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WITH HEADLINES FROM THE PACIFIC

New York Times, Sunday, April 12, 1942

Author: Charles Erlenkotter
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 153
Charles Erlenkotter has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 93-Across clue, removed period after end quotation mark.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 9
Across Down
1. Warring country. : JAPAN
6. Head of the nation. : PRESIDENT
15. Packer. : CASER
20. Captured rubber State. : JOHORE
21. New theatre of war. : AUSTRALIA
22. Like indigo. : ANILIC
24. Pass. : ELAPSE
25. Timekeeper. : METRONOME
26. Medicine. : REMEDY
27. ___ qua non. : SINE
28. Former prefecture of Japan. : DO
30. Witnessed. : SEEN
31. Of no legal force. : NULL
33. "The Merry ___ of Windsor." : WIVES
34. Places. : SETS
35. Physical peculiarity of a Ubangi. : LIP
37. Famous Army doctor. : REED
39. He traded places with his brother. : ESAU
41. English water trench. : LEAT
42. Greek letter. : ETA
43. Dormant volcano. : PELEE
45. "Going as if he ___ upon eggs"—Burton. : TROD
47. A Christian in Rome. : URBANUS
49. "Our ___ Union: it must be preserved"—Jackson. : FEDERAL
51. Strategic port of Norway. : STAVANGER
54. Mother of Ishmael. : HAGAR
57. He wrote French best sellers. : DUMAS
59. Real music lover. : STANDEE
60. "I do not set my life at a pin's ___"—Hamlet. : FEE
63. Puts in good humor. : ELATES
65. Makes orderly. : SORTS
67. Completed. : ENDED
68. Statesman on trial. : BLUM
69. Herring-like fish. : LILE
70. In that case. : THEN
72. Studio. : ATELIER
74. Black-eyed damsel. : HOURI
75. Coagulate. : GEL
76. Servant. : MAID
77. Judicial writ. : PROCESS
78. Mountain in Switzerland. : SENTIS
79. Catapults. : ONAGERS
81. What Othello was. : MOORISH
82. Oozes again. : RESEEPS
83. Wooly. : LANATE
84. Pet lambs. : COSSETS
85. Mongrels. : CURS
86. Fifty-two. : LII
87. Material yielding little ore. : ATTLE
88. Toscanini. : MAESTRO
89. Hence. : ERGO
90. She used a bull's hide as a tape-measure. : DIDO
91. Norwegian door-slammer. : NORA
92. Vermont marble center. : BARRE
93. "My feet shall fall in the destined ___"—Rossetti. : SNARE
95. Dilute. : WEAKEN
97. Desiccate. : DRY
98. Establishes anew. : RESEATS
100. Californian anchovy. : SPRAT
102. Garb. : DRESS
103. Sizes for matrons. : EIGHTEENS
105. Amounted to. : TOTALED
107. "The Gentleman in the ___." : PARLOUR
110. Copper cups. : DOPS
112. Name proverbial for filial ingratitude. : REGAN
113. Medical term for milk. : LAC
116. Electrical force. : ELOD
117. Dream. : MUSE
120. Lone Star city. : WACO
122. Name. : DUB
123. Town in Panay. : JARO
124. Montague's son. : ROMEO
126. Orbs. : SUNS
128. British act of 1914. : DORA
130. In this manner. : SO
131. Betwixt. : AMID
132. Prickles. : THORNS
134. Former Australian capital. : MELBOURNE
137. Branching. : RAMOSE
139. He discovered a comet. : HALLEY
140. Consisting of asbestos. : AMIANTINE
141. Made level. : EVENED
142. Philippine High Commissioner. : SAYRE
143. Trees. : CYPRESSES
144. Relaxes. : RESTS
1. Home of Chicago gunmen. : JOLIET
2. Richest district on Gold Coast. : AHANTA
3. Bishops of Rome. : POPES
4. Art: Latin. : ARS
5. Vexed: slang. : NEEDLED
6. Nickname of Lord Palmerston. : PAM
7. Regrets. : RUES
8. Chemical compound. : ESTER
9. Way. : STREET
10. Tuesday workers. : IRONERS
11. Coal-carrying box. : DAN
12. Biblical name. : ELON
13. Fairy who imprisoned Merlin. : NIMUE
14. Chinese money. : TAELS
15. Vehicle. : CAR
16. Again. : ANEW
17. Resembling. : SIMILAR
18. Midnight in wartime. : ELEVEN
19. Add "Hall" and get Canada's White House. : RIDEAU
20. Mr. Jones, of the Cabinet. : JESSE
23. Pouches. : CYSTS
29. Lubricated. : OILED
32. Wash. : LAUNDER
36. Read through. : PERUSED
38. Periods. : DOTS
40. Importuned. : URGED
43. Father: French. : PERE
44. Given name of Irish Premier. : EAMON
46. Having no set time. : DATELESS
48. Andrenid. : BEE
49. Goddess of destiny. : FATE
50. Malay gibbon. : LAR
52. Disappear. : VANISH
53. South America's backbone. : ANDES
54. Strategic island. : HELGOLAND
55. One who causes estrangement. : ALIENATOR
56. Quality liked by friend and foe. : GALLANTRY
58. Polish nobleman. : STAROST
60. Describing Lily Pons' voice. : FLUTELIKE
61. Socrates' friend. : EURIPIDES
62. Amounts put in circulation at one time. : EMISSIONS
64. Gaze. : STARE
66. Warehousemen. : STORERS
68. Part of skeleton. : BONE
71. Pronoun. : HIS
73. Foraging ants. : ECITONS
74. Famous parachutist. : HESS
76. Apportion. : METE
77. Pampered. : POSSETED
78. Goat-antelope. : SEROW
80. Festive. : GALA
81. Greek goddesses of fate. : MOERAE
82. Lap robe. : RUG
84. Sign of omission. : CARET
85. Originated. : CREATED
88. Fabrics used by Mohammedans in place of silk. : MASHRUS
89. Baseball player's mistake. : ERROR
90. Member of Turko-Iranian tribe. : DARD
92. Mohammedan lady of rank. : BEGUM
94. Likely. : APT
96. Member of British Cabinet. : EDEN
98. Center of Good Neighbor spirit. : RIO
99. Nazi nemesis. : SNOW
101. River of Spain and Portugal. : TAGUS
103. Beyond middle age. : ELDERLY
104. Italian two-handled sword. : SPADONE
106. Worker. : LABORER
107. Australian port. : PERTH
108. Hawaiian salutations. : ALOHAS
109. George Eliot's heroine. : ROMOLA
111. Reconnoiters. : SCOUTS
113. Ex-Secretary of Commerce. : LAMONT
114. Gets up. : ARISES
115. Prepared a military message. : CODED
118. Its leaves are used in tanning. : SUMAC
119. Nazis and Nipponese. : ENEMY
121. Gold or silver lace. : ORRIS
123. Mr. Landis of OCD. : JAMES
125. Unique guy. : ONER
127. "A ___ of the lip may sink a ship." : SLIP
129. ___ O'Hare McCormick. : ANNE
133. Sink: dial. : SYE
135. Block. : BAR
136. Eyes: Scot. : EES
138. Hail. : AVE

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 139 debuted here and reused later.

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