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LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, March 12, 1950

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Leonard Goldberg has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 422
Across
1. He helped the Buckeye Senator write a famous law. : HARTLEY
8. Ryukyu island. : OKINAWA
15. Editor of SEP, 1899–1936. : LORIMER
22. Gormandized. : OVERATE
23. Mr. Donaldson's men do. : DELIVER
24. Lister Hill's state. : ALABAMA
25. Happiness. : DELIGHTSOMENESS
27. Holy City on the Ganges. : BENARES
28. Compass point. : ENE
29. Annual exhibition in Paris. : SALON
30. Transmitted. : SENT
31. Man's name. : LEON
32. Theatre sign. : SRO
33. Diminutive suffix. : KINS
35. Living in snow. : NIVAL
37. Extracts of the rue plant. : RUEOILS
39. Scorch. : CHAR
40. Icelandic epics. : EDDAS
42. Bright and lustrous. : NITID
44. Sea eagles. : ERNES
45. City in Prussia. : THALE
46. Peruvian Indian. : NASCAN
48. Noted operatic soprano. : EAMES
50. Horse. : NAG
51. Weber and ___. : FIELDS
52. Salmon. : SMOLT
54. Mr. Ludwig. : EMIL
56. Saint-Louis is its capital. : SENEGAL
58. Rainbow. : ARC
61. Greek letters. : PSIS
62. Blue-red. : PLUM
64. Feature of Russia's topography. : STEPPES
67. Glitters. : DAZZLES
69. R. I. herb. : SESAME
71. Flurry. : STIR
72. What Father William took to. : LAW
73. Having so many notions. : IDEAED
74. St. Louis' most famous product. : BLUES
75. Cold dish. : SALAD
77. The Wise Men. : MAGI
78. Early inhabitants of Great Britain. : PICTS
79. Journal. : DIARY
80. Abstinent. : SOBER
81. Tablecloths. : LINEN
82. Noted newspaper publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
83. River passing Leopoldville. : CONGO
84. Illy. : BADLY
85. Base rumor. : CANARD
86. Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
87. Lily plant. : ALOE
88. Block and tackle. : PULLEY
90. Trickle. : DISTILL
91. Dewey, in 1948. : ALSORAN
93. Celebes ox. : ANOA
94. Transgressions. : SINS
95. Color. : DYE
96. ___ passer, French passport. : LAISSER
99. Found in bogs. : OOZE
101. Lawful. : LICIT
103. Worships. : ADORES
105. Father of Osiris. : GEB
107. Dull finish. : MATTE
109. More succinct. : TERSER
113. Merrymaking. : REVEL
114. Bootlace. : LACET
116. More unusual. : RARER
118. Bristles. : SETAE
119. Nail used in surveying. : SPAD
120. Inferred. : DEDUCED
122. Liver: Comb. form. : HEPAT
124. Famous U. S. carrier. : WASP
125. Leather. : ELK
126. Danish money. : ORAS
127. Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
129. Gave. : METED
131. New Mexican Indian. : SIA
132. First word of Post Office's motto. : NEITHER
134. One cause of the unification investigation. : SUPERFORTRESSES
137. De Gasperi is one. : ITALIAN
138. Native of Italian province. : ISTRIAN
139. Metrical foot. : ANAPEST
140. Bête noire of foreign correspondents. : CENSORS
141. Pie, cake, etc. : DESSERT
142. Primary concern of OHE. : TENANTS
Down
1. Kobold, in German folklore. : HODEKEN
2. Spanish avenue. : AVENIDA
3. Proffers anew. : RELENDS
4. Thrice: Comb. form. : TRI
5. Brings up the rear. : LAGS
6. ___ Frome. : ETHAN
7. Small iron vessel: Eng. : YETLIN
8. Order of dragonflies : ODONATA
9. Senator from Missouri. : KEM
10. Islands: Fr. : ILES
11. "Forty-___." : NINER
12. Way. : AVENUE
13. Type of adventure story. : WESTERN
14. ___ poetica. : ARS
15. Tags. : LABELS
16. Bread spreads. : OLEOS
17. Stanza, in Irish poetry. : RANN
18. Philippine fruit tree. : IBA
19. Economic assistance for Europe. : MARSHALLPLANAID
20. Color. : EMERALD
21. Former order of scratching birds. : RASORES
26. Councils. : SOVIETS
31. City of the Walloons. : LIEGE
34. Algonquians. : SACS
36. Calcium oxide. : LIME
38. Fuegians. : ONAS
39. Well worth the price. : CHEAP
41. Salesman's kit. : SAMPLES
43. Victim of "long count," 1927. : DEMPSEY
45. "The Lady or the ___." : TIGER
47. Sniffed. : NOSED
49. Mr. Wegg of "Our Mutual Friend." : SILAS
51. Malodorous. : FETID
53. Heraldic flower. : LIS
55. Abner's pal. : LUM
57. Heavenly body of spectral type. : NSTAR
58. Fatty tumor. : ADIPOMA
59. "Root-and-Branch man." : RADICAL
60. Dweller behind the "Iron Curtain." : CZECHOSLOVAKIAN
63. Part of a choral ode. : MESODE
65. Ardently. : EAGERLY
66. South Sea Bubble. : SWINDLE
68. Tools for trimming slates. : ZATS
69. Cinder. : SLAG
70. Princess wooed by Zeus. : EUROPA
71. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
74. Twining stem. : BINE
76. Efficiently. : ABLY
77. Large amount of money. : MINT
79. Ceylon trees. : DOONS
80. Premiere of Portugal. : SALAZAR
81. Misses. : LASSIES
83. Group. : CLASS
84. F. D. R. Jr. now occupies his seat in Congress. : BLOOM
85. Girt: Poet. : CINCT
87. Symbolic name for Jerusalem. : ARIEL
89. One: Ital. : UNO
90. 502. : DII
92. Rowed. : OARED
94. Brunhild, at the end of "Die Walkuere." : SLEEPER
97. Mild oaths. : EGADS
98. Receipt: Fr. : RECU
100. Base in Greenland. : ETAH
102. Trust: Scot. : TREW
103. Found in Paris green. : ARSENIC
104. Exhaust. : DEPLETE
106. Frequently sung at weddings. : BECAUSE
108. Pennsylvania borough. : TREMONT
110. Harold Edward ___. : STASSEN
111. Calmest. : EASIEST
112. High teas. : REPASTS
114. Hears. : LEARNS
115. The Lorelei does this. : TEMPTS
117. Knocking. : RATTAT
120. Gloomy. : DREAR
121. Those who perish. : DIERS
123. Coat with tin and lead. : TERNE
126. Bricker's state. : OHIO
128. Enemy of the Iroquois. : ERIE
130. Man's name. : DEAN
133. Chinese coins: Abbr. : TLS
134. Man's nickname. : SID
135. Greatly. : FAR
136. Saratoga Springs. : SPA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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