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TIPS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1946

70-Across : Impasse.

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 652 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 176, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 72 Grid has supersymmetry. Grid has duplicate clues.
Alberta N. Burton has 18 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 120-Down clue, deleted comma after "Terry."

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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 220
Across
1
Hitler's much-wanted deputy. : BORMANN
8
Cossack headman. : ATTAMAN
15
Whitefriars. : ALSATIA
22
Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia. : OCEANIA
23
Fixed allowance of food. : DIETARY
24
Exiled king. : LEOPOLD
25
Retraversed. : RESWEPT
26
Devour greedily. : ENGORGE
27
Intensive developments by Russia here. : SIBERIA
28
Dibble. : DAP
29
Relating to the Siamese. : TAIC
31
Mud volcano. : SALSE
32
Loiters. : LAGS
33
Beret. : TAM
34
Consort of anu. : ANAT
36
Mme. Perkins' successor. : SCHWELLENBACH
39
City on the Adda. : LODI
40
Tire repair. : RECAP
42
Egyptian cosmetic. : KOHL
43
Prong. : TINE
44
Garson ___, author of "Born Yesterday." : KANIN
45
Directs. : STEERS
47
Wallowing. : WELTERING
51
Fabulous herb. : PANACE
52
Dear: German. : LIEB
54
Process in block calico printing. : TEERING
55
Faint. : PALE
56
Japanese song. : UTA
59
Borneo oilfield liberated by Australians. : MIRI
61
Play. : DRAMA
62
Opening. : SLIT
63
Bad: Comb. form. : CAC
66
Paris cathedral. : NOTREDAME
69
Guido's top note. : ELA
70
Impasse. : STALEMATE
72
Preface. : PROEM
73
President of U. N. Assembly. : SPAAK
75
Strategic Okinawa seaport. : SHURI
77
Dorsal. : NOTAL
78
___ Lenape, Delaware Indians. : LENNI
79
Hindu garment. : SARI
80
Compound derived from ammonia: Var. : IMIN
81
Boston ballplayer. : BRAVE
82
Relating to Mars. : AREAN
83
Deer. : HINDS
85
Fermented sweet drinks. : MEADS
86
Hindu queens. : RANIS
87
Napoleon's countrymen. : CORSICANS
89
Mohammed's son-in-law. : ALI
91
Molotov. : COMMUNIST
93
Sigmoid curve. : ESS
94
Fishtrap in a river. : SETT
95
Last king of Troy. : PRIAM
97
Saga of Sadie Thompson. : RAIN
98
Candlenut tree. : AMA
99
Sweetsop. : ATES
100
Fine hats made in Ecuador. : PANAMAS
102
Zola novel. : NANA
104
Perfumes. : CENSES
107
California's "golden" horses. : PALOMINOS
109
Byron ___, ranking U. S. athlete. : NELSON
113
Bellowing. : AROAR
114
Former occupant of White House. : FALA
115
___ Spee, scuttled off Buenos Aires. : GRAF
117
Lasso. : REATA
118
Slav. : SERB
119
Sky-giant record breaker. : CONSTELLATION
124
Famous Chinese detective. : CHAN
125
I love: Latin. : AMO
126
San ___, capital of Costa Rica. : JOSE
127
Portland's husband. : ALLEN
128
Prohibitionists. : DRYS
130
History-making ship. : ARK
131
French Foreign Minister. : BIDAULT
133
Religious devotees. : OBLATES
135
Thermal unit. : CALORIE
137
Reduce to fine spray. : ATOMIZE
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Believer that all space is plenum. : PLENIST
139
Causing hunger: Obs. : ESURINE
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Group of research students. : SEMINAR
141
Mortising machine. : TENONER
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Arab. : SARACEN
Down
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Feudal tenants. : BORDARS
2
Small ocean: Rare. : OCEANET
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Rearrange. : RESPACE
4
Stomach. : MAW
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Dill. : ANET
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East Indian palms. : NIPAS
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Mass. Indian tribe converted by John Eliot, 1651. : NATICK
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American humorist. : ADE
9
Gaudy. : TINSELLED
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Dutch residency and its capital, NW Java. : TEGAL
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Bikini ___. : ATOLL
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"___ Henry" Watterson, journalist (1840-1921). : MARSE
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South American problem. : ARGENTINA
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American humorist. : NYE
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Rhine province. : ALSACE
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Mrs. Browning's heroine. : LEIGH
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Weeps. : SOBS
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Chimpanzee. : APE
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City near Marengo. : TORTONA
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Of the Iliad. : ILIADIC
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Zinc arsenate. : ADAMINE
30
Navy food. : CHOW
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Cosmo Gordon ___, late Archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
35
Chinese money of account. : TAEL
37
Sharpen. : WHET
38
Bob Hope's partner. : BING
39
Route across the Atlantic. : LANE
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Mr. Attlee. : PRIMEMINISTER
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Former chief of Gestapo. : KALTENBRUNNER
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Descendant of Fatima and Ali. : SEID
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Sandpiper. : TEREK
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Breadfruit. : RIMAS
51
Bucket. : PAIL
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High-ranking officers: Slang. : BRASSHATS
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Western cattleman. : PLAINSMAN
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Dislocate. : UNPLACE
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Bullfighters on foot: Sp. : TOREROS
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Expiators. : ATONERS
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Depict; color. : IMPAINT
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Shrill noise. : STRIDOR
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City at Etna's foot. : CATANIA
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Reversion to primitive type. : ATAVISM
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Pianolike instrument. : CELESTA
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Rockfish. : RENAS
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Deserves. : EARNS
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Squaw bush. : SUMAC
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Painter of the Yellowstone (1837-1926). : MORAN
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Help. : AID
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Hurry. : HIE
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City near Salerno. : SARNO
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Host to distinguished Briton. : MIAMI
88
Letters. : CEES
90
___ O'Flaherty, Irish novelist. : LIAM
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Hindu title. : MIAN
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Savory. : PALATABLE
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Grayish white metal used to harden steel. : MANGANESE
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District and bay in S. Eritrea: Var. : ASAB
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Cronies. : PALS
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Kind. : SORT
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Mr. Templeton. : ALEC
104
Winter melons. : CASABAS
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Hermit. : EREMITE
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Youthful king of Cambodia. : NORODOM
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Window glass. : PANE
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Great port on Suez Canal. : SAID
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Of a great desert. : SAHARIC
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Of the family of pinnipeds. : OTARINE
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Chinese blue on white porcelain. : NANKEEN
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Cultivate. : FOSTER
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Compels. : FORCES
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Variety of cabbage. : COLZA
120
___ Terry (1848-1928). : ELLEN
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South American plain. : LLANO
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Cut-in: Print. : LETIN
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The Zambesi River is its outlet. : NYASA
126
Chief of French General Staff. : JUIN
129
Stigma. : SLUR
132
Friend: Law. : AMI
133
Choose. : OPT
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Steamer: Abbr. : STR
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Danish money of account. : ORA

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 56 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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