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GLOBAL GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 11, 1945

Author:
Waldo Ranson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 641 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 77 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 157
Across
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City SW of Leningrad. : PSKOV
6
The liver. : HEPAR
11
Amount of assessment. : RATAL
16
Astern. : ABAFT
21
Medicinal compress. : STUPE
22
Emit. : EXUDE
23
Japanese Riviera, Izu peninsula. : ATAMI
24
Equator island, phosphate source. : NAURU
25
Island in Firth of Clyde. : ARRAN
26
Island S of Kyushu. : TANEGASHIMA
28
Uplands of French W. Africa. : ADRAR
29
Fifty-two. : LII
30
Barriers. : DAMS
32
Right angle extensions. : ELLS
33
Invigorating. : TONIC
35
Also. : AND
36
Marshall Islands atoll. : MALOELAP
38
Martinique volcano. : PELEE
40
Dwight Griswold is Governor. : NEBRASKA
42
Pelted. : STONED
44
Tunicates. : SALPS
46
Perceived. : SEEN
47
Heavy silk fabric. : SAMITE
50
Fabulous bird. : ROC
52
Port-au-Prince is its capital. : HAITI
54
Alternate. : ROTATE
58
Hawaiian garland flower. : ILIMA
59
European black terns. : DARRS
61
Part of Europe. : SCANDINAVIA
63
London district. : SOHO
64
Great Lakes port. : DETROIT
66
Eldest of the Pleiades. : MAIA
67
Steam: Scot. : OAM
68
Upward: Prefix. : ANA
69
Captive of Hercules. : IOLE
70
Annoying. : PLAGUING
73
Watered silk. : MOIRE
75
Where Dublin is. : LEINSTER
77
French town on the Somme. : PERONNE
78
Chief port, E. coast of India. : MADRAS
79
Sings cheerfully. : LILTS
80
Polish river, 652 mi. to the Baltic. : VISTULA
81
Fatigued. : TIRED
82
American jurist (1824–98). : COOLEY
84
Kodiak Island Eskimo. : KONIAGA
85
General statements in Marxian socialism. : THEORUMS
88
Possessors of worldly goods. : HAVES
89
Of a Balkan people. : BULGARIC
90
Pursue. : HUNT
91
Timely. : PAT
92
Island NW of Kyushu. : IKI
93
River in NW Greece. : ARTA
94
Concealed marksmen. : SNIPERS
96
Mountain climber's equipment. : ROPE
97
Practising magic. : NECROMANTIC
102
Contort. : GNARL
103
Sheer linen. : TOILE
104
Central German State; Dessau its capital. : ANHALT
105
Propelled. : OARED
107
Chicle. : GUM
108
Promising new coloratura soprano. : MUNSEL
109
Popular public figure. : IDOL
111
Gov. Snell's capital. : SALEM
113
French epic hero. : ROLAND
115
Batrachian. : BULLFROG
119
New Zealand soldiers. : KIWIS
121
Polish town on the Seret. : TARNOPOL
125
Service men's organization. : USO
126
Eskimo huts. : IGLUS
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London promenade. : MALL
129
S. African fox. : ASSE
130
Altar. : ARA
131
French river, 504 mi. to Gulf of Lion. : RHONE
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French-Canadian mountains. : LAURENTIANS
136
Vladimir Ilich Ulianov. : LENIN
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Middle. : MESAL
139
Measure of work. : ERGON
140
Town 65 mi. NE of Kyoto. : OGAKI
141
Over. : ENDED
142
Bearded vulture: S. Africa. : AREND
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Lift. : RAISE
144
European tongue. : MORSE
145
Bargains. : DEALS
Down
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Sacred song. : PSALM
2
Minute groove. : STRIA
3
Island group N of Japan. : KURIL
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War emergency agency. : OPA
5
Blood feud. : VENDETTA
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Cossack leader. : HETMAN
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Aggravater. : EXASPERATER
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Play on words. : PUN
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To a great depth. : ADEEP
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Rules. : REGLES
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Johnson's Prince of Abyssinia. : RASSELAS
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Belgian town. : ATH
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British vice admiral. : TAIT
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Mut's consort. : AMMON
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Climbing plants. : LIANES
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Greek lyric poet (563–478 B. C.) : ANACREON
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___ Lands, S. D. : BAD
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Emanations. : AURAS
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Nazi oppressor of Poland. : FRANK
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Rumanian salt mine town. : TURDA
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God: Arabic. : ALLAH
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Medicinal plant. : ALOE
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Spanish peninsula. : IBERIA
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Italian town, Ancona prov. Marches : OSIMO
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Homeric. : EPIC
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Species of pier. : ANTA
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Rhode Island rebel (1805–54). : DORR
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Power of resistance. : STAMINA
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Rope fiber. : SISAL
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Unique. : ALONE
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Gen. Draga ___. : MIHAILOVICH
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Cutting off short. : CROPPING
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Fatuous. : INANE
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Heaviness. : AVOIRDUPOIS
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Coronet. : TIARA
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Opera star of Gay Nineties. : EAMES
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Marks for omission. : DELES
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Where Breslau is. : SILESIA
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Delve. : DIG
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Half-witted: Colloq. : DOTTY
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People of southern Russia. : TARTARS
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___ of the Blest. : ISLES
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Scooping. : GOUGING
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Unfastening. : UNLACING
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French poet (1495–1544). : MAROT
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Last barrier before Berlin. : ODER
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River arising from Lake Tana. : NILE
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External appearances. : MIENS
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Roulades. : VOLATAS
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Bovine hip joint. : THURL
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Base of 14th Air Force. : CHINA
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Made of a wood. : OAKEN
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City W. of Warsaw, taken by Zhukoff. : KUTNO
85
Boilers. : THERMOTANKS
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Small tree of Japan. : MAPLE
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Vital war material. : STEEL
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Undergarment: Colloq. : BRA
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Russian trading company. : AMTORG
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Austrian conductor in U. S. (1855–1932). : PAUR
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Musical composition. : RONDO
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Scoff. : RAIL
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Famous racer. : OLDFIELD
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Where Mosul is. : IRAK
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Coquette in "Le Misanthrope." : CELIMENE
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Burrowed. : TUNNELED
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Oriental finance minister. : DEWAN
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A month keeps his name. : MARS
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Lounger. : LOLLER
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Andrew Marvell was his secretary. : MILTOM
114
Famous dog. : LASSIE
115
Where Mountbatten attacks. : BURMA
116
Escort. : USHER
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Free. : LOOSE
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Scarlet ibis. : GUARA
120
Bay on NW Irish coast. : SLIGO
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Popular attraction at World's Fair. : PANDA
123
Bay window. : ORIEL
124
Goes ashore. : LANDS
127
Japan cedar. : SUGI
132
Girl's name. : NAN
134
The Varangians. : ROS
135
Tributary of the Rhine. : AAR
137
Chemical suffix. : ENE

Answer summary: 26 unique to this puzzle, 51 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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