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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.
PS 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 Down
1. Numerous periods in Gandhi’s life. : FASTS
6. Rumple: Colloq. : MUSS
10. People of eastern Africa. : ASHA
14. Trustworthy. : SOUND
19. Mien. : APPEARANCE
21. Title of Dr. Hutchins of Chicago University. : CHANCELLOR
23. Toscanini’s newest medium. : TELEVISION
24. Desert a cause. : TERGIVERSE
25. Upon: Pref. : EPI
26. 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
61. Female red grouse. : GORHEN
62. Feminine name. : HONORA
63. Defier of tradition. : NEO
64. ___ Salvador, Brazil. : SAO
65. Killer whales. : ORCAS
66. Induced. : CAUSED
67. Talkative: Slang. : JAWY
68. Crown with wreath of honor. : ENLAUREL
70. Mountains in NE France. : VOSGES
71. Italian seaport. : GENOA
72. Of tin. : STANNO
73. Soils. : EARTHS
74. Ancient village of Palestine. : ENDOR
75. Asseverates. : VOWS
77. Spikes. : TINES
78. Retired head of air forces. : ARNOLD
79. Sedate. : STAID
82. Path for sleds. : ICERUN
84. Set of bells. : CHIME
86. Father of reciprocal trade treaties. : HULL
87. German Mister. : HERR
88. Pst! : AHEM
89. Boisterous play. : ROMP
93. Place of refuge. : ARK
94. Gateways before Buddhist temples. : TORANS
96. Impassive. : STOLID
98. My: Ital. : MIA
99. Mr. Benjamin Parry of Whitehall St. : WEATHERMAN
101. Not contrite. : IMPENITENT
103. Capable of being improved. : MELIORABLE
104. Pluviometers. : RAINGAUGES
105. Cuts. : SNIPS
106. Pry. : NOSE
107. Province in Sicily. : ENNA
108. Unpleasantly conspicuous. : STARY
1. Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. : FATES
2. Great serpent in Egyptian myth. : APEPI
3. Half pint bottle. : SPLIT
4. Exact point. : TEE
5. River entering Danube at Belgrade. : SAVA
6. Bricklayers. : MASONS
7. Christian of an Eastern rite. : UNIATE
8. Twenty. : SCORE
9. Discharge. : SEND
10. Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
11. Irish dramatist; author of “The Critic,” 1779. : SHERIDAN
12. Shelter. : HARBOR
13. Sharp-cornered. : ANGULAR
14. Sap: French. : SEVE
15. A better ___. : OLE
16. Old woman in Ivanhoe. : ULRICA
17. Genus of algae. : NOSTOC
18. Gloomy. : DREARY
20. Strip of fabric. : RIBAND
22. Name. : CITE
30. Sets in surrounding matter. : EMBEDS
33. Ancient astronomical device. : ARMIL
35. Atmosphere. : AURA
36. Billiard players. : CUEMEN
37. Exhorter. : URGER
38. King of Judah. : AMON
39. N. Z. evergreen with white bark. : TARATA
40. Delivers. : RELEASES
41. Departer to a new home. : EMIGRANT
42. President of First Italian Republic. : DENICOLA
43. Feral persons. : BRUTES
45. ___ Grieg. : EDVARD
47. Designating chewing by vertical motion. : ORTHAL
49. ___ De Soto. : FERNANDO
50. Wood fiber used in plaster as binder. : TREEWOOL
51. Ardent admirer of Gilbert and Sullivan operas. : SAVOYARD
53. Sorceress in the Odyssey. : CIRCE
54. Musical compositions: F. : DANSES
55. Tropical trees yielding oil. : EBOES
57. British writer about gypsies. : BORROW
58. Makes shaggy. : ROUGHS
61. Composer of “Faust”. : GOUNOD
62. Accelerate. : HASTEN
66. Horn: L. : CORNU
67. Discoverer of vaccination. : JENNER
69. Hammer out. : ANVIL
70. Fur formerly worn by kings. : VAIR
71. Rudiment. : GERM
73. Antonym of ephemera. : ETERNALS
76. Pertaining to a mountain ridge. : SIERRAN
78. Planning. : AIMING
79. Old wind instruments. : SHAWMS
80. Soup vessel. : TUREEN
81. Mineral salt in some soils. : ALKALI
83. Game of rhyming words. : CRAMBO
84. His waltzes are favorites of President Truman. : CHOPIN
85. Governor Ford’s capital. : HELENA
87. Laborer. : HOER
88. Soul: Hinduism. : ATMAN
90. The last. : OMEGA
91. Employe of British Government. : MINER
92. Miss Kelly, comedienne. : PATSY
94. Masculine name: Abbr. : THOS
95. Snick and ___. : SNEE
96. Title of respect. : SIRE
97. Portuguese navigator (1450?–1500). : DIAS
100. Pointer. : TIP
102. 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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