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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.
PS 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
1. 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
57. 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
69. Apartment. : FLAT
71. Beginning. : DAWN
76. Muffin. : GEM
77. Taunted. : TWITTED
78. The model man. : POWERS
79. Egg dish. : OMELET
80. 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
87. 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
97. Percolate. : SEEP
99. 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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