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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1943

Author:
J. C. Doesburg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 632 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 107
J. C. Doesburg has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 50
Across
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City bombed by R. A. F. : COLOGNE
8
Tennis Champion of 1926–27. : LACOSTE
15
Enemy of Democracy. : FASCIST
22
Where Rommel's troubles began. : ALAMEIN
23
Graduation speech. : ORATION
24
Increase in quality. : ENHANCE
25
Fibers. : STRANDS
26
Went from place to place. : FLITTED
27
Separated. : ASUNDER
28
Child: comb.form. : PED
29
Norse hero of oldest form of Wilhelm Tell story. : EGIL
31
Provokes to wrath. : IRES
32
Prussian lancer. : UHLAN
34
River, part of Austrian boundary. : INN
35
Don Juan's mother. : INEZ
37
Recent American visitor to England. : ELEANOR
39
Moved to anger. : IRATE
40
Principles. : DATA
41
Made public. : AIRED
43
Island off west coast of Scotland. : EIGG
44
German supply base for Tunisia. : SICILY
46
More discriminating. : FINER
47
Capital of Bahamas. : NASSAU
49
Egyptian monarch. : SETI
51
Without company. : LONE
52
Sad. : DREARY
53
Fragments of information. : TIPS
55
Nonentity. : NOTHING
57
Membership in a stock exchange. : SEAT
58
Popular film. : NEWSREEL
62
Genus of aquatic plants. : NAIAS
63
9 inches of the hand. : SPAN
64
Eldest of the March sisters. : MEG
67
West Indian sorcery. : OBI
68
Japanese utility cases. : INROS
70
Limited: abbr. : LTD
71
Co-author of Atlantic charter. : CHURCHILL
73
Yes: slang. : SURE
75
Venturesome. : DAREFUL
77
"The Maid of Orleans." : JOAN
78
Ancient name of islands of W. Asia Minor. : IONIA
79
Common chords. : TRIADS
81
Co-author of Atlantic charter. : ROOSEVELT
83
Determine amount of taxes. : ASSESS
84
Cleanse. : RINSE
85
One of several Popes. : PIUS
86
Add again. : RETOTAL
88
She threw the Apple of Discord. : ERIS
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Impolite. : UNGENTEEL
91
Egyptian god of procreation. : MIN
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Cover tires again. : RECAP
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Inlet in Orkney Islands. : VOE
95
French pronoun. : MES
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Planet. : MARS
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River flowing into Manila Bay. : PASIG
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Our allies. : RUSSIANS
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General Sherman. : TANK
102
Foes of Democracy. : GERMANS
104
Card game. : SKAT
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Source of war news in Turkey. : ANKARA
108
College official. : DEAN
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Mr. Henderson. : LEON
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Natives of Dutch Harbor. : ALEUTS
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Capital of White Russia. : MINSK
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Cavalry soldier. : LANCER
118
Stitch-birds. : IHIS
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Island district of American Samoa. : MANUA
121
Site of Iowa State College. : AMES
122
Consort of a raja. : RANEE
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Imitative in origin. : IMSONIC
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Curve: comb. form. : SINU
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Create a wrong impression. : LIE
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Promoter. : AIDER
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Unbleached: Irish. : BLAE
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Wing-shaped. : ALAR
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Tree. : FIR
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Capable of being frozen. : GELABLE
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Shell-fish. : ABALONE
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Full of grit. : ARENOSE
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Workroom. : ATELIER
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Political party of England. : LIBERAL
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Eldest daughter of King Lear. : GONERIL
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Hosts. : MYRIADS
144
Football field. : STADIUM
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Things inexplicable. : ENIGMAS
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Eurasian inland sea. : CASPIAN
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Province in Rumania. : OLTENIA
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Storage places. : LARDERS
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Medical suffix. : OMA
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Determining factor. : GENE
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Dress stone with a hammer. : NIDGE
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Put fodder in storage. : ENSILE
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About 2 bushels in Russia. : LOF
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Where the Unknown Soldier sleeps. : ARLINGTON
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Source of war news in Egypt. : CAIRO
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Weasel-like carnivores. : OTTERS
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Takes a stationary position. : SITS
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Hallux. : TOE
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Remaining firm. : ENDURING
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Allegiance. : FEALTY
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Projecting parts of Saturn's rings. : ANSAE
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Refrain from. : SHUN
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Receptacle. : CAN
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Hoosier State. : INDIANA
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One with a nose for news. : SCENTER
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Containing three variables. : TERNARY
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Hawaiian garlands. : LEIS
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American patriot. : HALE
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Keen enjoyments. : ZESTS
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City on Garonne River, France. : AGEN
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Images. : ICONS
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Legislature. : DIET
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The Court of Hirohito. : DAIRI
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Oldest Greek epic poem. : ILIAD
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He married Mary, Queen of Scots. : FRANCIS
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Places vertically. : UPENDS
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An Axis power is named after him. : ITALUS
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Expensive. : DEAR
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Watery fluids. : SERA
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The scourge of the Earth. : HITLERISM
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Shaped into threadlike form. : SPUN
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Quack medicine. : NOSTRUM
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Imitation ivory. : EBURINE
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Installations of electrical conductors. : WIRINGS
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Trucks. : LORRIES
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Break. : SHATTER
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Daughter of Jupiter. : MINERVA
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A striking out. : ELISION
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Binoculars. : GLASSES
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Capital of Chosen. : SEOUL
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Vividness. : COLOR
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Scarce item of dress. : HOSE
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Relaxation. : EASE
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Chinese Buddhas. : FOS
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Nozzle. : JET
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Country under Nazi heel. : DENMARK
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Pardonable. : VENIAL
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Jap foothold in North America. : ALASKA
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Lift up. : PERK
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Ancient Roman hairpin. : ACUS
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Lake, source of Blue Nile. : TANA
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It flows into the Seine near Paris. : MARNE
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Lyric poetical composition. : PSALM
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Breathing spell between wars. : PEACE
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German battleship. : GNEISENAU
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Virginia willows. : ITEAS
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Soviet news agency. : TASS
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Officers. : GENERALS
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Foreign district in London. : SOHO
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Union of mercury with another metal. : AMALGAM
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Redundancy. : NIMIETY
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Genuflector. : KNEELER
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Native of conquered country. : DANE
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Babylonian goddess of the deep. : NINA
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What every soldier wears. : UNIFORM
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Bone of contention in North Africa. : TUNISIA
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Horse-mackerels. : SAURELS
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Stevedores. : LADERS
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Ran in a small stream. : RILLED
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Milk-producing fodder. : SILAGE
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Provoked to wrath. : RILED
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Native of New Zealand. : MAORI
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Author of "The Barber of Seville." : CARON
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One of the priesthood in Herod's time. : ABIA
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Turkish title. : BABA
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Italian painter (1575–1642). : RENI
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Stepbrother if Fatima. : ALI
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Anything that restrains. : BIT
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College tree. : ELM
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Not positive: abbr. : NEG

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 98 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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