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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1945

Author:
W. W. Webster
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 694 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 65
W. W. Webster has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In clue for 43-Down, changed "slang" to "Slang."

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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 197
Across
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Foreign Minister of Japan. : YOSHIDA
8
Plant with white or pink flowers. : MIMOSA
14
Port-au-Prince is their capital. : HAITIANS
22
Under-Secretary of State. : ACHESON
23
Division of Lower Burma, its capital Akyab. : ARAKAN
24
Secretary of Agriculture. : ANDERSON
25
Goblet. : CHALICE
26
Formal. : SOLEMN
27
Artificial voice. : FALSETTO
28
Surround. : HEM
29
Convoke. : SUMMON
31
In good season. : BETIMES
33
Spanish gold. : ORO
34
English actor-manager (1853–1917). : TREE
36
Stargaze. : MOON
37
Conqueror of Mexico, 1519–21. : CORTEZ
39
Approximated. : NEARED
41
City on the Adige. : TRENT
43
About 19c in Madrid. : PESETA
44
Lofty. : AERY
45
Stereotyped; lacking originality. : MACHINE
48
Alabama Senator, Democratic whip. : HILL
49
Secret agents. : EMISSARIES
54
Ear specialist. : AURIST
55
Large books. : POLIOS
57
Percolates. : SOPS
58
Ginger. : SNAP
59
Vestige. : TRACK
60
Summer capital of Govt. of India. : SIMLA
61
Painter of Sir Galahad (1817–1904). : WATTS
63
Stiff military headdress. : SHAKO
64
Spiteful one. : CAT
65
Becomes trite. : STALES
67
Country occupied by U. S. in south, Russia in north. : KOREA
68
Virginal. : SPINET
69
Micawber exposed him. : HEEP
71
St. ___, near Calais. : OMER
72
Shipworm. : BORER
73
Builders. : REARERS
74
Astir. : AFOOT
76
Couples. : DUADS
77
Author of "The Outcasts of Poker Flat." : HARTE
78
Soprano Patti (1843–1919). : ADELINA
81
Ladies beautiful but dumb. : DOLLS
82
Vein: Anat. : VENA
83
Son of Noah. : SHEM
87
Slants. : BEVELS
88
2,325-mile river. : VOLGA
89
Ancient kingdom in central England. : MERCIA
91
Greek letter. : ETA
92
Humble. : ABASE
93
Morning reception. : LEVEE
94
U. S. Ambassador to Brazil. : BERLE
95
Branch, as of a nerve. : RAMUS
97
Noted suffragette. : CATT
98
What Brig. Gen. Vaughan is to Pres. Truman. : AIDE
99
Turfs. : SWARDS
101
Tramples. : TREADS
102
Able to speak. : ARTICULATE
105
Gudrun's spouse and victim. : ATLI
106
Head of VA. : BRADLEY
107
Prying: Colloq. : NOSY
108
Examinations of accounts. : AUDITS
110
Uneven as if worn away. : EROSE
111
Most sound. : HALEST
114
Urbanize. : CITIFY
115
Lindbergh's nickname. : SLIM
116
They lived along upper Mississippi. : SACS
120
Small shield. : ECU
121
Short film. : TRAILER
123
With hand on hip, elbow outward. : AKIMBO
125
Be off guard. : NAP
126
Growing. : ACCRUING
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Seaport on Adriatic. : RIMINI
131
Island surrendered to China by Japan. : FORMOSA
133
Injuries. : TRAUMATA
134
Hesitated. : PAUSED
135
Not exposed. : UNNAKED
136
Expediter. : HASTENER
137
Invests. : ENDOWS
138
Margins for action: Colloq. : LEEWAYS
Down
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The Sequoia. : YACHT
2
Yellow pigment. : OCHER
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Dishonor. : SHAME
4
Loki's child. : HEL
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
6
Official paper. : DOCUMENT
7
Reddish blue-red. : ANEMONE
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Build of stone. : MASON
9
Element, its atomic number 26. : IRON
10
___ du pays. : MAL
11
About 2¾ lbs. in Egypt. : OKE
12
It enters the Meuse at Namur. : SAMBRE
13
Miss Kellermann. : ANNETTE
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Moslem title. : HAFIZ
15
Where Hué is. : ANAM
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Baselessness. : IDLENESS
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Mosaic piece. : TESSERA
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Incense. : IRE
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Financial wizard (1763–1848). : ASTOR
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___ Dame. : NOTRE
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Hat substitute. : SNOOD
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Pithy saying. : MOT
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Member of Dan Tobin's union. : TEAMSTER
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Moral. : ETHIC
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Feminine name. : CELIA
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Where Prime Minister Gerhardsen works. : OSLO
40
Members of hardy breed of cattle. : AYRSHIRES
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Ventures. : RISKS
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Tiresome persons: Slang. : PILLS
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Sacred creatures of anc. Egypt. : ASPS
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Rival. : MATCH
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Subtle emanations. : AURAE
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Large hamper. : CRATE
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American artist (1836–1910). : HOMER
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Tiny quantity. : IOTA
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Doddering. : INANE
52
General in Army Air Forces. : EAKER
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Faults. : SPOTS
55
Type of lace. : PILET
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Sidney Howard's first play. : SWORDS
60
Where Apia is. : SAMOA
62
Aphrodite's consort. : ARES
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Tiff: Colloq. : SPAT
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E. Indian trees; flowers yield dye. : TOONS
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Australian marsupial. : KOALA
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Caravansary. : SERAI
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Sore spot in the Middle East. : PALESTINE
72
Juts out. : BULGES
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Dull red Belgian marble. : RANCE
75
Set in order. : FILE
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Ration. : DOLE
77
Barbs of feather for artificial flies. : HERLS
78
Manila hemp. : ABACA
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Shut out. : DEBAR
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Australian Minister of External Affairs. : EVATT
81
Fit in nicely. : DOVETAIL
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Composer of "Il Trovatore." : VERDI
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Sanguinolent. : HEMAL
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Opus for practice. : ETUDE
86
Ponderous. : MASSY
88
Ancient literature of Hindus. : VEDA
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European blackbirds. : MERLS
90
City famous for tapestry. : ARRAS
93
"Elaine, the ___ maid of Astolat." : LILY
94
Foolish: Slang. : BATTY
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Genus including yellow fever mosquitos. : AEDES
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Countryman of Dr. Karl Renner. : AUSTRIAN
100
Stray article. : WAIF
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Wind instrument. : TROMBONE
103
Attire. : COSTUME
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Muse of music. : EUTERPE
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Replete. : BRIMFUL
109
Indian of Nicaragua. : DIRIAN
110
College bulldog. : ELI
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Tract of waste land. : HEATH
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Capital of Gold Coast. : ACCRA
113
Senator from Illinois on Pearl Harbor committee. : LUCAS
114
Cheroot. : CIGAR
115
Slideways. : SKIDS
117
E. Minnesota city on Mississippi. : ANOKA
118
He failed Mudville. : CASEY
119
Surveyor's nails used as airmarkers. : SPADS
122
Pay in poker. : ANTE
123
De novo. : ANEW
124
Where Alençon is. : ORNE
127
Routine method. : RUT
129
Abusive charges. : MUD
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Alike: Comb. form. : ISO
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Governor of Utah. : MAW

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 59 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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