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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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1. Those versed in law. : LEGISTS
2. Man Rebecca loved and Rowena married. : IVANHOE
3. Promoter of Suez Canal. : LESSEPS
4. Disastrous. : ILL
5. Catafalque. : BIER
6. Else: Scot. : ENSE
7. Discoverer of Van Diemen's Land, 1642. : TASMAN
8. Plato's mentor. : SOCRATES
9. Native of King Feisal's realm. : IRAQI
10. Seaweed eaten by Hawaiians. : LIMU
11. Farewell: Latin. : VALE
12. Miss Claire, actress. : INA
13. 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
19. Indulges in fancy. : IMAGINES
20. Priest. : SACERDOS
24. Portia's clever maid. : NERISSA
30. First Arabic letter. : ALIF
32. Prophet of Judah. : ISAIAH
35. Angelic envoy of God in Jewish theology. : METATRON
37. Mrs. Martin Johnson, author-explorer. : OSA
38. 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
47. Roland's marvelous sword. : DURANDAL
48. Bluenose. : SNOB
49. Cranial perforator. : TEREBELLUM
52. Strong antipathy. : REPUGNANCE
56. Beasts of burden. : CAMELS
57. Setting of Longfellow's Evangeline. : ACADIA
58. Gnawer. : RODENT
59. Gopher State Senator. : THYE
61. Abyss. : DEEP
63. "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
101. 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
111. Variety of lettuce. : COS
112. X's. : EXES
114. Nightfall. : EVENING
115. 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
125. Abnormal growth in mollusk shell. : PEARL
126. Russian guild. : ARTEL
129. Sobeit. : AMEN
130. Sponge spicule. : TOXA
131. Wigwams. : HUTS
132. Dutch cheese. : EDAM
133. Part of a pedestal. : DADO
136. Quarter-carat weight units: Abbr. : GRS
138. 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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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