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NAMES MAKE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1943

Author:
Archie Kreiling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 4.93, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 90
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 89
Across
1. King of Sweden. : GUSTAV
7. Ratchet. : PAWL
11. First English child born in America. : DARE
15. Commander of Allied Airmen under Eisenhower. : TEDDER
21. Commune near Douai, France. : ANICHE
22. The Adjutant General. : ULIO
23. Arabian seaport fortress. : ADEN
24. Roman Catholic Abyssinian. : UNIATE
25. Make luxuriant: Rare. : RICHEN
26. Former Soviet ambassador to the U. S. : LITVINOFF
28. Founder of Babel: (Gen. x). : NIMROD
29. Negrito native of Panay Island. : ATI
30. Sludge. : MUD
32. Egg producers. : HENS
33. Ashy pale. : LIVID
35. Nest of pheasants: Var. : NID
36. Famous orange girl of 1665. : NELL
38. Perfumed bags. : SACHETS
41. Surmise. : GUESS
42. Cancel. : DELE
43. Wood nymph. : DRYAD
45. Vital organ. : HEART
46. Senses. : FEELS
47. Burdened. : LADEN
48. Vessels for heating chemicals. : RETORTS
50. ___ Coulee, cliffs in central Washington. : GRAND
51. Fruit stone. : PIT
52. Exclamations of inquiry. : EHS
55. Lemon-like fruit. : LIMES
56. Hydrographic map. : CHART
57. Acclamation. : PLAUDIT
61. Town in India. : LEH
62. Angers. : IRES
63. Nocturnal animals. : COONS
64. Former center of Axis Sicilian defense : TAORMINA
65. Inspector General of U. S. Army Air Forces. : BRADLEY
67. Russian city between Kharkov and Orel. : KURSK
68. Javelins. : DARTS
69. Hero in Irving's "Sketch Book." : RIP
70. Commanding General of Army Air Forces. : ARNOLD
71. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
72. F. D. R.'s oldest son. : JAMES
73. Beverages. : TEAS
74. Turn to the right. : GEE
75. Czech President in exile. : BENES
76. End man in a minstrel show. : BONES
77. Fabulous bird. : ROC
78. Roman God of War. : MARS
80. Wades through. : FORDS
81. Dallied amorously. : TOYED
82. Of the teeth. : DENTAL
85. North Caucasian language. : UDI
86. Cheerful. : SUNNY
87. Laymen. : LAICS
88. Sicilian port. : MESSINA
89. Captured New Guinean base near Lao and Finschhafen. : SALAMAUA
91. Laconic. : TERSE
92. Sewing machine inventor (1819–1867). : HOWE
93. Dutch weight. : ONS
94. Parts of flowers. : STAMENS
95. Author of "The Red Badge of Courage," 1896. : CRANE
96. Reassume. : RENEW
97. Earn profit. : NET
98. Pouch. : BAG
99. Mates. : PAIRS
100. Arrested. : DELAYED
102. Tenth President of U. S., 1841–45. : TYLER
105. Bavarian river from Bohemian forest to Danube. : REGEN
106. Pronged. : TINED
107. African villages. : DORPS
111. Bring up. : REAR
112. Stripes made by a whip. : WEALS
113. Orthodox. : CANONIC
115. Secretary of War, 1899–1904. : ROOT
116. ___ Bekr, Mohammed's successor. : ABU
117. Semi-divine patriarch: Hindu myth. : PITRI
118. Brazilian State, capital Belem. : PARA
119. Bounder. : CAD
121. Town: Prefix in Cornish names. : TRE
122. Where Ambassador Hayes resides. : MADRID
124. Prime Minister of Turkey. : SARACOGLU
128. Seaport of Agrigento. : LICATA
130. Be agreeable. : PLEASE
131. Russian city near Kursk. : OREL
132. Caudal appendage. : TAIL
133. Sacked. : LOOTED
134. Swiss commune. : SARNEN
135. Site of Aswan Dam. : NILE
136. Stalk. : STEM
137. Contemptuous. : SNEERY
Down
1. Inventor of Army's new automatic rifle. : GARAND
2. Amalgamater. : UNITER
3. Where the A.M.G. is restoring order. : SICILY
4. Exclamation of disgust. : TCH
5. Exclamation of warning. : AHEM
6. Vulcan's wife. : VENUS
7. Persian coin. : PUL
8. Mohammed's adopted son. : ALI
9. Jane ___ of the movies. : WITHERS
10. Government Secretary of the Virgin Islands. : LOVETT
11. Mine wagons. : DANS
12. Bustle. : ADO
13. Ebbing. : REFLUENT
14. Rifle of Civil War. : ENFIELD
15. City near ancient Carthage. : TUNIS
16. Geraint's wife. : ENID
17. Obscure. : DIM
18. Mended. : DARNED
19. Satin dress fabric. : ETOILE
20. Flush. : REDDEN
27. Those having power. : INS
31. French African colony, capital Porto-Novo. : DAHOMEY
34. Versions: Abbr. : VSS
37. Malay gibbon. : LAR
39. Saturn's daughter. : CERES
40. Headgear. : HATS
41. Cogs. : GEARS
42. Fact presented. : DATUM
44. French poet (1738–1813). : DELILLE
46. Given name of Secretary of the Navy. : FRANK
47. Prevaricators. : LIARS
49. Fatigued. : TIRED
50. Phantom. : GHOST
51. Conspiracies. : PLOTS
52. Island off Livorno. : ELBA
53. Mister. : HERR
54. Proposed "mystery airplane carrier." : SHANGRILA
56. Centers. : CORES
57. Peels. : PARES
58. Australian cape on northeast coast. : DIRECTION
59. Porpoise. : INIA
60. Bugle call. : TAPS
63. Makes well. : CURES
64. Domesticated. : TAMED
66. Achieves. : DOES
67. Site of famous Buddhist temples, Ceylon. : KANDY
68. Northmen. : DANES
71. River in Romania. : CERNA
72. Better known as "Lord Haw-Haw." : JOYCE
73. Weights. : TONS
75. Premium. : BONUS
76. Famous cruiser. : BOISE
77. Stitched anew. : RESEWED
78. Rumple: Colloq. : MUSS
79. Dutch East Indies law. : ADAT
80. Siamese coin, about 5 cents. : FUANG
81. Mountain lakes. : TARNS
82. Presidential possibility. : DEWEY
83. Fatima's sister in "Bluebeard." : ANNE
84. Hindmost. : LAST
86. Bedaub. : SMEAR
87. Gain knowledge. : LEARN
88. Like a unit. : MONADIC
90. Reddish-yellow. : AMBER
91. Essays. : TRIES
92. "Sweet ___, make me immortal with a kiss."—Marlowe. : HELEN
95. Seaport on south coast of Sardinia. : CAGLIARI
96. Divorce mart. : RENO
99. Washington columnist, censured by F. D. R. : PEARSON
100. Island northeast of Mindanao. : DINAGAT
101. Beetle. : DOR
102. Treads heavily. : TRAMPS
103. Mountainous region of Spanish Morocco. : YEBALA
104. Scottish comedian. : LAUDER
105. Soak, as flax. : RET
106. Playing cards. : TAROTS
108. Revolve. : ROTATE
109. Chief of Chemical Warfare. : PORTER
110. Unshaken. : STEADY
112. Expand. : WIDEN
113. Division of Coast Artillery: Abbr. : CAC
114. Summons. : CALLS
117. Building material. : PISE
118. Picket. : PALE
120. ___ Boucicault. : DION
123. Scurried. : RAN
125. Electrical unit of reluctance. : REL
126. Be prostrate. : LIE
127. German city in Danube circle. : ULM
129. English mine shack. : COE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 80 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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