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OF BOOKS AND AUTHORS

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1947

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 51
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 264
Across Down
1. New Yorker. : GOTHAMITE
10. Mr. Heifetz. : JASCHA
16. Poet who was Minister to Spain, 1877. : LOWELL
22. Clytemnestra was her mother. : IPHEGENIA
23. Mountain in Turkey. : ARARAT
24. Lady in Twelfth Night. : OLIVIA
25. German area adjoining France. : RHINELAND
26. Mittelmeer. : MEDITERRANEAN
28. Great Fast. : LENT
29. Site of French "Annapolis." : BREST
31. Stannum. : TIN
32. Son of Eric the Red. : LEIF
33. A fairy fort. : LIS
34. Kind. : ILK
35. Rumor, personified. : FAMA
36. French perfecter of deaf-mute alphabet (1712–89). : EPEE
38. Fades. : DIES
39. Unless: Law. : NISI
40. City of Tuscany. : SIENA
42. Tribunals. : BARS
43. Gen. Vatutin died here. : KIEV
44. He duped the Trojans with tale of a wooden horse. : SINON
45. Banker in Wescott's 1899 novel. : HARUM
46. Pseudonym of A. M. Pyeshkov. : GORKI
48. Style of realistic painting. : GENRE
49. Brother of Eng. : CHANG
50. Tito, who married Romola. : MELEMA
52. Departing guests. : GOERS
54. Hindu garment. : SARI
56. Zodiacal sign. : CRAB
59. Praying figure. : ORANT
61. Heroine of 1831 Bellini opera. : NORMA
63. Poll conductor. : GALLUP
67. Owns. : HAS
68. Deserter. : ABANDONER
70. Opprobrium. : ODIUM
72. Black witch. : ANI
73. Between delta and zeta. : EPSILON
75. Heroine in Spanish version of Goethe's Faust. : MARGARITA
77. Insignificant. : POOR
78. Seat of the Dalai Lama. : LHASA
79. Metrical feet. : IAMBS
82. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. : IRENE
83. Italian monastery. : BADIA
84. First king of Israel. : SAUL
85. Ecliptic period of Julian calendar. : LUNISOLAR
87. Constructed anew. : REBUILT
89. Spitchcock. : EEL
90. Sea robber of Celtic myth. : FOMOR
91. Supposed inhabitants of the moon. : LUNARIANS
94. Letter. : CEE
95. Brightest star of Aquila group. : ALTAIR
97. Brother of Abraham. : NAHOR
99. ___ Fe. : SANTA
100. Strata. : BEDS
101. Bird once inhabiting Mauritius Island. : DODO
103. Given number of strokes, in golf. : BOGEY
105. Vibration. : TREMOR
107. Young pigeon. : PIPER
110. Sweltering. : STEWY
112. Señor's farewell. : ADIOS
114. Side arm of cavalrymen. : SABER
118. Shaped like a pointed arch. : OGEED
119. Prize Hercules won in archery. : IOLE
120. The Andrews sisters. : TRIO
121. Cubic meter. : STERE
122. Pitfall. : TRAP
123. Periodic. : ERAL
124. She is buried alive with Radames. : AIDA
125. Belem's other name. : PARA
128. 54. : LIV
129. Rower. : OAR
130. Port ___. : SAID
131. Dolt. : ASS
132. Greek monument. : STELE
134. Arcadian princess, mother of Telephus. : AUGE
135. One of Bilbo's constituents. : MISSISSIPPIAN
139. Scene of Hamlet. : HELSINGOR
141. Like Celebesian oxen. : ANOINE
142. Girl's name. : EVADNE
143. The Catherine Archipelago. : ALEUTIANS
144. Thurible. : CENSER
145. Highway. : STREET
146. Big Bend state. : TENNESSEE
1. Artless. : GIRLISH
2. Daughter of Polonius. : OPHELIA
3. Noted example of Rodinesque art. : THINKER
4. Whisper. : HENT
5. Cycle. : AGE
6. Nellie Armstrong (1859–1931). : MELBA
7. Surround. : INARM
8. Ringworm. : TINEA
9. Jetty builder along Father of Waters. : EADS
10. Stoppage. : JAM
11. Rugged mountain crests. : ARETES
12. Jeanne Eagels in Rain. : SADIE
13. A heavy silk. : CRIN
14. Chapeau. : HAT
15. Studio. : ATELIER
16. Bashful Billy. : LORIS
17. Patron saint of Norway. : OLAF
18. Triumph. : WIN
19. Heroine of 1778 Fanny Burney novel. : EVELINA
20. Cooperation. : LIAISON
21. Secy. of State, 1915–20. : LANSING
27. English officials, ancestors of the Sheriff. : REEVES
30. Timber tree. : TEAK
35. Renown. : FAME
37. Dandy. : PRIG
38. Heroine of the Elsie books. : DINSMORE
39. Nothing. : NIHIL
41. Insensible. : NUMB
42. Author of Destry Rides Again. : BRAND
43. She wrote the play, Big-Hearted Herbert. : KERR
44. Beat it! : SCRAM
46. Plant. : GERANIUM
47. Where Muscat is. : OMAN
48. 1714–1830 era of British reign. : GEORGIAN
51. Timber wolf. : LOBO
53. Unique person: Slang. : ONER
55. Water: Spanish. : AGUA
56. Thomas Carlyle lived here. : CHELSEA
57. Painter of the Sistine Madonna. : RAPHAEL
58. Turf king of 1946. : ASSAULT
60. Gotham's hoosegow. : TOMBS
62. Man's name meaning voluptuous. : ADIN
64. Electra of the tragic poets. : LAODICE
65. Greaseless. : UNOILED
66. The Smoky City's Buccaneers. : PIRATES
68. Iranian Ambassador to U. S. : ALA
69. Study of olfactory organs. : NASOLOGY
71. Repeats. : ITERATES
74. Safety zone: Abbr. : ISL
76. Tapestry. : ARRAS
77. Birthplace of Henry IV. : PAU
80. Prolific writer. : ANON
81. Character in Congreve's Way of the World. : MIRABELL
83. Air rifle ammunition. : BBS
85. Baron. : LORD
86. Decoy. : LURE
88. Grant of land in India. : ENAM
90. Rocky islet. : FIORD
92. Proportion. : RATIO
93. Perfume box carried by Japanese. : INRO
96. Far down. : ADEEP
98. Captor of New York City, 1776. : HOWE
100. Child displaying its pest manners. : BRAT
102. Egyptian king slain by Set. : OSIRIS
104. Playground. : YARD
106. Mountain of Larissa, Greece. : OSSA
107. River flowing by Federal City. : POTOMAC
108. Mother of King Arthur. : IGRAINE
109. Washington columnist. : PEARSON
111. Sycophants. : TOADIES
113. Discoverer of Cape of Good Hope. : DIAS
115. White whales. : BELUGAS
116. Daughter of Icarus. : ERIGONE
117. Misfortune. : REVERSE
120. Barley drink. : TISANE
123. Extra inner rail on railroad track. : EASER
124. Sotto voce. : ASIDE
125. Dramatist of The Old Wives' Tale. : PEELE
126. Sen. Claghorn's straight man. : ALLEN
127. Solarize repeatedly. : RESUN
130. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
131. Mataco. : APAR
133. Conjunction. : THAT
134. Fennel. : ANIS
136. Little girl. : SIS
137. GI Joe. : PVT
138. Barrier between tennis players. : NET
140. Native: Suffix. : ITE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 43 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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