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WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

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
Sam Levine has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 34
Across
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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
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"The muskrat ___ the mason's trade."—Whittier. : PLIED
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Seaport on Tokyo Bay. : YOKOHAMA
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Bejewel. : ENGEM
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Blanches. : ETIOLATES
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Former Papal residence. : LATERAN
100
French historian: 1661–1741. : ROLLIN
102
Comes in. : ENTERS
103
Periods of time. : MONTHS
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Bitter resinous compound. : IVAIN
107
Fruits. : FIGS
108
Wall-eyed pike-perch. : DOREE
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Bavarian river. : ISAR
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Military point of operations. : BASE
115
Homeric sea nymph: var. : SIRENE
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Peninsula captured by Japanese. : MALAY
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West Indian sugar works. : USINE
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Indian greeting. : UGH
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"From the ___ deep up to the zenith."—Keats. : NADIR
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New second lieutenant, or untrained Army mule. : SHAVETAIL
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Bribe. : SOP
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Chief of a military post. : COMMANDANT
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Suppose. : OPINE
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Fighting land of Rurik. : RUSSIA
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Fish basket. : KREEL
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Arctic base. : ETAH
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Geologic clay. : LOESS
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Foreigners. : ALIENS
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Child's best friend. : SANTA
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Rhoncus. : RALE
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Twilight. : DUSK
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Searches. : QUESTS
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Disperse. : DISPEL
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Chant. : INTONE
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Eluded. : EVADED
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Mud: comb. form. : PEL
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American censorship chief. : PRICE
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Sicilian volcano. : ETNA
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Forgives. : CONDONES
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Handsomely printed book. : ALDINE
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Saturniid moths. : MAIAS
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Heraldic fur. : PEAN
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Historic Belgian town. : SPA
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Almanac. : CALENDAR
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Scene of sports. : ARENA
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Southwestern Americans. : TEXANS
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A duke who died for his country. : KENT
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Biblical character. : ARD
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U. S. bombing planes. : FORTRESSES
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Peculiarity of speech. : IDIOM
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Opportune. : READY
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Pertaining to a journey. : VIATIC
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Played. : ACTED
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Closer. : NEARER
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More rigid. : STIFFER
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Mongoloid inhabitant of Europe. : LAPLANDER
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Weird. : EERIE
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Mexican dollars. : PESOS
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Mother Carey's chicken. : PETREL
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Ate according to a regimen. : DIETED
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Jots. : IOTAS
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Bilingual. : DIGLOT
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"O, call back ___, bid time return."—Richard II. : YESTERDAY
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Australian kangaroo. : EURO
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Not so much. : LESS
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Choleric. : IRATE
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Hawaiian geese. : NENES
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Tribes. : CLANS
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Trifle. : PALTER
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Areas. : SPACES
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Borne on a stipe. : STIPITATE
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Mimic. : APER
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Park in Northern Colorado. : ESTES
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Geologic group. : ERIAN
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Latin household god. : PENATE
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Military display. : PARADE
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Addition of a sound or syllable to the end of a word. : EPITHESIS
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Earthy sediment. : SILT
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Diamond planes. : FACETS
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High mountain in Andes, Central Ecuador. : ALTAR
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Dropsy. : EDEMA
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French fortress city on Meuse. : SEDAN
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Asymbolia. : ASEMIA
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Brothers. : FRIARS
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Appetite for eating. : TOOTH
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Completed. : OVER
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Italian river, 137 miles to Adriatic. : RENO
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Among our allies. : ENGLISHMEN
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States. : ALLEGES
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Glide over ice. : SKATE
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Fathom. : DELVE
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Pot metal. : POTIN
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Genus of trees, the Sonora iron-wood. : OLNEYA
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Devilish. : INFERNAL
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Strategic Russian town near Moscow. : SMOLENSK
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Jewish month. : NISAN
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Speaks. : ORATES
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Harass: Scot. : NIDDER
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Former Ambassador to Russia (1936–38). : DAVIES
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Hisses. : SISSES
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Consecrate. : ANOINT
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Go back. : REPASS
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Dandies. : BUCKS
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Market place. : AGORA
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Lariat. : RIATA
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New Zealand tree: var. : MAPOU
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Wailing of an owl. : ULULU
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Mythical king of India. : NALA
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Grasp. : HOLD
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Arab kingdom. : IRAQ
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Confronted. : MET
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Definite article. : THE
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Strain, as milk: Prov. Eng. : SIE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 109 debuted here and reused later.

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