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New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 1949

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 42
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 383
Across Down
1. British Ambassador to U. S. : FRANKS
7. She fell in love with Bottom. : TITANIA
14. City of China, now Communist-occupied. : PEIPING
21. Austro-Hungarian. : SLOVENE
22. Pressing. : IRONING
23. Extremist. : RADICAL
24. Meal and meat steamed in corn husks: Var. : TOMALES
25. "Johnny ___." : BELINDA
26. Cabinet. : ETAGERE
27. Milk fish. : AWA
28. One of the five rivers of Hades. : LETHE
30. Crazy: Colloq. : LOCO
31. Days before. : EVES
32. Brother. : FRA
33. Decades. : TENS
35. Distrustful: Slang. : LEARY
37. Nine-sided figure. : NONAGON
39. Accommodation. : LOAN
40. Of a part of the eye. : IRIAN
42. Essays. : TRIES
44. Earn. : MERIT
45. Formerly, the government of Turkey. : PORTE
46. Recurrent at stated periods. : CYCLIC
48. African tribesman. : BANTU
50. His: French. : SES
51. Furbished. : DECKED
52. Symbol of manly beauty. : ADONIS
54. The opposition. : ANTIS
56. Valuable fur. : MINK
57. Oxford college. : MAGDALEN
60. Within. : INTRA
61. Chinatown phenomenon. : TONG
62. Military police. : MPS
65. Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
66. Something inert. : LOG
67. Death personified: Brittany. : ANKOU
68. Premier of Israel. : BENGURION
70. The ___: Fabulous gold fields near Johannesburg. : RAND
72. Author of "The Unity of India." : NEHRU
74. Complete. : UTTER
76. Reddish brown. : SIENNA
77. Submits to. : OBEYS
79. Frogs. : BATRACHIANS
82. Puts in order. : NEATS
83. Important source of perfume base. : CIVETS
85. Cogs. : TEETH
86. Melancholy. : DREAR
88. Calcined material of which glass is made. : FRIT
89. Merry-go-round. : CARROUSEL
91. French news agency. : HAVAS
93. Native of Indo-China. : LAO
95. Compass point. : ENE
96. Girl's name. : ONA
97. Musical work. : OPUS
98. He patented dynamite, 1862. : NOBEL
99. Regions of the earth. : CLIMATES
101. "Rock of ___." : AGES
102. Thread. : LISLE
103. Tomboy. : HOYDEN
104. Horn. : ANTLER
107. M. D.: Colloq. : DOC
108. Baseball term. : ERROR
110. Shows contempt. : SNIFFS
114. Sudden successful strategic moves. : COUPS
115. Native of Oriente. : CUBAN
117. Al Capp's latest whimsy. : SHMOO
119. Indifferent to pleasure or pain. : STOIC
120. He accompanied FDR to Yalta. : HISS
121. Spanish council chambers. : CAMERAS
123. Anoints: Archaic. : OINTS
125. Famous galley. : ARGO
126. Letter. : ESS
127. Subtle emanation. : AURA
128. Latest discovered source of energy. : ATOM
130. Where Zululand is. : NATAL
132. Large cask. : TUN
133. Capable of being explained. : SOLUBLE
135. Philippe ___, Duke d'Orléans, guillotined in 1793. : EGALITE
137. Obliteration. : ERASURE
139. Egg dishes. : OMELETS
140. Wheels. : RUNDLES
141. Arroyos. : RAVINES
142. Cuddles. : NESTLES
143. Wedding saris: India. : PATOLAS
144. Formulated. : SHAPED
1. The ___ kingdom: China. : FLOWERY
2. Relating to an ancient city. : ROMANIC
3. Miss Gardner of the movies. : AVA
4. Kit Nubbles waited on her. : NELL
5. Genuflect. : KNEEL
6. Part of the Italian sonnet. : SESTET
7. Another name for the Sea of Galilee. : TIBERIAS
8. Wrath. : IRE
9. Tax. : TOLL
10. Negative ion. : ANION
11. Silly person: Colloq. : NINCOM
12. Dutch will transfer sovereignty to these islands in 1950. : INDONESIA
13. ___ Khan, who receives his weight in gold. : AGA
14. French provost. : PREVOT
15. Corroded. : EATEN
16. Cousin of Castor and Pollux. : IDAS
17. Rough cast ingot. : PIG
18. Serrated chisel. : ICEFORK
19. Recount. : NARRATE
20. Collected. : GLEANED
21. Radio nuisance. : STATIC
29. Commercial city in Manchuria. : HARBIN
31. Shield. : EGIS
34. Dieter's meal. : SALAD
36. 50c piece of Japan. : YEN
38. Son of Zeus. : ARES
39. Wrestling hold. : LOCK
41. Like a nest. : NIDAL
43. Evidenced corruption. : STANK
45. Denizen of the Antarctic. : PENGUIN
47. Atlantic entrance to Panama canal. : COLON
49. Caste recently abolished. : UNTOUCHABLE
51. Clangs. : DINGS
53. Disputed area in Palestine. : NEGEB
55. Pilate's question, "What is ___?" : TRUTH
56. ___ Wallgren, former Governor of Washington. : MON
57. Where Tangier is. : MOROCCO
58. Native of Mecca. : ARABIAN
59. The tragic bride who hid in the chest. : GINEVRA
60. Habituate. : INURE
61. Coat with alloy of tin. : TERNE
62. Mosque tower. : MINARET
63. Italian marshes. : PONTINE
64. Snuffs from candles: Dial. Eng. : SNASTES
67. Russian guild. : ARTEL
68. UCLA's Golden ___. : BEARS
69. Norman's Woe. : REEF
71. Colorer. : DYER
73. Causes of war. : HATES
75. ___ basin, Washington, D. C. : TIDAL
78. Foils for comedians. : STOOGES
80. Character in "Twenty Years After." : ATHOS
81. Axis ___. : SALLY
84. Bobby-soxers' word. : SUPER
87. Forays. : RAIDS
90. Genus of swine. : SUS
92. Shifts . : VEERS
94. Portents. : OMENS
98. Costa Rica's neighbor. : NICARAGUA
99. The sun's envelope. : CORONA
100. ___ Louise of stage and screen. : ANITA
101. Matterhorn and Jungfrau. : ALPS
102. Part of the ear. : LOBE
103. Intimacy. : HOMINESS
104. Dean Gooderham ___. : ACHESON
105. Obnoxious. : NOISOME
106. Struggles. : TUSSLES
107. Russian parliament. : DUMA
109. Greek letter. : RHO
111. Destiny. : FORTUNE
112. Computed. : FIGURED
113. Tea cakes. : SCONES
115. Fondle. : CARESS
116. Swimming. : NATANT
118. Paravanes. : OTTERS
121. Worship: Fr. : CULTE
122. Italian copper. : SOLDO
124. She cast Hagar into the wilderness. : SARAH
127. Walter ___. : ABEL
129. John Stuart ___. : MILL
131. Output of Mauna Loa. : LAVA
134. Last month. : ULT
135. The Marshall Plan. : ERP
136. ___ party. : TEA
138. Taste. : SIP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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