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NAMES OLD AND NEW

New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1950

Author: Ralph Anderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 546
Across Down
1. Lady Godiva's husband. : LEOFRIC
8. Legendary place in Somerset. : CAMELOT
15. Admiral Forrest P. ___. : SHERMAN
22. Atone for. : EXPIATE
23. Greediness. : AVARICE
24. A "T" in TNT. : TOLUENE
25. Ready for roasting. : SPITTED
26. Nine men with high responsibility. : CABINET
27. Scent. : ESSENCE
28. Transgress. : SIN
29. Fishing boat. : SMACK
31. Rayon fabric. : CELANESE
33. Spanish hero. : CID
34. Raw materials. : ORES
36. Common practice. : RULE
38. An outlaw, in old Japan. : RONIN
39. ___ Irae. : DIES
40. Squatter. : NESTER
43. Proclivities. : BENTS
46. Annie's boat. : TUG
47. Reddish color. : ROAN
48. Maid in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
50. Golf mounds. : TEES
52. Flourished. : SHAKEN
55. Zangara was one. : ASSASSIN
58. Modern detection device. : RADAR
60. Feeler. : TENTACLE
64. Talked. : CHATTED
65. "The Women." : FEMALES
67. Wanton. : RIOTOUS
68. Friend of Odysseus. : MENTOR
69. Fiber cluster. : NEP
70. Subject. : TOPIC
72. Butcher a whale. : FLENSE
73. Clergyman in Jane Austen's "Emma." : ELTON
74. France-___, Paris newspaper. : SOIR
75. Formed a glossy surface. : ENAMELED
77. Tree. : FIR
78. Prohibit. : BAN
79. Nadine Conner, for instance. : SINGER
81. Sets of steps. : STILES
82. Shot ___. : PUT
83. Purchase. : BUY
84. Television necessities. : ANTENNAS
86. Hostile invasion. : RAID
87. Parrot-like bird. : MACAW
89. Infallible person. : ORACLE
91. Girl's nickname. : TEENA
92. Girl's name. : INA
93. Trigonometric function. : COSINE
94. Poe's heroine. : ANNABEL
96. Spanish chaperones. : DUENNAS
98. Species of narcissus. : JONQUIL
99. Feels. : REALIZES
101. Mark again. : REDOT
102. Shindig. : CAROUSAL
103. Former head of French Forces in Germany. : KOENIG
105. Health: Comb. form. : SANI
106. Ugly animal. : HYENA
107. At that time. : THEN
109. Golfer Snead. : SAM
111. Girl's name. : LEOLA
113. City named for Polk's V. P. : DALLAS
117. Fly. : SOAR
118. Yarns. : TALES
120. Fastener. : NAIL
122. New England. : EAST
123. Alben Barkley's stepdaughter. : ANN
124. Made clothes. : TAILORED
127. Shore bird. : SNIPE
130. Wartime magazine of O.W.I. : USA
131. Former French Prime Minister. : BIDAULT
133. Low dense cloud. : STRATUS
136. Biased person. : FAVORER
138. Epithet for Rome. : ETERNAL
139. Nonpareil magician. : HOUDINI
140. Patent. : EVIDENT
141. Allow to be issued. : RELEASE
142. All together. : ENMASSE
143. Complies. : RELENTS
1. School assignment. : LESSON
2. Terminate. : EXPIRE
3. Thinks. : OPINES
4. Worthy. : FIT
5. Bah!: Slang. : RATS
6. Scrap of news. : ITEM
7. Evergreen. : CEDAR
8. Laugh brokenly. : CACKLE
9. Miss Gardner. : AVA
10. Queen of the fairies. : MAB
11. ___ Johnston. : ERIC
12. Sharply hit ball. : LINER
13. Catlike animal. : OCELOT
14. Lockjaw. : TETANUS
15. She wrote "Matador." : STEEN
16. Cowboy's mount. : HOSS
17. Otherwise. : ELSE
18. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
19. Heroine in "Gil Blas." : MENCIA
20. ___ Régime. : ANCIEN
21. Requires. : NEEDS
30. Native of Camaguey. : CUBAN
32. Darkness. : NIGHT
35. President of Middlebury College. : STRATTON
37. Middleman. : ENTREPRENEUR
39. Give. : DONATE
41. City on the Delaware. : EASTON
42. Face of a stair. : RISER
44. Group. : TEAM
45. Composed. : SEDATE
47. Repeated. : RETOLD
49. Nest: Fr. : NID
51. Drawing rooms. : SALONS
53. Air: Greek. : AER
54. Stabs. : KNIFES
55. Peak. : ACME
56. Town in N W Vermont. : SHELBURNE
57. Author of "The Last Puritan." : SANTAYANA
59. PW's hope. : REPATRIATION
61. Great Chinese teacher of ethics. : CONFUCIUS
62. Headline of May 7, 1915. : LUSITANIA
63. Weights of Denmark. : ESER
65. Pretended. : FEIGNED
66. Monkeys or apes. : SIMIANS
69. Composition for nine instruments. : NONET
71. She marries Oliver in "As You Like It." : CELIA
74. Convene. : SIT
76. Influenced. : LED
79. Sign of a cold. : SNEEZE
80. Hindu queens. : RANEES
82. Hero of Donizetti opera. : PASQUALE
83. Piglike animal. : BOAR
84. Napoleon's name for England. : ALBION
85. Low rubber overshoe. : SANDAL
87. County in Iowa. : MONONA
88. Water supply. : WELL
90. Part of a horseshoe. : CALKER
93. Removed the centers of. : CORED
95. Mr. Lyons. : LEN
97. Nothing. : NONE
98. First U. S. Supreme Court Justice. : JAY
100. Fiber for ropes. : SISAL
102. Stores under one management. : CHAIN
104. Overshoe. : GALOSHE
107. Explosive. : TONITE
108. German composer, British citizen (1685–1759). : HANDEL
110. "___of the Movies." : MERTON
112. Hollywood star. : LASSIE
114. Bogey's wife. : LAUREN
115. Concurrence. : ASSENT
116. Bursts out. : STARTS
117. Weapon. : SABER
118. Heading. : TITLE
119. Antitoxic. : SERUM
121. Full-time inmate: Slang. : LIFER
124. Fish. : TUNA
125. Ah me! : ALAS
126. Baby talk. : DADA
128. Macadamize. : PAVE
129. Corrupt. : EVIL
132. Occur. : ARE
134. Common contraction. : TIS
135. "Gott mit ___." : UNS
137. Poem. : ODE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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