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WITH NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 15, 1944

Author:
Bert Storey
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 670 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 65
Bert Storey has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 25-Across clue, added hyphen to "B29's."

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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 140
Across
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Participant in recent 4-day war. : BULGARIA
9
Axis deserter. : FINLAND
16
The Putrid Sea of Crimea. : SIVASH
22
Forsakes. : ABANDONS
23
Central Pacific lands. : OCEANIA
24
Brazil’s ex-Foreign Minister. : ARANHA
25
Jap steel target bombed by B-29’s. : NAGASAKI
26
Mean person. : REPTILE
27
Chief of 3d Army. : PATTON
28
6,080 ft. : KNOT
29
Negligent. : SLACK
31
Interjections. : AHS
32
Wooden brick. : DOOK
34
Bore. : IRK
35
Self. : EGO
36
Shorthander. : STENO
37
Brew. : ALE
38
Fingerling. : PARR
39
Lavish outdoor entertainment. : FETE
40
Smirched. : DINGY
42
Swelter. : STEW
44
Cooling jar. : OLLA
45
Communion table. : ALTAR
46
Universe: Hebrew. : OLAM
49
Beyond. : YONSIDE
52
Family. : LINEAGE
54
Specially trained airborne infantry. : PARATROOPS
58
One of Tito’s partisans. : CROAT
60
Countersink. : REAMER
61
Border on. : ABUT
62
Harvard’s rival. : YALE
63
Norse God. : THOR
64
Short-eared dog of heraldry. : ALAN
66
Naval officer: Abbr. : COM
67
Doll or puppet. : BABY
68
Britain’s emblem. : LION
69
Genus of parrots. : PSITTACUS
74
Capital of Isabela Province, Luzon. : ILAGAN
76
Uncivilized Australian native. : MYALL
78
Nebulous masses surrounding comets. : COMAE
79
Girl’s name. : MONA
80
Conclusive. : FINAL
81
Unusually showy. : SPECTACULAR
83
Pine. : MULCT
84
Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
85
Small table napkin. : DOILY
86
Razor clam. : SOLEN
87
Oil from orange flowers. : NEROLI
88
Thicket of oaks. : CHAPARRAL
90
Footrest. : STEP
91
Sea Dyak, southwest Borneo. : IBAN
93
Exclamation. : GEE
94
Trumpet call for reveille. : DIAN
95
Having a disagreeable smell. : OLID
96
City on the Orne. : CAEN
97
Science of body structure: Abbr. : ANAT
98
Meter reader. : GASMAN
102
Chinese. : SINIC
104
British equivalent to General Bradley. : MONTGOMERY
106
Best. : OPTIMAL
108
Early North American. : REDSKIN
110
“Mother” Island of the Bonins. : HAHA
111
Dueling weapons. : EPEES
112
Period between birthdays. : YEAR
114
___ Petrova. : OLGA
116
Where Alexander defeated Persians, 333 B. C. : ISSUS
120
Mythical king of Britain. : BRAN
121
U. S. naval station, Caribbean. : CORN
122
Warp yarn. : ABB
124
Muse. : ERATO
127
Affirmative voter. : PRO
128
Polish “underground” general. : BOR
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Czech capital of Moravia. : BRNO
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Everything. : ALL
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Plowed land. : ARADA
132
Area around owl eyes. : DISC
133
Appraise. : EVALUE
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Baltic capital. : TALLINN
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Islands off Valencia. : BALEARIC
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Hidden. : LATENT
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16th U.S.S.R. republic. : ESTONIA
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Mountains Gothic Line crosses. : APENNINE
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Vehicle. : SLEDGE
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Theatrical world. : SHOWDOM
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Head of women marines. : STREETER
Down
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Inclined laterally. : BANKED
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Tributary of Congo River. : UBANGI
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Islands known as Ellice. : LAGOON
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English mosquito. : GNAT
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Notices: Colloq. : ADS
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Meat dish. : ROAST
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Kind of linen tape. : INKLE
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People conquered by Genghis Khan. : ASIANS
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Furcation. : FORK
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Frappé. : ICE
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Katmandu is its capital. : NEPAL
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Machine tool. : LATHE
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Blackbirds. : ANIS
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Nothing. : NIL
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Intricate. : DAEDAL
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Taste and odor. : SAPOR
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Country drained by Euphrates. : IRAK
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Large vessel. : VAT
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New U. S. airplane carrier. : ANTIETAM
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Deficit. : SHORTAGE
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Yearnful person. : HANKERER
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Associate group specimen in botany. : COTYPE
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Recitation. : ORAL
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German North Sea naval base. : SYLT
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Arista. : AWN
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Request. : PLEA
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DDT quarry. : FLEA
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Army mule, Navy ___. : GOAT
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Memnon’s mother. : EOS
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Nosegay. : ODOR
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In respect to. : ANENT
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Hypothetical race. : ARYAN
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Ancient kingdom ruled by Mesha. : MOAB
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Pedantry. : SCHOLASTICS
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Vital raw material. : IRON
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Spleenful. : IRATE
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Operational area of Adm. Nimitz. : PACIFIC
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Do away with. : ABOLISH
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Ex-Axis satellite. : RUMANIA
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Dwellers on mythical mountain. : OLYMPIANS
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Native of former Van Diemen’s Land. : TASMANIAN
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Wagon canopy. : TILT
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Tarradiddler. : LIAR
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Formal party: Fr. : BAL
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Tatting-like. : LACY
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Follower of General Bor. : POLE
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River forming N. Manchurian border. : AMUR
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Blasted Rhine city. : COLOGNE
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Indistinct. : UNCLEAR
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Cloyedness. : SATIETY
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Pant violently. : GASP
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Football cheer. : YELL
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Oveta ___ Hobby, No. 1 WAC. : CULP
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Short-billed rail. : SORA
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Girl student: Colloq. : COED
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Humans. : MEN
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Yugoslav river. : DRINA
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Nubian harp. : NANGA
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Fadiman’s expert. : ADAMS
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Coasted. : SLID
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Hebrew letter. : BETH
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Unique person: Slang. : ONER
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Scaleless eel. : CONGER
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Candlenut trees. : AMAS
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Reliable source of Nazi misinformation. : GOEBBELS
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Endorsement. : APPROVAL
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Ester from tallow. : STEARATE
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Bearing. : MIEN
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Country of Big Three meeting. : IRAN
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Wire measure. : MIL
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Bricker’s State. : OHIO
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City freed by Patch’s 7th Army. : LYON
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African antelope. : KOB
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Cupids. : EROTES
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Russian cabs. : ARABAS
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Life. : SPIRIT
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Bearlike. : URSINE
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Association football. : SOCCER
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Allied objective in Mediterranean. : CRETE
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Deduct. : ALLOW
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Subterfuge. : BLIND
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Make suitable. : ADAPT
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German dollar. : TALER
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Cask stopper. : BUNG
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Tenor violin. : ALTO
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Hue is its capital: Var. : ANAM
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Lochlin. : DANE
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Enticed. : LED
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Tough wood. : ASH
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Aegean island of Cyclades group. : NIO
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Wheelsman’s direction. : ENE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 59 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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