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VOCABULARY TEST

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1948

Author: Archie Kreiling
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Archie S. Kreiling has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Solution grid had HAMELOT at 104-Across; corrected to CAMELOT.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 341
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1. Taft's Vice President. : SHERMAN
8. Hiawatha's mother. : WENONAH
15. Mr. Bromfield's hacienda. : MALABAR
22. Demigoddess. : HEROINE
23. Early home of D. Eisenhower, noted educator. : ABILENE
24. Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
25. Active part of electric iron. : ELEMENT
26. Cannon balls. : PELLETS
27. One of King Lear's heirs. : GONERIL
28. Fabulous bird. : ROC
29. Situated below. : NETHER
31. Heaping up. : AMASSING
33. Compass point: Abbr. : ESE
34. Recent addition to Moscow's dog house. : TITO
36. Moray. : EEL
37. Hercules' captive. : IOLE
38. State in SE Arabia. : OMAN
39. Source of ketose. : OSONE
41. Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize 1912. : DALEN
44. Child's marble. : AGATE
46. Outstanding general of Caribbean Defense. : BRETT
47. Cloth used for hose in old England. : KERSEY
49. Famous Dodger. : ROBINSON
51. Traveling bags. : VALISES
53. L. A.'s "pigskin" professionals. : RAMS
55. Immense expanses. : OCEANS
56. Born. : NEE
57. U. N.'s "veto" champ. : GROMYKO
61. Draw in breath. : INHALE
62. Trans-Jordan monarch. : ABDULLAH
67. Lacerate. : RIVE
68. Pismires. : ANTS
70. Where Salem is: Abbr. : ORE
71. Three, at dominoes. : TREY
72. Wing. : ALA
73. Complete. : EVERY
75. South Indian peoples. : TAMILS
77. In Bilskirnir hall he dwelt. : THOR
78. "Hotspur." : PERCY
80. Scorch. : SINGE
81. Encourages. : ABETS
82. Second movie showing. : RERUN
83. Where Aconcagua is. : ANDES
84. Them: Obs. : HEMEN
85. Former boxing star. : GANS
86. Proscribe. : BANISH
87. Ecclesiast's residence. : MANSE
88. Macaw. : ARA
89. French parish priest. : CURE
90. Possessed. : HAD
91. Panic. : FEAR
93. Comic-strip tramp. : PETE
94. Fettered. : MANACLED
97. Devoted to serving the Virgin Mary. : MARIST
99. A color. : RUSTRED
101. Actress West. : MAE
102. Haycock covering. : HAYCAP
103. Authoress Ferber. : EDNA
104. Where the Round Table was. : CAMELOT
108. Prefiguration. : IDEATION
110. East vein of the Monongahela. : TYGART
115. Staggering. : AREEL
116. Sharpens. : HONES
118. Heating devices. : ETNAS
120. Sixes on dice. : SICES
121. Steep, rocky eminence. : SCAR
122. Incite. : PROD
123. Shield. : ECU
124. Stupid: Fr. : BETE
125. Quarter of an acre, in Japan. : TAN
126. Baldness. : ALOPECIA
130. Merry-andrews. : ANTICS
133. Do a sum. : TOT
134. Of a city of ancient Mesopotamia. : EDESSAN
136. Reckless behavior. : RAMPAGE
138. Ulster makers. : TAILORS
140. Venturing. : RISKING
141. Imperial domains. : EMPIRES
142. Understanding. : ENTENTE
143. Cotton fabrics. : SATINES
144. Sojourns. : RESIDES
145. Prophetess. : SEERESS
1. Foreign Minister of Israel. : SHERTOK
2. Wooed by Abelard. : HELOISE
3. Structural worker. : ERECTOR
4. Gypsy husband. : ROM
5. Carriage. : MIEN
6. Mihai's bride. : ANNE
7. Reticulated. : NETTED
8. County in SE Iowa. : WAPELLO
9. Eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews. : EBER
10. Nothing. : NIL
11. Water jar. : OLLA
12. East Indian tree. : NEEM
13. Theatrical organization. : ANTA
14. Fighting mercenaries of 1775–83. : HESSIANS
15. City on the Dnieper. : MOGILEV
16. Exclusive of others. : ALONE
17. Large marine fish. : LING
18. Salutation. : AVE
19. Ancient galleys, with two banks of oars. : BIREMES
20. Anisic acid salt. : ANISATE
21. Grows compassionate. : RELENTS
30. Gives audience to. : HEARS
32. Swillbowl. : SOT
35. Netherlands ounce. : ONS
38. Bay window. : ORIEL
40. Phantomlike. : EERY
42. Dark. : EBON
43. American physicist. : NICHOLS
44. For auction. : ASALE
45. Finished. : GONE
46. Bas ___. : BLEU
48. Bantu of French Congo. : YAKA
50. Approaches. : NEARS
52. Min's spouse. : ANDY
54. Romeo's house. : MONTAGUE
57. His law, "Bad money drives out good." : GRESHAM
58. Côte d'Azur. : RIVIERA
59. Baker. : OVENMAN
60. Cause to coalesce. : MERGE
61. Daughter of Oedipus. : ISMENE
62. Call forth. : AROUSE
63. German name, bold as a bear. : BERNHARD
64. He wrote "You Know Me, Al," 1916. : LARDNER
65. Hero of Moliere's "Le Misanthrope." : ALCESTE
66. Countryman: Slang. : HAYSEED
69. Inn at Southwark: Canterbury Tales. : TABARD
71. Good husbandry. : THRIFT
74. 100 sen. : YEN
76. Common contraction. : ITS
77. Famous Downing Street address.. : TEN
78. Game like napoleon. : PAM
79. Likely to. : ENAPT
82. Diffuse. : RADIATE
86. Small Spanish gunboat. : BARCA
89. Last of the Ptolemies. : CLEO
90. Victor over Samuel J. Tilden, 1876. : HAYES
92. Small cow. : RUNT
95. Afghanistan title. : AMEER
96. Invoke. : CALL
97. Assured of success. : MADE
98. Roasting stick. : SPIT
100. Speaks. : SAYS
102. Impeder. : HINDERER
103. Make into law. : ENACT
104. Swiveling wheels. : CASTERS
105. Sir Philip Sidney's pastoral romance. : ARCADIA
106. Most parsimonious. : MEANEST
107. Hosts. : THRONGS
109. Unity. : ONENESS
111. Tomcat. : GIB
112. Dimethyl ketone. : ACETONE
113. Cutting replies. : RETORTS
114. Poisonous flies. : TSETSES
117. Dinny the dinosaur's rider. : OOP
119. Apartments. : SUITES
122. Flat. : PLANE
126. Hindu month. : ASIN
127. Lead rod used in casements. : CAME
128. Gremlins. : IMPS
129. Starch-yielding aroid. : APII
130. Awry: Dial. : AGEE
131. Staff. : CANE
132. Location. : SITE
135. Snowshoe. : SKI
137. Son of Bela: Gen. 46:21. : ARD
139. Celtic Neptune. : LER

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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