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ABOUT THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1950

Author: Leonard Goldberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
Leonard Goldberg has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 129-Down clue had "wine"; changed to "vine."
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 437
Across Down
1. Shah who visited U. S. : PAHLEVI
8. Blamer. : ACCUSER
15. Author of Farm Bill. : BRANNAN
22. Quito is its capital. : ECUADOR
23. Site of largest rayon plant. : ROANOKE
24. Manumit. : RELEASE
25. Having left a will. : TESTATE
26. Pierces with a stick: Var. : EMPALES
27. Weapons in the Cold War. : IMPOSTS
28. ___ Amatoria: Ovid. : ARS
29. Dwindle. : MELT
31. Acknowledgments of debts. : IOUS
32. ___ Andronicus. : TITUS
34. Gunny cloth. : TAT
35. Home of a lion. : LAIR
37. Wise man. : SAVANT
39. Portuguese folk tunes. : FADOS
40. Sweetheart. : GIRL
41. Girl's nickname. : ETTIE
43. Artless. : NAIF
44. Region in NE Spain. : ARAGON
46. Where Canea is. : CRETE
47. "Off the ___." : DEEPEND
49. Poor poetry. : DOGGEREL
51. Stock market items. : SHARES
52. Rather than. : ERE
53. Cuts teeth into an edge. : SERRATES
54. Fluent. : GLIB
55. Hardest and most callous. : HORNIEST
59. First wife of Zeus. : METIS
60. Object. : GOAL
61. One: Ital. : UNO
64. Capt. Gentile. : ACE
65. Miss Millay. : EDNA
66. Money in Tokyo. : YEN
67. Wandered. : MEANDERED
69. Genus of water scorpions. : NEPA
71. Locations. : SITES
74. Fuzzy-Wuzzy's home. : SUDAN
76. Weblike. : TELARY
77. Abbott & Costello's specialty. : FARCE
79. Cuban dollars. : PESOS
81. Ravaged. : EATEN
83. Hindu princesses. : RANIS
84. Iroquois tribe. : ONEIDA
86. Contents of Schoharie, Esopus, Croton. : WATER
88. Tycoon. : BARON
90. ___ America. : MISS
91. Calf's sweetbread: Fr. : RISDEVEAU
93. Clock in form of ship. : NEF
95. Mountain: Greek. : OROS
97. Partake of. : USE
98. German article. : DAS
99. Letter the Post Office cannot deliver. : NIXY
100. Italian houses. : CASAS
102. Free from discouragement. : UNDISMAY
104. Surface on cloth. : PILE
105. Lasting. : DATELESS
107. Ambassador from Iran. : ALA
108. Spanish potato. : PATATA
111. Charivari. : SERENADE
112. Flashed. : GLANCED
116. Priest's white linen neckpiece. : AMICE
117. Loathe. : DETEST
118. Willow plant. : ITEA
120. Franklin devised one. : STOVE
121. "___ la vie!" : CEST
122. Public frenzy. : FUROR
123. Lilliputians. : SMALLS
125. Pronoun. : ONES
126. George Gershwin's brother. : IRA
127. ___ Burr. : AARON
128. "Schoolboy" ___, formerly of Detroit Tigers. : ROWE
130. Indian mulberries. : AALS
132. Cinnabar. : ORE
133. Subject to penalty. : FINABLE
135. Chemical compound. : AMIDINE
138. George I's house. : HANOVER
140. How Britons prefer water. : ICELESS
141. Concern of O. H. E. : TENANTS
142. Foot of three syllables. : ANAPEST
143. Irene and Vernon. : CASTLES
144. Like Father Time. : ENDLESS
145. Quits. : DEPARTS
1. Having flowery leaves. : PETALED
2. Needle-shaped. : ACERATE
3. Follower of Bohemia's religious reformer. : HUSSITE
4. Coin of Riga. : LAT
5. Cheese. : EDAM
6. Exercises a constitutional right. : VOTES
7. Member of Council of Europe. : IRELAND
8. Live. : ARE
9. Russia's international propaganda bureau. : COMINFORM
10. Preakness winner, 1949. : CAPOT
11. Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
12. Peruvian coins. : SOLS
13. Barely manage. : EKE
14. Dramatizes again. : RESTAGES
15. Native of U. K. : BRITON
16. Uncle ___. : REMUS
17. Where Hitler and Mussolini used to meet. : ALPS
18. Devotee of the unusual. : NEO
19. More unpleasant. : NASTIER
20. Moon goddess. : ASTARTE
21. Takes shelter. : NESTLES
30. Agency created May 18, 1933. : TVA
33. Object of devotion. : IDOL
36. Perfect. : RIPEN
38. Officer's assistant. : AIDE
39. Happens. : FARES
40. Child's card game. : GRAB
42. Weird. : EERIE
44. Marbles. : AGATES
45. Entourage. : RETINUE
46. Offspring: Dial. : CHILDER
48. Must have. : NEEDS
50. Famous Western writer. : GREY
51. Glance. : SLANT
53. Policy of government. : STATEWAY
54. Panjim is its capital. : GOA
55. City of atomic experiment in Washington. : HANFORD
56. Pacific islands collectively. : OCEANIA
57. Overpower. : REPRESS
58. Fragment. : SNIP
60. Big-hearted. : GENEROUS
61. Objective of Geiger counter. : URANIUM
62. Portia's waiting woman. : NERISSA
63. Series of travels. : ODYSSEY
67. ___ Hari. : MATA
68. Biblical country. : ELAM
70. The ___ test. : ACID
72. Name meaning covered with hair. : ESAU
73. Tosspot. : SOT
75. Flatfish. : DAB
78. Amphibole. : EDENITE
80. Upper houses. : SENATES
82. Norse fate. : NORN
85. Spanish province. : AVILA
87. Feel displeasure. : RESENT
89. Knoblike. : NODAL
92. River in Devonshire. : EXE
94. Former White House resident. : FALA
96. Companion of Paul. : SILAS
100. Demonstrator of interest. : CARER
101. Settles to the bottom. : SEDIMENTS
103. ___ Domingo. : SANTO
104. Atlantic ___. : PACT
105. Go off. : DETONATE
106. Bristle. : SETA
108. "South ___." : PACIFIC
109. "O beautiful for spacious skies." : AMERICA
110. Medicinal teas. : TISANES
111. Serum: Comb. form. : SERO
112. Son of Lancelot. : GALAHAD
113. Father of the "pin-up girl." : CONOVER
114. 29,141 ft. high. : EVEREST
115. Phenomena of Australia. : DESERTS
117. Undue pressure. : DURESS
119. Highest note. : ELA
122. Perfidious. : FALSE
123. Tamworth, Large Yorkshire, etc. : SWINE
124. Turf spade: Anglo-Irish. : SLANE
127. Biblical character. : ABEL
128. Wife of Odin. : RIND
129. East Indian woody vine. : ODAL
131. Cookie. : SNAP
134. High in pitch. : ALT
136. "Of mice and ___." : MEN
137. Curve in the road. : ESS
139. Wartime agency. : OPA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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