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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
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 146
Across Down
1. First capture in Normandy. : BAYEUX
7. British Ambassador to U. S. : HALIFAX
14. Governor-elect Tobin’s capital. : BOSTON
20. Russian port. : ODESSA
21. Land named after Vespucci. : AMERICA
22. Charge. : IMPUTE
23. Pet lamb. : COSSET
24. Legendary traitor to Roland. : GANELON
25. Where Wright Field is. : DAYTON
26. Pays one part. : ANTES
27. Vedic fire god. : AGNI
28. Translator of Bible into German, 1522. : LUTHER
30. ___ Helen Lighty Johnson. : OSA
31. 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
53. 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
71. One end raised. : ATILT
72. Become known. : TRANSPIRE
74. Compound of iodine. : IODIDE
76. ___ de Beaumont, lofty N. Z. mountain. : ELIE
77. Butter-and-eggs. : RANSTEAD
78. Possession. : ASSET
79. Elevator. : LADDER
81. Nazi general who surrendered 20,000 men. : ELSTER
82. Mud volcano. : SALSE
84. Dutch city. : EDAM
86. ___ poetica. : ARS
87. Fourth largest lake. : ARAL
89. Agitates. : STIRS
91. Son of Seth. : ENOS
93. ___ Domingo. : SANTO
96. English racing center. : EPSOM
98. Found on Mount Wilson. : TELESCOPE
103. Steadfast. : TRUE
104. Ancient home of Ireland’s kings. : TARA
105. Texas cat. : OCELOT
107. Chores: Scot. : ORRA
108. Jap song. : UTA
109. Captured town in Naga Hills. : KOHIMA
111. Britain’s uninvited guest. : HESS
112. Sautes. : FRIES
113. Town in W. French Guinea. : KINDIA
115. Flying boat. : VENTURA
117. Most ancient. : OLDEST
118. Rise. : ASCEND
119. Properties. : ESTATES
120. ___ Chapelle, Paris shrine. : SAINTE
121. Constant. : STEADY
122. Rippers. : TEARERS
123. Part of a motor. : STATOR
1. Brass instrument mouthpieces. : BOCALS
2. Feast of Adonis. : ADONIA
3. Time period: Poet. : YESTER
4. “Time is of the ___.” : ESSENCE
5. Utilizes. : USES
6. Totem pole. : XAT
7. Dispute. : HAGGLE
8. Member of Amana Society. : AMANIST
9. Father of U.S.S.R. : LENIN
10. Choler. : IRE
11. Permeate. : FILL
12. Auditory. : ACOUSTIC
13. City in W. Thrace. : XANTHE
14. Waited. : BIDED
15. Captor of Jerusalem. : OMAR
16. Mata Hari. : SPY
17. Teachers. : TUTORS
18. Mishearing of spoken sounds. : OTOSIS
19. Alaskan district. : NENANA
27. ___ Craig, island off Scotland. : AILSA
29. Stag. : HART
32. Nearly. : ALMOST
33. Chief commander: Ital. : GENERALISSIMO
35. Authorized. : DELEGATED
37. Island off Tuscany. : ELBA
39. Remain. : STAY
40. Body: Hindu Philos. : SARIRA
43. The poplar. : ABELE
45. Harbor on W. coast of Guam. : APRA
46. Scene of conflict. : THEATRE
47. Dawnlike. : AURORAL
48. Hexosans: Chem. : MANNANS
50. Esteems. : REGARDS
52. Uriah, the ___. : HITTITE
54. “Waltzing ___.” : MATILDA
55. Studio. : ATELIER
56. Homesteaders. : NESTERS
58. Reinstall. : REINSTATE
60. Spouse. : MATE
62. Lazear’s co-worker in Cuba, 1900. : REED
65. Where the most people are. : ASIA
66. Border. : SIDE
68. Star: Comb. form. : ASTERO
70. Defeated candidate. : LOSER
73. Foreign quarter, Istanbul. : PERA
75. Kite. : ELANET
78. Palo ___, California. : ALTO
80. Radio comic. : AMOS
83. Native of N. E. India. : ASSAMESE
85. Island of the Cyclades. : DELOS
88. Jacob’s first wife. : LEAH
90. Pilot. : STEERER
92. City near Catania, Sicily. : SCORDIA
93. Nazi dive-bombers. : STUKAS
94. Expert. : ARTIST
95. A shade of difference. : NUANCE
97. Hedge shrub. : PRIVET
99. Disputed region: Ger. : ELSASS
100. The East. : ORIENT
101. Instantly. : PRESTO
102. S. Pacific island, archaeologists’ paradise. : EASTER
104. Sycophant. : TOADY
106. Paratrooper’s equipment. : CHUTE
109. Sort. : KIND
110. Egyptian goddess. : ANTA
112. Insipid. : FLAT
114. Goddess: Latin. : DEA
116. Pitch. : TAR
117. Office of Strategic Services. : OSS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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