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NEWS AND VIEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 1950

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
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: 170, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 428
Across Down
1. Cut and mixed. : HASHED
7. The 81st ___. : CONGRESS
15. Feudal tax. : TALLAGE
22. Make choice: Obs. : OPTATE
23. Infant Cupids. : AMORETTI
24. Ex-Senator Burton K. ___. : WHEELER
25. Falangist head. : FRANCO
26. Coiners. : MONEYERS
27. Gov. Schricker's state. : INDIANA
28. His first play was "Beau Brummel." : FITCH
29. Caroline Island group. : PELEW
30. Kiln. : OAST
32. Dora's successor, in "David Copperfield." : AGNES
33. Grimace. : MOUE
34. Apollo's island. : DELOS
35. Taken by Socrates. : HEMLOCK
38. Where rules the queen. : HIVE
39. Knack. : ART
40. Neighbor of Tyre. : SIDON
41. German general in American Revolution. : KALB
42. The nearer. : THIS
44. ___ Sack. : SAD
45. Belgian town on the Yser. : NIEUPORT
47. Showy flower. : MALLOW
49. Gates: Dial. : YETS
51. Ruckus. : TODO
52. St. Laurent's country: Abbr. : CAN
53. Islands: Fr. : ILES
55. Hindu water pitchers. : LOTAHS
59. A work of Juvenal's. : SATIRE
62. They made the atom bomb. : PHYSICISTS
65. Sea anemone. : POLYP
66. Tarkington heroine. : ALICE
67. Character in "School for Scandal." : SURFACE
68. Walking on the outer side of the foot: Zool. : TALIGRADE
70. Child: India. : BABA
71. Lets one have again. : RELOANS
72. Girl's name. : LENORA
73. Senora: Abbr. : SRA
74. Comedian Burrows. : ABE
75. Faunas. : PAN
76. Kobold. : NIS
77. "___ the land of the free." : OER
78. Swindle: Slang. : GIP
79. Craggy hill. : TOR
80. Do network. : TAT
81. Seaport, S. W. Morocco. : AGADIR
83. Sapphira's husband. : ANANIAS
85. Security. : GAGE
86. Of vers libre. : IMAGISTIC
88. Video's Faye ___. : EMERSON
89. Town ___. : CRIER
90. Grannies. : NANAS
91. Sweetbriers. : EGLANTINES
93. Laments. : MOURNS
94. Offend. : INSULT
96. Driven. : SENT
97. Goddess: L. : DEA
98. Coleridge's schoolmate. : LAMB
99. Seas: French. : MERS
101. Describable by a number. : SCALAR
103. Creator of Captain Hornblower. : FORESTER
107. Flat-bottomed ferryboat. : BAC
110. Sailor's shout. : YOHO
112. Speeds. : HIES
113. "Little White House." : BLAIR
114. Indian. : OTO
115. Rumpus ___. : ROOM
117. Author of "Castle of Otranto." : WALPOLE
119. Vegetable sponge. : LOOFA
120. Made imprints. : TROD
121. Albert Schweitzer's favorite instrument. : ORGAN
123. Construct. : REAR
124. Gnats, fleas, etc. : PESTS
125. Chiang's brother-in-law. : SOONG
126. Modern theory of the universe. : ATOMISM
128. Argentine plainsmen. : PAMPEANS
131. Clement's opponent. : WINNIE
132. Newest craze. : CANASTA
133. Loss of ability to write. : AGRAPHIA
134. Incarnation. : AVATAR
135. Hired soldier in Revolutionary War. : HESSIAN
136. Methodist. : WESLEYAN
137. Grasping fingers. : TALONS
1. E. C. A. head. : HOFFMAN
2. Presumptively. : APRIORI
3. Act. : STATUTE
4. Small arch: Arch. : HANCE
5. Mark lightly. : ETCH
6. ___ gratias. : DEO
7. Where went Elaine. : CAMELOT
8. 600-mile Siberian river. : OMOLON
9. Roman date. : NONES
10. Ambassador to Japan, 1932–41. : GREW
11. A king: Sp. : REY
12. Summer: Fr. : ETE
13. One of the Lipari islands. : STROMBOLI
14. Fiber plant. : SISAL
15. Very nervous. : TWITCHY
16. Korean statesman. : AHN
17. Mother of fair Helen. : LEDA
18. Actress Vivien ___. : LEIGH
19. Hawaiian trees. : ALANIS
20. Europe's peace city. : GENEVA
21. Rubbed off. : ERASED
29. Dr. ___ in "Don Quixote." : PEDRO
31. Tippler. : SOT
34. Form of vacuum tube. : DIODE
35. "Prince" ___ Newhouser. : HAL
36. Another name for Lagoon Islands. : ELLICE
37. Schleswig-Holstein's capital. : KIEL
40. Fern seed. : SPORE
41. Jayhawkers. : KANSANS
43. Temporary expedient. : STOPGAP
46. City on N. Y. Barge Canal. : UTICA
47. Fashionable London district. : MAYFAIR
48. "Wind of the ___."—Tennyson. : WESTERNSEA
50. Strong: Scot. : STOR
52. Books of the Bible. : CHRONICLES
54. Mr. Musial. : STAN
56. Scottish "Alexander." : ALASTAIR
57. Typical univalent element. : HYDROGEN
58. Fishermen. : SPEARERS
59. Creator of Captain Blood. : SABATINI
60. Southerner. : ALABAMAN
61. Lamaists. : TIBETANS
62. Small coin of Persia. : PUL
63. Suffix denoting a science. : ICS
64. Strike phrase. : SLOGAN
67. Where Alben Barkley presides. : SENATE
69. Messenger of Zeus and Hera. : IRIS
71. Shreds. : RAGS
72. Pupil. : LEARNER
75. Scottish manufacturing burgh. : PAISLEY
77. Indians. : ONEIDAS
82. Lodgings: Brit. : DIGS
83. Danish county. : AMT
84. Cyclades isle. : IOS
85. Larvae. : GRUBS
87. Smear or daub: Dial. : GAUM
88. Settle, as property. : ENTAIL
89. Promising one: Colloq. : COMER
92. Alaskan Army post. : ANCHORAGE
93. Sancho Panza's wife. : MARIA
95. Think: Arch. : TROW
98. Does nothing. : LOAFS
100. Princess Margaret's girl friend. : SHARMAN
102. He spoke at Washington's funeral. : LEE
103. Driftage: Var. : FLOTSAN
104. Indian name meaning "meeting place." : TORONTO
105. Top-hatted schoolboy. : ETONIAN
106. Composer of "Oklahoma!" : RODGERS
107. Publish first. : BROACH
108. Great arteries. : AORTAE
109. Philippine grasses. : COGONS
111. Novelist ___ Edvart Rolvaag. : OLE
113. Yugoslav territory. : BOSNIA
116. Parents. : MAMAS
118. Fruit. : PAPAW
119. Admiral of the Fleet. : LEAHY
120. Modulatory. : TONAL
122. If not: Law. : NISI
124. Mexican man's nickname. : PEPE
125. Hindu deity. : SIVA
127. As it stands: Mus. : STA
129. ___ Grundy. : MRS
130. Mary was one. : PAL
131. England's ___ Tyler. : WAT

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 41 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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