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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 Down
1. Inform. : APPRISE
8. Obscures. : MISTS
13. Head of Office of Temporary Controls. : FLEMING
20. National Housing Expediter. : CREEDON
21. Rep. ___ Hoffman of Michigan. : CLARE
22. 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
42. 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
73. Guncotton: Colloq. : NITRO
74. 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
83. Missouri Senator. : KEM
84. Hebrew measure, about a bushel. : EPHA
86. Crones. : HAGS
87. What men and birds are. : BIPEDS
89. Nuciferous trees. : HAZELS
93. Container. : CRATE
95. Idolize. : ADORE
97. Our second President. : ADAMS
98. Infold. : WRAP
99. Epithet. : NAME
101. Chairman. : EATON
105. Major planet. : MARS
106. Chatter: Slang. : CHIN
107. King of the Huns (406?–453). : ATTILA
109. Feminine name. : SARA
110. Polynesian baking pit. : UMU
111. Chairman, Senate appropriations Committee. : BRIDGES
113. Lake in NW Russia. : ONEGA
115. Interdict. : BAN
116. Minor British political party. : LIBERAL
118. Montana Senator. : ECTON
120. Segments of arthropods. : TELSONS
122. Employ. : UTILIZE
123. Moscow parley topic. : RHINE
124. Glut. : ENGORGE
125. Councils. : SENATES
126. Troubles. : SORES
127. Presidential aspirant. : STASSEN
1. Sprightly. : ACTIVE
2. Elementary textbook. : PRIMER
3. Florida Senator. : PEPPER
4. Corded fabric. : REP
5. Same: Latin. : IDEM
6. Plant of southwest U. S. : SOTOL
7. Imbues with spiritual force. : ENSOULS
8. British Minister of State. : MCNEIL
9. World labor body. : ILO
10. U. S. delegate to U. N. Trusteeship Council. : SAYRE
11. Corner: Colloq. : TREE
12. Attached directly by the base. : SESSILE
13. Supplier. : FEEDER
14. Senate Minority whip. : LUCAS
15. Asteroid. : EROS
16. ___ du pays. : MAL
17. Small crustaceans. : ISOPODS
18. Its capital is Lagos. : NIGERIA
19. Merriment. : GAYNESS
28. Espy: Colloq. : SPOT
30. Cancel. : ERASE
33. Swagger. : ROLL
35. Saint ___, French seaport. : NAZAIRE
37. Tribunal. : BAR
39. Chairman, House P. O. and Civil Service Committee. : REES
41. Kind of pier, in architecture. : ANTA
42. President of National Maritime Union. : CURRAN
44. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
46. Scraps. : ORTS
47. News scoop. : BEAT
48. Concealer. : BURIER
49. Time allowed for payment of note. : USANCE
50. Idaho Senator. : TAYLOR
51. La ___, important Argentine newspaper. : PRENSA
53. Monocrat. : DESPOT
56. Fashionable. : MODISH
57. Chill. : AGUE
58. Rich, retired Anglo-Indians. : NAWABS
60. Danish-American journalist (1849–1914). : RIIS
61. Suction. : INTAKE
62. Invigorated. : NERVED
63. Makes neat. : GROOMS
65. Lucid. : SANE
68. ___ bomb, used by Japs. : BAKA
70. Warbles. : YODELS
72. Painter of Mme. X (1856–1925). : SARGENT
75. Swabs. : MOPS
76. Vehemence. : HEAT
77. Mountain from which Moses saw Canaan. : NEBO
81. Crack. : CHAP
82. Ominous. : DIRE
85. Irritating. : ACRID
88. Mendel experimented with these. : PEAS
89. Hook: Anat. : HAMULUS
90. Human being. : ADAMITE
91. Russian Ambassador to Britain. : ZARUBIN
92. Bad ___. : EMS
94. U. S. commandos. : RANGERS
95. Chemical compound. : AMIN
96. Expunges. : DELETES
98. Spends. : WHILES
100. Expiates. : ATONES
102. Small drums. : TABORS
103. Traditional gift in most Christmas stockings. : ORANGE
104. Norwegian explorer (1861–1930). : NANSEN
106. Rage. : CRAZE
107. Busy. : ASTIR
108. Intermediary. : AGENT
111. Young of herring. : BRIT
112. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
114. Plant of group including kelp. : ALGA
117. Guido's highest note. : ELA
119. ___ Hoss Shay. : ONE
121. 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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