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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
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Noted Belgian scientist planning 12,000-foot dive into ocean. : PICCARD
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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
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Prates. : CHATS
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The iris: Comb. form. : IRIDO
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Sharp reports. : POPS
91
Gov. Driscoll's predecessor. : EDGE
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Cattail. : RUSH
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Tight. : SNUG
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Hawk's pounce. : SWOOP
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Peregrinate. : ROAM
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Bad ___. : EMS
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Product of Burma. : RUBIES
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Intense. : ARDENT
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Draw. : TIE
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Writer of fifth book of Pentateuch. : DEUTERONOMIST
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German mathematician (1826–1866). : RIEMANN
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Noted conductor of Philadelphia Orchestra. : ORMANDY
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___ Mts., Utah. : UINTA
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Made furibund. : ENRAGED
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Attempts to gain possession. : SIEGES
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Basic industrial need. : STEEL
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Members of Ray Bolger's profession. : DANCERS
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Russian newspaper. : PRAVDA
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Radioactive element discovered in 1907. : IONIUM
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Lord Beaverbrook's country. : CANADA
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What Jefferson Davis headed: Abbr. : CSA
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Soaks. : RETS
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Phenomena of the Dust Bowl. : DROUGHTS
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Ancient method of trial. : ORDEAL
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What Burns was when he wrote "Handsome Nell." : BAIRN
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Being: Lat. : ENS
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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Of health. : HYGIENIC
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___ Corner, Westminster Abbey. : POETS
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Genus of mammals. : HOMO
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Gather into single whole. : ONE
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Tribal groups in ancient Ireland. : CINELS
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Statesman. : ATTLEE
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Minor. : LESSER
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Noted tenor and collector of old autos. : MELTON
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Council. : RAAD
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Danish-American journalist (1849–1914). : RIIS
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Screeches. : SHRILLS
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Freedom ___. : TRAIN
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Acrid liquid in raw liquor. : FUSEL
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Mixes wet clay. : PUGS
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Cantankerousness. : ORNERINESS
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Swamped. : MIRED
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Pre-eminent. : ONLY
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Lengthened. : PROTRACTED
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Tourists' objective in London. : ABBEY
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Jipijapas. : PANAMAS
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Salt of antimonic acid. : ATOPITE
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Former Supreme Court Justice, advocate of world government. : ROBERTS
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Unemployed king. : PETER
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Drugs made from fungous growths on cereals. : ERGOTS
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Soothing. : EASEFUL
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Opponent of Arab League. : ZIONIST
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Attends. : ESCORTS
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Leucomelanous actress. : LAMARR
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Former capital of India. : AGRA
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Rod used in stained glass for support. : CAME
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Declares openly. : AVOWS
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Exemplars. : TYPES
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Curtailer. : REDUCER
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Abbesses. : AMMAS
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Form of lotto. : KENO
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Humanity. : EARTH
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Fruit of forgetfulness: Var. : LOTOS
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Strata. : BEDS
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Growing upon or above the ground: Bot. : EPIGEOUS
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Showered missiles on. : PEPPERED
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Worker in bowling alley. : PINBOY
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Humor. : MOOD
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Professed opinions. : CREDOS
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Brachial ossa. : HUMERI
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Usurp. : ASSUME
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Bankrupt. : RUIN
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Ingress. : PORTAL
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Opposite of infancy. : DOTAGE
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Back somersault dive from front take-off. : GAINER
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Rectifies. : EMENDS
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Voiceless speech sounds. : SURDS
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What Charles Luckman is fighting. : WASTE
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French name. : RENE
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Struck. : SMIT
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Famous caravel. : NINA
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Threefold. : TERN
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Touch. : TAG
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Like: Suffix. : INE
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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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