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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 Down
1. 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
128. London promenade. : MALL
129. S. African fox. : ASSE
130. Altar. : ARA
131. French river, 504 mi. to Gulf of Lion. : RHONE
133. French-Canadian mountains. : LAURENTIANS
136. Vladimir Ilich Ulianov. : LENIN
138. Middle. : MESAL
139. Measure of work. : ERGON
140. Town 65 mi. NE of Kyoto. : OGAKI
141. Over. : ENDED
142. Bearded vulture: S. Africa. : AREND
143. Lift. : RAISE
144. European tongue. : MORSE
145. Bargains. : DEALS
1. Sacred song. : PSALM
2. Minute groove. : STRIA
3. Island group N of Japan. : KURIL
4. War emergency agency. : OPA
5. Blood feud. : VENDETTA
6. Cossack leader. : HETMAN
7. Aggravater. : EXASPERATER
8. Play on words. : PUN
9. To a great depth. : ADEEP
10. Rules. : REGLES
11. Johnson's Prince of Abyssinia. : RASSELAS
12. Belgian town. : ATH
13. British vice admiral. : TAIT
14. Mut's consort. : AMMON
15. Climbing plants. : LIANES
16. Greek lyric poet (563–478 B. C.) : ANACREON
17. ___ Lands, S. D. : BAD
18. Emanations. : AURAS
19. Nazi oppressor of Poland. : FRANK
20. Rumanian salt mine town. : TURDA
27. God: Arabic. : ALLAH
31. Medicinal plant. : ALOE
34. Spanish peninsula. : IBERIA
37. Italian town, Ancona prov. Marches : OSIMO
39. Homeric. : EPIC
41. Species of pier. : ANTA
43. Rhode Island rebel (1805–54). : DORR
45. Power of resistance. : STAMINA
47. Rope fiber. : SISAL
48. Unique. : ALONE
49. Gen. Draga ___. : MIHAILOVICH
51. Cutting off short. : CROPPING
53. Fatuous. : INANE
55. Heaviness. : AVOIRDUPOIS
56. Coronet. : TIARA
57. Opera star of Gay Nineties. : EAMES
59. Marks for omission. : DELES
60. Where Breslau is. : SILESIA
62. Delve. : DIG
64. Half-witted: Colloq. : DOTTY
65. People of southern Russia. : TARTARS
69. ___ of the Blest. : ISLES
71. Scooping. : GOUGING
72. Unfastening. : UNLACING
73. French poet (1495–1544). : MAROT
74. Last barrier before Berlin. : ODER
76. River arising from Lake Tana. : NILE
78. External appearances. : MIENS
80. Roulades. : VOLATAS
81. Bovine hip joint. : THURL
82. Base of 14th Air Force. : CHINA
83. Made of a wood. : OAKEN
84. City W. of Warsaw, taken by Zhukoff. : KUTNO
85. Boilers. : THERMOTANKS
86. Small tree of Japan. : MAPLE
87. Vital war material. : STEEL
89. Undergarment: Colloq. : BRA
93. Russian trading company. : AMTORG
95. Austrian conductor in U. S. (1855–1932). : PAUR
96. Musical composition. : RONDO
98. Scoff. : RAIL
99. Famous racer. : OLDFIELD
100. Where Mosul is. : IRAK
101. Coquette in "Le Misanthrope." : CELIMENE
103. Burrowed. : TUNNELED
106. Oriental finance minister. : DEWAN
108. A month keeps his name. : MARS
110. Lounger. : LOLLER
112. Andrew Marvell was his secretary. : MILTOM
114. Famous dog. : LASSIE
115. Where Mountbatten attacks. : BURMA
116. Escort. : USHER
117. Free. : LOOSE
118. Scarlet ibis. : GUARA
120. Bay on NW Irish coast. : SLIGO
122. 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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