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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 1948

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 60
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 333
Across Down
1. New Secretary of Commerce. : SAWYER
7. Come again to mind. : RECUR
12. Endures under stress. : UPSTANDS
20. What skymen do. : AVIATE
21. Like a lobster's claw. : CHELATE
23. Memorandum. : NOTATION
24. Golfer who won Masters Tournament. : HARMON
25. Administrator of Marshall Plan. : HOFFMAN
26. Buffoonery. : DROLLERY
27. Anger. : IRE
28. Celestial structures in gaseous state. : NEBULAS
30. Opponent of prevalent doctrine. : HERETIC
32. Bounder. : CAD
33. Legal tender for sums not exceeding $10. : DIME
35. Anglo-Saxon king's council. : WITAN
36. Evil spirit in Breton folklore. : GORIC
37. Foot: Comb. form. : PEDE
38. Devices popular in hot weather. : ICERS
40. Seedless plants. : FERNS
42. Large seaport in Palestine. : HAIFA
43. Projecting front of cap. : VISOR
44. Rebuke. : CENSURE
46. River in Scotland. : DEE
47. Ineffectual. : IDLE
48. Tush! : FIE
49. Mrs. ___ Delano Roosevelt. : SARA
51. "Dig" (into books, etc.) for information. : DELVE
53. Scarcities. : DEARTHS
57. Reformers in England, 1837–48. : CHARTISTS
62. Best reinforcers of words. : DEEDS
64. President of Philippine Republic. : QUIRINO
66. Of a family of men. : RACIAL
67. Idaho Senator, Wallace's running mate. : TAYLOR
69. Magnum ___. : OPUS
71. Siouan Indians now in Oklahoma. : OTOS
72. African antelope. : ORIBI
73. Whalebone. : BALEEN
74. List of mistakes with corrections. : ERRATA
76. Near the solution, in games. : HOT
77. Pride oneself. : PREEN
78. Fragrant. : OLENT
79. Confusion of voices. : BABEL
80. Greek island. : CRETE
82. Chief; title in India and Persia. : MIR
83. Canvas glued to panels to prevent shrinking, etc. : SCRIMS
85. Sets firmly. : POSITS
86. Shepherd in "As You Like It." : CORIN
87. Maidservant, in the Orient. : AMAH
89. Correggio painted her. : LEDA
90. Condition. : FETTLE
91. Last six lines of Italian sonnet. : SESTET
92. Inborn. : NATURAL
94. Succinct. : SHORT
96. Muscles opposed to flexors. : EXTENSORS
98. Inflicters of retribution. : NEMESES
100. Kind of linen tape or braid. : INKLE
102. Wrongful act: Law. : TORT
103. 3.5274 ounces in The Netherlands. : ONS
104. Minister to. : TEND
106. Consequence. : END
108. What Cleopatra's Needle is. : OBELISK
113. Light-colored, mild cigar. : CLARO
116. Name meaning "battle maid." : HILDA
117. General who captured Mexico City, 1847. : SCOTT
119. ___ Alighieri. : DANTE
120. Artist's colors. : OILS
121. Landmarks, as trees: SW U. S. : COPAS
122. Tempter. : LURER
124. Hinder. : STAY
125. A month: Abbr. : FEB
126. Moonlike. : SELENIC
128. Hotels: Sp. : POSADAS
130. Persuade. : WIN
131. He is on face of new half-dollar. : FRANKLIN
133. Complains: Slang. : GROUSES
135. Gambling house. : CASINO
137. Ensnared. : ENTOILED
138. Unlucky. : HAPLESS
139. Small kite. : ELANET
140. Brokers. : REALTORS
141. Fabric worn for "rugged" look. : TWEED
142. Retrograde. : RECEDE
1. Designating a dialect of southern Egypt. : SAHIDIC
2. Covetousness. : AVARICE
3. Makers of threaded metal. : WIREMEN
4. Favorite on Dixie's tables. : YAM
5. ___ jacket. : ETON
6. Resume. : RENEW
7. Stimulated again. : REFANNED
8. Fairies: Rare. : ELFS
9. Helen Maud ___, first woman to be full professor at Harvard. : CAM
10. Where Tooele is. : UTAH
11. Turned traitor. : RENEGADED
12. Inadequately nourished. : UNDERFED
13. Wife of Bassanio. : PORTIA
14. Impassive. : STOIC
15. Soft mineral, as soapstone. : TALC
16. An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
17. Close kin. : NIECES
18. El ___, place of fabulous wealth. : DORADO
19. Secretary of Treasury. : SNYDER
21. Inclined trough. : CHUTE
22. Total amount of water in soil. : HOLARD
29. Plants that bear fruit twice a year. : BIFERS
31. Ruffle. : ROIL
34. Vicia orobus. : ERS
37. Peter in Italy. : PIETRO
39. Keeps up. : SUSTAINS
41. Small, ripened ovule. : SEEDLET
42. Accumulator. : HIVER
43. Man: Comb. form. : VIRI
45. Fence. : RAIL
48. Marlowe's hero. : FAUST
50. One of a dynasty of Hellenistic kings ca. 283–133 B. C. : ATTALID
52. Mr. Henderson. : LEON
54. Matches. : EQUALS
55. Until now. : HITHERTO
56. More hoity-toity. : SNOOTIER
57. Scrap remover in rolling mill. : CROPMAN
58. U. S. Ambassador-at-Large in Europe. : HARRIMAN
59. Convert into steel. : ACIERATE
60. Lean person or animal: Scot. and Ir. : RIBE
61. Fish of Florida and W. I. : SALEMAS
63. Fit to be drunk or sipped. : SORBILE
65. Things vaingloriously displayed. : OSTENTS
68. Longs: Slang. : YENS
70. Excuse. : PRETEXT
73. Black rhinoceros of Africa. : BORELE
74. This side of the Mississippi. : EAST
75. Emphasized. : ACCENTED
79. Hollow vessels. : BOTTLES
81. Mrs. Nellie Tayloe ___, Director of the United States Mint since 1933. : ROSS
84. Body of students. : CLASS
85. Become lively. : PERK
88. Moods. : HUMORS
90. Star of "Mister Roberts." : FONDA
91. One of a Slavic people. : SERB
93. "Divorce center." : RENO
95. Perception of nature of an event after it has happened: Humorous. : HINDSIGHT
97. Blew a horn. : TOOTED
99. Fixed salaries, as of clergymen. : STIPENDS
101. Hemmed in. : ENCLOSED
105. Ardor: French. : ELAN
107. Drenches. : DOUSES
109. ___ Palmas. : LAS
110. Interlace. : INTWINE
111. Disgraced. : STAINED
112. ___ address given by Governor Green of Illinois. : KEYNOTE
113. Chest for valuables. : COFFER
114. Type of rib in Gothic vaulting. : LIERNE
115. Silverlike alloy. : ALBATA
116. Purer in heart. : HOLIER
118. Light-colored tuff. : TRASS
121. Instrument of Pablo Casals. : CELLO
123. What Citation is. : RACER
126. Brief burlesque. : SKIT
127. Crop of bird or insect. : CRAW
128. Whimper. : PULE
129. Market. : SALE
132. ___-pros. Law. : NOL
134. Unfold: Poet. : OPE
136. What Black Hawk was. : SAC

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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