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GLOBAL WORDFARE

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1943

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 85
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 92
Across Down
1. Scaly plants. : CACTI
6. Ditches. : MOATS
11. Inveterate strifes. : FEUDS
16. 200-mile river in northeast Italy. : ADIGE
21. Medicine from a lily plant. : ALOIN
22. Italian city reported taken by Tito. : IDRIA
23. Strip of water. : INLET
24. Shakespearean villainess. : REGAN
25. Housing costs. : RENTS
26. Head of U. S. Navy in European theatre. : STARK
27. Not hampered. : UNTRAMMELED
29. Shades. : DEGREES
31. British islands northeast of Cuba. : BAHAMA
33. Copies. : APES
34. Ear: Comb. form. : OTO
35. Title of Queen of England's father. : EARL
36. French title. : MADAME
37. Bronze coins of Palestine. : MILS
38. Light gray. : HOAR
39. Partition in shaft of a mine. : BRATTICE
42. Note in Guido's scale. : ELA
43. Region in Poland and Czechoslovakia. : SILESIA
45. Assumed function. : ROLE
46. Changes. : TRANSITIONS
49. Bombed Jap island, 1,185 miles from Tokyo. : MARCUS
53. Attentive regard. : EYE
54. River on which Rouen lies. : SEINE
55. Kol ___, Hebrew prayer. : NIDRE
56. With avidity. : EAGERLY
57. Vamoose. : SCRAM
59. Assumes without proof. : BEGS
61. Strait joining Adriatic to Mediterranean. : OTRANTO
63. What King commands: Abbr. : USN
64. Proving device. : TESTER
66. Streamlet. : RUNNEL
69. Patron saint of married women. : ANNE
70. ___ Marcantonio. : VITO
71. Location of a Fortress gunner. : TAIL
73. Port ___, Egypt. : SAID
74. Mirth. : GLEE
75. Served as a groundwork for. : BASED
76. Small cake. : MACAROON
80. Region: Poet. : CLIME
82. Falterers. : WAVERERS
84. Shots that fall beyond the target. : OVERS
85. One of the Nazi-held Channel Islands. : SARK
87. Commune near Calais. : LENS
89. Pair. : DUAD
90. "Last ___ of Pompeii." : DAYS
91. Its population is 1,085,000,000. : ASIA
92. Reinsert a cartridge. : RELOAD
94. Honored. : GRACED
98. Cloth measure. : ELL
99. Girl in a song. : ADELINE
101. Sacred animal of ancient Egypt. : APIS
103. Play. : DRAMA
104. Main ingredient of a popular soup. : NOODLES
106. Entertained at a meal. : DINED
109. Musical pipes. : REEDS
111. Snare. : PIT
112. Temper. : ANNEAL
113. Make strategic survey of land. : RECONNOITER
115. One of the Cyclades. : MILO
116. Lineament. : FEATURE
118. Let the bait bob. : DIB
119. Trains. : EDUCATES
121. Man's nickname. : MATT
124. Plant with many-hued flowers. : IRIS
125. "'e shot a comrade sleepin.'" : DEEVER
127. Naval base in northeast Italy. : POLA
128. Pulpy fruit. : UVA
129. Gulf between two continents. : ADEN
130. Small quantity. : MORSEL
131. Rendered easy. : GENTLED
134. Reinvigorated. : REJUVENATED
137. Hackneyed. : TRITE
139. Talk loudly. : NOISE
140. Herb with aromatic seeds. : ANISE
141. Comb: Comb. form. : CTENO
142. City of twisted steel. : ESSEN
143. Brief composition. : ESSAY
144. Allied naval base in Senegal. : DAKAR
145. Minds. : HEEDS
146. Interprets. : READS
147. Legendary Roman. : REMUS
1. Program. : CARD
2. Nautical term of direction. : ALEE
3. Thickening agents. : CONGEALERS
4. Determine the concentration of: Chem. : TITRATE
5. Interpolate. : INSERT
6. Fail. : MISS
7. Eastman's important agency. : ODT
8. Wadi el ___, valley between Dead Sea and Gulf of Aqaba. : ARABA
9. Harangues. : TIRADES
10. Island in Sea of Okhotsk, part to Russia, part to Japan. : SAKHALIN
11. North Italian port on Adriatic. : FIUME
12. City in central Sicily. : ENNA
13. Last month: Lat. abbr. : ULT
14. Causes to run off track. : DERAILS
15. Chief item. : STAPLE
16. Readies for war. : ARMS
17. English river. : DEE
18. Residence of a Malemiut. : IGLOO
19. Gulf north of Naples. : GAETA
20. Ancient village of Palestine. : ENDOR
28. Sailor's table companion. : MESSMATE
30. Choice part. : ELITE
32. Italian craftsman (1596–1684). : AMATI
36. More ignoble. : MEANER
37. Inorganic. : MINERAL
38. Animal in an Aesop fable. : HARE
39. Port of northwest France. : BREST
40. Chief of U. S. forces in Middle East. : ROYCE
41. Plagiarism. : CRIB
43. Nature. : SORT
44. Enemy of Cassio. : IAGO
47. Title of sovereign of Abyssinia. : NEGUS
48. Object of passionate devotion. : IDOL
50. Casual trip. : CRUISE
51. Where John Millar Andrews is Prime Minister. : ULSTER
52. Councils. : SYNODS
54. Defames. : SMEARS
56. Group of nine. : ENNEAD
58. Perfumes. : ATTARS
60. K ration. : SNACK
62. Over again. : ANEW
65. ___ de Oro. : RIO
67. At bridge, no game. : NIL
68. Official of ancient Rome. : EDILE
70. River on Balkan invasion route. : VARDAR
72. Failures. : LOSSES
74. Blasted Ligurian naval base. : GENOA
75. American historians. : BEARDS
76. City on railway between Parma and Bologna. : MODENA
77. Ocean isle of medieval romance. : AVALON
78. Mountbatten's island base. : CEYLON
79. Secure. : NAIL
81. Ott. : MEL
83. Cavity in a rock. : VUG
86. Attacking planes. : RAIDERS
88. City of southeast Salerno. : SAPRI
91. Capital of South Australia. : ADELAIDE
92. Seat of Western university. : RENO
93. Calorie counter. : DIETER
95. Economic system. : CAPITALISM
96. ___ Gaboriau. : EMILE
97. Moro chiefs. : DATOS
99. Thin wings in certain seeds. : ALAE
100. City on the Mediterranean. : NICE
102. First principle. : SEED
105. Adroit. : DEFT
107. Finishing touch. : ENDER
108. River in path of Russian drive. : DNIESTER
110. Fruit. : DRUPE
113. Bring to downfall. : RUINATE
114. Counterpart. : OBVERSE
115. Crystalline sugar. : MALTOSE
117. Soldier's home. : TRENCH
120. Peruser. : CONNER
121. Ottoman sultan (1611–40). : MURAD
122. Oat genus. : AVENA
123. Soviet republic in Asia, capital Stalinabad. : TAJIK
125. Persons with old-fashioned ideas: Colloq. : DODOS
126. Feminine name. : ELISA
129. Declare. : AVER
130. Improve. : MEND
131. Old Roman clan. : GENS
132. Biblical twin. : ESAU
133. North African native rulers. : DEYS
135. Either of two allies: Abbr. : USA
136. Shape of draftsman's instrument. : TEE
138. Captain Lawson of the Tokyo raid. : TED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 79 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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