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WITHIN THE SQUARE

New York Times, Sunday, August 1, 1948

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.72, Missing: { F Q }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 174, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 338
Across
1. Mark of distinction. : IMPRESS
8. Windsor's lady. : DUCHESS
15. Sibyl. : SEERESS
22. Of Egypt's green river. : NILOTIC
23. Succeed to property. : INHERIT
24. "The ___ Years," by Carl Sandburg. : PRAIRIE
25. Size. : STATURE
26. California asset. : CLIMATE
27. Breathe. : RESPIRE
28. Italian millet: India. : TENAI
29. ___ son. : NATIVE
31. Throw out. : EJECT
33. Comedian Sparks. : NED
34. 26,000 square miles of shallow water. : ARAL
35. Having feet. : PEDATE
36. Rope used for picketing horses. : LARIAT
38. Piping for conveying a fluid. : LINE
39. Mesh. : NET
40. Salt of auric acid. : AURATE
41. Stimulate memory. : REMIND
42. Sleeper. : DOZER
43. Weak and shaking. : TREMBLY
45. Directing. : ORDERING
47. Beliefs. : CREEDS
48. Viper. : ASP
49. Desk compartment. : DRAWER
50. Stares angrily. : GLARES
52. Discern. : PERCEIVE
56. Scenic beauties of Killarney. : LAKES
58. Sending out. : EMISSIVE
62. Moistening. : ANOINTING
64. Abatement. : LETUP
66. German watering place. : EMS
67. No: Slang. : NIX
68. Rail switch. : SHUNT
69. Ran wild. : RIOTED
71. Sir Philip, exquisite sonneteer. : SIDNEY
73. Medico. : DOC
74. Caroled. : SANG
75. Indians of Matto Grosso, Brazil. : HUARIS
76. Hume Wrong's country. : CANADA
77. Hair: Comb. form. : PILI
78. Ampersand. : AND
79. Gaily bedecked. : DOLLED
80. Novel by Mikhail Artsibashev. : SANINE
81. Plants yielding cocaine. : COCAS
82. Transparent brittle substance. : ICE
83. Chemical suffix used for hydrocarbons. : ENE
84. Drainage duct. : SEWER
86. To make soda water. : CARBONATE
88. Shroud. : CEREMENT
91. River in Hunan, to Lake Tungting. : SIANG
93. Titanic iron-ore sands. : ISERINES
94. Founder of antiseptic surgery (1827–1912). : LISTER
96. Breathes out loudly. : SNORTS
98. Japanese apricot. : UME
99. Rabble-rouser on grounds of blood. : RACIST
102. Refuser. : REJECTOR
104. Hydrocyanic. : PRUSSIC
108. Dwelling place. : ABODE
109. New England patriot and dentist. : REVERE
110. Popular ailment of Victorian era. : VAPORS
112. Former name of Tokyo. : EDO
113. Expunge. : DELE
114. Choral compositions. : MOTETS
115. Formula. : RECIPE
116. Fan stick. : BRIN
117. Suffix denoting an explosive. : ITE
118. Purvey to. : CATER
119. Environment. : MILIEU
120. Very stupid person. : MORON
121. Invite or allure. : ATTRACT
123. Medicinal willow extract. : SALICIN
126. Lauric acid salt. : LAURATE
128. Remarkable. : NOTABLE
129. Wearing away. : ERODING
130. "___ and Old Lace." : ARSENIC
131. Having locks of hair. : TRESSED
132. Official ranks. : RATINGS
133. Rescind. : RETRACT
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1. The current month. : INSTANT
2. Beveling tool. : MITERER
3. Flattened. : PLANATE
4. Pertaining to wheels: Rare. : ROTAL
5. Case for personal articles. : ETUI
6. Laurence Olivier's title. : SIR
7. Backdrops. : SCENERY
8. Famous Chaplin role. : DICTATOR
9. Not adhering to the letter. : UNLITERAL
10. Onionlike vegetable. : CHIVE
11. Hemoglobin pigment. : HEME
12. Epoch. : ERA
13. Perch. : SIT
14. ___ Committee. : STEERING
15. Coverlet. : SPREAD
16. Build. : ERECT
17. Anonymous bridge player. : EAST
18. Washington Irving sleeper. : RIP
19. Make Irish. : ERINIZE
20. Whistled piercingly. : SIRENED
21. Farmers' implements. : SEEDERS
30. Girl's name. : ADA
32. Bit of doggerel. : JINGLE
35. Preachers, as a class. : PULPIT
36. Powerful sea boat used in the English Channel. : LERRET
37. Friend: Fr. : AMI
38. Loam deposit. : LOESS
40. Preoccupied. : ABSENT
41. Gave off fumes. : REEKED
42. Stylish. : DRESSY
44. Striking with a club. : MACING
46. Sleeping potions: Chaucer. : DWALES
47. The Russian "Florida." : CRIMEA
49. Refusal. : DENIAL
51. Makers of changes. : AMENDERS
52. River in New Jersey. : PASSAIC
53. Increase in desirability. : ENHANCE
54. Spendthrift bon vivant. : ROUNDER
55. Venomous. : VIRULENT
57. Miss Anthony, suffragette (1820–1906). : SUSAN
59. Source of indigo. : INDICAN
60. Desecrate. : VIOLATE
61. Luxury taxes. : EXCISES
63. Triangular pieces of the covering of an umbrella. : GORES
65. Obtained from the pine. : PINIC
70. Currents. : TIDES
72. Tropical butterfly. : DANAIS
75. Guileless. : HONEST
76. French Revolutionist. : CARNOT
77. Race horses. : PONIES
79. Convey, as an estate. : DEMISE
80. Spiritualist's session. : SEANCE
81. Plant bulb. : CORMUS
85. Those with claims of superior wisdom. : WISERS
87. Butter: Fr. : BEURRE
89. Slur over. : ELIDE
90. Cylindrical. : TERETE
92. Behaving abjectly. : GROVELING
95. Revoker. : REVERSER
97. Copied drawings. : TRACINGS
99. Effulgent. : RADIANT
100. Accomplice. : ABETTOR
101. French woman novelist, creator of "Claudine." : COLETTE
103. Modern airplane propulsion. : JET
104. Suitable to the common people. : POPULAR
105. West Indian fish. : SERRANA
106. Imbecilic. : IDIOTIC
107. Link. : CONNECT
109. Decayed. : ROTTED
111. ___ à la mode. : PIE
114. Twin crystal. : MACLE
115. Castor-oil bean poison. : RICIN
116. Insect pest. : BORER
118. Carriages. : CABS
119. Southern France. : MIDI
120. Moldiness. : MUST
122. Geographical cape. : RAS
124. Constellation. : ARA
125. Abraham's nephew. : LOT
127. Have being. : ARE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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