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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
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 209
Across Down
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
126. 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
138. Roman dictator B. C. 138–78. : SULLA
139. Wane. : ABATE
140. Girl's name. : AGNES
141. Receptacles. : TRAYS
142. Dutch painter (1626–79). : STEEN
143. Blunder: Slang. : BONER
1. 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
7. U. S. representative on Allied Reparations Commission. : PAULEY
8. French novelist (1850–1923). : LOTI
9. Manacles. : IRONS
10. Its atomic weight is 118.70. : TIN
11. Most intimate. : HOMIEST
12. Relish for salad. : OLIVES
13. Agreements. : MISES
14. American social reformer (1793–1880). : MOTT
15. Affirm. : ASSEVERATE
16. President of General Motors. : WILSON
17. Pother. : ADO
18. Italian physicist, worked on atomic bomb. : FERMI
19. Ruined city in Nile delta. : TANIS
20. Glance. : SLANT
27. Planetarium. : ORRERY
31. Frame for canvas. : EASEL
33. Outer layers. : RINDS
36. Mulct. : AMERCE
39. Aspect. : PHASE
41. Plovers with slow, irregular flight. : LAPWINGS
43. 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
52. Blizzard on Asiatic steppes. : BURAN
54. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
55. Gladden. : CHEER
56. Moslems living in Middle East. : KURDS
58. English historian (1737–94). : GIBBON
59. Province, its capital Changsha. : HUNAN
62. Lower house of Oireachtas. : DAIL
63. Russian novelist, Nobel Prize winner 1933. : BUNIN
64. Chancellor of Austria. : FIGL
66. River in Albania. : DRINI
67. Timber wolves. : LOBOS
69. Of the soft palate. : VELAR
72. Maker of boxes. : CASER
73. City on the Moselle. : TREVES
75. Lengthen in time. : PROTRACT
76. Whetstone. : HONE
77. Golfer's club. : CLEEK
79. Roman highway. : ITER
80. Soviet committee. : CHEKA
81. Robust chaps. : HEMEN
82. Enrich. : ADORN
84. Athenai is its capital. : ELLAS
85. Decks in sparklers. : BEGEMS
86. In France, annual income. : RENTE
87. American dogwood. : OSIER
88. Bulgarian kings. : TSARS
90. Frustrate. : COUNTERACT
92. Turkey's Foreign Minister. : SAKA
93. Rectify. : EMEND
94. Gathered seeds. : NUTTED
97. Swing about fixed point. : SLUE
98. Pied. : PINTO
101. Living model for Teddy bear. : KOALA
102. Grandmother. : BELDAM
103. City in E. central Kansas. : PAOLA
106. Counselors. : MENTORS
107. Native of Russian chersonese. : CRIMEAN
109. Mediocre poets. : RIMERS
110. Heterogeneous. : MOTLEY
112. Blow horn gently. : TOOTLE
113. President of Brazil. : DUTRA
114. Strip of gear, as a ship. : UNRIG
115. ___ of vantage. : COIGN
116. Type of compound fruit: Bot. : REGMA
117. Swagger. : STRUT
120. Lancer in Prussian armies. : UHLAN
121. Soft confection. : PASTE
122. Upper regions of space. : ETHER
125. ___ Stravinsky. : IGOR
127. Writer of story of Philip Nolan. : HALE
128. Mop. : SWAB
131. John Allan's protégé. : POE
133. Presidential initial. : ESS
135. 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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