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GLOBAL REPORTER

New York Times, Sunday, November 26, 1944

Author:
Lester Keene
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 60, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 514 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
Lester Keene has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 146
Across
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First capture in Normandy. : BAYEUX
7
British Ambassador to U. S. : HALIFAX
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Governor-elect Tobin's capital. : BOSTON
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Russian port. : ODESSA
21
Land named after Vespucci. : AMERICA
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Charge. : IMPUTE
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Pet lamb. : COSSET
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Legendary traitor to Roland. : GANELON
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Where Wright Field is. : DAYTON
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Pays one part. : ANTES
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Vedic fire god. : AGNI
28
Translator of Bible into German, 1522. : LUTHER
30
___ Helen Lighty Johnson. : OSA
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Charge against property. : LIEN
32
Suffering. : AILING
34
Bony food fish. : SHAD
35
Albanian river, 170 miles to Adriatic. : DRIN
36
Town in Seine-et-Oise, France. : SARCELLES
38
Girl's name: Spanish. : ESTER
40
___ Aurunca, near Naples. : SESSA
41
Shade trees. : ELMS
42
Weaver caste, Assam. : TANTI
44
Language of S. Africa. : TAAL
46
Scotch cap. : TAM
49
Hog. : BOAR
51
Where LST's land. : BEACH
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Being preceding man. : PREMAN
57
Capital of Ancash, Peru. : HUARAS
59
An abrasive. : EMERY
61
Water. : IRRIGATE
63
White-tailed eagle. : ERNE
64
Language of Philippines. : TAGALA
66
Stearic acid salts. : STEARATES
67
Dwelling place of the Muses. : AONIA
69
Dependent country. : SATELLITE
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One end raised. : ATILT
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Become known. : TRANSPIRE
74
Compound of iodine. : IODIDE
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___ de Beaumont, lofty N. Z. mountain. : ELIE
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Butter-and-eggs. : RANSTEAD
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Possession. : ASSET
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Elevator. : LADDER
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Nazi general who surrendered 20,000 men. : ELSTER
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Mud volcano. : SALSE
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Dutch city. : EDAM
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___ poetica. : ARS
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Fourth largest lake. : ARAL
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Agitates. : STIRS
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Son of Seth. : ENOS
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___ Domingo. : SANTO
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English racing center. : EPSOM
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Found on Mount Wilson. : TELESCOPE
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Steadfast. : TRUE
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Ancient home of Ireland's kings. : TARA
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Texas cat. : OCELOT
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Chores: Scot. : ORRA
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Jap song. : UTA
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Captured town in Naga Hills. : KOHIMA
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Britain's uninvited guest. : HESS
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Sautes. : FRIES
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Town in W. French Guinea. : KINDIA
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Flying boat. : VENTURA
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Most ancient. : OLDEST
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Rise. : ASCEND
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Properties. : ESTATES
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___ Chapelle, Paris shrine. : SAINTE
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Constant. : STEADY
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Rippers. : TEARERS
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Part of a motor. : STATOR
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Brass instrument mouthpieces. : BOCALS
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Feast of Adonis. : ADONIA
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Time period: Poet. : YESTER
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"Time is of the ___." : ESSENCE
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Utilizes. : USES
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Totem pole. : XAT
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Dispute. : HAGGLE
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Member of Amana Society. : AMANIST
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Father of U.S.S.R. : LENIN
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Choler. : IRE
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Permeate. : FILL
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Auditory. : ACOUSTIC
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City in W. Thrace. : XANTHE
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Waited. : BIDED
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Captor of Jerusalem. : OMAR
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Mata Hari. : SPY
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Teachers. : TUTORS
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Mishearing of spoken sounds. : OTOSIS
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Alaskan district. : NENANA
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___ Craig, island off Scotland. : AILSA
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Stag. : HART
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Nearly. : ALMOST
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Chief commander: Ital. : GENERALISSIMO
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Authorized. : DELEGATED
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Island off Tuscany. : ELBA
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Remain. : STAY
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Body: Hindu Philos. : SARIRA
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The poplar. : ABELE
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Harbor on W. coast of Guam. : APRA
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Scene of conflict. : THEATRE
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Dawnlike. : AURORAL
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Hexosans: Chem. : MANNANS
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Esteems. : REGARDS
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Uriah, the ___. : HITTITE
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"Waltzing ___." : MATILDA
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Studio. : ATELIER
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Homesteaders. : NESTERS
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Reinstall. : REINSTATE
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Spouse. : MATE
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Lazear's co-worker in Cuba, 1900. : REED
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Where the most people are. : ASIA
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Border. : SIDE
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Star: Comb. form. : ASTERO
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Defeated candidate. : LOSER
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Foreign quarter, Istanbul. : PERA
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Kite. : ELANET
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Palo ___, California. : ALTO
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Radio comic. : AMOS
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Native of N. E. India. : ASSAMESE
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Island of the Cyclades. : DELOS
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Jacob's first wife. : LEAH
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Pilot. : STEERER
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City near Catania, Sicily. : SCORDIA
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Nazi dive-bombers. : STUKAS
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Expert. : ARTIST
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A shade of difference. : NUANCE
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Hedge shrub. : PRIVET
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Disputed region: Ger. : ELSASS
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The East. : ORIENT
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Instantly. : PRESTO
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S. Pacific island, archaeologists' paradise. : EASTER
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Sycophant. : TOADY
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Paratrooper's equipment. : CHUTE
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Sort. : KIND
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Egyptian goddess. : ANTA
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Insipid. : FLAT
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Goddess: Latin. : DEA
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Pitch. : TAR
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Office of Strategic Services. : OSS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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