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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, April 13, 1947

Author:
Isaac Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 517 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 270
Across
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Military action. : OPERATION
10
Synonym for Bikini. : CROSSROADS
20
Effort to spread particular doctrines. : PROPAGANDA
21
Of weather forecasting. : AEROMANTIC
22
Dispense. : ADMINISTER
23
What Pinocchio was. : MARIONETTE
24
Periphery. : RIM
25
Dodecanese island. : KOS
26
Electrical unit. : REL
28
Moves in a circle. : MILLS
29
King Arthur's lance. : RON
30
Over again. : ANEW
32
Father of Osiris. : SEB
34
Thor's wife. : SIF
36
But: Lat. : SED
37
Famous philosopher. : KANT
38
Valleys. : DALES
40
___ Angeles. : LOS
42
Fodder plant. : ERS
44
Contrivances. : DEVICES
46
Viceroy of India (1905–1910). : ELLIOT
48
Watering place in Kent. : MARGATE
51
Bombasts. : RANTS
52
Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
53
A Nova Scotian. : BLUENOSE
55
Glide. : SKI
56
Peter Zenger's wife. : ANNA
58
Oil plants. : ODALS
60
Short dagger of India. : KATAR
62
Patron saint of lawyers. : YVES
65
Autographs. : SIGNATURES
67
Plant growing in stagnant water. : STASAD
69
Corrode. : EAT
70
Fro's antonym. : TO
71
Reckoned chronologically. : DATED
72
Nut for chewing. : BETEL
74
Where Independence is: Abbr. : MO
75
Island in the Moluccas. : OBI
77
One who has faith. : RELIER
80
Necks between the ovolos and the astragals of capitals. : CELLARINOS
83
Duke of Anjou. : RENE
85
Sheriff. : REEVE
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To graze: Prov. : AGIST
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Belgian city. : MONS
88
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
90
Pours molten glass into water. : DRAGADES
92
Sea NE of Crimea. : AZOV
94
Swiss capital. : BERNE
96
Serpentine. : SNAKISH
97
Detroit baseball team. : TIGERS
100
Falcons. : MERLINS
102
Title. : SIR
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Dress flax. : TED
105
Biblical name (1 Chr. ii, 47). : PELET
106
Badly. : ILLY
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Whimsicality. : FUN
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Likewise not. : NOR
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Coterie. : SET
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Catch in a gun. : SEAR
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South American capital. : RIO
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Bulls: Span. : TOROS
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Keeper of a door luck. : NAB
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Knock. : RAP
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Malay coin. : TRA
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Restorable. : REPAIRABLE
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Tickles. : TITILLATES
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Excessive performance. : OVERACTION
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Menial hangers-on. : TOADEATERS
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Emphasized anew. : RESTRESSED
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Capital of the Northern Highlands. : INVERNESS
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Opposed to cardinal. : ORDINAL
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Beating. : POMMELLING
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Finial. : EPI
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___ and file. : RANK
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Brokerages. : AGIOS
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Pendent ornament. : TASSEL
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Interest: Abbr. : INT
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River in Moravia. : ODER
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Nostrils. : NARES
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Eccentric gear. : CAM
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Countersink. : REAM
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Gold or silver lace. : ORRIS
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Begrimed. : SOILED
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Manifest suppressed anger. : SMOLDER
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Hanks of twine. : RANS
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Certain person. : ONE
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Personable. : ATTRACTIVE
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Pythagorean major thirds. : DITONES
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Inklings. : SCENTS
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Easter. : PARADE
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Belgian city. : LIEGE
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German philologist (1860–1930). : WEIGAND
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Airmen. : BOMBARDIERS
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Hot dogs. : FRANKS
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Notional. : KINKY
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Sault Ste. Marie. : SOO
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Room: French. : SALLE
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Brown ermine. : STOAT
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Duct: Latin. : VAS
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Trained horse. : TROTTER
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Russian language. : RUSS
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Institutes. : ESTABLISHES
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Artist's tripods. : EASELS
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Feminine M. P. : ASTOR
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Woman turned into stone. : NIOBE
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Fought. : DUELED
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Repeated knocking. : RATATAT
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De Valera. : EAMON
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Fronting a glacier. : STOSS
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Swiss branch of Rhine. : AAR
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___ Tag. : DER
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French porcelain. : LIMOGES
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Intrudes. : INTERLOPES
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Hughes' middle name. : EVANS
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Retrieve. : REGAIN
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Islamic judge. : CADI
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Cast out. : EGEST
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Short fictitious tales. : NOVELETTES
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General Jubal. : EARLY
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Blackbird. : ANI
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City in Ohio. : AKRON
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Verve. : ZIP
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Accredit. : BELIEVE
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Constrain. : ENFORCE
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Builders. : REARERS
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Lead glass. : STRASS
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Reflect. : MIRROR
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Indian cotton clothes. : SURATS
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Fleer. : DERIDE
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Ora pro ___. : NOBIS
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Pius XI. : RATTI
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Former German coin. : TALER
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Crown: Poet. : TIAR
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Blackthorn. : SLOE
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Greek pastoral poet. : BION
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Blueprint. : PLAN
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Esthetics. : ART
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Omega. : END
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Hebrew month. : TAV
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Goddess of Mischief. : ATE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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