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SIDELIGHTS ON LITERATURE

New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1949

Author:
Archie S. Kreiling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 638 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 57
Archie S. Kreiling has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 25-Across clue had comma before end quote; removed it.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 374
Across
1. Sebastian Erard's forte. : HARPS
6. Its capital is Jagdalpur. : BASTAR
12. ___ of Lorraine. : CROSS
17. Undermine. : SAP
20. Spider bug genus. : EMESA
21. Author of "The Power of Freedom." : ASCOLI
22. Author of "Elephant and Castle." : HUTCHINSON
25. Father of the "air brake" (1846–1914). : WESTINGHOUSE
27. She married the Dauphin in 1770. : ANTOINETTE
28. Chemical suffix. : ILE
29. ___ of Venice. : LAGOON
30. Old stage signal call. : SENNET
32. Asiatic goat antelope. : SEROW
33. Bell-like sound. : TINK
35. Policeman of the "Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek Politie." : ZARP
36. Wood smoothing machine tool. : PLANER
37. ___ of the Ancient Mariner. : RIME
38. Founder of National Art Gallery, 1892. : TATE
39. "___ of Reason." : AGE
40. City in Idaho. : WEISER
41. River separating Brazil and N. Paraguay. : APA
44. ___ Kapital. : DAS
45. Shave off. : PARE
47. Aromatic herb. : FENNEL
48. Anticipation. : PROSPECT
50. Mrs. Steerforth's companion. : DARTLE
53. Reverberates. : RINGS
54. Mrs. Hoople. : MARTHA
55. Caretaker of the ark's sanctuary. : ELI
56. Temperance advocate (1820–1906). : ANTHONY
59. Burrowing animals. : MOLES
60. Merry adventure. : LARK
64. Striplings. : LADS
66. Composer of "Jerusalem the Golden." : EWING
67. Highwaymen. : FOOTPADS
70. Hawaiian wreath. : LEI
71. One of the Pillars of Hercules. : ABILA
73. Natives of Canada. : ONTARIANS
75. Roderick Random's sailor friend. : RATTLIN
77. Historic river of Ohio and Indiana. : WABASH
79. Become parched. : ROAST
80. "He met her once a- ___": Milton. : MAYING
81. Grumbling. : AMUTTER
83. Defective talker. : STUTTERER
87. Knavish attorney of "Old Curiosity Shop." : BRASS
88. Hank of twine. : RAN
89. Small interstices. : AREOLETS
91. Silken. : SERIC
93. City on the Oka. : OREL
94. Purposes. : ENDS
96. Exterminated. : SLAIN
97. Savior of Posthumus' wife in "Cymbeline." : PISANIO
99. Wrath. : IRE
100. Easy. : UNHARD
102. Brünnhilde's gray charger. : GRANI
104. The Hay-Pauncefote is one. : TREATY
106. Returns a salutation. : REGREETS
109. Church worker. : DEACON
110. Nurse shark. : GATA
111. Building wing. : ELL
112. Needle hole. : EYE
113. Sierra Leone Negroes. : TEMNES
114. Craft. : ART
115. Nahoors. : SNAS
119. Eject violently. : SPEW
121. Bemires. : BEBOGS
122. Hawaiian royalty. : ALII
123. Indian weight. : TOLA
124. Mortise joint. : TENON
126. Cover with mud. : BELUTE
127. Satiate. : ACCLOY
129. Oscillate. : WAG
130. Emboldens. : ENCOURAGES
132. Place of John Wesley's birth. : LINCOLNSHIRE
135. Robot bombs. : DOODLEBUGS
136. Social standing. : ESTATE
137. Rose-red. : EOSIN
138. King: Sp. : REY
139. Where Iloilo is. : PANAY
140. Ferments. : YEASTS
141. 1946 "whip" of the GOP. : REECE
Down
1. United States Admiral, commanded invasion of Southern France, August, 1944. : HEWITT
2. Fielding's last heroine. : AMELIA
3. Feel displeasure. : RESENT
4. Sibilant signal. : PST
5. Yacht. : SAIL
6. Impedimenta. : BAGGAGE
7. To the land. : ASHORE
8. Basinlike cavity. : SCOOP
9. Village: Obs. : TOUN
10. Indian mulberries. : ALS
11. Rhine wine of Baden. : RIESLING
12. Island group, capital St. Helier. : CHANNEL
13. Hall carpet. : RUNNER
14. Whiskered sea animal. : OTTER
15. Early settler of Bannockburn. : SCOT
16. Japanese weight. : SHI
17. Flout. : SNEER
18. Straddling. : ASTRIDE
19. Mount Vernon's river. : POTOMAC
23. Office holders. : INS
24. Most recent. : NEWEST
26. Christian. : NAZARENE
31. Alleviates. : EASES
34. Retained. : KEPT
36. She plays "Blondie." : PENNY
40. Vineyard: German. : WEINGARTEN
41. Part overdue. : ARREAR
42. Where the Sans Souci stands. : POTSDAM
43. Forest tree. : ASH
46. Wing. : ALA
47. First callboy in line. : FRONT
48. Touch. : PALP
49. Chum. : PAL
50. Thomas De la Warr's namesake. : DELAWARE
51. "Kissing" Jim Folsom is one. : ALABAMAN
52. Prone to laughter. : RIDIBUND
54. Witty sayings. : MOTS
57. Goody ___-shoes. : TWO
58. Hebrew liquid measure. : HIN
59. Don Quixote visited his cavern. : MONTESINOS
61. Hedge garlic genus. : ALLIARIA
62. Introduce again. : REINSERT
63. Queen of Double-Crostics. : KINGSLEY
65. Mattress support. : SLAT
67. Decrees. : FIATS
68. Tobacco drying kiln. : OAST
69. Pierce. : STAB
72. Thin Man's best friend. : ASTA
74. Put to flight. : ROUT
76. Beginner. : TYRO
78. Army's top talent scout. : HERSHEY
82. Tell. : RELATE
83. Glided along. : SLID
84. Pine tree exudate. : RESIN
85. Historical period. : ERA
86. Japanese coin. : RIN
90. Sculls. : OARS
92. Big-money winner of the turf. : CITATION
95. Upon: Law. : SUR
97. Walks. : PACES
98. Worthless leaving. : ORT
101. Born. : NEE
102. Anglo-Saxon assembly. : GEMOT
103. Chain of lakes in Pine Tree State. : RANGELEY
105. Arena of present conflict. : EAST
106. Refreshed. : RESTED
107. Whom Circe changed into a swine. : ELPENOR
108. Scene of Macdonald massacre, 1692. : GLENCOE
109. Outstanding composer for pianoforte. : DEBUSSY
110. Ticket windows. : GRILLES
113. Wagon used in Russia. : TELEGA
114. Louisa May ___. : ALCOTT
116. Not at all. : NOWISE
117. Visigoth defeated by Clovis at Tours, 507. : ALARIC
118. 7 ft. in Russia. : SAGENE
120. Bandleader Herman. : WOODY
121. Started. : BEGUN
122. Medieval silk and gold fabrics. : ACCAS
125. Not any: Law. : NUL
126. ___ au rhum. : BABA
127. Architectural pier. : ANTA
128. River of Belgium. : YSER
131. Ribbed fabric. : REP
133. Danish fiord. : ISE
134. Garden tool. : HOE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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