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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1943

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 86
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 146-Down clue had "McArthur"; changed to "MacArthur."

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 86
Across
1. Capital of Crete. : CANEA
6. Philippe Etter's nationality. : SWISS
11. Metal mounting of a scabbard. : CHAPE
16. Wasteful openings. : LEAKS
21. Savors. : ODORS
22. Bean used for flavoring. : TONKA
23. Spiral. : HELIX
24. President of Harvard, 1869–1909. : ELIOT
25. Small bays. : COVES
26. Gunnery expert. : ARTILLERIST
28. Gulf on Libyan coast. : SIDRA
29. Papuan bay, an Allied base. : ORO
30. Good protein food. : EGGS
32. Drives nails slantingly. : TOES
33. Outward forms. : GARBS
35. Slippery customer. : EEL
36. Dried. : SERE
38. Supreme Court Justice from Kentucky. : REED
40. Made of cereal. : OATEN
42. Norwegian port on Skagerrak. : ARENDAL
44. Agreeable periods amid monotony. : OASES
46. Remove forcibly. : REND
48. Allied naval base. : MESSINA
50. Impart. : BESTOW
52. Drink. : TEA
53. President of Germany, 1919–25. : EBERT
55. Native of North Africa. : BERBER
59. U. S. aircraft carrier. : ESSEX
60. Underminer. : WEAKENER
62. Achieve mastery. : OVERCOME
64. Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
65. Stuffer. : PADDER
66. Lines of no magnetic declination. : AGONES
68. Drop. : OMIT
69. Jap islands near New Guinea. : KEI
70. Council in former Orange Free State. : RAAD
71. Postal service: Abbr. : RFD
73. Man's name. : EBEN
74. "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our ___." : STARS
75. Fixes snugly. : ENSCONCES
78. Heaven: Comb. form. : URANO
80. Surrealist painter. : DALI
82. Jap bay in central Solomons, repeatedly bombed. : REKATA
83. Conferred again. : REGRANTED
86. Protective coverings for knights. : VIZORS
90. Songs. : LAYS
92. Reapply a coat of metal. : RETIN
93. Relating to medieval Moslems. : SARACENIC
95. Brings to light. : BARES
98. Allied. : AKIN
100. Cluster of fibers in wool staple. : NEP
102. Sprang. : ROSE
103. Combining form denoting a group. : OME
104. Greedy. : AVID
105. More futile. : VAINER
107. Fielder's part in retiring batter. : ASSIST
109. Egyptian sun god. : AMON
110. Obtains by legal process. : RECOVERS
112. Infringes. : VIOLATES
114. Seaboard. : COAST
115. Laundry worker. : IRONER
116. Strongholds. : KEEPS
118. Shade tree. : LIN
119. National legislature of Portugal. : CORTES
120. People governed by Wavell. : INDIANS
122. Indian corn. : SAMP
124. Former capital of Japan. : KYOTO
125. "Semper ___," motto of Coast Guard. : PARATUS
128. Winner of Nobel Prize in literature, 1930. : LEWIS
130. Standard of Turkey. : ALEM
132. Copied. : APED
135. Islands near New Guinea. : ARU
136. Cavities: Anat. : ANTRA
138. Painter of "Laughing Cavalier" (1580–1666). : HALS
140. Numbers. : ONES
142. Enemy of inflation: Abbr. : OPA
143. Part of a layer cake. : ICING
145. Act of leaning. : RECLINATION
148. Song of praise. : PAEAN
150. Queen of Sarawak. : RANEE
151. Impressions. : IDEAS
152. Entrap. : NOOSE
153. Roosevelt's daughter. : ALICE
154. State flowers of Utah. : SEGOS
155. Item of value. : ASSET
156. U. S. Chief Justice, 1836–64. : TANEY
157. Footwear. : SPATS
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1. Treasure island off Costa Rica. : COCOS
2. Worship. : ADORE
3. Strategic Black Sea port. : NOVOROSSIISK
4. Previous to: Poet. : ERE
5. African fox. : ASSE
6. Scenes of action. : STAGES
7. Inferior. : WORSE
8. Deductible item on Form 1040: Abbr. : INT
9. Playlet. : SKIT
10. Ship's dining room. : SALOON
11. Box. : CHEST
12. Pronoun. : HER
13. Arranger. : ALIGNER
14. Italian city on the Arno. : PISA
15. Supernumeraries. : EXTRAS
16. Allayer. : LESSENER
17. Mr. Yale. : ELI
18. Supported. : AIDED
19. Where Seoul is. : KOREA
20. Stop. : STALL
27. Spiritless. : LEADEN
31. Former Ambassador to Tokyo. : GREW
34. Rewards for corruption. : BRIBES
37. Taker of sustenance. : EATER
39. Awful. : DREAD
41. Issuing forth. : EMERGENT
43. Induce stupor. : NARCOTIZE
45. Boston Red ___. : SOX
47. Head of U. S. air forces in European theater. : EAKER
49. U. S. Chief Justice. : STONE
50. Large drinking cup. : BEAKER
51. Member of ancient Hebrew order. : ESSENE
52. Chief of air forces under Eisenhower. : TEDDER
54. Miss Lillie. : BEA
56. Former capital of Belgian Congo. : BOMA
57. Arabian title. : EMIR
58. Soaks. : RETS
60. Corps authorized May 14, 1942. : WAAC
61. City in Saxony Province, Prussia. : ERFURT
63. Hawk. : VEND
65. Where Iloilo is. : PANAY
67. Wind instruments. : OBOES
70. Rosters. : ROTAS
72. Become exhausted. : DRAIN
74. Golfer's bugbear. : SLICE
76. New ___, on Allied supply line to Australia. : CALEDONIA
77. European finch. : SERIN
79. Heat and then cool slowly. : ANNEAL
81. Cease: Naut. : AVAST
84. Of a Swiss city. : GENEVESE
85. Gulf between coasts of Colombia and Panama. : DARIEN
87. Formation of words from natural sounds. : ONOMATOPOEIA
88. Full of fissures. : RIMOSE
89. Clues. : SCENTS
91. Region under League of Nations, 1919–35. : SAAR
94. Marine hero of Guadalcanal. : ROSS
95. Adriatic port of Italy. : BARI
96. Affirm. : AVER
97. Puerto ___. : RICO
99. One of the Rat Islands. : KISKA
101. Hymn. : PSALM
105. Scene of battle, 1916. : VERDUN
106. Rush headlong. : RIP
108. Large genus of grasses. : STIPA
109. 18-inch artery. : AORTA
111. Finger holes in musical instruments. : VENTAGES
113. Hero of Gaelic legend. : OSSIAN
114. Murmuring note. : COO
117. Tangles. : ENLACES
119. Flower cluster. : CYME
121. Italian peninsula on Adriatic. : ISTRIA
123. Obliquely. : ASLANT
124. Commander of Allied air forces, Southwest Pacific. : KENNEY
125. Matches. : PAIRS
126. Alms boxes. : ARCAE
127. Regretting. : RUING
129. Card game. : WHIST
131. Set free. : LOOSE
133. Excess of solar year. : EPACT
134. Members of the Rigsdag. : DANES
137. Joe's boys. : REDS
139. Covered portico. : STOA
141. Health resorts. : SPAS
144. Advocate of the unconventional. : NEO
146. Where MacArthur's men annihilated Japs. : LAE
147. ___ Antonescu, Rumanian Premier. : ION
149. Peak. : ALP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 78 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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