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WITH NAMES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, March 19, 1944

Author: Lester Keene
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 645 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 168, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 78
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 110
Across Down
1. One end of the flight over the "hump." : ASSAM
6. Marsh marigold. : CAPER
11. Likely to topple: slang. : TOPPY
16. Venomous krait. : ADDER
21. "Filthy ___"—St. Paul. : LUCRE
22. City on west coast of Japan. : OTARU
23. Commune south of Venice. : ADRIA
24. Seaport in Libya on Rommel's retreat route. : DERNA
25. At the bottom of the Barents Sea. : SCHARNHORST
27. Uncle Sam's fightingest nephew. : LEATHERNECK
29. 100 square meters. : ARE
30. Weaving devices. : LOOMS
31. Comet discoverer (1656–1742). : HALLEY
33. Attorney General in Tyler's Cabinet, 1841. : LEGARE
34. Inclination. : BENT
36. Essayed. : TRIED
38. Require. : NEED
39. Stripped. : DENUDED
40. Substitute. : ERSATZ
42. Graze at a fixed rate. : AGIST
44. The leper priest (1840–1901). : DAMIEN
45. Acclivity. : ASCENT
47. Admiral King. : ERNEST
49. French painter (1841–1901). : CAZIN
50. Office of Strategic Services. : OSS
53. A kind of mahogany. : RATTEEN
55. Actual being. : ESSE
56. Southern cornbreads. : PONES
57. Govern. : RULE
58. Liquidate. : ERASE
59. Military sieges. : INVESTMENTS
62. Engender. : BEGET
63. Ampersand. : AND
64. Mr. Montague. : ROMEO
66. Futile. : OTIOSE
67. Scent bag. : SACHET
68. The wonder bean. : SOYA
70. Coins of Morocco, 43c. : RIALS
72. To empty: Dial. : EMPT
73. Shrine on the Adriatic. : LORETTO
74. Harmonize again. : REATTUNE
77. Exaltations. : ELATIONS
79. Nazi Admiral, Heroes' Day. : DOENITZ
82. Tax. : TOLL
84. Make into law. : ENACT
85. Cicatrix. : SCAR
89. Overlook. : IGNORE
90. Vitality, life: Biol. : BIOSIS
92. Salvers. : TRAYS
94. Repent. : RUE
95. Insignia of U. S. Army colonel. : EAGLE
96. Leading character. : PROTAGONIST
98. Arabian military commanders. : EMIRS
100. Sideslip. : SKID
101. Reaches. : GAINS
102. "Once ___ a midnight dreary"—Poe. : UPON
103. Slot-machine food vender. : AUTOMAT
105. Product of the Malay States. : TIN
106. Forays. : RAIDS
107. Investigator. : PROBER
109. Dangers. : PERILS
110. Forever: Poet. : ETERNE
112. Watered silk. : MOIRE
113. Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEON
115. Pulp-mold plates used in printing: short form. : STEREOS
117. ___ blanca. : CASA
118. Italian poet (1503–84). : LASCA
120. Coarse Indian hominy. : SAMP
123. Shameless. : ARRANT
124. He fought with John Paul Jones. : MARINE
126. Apt to disclose secrets: Colloq. : LEAKY
128. Gehrig. : LOU
129. Biggest job of our Service of Supply. : MAINTENANCE
131. Attackers of Truk. : BATTLESHIPS
134. Snow leopard. : OUNCE
135. Attack. : ONSET
136. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
137. Relieves. : EASES
138. Choler. : ANGER
139. Heroine of "Twelfth Night." : VIOLA
140. Water nymph. : NAIAD
141. Prosecute again. : RETRY
1. Mrs. Sabbath's money-winning 3-year-old. : ALSAB
2. One capital of Bolivia. : SUCRE
3. Electric munitions city in eastern New York. : SCHENECTADY
4. Brazilian macaw. : ARA
5. European blackbird. : MERL
6. Body of soldiers. : COHORT
7. Reduce to minute particles. : ATOMIZE
8. Scan a sentence. : PARSE
9. Bitter vetch. : ERS
10. "The Sultan of Swat." : RUTH
11. Loftiest. : TALLEST
12. Short lyric poem. : ODELET
13. English lawyer and poet (1802–39). : PRAED
14. Compassion. : PITY
15. Exclamation of defiance. : YAH
16. Heart stimulant: Pharm. : ADRENIN
17. Pacific island fever. : DENGUE
18. Famous British battleship. : DREADNOUGHT
19. Ink: French. : ENCRE
20. Hit from stem to stern. : RAKED
26. Make observation. : NOTATE
28. Fragrant oleoresins. : ELEMIS
32. French liqueur. : ANISETTE
35. Allowances for waste. : TRETS
37. ___ caracteristique. : DANSE
39. Bewilders. : DAZES
41. Scoff. : SNEER
43. Gypsum. : GESSO
44. Great Italian poet (1265–1321). : DANTE
45. War theatres. : AREAS
46. Town near Salerno. : SARNO
48. Political upheavals. : REVOLUTIONS
49. Gen. ___ Rokossovsky. : CONSTANTINE
51. Frozen rain. : SLEET
52. Boxing match: Colloq. : SETTO
54. Admiral at Pearl Harbor. : NIMITZ
56. For whom this war is fought. : PEOPLE
57. Time out for Congress. : RECESS
60. Trig. : NEAT
61. Actor. : MIME
62. Farm building. : BARN
65. Make a speech. : ORATE
67. "The ___ flag of Acheron"—Milton. : SOOTY
69. USAAF chief. : ARNOLD
71. Grimaces: Colloq. : SNOOTS
73. Seaport near Agrigento, Sicily. : LICATA
75. North Atlantic neutral. : EIRE
76. Heroine of "Lohengrin." : ELSA
78. Seamen. : TARS
79. Commune in Brabant Province, Belgium. : DIEST
80. Town near Kyoto, Japan. : OGAKI
81. The big job of the Seabees. : ENGINEERING
83. Sea between Tuscany and Corsica. : LIGURIAN
86. Hoover's profession. : CRIMINALIST
87. Of the ear. : AURAL
88. Takes a furlough. : RESTS
90. Bonnet string. : BRIDE
91. Stupor. : SOPOR
93. Long seat with a back: Var. : SETEE
96. Toilsome effort. : PAINS
97. Inventor of dynamite (1833–96). : NOBEL
99. Mindanao natives. : MOROS
101. Strangle: Var. : GAROTE
104. Comprehension. : UPTAKE
106. Re-enlist. : REENTER
107. Bay at southern tip of Far East Russia. : POSIETA
108. Egyptian town at mouth of Nile. : ROSETTA
111. Enrapture. : TRANCE
112. Type of hair-do. : MARCEL
114. Climbed. : SCALED
115. Pacific island where Marines train. : SAMOA
116. River in Austria, 100 miles to Danube. : TRAUN
117. Cape, N. E. tip of Nova Scotia. : CANSO
119. Mountains between Mongolia and Sinkiang. : ALTAI
121. Dispirited person. : MOPER
122. Pet name. : PUSSY
124. Spanish peanut. : MANI
125. Black. : EBON
127. River on which Dixmude lies. : YSER
130. Month of Scorpio: Abbr. : NOV
132. Hawaiian pepper plant. : AVA
133. "Some ___ meat, but canna eat." : HAE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 65 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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