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New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 1945

1-Across : City on the Spree.

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
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 154
Across
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City on the Spree. : BERLIN
7
Soldier's insigne. : STRIPE
13
Island 2,300 mi. W. of Chile. : EASTER
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Chief town, Hiva Oa island, Marquesas. : ATUANA
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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
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Pronoun. : HIM
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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
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French girl's name. : MARGOT
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Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
78
Concepts. : IDEAS
79
Dinosaur. : SAURIAN
81
Mixture. : MELANGE
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What is more. : YES
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Disentangle. : CLEAR
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Where Adm. Ramsay directed Dunkerque rescue, May, 1940. : DOVER
86
One good Jap (1841-1909). : ITO
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Emitted suddenly. : DARTED
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Salvager. : SAVER
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American Samoan island. : OFU
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Coryza. : COLD
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Careen. : LIST
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More zestful. : RACIER
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Swift-running birds. : EMUS
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Formosan port bombed by B-29s. : OKAYAMA
103
Dodger. : ELUDER
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Blunt. : OBTUSE
107
Game equipment. : NINEPIN
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Red dye. : EOSINE
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Closer. : NEARER
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Strangest. : ODDEST
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___ Row, London. : ROTTEN
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Where Mulhouse is. : ELSASS
Down
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The Saar ___. : BASIN
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Largest of the Kuriles. : ETORO
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Governed. : RULED
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Rival of Phryne. : LAIS
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Tabard ___. : INN
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Port on Kyushu, raided by B-29s. : NAGASAKI
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Adage. : SAYING
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Post-war problem. : TRADE
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Becomes galled. : RAWS
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Silk fabric of Java. : IKAT
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Immovable. : PAT
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Having power to decree. : ENACTIVE
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Ex-governor of Pennsylvania. : EARLE
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Genus of herbs. : ARALES
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Bronze coin of Tokyo. : SEN
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Senatorship. : TOGA
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Praiseful oration. : ELOGE
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Refuel. : REOIL
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Pretender to gentility. : SNOB
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Booby trap. : MINE
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Irish. : ERSE
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Where Crockett fell. : ALAMO
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Laugh loudly. : SNORT
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Native of Afghanistan. : PATHAN
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Warehoused. : STORED
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Vilify. : REVILE
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City near Turin. : ALESSANDRIA
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Crisp: Dial. : CRUP
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Heroine of 1896. : MIMI
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Submerged. : INUNDATED
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Where Raffles Hotel is. : SINGAPORE
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Defy exceedingly. : BEDARE
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Telephoners. : DIALERS
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Sea-going jeep. : AMPHIBIAN
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Sumatran capital bombed by B-29s. : PALEMBANG
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Snowed: Dial. : SNEW
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Razor clams. : SOLENS
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Long narrow lake, S. E. Africa. : NYASA
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Gen. Vandegrift's boys. : MARINES
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Austrian composer (1756-91). : MOZART
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Herring. : SPRAT
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Speedy war messenger. : PIGEON
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Kind of falcon. : LAGGAR
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Province, E. Central Abyssinia. : HARRAR
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City in Moldavia, Rumania. : HUSI
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Cut slantwise. : BIASED
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Wings. : ALAE
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Implore. : PRAY
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Possessed of aural appendages. : EARED
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Lodge doorkeeper. : TILER
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Tender of Missouri canaries. : MULETEER
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73 mi. tributary of Tiber. : TEVERONE
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Book of the Bible. : ACTS
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Chess maneuver. : MOVE
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Game ragouts. : SALMIS
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Bombed city near Port Arthur. : DAIREN
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Religious image. : ICON
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Raided thrice in a week by B-29s. : TOKIO
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Island off S. E. Sweden, Borgholm the capital. : OLAND
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Smiling. : RIANT
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Prospect. : SCENE
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Jap aircraft plant smashed by B-29s. : OMURA
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Melts. : FUSES
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Employers. : USERS
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Colored. : DYED
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Corrosion. : RUST
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Mine entrance. : ADIT
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Jap outcasts. : ETAS
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Monkey. : APE
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Card game. : LOO
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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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