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WITH CLEWS FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1945

Author:
Harriot Cooke
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.74, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 611 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 182, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 84
Harriot T. Cooke has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 14-Down clue, added accent over first "e" in "Liège."

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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 155
Across
1. Nov. 20, 1943. : TARAWA
7. ___ Generaal, Dutch Parliament. : STAATEN
14. Garment. : SLIPON
20. Sons of ___. : HEAVEN
21. Insensibility to pain. : ANALGESIA
23. President de la Guardia's country. : PANAMA
24. Doctor. : INTERN
25. Main part of name of recent conference. : DUMBARTON
26. ___ Peak, Yellowstone Park. : ANTLER
27. Havre's river. : SEINE
28. Anc. name of seaport near Jerusalem. : JOPPA
29. Marriage services. : RITES
31. ___-Curci. : GALLI
32. Famous horse lover. : BING
33. Famous alley. : TINPAN
34. Instruments of certain make. : AMATIS
36. Tracer of lost persons. : KEEN
37. Governor of New Jersey. : EDGE
38. Wings. : ALAE
39. Seat of honor in Germany. : SOFA
41. Light field-gun, now obsolete. : AMUSETTE
43. Oriental dulcimer. : SANTIR
45. Girl's name. : RITA
47. Greek letters. : PSIS
48. Britain's warden service: Abbr. : ARP
51. Spanish girl's name. : INES
52. Basilica in Montmartre, Paris. : SACRECOEUR
55. Time. : ERA
58. Famous swimmer. : LEANDER
60. Victim of Hitler purge, 1934. : ROEHM
61. Plane weapon. : TURRETGUN
63. Turkish officer: Var. : VISIER
64. Fifteenth century Italian Cardinal. : BORGIA
65. Boring. : TIRESOME
66. Arabian poet. : ANTAR
67. Engraved. : CARVED
68. Hairy Jap. : AINU
69. He loves: Latin. : AMAT
70. Follow. : DOG
71. Cannon. : MORTAR
72. Fluctuates. : SWINGS
74. Liquefied. : RAN
75. Gentle wind: Gr. Myth. : AURA
76. Radio character. : ANDY
77. Eminent Chinese. : SOONGS
78. Rifle bullet of Civil War. : MINIE
80. Richardson heroine, 1748. : CLARISSA
82. Thrashes. : BASTES
83. Toward the middle plane: Zool. : MESIAD
84. Honeysuckle. : EGLANTINE
86. Dolphins. : INIAS
87. Troops under a general. : COMMAND
88. Understand. : SEE
89. Dull. : PEDESTRIAN
91. Famous mascot. : MULE
92. The Southern Confederacy: Abbr. : CSA
93. Parish priest. : CURE
94. Stone paving block. : SETT
95. Busy Southern war center. : MOBILE
97. Scolders. : BERATERS
101. British editor and author. : RHYS
103. Islands in Galway Bay. : ARAN
104. Trophies. : CUPS
108. Feels remorse. : RUES
109. Scrams again. : RELAMS
111. Hydrocarbon. : TOLANE
113. U. S. Adjutant General. : ULIO
114. Remove. : ERASE
116. Lower. : DEMIT
117. Seed coverings. : ARILS
118. City on the Ganges. : PATNA
119. Producing motion. : MOTILE
121. Type of flying machine. : MONOPLANE
123. Element lighter than water. : SODIUM
124. Shoulder of a bastion. : EPAULE
125. Skinless dried fruit. : PRUNELLES
126. Cheats: Fr. : TROMPE
127. Capes. : NESSES
128. Insects carrying nagana. : TSETSES
129. Entanglement. : MORASS
Down
1. Legendary maiden of Babylon. : THISBE
2. Tale of Anchises' son. : AENEID
3. Standing. : RATING
4. Retaliates. : AVENGES
5. As you ___. : WERE
6. Mother ___, founder of Shakers in U. S., 1774. : ANN
7. Snapper-up of bargains. : SNUPPER
8. Florida gulf port. : TAMPA
9. St. ___, Vermont. : ALBANS
10. Turkish official. : AGA
11. Solid ground. : TERRAFIRMA
12. Opinion. : ESTIMATE
13. Malayan bark. : NIOTA
14. Town S. E. of Liège. : SPA
15. Former Archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
16. Parts of pumps. : INTAKES
17. Straw bed. : PALLET
18. ___ aux herbes. : OMELET
19. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
21. Keats. : ADONAIS
22. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
28. Wedding-dodger. : JILTER
30. Silly smiles. : SIMPERINGS
33. Hero of Man and Superman. : TANNER
35. Whispering. : SUSURRUS
40. D. A. R.'s favorite decoration. : ORCHID
42. Intensive form of address. : SIREE
44. Assistant. : AIDER
46. Statute. : ACT
48. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
49. Gratify again. : REINDULGE
50. Piece of idyllic music. : PASTORALE
52. Latex plant. : SORVA
53. Sick excuse in English universities. : AEGER
54. Picnics. : OUTINGS
55. Hitler is one. : EGOMANIAC
56. King Michael's people. : RUMANIANS
57. Dill. : ANET
59. Link between Lakes Erie and Ontario. : NIAGARA
60. Sporty: Slang. : RORTY
62. Absolutism. : TSARISM
64. The burdock. : BARDANE
67. Matured by thought. : CONSIDERED
68. Elder sons: Fr. : AINES
71. Conqueror. : MASTERER
72. Mercury's disguise in Plautus' Amphitruo. : SOSIA
73. God of war. : WOTAN
75. Bong, Gentile, Foss. : ACES
77. Wholesomeness. : SANITY
78. Port of Lithuania. : MEMEL
79. Ciano's widow. : EDDA
81. Power put into a machine. : INPUT
82. Gem for particular occasion. : BIRTHSTONE
83. City in Illinois. : MOLINE
85. Letter. : ESS
87. President Grau's countrymen. : CUBANS
90. Important station. : TERMINUS
91. de ___, Spanish painter called The Divine. : MORALES
93. "He thinks too much; such men are dangerous." : CASSIUS
95. City S. of Antwerp. : MALINES
96. Quito is its capital. : ECUADOR
97. German battleship. : BREMEN
98. The Battleground. : EUROPE
99. Lassos. : REATAS
100. Coolidge's private secretary. : SLEMP
102. Pews. : STALLS
105. Final. : ULTIMA
106. GI favorites. : PINUPS
107. Galsworthy character. : SOAMES
110. Spiritless. : AMORT
112. Fanon. : ORALE
115. French pronoun. : ELLE
118. Soft stone: Comb. form. : PORO
120. Annie Laurie's eyes. : EES
122. Favorite. : PET
123. Master of Theology: Lat. abbr. : STM

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 66 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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