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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, February 15, 1948

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 55
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 314
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1. Important topic in Congress. : BUDGET
7. Front parts of auto bodies. : COWLS
12. Squabble: Dial. : BRANGLE
19. Incapable. : UNABLE
20. Large bay window. : ORIEL
21. Resembling deep pits. : CRATERAL
22. Mediterranean port of Turkey. : MERSIN
23. One who is summoned. : CITEE
24. These were recently nationalized in Britain. : RAILWAYS
25. Hand: Jocose. : PAW
26. What ophiologists study. : SNAKES
28. What Assault is. : EQUINE
30. ___ polloi. : HOI
31. Greek letters. : PSIS
33. Prognostic. : OMEN
34. Cat. : PUSSY
35. One side of a building. : PANE
36. Pigment in blue grape. : OENIN
38. Scraps. : ORTS
40. Far advanced. : LATE
41. Eclipses. : DIMS
42. Cozy places. : NOOKS
44. Describing a wartime girdle. : INELASTIC
47. Slightly curved weapons. : SABERS
50. Rigid nicety in use of words. : PURISM
52. Egglike bodies. : OVOIDS
56. Hero of romances of chivalry. : AMADIS
57. Shrubs yielding indigo. : ANILS
58. Official register of real estate. : CADASTRE
60. Novel (1833) by George Sand. : LELIA
61. Opposed to ectal. : ENTAL
62. Excellent wares from the Treasury. : BONDS
63. Birthplace of Robert Burns. : AYR
64. As soon as. : ONCE
65. Irish name. : BRIAN
66. Child's nurse. : NANNY
67. European. : SLAV
68. Indian living in Oklahoma. : OTO
69. Actor of screen and (currently) stage. : LODER
70. Great epicist (1265–1321). : DANTE
71. Variety of date much cultivated in Egypt. : SAIDI
72. Among the Romans, one of first eight letters of the alphabet. : NUNDINAL
74. Impudence: Colloq. : SAUCE
75. Of mountains in Central Asia. : ALTAIC
76. City that grows superior figs. : SMYRNA
77. Where Churchill spoke in Missouri. : FULTON
78. Meeting of spiritualists. : SEANCE
79. Concerning field-crop production and soil management. : AGRONOMIC
82. Keepsake. : TOKEN
84. Mugient sounds. : LOWS
86. Halcyon. : CALM
87. Finespun. : HAIR
89. Shrinking. : TIMID
93. Telephone. : CALL
94. What Berchtesgaden was. : AERIE
95. German anthropologist in U. S. : BOAS
97. Dog: Comb. form. : CYNO
98. Cuculoid bird. : ANI
99. Geologic mass of stratified rock. : INLIER
100. Shaking bump. : JOUNCE
102. Supposed forces in hypnotism. : ODS
103. Jo ___, politically active sculptor. : DAVIDSON
105. Monitors of P. I., valued for food. : IBIDS
107. Defense formed by felled trees. : ABATIS
109. Turn pale; said esp. of plants. : ETIOLATE
110. Famous Swede (1833–96). : NOBEL
111. "Teeth" planned for U. N. : POLICE
112. Advertisements to arouse curiosity. : TEASERS
113. Boastfully talkative: Colloq. : GASSY
114. Plays role of. : ENACTS
1. Natty ___, in Leatherstocking Tales. : BUMPPO
2. Disquiet. : UNEASE
3. He, too, was born on Feb. 12, 1809. : DARWIN
4. Winner of Nobel Prize in literature, 1925. : GBS
5. Ancient Greek city. : ELIS
6. Official designation of Emperor of Japan. : TENNO
7. President Truman's Feller. : COCKERSPANIEL
8. Arrange in order. : ORIENT
9. Bright persons. : WITS
10. Famous general. : LEE
11. Ceaseless. : SLEEPLESS
12. Browns in fat, then simmers. : BRAISES
13. Pluvine. : RAINY
14. Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
15. Fresh. : NEW
16. Physician to President Truman. : GRAHAM
17. Pastes used in bookmaking. : LAYONS
18. Miss Venner. : ELSIE
21. Shell: tegmen. : CRUSTA
27. Berserk. : AMOK
29. Misgiving. : QUALM
32. Without naming a day on which to reassemble. : SINEDIE
35. Spanish peaks. : PICOS
37. Wheel for raising water. : NORIA
39. Resembling the Dog Star. : SIRIAN
41. Opera singers. : DIVAS
43. Donovan's boys. : OSS
45. Be unwilling: Archaic. : NILL
46. Spirit and hot water. : TODDY
47. Cabins on ships. : SALOONS
48. Cord attached to a javelin. : AMENTUM
49. Proposed addition to White House. : BALCONY
51. Extract a dark liquid from. : UNTAR
53. Native of newly established republic. : ITALIAN
54. Relating to a wood nymph. : DRYADIC
55. Set of articles. : SERVICE
58. Quarrelsomely. : CONTENTIOUSLY
59. Ex-King Michael's fiancée. : ANNE
61. Earth goddess in the Ring cycle. : ERDA
62. Italian bank. : BANCO
65. Andrew ___ Law. : BONAR
66. Dance entertainment in India. : NAUTCH
67. Infernal. : SATANIC
69. Large marine food fishes. : LINGS
70. Famous surrealist. : DALI
71. Hiemal feature. : SLEET
73. Texan's talk. : DRAWL
74. Estival sojourn. : SUMMERING
75. Claim. : ASK
77. Silliness: Fr. : FOLIE
80. American cats. : OCELOTS
81. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
83. Scene of British attack on French Fleet, July 3, 1940. : ORAN
84. Woolly. : LANATE
85. Joan Fontaine's sister. : OLIVIA
88. Residences. : ABODES
90. Drug, as opium, that contracts the pupil. : MYOTIC
91. Charge with an offense. : INDICT
92. Places to sleep: Slang. : DOSSES
93. One of Taylor's students. : CADET
94. Early converts to Islam. : ANSAR
96. Scenic view. : SCAPE
99. Waste. : IDLE
100. Arms of cranes. : JIBS
101. Black. : EBON
104. Hawaiian hawks. : IOS
106. Long scarf. : BOA
108. According to the. : ALA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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