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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1948

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 621 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 48
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 326
Across Down
1. Former village, now part of N. Y. C. : ASTORIA
8. The talk of Madrid. : SPANISH
15. Young child. : PAPOOSE
22. Eloquent spokesmen. : RHETORS
23. Winged shoes of Mercury. : TALARIA
24. O in Greek. : OMICRON
25. Sister of Cleopatra. : ARSINOE
26. He lied to Peter. : ANANIAS
27. England’s Coeur de Lion. : RICHARD
28. Mademoiselle. : MISS
29. River between Ontario and Empire State. : NIAGARA
31. Mt. Everest’s southern peak. : LHOTSE
33. Krivoi ___, Ukraine ore center. : ROG
34. Farewell! : AVE
35. Orderliness. : SYSTEM
36. Mother of Horus. : ISIS
37. Galileo was born here. : PISA
38. Ancient name of Ireland. : IERNE
40. Quagmire. : MORASS
43. Apoplexy in plants. : ESCA
44. Most venomous of the cobras. : KRAIT
45. Miner’s stake. : CLAIM
46. Those in office. : INS
47. Famous poem by Swinburne. : HERTHA
49. Remove, as whale fat. : FLENSE
50. She turned Odysseus’ companions into beasts. : CIRCE
52. Builder of Selim mosque in Adrianople. : SINAN
53. Baton race. : RELAY
55. List of printing mistakes. : ERRATA
58. The big question mark. : RUSSIA
59. Broke one’s word. : RENEGED
63. Versificatrix. : POETESS
65. Serpent: Comb. form. : OPHIS
66. Discharged. : PAID
68. Talk deliriously. : RAVE
69. Man’s name. : OTTO
70. Public storehouse. : ETAPE
72. Tarrying. : BIDING
74. Mr. Gulliver, Swift’s voyager: Abbr. : LEM
75. Murmuring sound. : PURR
76. Resoluteness. : DETERMINATION
79. Lake Victoria’s outlet to Great Sea. : NILE
80. Wheelsman’s direction. : ENE
81. Word for word. : VERBAL
82. Christopher Robin’s pere. : MILNE
83. Dismounted. : ALIT
84. Maned sheep: Var. : UDAD
86. Forswear. : DENY
87. Scandinavian brownie. : NISSE
89. Common to both sexes. : EPICENE
91. Heavy pressing implement. : SADIRON
93. “Wonderland” character. : HATTER
94. Part that’s overdue. : ARREAR
95. “The March King” (1854–1932). : SOUSA
97. One of Saturn’s astral spirits. : AGIEL
98. Logrolling contest. : ROLEO
100. Indian chief. : SACHEM
103. Where cinema stars are seen nightly. : SCREEN
105. Title of Tunisian rulers since 1705. : BEY
106. Boomer state’s second city. : TULSA
110. Whined childishly. : PULED
111. Land of the Four and Twenty Golden Umbrellas. : SIAM
112. Bourasques. : STORMS
114. Willow rod. : OSIER
115. Times. : ERAS
116. Giovanni. : JUAN
117. Mythical home of Njorth. : NOATUN
119. Gamble. : BET
120. Fiber knots. : NEP
121. Husband of Brynhild. : GUNNAR
123. Walt Disney’s frantic rabbit. : THUMPER
125. Beautiful woman. : PERI
126. Capital of Governor Dale’s state. : CONCORD
128. Backgammon-like game of India. : PACHISI
130. Former order or fowls. : RASORES
132. Girl’s name. : ELEANOR
133. Guaranteed. : ENSURED
134. Ancient Greek clubman. : ERANIST
135. Hamelin-like place. : RATTERY
136. Theatrical jargon. : STAGESE
137. Liberation. : RELEASE
1. Language spoken by Jesus. : ARAMAIC
2. Wither. : SHRIVEL
3. Mosaic piece. : TESSERA
4. Elisha, the elevator man (1811–61). : OTIS
5. Mr. Colman’s nickname. : RON
6. Dissimulation. : IRONY
7. Not subject to earthquakes. : ASEISMIC
8. Veteran thespians. : STAGERS
9. Uncle Sam’s lease expired here recently. : PANAMA
10. Of the shoulder: Anat. : ALAR
11. Dog baby sitter in “Peter Pan.” : NANA
12. A son of Bela: I Chron. vii, 7. : IRI
13. Outer portion of the earth: Geol. : SIAL
14. Narcotic made from hemp. : HASHISH
15. She saved Antonio’s life. : PORTIA
16. Out of order. : AMISS
17. Minor bronze coin of India. : PICE
18. Alas! : OCH
19. Eskimo of Bering Sea coast. : ORARIAN
20. Women’s club. : SOROSIS
21. Tailboard. : ENDGATE
30. Satisfy. : ATONE
32. Filmdom’s top award. : OSCAR
35. Jew or Arab. : SEMITE
37. Depredationist. : PREYER
39. First king of Syria. : NICATOR
41. Sibilant exclamation. : SHISH
42. Feelings. : SENSIBILITIES
43. Where the Cyclopes made thunderbolts. : ETNA
44. The “White League.” : KLAN
48. Dried fruit. : RAISIN
49. Decamped. : FLED
51. Incised. : RASED
52. Majestic. : SUPERB
54. Daughter of Icarus. : ERIGONE
55. Sicyonian king who gave Antiope refuge. : EPOPEUS
56. Large domed room. : ROTUNDA
57. Wartime tire. : RETREAD
58. Cordage factory. : ROPERY
60. Historic sea in Holy Land. : GALILEE
61. Frances Burney heroine. : EVELINA
62. Persephone’s mother. : DEMETER
64. Builder of first steam ferry, 1811. : STEVENS
66. Compassionate person. : PITIER
67. Indigo. : ANIL
71. Sun god of Amenhotep IV’s cult. : ATEN
73. Girl. : DAMSEL
77. Get along. : MANAGE
78. Katmandu is its capital. : NEPAL
79. Pearly. : NACROUS
85. Modern trenchers. : DISHES
86. African gingerbread tree. : DOUM
88. Tax. : STENT
90. Henry that married Bridget Cromwell. : IRETON
92. Filled with fish eggs. : ROED
93. Misfortune. : HARM
96. Steppe son. : ASIAN
98. Survey again. : REMAP
99. Blue point fisherman. : OYSTERER
100. American penman (1800–64). : SPENCER
101. Halo. : AUREOLA
102. Closing mesh for snaring birds. : CLAPNET
104. Appetizers. : CANAPES
105. Trite joke: Slang. : BROMIDE
107. President Tubman’s country. : LIBERIA
108. Forecaster. : SEERESS
109. Theatrical headliner. : ARTISTE
111. Miscellaneous. : SUNDRY
113. Duties. : ONUSES
116. Venireman. : JUROR
118. Arrow poison. : URARE
121. Not there. : GONE
122. Bombast. : RANT
123. Assassin. : THUG
124. Engage. : HIRE
125. Southern corn bread. : PONE
127. Sacred animal of Egypt. : CAT
129. Jeff Davis was their President: Abbr. : CSA
131. Sarah. : SAL

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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