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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 1951

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 38
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 714
Across
1. First name of J. C. S. head. : OMAR
5. Graf ___. : SPEE
9. Social levels. : STRATA
15. Sen. Morse's state. : OREGON
21. Formerly ruled by King Carol. : RUMANIANS
23. A man of rating. : HOOPER
24. Thigh bones. : FEMORA
25. Czech Foreign Minister charged with treason. : CLEMENTIS
26. Tennessee's claim to fame. : ESTESKEFAUVER
28. Where Nish is. : SERBIA
29. Author of "The Shape of Things to Come." : WELLS
31. Fended. : STAVED
32. Old age: Poetic. : ELD
33. Money drawer. : TILL
34. Easily bribed. : VENAL
35. Great expert: Slang. : ONER
36. Irish. : ERSE
37. Ray ___, popular fight trainer. : ARCEL
38. Brain canal. : ITER
39. Gainza Paz's paper. : PRENSA
42. Made with rattan. : CANED
43. European industrial basin. : SAAR
44. She wrote "A Mouse Is Born." : LOOS
45. Where Yalta is. : CRIMEA
46. Marcus Porcius. : CATO
47. Bolivian export. : TIN
48. Defraud. : BILK
49. Long river in W. Canada. : PEACE
50. Designating troops transplanted by ship. : SEABORNE
54. Garlands: Poetic. : ANADEMS
56. Heavyweight champ turned wrestler. : CARNERA
58. Star of "The Men." : BRANDON
59. Anne Baxter's role. : EYE
60. Pick-me-ups. : TONICS
61. Despotic. : CRUEL
63. Greek letter. : ETA
64. Popular comedian. : JIMMYDURANTE
68. Legally questionable. : SHADY
69. Emulated Eleanor Holm. : SWAN
70. Premium exchange. : AGIO
71. Volcano on Martinique. : PELEE
72. Greek pillar. : STELA
73. Whale: Comb. form. : CETO
74. Character in a favorite fairy tale. : PUSS
75. Cut. : SEVER
76. Romantic cinema hero. : CHARLESBOYER
79. Owns. : HAS
80. ___ Sanctum. : INNER
81. Bottle for corrosive liquids. : CARBOY
82. St. Anthony's Cross. : TAU
83. Isolated. : ENISLED
85. Of the author of "Pygmalion." : SHAVIAN
87. Soldiers' identifications. : DOGTAGS
91. Most sapid. : TASTIEST
93. Theban goddess with a sheep's head. : AMENT
94. Cogs. : CAMS
95. Erin's outlawed army. : IRA
96. Rise. : SOAR
97. Wrinkle. : RUMPLE
99. Island in the Hebrides. : IONA
100. Fall. : DROP
101. Conical heap of stones. : CAIRN
103. Pertaining to the ankle. : TARSAL
104. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
105. Prepares flour for baking. : SIFTS
106. Greek flask. : OLPE
107. Silicate. : MICA
108. Chases away. : SHOOS
109. Aesop character. : HARE
110. Willie ___, boxer. : PEP
111. Atoll of A-bomb fame. : BIKINI
113. Anti-unionist hoodlums. : GOONS
114. Scene of Marine landing, 1943. : TARAWA
116. Dr. Malan, for instance. : PRIMEMINISTER
119. Anatolia. : ASIAMINOR
121. Card game for two. : ECARTE
122. An artificial sugar. : GULOSE
123. Author of "The Little World of Don Camillo." : GUARESCHI
124. More thickly populated. : DENSER
125. What a blast furnace does. : SMELTS
126. Helot. : ESNE
127. Hero of opera by Rossini. : TELL
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1. Grampuses. : ORCS
2. Popular Western song. : MULETRAIN
3. Our folklore. : AMERICANA
4. Notre Dame athlete. : RAMBLER
5. Where the Ten Commandments were given: Var. : SINA
6. Sen. McCarran. : PAT
7. Pacific scene of A-bomb test. : ENIWETOK
8. Hebrew sectarians. : ESSENES
9. Conch. : SHELL
10. Pitch. : TOSS
11. Balderdash. : ROT
12. Tarzan's friends. : APES
13. Old Italian coin. : TESTONE
14. Sen. Fulbright's state. : ARKANSAS
15. Propose. : OFFER
16. George ___, a signer of the Declaration. : READ
17. Zoo bird. : EMU
18. Earl Warren's 1948 running mate. : GOVERNORDEWEY
19. An implied threat. : ORELSE
20. Anointed. : NARDED
22. Part of the name of a noted playwright. : NEILL
27. Genus of tropical shrubs. : EVEA
30. Gibbon. : LAR
34. Stringed instruments. : VIOLS
36. Representative from N. J. : EATON
37. The Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
39. Move with a swagger. : PRANCE
40. Betty Field and Elmer. : RICES
41. Irish heroine. : EMER
42. Political intrigue. : CABAL
44. Smeared with a viscous substance. : LIMED
45. A silicate. : CERITE
46. CIO's Secretary-Treasurer. : CAREY
48. Group of girls. : BEYY
49. Gold prospector. : PANNER
51. Ancient name of Hebrides. : EBUDAE
52. Add explanatory remarks. : NOTATE
53. Captivate. : ENANOR
55. The populace. : DEMOS
56. Fueling vessels. : COALERS
57. The River of Woe. : ACHERON
60. ___ de Dieu (Truce of God). : TREVE
62. Political hustings. : RALLY
64. Son of Noah. : JAPHET
65. Lizard. : IGUANA
66. Congressman Rankin, for instance. : MISSISSIPPIAN
67. Overturns. : UPENDS
68. ___ Mater, Latin hymn. : STABAT
69. Advance man in sports. : SCOUT
72. Order of the Mystic ___. : SHRINE
75. Scornful look. : SNEER
76. Heroine of 1915. : CAVELL
77. Leaf aperture. : STOMA
78. Luggage. : BAGS
80. Pertaining to Ancient Troy. : ILIAN
81. Indian of Peru. : CAMPA
84. Bon Marché, for instance. : STORE
86. Amateurs in radio. : HAMS
87. Frederik and Ingrid. : DANES
88. Auriol's planes. : AIRFRANCE
89. East German Premier. : GROTEWOHL
90. Ninnies. : SAPS
92. Copies. : TRACINGS
94. One of the Seven Wonders. : COLOSSUS
98. Element in pitchblende. : URANIUM
99. Archaeological period. : IRONAGE
100. Boswell, for instance. : DIARIST
101. Nabbed. : COPPED
102. Chilean arborvitae. : ALERCE
103. Stone image, in Heyerdahl's story. : TIKI
104. Exclamation. : OHO
105. Feeling of guilt. : SHAME
107. Copycat. : MIMER
108. Tender spots. : SORES
111. Stupid: Fr. : BETE
112. Capri. : ISLE
113. Exploit. : GEST
114. Biblical weed. : TARE
115. Seed covering. : ARIL
117. Married woman. : MRS
118. Sanskrit college. : TOL
120. Mr. Keith or Mr. Hunter. : IAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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