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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1944

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 679 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 84
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 141
Across Down
1. Comrades-in-arms. : ALLIES
7. Cause to be. : MAKE
11. Liberated. : FREE
15. Ex-Fortress. : EUROPA
21. Nocturnal lemur of Madagascar. : AYEAYE
22. Democratic choices. : ELECTIONS
24. Active Aleutian island-volcano, 4,100 ft. : AKUTAN
25. Stretched the neck. : CRANED
26. Chokes with the arm. : GARROTTES
27. Travesty. : SATIRE
28. Crone. : HAG
29. Trench. : SAP
31. Snap up bargains. : SNUP
32. Doctors. : TREATS
34. Orlando: Abbr. : ORL
35. Small-article case. : ETUI
37. Cozy corners. : NOOKS
39. Scots barons. : THEGNS
41. Girl’s nickname. : ESSIE
43. Lacks. : NEEDS
45. ___ Islands, Ga. : SEA
46. Oldest. : HOARIEST
48. Amateur Nazi chutist. : HESS
49. Champing at the bit. : EAGER
51. Strips. : DENUDES
52. General Eaker. : IRA
54. Cries of delight. : AHS
57. Small cake. : BUN
58. Italian title. : SER
59. Chinese pagodas. : TAS
60. Yank invasion general. : BRADLEY
64. Attacker of Metz. : PATTON
66. Principle or law. : THEOREM
68. Amounts of money. : PROCEEDS
69. Icy rain. : SLEET
70. Viragoes. : HARPIES
71. Thin silk material. : VOILE
72. Wholesome respect. : AWE
73. Irish legendary beauty. : EMER
74. Ex-U-boat port of France. : LORIENT
75. Symbol of evil. : HITLER
76. Department of S. E. France. : VAR
77. Fighting hosts. : ARMIES
79. Dough mixer. : KNEADER
81. Whipper. : LASHER
83. Cries of wonder. : OHS
84. Measures, 39.37 in. : METRES
86. Soviet President. : KALININ
88. Ampersands. : ANDS
90. Remarks: Abbr. : REM
91. Hunts the weak. : PREYS
92. Cerberus, hound of Hades. : HELLDOG
93. Britain’s conqueror of India (1725–74). : CLIVE
94. Some time before: Archaic. : EREWHILE
96. Silk glue. : SERICIN
97. Dragon slain by Sigurd. : FAFNIR
98. Indian fig trees of great shade. : BANYANS
99. Danish foot. : FOD
100. Swedish county. : LAN
101. Chum. : PAL
102. Tomcat. : GIB
103. French African colony: Abbr. : ALG
104. Navy fighter plane. : WILDCAT
106. After. : LATER
108. Shed skin. : MOLT
111. Irish cudgel: Var. : SHILELAH
113. Favorite. : PET
114. Scots borough. : BURGH
118. Sharp. : ACUTE
120. Copal resins. : ANIMES
121. German Government. : REICH
123. Plain. : MERE
124. Motor torpedo boat. : MTB
125. Withdraw from job. : RESIGN
127. Second. : ABET
129. Capital of Annam. : HUE
131. Polish general. : BOR
132. Story in song. : BALLAD
134. Controversial. : ERISTICAL
137. Pacific Naval chief. : NIMITZ
139. Fly. : AVIATE
140. Thousand-sesterce amounts. : SESTERTIA
141. Italian province. : TRENTO
142. Elder. : SENIOR
143. Golf mounds. : TEES
144. Over. : DONE
145. Old sailor. : SEADOG
1. Siegfried Line city. : AACHEN
2. Lyre-shaped. : LYRATE
3. ___ of Nations. : LEAGUE
4. Scots John. : IAN
5. Looks at. : EYES
6. Meuse River city. : SEDAN
7. Margaret. : MEG
8. Where Anchorage is. : ALASKA
9. Irish peasants. : KERNS
10. Beige. : ECRU
11. In the pink. : FIT
12. City on the Maas. : ROTTERDAM
13. Powers. : ENERGIES
14. Ascetic Jewish sect. : ESSENES
15. Sunrise way. : EAST
16. Decree. : UKASE
17. Monotonous routine. : RUT
18. Idle. : OTIOSE
19. ___ Island, S. C. Marine base. : PARRIS
20. Anoints. : ANELES
23. Borough in Berks Co., Pa. : TOPTON
30. Largest city between Warsaw and Berlin. : POSEN
33. Donkey. : ASS
36. Food fish. : IDE
38. Above: Poet. : OER
40. ___-Pyrenees, French province. : HAUTES
42. Ghost. : SHADE
44. Shoe. : SABOT
46. Gallant woman. : HEROINE
47. Of the Austrian Alps. : TIROLEAN
50. Garand. : GUN
51. Dredges. : DEEPENS
53. Black snakes. : RACERS
54. Church recess. : APSE
55. Dutch island, stepping-stone to Philippines. : HALMAHERA
56. Sailors at the helm. : STEERSMEN
58. Butcherbirds. : SHRIKES
60. “’Twas ___, and the slithy toves . . . ” : BRILLIG
61. Dough raiser. : LEAVENING
62. Father of George V and son of Queen Victoria. : EDWARDVII
63. French-Belgian river. : YSER
65. Tenure of office. : TERM
66. Coal derivative. : TAR
67. Recapturer. : RETAKER
68. Utensil. : POT
70. Caravansaries. : HOSTELS
71. Green dye. : VIRIDIN
74. Grimacings. : LEERINGS
75. U. S. fighter plane. : HELLCAT
78. Jap defeat in India. : IMPHAL
80. Samson’s barber: Var. : DALILAH
82. Divided portion. : HALF
83. Midianite chief. : OREB
85. Whisky. : RYE
87. Not: Prefix. : NON
89. Yugoslav. : SERB
92. Part of a loom. : HEDDLE
93. Moses’ man in Canaan. : CALEB
95. Sir Thomas ___, pre-Elizabethan poet. : WYATT
96. Observe with ceremony. : SOLEMNISE
97. Chubby. : FAT
99. Ornamental openwork. : FILIGREE
101. General of Yank 7th Army. : PATCH
104. Most bibulous. : WINIEST
105. Hide, a land measure. : CASATE
106. Hawaiian wreath. : LEI
107. Cuban liquor. : RUM
108. Tree cobras. : MAMBAS
109. Eight. : OCTAVE
110. City of the Polish conference. : LUBLIN
112. Owns. : HAS
113. Fallen French leader. : PETAIN
115. Tie up again. : REBIND
116. The Blue ___ of Capri. : GROTTO
117. German title of duke. : HERZOG
119. Muse of love poetry. : ERATO
121. Right-hand page. : RECTO
122. Tracks. : HUNTS
126. Ex-dam in Germany. : EDER
128. Flier. : BIRD
130. Where the Shannon flows. : EIRE
133. Medieval tale in verse. : LAI
135. Avenues: Abbr. : STS
136. New Guinea base. : LAE
138. ___ culpa. : MEA

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 70 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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