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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, February 16, 1947

Author: L. K. Peters
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.65, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 493 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 55
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 52-Across clue, added period after "Secy."
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 262
Across Down
1. Nazi steel cartel. : ARBED
6. Weighty problem for U. N. : ARMS
10. Alone: Comb. form. : SOLI
14. U. S. Admiral. : STARK
19. Creator of Craig Kennedy. : REEVE
20. Sincere. : REAL
21. Encompassed. : AMID
22. Port. : HAVEN
23. Navarro of Hollywood. : RAMON
24. Britain's foreign problem. : PALESTINE
26. Encomium. : ELOGE
27. Seed coverings. : ARILS
28. Italy's 800-mile mountain range. : APENNINES
29. Ancient Roman province on the Danube. : DACIA
30. Strengthened. : NERVED
32. Worshipers. : ADORANTS
34. Cleave. : REND
35. Herbert Beerbohm. : TREE
36. Ascetic. : AUSTERE
39. Roman goddess of summer. : AESTAS
41. Arched drain. : CULVERT
42. Exploits. : FEATS
45. Noted printer and type stylist (1828–1914). : DEVINNE
48. Twofold qualities. : DUALITIES
52. First Secy. of the Treasury, 1789–95. : HAMILTON
53. Urgent: Fr. : PRESSE
55. For rent. : UNLET
57. Friendship: Fr. : AMITIE
58. Louisiana black haw. : ALISIER
59. ___ Grad, seaport, Yugoslavia. : STARI
60. A son of Zerah (I Chr. ii, 6). : DARA
61. 40 controversial miles. : DARDANELLES
65. Wife in Ulster epic. : EMER
66. Lizard. : AGAMA
68. Readjusts. : REVISES
69. Of the titmice. : PARINE
71. Remove a metal from. : DETIN
72. Baked. : OVENED
73. Ran rapidly. : SPRINTED
75. Refined feeling. : SENTIMENT
77. More raucous. : HOARSER
78. Related on the distaff side. : ENATE
79. Treeless plain. : PRAIRIE
82. What Father Brown is. : PRIEST
86. Robert Hannegan's cohorts. : MAILMEN
87. Captures. : BAGS
91. Merit. : EARN
92. Coal-mine boss. : OPERATOR
96. Of a Roman dictator (138–78 B. C.). : SULLAN
98. Proctors: Brit. Univ. Slang. : PROGS
100. Spices. : AROMATICS
103. Mother of pearl. : NACRE
104. Poverty: Comb. form. : PENIA
105. Star vamp of the silents. : POLANEGRI
106. Mother of Aphrodite. : DIONE
107. Former Queen of Italy. : ELENA
108. Famous coaling station. : ADEN
109. Daughter of Uranus. : RHEA
110. Enlist. : ENTER
111. American artist (1847–1917). : RYDER
112. Soap frame. : SESS
113. Derive. : STEM
114. Hale to the bar again. : RETRY
1. Shameless. : ARRANT
2. Builder. : REARER
3. Drag through the mud. : BEMIRE
4. Unfold. : EVOLVE
5. Impenetrable. : DENSE
6. Italian harp. : ARPA
7. Garner. : REAP
8. Salt of maleic acid. : MALEATE
9. Attenuate. : SLENDER
10. Branch of literature ridiculing folly. : SATIRE
11. Foretokens. : OMINA
12. Contents of hope chest. : LINEN
13. I. e. : IDEST
14. Slough. : SHED
15. Ankle-length robes. : TALARS
16. Bird with webbed feet. : AVOCET
17. Capital of Saskatchewan. : REGINA
18. Presses into a mass. : KNEADS
25. Audible expression of disdain. : SNORT
31. Disheartened. : DAUNTED
33. Egyptian queen of the gods. : SATI
37. Elbow: Comb. form. : ULNO
38. Man's name: Scandinavian. : SVEN
40. Ebb and flow. : ESTUS
41. Eyelashes: Comb. form. : CILI
42. Ancient flintlock muskets. : FUSILS
43. Folding frame. : EASEL
44. ___ flammam—to feed the flame. : ALERE
45. Mars. : DAMAGES
46. Jurisdiction of Arabian ruler. : EMIRATE
47. Diet essential. : VITAMIN
48. Remove pits from. : DESEED
49. Detains in port. : INTERNS
50. Native of Susa. : ELAMITE
51. Calmer. : SERENER
52. Son of Bedad. : HADAD
53. Lamentation. : PLAINT
54. Cleanse lightly. : RINSE
56. Furnished with rims. : TIRED
58. To reach. : ADVENE
62. The huisache. : AROMA
63. Face an embankment. : REVET
64. Stretches injuriously. : SPRAINS
67. Pays one's part. : ANTES
70. Pas-de-Calais city. : AIRE
73. Tapered shingle. : SHIM
74. Orifice. : PORE
76. Preposition. : INTO
79. Town in Nepal. : PATAN
80. Tumultuous crowds. : RIOTERS
81. O. K. : ALRIGHT
82. A spicy Senator. : PEPPER
83. Seldom. : RARELY
84. Manacled. : IRONED
85. Generator. : ENGINE
86. French mammas. : MAMANS
87. Secy. of State, 1881 and 1889. : BLAINE
88. Creator of Meg (1832–1888). : ALCOTT
89. A Roosevelt V. P. : GARNER
90. Jeery. : SNEERY
93. Paters familias. : PAPAS
94. Town in Madras. : ERODE
95. Parts. : ROLES
97. Sub. : UNDER
99. German region desired by France. : SAAR
101. Indian. : CREE
102. Declared war on U. S. Jan 25, 1942. : SIAM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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