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ABOUT THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, April 20, 1952

Author: Israel Gitter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,036
Across Down
1. Dan Kimball’s chief. : LOVETT
7. Senator from Rhode Island. : PASTORE
14. Elder statesman. : BARUCH
20. Enchant. : ENAMOR
21. Where Tartu is. : ESTONIA
22. Thalia’s sister. : URANIA
23. He wrote about the Warsaw ghetto. : HERSEY
24. Exchanges. : RIALTOS
25. Adriatic port. : RIMINI
26. ___ Alley. : MIG
27. The emerald. : SMARAGD
29. Actress Lynn. : DIANA
31. Wine cask. : TUN
32. Cain’s wife. : ADAH
34. Matchless. : ALONE
35. Bakers’ shovels. : PEELS
36. Modern foreign section of Istanbul. : PERA
37. ___ tones. : NASAL
39. Military units: Abbr. : BNS
40. Maggie Tulliver’s river. : FLOSS
41. An Italian. : PISAN
42. Asch’s new work. : MOSES
44. Sorrow. : HEARTACHE
46. Native of Sevastopol. : CRIMEAN
49. Game like bingo. : BEANO
50. Runners. : TOUTERS
54. Opinion against accepted doctrine. : HERESY
55. Treasurer of the U. S. : CLARK
56. Having two wings, as files. : DIPTERAL
57. Baseball immortal. : EVERS
58. Traffic noises. : ROARS
59. Source of chlorophyll. : GRASS
60. Over: Prefix. : EPI
61. Ott and Allen. : MELS
62. Bobwhite. : COLIN
63. Product of California. : PRUNE
64. Among. : AMID
65. Girl’s name. : INA
66. Minden’s river. : WESER
67. Music’s Mr. Taylor. : DEEMS
68. Mr. Darcy’s forte. : PRIDE
69. Category in the astronomical calendar. : SUNRISES
71. Tidal floods. : BORES
72. Intractable person. : TARTAR
73. A jellyfish. : MEDUSAN
74. Composer Copland. : AARON
75. Heels over. : CAREENS
76. Of a lake in Egypt, described by Herodotus. : SERBONIAN
78. Australasian peppers. : KAVAS
79. President of Bonn Republic. : HEUSS
82. Theatre signs. : EXITS
83. Of age: Latin abbr. : AET
84. TV comedian. : STANG
88. Being: Span. : ENTE
89. Austin’s aide in U. N. : GROSS
90. Premier Plastiris is one. : GREEK
92. Blackthorn. : SLOE
93. Pother. : ADO
94. Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
95. Strips a seal’s skin. : FLENSES
97. Actress Arden. : EVE
98. End of the “noble experiment.” : REPEAL
100. Repeat. : ITERATE
102. River in Connecticut. : THAMES
104. ___ Anne-de-Beaupré. : SAINTE
105. Adorns. : ATTIRES
106. Harvard’s president. : CONANT
107. Winds. : TRADES
108. Most adroit. : NEATEST
109. Tropical shrubs. : HENNAS
1. Honorary chairman of U. N. R. R. A. : LEHMAN
2. Where Rome and Utica are. : ONEIDA
3. President in Rio. : VARGAS
4. Lingen’s river. : EMS
5. The “Pobble” has none. : TOES
6. Drupe: Bot. : TRYMA
7. Out-of-door flights of steps. : PERRONS
8. Pakistani and others. : ASIANS
9. Put on a play. : STAGE
10. “I ___ every little star . . . ” : TOLD
11. Canadian province: Abbr. : ONT
12. Spanish colony in Africa. : RIODEORO
13. Most moderate. : EASIEST
14. Comedian George. : BURNS
15. “Celeste Aida.” : ARIA
16. Stuff. : RAM
17. Becomes one. : UNITES
18. Suborder of insects. : CINURA
19. Island in South China Sea. : HAINAN
28. First name of a V. I. P. : ALBEN
30. Natives of Bas-Rhin. : ALSATIANS
33. 16-pounders, used in Olympic Games. : HAMMERS
35. Part of a political platform. : PLANK
36. Reverence: Fr. : PIETE
38. Mississippi basin soil. : LOESS
40. “Fight Against ___.” : FEARS
41. Sounds of bullets. : PHUTS
43. Right to speak. : SAY
44. Irish-Greek author, interpreter of Japan. : HEARN
45. Thicket. : COPSE
46. Scientific affinity. : CHEMISM
47. Snyder’s concern. : REVENUE
48. O’Kelly’s country. : IRELAND
49. House on Pennsylvania Ave. : BLAIR
51. Anchorite. : EREMITE
52. Blue Ridge river. : RAPIDAN
53. Thrown by pitchers. : SLIDERS
55. Mr. Porter and others. : COLES
56. Novel by James Boyd. : DRUMS
58. Pentagon V. I. P. : ROSENBERG
59. U. S. labor leader. : GREEN
62. Franck of France. : CESAR
63. Dictator with internal troubles. : PERON
64. Delays. : ARRESTS
66. Makes aware: Slang. : WISES
67. Miss Spenlow and others. : DORAS
68. Turkish coins. : PARAS
70. Ballet ___. : RUSSE
71. Worries. : BAITS
72. Hebrew letter. : TAV
74. Liqueur. : ANISETTE
75. Gen. Shepherd has succeeded him. : CATES
77. British university man. : OXONIAN
78. Most bitter. : KEENEST
79. Former squire of San Simeon. : HEARST
80. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
81. Sir Thomas More’s book. : UTOPIA
83. Sharp crests. : ARETES
85. President of Estados Unidos Mexicanos. : ALEMAN
86. Nine-day devotion. : NOVENA
87. Alluvial matters: Geol. : GEESTS
89. National League president. : GILES
90. Be conspicuous. : GLARE
91. Yachtsman’s pride. : KETCH
94. Clay. : SATE
95. Fuse partly. : FRIT
96. Brake ___. : SHOE
99. Peroration. : END
101. Greek letter. : ETA
103. Cape near Pigeon Cove. : ANN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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