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WORLD QUIZ

New York Times, Sunday, December 16, 1951

Author: Charles Cross
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 910
Across Down
1. Truman's birthplace in Missouri. : LAMAR
6. Where Colon is. : PANAMA
12. Fondle. : CARESS
18. Where King Arthur was buried. : AVALON
20. Gone up. : ARISEN
21. Small spaces. : AREOLAS
23. Transport plane. : CONSTELLATION
25. Brown coal. : LIGNITE
26. Now part of Mutual Security Agency. : ECA
27. Reason for "boning." : EXAM
28. Adjective for recruits. : RAW
29. Winged. : ALAR
30. ___ Appia. : VIA
31. Young sheep. : TEGS
33. Snare. : TREPAN
35. 1952 question mark. : PRESIDENT
37. Charger. : STEED
39. Partisan: Comb. form. : CRAT
40. Pride, wrath, envy, etc. : SINS
41. Removes rind. : PARES
42. Dorothy or Lillian. : GISH
44. Pulitzer Prize winner for "Across the Wide Missouri." : DEVOTO
46. Secret agent. : SPY
47. Dealers with foreign lands. : IMPORTERS
51. Jo's sister. : AMY
52. A TV comic. : CAESAR
55. Girl's name. : MAE
56. Facility. : EASE
57. Gnawed. : ATE
58. Thoreau's Walden ___. : POND
59. Aurora. : EOS
61. Unauthorized use of copyrighted material. : PIRACY
63. Delightful. : DIVERTING
66. Group of college men: Colloq. : FRAT
67. Fragrant. : OLENT
68. Setbacks. : REVERSALS
69. Blackmore's outlaw. : DOONE
70. Struck. : SMIT
71. Petty rulers. : QUEENLETS
72. Dutch ___ Alaska. : HARBOR
73. Pitch. : TAR
74. Post of control. : HELM
75. Channel. : GAT
76. Of the dawn. : EOAN
78. Supplement. : EKE
79. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
81. "Rabbi ___ Ezra." : BEN
82. "Greetings" receivers. : INDUCTEES
84. Mrs. Johnson, explorer. : OSA
85. Between Tia Juana and Tijuana. : BORDER
87. Cooking aid. : OLEO
88. In a tumult. : ARIOT
91. Captain's insignia. : BARS
92. Miss Turner. : LANA
94. Port north of Bombay. : SURAT
98. Cockney language. : LONDONESE
100. Ace–Queen. : TENACE
102. Far: Comb. form. : TELO
103. Product of Florida. : TAN
104. Storm. : RAGE
105. ___ de guerre. : NOM
106. Just before gamma. : BETA
108. Place to sit. : PEW
109. Clearing the blackboard. : ERASING
111. A good place to be on March 15th. : LOWERBRACKETS
114. Go over again. : RETRACE
115. ___ of the Americas in N. Y. C. : AVENUE
116. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
117. Held in check. : REINED
118. Asunder. : PARTED
119. Matriculate. : ENTER
1. Shoestrings. : LACETS
2. Shore bird. : AVOCET
3. Emulate Eddie Sawyer. : MANAGE
4. Messrs. Smith and Jolson. : ALS
5. Kyle of football. : ROTE
6. Ivanhoe's disguise. : PALMER
7. The Altar. : ARA
8. Chilean export. : NITRATE
9. One in a billion. : ASIAN
10. Cat call. : MEOW
11. Girl's name. : ANN
12. President of Mexico, 1924–28. : CALLES
13. Former President of 6 Across. : ARIAS
14. Clutched again. : REGRIPPED
15. A long, long time. : EON
16. Splinter. : SLIVER
17. Red wood from Brazil. : SATINE
19. Barber's summons. : NEXT
22. Stalls. : SEATS
24. Graceful trees. : LARCHES
29. Italian river. : ARNO
32. State flower of Utah. : SEGO
34. Secret of many broad shoulders. : PADS
35. Compassion. : PITY
36. Christmas, New Year's, etc. : DAYS
38. Kazan and Mankiewicz do. : DIRECT
40. County in England. : SOMERSET
43. Guy rope. : STAY
45. Germany to Germans. : VATERLAND
46. Emulated Milanov. : SANG
47. Tax. : IMPOST
48. Civil Service employee. : MAILMAN
49. Former Portuguese Ambassador. : PEREIRA
50. Liberate. : REDEEM
52. Directs the steering of a ship. : CONS
53. Rocket for altitude research. : AEROBEE
54. Island of Raleigh's attempted colony, 1585. : ROANOKE
57. Navy bombers. : AVENGERS
58. City near Prague. : PILSEN
60. Cubic meters. : STERES
62. Tiny colonist. : ANT
64. "___ Been Listening." : IVE
65. Pony, in India. : TAT
66. In favor of. : FOR
68. Prevail. : RULE
69. Mambo, samba, etc. : DANCES
71. Province in Upper Egypt. : QENA
72. Burglar's loot. : HAUL
74. D. S. Freeman, for instance. : HISTORIAN
77. First barbarian ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
80. ¼ acre. : ROOD
81. Cause of ennui. : BORE
82. Entezam's land. : IRAN
83. Proclaim loudly. : TOUT
85. Wake Island, for instance. : BASE
86. Uranium is one. : ELEMENT
88. Modify. : ALTER
89. Angry lion. : ROARER
90. Natural. : INNATE
91. Entreated. : BEGGED
93. Seized. : NABBED
95. Advice to a sinner. : REPENT
96. Abutment of a Roman arch. : ALETTE
97. Good name for a dog. : TOWSER
99. Mr. Garner's middle name. : NANCE
100. TV structure atop the Empire State Building. : TOWER
101. Coup d'___. : ETAT
105. Louis defeated him. : NOVA
107. Seaport near Haifa. : ACRE
110. Holy: India. : SRI
111. Circuit. : LAP
112. Feel sorry. : RUE
113. Man's nickname. : KEN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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