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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, April 26, 1953

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,407
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1. Bohlen's post. : RUSSIA
7. Operatic voice. : BASSO
12. Paderewski's pride. : POLAND
18. M. France. : ANATOLE
20. Oxidize by heating. : CALCINE
22. Opera by Jacobowski. : ERMINIE
23. Ferdinand's bride. : MIRANDA
24. Disquieted. : ALARMED
25. Burdening. : LOADING
26. Glacial deposits. : OSAR
27. Man's name. : EMIL
29. The Regulus, the Nike, etc. : MISSILES
31. Greek poet, to a Cockney. : OMER
32. Forthwith. : NOW
33. Sign of spring. : SNOWDROP
35. Emits vapor. : FUMES
37. Macaque. : APE
38. Russian Black Sea port. : ANAPA
40. City in Honshu. : NARA
41. Where Papeete is. : TAHITI
44. Girl's nickname. : KATIE
46. Approves: Slang. : OKAYS
48. Whiffenpoof's specialty. : SONG
50. Cluny. : LACE
51. Mermaid. : SIREN
52. Baseball's speaker. : TRIS
54. Set forth. : NARRATE
56. A loud noise. : BANG
57. Nickname for a chlorophyll fan. : GREENIE
60. Pained utterance. : OUCH
61. First woman in Greek myth. : PANDORA
64. Waste land. : MOOR
65. Large peninsula of Siberia. : KAMCHATKA
68. Gangster's finale. : RIDE
69. You ___. : ALL
71. Irish battle cries. : ABUS
72. Domain in Arabia. : EMIRATE
73. Particle. : WHIT
75. Old Roman magistrate. : EDILE
77. Roundabout way. : DETOUR
79. What happened. : NEWS
80. Neck affliction. : PAIN
81. Reckons. : OPINES
82. Luster. : GLINT
83. Centipede's forte. : FEET
84. Pettifogger. : SHYSTER
86. Misdeeds. : SINS
87. German article. : EIN
88. Pahlevi's country. : IRAN
90. Drama of the mortgage, "The Old ___." : HOMESTEAD
92. Actress Daniels. : BEBE
93. Leave undone. : NEGLECT
95. Dutch ___. : OVEN
96. Part of the décor. : DRAPERY
98. Seine tributary. : OISE
99. Chantecler's forte. : CROWING
102. Large walled city in China. : SIAN
103. Wagner's father-in-law. : LISZT
105. Polish title: Mrs. : PANI
106. Iowa's pride. : CORN
108. Of a nut. : NUCAL
111. Willowy. : LITHE
112. Grayish green. : RESEDA
114. Secular. : LAIC
116. Fruit bevarage. : SHRUB
118. Philippine fruit tree. : IBA
119. Recreation. : SPORT
121. Castigate. : CHASTISE
124. Bookish suffix. : ANA
125. Canasta score. : MELD
127. Stratify. : LAMINATE
130. Military station. : POST
131. City in Iowa, pop. 22,898. : AMES
132. Instructed, as in the Air Force. : BRIEFED
134. Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORINNE
136. He defeated John L. Sullivan, 1892. : CORBETT
138. Standards: Fr. : ETALONS
139. Made evident. : EVINCED
140. Work. : OPERATE
141. Tenfold. : DENARY
142. He wrote innumerable boys' books. : ALGER
143. Thorny. : SPINED
1. Novel of 1884. : RAMONA
2. Direction in music: It. : UNISONO
3. British part of Borneo. : SARAWAK
4. Center of Arizona's flag. : STAR
5. Son of Apollo. : ION
6. Priscilla ___, nee Mullins. : ALDEN
7. ___ masque. : BAL
8. "Cradle of Texas Liberty." : ALAMO
9. Hollywood product. : SCRIPT
10. Commander of naval operations, 1917–19. : SIMS
11. Individuals. : ONES
12. Genus of literature. : PROSE
13. KO'd by Ezzard Charles, 1951. : OMA
14. Island resort off Venice. : LIDO
15. Vivify. : ANIMATE
16. Bowling item. : NINEPIN
17. Collegian's goal. : DEGREE
19. Eire's de Valera. : EAMON
20. Great kettle. : CALDRON
21. Skyscraper. : EDIFICE
22. Oleoresin. : ELEMI
28. "___ your queen in calico . . . " : IWAS
30. Antecedent of the guitar. : LUTE
33. Wilson's son-in-law. : SAYRE
34. Prince in India. : RANA
36. What beauty is only. : SKINDEEP
39. Silk center in New Jersey. : PATERSON
42. Welladay! : ALACK
43. Shakespeare's in-laws. : HATHAWAYS
45. Ship on a voyage of adventure. : ARGO
47. Fisherman's need. : SINKER
49. Breakfast food. : GROATS
51. Playground equipment. : SAND
53. Part of Stevenson's itinerary. : SIAM
55. A rod: German. : RUTE
56. Drawing card. : BAIT
57. French tapestry. : GOBELIN
58. Fixed practice. : ROUTINE
59. Distinguished. : EMINENT
61. Fixed as by pressure. : PRINTED
62. Tacoma's mountain. : RAINIER
63. Late British field marshal. : ALLENBY
64. Miss Wildfire in "Heart of Midlothian." : MADGE
66. Manitoba Indian. : CREE
67. Creator of Arthur Dimmesdale. : HAWTHORNE
70. River in Belgium. : LESSE
74. Be quiet! : HIST
76. Unseat, as a judge. : DISBENCH
78. Sets to work. : UTILIZES
80. Carbolic. : PHENIC
81. Destine. : ORDAIN
83. The surface. : FACE
84. Small duck. : SMEW
85. Handles of pitchers. : EARS
89. Intermission. : REST
91. Egg-shaped. : OVOID
94. Mild oath. : GOSH
97. Hesitate. : PAUSE
99. Portuguese native of East Indies. : CASTICE
100. Old Lopez tune. : NOLA
101. Apprehended. : GRASPED
103. Large ocean liner. : LIBERTE
104. Native of Cap Spartivento. : ITALIAN
105. Beauty shop specialty. : PERM
107. Fern of P. I. : NITO
109. Semitic language. : ARAMEAN
110. Crescent-like ornament. : LUNETTE
111. Trimmed a felled tree. : LIMBED
112. Their rural mileage is 2,990,036. : ROADS
113. Serving temporarily. : ACTING
115. Great Lakes whitefish. : CISCO
117. Sewed loosely. : BASTED
120. Full, as a tide: Naut. : PLENY
122. Therefore. : HENCE
123. Punctuation marks. : STOPS
126. Walter ___ Mare. : DELA
128. New star. : NOVA
129. Seed coat. : ARIL
131. Shelter: French. : ABRI
133. In place of. : FOR
135. Father of Kish. : NER
137. Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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