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New York Times, Sunday, January 31, 1943

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 116
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 51
Across Down
1. Pound with block-busters. : BOMBARD
8. Germans. : TEUTONS
15. Without error. : RIGHTLY
22. Cold-shoulderer. : AVOIDER
23. French Mediterranean colony. : ALGERIA
24. Fruit like the raspberry. : ETAERIO
25. Balcony. : TERRACE
26. Native under Windsor. : BAHAMAN
27. Judy of the movies. : GARLAND
28. Walked. : TROD
29. Forbidden. : TABU
31. Ship's book. : LOG
32. Dance: Fr. : BAL
33. Born. : NEE
34. Milk. : LAC
35. Black rhinoceroses. : BORELES
38. Terse. : LACONIC
41. Nickname of sententious President. : CAL
42. Artist in acid. : ETCHER
44. Repository. : SAFE
45. Euro-Asiatic range. : URAL
46. Charge. : ALLEGE
48. Grease again. : REOIL
49. "My dear, my ___ half."—Sir P. Sidney. : BETTER
51. Eheu! : ALAS
53. Furthered. : AIDED
54. Exhausted. : EFFETE
56. Fix prices. : PEG
58. Close, friendly: Fr. : INTIME
60. Scorns. : DISDAINS
63. French ballet painter. : DEGAS
65. Rookie flier. : DODO
66. Commendation with the palm. : PAT
69. Pindaric poem. : ODE
70. India's Lakshmi, beauty's goddess. : SRI
71. Pertaining to a standard. : MODULAR
73. Closely woven cotton fabric. : PERCALE
75. Step up the RPM of plane motors. : REV
76. Horse's rope. : TETHER
78. Bivalve mollusks. : LEDAS
80. Depth charge. : ASHCAN
81. River nymph. : NAIS
83. Salient. : OUTSTANDING
86. Directions for gunners. : AIMS
87. Brighten. : ILLUME
90. "A merry ___ goes all the day,/Your sad tires in a mile-a."—Winter's Tale. : HEART
91. Prairies of South America. : LLANOS
94. Stone money of Island of Yap. : FEI
95. Canadian Arctic bay. : ELLIOTT
97. Drenches. : SLUICES
99. Mouths: Latin. : ORA
100. Simplified Esperanto. : IDO
101. Hardy grain. : RYE
102. Boisterous. : LOUD
104. Search for diligently. : SCOUR
105. Fighter on many fronts. : AMERICAN
107. Fusilladed with bullets. : GUNNED
109. Abstract being. : ENS
110. Viragoes. : SCOLDS
111. Pertaining to Mohammedan mysticism. : SUFIC
114. Distant. : AFAR
116. Russian man of Steel. : STALIN
118. Leningrad's lake. : ILMEN
122. Deck ring for a davit. : CRANCE
124. Discoverer of Greenland. : ERIC
126. Geraint's wife. : ENID
127. Think but little of (with at). : SNEEZE
128. The Bluff King. : HAL
129. Tool manufacturer. : AXMAKER
131. Emit light. : RADIATE
133. Allow. : LET
134. Tierra del Fuego Indian. : ONA
135. Islet. : AIT
136. Came upon. : MET
138. Refrigerant. : ICER
139. Tempo: Music. : TAKT
140. Gaunt American hero. : LINCOLN
143. Greek letter. : EPSILON
146. Minister. : DOMINIE
148. Imperial Roman female. : AUGUSTA
149. Curbing a horse. : BITTING
150. One who comes forth. : EMERGER
151. Comes out of water. : EMERSES
152. In addition to. : BESIDES
153. Pompano-like fishes. : SAURELS
1. Fighter. : BATTLER
2. Glutted one's self. : OVERATE
3. African colony of France. : MOROCCO
4. Born flier. : BIRD
5. Girl's name. : ADA
6. Parish clergyman. : RECTOR
7. "In a ___-nighted December."—Keats. : DREAR
8. Arrange methodically. : TABULATE
9. Anything high-flown. : ELA
10. Redskin grunt. : UGH
11. Wild duck. : TEAL
12. Gilt metal. : ORMOLU
13. Mighty cataract. : NIAGARA
14. Saint: Span. : SAN
15. Lear's second daughter. : REGAN
16. Mussolini's land. : ITALIA
17. Mississippi pike. : GAR
18. Norse Queen of Underworld. : HEL
19. Enraptured. : TRANCED
20. Descent. : LINEAGE
21. Sang in the Alps. : YODELED
30. Attacks. : BESETS
32. Stage comedienne. : BOLAND
35. Seaport where A. E. F. has landed. : BELFAST
36. Newt. : EFT
37. Leaked through. : SEEPED
39. Capital of Valle department, Colombia. : CALI
40. Noisy cries. : CLAMORS
43. Sped to. : HIED
47. Be situated. : LIE
49. Hitler's jackal. : BENITO
50. Army rules. : REGULATIONS
52. Cessation. : STOP
55. "Baptism of ___"—Napoleon III. : FIRE
57. Greek father of Medicine. : GALEN
59. Concept. : IDEA
60. German aircraft works. : DORNIER
61. Perfectly. : IDEALLY
62. City on the Guadalquivir River. : SEVILLE
63. Fins. : DORSALS
64. Equine-leather maker. : SADDLER
66. Vastest war theatre. : PACIFIC
67. Tree-lined walk. : ALAMEDA
68. State of strain. : TENSION
71. Deals out. : METES
72. Vital transportation equipment. : RAILS
74. Chinese tea. : CHA
77. Derogatory grunt. : HUH
79. Snow: Scot. : SNA
82. ___ generis. : SUI
84. Temporary peace. : TRUCE
85. Pin of a sundial. : GNOMON
88. Pertaining to the Spice Islands. : MOLUCCA
89. British school. : ETON
92. Embattled Russian city. : OREL
93. Former Norwegian export to U. S. : SARDINE
96. Fish delicacy. : TUNA
98. General who died at Little Big Horn. : CUSTER
103. Hitler's tête à tête. : DEFEAT
105. Sourish. : ACIDIC
106. Archipelago unit. : ISLE
107. Drink to be made no more. : GIN
108. Blacked out. : DARK
110. Trombone manoeuvres. : SLIDINGS
111. Roman schools. : SCHOLAE
112. Radioactive element. : URANIUM
113. Spanish political party under Franco. : FALANGE
115. Oxhide strap of South Africa. : RIEMPIE
117. Santa ___, of the Alamo. : ANA
119. Medley. : MELANGE
120. Prophetical book of Old Testament. : EZEKIEL
121. Fishermen. : NETTERS
123. Uplifted: Fr. : EXALTE
125. Riders of the waves. : CRESTS
127. Framework of a red corpuscle. : STROMA
130. Low caste watchmen: India. : MINAS
132. Any Roman building. : AEDES
137. Buckwheat tree. : TITI
139. Tear off: Scot. : TIRR
141. Mongrel. : CUR
142. Dutch commune in Brabant. : OSS
143. Wane. : EBB
144. Eye shade. : LID
145. "___ Country, ___ Constitution, ___ Destiny." : ONE
147. An herb, spicknel. : MEU

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 103 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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