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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, November 25, 1945

Author:
Lester Keene
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 198
Across
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Assassinated at Cairo, Nov. 6, 1944. : MOYNE
6
Nazi engineering organization, built West Wall. : TODT
10
"Daily dozen" man. : CAMP
14
Chinese premier. : SOONG
19
Noisy. : AROAR
20
___ de Beaumont, New Zealand's high mountain. : ELIE
21
Song. : ARIA
22
Innermost. : UPPER
23
Piebald pony. : PINTO
24
Muzjik's habitat. : USSR
25
Prohibition. : DONT
26
La Guardia's French title. : MAIRE
27
Water lily. : LOTUS
28
Radio set of the future. : TELEVISOR
30
What Aesop was. : SLAVE
31
Warmth. : ELAN
32
___ Granville of the Screen. : BONITA
33
___ the Red, first "discoverer" of America. : ERIC
35
Indian of Bolivia. : ITEN
36
Treaty ratifier. : SENATE
38
Seaweed. : KELP
40
Victims of Jap co-prosperity. : CHINESE
42
Open ___. : SESAME
45
Diffuse. : ERADIATE
48
Oxalis. : OCA
51
Famous violin. : STRAD
52
Famous sword blades. : TOLEDOS
53
Cant. : TIP
56
Source of vitamin C. : TOMATOES
58
Abject. : SUPINE
59
Former name of Stilwell Road. : LEDO
60
Where Gen. Buckner fell. : OKINAWA
61
Ostentatious scholars. : PEDANTS
62
Filament. : FIBER
63
Deserves. : MERITS
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Regales again. : REDINES
65
Tile used for malting floors: Brewing. : PAMENT
66
Lessen. : ABATE
67
Salt solutions. : SALINES
68
Professional dancer. : ARTISTE
69
Orson's wife. : RITA
70
Sapphire. : ADAMAS
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Great treaty port, on Gulf of Chihli. : TIENTSIN
72
Chemical suffix. : INE
73
Injurer. : DAMAGER
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Oregon's junior Senator. : MORSE
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Simulate. : ACT
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Italy's staff of life. : MACARONI
78
Strategic port near Yalta. : ODESSA
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Marcher. : PARADER
83
Mountain lake. : TARN
85
Deep declivity. : ESCARP
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Egg-shaped. : OVAL
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Chester Gould's demon detective. : DICK
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Dressed stone. : NIGGED
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Algonkian Indian. : CREE
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Enchanting. : MAGIC
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ATC's big job. : TRANSPORT
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Dice. : CUBES
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In accord. : ATUNE
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Project. : PLAN
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Commercial center of Japan. : OSAKA
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Enclosed. : CASED
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Beautiful lake, 17 miles SE of Rome. : NEMI
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___ Cavalieri, opera star. : LINA
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Taken out. : DELED
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Coast Guardess. : SPAR
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Noted bridge builder (1820–87). : EADS
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Canada's favorite trees. : MAPLES
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Builder of hanging nest. : ORIOLE
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Airfield on Okinawa. : YONTAN
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Islands between Borneo and Malaya. : NATUNAS
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Son of Gaea. : EROS
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German: Comb. form. : TEUTO
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Ole ___, of stage and screen. : OLSEN
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Hated. : DISLIKED
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Cylindrical and tapering. : TERETE
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Judge, in Turkey. : CADI
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Began. : AROSE
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Infant. : MINOR
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Quislings. : PATRICIDES
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Amounts. : SUMS
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Iridescent. : OPALINE
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Dope. : OPIATE
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Hysteria. : NERVES
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Revolutionary general (1742–86). : GREENE
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Invalids. : VALETUDINARIANS
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Presents. : BESTOWS
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City S of Peiping. : CHAO
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Having left a will. : TESTATE
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Constituents of crude petroleum. : PROPANES
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Sector. : AREA
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Feast day: Comb. form. : MAS
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Makes even. : ALINES
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Small depressions. : DENTS
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Seaport on Sakhalin, former Jap capital. : OTOMARI
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Fuel box. : COKEBIN
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Jurisdiction of an Arab ruler. : AMIRATE
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Strategic city, N Algeria. : TEBESSA
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Exactly alike. : IDENTIC
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Calamitous event. : PORTENT
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___ Louise of the screen. : ANITA
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Dregs. : SEDIMENT
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Extent. : LIMIT
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City near Florence, Italy. : PELAGO
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Goering's characteristic. : FATNESS
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Eyes of the Navy. : RADAR
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Constrained. : PRESSED
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Ready helpers. : SAMARITANS
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City in Pas-de-Calais. : AIRE
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Bushy clump. : TOD
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Father. : DAD
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Scored on a single stroke: Tennis. : ACED
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Where Urga is. : MONGOLIA
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Belgian city of linens and laces, on Dyle River. : MALINES
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Prosecutor. : ACCUSER
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Fruit pulp. : POMACE
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Incarnation. : AVATAR
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Sicily's southernmost Province. : RAGUSA
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Ruffle. : RIPPLE
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West Indian lizard. : ARBALO
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Exuded. : REEKED
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Rearing, said of a horse. : PESADE
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Crawl. : CREEP
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Destiny. : KARMA
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___ Coulee. : GRAND
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Heating devices. : ETNAS
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Yield. : CEDE
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Roulette wager on black. : NOIR
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Digest. : CODE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 43 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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