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New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 1945

Author:
L. K. Peters
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 154
Across
1. City on the Spree. : BERLIN
7. Soldier's insigne. : STRIPE
13. Island 2,300 mi. W. of Chile. : EASTER
19. Chief town, Hiva Oa island, Marquesas. : ATUANA
20. Akyab is its capital. : ARAKAN
21. Tiny areas. : AREOLES
23. Fixing shoes. : SOLING
24. Jap steel works bombed by B-29s. : YAWATA
25. Burmese city bombed by B-29s. : RANGOON
26. Angers. : IRES
27. In. : AMIDST
29. Part of a battery. : CELL
31. Exchange premium. : AGIO
32. Where Cain went after killing Abel. : NOD
33. Ancient town, S. Greece. : ASINE
34. 1 mm. in Holland. : STREEP
36. Jujube tree. : ELB
37. Jive-talk. : SLANG
38. Hindu queens. : RANIS
40. Black Hawk was one. : SAC
42. Slip. : MISTAKE
45. Adored. : BELOVED
47. Personal belongings. : TRAPS
51. Lantern fish. : INIOMI
52. Taxing. : SEVERE
53. Diabolical. : INHUMAN
55. Saki's real name. : MUNRO
56. Slave to fashion. : MODIST
57. The mandrake. : MAYAPPLE
58. A Pauline dean. : INGE
59. Berry-bearing shrubs of Pacific Coast. : SALALS
60. Former term for a Pole. : POLAN
61. Hack. : HEW
62. Pop. : DAD
63. Apprehends clearly beforehand. : PREREALIZES
65. Pronoun. : HIM
66. Boss of our Air Force. : HAP
67. Salt water. : BRINE
68. Native kettledrum: India. : NAGARA
69. Jewish title of honor. : ABBA
71. Visionaries. : UTOPIANS
73. Garden tools. : EDGERS
74. The Riom ___. : TRIAL
75. Notched. : SERRATE
76. French girl's name. : MARGOT
77. Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
78. Concepts. : IDEAS
79. Dinosaur. : SAURIAN
81. Mixture. : MELANGE
82. What is more. : YES
84. Disentangle. : CLEAR
85. Where Adm. Ramsay directed Dunkerque rescue, May, 1940. : DOVER
86. One good Jap (1841–1909). : ITO
89. Emitted suddenly. : DARTED
91. Salvager. : SAVER
92. American Samoan island. : OFU
95. Coryza. : COLD
97. Careen. : LIST
98. More zestful. : RACIER
100. Swift-running birds. : EMUS
101. Formosan port bombed by B-29s. : OKAYAMA
103. Dodger. : ELUDER
105. Blunt. : OBTUSE
107. Game equipment. : NINEPIN
108. Red dye. : EOSINE
109. Closer. : NEARER
110. Strangest. : ODDEST
111. ___ Row, London. : ROTTEN
112. Where Mulhouse is. : ELSASS
Down
1. The Saar ___. : BASIN
2. Largest of the Kuriles. : ETORO
3. Governed. : RULED
4. Rival of Phryne. : LAIS
5. Tabard ___. : INN
6. Port on Kyushu, raided by B-29s. : NAGASAKI
7. Adage. : SAYING
8. Post-war problem. : TRADE
9. Becomes galled. : RAWS
10. Silk fabric of Java. : IKAT
11. Immovable. : PAT
12. Having power to decree. : ENACTIVE
13. Ex-governor of Pennsylvania. : EARLE
14. Genus of herbs. : ARALES
15. Bronze coin of Tokyo. : SEN
16. Senatorship. : TOGA
17. Praiseful oration. : ELOGE
18. Refuel. : REOIL
22. Pretender to gentility. : SNOB
28. Booby trap. : MINE
30. Irish. : ERSE
33. Where Crockett fell. : ALAMO
34. Laugh loudly. : SNORT
35. Native of Afghanistan. : PATHAN
37. Warehoused. : STORED
38. Vilify. : REVILE
39. City near Turin. : ALESSANDRIA
41. Crisp: Dial. : CRUP
42. Heroine of 1896. : MIMI
43. Submerged. : INUNDATED
44. Where Raffles Hotel is. : SINGAPORE
45. Defy exceedingly. : BEDARE
46. Telephoners. : DIALERS
48. Sea-going jeep. : AMPHIBIAN
49. Sumatran capital bombed by B-29s. : PALEMBANG
50. Snowed: Dial. : SNEW
52. Razor clams. : SOLENS
54. Long narrow lake, S. E. Africa. : NYASA
56. Gen. Vandegrift's boys. : MARINES
57. Austrian composer (1756–91). : MOZART
59. Herring. : SPRAT
60. Speedy war messenger. : PIGEON
64. Kind of falcon. : LAGGAR
65. Province, E. Central Abyssinia. : HARRAR
66. City in Moldavia, Rumania. : HUSI
67. Cut slantwise. : BIASED
70. Wings. : ALAE
72. Implore. : PRAY
73. Possessed of aural appendages. : EARED
74. Lodge doorkeeper. : TILER
76. Tender of Missouri canaries. : MULETEER
77. 73 mi. tributary of Tiber. : TEVERONE
80. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
81. Chess maneuver. : MOVE
83. Game ragouts. : SALMIS
85. Bombed city near Port Arthur. : DAIREN
86. Religious image. : ICON
87. Raided thrice in a week by B-29s. : TOKIO
88. Island off S. E. Sweden, Borgholm the capital. : OLAND
90. Smiling. : RIANT
91. Prospect. : SCENE
92. Jap aircraft plant smashed by B-29s. : OMURA
93. Melts. : FUSES
94. Employers. : USERS
96. Colored. : DYED
98. Corrosion. : RUST
99. Mine entrance. : ADIT
100. Jap outcasts. : ETAS
102. Monkey. : APE
104. Card game. : LOO
106. Thorny tree of India. : BEL

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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