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New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1950

Author: Ralph Anderson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 438
Across Down
1. Where Munich is. : BAVARIA
8. ___ Arias, former President of Panama. : ARNULFO
15. Nap. : SIESTA
21. Aperture. : ORIFICE
22. Patron saint of prisoners. : LEONARD
23. Diogenes carried one. : LANTERN
24. Ran. : TROTTED
25. Seed used in flavoring. : CARAWAY
26. Where Lake Simcoe is. : ONTARIO
27. Sesame. : TIL
28. Spanish gentlemen. : SENORS
30. Counterfeit. : PSEUDO
32. 16½ feet. : ROD
33. Manifest. : OVERT
36. Hindu garment. : SAREE
37. Higher part. : UPSIDE
38. Facile. : EASY
39. Indicaters. : METERS
41. Downhearted. : SAD
42. Released. : FREED
43. ___ Row, London bridle path. : ROTTEN
45. Winter resort in Arizona. : TUCSON
47. Heavy wave. : SEA
48. I do. : YES
50. ___ United States. : THESE
51. Subterfuge. : EVASION
53. Well, well!: French. : TIENS
55. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
57. On the lookout. : ALERTED
58. Discoverer of St. Lawrence river, 1534. : CARTIER
60. Principality. : SATRAPY
64. Inventor of bombsight. : NORDEN
65. Ripped. : TORE
66. A top U. S. atomic scientist. : UREY
68. Capital of South Dakota. : PIERRE
69. Warrant officer's class. : NCO
70. Epidermal layer of skin: Anat. : ECDERON
72. Sorceress wife of Jason. : MEDEA
74. Dress goods. : SATIN
75. One: French. : UNE
77. Make. : EARN
78. Tom Mix's "Fetlock Holmes." : WASH
80. Mr. Gulliver. : LEM
81. Split. : CLEFT
83. Extort. : WREST
86. Aromatic cookery item. : ANISEED
89. Theatre sign. : SRO
91. Television screen. : RASTER
93. Opposite of a-weather. : ALEE
94. Make money. : MINT
95. Injury. : LESION
97. Son of Clytemnestra, haunted by Furies. : ORESTES
99. Moving slowly. : LAGGING
101. Assuage. : APPEASE
102. Command. : ORDER
104. Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
105. Direct route. : BEELINE
106. Beverage. : COCOA
109. Container. : CAN
111. Red Chinese leader. : MAO
112. Governor of Florida or California. : WARREN
113. Girl's name. : AMANDA
115. Assail. : BESET
117. Half man, half goat. : PAN
118. Cattle. : STEERS
122. Pinches. : NIPS
123. Ferryman of the Styx. : CHARON
125. Compound suffix. : ARIAN
127. Mr. Flynn. : ERROL
128. Picnic pest. : ANT
129. One who seeks patronage. : TOUTER
130. Roar. : BELLOW
132. African witchcraft. : OBI
133. People from Oklahoma. : SOONERS
135. Repeat. : ITERATE
138. Allied. : RELATED
141. Soup vessels. : TUREENS
142. A factor of the dividend. : DIVISOR
143. Inhale. : INSPIRE
144. Estimate. : ASSESS
145. Farm implements. : SEEDERS
146. Devotees. : ADDICTS
1. Ridiculous weaver in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : BOTTOM
2. Attain recognition. : ARRIVE
3. State flower of Illinois. : VIOLET
4. Sternward. : AFT
5. Slow: Music. : RIT
6. Freezes. : ICES
7. Tiger mosquito genus. : AEDES
8. Mohammedan Bible. : ALCORAN
9. Towered aloft. : REARED
10. Leif's parentage. : NORSE
11. Miss Merkle. : UNA
12. Dewey's proposed vocation. : LAW
13. Beaten up concoction. : FRAPPE
14. It begins. "Tell me, goddess, of the man . . . " : ODYSSEY
15. Carpenter's tool. : SANDER
16. Preposition. : INTO
17. Greek letter. : ETA
18. Saw-toothed. : SERRATE
19. Sugars, in chemistry. : TRIOSES
20. Medicine which allays pain. : ANODYNE
23. Blatant. : LOUD
29. Author of "Approach to Battle." : NASON
31. Bird. : EIDER
34. Hinder. : RETARD
35. Guardian of property. : TRUSTEE
37. Component of pitchblende. : URANIUM
38. Heavenly. : ETHEREAL
40. Knowledge. : SCIENCE
42. Subject of podiatry. : FEET
44. Ear trouble. : OTITIS
46. Sward. : SOD
47. Temptress. : SIREN
49. Code signal akin to mayday (m'aidez). : SOS
51. Having one cell: Bot. : ELOCULAR
52. Native of Italian city. : VERONESE
53. Edible root. : TARO
54. Wither. : SERE
56. Juice. : SAP
57. Name meaning grace. : ANN
58. She starred in "Barretts of Wimpole Street." : CORNELL
59. American blackbird. : REDWING
61. Type of well. : ARTESIAN
62. The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
63. 50c in Tokyo. : YEN
65. Land: Lat. : TERRA
67. Source of Vitamin B. : YEAST
71. Grackle. : DAW
73. Norse name. : ASE
76. Soon afterwards: Arch. : EFTSOONS
79. Aides. : HELPERS
81. ___-Magnon. : CRO
82. Collection of four. : TETRAD
84. Device for authenticating documents. : SEAL
85. Inner seed covering: Bot. : TEGUMEN
86. Friend. : AMIGO
87. Number. : NINE
88. Reduce. : DEPLETE
90. Single. : ONE
92. China's new color. : RED
96. Net fisherman. : SEINER
98. Dry. : SEC
100. Punkie. : GNAT
101. Air: Greek. : AER
103. Coastal city in Morocco. : RABAT
105. Commonplace. : BANAL
106. Rival of bridge. : CANASTA
107. Inauspicious. : OMINOUS
108. Those who take prisoners. : CAPTORS
110. Attendants of Neptune. : NEREIDS
112. Crybabies. : WAILERS
114. Fruit of the Quercus. : ACORNS
116. Sally. : SORTIE
117. Roman magistrate. : PRETOR
119. Pertaining to Cupid. : EROTIC
120. Sen. Kerr of Oklahoma. : ROBERT
121. U-shaped tubes on trombones. : SLIDES
124. Bohemian martyr, 1415. : HUSS
125. Humble. : ABASE
126. Water wheel. : NORIA
129. Starting places on the links. : TEES
131. Slav of Saxony. : WEND
134. Born. : NEE
136. Woman. : EVE
137. Remove. : RID
139. Pounds, shillings, pence: Latin abbr. : LSD
140. Bee: Comb. form. : API

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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