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WORLD-WIDE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, November 23, 1952

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 181, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,253
Across Down
1. Multistage, manned rocket. : SPACESHIP
10. Citizens of Oklahoma. : OSAGES
16. Exile. : BANISH
22. Oldest U. S. city (with "St."). : AUGUSTINE
23. Low and horizontal: Comb. form. : STRATO
24. Girl's name. : AMINTA
25. Word for a butterfly. : FLUTTERER
26. Vibration. : TREMOR
27. Colorful cavalryman. : HUSSAR
28. Oriental name. : ALI
29. Baseball immortal. : EVERS
30. Mow; cut. : REAP
31. Persian name. : OMAR
33. Nehru's country: Poet. : IND
34. Sea in Antarctica. : ROSS
36. Native of Narva. : ESTONIAN
38. Army camp in New York. : DRUM
39. Peruvian Indian. : ANDE
40. ___ signo vinces. : INHOC
42. Coffee and doughnuts. : SNACK
43. Make up. : COIN
44. The elbow. : ANCON
45. Its capital is Baghdad. : IRAK
48. Colorless. : ASHY
49. Contemporary of Zola. : LOTI
50. Town officer in Canada. : REEVE
51. Where Whitman College is. : WALLAWALLA
55. Gypsy lady. : RANI
56. Goggler. : STARER
57. Generation. : AGE
58. Admission money. : GATE
59. Purple seaweed. : LAVER
62. Workers at textile drawing frames. : ENTERERS
64. Good earth. : LOAM
66. A substitute for okay. : YEAH
68. 40-year-old Pentagon official. : PACE
69. Glide aloft. : SOAR
70. Henry VIII's line. : TUDOR
72. Take the place of. : SUPPLANT
75. Sheep killing. : OVICIDE
80. Periodical. : ETESIAN
83. "The rest is ___." : SILENCE
84. Beam structure in a ship. : KEELSON
85. Romantic medieval hero. : RINALDO
86. Drabbletail. : SLATTERN
88. Roman dictator. : SULLA
89. Man of Kumbum. : LAMA
91. Fruit-jar ring. : LUTE
92. Cry to urge dog teams on. : MUSH
95. Aromatic plant. : BALM
96. Regarded. : ESTEEMED
100. Roasted: Span. : ASADO
102. French fashion expert. : DIOR
104. Aegean island. : NIO
105. Supporting posts. : STILTS
106. Magistrate of old Venice. : DOGE
108. Grandfather's watch. : STEMWINDER
111. 200 mg. : CARAT
112. Hamburg's river. : ELBE
113. Rustle. : STIR
115. Saw: Italian. : SEGA
116. Mountain spur. : ARETE
117. Members of F. F. V. : LEES
118. Radio sound effect. : CREAK
120. City south of Lille. : ARRAS
124. Cut. : PARE
125. Matter to be reproduced in print. : COPY
126. Peevish temper. : SOURNESS
129. Father of Saul. : KISH
130. Of each, in a prescription. : ANA
131. One of the Roman Fates. : NONA
132. Fight shy of. : SHUN
133. Moth-eaten. : STALE
135. Indian title. : MIR
136. False shirt front. : DICKEY
138. "With malice ___ none." : TOWARD
140. Part of a torchlight procession. : MOTORCADE
142. Native of Etah. : ESKIMO
143. Glaze. : ENAMEL
144. Made a start. : INITIATED
145. Where Leander swam to Hero. : SESTOS
146. Out of fashion: French. : DEMODE
147. Suspense. : TENSENESS
1. Expedition. : SAFARI
2. Cousin of the cardigan. : PULLON
3. Chilly. : AGUISH
4. Verbal thrust. : CUT
5. This: Spanish. : ESTE
6. Adlai. : STEVE
7. Engages. : HIRES
8. Passive people or things. : INERTS
9. Short news paragraph. : PERSONAL
10. Feign not to see. : OSTRICH
11. Variable. : STREAKY
12. Of the planet Mars. : AREAN
13. Dickens character. : GAMP
14. SHAEF area. : ETO
15. Alpha Phi, Delta Zeta, Phi Mu. : SORORITIES
16. Star in Pegasus. : BAHAM
17. Asiatic river. : AMUR
18. Capital of Serbia. : NIS
19. Hypocritical. : INSINCERE
20. Postpone. : STANDOVER
21. Substances in paint. : HARDENERS
32. He played Pasteur. : MUNI
35. Earth. : SOIL
37. Twangy. : NASAL
38. River into Firth of Clyde. : DOON
39. Close by: Poet. : ANEAR
41. Rugged rock. : CRAG
43. Booth Tarkington hero. : CLARENCE
44. Blood vessels. : ARTERIES
46. Refrain word in "Dixie." : AWAY
47. Bianca's sister. : KATE
51. Septuagenarian conductor. : WALTER
52. Rodent that eats sugar cane. : AGOUTI
53. Dull gray. : LEADEN
54. Yarn measures. : LEAS
55. Disavowed an opinion. : RECANTED
56. Cudgel. : STAVE
60. It's metered on TV. : APPLAUSE
61. Capital of Malta: Var. : VALETTA
63. Remote spot. : NOOK
65. Early name of Meuse River. : MOSA
67. Reformer around 1400. : HUSS
71. Potted meat, in France. : RILLETTE
73. Sacks. : PILLAGES
74. Semester. : TERM
76. Trefoil figure. : CLUB
77. Greenland or New Guinea. : ISLAND
78. Girl's nickname. : DOLLIE
79. Captivate. : ENAMOR
81. Ike's campaign chief. : ADAMS
82. Center of gold rush, 1900. : NOME
87. Subject for Ingres. : NUDE
90. Empty-headed. : ADDLEPATED
93. U. S. Navy commander, 1917–19. : SIMS
94. Sewing machine inventor. : HOWE
96. Prankish adventures. : ESCAPADES
97. Poison bay tree. : STARANISE
98. Automobile accessories. : TIRERACKS
99. Exhilarate. : ELATE
101. Basketry rod. : OSIER
103. Port on the Dvina. : RIGA
107. Answer the helm. : OBEY
109. Send by wire. : TRANSMIT
110. Stool pigeon in London. : NARK
112. Biblical name. : ELON
113. Rubbed clean. : SCOURED
114. Roll a hoop. : TRUNDLE
119. Acetone. : KETONE
121. Fissured. : RIMATE
122. Dramatist's device. : ASIDES
123. Cuts into strips. : SHREDS
125. Avocados of Mexico. : COYOS
126. Chinese name of the Gobi. : SHAMO
127. Smooth. : SATIN
128. Where the money goes. : SLOTS
131. Cartoonist McKay's boy hero. : NEMO
132. Emulated Florence Chadwick. : SWAM
134. Cleveland's waterfront. : ERIE
137. Dickens character. : KIT
139. Undivided. : ONE
141. Know how. : CAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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