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New York Times, Sunday, September 22, 1946

Author: Waldo Ranson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 680 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 241
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1. Ajaccio is its capital. : CORSICA
8. Religion founded by Lao-tse. : TAOISM
14. Cavalry swords. : SABERS
20. Contemporary French hero. : DEGAULLE
21. Pacific supply base, NE of Yap. : ULITHI
22. Scene of La Boheme, Act I. : ATELIER
24. Gold: Heraldry. : OR
25. Threesomes. : TRIOS
26. Moral. : LESSON
27. Brno is its capital. : MORAVIA
28. Fifty-two. : LII
30. Friend: Fr. : AMI
31. Passenger without a ticket: Eng. : HARE
32. Checkerboard game. : GOBANG
34. Doctrine. : ISM
35. Author of Blue Fairy Tales. : LANG
37. Oblique. : ASLANT
39. Poison used in treating tetanus. : CURARE
40. Brief note. : MEMO
41. Chilly. : ALGID
43. Soft mud. : OOZE
44. Roxas' capital. : MANILA
45. Mr. Karloff. : BORIS
46. Border river, 1,800 mi. : RIOGRANDE
48. Democrats, 56; Republicans, 39; Progressive, 1. : SENATE
49. Westminster ___. : PALACE
50. Indian matting. : TAT
51. Alençon is its capital. : ORNE
52. Boric acid salt. : BORATE
53. Scene of first miracle. : CANA
54. One's native land. : HOME
55. Watershed. : DIVIDE
56. Formal agreement. : CONTRACT
60. Hardly. : BARELY
63. Cereal meal. : FARINA
64. Gov. McCord's State. : TENNESSEE
65. Mimes. : APERS
66. Banjermasin is its capital. : BORNEO
67. Household necessity. : HANGER
68. Norse god of war. : TYR
69. Medics. : DOCS
70. What Alice used the flamingos for. : MALLET
71. Elapsed. : PASSED
72. Goddess of Kilauea. : PELE
73. Sir William Patterne's flaw. : EGO
74. Second day. : MONDAY
75. Quieted. : CALMED
76. French poet. : MAROT
77. Thuringian manufacturing town. : MEININGEN
79. College established 1861. : VASSAR
80. French heroine. : JEANNE
81. Kuala Lumpur is its capital. : SELANGOR
82. Weasel-like animal. : MARTEN
83. Pelts. : FURS
84. Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
85. Marine escort. : CONVOY
86. Italian city, near Milan. : LODI
87. Helmet. : CAP
90. The Look. : BACALL
93. Meditate. : PONDER
94. John Hersey's subject. : HIROSHIMA
96. Author of The Cloister and the Hearth. : READE
97. South Russian. : TARTAR
98. Glazier's ware. : PANE
99. Papal headdress. : MITER
100. Goes astray. : ERRS
101. International pool. : CARTEL
102. Arctic. : FRIGID
104. Suburb of Istanbul. : PERA
105. World scourge. : WAR
106. Capital of Azerbaijan province. : TABRIZ
107. Spin. : REEL
108. Dewey's party. : GOP
110. Immerse. : DIP
111. Bunting-like fabric. : ETAMINE
113. Rector's assistant. : CURATE
115. Frogs and toads. : ANURA
117. Element, Atomic No. 58. : CE
118. Adjuster of values. : RERATER
119. Queen Penthesilea. : AMAZON
120. Harry Truman is one. : DEMOCRAT
122. Taste qualities. : SAPORS
123. Beers. : LAGERS
124. Dry goods merchants. : DRAPERS
1. Roman festival, April 19. : CERIALIA
2. King of Bashan. : OG
3. Aleutian island group. : RAT
4. Chapter of the Koran. : SURA
5. Royal flower of Oahu. : ILIMA
6. Art enamelware. : CLOISONNE
7. Ancient copper money. : AES
8. New Orleans university. : TULANE
9. Vigilant. : ALERT
10. Beauvais is its capital. : OISE
11. Pronoun. : ITS
12. Former Japanese government. : SHOGUNATE
13. Franciscan friar. : MINORITE
14. Volga grain center. : SAMARA
15. Expiate. : ATONE
16. Atlantic peril. : BERG
17. Music's highest note. : ELA
18. Côte d'Azur. : RIVIERA
19. Subject to earthquake. : SEISMIC
20. North Sea gulf, NE of Netherlands. : DOLLART
23. Branching. : RAMOSE
29. Metal bar. : INGOT
31. Subject to practical jokes. : HAZE
33. Large quantity. : BALE
36. Ship's boat. : GIG
38. Vein of metal. : LODE
39. Where Dawson is. : CANADA
40. Grinders. : MOLARS
42. Talks foolishly. : DROOLS
44. White sheep. : MERINO
45. Raillery. : BANTER
47. Host. : ARMY
48. Council. : SOVIET
49. Ridiculed: Slang. : PANNED
52. Abolitionist, founder of the Philanthropist. : BIRNEY
53. Dismissed. : CONGED
54. Pronoun. : HERS
55. Eugene de la Chapelle's victim. : DARLAN
56. Thurible. : CENSER
57. Abaft. : ASTERN
58. Colombo is its capital. : CEYLON
59. Cylindrical. : TERETE
60. German watering place. : BADEMS
61. Highest point. : APOGEE
62. Draw back. : RECOIL
63. Circular. : FOLDER
64. Dutch navigator (1602–59). : TASMAN
66. Maine port. : BANGOR
67. Outspoken admiral. : HALSEY
70. Asiatic. : MONGOL
71. Heavyweight contender, 1939. : PASTOR
72. Easter: Dial. : PAAS
74. Mix. : MINGLE
75. He discovered many uses for peanuts (1864–1943). : CARVER
76. Old and young; thick and thin; near and far. : MERISM
78. Water nymphs. : NAIADS
79. Plunderer. : VANDAL
80. Jiguro Kano's science. : JUDO
82. Last Aztec emperor, died 1520. : MONTEZUMA
83. Alien. : FOREIGNER
85. External: Anat. : CORTICAL
86. Food fish. : LING
87. Quoted. : CITED
88. Avenue of the ___. : AMERICAS
89. Guard wall. : PARAPET
90. Beverage maker. : BREWER
91. Charges with air. : AERATES
92. Tuscany marble city. : CARRARA
93. Young salmon. : PARR
94. Ave. : HAIL
95. Signal for hurrah. : HIP
97. Small drums. : TABERS
98. Prides oneself. : PREENS
101. Bircher. : CANER
102. Stench. : FETOR
103. Russian parliament, 1905–17. : DOUMA
106. Yugoslav leader. : TITO
107. Level. : RAZE
109. Buttress. : PROP
112. Cartograph. : MAP
114. Syncopated dance. : RAG
115. Sum up. : ADD
116. Hole in one. : ACE
121. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. : RR

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 53 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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