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New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1946

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 58
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 240
Across
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Negotiate. : TREAT
6
Topic of discourse. : THEMA
11
Student in West Point. : CADET
16
Made corvine sound. : CAWED
21
Aha! : HELLO
22
Wisconsin Senator, on Foreign Relations Committee. : WILEY
23
Reinvigorated. : AWOKE
24
San Antonio landmark. : ALAMO
25
Cymae. : OGEES
26
Lord ___, British Ambassador to U. S. : INVERCHAPEL
28
Tactile parts in arthropods. : PALPS
29
Not speaking. : MUM
30
Drooped. : HANGED
32
Large terrier. : AIREDALE
34
The: Sp. : LAS
35
Alibi. : PLEA
37
Sediment. : LEES
38
Dog ___. : SLED
39
Courteous. : URBANE
41
Ridge in river. : SANDBAR
43
Boxing match. : SPAR
44
Talk: Slang. : CHIN
47
Genus including the maples. : ACER
48
Ichthyophagus mustelines. : OTTERS
49
Large rodents of South America. : PACAS
51
Chinese Premier. : SOONG
52
Becomes viscous. : GELS
53
Town near Amiens. : NESLE
54
U. S. delegate to Atomic Energy Commission. : BARUCH
55
People engaged in civil war. : CHINESE
57
Orthodox Mohammedan. : ISLAMITE
59
Thwart. : CROSS
60
Grows genial. : THAWS
64
Obduracy. : FLINTINESS
67
Nimitz's charge. : FLEET
68
Eastern laborer. : COOLIE
69
U. S. Ambassador to Poland. : LANE
70
Coquettish glance. : OGLE
71
Circuits. : AREAS
72
Assert. : CONTEND
73
Become public. : OUT
74
Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
75
Belgian Foreign Minister, Pres. of U. N. Assembly. : SPAAK
76
Limits. : PALE
77
Chatter: Colloq. : MAG
78
Singer. : CROONER
80
Assert. : POSIT
81
Chancellor of Austria. : FIGL
82
Compartment of a surface. : PANE
83
Doghouse. : KENNEL
84
___ de ville. : HOTEL
85
Features. : LINEAMENTS
87
Frequent result of cold rain. : SLEET
88
Chambers for fodder. : SILOS
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Put off. : DEFERRED
90
Inborn. : NATURAL
92
Flickers. : WAVERS
93
Sloping roadways. : RAMPS
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Vogue. : MODE
100
Expressions of approval. : AMENS
101
Entire. : EVERY
102
Governor of Puerto Rico, first native in that post. : PINERO
103
Shank: Anat. : CRUS
104
Virginia Senator opposed by CIO. : BYRD
105
Resting place. : LAIR
106
Glutton. : GUTTLER
107
European thrush. : MISSEL
109
Artist's colors. : OILS
110
Aboveboard. : OPEN
112
Indirect. : SIDE
113
Tidbit for aardvark. : ANT
114
Garb. : VESTMENT
118
Casts. : FLINGS
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Executed war criminal. : HOMMA
123
Head of family. : HOUSEHOLDER
125
Choice part. : ELITE
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Huge expanse. : OCEAN
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RFC director. : ALLEN
129
Chairman of Republican National Committee. : REECE
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Ceremonial acts. : RITES
131
One of the canonical hours. : NONES
132
Late novelist, historian, sociologist. : WELLS
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President of Czechoslovakia. : BENES
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Gratifies. : FEEDS
Down
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Chairman of Price Decontrol Board. : THOMPSON
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Govern. : REGULATE
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ABCs. : ELEMENTS
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What porter is mixed with. : ALE
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Piffle. : TOSH
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Coiler. : TWINER
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Flexible joint. : HINGE
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Sprites. : ELVES
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Reward. : MEED
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Scottish county. : AYR
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Report of proceedings: Fr. : CAHIER
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Adjudge. : AWARD
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Confidential information: Slang. : DOPE
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Supplemented: with out. : EKED
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Tissue: Anat. : TELA
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Frisk. : CAPER
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Iran's Ambassador to U. S. : ALA
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Secretary of Commerce. : WALLACE
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Enroll. : EMPANEL
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Baskets to be carried on back. : DOSSERS
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Light carriage. : CALASH
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Wellaway! : ALAS
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Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
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Sweetheart of quartets. : ADELINE
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Reservation. : SPACE
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Noted English economist, journalist (1826–77). : BAGEHOT
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Seaport on NW France. : BREST
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Rabbit tails. : SCUTS
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City on Hudson, near Troy. : COHOES
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Elevate. : HOIST
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What padroni manage. : INNS
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Novel by Richardson, 1740. : PAMELA
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Issue. : ARISE
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Harsh, shrill sound. : SCREAK
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Port of entry in Maine. : BANGOR
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Predecessor of Vinson. : STONE
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Brother of Ethel. : LIONEL
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Grip on shoe. : CLEAT
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President-elect of Mexico. : ALEMAN
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U. S. delegate to Economic and Social Council. : WINANT
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Grasslike plants. : SEDGES
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Multitudes. : FLOCKS
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Philippine puppet under Japanese. : LAUREL
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Chant. : INTONE
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Tenuous. : FRAIL
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Get control of: Colloq. : COLLAR
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Projecting parts of buildings. : APSES
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Basketball players: Colloq. : CAGERS
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Dutch news agency. : ANETA
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Plants of SW U. S. : SOTOLS
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Place that grows a tropical fruit. : PINERY
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Identity. : ONENESS
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Nation holding general elections in November. : POLAND
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Military musician. : FIFER
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Prigs. : PEDANTS
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Charterer. : HIRER
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Pry. : LEVER
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Deserve. : MERIT
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City NW of Kharkov. : SUMY
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Louisiana's singing Governor. : DAVIS
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Schedule. : TABLE
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Means. : WEALTH
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High explosive. : MELINITE
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Anticipated. : PREDATED
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Sensitivity. : SORENESS
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Chairman of Senate Atomic Energy Committee. : MCMAHON
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Venezuelan river. : ORINOCO
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British cleaners. : DUSTMEN
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Sleigh. : PUNG
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Napery. : LINENS
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Categories. : GENRES
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Fighting Bob. : EVANS
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Baltic island. : OESEL
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Of yore: Poet. : OLDEN
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Single object. : PIECE
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Resident of Ayot St. Lawrence. : SHAW
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Narrated: Dial. : TOLE
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Cogitate: Colloq. : MULL
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Vanish. : FLEE
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One in bondage. : SERF
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Feminine name. : MAE
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Form into globe. : ORB
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Recent traveler through Europe. : LIE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 52 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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