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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 25, 1943

Author: Hugh P. Evans
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.02, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 642 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 98
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 63
Across Down
1. Strategic French port in Africa. : DAKAR
6. Troublesome insects. : PESTS
11. Throw out. : EGEST
16. Pepper species. : BETEL
21. He met Churchill at Adana. : INONU
22. Glyceryl trioleate. : OLEIN
23. Point of the compass: Sp. : NORTE
24. Official decree. : UKASE
25. Extreme west cape of Africa. : VERDE
26. Where Lunga Bay is. : GUADALCANAL
28. Famous Australian healer. : KENNY
29. Mindanao native. : ATA
30. Indian timber trees. : DARS
32. Assam silkworms. : ERIAS
33. Theme: Music. : TEMA
35. Good-for-nothing person: Scot. : KET
36. Mens ___ in corpore sano. : SANA
38. European dormouse. : LOIR
40. Issuing address of fateful telegram, 1870. : EMS
41. French essayist and novelist. : GIDE
42. South African fox. : ASSE
43. Small antelope of the Caucasus. : CHAMOIS
46. Head man in Algiers. : PEYROUTON
49. Metallic element discovered in 1902. : RADIUM
52. "Haves and have-___." : NOTS
54. Sound of distress. : MOAN
55. Teutonic knight. : RITTER
59. Piles up. : AMASSES
61. Monastic life. : MONKERY
63. French seventeenth-century dramatist. : MOLIERE
64. Man: Latin. : VIR
65. Fodder pit. : SILO
67. Feminine name. : DIANE
68. European wild garlic. : MOLY
69. Moral Rearmament: abbr. : MRA
70. Objects. : ENDS
72. Russian river from Lake Ladoga to Gulf of Finland. : NEVA
74. Silence! : PST
75. Mexican dollar. : PESO
76. Footless creature. : APOD
77. Below. : NEATH
79. U. S. Under-Secretary of State. : WELLES
81. Field Commander of British Eighth Army. : MONTGOMERY
83. Stingy. : NEAR
85. Colonel in the Tunisian campaign. : ROOSEVELT
87. Vegetables. : YAMS
88. Came to pass. : EVENTUATED
91. Sell. : RETAIL
93. Noisome. : FETID
96. Essential in brewing. : MALT
97. Wire measures. : MILS
98. Pronoun. : HIS
99. Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912. : ROOT
101. Former character of Teutonic alphabet. : RUNE
102. English cloth measure. : ELL
103. Sinewy. : WIRY
104. Famous Italian (1265–1321). : DANTE
106. Fragrant ointment. : NARD
108. Cereal. : OAT
109. Feminine name. : EVELINE
111. Hot weather drink. : LIMEADE
113. Lot. : FORTUNE
115. Color of the mignonette. : RESEDA
116. Limit. : TERM
117. "Closed ___ hurt no one, speaking may."—Cato. : LIPS
119. Marine paymaster. : PURSER
120. Respected. : VENERATED
123. Afternoon recess in Britain. : TEATIME
125. Most important of the Vedic gods. : AGNI
128. Trip. : TREK
129. ___ cord. : RIP
131. ___ go bragh. : ERIN
132. Jap-held island, 1,200 miles north of New Guinea. : TRUK
136. Express displeasure vocally. : BOO
137. One-tenth of a Chinese foot. : TSUN
138. Musical tone, half step below A. : AFLAT
140. ___ Scott Case, 1848. : DRED
142. Camel's-hair garment. : ABA
143. Shelled island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
145. Italian island between Sicily and Tunisia. : PANTELLERIA
148. Large thrush. : ROBIN
150. Town in battle area in Tunisia. : SENED
151. Vital parts of jeeps. : TIRES
152. African antelope. : ELAND
153. Feeble. : ANILE
154. Commands. : HESTS
155. Bevel. : SLANT
156. Hindu queen. : RANEE
157. Obscure. : BEDIM
1. Singers. : DIVAS
2. Belgian news agency. : ANETA
3. Mohammedan scriptures. : KORAN
4. An added particular: colloq. : AND
5. Tried to be free of. : RUED
6. Organized massacre. : POGROM
7. Adroit escape. : ELUSION
8. Bismarck ___. : SEA
9. Carry through. : TIDE
10. Trap. : SNARE
11. Covering. : ENCASEMENT
12. Gazelles of Tibet. : GOAS
13. Sea eagle. : ERN
14. Battle ___. : STATION
15. Badger-like mammal of Java. : TELEDU
16. Japanese air-base in the Solomons. : BUKA
17. Make do. : EKE
18. Machines of war. : TANKS
19. Anglo-Saxon serfs. : ESNES
20. One of the Philippines. : LEYTE
27. Flabby. : LIMP
31. Battleground in North Africa. : ALAMEIN
34. Science of measurement. : METROLOGY
37. Youth beloved by Galatea. : ACIS
39. Site of trial of French patriots. : RIOM
41. ___ Ladies. : GRAY
42. One opposed. : ANTI
44. Bohemian reformer, burned as a heretic, 1415. : HUSS
45. Danish glottal stop. : STOD
47. Former time. : YORE
48. Unctuous. : OILY
49. Devour prey. : RAVEN
50. Ammonia compound. : AMINE
51. Strategic straits. : DARDANELLES
53. Shoots from cover. : SNIPES
56. Stormy. : TEMPESTUOUS
57. Mistake. : ERROR
58. Quick. : READY
60. Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
62. Strategic pass in Tunisia. : KASSERINE
63. In greatest degree. : MOST
66. Publicly. : OVERTLY
68. Refer to. : MENTION
71. Tax. : STENT
73. South African lilies. : ALOES
75. Arctic or Antarctic. : POLAR
76. European yellowhammer. : AMMER
78. Medicine ___, city in Alberta, Canada. : HAT
80. Danish weight, about 225 grams. : LOD
81. Equaled. : MET
82. Changeling. : OAF
84. Cud-chewing animals. : RUMINANTS
86. Roman priestess. : VESTAL
88. Arabian commander. : EMEER
89. Current regulator. : VALVE
90. River in Yorkshire, 70 miles to the Ouse. : AIRE
92. Take it easy. : LOAF
94. Foolish. : INANE
95. Discourage. : DETER
98. Most northerly town in Europe. : HAMMERFEST
100. Poisonous crystalline base. : TROPINE
103. Roomy. : WIDE
104. Earth. : DIRT
105. Revise for publication. : EDIT
107. Commander of U. S. Eastern Defense Command. : DRUM
110. Son of Jacob. : LEVI
111. Become public. : LEAK
112. Fencing sword. : EPEE
114. Allowance for waste. : TRET
116. Wooden spike used in ship-building. : TRENAIL
118. Pilchard. : SARDINE
121. Breaks out. : ERUPTS
122. Pickle. : DILL
124. Angry discourse. : TIRADE
125. Humiliate. : ABASH
126. Island near Dakar; first capital of French West Africa. : GOREE
127. Parts of speech. : NOUNS
130. Less ruddy. : PALER
133. Mad. : RABID
134. Japanese base in New Britain. : UBILI
135. State in French Equatorial Africa. : KANEM
137. Children. : TADS
138. Sun's disk. : ATEN
139. Anatomical tissue. : TELA
141. Olive ___. : DRAB
144. Thing to wager on. : BET
146. Remember the Blue Eagle? : NRA
147. Stood for office. : RAN
149. Single. : ONE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 90 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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