It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.

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
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
A
3
L
4
A
5
Y
6
W
7
R
8
O
9
N
10
G
11
I
12
V
13
E
14
S
15
J
16
I
17
N
18
N
19
A
20
H
21
A
B
A
S
E
22
A
E
R
I
E
23
L
I
S
P
24
O
R
I
O
L
E
25
V
A
N
K
L
26
E
F
F
E
N
S
27
L
A
T
A
28
V
I
D
E
L
A
29
I
F
E
30
P
L
E
A
31
O
T
32
I
S
33
O
A
34
R
E
D
35
T
U
T
36
S
T
Y
37
S
38
A
R
S
39
E
N
I
C
40
A
N
T
E
41
S
42
L
I
D
E
43
T
44
E
N
E
T
S
45
C
O
46
G
N
I
Z
E
47
D
48
I
C
E
R
49
S
50
A
51
L
E
M
52
D
E
N
53
T
54
N
A
N
A
55
D
A
56
L
E
57
C
R
I
P
P
58
S
59
N
E
R
60
O
61
L
A
N
62
E
63
L
O
G
64
I
65
E
66
R
67
A
I
L
68
R
O
69
S
S
70
E
P
71
S
O
M
72
R
73
U
T
L
E
D
G
E
74
N
A
I
75
V
E
L
Y
76
C
L
A
P
P
77
C
A
R
O
L
78
E
R
A
79
E
A
S
E
L
80
A
L
L
A
81
S
A
T
A
N
82
H
O
E
R
83
C
84
A
N
T
S
85
L
86
E
G
I
S
L
87
A
T
I
O
N
88
H
A
L
T
S
89
O
U
T
S
90
F
A
R
E
S
91
A
L
A
R
92
I
93
D
A
H
O
94
E
D
H
95
T
O
B
E
Y
96
S
T
E
R
N
97
T
A
N
A
G
98
R
99
A
100
D
I
A
101
B
O
L
I
C
102
S
H
O
R
T
103
D
E
W
S
104
I
A
N
105
S
O
L
O
N
S
106
T
107
A
T
A
108
T
E
109
T
E
110
N
A
111
J
E
R
A
112
A
G
O
113
G
114
N
O
V
115
A
116
D
U
F
117
F
118
R
O
S
E
S
119
A
120
B
121
A
S
122
M
I
123
S
S
P
E
N
124
T
125
P
A
R
126
O
D
I
127
L
A
S
T
128
S
129
L
E
E
S
130
T
I
131
S
S
U
E
S
132
N
133
E
134
W
135
T
136
A
C
H
137
O
138
G
L
E
R
139
C
A
M
P
140
L
E
S
141
S
142
T
H
Y
143
S
H
I
144
N
D
Y
145
P
I
146
K
E
147
B
O
148
A
T
M
A
N
149
S
H
I
P
150
K
E
E
N
A
N
151
E
N
I
D
152
A
R
N
E
E
153
O
R
A
T
E
154
A
R
R
E
S
T
155
D
E
M
E
156
L
E
A
R
N
157
W
A
N
E
D
© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 260
Across
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
Down
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.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

|