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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.
David Steinberg notes:

In 93-Across clue, removed period after end quotation mark.

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 9
Across
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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
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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
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Material yielding little ore. : ATTLE
88
Toscanini. : MAESTRO
89
Hence. : ERGO
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She used a bull's hide as a tape-measure. : DIDO
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Norwegian door-slammer. : NORA
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Vermont marble center. : BARRE
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"My feet shall fall in the destined ___"—Rossetti. : SNARE
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Dilute. : WEAKEN
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Desiccate. : DRY
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Establishes anew. : RESEATS
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Californian anchovy. : SPRAT
102
Garb. : DRESS
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Sizes for matrons. : EIGHTEENS
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Amounted to. : TOTALED
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"The Gentleman in the ___." : PARLOUR
110
Copper cups. : DOPS
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Name proverbial for filial ingratitude. : REGAN
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Medical term for milk. : LAC
116
Electrical force. : ELOD
117
Dream. : MUSE
120
Lone Star city. : WACO
122
Name. : DUB
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Town in Panay. : JARO
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Montague's son. : ROMEO
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Orbs. : SUNS
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British act of 1914. : DORA
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In this manner. : SO
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Betwixt. : AMID
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Prickles. : THORNS
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Former Australian capital. : MELBOURNE
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Branching. : RAMOSE
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He discovered a comet. : HALLEY
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Consisting of asbestos. : AMIANTINE
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Made level. : EVENED
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Philippine High Commissioner. : SAYRE
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Trees. : CYPRESSES
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Relaxes. : RESTS
Down
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Home of Chicago gunmen. : JOLIET
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Richest district on Gold Coast. : AHANTA
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Bishops of Rome. : POPES
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Art: Latin. : ARS
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Vexed: slang. : NEEDLED
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Nickname of Lord Palmerston. : PAM
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Regrets. : RUES
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Chemical compound. : ESTER
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Way. : STREET
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Tuesday workers. : IRONERS
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Coal-carrying box. : DAN
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Biblical name. : ELON
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Fairy who imprisoned Merlin. : NIMUE
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Chinese money. : TAELS
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Vehicle. : CAR
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Again. : ANEW
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Resembling. : SIMILAR
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Midnight in wartime. : ELEVEN
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Add "Hall" and get Canada's White House. : RIDEAU
20
Mr. Jones, of the Cabinet. : JESSE
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Pouches. : CYSTS
29
Lubricated. : OILED
32
Wash. : LAUNDER
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Read through. : PERUSED
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Periods. : DOTS
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Importuned. : URGED
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Father: French. : PERE
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Given name of Irish Premier. : EAMON
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Having no set time. : DATELESS
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Andrenid. : BEE
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Goddess of destiny. : FATE
50
Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Disappear. : VANISH
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South America's backbone. : ANDES
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Strategic island. : HELGOLAND
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One who causes estrangement. : ALIENATOR
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Quality liked by friend and foe. : GALLANTRY
58
Polish nobleman. : STAROST
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Describing Lily Pons' voice. : FLUTELIKE
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Socrates' friend. : EURIPIDES
62
Amounts put in circulation at one time. : EMISSIONS
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Gaze. : STARE
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Warehousemen. : STORERS
68
Part of skeleton. : BONE
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Foraging ants. : ECITONS
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Famous parachutist. : HESS
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Apportion. : METE
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Pampered. : POSSETED
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Goat-antelope. : SEROW
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Festive. : GALA
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Greek goddesses of fate. : MOERAE
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Lap robe. : RUG
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Sign of omission. : CARET
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Originated. : CREATED
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Fabrics used by Mohammedans in place of silk. : MASHRUS
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Baseball player's mistake. : ERROR
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Member of Turko-Iranian tribe. : DARD
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Mohammedan lady of rank. : BEGUM
94
Likely. : APT
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Member of British Cabinet. : EDEN
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Center of Good Neighbor spirit. : RIO
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Nazi nemesis. : SNOW
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River of Spain and Portugal. : TAGUS
103
Beyond middle age. : ELDERLY
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Italian two-handled sword. : SPADONE
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Worker. : LABORER
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Australian port. : PERTH
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Hawaiian salutations. : ALOHAS
109
George Eliot's heroine. : ROMOLA
111
Reconnoiters. : SCOUTS
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Ex-Secretary of Commerce. : LAMONT
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Gets up. : ARISES
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Prepared a military message. : CODED
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Its leaves are used in tanning. : SUMAC
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Nazis and Nipponese. : ENEMY
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Gold or silver lace. : ORRIS
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Mr. Landis of OCD. : JAMES
125
Unique guy. : ONER
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"A ___ of the lip may sink a ship." : SLIP
129
___ O'Hare McCormick. : ANNE
133
Sink: dial. : SYE
135
Block. : BAR
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Eyes: Scot. : EES
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Hail. : AVE

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

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