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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 Down
1. 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
64. 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
71. Great treaty port, on Gulf of Chihli. : TIENTSIN
72. Chemical suffix. : INE
73. Injurer. : DAMAGER
75. Oregon's junior Senator. : MORSE
76. Simulate. : ACT
77. Italy's staff of life. : MACARONI
78. Strategic port near Yalta. : ODESSA
80. Marcher. : PARADER
83. Mountain lake. : TARN
85. Deep declivity. : ESCARP
89. Egg-shaped. : OVAL
90. Chester Gould's demon detective. : DICK
93. Dressed stone. : NIGGED
96. Algonkian Indian. : CREE
97. Enchanting. : MAGIC
99. ATC's big job. : TRANSPORT
101. Dice. : CUBES
102. In accord. : ATUNE
103. Of aircraft. : AERO
104. Project. : PLAN
105. Commercial center of Japan. : OSAKA
106. Enclosed. : CASED
107. Beautiful lake, 17 miles SE of Rome. : NEMI
108. ___ Cavalieri, opera star. : LINA
109. Taken out. : DELED
110. Expunge. : ERASE
111. Coast Guardess. : SPAR
112. Noted bridge builder (1820–87). : EADS
113. Wear away. : ERODE
1. Canada's favorite trees. : MAPLES
2. Builder of hanging nest. : ORIOLE
3. Airfield on Okinawa. : YONTAN
4. Islands between Borneo and Malaya. : NATUNAS
5. Son of Gaea. : EROS
6. German: Comb. form. : TEUTO
7. Ole ___, of stage and screen. : OLSEN
8. Hated. : DISLIKED
9. Cylindrical and tapering. : TERETE
10. Judge, in Turkey. : CADI
11. Began. : AROSE
12. Infant. : MINOR
13. Quislings. : PATRICIDES
14. Amounts. : SUMS
15. Iridescent. : OPALINE
16. Dope. : OPIATE
17. Hysteria. : NERVES
18. Revolutionary general (1742–86). : GREENE
29. Invalids. : VALETUDINARIANS
32. Presents. : BESTOWS
34. City S of Peiping. : CHAO
37. Having left a will. : TESTATE
39. Constituents of crude petroleum. : PROPANES
41. Pronoun. : ITS
43. Sector. : AREA
44. Feast day: Comb. form. : MAS
46. Makes even. : ALINES
47. Small depressions. : DENTS
48. Seaport on Sakhalin, former Jap capital. : OTOMARI
49. Fuel box. : COKEBIN
50. Jurisdiction of an Arab ruler. : AMIRATE
53. Strategic city, N Algeria. : TEBESSA
54. Exactly alike. : IDENTIC
55. Calamitous event. : PORTENT
57. ___ Louise of the screen. : ANITA
58. Dregs. : SEDIMENT
59. Extent. : LIMIT
61. City near Florence, Italy. : PELAGO
62. Goering's characteristic. : FATNESS
64. Eyes of the Navy. : RADAR
65. Constrained. : PRESSED
67. Ready helpers. : SAMARITANS
68. City in Pas-de-Calais. : AIRE
71. Bushy clump. : TOD
73. Father. : DAD
74. Scored on a single stroke: Tennis. : ACED
75. Where Urga is. : MONGOLIA
77. Belgian city of linens and laces, on Dyle River. : MALINES
79. Prosecutor. : ACCUSER
80. Fruit pulp. : POMACE
81. Incarnation. : AVATAR
82. Sicily's southernmost Province. : RAGUSA
84. Ruffle. : RIPPLE
86. West Indian lizard. : ARBALO
87. Exuded. : REEKED
88. Rearing, said of a horse. : PESADE
91. Crawl. : CREEP
92. Destiny. : KARMA
94. ___ Coulee. : GRAND
95. Heating devices. : ETNAS
98. Yield. : CEDE
100. Roulette wager on black. : NOIR
101. 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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