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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.
David Steinberg notes:

In 90-Across clue, added period after "inspired."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 39
Across
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
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"This scepter'd isle." : ENGLAND
121
Abounding in constellations. : STARRY
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"The golden ___ of heaven."—Rossetti. : BAR
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Jumping insect. : FLEA
125
Browned by the sun. : TAN
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Christmas carol. : NOEL
128
Hawaiian royalty. : ALII
129
Tapestry. : TAPIS
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Our Federally mutual uncle. : SAM
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Russian stockades. : ETAPES
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Offspring of Munich. : APPEASERS
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Embattled African section. : SAHARA
139
Having fissures. : RIMOSE
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Recent Russian battle site. : KRASNODAR
141
Temporary lulls in war. : TRUCES
142
Early Anglo-Saxon coins. : SCEATS
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Great army. : HOST
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Water scorpion. : NEPA
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Curved swords. : SABERS
Down
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Shadowed. : TAILED
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Assembly place for soldiers. : ARMORY
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One of our enemies. : NIPPON
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A king of Judah. : ASA
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Disease-bearing organism. : GERM
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Goddess of fertility. : ASTARTE
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Chinese metal alloy. : CALIN
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"The righteous are as bold as a ___."—Proverbs. : LION
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Circle segment. : ARC
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Honshu Island's seaport-capital. : WAKAYAMA
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His last words were, "Light, more light!" : GOETHE
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Corpulent. : OBESE
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U. S. general (1818–1883). : ORD
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Rush. : DASH
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Town in Chieti Province, Italy. : VASTO
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Annexes. : APPENDS
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Narrow inlet. : RIA
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An enemy national. : GERMAN
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Busily bustling. : ACTIVE
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Burned. : SEARES
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English lawyer and author (1776–1841). : CHITTY
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"Or sells eternity to get a ___."—Shakespeare. : TOY
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Flowering plants of warm regions. : ACACIAS
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Island near Guadalcanal. : SAVO
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Subject to torsion. : WRING
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"The wise who ___ but never roam."—Wordsworth. : SOAR
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Quickly: Latin. : CITO
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Follower of Mikhailovitch. : SERB
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Tinkling sound. : CLINK
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Book of the Old Testament. : PSALMS
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English county. : SHIRE
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Irish revolutionaries. : FENIANS
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Island: Fr. : ILE
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Large tubs. : VATS
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On the apex of. : ATOP
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A city to which a symphony is dedicated. : LENINGRAD
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A pair of legs: anat. : CRURA
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Famous ball team. : DODGERS
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User of coined words. : SLANGSTER
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German song. : LIED
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Single. : ONLY
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Oriental rulers. : EMIRS
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Toothed. : DENTATE
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Make languid. : RELAX
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Fixed look. : STARE
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Members of an Eastern religious group. : MOSLEMS
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India bean used for forage. : URD
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Scaly anteater. : MANIS
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Liberated. : FREED
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Type of plane. : BIPLANE
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Beginning. : BIRTH
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Brazilian gentleman. : DOM
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Greek letter. : KAPPA
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Site of British Mosul Oil interests. : IRAK
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"A deed without a ___."—Macbeth. : NAME
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Lyric poet of Greece (522–443 B. C.). : PINDAR
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Markets. : MARTS
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Member of low Hindu cast. : TELI
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Plane of World War I. : SPAD
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Explosive hand shell. : GRENADE
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"Health that mocks the doctor's ___."—Whittier. : RULES
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Constellation. : ARA
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War-torn peninsula in the East. : MALAY
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Fighting American. : YANK
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Vend. : SELL
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Sweetsop. : ATES
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British Minister of Home Affairs. : MORRISON
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Close-fitting cap. : COIF
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Most sordid. : MEANEST
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Robin Hood's sweetheart. : MARIAN
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Ear specialists. : AURISTS
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German explorer, co-founder of German East Africa. : PETERS
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Descended from the same mother. : ENATIC
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Extra name. : AGNAME
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Most wan. : PALEST
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One of the Japanese Caroline Islands. : YAP
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Early Hitler conquest. : ALSACE
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"I'd be ___, my God, to thee."—Adams. : NEARER
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Basinlike prairie land: var. : GAMASS
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Olfactory organs. : NOSES
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Polynesian bark cloths. : TAPAS
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Strategic seaport in South Irak. : BASRA
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In India, 100,000 rupees. : LAKH
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Snare. : TRAP
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Cameroon native. : SARA
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Kentucky blue grass. : POA
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One in favor of. : PRO
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Town in Yoruba, British West Africa. : EDE
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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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