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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, September 29, 1946

Author:
Lester Keene
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 509 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 167, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
Lester Keene has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 20-Across clue had "affection"; changed to "affliction."

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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 242
Across
1
Seeker of Palestine solution. : BEVIN
6
Tense. : TAUT
10
Sport. : GAME
14
Small-nation champion at peace conference. : EVATT
19
Girl's name. : ALIDA
20
Skin affliction. : ACNE
21
Bradley of VA. : OMAR
22
One-tenth tax. : TITHE
23
Foremost in ancient medicine, after Hippocrates. : GALEN
24
Flattop that savings stamps built. : SHANGRILA
26
Front: Comb. form. : ANTER
27
Where La Scala is. : MILAN
28
Lives apart. : SEPARATES
29
Chinese measure units. : TSUNS
30
Russian nun's kerchief. : ANALAV
32
Altar boys. : ACOLYTES
34
At some one time. : ONCE
35
Condition: Suffix. : NESS
36
La Verne, Maxene and Patty. : ANDREWS
39
Superficial show. : VENEER
41
Calf cry. : BLEAT
42
All wet. : SOPPY
45
Wheeled vehicle. : CHARIOT
48
Vermont town. : STOWE
50
Between the sheets. : ABED
54
"The Faerie Queene"—Spenser. : GLORIANA
55
Senator Bridges. : STYLES
56
Senator Ferguson. : HOMER
58
They were present on D-day. : NORMANS
59
Of the present. : CURRENT
60
Tibetan priest. : LAMA
61
Heedful. : ATTENT
62
Peoples. : NATIONS
63
Hairlike feather about hawk's bill. : CRINET
65
Spare. : THIN
66
Former Commander-in-Chief, First Naval District. : TARRANT
67
GI. : PRIVATE
68
Strategic city, N. Algeria. : SETIF
70
In born. : INNATE
71
Divested of wings, as ants after mating. : DEALATED
72
The New ___. : DEAL
73
Snare. : NOOSE
74
Changer. : ALTERER
75
Representative. : AGENT
77
River through Scotland and England. : TWEED
78
Perfumed unguent: Scot. : POMATE
82
Shrimp fisherman. : PRAWNER
85
Natives of E. Africa. : ASHA
89
Leave out. : OMIT
90
Gov. Donnelly's State. : MISSOURI
94
Founder of Sacramento (1803–80). : SUTTER
96
Cloth-covered bindings. : WELTS
98
First over Tokyo. : DOOLITTLE
101
Trite. : STALE
102
Diminutive of Eleanor. : ELLIE
103
Estranged. : ALIENATED
104
Woodrow Wilson's first wife. : ELLEN
105
GOP chairman. : REECE
106
Pacific island screwpine. : HALA
107
Bubble. : BEAD
108
California rock fish. : REINA
109
Thong. : STRAP
110
Straight-horned antelope. : ORYX
111
Thirsty. : ADRY
112
Signals: Sp. : SENAS
Down
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Traveling salesman, in Britain. : BAGMAN
2
"The lily maid of Astolat." : ELAINE
3
Rural residences. : VILLAS
4
Standards. : IDEALS
5
Balder's wife. : NANNA
6
Russian news agency. : TASS
7
Hurt. : ACHE
8
Not separate. : UNAPART
9
Bridge hand. : TENACE
10
Asian goat antelopes. : GORALS
11
Friendship. : AMITY
12
Pseudonym of Mary St. Leger Kingsley. : MALET
13
Obliterate. : ERASE
14
State: Fr. : ETAT
15
John Snyder's predecessor. : VINSON
16
Harmonize. : ATTUNE
17
Therefore. : THENCE
18
More compact. : TERSER
25
Increase. : GROW
31
Stouthearted. : VALIANT
33
If you please: Fr. Abbr. : SVP
37
Advertising signs. : NEONS
38
Authentic information. : DATA
40
E. Indian nursemaid. : EYAH
41
___ Boru. : BRIAN
42
Channel separating Isle of Wight from mainland. : SOLENT
43
Running star of Berlin Olympiad. : OWENS
44
Annoyer. : PEST
45
Invested. : CLOTHED
46
Gabbroic intrusive rock. : HORTITE
47
Where Lake Van is. : ARMENIA
48
Mark with grooves. : STRIATE
49
Mr. Power of the screen. : TYRONE
51
South America's George Washington. : BOLIVAR
52
Arise. : EMANATE
53
Sister of Zeus. : DEMETER
54
Black flies. : GNATS
55
Brahman precepts. : SUTRAS
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Reproved. : RATED
59
President of France, 1887–94. : CARNOT
62
Opera by Franz Genee (1823–95). : NANON
63
Volcano openings. : CRATERS
64
Agitated. : RILED
66
Prong. : TINE
67
Martinique volcano, erupted in 1902. : PELEE
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Apartment. : FLAT
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Beginning. : DAWN
76
Muffin. : GEM
77
Taunted. : TWITTED
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The model man. : POWERS
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Egg dish. : OMELET
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She wrote "The White Cliffs." : MILLER
81
Athens is its capital. : ATTICA
82
Weapon. : POLEAX
83
Defeat. : RUIN
84
Old Arabian measure. : ARTABA
85
Temporary delegate to peace conference. : ATTLEE
86
Dzugashvili. : STALIN
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Gov. Ford's capital. : HELENA
88
Circuses. : ARENAS
91
Gov. Gossett's State. : IDAHO
92
Of the sun. : SOLAR
93
Of earth. : SOILY
95
Partakers. : USERS
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Percolate. : SEEP
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Former commanding general, U. S. ground forces. : LEAR
100
Screen and radio star. : EDDY

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 39 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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