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WITH A FLAVOR OF NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, March 1, 1942

Author: Charles Cross
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 168
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 3
Across Down
1. Church for seamen. : BETHEL
7. Mountain in Thessaly. : OSSA
11. Malaysian boat with outrigger. : PROA
15. American admiral. : KIMMEL
21. Disinter. : EXHUME
22. Horse's foreheads. : CHANFRINS
24. Sharp corner in mining passage. : ARRAGE
25. Anchorite. : HERMIT
26. Groundhog day. : CANDLEMAS
27. Adhesives. : PASTES
28. Poem to be sung. : ODE
29. Tap monotonously. : THRUM
31. Hear ye! : OYES
32. Urchins. : IMPS
34. Art: Latin. : ARS
35. Anglo-Saxon coins. : ORAS
37. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
38. Precisely. : EVEN
39. 17 million square miles. : ASIA
40. Cream cheese. : BRIE
41. Stupid person. : FATHEAD
43. In any case. : EVER
44. Plays. : ACTS
45. Bellowing. : AROAR
46. Giver. : RENDERER
48. Primitive. : PRISTINE
50. Plagiarize. : STEAL
53. German field marshal. : LIST
54. Administered. : GAVE
55. 13-line poem. : RONDEAU
59. Native of Moroccan city. : TANGERINE
61. Interfere for some end. : INTERVENE
63. "Love ___, trust a few."—Taming of the Shrew. : ALL
64. Refuse. : ORT
65. Finnish poem. : RUNE
66. The pintail. : SMEE
67. Hawaiian milkfish. : AUAS
68. Fiord on Zealand Island, Denmark. : ISSE
69. Division. : PARTING
71. Pith helmet for jungle fighters. : TOPI
72. Let it stand. : STET
73. Philippine children. : BATAS
74. Nostrils. : NARES
75. Women's garments. : CAMISOLES
77. Attain again. : REGET
78. Spirit lamps. : ETNAS
79. Sheath. : CASE
80. First women. : EVES
81. Botanical change. : PELORIA
83. She believed in maiden names. : LUCY
84. Forgotten. : LOST
85. Recognized. : KNEW
86. South African Dutch. : TAAL
87. Town in Northeastern Thailand. : NAN
88. "And drink of Adam's ___."—Prior. : ALE
89. Native of a Slavonic province. : RUTHENIAN
91. Constituent part. : COMPONENT
93. Hindu atheist. : NASTIKA
95. Beaut. : LULU
96. Indian corn. : SAMP
97. More serious. : WORSE
98. Positive affirmation. : AVERMENT
100. He thinks he can do business with Hitler. : APPEASER
102. First Englishman to sail around the globe. : DRAKE
105. Headland. : NESS
106. Woe! : ALAS
107. Accepted rules. : NORMALS
111. Talk incoherently. : RAVE
112. Junior ___. : MISS
113. Protuberances. : NUBS
114. "It was a mighty while ___."—Jonson. : AGO
115. Isles off Ireland. : ARAN
116. Salutation. : AVE
117. Rampart. : LINE
118. Magistrate of Genoa. : DOGE
119. Vulgarism. : SLANG
121. Japanese statesman, 1858–1934. : ITO
122. Our ally in Russia. : WINTER
124. Tell. : ENUMERATE
127. Instrument for obliterating. : ERASER
129. Machine. : ENGINE
130. American hero. : MACARTHUR
131. Strait between Isle of Wight and England. : SOLENT
132. Wavered. : REELED
133. Helped. : SPED
134. Tante. : AUNT
135. Turns. : TWISTS
1. That which benefits. : BEHOOF
2. Window recess. : EXEDRA
3. What the Axis is to U. S. : THREAT
4. Sound of an airplane motor. : HUM
5. Utter. : EMIT
6. Inducing oblivion. : LETHEAN
7. Happen. : OCCUR
8. Kind of battles we used to have. : SHAM
9. Tributary of the Vistula. : SAN
10. School town in Massachusetts. : ANDOVER
11. Trim and oil. : PREEN
12. Put new tires on these. : RIMS
13. S. A. linguistic stock. : ONA
14. Efforts to put men out on bases. : ASSISTS
15. Greek letter. : KAPPA
16. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
17. Mistress. : MRS
18. Seaport near Barcelona. : MATARO
19. Fountain nymph. : EGERIA
20. Inferior. : LESSER
23. Pilot. : FLYER
30. Perforating by machine-gun fire. : RIDDLING
33. Handle badly. : MISTREAT
36. Ragged piece. : SHRAG
38. Newt. : EVET
39. Turns into steel. : ACIERATES
40. Reared. : BRED
42. Places where congers are caught. : EELERIES
43. Gaelic. : ERSE
44. Tributary of the Rhone. : ARVE
45. Mrs. Lindbergh. : ANNE
47. One: German. : EINE
48. Top of the head. : PATE
49. Atoms plus electrons. : IONS
50. Discontinue. : STOP
51. Venomous arachnid. : TARANTULA
52. Charms. : ENTRANCES
54. German battleship. : GNEISENAU
56. New Yorker. : EASTERNER
57. Residents of Strasbourg. : ALSATIANS
58. Mexican rubber trees. : ULES
60. Journeys. : RUNS
61. Body of armed Zulus. : IMPI
62. Helmet openings. : VUES
66. Portion. : SOME
68. Othello's "ancient." : IAGO
70. Ammunition holder. : TRAY
71. Insipid. : TASTELESS
72. Destroyed. : SLEW
73. Bull. : BELLOWER
75. Small change. : CASH
76. Furnace. : OVEN
77. Gather. : REAP
78. Dash. : ELAN
79. A drug, transposal of narcotin. : COTARNIN
81. Captured province in Luzon; capital Bacolor. : PAMPANGA
82. Put up one chip. : ANTE
84. Book of New Testament. : LUKE
85. Filibeg worn by Lady from Hell. : KILT
86. Volume. : TOME
89. Cleave. : RIVE
90. Domestic pigeons. : NUNS
91. Surpasses. : CAPS
92. Miss Shearer. : NORMA
94. Capture by force. : TAKE
96. Springs. : SPAS
99. It seems to me. : MESEEMS
100. Canadian province; capital, Edmonton. : ALBERTA
101. Most quickly. : SOONEST
102. Sliding receptacle. : DRAWER
103. Trench. : RAVINE
104. Vindicate. : AVENGE
106. Tool. : AUGER
108. Begins to act. : ARISES
109. Unapparent. : LATENT
110. Contemptuous sounds. : SNORTS
112. Involved in trouble. : MIRED
113. Pasture seeker. : NOMAD
114. Warning lacking at Pearl Harbor. : ALERT
117. Smooth breathing. : LENE
118. Hitler's "merest utensil." : DUCE
119. Astound. : STUN
120. Wax. : GROW
123. "___ Eulenspiegel." : TIL
125. Be unprepared. : NAP
126. Persian gazel. : AHU
128. Oriental name. : ALI

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 152 debuted here and reused later.

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