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NEW WORDS AND OLD

New York Times, Sunday, March 21, 1948

Author: D. G. Caywood
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 319
Across Down
1. The latest fashion. : NEWLOOK
8. Premier of France. : SCHUMAN
15. Great King of Egypt. : RAMESES
22. Intensify. : ENHANCE
23. Bovine. : TAURINE
24. Retired college professors. : EMERITI
25. Written law. : STATUTE
26. Craftsmen. : ARTISTS
27. Glossy cotton fabrics. : SATEENS
28. Metal cymbals of India. : TAL
29. Degustation. : SAPOR
31. Unyielding. : SET
32. Hence. : THUS
34. Ex-GI. : VET
35. Legal claim on property. : LIEN
37. Roman emperor before Trajan. : NERVA
39. Educational groups. : LYCEUMS
41. Popular fruit. : PEAR
42. Church official. : ELDER
44. Chairman of Republican National Committee. : REECE
46. Scrutinize offensively. : OGLE
47. Seaport in Libya. : DERNA
48. Hawaiian food. : POI
50. Arabian seaport. : ADEN
51. Icelandic legend. : SAGA
52. Stage of history. : ERA
53. Smeared. : BEDAUBED
57. Chief capital of Morocco. : RABAT
59. Made an effort. : EXERTED
63. Designating satirical comedy. : ATELLAN
64. Side by side. : ABREAST
66. Instrument for spreading paint. : SPATULA
67. Margin. : RIM
68. Hebrew musical instruments. : ASORS
70. Disfigure. : MAR
71. Comic strip hero. : ABNER
73. His wife looked back. : LOT
74. Seven men under a corporal. : SQUAD
76. Stanza of six lines. : SESTET
78. Nazi armament chief, serving 20-year sentence. : SPEER
79. Oscitate. : GAPE
80. Importunes. : URGES
82. Acclaim. : LAUD
83. Ticker ___. : TARE
84. In that place. : THERE
86. Model of noble qualities. : HERO
87. Lay out methodically. : ALIGN
89. Thorny plants. : BRIERS
91. Gum resin. : ELEMI
93. Summer: French. : ETE
94. Fold of skin. : PLICA
95. Famous winter resort in the Pyrenees. : PAU
96. Harrison’s death made him President, 1841. : TYLER
98. Human beings. : MEN
99. Ancient country in Italy. : ETRURIA
101. Lines showing equal barometric pressure points. : ISOBARS
104. Like chalcedony. : AGATINE
106. Diminishes. : LESSENS
107. Popular breakfast fruit. : PRUNE
108. Estimate the price of. : EVALUATE
109. The world’s breadbasket. : USA
110. Injure. : HURT
112. South African Dutch. : TAAL
114. Dentist’s degree. : DDS
115. He authored some 1,200 books. : DUMAS
118. Halo. : AURA
119. Cotton cloth. : SCRIM
121. Shave or pare, as leather. : SKIVE
125. Russian river emptying into the Caspian. : URAL
126. Quelled. : ALLAYED
129. Idiosyncrasy. : TRAIT
131. Tear irregularly. : SNAG
132. Hastened. : RAN
133. Invalid. : NULL
134. ___ Hill in San Francisco. : NOB
136. Thrusting sword. : ESTOC
138. Ben ___, 1880 best seller. : HUR
139. Empowered. : ENABLED
142. Like fire. : IGNEOUS
145. Of common gender. : EPICENE
147. Tortuous. : SINUATE
148. Motel customer. : TOURIST
149. Answers in kind. : RETORTS
150. Opprobrium. : SCANDAL
151. Isolates. : ENISLES
152. Soothsayer. : SEERESS
1. Take shelter. : NESTLE
2. Necessitate. : ENTAIL
3. Thrashed. : WHALED
4. Gold coin of Latvia. : LAT
5. Burden. : ONUS
6. Occurring every eight days. : OCTAN
7. Custodian. : KEEPER
8. Famished. : STARVED
9. Limousine. : CAR
10. Cabins. : HUTS
11. “Angel of Light.” : URIEL
12. Brumal. : MISTY
13. A formican. : ANT
14. Something held as a reserve. : NESTEGG
15. Recapitulation. : RESUME
16. Accumulate. : AMASS
17. Encountered. : MET
18. Before. : ERE
19. Sifter. : SIEVER
20. Pertaining to a volcano. : ETNEAN
21. Egyptian musical rattles. : SISTRA
30. Nymph. : OREAD
33. Hawaiian dance. : HULA
36. Independent state in India. : NEPAL
38. Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
40. Covers with paint. : COATS
41. Saucy. : PEART
43. Vocal flourish: Mus. : ROULADE
45. Embraced: Var. : ENARMED
47. Dismal. : DREAR
49. Philippine fruit trees. : IBAS
51. Rich mining region. : SAAR
52. Proficient. : EXPERT
53. Obstructs. : BARS
54. Polite society rules. : ETIQUETTE
55. Legal objections. : DEMURRERS
56. Son of Seth. : ENOS
58. One’s proper range of activities. : BEAT
59. Domestic slave. : ESNE
60. Disease transmitted by the deer fly. : TULAREMIA
61. Stealthy departure. : ELOPEMENT
62. Note the time of. : DATE
64. Zulu spear. : ASSAGAI
65. Engine parts moved by cams. : TAPRETS
69. Souvenir. : RELIC
72. Wallace ___ of the movies. : BEERY
75. In the past. : AGO
77. Large cask. : TUN
78. Capuchin monkey. : SAI
79. Solidify by cooling. : GEL
81. Where Kansas Wesleyan is. : SALINA
83. Absentees from school. : TRUANTS
85. Harbingers. : HERALDS
86. Follow closely. : HEEL
88. Oldest division European jurassic system. : LIAS
89. Hindu title. : BABU
90. Balkan native. : SLAV
92. Arrow poison. : INEE
94. Make smooth. : PRESS
95. Left side of any ship. : PORT
97. Minced oath. : EGAD
100. Conventional. : USUAL
102. Atomize. : SPRAY
103. Rebound. : REACT
105. Prime source of ivory. : TUSKS
108. He was fed by ravens. : ELIAS
110. Father of the good neighbor policy. : HULL
111. Amphibole from Russian mountains. : URALITE
113. Apprehends. : ARRESTS
115. Repression. : DURESS
116. Celestial. : URANIC
117. Tomorrow. : MANANA
118. Pear-shaped pot used by chemists. : ALUDEL
120. Crown ornaments worn by bishops. : MITERS
122. Unite inseparably. : INHERE
123. Boasts. : VAUNTS
124. Exit. : EGRESS
126. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
127. Lassitude. : ENNUI
128. Those who accomplish. : DOERS
130. Pith helmet. : TOPEE
135. Seethe. : BOIL
137. Summon. : CITE
140. Roll. : BUN
141. “The Shropshire ___.” : LAD
143. Annamese measure. : GON
144. Utilize. : USE
146. Brightest star in a constellation. : COR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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