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CURRENT EVENTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1946

Author: P. J. Lammana
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 544 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: NYT misspelled the constructor name on this one. P. J. Lammana should be P. J. Lamanna. In 22-Across, IGOROT is clued as "Indonesian of northern Luzon.," but Luzon (where the Igorot live) is in the Philippines. In original, number of clue for 62-Down was mistyped as 63.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 250
Across Down
1. Where an essential food is made. : BAKERY
7. Melodies. : ARIAS
12. Temple in Orient. : PAGODA
18. Wearers of black ties with pale blue stripes. : ETONIANS
21. He defeated Sen. Walsh. : LODGE
22. Indonesian of northern Luzon. : IGOROT
23. Reconversion director. : STEELMAN
24. Argentine Ambassador to U. S. : IVANISSEVICH
26. ½ cent in Tokyo. : SEN
27. Take up the cause of. : ESPOUSE
29. North Brazilian Indians. : ANTAS
30. Yes: Choctaw. : OKE
31. Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
33. Inform: Colloq. : POST
34. Palestine extremist group. : STERN
35. Secluded valley. : GLEN
36. Outgoing Governor of New Jersey. : EDGE
37. Sulks. : PETS
38. ___ Mountain, highest of Catskills. : SLIDE
39. Conforms to. : MEETS
40. Equip. : GEAR
42. Proportion. : RATIO
44. British "tarette." : WREN
46. Viceroy of India. : WAVELL
49. La Bordoni. : IRENE
51. Starry. : ASTRAL
55. Exemplars. : IDEALS
56. Noel-___, British Secretary for Air. : BAKER
58. Ignominious state of disfavor: Colloq. : DOGHOUSE
60. Small, hard seeds. : CORNS
61. Actress Terry. : ELLEN
62. City yokel. : DUDE
63. Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
64. Isthmus of ___, in Malaya. : KRA
65. Retailer of essential foods. : GREENGROCER
67. Take refection at eventide. : SUP
68. Queen of England, 1702–14. : ANNE
70. Creeks. : RIAS
71. Adapts in mood. : TUNES
72. Sirupy liqueur: Fr. : CREME
74. Guide afresh. : REDIRECT
76. At an earlier time. : AHEAD
77. Sea vessel. : SAILER
78. Sweetmeat: Fr. : DRAGEE
79. Tailor's machine. : SEWER
81. Handles with skill. : WIELDS
82. Stag's mate. : HIND
84. Thomas Lamont's boyhood home. : MANSE
86. ___ Fein. : SINN
87. Hits crushingly. : SWATS
90. Groups of Kaffir warriors. : IMPIS
92. French Socialist leader. : BLUM
94. Gusto. : ZEST
98. Sic. : THUS
99. Blemish. : FAULT
100. Extinct flightless birds. : MOAS
101. Preposition. : INTO
102. Agency merged with OWMR. : OES
103. Elder statesmen of Japan, before 1922. : GENRO
104. Recent victim of robbery. : WINDSOR
107. Overawe. : COW
108. What Harry Truman was in World War I. : ARTILLERYMAN
111. Like a hare. : LEPORINE
113. Threefold. : TRINAL
114. Sicilian volcano. : AETNA
115. Customs appraiser. : EXAMINER
116. Councils. : SYNODS
117. Burglars: Slang. : YEGGS
118. Liver-colored sulphur compounds. : HEPARS
1. Miss Beatty of WOR. : BESSIE
2. Take charge of. : ATTEND
3. Leader of French forces in Germany. : KOENIG
4. Compass point. : ENE
5. Vex: Colloq. : RILE
6. Edible roots. : YAMS
7. At an inclination: Naut. : ALIST
8. Wander. : ROVE
9. Gilbert & Sullivan's Princess. : IDA
10. Kinship. : AGNATION
11. Fished with large net. : SEINED
12. Galileo was one. : PISAN
13. Lifetimes. : AGES
14. Official: Abbr. : GOV
15. Icterine type. : ORIOLE
16. Calendar of business matters. : DOCKET
17. Capital of King George's country. : ATHENS
19. Taker of forty winks. : NAPPER
20. The face: Colloq. : SNOOT
25. Disseminate. : STREW
28. Upholder of veto right in U. N. : USSR
32. Sea lately visited by the "Big Mo." : AEGEAN
34. More vulpine. : SLIER
35. Hindu. : GENTOO
37. Partners: Slang. : PALS
38. Vivifies. : STRENGTHENS
39. Entangle. : MESH
41. Building extensions. : ELLS
43. Senator from Vermont. : AIKEN
45. One on rampage. : RAGER
46. Head of REA. : WICKARD
47. Garnisher. : ADORNER
48. Piazza. : VERANDA
50. Evolved. : EDUCED
52. Georgia Senator, chairman of Immigration Committee. : RUSSELL
53. Shammed. : ASSUMED
54. Executers of saltations. : LEAPERS
56. Ovine cries. : BLEATS
57. What pubs dispense. : ALES
59. Works by Horace. : ODES
61. Man's name. : ERIC
62. Lady. : DONA
65. Senator from Rhode Island. : GREEN
66. Criers over spilled milk. : RUERS
69. Racing crews. : EIGHTS
72. Senator-elect from Washington. : CAIN
73. Roman tribune, 1313–54. : RIENZI
75. Former money of account in Brazil. : REIS
76. Be ready for. : AWAIT
77. Reel. : SWIM
80. Person on payroll. : EMPLOYEE
83. Girl's name. : DIANE
85. Dark. : EBON
86. Where the Ouse flows. : SUSSEX
87. European ermines. : STOATS
88. Nebraska Senator. : WHERRY
89. Head of U. S. delegation to General Assembly. : AUSTIN
91. President of CIO. : MURRAY
93. Dipper. : LADLE
95. Its wood is used in shipbuilding. : ENCINA
96. Device for pitting fruit. : STONER
97. Chief of U. S. Pacific Fleet. : TOWERS
99. Beats down. : FELLS
100. Ancient weights. : MINAS
103. Pleasing. : GLAD
104. China's Foreign Minister. : WANG
105. Atlantic fish of brilliant colors. : OPAH
106. Where Ambassador Dunn is. : ROME
109. She married Athamas. : INO
110. Mortgage: Abbr. : MTG
112. Proceed headlong: Colloq. : RIP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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