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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1947

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 555 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 302
Across
1. Noted Belgian scientist planning 12,000-foot dive into ocean. : PICCARD
8. Voodooistic religion. : OBEAH
13. Of the seal family. : PHOCAL
19. Chicken. : ROASTER
20. Gary Cooperish in build. : RANGY
21. Lunarian: So called by Sterne. : MOONITE
22. Red dyestuff from tropical tree. : ANNATTO
23. U. N. problems. : DISAGREEMENTS
25. Through the medium of. : VIA
26. Greedy moneylender. : USURER
28. What drama critics cover. : RIALTO
29. Railways. : ELS
30. Flat failures. : DUDS
32. "Ottman." : GIANT
34. What a helluo does overly. : EATS
35. Vanish. : FLEE
36. Maidservant in Orient. : AMAH
37. Mr. Spitalny, who leads the girls. : PHIL
38. ___ in A by Schubert. : RONDO
40. Thinker. : MUSER
41. Defeats utterly. : ROUTS
43. ___-mutuel. : PARI
44. River nymph. : NAIS
46. Peels. : PARINGS
49. Machiavelli's hero. : PRINCE
51. Flurry of excitement: Colloq. : BREEZE
55. Dots in map of the Pacific. : ATOLLS
56. Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
57. His hero picked his teeth with an elephant's tusk. : RABELAIS
59. Magnificently. : NOBLY
60. American suffragette. : CATT
61. Uneven. : RAGGED
63. Organized group: Abbr. : SOC
64. Sedulous imitators. : APES
65. Clyde Beatty among the lions. : TAMER
66. What scrivelloes are. : IVORY
67. Word often in gossip columns. : RENO
68. Russian village community. : MIR
69. Indian of Peru. : AYMARA
70. Observe: L. : NOTA
71. Liquor used as food and medicine in Caucasus. : KEFIR
72. Modify by mixture. : ATTEMPER
74. Balls of thread. : CLEWS
76. Cover with fine powder. : BEDUST
77. Part of a magical password. : SESAME
78. Reagitate. : RETOSS
80. Next-to-last things. : PENULTS
81. Scrape. : RASP
83. Pampers. : PETS
84. District near Bordeaux. : MEDOC
85. Prates. : CHATS
88. The iris: Comb. form. : IRIDO
90. Sharp reports. : POPS
91. Gov. Driscoll's predecessor. : EDGE
95. Cattail. : RUSH
96. Tight. : SNUG
97. Hawk's pounce. : SWOOP
99. Peregrinate. : ROAM
100. Bad ___. : EMS
101. Product of Burma. : RUBIES
103. Intense. : ARDENT
106. Draw. : TIE
107. Writer of fifth book of Pentateuch. : DEUTERONOMIST
110. German mathematician (1826–1866). : RIEMANN
112. Noted conductor of Philadelphia Orchestra. : ORMANDY
113. ___ Mts., Utah. : UINTA
114. Made furibund. : ENRAGED
115. Attempts to gain possession. : SIEGES
116. Basic industrial need. : STEEL
117. Members of Ray Bolger's profession. : DANCERS
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1. Russian newspaper. : PRAVDA
2. Radioactive element discovered in 1907. : IONIUM
3. Lord Beaverbrook's country. : CANADA
4. What Jefferson Davis headed: Abbr. : CSA
5. Aleutian island. : ATTU
6. Soaks. : RETS
7. Phenomena of the Dust Bowl. : DROUGHTS
8. Ancient method of trial. : ORDEAL
9. What Burns was when he wrote "Handsome Nell." : BAIRN
10. Being: Lat. : ENS
11. Culture medium. : AGAR
12. Of health. : HYGIENIC
13. ___ Corner, Westminster Abbey. : POETS
14. Genus of mammals. : HOMO
15. Gather into single whole. : ONE
16. Tribal groups in ancient Ireland. : CINELS
17. Statesman. : ATTLEE
18. Minor. : LESSER
21. Noted tenor and collector of old autos. : MELTON
24. Council. : RAAD
27. Danish-American journalist (1849–1914). : RIIS
31. Screeches. : SHRILLS
33. Freedom ___. : TRAIN
35. Acrid liquid in raw liquor. : FUSEL
37. Mixes wet clay. : PUGS
39. Cantankerousness. : ORNERINESS
40. Swamped. : MIRED
42. Pre-eminent. : ONLY
43. Lengthened. : PROTRACTED
45. Tourists' objective in London. : ABBEY
46. Jipijapas. : PANAMAS
47. Salt of antimonic acid. : ATOPITE
48. Former Supreme Court Justice, advocate of world government. : ROBERTS
49. Unemployed king. : PETER
50. Drugs made from fungous growths on cereals. : ERGOTS
52. Soothing. : EASEFUL
53. Opponent of Arab League. : ZIONIST
54. Attends. : ESCORTS
56. Leucomelanous actress. : LAMARR
58. Former capital of India. : AGRA
60. Rod used in stained glass for support. : CAME
62. Declares openly. : AVOWS
65. Exemplars. : TYPES
67. Curtailer. : REDUCER
69. Abbesses. : AMMAS
71. Form of lotto. : KENO
73. Humanity. : EARTH
75. Fruit of forgetfulness: Var. : LOTOS
76. Strata. : BEDS
79. Growing upon or above the ground: Bot. : EPIGEOUS
80. Showered missiles on. : PEPPERED
82. Worker in bowling alley. : PINBOY
84. Humor. : MOOD
85. Professed opinions. : CREDOS
86. Brachial ossa. : HUMERI
87. Usurp. : ASSUME
89. Bankrupt. : RUIN
90. Ingress. : PORTAL
92. Opposite of infancy. : DOTAGE
93. Back somersault dive from front take-off. : GAINER
94. Rectifies. : EMENDS
96. Voiceless speech sounds. : SURDS
98. What Charles Luckman is fighting. : WASTE
101. French name. : RENE
102. Struck. : SMIT
104. Famous caravel. : NINA
105. Threefold. : TERN
108. Touch. : TAG
109. Like: Suffix. : INE
111. Nickname of five-star general. : MAC

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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