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WORD ALMANAC

New York Times, Sunday, July 6, 1952

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,113
Across Down
1. Governor at Tallahassee. : WARREN
7. Shaft pieces. : CAMS
11. Fatal to Juliet. : STAB
15. Queen in "Titus Andronicus." : TAMORA
21. Stimulate. : AROUSE
22. On the highest level. : ATOP
23. Where Ottumwa is. : IOWA
24. Spanish novelist. : IBANEZ
25. Untruths. : FABLES
26. Nickname of wrestler Lewis. : STRANGLER
28. ___ Convention. : GENEVA
29. Emancipate. : FREE
30. He's in 119 Across. : TAHITIAN
32. Bjornson hero. : ARNE
34. Contemporary of Bonaparte. : NIEL
35. Malay gibbon. : LAR
36. Candidate. : ASPIRANT
37. Royal crown. : TIARA
39. New Guinea port. : LAE
40. Girl's name: Spanish. : ESTER
42. Biblical mount. : SEIR
43. Measures of rainfall. : INCHES
46. Mexico's "Pancho." : VILLA
48. Nautical direction. : ASTERN
50. British statesman. : HOARE
51. Spanker. : SAIL
53. Typewriter part. : SPACER
56. Husbandman. : GRANGER
58. 26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARALSEA
62. Sly humor. : ARCHNESS
65. Actor Welles. : ORSON
66. Atlantic City boardwalk specialties. : AUCTIONS
67. Holiday for an Etonian. : VAC
68. Captivate. : ENAMOUR
70. John Hunt Morgan's raiders. : REBS
72. Beethoven's Opus 27. : SONATA
73. ___ St. Lawrence. : AYOT
75. Work of the President and the Senate. : TREATY
76. Boat landings. : SLIPS
78. Straw vote man. : ROPER
79. Rescinds. : REPEALS
81. Auto section. : CHASSIS
83. Doctor in "Don Quixote." : PEDRO
85. Ancient Troy. : ILIUM
88. British naturalist. : SLOANE
90. Emblem on Cuba's flag. : STAR
93. M. d'Herblay. : ARAMIS
95. Hireling. : ESNE
96. A Greek. : HELLENE
98. Rio de ___. : ORO
99. Ominous. : SINISTER
101. Brother-in-law of Oedipus. : CREON
103. Fish spears. : TRIDENTS
105. Sailors' mementos. : TATTOOS
106. Palmer of dice. : FOISTER
108. Fairy tale scarebabe. : OGRESS
109. Grant of land: Hindu law. : ENAM
110. Country ways. : LANES
111. Pigments. : OCHRES
114. Spring up. : ARISE
117. Spellbinder. : ORATOR
119. Melville novel. : OMOO
120. Peruses. : READS
124. Douglas is its capital. : MAN
125. Snare again. : RENET
127. Blind alleys. : IMPASSES
130. Fourth word of Hamlet's soliloquy. : NOT
131. Bathtub: Spain. : TINA
133. Says further. : ADDS
134. Consecrated. : ANOINTED
135. Timber tree: Spanish. : PINO
136. Wild ass. : ONAGER
138. Arcaro's specialty. : HORSERACE
140. Soldier. : WARMAN
142. Part of a tennis rally. : RETURN
143. Cry of pain. : OUCH
144. Tribal father: Bib. : ATER
145. Preconceive. : IDEATE
146. Spinach. : GREENS
147. King Lear's dog. : TRAY
148. Fewer. : LESS
149. Bay where Capri is. : NAPLES
1. Batter cake. : WAFFLE
2. Palm cockatoos. : ARARAS
3. Candidate's first name. : ROBERT
4. Administer. : RULE
5. Common suffix. : ESE
6. Hens' homes. : NESTS
7. Dismiss. : CASHIER
8. Dressing. : ATTIRING
9. Bed for a brick. : MORTAR
10. Artago's country. : SPAIN
11. Straw in the wind. : SIGN
12. Sanskrit school. : TOL
13. A position of the helm. : AWEATHER
14. Creator of Maggie Wylie. : BARRIE
15. Kipling's Shere Khan. : TIGER
16. "___ Martin." : ABE
17. Creator of Hans Castorp. : MANN
18. Creator of Nina Leeds. : ONEILL
19. Disclose. : REVEAL
20. Pinkster flower. : AZALEA
27. States. : NATIONS
31. Church part. : APSE
33. Where Windsor ruled, 1940–45. : NASSAU
36. Detective Lupin. : ARSENE
38. Gen. Weyland's men. : AVIATORS
41. Apiece. : EACH
44. Reedbucks. : NAGORS
45. Embrasure in a parapet. : CRENEL
47. Where Kankakee is. : ILLINOIS
49. Thirty: French. : TRENTE
50. Senator Byrd. : HARRY
52. Curves. : ARCS
53. Tributary of the Danube. : SAVA
54. Supplicate. : PRAY
55. Harmonious. : ACCORDANT
57. Defeat utterly. : ROUT
59. Slate pencil. : SOAPSTONE
60. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
61. Eskers. : ASAR
63. Wife of Abraham. : SARAI
64. Cat's whisker. : SMELLER
66. Product of Trinidad. : ASPHALT
69. Spot on Mars. : OASIS
71. Christian Malay of Luzon: Var. : BICOL
74. Destructive insects. : TERMITES
77. Not so daft. : SANER
80. Word for the witch in "Snow White." : POISONER
82. Father. : SENIOR
83. Days of yore. : PAST
84. Silk producer. : ERIA
86. Deprive of a garment. : UNCOAT
87. Breed of sheep. : MERINO
88. Film records. : SHOTS
89. Unaspirated. : LENE
91. The humanities. : ARTS
92. Former editor of "The New Yorker." : ROSS
94. Greek portico. : STOA
97. Cement finisher's tools. : EDGERS
100. Thackeray hero. : ESMOND
102. Drug used in eyedrops. : ESERINE
104. Irish Gaelic. : ERSE
106. Fermentation in canned goods. : FLATSOUR
107. Summer fiction. : ROMANCES
112. Apple sellers of London. : COSTERS
113. Nylons. : HOSE
114. Russian trading company. : AMTORG
115. Cloud seeder. : RAINER
116. Natural. : INNATE
118. Furious. : REDHOT
119. Narcotic. : OPIATE
121. Kingdom of Moby Dick. : ANIMAL
122. Bestow. : DONATE
123. Assemblage on Salisbury Plain. : STONES
126. Acquires. : EARNS
128. Characteristic of McGuffey's Readers. : MORAL
129. Sen. Johnson. : EDWIN
132. An ailment. : AGUE
134. Whitish. : ASHY
135. Kind of school: Colloq. : PREP
137. Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
139. Broadcasting group. : RCA
141. Girl's name. : ADA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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