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TIPS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, March 20, 1949

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 590 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 61-Down clue had "His"; changed to "his."

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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 371
Across
1
U. N. mediator for Palestine. : BUNCHE
7
New president of Cuba. : SOCARRAS
15
European blue-flowered salad herbs. : BORAGES
22
Hardens. : INURES
23
Fez. : TARBOOSH
24
Letter-writing heroine of 1778. : EVELINA
25
Silk voiles. : NINONS
26
Divided into angular spaces. : AREOLATE
27
Ventilator. : AERATOR
28
And so forth. : ETC
29
Altar seat. : SEDILE
31
Dutch East Indies island seeking independence. : SUMATRA
33
Puffin. : AUK
34
European linden. : TEIL
36
___ Martini, operatic tenor. : NINO
37
Latvian. : LETT
39
Sessions. : SITTINGS
41
Famous U. S. hospital ship. : SOLACE
43
Bartlett ___. : PEAR
45
___ Indies. : EAST
47
Greenland base for polar expeditions. : ETAH
48
Dill plants. : ANETS
50
___ Minor. : ASIA
52
Opera by Charpentier. : LOUISE
54
Prepares cannon for firing. : PRIMES
57
Cavalry brigade of English household troops. : HORSEGUARDS
60
Rhetoric: Abbr. : RHET
64
Chang-Sha is its capital. : HUNAN
65
Southern half of this country is now a republic. : KOREA
66
Fillets on Ionic capitals. : LISTELS
68
100 sq. meters. : ARE
69
Bizarre. : ODD
70
___ and feathered. : TARRED
72
___ de Leon, discoverer of Florida. : PONCE
73
Ancient country of Asia Minor. : AEOLIS
75
He flew 5,300 miles non-stop. : ODOM
77
Problems. : NUTS
78
Oldest and wisest man. : NESTOR
79
Mallows. : MALVAS
80
Occipital protuberances on skulls. : INIONS
82
Top of an altar. : MENSA
83
___ Strunsky. : SIMEON
84
Diplomatic program. : AGENDA
85
Girl's name. : ARIANA
87
Francis ___ Harte. : BRET
89
Painting and sculpture. : ARTS
91
Of the ribs. : COSTAL
92
Saline. : SALTY
93
For the time being. : PROTEM
95
African sorceress heroine of 1887. : SHE
96
Altdorf is its capital. : URI
97
Raphael's ___ Madonna. : SISTINE
99
Gary Cooper's Mr. ___. : DEEDS
100
Eskimo. : ALEUT
102
Black, White and Red. : SEAS
104
Manager of the Globe Theatre. : SHAKESPEARE
106
Communist-occupied North China province. : SHENSI
107
The fourth ___. : ESTATE
109
French chalk. : TALC
110
Wood nymph. : OREAD
112
Where Lake Titicaca is. : PERU
114
"___ Me, Kate," new Cole Porter musical. : KISS
116
Mr. Churchill declined the honor of becoming one. : PEER
118
Cancels. : ANNULS
121
Idealistic. : ROMANTIC
123
Brazilian macaws. : ARAS
125
Home of 100-headed giant. : ETNA
127
Proper way to address the Queen of England. : MAAM
129
"Brown October ___." : ALE
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Apprehended through the senses. : SENSATE
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Immortality: Hindu myth. : AMRITA
134
Theatre sign. : SRO
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Bread slice spread with preserve. : TARTINE
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Her great-great-great-grandson arrived recently in England. : VICTORIA
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Demosthenes. : ORATOR
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Interiors. : INSIDES
143
Skilled workmen. : ARTISANS
144
These fed Elijah in the desert. : RAVENS
145
Very short lyric poems. : ODELETS
146
Ounces. : LEOPARDS
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Alaskan transport. : SLEDGE
Down
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French psychologist, deviser of first successful I. Q. test. : BINET
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Federates. : UNITES
3
Diplomatic agent. : NUNCIO
4
Fine for murder, early Scots law. : CRO
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Backbone of large U. S. agricultural industry. : HENS
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Perfumes. : ESSENCES
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Taint of guilt. : STAIN
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Variety of rabbit. : OARLOP
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Indian tribe. : CREE
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Seaport in Finland. : ABO
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROL
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Caustic criticism. : ROAST
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Shrewd. : ASTUTE
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Noah's first son. : SHEM
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One theme of the Sermon on the Mount. : BEATITUDE
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Manifest. : OVERT
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Reassesses. : RERATES
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After the style of. : ALA
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Gypsy woman. : GITANA
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Sufficient. : ENOUGH
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Shirts: Dial. : SARKS
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Japan's legislature. : DIET
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Classifier. : ASSORTER
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Peru's pack animal. : LLAMA
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The Dalai Lama's city. : LASSA
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N. Y. State barge canal. : ERIE
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Roman highway. : ITER
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Concerning. : ANENT
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Auriculate. : EARED
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Polish Protestant reformer (1499–1560). : ALASCO
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Terse. : SHORT
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Toads having no tongues. : AGLOSSA
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Mohammedan. : ISLAMITE
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Bah! : PHOO
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Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. : RUDDIGORE
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The Malay archipelago. : INDONESIA
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Mine products. : ORES
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Utah's high mountain range. : UINTA
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Lieut. Gail ___; his "Operation Little Vittles" has parachuted 90,000 candy bars to Berlin children. : HALVORSEN
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Tall plumed garden plant. : ERIANTHUS
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Thomas Hardy heroine. : TESS
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Liberian tribesmen. : KRUS
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Suture. : SEAM
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Historian. : ANNALIST
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Comic strip character. : PENNY
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Genus of olives. : OLEA
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Bailiwick of Nellie Tayloe Ross. : MINT
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Most orderly. : NEATEST
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Harem rooms. : ODAS
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Creator of "Winnie-the-Pooh." : MILNE
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Places. : SETS
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Needle: Lat. : ACUS
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Science treating of equilibrium. : ASTATICS
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English founder of Sunday Schools (1735–1811). : RAIKES
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___ Rabbit, friend of Uncle Remus. : BRER
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Wild West show. : RODEO
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Father of Rameses II. : SETI
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The world's great need. : PEACE
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Outstanding naval historian. : MAHAN
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Insecurity. : SHAKINESS
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Cancels. : DELES
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Labrador tea. : LEDUM
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Antitoxins. : SERA
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Pater. : PAPA
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They have the power of filibuster. : SENATORS
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Southern exposure. : SUNSIDE
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Hindu queen. : RANI
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Baltic Soviet satellite. : POLAND
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Rise from the water. : EMERSE
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Trenchant wit. : SATIRE
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Cause to remember. : REMIND
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Endured. : LASTED
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Hollywood wraparound. : SARONG
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Proportion. : RATIO
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Principle. : TENET
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Right hand page. : RECTO
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Volcanic tufa. : TRASS
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"Father of American geography." : MORSE
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Of grandparents. : AVAL
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Russia's inland sea. : ARAL
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Sesame. : TIL
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Careen. : TIP
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Girl's name. : OSA
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Hail and farewell! : AVE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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