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WITH NAMES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, February 20, 1944

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Y }, Scrabble score: 672 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 92
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 106
Across Down
1. Of the shoreline. : COASTAL
8. Fortress. : CITADEL
15. Broken open. : CRACKED
22. Mollify. : APPEASE
23. Major loss at Pearl Harbor. : ARIZONA
24. Permission to publish the news. : RELEASE
25. Reflectors used in optical instruments. : SPECULA
26. Russian rail city near Vitebsk. : POLOTSK
27. Italy's Crown Prince. : UMBERTO
28. ___ Bloom, New York Congressman. : SOL
29. Chinese societies. : TONGS
31. Allowance for waste. : TRET
32. Town north of Leghorn. : PISA
33. Earth: German. : ERD
34. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
36. Persian fairies. : PERIS
38. Obliterates. : ERASES
40. Genus of sole fish. : SOLEA
42. "The ___ truth." —Love's Labors Lost. : NAKED
44. Shylock's money. : DUCATS
46. Ringworm. : TINEA
48. Ananias. : LIAR
49. Liquid part of fat. : OLEINE
51. Army mascot. : MULE
52. Wheel. : HELM
53. Skins, in the Philippines. : BALATS
55. Old Curiosity Shop girl. : NELL
57. Miss Oberon. : MERLE
59. Washington ship center. : TACOMA
61. Spires. : STEEPLES
65. Trojan King, father of Paris. : PRIAM
67. Hottentot tribe. : NAMA
68. School of seals. : POD
71. Suit reposing in moth balls. : TUX
72. Shillings in Persia. : RIALS
74. Husband of Sarai. : ABRAM
76. Coral islands near and belonging to Ceylon. : MALDIVE
78. Knocks. : RAPS
80. Ship's carpenter. : CHIPS
82. Property. : ESTATE
84. Deliverer. : FREER
85. Charlotte ___, capital of St. Thomas, V. I. : AMALIE
87. He celebrated sixty-fourth birthday in January. : MACARTHUR
89. Rocky mountain. : SIERRA
90. Bulls that fight. : TOROS
91. Fortified city on the Adige. : VERONA
92. Chisel statues. : SCULP
94. Mild oath. : DRAT
95. Speaker. : UTTERER
97. Bedrails. : SLATS
99. Inheritors. : HEIRS
101. Be obliged for. : OWE
102. Prosecute for damages. : SUE
103. He named all creatures. : ADAM
105. Theatre curtains. : DROPS
107. Manx judge, or novel by Hall Caine. : DEEMSTER
109. Royal: Latin. : REGIUS
111. Clips off. : CROPS
113. Hebrew dry measure. : SEAH
114. Mystery. : CABALA
117. Ruler of Persia. : SHAH
119. Sources of metal. : ORES
121. Drowses. : SLEEPS
125. Peninsular battlefield of New Guinea. : HUON
126. Merited by rank. : RATED
128. Nazi-yoked Marianne. : FRANCE
130. Small, brimless hat. : TOQUE
131. Native Moroccan infantryman. : ASKAR
133. Queen of the Adriatic. : VENICE
135. Gibe. : TAUNT
137. Sally ___, English teacake. : LUNN
138. Infinitely large. : NTH
139. Pitcher. : EWER
141. Apple: Comb. form. : POMI
143. Court-martial. : TRIAL
145. In time past. : AGO
146. Tool for marking wood. : GRAINER
148. Capital of Ceylon. : COLOMBO
150. ___ Antilles. : GREATER
152. Parts of flying helmets. : EARLAPS
153. Displacer of true ruler. : USURPER
154. Famous resort near Monaco. : MENTONE
155. Irish "skoal!" : SLAINTE
156. Breaks spars. : DEMASTS
157. Asseverates. : ASSERTS
1. Strategic town on road to Rome. : CASSINO
2. Antagonism. : OPPOSAL
3. Anthropoidal. : APELIKE
4. "Arf a mo." : SEC
5. Snug. : TAUT
6. Brimming over. : ASLOP
7. Rested against. : LEANED
8. Plant yielding Cayenne pepper. : CAPSICUM
9. Busy place before March 15. : IRO
10. Joust. : TILT
11. Portuguese Atlantic isles, Allied base. : AZORES
12. Fond parent. : DOTER
13. Install in office. : ENSTATE
14. "Mighty ___ a rose." : LAK
15. Sea roving. : CRUISE
16. Tributary of Neckar River, Germany. : REMS
17. Provençal morning songs. : ALBAS
18. Letter of the alphabet. : CEE
19. Embattled isthmus, Russo-Finn front. : KARELIA
20. Exact by way of fine: Law. : ESTREAT
21. "Under the ___."—Kipling. : DEODARS
30. Glum. : GRUM
32. Fine writer. : PENMAN
35. River forming estuary at Le Havre. : SEINE
37. Tapioca-like tuber starch. : SALEP
39. Sediment. : SILT
41. Spanish jar or dish. : OLLA
43. The Dnieper to the Russians. : DNEPR
45. Earth as a goddess. : TERRA
47. Constrictor snake. : ABOMA
50. Island group south of the Gilberts: Allied base. : ELLICE
52. Newspaper publisher born 1863. : HEARST
54. Seaport on Gulf of Salerno. : AMALFI
56. A wife of Jacob. : LEAH
58. Great U. S. bomber. : LIBERATOR
60. Arrived. : CAME
61. Great horizontal, low altitude cloud. : STRATUS
62. Archipelago between the Marquesas and Tahiti. : TUAMOTU
63. One-side, as testimony. : EXPARTE
64. Viscous mud. : SLIME
66. Hindu monasteries. : MATHS
68. Pantomime character. : PIERROT
69. Restrain by fear. : OVERAWE
70. Advocate of lower taxes, in England. : DERATER
73. Lieut. Comdr. Stratton's personnel. : SPARS
75. ___ Chunk, Pennsylvania. : MAUCH
77. ___ Scott Case. : DRED
79. Kind of gin. : SLOE
81. Termagant. : SCOLD
83. Straightened out. : TRUED
86. General ___ Putnam. : ISRAEL
88. Follower of Proudhon. : ANARCH
89. Wild parties. : SPREES
91. True: French. : VRAI
93. Statements by Lord Haw Haw. : LIES
96. Hoover of the FBI. : EDGAR
98. Trail of the beast. : SPOOR
100. Colored mosaic glass. : SMALT
104. Summon together. : MUSTER
106. Young herring. : SPRAT
108. Hades. : SHEOL
109. Title of prince, in India. : RANA
110. God, to Chinese Christians. : SHEN
112. Washington ballplayers. : SENATORS
114. Alters. : CHANGES
115. French isles south of Tahiti. : AUSTRAL
116. Soviet-Turkestan rug city. : BOKHARA
118. Fatty. : ADIPOSE
120. Move hastily: Var. : SCUR
122. Latitude 0. : EQUATOR
123. Strong, biting. : PUNGENT
124. Spanish gentlemen. : SENORES
127. Loath. : AVERSE
128. Thigh bones. : FEMORA
129. Sphinxian riddle. : ENIGMA
132. French biographer of Jesus. : RENAN
134. Irish-American poet and critic. : COLUM
136. Deductions for weight of containers. : TARES
140. Sobbed. : WEPT
142. Roguish kids. : IMPS
144. French town near Arras. : LENS
147. 800-mile river to Lake Balkhash, Asia. : ILI
148. Ruminated food. : CUD
149. Wager. : BET
151. Devoured. : ATE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 84 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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