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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1948

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 614 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 169, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 323
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1. Promoting health. : SANATIVE
9. Annul, as a law. : ABOLISH
16. Hollywood director’s “eye.” : CAMERA
22. Solitude-seeking ascetics. : EREMITES
23. Military novice. : TRAINEE
24. White silk veils. : ORALES
25. Infrequency. : RARENESS
26. Food. : OATMEAL
27. Shrewish women. : VIXENS
28. Finland’s SW seaport, Turku. : ABO
29. Smooth cotton fabrics. : SATEENS
31. Bowered. : ARBORED
33. John Allan’s foster son. : POE
34. Ancient Roman ball game. : PILA
36. “___ is a wall between two gardens.”—Kahlil Gibran. : SADNESS
38. Now. : TODAY
39. Picnic allergen, the sumacs. : RHUS
40. Filaments. : HAIRS
42. Acted as a cicerone. : LED
43. Laos tribesman of Siam. : YUN
45. Ancient bronze coin. : AES
46. “There will be no ___ in the Almost Perfect State.”—Don Marquis. : BEANS
47. Come by. : GET
49. Bibulous one. : SOT
51. Pronounces r’s roughly, as a Scot. : BURRS
53. Subject of treatise by Machiavelli. : PRINCE
54. Tirana is its capital. : ALBANIA
58. Gabardine. : WORSTED
60. Elevated. : HOISTED
61. Factuality. : REALNESS
63. Verbal rhythm. : METRE
64. Tolerates patiently. : BIDES
65. Philosophical abstract existences. : ENTIA
66. “The Hairy ___,” by Eugene O’Neill. : APE
68. Cebine monkey. : SAI
69. Snaffle. : BIT
70. Overwhelming enthusiasm. : FUROR
74. Paintings. : OILS
75. Not intrinsically requisite. : UNESSENTIAL
78. ___ target, towed by airplane. : SLEEVE
79. Symbol of “Aloha” in Hawaii. : LEI
80. Without premeditation. : UNINTENTIONALLY
82. Favorite. : PET
83. Headquarters of Turkey’s government. : ANKARA
85. In a provincial manner. : SECTIONALLY
86. Fatal. : DIRE
87. Elaborately sculptured stone slab. : STELA
88. Pronoun. : HER
89. The animal that records its history. : MAN
90. Chilean river. : LOA
91. Troublesome bone hollow. : SINUS
92. “Poetry comes with ___, hunger, and dismay.”—Christopher Morley. : ANGER
94. Part of a flower. : PETAL
96. “The ___ worm will turn.”—King Henry VI. : SMALLEST
98. What Evangeline was. : ACADIAN
101. Fungus pathogenic to fruit. : MONILIA
103. Alerts. : AROUSES
104. City of Harun al-Rashid. : BAGDAD
105. Slogan. : MOTTO
106. Fairy tale character. : ELF
108. Siamese cent. : ATT
109. Exceedingly. : AMAIN
110. Timely. : PAT
111. East Indian sheep. : SNA
113. Dutch measure. : AAM
115. Partitions. : SEPTA
119. Bereft. : LORN
120. Ecclesiastical week day. : FERIA
122. Experienced. : SCARRED
125. Species. : SORT
126. Tumor-denoting suffix. : OMA
127. Reached one’s destination. : ARRIVED
129. Official judiciary robes. : ERMINES
131. Landed. : LIT
132. Work over trivia. : NIGGLE
134. Rehearse. : NARRATE
136. Of a genus of carnivorous snails. : NATICINE
138. American white-tailed kite. : ELANET
139. Yellow plant pigment. : ETIOLIN
140. North American milkweeds. : ACERATES
141. Immunizing antitoxins. : SERUMS
142. Permeating by degrees. : SEEPING
143. Least turbulent. : SERENEST
1. Six-winged celestial being, one rank above a cherub. : SERAPH
2. Near-Eastern kingdom. : ARABIA
3. Essential oil from orange flowers. : NEROLI
4. Soul: French. : AME
5. Cans, in England. : TINS
6. Virginia willows. : ITEAS
7. Chaste. : VESTAL
8. Two-wheeled chariots of Gaul. : ESSEDES
9. Spiritually correct a sin. : ATONE
10. Impudent. : BRASSY
11. Shepherd’s pipe. : OAT
12. Rivero’s capital. : LIMA
13. Lethargic. : INERT
14. Coastal. : SEABOARD
15. Marsh fever: Med. : HELODES
16. Flock of partridges. : COVEY
17. Unpluvious. : ARID
18. What Gorki’s friends called him. : MAX
19. Political symbol. : ELEPHANT
20. Disclaim. : RENOUNCE
21. Estimated for taxation. : ASSESSED
30. “Die, and ___ a college or a cat.”—Pope’s “Moral Essays.” : ENDOW
32. Abyssinian prince. : RAS
35. Spiral-horned Asiatic wild sheep. : ARGALIS
37. Proof-supplying demonstrations. : SUBSTANTIATIONS
39. Second publication. : REISSUE
41. Medicinal plant. : SENNA
44. Pertaining to food intake. : NUTRITIONAL
46. Not long-windedly. : BRIEFLY
48. Hand-painted accessory. : TIE
50. Aldrich’s bad boy. : TOM
52. Arm of Ireland’s Shannon river. : REE
53. Hull. : POD
54. Small interstitial areas. : AREOLAS
55. Assuasive. : LENIENT
56. Resembling a chiropter. : BATLIKE
57. Hindu worshiper’s kneeling rug. : ASANI
59. Ill feelings. : RESENTMENTS
60. Broadway success. : HIT
62. Inventor of a 9-line stanza. : SPENSER
64. Manila Bay passenger boats. : BILALOS
67. Gmelin’s compound ether. : ESTER
69. Platitudinous. : BANAL
71. Grumbles. : REPINES
72. Make into a cliché. : OVERUSE
73. Double-checks. : RETESTS
75. Girl’s name. : UNA
76. Vinously dry. : SEC
77. Tragic play by Euripides. : ION
78. Christopher ___, for whom “The Taming of the Shrew” is performed. : SLY
80. Astronomical. : URANIAN
81. South America’s “camel-sheep-burro.” : LLAMA
84. Owner of a magic ring. : ALADDIN
86. Weakens by admixture. : DILUTES
88. Billina in the Oz books. : HEN
91. Coin apertures. : SLOTS
93. Run wild. : GAD
94. Wicker vessel for catching fish. : POT
95. “Children and fools cannot ___.”—John Heywood. : LIE
97. Macaw. : ARA
98. Large nacreous mollusks. : ABALONES
99. Strong-scented aster. : CAMOMILE
100. Gelatin used in bacteria cultivation. : AGARAGAR
101. Stimulate to action. : MOTIVATE
102. Affright. : ALARM
105. Gen. Cates’ men. : MARINES
107. Infants’ cereals. : FARINAS
110. Through. : PER
112. Liquid ester. : ACETIN
114. Threat to security. : MENACE
116. Cultivated. : POLITE
117. Triads. : TRINES
118. Depone. : ATTEST
120. Ridges across the fingerboard of a guitar. : FRETS
121. Lofty abode. : AERIE
123. Malay sugar-yielding sago. : ARENG
124. Discourage from an objective. : DETER
127. Turkish crescent, or its flag. : ALEM
128. Declivity. : DROP
130. Venerable person: Comb. form. : SIRE
133. Horselike African antelope. : GNU
135. ___ Baba. : ALI
137. Receptacle. : CAN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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