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New York Times, Sunday, August 25, 1946

Author:
L. K. Peters
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 150, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.96, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 174, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 65-Down, 85-Down, and 107-Down clues, replaced commas after underscores with periods.

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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 237
Across
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Unofficial OPA champion. : BOWLES
7
System of Long-Range-Aid-to-Navigator: U. S. Navy. : LORAN
12
Fiber spun from cow's milk. : ARALAC
18
Leafstalk. : PETIOLE
19
Impairs. : DAMAGES
21
Beans. : LEGUMES
23
Proceeding from the side. : LATERAL
24
Highest mountain. : EVEREST
25
Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
26
Howl. : ULULATE
27
Kinsfolk: Fr. : PARENTE
28
Product of bone distillation. : BONETAR
29
Female pantomimist. : MIMA
30
Opposed to ectal. : ENTAL
32
Without teeth. : EDENTAL
34
Beer-drinking detective. : NERO
35
Hock. : PAWN
36
Dickens character, born in debtor's prison. : DORRIT
38
Master craftsman. : ARTIST
39
Billiard implements. : CUES
40
Curtain. : SHADE
42
Spruers: Founding. : GATERS
44
Fool: Old English. : SOTT
45
Africa's westernmost cape. : VERDE
46
Skin. : DERM
48
One who shows remorse. : RUER
50
Boat-building city on the Elbe. : RIESA
52
Girl's name meaning lovely. : ANGELA
55
Finders ___. : KEEPERS
57
Attach the finishing last: Shoemaking. : RELAST
61
Become too mature. : OVERRIPEN
63
Fury. : RAGE
64
Zither-like instrument. : PSALTERY
66
___ Alto, high Colorado mt., 12,989 feet. : RITO
67
Termagant. : SHREW
69
Gamut. : RANGE
71
Girl's nickname. : NETTIE
72
Side: Latin. : LATUS
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Small portable stoves. : SALAMANDERS
77
Girl's name. : YETTA
78
Russian stockades. : ETAPES
80
Icy precipitation. : SLEET
81
Tinner's shears. : SNIPS
83
Nerve: Comb. form. : NEUR
84
Evening song. : SERENADE
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Milk: French. : LAIT
88
Ornamental shrubs. : OLEASTERS
90
Calm. : SEDATE
91
Section of N. Y. City. : ASTORIA
93
Serpentine-bladed dagger. : CREESE
94
Abounds. : TEEMS
96
Cookie. : SNAP
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Ace. : STAR
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___ belli. : CASUS
102
Mountain pass, Transylvania Alps. : ROSU
104
Relative. : SISTER
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Inventor of the televisor. : BAIRD
111
Mr. Ladd, of the screen. : ALAN
112
Tremblers. : ASPENS
114
Trunks. : TORSOS
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Butts. : RAMS
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___ event. : BLESSED
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Finical. : FUSSY
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Twitchings. : TICS
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Busy port, Tigre island, Honduras. : AMAPALA
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Winged seed pods. : SAMARAS
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The Devil, in Dundee. : CLOOTIE
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Morning. : FOREDAY
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Exaggerate in acting. : OVERACT
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Containing seeds. : OVULATE
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Make Irish. : ERINIZE
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Mollifies. : RELENTS
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Infringed. : PIRATED
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Rag. : TATTER
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Brisk, lively: Music. : DESTO
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March 28th, 1948. : EASTER
Down
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Mighty warrior under David (I Chr. XII, 5). : BEALIAH
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Iowa's meat-packing center. : OTTUMWA
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Nobel prize winner in chemistry, 1928. : WIELAND
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Girl's name. : LORA
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Pleasantly excited. : ELATED
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Pictures of the moon. : SELENOGRAPHS
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Pendant ornament. : LAVALIERE
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Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
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Kind of peep show. : RAREE
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Program. : AGENDA
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Home builders. : NESTERS
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Gypsums. : ALABASTERS
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Uprising. : REVOLT
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Argument introducing a Greek play. : AGON
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Brightness. : LUCENCE
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Non-professional. : AMATEUR
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Abounding in a type of conifers. : CEDARED
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Falls heavily. : PLUMPS
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Sail. : DEPART
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Loud-voiced persons. : STENTORS
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Bearing sort. : SOROSE
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Streetcar. : TRAM
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S. American monkey. : TITI
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More steadfast. : TRUER
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German dam, bombed by the RAF. : EDER
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Divorces. : SEPARATIONS
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An elongate depression. : VALLEY
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New Havenites. : ELIS
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King Lear's daughter. : REGAN
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___ O' Casey, Irish playwright. : SEAN
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Flies. : AVIATES
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Aggregate weight allowance. : NETTARE
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Assembled. : GROUPED
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Toll. : KNELL
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Tears. : RENDS
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Waiting: Fr. : ATTENTE
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Long seats. : SETTEES
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Comminution: Pharm. : TRITURE
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Voided escutcheons: Her. : ORLES
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Danger. : PERIL
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"The Green ___."—Cronin. : YEARS
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Great-grandson of Odin. : WAELS
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Birthplace of Columbus. : GENOA
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Upper Parliament chambers, Belgium. : SENATS
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Solid foods. : MEATS
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Optical instrument. : SPECTROSCOPE
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Overgratify. : SATE
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Miss Allgood, Irish screen star. : SARA
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"The ___."—Cooper. : DEERSLAYER
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Peculiarity. : TRAIT
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Tito is one. : SERB
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Tax rater. : ASSESSOR
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By the fact itself: Latin. : IPSOFACTO
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Be dull. : MOPE
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Soap frame. : SESS
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Water bottle. : CARAFE
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Dejected. : ALAMORT
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Capital of the Kingdom of Israel. : SAMARIA
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Saved. : UNSPENT
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Damned. : UNSAVED
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Cartels. : TRUSTS
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"The lily maid of __."—Tennyson : ASTOLAT
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Copy. : IMITATE
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Declaimer. : RECITER
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Remove pits from. : DESEED
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Gleaming. : ABLAZE
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Daughter of Cadmus. : SEMELE
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Girl's name meaning forest. : SYLVIA
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Defies. : DARES
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An approach. : ADIT
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Bombastic talk. : RANT
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Pronoun. : OURS

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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