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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
1. 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
74. 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
86. 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
97. Ace. : STAR
98. ___ belli. : CASUS
102. Mountain pass, Transylvania Alps. : ROSU
104. Relative. : SISTER
106. Inventor of the televisor. : BAIRD
111. Mr. Ladd, of the screen. : ALAN
112. Tremblers. : ASPENS
114. Trunks. : TORSOS
116. Pintail duck. : SMEE
117. Butts. : RAMS
118. ___ event. : BLESSED
120. Finical. : FUSSY
121. Twitchings. : TICS
122. Busy port, Tigre island, Honduras. : AMAPALA
124. Winged seed pods. : SAMARAS
126. The Devil, in Dundee. : CLOOTIE
128. Morning. : FOREDAY
129. Exaggerate in acting. : OVERACT
130. Containing seeds. : OVULATE
131. Make Irish. : ERINIZE
132. Mollifies. : RELENTS
133. Infringed. : PIRATED
134. Rag. : TATTER
135. Brisk, lively: Music. : DESTO
136. March 28th, 1948. : EASTER
Down
1. Mighty warrior under David (I Chr. XII, 5). : BEALIAH
2. Iowa's meat-packing center. : OTTUMWA
3. Nobel prize winner in chemistry, 1928. : WIELAND
4. Girl's name. : LORA
5. Pleasantly excited. : ELATED
6. Pictures of the moon. : SELENOGRAPHS
7. Pendant ornament. : LAVALIERE
8. Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
9. Kind of peep show. : RAREE
10. Program. : AGENDA
11. Home builders. : NESTERS
12. Gypsums. : ALABASTERS
13. Uprising. : REVOLT
14. Argument introducing a Greek play. : AGON
15. Brightness. : LUCENCE
16. Non-professional. : AMATEUR
17. Abounding in a type of conifers. : CEDARED
18. Falls heavily. : PLUMPS
19. Sail. : DEPART
20. Loud-voiced persons. : STENTORS
22. Bearing sort. : SOROSE
31. Streetcar. : TRAM
33. S. American monkey. : TITI
37. More steadfast. : TRUER
41. German dam, bombed by the RAF. : EDER
43. Divorces. : SEPARATIONS
45. An elongate depression. : VALLEY
47. New Havenites. : ELIS
49. King Lear's daughter. : REGAN
51. ___ O' Casey, Irish playwright. : SEAN
52. Flies. : AVIATES
53. Aggregate weight allowance. : NETTARE
54. Assembled. : GROUPED
55. Toll. : KNELL
56. Tears. : RENDS
58. Waiting: Fr. : ATTENTE
59. Long seats. : SETTEES
60. Comminution: Pharm. : TRITURE
61. Voided escutcheons: Her. : ORLES
62. Obliterate. : ERASE
64. Danger. : PERIL
65. "The Green ___."—Cronin. : YEARS
68. Great-grandson of Odin. : WAELS
70. Birthplace of Columbus. : GENOA
73. Upper Parliament chambers, Belgium. : SENATS
75. Solid foods. : MEATS
76. Optical instrument. : SPECTROSCOPE
79. Overgratify. : SATE
82. Miss Allgood, Irish screen star. : SARA
85. "The ___."—Cooper. : DEERSLAYER
87. Peculiarity. : TRAIT
89. Tito is one. : SERB
91. Tax rater. : ASSESSOR
92. By the fact itself: Latin. : IPSOFACTO
95. Be dull. : MOPE
97. Soap frame. : SESS
98. Water bottle. : CARAFE
99. Dejected. : ALAMORT
100. Capital of the Kingdom of Israel. : SAMARIA
101. Saved. : UNSPENT
103. Damned. : UNSAVED
105. Cartels. : TRUSTS
107. "The lily maid of __."—Tennyson : ASTOLAT
108. Copy. : IMITATE
109. Declaimer. : RECITER
110. Remove pits from. : DESEED
112. Gleaming. : ABLAZE
113. Daughter of Cadmus. : SEMELE
115. Girl's name meaning forest. : SYLVIA
119. Defies. : DARES
123. An approach. : ADIT
125. Bombastic talk. : RANT
127. 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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