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TIPS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1946

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 239
Across Down
1. Commander of Operation Crossroads. : BLANDY
7. Heddles of a loom. : CAAM
11. Ali Baba's brother. : CASSIM
17. Chancellor of Austria. : FIGL
21. Done over. : REMADE
22. Spanish water jar. : OLLA
23. Constituent of natural gas. : ETHANE
24. Pigmented layer of the iris. : UVEA
25. Butter coloring from seeds of tropical tree: Var. : ANOTTA
26. Results of primaries. : NOMINATIONS
28. Grate. : RASP
29. June bugs. : DORS
30. Divisions of mankind. : RACES
32. British ___. : ISLES
33. Holy persons. : SAINTS
35. Before. : ERE
36. Egyptian dancing girls. : ALMES
37. Blackmail. : BLEED
38. Prestige. : FACE
39. Swimming. : NATATION
41. Liberate. : LOOSE
42. Record. : REGISTER
46. Build. : CONSTRUCT
48. Revealed. : BARED
49. Capital of Brazil: Colloq. : RIO
50. Malay garment. : SARONG
53. President of the Philippines. : ROXAS
54. Inlets. : RIAS
55. Feminine of David. : VIDA
56. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
57. Coolidge's Vice President, 1925–29. : DAWES
58. Civilian Production Administrator. : SMALL
60. Boatswains' whistles. : PIPES
61. Transparent. : THIN
62. Symbol of a clan. : TOTEM
63. Picks the winner. : SPOTS
64. Banish. : DEPORT
65. Cognizance. : KEN
66. Scottish loaf. : OATENBREAD
68. ___ des Invalides. : HOTEL
69. Winner of racing's 1946 "Triple Crown." : ASSAULT
71. Large leopard-like cat of Tibet. : OUNCE
72. Western Hemisphere. : AMERICA
75. Nosegay. : POSEY
76. Atomic bomb No. 5. : UNDERWATER
79. Towboat. : TUG
80. Warnings. : ALERTS
82. One of "The Rivals." : ACRES
84. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
85. ___ mutuel. : PARI
86. Canals. : DUCTS
87. Japanese footwear. : CLOGS
88. Wounds. : STABS
89. The dog family. : CANIS
90. Recorded proceedings. : ACTA
91. Distinguished nonagenarian. : SHAW
92. Large genus of grasses. : STIPA
93. Beginning. : OUTSET
94. Wrath. : IRE
95. Whirls. : SPINS
96. Desolated. : PROSTRATE
98. Disciplines. : REDRILLS
100. Home of the Falange. : SPAIN
102. Light again. : REKINDLE
106. Sea of Kazakstan. : ARAL
107. Giant Austrian howitzer. : SKODA
108. Combatants, 1899–1902. : BOERS
109. ___ Harrison, "King of Siam." : REX
110. Heir apparent to Presidency. : BYRNES
113. Sixty-penny nail. : SPIKE
114. Head of Britain's good-will mission to Moscow. : LASKI
115. Vienna is its capital: Abbr. : AUST
116. Secular. : LAIC
117. Ancestors of the House of Windsor. : HANOVERIANS
120. Convey by will. : DEMISE
122. Voice. : ALTO
123. Dodger. : ELUDER
124. Large knife. : SNEE
125. Famous Melisande. : GARDEN
126. Symbol of Russia. : BEAR
127. Cavalry weapons. : SABERS
128. Russian news agency. : TASS
129. Expunged. : ERASED
1. Assistant Secy. of State. : BRADEN
2. Girl's name. : LENORA
3. Type of loveliness in "The Fairie Queene." : AMORET
4. Burmese evil spirits. : NATS
5. Army insecticide. : DDT
6. Horse in second year. : YEARLING
7. Fix. : CONCENTRATE
8. Tropical liliaceous plants. : ALOES
9. Charity. : ALMS
10. Spring month: Fr. : MAI
11. Refrains. : CEASES
12. Bevin's temporary substitute at Peace Conference. : ATTLEE
13. Jerked sidewise. : SHIED
14. Eunicoid sea worms. : SAOS
15. The Wayside ___. : INN
16. Radiograms. : MESSAGES
17. Avenging spirits. : FURIES
18. Russia's "man in the street." : IVAN
19. Adventure. : GEST
20. Circuits. : LAPS
27. Natives of Upper Nile region. : NILOTS
31. Biblical prophet. : AMOS
34. Sour-tempered. : ACID
36. Expiate. : ATONE
37. Harbor entrances: Sp. Amer. : BOCAS
38. Savage. : FERAL
40. Fruit of a tree. : ACORN
41. Palace housing peace conference. : LUXEMBOURG
42. Berates. : RAILS
43. Natives of No. African city. : TRIPOLITANS
44. Sea duck. : EIDER
45. Cut of beef. : ROAST
47. Aftermath. : ROWEN
48. Little Lulu. : BRAT
50. Town on Baranof Island. : SITKA
51. Residue. : ASHES
52. Examined again. : REINSPECTED
55. Adder. : VIPER
57. Pixilated. : DOTTY
58. Expanse. : SPACE
59. Proper mean between extremes. : MODERATION
60. Deposed King of Yugoslavia. : PETER
62. Narratives. : TALES
63. Transmits. : SENDS
64. Mansions: Poet. : DOMES
66. Evicts. : OUSTS
67. Characters of primitive alphabet. : RUNES
68. Vindictive ideologies. : HATES
70. Great artery. : AORTA
73. Biographer of radium discoverer. : CURIE
74. Pasture at a fixed price. : AGIST
77. Encloses. : WRAPS
78. Largest sea birds. : ALBATROSSES
80. Hero of Irish song. : ADAIR
81. Riches. : LUCRE
82. Russian wolfhounds. : ALANS
83. Intimidates. : COWS
85. Thin metal plate. : PATEN
87. Benumb. : CHILL
88. Minute groove. : STRIA
89. Layer of skin. : CUTIS
91. Spatters. : SPLASHES
92. Digger. : SPADER
93. Site of Manhattan Project work. : OAKRIDGE
95. Sovereign's title. : SIRE
97. Fume. : REEK
99. Bitterness. : RANCOR
100. Cheap, soft leather. : SKIVER
101. Fireside utensils. : POKERS
103. Priests of ancient Britain. : DRUIDS
104. Tenant. : LESSEE
105. Offer. : EXTEND
107. Maker of fine English china (1754–1827). : SPODE
108. Poisons. : BANES
110. Tattle. : BLAB
111. ___ Bowl. : YALE
112. Miss Hayworth. : RITA
113. Rebuff. : SNUB
114. The sweater girl. : LANA
115. The hog plum: India. : AMRA
118. Iran's envoy to U. S. : ALA
119. Follower of an ism. : IST
121. Attention. : EAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 45 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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