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AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, September 21, 1947

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 680 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 68
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 63-Down clue had comma after "Navy"; removed it. Clue number for 130-Down was missing in the original—clue appeared without a number, just beneath clue for 129-Down, with "sponge" lowercased. Capitalized "sponge" and made it the clue for 130-Down.

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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 293
Across
1
Princess Elizabeth's nickname. : LILIBET
8
"All our swains commend her." : SILVIA
14
Women's club. : SOROSIS
21
Heroine of 1778 Fanny Burney novel. : EVELINA
22
Sweetheart of Amadis. : ORIANA
23
One of Gov. Folsom's constituents. : ALABAMAN
25
Devoid of carbon dioxide. : GASLESS
26
King Arthur's last battle. : CAMLAN
27
Lucasta's poet. : LOVELACE
28
The Democrats. : INS
29
Author of "Im Westen Nichts Neues," 1929. : REMARQUE
31
Creator of Mickey Mouse. : DISNEY
33
Convert to Judaism. : GER
34
Eldest son of Noah. : SHEM
36
Turkish regiment. : ALAI
37
Resembling a Saharan spring. : OASEAN
38
Cheap cigarette in India. : BIRI
39
Drink to excess. : TOPE
40
Academic credit. : UNIT
41
King of Moab. : MESHA
43
Securities. : BONDS
44
Scene of Hero and Leander story. : SESTOS
46
Alexander Hamilton was one. : FEDERALIST
50
Butter substitutes. : OLEOS
51
Copycat. : APER
53
Soap bubbles. : SUDS
54
Compos mentis. : SANE
55
Character in "Romola." : TESSA
56
Discoverer of Pitcairn Island. : CARTERET
60
Peruse. : READ
62
Regent of Hungary, 1920–1944. : HORTHY
64
Fruit of a tree. : ACORN
65
Name of five Parthian kings. : PHRAATES
68
Sister of Herod Agrippa II. : BERENICE
72
Trumpeter perch. : MADO
73
Knight representing temperance in "Faerie Queene." : GUYON
74
Greek letter. : ZETA
76
Tribunal. : BAR
77
Boston Red ___. : SOX
78
British statesman. : EDEN
79
Things to be done. : AGENDA
81
Spatial measure unit, 19.2 trillion miles. : PARSEC
83
Expenditure. : COST
84
Tree with yellow flowers. : LIN
85
Sport. : FUN
86
Jetty builder along the Mississippi. : EADS
88
Mass meeting. : RALLY
89
Medley. : OLIO
90
Jewish Sabbath. : SATURDAY
93
Coastal region. : LITTORAL
95
Coarser. : RUDER
96
Long-tailed African monkey. : NISNAS
98
Marbles. : TAWS
99
City on the Danube. : BUDAPEST
101
Palatable. : SIPID
104
Whip handle. : CROP
106
Occupant of Beli Dvor Palace, Belgrade. : TITO
108
Radio transmitter. : MIKE
109
Main artery. : AORTA
110
Sweeten. : EDULCORATE
113
Eponymous ancestor of the Irish. : MILEDH
117
Viscid. : GLUEY
118
Non-noble freeman of feudal era. : CEORL
119
Evil combine dissolved in 1945. : AXIS
121
Bacchanal cry. : EVOE
122
Maiden. : LASS
123
Site of Aphrodite's famous temple in Cyprus. : PAPHOS
126
Egyptian inundation season. : AHET
127
Big Bend State: Abbr. : TENN
128
Alchemic essence. : ENS
129
Ngaio Marsh's detective. : ALLEYN
130
Flailed. : THRESHED
134
Horse. : NAG
135
Marks of blemish. : STIGMATA
137
Paca-like rodent. : AGOUTI
139
Nudist. : ADAMITE
141
Son of Sennacherib: 2 Kings, xix, 37. : SHAREZER
142
Hockey team. : SEXTET
143
Name for Dean Swift. : CADENUS
144
Intertwine. : ENSNARL
145
Tapeworm larva. : MEASLE
146
In the same group. : AMONGST
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Those versed in law. : LEGISTS
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Man Rebecca loved and Rowena married. : IVANHOE
3
Promoter of Suez Canal. : LESSEPS
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Disastrous. : ILL
5
Catafalque. : BIER
6
Else: Scot. : ENSE
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Discoverer of Van Diemen's Land, 1642. : TASMAN
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Plato's mentor. : SOCRATES
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Native of King Feisal's realm. : IRAQI
10
Seaweed eaten by Hawaiians. : LIMU
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Farewell: Latin. : VALE
12
Miss Claire, actress. : INA
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Family of Sioux State's Governor. : AANDAHLS
14
Mud volcano. : SALSE
15
Hawaiian shrub. : OLONA
16
Avine character in Poe poem. : RAVEN
17
Answer. : OBEY
18
Frivolous gal of song. : SAL
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Indulges in fancy. : IMAGINES
20
Priest. : SACERDOS
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Portia's clever maid. : NERISSA
30
First Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Prophet of Judah. : ISAIAH
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Angelic envoy of God in Jewish theology. : METATRON
37
Mrs. Martin Johnson, author-explorer. : OSA
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Anne that lost her head over Henry VIII. : BOLEYN
40
Employer. : USER
41
She aided Jason. : MEDEA
42
Substitute. : ERSATZ
43
Inconvenience. : BOTHER
45
Accessible. : OPEN
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Roland's marvelous sword. : DURANDAL
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Bluenose. : SNOB
49
Cranial perforator. : TEREBELLUM
52
Strong antipathy. : REPUGNANCE
56
Beasts of burden. : CAMELS
57
Setting of Longfellow's Evangeline. : ACADIA
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Gnawer. : RODENT
59
Gopher State Senator. : THYE
61
Abyss. : DEEP
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"Father of the American Navy" (1830–1915). : TRACY
66
Rain spout: Scot. : RONE
67
Russian headman. : STAROSTA
69
Tristram's beloved. : ISOLDE
70
Wadded coverings for teapots. : COSIES
71
Blackmail. : EXTORT
73
Trinkets. : GAUDS
75
Moroccan sandarac. : ARAR
80
Mine tunnel. : ADIT
82
Flagstone. : SLAB
83
Cabriolet. : COUPELET
85
Moslem sabbath. : FRIDAY
87
Machine part. : STATOR
91
Coalesces. : UNITES
92
Campus. : YARD
94
Eddy. : TWIRL
95
Spirits used in Europe and East. : RAKI
97
Dish of stewed fish. : SOUCHY
100
Obscures. : DIMS
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Having no droop. : SAGLESS
102
1882 Gilbert and Sullivan opera. : IOLANTHE
103
Nativity of Frederick the Great. : PRUSSIAN
105
Redundancy: Grammar. : PLEONASM
107
Former name of Tahiti. : OTAHEITE
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Variety of lettuce. : COS
112
X's. : EXES
114
Nightfall. : EVENING
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Fourth century Bishop of Carthage. : DONATUS
116
Jute that invaded England with Horsa. : HENGEST
120
Locale of Cornell U. : ITHACA
123
Market place. : PLAZA
124
Vary. : ALTER
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Abnormal growth in mollusk shell. : PEARL
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Russian guild. : ARTEL
129
Sobeit. : AMEN
130
Sponge spicule. : TOXA
131
Wigwams. : HUTS
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Dutch cheese. : EDAM
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Part of a pedestal. : DADO
136
Quarter-carat weight units: Abbr. : GRS
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Right turn to Dobbin. : GEE
140
Homines. : MEN

Answer summary: 19 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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