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WORDS AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 1944

Author: L. K. Peters
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 78
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 24-Across clue, deleted colon after "diplomatist."
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 104
Across Down
1. Mitsubishis. : ZEROS
6. French Propaganda Minister. : LAVAL
11. Innocents. : BABES
16. Resident Chinese official in Mongolia. : AMBAN
21. Daisylike flower. : OXEYE
22. Rough. : EROSE
23. Ireland, as personified by Spenser. : IRENA
24. Revolutionary diplomatist (1737–89). : DEANE
25. Black Sea port recaptured by Red Army. : NOVOROSSISK
27. 40 miles long, 1 to 4 miles wide. : DARDANELLES
29. Simplified Esperanto. : IDO
30. By-product of bad liquor. : FUSEL
31. Rushlike herb. : SEDGE
33. Paris munitions plant destroyed by USAAF. : RENAULT
34. Cubicle. : CELL
36. Color qualities. : TONES
38. Trails. : SLOTS
40. Flinches. : WINCES
41. Indian of northern Brazil. : UIRINA
43. City in West Poland. : POSEN
45. Plunder: Scot. & Ir. : CREAGH
47. Win. : ATTAIN
49. "___ talk costs lives." : LOOSE
51. Man's name. : ALOIS
53. Where Douglas Hyde is President. : EIRE
56. Mintage. : COINAGE
58. Where Churchill first met Inonu. : ADANA
60. Kicks out of office. : OUSTS
62. "A ___ to Cerberus." : SOP
63. Citizen of Yugoslavia. : CROAT
64. River of Caucasus, 380 miles to Caspian. : TEREK
66. Author of "Lalla Rookh" (1779–1852). : MOORE
68. Muscovy ducks. : PATOS
70. French river, 118 miles to the Rhone. : AIN
71. Soap plant. : AMOLE
73. Alert. : ALARM
75. Yugoslavia's embattled sea-port. : SPALATO
77. Phonograph record. : DISC
79. Plants of arum family. : ARADS
81. Leaning to one side: Naut. : ALIST
83. Pseudonym. : ANONYM
84. Jap-held city in Indo-China. : HANOI
86. Projecting parts of Saturn's rings. : ANSAE
88. Notre Dame's football squad. : IRISH
90. Jap-held base on Timor Island. : KUPANG
93. Candidates for oblivion. : NAZIS
95. Burdened. : LADEN
97. Asseverate. : AVER
101. Native of Teheran. : IRANIAN
103. Malignity. : VENOM
105. Adds a dash of spirits to a beverage. : LACES
107. Captured Jap base on New Guinea. : LAE
108. Betrays one's pals: Police slang. : SINGS
109. Sheeplike. : OVINE
111. One of the Pillars of Hercules. : ABILA
113. Liquidate. : ERASE
115. Siberian river, 500 miles to the Ob. : KET
116. Cases for small articles. : ETUIS
118. Strategic island and lighthouse off Nova Scotia. : SABLE
120. Shows off. : PARADES
122. Herring sauce. : ALEC
124. Suburb of Panama City, Canal Zone. : ANCON
126. A person. : BEING
128. Happen. : BETIDE
129. Somewhat disabled. : LAMISH
131. Range between Europe and Asia. : URALS
133. Russian port on the Don. : ROSTOV
135. Vociferate. : BELLOW
137. Civil War Governor of Illinois (1818–73). : YATES
139. Cubic meter in Italy. : STERO
141. The Jack, in cribbage. : NOBS
144. Iroquoian Indians. : ONEIDAS
146. Voided escutcheons: Her. : ORLES
148. He taught English at University of Tokyo (1850–1904). : HEARN
150. The Aegean. : SEA
151. Australian gulf near Torres Strait. : CARPENTARIA
153. Chief of combined operations, S. E. Asia. : MOUNTBATTEN
156. Constellation. : ARIES
157. Fruits of the sweetsop. : ATTAS
158. Formal avenue or mall. : ALLEE
159. Pearl Harbor's ex-Commandant. : SHORT
160. Stylish. : SMART
161. Servant of man. : BEAST
162. Cigars. : WEEDS
163. Where the Hall of the Nameless Dead is. : TOKYO
1. Belt: Rare. : ZONIC
2. Ancient Roman comedy. : EXODE
3. Political upheavals. : REVOLUTIONS
4. Province of Nigeria. : OYO
5. Vassal. : SERF
6. Exercise. : LESSON
7. Ammunition dump. : ARSENAL
8. Dress material. : VOILE
9. Numskull. : ASS
10. Nickels in Albania. : LEKS
11. U. S. Attorney General. : BIDDLE
12. Town north of Agrigento, Sicily. : ARAGONA
13. "Monty's" favorite head-gear. : BERET
14. Land's ___ Cornwall. : END
15. Germany's coal-mining valley. : SAAR
16. Glandular swelling. : ADENIA
17. Mixture. : MELANGE
18. British dependency between India and Iran. : BALUCHISTAN
19. Anoint. : ANELE
20. Isolated ore deposits. : NESTS
26. Picnic. : OUTING
28. Most recent. : NEWEST
32. Home of bombed out Krupp works. : ESSEN
35. Woody climbing plant. : LIANA
37. Fine English pottery. : SPODE
39. Rake with hostile fire. : SCOUR
42. Lariat. : RIATA
44. Japanese seaport, bombed April, 1942. : OSAKA
46. Springs. : RISES
47. Ancient Babylonian city. : ACCAD
48. Jap Shinto temple gate. : TORII
50. Propelled. : OARED
52. Comes into view. : LOOMS
54. Full of underground branches. : ROOTY
55. Scene of the British Derby. : EPSOM
57. Largest of the Kuril islands. : ETORO
59. Minor court official of India. : AMALA
61. Stretches across. : SPANS
65. Feminine name. : ELAIN
67. Large bay window. : ORIEL
69. Hail and farewell in Hawaii. : ALOHA
72. Mexican poncho. : MANGA
74. Cattle catcher. : LASSO
76. He wrote "Age of Reason" (1737–1809). : PAINE
78. Ten feet in China. : CHANG
80. Almost two yards in Poland. : SAZEN
82. Pertaining to ebb and flow. : TIDAL
85. Egyptian herb. : ANISE
87. Contenders in the World Series. : NINES
89. Cover again. : RECAP
90. Island where Japanese lost 29 warships. : KISKA
91. John Milton's angel. : URIEL
92. First Italian island to surrender. : PANTELLERIA
94. Spanish dispatch boat. : AVISO
96. Incongruous. : ALIEN
98. It "points a dagger at Japan." : VLADIVOSTOK
99. Ameliorated. : EASED
100. American poetess (1856–1935). : REESE
102. Names. : NOUNS
104. Girl's name. : MABEL
106. Polish river, 150 miles to the Dniester. : SERET
110. Town of 25,000 in France. : VICHY
112. Delegate to Peace Conference, 1919. : BLISS
114. Colorado mountains. : RATON
117. Former name of Formosa. : TAIWAN
119. Humiliate. : ABASE
121. Imbibe. : ABSORB
123. Measuring device. : CALIPER
125. Coypus. : NUTRIAS
127. Camouflaged. : GREENED
130. Unassuming. : MODEST
132. Put a shoe on the finishing form. : RELAST
134. Makes speeches. : ORATES
135. ___ del Toro, W. Panama seaport. : BOCAS
136. Prepare for battle. : ENARM
138. Main artery. : AORTA
140. Eskimo village near Cape York, Greenland. : THULE
142. Wallace ___, the "old Sarge." : BEERY
143. ___ Domingo. : SANTO
145. Knife. : STAB
147. Small: Dial. : SMAW
149. American caricaturist (1840–1902). : NAST
152. Corroded. : ATE
154. ___ Olsen, of "Hellzapoppin." : OLE
155. North Tonkin native. : THO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 71 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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