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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 11, 1943

Author:
Harriot T. Cooke
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 97
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 61
Across
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Parts of military headgear. : VISORS
7
Chemist's tube. : ADAPTER
14
Where Rommel made stand in Tunisia. : MARETH
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Relating to U. S. Government. : FEDERAL
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Source of great mineral wealth for Russia. : SIBERIA
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Slow musical compositions. : ADAGIOS
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Inactivity. : INERTIA
25
Iowa Senator in 77th Congress. : HERRING
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Epithet for Gestapo Chief Heydrich, assassinated in Prague. : HANGMAN
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Mindanao natives. : ATAS
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Word in a prayer. : AVE
30
Sample. : TASTE
31
Miss Millay. : EDNA
32
Maj. Gen. Eaker's first name. : IRA
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Rounded cake. : NUT
34
Addresses with a title. : SIRS
36
Metal block for printing. : DIE
37
Famous pen name. : ELIA
38
Aircraft carrier sunk in Battle of the Solomons. : WASP
39
Entered clandestinely. : CREPT
42
Strategic region in Russia. : CRIMEA
44
Island in Solomons where Japs landed. : BUKA
45
Localities relied on for supplies. : BASES
46
Things that reduce strain. : EASERS
48
Book of Old Testament. : AMOS
49
Shoulder insignia. : BARS
50
Large, uncomfortable dwelling. : ARK
51
Pined. : YEARNED
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Remove. : DELE
54
Exact knowledge of natural laws. : SCIENCE
58
Daring. : INTREPID
61
Last U. S. Minister to Bulgaria. : EARLE
63
Producer of important war needs. : FARM
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Modern area of battle. : AIR
65
Tropical plant. : TARO
66
Faid ___, in Tunisia. : PASS
68
French patriot. : DEGAULLE
70
___ facto. : IPSO
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Impels to action. : AROUSES
73
Cultivates the soil. : HOES
75
Goddess worshipped in early Crete. : RHEA
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Jogs. : TROTS
77
Part of a turbine. : ROTOR
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Device for a doorway. : TURNSTILE
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Gelatin capsule. : PERLE
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Fowl. : CAPON
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Challenge: Fr. : DEFI
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Seaport on Gulf of Smyrna. : FOCA
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Runs swiftly. : CAREERS
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Object of early Egyptian worship. : ATEN
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Victim of a massacre, 1572. : HUGUENOT
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National Socialist. : NAZI
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Spanish lady. : DONA
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For each. : PER
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Birds of Iceland. : AUKS
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Language of a northern country. : NORSE
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Planted for victory. : GARDENED
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Perfume. : ESSENCE
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Shaft of a watch. : STEM
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In that place. : THEREIN
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___ Leaf Cluster for D. S. M., awarded to Lieut. Gen. Wainwright. : OAK
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Small bottle. : VIAL
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West Indian shrub. : ANIL
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Senility. : DOTAGE
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Harsh metallic sound. : CLANK
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Almost 10 cents in Colombia. : REAL
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Hazards. : STAKES
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Greek island, birthplace of Pythagoras. : SAMOS
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Offices of Cardinals. : HATS
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Yoke. : TEAM
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Defeat at bridge. : SET
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Italian prince of tenth century. : ESTE
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French pronoun. : MES
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Since. : AGO
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Strategic point in Russian battle front. : OREL
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Second brightest stars. : BETAS
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Mr. Bloom, chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee. : SOL
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Body of knowledge possessed by a people. : LORE
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Pertaining to a forest. : NEMORAL
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Country visited by Roosevelt. : MOROCCO
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City near Rzhev. : KALININ
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Contort the features. : GRIMACE
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Native of American peninsula. : ALASKAN
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Curtain material. : ETAMINE
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Climbed. : SCALED
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Hero of Molière's "Le Misanthrope." : ALCESTE
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Pull another thread in a stocking. : RESNAG
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U. S. two-engine bomber. : VENTURA
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Forms mental conceptions. : IDEATES
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Hindu weights. : SERS
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Morsel. : ORT
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Non-Moslem Turks. : RAIAS
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Pertaining to the Russians. : SLAVIC
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Tree of olive family. : ASH
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Jap legislative body. : DIET
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Wears away by friction. : ABRADES
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Middle Eastern country visited by Willkie. : PERSIA
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Commonplace. : TRITE
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Chemical suffix. : EINE
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Useful salvage item. : RAG
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Strategic seaport of East Tunisia. : MAHDIA
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Scene of conference between Churchill and Inonu in Turkey. : ADANA
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Frog. : RANA
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Bomb: aviator's slang. : EGG
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Character in "Faerie Queene." : TIMIAS
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Raucous. : HOARSE
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Betrothed. : FIANCE
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Sparkles. : SNAPS
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Commissions. : ERRANDS
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Fraternal organization. : ELKS
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Monkey. : SIME
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River flowing into Seine above Rouen. : EURE
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Pacific island. : WAKE
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Governor General in Algeria. : PEYROUTON
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Herbert Beerbohm ___. : TREE
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Custom. : MODE
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Spanish islands in Mediterranean. : BALEARIC
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Part of a hat. : BRIM
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Member of military engineer unit. : SAPPER
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Country under Nazis: abbr. : BELG
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City of Palestine. : ACRE
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Creeks. : RIAS
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Dressmaker's lay figure. : DRESSFORM
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Dining hall. : SALA
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Military genius. : NAPOLEON
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Artificial reservoir: var. : CISTERNE
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Son of Aphrodite. : EROS
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Eskimo of Greenland. : ITA
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Recounts. : NARRATES
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Cavalrymen. : TROOPERS
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Gulf between Arabia and Africa. : ADEN
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Disappear. : FLEE
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City in Sinkiang Province, China. : SHUFU
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German soldier. : UHLAN
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Region of one country claimed by another. : IRREDENTA
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Favorite ___. : SON
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Chinese. : ORIENTAL
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Thrice. : TER
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Sheep in second year. : TEGS
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Adds up. : TOTS
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Coupled. : PAIRED
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___ Bon. : CAPE
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Title of royal war casualty. : DUKE
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Person appointed to control an industry. : CZAR
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Depressed. : SAD
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Kind of material. : HUCK
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Mr. Coward. : NOEL
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Timeless. : AGELESS
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Biblical race of giants. : ANAK
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Sicilian volcano. : ETNA
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God: Spanish. : DIOS
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Endless periods of time. : EONS
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Country between French Indo-China and Burma. : SIAM
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Long walk. : HIKE
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Rationed food. : VEAL
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Raids. : ATTACKS
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Scarce household item. : AMMONIA
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Reichsmarshal. : GOERING
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Hebrew ascetic. : ESSENE
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One of the Siamese twins. : CHANG
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Malt liquors. : LAGERS
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Extremely small. : ATOMIC
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Tottered. : REELED
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Bristly. : SETOSE
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Fireman. : STOKER
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Harness strap. : TRACE
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Broken section of a glacier. : SERAC
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Make joyful. : ELATE
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Not written. : ORAL
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Pod. : BOLL
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Scram! : SCAT
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Draw. : LIMN
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Medical suffix. : OMA
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Bleat. : MAA
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Integer. : ONE
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___ Palmas, capital of Grand Canary Island. : LAS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 89 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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