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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 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 89-Across clue, added accent over "i" in "Nimes."
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 2
Across Down
1. 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
1. 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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