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FOR GLOBAL STRATEGISTS

New York Times, Sunday, March 22, 1942

Author:
Alma Talley
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 159
Alma Talley has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 6
Across
1. On Britain's lifeline. : MALTA
6. Coal mine grass. : DAMPS
11. Good neighbor. : HAITI
16. Intricate. : DEDAL
21. Ousted Latin American president. : ARIAS
22. Do it again: Lat. : ITERA
23. R. A. F. target. : ESSEN
24. Bailiff. : REEVE
25. Thrust. : LUNGE
26. Hone. : STROP
27. Hasten. : SPEED
28. Detention center. : ELLIS
29. A President's nickname. : ABE
30. U. S. naval base. : ANTIGUA
32. Preachments. : SERMONS
34. Possesses. : HAS
35. Workshop for warships. : YARD
37. Auriculate. : EARED
38. City claimed by Italy. : NICE
39. Narcotic. : CODEINE
41. Rubs out. : ERASES
43. He didn't want to "die for Danzig." : DEAT
44. Shod. : SHOED
45. Simultaneous actions. : CONCERTS
48. Royal pretender. : JUAN
49. Metallic trimmings. : SPINNINGS
53. Manage. : OVERSEE
54. Agreement. : PACT
55. Showers. : RAINS
56. Source of poi. : TARO
57. Desires. : COVETS
58. Prepare. : PAVE
59. One of the United Nations. : CHINA
60. The kind of war this is. : TOTAL
61. To the sheltered side. : ALEE
62. City in Oklahoma. : TULSA
64. A good neighbor. : CHILE
65. Occupied Balkan territory. : THRACE
66. Flocks of ducks: arch. : SORDS
68. Groove. : RUT
69. "Till now some nine ___ wasted."—Othello. : MOONS
70. Rumples. : TOUSLES
71. Flying visitor. : HESS
73. Wash. : RINSE
74. Scene of a famous trial. : RIOM
75. Musical instrument. : OCARINA
79. Heroic Belgian city. : LIEGE
80. Deity. : GOD
81. Zones. : BELTS
86. Cutting machines. : MOWERS
87. He married the boss's daughter. : CIANO
88. Source of bad news. : DOMEI
90. "Success is a ___ paint"—Suckling. : RARE
91. To delete. : ELIDE
92. Groans. : MOANS
93. "Doubt thou the stars are ___"—Hamlet. : FIRE
94. Rang. : CHIMED
96. "What's ___ and what's past help"—Winter's Tale. : GONE
97. Holy man. : SAINT
98. Vegetable. : BEET
99. An usher's job. : SEATING
100. A hesitant good neighbor. : ARGENTINA
102. Important to a ballet dancer. : TOES
103. A blitzkrieged city. : BELGRADE
104. Resources. : MEANS
105. Free French territory. : CHAD
106. Repack. : RECASE
107. Sweet. : DESSERT
110. Ogle. : LEER
111. Lawmaker. : SOLON
112. Members of the AVG. : ACES
116. Grain. : OAT
117. Makes inaudible. : DEAFENS
119. Calls to memory. : REMINDS
121. Past. : AGO
122. Temporary name for Wake Island. : OTORI
124. Angry. : IRATE
125. The world is this. : ARMED
126. One of our objectives. : TOKYO
128. Musical performance. : REVUE
129. Indian leader. : NEHRU
130. Strainer. : SIEVE
131. Expert. : ADEPT
132. Scoff. : SNEER
133. Swellings. : STYES
134. Golf term. : HOLED
135. Defeats. : BESTS
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1. Conquered native of Far East. : MALAY
2. Strategic oil center. : ARUBA
3. Ship. : LINER
4. Label. : TAG
5. On the ocean. : ASEA
6. Repugnance. : DISTASTE
7. Clothes. : ATTIRES
8. Combines. : MERGES
9. Haughty. : PROUD
10. Grape concentrate. : SAPA
11. We fought this German in another war. : HESSIAN
12. Phase. : ASPECT
13. Tributary to the Rhone. : ISERE
14. To be prolific. : TEEM
15. An enemy base. : INDOCHINA
16. German city. : DRESDEN
17. Conger. : EEL
18. A GHQ for United Nations. : DELHI
19. Pertaining to birds. : AVIAN
20. Smaller: obs. : LESSE
31. Closest. : NEAREST
33. Times of day. : NOONS
36. Ordered. : DECREED
38. Trim. : NEAT
40. Revisers. : EDITORS
42. Remainder. : REST
43. The heel of the boot. : DUCE
44. Part of a book. : SPINE
45. South American shrubs. : COCAS
46. Convex molding. : OVOLO
47. Not at all. : NEVER
48. Scene of big naval battle. : JAVA
49. "Red ___ in the sunset." : SAILS
50. Clipper stop. : NATAL
51. Tuesday's child has it. : GRACE
52. Walk on these. : SOLES
54. Over. : PAST
55. Historically disputed river. : RHINE
58. More. : PLUS
59. Selected. : CHOSE
60. Use this in hiking. : THUMB
63. Constellation. : URSA
64. Territory in Africa. : CONGO
65. "___ solid flesh." : TOO
67. County. : SHIRE
69. Appearances. : MIENS
70. "That ever lived in the ___ of times"—Julius Caesar. : TIDE
72. Printers' measures. : ENS
73. Laughing. : RIANT
74. Enemy city. : ROME
75. Greek letter. : OMEGA
76. Shade. : COLOR
77. Impressing. : AWING
78. Buys back. : REDEEMS
79. Tropical vine. : LIANA
80. British general. : GORT
82. Part of Italy's lost empire. : ERITREA
83. Poem by Keats. : LAMIA
84. What Gallup looks for. : TREND
85. Marshy grass. : SEDGE
87. Money. : COINS
88. Investigator. : DIES
89. American outpost. : ICELAND
92. Upholds. : MAINTAINS
93. Fodder. : FEED
95. "Black and midnight ___."—Macbeth. : HAGS
97. Gaze. : STARE
98. Hog. : BOAR
99. Abetted. : SECONDED
101. Poorer. : NEEDIER
102. Greek hero. : THESEUS
103. Credit. : BELIEVE
105. Middle. : CENTRE
106. German marshal. : ROMMEL
107. Openings. : DOORS
108. Corroded. : EATEN
109. Where baseball fans gather. : STOVE
110. American ambassador. : LEAHY
111. Prefix meaning earnest. : SERIO
113. Sweets. : CAKES
114. Country of British lifeline. : EGYPT
115. Smudges. : SOOTS
118. "To ___ thy soul with crosses"—Spenser. : FRET
119. Heedless. : RASH
120. Pierce. : STAB
123. "Rosemary and ___." : RUE
127. Canticle. : ODE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 156 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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