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A VISIT TO WASHINGTON

New York Times, Sunday, March 16, 1947

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 266
Across
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Inform. : APPRISE
8
Obscures. : MISTS
13
Head of Office of Temporary Controls. : FLEMING
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National Housing Expediter. : CREEDON
21
Rep. ___ Hoffman of Michigan. : CLARE
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19,655,000 square miles. : EURASIA
23
Scarves. : TIPPETS
24
The Barrel-Organ man. : NOYES
25
Mutual relations between organisms and their environment. : ECOLOGY
26
Naughty child. : IMP
27
The M in L. O. O. M. : MOOSE
29
Mignonettes. : RESEDAS
31
Write. : PEN
32
Shift. : VEER
34
Ravenous. : LUPINE
36
Makes wroth. : IRES
37
Caliber. : BORE
38
Misstep. : ERROR
40
___ Montez. : LOLA
41
Axillary. : ALAR
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Mohammedan magistrates. : CADIS
43
Shortest. : LEAST
45
Germany has four. : ZONES
47
Sacs: Anat. : BURSAS
48
Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Lands. : BUTLER
51
Spare piece. : PART
52
German river. : EDER
54
Novel by John Dos Passos. : USA
55
A good neighbor. : SAMARITAN
59
Lady's trinket. : EARRING
64
Shines. : RAYS
66
Chairman, House Veterans Affairs Committee. : ROGERS
67
Forbearer. : ABSTAINER
69
Set into body of a surface. : INLAY
71
Hill of sand. : DUNE
72
Barter: Colloq. : SWAP
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Guncotton: Colloq. : NITRO
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Favorite topic of Senator Byrd. : ECONOMIES
76
King of Norway. : HAAKON
78
Puckish comedian of Broadway. : SAVO
79
Screen behind altar. : REREDOS
80
Embittered. : ACERBATED
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Missouri Senator. : KEM
84
Hebrew measure, about a bushel. : EPHA
86
Crones. : HAGS
87
What men and birds are. : BIPEDS
89
Nuciferous trees. : HAZELS
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Container. : CRATE
95
Idolize. : ADORE
97
Our second President. : ADAMS
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Infold. : WRAP
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Epithet. : NAME
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Chairman. : EATON
105
Major planet. : MARS
106
Chatter: Slang. : CHIN
107
King of the Huns (406?–453). : ATTILA
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Feminine name. : SARA
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Polynesian baking pit. : UMU
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Chairman, Senate appropriations Committee. : BRIDGES
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Lake in NW Russia. : ONEGA
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Interdict. : BAN
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Minor British political party. : LIBERAL
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Montana Senator. : ECTON
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Segments of arthropods. : TELSONS
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Employ. : UTILIZE
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Moscow parley topic. : RHINE
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Glut. : ENGORGE
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Councils. : SENATES
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Troubles. : SORES
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Presidential aspirant. : STASSEN
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Sprightly. : ACTIVE
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Elementary textbook. : PRIMER
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Florida Senator. : PEPPER
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Corded fabric. : REP
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Same: Latin. : IDEM
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Plant of southwest U. S. : SOTOL
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Imbues with spiritual force. : ENSOULS
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British Minister of State. : MCNEIL
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World labor body. : ILO
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U. S. delegate to U. N. Trusteeship Council. : SAYRE
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Corner: Colloq. : TREE
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Attached directly by the base. : SESSILE
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Supplier. : FEEDER
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Senate Minority whip. : LUCAS
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Asteroid. : EROS
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___ du pays. : MAL
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Small crustaceans. : ISOPODS
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Its capital is Lagos. : NIGERIA
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Merriment. : GAYNESS
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Espy: Colloq. : SPOT
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Cancel. : ERASE
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Swagger. : ROLL
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Saint ___, French seaport. : NAZAIRE
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Tribunal. : BAR
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Chairman, House P. O. and Civil Service Committee. : REES
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Kind of pier, in architecture. : ANTA
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President of National Maritime Union. : CURRAN
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Scraps. : ORTS
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News scoop. : BEAT
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Concealer. : BURIER
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Time allowed for payment of note. : USANCE
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Idaho Senator. : TAYLOR
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La ___, important Argentine newspaper. : PRENSA
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Monocrat. : DESPOT
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Fashionable. : MODISH
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Chill. : AGUE
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Rich, retired Anglo-Indians. : NAWABS
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Danish-American journalist (1849–1914). : RIIS
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Suction. : INTAKE
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Invigorated. : NERVED
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Makes neat. : GROOMS
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Lucid. : SANE
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___ bomb, used by Japs. : BAKA
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Warbles. : YODELS
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Painter of Mme. X (1856–1925). : SARGENT
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Swabs. : MOPS
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Vehemence. : HEAT
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Mountain from which Moses saw Canaan. : NEBO
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Crack. : CHAP
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Ominous. : DIRE
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Irritating. : ACRID
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Mendel experimented with these. : PEAS
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Hook: Anat. : HAMULUS
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Human being. : ADAMITE
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Russian Ambassador to Britain. : ZARUBIN
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Bad ___. : EMS
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U. S. commandos. : RANGERS
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Chemical compound. : AMIN
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Expunges. : DELETES
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Spends. : WHILES
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Expiates. : ATONES
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Small drums. : TABORS
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Traditional gift in most Christmas stockings. : ORANGE
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Norwegian explorer (1861–1930). : NANSEN
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Rage. : CRAZE
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Busy. : ASTIR
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Intermediary. : AGENT
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Young of herring. : BRIT
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She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
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Plant of group including kelp. : ALGA
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Guido's highest note. : ELA
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___ Hoss Shay. : ONE
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Signal made official in 1912. : SOS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 41 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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