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WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1943

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 119
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 57-Down clue had periods after "painter" and "1666"; deleted both and put period after parentheses.

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 48
Across
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The man without a country. : NOLAN
6
Carried out a command. : ACTED
11
Fascination. : CHARM
16
Walled city near Damascus. : HAMAH
21
Fanon. : ORALE
22
Serf. : SLAVE
23
Anatomical band. : LINEA
24
Seventh Greek vowel. : OMEGA
25
Director of the OWI. : DAVIS
26
Specially trained fighter. : PARACHUTIST
28
Point in Africa 1,800 miles from America. : DAKAR
29
Class of Japanese outcasts. : ETA
30
Abound. : TEEM
32
Substantives. : NOUNS
33
Hassock: Prov. Eng. : PESS
35
Mr. Carson, dime novel hero. : KIT
36
Ego. : SELF
38
Correctly. : PROPERLY
40
God: Latin accusative. : DEUM
41
Compos mentis. : SANE
42
Irish ejaculation. : OCH
44
Akin to the rose family. : ROSAL
45
Cache. : SECRETE
47
Entertain. : REGALE
50
United group. : SECT
51
State: French. : ETAT
52
Kettledrum. : TIMBAL
56
Resembling an astringent. : ALUMISH
58
Region where barometric pressure is below normal. : MEIOBAR
60
City captured by the Japanese: var. : MANILLA
61
Philippine forest tree. : TUA
62
Hawaiian instruments played with the nose. : PUAS
64
Where the "white cliffs" lie. : DOVER
65
Place of worship. : FANE
66
Japanese fan. : OGI
67
Interpolates. : ADDS
69
Thick slice. : SLAB
71
None: Prov. Eng. : NIN
72
Elaborate melody. : ARIA
73
Isolated rock. : SCAR
74
Springs. : LEAPS
76
Floss. : SILK
78
Assassin's victim. : DARLAN
80
Vitrified. : BAKED
81
Given name of baseball star. : LOU
82
Portuguese masculine name. : LUIZ
84
Word in Prince of Wale's motto. : DIEN
85
Outgo. : EBB
86
Contemporary of Shakespeare. : BACON
88
Malay island seized by the Japanese. : BORNEO
90
Curve. : ARCH
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Stupefies. : DRUGS
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Country administered by Pahlevi. : IRAN
96
Where some stock prices are quoted. : CURB
97
Friend: French. : AMI
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Span. : TEAM
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Slave. : ESNE
102
Principal export of island of Banca. : TIN
103
Battlefield of World War I. : MONS
104
Reduces in weight: slang. : SLIMS
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Finished with a ferrule. : SHOD
108
Brownish. : TAN
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Title of ruler slain in 1917. : TSARINA
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Highwayman. : FOOTPAD
113
Charms. : AMULETS
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Exclusive. : SELECT
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Maiden name of General Grant's wife. : DENT
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Jena lens. : UNAR
119
European stock exchange. : BOURSE
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One of the President's cabinet. : PERKINS
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Very sore. : IRATE
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State a price. : ASK
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Charles: abbr. : CHAS
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Kiln. : OAST
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Short Persian sword. : ACINACES
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March 15th. : IDES
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Chinese dynasty. : HAN
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Mooring-place of ferryboat. : SLIP
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Given name of a noted movie actress. : GRETA
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Conqueror of Astrakhan. : IVAN
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Employ. : USE
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Recently deceased son of the Kaiser. : EITEL
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In a lesser role. : SUBORDINATE
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Birthstone for May: ancient. : AGATE
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Very enthusiastic. : AFIRE
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Babylonian hero who tried to reach heaven on an eagle. : ETANA
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Scotch viper. : EDDER
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Bushy-haired. : MANED
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Measured by steps. : PACED
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Rockfish. : RENAS
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Pert: dial. : SASSY
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Polishing powder. : EMERY
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Swellings. : NODES
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Talk windily. : ORATE
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Hitler's friend in France. : LAVAL
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Foster-brother of Fatima. : ALI
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Vespiary. : NEST
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Turkish unit of money. : ASPER
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Vociferates. : CLAMORS
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Sailor. : TAR
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Faded away. : EVANESCED
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What the "Purple Heart" is. : DECORATION
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Lace-making city in France. : CLUNY
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Successes: colloq. : HITS
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Cuckoo. : ANI
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Hold inviolable. : RESPECT
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Battle point in Tunisia. : MATEUR
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Portable troughs. : HODS
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Wine receptacle. : AMA
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Capital of Hejaz, Arabia. : MEKKA
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Freshly. : AGAIN
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Author of "Luck of Roaring Camp." : HARTE
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One of the President's cabinet. : HULL
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Where the seven sleepers slept. : EPHESUS
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Composer of "The Bartered Bride." : SMETANA
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Rage. : FOAM
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Georgic. : POEM
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Cherished. : DEAR
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Half. : SEMI
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Curtail. : CLIP
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Insigne of a general. : STAR
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Prong. : TINE
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Amount assessable. : RATAL
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Baffle. : ELUDE
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Locale of Henderson Field. : GUADALCANAL
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Plant of the ebony family. : EBENAD
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Modern heavy bomb. : BLOCKBUSTER
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Seaweed. : ALGAE
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Scotch landowner. : LAIRD
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Famous Dutch painter (1581?–1666). : HALS
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Roman poet. : OVID
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River on which Frankfurt lies. : MAIN
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Bluejackets. : SAILORS
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Given name of the Secretary of Labor. : FRANCES
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Illinois river made known by free verse. : SPOON
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Book publisher's statement. : BLURB
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Raid alarm. : ALERT
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Hero of "If Winter Comes." : SABRE
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Insignia on the Japanese flag. : SUN
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Tatar dynasty of eleventh century. : KIN
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Abbreviation for Maria. : RIA
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Shake-down. : BED
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Enthusiast. : ZEALOT
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Windlass supports. : BITTS
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Come to pass. : ARISE
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Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : BUNA
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Skip. : OMIT
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Laughter. : HAHA
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Insects. : GNATS
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Faculty. : SENSE
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Airplane contrivance. : CONTROL
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Base admixtures. : IMPURITIES
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Seaport of British East Africa. : MOMBASA
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"The plans of ___ and men." : MICE
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___ of Liberty. : SONS
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Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : SANANANDA
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Teams. : DUOS
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Corded fabrics. : REPS
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Cloth remnant, in England. : FENT
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Grounds for a conclusion. : DATA
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Section of Russian front. : LUKI
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Contend. : DISPUTE
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Repeats aloud. : RECITES
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Noted shipbuilder. : KAISER
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Frappé. : ICED
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Gaudy. : CHEAP
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Seaport of Palestine. : HAIFA
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"___ Hay," by Aldous Huxley. : ANTIC
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Where the Germans were defeated April 14, 1917. : ARRAS
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All. : EVERY
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First Mayor of New York City. : DUANE
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Compound ether. : ESTER
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Poor-looking. : SEEDY
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Stone boat. : SLED
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Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : GONA
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Patronymic. : NAME
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Before. : ERE
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Prohibit. : BAN
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Paid announcements: colloq. : ADS
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Herd of whales. : GAM

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 109 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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