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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 Down
1. 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
86. To graze: Prov. : AGIST
87. 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
103. Dress flax. : TED
105. Biblical name (1 Chr. ii, 47). : PELET
106. Badly. : ILLY
107. Whimsicality. : FUN
109. Likewise not. : NOR
111. Coterie. : SET
113. Catch in a gun. : SEAR
114. South American capital. : RIO
115. Bulls: Span. : TOROS
117. Keeper of a door luck. : NAB
119. Knock. : RAP
121. Malay coin. : TRA
122. Restorable. : REPAIRABLE
125. Tickles. : TITILLATES
128. Excessive performance. : OVERACTION
129. Menial hangers-on. : TOADEATERS
130. Emphasized anew. : RESTRESSED
131. Capital of the Northern Highlands. : INVERNESS
1. Opposed to cardinal. : ORDINAL
2. Beating. : POMMELLING
3. Finial. : EPI
4. ___ and file. : RANK
5. Brokerages. : AGIOS
6. Pendent ornament. : TASSEL
7. Interest: Abbr. : INT
8. River in Moravia. : ODER
9. Nostrils. : NARES
10. Eccentric gear. : CAM
11. Countersink. : REAM
12. Gold or silver lace. : ORRIS
13. Begrimed. : SOILED
14. Manifest suppressed anger. : SMOLDER
15. Hanks of twine. : RANS
16. Certain person. : ONE
17. Personable. : ATTRACTIVE
18. Pythagorean major thirds. : DITONES
19. Inklings. : SCENTS
20. Easter. : PARADE
27. Belgian city. : LIEGE
31. German philologist (1860–1930). : WEIGAND
33. Airmen. : BOMBARDIERS
35. Hot dogs. : FRANKS
37. Notional. : KINKY
39. Sault Ste. Marie. : SOO
41. Room: French. : SALLE
43. Brown ermine. : STOAT
45. Duct: Latin. : VAS
47. Trained horse. : TROTTER
49. Russian language. : RUSS
50. Institutes. : ESTABLISHES
54. Artist's tripods. : EASELS
56. Feminine M. P. : ASTOR
57. Woman turned into stone. : NIOBE
59. Fought. : DUELED
61. Repeated knocking. : RATATAT
63. De Valera. : EAMON
64. Fronting a glacier. : STOSS
66. Swiss branch of Rhine. : AAR
68. ___ Tag. : DER
73. French porcelain. : LIMOGES
76. Intrudes. : INTERLOPES
78. Hughes' middle name. : EVANS
79. Retrieve. : REGAIN
80. Islamic judge. : CADI
81. Cast out. : EGEST
82. Short fictitious tales. : NOVELETTES
84. General Jubal. : EARLY
89. Blackbird. : ANI
91. City in Ohio. : AKRON
93. Verve. : ZIP
94. Accredit. : BELIEVE
95. Constrain. : ENFORCE
98. Builders. : REARERS
99. Lead glass. : STRASS
100. Reflect. : MIRROR
101. Indian cotton clothes. : SURATS
104. Fleer. : DERIDE
108. Ora pro ___. : NOBIS
110. Pius XI. : RATTI
112. Former German coin. : TALER
115. Crown: Poet. : TIAR
116. Blackthorn. : SLOE
118. Greek pastoral poet. : BION
120. Blueprint. : PLAN
123. Esthetics. : ART
124. Omega. : END
126. Hebrew month. : TAV
127. 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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