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AT HOME AND ABROAD

New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 1952

Author:
Waldo Ranson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,106
Across
1. Places frequently visited. : HAUNTS
7. Mediterranean wind. : MISTRAL
14. Famous English socialist. : FABIAN
20. River into Lake Erie, busiest inland waterway. : DETROIT
21. Sr. Vespucci. : AMERIGO
22. Pass and bay north of Corpus Christi. : ARANSAS
24. 1600-mi. river of Venezuela. : ORINOCO
25. Brook. : RIVULET
26. Oriental taxi: Colloq. : RICKSHA
27. Pinpoint. : DOT
28. Ointment. : NARD
30. Cultivate: Scot. : TEEL
31. Takes in tow. : HALES
33. Gold: Abbr. : AUR
34. River joining the Salt near Phoenix. : GILA
36. Rehearsal garment. : LEOTARD
38. Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos. : FATES
39. Minced oath. : EGAD
40. Dramatize. : ENACT
42. List of candidates. : SLATE
43. In good time. : EARLY
44. Home base. : PLATE
45. High repute. : RENOWN
47. Expanded: Poet. : OPED
48. Three: Latin. : TRIA
49. Light muskets. : FUSILS
50. Noxious atmospheres. : MIASMAS
52. Genuine. : SIMONPURE
54. San Francisco Bay resort. : TAMALPAIS
57. Card game. : LOO
58. Sharp-pointed instruments. : STYLI
59. Persian title. : MIR
62. Where Selma is: Abbr. : ALA
63. For fear that. : LEST
64. Short visits. : CALLS
66. Berry of a tropical tree. : ALLSPICE
68. Trading center. : MART
70. National Park in Virginia. : SHENANDOAH
73. Where the Narva flows. : ESTONIA
74. Berkshire race course. : ASCOT
76. Obliquities. : SINS
77. Burgess creature. : GOOP
79. Rope used in hoisting cargo. : SLING
80. Yugoslav city on the Vardar. : SKOPLJE
83. London borough. : PADDINGTON
87. Extra. : OVER
88. Residents of Tonkin's capital. : HANOIESE
90. Not packaged. : LOOSE
91. Sheltered. : ALEE
93. Noun suffix. : ESE
94. Cuckoo. : ANI
95. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
97. Clever one. : WIT
98. Carl Sandburg's forte. : FREEVERSE
100. Bursting into flame. : IGNESCENT
102. Do over. : REMODEL
103. Lingo. : PATOIS
106. Osaka Bay seaport. : KOBE
107. Surrealist artist. : DALI
108. Concealed marksman. : SNIPER
112. Circumstance. : EVENT
113. Twining stems. : BINES
114. Spanish friend. : AMIGO
116. Be conspicuous. : STARE
117. Heroine of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
118. Critical standard. : CANON
119. Blend, as colors. : GRADATE
121. Hebrew month. : ELUL
122. Diagram. : MAP
123. Zenana. : HAREM
124. Myriad. : MANY
125. Water sprite: Var. : NIXE
127. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
128. Echoing. : ITERANT
130. Sforza, for instance. : ITALIAN
133. Two quartettes. : OCTETTE
135. Site of Canadian National Exposition. : TORONTO
136. Movie comedian. : COLONNA
137. Supreme councils. : SENATES
138. ___ d'etre. : RAISON
139. Temporary legislation. : STOPGAP
140. Feeling gay. : ELATED
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1. Jane Froman, for instance. : HEROINE
2. Volcano in Guatemala. : ATITLAN
3. Vase. : URN
4. Time of day. : NOON
5. Siamese coin. : TICAL
6. Supplies. : STORES
7. Impair. : MAR
8. Follows suit. : IMITATES
9. Dissociated. : SEVERED
10. Adjusted. : TRUED
11. Small stream. : RILL
12. 969 for Methuselah. : AGE
13. Stage door johnnies. : LOTHARIOS
14. Former Postmaster General. : FARLEY
15. Sign of the Ram. : ARIES
16. Vats. : BACS
17. Prepare for printing. : INK
18. South African spear. : ASSAGAI
19. Aztec language. : NAHUATL
20. Brooklyn hero. : DODGER
23. Capital of ancient Lydia: Var. : SARDES
29. Italian alps. : DOLOMITES
32. Home of the "Ramblin' Wreck." : ATLANTA
35. N. M. pueblo. : ACOMA
37. Samoan cloths. : TAPAS
38. Turn over to others (with "out"). : FARM
39. Other. : ELSE
41. Ribbed fabric. : TWILL
43. Investigator of the causes of disease. : ETIOLOGIST
44. Meticulous grammarians. : PURISTS
46. Scruffs. : NAPES
49. Sews with gathers. : FULLS
51. Waistband. : SASH
52. Hawked. : SOLD
53. World War II reporter. : PYLE
54. Anglo-Indian pageant. : TAMASHA
55. Citizen of Fairbanks. : ALASKAN
56. Famous name in physics (1847–1937). : MARCONI
57. Fabrics of silk and wool. : LANSDOWNES
59. "Mrs. ___." : MINIVER
60. Lack of warmth. : ICINESS
61. Concur anew. : REAGREE
64. Willebroek or Welland. : CANAL
65. Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
67. ___ Grounds. : POLO
69. Place: Comb. form. : TOPO
71. Sharp cold. : NIP
72. Omnivorous mammal. : HOG
75. Indians of southern Alaska. : TLINGIT
78. Colorado peak, 13,736 feet. : PTARMIGAN
81. Teenagers' attire. : JEANS
82. Verbal suffix. : ESCE
84. "Let George ___." : DOIT
85. Margarine. : OLEO
86. Lacks. : NEEDS
89. He pitched a no-hitter. : ERSKINE
92. Balances. : EVENS
96. Sumner Slichter's forte. : ECONOMICS
98. Tiger or cat. : FELID
99. Typewriter type. : ELITE
100. Island of the Hebrides. : IONA
101. Man's name. : EBEN
102. Epic of India. : RAMAYANA
103. License. : PERMIT
104. Billy Mitchell, for instance. : AVIATOR
105. Artist's medium. : TEMPERA
107. ___ needle. : DARNING
109. Pigment board. : PALETTE
110. Broke out. : ERUPTED
111. Depends. : RELIES
113. First president of A. R. C. : BARTON
115. Idle. : OTIOSE
118. Song: Ital. : CANTO
119. Dance in duple time. : GALOP
120. Outdo. : EXCEL
123. A German. : HANS
124. St. ___, French port. : MALO
126. Mediterranean landmark. : ETNA
129. King: French. : ROI
131. Add up. : TOT
132. Pile. : NAP
134. Ravage. : EAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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