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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.
PS notes: In 25-Across clue, added hyphen to "B29's."
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 140
Across Down
1. 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
129. Czech capital of Moravia. : BRNO
130. Everything. : ALL
131. Plowed land. : ARADA
132. Area around owl eyes. : DISC
133. Appraise. : EVALUE
135. Baltic capital. : TALLINN
138. Islands off Valencia. : BALEARIC
140. Hidden. : LATENT
141. 16th U.S.S.R. republic. : ESTONIA
142. Mountains Gothic Line crosses. : APENNINE
143. Vehicle. : SLEDGE
144. Theatrical world. : SHOWDOM
145. Head of women marines. : STREETER
1. Inclined laterally. : BANKED
2. Tributary of Congo River. : UBANGI
3. Islands known as Ellice. : LAGOON
4. English mosquito. : GNAT
5. Notices: Colloq. : ADS
6. Meat dish. : ROAST
7. Kind of linen tape. : INKLE
8. People conquered by Genghis Khan. : ASIANS
9. Furcation. : FORK
10. Frappé. : ICE
11. Katmandu is its capital. : NEPAL
12. Machine tool. : LATHE
13. Blackbirds. : ANIS
14. Nothing. : NIL
15. Intricate. : DAEDAL
16. Taste and odor. : SAPOR
17. Country drained by Euphrates. : IRAK
18. Large vessel. : VAT
19. New U. S. airplane carrier. : ANTIETAM
20. Deficit. : SHORTAGE
21. Yearnful person. : HANKERER
30. Associate group specimen in botany. : COTYPE
33. Recitation. : ORAL
36. German North Sea naval base. : SYLT
37. Arista. : AWN
38. Request. : PLEA
39. DDT quarry. : FLEA
41. Army mule, Navy ___. : GOAT
43. Memnon’s mother. : EOS
44. Nosegay. : ODOR
45. In respect to. : ANENT
47. Hypothetical race. : ARYAN
48. Ancient kingdom ruled by Mesha. : MOAB
50. Pedantry. : SCHOLASTICS
51. Vital raw material. : IRON
53. Spleenful. : IRATE
54. Operational area of Adm. Nimitz. : PACIFIC
55. Do away with. : ABOLISH
56. Ex-Axis satellite. : RUMANIA
57. Dwellers on mythical mountain. : OLYMPIANS
59. Native of former Van Diemen’s Land. : TASMANIAN
63. Wagon canopy. : TILT
65. Tarradiddler. : LIAR
67. Formal party: Fr. : BAL
68. Tatting-like. : LACY
69. Follower of General Bor. : POLE
70. River forming N. Manchurian border. : AMUR
71. Blasted Rhine city. : COLOGNE
72. Indistinct. : UNCLEAR
73. Cloyedness. : SATIETY
75. Pant violently. : GASP
77. Football cheer. : YELL
78. Oveta ___ Hobby, No. 1 WAC. : CULP
81. Short-billed rail. : SORA
82. Girl student: Colloq. : COED
83. Humans. : MEN
85. Yugoslav river. : DRINA
87. Nubian harp. : NANGA
89. Fadiman’s expert. : ADAMS
90. Coasted. : SLID
92. Hebrew letter. : BETH
95. Unique person: Slang. : ONER
96. Scaleless eel. : CONGER
97. Candlenut trees. : AMAS
98. Reliable source of Nazi misinformation. : GOEBBELS
99. Endorsement. : APPROVAL
100. Ester from tallow. : STEARATE
101. Bearing. : MIEN
103. Country of Big Three meeting. : IRAN
104. Wire measure. : MIL
105. Bricker’s State. : OHIO
107. City freed by Patch’s 7th Army. : LYON
109. African antelope. : KOB
113. Cupids. : EROTES
115. Russian cabs. : ARABAS
117. Life. : SPIRIT
118. Bearlike. : URSINE
119. Association football. : SOCCER
121. Allied objective in Mediterranean. : CRETE
122. Deduct. : ALLOW
123. Subterfuge. : BLIND
125. Make suitable. : ADAPT
126. German dollar. : TALER
129. Cask stopper. : BUNG
130. Tenor violin. : ALTO
131. Hue is its capital: Var. : ANAM
132. Lochlin. : DANE
134. Enticed. : LED
136. Tough wood. : ASH
137. Aegean island of Cyclades group. : NIO
139. Wheelsman’s direction. : ENE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 58 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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