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New York Times, Sunday, October 4, 1942

Author:
Sam Levine
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 121
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 34
Across
1. Where Commandos fought. : DIEPPE
7. Temporary military quarter. : CAMP
11. Shoo. : SCAT
15. South African Bantu. : KAFIR
20. Reverse. : INVERT
21. Soles of the feet: Latin. : VOLAE
22. Father of French surgery (1517–1590). : PARE
23. Gnaw out. : ERODE
24. The man of steel. : STALIN
25. Country of political unrest. : INDIA
26. Mediterranean seaport. : ALEXANDRIA
28. Legume. : POD
29. They led raid on 1 Across. : CANADIANS
32. Make into law. : ENACT
33. Fox, in Great Britain. : TOD
34. Administer extreme unction to. : ENELE
36. English students' jackets. : ETONS
37. Occupant. : TENANT
39. Military force. : ARMY
40. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
41. A signer of the Declaration. : PAINE
42. Thrown into disorder. : PIED
43. Angler's fly. : SEDGE
45. The fourteenth President. : PIERCE
47. Pay for. : DEFRAY
49. German inventor of internal combustion machine. : DIESEL
52. Envelop. : INCLOSE
55. British interceptor planes. : SPITFIRES
58. Follow. : ENSUE
59. Complainants in court. : RELATORS
61. Consent. : AGREE
62. Spots. : SPATTERS
64. The pineapple. : ANANAS
65. Bank clerk. : TELLER
67. Russian stockade. : ETAPE
68. . . . _ _ _ . . . : SOS
69. Inclines. : TENDS
70. Auxiliary military weapon. : PISTOL
71. Go in advance of. : PRECEDE
73. Being: Latin. : ESSE
74. Group of seven. : SEPTET
75. More equitable. : FAIRER
76. President of Portugal, 1918. : PAES
80. Third highest mountain peak in U. S. : RAINIER
82. Electrical units. : FARADS
83. Diacritical sign. : TILDE
84. Swedish coin. : ORE
87. Thin wood strips. : SLATS
88. Inner secrets. : ARCANA
89. Stupefied. : SOTTED
90. Italian feud. : VENDETTA
92. "The muskrat ___ the mason's trade."—Whittier. : PLIED
93. Seaport on Tokyo Bay. : YOKOHAMA
95. Bejewel. : ENGEM
96. Blanches. : ETIOLATES
99. Former Papal residence. : LATERAN
100. French historian: 1661–1741. : ROLLIN
102. Comes in. : ENTERS
103. Periods of time. : MONTHS
105. Bitter resinous compound. : IVAIN
107. Fruits. : FIGS
108. Wall-eyed pike-perch. : DOREE
109. Bavarian river. : ISAR
113. Military point of operations. : BASE
115. Homeric sea nymph: var. : SIRENE
117. Peninsula captured by Japanese. : MALAY
118. West Indian sugar works. : USINE
119. Indian greeting. : UGH
120. "From the ___ deep up to the zenith."—Keats. : NADIR
121. New second lieutenant, or untrained Army mule. : SHAVETAIL
124. Bribe. : SOP
125. Chief of a military post. : COMMANDANT
128. Suppose. : OPINE
129. Fighting land of Rurik. : RUSSIA
131. Fish basket. : KREEL
132. Arctic base. : ETAH
133. Geologic clay. : LOESS
134. Foreigners. : ALIENS
135. Child's best friend. : SANTA
136. Rhoncus. : RALE
137. Twilight. : DUSK
138. Searches. : QUESTS
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1. Disperse. : DISPEL
2. Chant. : INTONE
3. Eluded. : EVADED
4. Mud: comb. form. : PEL
5. American censorship chief. : PRICE
6. Sicilian volcano. : ETNA
7. Forgives. : CONDONES
8. Handsomely printed book. : ALDINE
9. Saturniid moths. : MAIAS
10. Heraldic fur. : PEAN
11. Historic Belgian town. : SPA
12. Almanac. : CALENDAR
13. Scene of sports. : ARENA
14. Southwestern Americans. : TEXANS
15. A duke who died for his country. : KENT
16. Biblical character. : ARD
17. U. S. bombing planes. : FORTRESSES
18. Peculiarity of speech. : IDIOM
19. Opportune. : READY
21. Pertaining to a journey. : VIATIC
27. Played. : ACTED
30. Closer. : NEARER
31. More rigid. : STIFFER
35. Mongoloid inhabitant of Europe. : LAPLANDER
38. Weird. : EERIE
39. Deputy. : AGENT
41. Mexican dollars. : PESOS
42. Mother Carey's chicken. : PETREL
44. Ate according to a regimen. : DIETED
46. Jots. : IOTAS
47. Bilingual. : DIGLOT
48. "O, call back ___, bid time return."—Richard II. : YESTERDAY
50. Australian kangaroo. : EURO
51. Not so much. : LESS
52. Choleric. : IRATE
53. Hawaiian geese. : NENES
54. Tribes. : CLANS
56. Trifle. : PALTER
57. Areas. : SPACES
60. Borne on a stipe. : STIPITATE
63. Mimic. : APER
66. Park in Northern Colorado. : ESTES
67. Geologic group. : ERIAN
70. Latin household god. : PENATE
71. Military display. : PARADE
72. Addition of a sound or syllable to the end of a word. : EPITHESIS
74. Earthy sediment. : SILT
75. Diamond planes. : FACETS
77. High mountain in Andes, Central Ecuador. : ALTAR
78. Dropsy. : EDEMA
79. French fortress city on Meuse. : SEDAN
81. Asymbolia. : ASEMIA
82. Brothers. : FRIARS
83. Appetite for eating. : TOOTH
84. Completed. : OVER
85. Italian river, 137 miles to Adriatic. : RENO
86. Among our allies. : ENGLISHMEN
88. States. : ALLEGES
89. Glide over ice. : SKATE
91. Fathom. : DELVE
92. Pot metal. : POTIN
94. Genus of trees, the Sonora iron-wood. : OLNEYA
97. Devilish. : INFERNAL
98. Strategic Russian town near Moscow. : SMOLENSK
101. Jewish month. : NISAN
104. Speaks. : ORATES
106. Harass: Scot. : NIDDER
108. Former Ambassador to Russia (1936–38). : DAVIES
110. Hisses. : SISSES
111. Consecrate. : ANOINT
112. Go back. : REPASS
113. Dandies. : BUCKS
114. Market place. : AGORA
116. Lariat. : RIATA
117. New Zealand tree: var. : MAPOU
118. Wailing of an owl. : ULULU
120. Mythical king of India. : NALA
122. Grasp. : HOLD
123. Arab kingdom. : IRAQ
126. Confronted. : MET
127. Definite article. : THE
130. Strain, as milk: Prov. Eng. : SIE

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