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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
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 161
Across
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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
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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
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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
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Puritan Governor of Massachusetts for fourteen years. : ENDICOTT
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Cosmos. : UNIVERSE
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Evangelist McPherson. : AIMEE
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Make possible again. : REENABLE
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Pirates. : ROVERS
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Bruisers. : MAULERS
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Pen name of Dean Swift. : DRAPIER
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Emerge from a liquid. : EMERSE
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Except. : UNLESS
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Precipitates winter moisture. : SLEETS
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Hunting dog. : SETTER
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Gape. : STARE
Down
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Cements. : PUTTIES
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Commanding General, Army Air Forces. : ARNOLD
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Tormentor. : TEASE
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Surpass. : CAP
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Wyclif disciple, burned as a heretic, 1415. : HUSS
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Under-Secretary of War. : PATTERSON
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By way of the ear. : AURALLY
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Thirds. : TRINES
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Apocryphal book of Old Testament. : TOBIT
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Crude minerals. : ORES
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Loathsome taste. : NASTINESS
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Scatter. : DISPERSE
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What Churchill said he'll not liquidate. : EMPIRE
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Heroine of "Twelfth Night": Ger. sp. : VIOLE
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Feminine name. : ETTA
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Long appendages. : RATTAILS
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Small African antelope. : STEINBOK
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N. Y. law for fourth offenders. : BAUMES
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Interrogation mark proposed by Goold Brown. : EROTEME
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Woolen fabric. : CASHA
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Trapped. : SNARED
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"Where the bee sucks there suck I." : ARIEL
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Step in a mineshaft. : STEMPEL
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Parhelion. : SUN
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Take by violence. : WREST
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Metal used for a war decoration: German. : EISEN
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Burial-place of Joshua. : GAASH
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"Yankee from Olympus." : HOLMES
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Bay in Papua. : MILNE
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Struck. : SMOTE
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Character in "A Winter's Tale." : PERDITA
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Sharp point. : SPINE
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Dunce. : NINNY
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Put into a common fund. : POOLED
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College in New York City. : HUNTER
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Dress, as troops. : ALINE
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Fifth tire. : SPARE
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Forbidding. : GRIM
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Hunters' ambush in Africa. : SHOMA
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Odysseus' dog. : ARGOS
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Cropped up. : EMERGED
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Translate. : RENDER
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Governs. : STEERS
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Secretary of Treasury, 1841. : EWING
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Styles. : MODES
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Beards. : AWNS
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Domesticated. : TAMED
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A people worrying the Big Three. : POLES
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Frayed. : RAGGED
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Author of "Brook Kerith" (1852–1933). : MOORE
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Spoke wildly. : RAVED
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Thingumajigs. : GADGETS
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Short prayer. : GRACE
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Port taken by Allies, Sept. 12, 1944. : HAVRE
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Us (Below Mason & Dixon's Line). : WEUNS
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Encourages. : REASSURES
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Conveyer. : TRAVERSER
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Garment worn by Model T owners. : DUSTER
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Recited. : INTONED
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Tobogganists. : SLEDDERS
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What Patrick Joseph Hayes became, March 1924. : CARDINAL
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Disperses. : SCATTERS
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Champion American runner. : OWENS
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River in Indo-China. : HUE
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Varied. : DIVERSE
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A people dominated by Japanese. : SIAMESE
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Cries out. : UTTERS
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Naps. : DOZES
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Red-point article of food. : CUTLET
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Amuse. : DIVERT
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Detective. : TAILER
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Island of New Guinea. : JOBIE
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Fasten firmly. : RIVET
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The Second Mrs. Tanqueray. : PAULA
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Point. : CAPE
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Formerly called Anvil City. : NOME
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New Holland cassowaries. : EMUS
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Grasshopper's good example. : ANT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 76 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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