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WITH CLUES FROM THE DAY'S NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 1942

Author: Louis Baron
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 117
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 90-Across clue, added period after "inspired."
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 39
Across Down
1. Island of the Aleutians. : TANAGA
7. Talon. : CLAW
11. Benevolent. : GOOD
15. A South American President. : VARGAS
21. Gets up. : ARISES
22. U. S. fighter plane. : AIRACOBRA
24. Each. : APIECE
25. To make known. : IMPART
26. Types of American combat planes. : LOCKHEEDS
27. Formerly chief city of Peloponnesus. : SPARTA
28. Cut short. : LOP
29. Used in the morning. : MATIN
31. River islands. : AITS
32. Hitler propaganda specialty. : HATE
34. Russian local community. : MIR
35. God of love. : EROS
37. King Arthur's lance. : RON
38. Flexible twigs. : WYTHES
40. Hollow and curved. : CONCAVE
42. Line of sovereigns. : DYNASTY
44. Airplane: slang. : CRATE
45. Our price-ceiling office. : OPA
47. Feasted. : DINES
48. Victory symbol. : VEE
49. Slippery with mud. : SLIMY
50. Anti-democratic enemy of U. S. : FASCIST
52. Intrepidity. : VALOR
55. Heroic anti-Axis country. : CHINA
56. Hurl off the track. : DERAIL
57. Where German Governor General Terhoven rules. : OSLO
61. Devoured. : ATE
62. N. Pacific Sea. : BERING
64. War-scarred Russian river. : DON
65. Dutch genre painter (1613–1675). : LAER
67. Shade tree. : LIN
68. Measures of weight. : TONS
70. Gloomy darkness. : MURK
71. Clairvoyants. : MEDIUMS
73. Eben-___, Belgian fort taken by Nazis. : EMAEL
75. British plane. : SPITFIRE
77. Poisonous snakes of India. : BONGARS
78. U. S. rear Admiral. : BLANDY
79. Fabaceous tree of Southern Asia. : NARRA
80. Expand. : DISTEND
81. Yangtze ___. : KIANG
82. French historical painter (1780–1867). : INGRES
84. Rapid-growing trees. : POPLARS
85. Adherents to the doctrines of a famous German Socialist. : MARXISTS
88. Peep-show. : RAREE
89. Small boring tools. : GIMLETS
90. "Filled with fury, ___, inspired."—Collins. : RAPT
91. Small distance. : STEP
92. Ecclesiastical wine vessel. : AMA
93. Mend. : DARN
95. Japanese glucose made from rice paste. : AME
96. Supreme Court Justice. : MURPHY
98. High note. : ELA
99. Sheep ticks. : KEDS
101. V-shaped field fortifications. : REDANS
103. The unsinkable airplane carrier. : MALTA
104. Biting. : ACRID
106. Arise. : EMANATE
108. Burrowing animals. : MOLES
109. Up: comb. form. : ANO
110. American portrait painter (1741–1827). : PEALE
113. Unit of square measure. : ARE
114. Turkish copper coins. : PARAS
115. River in Kwangsi Province, China. : YUKIANG
119. "This scepter'd isle." : ENGLAND
121. Abounding in constellations. : STARRY
123. "The golden ___ of heaven."—Rossetti. : BAR
124. Jumping insect. : FLEA
125. Browned by the sun. : TAN
126. Christmas carol. : NOEL
128. Hawaiian royalty. : ALII
129. Tapestry. : TAPIS
131. Our Federally mutual uncle. : SAM
132. Russian stockades. : ETAPES
134. Offspring of Munich. : APPEASERS
137. Embattled African section. : SAHARA
139. Having fissures. : RIMOSE
140. Recent Russian battle site. : KRASNODAR
141. Temporary lulls in war. : TRUCES
142. Early Anglo-Saxon coins. : SCEATS
143. Great army. : HOST
144. Water scorpion. : NEPA
145. Curved swords. : SABERS
1. Shadowed. : TAILED
2. Assembly place for soldiers. : ARMORY
3. One of our enemies. : NIPPON
4. A king of Judah. : ASA
5. Disease-bearing organism. : GERM
6. Goddess of fertility. : ASTARTE
7. Chinese metal alloy. : CALIN
8. "The righteous are as bold as a ___."—Proverbs. : LION
9. Circle segment. : ARC
10. Honshu Island's seaport-capital. : WAKAYAMA
11. His last words were, "Light, more light!" : GOETHE
12. Corpulent. : OBESE
13. U. S. general (1818–1883). : ORD
14. Rush. : DASH
15. Town in Chieti Province, Italy. : VASTO
16. Annexes. : APPENDS
17. Narrow inlet. : RIA
18. An enemy national. : GERMAN
19. Busily bustling. : ACTIVE
20. Burned. : SEARES
23. English lawyer and author (1776–1841). : CHITTY
30. "Or sells eternity to get a ___."—Shakespeare. : TOY
33. Flowering plants of warm regions. : ACACIAS
36. Island near Guadalcanal. : SAVO
38. Subject to torsion. : WRING
39. "The wise who ___ but never roam."—Wordsworth. : SOAR
41. Quickly: Latin. : CITO
43. Follower of Mikhailovitch. : SERB
44. Tinkling sound. : CLINK
46. Book of the Old Testament. : PSALMS
49. English county. : SHIRE
50. Irish revolutionaries. : FENIANS
51. Island: Fr. : ILE
52. Large tubs. : VATS
53. On the apex of. : ATOP
54. A city to which a symphony is dedicated. : LENINGRAD
55. A pair of legs: anat. : CRURA
56. Famous ball team. : DODGERS
58. User of coined words. : SLANGSTER
59. German song. : LIED
60. Single. : ONLY
63. Oriental rulers. : EMIRS
64. Toothed. : DENTATE
66. Make languid. : RELAX
69. Fixed look. : STARE
71. Members of an Eastern religious group. : MOSLEMS
72. India bean used for forage. : URD
74. Scaly anteater. : MANIS
76. Liberated. : FREED
77. Type of plane. : BIPLANE
78. Beginning. : BIRTH
80. Brazilian gentleman. : DOM
81. Greek letter. : KAPPA
82. Site of British Mosul Oil interests. : IRAK
83. "A deed without a ___."—Macbeth. : NAME
84. Lyric poet of Greece (522–443 B. C.). : PINDAR
85. Markets. : MARTS
86. Member of low Hindu cast. : TELI
87. Plane of World War I. : SPAD
89. Explosive hand shell. : GRENADE
90. "Health that mocks the doctor's ___."—Whittier. : RULES
94. Constellation. : ARA
96. War-torn peninsula in the East. : MALAY
97. Fighting American. : YANK
100. Vend. : SELL
102. Sweetsop. : ATES
103. British Minister of Home Affairs. : MORRISON
105. Close-fitting cap. : COIF
107. Most sordid. : MEANEST
108. Robin Hood's sweetheart. : MARIAN
109. Ear specialists. : AURISTS
110. German explorer, co-founder of German East Africa. : PETERS
111. Descended from the same mother. : ENATIC
112. Extra name. : AGNAME
114. Most wan. : PALEST
115. One of the Japanese Caroline Islands. : YAP
116. Early Hitler conquest. : ALSACE
117. "I'd be ___, my God, to thee."—Adams. : NEARER
118. Basinlike prairie land: var. : GAMASS
120. Olfactory organs. : NOSES
122. Polynesian bark cloths. : TAPAS
123. Strategic seaport in South Irak. : BASRA
127. In India, 100,000 rupees. : LAKH
129. Snare. : TRAP
130. Cameroon native. : SARA
133. Kentucky blue grass. : POA
135. One in favor of. : PRO
136. Town in Yoruba, British West Africa. : EDE
138. Wheel's nave. : HUB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 107 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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