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New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 1942

Author: Louis Shields
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 115
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 40
Across Down
1. A native group of Great Britain. : WELSH
6. Eulogistic memoir. : ELOGE
11. Exhibit feelings: Jocose. : EMOTE
16. Desert transport. : CAMEL
21. Situated on the central line. : AXILE
22. Titles. : NAMES
23. Intrigue. : CABAL
24. Spring forth. : ARISE
25. Penalties. : FINES
26. Bombed German city. : DUESSELDORF
28. Seaport on Baranoff Island. : SITKA
29. Bombed Baltic port. : FLENSBURG
31. Frees from knots. : ENODES
32. Dispensed with. : SPARED
33. It begins March 10, 1943. : LENT
34. Surface. : AREA
35. Matures. : AGES
36. Hackles used in making artificial flies. : SHINERS
37. Sigmate worm. : ESS
38. Russian grain center. : OREL
39. Happen. : OCCUR
41. Otherwise. : ALIAS
42. Projecting point. : JAG
43. Philippine date plum. : SAPOTE
45. Prink. : PREEN
46. Drum with the feet. : TAP
49. Varied. : ALTERED
53. Persian gateways. : DARS
54. Infectious disease. : MUMPS
55. Island of Cyclades where famous statue was found. : MILO
56. Makes piquant. : ZESTS
57. School: Fr. : ECOLE
59. Secretary to Napoleon I. : MARET
60. Vitrifies by heat. : BAKES
61. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
62. Growl. : GNAR
63. Lessened. : ABATED
65. Card game. : EUCHRE
66. Force. : VIM
67. Papal veils. : ORALES
69. 4,840 square yards. : ACRE
70. Books written in two languages. : DIGLOTS
71. Edible purple seaweeds. : LAVERS
73. Parting expression. : ADIEU
75. One who lives by trickery. : CADGER
76. Lacrymist. : CRYBABY
78. River near Essen. : RUHR
79. English doctor, discoverer of blood circulation. : HARVEY
81. Bitter vetch. : ERS
84. Legally responsible. : LIABLE
85. Nut trees. : PECANS
87. Squirrel skin. : VAIR
88. Chief divinity of ancient Memphis. : PTAH
89. "The Eve of St. ___."—Keats. : AGNES
90. Biological factors. : GENES
91. Fortified Italian city in the Tyrol. : TRENT
93. Thread from a French city. : LISLE
94. Reputed maker of first American flag. : ROSS
95. Studies hard: slang. : BONES
96. Money. : COIN
97. Piled up. : STACKED
99. Chest containing the Ten Commandments. : ARK
100. White mark on face of a horse. : BLAZE
101. Lilies. : CALLAS
103. Inlet. : RIA
104. Feminine name. : PAULA
105. Dewy. : RORAL
106. Dull sound. : THUD
108. One thousand. : MIL
111. Soldiers' overcoats. : CAPOTES
114. Betrayed. : SOLD
115. Fur-trading Indian. : CREE
116. Lead rod used in stained glass. : CAME
117. Three-banded armadillos. : APARAS
118. City in Pennsylvania. : DUBOIS
120. Privations. : HARDSHIPS
122. City in Russia, formerly Nizhnii Novgorod. : GORKI
123. Removals. : RELEGATIONS
125. Approves. : LIKES
126. Iroquoian Indians. : ERIES
127. Entomb. : INURN
128. River in Northern Italy. : ADIGE
129. Positive pole. : ANODE
130. American admiral. : STARK
131. Beau ___. : GESTE
132. High crested waves. : BORES
133. Acuminate. : TAPER
1. Battercake. : WAFFLE
2. Expatriates. : EXILES
3. House furnishings. : LINENS
4. Declivity: Dial. : SLENT
5. Imprisoned Nazi. : HESS
6. Withstand. : ENDURE
7. Honors acquired. : LAURELS
8. The end. : OMEGA
9. Indians of Tapuyan stock. : GES
10. Existence: Latin. : ESSE
11. Pastoral poem. : ECLOGUE
12. Turkey red. : MADDER
13. Wind instruments. : OBOES
14. Covers with pitch. : TARS
15. Dwarfish sprite. : ELF
16. Eurasian inland sea. : CASPIAN
17. Ancient Medes: var. : ARIANS
18. Bishop's headdress. : MITRE
19. Ridge of glacial gravel. : ESKER
20. Begins a game. : LEADS
27. Performs. : ENACTS
30. Invasion boat. : BARGE
32. Flings. : SHIES
36. Rested. : SLEPT
38. Sculls. : OARS
39. Iridescent gem. : OPAL
40. Part of the Japanese Empire: var. : COREA
41. Fortified. : ARMED
42. Gushing flows. : JETS
44. Venerate. : ADORE
45. Soup. : PUREE
46. City between Rostov and Krasnodar. : TIKHORETSK
47. Military warning. : ALERT
48. Attitudes. : POSES
49. Russian inland sea, outlet of the Don. : AZOV
50. Third son of Jacob. : LEVI
51. City in Russia. : TSIMLYANSK
52. The number ten. : DENARY
54. Strategic Mediterranean seaport. : MATRUH
55. Twin crystal. : MACLE
58. Sources of tungsten. : CALS
59. Aromatic spice. : MACE
60. Modern vehicle. : BUGGY
62. Four-toed diving bird. : GREBE
64. Child: Scot. : BAIRN
65. Large sea-duck. : EIDER
67. Athletic fields. : OVALS
68. Condiments. : SAUCES
70. Ships' small cranes. : DAVITS
72. Ecclesiastics. : ABBES
74. Burmese swords. : DHAS
75. Forty-five gallons of fresh herring. : CRAN
76. Miss Barton. : CLARA
77. Inflexibility. : RIGOR
78. Feminine name: Fr. : RENEE
80. Oat-grass. : AVENA
82. Breathing sound. : RALE
83. Hangar. : SHED
85. Russian city in middle Volga region. : PENZA
86. Roman garment. : STOLA
88. Size of type. : PICA
90. Aims. : GOALS
92. Valley on the moon. : RILL
93. Put down. : LAID
95. Type of folk song. : BLUES
96. Upper orifice of the stomach. : CARDIA
98. Adjusted exactly. : TRUED
100. City near Rostov, in North Caucasus. : BATAISK
101. Bombed German city. : COLOGNE
102. Foreign. : STRANGE
104. A pig. : PORKER
105. Lincoln's eldest son. : ROBERT
107. Frames for drying skins. : HERSES
108. Oil city of Caucasus. : MAIKOP
109. Obstruct. : IMPEDE
110. Smaller. : LESSER
111. Elevator cars. : CAGES
112. On the left side. : APORT
113. Gulf between Venezuela and Trinidad. : PARIA
114. Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
115. Chorus. : CHOIR
116. United Nation. : CHINA
118. English sand hill. : DENE
119. Pierce. : STAB
121. Bed rail. : SLAT
123. Equipage. : RIG
124. Artificial language. : IDO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 106 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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