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New York Times, Sunday, December 3, 1944

Author: Louis Jenkins
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 61
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 147
Across Down
1. City near Hong Kong. : TAIPO
6. Islands, capital Mariehamn. : ALAND
11. Oriental bishops. : ABBAS
16. Spars. : MASTS
21. Stranger. : ODDER
22. City 25 miles west of Venice. : PADUA
23. Oil island near Curaçao, shelled 1942. : ARUBA
24. Town in Sicily. : AGIRA
25. Key city in East Prussia. : KOENIGSBERG
27. Sea between Queensland and New Hebrides. : CORAL
28. Of the ninth degree. : NONIC
29. City on Mures River, Rumania. : ARAD
30. Seaport in North Ireland. : LARNE
31. Sound: Comb. form. : PHON
32. Russian island in Arctic Ocean. : VAIGACH
34. Assent. : YES
35. Constituent of poi. : TARO
36. Stalled. : MIRED
38. Navigate. : SAIL
39. Hawaiian pines. : IES
40. Cordage-tree. : SIDA
41. Creator of Little Eyolf, 1894. : IBSEN
42. Chief port, east coast of India. : MADRAS
44. On the stir. : ABOUT
47. Carousals. : SPREES
49. Hannibal's adversary. : CATO
50. Breed of horse. : ARAB
54. City on the Tagus. : LISBON
56. Mister. : HERR
57. Pivotal. : POLAR
58. English portrait painter (1845–88). : HOLL
59. Texas town. : WACO
60. Due. : OWING
62. Island off Luzon. : BATAN
63. Mr. Bumble's official position. : BEADLE
65. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
66. River or ravine: North Africa. : WADI
67. Nickname. : MATTY
68. What GI's call the Germans. : JERRIES
69. Tales. : YARNS
71. Capital of British Columbia. : VICTORIA
73. Territories. : TERRANES
74. Capital wartime offense. : TREASON
76. Heron: Var. : EGRETTE
78. Mistakes in bridge. : MISDEALS
82. Woody. : LIGNEOUS
84. Charge. : DEBIT
89. Endanger. : IMPERIL
90. Property. : ASSET
91. Deer. : STAG
93. Lucid. : SANE
94. Smeared. : DAUBED
95. Copper city. : BUTTE
96. Pore. : STOMA
97. Sailor's timetable. : TIDE
98. Site of the Taj Mahal. : AGRA
99. The divine Creative Word. : LOGOS
100. Frank. : OPEN
101. Where the Volkssturm crouches. : BERLIN
103. City on the Yonne. : SENS
104. Containing crude mineral. : OREY
105. Not dense. : SPARSE
107. Early settlers in Yucatan. : MAYAS
108. More indulgent. : EASIER
111. Teams. : SPANS
112. Where Canadians defeated Germans, 1917. : VIMY
114. Assumed name of Polish military hero. : BOR
117. Pieces. : BITS
118. Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
119. Queen of the gods. : HERA
120. Drink frequently. : BIB
123. Run. : OPERATE
125. Area northeast of Aachen. : RUHR
126. La ___, Milan. : SCALA
128. City of the Great Divide. : RENO
129. Data. : MEMOS
130. What the Little Steel formula prevents. : RAISE
132. Natives of Weimar, Germany. : THURINGIANS
134. What "Elsa" is in the third act. : BRIDE
135. Mr. Hoover. : EDGAR
136. Shy Puritan. : ALDEN
137. Bugbears. : OGRES
138. Surfeits. : SATES
139. Queen: French. : REINE
140. Hydrophobia. : LYSSA
141. Nobel peace prize winner, 1901. : PASSY
1. Hungarian wine center. : TOKAY
2. Idolize. : ADORE
3. Concepts. : IDEAS
4. Be undecided. : PEND
5. Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
6. Nymph of Indra's paradise. : APSARAS
7. Ancient name of Leghorn. : LABRO
8. British colony in S. W. Arabia. : ADEN
9. City of Nazi's annual convention. : NUREMBERG
10. Norse god. : DAG
11. Captured German city. : AACHEN
12. Ponder. : BROOD
13. Brook: Scot. : BURN
14. Camel's hair cloth. : ABA
15. Country bounded by Guatemala and Honduras. : SALVADOR
16. Where Yamashita lurks. : MANILA
17. Excited. : AGOG
18. Where Moses received the Commandments. : SINAI
19. Twinkling. : TRICE
20. "Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
26. Joyful. : GLAD
31. Near: French. : PRES
33. Present-day war sphere. : AIR
35. Marshal of Jugoslavia. : TITO
37. River rising in Bohemia. : ISER
38. The Evil One. : SATAN
40. Incite to prejury. : SUBORN
41. Type of theology. : IRENICS
42. Peninsula in Indo-China. : MALAY
43. Plateau in North Africa. : SAHARA
44. Forever: Poet. : ALWAY
45. Town in central Poland. : BIALA
46. Prize statuette. : OSCAR
48. Designer of Parthenon sculptures. : PHIDIAS
49. Type of cheese. : COTTAGE
51. Sculptor of "The Thinker." : RODIN
52. Avenue: French. : ALLEE
53. "___ the man who first invented sleep."—Saxe. : BLESS
55. Instantly. : NOW
57. What Griselda was. : PATIENT
61. Governor General of India. : WAVELL
62. Insigne. : BAR
63. Mr. Lytell. : BERT
64. Blundered. : ERRED
67. Those opposed to dualism. : MONISTS
68. Goods washed ashore. : JETSAM
70. Metric measure. : STERE
72. Author of Resurrection (1828–1910). : TOLSTOY
73. Germans. : TEUTONS
75. Sortie. : RAID
77. Lists. : ROSTERS
78. Bather in the River Pactolus. : MIDAS
79. Totem. : IMAGE
80. Refuse with scorn. : SPURN
81. Lower. : DEBASE
83. Fit. : GEE
85. Unclaimed horse. : ESTRAY
86. Discoverer of lights around the moon. : BAILY
87. Country partly invaded by Japan. : INDIA
88. Adolescence. : TEENS
90. Boring tool. : AUGER
92. Idle talk. : GAB
95. Waves in the Bay of Fundy. : BORES
96. In an Andalusian manner. : SPANISHLY
99. Flaneur. : LOITERER
100. Brilliant fish. : OPAH
102. Heroine of 1816. : EMMA
105. U. S. C. G. girl. : SPAR
106. First novel written by a woman, 1778. : EVELINA
109. Degrades. : ABASES
110. Hold a session. : SIT
111. Province. : SPHERE
113. Where Pahlavi rules. : IRAN
114. Eggs. : BOMBS
115. Goal of most audition aspirants. : OPERA
116. Forgive. : REMIT
118. ___ B. Anthony, suffragist. : SUSAN
119. Leverets. : HARES
120. Carries. : BEARS
121. Founder of historical criticism (1798–1874). : INNES
122. Cow. : BOSSY
124. What the "Light Brigade" did. : RODE
125. Swiss mountain, 5,905 feet. : RIGI
127. Chewing material. : CUDS
128. Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
131. Author of "The County Chairman." : ADE
132. Hindu cymbals. : TAL
133. Beaten elephant. : GOP

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 50 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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