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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, February 2, 1947

Author: Charles Cross
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 64
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 260
Across Down
1. Native of Singapore. : MALAY
6. Canadian Ambassador to U. S. : WRONG
11. Senator from New York. : IVES
15. President of India's Moslem League. : JINNAH
21. Lower. : ABASE
22. Brood of birds of prey. : AERIE
23. Speak falteringly. : LISP
24. Oscine bird. : ORIOLE
25. Netherlands diplomat, was delegate to Security Council. : VANKLEFFENS
27. Neurotic condition among Malays. : LATA
28. El Presidente de Chile. : VIDELA
29. Bowstring hem : IFE
30. Request. : PLEA
31. American patriot (1725–83). : OTIS
33. Rowed. : OARED
35. Fiddlesticks! : TUT
36. Eyelid afflictions. : STYS
38. What lewisite contains. : ARSENIC
40. Pay in poker. : ANTE
41. Glissade. : SLIDE
43. Precepts. : TENETS
45. Perceived. : COGNIZED
48. Froster. : ICER
49. Capital of Gov. Snell's State. : SALEM
52. Toothlike notch. : DENT
54. Novel by Zola, 1880. : NANA
55. Re-elected Governor of New Hampshire. : DALE
57. President of British Board of Trade. : CRIPPS
59. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. : NERO
61. Governor of Maryland. : LANE
63. Duller. : LOGIER
67. Feel out of sorts. : AIL
68. Presidential secretary. : ROSS
70. Site of race course in Surrey. : EPSOM
72. Supreme Court justice. : RUTLEDGE
74. Ingenuously. : NAIVELY
76. New head of TVA. : CLAPP
77. Ex-King at large. : CAROL
78. What the Paleozoic is. : ERA
79. Winston spends leisure at this. : EASEL
80. By: It. : ALLA
81. Character in "Paradise Lost." : SATAN
82. Cultivator. : HOER
83. Slopes. : CANTS
85. Business of Congress. : LEGISLATION
88. Holds up. : HALTS
89. Losers of Nov. 5 last. : OUTS
90. Happens. : FARES
91. Axillary. : ALAR
92. Where Dr. Robins is Governor. : IDAHO
94. Anglo-Saxon letter. : EDH
95. Senator from New Hampshire. : TOBEY
96. Hard-bitten. : STERN
97. Ancient Greek town famous for figurines. : TANAGRA
100. Infernal. : DIABOLIC
102. Rep. Dewey ___ of Missouri. : SHORT
103. Sprinkles. : DEWS
104. John. : IAN
105. Wise men. : SOLONS
106. So long! : TATA
108. Head: Fr. : TETE
110. Recent Foreign Minister of Mexico. : NAJERA
112. Keyed up. : AGOG
114. Very bright star. : NOVA
116. Governor of Pennsylvania. : DUFF
118. Billy and Eleanor. : ROSES
119. Sleeveless garments of Arabs. : ABAS
122. Wasted. : MISSPENT
125. French delegate to Security Council. : PARODI
127. Continues. : LASTS
129. Grounds. : LEES
130. Webs. : TISSUES
132. Triton. : NEWT
136. Alas! : ACH
137. Nylon appraiser, on windy day. : OGLER
139. Body of adherents. : CAMP
140. Inferior. : LESS
142. Pronoun. : THY
143. Party: Slang. : SHINDY
145. Member of U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. : PIKE
147. Skill in handling small craft. : BOATMANSHIP
150. Chief prosecutor of Tojo and cohorts. : KEENAN
151. Wife of Geraint. : ENID
152. Female wild buffalo of India. : ARNEE
153. Harangue. : ORATE
154. Restrain. : ARREST
155. Greek commune. : DEME
156. Ascertain. : LEARN
157. Dimmed. : WANED
1. Thrush. : MAVIS
2. Astern. : ABAFT
3. Re-elected Governor of Arkansas. : LANEY
4. Invite. : ASK
5. Bark. : YELP
6. Sealed with adhesive disk. : WAFERED
7. Secures again. : REFASTENS
8. Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
9. ___ de Lenclos. : NINON
10. Relating to bodily motion. : GESTIC
11. Mischances. : ILLS
12. ___ media. : VIA
13. Native of Tallinn. : ESTONIAN
14. Chief of Army Air Forces. : SPAATZ
15. Jupiter. : JOVE
16. Perennial herbs. : IRIDS
17. Nest. : NID
18. Apprehended only by the intellect. : NOETIC
19. Refer indirectly. : ALLUDE
20. Furnace. : HEATER
26. Spirit: Fr. : ELAN
32. Image. : ICON
34. Senator from Kansas. : REED
37. Degree. : STEP
39. Slave among Anglo-Saxons. : ESNE
40. Asiatic kingdom. : ANNAM
42. Faithful. : LIEGE
44. Nagako of Japan. : EMPRESS
46. Lively French dance. : GALOP
47. Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer. : DALTON
49. Range of vision. : SCAN
50. Melody. : ARIA
51. Chairman of U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. : LILIENTHAL
53. Interweave. : TRELLIS
56. Droop. : LOLL
58. Food fish. : SOLE
60. Forms of silica. : OPALS
62. Muse of lyric poetry. : ERATO
64. Ways of thinking. : IDEOLOGIES
65. Heron. : EGRET
66. Establishes. : REARS
69. Compendia. : SYLLABI
71. Seaport of SW Yugoslavia. : SPALATO
73. Mineral of element No. 92. : URANITE
75. Barrels. : VATS
76. Wary: Slang. : CAGEY
77. Heap of stones. : CAIRN
81. Jumped suddenly. : STARTED
82. Whoopee! : HAHA
83. What Vassar girls have become. : COEDS
84. ___-frequency. : AUDIO
86. Raise. : ERECT
87. Prompt. : ALERT
88. Official minutes of British Parliament. : HANSARD
90. Governor of Alabama. : FOLSOM
93. Beginning. : DAWN
95. Chinese society. : TONG
96. Pass close to. : SHAVE
98. Slack-baked. : RARE
99. Mallard genus. : ANAS
101. Crow. : BOAST
102. Sojourns. : STOPS
103. Neglecter. : DEFAULTER
107. Like a goose. : ANSERINE
109. Rams. : TUPS
111. Couple. : JOIN
113. Branchia. : GILL
115. Architectural pier. : ANTA
117. Persons enjoying liberty. : FREEMEN
119. Where Gruening is Governor. : ALASKA
120. Physicist on U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. : BACHER
121. Paler. : ASHIER
123. Percolated. : SEEPED
124. Kettledrum. : TIMBAL
126. Mountain moved in Gigantomachy. : OSSA
128. Beverages. : SODAS
131. Resting cell of some plants. : SPORE
133. ___ Allen. : ETHAN
134. Maine Senator. : WHITE
135. Represented. : TYPED
138. Peer ___. : GYNT
139. Assign. : CEDE
141. Precipitation. : SNOW
144. Compass point. : NNE
146. Irish hero of Indian story, 1901. : KIM
148. What Boswell's Johnson is. : ANA
149. Señora: Abbr. : SRA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 58 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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