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GOOD NEIGHBORS

New York Times, Sunday, September 25, 1949

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 62 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 398
Across Down
1. Rural districts: Colloq. : STICKS
7. Arms ___. : EMBARGO
14. Scytheman. : REAPER
20. ___ cup; one for the road. : STIRRUP
21. Philippine President. : QUIRINO
22. Sang after applause. : ENCORED
24. Actress Day. : LARAINE
25. Wild. : UNTAMED
26. Prolific. : FERTILE
27. Along: Scot. : ALANG
28. Rebuker. : CHIDER
30. Brighten. : ILLUME
32. Product of Patino's mines. : TIN
33. A word from Caesar's boast. : VIDI
34. Miss Merion and Miss Manners. : DIANAS
35. Self-derived existence. : ASEITY
36. President of Cuba. : GRAU
37. Feminine suffix. : INE
38. Raise military rank without raising pay. : BREVET
39. Scrimmage. : TUSSLE
40. Infernal being. : FIEND
41. Transplantable eye part. : CORNEA
43. Secret doctrine. : ESOTERY
45. Make the desert bloom. : IRRIGATE
47. Malay apples. : OHIAS
49. Rajah's wife. : RANI
50. Having a friendly chat: Var. : COSING
51. Uniting into a whole. : PIECING
54. Cell wall: Biol. : CYTODERM
56. Quills of feathers. : CALAMI
60. A French lift. : ASCENSEUR
62. ___ de Dieu, Truce of God. : TREVE
63. Floating leaf of a bulb plant. : LILYPAD
64. Its velocity is 1,087 feet per second. : SOUND
65. "___ of Grass." : LEAVES
67. Picturesque Greek mountain soldier. : EVZONE
69. ___ Corner bookshop district of London, where the great fire stopped. : PYE
70. Photo copy: Colloq. : STAT
71. Pugilistic weight class, 147 pound limit. : WELTER
72. Seaweeds used as fertilizer in Channel Islands. : VRAICS
73. First name of 5 Down. : BELA
74. Annual music and literary congress in Scotland. : MOD
75. Adorned, clad: Archaic. : BESEEN
76. Rental contractor. : LESSOR
77. ___ larceny. : PETIT
78. Culminations. : APOGEES
80. "Christopher ___." : ROBIN
82. Like a long-billed marsh bird. : SNIPELIKE
84. Sea nymph. : NEREID
85. Womanly. : FEMININE
87. Nullifies. : NEGATES
88. Timorous. : TREPID
90. Receipt: Fr. : RECU
91. Mrs. Lewis Douglas. : PEGGY
92. "The Green ___," by Marc Connelly. : PASTURES
95. Portugal's ambassador to United States. : PEREIRA
97. Something learned. : LESSON
101. Narrow waterway. : INLET
102. French cathedral city. : RHEIMS
104. Apprehended. : SENSED
106. Annamese capital. : HUE
107. Perfume from flowers: Var. : ATAR
108. Reluctant. : AVERSE
109. Confinement within school bounds: England. : GATING
110. Famous woman suffragist. : CATT
111. Joaquin ___, Cuban composer-pianist. : NIN
112. Tocsin. : ALARUM
113. Tincture used for sprains. : ARNICA
114. Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
115. Impregnated with iodine. : IODATED
117. Ship's boat. : PINNACE
119. Musicale. : RECITAL
121. Royal symbol. : SCEPTRE
122. State policeman. : TROOPER
123. Shop-window display: Fr. : ETALAGE
124. Meances. : THREATS
125. Rigidity. : SETNESS
126. Calmed. : SERENED
1. Ukraine city named for Russian chief. : STALINO
2. Haranguer. : TIRADER
3. Subject of the Shah. : IRANI
4. A blow. : CRIG
5. Hungary's Communist leader, 1919. : KUN
6. Hard money. : SPECIE
7. Horses. : EQUINES
8. Purificator: Eccl. : MUNDATORY
9. Nips. : BITES
10. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
11. Edge. : RIM
12. Granitelike. : GNEISSY
13. Scads. : OODLES
14. Disprovers. : REFUTERS
15. Antagonist. : ENEMY
16. Seaport of Palestine. : ACRE
17. Utensil. : POT
18. Asmara is its capital. : ERITREA
19. Trusting. : RELIANT
20. Group of European languages. : SLAVIC
23. Strip. : DENUDE
29. Owners of goods: Cervantes and Roosevelt. : HAVES
31. Play by Molnar. : LILIOM
34. Empties. : DRAINS
35. Binary compound of gold. : AURIDE
36. Full of girlish laughter. : GIGGLY
38. After. : BEHIND
39. Opera heroes. : TENORS
40. Termination. : FINALE
42. Harmful: Rare. : NOCENT
44. Tear into shreds. : TATTER
46. Castor bean poisons. : RICINS
48. Unending. : AGELESS
50. Glacial fissure. : CREVASSE
51. Student who doesn't fail. : PASSMAN
52. Element resembling another in atomic number but not weight. : ISOTOPE
53. President Plaza Lasso's country. : ECUADOR
54. Hollowed by a bomb bit. : CRATERED
55. "Tinkers to ___ to Chance."—F. P. Adams. : EVERS
57. Appetite: Fr. : APPETIT
58. Resembling the mild month. : MAYLIKE
59. Conceives thoughts. : IDEATES
61. 700-mile tributary of the Ubangi River. : UELE
63. Legendary British king, subject of poem by Swinburne. : LOCRINE
66. Pure malice. : VENOM
68. Palestine. : ZION
71. Gardener's implement. : WEEDER
72. City of gondolas. : VENICE
73. Ties a rope around a cleat. : BELAYS
75. President Bishara el Khoury's capital. : BEIRUT
76. Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, etc. : LINERS
77. Kept at a fixed price. : PEGGED
79. Obtainer. : GETTER
81. Two-banked galley. : BIREME
83. Long John Silver. : PEGLEG
85. Dorothy Canfield ___. : FISHER
86. Annoyances. : NUISANCES
89. Permeates. : PERVADES
91. Financial or economic havoc. : PANIC
92. Profession of José Iturbi. : PIANIST
93. Ohio college. : ANTIOCH
94. Defamation of character by spoken words, signs, gestures, etc. : SLANDER
95. Ant. : PISMIRE
96. Rebinders. : RETIERS
98. The Devil: Mohammedan. : SHAITAN
99. Violate. : OUTRAGE
100. Stung. : NETTLED
103. Belches lava. : ERUPTS
105. Pitfalls. : SNARES
108. Wary. : ALERT
109. Symbol of Bacchus. : GRAPE
110. Country of President Videla. : CHILE
112. Genus of leaf-cutting ants. : ATTA
113. Soon. : ANON
114. Blemish. : SCAR
116. Subject of study by anthropologist R. M. Yerkes. : APE
118. Negation. : NOT
120. Summer: French. : ETE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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