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WITH CLEWS FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 19, 1942

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.09, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 660 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 156
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 10
Across
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U. S. ship sunk by Japan. : PANAY
6
A President in exile. : BENES
11
Rest. : RELAX
16
American aloe. : AGAVE
21
Organ stop. : ORAGE
22
Spanish dispatch boat. : AVISO
23
Axis partner. : ITALY
24
A country seeking her freedom. : INDIA
25
U. S. naval base. : SAMOA
26
Units of a fleet. : BATTLESHIPS
28
"Tamper not with idle ___."—Hageman. : RUMOR
29
Anger. : IRE
30
Commando sorties. : RAIDS
32
Strategic port. : DAKAR
33
Lincoln's son. : TAD
35
___ de France. : ILE
36
Soviet news agency. : TASS
38
Wild: Scot. : REE
39
Air raid alarm. : SIREN
40
Saw toothed. : SERRATED
42
Employs. : USES
44
Battle area. : FIELD
45
Pack animals. : BURROS
46
Coarse swamp grasses. : SEDGES
49
Army truck. : LORRY
50
Hawaiian taro paste. : POI
51
Collision. : IMPACT
55
Gold weight. : CARAT
56
Discharges. : FIRES
57
Hollowed. : CONCAVE
59
12-foot flightless bird. : MOA
60
Mythical monster: var. : OGER
61
Obscures. : BLOTS
62
Top projection of a wall. : CORNICE
63
Elvers. : EELS
64
Palmyra palm leaf. : OLA
65
Social groups. : CLANS
66
Admit. : CONCEDE
67
Order of ___, British decoration. : MERIT
68
Hawkers. : PEDDLERS
70
Coal made from wood. : LIGNITE
71
Soldier of the sea. : MARINE
72
Snare. : NOOSE
73
Wheel track. : RUT
74
He wears one half-inch gold stripe: abbr. : ENS
75
Earliest Greek architecture. : DORIC
76
Young silver-scaled salmon. : SMOLTS
78
Contrition. : PENANCE
80
Orderly withdrawals. : RETREATS
83
Single drafts of nets. : HAULS
84
Acclamation. : PLAUDIT
85
Seat of a puppet government. : VICHY
86
"___ is the accepted time."—Corinthians. : NOW
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Oriental palm trees. : ENGS
88
Church officials. : BEADLES
89
Units of a Panzer Division. : TANKS
90
New Zealand tree. : MIRO
91
Anglo-Saxon letter. : ETH
92
Military. : MARTIAL
93
Barrels. : CASKS
94
Male voice. : BASSO
95
Allied people. : NATION
97
Mark aimed at in curling. : TEE
98
Shaves off. : PARES
99
Member of American religious group. : MORMON
100
Sharpshooter. : SNIPER
102
Complains. : CARPS
103
Urban district. : TOWN
104
Pacific strait. : MACASSAR
107
Symbols of old alphabet. : RUNES
108
Paid athlete. : PRO
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Apiece. : EACH
113
Timber tree. : ASH
114
Article. : THE
115
Red stones. : SARDS
116
Beagle. : HOUND
118
African worm. : LOA
119
Ill-will. : SPITE
121
Mussolini's enemy. : ANTIFASCIST
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April is the month for these. : RAINS
126
Male voice. : TENOR
127
Uproar. : NOISE
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Planet third in order from the sun. : EARTH
129
Open. : UNCAP
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Breaks. : SNAPS
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Scatter loosely. : STREW
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Right, ___! : DRESS
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Manners. : MIENS
Down
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Place. : POSIT
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Macaw. : ARARA
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"___ inscribed in History's page."—Manners. : NAMES
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Past. : AGO
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"The ___'s at the spring."—Browning. : YEAR
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"The Water ___." : BABIES
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Refuse to face. : EVADE
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Parasite eggs. : NITS
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Sum, es, ___. : EST
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Armed men. : SOLDIERS
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Dared. : RISKED
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Green Mountain boy. : ETHAN
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Den. : LAIR
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"O'er many a frozen, many a fiery ___."—Milton. : ALP
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Surgical scraper. : XYSTER
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Airport. : AIRDROME
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Wildebeeste. : GNU
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Concede. : ADMIT
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French musical instrument. : VIOLE
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Auriculate. : EARED
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F. D. R.'s secretary. : EARLY
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Greek god. : ARES
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Appear at the scene of action. : ARRIVE
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To be rationed. : SUGAR
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Fathers. : SIRES
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Hara-kiri. : SUICIDE
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Horned viper. : ASP
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Complete collection. : SET
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Fortifications. : FORTS
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Headdresses of American Indians. : BONNETS
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Beat, in newspaper slang. : SCOOP
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"The way of an ___ in the air."—Proverbs. : EAGLE
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Early battleship. : DREADNOUGHT
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Of swine. : PORCINE
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Loyalty to the U. S. : AMERICANISM
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Hero. : COLIN
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"Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans ___, sans everything." : TASTE
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Aviation signal. : FLARE
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Join. : CONNECT
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Aviation expert. : ACE
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Consecrate. : BLESS
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Wheel tooth. : COG
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Weird. : EERIE
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Coagulates. : CLOTS
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Fortress. : CITADEL
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Become a benedict. : MARRY
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Puppets. : DOLLS
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White nail crescents. : LUNULAE
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Insects. : MOTHS
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More prepared. : READIER
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Platforms on airplane carriers. : DECKS
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Brightness. : SHEEN
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Devilfish. : MANTA
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Dish. : PLATTER
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Brownie. : NIS
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Skating areas. : RINKS
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Trunk. : TORSO
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Faint. : SWOON
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For each. : PER
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Urns. : VASES
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Exile. : BANISH
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Waterproofs. : TARPS
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Battle site of World War I. : MARNE
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Horrible creatures. : MONSTERS
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Fondled. : CARESSED
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Part of a ship. : BOW
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Girl's name. : ISA
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Himalayan bearcat. : PANDA
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Mountains at source of the Nile. : MOON
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Triumphal songs. : PAEANS
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Lights out. : CURFEW
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Facts. : TRUTHS
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Structures to support aerials. : MASTS
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Trembling. : ASPEN
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Where the dawn comes up like thunder. : CHINA
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Elevate. : RAISE
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Air warden stations. : POSTS
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___ Springs, center of Australia. : ALICE
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Middle name of Sherlock Holmes creator. : CONAN
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Door fastenings. : HASPS
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Rouse. : STIR
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Compensation. : HIRE
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U. S. lieutenant general. : DRUM
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Apex. : TOP
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"The rule of ___ too much."—Milton. : NOT
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Rubber consumer. : CAR
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Species of blackbird. : ANI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 155 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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