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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.
PS 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 Down
1. 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
92. Stupefies. : DRUGS
95. Country administered by Pahlevi. : IRAN
96. Where some stock prices are quoted. : CURB
97. Friend: French. : AMI
99. Span. : TEAM
101. Slave. : ESNE
102. Principal export of island of Banca. : TIN
103. Battlefield of World War I. : MONS
104. Reduces in weight: slang. : SLIMS
106. Finished with a ferrule. : SHOD
108. Brownish. : TAN
109. Title of ruler slain in 1917. : TSARINA
111. Highwayman. : FOOTPAD
113. Charms. : AMULETS
115. Exclusive. : SELECT
116. Maiden name of General Grant's wife. : DENT
117. Jena lens. : UNAR
119. European stock exchange. : BOURSE
120. One of the President's cabinet. : PERKINS
122. Very sore. : IRATE
123. State a price. : ASK
124. Charles: abbr. : CHAS
127. Kiln. : OAST
128. Short Persian sword. : ACINACES
130. March 15th. : IDES
134. Chinese dynasty. : HAN
135. Mooring-place of ferryboat. : SLIP
136. Given name of a noted movie actress. : GRETA
137. Conqueror of Astrakhan. : IVAN
139. Employ. : USE
140. Recently deceased son of the Kaiser. : EITEL
142. In a lesser role. : SUBORDINATE
145. Birthstone for May: ancient. : AGATE
147. Very enthusiastic. : AFIRE
148. Babylonian hero who tried to reach heaven on an eagle. : ETANA
149. Scotch viper. : EDDER
150. Bushy-haired. : MANED
151. Measured by steps. : PACED
152. Rockfish. : RENAS
153. Pert: dial. : SASSY
154. Polishing powder. : EMERY
1. Swellings. : NODES
2. Talk windily. : ORATE
3. Hitler's friend in France. : LAVAL
4. Foster-brother of Fatima. : ALI
5. Vespiary. : NEST
6. Turkish unit of money. : ASPER
7. Vociferates. : CLAMORS
8. Sailor. : TAR
9. Faded away. : EVANESCED
10. What the "Purple Heart" is. : DECORATION
11. Lace-making city in France. : CLUNY
12. Successes: colloq. : HITS
13. Cuckoo. : ANI
14. Hold inviolable. : RESPECT
15. Battle point in Tunisia. : MATEUR
16. Portable troughs. : HODS
17. Wine receptacle. : AMA
18. Capital of Hejaz, Arabia. : MEKKA
19. Freshly. : AGAIN
20. Author of "Luck of Roaring Camp." : HARTE
27. One of the President's cabinet. : HULL
31. Where the seven sleepers slept. : EPHESUS
34. Composer of "The Bartered Bride." : SMETANA
37. Rage. : FOAM
39. Georgic. : POEM
40. Cherished. : DEAR
41. Half. : SEMI
43. Curtail. : CLIP
45. Insigne of a general. : STAR
46. Prong. : TINE
47. Amount assessable. : RATAL
48. Baffle. : ELUDE
49. Locale of Henderson Field. : GUADALCANAL
51. Plant of the ebony family. : EBENAD
53. Modern heavy bomb. : BLOCKBUSTER
54. Seaweed. : ALGAE
55. Scotch landowner. : LAIRD
57. Famous Dutch painter (1581?–1666). : HALS
59. Roman poet. : OVID
60. River on which Frankfurt lies. : MAIN
63. Bluejackets. : SAILORS
65. Given name of the Secretary of Labor. : FRANCES
68. Illinois river made known by free verse. : SPOON
70. Book publisher's statement. : BLURB
72. Raid alarm. : ALERT
73. Hero of "If Winter Comes." : SABRE
75. Insignia on the Japanese flag. : SUN
77. Tatar dynasty of eleventh century. : KIN
79. Abbreviation for Maria. : RIA
80. Shake-down. : BED
83. Enthusiast. : ZEALOT
86. Windlass supports. : BITTS
87. Come to pass. : ARISE
88. Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : BUNA
89. Skip. : OMIT
91. Laughter. : HAHA
93. Insects. : GNATS
94. Faculty. : SENSE
96. Airplane contrivance. : CONTROL
98. Base admixtures. : IMPURITIES
100. Seaport of British East Africa. : MOMBASA
103. "The plans of ___ and men." : MICE
104. ___ of Liberty. : SONS
105. Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : SANANANDA
107. Teams. : DUOS
110. Corded fabrics. : REPS
111. Cloth remnant, in England. : FENT
112. Grounds for a conclusion. : DATA
114. Section of Russian front. : LUKI
116. Contend. : DISPUTE
118. Repeats aloud. : RECITES
121. Noted shipbuilder. : KAISER
122. Frappé. : ICED
124. Gaudy. : CHEAP
125. Seaport of Palestine. : HAIFA
126. "___ Hay," by Aldous Huxley. : ANTIC
128. Where the Germans were defeated April 14, 1917. : ARRAS
129. All. : EVERY
131. First Mayor of New York City. : DUANE
132. Compound ether. : ESTER
133. Poor-looking. : SEEDY
135. Stone boat. : SLED
136. Point in the Battle of New Guinea. : GONA
138. Patronymic. : NAME
141. Before. : ERE
143. Prohibit. : BAN
144. Paid announcements: colloq. : ADS
146. 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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