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NEWS FROM THE TELETYPE

New York Times, Sunday, December 2, 1945

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 69 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 199
Across Down
1. Oswego's lake. : ONTARIO
8. Writers of the Constitution. : FRAMERS
15. Source of atomic power. : URANIUM
22. British city opposite Hong Kong. : KOWLOON
23. Pest of U. S. rice fields. : RICERAT
24. Self-reproach. : REMORSE
25. Ape. : IMITATE
26. Unfolded. : EVOLUTE
27. Real estate held in absolute independence: Law. : ALODIUM
28. Kobold. : NIS
29. Stool pigeon. : RAT
30. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
31. Preserve. : CAN
32. Nothing. : NIL
33. Indemnity for killing: Early Scots law. : CRO
34. Pilaster. : ANTA
36. Sverige. : SWEDEN
38. The new age. : ATOMIC
40. Astringent pods used for tanning. : PIPI
41. Biographer of Washington. : WEEMS
43. Repute. : ODOR
44. On the ocean. : ASEA
45. Starer. : GAZER
46. Antenna. : AERIAL
48. Wasted away. : EMACIATED
52. Commander in Chief of Polish land, sea and air forces. : ANDERS
53. Sutures. : SEAMS
55. Congressman's title: Abbr. : HON
56. Author of "The White Company" (1859–1930). : DOYLE
58. City on Tokyo Bay. : YOKOHAMA
62. Vessels. : JUNKS
64. Carpers. : CAVILERS
69. Embroidery cord: Var. : ARASENE
70. Industrial district, Kyushu Island. : SATSUMA
72. Of a secret order. : MASONIC
73. Quinine trees. : KINAS
74. Belgian marble. : RANCE
76. Dividing walls. : SEPTA
78. Slender graceful woman. : SYLPH
79. Personification of Truth. : UNA
80. Where Baghdad is. : IRAK
81. Siamese. : TAIS
82. Sherbet. : ICE
83. Ration disk. : TOKEN
86. Anathema. : CURSE
88. Major Joppolo. : MARCH
89. SW county of England. : DEVON
91. Order of Arachnida. : ACARIDA
93. Natives of Seoul. : KOREANS
95. Corresponding segment. : ISOMERE
97. Being tossed: Rare. : TOSSMENT
99. Water-raising wheel. : NORIA
100. Salaries. : STIPENDS
101. Author of "The Master Builder" (1828–1906). : IBSEN
103. Rostov's river. : DON
104. Tributary of the Elbe River. : SAALE
105. Swaggers. : STRUTS
109. Urgent need. : NECESSITY
112. "Beast of Belsen." : KRAMER
117. ___ Eugen, former German cruiser. : PRINZ
118. A coach and ___. : FOUR
119. Dummy whist for three players. : MORT
121. Abstracted. : STOLE
122. Assistant officer. : AIDE
123. Order whose motto is "Honi soit qui mal y pense." : GARTER
125. Rise. : APPEAR
127. Of Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
128. Man's nickname. : NED
129. Continent: Abbr. : EUR
130. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
131. Silkworm. : ERI
132. "The fairies' midwife." : MAB
134. Bill Robinson's forte. : TAP
135. Mohammedan. : ISLAMIC
137. Acetate of salicylic acid. : ASPIRIN
139. Russia's bread basket. : UKRAINE
141. Barren. : STERILE
142. Lounging. : LOLLING
143. Connecting link. : LIAISON
144. Proclaims. : HERALDS
145. Graving tools. : STYLETS
146. Designers. : STYLERS
1. Gateway to Japan. : OKINAWA
2. Candidate. : NOMINEE
3. Typhoon. : TWISTER
4. High in pitch. : ALT
5. Laugh loudly. : ROAR
6. Jots. : IOTAS
7. Knockout punch. : ONETWO
8. The Four ___. : FREEDOMS
9. The Midi. : RIVIERA
10. Nut. : ACORN
11. Honey. : MEL
12. Caterpillar. : ERUCA
13. Drum beat. : RATATAT
14. Contracted: Med. : STENOSED
15. Muse of astronomy. : URANIA
16. Memento. : RELIC
17. City NE of Teheran. : AMOL
18. Land to which Cain was banished. : NOD
19. Make Irish. : IRICIZE
20. Illegal seizer. : USURPER
21. Biographies. : MEMOIRS
35. Lover. : AMI
37. Dropsy. : EDEMA
39. Bordeaux claret. : MEDOC
40. Travel on foot. : PAD
42. Obis. : SASHES
45. Laminated rock. : GNEISS
47. Incline. : LEAN
49. First used from balloon, 1797. : CHUTE
50. Compounds of atoms and electrons. : IONS
51. Elephant goad. : ANKUS
52. Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
54. Yanks. : AMERICANS
57. Captured "Tiger of Malaya." : YAMASHITA
58. Bay on SE coast of Alaska. : YAKUTAT
59. Ciudad Bolivar's river. : ORINOCO
60. Hawaiian natives. : KANAKAS
61. ___ Johnson, African explorer. : OSA
62. Chief prosecutor in Nuremberg trials. : JACKSON
63. Composer of "Bartered Bride." : SMETANA
65. Nora Charles. : LOY
66. Animate. : ENLIVEN
67. Part of a parachute. : RIPCORD
68. Anc. Greek road measures. : SCHENES
70. "Cruise of the ___."—London : SNARK
71. Armadillos. : APARS
75. Dutch island SW of New Guinea. : ARU
77. Twitching. : TIC
84. Bitter vetch. : ERS
85. Chief of Naval Operations. : NIMITZ
87. Wear away. : ERODE
88. Conduits. : MAINS
89. Race track touts. : DOPERS
90. A gossip: Dial. : EME
92. Socialist candidate for President, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912. : DEBS
94. Minor planet. : EROS
96. Product of Bombyx Mori. : SILK
98. Purport. : TENOR
100. Former High Commissioner, P. I. : SAYRE
102. Non-belligerents. : NEUTRALS
104. Mine excavations. : STOPINGS
105. A State Dept. major problem. : SPANISH
106. Disputed port. : TRIESTE
107. Perforator. : RIDDLER
108. One: Fr. : UNE
110. French cannon. : CREUSOT
111. Stamp. : IMPRINT
113. Luzon Negrito. : ATA
114. Tenon and ___. : MORTISE
115. Former occupant of White House. : ELEANOR
116. Resumes. : REOPENS
118. Fiascos. : FARCES
120. Natives of Ceylon. : TAMULS
123. Fellowship. : GUILD
124. Answer. : REPLY
125. Eagle's nest. : AERIE
126. Large bamboo raft: Sumatra. : RAKIT
129. ___ Jannings, former movie star. : EMIL
133. Harsh cry. : BRAY
136. The Altar. : ARA
138. Misfortune. : ILL
140. Be indisposed. : AIL

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 56 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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