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WORDS AND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1951

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 672
Across Down
1. Polish liner now barred from New York. : BATORY
7. Britain's new Foreign Minister. : MORRISON
15. Controversial argument. : POLEMIC
22. Charlotte ___, capital of Virgin Islands. : AMALIE
23. Productive. : CREATIVE
24. Semi-musical instrument. : OCARINA
25. Branches of a union. : LOCALS
26. In spats. : GAITERED
27. Shapes afresh. : RECASTS
28. Refugee aid group: Abbr. : IRO
29. Acquire new tricks. : LEARN
31. Arab chief. : EMIR
32. Restrain. : STAY
33. Rent. : LET
34. Hottentot. : NAMA
36. Tears of nylon. : SNAGS
38. Witty as a famous author. : SHAVIAN
40. Mr. Vinson of Congress. : CARL
41. Virginia's former Senator. : GLASS
43. Gertrude the Great. : STEIN
45. Notable novel (with The). : WALL
46. It has 16,000,000 acres of forests. : MAINE
47. Province in Central China. : HUPEH
49. Sound effect on the farm. : COWBELL
52. Out of breath. : WINDED
53. Obstructor. : IMPEDER
56. Contrition. : REMORSE
57. The top. : BEST
58. Playground item. : SEESAW
59. Tapioca plant: Var. : CASAVA
60. "___ of Hoffmann." : TALES
62. River east of Lisbon. : SOR
65. Roman tongue: Abbr. : LAT
66. Approaches. : NEARS
68. Poop or orlop. : DECK
70. Octopus arm. : TENTACLE
72. Deity Assyria was named for. : ASUR
74. Install by vote. : ELECT
76. Stable noises. : NEIGHS
78. Minced oaths. : EGADS
79. Whimpered: Var. : MULED
81. F. D. R.'s naval chief of staff. : LEAHY
83. Secret agents. : SPIES
84. Piebald pony. : PINTO
85. Steamed up. : IRATE
86. Bound with joy. : UPLEAP
88. Glass insets. : PANES
90. Frigga's spouse. : ODIN
91. Two hundred. : TENSCORE
93. Important Palestine seaport. : ACRE
95. Decadent tyrants. : NEROS
97. Doctors' group: Abbr. : AMA
98. Non ___. : EST
99. Thornless: Bot. : INERM
101. Biblical cave dweller: Deut. ii, 22. : HORITE
103. Moira Shearer's forte. : BALLET
105. First grade subject. : ABCS
106. Achieves. : ATTAINS
108. Fur-lined cloak. : PELISSE
109. Graduate's reward. : DEGREE
112. Ranked with. : CLASSED
113. Long-range navigation radar. : LORAN
114. Register. : ENROL
115. Salute. : HAIL
116. Fiber for summer rugs. : SISAL
118. Hamlets. : DORPS
122. Pack away. : STOW
123. Skilled employe. : WORKMAN
126. With the anchor just hove clear. : ATRIP
128. Dried out. : SERE
129. Branch. : ARM
130. Symbol of luxury. : MINK
131. Postal addresses for servicemen. : APOS
133. Potential tree. : ACORN
135. Satisfied hunger. : FED
136. Landscape picture: Fr. : PAYSAGE
138. Exquisitely charming: Colloq. : ADORABLE
140. Products of Formosa. : OOLONG
142. Coating for rubber-stamping. : INKINGS
143. Designed to help farming. : AGRARIAN
144. Turn outward: Obs. : EVERSE
145. Ear vesicle. : OTOCYST
146. Apathy. : LETHARGY
147. Mothers. : MAMMAS
1. Making bundles. : BALING
2. Without a sense of ethics. : AMORAL
3. Washington State metropolis. : TACOMA
4. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
5. Streamlet. : RILL
6. Affirmatives. : YESES
7. U. S. Attorney General. : MCGRATH
8. River in South Africa. : ORANGE
9. Defendants: Legal. : REI
10. Charge per unit. : RATE
11. Paragraphs. : ITEMS
12. Betel. : SIRIH
13. Cows. : OVERAWES
14. Man's nickname. : NED
15. Entrance to a stadium. : PORTAL
16. ___ Cape in S. E. Alaska. : OCEAN
17. Frilly. : LACY
18. Big time. : ERA
19. Hard to find. : MISLAID
20. Ambulance rider. : INTERNE
21. Turreted. : CASTLED
30. Goose genus. : ANSER
32. Window ledge. : SILL
35. Symbol of sorrow. : ASHES
37. Cube sixes. : SICES
39. Peter Wimsey's Bunter. : VALET
40. Hypocrisy. : CANT
42. Fuzzy Wuzzy's home. : SUDAN
44. Gypsy. : NOMAD
46. False move. : MISSTEP
48. Short fellow. : PEWEE
50. Made like cloth. : WOVEN
51. Suspenders. : BRACES
52. Suppose: Archaic. : WEEN
53. Moslem. : ISLAMITE
54. Steps to be taken. : MEASURES
55. Irritable. : PETULANT
56. Blackguard. : RASCAL
57. Giver of benediction. : BLESSER
59. Ivy. : CREEPER
61. Secondary school in the Lowlands. : ATHENEE
62. Shows by George White. : SCANDALS
63. Cause of nostalgia. : OLDTIMES
64. Resound. : RESONATE
67. Attracts. : ALLURES
69. Horizontal-bar pull-up. : KIPP
71. Money-exchange premium. : AGIO
73. Soaks fiber. : RETS
75. Tea-plant genus. : THEA
77. Polo Grounders. : GIANTS
80. Noise measurement. : DECIBEL
82. Bermuda racers. : YACHTS
87. Malay sail-canoe racers. : PROAS
89. Not gay or showy. : SOBER
92. At any time. : ONCE
94. Indians. : ERIES
96. Uncooked dish. : SALAD
100. Russia's U. N. voice. : MALIK
102. Where Deccan is. : INDIA
104. Machine typesetters: Colloq. : LINOS
105. In ranks. : AROW
107. Governor of Georgia. : TALMADGE
108. Elizabeth Kenny's foe. : POLIO
109. Tammany Hall sachem. : DESAPIO
110. Contest starter. : ENTRANT
111. Russia's Big Four voice. : GROMYKO
112. Corroding care. : CARK
113. Theft. : LARCENY
115. ___ Injun. : HONEST
117. Prison camp: German. : STALAG
119. Moral uplift. : REFORM
120. Argentina's newspaper victim. : PRENSA
121. Coarse grasses. : SEDGES
123. Lady of the Cabbage Patch. : WIGGS
124. On the left. : APORT
125. Girl's name. : NORAH
127. Prelude. : PROEM
130. Considerable. : MANY
132. Mrs. Roosevelt. : SARA
134. New star. : NOVA
137. Thus; exactly. : SIC
138. Indian mulberry. : AAL
139. ___ es Saba, Arab name for Beersheba. : BIR
141. Man's nickname. : LEM

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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