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CROSS-EXAMINATION

New York Times, Sunday, February 12, 1950

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 418
Across Down
1. New Secretary of Interior. : CHAPMAN
8. ECA Administrator. : HOFFMAN
15. President of Colombia. : GOMEZ
20. Courageous woman. : HEROINE
21. Remove hair. : EPILATE
22. It flows through Lake Geneva. : RHONE
23. Missions. : ERRANDS
24. Examinations group for school finals. : REGENTS
25. Deity of Japan's Buddhists. : AMITA
26. Age. : ERA
27. To be querulous. : TETTER
29. Walked off. : EXITED
31. One ampere turn per maxwell. : REL
32. The original Lardner. : RING
34. Crossruff, in bridge. : SEESAW
36. Diseurs and diseuses. : RECITERS
38. India's ascetics. : YOGIS
40. Girl in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
41. Collegiate honor. : DEGREE
42. Tithe. : TENTH
44. Drop activity. : RETIRE
46. Contemporary historian. : GUNTHER
50. Author of "I, Claudius." : GRAVES
52. Sell. : VEND
54. Struggled for success. : STROVE
55. Eliminated choosily. : SCREENED
58. Aiding digestion. : PEPTIC
60. Retains. : SAVES
61. American asset in Europe, et al. : TOURIST
62. Flattops. : CARRIERS
64. Impression. : DENT
65. Import from Cuba. : RUM
66. Blew the horn. : TOOTED
68. Excuse for absence from court: Eng. law. : ESSOIN
70. Creek. : RIA
71. ___ League. : ARAB
73. Most soft-spoken. : MEALIEST
75. Mr. Attlee. : CLEMENT
77. Temples. : FANES
79. Ex-Senator from N. Y. : DULLES
80. Plunge. : SUBMERGE
81. Sphinxian poser. : ENIGMA
83. Cash drawer. : TILL
84. Bedight. : BESEEN
85. Engineering a situation. : STAGING
87. Chief island of the Marianas. : SAIPAN
89. Considered. : RATED
92. Student of seaweeds: Rare. : ALGIST
94. Fragrant ointments. : NARDS
96. Gypsy. : NOMAD
98. Czar of the musical scale. : PETRILLO
101. Savors triumph. : GLOATS
103. ___ of the Ancient Mariner. : RIME
104. Guess wrong. : ERR
105. Seen in the sword hilt of Orion. : NEBULA
108. Entwine. : ENLACE
110. Abyssinian prince. : RAS
111. Acquiring mellowness. : AGING
113. Well-informed. : ERUDITE
115. Stormy behavior. : RAMPAGE
117. Varnish resin. : COPAL
118. Softens. : RELENTS
119. One who pays for both. : TREATER
120. Ill-wisher. : ENEMY
121. Ties up. : TRUSSES
122. Most agile. : SPRYEST
1. Bright and gay. : CHEERY
2. France's elder statesman. : HERRIOT
3. Group. : ARRANGE
4. Meadow grass. : POA
5. Our first was established in Philadelphia, 1792. : MINT
6. The Cordilleras of a continent. : ANDES
7. Squatter. : NESTER
8. So Galileo's discoveries were rated. : HERESIES
9. Working. : OPERANT
10. Tree grown in California. : FIG
11. Varnish. : FLEE
12. Sir Hall Caine was. : MANX
13. Clothing. : ATTIRE
14. Momma's bank account. : NESTEGG
15. Ramps. : GRADIENTS
16. Famous German electrician. : OHM
17. Watered silk. : MOIRE
18. Walk in. : ENTER
19. Enthusiasms. : ZEALS
28. Wept. : TEARED
30. Beige colors. : ECRUS
33. ___ Rogers. : GINGER
35. Relinquishment of privilege. : WAIVER
37. Four. : TETRAD
39. Author of "Union Now." : STREIT
41. Orthodontist. : DENTIST
43. Sherlock Holmes' vehicle. : HANSOM
45. Hold back. : REPRESS
47. Brooder. : HOVERER
48. "Some Enchanted ___." : EVENING
49. Rephrase. : RESTATE
51. Voted against. : VETOED
53. Former Congressional investigator. : DIES
55. Rakes with gunfire. : STRAFES
56. Hartford newspaper. : COURANT
57. Country of Ana Pauker. : RUMANIA
58. Mexican delegate to U. N. : PADILLA
59. Sign of spring. : CROCUS
62. Gregor Piatigorsky. : CELLIST
63. Silver: Ger. : SILBER
67. Tense. : TAUT
69. The ___ lion, killed by Hercules. : NEMEAN
72. Rider on wishes. : BEGGAR
74. Fishing. : EELING
76. Wise counselor. : MENTOR
78. In a cheerful manner. : SMILINGLY
80. Thin silk of Middle Ages. : SENDAL
82. Slant. : ANGLE
84. Mrs. Munchausen. : BARONESS
86. Sir William Schwenck ___. : GILBERT
88. Assortment of colors. : PALETTE
90. Arab prince's province. : EMIRATE
91. Impairs. : DAMAGES
93. More morose. : SOURER
95. Twitches involuntarily. : STARTS
97. Nearly half of earth's surface. : DESERT
98. Nobel has a prize for it. : PEACE
99. Work, in terms of heat. : ERGON
100. Poppycock. : TRIPE
102. Steep slope. : SCARP
106. A humdinger. : LULU
107. Soft drinks. : ADES
109. Legendary Irish heroine. : EMER
112. Big business group: Abbr. : NAM
114. Political incumbents. : INS
116. Bring in as a return. : PAY

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