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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
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 352
Across
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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
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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
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___ Ott. : MEL
100
City near Milan. : PAVIA
101
What paleontologists study. : FOSSILS
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Musical opus. : DUO
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Crudities. : INELEGANCIES
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Counterirritant. : POULTICE
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Synthetic sugar: Chem. : ACROSE
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Uncle Tom's wife. : CHLOE
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In regular succession. : SERIATIM
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Homework. : LESSON
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Daughters of Atlas. : HYADS
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Unhorses. : DEPOSES
Down
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People of Transvaal. : BOERS
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___ Pyle. : ERNIE
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Son of Jeroboam. : NADAB
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Environment: Comb. form. : ECO
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Swiss coasting sled. : LUGE
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Rubber trees. : ULES
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Having a yellow color. : XANTHIC
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Himalayan wild goats. : TAHRS
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People of Nigeria. : EFIK
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Curve. : ARC
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Office of Emperor of Japan. : MIKADOATE
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
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Paralyze. : PALSY
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Wood wind. : OBOE
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Spanish gold. : ORO
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Anything causing oblivion. : NEPENTHE
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Instrumentalities. : AGENCIES
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Jentacular foods. : CEREALS
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Thomas ___, hero of ancient ballad. : RYMER
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Hypothetical core material of the earth, supposedly nickel and iron: Geol. : NIFE
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Inspires with dread. : AWES
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Genus of honeysuckles. : ABELIA
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Medieval weapons. : ONCINS
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Uncles: Dial. : EMES
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With: German. : MIT
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Fabric. : CREPE
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Descriptive of a neglected garden. : UNHOED
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Coarse cloth worn as scarf : Sp. Amer. : TAPALO
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Natives of Muscat. : OMANIS
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Fight, set-to. : TURNTO
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Pins serving as fulcrums for oars. : THOLES
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Strategic peninsula in N. Adriatic. : ISTRIA
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Language of the Sabines. : SAFINE
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Postage stamp honors them for "100 years of progress." : WOMEN
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Wheezes, esp. in cattle. : HOOSES
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Strange. : ODD
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Where Premier Dimitrov is. : SOFIA
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Ancient Greek vase. : DEINOS
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Extend out in a line. : STREAM
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Process of grading produce: Eng. : TRIAGE
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Horse-rake for hay. : RICKER
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Rustics. : YOKELS
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Land subdivisions: India. : DHERIS
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Mr. Barber. : RED
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Moderately. : PRETTY
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Set solidly. : IMBED
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___ Digges. : DUDLEY
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Battle among the gods. : THEOMACHY
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Popular type of radio program. : QUIZ
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Sagacity. : PRUDENCE
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Ensnarers. : TANGLERS
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___ Cinders. : ELLA
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Study. : CON
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Bishop's apron. : GREMIAL
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Paged. : FOLIOED
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One of Belgrade's rivers. : SAVA
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Make conclusive. : CLINCH
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Grates. : RASPS
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Slayer of Siegfried. : HAGEN
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Takes medicine. : DOSES
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Revises. : EDITS
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Girl's name: Fr. : LUCIE
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Idyls. : POEMS
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Mexican dollar. : PESO
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Fief. : FEOD
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Bait for fish. : LURE
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Sloping pier. : SLIP
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___ Gatos. : LOS
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Bantu language in N. Rhodesia. : ILA
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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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