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ALL OVER THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 1943

Author: W. W. Webster
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 91
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 87
Across Down
1. Willy-nilly Nazi ally. : FINLAND
8. Looking for. : SEEKING
15. Liberation. : FREEDOM
22. Pacific and Malay island groups. : OCEANIA
23. Wm. Allen White's home town. : EMPORIA
24. Native African republic. : LIBERIA
25. Dependent. : RELIANT
26. Becoming. : SUITING
27. Sequester. : ISOLATE
28. Old long measure. : ELL
29. Measures out. : METES
31. Detective job. : CASE
32. Pay up. : ANTE
33. Started: Poet. : GAN
34. Port ___, north terminal, Suez Canal. : SAID
36. Invigorating. : TONIC
38. Turk defeat by Don John of Austria in Greece, 1571. : LEPANTO
40. Richest isle of N. E. I. : JAVA
41. Power to work. : ENERGY
43. Insult. : SLAP
45. Daggers. : DIRKS
46. Mild Irish oath. : BEDAD
47. Henry Ford's son. : EDSEL
48. Casablanca's successor. : QUEBEC
50. Nothing. : NIL
51. Fondle. : CARESS
52. Perform what follows at once: Music. : SEGUE
54. "Yond Cassius has a ___ and hungry look."—Julius Caesar. : LEAN
56. Unload troop-ships. : DEBARK
58. Finnish Arctic port. : PETSAMO
61. Crumbling foe. : GERMAN
63. Bull in the ring. : TORO
64. Cries of delight. : AHS
67. Biblical name. : ONO
68. Dull finish. : MATTE
70. Snooped. : SPIED
72. Famed cigar smoker. : WINSTON
74. Lone performances. : SOLI
76. Bombed isle just southwest of the Gilberts. : NAURU
78. Girt for battle. : ARMED
80. Scarab. : BEETLE
81. Meat fats. : SUETS
83. Great Peninsula. : SCANDINAVIA
86. Curt. : TERSE
87. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
89. Blitz ___. : KRIEG
90. Saw of a sawfish. : SERRA
92. Highhat: Slang. : RITZ
93. Battle-marked. : SCARRED
95. Señorita. : DONNA
97. Welsh. : RENIG
99. Golf mound. : TEE
100. Soldier's pay: Jap. : SEN
101. Pertaining to wings. : ALAR
103. "Où sont les ___ d'antan?" : NEIGES
105. Asian wild asses. : ONAGERS
107. Open the eyes. : AWAKEN
109. River obstruction. : SNAG
110. Droll fellow. : CLOWN
111. Mole rat genus. : SPALAX
114. English tavern. : PUB
116. French-Allied chief. : GIRAUD
118. Former lives. : PASTS
122. Site of crushing Jap air-losses in New Guinea. : WEWAK
123. Dutch isle west of New Guinea. : CERAM
125. Build a little home. : NEST
126. Say. : ASSERT
127. Plows: Var. : ERES
128. Light rowboat. : SHALLOP
130. Anglo-Saxon thane. : THEGN
132. Penitent's shirt. : HAIR
133. Pluto. : DIS
134. Two-fold. : DUAL
135. Egyptian King, 1922–36. : FUAD
137. Florentine iris. : ORRIS
139. New Guinea base, taken by paratroops. : LAE
140. Luzon natives. : IGOROTS
142. Smashed German Baltic port. : ROSTOCK
144. Envision. : IMAGINE
146. Highest Java mountain, live volcano. : SEMEROE
147. Nazi annex. : AUSTRIA
148. French defense wall. : MAGINOT
149. Careful ones. : HEEDERS
150. Betrayal. : TREASON
151. Typewriter rollers. : PLATENS
1. Play the prophet. : FORESEE
2. Reykjavik is its capital. : ICELAND
3. "Nice" people. : NELLIES
4. Medieval tale in verse. : LAI
5. Kingdom in Indo-China. : ANAM
6. A ripe old age. : NINETY
7. Malay chief. : DATTO
8. Continuously employed. : SESSILE
9. Australian national bird. : EMU
10. Homeric. : EPIC
11. Mountain pass: Afghanistan. : KOTAL
12. Colored, as the eye. : IRISED
13. Bowling target. : NINEPIN
14. Punch line. : GAG
15. Fire stones. : FLINTS
16. ___ Ryti, Finn President. : RISTO
17. Tropic oil-yielding tree. : EBOE
18. Dodger. : EEL
19. Break up molten glass by pouring it into water. : DRAGADE
20. Portuguese and Brazilian weights. : OITAVAS
21. Bacchantes. : MAENADS
30. Follow. : ENSUE
32. Short sock. : ANKLET
35. Garb. : DRESS
37. Ship's hawser. : CABLE
39. Desert-dry. : ARID
40. Sudden pull. : JERK
42. Glint. : GLEAM
44. Squints. : PEERS
46. Title above a knight's. : BARONET
48. Yearly numbers of immigrants. : QUOTAS
49. Electioneering. : CAMPAIGNING
51. West Indian native. : CARIB
53. Federal operative. : GMAN
55. County in North Scotland. : NAIRN
57. First appearance. : BOW
58. Own. : POSSESS
59. Enunciate. : ENOUNCE
60. Native of Spain's city of swords. : TOLEDAN
61. U. S. Ambassador to Germany, World War I. : GERARD
62. Eelworms. : NEMAS
64. Penitent through fear: Theol. : ATTRITE
65. Leather revolver case. : HOLSTER
66. Kerchoos. : SNEEZES
69. Robin Hood's jolly friar. : TUCK
71. U. S. chief in European Theatre of Operations. : DEVERS
73. Crystal-gazer. : SEER
75. Roman road. : ITER
77. The South African colonies. : UNION
79. Portentous. : DIRE
82. British portion of Borneo. : SARAWAK
84. English dunes. : DENES
85. U. S. air chief. : ARNOLD
88. Loosen. : RELAX
91. Primitive native of North Japan. : AINO
94. Mail, in India. : DAK
96. Once more. : AGAIN
98. Stares like a yokel. : GAWPS
102. Knell of prohibition. : REPEAL
104. Heron. : EGRET
106. Grind the teeth. : GNASH
107. Cry of woe. : ALAS
108. Knot in wood: Var. : NURL
110. More cunning. : CUTER
111. Premier Hanson's nationality. : SWEDISH
112. Point where moon is nearest earth. : PERIGEE
113. Inspiring with fear. : AWESOME
115. British Prime Minister, 1902–5. : BALFOUR
117. Artificial lake, N. Y. C. reservoir. : ASHOKAN
119. Ocean horizon. : SEALINE
120. Versailles treaty palace. : TRIANON
121. Paved ways. : STREETS
123. Hunts. : CHASES
124. Sort of ice cream. : MOUSSE
126. Beast. : ANIMAL
128. Shoemaker: Rare. : SUTOR
129. Puttee: India. : PATTA
131. To climb. : GRIMP
134. Famous French engraver-artist. : DORE
136. Buzzing insects. : DORS
138. Epic. : SAGA
141. Russian. : RED
142. Aleutian island group, including Kiska. : RAT
143. Labor union group. : CIO
145. "___ along little dogies . . . " : GIT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 82 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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