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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.
David Steinberg notes:

In 52-Across clue, added period after "Secy."

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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 262
Across
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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
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American artist (1847–1917). : RYDER
112
Soap frame. : SESS
113
Derive. : STEM
114
Hale to the bar again. : RETRY
Down
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Shameless. : ARRANT
2
Builder. : REARER
3
Drag through the mud. : BEMIRE
4
Unfold. : EVOLVE
5
Impenetrable. : DENSE
6
Italian harp. : ARPA
7
Garner. : REAP
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Salt of maleic acid. : MALEATE
9
Attenuate. : SLENDER
10
Branch of literature ridiculing folly. : SATIRE
11
Foretokens. : OMINA
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Contents of hope chest. : LINEN
13
I. e. : IDEST
14
Slough. : SHED
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Ankle-length robes. : TALARS
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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
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Elbow: Comb. form. : ULNO
38
Man's name: Scandinavian. : SVEN
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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
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Jurisdiction of Arabian ruler. : EMIRATE
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Diet essential. : VITAMIN
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Remove pits from. : DESEED
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Detains in port. : INTERNS
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Native of Susa. : ELAMITE
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Calmer. : SERENER
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Son of Bedad. : HADAD
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Lamentation. : PLAINT
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Cleanse lightly. : RINSE
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Furnished with rims. : TIRED
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To reach. : ADVENE
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The huisache. : AROMA
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Face an embankment. : REVET
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Stretches injuriously. : SPRAINS
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Pays one's part. : ANTES
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Pas-de-Calais city. : AIRE
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Tapered shingle. : SHIM
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Orifice. : PORE
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Preposition. : INTO
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Town in Nepal. : PATAN
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Tumultuous crowds. : RIOTERS
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O. K. : ALRIGHT
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A spicy Senator. : PEPPER
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Seldom. : RARELY
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Manacled. : IRONED
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Generator. : ENGINE
86
French mammas. : MAMANS
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Secy. of State, 1881 and 1889. : BLAINE
88
Creator of Meg (1832–1888). : ALCOTT
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A Roosevelt V. P. : GARNER
90
Jeery. : SNEERY
93
Paters familias. : PAPAS
94
Town in Madras. : ERODE
95
Parts. : ROLES
97
Sub. : UNDER
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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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