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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 Down
1. 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
66. Conscious. : AWARE
68. Object of worship in Japan. : ANCESTOR
73. 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
79. 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
87. "___ wars, wasting the earth."—Milton : CRUEL
88. Full of boastful or insincere talk: Colloq. : GASSY
89. Gen. Thomas B. Holcomb. : MARINE
90. Fiber knots formed in cotton ginning. : NEP
91. Glitter. : SHEEN
92. Nazi air marshal. : MILCH
93. Lofty Alaskan peak near Mount McKinley. : FORAKER
94. Intrude. : TRESPASS
96. River connected with Horatius of Roman legend. : TIBER
97. Laborage. : HIRE
98. The bitter vetch. : ERS
99. Peg used as target in quoits. : HOB
100. Wild ox of Malay Peninsula. : TSINE
102. Dominican port settled by Columbus in 1493. : ISABELA
105. City whose capture bottled Nazis in Crimea. : PEREKOP
109. Day of the Roman calendar. : IDES
110. Sound of feline contentment. : PURR
111. Gen. ___ Inonu, president of Turkey. : ISMET
115. Ooze. : EXUDE
116. Sharpening device. : EDGER
118. Short shorthand writer: Colloq. : STENO
119. Pygmy. : ATOMY
120. Notch in eccentric rods. : GAB
121. Country dominated by Falangists. : SPAIN
123. One of the Caroline islands. : YAP
125. Office necessity. : DESK
127. Moistless. : ARID
128. East Indian dodder furnishing yellow dye. : AMIL
130. Mountains extending through Morocco and Algeria. : ATLAS
132. Opposite of second-hand. : NEW
134. Antitoxins. : SERA
136. Blackbird. : ANI
137. Allied-controlled Great Sea island. : SICILY
139. Base of U. S. Eleventh Air Force. : ALEUTIANS
142. Not parallel. : UNEVEN
144. Closed. : UNOPEN
145. One of Uncle Sam's battleships. : TENNESSEE
146. Languishing. : PINING
147. Ninety-six men. : SENATE
148. Earth goddess in Wagner's "Ring of the Nibelung." : ERDA
149. Moved with celerity. : SPED
150. Kilting. : PLEATS
1. High-minded person. : MAHATMA
2. Coast dweller of Bering Sea region. : ORARIAN
3. Hesitant feeling in matters of conscience. : SCRUPLE
4. Horseless carriage. : CAR
5. Nosegay. : ODOR
6. Bombed Jap-held base on north coast of New Guinea. : WEWAK
7. City of Queen Wilhelmina's country. : AMSTERDAM
8. Hawaiian garland. : LEI
9. Large forearm bone. : ULNA
10. Daughter of Lothario in opera by Thomas. : MIGNON
11. Spinner. : TOP
12. Footless animal. : APOD
13. Club for co-eds. : SORORITY
14. Person twisting about. : SLEWER
15. Navy's newest island "flat top" off Canada. : SABLE
16. Annoy. : TRY
17. Palestinian city near Mount Carmel. : ACRE
18. Woolly. : LANATED
19. A pale-red manganese silicate. : INESITE
20. Snuggler. : NESTLER
23. Land dreadnought. : TANK
30. Steamfitter. : PIPEMAN
33. Pre-holiday periods. : EVES
36. Gratify to the full. : SATE
38. Kind of small windlass. : REEL
40. A place for cinders. : ASHERY
42. Pantry. : LARDER
45. Uncle Sam's Commandos. : RANGERS
47. Bedeck with crown of bay leaves. : ENLAUREL
49. English poet who wrote "Essay on Man," 1733. : POPE
51. President residing at Santiago. : RIOS
54. Trainees at Iowa State Teachers College. : SPARS
56. Unspoken. : TACIT
58. Reliable. : SURE
60. Important item on Form 1040A. : SALARY
62. French Pope at Avignon (1305–1314). : CLEMENT
63. Nazi oil-rubber target of Allied bombs. : HANOVER
64. Queen of the Amazons. : ANTIOPE
67. To travel. : WEND
69. Scruff. : NAPE
70. Resembling pedal digits. : TOELIKE
71. Player of a wind instrument. : ORGANER
72. British news agency. : REUTERS
74. Mah-jongg piece. : TILE
75. The most powerful piece, in chess. : QUEEN
76. A snap of the teeth. : GNASH
79. Most azurean. : BLUEST
80. Record engraved on a monument. : INSCRIPT
81. Estuary of the Tocantins River, Brazil. : PARA
83. Son of Elatha, mythical Fomorian king. : BRES
84. Auction. : SALE
85. Russo-Finnish battle area. : KARELIA
87. Gypsy youth. : CHABO
88. Scoffs. : GIBES
89. Founder of utopianism. : MORE
91. Radial bars between hub and rim. : SPOKES
92. Idle place during coal strikes. : MINERY
93. Consisting of threadlike tissue. : FIBROSE
95. Outbuilding. : SHED
96. Stream: Poet. : TIDE
97. Geared, as draft animals. : HARNESSED
101. Wigwagger. : SIGNALER
103. Sought after. : SUED
104. 17.99 inches in Malacca. : ASTA
105. Bellerophon's winged steed. : PEGASUS
106. Scrutinize. : EXAMINE
107. Old name of Flumicino River in Italy. : RUBICON
108. Irish coal. : PEAT
112. Czech province, capital Brunn. : MORAVIA
113. Notable. : EMINENT
114. Senator from Maryland. : TYDINGS
117. Swell. : DILATE
118. Smelting residue. : SPEISS
122. Author of "Home Sweet Home," 1823. : PAYNE
124. Pay one's part. : ANTE
126. Bomb-blasted German armament works. : KRUPP
129. Fat: Med. : LIPA
131. Utter or transmit. : SEND
133. New U. S. aircraft carrier. : WASP
135. A source of indigo. : ANIL
138. Term used in lawn tennis. : LET
140. Lady wed to Redcross Knight in Spenser's "Faerie Queene." : UNA
141. Born. : NEE
143. 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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