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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, October 31, 1943

Author: James E. Kisner
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 620 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 91
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 90
Across Down
1. "Venice of the North." : STOCKHOLM
10. Reserved. : ALOOF
15. West Coast labor leader. : BRIDGES
22. Goal of Jap southwest expansion. : AUSTRALIA
23. Ecclesiastic's residence. : MANSE
24. Shine. : RADIATE
25. Etruscan Juno. : UNI
26. Author of over 100 books, died 1899. : ALGER
27. Between: Prefix. : INTER
28. Mystic. : EPOPTIC
29. Gentlemen. : SIRS
31. Crazes. : FADS
32. Self-preserving tendency. : EGO
33. Recaptured city in White Russia. : GOMEL
35. That lady. : HER
36. Oriental. : ASIAN
38. Fine whetstone. : HONE
40. Ultrafashionable men. : DUDES
41. ___ of Anjou, titular king of Sicily (1409–80). : RENE
42. Rice weight of Zanzibar, 360 lbs. : GISLA
43. Scratches. : CLAWS
45. Violinist's necessity. : ROSIN
46. Scorched. : BURNT
47. American operatic soprano. : EAMES
48. Former Senator from Tennessee. : HULL
49. Evil spirit. : DEMON
50. Perceives. : SENSES
51. High-pitched. : SHRILL
53. ___ Anne's War, in America, 1702–13. : QUEEN
54. Rake tooth. : TINE
55. Friend. : AMI
58. Totality. : ALL
59. Combats between two. : DUELS
60. Inspector General of U. S. Army. : PETERSON
64. Senator from Georgia. : RUSSELL
67. Large: Fr. : GROS
68. Coniferous trees. : PINES
69. Salutation. : AVE
70. Angry: Irish. : CROUSE
71. Political union of old German Empire. : TRIAS
72. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
73. Twist about. : SLUE
74. Pneumatic necessities. : TIRES
75. Escort plane on Emden raid. : THUNDERBOLT
77. Chicago newspaper publisher. : FIELD
78. Son of Tros, founder of Troy. : ILUS
79. Behave pompously: Colloq. : SWANK
80. Legal claims. : LIENS
81. Designed for use in religious rites. : SACRAL
82. Resin of Chian turpentine. : ALK
83. Particular. : POINT
84. Jutlander. : DANE
85. Agreement between nations. : ENTENTE
86. Short story: Fr. : NOUVELLE
88. Leaf of a fern. : FROND
90. Essay. : TRY
91. Violent whirlwinds. : OES
92. Scene of Russian victory. : OREL
93. Awake. : ALERT
94. Geographical center of U. S. : KANSAS
97. Means of mounting. : STAIRS
100. Distress. : GRIEF
101. Heap up. : PILE
102. Sinful: Lat. : NEFAS
106. Sweets. : CANDY
107. Felt solicitude. : CARED
108. Group of 17 islands, part of New Hebrides. : BANKS
109. Figure of speech-irony. : TROPE
110. Animal trails. : RUNS
111. Walking sticks. : CANES
112. Step of a ladder. : RUNG
113. Oceanic tunicate. : SALPA
114. Tribe of Mindanao. : ATA
115. Cask stoppers. : BUNGS
116. Fruit stone. : PIT
117. Sound of a bell. : BONG
121. Gil ___ by Le Sage, 1735. : BLAS
122. Ukrainian patriot assassinated in 1926. : PETLURA
124. Musical shake. : TRILL
126. Epic poem written by Homer. : ILIAD
128. Silkworm. : ERI
129. Republic on Gulf of Finland. : ESTONIA
130. Seal of the U. S. A. : EAGLE
131. Done over. : RENOVATED
133. Make strong. : STOUTEN
134. Climber. : RISER
135. Commander of Strategic Bombing, Northwest Africa. : DOOLITTLE
1. Highly seasoned meat. : SAUSAGE
2. Scene of Allied victory. : TUNISIA
3. Worship of Osiris. : OSIRISM
4. New England State: Abbr. : CT
5. Narrowest isthmus of Malay Peninsula. : KRA
6. Partial. : HALF
7. Girl's name. : OLGA
8. Deceived. : LIED
9. Vice President of U. S., 1913–21. : MARSHALL
10. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
11. Norwegian diplomat, 1921 Nobel Peace Prize winner. : LANGE
12. Upon. : ONTO
13. Nonhydrolyzable sugar. : OSE
14. Former Governor of Texas. : FERGUSON
15. Site of Focke-Wulf plane factories. : BREMEN
16. Pomace of grapes. : RAPES
17. Person adored. : IDOL
18. Submerge. : DIP
19. Collects. : GATHERS
20. Bay on coast of Attu Island. : ETIENNE
21. Mysteries. : SECRETS
30. Auctions. : SALES
34. One-eyed god. : ODIN
37. New Zealand Minister. : NASH
39. Curtis Wright observation plane. : OWL
40. Swells upward. : DOMES
41. Bard among the Goths. : RUNER
43. Lacking warmth. : CHILL
44. Tranquilize. : LULL
45. Part of a movie. : REEL
46. Czech President in exile. : BENES
49. Germany's third inland port continually bombed. : DUESSELDORF
50. Situations. : SITES
52. Sound of breathing. : RALE
53. So far as: Lat. : QUOAD
54. Doctrine. : TENET
55. Arctiid moth. : ARCTIAN
56. Spanish painter (1617–82). : MURILLO
57. Given name of Yamamoto, deceased Jap Fleet Admiral. : ISORUKU
59. Potation. : DRINK
60. Medicine. : PILLS
61. Where the Fifth Army landed. : SALERNO
62. Containing immature seeds. : OVULATE
63. Sewing implements. : NEEDLES
65. Entreats. : SUES
66. S-shaped worm. : ESS
67. Deep guttural sound. : GRUNT
68. Lying flat. : PRONE
71. Anglo-Saxon freeman. : THANE
72. Far Eastern correspondent. : ABEND
73. Number six on a die. : SICE
75. Flute, as cloth. : TWILL
76. Laughing. : RIANT
77. Obese. : FAT
79. Shoe bottoms. : SOLES
81. Bends in timber. : SNYS
83. Protagonist of open door for Japan, 1852. : PERRY
85. Sea eagles. : ERNES
87. Makes vacant. : VOIDS
88. Aviates. : FLIES
89. Foe of yellow fever. : REED
90. Converse. : TALK
93. Restrainer. : ARRESTER
94. Tyrant flycatcher. : KINGBIRD
95. Emmets. : ANTS
96. Mirage. : SERAB
97. Grades a road. : SCRAPES
98. Tightest. : TAUTEST
99. Salmon color. : ANNATTO
100. Crew. : GANG
101. Kitchen utensil. : PAN
103. ___ Bradley, Inspector General of U. S. Army Air Forces. : FOLLETT
104. Vesture. : APPAREL
105. Seashore. : SEASIDE
107. Land of Promise of the Israelites. : CANAAN
108. Establisher and president of famous university. : BUTLER
111. Discoverer of radium. : CURIE
112. Valley on the moon. : RILLE
115. Baseball term. : BUNT
116. Swine. : PIGS
118. Kind of margarine. : OLEO
119. Tree yielding red dye. : NINO
120. Prison. : GAOL
123. "Iron Man" of baseball. : LOU
125. Siamese measure. : RAI
127. 506 : DVI
132. Toward. : AT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 85 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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