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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
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 314
Across
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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
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Where Churchill spoke in Missouri. : FULTON
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Meeting of spiritualists. : SEANCE
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Concerning field-crop production and soil management. : AGRONOMIC
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Keepsake. : TOKEN
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Mugient sounds. : LOWS
86
Halcyon. : CALM
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Finespun. : HAIR
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Shrinking. : TIMID
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Telephone. : CALL
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What Berchtesgaden was. : AERIE
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German anthropologist in U. S. : BOAS
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Dog: Comb. form. : CYNO
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Cuculoid bird. : ANI
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Geologic mass of stratified rock. : INLIER
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Shaking bump. : JOUNCE
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Supposed forces in hypnotism. : ODS
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Jo ___, politically active sculptor. : DAVIDSON
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Monitors of P. I., valued for food. : IBIDS
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Defense formed by felled trees. : ABATIS
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Turn pale; said esp. of plants. : ETIOLATE
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Famous Swede (1833–96). : NOBEL
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"Teeth" planned for U. N. : POLICE
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Advertisements to arouse curiosity. : TEASERS
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Boastfully talkative: Colloq. : GASSY
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Plays role of. : ENACTS
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Natty ___, in Leatherstocking Tales. : BUMPPO
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Disquiet. : UNEASE
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He, too, was born on Feb. 12, 1809. : DARWIN
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Winner of Nobel Prize in literature, 1925. : GBS
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Ancient Greek city. : ELIS
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Official designation of Emperor of Japan. : TENNO
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President Truman's Feller. : COCKERSPANIEL
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Arrange in order. : ORIENT
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Bright persons. : WITS
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Famous general. : LEE
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Ceaseless. : SLEEPLESS
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Browns in fat, then simmers. : BRAISES
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Pluvine. : RAINY
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
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Fresh. : NEW
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Physician to President Truman. : GRAHAM
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Pastes used in bookmaking. : LAYONS
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Miss Venner. : ELSIE
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Shell: tegmen. : CRUSTA
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Berserk. : AMOK
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Misgiving. : QUALM
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Without naming a day on which to reassemble. : SINEDIE
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Spanish peaks. : PICOS
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Wheel for raising water. : NORIA
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Resembling the Dog Star. : SIRIAN
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Opera singers. : DIVAS
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Donovan's boys. : OSS
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Be unwilling: Archaic. : NILL
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Spirit and hot water. : TODDY
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Cabins on ships. : SALOONS
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Cord attached to a javelin. : AMENTUM
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Proposed addition to White House. : BALCONY
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Extract a dark liquid from. : UNTAR
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Native of newly established republic. : ITALIAN
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Relating to a wood nymph. : DRYADIC
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Set of articles. : SERVICE
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Quarrelsomely. : CONTENTIOUSLY
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Ex-King Michael's fiancée. : ANNE
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Earth goddess in the Ring cycle. : ERDA
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Italian bank. : BANCO
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Andrew ___ Law. : BONAR
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Dance entertainment in India. : NAUTCH
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Infernal. : SATANIC
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Large marine food fishes. : LINGS
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Famous surrealist. : DALI
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Hiemal feature. : SLEET
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Texan's talk. : DRAWL
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Estival sojourn. : SUMMERING
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Claim. : ASK
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Silliness: Fr. : FOLIE
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American cats. : OCELOTS
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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Scene of British attack on French Fleet, July 3, 1940. : ORAN
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Woolly. : LANATE
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Joan Fontaine's sister. : OLIVIA
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Residences. : ABODES
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Drug, as opium, that contracts the pupil. : MYOTIC
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Charge with an offense. : INDICT
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Places to sleep: Slang. : DOSSES
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One of Taylor's students. : CADET
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Early converts to Islam. : ANSAR
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Scenic view. : SCAPE
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Waste. : IDLE
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Arms of cranes. : JIBS
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Black. : EBON
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Hawaiian hawks. : IOS
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Long scarf. : BOA
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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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