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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
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 10
Across
1. 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
87. 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
109. 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
124. April is the month for these. : RAINS
126. Male voice. : TENOR
127. Uproar. : NOISE
128. Planet third in order from the sun. : EARTH
129. Open. : UNCAP
130. Breaks. : SNAPS
131. Scatter loosely. : STREW
132. Right, ___! : DRESS
133. Manners. : MIENS
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1. Place. : POSIT
2. Macaw. : ARARA
3. "___ inscribed in History's page."—Manners. : NAMES
4. Past. : AGO
5. "The ___'s at the spring."—Browning. : YEAR
6. "The Water ___." : BABIES
7. Refuse to face. : EVADE
8. Parasite eggs. : NITS
9. Sum, es, ___. : EST
10. Armed men. : SOLDIERS
11. Dared. : RISKED
12. Green Mountain boy. : ETHAN
13. Den. : LAIR
14. "O'er many a frozen, many a fiery ___."—Milton. : ALP
15. Surgical scraper. : XYSTER
16. Airport. : AIRDROME
17. Wildebeeste. : GNU
18. Concede. : ADMIT
19. French musical instrument. : VIOLE
20. Auriculate. : EARED
27. F. D. R.'s secretary. : EARLY
31. Greek god. : ARES
34. Appear at the scene of action. : ARRIVE
37. To be rationed. : SUGAR
39. Fathers. : SIRES
40. Hara-kiri. : SUICIDE
41. Horned viper. : ASP
43. Complete collection. : SET
44. Fortifications. : FORTS
45. Headdresses of American Indians. : BONNETS
46. Beat, in newspaper slang. : SCOOP
47. "The way of an ___ in the air."—Proverbs. : EAGLE
48. Early battleship. : DREADNOUGHT
49. Celebrities. : LIONS
50. Of swine. : PORCINE
52. Loyalty to the U. S. : AMERICANISM
53. Hero. : COLIN
54. "Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans ___, sans everything." : TASTE
56. Aviation signal. : FLARE
57. Join. : CONNECT
58. Aviation expert. : ACE
61. Consecrate. : BLESS
62. Wheel tooth. : COG
63. Weird. : EERIE
65. Coagulates. : CLOTS
66. Fortress. : CITADEL
67. Become a benedict. : MARRY
69. Puppets. : DOLLS
70. White nail crescents. : LUNULAE
71. Insects. : MOTHS
73. More prepared. : READIER
75. Platforms on airplane carriers. : DECKS
76. Brightness. : SHEEN
77. Devilfish. : MANTA
78. Dish. : PLATTER
79. Brownie. : NIS
80. Skating areas. : RINKS
81. Trunk. : TORSO
82. Faint. : SWOON
84. For each. : PER
85. Urns. : VASES
88. Exile. : BANISH
89. Waterproofs. : TARPS
90. Battle site of World War I. : MARNE
92. Horrible creatures. : MONSTERS
93. Fondled. : CARESSED
94. Part of a ship. : BOW
96. Girl's name. : ISA
98. Himalayan bearcat. : PANDA
99. Mountains at source of the Nile. : MOON
101. Triumphal songs. : PAEANS
102. Lights out. : CURFEW
103. Facts. : TRUTHS
104. Structures to support aerials. : MASTS
105. Trembling. : ASPEN
106. Where the dawn comes up like thunder. : CHINA
107. Elevate. : RAISE
108. Air warden stations. : POSTS
110. ___ Springs, center of Australia. : ALICE
111. Middle name of Sherlock Holmes creator. : CONAN
112. Door fastenings. : HASPS
115. Rouse. : STIR
116. Compensation. : HIRE
117. U. S. lieutenant general. : DRUM
120. Apex. : TOP
122. "The rule of ___ too much."—Milton. : NOT
123. Rubber consumer. : CAR
125. Species of blackbird. : ANI

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