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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
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 278
Across
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Sancho Panza's wife, Maria ___. : THERESA
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The Cid's sword. : COLADA
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Odin's son, slain by dart of mistletoe. : BALDER
20
Painter of Vatican frescoes. : RAPHAEL
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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
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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
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Bluebonnet. : SCOT
107
Affair almost causing war with England, 1861 : TRENT
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
109
Goblin. : SPRITE
111
Pen name of "Biambi" author. : OUIDA
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Over. : TOO
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20-year sojourner in Land of Nod. : RIP
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Hebraic underworld. : SHEOL
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Member of Invisible Empire. : KLUXER
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Birthplace of seven Presidents. : OHIO
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New Yorker. : KNICKERBOCKER
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Undulatory. : ROLLING
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Notional. : IDEAED
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1,085,000,000. : ASIANS
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Wooer of Mlle. Jourdain in Moliere comedy. : CLEONTE
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Ancient capital of Lydia. : SARDES
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River joining Oder below Breslau. : NEISSE
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Foremother. : ELDRESS
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Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
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Pied Piper's town. : HAMELEN
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Saint called "Sun of the Syrians." : EPHRAIM
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Greek R's. : RHOS
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Browse. : EAT
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Shabby. : SEEDY
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Relative of the vicuña. : ALPACA
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King who married a beggar maid. : COPHETUA
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The handwriting on the wall. : OMEN
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Seaways. : LANES
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Abe Lincoln's girl. : ANN
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What optimists propose we do to avert future wars. : DISARM
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Refuges. : ASYLUMS
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Error due to ignorance. : BEVUE
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Ramman, "the roaring one." : ADAD
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Short for Leonard. : LEN
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Twaddle. : DRIVEL
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Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
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President of 2d Austrian Republic. : RENNER
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Place. : LOCALE
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Hang as if balanced. : PEND
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Hadean river. : LETHE
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President of country discovered by de Solis, 1516. : PERON
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Revolutionist. : RISER
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He offered frankincense at Bethlehem. : GASPAR
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Mistakes. : ERRATA
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Synonym of two-leaved orchid genus. : OPHRYS
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Inventor of diving bell (1820–87). : EADS
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Gypsy dancer in Hugo novel. : ESMERALDA
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Armadillo. : APAR
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Interlaced. : WOVEN
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Thing of no value. : NIHIL
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The lizards. : SAURIA
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Antonym for wind up. : UNREEL
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He wrote "Tristram Shandy." : STERNE
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Frau Rembrandt. : SASKIA
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Realist's proposal for preventing World War III. : ARMING
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Theatre district. : RIALTO
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Leader of Italian Socialists. : NENNI
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Shaped like a dunce cap. : CONIC
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Colombian plain. : LLANO
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Second wife of David Copperfield. : AGNES
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Mother of Achilles. : THETIS
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Subjects of King Paul. : GREEKS
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Hurly-burly. : UPROAR
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What diaskeuasts do. : EDIT
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Long-lived grandson of Adam. : ENOS
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Exterior. : OUTER
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Welcome. : GREET
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Unlucky letter of Greek alphabet. : THETA
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Repast. : SUPPER
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Source of aid. : RECOURSE
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Japanese abacus. : SOROBAN
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Soup thickener of flour and butter. : ROUX
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The chemical radical CH. : METHINE
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Moistens with oil. : ANOINTS
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Line feeders used by comedians: Slang. : STOOGES
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Clara Peggotty's "willin'" wooer. : BARKIS
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Pseudonym of Katherine Philips. : ORINDA
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Scottish inventor of logarithms (1550–1617). : NAPIER
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Hairy. : PILOSE
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42 wine gal. : TIERCE
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Penthouses. : SHEDS
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One-horse carriages in India. : EKKAS
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Amusing and strange. : DROLL
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Pedal glider: Var. : SKEE
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Eyepiece. : LENS
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Genus of swans. : OLOR
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Bounder. : CAD
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102. : CII
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Outran. : LED

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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