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FAIR AND WARMER

New York Times, Sunday, May 2, 1948

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 58
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 21-Across clue, the school should be the University of Chicago, not Chicago University; left as in original.

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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 325
Across
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Numerous periods in Gandhi’s life. : FASTS
6
Rumple: Colloq. : MUSS
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People of eastern Africa. : ASHA
14
Trustworthy. : SOUND
19
Mien. : APPEARANCE
21
Title of Dr. Hutchins of Chicago University. : CHANCELLOR
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Toscanini’s newest medium. : TELEVISION
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Desert a cause. : TERGIVERSE
25
Upon: Pref. : EPI
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All ___. : ABOARD
27
Tree with scarlet berry: Poet. : ARBUTE
28
Paraguayan city. : ITA
29
Space of ground. : SITE
31
Portion of jackpot. : ANTE
32
Hercules captured her. : IOLE
33
Acidity: Med. : ACOR
34
Minister’s house in Scotland. : MANSE
36
Spanish square measure. : CUADRA
39
Film actor. : TRACY
40
Tree with heart-shaped leaves. : REDBUD
43
Newest independent nation. : BURMA
44
Bevel out. : REAM
46
Arabian ruler. : EMEER
47
GOP primary here May 21 may be revealing. : OREGON
48
Snow masses. : DRIFTS
52
Feminine name. : LINDA
53
Gland near eye, in many deer. : CRUMEN
54
Costello’s predecessor. : DEVALERA
56
Symbol of Athena. : EGIS
57
Galling. : BITTER
58
Capital of French Morocco. : RABAT
59
Turn (of a motor): Colloq. : REV
60
Bow. : ARC
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Female red grouse. : GORHEN
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Feminine name. : HONORA
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Defier of tradition. : NEO
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___ Salvador, Brazil. : SAO
65
Killer whales. : ORCAS
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Induced. : CAUSED
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Talkative: Slang. : JAWY
68
Crown with wreath of honor. : ENLAUREL
70
Mountains in NE France. : VOSGES
71
Italian seaport. : GENOA
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Of tin. : STANNO
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Soils. : EARTHS
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Ancient village of Palestine. : ENDOR
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Asseverates. : VOWS
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Spikes. : TINES
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Retired head of air forces. : ARNOLD
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Sedate. : STAID
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Path for sleds. : ICERUN
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Set of bells. : CHIME
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Father of reciprocal trade treaties. : HULL
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German Mister. : HERR
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Pst! : AHEM
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Boisterous play. : ROMP
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Place of refuge. : ARK
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Gateways before Buddhist temples. : TORANS
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Impassive. : STOLID
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My: Ital. : MIA
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Mr. Benjamin Parry of Whitehall St. : WEATHERMAN
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Not contrite. : IMPENITENT
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Capable of being improved. : MELIORABLE
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Pluviometers. : RAINGAUGES
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Cuts. : SNIPS
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Pry. : NOSE
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Province in Sicily. : ENNA
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Unpleasantly conspicuous. : STARY
Down
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Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. : FATES
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Great serpent in Egyptian myth. : APEPI
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Half pint bottle. : SPLIT
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Exact point. : TEE
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River entering Danube at Belgrade. : SAVA
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Bricklayers. : MASONS
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Christian of an Eastern rite. : UNIATE
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Twenty. : SCORE
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Discharge. : SEND
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Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
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Irish dramatist; author of “The Critic,” 1779. : SHERIDAN
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Shelter. : HARBOR
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Sharp-cornered. : ANGULAR
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Sap: French. : SEVE
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A better ___. : OLE
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Old woman in Ivanhoe. : ULRICA
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Genus of algae. : NOSTOC
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Gloomy. : DREARY
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Strip of fabric. : RIBAND
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Name. : CITE
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Sets in surrounding matter. : EMBEDS
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Ancient astronomical device. : ARMIL
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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Billiard players. : CUEMEN
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Exhorter. : URGER
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King of Judah. : AMON
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N. Z. evergreen with white bark. : TARATA
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Delivers. : RELEASES
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Departer to a new home. : EMIGRANT
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President of First Italian Republic. : DENICOLA
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Feral persons. : BRUTES
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___ Grieg. : EDVARD
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Designating chewing by vertical motion. : ORTHAL
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___ De Soto. : FERNANDO
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Wood fiber used in plaster as binder. : TREEWOOL
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Ardent admirer of Gilbert and Sullivan operas. : SAVOYARD
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Sorceress in the Odyssey. : CIRCE
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Musical compositions: F. : DANSES
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Tropical trees yielding oil. : EBOES
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British writer about gypsies. : BORROW
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Makes shaggy. : ROUGHS
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Composer of “Faust”. : GOUNOD
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Accelerate. : HASTEN
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Horn: L. : CORNU
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Discoverer of vaccination. : JENNER
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Hammer out. : ANVIL
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Fur formerly worn by kings. : VAIR
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Rudiment. : GERM
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Antonym of ephemera. : ETERNALS
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Pertaining to a mountain ridge. : SIERRAN
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Planning. : AIMING
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Old wind instruments. : SHAWMS
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Soup vessel. : TUREEN
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Mineral salt in some soils. : ALKALI
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Game of rhyming words. : CRAMBO
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His waltzes are favorites of President Truman. : CHOPIN
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Governor Ford’s capital. : HELENA
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Laborer. : HOER
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Soul: Hinduism. : ATMAN
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The last. : OMEGA
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Employe of British Government. : MINER
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Miss Kelly, comedienne. : PATSY
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Masculine name: Abbr. : THOS
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Snick and ___. : SNEE
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Title of respect. : SIRE
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Portuguese navigator (1450?-1500). : DIAS
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Pointer. : TIP
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Pooh! : TUT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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