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New York Times, Sunday, September 30, 1951

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 833
Across Down
1. Dictator. : FRANCO
7. Trails. : SHADOWS
14. Rumanian pianist, composer, conductor. : ENESCO
20. Evening parties. : SOIREES
21. Relating to blood. : HEMATIC
22. Military groups. : LEGIONS
24. Impels. : PROMPTS
25. Where the Petrified Forest is. : ARIZONA
26. Where Warm Springs is. : GEORGIA
27. Danish county. : AMT
28. Plant cultivated for natural reproduction. : SEEDTREE
30. Fears. : DREADS
32. Negative. : NOT
33. Invent. : COIN
35. Island in N. Y. Bay. : STATEN
36. Turkish money. : ASPERS
37. The peanut. : MANI
38. Ancient chariot. : ESSED
40. Knows. : KENS
41. Toil or drudgery. : MOIL
42. English essayist (1839–94). : PATER
43. Post office machine. : DATER
44. Disconcert. : JAR
45. Near East republic. : ISRAEL
47. Mountain crest. : ARETE
48. "Frogman." : DIVER
50. Fervor. : RAGE
52. Outcries. : ROARS
54. Pigeonholes. : SHELVES
57. Transfer to another. : DEVOLVE
60. Chess pieces. : BISHOPS
64. Lists. : CAREENS
65. Rising above a surface. : EMERSED
66. Like tallow. : STEARIC
67. Norse name. : OLE
68. Difficult questions: Colloq. : STUMPERS
70. Giddap! : HUP
72. Girl's name. : SELINA
73. Wheel parts. : RIMS
75. Incites to activity. : PRODS
76. ___ John Rhodes. : CECIL
78. "Season of spring." : LENT
79. Maxwell Perkins, for instance. : EDITOR
82. Title of great respect: India. : SRI
83. Sabotaging. : DAMAGING
86. Man's nickname. : NAT
87. Alternated. : ROTATED
89. Small drum. : TABORET
91. French novelist. : COLETTE
93. Operator of a blast furnace. : SMELTER
94. Native of Yugoslavia. : SLOVENE
95. Huskier. : HOARSER
96. Son of Ishmael, and founder of Arab nation. : KEDAR
98. Haunt. : NEST
99. Tokyo's main thoroughfare. : GINZA
100. Quoter. : CITER
103. Human beings. : BIPEDS
106. Petty officers: Abbr. : POS
107. Make into law. : ENACT
111. Lilac, gardenia, etc. : ODORS
112. Wings. : ALAE
113. Ambassador Kirk. : ALAN
115. Contributor to the blood bank. : DONOR
116. London's royal stables. : MEWS
117. Senile person. : DOTARD
119. Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
122. Betel pepper. : SIRI
123. Impair. : MAR
124. Shirking duty. : TRUANT
125. Sharps, flats, and ___. : NATURALS
127. Divisions of time: Abbr. : MOS
128. Designating a family of Mexican Indians. : OTOMIAN
130. Russel Crouse's bailiwick. : THEATER
132. Word coined by Spenser for a beast with 100 tongues. : BLATANT
134. Showing favoritism to relatives. : NEPOTIC
135. Running away. : ELOPING
136. Inheritor. : LEGATEE
137. Testify under oath. : DEPONE
138. Ming ___, 1368–1644. : DYNASTY
139. Charm. : ENAMOR
1. Last stand of Chinese Nationalists. : FORMOSA
2. Professional rabble rouser. : RIOTIST
3. Supply guns. : ARM
4. Fiber clusters. : NEPS
5. Whales. : CETES
6. Native of Central Caucasus. : OSSET
7. Wreck. : SHATTER
8. German gentlemen. : HERREN
9. City on the Somme River. : AMIENS
10. Bewilder. : DAZE
11. Sioux. : OTO
12. England's royal family. : WINDSOR
13. Tosca's enemy. : SCARPIA
14. English composer of "Enigma Variations." : ELGAR
15. Requisites. : NEEDS
16. Selves. : EGOS
17. "Rise, ___ knight." : SIR
18. Kinsmen. : COGNATE
19. Vegetable for garnishing. : ONIONET
20. Placed at intervals. : SPACED
23. Lampoon. : SATIRE
29. International airport, French W. Africa. : DAKAR
31. Moray fisherman. : EELER
34. Pinnacle of rock. : NEEDLE
36. European blackbirds. : AMSELS
37. Lovett has succeeded him. : MARSHALL
39. Money-raising campaigns. : DRIVES
42. Zoroastrian fire worshiper. : PARSEE
44. Our Ambassador at Large. : JESSUP
45. Stravinsky and others. : IGORS
46. Tennis strokes. : LOBS
49. Outlet. : VENT
50. Affording relief. : REMEDIAL
51. Declares. : AVERS
53. River islands. : AITS
54. Talliers. : SCORERS
55. Sanctity: Archaic. : HALIDOM
56. Desert dweller. : EREMITE
57. Exiles. : DEPORTS
58. Impetuous. : VEHEMENT
59. Enlighten. : EDUCATE
61. Faces east. : ORIENTS
62. Featherlike. : PINNATE
63. Disperse. : SCATTER
69. Lady of the house. : MRS
71. Mass of cast molten metal. : PIG
74. Deer hunters. : STALKERS
76. Is concerned. : CARES
77. Chinese nuts: Var. : LICHIS
80. Aquatic fish-eating mammals. : OTTERS
81. Supreme Court justice. : REED
83. Symbols of peace. : DOVES
84. Mealtime. : NOON
85. Furnished with window panes. : GLAZED
88. Cheerless. : DRAB
90. Insured. : BONDED
92. Club or society: Gr. Antiq. : ERANOS
97. Lasso. : RIATA
99. Something past recovery. : GONER
100. Boston ___, first public park in U. S. : COMMON
101. Prefigured. : IDEATED
102. Hawser. : TOWROPE
104. Embedded. : PLANTED
105. Mundane. : EARTHLY
106. Skill at all work. : PANURGY
108. Lively: Mus. : ANIMATO
109. Public official. : CORONER
110. Sorrowful. : TRISTE
113. Valuable violins. : AMATIS
114. Hidden. : LATENT
117. Exhaust. : DRAIN
118. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
120. Star of "Key to the City." : GABLE
121. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
124. Ruler in Belgrade. : TITO
125. City and county, in California. : NAPA
126. Narrative of heroic deeds. : SAGA
129. Unruly hair. : MOP
131. Age. : EON
133. Cap. : TAM

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 31 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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