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New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1946

16-Down : Radiograms.

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
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
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Symbol of Russia. : BEAR
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Cavalry weapons. : SABERS
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Russian news agency. : TASS
129
Expunged. : ERASED
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Assistant Secy. of State. : BRADEN
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Girl's name. : LENORA
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Type of loveliness in "The Fairie Queene." : AMORET
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Burmese evil spirits. : NATS
5
Army insecticide. : DDT
6
Horse in second year. : YEARLING
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Tropical liliaceous plants. : ALOES
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Charity. : ALMS
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Spring month: Fr. : MAI
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Refrains. : CEASES
12
Bevin's temporary substitute at Peace Conference. : ATTLEE
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Jerked sidewise. : SHIED
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Eunicoid sea worms. : SAOS
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The Wayside ___. : INN
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Radiograms. : MESSAGES
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Avenging spirits. : FURIES
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Russia's "man in the street." : IVAN
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Adventure. : GEST
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Circuits. : LAPS
27
Natives of Upper Nile region. : NILOTS
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Biblical prophet. : AMOS
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Sour-tempered. : ACID
36
Expiate. : ATONE
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Harbor entrances: Sp. Amer. : BOCAS
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Savage. : FERAL
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Fruit of a tree. : ACORN
41
Palace housing peace conference. : LUXEMBOURG
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Berates. : RAILS
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Natives of No. African city. : TRIPOLITANS
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Sea duck. : EIDER
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Cut of beef. : ROAST
47
Aftermath. : ROWEN
48
Little Lulu. : BRAT
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Town on Baranof Island. : SITKA
51
Residue. : ASHES
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Examined again. : REINSPECTED
55
Adder. : VIPER
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Pixilated. : DOTTY
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Expanse. : SPACE
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Proper mean between extremes. : MODERATION
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Deposed King of Yugoslavia. : PETER
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Narratives. : TALES
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Transmits. : SENDS
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Mansions: Poet. : DOMES
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Evicts. : OUSTS
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Characters of primitive alphabet. : RUNES
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Vindictive ideologies. : HATES
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Great artery. : AORTA
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Biographer of radium discoverer. : CURIE
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Pasture at a fixed price. : AGIST
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Encloses. : WRAPS
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Largest sea birds. : ALBATROSSES
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Hero of Irish song. : ADAIR
81
Riches. : LUCRE
82
Russian wolfhounds. : ALANS
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Intimidates. : COWS
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Thin metal plate. : PATEN
87
Benumb. : CHILL
88
Minute groove. : STRIA
89
Layer of skin. : CUTIS
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Spatters. : SPLASHES
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Digger. : SPADER
93
Site of Manhattan Project work. : OAKRIDGE
95
Sovereign's title. : SIRE
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Fume. : REEK
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Bitterness. : RANCOR
100
Cheap, soft leather. : SKIVER
101
Fireside utensils. : POKERS
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Priests of ancient Britain. : DRUIDS
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Tenant. : LESSEE
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Offer. : EXTEND
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Maker of fine English china (1754-1827). : SPODE
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Poisons. : BANES
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Tattle. : BLAB
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___ Bowl. : YALE
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Miss Hayworth. : RITA
113
Rebuff. : SNUB
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The sweater girl. : LANA
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The hog plum: India. : AMRA
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Iran's envoy to U. S. : ALA
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Follower of an ism. : IST
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Attention. : EAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 45 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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