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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.
PS notes: Original 61-Down clue had "His"; changed to "his."
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 371
Across Down
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
130. Apprehended through the senses. : SENSATE
132. Immortality: Hindu myth. : AMRITA
134. Theatre sign. : SRO
135. Bread slice spread with preserve. : TARTINE
137. Her great-great-great-grandson arrived recently in England. : VICTORIA
140. Demosthenes. : ORATOR
142. Interiors. : INSIDES
143. Skilled workmen. : ARTISANS
144. These fed Elijah in the desert. : RAVENS
145. Very short lyric poems. : ODELETS
146. Ounces. : LEOPARDS
147. Alaskan transport. : SLEDGE
1. French psychologist, deviser of first successful I. Q. test. : BINET
2. Federates. : UNITES
3. Diplomatic agent. : NUNCIO
4. Fine for murder, early Scots law. : CRO
5. Backbone of large U. S. agricultural industry. : HENS
6. Perfumes. : ESSENCES
7. Taint of guilt. : STAIN
8. Variety of rabbit. : OARLOP
9. Indian tribe. : CREE
10. Seaport in Finland. : ABO
11. Man's name: Abbr. : ROL
12. Caustic criticism. : ROAST
13. Shrewd. : ASTUTE
14. Noah's first son. : SHEM
15. One theme of the Sermon on the Mount. : BEATITUDE
16. Manifest. : OVERT
17. Reassesses. : RERATES
18. After the style of. : ALA
19. Gypsy woman. : GITANA
20. Sufficient. : ENOUGH
21. Shirts: Dial. : SARKS
30. Japan's legislature. : DIET
32. Classifier. : ASSORTER
35. Peru's pack animal. : LLAMA
37. The Dalai Lama's city. : LASSA
38. N. Y. State barge canal. : ERIE
40. Roman highway. : ITER
42. Concerning. : ANENT
44. Auriculate. : EARED
46. Polish Protestant reformer (1499–1560). : ALASCO
49. Terse. : SHORT
51. Toads having no tongues. : AGLOSSA
53. Mohammedan. : ISLAMITE
54. Bah! : PHOO
55. Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. : RUDDIGORE
56. The Malay archipelago. : INDONESIA
58. Mine products. : ORES
59. Utah's high mountain range. : UINTA
61. Lieut. Gail ___; his "Operation Little Vittles" has parachuted 90,000 candy bars to Berlin children. : HALVORSEN
62. Tall plumed garden plant. : ERIANTHUS
63. Thomas Hardy heroine. : TESS
65. Liberian tribesmen. : KRUS
67. Suture. : SEAM
71. Historian. : ANNALIST
72. Comic strip character. : PENNY
74. Genus of olives. : OLEA
76. Bailiwick of Nellie Tayloe Ross. : MINT
78. Most orderly. : NEATEST
81. Harem rooms. : ODAS
82. Creator of "Winnie-the-Pooh." : MILNE
83. Places. : SETS
84. Needle: Lat. : ACUS
85. Science treating of equilibrium. : ASTATICS
86. English founder of Sunday Schools (1735–1811). : RAIKES
87. ___ Rabbit, friend of Uncle Remus. : BRER
88. Wild West show. : RODEO
90. Father of Rameses II. : SETI
93. The world's great need. : PEACE
94. Outstanding naval historian. : MAHAN
98. Insecurity. : SHAKINESS
99. Cancels. : DELES
101. Labrador tea. : LEDUM
103. Antitoxins. : SERA
105. Pater. : PAPA
106. They have the power of filibuster. : SENATORS
108. Southern exposure. : SUNSIDE
111. Hindu queen. : RANI
112. Baltic Soviet satellite. : POLAND
113. Rise from the water. : EMERSE
115. Trenchant wit. : SATIRE
117. Cause to remember. : REMIND
119. Endured. : LASTED
120. Hollywood wraparound. : SARONG
121. Proportion. : RATIO
122. Principle. : TENET
124. Right hand page. : RECTO
126. Volcanic tufa. : TRASS
128. "Father of American geography." : MORSE
131. Of grandparents. : AVAL
132. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
133. Russia's inland sea. : ARAL
136. Sesame. : TIL
138. Careen. : TIP
139. Girl's name. : OSA
141. 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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