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New York Times, Sunday, October 7, 1945

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 696 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 74
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 191
Across Down
1. Capital of Italian Aegean islands. : RODI
5. Preclude. : DEBAR
10. European clover. : ALSIKE
16. Turkish coin. : ASPER
21. Man's name. : EVAN
22. Information, in Spanish America. : AVISO
23. Gulf of S. China Sea. : TONKIN
24. Lady sandpiper. : REEVE
25. Woolen cloth. : FELT
26. Receives just deserts. : REAPS
27. Set right. : ORIENT
28. Burma tribesman. : KAREN
29. Military branch. : ARM
30. Give way. : SINK
31. Bulb. : TULIP
33. Wails. : SOBS
35. ___ de France. : ILE
36. Principal items. : STAPLES
38. Villeins. : CARLS
39. Commotion. : WHIR
40. Gulp: Colloq. : SWIG
41. Great colorist of Venice (1477–1576). : TITIAN
42. Bands. : GANGS
43. President Osmeña's islands. : PHILIPPINE
45. Voices. : EMITS
46. Sea of Netherlands Indies. : BANDA
47. Flier's maneuver. : LOOP
48. Leader of marines in Pacific Fleet. : GEIGER
49. Keepers of cattle. : NEATHERDS
51. 33.33 in. in Texas. : VARA
52. Frolic: Colloq. : LARK
53. Town in E. Prussia. : EYLAU
54. Michigan city. : FLINT
56. Banqueted. : JUNKETED
60. Unadorned. : BALD
63. Separate. : DISCRETE
65. Lucille Dupin. : SAND
66. Easy gait. : LOPE
67. Other name for Turku. : ABO
68. Gratified. : FED
69. Island between Guam and Saipan. : ROTA
70. Storm. : RAVE
71. Sanguinary substances. : HEMIN
72. Scoffer. : RAILER
74. Kyushu seaport, short distance from Okinawa. : KAGOSHIMA
76. Siamese coin. : SATANG
77. Dark-brown fur. : OTTER
78. Pres. Truman's press secretary. : ROSS
79. Musical conclusion. : CODA
80. Pewter coin of Thailand. : ATT
81. Greek letter. : TAU
82. Have an opinion. : DEEM
83. Hordes. : MOBS
84. Risks included in insurance policy. : COVERAGE
86. White Russian's neighbor. : POLE
87. Usurp. : ARROGATE
89. Blue person. : MOPER
90. Ancient city in S.W. Italy. : CUMAE
92. Nickname for Oliver. : NOLL
93. ___ Island, San Pablo Bay; navy yard. : MARE
94. Trimming for turkeys. : CHESTNUTS
98. 45 degree angle. : OCTANT
101. Perfume base. : MUSK
102. River rising in Cen. Rumania. : MURES
104. Herb with tonic properties. : TANSY
105. Industrial city in Connecticut. : BRIDGEPORT
107. Jutlanders. : DANES
108. Gandhi's followers. : HINDUS
109. Haul: Colloq. : TOTE
110. Channel island. : SARK
111. Blue. : PERSE
112. Most comprehensive. : LARGEST
113. Huzza! : RAH
114. Food fish. : CERO
115. City N.E. of Hanover. : CELLE
116. U. S.–held islet W. of Okinawa. : KUME
117. Greek letter. : RHO
118. City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
120. Where Prime Minister King works. : OTTAWA
122. Archipelago in Ryukyu chain. : AMAMI
124. Seed appendage. : ARIL
125. £1 in Iraq. : DINAR
126. Free port under Russo-Chinese treaty. : DAIREN
127. Painter of Olympia, 1865. : MANET
128. Scottish historian (1711–76). : HUME
129. Part of insigne of QMC. : EAGLE
130. Barked shrilly: Colloq. : YIPPED
131. Chief Justice. : STONE
132. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
1. Link anew. : REFASTEN
2. Period beyond set limit. : OVERTIME
3. Where Spalato is. : DALMATIA
4. Bank abbreviation. : INT
5. Colombian gulf. : DARIEN
6. Makes quits. : EVENS
7. Base off N. W. New Guinea. : BIAK
8. Cleopatra's "poor venomous fool." : ASP
9. Author of "Cyrano de Bergerac." : ROSTAND
10. Truk, Kwajalein, Wake, etc. : ATOLLS
11. Small lemur. : LORIS
12. Shred. : SNIP
13. Newly designated Knight of the Bath. : IKE
14. Affinity. : KINSHIP
15. Ensnare. : ENTOIL
16. Places of refuge. : ARKS
17. Amphitrite's home. : SEA
18. Covering of hair for head. : PERIWIG
19. Girl's name. : EVELINE
20. Violator of rules at bridge. : RENEGER
30. Dashing. : SLASHY
32. Capital of Mongolia. : URGA
34. Ladrone. : BRIGAND
37. Put in rivalry. : PITTED
38. Salvage items. : CANS
39. Desist! : WHOA
40. Small ear: Bot. : SPIKELET
42. Codfish genus. : GADUS
43. Fortified wine. : PORT
44. Become lively. : PERK
46. Plait. : BRAID
47. U. S. Ambassador to Poland. : LANE
50. Ancestor. : ELDER
51. Motion picture projector. : VITASCOPE
52. Crescent-shaped figure. : LUNE
54. Hunts amphibians. : FROGS
55. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
56. Where Surabaya is. : JAVA
57. Large berry. : TOMATO
58. Town on the Moselle. : EPINAL
59. Tropical malady. : DENGUE
60. Native State in W. India. : BARODA
61. Mitigator. : ABATER
62. Saunter. : LOITER
64. Very stupid. : CRASS
65. Its capital is Catbalogan. : SAMAR
68. Chemin de ___. : FER
70. Amendment to document. : RIDER
71. Sombrero. : HAT
73. Summer drink. : LEMONADE
74. S. Honshu port on Osaka Bay. : KOBE
75. Moved: Naut. : HOVE
76. Stanches. : STEMS
78. Pound of North Africa. : ROTL
80. Chills. : AGUES
83. People visited by F. D. R. : MALTESE
84. Munster City. : CORK
85. Yearns: Colloq. : ACHES
86. "Pearl of the East." : PENANG
88. Instrument of percussion. : GONG
89. Upright post. : MAST
91. Togs. : ATTIRE
93. Obscure: Poet. : MURK
94. Algonquin Indian. : CREE
95. Pass beneath. : UNDERRUN
96. Island between Kyushu and Korea. : TSUSHIMA
97. Contractions of the heart. : SYSTOLES
98. Thrust out. : OBTRUDE
99. Region in N. W. Yugoslavia. : CROATIA
100. Small levy. : TITHING
101. Island close to Halmahera. : MOROTAI
102. Clayey deposit. : MARL
103. Rips. : UNSEAMS
106. Mimic writing. : PARODY
107. American novelist. : DELAND
108. N. African native. : HAMITE
111. Phoebe. : PEWEE
112. Unit of light. : LUMEN
114. Concern. : CARE
115. Find fault. : CARP
116. Walled city in N. Nigeria. : KANO
119. State with motto "Eureka": Abbr. : CAL
121. Pointer. : TIP
123. Dull finish. : MAT
124. Exclamation. : AHA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 65 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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