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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 14, 1946

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 70
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 218
Across
1. Place for a boutonnierre. : LAPEL
6. Geronimo's men. : APACHES
13. Peace-loving maker of lethal weapons. : NOBEL
18. President of Mexico, 1911. : MADERO
19. Support of a built-up gun. : SERRAGE
20. Pupils: Fr. : ELEVES
22. Fountain nymph. : EGERIA
23. Land of Ephraim. : SAMARIA
24. Singe textiles to remove loose fibers. : GENAPP
25. Fragment. : RELIC
26. Object of Mt. Wilson research. : SUN
27. Be enacted. : PASS
28. Run. : LADDER
29. Architect of Cathedral of St. John the Divine. : CRAM
30. Author of Troilus and Cressida. : CHAUCER
32. Moluccan islands. : OBI
34. Hawk's nest. : AERY
35. High priest at Shiloh. : ELI
36. Tribe of the Gold Coast. : AHANTA
37. Full of knots. : SNAGGY
39. Author of "Alice in Wonderland." : DODGSON
41. Condiment. : SPICE
44. Fortified city in Yugoslavia. : NEUSATZ
48. Manner of sawing wood. : FELTING
50. Plane figure in mathematics. : TRAPEZET
52. Hasten. : HIE
53. Deep, dry gully. : ARROYO
55. Pineapple: Var. : ANANA
56. Luxury assessed 20% tax. : SCENT
58. Noted U.S. publisher (1821–71). : SCRIBNER
60. Dover ___. : STRAIT
62. City in Greece. : ARTA
63. River in Brazil. : SERIDO
64. ___ Palmas, Spain. : LAS
66. Mr. Pickwick's servant. : SAM
67. Babylonian deity, half man, half fish. : OANNES
69. River in England. : AVON
70. French girl's name. : YVONNE
73. Driver. : TEAMSTER
75. Medicines. : DRUGS
77. Husband of Tess Durbyfield. : ANGEL
78. City opposite Juarez, Mexico. : ELPASO
79. Month: Abbr. : DEC
80. Freezes. : CONGEALS
83. Made a great show: Scot. : SPLORED
86. City in Oregon. : ASHLAND
88. Hawaiian shrub. : AKALA
90. Sheriffs' understudies. : ELISORS
92. Whole. : INTACT
94. ___ Zangwill, English novelist (1864–1926). : ISRAEL
96. Tool. : HOE
97. Small drink. : DRAM
100. Norse name. : OLA
101. Coxcombry. : FOPPERY
103. Britain's mascot. : LION
104. Lubricating. : OILING
106. ___ Asther, screen actor. : NILS
108. "___ Pinafore" by Gilbert & Sullivan. : HMS
109. Academic cape. : CAPPA
110. France's gift to U. S., 1886. : STATUE
111. Eldest son of David's sister. : ABISHAI
113. Projection moved by a cam. : TAPPET
114. Welsh river. : SEVERN
115. Secretary of Navy, World War I. : DANIELS
116. Warrant. : ENSURE
117. Lugubriously. : SADLY
118. Goddess of love. : ASTARTE
119. Kind of soil. : LOESS
Down
1. Nobel Prize winner for literature, 1909. : LAGERLOF
2. Queen of William IV of England. : ADELAIDE
3. Island at entrance to Red Sea. : PERIM
4. Swedish king. : ERIC
5. River in Chile. : LOA
6. Site of Nile dam. : ASSUAN
7. Goobers. : PEANUTS
8. Prepare for combat. : ARM
9. Material. : CRAPE
10. City in Ethiopia. : HARAR
11. Protection. : EGIS
12. Spring. : SEASON
13. Slack attire. : NEGLIGEE
14. Olive genus. : OLEA
15. Stipples, in newspaper parlance. : BENDAYS
16. Dodge. : EVADE
17. Outcast. : LEPER
18. River in Yosemite Valley. : MERCED
21. Nimble. : SPRY
26. River in Ireland, famous in song. : SHANNON
30. Church-singer. : CHOIRBOY
31. Army officer: Abbr. : CAPT
33. "Long live the Emperor": Japanese : BANZAI
36. Queen of the Belgians, died 1935. : ASTRID
37. Part. : SEPARATE
38. Destroys the contents of. : GUTS
40. Plainly evident. : GLARING
42. Character in "Antony and Cleopatra." : IRAS
43. Tilts. : CANTS
45. Brian ___, of stage and screen. : AHERNE
46. Colorer. : TINTER
47. Greek letters. : ZETAS
49. Buddhist priest. : GYELONG
51. What Palissy worked on (1509–1589). : ENAMELS
54. Candied orange-peel. : ORANGEAT
57. Singers. : CANTORS
58. City famous for porcelain. : SEVRES
59. Stoop. : CROUCH
61. Lobster liver. : TOMALLEY
63. Persian book of Zend-Avesta. : SADDA
65. Slink. : SNEAK
68. Absolve. : ASSOIL
71. Follower of King Genseric. : VANDAL
72. Feminine name. : ELLA
74. Looks. : APPEARS
76. Scrutinize. : SCAN
81. Life history of individual organism: Biol. : ONTOGENY
82. Undergarment. : SLIP
84. Primitive horse. : EOHIPPUS
85. Plants which bend downward. : DROOPERS
87. Express train. : LIMITED
89. Paving material. : ASPHALT
91. McKellar is its president, protem. : SENATE
93. Good neighbor. : CANADA
95. Thrust in fencing. : REMISE
97. ___ house. : DOSS
98. Ceremonies. : RITES
99. Basque province in Spain. : ALAVA
101. Hard quartz. : FLINT
102. Otherwise: Mus. : OSSIA
103. Fault. : LAPSE
105. Roughen. : NURL
107. Syrian bishop of Edessa. : IBAS
109. Arma virumque ___. : CANO
112. Pronoun. : HER
113. Far off: Comb. form. : TEL

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 54 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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