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WORDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, April 2, 1944

Author: L. K. Peters
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 84
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 112
Across Down
1. ___ Casazza, former director of Met. : GATTI
6. ___ Ababa, capital of Abyssinia. : ADDIS
11. Conflict. : CLASH
16. Wire rope. : CABLE
21. Plant louse. : APHID
22. Trail. : TRACE
23. Biblical prophet. : HOSEA
24. City in N. E. France. : ARRAS
25. Bombed Nazi port at mouth of Weser. : BREMERHAVEN
27. General MacArthur's stout fellows. : AUSTRALIANS
29. Anzio money. : LIRE
30. Shield. : AEGIS
31. Musical group. : TRIO
32. Outstrip; forestall. : DEVANCE
33. Shade tree. : ELM
34. Son of Zeus. : MINOS
35. European bass. : BRASSE
37. Domineered. : RIDDEN
38. Manufacturing city, Shiawasse County, Mich. : OWOSSO
40. Rank. : GRADE
41. May 28, 1934. : DIONNE
43. Soft felt hat. : ALPINE
45. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
47. Mufti. : CITS
48. Purposes. : ENDS
51. Bashfulness. : COYNESS
53. Pays court. : SUES
54. Cotton material. : SATEEN
56. Wager. : BET
57. Hoosier poet (1853–1916). : RILEY
58. Defensive fighter plane. : INTERCEPTOR
61. Harmonious. : ATUNE
63. Ages. : ERAS
64. The blackthorn. : SLOE
65. Vender. : SELLER
66. Reflect. : MIRROR
67. Understand. : SEE
68. Frauds: Colloq. : FAKERS
70. Jap-held island off Sumatra. : NIAS
71. Heavily bombed Rhineland city. : COLOGNE
72. Disables. : LAMES
73. "___ Europe, tomorrow the World"—Hitler. : TODAY
75. Part of tennis court. : ALLEY
76. Name of Fiumicino. : RUBICON
79. Ship. : LADE
80. Banquet: Colloq. : SPREAD
82. Fly trap. : WEB
85. Large snakes. : ABOMAS
86. Gulf on E. coast of Greece. : AEGINA
88. Falsifier. : LIAR
89. Of the earth. : GEAL
90. Wanderer. : NOMAD
91. South American. : ARGENTINEAN
93. Nazi-held Crimean seaport. : YALTA
94. W. Iranian river, 150 miles to Persian Gulf. : TAB
95. One of two books of the Apocrypha. : ESDRAS
97. Sector. : AREA
98. Slopped over. : SPILLED
100. Scotch barrel stave. : STAP
102. Resound. : PEAL
103. Nebraskan river, 315 miles to Missouri. : PLATTE
105. Receil. : RELINE
106. International business men's club. : ROTARY
108. Smiles broadly. : GRINS
109. A Teheran visitor. : STALIN
111. More depressed. : SADDER
113. Strain. : STRESS
115. Narrow ravine. : STRID
116. Airplane's lifeblood. : GAS
119. Patrons. : CLIENTS
121. Hop kiln. : OAST
122. Porticoes. : STOAS
123. Strategic U. S. base. : ATTU
124. N. Italian province. : ALESSANDRIA
126. Fast USAAF fighter plane. : THUNDERBOLT
128. Maltese weight: 2½ gr. : PARTO
129. Utilizing. : USING
130. Lofty nest. : AERIE
131. Of the armband. : ULNAR
132. Early followers of Mohammed. : ANSAR
133. U. S. Navy's fighting cruiser. : BOISE
134. Jap-held island near Amboina. : DAMAR
135. Gypsum. : GESSO
1. Star captain of the USAAF. : GABLE
2. Month of diamonds. : APRIL
3. Greek battleground: 480 B. C.–1941 A. D. : THERMOPYLAE
4. Greenwich ___. : TIME
5. Food fish. : IDE
6. Where Tsolakoglu rules. : ATHENS
7. Soldier of British "Guards." : DRAGOON
8. Chief of the OWI. : DAVIS
9. Frosts. : ICES
10. Jap bronze coin. : SEN
11. Guessing game. : CHARADE
12. Lake in Canadian Rockies. : LOUISE
13. Ancient Greek seaport visited by St. Paul. : ASSOS
14. Clique. : SET
15. Difficult. : HARD
16. Protestant reformer (1509–1564). : CALVIN
17. Princess deserted by Theseus. : ARIADNE
18. Famous gate in Berlin. : BRANDENBURG
19. Old cavalry weapon. : LANCE
20. Scene of bombed Krupp works. : ESSEN
26. Labor's demands. : RAISES
28. Brassy. : AEROSE
31. Follower of Emerson. : TRANSCENDENTALIST
34. Cash. : MONEY
35. Thorns. : BRIERS
36. William Allen White. : EDITOR
39. Products of California and New York. : WINES
40. Snow: Scot. : GRUE
42. Roman road. : ITER
43. Fields. : ACRES
44. Largest river in France, 625 miles to Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
46. Autumn flower. : ASTER
47. Delicacies. : CATES
49. French diplomat under Napoleon. : DENON
50. Cubic meter. : STERE
52. Made of parachute material. : SILKEN
54. Expands. : SPLAYS
55. Exposed a lie. : NAILED
59. Dissenting votes. : NOES
60. Essayist. : ELIA
62. Scene of Wooden Horse hoax. : TROY
64. Aegean island retaken by Nazis. : SAMOS
66. Tooth. : MOLAR
68. Front elevation of a building. : FACADE
69. Exhibits. : STAGES
71. Vacuums. : CLEANS
72. City founded by Pizarro, 1535. : LIMA
74. Norse god of war. : ODIN
75. Ancient name of Herat. : ARIA
76. Raves. : RANTS
77. Rattlesnake of the sea. : UBOAT
78. Airmen. : BOMBARDIERS
79. Authorized. : LEGAL
81. Fold. : PLEAT
82. Bomber planes of RAF. : WELLINGTONS
83. Corroded. : EATEN
84. Reckless fellow. : BLADE
86. Dresses up. : ARRAYS
87. Turkish milk drinks. : AIRANS
89. ___ Curci, famous Italian-Spanish soprano. : GALLI
91. One of Benjamin's chieftains: I Chr. 8: 15. : ADER
92. Helmet covers. : NETS
93. Submit. : YIELD
96. Where the Helots lived. : SPARTA
99. Laud. : PRAISE
101. Mayor of Italian city. : PODESTA
103. Portend. : PRESAGE
104. Where Tallinn is. : ESTONIA
107. Stretching muscle: Anat. : TENSOR
108. Cereals. : GRAINS
110. Merchant. : TRADER
111. ___ Flow, Orkney Island Naval base. : SCAPA
112. ___-a-Dale, Robin Hood's friend. : ALLAN
114. Shinto temple gate. : TORII
115. The German Cicero (1507–89). : STURM
117. North African mountains. : ATLAS
118. English playwright (1863–1933). : SUTRO
120. Affront. : SNUB
122. American historian (1824–1892). : SHEA
123. Capable. : ABLE
125. British military medal of valor. : DSO
126. Cartoonist Dorgan's signature. : TAD
127. Hitler's favorite chew. : RUG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 78 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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