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SPRING GLEANING

New York Times, Sunday, April 6, 1952

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.85, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 180, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,022
Across
1. Royal visitor to the U. S. : JULIANA
8. Ram’s horn trumpets. : SHOFARS
15. French planner of coal-iron resources. : SCHUMAN
22. A word in any shape or form. : ANAGRAM
23. Bird trill. : TIRALEE
24. Trucker’s fee. : HAULAGE
25. Feather-shaped. : PINNATE
26. Exile. : OUTCAST
27. Confident. : ASSURED
28. Indian. : OTO
29. He wrote “Born Yesterday.” : KANIN
31. Because of this: Obs. : HEREFORE
33. Karachi is its capital. : SIND
34. A Selma Lagerlof child hero. : NILS
36. Mr. Beetle-Brows. : LEWIS
38. Mounting sticker used by entomologist. : MICROPIN
40. Thee: French. : TOI
41. Creepers. : IVIES
43. Out of one’s mind. : DISTRACTED
45. Poison or remedy. : CURARE
47. A big basketball player. : CENTER
49. Shimmied. : SHOOK
50. Capital of ancient Edam. : SELA
52. Doldrums. : CALMS
53. Any golfer. : TEER
55. Dervish of “The Arabian Nights.” : AGIB
57. Poetess Dickinson. : EMILY
59. Invention of Maxim. : SILENCER
63. Denizens of the deep. : TUNAS
65. Quite a person. : SOMEBODY
69. Low joint. : KNEE
70. Wake of war. : RUIN
72. Hilaili Pasha’s country. : EGYPT
74. Man and wife. : SPOUSES
75. Roman fours. : IVS
76. Easter presents. : BUNNIES
78. Levantine ketch. : SAIC
80. German poet, ___ von Lichtenstein. : ULRICH
81. One of Iran’s first families. : MOSSADEGHS
83. Heroine of tragedy: Greek. : IPHIGENEIA
85. Polite word. : PLEASE
86. Poses. : SITS
88. Graduates of U. S. N. A. : ENSIGNS
89. Why crime doesn’t pay. : RAP
90. Where the Rongbuk glaciers are. : EVEREST
92. Quick advancement. : LEAPS
94. Nigerian town. : YOLA
95. Plain. : MERE
96. Modern dye stuff. : RESORCIN
98. Form used by Bach. : SUITE
100. Relapsed. : SUBSIDED
102. A girl for Uncle. : NIECE
103. Pigeon-___. : TOED
104. Curved mark, in music. : SLUR
105. Make straight. : ALIGN
108. Misses Le Gallienne and Gabor. : EVAS
111. Title for Haile Selassie. : NEGUS
114. Heath shrubs. : ERICAS
118. On our way, men! : LETSGO
120. Fun and games. : AMUSEMENTS
123. Pinay’s predecessor. : FAURE
124. Persian lunar angel. : MAH
125. Plains Indians’ sacred ritual. : SUNDANCE
127. Out of this world. : SLAIN
129. Diminutive of a girl’s name. : META
130. Cheese. : EDAM
132. Kitchen aids. : TOASTERS
134. Shield. : ARMOR
136. Baby shield. : BIB
137. Speaker. : RECITER
139. Chinese. : SINITIC
141. Introduce. : PREFACE
143. Native of Kerman. : IRANIAN
144. Issue. : EMANATE
145. Girl who could be a star. : ESTELLE
146. Gives in. : ASSENTS
147. Pelted a speaker again. : REEGGED
148. Bounds back. : RESILES
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1. Nipponese. : JAPONIC
2. Tending to fuse strongly. : UNITIVE
3. Cosmetic ingredient. : LANOLIN
4. Car sparker: Abbr. : IGN
5. Coco-palm liquor: Var. : ARAK
6. Brazil’s easterly seaport. : NATAL
7. Sanctioned. : AMENED
8. Somewhat flinty. : STONISH
9. Largest of the Torres Strait Islands. : HIU
10. Right: Comb. form. : ORTH
11. The pursuit of ugliness. : FACEMAKING
12. Sacker of Rome, Aug. 24, 410. : ALARIC
13. Pares down. : RESECTS
14. Deliver out of bondage: 2 wds. : SETFREE
15. Quick on the uptake. : SHARP
16. Of cheese. : CASEIC
17. Jan ___, Bohemian martyr. : HUS
18. Eskimo knives. : ULUS
19. Conjugal. : MARITAL
20. Average performance for one’s years: 2 wds. : AGENORM
21. Veritable donkeys. : NEDDIES
30. Certainly: Arch. : IWIS
32. Scads. : OODLES
35. Piece of furniture. : SETTEE
37. Summer ermine. : STOAT
39. Parts of cells. : NUCLEOLES
42. Spotted. : SEEN
44. Deceivers ever. : ROGUES
46. Speaker of the House. : RAYBURN
48. Become active again. : RECRUDESCE
51. Old Testament book. : AMOS
54. Get old friends together. : REUNE
56. Laurels for a hero. : BAYS
58. Open to question. : IMPUGNABLE
59. Parsimony his portion. : SKIMPER
60. Embroil. : INVOLVE
61. Renters. : LESSEES
62. Jewelry. : RINGS
64. Where Bilbao is. : SPAIN
66. Lovely with willows. : OSIERED
67. 10 sq. meters. : DECIARE
68. Formed like a forked stick. : YSHAPED
71. Nothing. : NIHIL
73. Three sheets in the wind. : TIPSY
76. Circular gun-carriage pediments: 2 wds. : BASERINGS
77. The man from Tennessee. : ESTES
79. Historic Greek island. : CHIOS
82. Hollywood South Sea props. : SARONGS
84. Cold homes. : IGLUS
87. Salt: Scot. : SAUT
88. Value. : ESTEEM
91. A yorker in cricket. : TICE
93. The winning of the West. : PIONEERING
95. Actress Hopkins. : MIRIAM
97. Where Black Rock Desert is. : NEVADA
99. Sidles. : EDGES
101. Swimmer’s delight. : SURF
105. Seaport between Malaga and Cartagena, Spain. : ALMERIA
106. What the country needs. : LEADERS
107. Home towns for Ulysses and Cornell. : ITHACAS
109. Collector. : AMASSER
110. The hour gauged from the sky: 2 wds. : SUNTIME
112. Open, as a shoe. : UNLACED
113. Part of the Southern Cross. : STAR
115. Object used in a game. : CUEBALL
116. Part of a written document. : ARTICLE
117. Construction Battalion boys. : SEABEES
119. Put fellow trenchermen under the table. : OUTEAT
121. Prosceniums. : SCENAE
122. Foolish smile. : SIMPER
126. Viking weavers of destiny. : NORNS
128. Vikings bold. : NORSE
131. Bonanza. : MINE
133. Antlers his glory. : STAG
135. Soaks to process. : RETS
138. Product of Malaya. : TIN
140. Noun suffix. : ITE
142. Wild banana of Tahiti. : FEI

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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