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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 20, 1946

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 128, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.55, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 532 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 28, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 57
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 206
Across
1. Japanese political leader. : SHIMOMURA
10. David's rebellious son. : ABSALOM
17. Pathological reaction to light. : PHOTOMANIA
18. Pertaining to double vision. : DIPLOPIC
20. Hitler's favorite science. : GEOPOLITICS
21. Place of torment or martyrdom. : GOLGOTHA
23. Chang's twin. : ENG
24. Eaglestone. : ETITE
25. Cyclades island. : NIO
26. Mr. Weller. : SAM
27. Seaport of Honshu. : TSU
28. Biblical mountain. Var. : SINA
29. Hard. : STEELY
32. Swiss canton, capital Altdorf. : URI
33. More civilized in behavior. : SANER
36. Traveling cases. : SATCHELS
38. Raised to the third power. : CUBED
40. Strike and rebound. : CAROM
42. Splay-footed person. : LEIOPUS
43. The California sardine. : SADINA
44. Where Sans Souci is. : POTSDAM
46. Salt: French. : SEL
47. Large areas of natural resources. : FORESTS
48. Not aweather. : ALEE
49. Order of web-footed birds. : NATANTES
53. Wilfred, son of Cedric. : IVANHOE
54. Once existed. : WAS
55. Ancient cylindrical manuscript cases. : SCRINIA
56. Thus. : SIC
57. Nooks. : INS
58. General Marshall's host. : CHIANGKAISHEK
62. Pervading influence. : AIR
65. Spread. : RUN
66. Eighth parts of circles. : OCTANTS
67. Embattled U. S. Government agency. : OPA
70. Natural height. : STATURE
72. Made unnecessary. : OBVIATED
74. Exceeding. : OVER
75. Egyptian god worshiped in Greece and Rome. : SERAPIS
76. An Indo-Chinese of Burma. : TAI
77. Threatens to collapse. : TOTTERS
79. Portion of the iris bordering the pupil. : AREOLA
80. Predisposed. : PARTIAL
84. Civilized race of New Zealand. : MAORI
85. Clergyman's residence. : MANSE
86. Thin stream. : TRICKLET
88. Not neat. : MESSY
90. Summer: Fr. : ETE
91. Droop awkwardly. : SLOUCH
93. The ___, Thames Riv. estuary. : NORE
95. Notwithstanding. : THO
96. Girl: Colloq. : SIS
97. Cymbals used by Hindu dancers. : TAL
98. Small sailboat of P. I. : SAPIT
99. Horse and vehicle. : RIG
100. Enclose in a globular form. : ENSPHERE
103. Ex-Premier of Japan. : HIGASHIKUNI
106. Jumping cry of U. S. paratroopers. : GERONIMO
108. Catching up to. : OVERTAKING
109. Equivalent expression. : SYNONYM
110. Pre-Victory hobby of many Americans. : GARDENING
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1. Feudal Japanese military offices. : SHOGUNATES
2. Airplane flight. : HOP
3. Drafter of Japan's Constitution (1841–1909). : ITO
4. Burrowing insectivores. : MOLES
5. Inflammation of the shoulder. : OMITIS
6. Of the morning. : MATINAL
7. Arithmetical remainder after division. : UNITATE
8. Staple crop of Orient. : RICE
9. Geological ridge. : AAS
10. Product-promoting notice. : AD
11. Immensity. : BIGNESS
12. Ruin. : SPOIL
13. Modify by mixture. : ALLOY
14. Ship's record. : LOG
15. Juice: Comb. form. : OPO
16. War-mongering industrial clique in Japan. : MITSUBISHI
17. Navy and air training base in Florida. : PENSACOLA
19. ___-le-Pont, suburb of Paris. : CHARENTON
20. Secures. : GETS
22. Enzymes which free ammonia from acid amides. : AMIDASES
29. Composer of "Leningrad Symphony." : SHOSTAKOVITCH
30. Indian shelter. : TEPEE
31. Jewish months. : ELULS
34. Scottish Gaelic. : ERSE
35. Divining wand. : ROD
37. 101. : CI
38. Galleons. : CARACKS
39. Netherlands commune. : UDEN
41. Unsettled territory between China and U.S.S.R. : MANCHURIA
43. U.S.S.R. collectively. : SOVIETDOM
44. Animal's foot. : PAW
45. Branch of U. S. service since 1775. : MARINES
47. Seine. : FISHNET
50. ___ Juana, Mexico. : TIA
51. Cape near Gloucester, Mass. : ANN
52. To dress stone. : NIG
55. Conscientious morality. : SCRUPLE
59. Seaport in eastern Sicily. : ACI
60. Eskimo. : ITA
61. Roosted. : SAT
62. Native of Shillong. : ASSAMESE
63. Repeating. : ITERATING
64. Superior excellences. : RARENESSES
67. Unusually tense. : OVERSTRUNG
68. Becoming extinct. : PERISHING
69. Land measures. : ARS
71. Village in New Mexico. : TAOS
72. City on west coast of Hokkaido. : OTARU
73. Of atmospheric pressure. : BARIC
74. Amerind. : OTOE
78. Hero of Burns' poem, 1788. : TAM
80. Cleopatra's dynasty. : PTOLEMY
81. River in Orenburg gov't, U.S.S.R. : IK
82. Old English cloth inspector. : ALNAGER
83. It bears the Ethiopian's fingerprints. : LEOPARD
87. Sad: French. : TRISTE
89. Oriental ascetic. : YOGI
91. Little: Comb. form. : STENO
92. Hook-shaped wire money of Arabia and Persia. : LARIN
94. Man's name, meaning strength. : ETHAN
98. Brahma, Vishnu and ___. : SIVA
101. Snoop. : PRY
102. Title of Senators, Mayors, etc. (Abbr.) : HON
103. Greedy fellow. : HOG
104. Island N. W. of Kyushu. : IKI
105. Related. : KIN
107. Solemn Hindu mantra. : OM

Answer summary: 24 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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