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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1948

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 599 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 60
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 352
Across Down
1. Group of western European nations. (A portmanteau word.) : BENELUX
8. United groups. : TEAMS
13. Oil cake used as fodder in India. : POONAC
19. Dogmatic. : ORACULAR
21. A continent: Poet. : AFRIC
22. Abridgement: Fr. : ABREGE
23. Growth from within: Biol. : ENDOGENY
24. Chairman of Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee. : HICKENLOOPER
26. Creek. : RIA
27. Paper money of Estonia. : ESTMARK
29. Flavor used in kümmel. : ANISE
30. Compass point. : ENE
31. Son of Cush. : SEBA
33. Chops. : HEWS
34. Instruct and improve. : EDIFY
35. Portuguese ounce. : ONCA
36. Fix in the mud. : BEMIRE
39. Italian statesman (1866– ). : CROCE
40. Up to. : UNTIL
41. Of tribal symbols. : TOTEMIC
44. Minute channel. : STRIA
46. Advances gradually. : INCHES
47. Charm. : AMULET
48. Commands: Arch. : HESTS
50. Recoils. : SHIES
51. Meeting place of U. N. Assembly. : PARIS
52. Shout of enthusiasm. : WHOOP
55. City in Pennsylvania. : EASTON
57. FDR's daughter. : ANNA
58. Aimless pencilings. : DOODLES
60. Science important in preserving natural resources. : FORESTRY
64. Took fire. : LIT
65. Out of fashion: Fr. : DEMODE
66. Three-cleft. : TRIFID
68. President Dutra's capital. : RIO
69. Doctrines, theories: Used in disparagement. : OSOPHIES
71. Order of large aquatic mammals. : SIRENIA
73. Sculptor of FDR statue in London. : DICK
74. Anything used to curdle milk. : RENNET
76. Judith Anderson's role. : MEDEA
77. Shudder. : QUAKE
78. Feather: Comb. form. : PTERO
80. Queen of ___. : SHEBA
82. Heavy club. : CUDGEL
83. Without fee. : GRATIS
84. Oleoresin. : ELEMI
86. Frustrators. : FOILERS
87. Puny animals. : RUNTS
88. Shrew. : SCOLD
90. Copper and tin. : BRONZE
92. Irritable. : EDGY
93. Long jump, first exercise of pentathlon. : HALMA
94. Graduated circular plate. : DIAL
95. Cry shrilly. : YELP
99. ___ Ott. : MEL
100. City near Milan. : PAVIA
101. What paleontologists study. : FOSSILS
104. Musical opus. : DUO
105. Crudities. : INELEGANCIES
108. Counterirritant. : POULTICE
110. Synthetic sugar: Chem. : ACROSE
111. Uncle Tom's wife. : CHLOE
112. In regular succession. : SERIATIM
113. Homework. : LESSON
114. Daughters of Atlas. : HYADS
115. Unhorses. : DEPOSES
1. People of Transvaal. : BOERS
2. ___ Pyle. : ERNIE
3. Son of Jeroboam. : NADAB
4. Environment: Comb. form. : ECO
5. Swiss coasting sled. : LUGE
6. Rubber trees. : ULES
7. Having a yellow color. : XANTHIC
8. Himalayan wild goats. : TAHRS
9. People of Nigeria. : EFIK
10. Curve. : ARC
11. Office of Emperor of Japan. : MIKADOATE
12. Picturesque. : SCENIC
13. Paralyze. : PALSY
14. Wood wind. : OBOE
15. Spanish gold. : ORO
16. Anything causing oblivion. : NEPENTHE
17. Instrumentalities. : AGENCIES
18. Jentacular foods. : CEREALS
20. Thomas ___, hero of ancient ballad. : RYMER
25. Hypothetical core material of the earth, supposedly nickel and iron: Geol. : NIFE
28. Inspires with dread. : AWES
32. Genus of honeysuckles. : ABELIA
34. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
35. Medieval weapons. : ONCINS
37. Uncles: Dial. : EMES
38. With: German. : MIT
39. Fabric. : CREPE
40. Descriptive of a neglected garden. : UNHOED
41. Coarse cloth worn as scarf : Sp. Amer. : TAPALO
42. Natives of Muscat. : OMANIS
43. Fight, set-to. : TURNTO
45. Pins serving as fulcrums for oars. : THOLES
46. Strategic peninsula in N. Adriatic. : ISTRIA
49. Language of the Sabines. : SAFINE
52. Postage stamp honors them for "100 years of progress." : WOMEN
53. Wheezes, esp. in cattle. : HOOSES
54. Strange. : ODD
56. Where Premier Dimitrov is. : SOFIA
58. Ancient Greek vase. : DEINOS
59. Extend out in a line. : STREAM
61. Process of grading produce: Eng. : TRIAGE
62. Horse-rake for hay. : RICKER
63. Rustics. : YOKELS
65. Land subdivisions: India. : DHERIS
67. Mr. Barber. : RED
70. Moderately. : PRETTY
72. Set solidly. : IMBED
73. ___ Digges. : DUDLEY
75. Battle among the gods. : THEOMACHY
77. Popular type of radio program. : QUIZ
78. Sagacity. : PRUDENCE
79. Ensnarers. : TANGLERS
81. ___ Cinders. : ELLA
82. Study. : CON
83. Bishop's apron. : GREMIAL
85. Wading bird. : IBIS
86. Paged. : FOLIOED
88. One of Belgrade's rivers. : SAVA
89. Make conclusive. : CLINCH
91. Grates. : RASPS
93. Slayer of Siegfried. : HAGEN
94. Takes medicine. : DOSES
96. Revises. : EDITS
97. Girl's name: Fr. : LUCIE
98. Idyls. : POEMS
100. Mexican dollar. : PESO
101. Fief. : FEOD
102. Bait for fish. : LURE
103. Sloping pier. : SLIP
106. ___ Gatos. : LOS
107. Bantu language in N. Rhodesia. : ILA
109. Peasant: P. I. : TAO

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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