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WORDS THE WORLD OVER

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1945

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 75
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 159
Across
1. City captured by Zhukoff. : WARSAW
7. Royal stables in London. : MEWS
11. Group. : CLAN
15. Conceives. : IMAGES
21. Beethoven's Third symphony. : EROICA
22. Of grandparents. : AVAL
23. Mountain near Olympus. : OSSA
24. Rhythmical. : CADENT
25. A big baby. : ARMFUL
26. Founder of Parsee religion. : ZOROASTER
28. Card game in which king is high. : ECARTE
29. The sheatfish. : SOM
30. Glossiness. : SLEEKNESS
32. ___ Camacho, President of Mexico. : AVILA
34. Trouble. : AIL
35. Watches narrowly. : EYES
37. Greek wine pitchers. : OLPES
38. Expand needlessly. : PAD
40. Dropsey: Med. : ANASARCA
42. Children's delight. : LOLLIPOPS
44. Fig genus. : FICUS
46. One in the know. : INSIDER
47. Bay, S. W. end of White Sea. : ONEGA
48. Weapons of the Future. : ROCKETS
50. "From ___ even to Beersheba." : DAN
51. City in Alberta, Canada. : CALGARY
54. Spoil. : MAR
55. Hibernate. : SLEEP
57. Propaganda weapon. : RUMOR
61. One of Hitler's major obsessions. : ARYANS
62. Goddess of Fate: Gr. Myth. : MOIRA
64. Gulf north of Gallipoli. : SAROS
66. "Elephant Boy," now in the Army. : SABU
67. Unite. : INONE
68. Zealous. : EARNEST
70. Street fighting. : MELEE
72. Japanese measures, 2.44 mi. : RIS
73. The ninth hour, or 3 P. M.: Eccl. : NONE
74. English military camp near London. : ALDERSHOT
76. Involuntary withdrawals. : RETREATS
78. 1,400 mi. river, tributary of Amazon. : NEGRO
80. Nephew of Abraham. : LOT
81. Bird that could carry elephants. : ROC
83. Horn. : CORNU
84. Mexican sandal. : HUARACHO
87. Infernal. : TARTAREAN
90. The first exile. : ADAM
93. Etruscan goddess identified with Juno. : UNI
94. Monsoon. : RAINS
96. Most indefinite. : LOOSEST
97. The ending. : OMEGA
98. River rising in the Ardennes. : OISE
100. Westphalian city. : ESSEN
102. Baseball equipment. : MITTS
103. Beautiful infant. : CHERUB
104. Christmas carols. : NOELS
106. Gold. : METAL
108. Understand. : SEE
109. Borough in London. : CHELSEA
110. Chem. workshop. : LAB
112. Swollen. : TUMORED
114. Fissile rock. : SHALE
115. Macaws and parakeets. : ARAINAE
119. Fourth liberated capital. : PARIS
120. Natives of Guam. : CHAMORROS
124. Admiral, commanded Carrier Task Force 58 at Saipan. : MITSCHER
126. Poke. : DIG
127. Angular. : SHARP
128. Contemporary Spanish mural painter. : SERT
129. Japanese potato. : IMO
130. Claw. : TALON
132. Thicket of thorny shrubs and dwarf trees. : CHAPARRAL
135. Joe Foss. : ACE
136. Ali Baba's brother. : CASSIM
138. Trifle. : BAGATELLE
140. Japanese dancing girl. : GEISHA
142. Port of Nagoya, on Ise Bay. : ATSUTA
143. Pour oil upon: Archaic. : OINT
144. Rank. : TIER
145. Dwarfish. : NANOID
146. Abandoned mine workings: Prov. Eng. : LEARYS
147. Authentic. : TRUE
148. Siamese coins. : ATTS
149. African antelopes. : ELANDS
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1. U. S. Army's new Cargo Carrier M-29. : WEASEL
2. Dry gully. : ARROYO
3. General killed near Caen. : ROMMEL
4. Wife of Thor: Norse myth. : SIF
5. Hairpin of Roman matrons. : ACUS
6. Leather pushers. : WALLOPERS
7. Title and hero of a poem by Byron, 1819. : MAZEPPA
8. Summons forth. : EVOKES
9. Gives notice. : WARNS
10. Blackthorn. : SLOE
11. Units of Russian Army. : COSSACKS
12. Invasion vessel. : LST
13. On the deep. : ASEA
14. River from Lake Peipus to Gulf of Finland. : NARVA
15. Thor's country. : ICELAND
16. Strait between Borneo and Celebes. : MACASSAR
17. Feminine name. : ADA
18. U. S. Ambassador to Germany, 1913–17. : GERARD
19. Allure. : ENTICE
20. Resembling a pillar. : STELAR
27. European lavender. : ASPIC
31. Funeral oration. : ELOGY
33. Warlike king of the Saxons: Var. : INI
36. Coiner of catch phrases. : SLOGANEER
39. Combats. : DUELS
41. Indigenous race of Japan. : AINUS
43. Empty. : INANE
44. Secretary of the Navy. : FORRESTAL
45. Power. : STEAM
48. Disease of sheep. : RAINROT
49. Cape Verde Negro. : SERER
51. The first murderer. : CAIN
52. The Ponte Vecchio spans this river. : ARNO
53. Of the third city of France. : LYONNAISE
54. Mushroom. : MOREL
56. Weasel-like carnivore. : POLECAT
58. Gen. Merrill's jungle fighters in Burma. : MARAUDERS
59. Decease. : OBIT
60. Language of Moscow. : RUSS
62. Infatuated. : MAD
63. Residue. : ASH
65. Counter-irritant. : SETON
68. Worship of God. : ELOHISM
69. Chinese emblems of longevity. : TORTOISES
71. Deviate. : ERR
74. Alms boxes: Eccl. : ARCAE
75. Browned. : TOASTED
77. Makers of cloisonné. : ENAMELERS
79. Food fish. : GAR
82. One of the forgotten fronts. : CRETE
84. New Guinea peninsula. : HUON
85. River mussel. : UNIO
86. Assault. : ONSET
88. Gypsy. : ROM
89. Letter. : ESS
91. Malarial fever. : AGUE
92. Commercial ebony tree of the Moluccas. : MABA
95. Arrangement. : SETUP
97. Small shrub covering mountainsides in Hawaii. : OHELO
99. Island gateway to Western World. : ELLIS
101. Heavy felted Persian carpet. : NAMAD
103. Product of Reims. : CHAMPAGNE
105. Inviolability. : SANCTITY
107. Cover with plates. : LORICATE
109. Trout: Var. : CHARR
111. Part of B. W. I. : BAHAMAS
113. The Conservative side in politics. : RIGHT
114. Partakers. : SHARERS
115. Friendly. : AMICAL
116. Fissured: Zool. : RIMATE
117. Mother of Xerxes. : ATOSSA
118. Slippery customer. : EEL
120. Small wooden house. : CHALET
121. Understanding. : REASON
122. Tropical flower. : ORCHID
123. Avails: Shakespeare. : STEADS
125. Doodlebug. : ROBOT
127. Riven. : SPLIT
131. Malabar tribesman. : NAIR
133. Philippine Negrito. : AETA
134. Faithful. : LEAL
137. On: French. : SUR
139. Hottentot name of an antelope. : GNU
141. Feminine suffix. : INA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 60 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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