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WORDS AND MEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1950

Author: Archie S. Kreiling
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 426
Across Down
1. Agile goatlike antelope. : CHAMOIS
8. Underground cell. : DUNGEON
15. ___ Holm, screen star. : CELESTE
22. Heroine of famous romance. : HELOISE
23. Proclaim. : ENOUNCE
24. Patron saint of beggars. : ALEXIUS
25. Small interstice. : AREOLET
26. Nine-day devotions. : NOVENAS
27. Turns. : ROTATES
28. French coloratura soprano. : PONS
29. Equine color. : ROAN
31. General: Turk. : AGA
32. ___ Jr., Derby winner, 1945. : HOOP
34. Poet's genius. : MUSE
35. Twitching. : TIC
36. Richard Gonzales' forte. : TENNIS
38. Connecticut's Governor. : BOWLES
40. Say further. : ADD
41. Tennyson's shipwrecked sailor. : ENOCH
43. Hindu month. : ASIN
45. Judge's vestment. : ROBE
46. Architectural piers. : ANTAE
48. Renowned for his "The Bathers." : RENOIR
50. Its capital is Berbera. : SOMALILAND
53. Weavers' reeds. : SLEYS
54. Father of Cordelia. : LEAR
56. U. S. Navy's "Old Unsinkable." : NEVADA
57. Back. : REAR
59. Soldier A.W.O.L. too long. : DESERTER
63. Delivers. : SAVES
64. German city on the Saale. : BERNBURG
68. Cassowary. : EMU
69. Dark brown. : SEPIA
71. ___ judicata. : RES
72. Famous Minnesota doctors. : MAYOS
73. Electrical unit. : REL
74. Counterfeit. : FAKE
76. Garments of early motorists. : DUSTERS
78. Chasms. : GULFS
79. Island near Guadalcanal. : SAVO
80. Kingdom of Indo-China. : ANAM
81. Malt beverage: Fr. : BIERE
82. Japanese pine tree. : MATSU
83. Persons. : ONES
84. Reliable. : SURE
85. V. P. Barkley. : ALBEN
86. Acquittance. : RELEASE
88. Pie pans. : TINS
89. Coin of Japan. : SEN
90. Seed covers. : ARILS
91. Pronoun. : HER
92. Diminutive. : SMALL
94. Lifetime. : AGE
95. Divination by means of salt: Var. : ALOMANCY
97. Palatable. : SAPID
99. Decreed. : ORDAINED
101. Recorded proceedings: Lat. : ACTA
102. Sirupy liqueurs: Fr. : CREMES
104. Big figure in National Budget. : DEBT
105. Pearl Buck's married name. : WALSH
108. Where Jackson Square is. : NEWORLEANS
112. Thatched. : REEDED
116. Peewee of Flatbush. : REESE
117. Ostentatiously artistic. : ARTY
118. Of a period of time. : ERAL
119. Petrarch's inspiration. : LAURA
120. Candlenut tree. : AMA
121. Layers of shells. : NACRES
124. Popular newspaper section. : SPORTS
127. In ___ suam: Law. : REM
128. Mystical number. : NINE
130. Frog genus. : RANA
131. ___ Connally. : TOM
134. Fruit. : PEAR
135. Large shallow vats. : BACS
136. Shimmer. : GLISTEN
138. Something having three rounded parts. : TRILOBE
141. City on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
143. Flaxseed. : LINSEED
144. Dartmouth's town. : HANOVER
145. Leader of Texas Army, 1835. : HOUSTON
146. Anxiously. : EAGERLY
147. Dinner courses. : ENTREES
148. Printer's slugs. : SPACERS
1. Branch of a society. : CHAPTER
2. Leading lady. : HEROINE
3. Needle-point lace. : ALENCON
4. Lows. : MOOS
5. Product of Iran. : OIL
6. River from the Alps to the Rhone. : ISERE
7. Surgical thread. : SETON
8. Truman's naval aide. : DENNISON
9. One: Ital. : UNO
10. Temporary star. : NOVA
11. Northern Albanian: Var. : GUEG
12. Sicilian city. : ENNA
13. Wood sorrel. : OCA
14. County in E. Mississippi. : NESHOBA
15. Ex-King of Rumania. : CAROL
16. Abscond. : ELOPE
17. Permit. : LET
18. School test. : EXAM
19. Locate. : SITUATE
20. Mardi gras day. : TUESDAY
21. Ancient chariots. : ESSEDES
30. Mallard genus. : ANAS
33. Senator Brewster of Maine. : OWEN
36. President of France, 1871–73. : THIERS
37. Monkeys. : SIMES
38. Missile weapons of Gauchos. : BOLAS
39. Land grants to Brahmans in India. : SASANS
42. Member of steel fact-finding board. : COLE
44. Former kingdom bet. Spain and France. : NAVARRE
45. Moves along. : RIDES
47. Paul M. Herzog's agency. : NLRB
49. Classified. : RATED
51. Washes. : LAVES
52. Defender of famous Devil's Island prisoner. : DREYFUSARD
55. Hoover. : REPUBLICAN
58. Love: Greek. : EROS
59. Water buck. : DEFASSA
60. Al Smith's middle name. : EMANUEL
61. Indonesia's statesman. : SUKARNO
62. In a manner provoking laughter. : RISIBLY
64. Real name of Cagliostro, Sicilian imposter. : BALSAMO
65. Astronomical. : URANIAN
66. Grenville's ship. : REVENGE
67. Made lustrous. : GLOSSED
70. Kind of monkshood: Var. : ATEES
72. Muffles. : MUTES
75. Uncle: Dial. : EME
77. Sea eagle. : ERN
78. Four quarts: Abbr. : GAL
79. Stubborn: Dial. : SOT
82. He wrote "Carmen," 1845. : MERIMEE
85. Common contraction. : ARNT
86. Keep off. : REPEL
87. Forefather. : ELDER
90. Aix-la-Chapelle. : AACHEN
91. Margaret's father. : HARRY
93. Tags. : LABELS
96. Gov. Dever's state: Abbr. : MASS
97. They originated golf. : SCOTS
98. Loved ones. : DEARS
100. Virginia willow. : ITEA
103. Food fishes. : SNAPPERS
105. Round up livestock. : WRANGLE
106. Mother of twins in "Comedy of Errors." : AEMILIA
107. Inclination. : LEANING
109. Merit. : EARN
110. Encircle. : WREATHE
111. Sour fruit. : SLOE
113. Jimmy ___. : DURANTE
114. Builder. : ERECTOR
115. Plums. : DAMSONS
122. Staggering. : AREEL
123. Sweets. : CANDY
125. Temples, in India. : RATHS
126. Scoutmaster's charge. : TROOP
129. To be: Lat. : ESSE
131. Slight hue. : TINT
132. Swan genus. : OLOR
133. Act. : MOVE
135. Autumn pear. : BOSC
137. Threefold: Comb. form. : TER
139. Hastened. : RAN
140. Social insect. : BEE
142. Belgian Congo Bantu. : RUA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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