sanctions. : AMENS
12. Color first obtained in 1856. : MAUVE
13. Affliction of Edward Rochester's wife. : INSANITY
14. Philippine figs with aerial roots. : BALETES
15. Island near La Rochelle. : OLERON
16. Student term for chemistry. : LAB
17. Philippine fruit trees. : IBAS
18. Weathercocks. : VANES
19. Responsive. : AMENABLE
20. Fowl-like. : RASORIAL
24. Wife of Gratiano. : NERISSA
30. Man's name: Sp. : ENEAS
32. Nicaraguan poet. : DARIO
35. What the tears of Phaeton's sisters turned into. : AMBER
37. Forefather. : ELDER
39. Destroyer. : RAVAGER
42. The Weaver of Raveloe. : SILAS
44. Stevenson lived here. : SAMOA
48. Logging sleds. : TODES
50. Brotherhoods. : ORDERS
52. Persian. : IRANIC
53. The general public. : OMNIBUS
55. Beautiful woman. : PERI
57. Spain's largest city. : BARCELONA
58. Fellow: Slang, from gypsy word "that man." : COVE
59. Girth. : CINCH
60. Panther cat. : OCELOT
61. Bangalore is its capital. : MYSORE
62. Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
63. Israeli. : HEBREW
66. Outlet. : EGRESS
68. Horseless carriage. : AUTO
70. Molding with undulating lower edge. : NEBULE
71. Miss Allen. : GRACIE
73. Guardian. : TUTELAR
75. Outstanders. : ACES
78. Blackened. : INKED
80. Banish. : DEPORT
82. Underworld goddess. : HECATE
83. Otherwise. : ELSE
86. Those in want. : NEEDERS
87. Black-fin snapper. : SESI
90. Scruff. : NAPE
91. Blown or shod. : TIRED
95. E. African hartebeests. : TORAS
97. Knot. : NODUS
101. Cony of Old Testament. : DAMAN
103. Name meaning lordly. : CYRIL
104. Almsmen. : BEGGARS
105. Where Judas committed suicide. : ACELDAMA
106. What Louis St. Laurent is. : CANADIAN
107. Explosive nasal sound. : SNORT
108. Posture. : ATTITUDE
109. Hear: Hebrew. : SHEMA
111. Heracles' patronymic. : ALCIDES
113. Study in detail. : ANALYSE
115. Holder of Hindu land grant. : ENAMDAR
116. Causing gratification. : SATIENT
117. Mountains in Golden State. : SIERRAS
120. Grazing right. : EATAGE
122. Quell again. : RETAME
125. The wild carrot, fennel, etc. : DILLS
127. Fatty secretion. : SEBUM
128. Instant. : TRICE
130. Free of ceraceous matter. : DEWAX
133. ___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
135. Hurrah. : YELL
137. Javelin. : DART
140. Rower. : OAR
142. Knick-knack. : TOY
144. ___ Grande. : RIO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 45 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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