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New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 1946

Author:
C. L. Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 71
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 209
Across
1
Ex-Senator, now Supreme Court justice. : BLACK
6
Seaport in W Yugoslavia. : SPLIT
11
Jap war criminal. : HOMMA
16
Floats. : WAFTS
21
Musical show. : REVUE
22
Native of New Zealand. : MAORI
23
Potpourris. : OLIOS
24
Consummate. : IDEAL
25
Fatimid title. : EMEER
26
Advocates of self-government. : AUTONOMISTS
28
Blackmore heroine, 1869. : LORNA
29
Rostov's river. : DON
30
City having four Allied zones. : BERLIN
32
Steel workers. : RIVETERS
34
A drop: Abbr. : MIN
35
Italian news agency. : ANSA
37
Eroded. : ATE
38
Frolics. : SPREES
40
Instrumentalist on strings. : VIOLIST
42
Departs: Slang. : MOSEYS
45
Nazi in dock in Nuremberg. : HESS
46
Reddish red-yellow. : HENNA
47
Players on diamond. : BASEMEN
50
Gist. : HEART
52
Poet. : BARD
53
Dermal spot. : POCK
57
Nonethical. : AMORAL
58
Furzy. : GORSY
59
Dances in Sandwich Islands. : HULAS
60
Treaty port on Yangtze. : WUHU
61
Hard, close-grained wood. : BIRCH
62
Girl's name. : DIANE
63
Break in two. : BURST
64
More subtle. : FINER
65
Illegible. : UNREADABLE
67
Selene. : LUNA
68
Made manifest. : EVINCED
70
Defunct Nazi "labor leader." : LEY
71
Bones. : RIBS
72
Harvard president, atomic adviser to Byrnes in Moscow. : CONANT
74
Instigators. : EGGERS
75
S. S. Van Dine's Mr. Vance. : PHILO
77
Closed cockpit. : CABIN
78
Small brooks. : RILLS
80
Ferryman on the Styx. : CHARON
83
Golfer voted top male athlete, 1945. : NELSON
85
Greek letter. : BETA
86
Bunk. : ROT
89
Pleasureful. : HEDONIC
91
Sediment. : LEES
92
Austerity. : SEVERENESS
95
Show feeling: Colloq. : EMOTE
96
Noted physician-teacher (1849–1919). : OSLER
98
One who folios. : PAGER
99
Weaverbird. : MUNIA
100
British Ambassador to U. S. : KERR
101
Prosperous Russian farmer. : KULAK
102
Velocipedes: Colloq. : BIKES
103
Caresser. : PETTER
104
Tolstoy heroine. : ANNA
105
Obligation. : ONUS
106
750 mi. river, to Gulf of Siam. : MENAM
107
Easy gaits. : CANTERS
108
Container. : CRATE
110
Dwindle rapidly. : MELT
111
Stepped over. : STRODE
113
Tractable. : DUCTILE
116
Musical movements. : RONDOS
118
What the Big Inch carried. : OIL
119
Gull. : DUPE
123
Henri Spaak is its president. : UNO
124
City in Ohio. : MARIETTA
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President of United Automobile Workers. : THOMAS
129
Office of Cardinal. : HAT
130
Edible gastric tissue. : TRIPE
132
Cluster. : AGGLOMERATE
134
Chairman of Senate Naval Affairs Committee. : WALSH
136
Inflexibility. : RIGOR
137
Promising person: Slang. : COMER
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Roman dictator B. C. 138–78. : SULLA
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Wane. : ABATE
140
Girl's name. : AGNES
141
Receptacles. : TRAYS
142
Dutch painter (1626–79). : STEEN
143
Blunder: Slang. : BONER
Down
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Town in S. Netherlands. : BREDA
2
Source of vitamin C. : LEMON
3
Rosaceous herb. : AVENS
4
Intimation. : CUE
5
Vertical part of British gutter. : KERB
6
Make spruce. : SMARTEN
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U. S. representative on Allied Reparations Commission. : PAULEY
8
French novelist (1850–1923). : LOTI
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Manacles. : IRONS
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Its atomic weight is 118.70. : TIN
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Most intimate. : HOMIEST
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Relish for salad. : OLIVES
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Agreements. : MISES
14
American social reformer (1793–1880). : MOTT
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Affirm. : ASSEVERATE
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President of General Motors. : WILSON
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Pother. : ADO
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Italian physicist, worked on atomic bomb. : FERMI
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Ruined city in Nile delta. : TANIS
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Glance. : SLANT
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Planetarium. : ORRERY
31
Frame for canvas. : EASEL
33
Outer layers. : RINDS
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Mulct. : AMERCE
39
Aspect. : PHASE
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Plovers with slow, irregular flight. : LAPWINGS
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City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
44
Becomes less deep. : SHOALS
46
Painter of "Flute Player." : HALS
47
Gum-yielding tree. : BABUL
48
Organic compound. : AMINE
49
Contemptible. : SORRY
51
Sea eagle. : ERNE
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Blizzard on Asiatic steppes. : BURAN
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Snow leopard. : OUNCE
55
Gladden. : CHEER
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Moslems living in Middle East. : KURDS
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English historian (1737–94). : GIBBON
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Province, its capital Changsha. : HUNAN
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Lower house of Oireachtas. : DAIL
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Russian novelist, Nobel Prize winner 1933. : BUNIN
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Chancellor of Austria. : FIGL
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River in Albania. : DRINI
67
Timber wolves. : LOBOS
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Of the soft palate. : VELAR
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Maker of boxes. : CASER
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City on the Moselle. : TREVES
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Lengthen in time. : PROTRACT
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Whetstone. : HONE
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Golfer's club. : CLEEK
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Roman highway. : ITER
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Soviet committee. : CHEKA
81
Robust chaps. : HEMEN
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Enrich. : ADORN
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Athenai is its capital. : ELLAS
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Decks in sparklers. : BEGEMS
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In France, annual income. : RENTE
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American dogwood. : OSIER
88
Bulgarian kings. : TSARS
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Frustrate. : COUNTERACT
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Turkey's Foreign Minister. : SAKA
93
Rectify. : EMEND
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Gathered seeds. : NUTTED
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Swing about fixed point. : SLUE
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Pied. : PINTO
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Living model for Teddy bear. : KOALA
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Grandmother. : BELDAM
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City in E. central Kansas. : PAOLA
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Counselors. : MENTORS
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Native of Russian chersonese. : CRIMEAN
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Mediocre poets. : RIMERS
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Heterogeneous. : MOTLEY
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Blow horn gently. : TOOTLE
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President of Brazil. : DUTRA
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Strip of gear, as a ship. : UNRIG
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___ of vantage. : COIGN
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Type of compound fruit: Bot. : REGMA
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Swagger. : STRUT
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Lancer in Prussian armies. : UHLAN
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Soft confection. : PASTE
122
Upper regions of space. : ETHER
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___ Stravinsky. : IGOR
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Writer of story of Philip Nolan. : HALE
128
Mop. : SWAB
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John Allan's protégé. : POE
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Presidential initial. : ESS
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Turku. : ABO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 64 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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