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GLOBAL REPORTER

New York Times, Sunday, March 11, 1945

Author: Louis Jenkins
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 156, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 87
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 161
Across Down
1. Commander of our Seventh Army. : PATCH
6. Commander of our Third Army. : PATTON
12. Commander U. S. Sixth Army Group. : DEVERS
18. Office. : BUREAU
19. First U. S. city to light its streets with electricity. : AURORA
20. Copy. : IMITATE
22. Dozes. : CATNAPS
23. Clans. : TRIBES
24. Detectives. : SPOTTERS
26. Modern conveyances. : AUTOS
27. Euchite. : SATANIST
29. Hairlike fracture of the skull. : PILATION
30. Song of World War I. : SMILES
32. Rent again. : RELET
33. River in S. E. France. : ISERE
35. Goddess of several Rameses. : ANTA
36. Observe. : HEED
37. What Geo. Washington's handwriting was full of. : TWIRLS
39. Come into operation. : ENURE
40. Mocker. : GIBER
41. Blockhead. : ASS
42. What J. T. Scopes was found guilty of, July 24, 1925. : HERESY
43. External appearances. : MIENS
44. Strauss' one-act opera. : SALOME
45. Grapefruit. : POMELO
46. Noise made by water dropped on a hot store. : SISS
47. Facially disguised. : ENMASKED
49. William Lyon ___, educator and critic. : PHELPS
51. Threadbare. : NAPLESS
54. Island of Cyclades. : IOS
55. Epicures. : GOURMETS
57. Waterfall. : LINN
58. Large cats. : PANTHERS
63. Form of French verse. : RONDEL
64. Author of "Die Lorelei." : HEINE
66. Scene of German defeat, Sept. 6, 1914. : MARNE
67. Chariot turning-point in a Roman circus. : META
69. German skunk. : ILTIS
70. Charles Hanson ___, American poet. : TOWNE
71. A resident of "Catfish Row." : PORGY
72. Grant an extension. : RENEW
73. Fitting. : MEET
74. "Me and ___ Rorke"—Sidewalks of New York. : MAMIE
75. Annual Madison Square Garden event. : RODEO
76. Famous opera star. : GARDEN
77. Interpreter for travelers in the East. : DRAGOMAN
79. Author of "Man Without a Country." : HALE
80. Blusters. : SWAGGERS
82. Author of "Barriers Burned Away." : ROE
83. Most serious. : GRAVEST
86. Circular saws. : EDGERS
87. Rejects. : DISCARDS
92. Times immediately preceding. : EVES
93. Applied a cosmetic. : ROUGED
95. Loosen. : UNLACE
96. Swiss ___. : CHARD
98. Began to be understood. : DAWNED
99. South: Fr. : SUD
102. Unit of metric measure. : STERE
103. Principle. : CAUSE
104. Strip. : DIVEST
105. Head of Yugoslav Partisans. : TITO
106. Maiden name of Mrs. Lincoln. : TODD
107. Members of a Low German tribe. : JUTES
108. Split. : RIVEN
109. Commander, USAAF in Europe. : SPAATZ
111. Puritan Governor of Massachusetts for fourteen years. : ENDICOTT
113. Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
116. Evangelist McPherson. : AIMEE
117. Make possible again. : REENABLE
118. Pirates. : ROVERS
119. Bruisers. : MAULERS
121. Pen name of Dean Swift. : DRAPIER
122. Emerge from a liquid. : EMERSE
123. Except. : UNLESS
124. Precipitates winter moisture. : SLEETS
125. Hunting dog. : SETTER
126. Gape. : STARE
1. Cements. : PUTTIES
2. Commanding General, Army Air Forces. : ARNOLD
3. Tormentor. : TEASE
4. Surpass. : CAP
5. Wyclif disciple, burned as a heretic, 1415. : HUSS
6. Under-Secretary of War. : PATTERSON
7. By way of the ear. : AURALLY
8. Thirds. : TRINES
9. Apocryphal book of Old Testament. : TOBIT
10. Crude minerals. : ORES
11. Loathsome taste. : NASTINESS
12. Scatter. : DISPERSE
13. What Churchill said he'll not liquidate. : EMPIRE
14. Heroine of "Twelfth Night": Ger. sp. : VIOLE
15. Feminine name. : ETTA
16. Long appendages. : RATTAILS
17. Small African antelope. : STEINBOK
18. N. Y. law for fourth offenders. : BAUMES
21. Interrogation mark proposed by Goold Brown. : EROTEME
22. Woolen fabric. : CASHA
25. Trapped. : SNARED
28. "Where the bee sucks there suck I." : ARIEL
31. Step in a mineshaft. : STEMPEL
34. Parhelion. : SUN
38. Take by violence. : WREST
39. Metal used for a war decoration: German. : EISEN
40. Burial-place of Joshua. : GAASH
42. "Yankee from Olympus." : HOLMES
43. Bay in Papua. : MILNE
44. Struck. : SMOTE
45. Character in "A Winter's Tale." : PERDITA
46. Sharp point. : SPINE
48. Dunce. : NINNY
49. Put into a common fund. : POOLED
50. College in New York City. : HUNTER
52. Dress, as troops. : ALINE
53. Fifth tire. : SPARE
55. Forbidding. : GRIM
56. Hunters' ambush in Africa. : SHOMA
59. Odysseus' dog. : ARGOS
60. Cropped up. : EMERGED
61. Translate. : RENDER
62. Governs. : STEERS
65. Secretary of Treasury, 1841. : EWING
66. Styles. : MODES
68. Beards. : AWNS
70. Domesticated. : TAMED
71. A people worrying the Big Three. : POLES
72. Frayed. : RAGGED
74. Author of "Brook Kerith" (1852–1933). : MOORE
75. Spoke wildly. : RAVED
76. Thingumajigs. : GADGETS
78. Short prayer. : GRACE
79. Port taken by Allies, Sept. 12, 1944. : HAVRE
81. Us (Below Mason & Dixon's Line). : WEUNS
84. Encourages. : REASSURES
85. Conveyer. : TRAVERSER
87. Garment worn by Model T owners. : DUSTER
88. Recited. : INTONED
89. Tobogganists. : SLEDDERS
90. What Patrick Joseph Hayes became, March 1924. : CARDINAL
91. Disperses. : SCATTERS
94. Champion American runner. : OWENS
97. River in Indo-China. : HUE
98. Varied. : DIVERSE
99. A people dominated by Japanese. : SIAMESE
100. Cries out. : UTTERS
101. Naps. : DOZES
103. Red-point article of food. : CUTLET
104. Amuse. : DIVERT
105. Detective. : TAILER
107. Island of New Guinea. : JOBIE
108. Fasten firmly. : RIVET
110. The Second Mrs. Tanqueray. : PAULA
112. Point. : CAPE
114. Formerly called Anvil City. : NOME
115. New Holland cassowaries. : EMUS
120. Grasshopper's good example. : ANT

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 75 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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