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WORLD WIDE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1945

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 664 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 187
Across
1. Contenders for Palestine. : ARABS
6. Famous newspaper man. : OCHS
10. Surname of "Josh Billings." : SHAW
14. Maritime Commission head. : LAND
18. Faneuil Hall, "___ of Liberty." : CRADLE
19. Mournful. : PLAINTIVE
21. First sign of zodiac. : ARIES
23. Governor of New Jersey (1941–44). : EDISON
24. Under-Secretary of War. : PATTERSON
25. Truman's Secretary of Treasury. : VINSON
27. Cover. : LID
28. Antecedent. : BEFORE
30. Mawkish. : VAPID
31. Loss of power to make a symbol of thought. : ASEMIA
32. Single entry. : ITEM
34. Barrel. : CASK
35. What "Caspar Milquetoast" is. : TIMID
36. "The Better ___." : OLE
37. Bore. : IRK
38. Largest dog of terrier class. : AIREDALE
40. Trouble. : AIL
41. Ravine. : DELL
43. Long seat. : SETEE
45. Wildcat. : LYNX
46. FDR's personal secretary. : TULLY
48. Concave vessel. : DISH
50. Contended. : VIED
51. Walks haughtily. : STALKS
54. Assist. : BESTEAD
56. Lady Astor's rank. : PEERESS
58. Daphnis and ___. : CHLOE
59. ___ Domingo, burial-place of Columbus. : SANTO
60. Gunpowder container. : KEG
62. At no time. : NEER
63. The late ___ Himmler. : HEINRICH
65. Where the Wabash flows. : INDIANA
68. President Franklin ___. : PIERCE
72. Former times. : ELD
73. Sift. : STRAIN
75. Dieresis. : UMLAUT
77. Purloin. : STEAL
78. Chairman of Senate War Investigation Committee. : MEAD
80. Mutton-fish. : SAMA
81. Wood sorrel. : OCA
82. Move about. : STIR
84. Web-like membrane. : TELA
85. Prussian port. : EMDEN
87. Or "Virtue Rewarded" by Richardson. : PAMELA
89. Perennial candidate for President. : THOMAS
91. Perched. : LIT
92. Wound. : REELED
94. Island of Sunda group. : SUMATRA
96. Greek woman, type of wifely constancy. : PENELOPE
98. "Sweet Nell of Old Drury." : GWYN
100. Favorite theme for sermons. : SIN
101. Faulty. : AMISS
103. Auto accessory. : WIPER
104. Tlingit. : ALASKAN
107. Inflammable. : TINDERY
109. Candles. : TAPERS
110. Happy. : GLAD
111. Character in "Idylls of the King." : ENID
113. Clamor. : NOISE
114. Former admiral, now a Senator. : HART
115. What Mr. Attlee heads. : LABOR
117. Musical sign. : CLEF
119. Spoil. : ROT
120. Mountain-bay tree. : GORDONIA
124. Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
125. Consumed. : ATE
127. Hampton ___, Va. : ROADS
129. River in Russia. : URAL
130. Typical example. : NORM
131. Drama by Oscar Wilde. : SALOME
133. Caruso's rival in 1906. : BONCI
134. Armadillos. : APARAS
136. Energy. : VIM
137. Dinner-table decoration. : SMILAX
138. Inner layers: Bot. : ENDOCARPS
140. French saint. : TERESA
142. Santa ___ handicap. : ANITA
143. Adherents of Socinian belief. : ADORANTES
144. Does penance. : ATONES
145. Leaves. : GOES
146. Noted German refugee. : MANN
147. Not one: Dial. : NARY
148. Hottentots. : NAMAS
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1. Composer of "Kiss Waltz." : ARDITI
2. Type of Army airplane. : RAIDER
3. Public notices. : ADS
4. Produce bubbles. : BLOB
5. Followers of a Stoic philosopher. : SENECANS
6. Resist. : OPPOSE
7. Truman's Attorney General. : CLARK
8. Detestation. : HATE
9. Be located. : SIT
10. Gad about: N. Eng. : STRAM
11. Bristly. : HISPID
12. Shunned. : AVOIDED
13. Make one's way. : WEND
14. Traitor. : LAVAL
15. Originates. : ARISES
16. Number of Supreme Court Justices. : NINE
17. Inflammation of a ligament. : DESMITIS
18. Rosalind's friend. : CELIA
20. The Umbrella Man. : NEVILLE
22. Evening parties. : SOIREES
26. Unsheathed. : NAKED
29. Snake's poison-fang. : FALX
33. Secretary of Treasury under three Presidents. : MELLON
35. Attacker of Beecher's moral character. : TILTON
36. "Hellzapoppin" comedian. : OLSEN
39. Two-branched candlesticks: Var. : DYKERS
40. Founder of Texas. : AUSTIN
42. Noted facial feature of Hapsburg family. : LIP
44. He spoke at Gettysburg. : EVERETT
46. Bowling strike. : TEN
47. City in Washington. : YAKIMA
49. Sneaky character in "David Copperfield." : HEEP
51. Crafty person. : SCHEMER
52. Imaginary abbey in Gargantua. : THELEME
53. Surveyor's rule. : ALIDADE
54. Where Nassau is. : BAHAMAS
55. Port N. of Dover. : DEAL
57. Captain of Nile boat. : REIS
59. Material for a crazy-quilt. : SCRAP
61. Grind the teeth. : GNASH
64. Pronoun. : ITS
66. Shylock's coin. : DUCAT
67. Outstanding procedure in many mystery novels. : AUTOPSY
69. Abscond again. : REELOPE
70. Instrument for measuring diameters. : CALIPER
71. Snapping-beetles. : ELATERS
74. Greek mythological seer. : IAMUS
76. Occasions. : TIMES
79. African cape on Indian Ocean. : DELGADO
81. Compound from bone-oil. : OLANIN
83. Flowed. : RAN
86. Intelligence. : NEWS
88. Send out. : EMIT
89. Most docile. : TAMEST
90. Lincoln's Secretary of State. : SEWARD
93. Levee. : DYKE
95. 60,000,000 in U. S. A. : RADIOS
97. Competitor for "America Cup." : LIPTON
99. ___ O'Neill, American actress. : NANCE
102. Spleen. : IRE
104. Vessel sunk by "Kearsage" in Civil War. : ALABAMA
105. Designating. : LABELING
106. Nothing. : NIL
108. Stage name of Lillian Norton (1859–1914). : NORDICA
109. Material for ballet-skirts. : TARLATAN
110. Wilson's Secretary of Treasury. : GLASS
112. Jewish hero of George Eliot novel. : DERONDA
114. Grant's Attorney General. : HOAR
116. Having branches. : RAMATE
118. Kettle used for grinding ores. : FONDON
120. Abounding in herbage. : GRASSY
121. Period of devotion. : NOVENA
122. Blue flags. : IRISES
123. Syrian abbesses. : AMMAS
126. 265,896 sq. mi. : TEXAS
128. Source of knopper. : ACORN
129. Lowest-priced Pullman accommodation. : UPPER
132. Mixture. : OLIO
133. Smile. : BEAM
134. Gulf, NW coast of Greece. : ARTA
135. Bristle. : SETA
139. Massachusetts cape. : ANN
141. Gipsy. : ROM

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 52 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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