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FROM THE BOOKSHELF

New York Times, Sunday, August 14, 1949

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 689 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 27, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 49
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 392
Across Down
1. Rancher. : COWMAN
7. Brother of Elaine. : TORRE
12. Tahitian war canoe. : PAHI
16. Machine tool. : LATHE
21. Name given to Queen Elizabeth. : ORIANA
22. Chiang Kai-shek. : ASIAN
23. Egyptian deity. : AMON
24. She wrote about Maggie Tulliver. : ELIOT
25. Gulliver's little people. : LILLIPUTIANS
27. He wrote, "She was a Phantom of Delight." : WORDSWORTH
29. Defoe's "___ Flanders." : MOLL
30. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
31. He wrote "In Memoriam." : TENNYSON
33. Suffer: Scot. : DREE
34. ___ Baba. : ALI
35. Beloved Prince Consort. : ALBERT
37. Low. : MOO
38. Presently. : ANON
40. "___ Men Are Brothers." : ALL
41. Come again. : REAPPEAR
43. ___ Frost, American poet. : ROBERT
46. Yeats' native land. : ERIN
48. She elopes with Chevalier des Grieux. : MANON
49. Collations. : MEALS
50. Ike's Alma Mater. : WESTPOINT
55. Home of the Cabots and Lowells. : BOSTON
57. Author of "Vita Nuova." : DANTE
58. Italian saint. : NERI
59. Enthusiasm. : ARDOR
60. Although: Obs. : ALBEE
61. Illustrator of "Little Lord Fauntleroy." : BIRCH
62. Aircraft shelter. : HANGAR
64. Spanish lady. : DONA
65. One cent, in Rumania. : LEU
66. On the lookout. : AWATCH
68. Slacks. : PANTS
69. ___ Wilkes, loved by Scarlett. : ASHLEY
71. Island near Guernsey. : SARK
73. Preposition. : INTO
74. First name of the Scarlet Pimpernel. : PERCY
75. Resort near Venice. : ARCO
76. Island off Wales. : ANGLESEY
78. Strong-stemmed. : ROOTY
79. Humbug. : FLIMFLAM
83. Dobbins' dinner. : OATS
84. He wrote "Mr. Pim Passes By." : MILNE
85. Lively air. : LILT
86. Mere trifle. : FICO
87. Creator of Mr. Rochester. : BRONTE
90. Fatuous. : SILLY
91. Where Singapore is. : MALAYA
93. Author ___ Yutang. : LIN
94. "___ Jim."—Conrad. : LORD
95. "Believe it or not" creator. : RIPLEY
97. "Lady's Book" publisher. : GODEY
98. "___ of Lammermoor." : BRIDE
100. Entrance halls. : ATRIA
102. Famous theatrical manager. : DALY
103. Entangles. : MIRES
104. Author of a famous Roman-fleuve. : PROUST
105. Anne Hathaway's husband: Var. : SHAKSPERE
107. Unit of electrical capacity. : FARAD
108. Well done! : BRAVO
109. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
110. Ribbed fabrics. : TWILLS
112. Guidebook originator. : BAEDEKER
115. ___ Angelico. : FRA
118. Shelley's friend. : HOGG
120. ___ Bailey Allen. : IDA
121. Scanty. : SPARSE
123. Hummingbird. : AVA
124. Charles or Mary. : LAMB
126. Author of "Framley Parsonage." : TROLLOPE
129. Author ___ Knight. : ERIC
130. Slender. : SLIM
131. Having surplus weight. : OVERLOADED
133. Imitators of famous French satirist. : RABELAISIANS
136. One of the "Jalna" family. : RENNY
137. Native of ancient kingdom. : MEDE
138. Seed. : OVULE
139. Gradation. : NUANCE
140. ___ Chekhov. : ANTON
141. ___ Chamber. : STAR
142. Man's nickname. : PETEY
143. Contradicts. : DENIES
1. French city, S of Strasbourg. : COLMAR
2. Songbird. : ORIOLE
3. Presidential yacht. : WILLIAMSBURG
4. Famous London avenue. : MALL
5. Cuckoo. : ANI
6. Shaw's "Man of Destiny." : NAPOLEON
7. Succeeded by the "Spectator," 1711. : TATLER
8. Pliable twig. : OSIER
9. Inlet. : RIA
10. Bombast. : RANT
11. Complete costume. : ENSEMBLE
12. One who pledges something: Law. : PAWNOR
13. Chinese port. : AMOY
14. Hengist and ___. : HORSA
15. Occasional name for Malay Archipelago. : INDONESIA
16. Author ___ Wallace. : LEW
17. Freehold estate. : ALOD
18. "___ lirra, by the river, Sang Sir Lancelot." : TIRRA
19. ___ de ville. : HOTEL
20. One of the Barrymores. : ETHEL
26. Name of eight popes. : URBAN
28. Be derisive. : SNORT
32. Negatives. : NOES
35. Asphyxia: Med. : APNOEA
36. Dublin archbishop, friend of Tennyson. : TRENCH
39. East Indian palm. : NIPA
42. ___ de fois gras. : PATE
44. Hippocratic ___. : OATH
45. "___ Years After."—Dumas. : TWENTY
47. Co-author of "Mutiny on the Bounty." : NORDHOFF
49. "___ Millions."—Eugene O'Neill. : MARCO
51. Work units. : ERGS
52. "Bloomin' ___ made o' mud." : IDOL
53. "___ But the Lonely Heart." : NONE
54. Part of a trunk. : TRAY
55. Light raft of South America. : BALSA
56. City of New York. : OLEAN
57. Little song. : DITTY
58. Bill Sikes' victim in "Oliver Twist." : NANCY
61. Poisons. : BANES
62. He wrote about the "Heathen Chinee." : HARTE
63. Thinness. : RARITY
67. Author of "The Virginian." : WISTER
68. Novel by Pearl Buck. : PEONY
70. Master of Science. : SCM
72. Scene of Rex Beach's "The Spoilers." : KLONDIKE
74. Alcott's "Old-Fashioned Girl." : POLLY
75. Pacify. : ALLAY
77. ___ one's words. : EAT
78. Creator of the "Raggedy Man." : RILEY
79. ___-on-Parade. : FILES
80. Last queen of Hawaii, deposed, 1893. : LILIUOKALANI
81. Sour substances. : ACIDS
82. He painted many pictures of Rouen. : MONET
84. Painter of "The Angelus." : MILLET
85. Took on cargo. : LADED
87. Le Sage's hero, Gil ___. : BLAS
88. Well known animal sculptor. : ROTH
89. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
90. Wartime gal. : SPAR
91. Swamp. : MORASS
92. Rub off. : ABRADE
96. Pictorial symbols. : IDEOGRAMS
97. "___ of the Limberlost." : GIRL
99. Meander. : ROVE
101. Author of "The Apostle." : ASCH
103. She says, "As headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile." : MALAPROP
104. Turn aside in thought. : PRESCIND
106. Likeness. : PHOTO
107. Dog. : FIDO
108. A heavy earth. : BARIA
111. He attended the Goethe Festival at Aspen. : WILDER
112. Soup ingredient. : BARLEY
113. Exhibit. : EVINCE
114. Egyptian king. : RAMSES
115. Talkative widow in "Little Dorrit." : FLORA
116. Symbol of doom. : RAVEN
117. Catkin. : AMENT
119. Swiss theologian (1812–1900). : GODET
122. Elizabethan playwright. : PEELE
125. Capital of Moravia. : BRNO
127. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
128. Roof edge. : EAVE
130. Capital of Shensi province. : SIAN
132. Waterfall. : LYN
134. Other than. : BUT
135. Author of "The Mysteries of Paris." : SUE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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