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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, March 14, 1948

Author:
Clara Rushe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 526 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 318
Across
1. The Empress of Japan. : NAGAKO
7. Poplars. : ASPENS
13. Famous West Pointer. : SHERMAN
20. Czar of Russia (1629–76). : ALEXIS
21. Battlefield of Pittsburgh Landing, 1862. : SHILOH
22. Portugal’s Ambassador to U. S. : PEREIRA
23. Cylindrical. : TERETE
24. Man’s name meaning cheerful. : HILARY
25. Tenderer. : OFFERER
26. Earth oven, in Polynesia. : UMU
27. Where Mark Twain lived. : ELMIRA
29. Portion out. : ALLOT
31. Along with. : AND
32. Luxuriant. : RANK
34. Verdi’s Ethiopian princess. : AIDA
35. Oleaginous. : OILY
36. Caucasian language. : ANDI
37. Over. : ENDED
39. Shoemaker’s form. : LAST
41. Fifth book of N. T. : ACTS
42. Its capital is Khartoum. : SUDAN
43. Knot of wool. : NOIL
45. Identical. : ALIKE
47. Feast oneself. : REGALE
48. Something which attracts. : MAGNET
51. Virulent. : RABID
53. Coblenz’s river. : RHINE
55. American dogwoods. : OSIERS
56. Kite. : ELANET
58. Roy Chapman ___, explorer of the Gobi. : ANDREWS
62. City divisions. : WARDS
63. Harmonious combination of tones. : CHORD
64. Out of order. : AMISS
66. Animal’s cry. : MAA
67. Color which has no hue. : GRAY
68. Giant in “Jack and the Giant Killer.” : BLUNDERBORE
70. Suffuse. : FILL
71. Lorenzo: Abbr. : LOR
72. Parson ___, biographer of Washington. : WEEMS
73. Press together, in ranks. : SERRY
74. Casus ___. : BELLI
75. Center of population of the U. S. : INDIANA
77. Leopardlike cats. : OUNCES
79. Isthmus of Panama’s former name. : DARIEN
80. Thick felt boots worn by farmers. : OVERS
82. Enclosure for hawks. : MEUTE
83. Typographical mistakes. : ERRATA
84. Part of a poem. : SESTET
87. Extort by violence. : WREST
89. Lack being. : UNBE
90. Pick one’s steps. : TREAD
91. Fish eggs. : ROES
92. Iranian Turks. : SART
95. Dispossess. : STRIP
99. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
100. Sir Lancelot’s uncle. : BORS
101. Honey drink. : MEAD
103. Monkey. : SIME
104. Bob Cratchit’s son. : TIM
105. Sculptor of “Hand of God” (1840–1917). : RODIN
107. He headed 2d mission to Moscow for F. D. R. : DAVIES
109. Mimic. : APE
110. Catholic Syrians. : UNIATES
113. Unruffled. : SEDATE
115. Founder of A. R. C. : BARTON
117. Most minute. : TINIEST
118. Nuremberg prosecutor. : TAYLOR
119. Disquiet. : UNEASE
120. Aerie dwellers. : EAGLETS
121. Soldier, essayist, dramatist, M. P. and knight. : STEELE
122. Plagued. : TEASED
Down
1. The universe. : NATURE
2. President of Mexico. : ALEMAN
3. Verbal noun. : GERUND
4. Cutting tool. : AXE
5. Hawklike bird. : KITE
6. Early Venetian silver coin. : OSELA
7. Japan’s Foreign Minister. : ASHIDA
8. Associate U. S. Justice, 1892–1903. : SHIRAS
9. Buttress. : PILA
10. High note. : ELA
11. Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
12. Loaner of 3,000 ducats. : SHYLOCK
13. Bobbins. : SPOOLS
14. Weighty: Colloq. : HEFTY
15. Building plot: S. Africa. : ERF
16. Arikara. : REE
17. Prospero’s daughter. : MIRANDA
18. Seaport on the Skagerrak. : ARENDAL
19. Of an ointment. : NARDINE
28. “The ___ on the Floss.” : MILL
30. Metric measure. : LITER
33. Former Ambassador to England. : KENNEDY
36. Boring tool. : AUGER
38. Active persons. : DOERS
40. Inn of the Canterbury Tales. : TABARD
41. Military assistant. : AIDE
42. Dispatches. : SENDS
44. Pronoun. : ITS
46. Cape on southern tip of Norway. : LINDESNES
47. Wash lightly. : RINSE
48. Bagheera’s pupil. : MOWGLI
49. Asarum camphor. : ASARON
50. Shipowner, banker, philanthropist (1750–1831). : GIRARD
51. Sing again. : REHUM
52. King of Naples, in “The Tempest.” : ALONSO
54. Hirsute. : HAIRY
57. Small tabor. : TABRET
59. Peregrine Pickle’s lady-love. : EMILIA
60. Pocketbook. : WALLET
61. City in Kansas. : SALINA
63. Easily heard. : CLEAR
65. Samuel Finley Breese ___. : MORSE
68. Author of “John Brown’s Body.” : BENET
69. Slices again. : RECUTS
70. Animals that hunt rabbits and rats. : FERRETS
72. Fluttered. : WAVED
74. Sharp projections. : BARBS
76. Jots. : IOTAS
78. Japanese apricots. : UMES
79. Room. : DEN
81. Excalibur. : SWORD
84. Regulation. : STATUTE
85. Heroine of Tasso’s “Jerusalem Delivered.” : ERMINIA
86. Joining by sewing. : SEAMING
88. Strives against. : RESISTS
89. No songs of Japan. : UTAI
91. Perches. : ROOSTS
93. High explosive. : AMATOL
94. Famous silversmith (1735–1818). : REVERE
96. Lariats. : RIATAS
97. Inflict. : IMPOSE
98. Hammered flat. : PEENED
100. Seaport of France. : BREST
102. First appearance. : DEBUT
106. Tasteful. : NEAT
107. River valley. : DALE
108. Lucid. : SANE
111. Trouble : AIL
112. Golf gadget. : TEE
114. Stain. : DYE
116. Turmeric. : REA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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