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WORLD WIDE WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, November 21, 1943

Author:
W. W. Webster
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 628 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 82
W. W. Webster has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 70-Across clue, added umlaut over "u."
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 93
Across
1. Slaves of the Nazis. : GERMANS
8. Perish. : CRUMBLE
15. State of mental strength. : MORALE
21. Vast. : OCEANIC
22. Withdrawer. : RETIRER
23. Useless. : INUTILE
25. Battleship launched Feb. 16, 1942. : ALABAMA
26. Native of Massico Ridge. : ITALIAN
27. Avenging agencies. : NEMESES
28. One-third of a sleepy trio. : NOD
29. Antitoxin. : SERUM
31. Sailor on deck. : HAND
32. Youth beloved by Galatea. : ACIS
33. Conferred. : SAT
34. Shield of protection. : EGIS
36. Kings. : SIRES
38. Snuggled in. : NESTLED
40. Nobody. : NONE
41. Meat fats. : SUETS
43. Represent. : ENACT
45. Pittsburgh's ceiling zero. : SMOG
46. Father of Europa. : AGENOR
48. Spooky atmosphere. : EERINESS
50. 16½ feet. : ROD
52. Epochs. : ERAS
54. Water vessels. : EWERS
55. Machine-gun hideout. : NEST
56. Where the U.S.S. Savannah defied bombs. : SALERNO
58. Love. : EROS
60. Native of largest Grecian isle. : CRETAN
63. City in Sicily. : RAGUSA
64. Political mud pack. : SMEAR
66. Allied occupying government. : AMG
69. Letters of the alphabet. : OES
70. The late Atatürk. : KEMAL
72. Cut off. : SNIP
74. Fancier. : IMAGINER
76. One of the Tubuai islands, Oceania. : RAPA
78. Coin of ancient Rome. : SEMIS
80. Bitter drug. : ALOES
82. The Barber of Seville. : FIGARO
83. Gets back into shape: Colloq. : SLIMS
85. Bearing, manner: Fr. : TENUE
87. Dispatches. : SENDS
89. Merry caper. : ANTIC
90. Listed. : ITEMED
92. Icy pinnacle in a glacier. : SERAC
94. Country of ancient Troy. : TROAD
96. Heroine of "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
97. Crown a king. : CORONATE
99. Turkish title. : AGHA
101. Pertaining to Nehru's land. : INDIC
103. Lord: Dialect. : LOR
104. Art: Latin. : ARS
105. Elevate. : HOIST
107. Subject of poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay. : LIDICE
109. Worthless: Slang. : CHEESY
111. Sham attitude. : POSE
112. Irish church steward. : ERENACH
114. Hold a conference. : MEET
115. Beam tossed in a game. : CABER
118. ___-Coburg. : SAXE
120. Tarzan's colleague. : APE
121. Allied supreme war chief. : MARSHALL
125. Noah's landing field. : ARARAT
127. Trenches. : SAPS
129. Situated amid branches. : TREED
131. Redskin abode. : TEPEE
132. Europe's oppressor. : NAZI
133. Winter apples. : RUSSETS
136. Breed. : SPAWN
138. Cinderella's original costume. : RAGS
139. Port of Turku, Finland's second city. : ABO
140. City on the Aar River. : BERN
141. Division of Algeria. : ORAN
143. Brown ermine. : STOAT
145. Feast day: Comb. form. : MAS
146. Scenic presentation. : DIORAMA
148. Yugolsavia seaport. : SPALATO
150. Demolish. : RUINATE
152. Sword of St. George. : ASKELON
153. The fields of Paradise. : ELYSIUM
154. Foresters. : TREEMEN
155. Animals allied to the horse. : TAPIRS
156. Takes umbrage. : RESENTS
157. Outdo. : SURPASS
Down
1. Pertaining to Portuguese India. : GOANESE
2. Bucolic poem. : ECLOGUE
3. Better prepared. : READIER
4. "In shape no bigger than an agate-stone." : MAB
5. Duck genus. : ANAS
6. Historic town in south of France. : NIMES
7. Most jittery. : SCARIEST
8. Russia's "Florida." : CRIMEA
9. Soak flax. : RET
10. Herbert B. Maw is its Governor. : UTAH
11. Bombed city in northern Italy. : MILAN
12. Pickling solutions. : BRINES
13. Sailors who take soundings. : LEADSMEN
14. Sea eagle. : ERN
15. Talk with affected nicety. : MINCE
16. New York lake. : ONEIDA
17. West Indies liquors. : RUMS
18. Gobbled up. : ATE
19. Commune near Milan. : LISSONE
20. A voyager to the Antipodes. : ELEANOR
24. Ethereal salts. : ESTERS
30. Shapely vessels. : URNS
32. Seaweed. : ALGA
35. Treat stingily. : STINT
37. Scrawny animal. : SCRAG
39. Spanish bulls. : TOROS
40. Man bites dog. : NEWS
42. Jap style of attack. : SNEAK
44. Cough syrup balsams. : TOLUS
47. Birthplace of Stalin. : GEORGIA
49. Anglo-Saxon slaves. : ESNES
51. 550-mile tributary of the Dnieper. : DESNA
53. Appear. : SEEM
56. Salty. : SALINE
57. Communication lines. : RAILS
59. Australia's air fighters. : RAAF
60. Island French and Italians seized from Nazis. : CORSICA
61. Florida business man. : REALTOR
62. Spotters. : ESPIERS
63. Egyptian dynasty. : RAMESES
65. Badly accomplished. : MISDONE
66. First name of "Penguin Island" author (1844–1924). : ANATOLE
67. Sheep. : MERINOS
68. Most vital store. : GROCERY
71. Convened. : MET
73. Verse-maker. : POET
75. Fire: comb.form. : IGNI
77. Ammunition: Soldier's slang. : AMMO
79. Koran chapter. : SURA
81. Fortify with vitamins. : ENRICH
84. Brazilian lady. : SENHORA
86. American flier. : EAGLE
88. Doleful. : SAD
91. Large Philippine trees for fruit, cordage. : DAOS
93. Signer of Moscow Declarations. : CHINA
95. Bone-roller. : DICER
98. Cravats. : TIES
100. Fit by change. : ADAPT
102. Treasury. : CHEST
106. Coke R. Stevenson is its Governor. : TEXAS
108. Refrigerants. : ICERS
110. Hypothetical medium. : ETHER
111. Persian fairy. : PERI
113. Restock. : REPEOPLE
114. Mustard cresses. : MADWORTS
115. A patroller of the North Atlantic. : CANADA
116. Orientalist. : ARABIST
117. U. S. Army's two-man anti-tank gun. : BAZOOKA
119. League: Abbr. : ASSN
121. Kernel. : MEAT
122. Shattered Gilbert island. : APAMAMA
123. Ambassadors. : LEGATES
124. Slackens. : LESSENS
126. Quake. : TREMOR
128. Wandering dogies. : STRAYS
130. Medicinal salts. : EPSOMS
134. Indians of Bolivia. : URANS
135. Mud volcano. : SALSE
137. Bombed isle near the Gilberts. : NAURU
140. Famous isle next to Java. : BALI
142. Own: Scot. : NAIN
144. Row of seats. : TIER
147. Name: Slang. : REP
148. Italian title. : SER
149. Come, come! : TUT
151. Russia's new economic policy. : NEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 78 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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