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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, November 22, 1942

Author: Isaac Kert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { W }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 108
Isaac Kert has 30 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 95-Across clue had comma before end quote; changed to period.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 41
Across Down
1. Criminals rounded up by the F. B. I. : SABOTEURS
10. Egyptian salt bogs depression. : QATTARA
17. Philippine city conquered by Japs. : CEBU
21. Malediction. : EXECRATION
23. Anonymous. : UNNAMED
24. Birds of a feather. : AVES
25. Square meters. : CENTARES
26. Culminate in some result. : EVENTUATE
28. 63,360 inches. : MILE
29. Canticles. : ODES
30. Something captured. : PRIZE
31. Horrifies. : APPALLS
33. Assailed. : MOBBED
36. Egyptian capital. : CAIRO
37. Pertaining to Shem's descendants. : SEMITIC
40. Succulent plants. : ALOES
41. Early inhabitant of Southwest England. : SARSEN
42. Drudgery. : TOIL
43. The mediant: Mus. : THIRD
47. Drop of saline fluid. : TEAR
48. Assay again. : RETEST
49. A German. : HANS
50. Pelter. : STONER
51. ___ Islands, part of the Aleutians. : RAT
52. Part of the name of a Spanish-Irish statesman. : VALERA
53. Fundamental element. : KEYSTONE
55. View: Fr. : VUE
56. First note in Guido's scale. : UT
57. Becomes serious. : SOBERS
58. Bunkers. : BINS
59. Pay regard to. : HEAR
60. Football player. : END
61. Greek city-states exercising leadership. : HEGEMONS
63. Particles of the desert. : SAND
64. Speaks imperfectly. : LISPS
65. Equip. : RIG
66. Mountain spur. : ARETE
67. Native of Moroccan seaport near Gibraltar. : TANGERINE
69. Poker stake. : ANTE
70. Packers. : BALERS
72. Swiss canton, its capital Lausanne. : VAUD
73. Chess piece. : ROOK
74. Calling. : CAREER
76. Armenian river, 635 miles to the Kura. : ARAS
77. He drafted the Declaration of Independence. : JEFFERSON
79. Family residences. : HOMES
80. Radio company. : NBC
81. Abbreviated. : SHORT
83. Fight. : RIOT
84. Set free. : RELEASED
87. Small horse. : TIT
88. Japanese admiral. : TOGO
89. Stupid person: slang. : GOON
90. Originates. : BEGINS
91. Kings: abbr. : KI
92. Japanese Minister of Propaganda. : ITO
93. German bombers. : HEINKELS
95. "If you wish to converse with me, ___ your terms."—Voltaire. : DEFINE
96. Inlet. : RIA
97. Lodged. : NESTED
99. Ireland. : EIRE
100. American engraver. : REVERE
101. Repair. : MEND
102. President of the A. F. of L. : GREEN
103. Egyptian alloy of gold or silver. : ASEM
104. Species. : GENERA
105. Scorch. : SINGE
106. Small square moldings. : LISTELS
108. Transportation essentials. : RAILS
109. Consecrated oil. : CHRISM
110. Skunk. : POLECAT
113. New Zealand trees. : RATAS
114. Operatic solo. : ARIA
115. Javanese poisonous tree. : UPAS
116. Engaged in pelagic depredation. : PIRATICAL
120. Deluge. : INUNDATE
124. German. : NAZI
125. Hoot. : ULULATE
126. Russian city taken by Germans. : SEVASTOPOL
128. Beverages. : ALES
129. Indigenes. : NATIVES
130. Reclaimers. : RESTORERS
1. Dry, as wine. : SEC
2. Cutting implement. : AXE
3. Famous timepiece. : BEN
4. Important month in Russian history. : OCTOBER
5. Customary pursuits. : TRADES
6. Auriculate. : EARED
7. North American Indians. : UTES
8. Japanese measures. : RIS
9. "And ___ to bed." : SO
10. Exiled Eastern President. : QUEZON
11. The last of the Stuart sovereigns. : ANNE
12. Shell-filling. : TNT
13. Greek letter. : TAU
14. Wine vessel. : AMA
15. Peddle or carry about. : RETAIL
16. Proficient. : ADEPT
17. President of Mexico. : CAMACHO
18. "___ perpetually tends to disappear."—Spencer. : EVIL
19. Famous Scottish-American inventor. : BELL
20. Consumes. : USES
22. Portia's waiting maid. : NERISSA
27. Swiss Protestant Reformer (1511–1571). : VIRET
30. Peelers. : PARERS
32. Fruit-stoners. : PITTERS
33. Contested Mediterranean port. : MATRUH
34. Salt of oleic acid. : OLEATE
35. Watercraft. : BOAT
36. Purveys. : CATERS
37. Props. : STAYS
38. Geologic cycles. : EONS
39. Consider wrongly. : MISTHINK
41. Moon goddess. : SELENE
44. "Capital of the Highlands." : INVERNESS
45. Reconcile. : REUNITE
46. Mine sweeper. : DREDGER
48. Marble polishing blocks. : RABOTS
49. Airfield on Guadalcanal. : HENDERSON
50. Offhand. : SNAP
52. Facial bone. : VOMER
53. Canadian Prime Minister. : KING
54. Platinum looped wire. : OESE
57. Dries up. : SERES
58. Small military flag. : BANDEROLE
62. Glucose obtained from milk-sugar. : GALACTOSE
63. ___ conduit: Fr. : SAUF
64. Symbol of England's strength. : LION
67. Twenty-seventh President. : TAFT
68. American statesman, a founder of the World Court, 1920. : ROOT
69. Districts. : AREAS
70. Discoverer of insulin. : BANTING
71. A judge. : ARBITER
72. Native of an Italian province. : VERONESE
74. Growing in: suffix. : COLINE
75. Agreeable. : AMENE
77. An ascetic: var. : JOGI
78. Spanish rivers. : RIOS
79. The journey of Mohammed from Mecca. : HEGIRA
81. Having power to animate. : STHENIC
82. Tilled. : HOED
84. Alludes. : REFERS
85. Augmentations. : EKINGS
86. Crown. : DIADEM
89. Bacteria. : GERMS
90. Slants off. : BEVELS
94. German seaport, target of R.A.F. : KIEL
95. Disavowals. : DENIALS
96. Italian painter (1575–1642). : RENI
98. Social or individual progress. : TELESIS
100. Spanish lasso. : REATA
101. Bay window. : MIRADOR
103. King of the Huns. : ATTILA
104. Charms. : GRACES
105. Primitive cult of Japan. : SHINTO
107. Strategic heights near Sevastopol. : SAPUN
109. Hard, thin coating. : CRUST
110. Military capital of the Dekkan, India. : PUNA
111. Girasol. : OPAL
112. Waste in sloth. : LAZE
113. Formal practice. : RITE
114. Genus of ducks. : ANAS
117. Wheel track. : RUT
118. The Fourth Caliph. : ALI
119. Hebrew letter. : TAV
120. I have: contr. : IVE
121. Quadrumane. : APE
122. Rugged hill. : TOR
123. Powerful deities. : ELS
127. Norse war god. : ER

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 95 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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