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ABOUT THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1948

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 58
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 335
Across Down
1. Ancient seaport south of Tel Aviv. : JAFFA
6. Austrian capital. : WIEN
10. British health resort. : BATH
14. Newest state. : ISRAEL
20. Wedge-shaped. : CUNEAL
21. Pacific archipelago. : INDONESIA
23. Channel port. : DIEPPE
24. Mathematicians. : ADDERS
25. Something a cockney might say. : LONDONISM
26. Roma's country. : ITALIA
27. Fez. : TARBOOSH
29. Austrian psychologist, exponent of "inferiority complex." : ADLER
30. For. : PRO
32. Noblemen. : SIRS
33. Netherlands town west of Nijmegen. : TIEL
34. Hammer head. : PEEN
36. ___ Palmas. : LAS
37. Particles of matter. : ATOMS
39. Parson bird. : TUE
40. Sky: French. : CIEL
42. ___ (im Vogtland), large manufacturing town in Saxony. : PLAUEN
44. Preposition. : FROM
45. Loam deposit. : LOESS
47. Urgent signal. : SOS
49. Russian villages. : MIRS
50. Boys Town founder. : FLANAGAN
52. Native of the Caribbean. : WESTINDIAN
56. Monotonous. : DRAB
57. ___ Hill, London suburb. : NOTTING
61. "Long, long ___." : AGO
62. Dependable. : SOUND
63. Rock containing biotite. : GRANITITE
65. Thrice: Prefix. : TER
66. Shackle. : GYVE
68. Miss Munson. : ONA
69. Cheshire cat's specialty. : GRIN
70. Iranian ruler. : SHAH
71. Lake northeast of Osaka. : BIWA
72. Dutch Jewish philosopher. : SPINOZA
74. Site of Washington victory, 1777. : PRINCETON
76. Resolute. : MANLY
77. Raise a nap. : TEASE
78. Injure. : MAIM
79. Anglo-Saxon coins. : ORAS
80. Piedmont town south of Turin. : CUNEO
81. Presidential initial. : AITCH
82. City in south France. : PERPIGNAN
84. Barracks. : CASERNS
86. Temptation. : BAIT
87. Marshland: S. Africa. : VLEI
88. Waste silk. : NOIL
89. Scratch. : MAR
90. "Vic and ___" of the radio. : SADE
91. Corners. : INS
92. Town in south Palestine. : BEERSHEBA
94. Where Port Moresby is. : PAPUA
96. Craggy hill. : TOR
97. Greek and Roman goddess of justice. : ASTRAEA
99. Moldavian capital. : IASI
100. Mock moon. : PARASELENE
102. Natives of Darmstadt. : HESSIANS
104. Soaks in. : SOPS
105. Metal: Poet. : ORE
106. Silk voile. : NINON
109. Eleanor's daughter. : ANNA
110. Expressions of contempt. : HUMPHS
112. Coin of Greece. : OBOL
115. Bantu language. : ILA
116. Kinfolk. : AUNTS
118. Mal de ___. : MER
119. Jolly boat: Var. : YAUL
121. Part of an opera. : ARIA
123. Nonplus. : POSE
125. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
126. Palestine seaport. : HAIFA
128. Scholarship. : LEARNING
130. Trans-Jordan mountain. : PISGAH
132. Greek city in ancient Egypt. : NAUCRATIS
135. Roman province in Augustus' reign. : MOESIA
136. Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
137. Native of Syria. : DAMASCENE
138. Football player. : PASSER
139. Alarm clock. : ROUSER
140. Cain did this. : SLEW
141. City in central Sicily. : ENNA
142. Bedaub. : SMEAR
1. Of the Israeli. : JUDAIC
2. Mr. Gromyko. : ANDREI
3. Least effective. : FEEBLEST
4. Game. : FARO
5. American journalist (1761–1815). : ALSOP
6. Renouncer of a throne. : WILHELMINA
7. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
8. Miss Ferber. : EDNA
9. Pates. : NODDLES
10. Gottwald's predecessor. : BENES
11. Arabian principality. : ASIR
12. "___ summer, the darkies are gay." : TIS
13. ___ Roads. : HAMPTON
14. Local speech. : IDIOM
15. Take it easy. : SIT
16. Turmerics. : REAS
17. Fine-grained granite. : APLITE
18. Country of ancient Greece. : EPIRUS
19. Contracts. : LEASES
20. Famous suffragette. : CATT
22. Man without a country. : NOLAN
28. A month: Abbr. : SEP
31. Mihai's country man. : ROMANIAN
35. Water nymph. : NAIAD
37. Turkish name for large peninsula. : ARABISTAN
38. Gray-blue. : SLATE
41. Miss Wilson, of the screen. : LOIS
43. Subject of a famous ode. : URN
44. Cream tart. : FLAN
46. Where Hamilton is: Abbr. : ONT
48. Drowse. : SNOOZE
50. Part of the White Mountains. : FRANCONIA
51. Ancient Teuton. : GOTH
52. Canine welcome signals. : WAGS
53. Fuad's people. : EGYPTIANS
54. Muscovite. : SOVIETIST
55. Hungary's Danube. : DUNA
56. Albanian river. : DRIN
58. Journey. : ITINERATE
59. Connecticut city. : NEWLONDON
60. Neutral. : GRAY
63. Soot. : GRIMINESS
64. Macaulay's first name: Abbr. : THOS
67. Decree. : ENACT
69. Piece of baggage. : GRIP
71. Poisons. : BANES
73. Town in Kirghiz republic. : OSH
74. Frenchmen. : PARISIANS
75. Periodic. : ERAL
76. Genus of mice. : MUS
78. Painter Van der ___ : MEER
80. Famous tenor. : CARUSO
81. Biblical name. : ABIA
82. Gratifying. : PLEASANT
83. Great desert. : GOBI
84. Mantle or cloak. : CAPA
85. No longer green. : SERE
87. Half X's. : VEES
89. Little Dorrit's birthplace. : MARSHALSEA
92. Town near Cordoba, Spain. : BAENA
93. District on Maui Island, Hawaii. : HANA
94. Hillbilly's parent. : PAPPY
95. Of skycraft. : AERO
98. Greek letter. : RHO
100. Small dog. : POM
101. Natives of Beyrouth. : LEBANESE
103. Means. : INTENDS
104. "School for Scandal" hypocrite. : SURFACE
106. Urchin: Eng. slang. : NIPPER
107. Panay Island seaport. : ILOILO
108. Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
110. Heritors. : HEIRS
111. Author of "The Wandering Jew." : SUE
113. Bihar and ___. : ORISSA
114. More streaked. : LINIER
117. Poe character. : USHER
118. Gay bird. : MACAW
120. Sources of light. : LAMPS
122. Seaweed derivative. : AGAR
124. Shield. : EGIS
126. Scottish historian (1711–76). : HUME
127. Former object of worship in Egypt. : ATEN
129. Range. : ROAM
131. One: Scot. : ANE
133. Mulberry. : AAL
134. Hostel. : INN

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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