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CURRENT EVENTS

New York Times, Sunday, November 24, 1946

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
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.
David Steinberg 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
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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
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Sicilian volcano. : AETNA
115
Customs appraiser. : EXAMINER
116
Councils. : SYNODS
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Burglars: Slang. : YEGGS
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Liver-colored sulphur compounds. : HEPARS
Down
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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
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Edible roots. : YAMS
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At an inclination: Naut. : ALIST
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Wander. : ROVE
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Gilbert & Sullivan's Princess. : IDA
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Kinship. : AGNATION
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Fished with large net. : SEINED
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Galileo was one. : PISAN
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Lifetimes. : AGES
14
Official: Abbr. : GOV
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Icterine type. : ORIOLE
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Calendar of business matters. : DOCKET
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Capital of King George's country. : ATHENS
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Taker of forty winks. : NAPPER
20
The face: Colloq. : SNOOT
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Disseminate. : STREW
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Upholder of veto right in U. N. : USSR
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Sea lately visited by the "Big Mo." : AEGEAN
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More vulpine. : SLIER
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Hindu. : GENTOO
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Partners: Slang. : PALS
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Vivifies. : STRENGTHENS
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Entangle. : MESH
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Building extensions. : ELLS
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Senator from Vermont. : AIKEN
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One on rampage. : RAGER
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Head of REA. : WICKARD
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Garnisher. : ADORNER
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Piazza. : VERANDA
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Evolved. : EDUCED
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Georgia Senator, chairman of Immigration Committee. : RUSSELL
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Shammed. : ASSUMED
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Executers of saltations. : LEAPERS
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Ovine cries. : BLEATS
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What pubs dispense. : ALES
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Works by Horace. : ODES
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Man's name. : ERIC
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Lady. : DONA
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Senator from Rhode Island. : GREEN
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Criers over spilled milk. : RUERS
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Racing crews. : EIGHTS
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Senator-elect from Washington. : CAIN
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Roman tribune, 1313–54. : RIENZI
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Former money of account in Brazil. : REIS
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Be ready for. : AWAIT
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Reel. : SWIM
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Person on payroll. : EMPLOYEE
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Girl's name. : DIANE
85
Dark. : EBON
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Where the Ouse flows. : SUSSEX
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European ermines. : STOATS
88
Nebraska Senator. : WHERRY
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Head of U. S. delegation to General Assembly. : AUSTIN
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President of CIO. : MURRAY
93
Dipper. : LADLE
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Its wood is used in shipbuilding. : ENCINA
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Device for pitting fruit. : STONER
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Chief of U. S. Pacific Fleet. : TOWERS
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Beats down. : FELLS
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Ancient weights. : MINAS
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Pleasing. : GLAD
104
China's Foreign Minister. : WANG
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Atlantic fish of brilliant colors. : OPAH
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Where Ambassador Dunn is. : ROME
109
She married Athamas. : INO
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Mortgage: Abbr. : MTG
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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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