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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 29, 1946

Author: Harriot Cooke
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 621 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
Harriot T. Cooke has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 82-Down clue had two "in"s; deleted one of them.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 255
Across Down
1. Massacre. : POGROM
7. Chief Justice Vinson. : FRED
11. Cords from candlenut fiber. : AEAS
15. U. S. Ambassador to China. : STUART
21. Weave. : ENLACE
22. Outgoing chief of UNRRA. : LAGUARDIA
24. Nazi method of ruling. : TERROR
25. Ropes. : RIATAS
26. Where Messersmith is Ambassador. : ARGENTINA
27. Elaborately decorated. : ORNATE
28. Turf. : SOD
29. Put on an act. : STAGE
31. Cause of Alexander Hamilton's death. : DUEL
32. Greek letters. : RHOS
34. Where American Occupation Forces are: Abbr. : BAV
35. ___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
37. Vicia orobus. : ERS
38. Plaque. : TABLET
40. Car-greasing apparatus. : ALEMITE
42. English courts. : ASSIZES
44. Blue-footed petrels, N. Z. : TITIS
45. Equipage. : RIG
47. Numbers on dice. : SICES
48. Samoan palms. : TIS
49. Opposing teams. : SIDES
50. Those who display learning. : PEDANTS
52. Type dating from 1470. : ROMAN
55. Fruit trees. : LIMES
56. Full: French. : PLEINE
57. Nicholas II was the last. : TSAR
61. War bureau. : OPA
62. Confessions of faith. : CREDOS
64. ___ jacket. : PEA
65. Food. : OATS
67. ___ Juana, Calif. : TIA
68. Maine port. : SACO
70. Mut's spouse. : AMON
71. Grecian city once famous for its luxury. : CORINTH
73. Persian officials. : EMIRS
75. Native of Montgomery. : ALABAMAN
77. Recently modified by the Army. : SALUTES
78. Young of the salmon. : GRILSE
79. A. A. Milne character. : ROBIN
80. Leased. : DEMISED
81. Union General in the Civil War. : BUELL
82. Substitute delegate at Paris Conference. : ATTLEE
84. Signified. : DENOTED
85. The late Mr. Darrow. : CLARENCE
88. State Department Councillor at Peace Conference. : COHEN
89. Telegraphed again. : REWIRED
90. Perdition. : RUIN
91. ___ Harbor, Maine. : SEAL
92. Bay on coast of Tasmania. : EMU
93. Chess problem with two solutions. : DUAL
95. Director General, UN Food Organization. : ORR
96. Peak in Canadian Rockies. : ROBSON
98. Musical direction. : STA
99. Slav. : SERB
101. ___ Nevada. : SIERRA
103. Rakes. : ROUES
104. A phase of terrorism. : ARSON
106. Play by Euripides. : ORESTES
108. Mr. Shor. : TOOTS
109. Her son put her up on the roof. : ASE
110. Pang. : THROE
113. Twilight: Contr. : EEN
114. Center of controversy, 1919. : FIUME
115. Where Ghavam is Premier. : TEHERAN
119. Native of Indiana. : HOOSIER
121. Orthodox Moslems: Obs. : ISLAMS
123. Lord: Jacobite title. : MAR
124. Latona. : LETO
125. Brawl. : ROW
126. Pant. : GASP
128. European section of Istanbul. : PERA
129. Medicinal root. : JALAP
131. Obstinate. : SOT
132. Grasses. : AVENAS
134. British general. : ALEXANDER
137. Volcano in Colombia. : TOLIMA
139. Underground reservoir: Sp. : CENOTE
140. Natives of Breslau. : SILESIANS
141. Judicial writ. : ELEGIT
142. Removes traces of. : ERASES
143. Fixes waves in the hair. : SETS
144. Hindu servant. : AYAH
145. Session. : SEANCE
1. Area of great oil fields. : PERSIA
2. Oliver ___, English novelist. : ONIONS
3. Open spaces in a forest. : GLADES
4. Interjection. : RAT
5. Wood sorrels. : OCAS
6. Half-breeds. : MESTEES
7. Signals to stop. : FLAGS
8. Choice. : RARE
9. Bomb: Slang. : EGG
10. Times when bills are payable. : DUEDATES
11. Russian workmen's organizations. : ARTELS
12. Official of ancient Rome. : EDILE
13. Own: Scot. : AIN
14. Great mining and industrial region. : SAAR
15. ___ pigeon. : STOOL
16. Most succinct. : TERSEST
17. Vase. : URN
18. Language of Palestine Moslems. : ARABIC
19. Take turns. : ROTATE
20. City on the Moselle. : TREVES
23. Jackal Egyptian god. : ANUBIS
30. ___ poetica. : ARS
33. Jewish underground in Palestine. : HAGANAH
36. Last Empress of Austria. : ZITA
38. Currents. : TIDES
39. Actor knighted by Edward VII. : TREE
41. Fog. : MIST
43. Constituent of brass. : ZINC
44. ___ of Athens. : TIMON
46. Morons. : IDIOTS
49. Ancient name of Saida, Syria. : SIDON
50. Laid in folds. : PLAITED
51. Openwork fabric. : NET
52. Stalin's wife. : ROSA
53. Pearly gem. : OPAL
54. "The Front Page" author. : MACARTHUR
55. Lake in Switzerland. : LEMAN
56. Read carefully. : PERUSED
58. Tranquility. : STILLNESS
59. Assumed importance. : AIRS
60. Tear down. : RASE
63. Loose-woven fabric. : RAMIE
64. Better mannered. : POLITER
66. Drier and browner. : SERER
69. Medieval ½ denier of France. : OBOLE
71. Secret society. : CAMORRA
72. Old Uncle ___. : NED
74. He captured Geronimo, 1886. : MILES
76. Evening: German. : ABEND
77. Upper classmen. : SENIORS
78. Important export of Peru. : GUANO
80. Moisture. : DEW
81. Fort in Texas. : BLISS
82. Single points in tennis. : ACES
83. Volume. : TOME
84. Eliminate. : DELETE
85. Dice. : CUBES
86. Marcus Porcius, the Censor. : CATO
87. Transport. : ELAN
89. Bridge hands. : RAISERS
90. Direct traffic. : ROUTE
94. Impose on. : USE
96. National shortage. : ROOMS
97. Australian statesman. : NASH
100. Bronx cheers. : BOOS
102. Guido ___. : RENI
103. Given Transylvania under new treaty. : ROUMANIA
105. Film. : REEL
107. Suburb of London in Surrey. : REIGATE
108. Coronets. : TIARAS
109. Fills with ozone. : AERATES
110. Territory claimed by Yugoslavia. : THRACE
111. Former President. : HOOVER
112. Ward of Cedric the Saxon. : ROWENA
114. Bends. : FLEXES
115. Clapping of hands to music: Hindu. : TAL
116. Retire from office. : RESIGN
117. The ___ Age. : ATOMIC
118. Mark with symbols. : NOTATE
120. Relaxes. : EASES
122. Wheat. : SPELT
123. Where cattails grow. : MARSH
127. Khyber ___. : PASS
129. Great Napoleonic victory, 1806. : JENA
130. What General Bor is. : POLE
133. French pronoun. : NOS
135. U. N. official. : LIE
136. Supreme Court Justice, 1903–22. : DAY
138. U. S. soldier and writer (1876–1912). : LEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 42 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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