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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 17, 1946

Author: W. W. Webster
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 210
Across Down
1. Where Nassau is. : BAHAMAS
8. Chair-backs. : SPLATS
14. Tenant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. : TRUMAN
20. Given name of Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
21. Treaty port of Hainan Island. : HOIHOW
22. Of the deer genus. : RUSINE
23. Satan. : TEMPTER
24. One of the Big Three. : RUSSIA
25. Former Free State in Africa. : ORANGE
26. Southern constellation. : ARA
27. Noted Czecho-Slovakian mineral springs. : SEDLITZ
29. Where Tripoli is. : LIBYA
31. Cape ___, Mass. : COD
32. Life: Latin. : VITA
34. Anon. : SOON
35. County in South Hungary. : TOLNA
37. Chief river of France. : LOIRE
39. Cake-trimming. : ICING
41. Consumer. : USER
43. Dry wind of Canary Islands. : LESTE
45. Spur. : GOAD
46. Charlemagne's Northern capital. : AACHEN
48. Metaphors. : TROPES
50. Former Secy. of State. : HULL
52. Astringent. : ALUM
54. Most: Scot. : MAIST
56. Be ebullient. : SEETHE
60. Site of Vice-Regal residence in India. : SIMLA
63. Yugoslavian-born American writer. : ADAMIC
66. Not covered with pitch. : UNTARRED
68. Clove-hitch. : KNOT
69. Bellamy ___, ambassador recalled by T. R., 1906. : STORER
70. Sections. : AREAS
71. Venerable. : OLD
72. One in number, in the Philippines. : ISA
73. Member of Truman Cabinet. : SCHWELLENBACH
75. Low. : MOO
76. Pawns. : MEN
77. The English WAVES. : WRENS
78. Natural. : INNATE
79. Family into which Lucrezia Borgia married. : ESTE
80. Important occasion in Hollywood. : PREMIERE
82. Demented. : INSANE
83. Noted radio commentator. : CROSS
84. What a "clean-sleeve" aspires to. : STRIPE
85. Ox with 4-ft. horns. : SANGA
87. Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
89. Mother of Castor and Pollux. : LEDA
91. Famous Indian fighter (1839–76). : CUSTER
94. Claim. : ASSERT
98. Jane ___, American actress. : COWL
101. Gibe. : SNEER
103. Country given to Esau. : EDOM
105. Cut. : SEVER
106. Author of "Lummox." : HURST
108. Fictitious accounts. : TALES
110. Peak in Utah, 12,319 feet. : WAAS
112. Man's nickname. : DAVE
113. Fed. : ATE
114. The ___ Sisters, in Macbeth. : WEIRD
116. Native of Biblical kingdom. : ELAMITE
119. ___ Moines. : DES
120. Girl's name. : ISABEL
122. Contender. : WARRER
124. Assuages. : TEMPERS
126. Benches: Var. : SETEES
127. Decorated with human figures. : IMAGED
128. Compunction. : REMORSE
129. Gas found in crude petroleum. : ETHANE
130. Measurers. : GAGERS
131. Glides away. : ELAPSES
1. Java seaport. : BATAVIA
2. Patriotic hymn. : AMERICA
3. Of the blood. : HEMATIC
4. What the Jungfrau is. : ALP
5. Gloves. : MITS
6. Root used as febrifuge. : ATEES
7. Author of "La Tosca." : SARDOU
8. Member of the playground of Freemasonry. : SHRINER
9. Catfish. : POUT
10. Father-in-law of Richard Wagner. : LISZT
11. Exclamations of delight. : AHS
12. Without work. : TOILLESS
13. Rustic gallants. : SWAINS
14. Scene of the Iliad. : TROY
15. Bucolic. : RURAL
16. Land of the Free. : USA
17. River flowing into the Po. : MINCIO
18. Kind of wool. : ANGORA
19. Necessary. : NEEDED
28. Bewildered. : LOST
30. City in the Cotswolds. : BATH
33. German Free State, capital Dessau. : ANHALT
36. Derived from oil. : OLEIC
38. Male flirt. : OGLER
40. City in Sicily. : GELA
42. The Desert Fox. : ROMMEL
44. Man's name. : EUSTACE
47. Greek letter. : NU
49. Chemical groups. : PAIRLINGS
51. Thong. : LEASH
53. Colonial divine (1663–1728). : MATHER
55. Queen Mary's preference in hats. : TURBAN
57. City in Norway. : TROMSO
58. Greek bondmen. : HELOTS
59. Edible tubers. : EDDOES
60. Makes too small. : SKIMPS
61. Introduce. : INSERT
62. Complainer. : MOANER
64. Noted music critic. : DOWNES
65. God of war. : ARES
67. Less slovenly. : NEATER
69. Harangues. : SCREEDS
70. Miss Held. : ANNA
73. Purloin: Slang. : SWIPE
74. Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
79. Expunged. : ERASED
81. Grinding machines. : MILLS
82. Habituate. : INURE
83. Tax. : CESS
86. Potter's Field bought by Judas with thirty pieces of silver. : ACELDAMA
88. Exclamation of surprise. : HA
90. Opposed. : ANTI
92. American philosopher (1703–58). : EDWARDS
93. Wander. : ROAM
95. Slackers. : EVADERS
96. Transpose. : REVERSE
97. Locks. : TRESSES
98. Carriage. : CHAISE
99. Beginning. : OUTSET
100. Lei. : WREATH
102. Small centipede. : EARWIG
104. Master: Fr. : MAITRE
107. Amidst: Poet. : TWEEN
109. Cloth. : SERGE
111. Iron and carbon. : STEEL
115. Otherwise. : ELSE
117. Lascivious glance. : LEER
118. Novel by Jane Austen. : EMMA
121. Miss Lillie. : BEA
123. Shred. : RAG
125. Explosive sound. : POP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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