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IN AND OUT OF THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, February 22, 1942

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 168
Louis Jenkins has 23 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 89-Across clue, added accent over "i" in "Nîmes."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 2
Across
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Strategic country in Asia. : BURMA
6
Unfasten. : UNPIN
11
He wrote "Jerusalem Delivered." : TASSO
16
Bombardons. : TUBAS
21
Poetical nigh. : ANEAR
22
Poverty-stricken. : NEEDY
23
He wrote a best seller in prison. : ADOLF
24
He found his wife married. : ENOCH
25
Battleground of Africa. : LIBYA
26
Overtrained. : STALE
27
Affliction. : GRIEF
28
Early English kingdom. : DEIRA
29
Thus: Latin. : ITA
30
Front page news from the world over. : BATTLES
32
Illuminates. : GILDS
33
Bombed city of Germany. : ESSEN
34
Dictator. : NERO
36
Receipts from these may be taxed. : SALES
37
Exclamation. : ALAS
38
Own. : POSSESS
40
Affixed. : PASTED
42
Important coaling station for Suez ships. : ADEN
43
He gained a throne by emulating a spider. : BRUCE
44
Homeless lovers of freedom. : REFUGEES
47
Enjoins. : BIDS
48
Casualties of battle. : PRISONERS
52
Where the new A. E. F. landed. : IRELAND
53
Chemical compound. : SODA
54
Christened Hiram, his name was changed by mistake. : GRANT
55
English actor (1853-1917). : TREE
56
Most painful. : SOREST
57
In this case. : THUS
58
Extort. : WRING
59
New Barrymore star. : DIANA
60
British foreign secretary. : EDEN
61
Conduit. : SPOUT
63
Emotion causing gooseflesh. : DREAD
64
Tough proposition. : TEASER
65
Haunts. : NESTS
67
Fitted. : APT
68
Light yellow. : CREAM
69
Shore-birds. : CURLEWS
70
Reduce gradually. : PARE
72
Main shock. : BRUNT
73
American humorist. : COBB
74
Italian Ku Klux Klan. : CAMORRA
78
Throws with violence. : SLAMS
79
Trifle. : SOU
80
Human brute met by Gulliver. : YAHOO
85
Site of "Seven Pillars of Wisdom." : ARABIA
86
Attenuates. : THINS
87
Japanese coin. : TEMPO
89
Dept. in Vichy France, capital Nîmes. : GARD
90
Sudden effort. : BURST
91
Chief justice (1864-73). : CHASE
92
Region proscribed for neutrals. : ZONE
93
Terminal of vital railway. : BAGDAD
95
Talented. : ABLE
96
Rookeries. : SLUMS
97
Pronoun. : HERS
98
Hide. : SECRETE
99
Debility. : LASSITUDE
101
Station for air raid wardens. : POST
102
Bolt or button. : FASTENER
103
Checks suddenly. : SNUBS
104
Species of dance. : TROT
105
Behindhand. : REMISS
106
Specifies. : ASSIGNS
109
Thing implied. : THAT
110
Minor (Fr.) : PETIT
111
Stage extra. : SUPE
115
Tract of land. : MANOR
116
Lake near Reno. : TAHOE
118
Spreads out in line of battle. : DEPLOYS
120
Part of animal's foot. : PAD
121
Part of a cloud to be. : PLANE
122
1st President of German Republic. : EBERT
123
Ninny. : IDIOT
124
Of medium temperature. : TEPID
126
Otherwise. : ALIAS
127
Old Italian coin, the sequin ($2.25). : RUSPO
128
Money in London. : PENCE
129
Field. : ARENA
130
Private rooms for Gestapo guests. : CELLS
131
Pilot. : STEER
132
Pursues. : SEEKS
133
Brings to light. : BARES
Down
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Brother who killed brother, in Morte d'Arthur. : BALIN
2
Twenty-six nations do this for victory. : UNITE
3
Close again. : REBAR
4
Memorable time. : MAY
5
Ibn Saud. : ARAB
6
Not said. : UNSTATED
7
Vexes. : NETTLES
8
Resounded. : PEALED
9
Runs disconnected. : IDLES
10
Broods of pheasants. : NYES
11
Follows in a train. : TAGGLES
12
Hollywood dress designer. : ADRIAN
13
Sullies. : SOILS
14
Cutter. : SLED
15
Issue. : OFFSPRING
16
A German in Italian. : TEDESCO
17
Describing spending not done in wartime. : UNESSENTIAL
18
Capital of Idaho. : BOISE
19
Coward in "The Rivals." : ACRES
20
Dwellers near the Burma Road. : SHANS
31
Concurs. : ASSENTS
35
Copious. : OPULENT
37
River flowing through Lake Como into Po. : ADDA
39
Disseize. : OUST
41
Turkish officers. : AGAS
42
Furthers. : AIDS
43
Qualify. : BRAND
44
Prospered. : RISEN
45
Wear away. : ERODE
46
Scottish comrades. : FERES
47
Fit of illness. : BOUT
48
Hecuba's husband. : PRIAM
49
Scratch out. : ERASE
50
Begin over again. : RENEW
51
Blights. : SEARS
53
Confine. : SHUT
54
Momentous. : GREAT
57
Soup-fin shark. : TOPE
58
Kinglets. : WRENS
59
Spring event for 3-yr.-olds. : DERBY
62
Rubber for tires from S. A. : PARA
63
Martial instruments. : DRUMS
64
Clumsy boat. : TUB
66
Small spar. : SPRIT
68
He wrote "The Red Badge of Courage." : CRANE
69
Master-stroke. : COUP
71
Macaw. : ARA
72
Felicity. : BLISS
73
Spring. : COME
74
Group united for intrigue. : CABAL
75
Island in Dutch Antilles, south of Bahamas. : ARUBA
76
Earthy deposits. : MARLS
77
Pertaining to a siege. : OBSESSIONAL
78
Dishonor. : SHAME
79
Town on Yonne River : SENS
81
Make the first attack. : AGGRESS
82
Founder of English etchers' society. : HADEN
83
Harangue. : ORATE
84
More uncommon. : ODDER
86
Sounds. : THUDS
87
Private wrong. : TORT
88
Embonpoint. : OBESITY
91
Members of social groups. : CLUBSTERS
92
Relish. : ZEST
94
Simulates. : ACTS
96
Astound. : STUN
97
Fie! : HOOT
98
Inhabitants of Aegean Island. : SAMIOTES
100
Entrance. : INGRESS
101
Roman magistrate. : PRAETOR
102
Part of horse's leg. : FETLOCK
104
She wrote "Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight." : THORPE
105
Complain. : REPINE
106
Tall East Indian tree. : AMPAC
107
Hall. : SALLE
108
Edible helicid. : SNAIL
109
Things here present. : THESE
110
River in the Carolinas. : PEDEE
112
Part of a shoe. : UPPER
113
18th century pamphleteer. : PAINE
114
Norse literature. : EDDAS
117
Adjoin. : ABUT
118
Candles. : DIPS
119
Sly thrust. : STAB
125
Geologic period. : ERA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 161 debuted here and reused later.

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