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QUESTIONNAIRE

New York Times, Sunday, August 31, 1947

Author:
Lester Keene
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 167, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 49
Lester Keene has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 290
Across
1. Iranian Premier. : QAVAM
6. Augments. : ADDS
10. Chatters: Colloq. : GABS
14. Entire series. : GAMUT
19. The heavens: Comb. form. : URANO
20. Whip handle. : CROP
21. Portent. : OMEN
22. Type of acid obtained from protein. : AMINO
23. Troubled. : AILED
24. Itinerary. : TIMETABLE
26. Fishing flies. : LURES
27. Flower with white showy spathe and yellow spadix. : CALLA
28. Anthology: Rare. : SPICILEGE
29. Anonym. : ALIAS
30. Assumes suppliant attitude. : KNEELS
32. Pertaining to ashes. : CINERARY
34. Existence: Latin. : ESSE
35. Remarks. : SAYS
36. Interpose. : MEDIATE
39. Racine's famous drama, 1689. : ESTHER
41. She wrote "The Mighty Atom" (1864–1924). : CORELLI
42. Paroxysm. : SPASM
45. Islands in Micronesia. : CAROLINE
48. Where Durban is. : NATAL
50. Large city on Irtish and Om rivers. : OMSK
54. Sons of the north wind. : BOREADES
55. Not mislaid. : UNLOST
56. Edmond Hoyle's subject. : GAMES
58. Fissured. : RIMATE
59. In full force. : UNABATED
61. Stag. : HART
62. Herring sauce. : ALEC
63. Involving recompense. : RETRIBUTORY
66. Florence's river. : ARNO
67. Copper. : CENT
68. Social divisions. : STRATUMS
69. Captured. : NETTED
71. Annoyed. : TRIED
73. Temporary residences. : HOTELS
74. Hampers. : TRAMMELS
76. Javanese carriage, like the dos-à-dos. : SADO
77. Group of footless animals. : APODA
78. Southern Floridians. : MIAMIANS
79. Bread: Latin. : PANEM
81. Conveyance. : TRANSIT
83. Blanket. : SERAPE
87. Carnivals. : FIESTAS
88. Rotating projections in machines. : CAMS
92. Without restrictions. : OPEN
93. Pressing devices. : SADIRONS
97. Woodchuck. : MARMOT
99. Of a knob. : NODAL
101. What Edison and Westinghouse were. : PATENTEES
104. Emblem of Canada. : MAPLE
105. "A Bell for ___." : ADANO
106. Amusement park. : PLEASANCE
107. Poignant. : ACUTE
108. ___ Achillis. : TENDO
109. Ancient kingdom, Susa the capital. : ELAM
110. Glass-annealing oven. : LEHR
111. Charley Chan's screen portrayer. : TOLER
112. Shillong is its capital. : ASSAM
113. Not so much. : LESS
114. Where Zeno lectured. : STOA
115. Sprinting marvel of 1936 Olympics. : OWENS
Down
1. Charlatans. : QUACKS
2. Girl's name. : ARIANA
3. ___ Forge, Pa. : VALLEY
4. Anoints. : ANELES
5. Of method. : MODAL
6. Laws. : ACTS
7. No-account fellow: Slang. : DRIP
8. Habitation. : DOMICILE
9. Noteworthy. : SPECIAL
10. Defensive player on hockey team. : GOALEE
11. Petrified resin. : AMBER
12. About 12c in Antwerp. : BELGA
13. Flout. : SNEER
14. Festive. : GALA
15. Charm. : AMULET
16. Somewhat muddy. : MIRISH
17. Distress. : UNEASE
18. Baseball player: Slang. : TOSSER
25. Jingling sounds. : TINTINNABULATIONS
31. Seethes with suppressed emotion. : SMOLDERS
33. More than this. : YES
37. South end of Welland Canal. : ERIE
38. Sancta. : DENS
40. Fog mixed with smoke. : SMOG
41. What Jacob made for Joseph. : COAT
42. Ermines in brown summer fur. : STOATS
43. City and volcano in S. W. Colombia. : PASTO
44. ___ ego. : ALTER
45. Cotton spinning devices. : COILERS
46. Erivan is its capital. : ARMENIA
47. Answered. : REACTED
49. Visitors' books. : ALBUMS
51. Indian wise man. : MAHATMA
52. Spruce up. : SMARTEN
53. Whole grains of wheat. : KERNELS
54. Leaf on the floral axis. : BRACT
55. ___ Nations. : UNITED
57. Danish speech sounds. : STODS
59. The primordial atom: German. : URATOM
60. Power of imparting energy. : DYNAMISM
64. Name meaning strength. : ETHAN
65. Metaphor. : TROPE
70. Voice. : EMIT
72. Little cup used by diamond cutters. : DOPP
74. Slight chroming. : TINT
75. Elixir of life, in India. : RASA
78. Composer of "Manon" and "Thais" (1842–1912). : MASSENET
80. Ancient Roman bronze coin. : AES
82. Frank Creedon's problem. : RENTALS
83. Beethoven's Op. 27. : SONATA
84. Types of lyric poems. : EPODES
85. Fortifications. : REDANS
86. Former king of Siam. : ANANDA
87. Roars, as a boar. : FREAMS
88. City on the Vistula. : CRACOW
89. Globular glass container. : AMPULE
90. Made by melting and casting. : MOLTEN
91. Obeys the helm. : STEERS
94. Warning stamp of the foot: Fencing. : APPEL
95. Decorative slab. : DALLE
96. Virginia willows. : ITEAS
98. Noted Met baritone (1878–1942). : AMATO
100. Invention of Edmund Cartwright. : LOOM
102. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
103. Antitoxins. : SERA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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