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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, June 8, 1947

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 554 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 278
Across Down
1. Sancho Panza's wife, Maria ___. : THERESA
8. The Cid's sword. : COLADA
14. Odin's son, slain by dart of mistletoe. : BALDER
20. Painter of Vatican frescoes. : RAPHAEL
21. Natives of Muscat. : OMANIS
22. Channel swimmer, 1926. : EDERLE
23. Builder of the Step Pyramid. : IMHOTEP
24. Keystoner. : PENNSYLVANIAN
26. Kingdom of Cyrus the Great: Abbr. : PERS
27. Nymph changed into laurel tree. : DAPHNE
29. Opposite of sotto voce. : ALOUD
30. Popular drink in new Fourth Republic. : VIN
31. Palmyra leaf: Var. : OLA
32. French prep school. : LYCEE
33. Overnice. : SPRUCE
35. Titular King of Naples, 1435–42. : RENE
36. Walloon capital. : LEIGE
38. Pay. : ANTE
40. Mother of Queen Wilhelmina. : EMMA
41. Ship laden with rock tar. : OILER
42. Lodger. : INMATE
44. He painted Adam and Eve (1471–1528). : DURER
46. Buffets. : SLAPS
48. G. B. S. : SHAW
50. Incendiarism. : ARSON
52. Sacred city of Diana. : EPHESUS
56. Prince slain by Patroclus.—Iliad. : SARPEDON
60. Riverine. : AMNIC
62. Out-and-out. : ARRANT
63. Part of Miss Truman's operatic debut. : ARIA
64. Lissome. : SVELTE
66. Remote in time past. : HOARY
68. Mist in Scotland. : URE
69. Shrewd. : SMART
71. Augmentative. : ENLARGING
73. Comparatively steady. : SURER
75. Cell of Irish monk. : KIL
76. How pseudo redheads dye. : HENNA
78. Miss Judge, actress. : ARLINE
80. Edge of a molding: Arch. : PIEN
81. Having the tootsies turned inward. : INTOED
83. Fireplace. : INGLE
85. Carpal bone. : CENTRALE
87. Paca-like rodents. : AGOUTIS
89. Public quiet. : ORDER
91. London's foreign quarter. : SOHO
92. Roman Emperor called "Delight of Mankind." : TITUS
94. Chief of U. S. Air Staff. : EAKER
96. James in Bogland. : SEAMAS
100. Ichabod Crane's rival. : BONES
103. Author of 1728 dunce-epic. : POPE
105. Bluebonnet. : SCOT
107. Affair almost causing war with England, 1861 : TRENT
108. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
109. Goblin. : SPRITE
111. Pen name of "Biambi" author. : OUIDA
113. Over. : TOO
114. 20-year sojourner in Land of Nod. : RIP
115. Hebraic underworld. : SHEOL
116. Member of Invisible Empire. : KLUXER
118. Birthplace of seven Presidents. : OHIO
119. New Yorker. : KNICKERBOCKER
122. Undulatory. : ROLLING
124. Notional. : IDEAED
125. 1,085,000,000. : ASIANS
126. Wooer of Mlle. Jourdain in Moliere comedy. : CLEONTE
127. Ancient capital of Lydia. : SARDES
128. River joining Oder below Breslau. : NEISSE
129. Foremother. : ELDRESS
1. Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
2. Pied Piper's town. : HAMELEN
3. Saint called "Sun of the Syrians." : EPHRAIM
4. Greek R's. : RHOS
5. Browse. : EAT
6. Shabby. : SEEDY
7. Relative of the vicuña. : ALPACA
8. King who married a beggar maid. : COPHETUA
9. The handwriting on the wall. : OMEN
10. Seaways. : LANES
11. Abe Lincoln's girl. : ANN
12. What optimists propose we do to avert future wars. : DISARM
13. Refuges. : ASYLUMS
14. Error due to ignorance. : BEVUE
15. Ramman, "the roaring one." : ADAD
16. Short for Leonard. : LEN
17. Twaddle. : DRIVEL
18. Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
19. President of 2d Austrian Republic. : RENNER
25. Place. : LOCALE
28. Hang as if balanced. : PEND
32. Hadean river. : LETHE
34. President of country discovered by de Solis, 1516. : PERON
35. Revolutionist. : RISER
37. He offered frankincense at Bethlehem. : GASPAR
39. Mistakes. : ERRATA
41. Synonym of two-leaved orchid genus. : OPHRYS
43. Inventor of diving bell (1820–87). : EADS
45. Gypsy dancer in Hugo novel. : ESMERALDA
47. Armadillo. : APAR
49. Interlaced. : WOVEN
51. Thing of no value. : NIHIL
53. The lizards. : SAURIA
54. Antonym for wind up. : UNREEL
55. He wrote "Tristram Shandy." : STERNE
56. Frau Rembrandt. : SASKIA
57. Realist's proposal for preventing World War III. : ARMING
58. Theatre district. : RIALTO
59. Leader of Italian Socialists. : NENNI
61. Shaped like a dunce cap. : CONIC
65. Colombian plain. : LLANO
67. Second wife of David Copperfield. : AGNES
70. Mother of Achilles. : THETIS
72. Subjects of King Paul. : GREEKS
74. Hurly-burly. : UPROAR
77. What diaskeuasts do. : EDIT
79. Long-lived grandson of Adam. : ENOS
82. Exterior. : OUTER
84. Welcome. : GREET
86. Unlucky letter of Greek alphabet. : THETA
88. Repast. : SUPPER
90. Source of aid. : RECOURSE
93. Japanese abacus. : SOROBAN
95. Soup thickener of flour and butter. : ROUX
97. The chemical radical CH. : METHINE
98. Moistens with oil. : ANOINTS
99. Line feeders used by comedians: Slang. : STOOGES
100. Clara Peggotty's "willin'" wooer. : BARKIS
101. Pseudonym of Katherine Philips. : ORINDA
102. Scottish inventor of logarithms (1550–1617). : NAPIER
104. Hairy. : PILOSE
106. 42 wine gal. : TIERCE
109. Penthouses. : SHEDS
110. One-horse carriages in India. : EKKAS
112. Amusing and strange. : DROLL
115. Pedal glider: Var. : SKEE
117. Eyepiece. : LENS
118. Genus of swans. : OLOR
120. Bounder. : CAD
121. 102. : CII
123. Outran. : LED

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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