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PAGING MR. BULFINCH

New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 1949

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 690 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 375
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1. Mother of Achilles. : THETIS
7. The legend of Njal. : SAGA
11. Draped garment. : SARI
15. She became the slave of Venus. : PSYCHE
21. Tie again. : RELACE
22. He was murdered by his wife. : AGAMEMNON
24. Loud laugher. : ROARER
25. Hero who perished at Roncesvalles. : OLIVER
26. Lars Porsena built one for his tomb. : LABYRINTH
27. Bright-colored brass. : ORMOLU
28. Spanish champion of Christianity. : CID
29. Educational center of Morocco. : RABAT
31. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
32. Peak in Thessaly. : OSSA
34. Catmint. : NEP
35. Cultivated. : HOED
37. Bob Hope. : PALEFACE
39. Existence. : ESSE
40. Copper. : CENT
41. Of an ascetic brotherhood. : ESSENIC
43. Zephyrus, the ___ Wind. : WEST
44. Geometric curve. : HYPERBOLA
46. Existed. : WAS
47. Light-admitter. : PANE
48. Fascinating girl. : PERI
49. Feline sound: Var. : PUR
50. Coveted award. : OSCAR
53. Mr. ___ of Windsor. : FORD
54. Anticipation. : FORETHINKING
59. Large fish with whiplike tail. : STINGAREE
61. Military branch. : ROTC
62. What Margaret Rose is. : AUNT
63. ___ Juana. : TIA
64. Fortify. : ARM
65. Caliph. : IMAM
66. Very much in the running. : PURSUABLE
68. She married Hercules. : HEBE
69. Son of Mars. : ROMULUS
71. Lively person. : GRIG
72. Girl's name. : LILA
73. Kentucky college. : BEREA
74. One forty-millionth of the globe's circumference. : METER
75. Cause of battle between Modred and Arthur. : GUINEVERE
77. Pertaining to law. : JURAL
78. Dugouts: Fr. : ABRIS
79. Where the Menam flows. : SIAM
80. Inlets. : RIAS
81. Natural tendency. : CONATUS
83. Actress ___ Wilson. : LOIS
84. Sculptor King of Cyprus. : PYGMALION
86. Circular plate. : DISC
87. Sister of Semele. : INO
88. Palm leaf. : OLA
89. The pineapple. : PINA
90. Virginia ___. : REEL
91. Frazer's "The Golden Bough." : MYTHOLOGY
93. Miserly persons. : PINCHPENNIES
96. Ogier the ___. : DANE
97. Stone altar slab. : MENSA
98. Go speedily. : HIE
99. Pinafore. : TIER
100. Mr. ___ of Windsor. : PAGE
101. Camel's hair cloth. : ABA
102. Things left out. : OMISSIONS
105. Robin Hood's ___. : BARN
106. Monster slain by Beowulf. : GRENDEL
110. Dillseed. : ANET
111. Ledger. : TOME
112. Sisters of Amphitrite. : NEREIDES
114. Preserve. : SAVE
115. Part of the face. : LID
116. ___ Dea, Roman goddess of women. : BONA
117. Water softener. : SODA
118. Smoked. : FUMED
120. Hannah's nickname. : NAN
121. Vertical glacier shaft. : MOULIN
123. Whirlpool on the coast of Sicily. : CHARYBDIS
126. Water nymphs. : NAIADS
128. Having a handle. : ANSATE
129. Plant having pink flowers : HOUSELEEK
130. Make harmonious. : ATTUNE
131. Nymphs placed by Zeus in the heavens. : HYADES
132. Stover's alma mater. : YALE
133. Awesome. : EERY
134. Contracts. : LEASES
1. Lozenge. : TROCHE
2. He drove the chariot of the sun. : HELIOS
3. Skips. : ELIDES
4. Hebrew letter. : TAV
5. Refrigerator. : ICER
6. Deity worshiped at Memphis. : SERAPIS
7. Shrub bearing fruit. : SALAL
8. Kind of pottery. : AGATEWARE
9. Chatter. : GAB
10. An enzyme. : AMYLASE
11. Punish. : SMITE
12. ___ Domini. : ANNO
13. Nonsense! : ROT
14. Affording no shelter. : INHOSPITABLE
15. Daughter of Jupiter. : PROSERPINE
16. N. American rail. : SORA
17. Edible root. : YAM
18. Iron head of a tilting spear. : CRONEL
19. Heroine in "All's Well That Ends Well." : HELENA
20. Burst forth. : ERUPT
23. Stalwart. : ERECT
30. Flatbottomed ferryboat. : BAC
33. Compass point. : SSE
36. Chief officer of India. : DEWAN
38. Parry. : FEND
39. A famous Jane. : EYRE
40. City of Eire. : CORK
42. Oriental smokers. : NARGILES
44. Of a famous Greek hero. : HERCULEAN
45. Baseball play. : BUNT
47. Couplet. : POEM
48. Preserves, as meat. : POTS
50. Ridges of drift. : OSAR
51. One of the Lipari Islands. : STROMBOLI
52. Mythical dweller in the darkness. : CIMMERIAN
53. Monks. : FRAS
54. Criminal offenses. : FORGERIES
55. Hawaiian dance. : HULA
56. Re-utterance. : ITERATION
57. German children of the mist. : NIBELUNGS
58. Mother of Uranus. : GAEA
60. Siberian river. : AMUR
61. Wreck. : RUIN
66. Reds, blues and yellows. : PRIMARIES
67. Strains. : AIRS
68. Olympian goddess. : HERA
70. Eighth day after a feast: Var. : UTIS
71. Largest of the Marianas. : GUAM
73. Senseless talk. : BUNCOMBE
75. War between Giants and Olympians. : GIGANTOMACHY
76. Instrument. : VIOL
77. Kid. : JOSH
78. Droopy. : ALOP
79. Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
81. Mention favorably. : CITE
82. Legume. : SOYA
84. Pinkish rocks. : PIPESTONES
85. Smirk. : LEER
86. Unit of force. : DYNE
89. Greek letters. : PHIS
91. Microscope. : MAGNIFIER
92. Deviates. : LEANS
94. Short letter. : CHIT
95. Number of muses. : NINE
96. Virginia ___. : DARE
100. Moral tale. : PARABLE
101. Military building. : ARSENAL
102. Very pungent. : ONIONY
103. Mother of Pegasus. : MEDUSA
104. Electrified particle. : ION
105. Stain. : BEDYE
106. Treasure. : GEM
107. Father of fifty daughters. : DANAUS
108. Faithful wife of Capaneus. : EVADNE
109. Bifocals. : LENSES
110. Egyptian dancing girl. : ALMAH
112. Nationality of Odin and Thor. : NORSE
113. Darkish. : DUSKY
116. Angler's reward. : BITE
117. First king of Israel, son of Kish. : SAUL
119. Fruit. : DATE
122. Gossoon. : LAD
124. Attend! : HOA
125. Astrologer to Good Queen Bess. : DEE
127. Negrito. : ITA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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