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New York Times, Sunday, February 18, 1945

Author:
Art Sylvester
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 150, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 118, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43
Art Sylvester has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 158
Across
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City taken by Marshal Petrov. : CRACOW
7
Large settlement on Saipan. : GARAPAN
14
Foremost Falangist. : FRANCO
20
Best seller of 1885. : RAMONA
21
Mme. Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
22
Sehnsucht. : LONELY
23
More pernicious. : EVILER
24
Ex-President of Argentina. : RAMIREZ
25
Subject of famous poem. : AENEAS
26
Sail yard: Scot. : RAE
27
Seat of great bridge across Zambesi. : SENA
29
"No room for them in the ___."—Luke. : INN
30
Printer's equipment. : INKS
32
Said: French. : DIT
33
Vedic fire god. : AGNI
35
Where Truman presides. : SENATE
37
City on the Hudson. : TROY
38
Withered. : SERE
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Plant anew. : RESOW
41
Subjoin. : ADD
42
Teentimer. : MISS
43
Senior. : OLDER
44
Charles P. ___, Stettinius aide. : TAFT
46
Coincide. : AGREE
49
Arizona marriage mart. : YUMA
51
Reduce the charges on. : DERATE
54
Grieves. : MOURNS
56
Squawbushes. : SUMACS
60
Siouan Indian. : OTO
61
Social gatherings. : TEAS
64
Sinker of ships. : SCUTTLER
66
Pinnacle. : TOP
67
Ceremonies. : RITES
69
Canteen. : FLASK
71
Japan's southernmost naval base: Dutch sp. : SOERABAJA
73
Close by. : NEAR
74
Commonplace. : STALE
75
Weaver of Raveloe. : SILAS
76
Border on. : ABUT
77
Arbitrate. : INTERCEDE
79
Seaport north of Sfax. : TUNIS
80
Survey. : CHART
81
Compass point. : ENE
82
Detainer. : ARRESTER
84
Seaport near Dover. : DEAL
86
West Point cadet of 1830. : POE
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Minimize. : REDUCE
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Cooks by autoclave. : STEAMS
91
Chronicle. : RECORD
93
Kent Cooper's topic. : NEWS
95
Mohammedans' god. : ALLAH
96
Portion of food. : MEAL
97
___ hat. : BRASS
100
Largest Andreanof island. : ATKA
102
Room in a harem. : ODA
104
Unbending. : RIGID
108
German general. : LIST
109
Uncommon. : RARE
110
Crazes. : FURORS
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___ Grandet, Balzac character. : PERE
114
County. : AMT
115
Station: French. : GARE
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Przemysl is on this river. : SAN
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Climbing fern. : NITO
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Name: French. : NOM
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Sister of Moses. : MIRIAM
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Captor of Kiev and Kharkov. : VATUTIN
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Philippine President. : OSMENA
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Render efficient. : ENABLE
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Vulcanite. : EBONITE
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Worker-saboteurs in Silesia. : SLAVES
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Extend in size. : DILATE
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Having leaves. : SEPALED
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Vice President, 1897–99. : HOBART
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Commander of 1st Canadian Army. : CRERAR
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Despoil. : RAVAGE
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City E. of Dieppe. : AMIENS
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Mountain pass. : COL
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Units. : ONES
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PX items. : WARES
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GI Joe's pal. : GARAND
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Ancient wine chalice. : AMA
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Pardon. : REMIT
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Form in a row. : ALINE
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Bobbin. : PIRN
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Duessa's companion in "Faerie Queene." : ATE
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Indian court officials. : NAZIRS
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Consisting of small loose masses. : FLAKY
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Spawns of fishes. : ROES
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Cape N. E. of Boston. : ANN
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Wanted. : NEEDED
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General Chennault. : CLAIRE
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___ Bay, home of T. R. : OYSTER
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Adroit. : NEAT
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Old ___, the Duke of Wellington. : NOSY
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Small quantity. : IOTA
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Orlando's retainer. : ADAM
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Port on Pei-ho river. : TIENTSIN
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Heavy blow. : SLAM
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Hymnist (1674–1748). : WATTS
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Mount W. of Kilimanjaro, Africa. : MERU
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Jap city, B-29 target. : OMURA
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Payment. : FEE
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Author of "Father and Son" (1849–1928). : GOSSE
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The undistinguished multitude. : RUCK
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Employers. : USERS
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German "Flying Pencil." : DORNIER
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Bay on coast of Attu. : ETIENNE
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Revolved. : ROTATED
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Impassive. : STOLID
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River in Venezuela, 140 mi. to Orinoco. : ATABAPO
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Compurgator. : COJUROR
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Wearing low gaiters. : SPATTED
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Behind. : AFTER
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Soles of plows. : SLADES
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Contract. : LEASE
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Before. : ERE
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Taphouse signpost. : ALESTAKE
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Exclamation of contempt. : BAH
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Small packet of tobacco. : SCREW
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560 mi. river in Assam, main branch of Barak. : SURMA
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Scurries. : RACES
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River duck. : TEAL
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Cape off S. coast of Ireland. : CLEAR
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Anatomical tissue. : TELA
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Land measure. : ARE
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Northernmost of British islands. : UNST
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Turkish salt lake. : SHOR
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It slips into the Garand. : CLIP
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River joining Moselle near Trier. : SAAR
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Husband: Fr. : MARI
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Brought reproach upon. : BLAMED
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Gateway to Po Valley. : RIMINI
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Starlike. : ASTRAL
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City on the Moselle near Saar River's junction. : TREVES
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Invested one's self with. : DONNED
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Famous conference of 1927. : GENEVA
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Presser. : IRONER
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Strip masts from. : DEMAST
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Louise de la ___, novelist Ouida. : RAMEE
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Roman goddess, "Bona Dea." : FAUNA
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During the whole time before. : UNTIL
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Pomace. : STOSH
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Name of second Mrs. Wilson. : GALT
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Desist. : STOP
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___ Fjord, arm of Skagerrak. : OSLO
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5,264 ft. mountain in Luzon. : IBA
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Lincoln. : ABE
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Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ITE
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Queen ___, Shelley poem. : MAB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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