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CURRENT EVENTS

New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 1947

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 4.99, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 64
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 271
Across Down
1. Purloins. : STEALS
7. Kind of mop. : SWAB
11. River between Manchuria and Korea. : YALU
15. Greek Prince; they say he'll marry Princess Elizabeth. : PHILIP
21. English biologist, Director General of UNESCO. : HUXLEY
22. River in Ireland. : ERNE
23. City in SW Russia. : OREL
24. French dramatist (1639–99). : RACINE
25. Roomier. : AMPLER
26. Imaginary quadruped with legs on one side longer than on the other, enabling it to walk around steep hillsides. : GYASCUTUS
28. Opts. : ELECTS
29. Duets: Music. : DUI
30. New member of U. N. : SIAM
32. Resources. : MEANS
33. Head of Federal Council of Churches. : TAFT
35. U. N. refugee body. : IRO
36. Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAV
38. Liquors. : ALES
40. Unit of energy. : ERG
41. Celebration. : FETE
42. Indonesians of Mindanao. : ATAS
43. Avenaceous. : OATEN
45. Embraces. : INARMS
47. Manages. : DIRECTS
49. Brother: Fr. : FRERE
50. Where Ogden is. : UTAH
51. Plunders. : ROBS
52. Crowned. : TOPPED
56. Graceful one. : SWAN
58. Cads: Slang. : ROTTERS
61. Throb. : PULSATE
62. Denial of right of existence of entire human groups. : GENOCIDE
66. Journal. : DAILY
67. Deep orange-red chalcedony. : SARD
68. Large cask. : TUN
69. Asaf ___, India's Ambassador to U. S. : ALI
70. Foretoken. : OMEN
71. Comply with. : OBEY
72. Senator from Minnesota. : THYE
73. American patriot (1725–83). : OTIS
74. Flashes. : GLEAMS
76. Leporids. : HARES
78. Grisly. : GRUESOME
80. Allay. : SALVE
81. Bone of cheek. : MALAR
82. Actress Adams. : MAUDE
83. Cape ___ Islands. : VERDE
86. Petty noblemen. : LORDINGS
88. Renowned. : FAMED
89. Outward appearance. : PERSON
90. Consanguineous. : AKIN
92. Indian of Peru. : INCA
93. Treat in kiln. : BAKE
94. Arabian ruler. : EMIR
96. Extra. : ODD
97. Force: Latin. : VIS
98. Governor of Iowa. : BLUE
99. Derma. : CUTIS
100. Abrogates. : RESCINDS
102. Items on the carte. : ENTREES
104. Teachers. : DOCENTS
106. Mongoloid of SE Asia. : SHAN
107. Withstand. : RESIST
108. Subside. : SINK
109. B. P. O. E. members. : ELKS
111. Forms into dross. : SLAGS
115. Censures. : ATTACKS
117. Breakfast dish. : FARINA
119. ___ alba. : TERRA
120. German John. : HANS
123. Farthest from windward: Naut. : ALEE
124. Peruke. : WIG
125. Takes photo for rogues' gallery. : MUGS
127. Chinese money of account. : TAEL
128. Matter concerning special subject. : ANA
129. Fillip. : SNAP
130. Roman consul. : CINNA
132. Abound. : TEEM
134. Quisling. : RAT
135. European flatfish. : TURBOT
137. Foreign Minister of Greece. : TSALDARIS
140. Branched. : RAMOSE
142. French patois in Louisiana. : CREOLE
143. Criterion. : RULE
144. Ruler in Belgrade. : TITO
145. Austrian Foreign Minister. : GRUBER
146. Senator from New Jersey. : HAWKES
147. Anguine. : EELY
148. Ardor. : ELAN
149. Alsace: German. : ELSASS
1. Counterpoised sweep used in Egypt for raising water. : SHADOOF
2. Resembling a mound. : TUMULAR
3. Atone for. : EXPIATE
4. ___ hands. : ALL
5. Dregs. : LEES
6. Member of U. N. Security Council. : SYRIA
7. Division. : SEGMENT
8. Distorted. : WRY
9. Its capital is Hué. : ANAM
10. Befit. : BESEEM
11. Offspring of animals. : YOUNG
12. Branches of learning. : ARTS
13. Monetary unit of Rumania. : LEU
14. Loose overcoats. : ULSTERS
15. Offices of French administrators. : PREFECTURES
16. Stand still. : HALT
17. Sherbet. : ICE
18. Lawful. : LICIT
19. Within: Latin. : INTRA
20. Dollars in Aleman's country. : PESOS
27. Detroit products. : CARS
31. From elsewhere: Lat. : ALIUNDE
34. Bored into. : ATE
37. Sinister page. : VERSO
39. French have put customs barrier around this. : SAAR
41. Lies. : FIBS
42. Vipers. : ASPS
44. Recent arrival. : NEWCOMER
46. Shrubs with pink flowers. : RHODORAS
47. Flat-bottomed boat. : DORY
48. Took effect. : TOLD
51. Depend. : RELY
53. Secretary of War. : PATTERSON
54. Case for small articles. : ETUI
55. Squalid resorts. : DENS
57. Sights. : AIMS
59. Chairman of House Appropriations Committee. : TABER
60. Oxfords. : TIES
61. Holder of I O U. : PAYEE
62. Prevents from free speech. : GAGS
63. Girl's name. : ELLA
64. Inlayers of metal using black alloy. : NIELLISTS
65. Augment. : ENHANCE
67. Quake. : SHUDDER
72. Exact. : TRUE
73. 1/10 of an ephah. : OMER
75. English river. : AVON
77. What seaweed is. : ALGA
78. One playing for wagers. : GAMESTER
79. Clouded. : OVERCAST
81. Without. : MINUS
82. One of the Gilbert Islands. : MAKIN
84. Under-Secretary of Agriculture. : DODD
85. Purposes. : ENDS
87. Dabblers. : DILETTANTES
88. End. : FATE
89. Poh! : PISH
90. Declare. : AVER
91. Cattle: Colloq. : KINE
93. Oppose: Colloq. : BUCK
95. Carrier pigeon's charge. : MESSAGE
98. Largest. : BEST
99. Studies. : CONS
101. Entrance. : INLET
103. Creeks. : RIAS
104. Levee. : DIKE
105. Spare. : SLIM
108. Sovereignty. : SCEPTRE
110. Chairman of House Ways and Means Committee. : KNUTSON
112. Brazilian tree with striped wood. : ARAROBA
113. Bribes. : GREASES
114. Seasoners. : SALTERS
116. Wing. : ALA
117. Learn by trial. : FIND
118. Allied. : AGNATE
120. Senator from New Mexico. : HATCH
121. Order of frogs. : ANURA
122. River flowing into the Bug. : NAREW
124. Chairman of Senate Judiciary Committee. : WILEY
126. Twilled worsted. : SERGE
129. Fish. : SOLE
130. Waken. : CALL
131. Seed coating. : ARIL
133. Clayey deposit. : MARL
136. American editor (1863–1930). : BOK
138. Solicit. : SUE
139. City in Paraguay, near Asunción. : ITA
141. Genus of rodents. : MUS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 58 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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