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WILLIAM AND MARY ROLL CALL

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 1947

Author: Louise Rabb
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 55
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 285
Across Down
1. Mary ___ Bothwell. : STUART
7. Pack down. : TAMP
11. Award. : MEDAL
16. Company. : POSSE
21. Fabric of Kashmir goat's hair. : PUTTOO
22. Indian nurse. : AMAH
23. One of Napoleon's sisters. : ELISE
24. Plant louse. : APHID
25. ___ dictum (in passing): Lat. : OBITER
26. Church. : FANE
27. Will Rogers' plaything. : LASSO
28. "___, flat and unprofitable." : STALE
29. Saltiest. : SALINEST
31. Disraeli's rival. : GLADSTONE
34. Portrait statue. : IKON
35. Play by Sophocles. : ELECTRA
36. Highest. : TOPS
37. Boring. : TIRESOME
39. Abounding in juniper. : GORSY
41. Hard. : STRICT
43. Positives. : PLUSES
46. Guise. : SHAPE
50. Gull. : DUPE
52. Exclamation of pain. : OUCH
53. Tread heavily. : TRAMPLE
54. Giving character. : TONING
56. Movable seats. : CHAIRS
58. Moslem chief. : REIS
59. The Paleozoic ___. : EON
60. Discharge. : EMIT
61. Loathes. : ABHORS
63. He killed Mercutio and Romeo killed him. : TYBALT
66. Witches. : HAGS
67. Heal. : RESTORE
69. Woes. : ILLS
71. Letters. : MAIL
72. Famous French scientist. : CURIE
73. Bill ___, punning humorist (1850–1895). : NYE
74. Lacking a guide. : UNLED
76. Lofty. : AERIAL
78. North wind. : BOREAS
79. Lets it stand: Printing. : STETS
80. Home of Saul's witch. : ENDOR
81. ___ Flynn. : ERROL
83. Weight for silk and rayon yarn. : DENIER
86. Billy ___. : SUNDAY
88. William, the Silver-Voiced. : BRYAN
89. Pronoun. : SHE
92. Turn over. : UPEND
93. Italian artist. : RENI
94. Zola novel. : NANA
96. Having handles. : ANSATED
98. Course. : ROAD
99. Bread crumbs boiled in milk. : PANADA
101. Eastern Mediterranean countries. : LEVANT
103. Star of "A Flag Is Born." : MUNI
104. Learner: Abbr. : APP
105. Billy (Aquacade) ___. : ROSE
106. Matthew ___, college founder. : VASSAR
108. Of the stage. : SCENIC
110. Implement of Stone Age. : NEOLITH
112. Traffic. : DEAL
114. Spruce. : TRIG
116. Beginning. : ONSET
117. Springless wagon of Russia. : TELEGA
118. Mynheer Van Loon. : WILLEM
120. Visionary. : IDEAL
122. Hibernicism. : IRISHISM
124. Cicero's home town. : ROMA
126. Complaisant. : AMIABLE
131. Tenor violin. : ALTO
133. ___ Maria, Queen for whom Maryland was named. : HENRIETTA
135. Tugboat Annie Marie ___. : DRESSLER
136. Dandies. : BEAUS
138. Market place. : AGORA
139. Famous ancient city. : TYRE
141. Mend. : REPAIR
142. Language. : LINGO
143. Ancient Hebrew weights. : REBAS
144. Permission to use. : LOAN
145. Thigh piece of armor. : CUISSE
146. Krupp city. : ESSEN
147. English river. : TRENT
148. Discern. : ESPY
149. Presided: Radio slang. : EMCEED
1. Believe: Contr. : SPOSE
2. Shylock's rich friend. : TUBAL
3. Practical. : UTILE
4. Athenian. : ATTIC
5. X-Ray Wilhelm. : ROENTGEN
6. Bullfighter on foot: Sp. : TORERO
7. William ___, Secy. of War, 1904. : TAFT
8. Vessel for wine. : AMA
9. Tropical fruit. : MANGO
10. Billy ___ of Yale (1865–1943). : PHELPS
11. Pinochle score. : MELD
12. Buoyant. : ELASTIC
13. Couplet. : DISTICH
14. Classify. : ASSORT
15. Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
16. Dance step. : PAS
17. The best degree. : OPTIMUM
18. William who wrote "Passionate Pilgrim." : SHAKESPEARE
19. Fodder pit. : SILO
20. Utopia. : EDEN
30. Carnelian. : SARD
32. Mary ___, movie star. : ASTOR
33. Sprightly wit. : ESPRIT
36. ___ Mary. : TYPHOID
38. Palm leaves: Var. : OLAS
40. Before-mentioned. : SUCH
42. Corrode. : RUST
44. Praises: Latin. : ELOGIA
45. Feels. : SENSES
46. Exacting. : STERN
47. Cozy. : HOMEY
48. Seeds of an herb. : ANISE
49. William ___, the Great Commoner. : PITT
51. The above William was first ___ of Chatham. : EARL
53. The bow and arrow William. : TELL
55. Former Vice President. : GARNER
57. Floating. : ISLAND
58. Reviler. : RAILER
62. Encircling strip. : BELT
64. Giant: Norse Myth. : YMIR
65. Sheepish remark. : BAA
66. Fling. : HURL
68. Expelled. : OUTED
70. Litter. : SEDAN
72. Animals kept as pets. : COONS
75. Monastic order. : ESSENE
77. Stags with twelve-pointed antlers. : ROYALS
78. Geese. : BRANTS
79. Karachi is its capital. : SIND
80. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
82. Mary ___ stage star. : RYAN
83. "Story of Philosophy" author. : DURANT
84. Epic poem. : EPOPEE
85. Native Italians. : NEAPOLITANS
87. Spenser's Truth. : UNA
88. Munich is its capital. : BAVARIA
89. Stupefies. : STUNS
90. Noted skater. : HENIE
91. Decree. : EDICT
93. Precipitate. : RASH
95. Abode. : NEST
97. Verily. : AMEN
99. Pearlash. : POTASH
100. Grandfatherly. : AVAL
102. Lifeless in style. : ARID
105. Mountain in Switzerland. : RIGI
107. Nimble. : ALERT
109. The Roman Bowl: Var. : COLISEUM
111. "___ et le Noir," Stendhal's masterpiece. : LEROUGE
112. Strip. : DISROBE
113. Sam Clemens was one. : ELMIRAN
115. Things. : GEAR
118. Flyer. : WINGER
119. Spot. : MOTTLE
121. Punish by fine. : AMERCE
123. Center of activity. : HEART
125. Famous American surgeons. : MAYOS
127. Jelly. : ASPIC
128. Sated. : BLASE
129. Soft: German. : LEISE
130. Went wrong. : ERRED
131. Clever. : ABLE
132. Wreaths. : LEIS
134. Asiatic countries. : EAST
135. Forbid. : DENY
137. What Senator Claghorn calls Fred Allen. : SON
140. Knock. : RAP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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