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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1944

Author: Clara Rushe
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 63
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 144
Across Down
1. Where Tinian is. : MARIANAS
9. Secretary of State under Fillmore. : EVERETT
16. President of Norwegian Parliament. : HAMBRO
22. Of the sun-god. : APOLLINE
23. Where Imphal is. : MANIPUR
24. Roman wing troops. : ALARES
25. Capital of Leyte. : TACLOBAN
26. Pledge. : PROMISE
27. Japan’s “Pittsburgh,” B-29 target. : YAWATA
28. Skill. : ART
29. Sibilant signal. : PST
30. Meat dishes. : STEWS
31. Daughter of Saturn and Ops. : CERES
33. Angle of a path. : ZIG
34. Siamese. : TAI
36. Remunerates. : PAYS
37. F. D. R.’s son. : JAMES
38. Feed fuel to. : FIRE
39. Arms center 90 mi. N. of Frankfort. : MASSEL
43. Pelted. : STONED
45. Fox ___. : HOLES
46. Rail center N. of Crimea. : MELITOPOL
49. City in Donets coal basin. : STALIN
50. Through. : PER
51. Nancy Hank’s son. : ABE
52. Spanish griddle cake. : AREPA
53. Where Italy’s fleet surrendered. : MALTA
54. The Navy’s fighting builders. : SEABEES
58. Wander. : ROVE
60. Sumatran wildcat. : BALU
61. Angers. : IRES
62. City on Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
63. Heelplate. : CLEAT
65. More distant. : REMOTER
67. Oil center on W coast of Caspian. : BAKU
68. Pierce. : STAB
69. French town on the Oise. : HIRSON
71. Localities. : SITES
72. Household. : MENAGE
74. Exclamations. : EHS
75. Harmonized. : KEYED
77. Kobold. : NIS
78. Down: French. : BAS
79. Ship. : LINER
81. Father: Arabic name. : ABU
83. The sign of Libra : SCALES
85. Goethe drama, 1832. : FAUST
87. Makes suitable. : ADAPTS
90. Hiss. : SISS
92. Pairs. : TWOS
93. Of the Caribs. : CARIBAL
95. Airfield runway. : STRIP
96. Strategic Chinese city. : KWEIYANG
98. Worry. : CARE
99. Finished. : OVER
101. Island N. W. of Rhodes. : SIMI
102. Sand blowers. : SANDERS
103. Preserves. : CURES
104. Pilfer anew. : REROB
106. Drunkard. : SOT
107. Negative vote. : NAY
108. Ex-head of Martinique. : ROBERT
109. Aneroid barometers. : OROMETERS
111. King whose capital is Belgrade. : PETER
114. Gold units. : CARATS
115. Wanting in lucidity. : UNSANE
116. Port W. of Formosa. : AMOY
117. Indian. : HURON
118. Wooden pins. : PEGS
120. Friend. : AMI
123. Bill. : NEB
124. Old pot metal: French. : POTIN
125. Dirt. : FILTH
127. Tristful. : SAD
130. Bitter vetch. : ERS
132. Vibration. : TREMOR
134. Island off Borneo. : TARAKAN
136. Strategic city W. of Isigny. : CARENTAN
138. Exit. : EGRESS
139. Gateway to Petrified Forest, national monument. : ADAMANA
140. Capital of S. Australia. : ADELAIDE
141. Property. : REALTY
142. Puts into characters. : NOTATES
143. Lake of Constance: German. : BODENSEE
1. ___ Hari. : MATA
2. Separated. : APART
3. Stringed instrument of Middle Ages. : ROCTA
4. Ailing. : ILL
5. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
6. Points. : NIBS
7. Sky god: Var. : ANAT
8. Jap coin. : SEN
9. Vacant. : EMPTY
10. Weasels: Eng. : VARES
11. Enough: Poet : ENOW
12. Wheel parts. : RIMS
13. Slender finial. : EPI
14. Town N. E. of Tarquinia, Italy. : TUSCANIA
15. Foresters. : TREEMEN
16. U. S. Ambassador to Spain. : HAYES
17. Alackaday. : ALAS
18. Bird’s craw. : MAW
19. It borders Venezuela. : BRAZIL
20. Withdraw. : RETIRE
21. Siouan Indians. : OSAGES
30. Pas-de-Calais town. : SALLAUMINES
32. Russ. : RED
35. Japan Island N. W. of Kyushu. : IMI
36. Races. : PEOPLES
37. Bumps in a Jeep. : JOLTS
38. New Zealand’s Premier, 1930–35. : FORBES
40. Luzon savage. : ATA
41. Slavic native of Saxony. : SORB
42. Lance. : SPEAR
43. Looks fixedly. : STARES
44. Early German silver coin. : TALER
45. Give attention to. : HEAR
46. Army Chief of Staff, 1918–21. : MARCH
47. Italian town near Salerno. : EBOLI
48. Poison gas center smashed by RAF. : LEVERKUSEN
49. Strikes. : SMITES
50. City taken by British Eighth Army. : PERUGIA
54. Polish town on Bug River. : SOKAL
55. U. S. aircraft carrier. : ENTERPRISE
56. Allied base in Greenland. : ETAH
57. Weeps. : SOBS
59. Alleviate : EASE
62. ___ Juan Hill, battle of 1898. : SAN
64. Puppets. : TOYS
66. American patriot (1725–83). : OTIS
67. Canada’s Governor-General, 1931–35. : BESSBOROUGH
70. Flower part sought by bee. : NECTARY
72. Chief culture hero of Polynesia. : MAUI
73. Purposes. : ENDS
76. Appears to give promise. : DAWNS
78. Merest. : BAREST
80. Consumes. : EATS
81. Inquires. : ASKS
82. Lake N. E. of Kyoto, Japan. : BIWA
84. Ship’s record. : LOG
85. Travelers. : FARERS
86. Taphouses. : TAVERNS
88. Strategic island N. W. of Darwin. : TIMOR
89. Roasting sticks. : SPITS
91. Mr. Hillman. : SIDNEY
93. Mark of omission. : CARET
94. Allied-held Aegean island. : LEROS
97. Anno. : YEAR
98. Native of Isle of Pines. : CUBAN
100. Sunk Italian battleship. : ROMA
103. Seaplane active in bombing of Wake. : CORONADO
105. Franklin. : BEN
108. ___ Bay, N. J. : RARITAN
110. Beverage herb. : TEA
111. Gasper. : PANTER
112. Come out. : EMERGE
113. Rabaul airdrome bombed by AAF. : TOBERA
114. Sever. : CUT
117. Equine. : HORSY
118. Weapon of war. : PLANE
119. Heating devices. : ETNAS
121. First wife of Zeus. : METIS
122. Mohammedan decree. : IRADE
124. Etiquette expert. : POST
125. ___ semper vivat. : FAMA
126. Chine silk of Sumatra. : IKAT
127. Island N. W. of Honshu. : SADO
128. Interpreted: Archaic. : ARED
129. Cancel. : DELE
131. Ancient sword. : SNEE
133. Honey: Lat. : MEL
135. Hair pad. : RAT
136. Band leader Callaway. : CAB
137. Girl’s nickname. : NAN

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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