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WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, July 31, 1949

Author:
Max Geist
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 38
Max Geist has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 142-Across clue had "war"; changed to "War."

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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 390
Across
1. Moscow's newspaper. : PRAVDA
7. U. S. name for a cow. : BOSS
11. French composer. : LALO
15. Papal envoy. : LEGATE
21. President of the Fourth French Republic. : AURIOL
22. Gaunt. : EMACIATED
24. Burial place of King Arthur. : AVALON
25. Withdrawal from activity. : RECESS
26. He played "The Sheik." : VALENTINO
27. Parchment. : VELLUM
28. ___ Khan. : AGA
29. Cousin of the rhinoceros. : TAPIR
31. Murmuring sound. : PURL
32. Raise. : REAR
34. Silkworm. : ERI
35. Little girl: Span. : NENA
37. ___ Downing Street. : TEN
38. Airplane parts. : STRUTS
40. Piece of cotton. : PLEDGET
42. Barometer. : ANEROID
44. Author of "Peace of Soul." : SHEEN
45. Inventor of a printing press. : HOE
47. No longer fresh. : SEEDY
48. Iran's Ambassador to U. S. : ALA
49. Snarls. : GNARS
50. Late President of Uruguay. : BERRETA
52. "How are things in Glocca ___?" : MORRA
55. Giants, Yankees, Dodgers, et al. : TEAMS
56. One of "The Four Horsemen." : FAMINE
57. Fishes. : DABS
61. Dwight's nickname. : IKE
62. He knocks at the door of U. N. : FRANCO
64. Baal. : BEL
65. Girls. : GALS
67. Man's nickname. : RON
68. Ground corn. : SAMP
70. A people of Nigeria. : EFIK
71. Recipient of "Four Freedoms" award, 1949. : BARKLEY
73. ___ Carta. : MAGNA
75. Luxury-loving person. : SYBARITE
77. "Behind the ___," by John Gunther. : CURTAIN
78. Nolens ___: Latin for willy-nilly. : VOLENS
79. Chambers. : ROOMS
80. Hydraulic motor. : TURBINE
81. He wrote "Cry, the Beloved Country." : PATON
82. Chips with a hammer. : SPALLS
84. Mass books. : MISSALS
85. Gymnasium of ancient Greece. : PALESTRA
88. 1928 Olympic champion figure skater. : HENIE
89. Liken to. : COMPARE
90. Grain. : OATS
91. Mississippi Indian. : TIOU
92. Noun suffix, having usually a bad sense. : ARD
93. Potato. : SPUD
95. Man's name. : IRA
96. 59th in the family of nations : ISRAEL
98. Not: prefix. : NON
99. Scottish inventor of steam engine. : WATT
101. Congressman from Illinois. : ARENDS
103. Feather: Comb. form. : PTERO
104. Leading figure in U. N. : EVATT
106. Edible lizards. : IGUANAS
108. Racial stock of European Russians. : BYELO
109. Enemy. : FOE
110. River in Chile. : ITATA
113. Boys' game of ball. : CAT
114. Italian city. : PARMA
115. Hindu religious texts. : TANTRAS
119. Girl's name. : MATILDA
121. Flags. : IRISES
123. Hebrew prophet. : GAD
124. Mme. Pandit's gown. : SARI
125. Exclamation. : OHO
126. Stringed instrument. : VIOL
128. Icelandic measure. : ALIN
129. Tartan. : PLAID
131. Cambridge's river. : CAM
132. Tribesman of Siberia. : GILIAK
134. Turbulent region in Asia. : INDONESIA
137. Rival of Diaz, shot in 1913. : MADERO
139. Enduring: Poet. : ETERNE
140. Reaffirms. : REASSERTS
141. President of Mexico since 1948. : ALEMAN
142. Famous 442nd, U. S. combat team of World War II. : NISEIS
143. Jane ___. : EYRE
144. Inebriates. : SOTS
145. Fourscore and ten. : NINETY
Down
1. Former capital of Argentina. : PARANA
2. Baltic island. : RUEGEN
3. Hidden; secret. : ARCANE
4. Strive. : VIE
5. Part of "to do." : DOST
6. Part of London. : ALSATIA
7. British Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
8. ___ Bradley. : OMAR
9. Girl's nickname. : SAL
10. Royal emblems. : SCEPTERS
11. City on the Tel Aviv–Jerusalelm highway. : LATRUN
12. Aslant. : ATILT
13. Man's nickname. : LEN
14. Reputation. : ODOR
15. French collaborator. : LAVAL
16. Top of the world. : EVEREST
17. Girl: Slang. : GAL
18. Affirm. : ALLEGE
19. Globe-trotted. : TOURED
20. Hostility. : ENMITY
23. Accustoms to. : INURES
30. Peddler's basket: Dial. : PED
33. Heart of French champagne trade. : EPERNAY
36. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
38. Chinese name for Gobi Desert. : SHAMO
39. Son of Noah. : SHEM
41. ___ Sea. : DEAD
43. Norway's national hero. : OLAF
44. Objective of icebox raid. : SNACK
46. Alexandrian Father of the Church. : ORIGEN
49. Contents of Aladdin's lamp. : GENIE
50. Powder-keg area. : BALKANS
51. Apodal fish. : EEL
52. "___ Liberty." : MISS
53. Correct. : OKAY
54. ___ van Rijn. : REMBRANDT
55. Robert A. and Charles P. : TAFTS
56. Productive. : FERTILE
58. Peron's land. : ARGENTINA
59. Capital of new Western German State. : BONN
60. Nahoors. : SNAS
63. Famous French city. : REIMS
64. Miss Stanwyck. : BARBARA
66. Hit. : SMOTE
69. Corsican patriot. : PAOLI
71. Treasurers. : BURSARS
72. U.N. personage. : LIE
74. Belgian city. : ALOST
76. Stage parts. : ROLES
77. Canine teeth. : CUSPIDS
78. Waltz: French. : VALSE
80. Young Cratchit. : TIM
81. Basslike fish of West Indies. : PATAO
82. First citizen of Ayot St Lawrence. : SHAW
83. Part of Istanbul. : PERA
84. City in the Po valley. : MODENA
85. Peruvian chairman of U. N. population commission. : PARRO
86. Famous Secretary of State. : ROOT
87. Ray Bolger's role. : AUNT
89. Dutch West Indian island. : CURACAO
90. Early Venetian coin. : OSELA
94. French city. : PAU
96. Details. : ITEMS
97. M. Blum. : LEON
100. Buckwheat tree. : TITI
102. Born: Latin. : NATI
103. Mountain range of Europe. : PYRENEES
105. Servicemen. : VETS
107. Famous Italian physicist. : GALVANI
108. Areas drained by rivers. : BASINS
109. M. C. of "This Is Broadway." : FADIMAN
110. Daughter of Cymbeline. : IMOGEN
111. One of the Society Islands. : TAHITI
112. Porridges. : ATOLES
114. Downy. : PILOSE
115. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
116. Flower cluster. : RACEME
117. Famous mountain. : ARARAT
118. The sin of buying or selling church benefices. : SIMONY
120. Levees. : DIKES
122. Airplane detector. : RADAR
123. Famous Virginia Senator. : GLASS
127. European money. : LIRE
129. Lord Chatham. : PITT
130. Unpredictable artist. : DALI
133. Rage. : IRE
135. Napoleon's Marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
136. Full house. : SRO
138. Cubicle. : DEN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 23 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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