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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, December 11, 1949

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 568 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 41
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 409
Across Down
1. Oxnam's title. : BISHOP
7. Site searched for Noah's Ark. : ARARAT
13. The Israeli Assembly. : KNESSET
20. Adulterated. : IMPURE
21. Capital of British Honduras. : BELIZE
22. Premier of Japan. : YOSHIDA
23. Fancy dive. : GAINER
24. Charm. : ENAMOR
25. Not captured. : UNTAKEN
26. Sea animals. : ORCS
27. What Gunder Hagg is. : MILER
29. Manager of the Chicago Cubs. : FRISCH
31. Lodging place. : INN
32. Letter of the alphabet. : TEE
33. Nicaraguan capital, destroyed by earthquake, March 31, 1931. : MANAGUA
35. Soreness. : ACHE
36. American poet, novelist, author of "The Fathers," 1938. : TATE
37. Kitchen utensil. : STRAINER
39. Environment. : MILIEU
41. Of the moon. : LUNAR
42. Passions for possession. : GREEDS
44. Divide forcibly. : REND
45. Snarly. : TANGLY
46. Human encyclopedia of the air. : KIERAN
49. Firesides, figuratively speaking. : HOMES
51. Football field: Slang. : GRID
52. Crawlers, fliers, stingers. : INSECTS
54. With: Fr. : AVEC
55. Swap again. : RETRADE
59. Auto camp. : MOTEL
60. Capital of King Frederick IX. : COPENHAGEN
64. Man's nickname. : ALEX
65. Girl's name. : OSA
66. What the Heiress wished to be. : ELOPER
68. World's largest body of individual underwriters. : LLOYDS
70. Leap: Dial. : LEP
71. ___ Naldi, silent film actress. : NITA
73. Like Verdi's works. : OPERATICAL
75. Mole gray. : TAUPE
77. Quondam. : ONETIME
79. Asgard's problem child. : LOKI
80. One who gives in. : YIELDER
82. Samoan warriors. : TOAS
83. Foreigner. : ALIEN
84. Soften. : RELENT
85. Scattered. : STREWN
88. Coal, oil, wood. : FUEL
89. Weirdly. : EERILY
92. ___ prima. : CAUSA
93. Waterlogged. : SODDEN
95. Loyalty. : FIDELITY
99. Let out. : EMIT
100. Zeno's portico. : STOA
101. Shuffled the deck. : RIFFLED
103. Cover crop. : RYE
104. Goat-hoofed god. : PAN
105. Sudden pain. : STITCH
107. Board. : MEALS
108. Sir Lancelot's nephew. : BORS
109. Grand ___, Louis XIV's villa. : TRIANON
111. Satirical poem. : IAMBIC
113. French Revolutionist, "Organizer of Victory." : CARNOT
115. Resonant. : RINGING
116. The Trinity. : TRIUNE
117. Daughter of King Peleas. : ELAINE
118. Involves. : ENGAGES
119. Ferments. : YEASTS
120. Running mate of Prancer, Vixen, etc. : DANCER
1. Intolerants. : BIGOTS
2. Turkish inn. : IMARET
3. Seasoner. : SPICER
4. 5th century invaders of Europe. : HUNS
5. Where Portland is: Abbr. : ORE
6. Wave. : PERMANENT
7. Pierre ___, philosopher. : ABELARD
8. Break one's word: Var. : RENEG
9. Old warning. : ALARUM
10. Border. : RIM
11. Mariupol's sea. : AZOF
12. Military topographies. : TERRAINS
13. Southernmost main island of Japan. : KYUSHU
14. For the time being. : NONCE
15. Native of Estonia. : ESTH
16. Shinto temple. : SHA
17. Canton is near this river's delta. : SIKIANG
18. Toothless. : EDENTAL
19. Where saffian is made. : TANNERY
28. Arrow poison. : INEE
30. Rimed. : ICED
33. A happening at Lourdes. : MIRACLE
34. Symington's men. : AIRMEN
36. Siberian waste. : TUNDRA
38. See eye-to-eye. : AGREE
40. Tenacious. : LEECHLIKE
41. Milk: Fr. : LAIT
43. Molder. : SHAPER
45. General movement. : TREND
46. Companion of the obi. : KIMONO
47. Muscle sugar. : INOSIN
48. Position in life. : ESTATE
50. Dressed for farming. : OVERALLED
51. Hoarily. : GREYLY
53. Figure in Tennessee "evolution" trial, 1925. : SCOPES
56. Hint at. : ALLUDE
57. Intensify. : DEEPEN
58. Master. : EXPERT
61. Unlock: Poetic. : OPE
62. Pert. to the auks. : ALCINE
63. Portuguese India. : GOA
67. The salesman in "Death of a Salesman." : LOMAN
69. Nerved oneself for crisis. : STEELED
72. Bear witness. : ATTEST
74. Drudge. : TOILER
76. Chemical extract of garlic. : ALLYL
78. Sen. Hickenlooper's bailiwick. : IOWA
81. Flashed like the rainbow. : IRIDESCED
83. Effrontery. : AUDACITY
85. Symbol of authority. : SCEPTRE
86. South American marmoset. : TAMARIN
87. Laying waste. : RUINING
88. Sum up. : FOOT
90. Cancels. : EFFACES
91. Streamlet. : RILL
93. Bites. : STINGS
94. Cloud. : NIMBUS
96. Satiric. : IRONIC
97. ___ Power. : TYRONE
98. "Where are the snows of ___ year?" : YESTER
100. Chief Justice of Supreme Court, before Vinson. : STONE
102. Mock blow. : FEINT
105. Pilfer: Slang. : SNIG
106. "First catch your ___." : HARE
108. Wheat chaff. : BRAN
110. Turkish title. : AGA
112. My: Italian. : MIA
114. Wing. : ALA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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