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WITH NAMES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1944

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 676 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 77
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 103
Across
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Scene of tripartite conference. : MOSCOW
7
Common styptic. : ALUM
11
Soviet news agency. : TASS
15
Member of "Big Three" conference. : STALIN
21
Covered avenue between rows of shops. : ARCADE
22
Recaptured city in southern Ukraine area. : MELITOPOL
24
Hidden. : ARCANE
25
Famous English boys' school. : HARROW
26
Taken by Japanese Feb. 15, 1942. : SINGAPORE
27
Director of OPM. : BYRNES
28
Group of islands S. W. of New Guinea. : ARU
29
Transported. : RAPT
31
First name of Shakespeare's wife. : ANN
32
Wooden pin used in carpentry. : DOWEL
34
The Orient. : EAST
35
Pointers. : TIPS
37
Large bleaching vat. : KIER
39
Russian river running through Orel sector. : OKA
41
Merrymaking. : REVEL
43
Ill-smelling Canary Island tree. : TIL
44
Of the cheek. : MALAR
46
Smarten one's appearance. : PREEN
48
A mass of pyramidal form. : SPIRE
50
Rugged crest of a mountain range. : ARETE
52
Netherlands news agency. : ANETA
53
Participant in recent tripartite conference. : EDEN
54
Marksman. : SHOT
55
Long-stepping walkist. : STRIDER
57
Minify. : ENSMALL
59
Celebrated English diarist (1633–1703). : PEPYS
61
Flurry. : ADO
62
A kind of rolled tea. : CHA
65
Strategic Jap-held island of Marianas group. : GUAM
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Conscious. : AWARE
68
Object of worship in Japan. : ANCESTOR
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Luminary associated with Diogenes. : LANTERN
75
Interrogation point. : QUERY
76
White of egg. : GLAIR
77
Vital smelting material. : ORE
78
Consisting of one piece. : ENTIRE
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The Bard of Ayrshire. : BURNS
80
Not suitable. : INAPT
81
Part of Lower Burma, capital Rangoon. : PEGU
82
Works hard. : MOILS
83
Photo-engraving term concerning margins. : BLEED
84
Entanglement. : SNARE
85
The walled capital of Baluchistan. : KALAT
86
Bacchanal cry of exhilaration. : EVOE
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"___ wars, wasting the earth."—Milton : CRUEL
88
Full of boastful or insincere talk: Colloq. : GASSY
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Gen. Thomas B. Holcomb. : MARINE
90
Fiber knots formed in cotton ginning. : NEP
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Glitter. : SHEEN
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Nazi air marshal. : MILCH
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Lofty Alaskan peak near Mount McKinley. : FORAKER
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Intrude. : TRESPASS
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River connected with Horatius of Roman legend. : TIBER
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Laborage. : HIRE
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The bitter vetch. : ERS
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Peg used as target in quoits. : HOB
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Wild ox of Malay Peninsula. : TSINE
102
Dominican port settled by Columbus in 1493. : ISABELA
105
City whose capture bottled Nazis in Crimea. : PEREKOP
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Day of the Roman calendar. : IDES
110
Sound of feline contentment. : PURR
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Gen. ___ Inonu, president of Turkey. : ISMET
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Ooze. : EXUDE
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Sharpening device. : EDGER
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Short shorthand writer: Colloq. : STENO
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Pygmy. : ATOMY
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Notch in eccentric rods. : GAB
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Country dominated by Falangists. : SPAIN
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One of the Caroline islands. : YAP
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Office necessity. : DESK
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Moistless. : ARID
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East Indian dodder furnishing yellow dye. : AMIL
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Mountains extending through Morocco and Algeria. : ATLAS
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Opposite of second-hand. : NEW
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Antitoxins. : SERA
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Blackbird. : ANI
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Allied-controlled Great Sea island. : SICILY
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Base of U. S. Eleventh Air Force. : ALEUTIANS
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Not parallel. : UNEVEN
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Closed. : UNOPEN
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One of Uncle Sam's battleships. : TENNESSEE
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Languishing. : PINING
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Ninety-six men. : SENATE
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Earth goddess in Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung." : ERDA
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Moved with celerity. : SPED
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Kilting. : PLEATS
Down
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High-minded person. : MAHATMA
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Coast dweller of Bering Sea region. : ORARIAN
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Hesitant feeling in matters of conscience. : SCRUPLE
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Horseless carriage. : CAR
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Nosegay. : ODOR
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Bombed Jap-held base on north coast of New Guinea. : WEWAK
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City of Queen Wilhelmina's country. : AMSTERDAM
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Hawaiian garland. : LEI
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Large forearm bone. : ULNA
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Daughter of Lothario in opera by Thomas. : MIGNON
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Spinner. : TOP
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Footless animal. : APOD
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Club for co-eds. : SORORITY
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Person twisting about. : SLEWER
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Navy's newest island "flat top" off Canada. : SABLE
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Annoy. : TRY
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Palestinian city near Mount Carmel. : ACRE
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Woolly. : LANATED
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A pale-red manganese silicate. : INESITE
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Snuggler. : NESTLER
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Land dreadnought. : TANK
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Steamfitter. : PIPEMAN
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Pre-holiday periods. : EVES
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Gratify to the full. : SATE
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Kind of small windlass. : REEL
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A place for cinders. : ASHERY
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Pantry. : LARDER
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Uncle Sam's Commandos. : RANGERS
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Bedeck with crown of bay leaves. : ENLAUREL
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English poet who wrote "Essay on Man," 1733. : POPE
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President residing at Santiago. : RIOS
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Trainees at Iowa State Teachers College. : SPARS
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Unspoken. : TACIT
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Reliable. : SURE
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Important item on Form 1040A. : SALARY
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French Pope at Avignon (1305–1314). : CLEMENT
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Nazi oil-rubber target of Allied bombs. : HANOVER
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Queen of the Amazons. : ANTIOPE
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To travel. : WEND
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Scruff. : NAPE
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Resembling pedal digits. : TOELIKE
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Player of a wind instrument. : ORGANER
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British news agency. : REUTERS
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Mah-jongg piece. : TILE
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The most powerful piece, in chess. : QUEEN
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A snap of the teeth. : GNASH
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Most azurean. : BLUEST
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Record engraved on a monument. : INSCRIPT
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Estuary of the Tocantins River, Brazil. : PARA
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Son of Elatha, mythical Fomorian king. : BRES
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Auction. : SALE
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Russo-Finnish battle area. : KARELIA
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Gypsy youth. : CHABO
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Scoffs. : GIBES
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Founder of utopianism. : MORE
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Radial bars between hub and rim. : SPOKES
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Idle place during coal strikes. : MINERY
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Consisting of threadlike tissue. : FIBROSE
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Outbuilding. : SHED
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Stream: Poet. : TIDE
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Geared, as draft animals. : HARNESSED
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Wigwagger. : SIGNALER
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Sought after. : SUED
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17.99 inches in Malacca. : ASTA
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Bellerophon's winged steed. : PEGASUS
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Scrutinize. : EXAMINE
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Old name of Flumicino River in Italy. : RUBICON
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Irish coal. : PEAT
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Czech province, capital Brunn. : MORAVIA
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Notable. : EMINENT
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Senator from Maryland. : TYDINGS
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Swell. : DILATE
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Smelting residue. : SPEISS
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Author of "Home Sweet Home," 1823. : PAYNE
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Pay one's part. : ANTE
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Bomb-blasted German armament works. : KRUPP
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Fat: Med. : LIPA
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Utter or transmit. : SEND
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New U. S. aircraft carrier. : WASP
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A source of indigo. : ANIL
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Term used in lawn tennis. : LET
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Lady wed to Redcross Knight in Spenser's "Faerie Queene." : UNA
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Born. : NEE
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Wheelsman's direction. : ENE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 71 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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