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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
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
Down
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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