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OF MANY THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 19, 1950

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 419
Across Down
1. Capital menaced by the Hukbalahaps. : MANILA
7. Dark-green material. : URALITE
14. U. N. leader. : ROMULO
20. Held at gun point. : COVERED
21. Characters. : NATURES
22. Vie with. : EMULATE
24. Revoked. : ADEEMED
25. Allies of the Cimbri. : TEUTONS
26. Member of A. V. C. : VETERAN
27. By means of. : PER
28. Chile's great rainless port. : ARICA
30. Cookbook item. : MENU
31. Knowledge. : LORE
32. Wholly. : ALL
33. Patron saint of Norway. : OLAF
35. One of 2,579,000 members. : SCOUT
37. Continued stories. : SERIALS
39. Mt. between Lakes Lucerne and Zug. : RIGI
40. Seaport in Java. : TEGAL
42. Princeton's mascot. : TIGER
44. Introduction. : DEBUT
45. Conclusion. : FINIS
46. Son of Chaos. : EREBUS
48. Ostriches. : RHEAS
50. Title. : SIR
51. Allure: Obs. : ALLECT
52. Perjurer. : LIAR
54. Stereotyped. : TRITE
56. Of a clan. : SEPTAL
58. Member of I. O. F. : FORESTER
62. Beetles. : DORS
64. Gay song. : LILT
65. British air corps. : RAF
68. Gargantua. : APE
69. Jane ___. : EYRE
70. Rewarded. : REPAID
72. Matter: Fr. : MATIERE
74. Breach. : RENT
76. Cutting tool. : REAMER
78. Garlands. : LEIS
80. Association football. : SOCCER
81. Trample. : TREAD
83. Britain's wartime Foreign Minister. : EDEN
84. Travels. : GOES
86. Russian painter (1833–82). : PEROV
87. Towrope. : HAWSER
89. Auroral. : EOAN
91. Mexican shawl. : SERAPE
93. Disposal. : SALE
94. Periodic. : ETESIAN
96. Takes by force. : WRESTS
98. Reform. : LEND
100. Indefinitely; several. : TEN
101. Texas river. : RED
102. ___ Speaker. : TRIS
104. Two-wheeled cart. : DRAY
105. Vivien Leigh's famous role. : SCARLETT
107. Nap. : SIESTA
109. Tanker. : OILER
112. Armhole. : SCYE
113. Europe's business necessity. : BARTER
116. As simple as ___. : ABC
118. UMW chief. : LEWIS
120. Trainers. : TAMERS
124. Zodiac sign. : ARIES
125. Bank teller. : CLERK
127. Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
129. Notorious English highwayman (1643–70). : DUVAL
130. Highlander. : SCOT
131. Rhine ___. : MAIDENS
133. Form of riddle. : REBUS
135. Dream: Fr. : REVE
136. Make lace. : TAT
137. Capital of West Germany. : BONN
138. Frame of mind. : MOOD
140. Crackbrained. : NUTTY
142. Conducted. : LED
143. Issue. : EDITION
145. Intrepidity. : COURAGE
147. Judicial audition. : HEARING
149. Hit Parade star. : SINATRA
150. Giant red star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
151. Decorated as a shield with spots symbolizing a fur. : ERMINEE
152. Coincides. : AGREES
153. Football players. : PASSERS
154. McGuffey's specialty. : READER
1. Sculptor. : MODELER
2. Medium. : AVERAGE
3. Born. : NEE
4. Girl's name. : IRMA
5. Sly looks. : LEERS
6. Habituate. : ADDICT
7. Illiterate. : UNTAUGHT
8. Girl's name. : RAE
9. Tem; a sun-god. : ATUM
10. Theorbo-like instruments. : LUTES
11. Shackled. : IRONED
12. Holdings. : TENURES
13. Sigmoid curve. : ESS
14. Sedition. : REVOLT
15. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
16. Damper of a piano action. : MUTE
17. Rubber tree. : ULE
18. Mrs. Durocher. : LARAINE
19. Remedy for earache. : OTALGIC
20. Truman ___. : CAPOTE
23. Join up. : ENLIST
29. Coconut fiber. : COIR
31. Former puppet governor of P. I. : LAUREL
34. Apologue. : FABLE
36. Golfer. : TEER
38. Sacred bird. : IBIS
39. Streamlet. : RILL
41. Miss Rainer of "The Good Earth." : LUISE
43. Guerrilla. : RAIDER
45. The "Big E." : FLATTOP
47. Goat-man. : SATYR
49. Part of an organ. : STOP
51. High range on S. border of Mauretania. : ATLAS
53. Cattail. : REREE
55. Of an age. : ERAL
57. A. A. Milne character. : PIM
58. More remote. : FARTHER
59. Work. : OPERATE
60. Invigorated. : RENEWED
61. Author of "Foul Play," 1869. : READE
63. Long, wearying times. : SIEGES
65. Repack. : RECRATE
66. Interstice. : AREOLET
67. Glowing. : FERVENT
70. Br'er Fox. : RENARD
71. Originator of the New Look. : DIOR
73. Desserts. : ICES
75. Russian news agency. : TASS
77. Catcall. : MEOW
79. Scars. : SEALS
82. Gods. : DEITIES
85. Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
88. Finer. : RARER
90. Character in "Quo Vadis." : NERO
91. Senator Bridges. : STYLES
92. Perform. : ENACT
95. Scandinavian brownie. : NIS
97. Jib. : SAIL
99. Eurydice was one. : DRYAD
103. City in Ukraine. : STALIN
106. Monkey-like animal. : LEMUR
107. Let it stand. : STET
108. Retired. : ABED
110. Pitcher. : EWER
111. Maturity. : RIPENESS
113. Stitches. : BASTES
114. Delightful region. : ARCADIA
115. Flourishing exceedingly. : RIOTING
117. City on the Po. : CREMONA
119. Hindu screen star. : SABU
121. Girl's name. : EVELINE
122. Glutton. : RAVENER
123. Arctic transport. : SLEDGE
125. Showy flowers. : CANNAS
126. Whips. : KNOUTS
128. Famous translator of the Bible (1483–1546). : LUTHER
131. Beloved Irish poet. : MOORE
132. Rails. : SORAS
134. Cubic meter. : STERE
137. Hold fast. : BITE
139. Challenge. : DARE
141. Hindu Pluto. : YAMA
144. Seaman. : TAR
145. Surmount. : CAP
146. Proselyte to Judaism. : GER
148. Clear. : RID

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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