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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1945

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 626 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 60
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 168
Across
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U. S. General, 1841–1861. : SCOTT
6
Meeting place of Big Three. : TEHERAN
13
Where Columbus embarked in 1492. : PALOS
18
Ina of the stage. : CLAIRE
19
"Of thee I sing." : AMERICA
20
Neighbor of the Eskimo. : ALEUTE
22
Popular screen mime. : CHAPLIN
23
More distant. : REMOTER
24
Succession of trumpet notes. : TANTARA
26
Bow. : ARC
27
Brother of Osiris. : SET
28
Occupation. : TRADE
29
Writer of "How doth the little busy bee." : WATTS
31
"Throw a ___ to Cerberus." : SOP
32
Evil Norse giant. : LOKI
34
Hair-do of the Nineteen Twenties. : SHINGLE
36
Anguish. : THROE
37
Greek letters. : PSIS
38
Make corrections in. : EMEND
40
Indulge in a winter sport: Var. : SKEE
41
Prevailing tone. : STRAIN
43
Kinship of President Buchanan's "First Lady" to him. : NIECE
44
Composer of "God Bless America." : BERLIN
46
Former domestic slave. : ESNE
48
War. : HELL
49
Italian ladies. : DONNAS
50
Forest-ox. : ANOA
52
Character in Dickens' "Christmas Carol." : SCROOGE
54
Mongrel. : CUR
55
Capital of Wyoming. : CHEYENNE
59
United Nations watchword. : YALTA
60
Irregular cavalry of Russian Army. : COSSACKS
65
Bird. : HEN
66
Builder of Mansion House, London. : DANCE
68
See (German comb. form). : SEH
69
Lover of the fine arts. : DILETTANT
70
Guesses wrong. : ERRS
72
Pygmalion's statue. : GALATEA
74
Shape in a mold. : CAST
75
Place for sacrifices. : ALTAR
76
Sailor's baked dish. : SCOUSE
78
Objects of dislike. : AVERSIONS
80
Salty incrustation used for removing freckles. : ADARCE
81
Friend of Shylock. : TUBAL
82
What the Piper of Hamelin was. : PIED
83
Blowing a horn. : TOOTING
85
Japanese spirituous drink. : SAKE
86
Grain storage places. : ELEVATORS
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What summer resorts will lack this year. : MEN
89
Have effect. : ENURE
91
Weight of ancient Egypt: Var. : KET
92
Withholds again. : REDENIES
93
King who died Aug. 28, 1943. : BORIS
95
Exulters. : GLOATERS
97
Political party: Abbr. : DEM
98
Throb. : PULSATE
100
Monk of high rank. : LAMA
101
Corded. : REPPED
105
Given name of Lincoln biographer. : CARL
106
"Romeo, doff thy ___." : NAME
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Whinnies. : NEIGHS
112
Escort. : USHER
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Large, handsome flowers. : CANNAS
115
Compose. : LULL
117
Brown ermine. : STOAT
118
Move. : STIR
119
Front hair. : BANGS
120
Husbandman: Obs. : TILLMAN
123
Aggrieved. : SORE
124
___ Nidre, Aramaic prayer. : KOL
125
Deciding heat. : FINAL
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Ancient country in Asia Minor. : CARIA
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Equivalence. : PAR
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Health resort. : SPA
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A consonant such as "S." : SPIRANT
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Wealthy. : OPULENT
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"Can ___ urn or animated bust."—Gray's Elegy. : STORIED
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Swabbing instrument. : SPONGE
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Squirt-gun. : SYRINGE
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Less restrained. : EASIER
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Guide. : STEER
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Determinedness. : SETNESS
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Bridge successes. : SLAMS
Down
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Goldbricker. : SLACKER
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Add a final touch to. : CAP
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Paints. : OILS
4
Essays. : TRIES
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Decimates. : TENTHS
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Sharpness of language. : TARTNESS
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War; a state of ___. : EMERGENCY
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Pertaining to blood. : HEMAL
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Wears away. : ERODES
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Ceremony. : RITE
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Flier. : ACE
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Mammal mentioned in "Moby Dick." : NARWHALE
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Invader of Bavaria. : PATTON
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Winged. : ALATE
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Town near Arras. : LENS
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Not safe. : OUT
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Delegate to San Francisco conference. : STASSEN
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Metal. : CHROME
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Beethoven's Third. : EROICA
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Spy in the land of Canaan. : CALEB
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Recesses. : APSES
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Seed-covering. : ARIL
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Turned-in edge of a seam. : INLAY
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Boss of the whole shooting match in Europe. : IKE
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One trillion: Comb. form. : TREGA
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Badge. : PIN
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Ate formally. : DINED
42
Egyptian ibis-headed god. : THOTH
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Young chief of staff of 20th Air Force. : NORSTAD
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Period of minority. : NONAGE
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Rubber. : ERASER
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Great Italian actress: died at Pittsburgh. : DUSE
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___ Karenina. : ANNA
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Shrubs with olive-shaped fruit. : OLEASTERS
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Firearm. : COLT
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Given name of OPA chief. : CHESTER
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Mons. Poirot, detective. : HERCULE
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Invested. : ENROBED
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Cream cakes. : ECLAIRS
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Moistening wood with beer before painting. : CISSING
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Titan with massive shoulders. : ATLAS
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Ratchet-drill. : CATRAKE
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Slaughterer of old horses: Eng. : KNACKER
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Where "white wings" held sway. : STREETS
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Part of a roof. : EAVES
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Author of "Vita Nuova." : DANTE
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Glib. : SUAVE
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Mr. Husing of the radio. : TED
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Murmur. : COO
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False report. : SLANDER
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Islands of which Corfu is the chief town. : IONIAN
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Uttering sounds of pain. : AGROAN
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Most poorly paid literary production. : POEM
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Invalid. : NULL
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Confined. : TIED
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Given name of woman tennis champion. : MOLLA
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American singer born in Shanghai. : EAMES
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Author of "The Cotter's Saturday Night." : BURNS
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Author of "What Price Glory?" : STALLINGS
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Mouse-like Australian marsupials. : TAITS
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Character in "Candide." : PANGLOSS
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Vies with. : EMULATES
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Sweet biscuits. : RUSKS
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Prevents from making a claim. : ESTOPS
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English author nicknamed "Namby-Pamby." : PHILIPS
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By means of. : PER
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Where water was turned to wine. : CANA
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Slippery ___. : ELM
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Blockheads. : GOOSIES
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Noted publisher (1795–1869). : HARPER
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Place. : STEAD
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Slow gallop. : CANTER
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One of the Big Three. : STALIN
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Intervals of time. : LAPSES
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Carousal: Slang. : BINGE
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Miss Dunne, of the movies. : IRENE
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Province in South Africa. : NATAL
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Church: Archaic. : FANE
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Short. : CURT
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Given name of painter of "The Horse Fair." : ROSA
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Nonsense. : ROT
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English poet laureate (1790–1813). : PYE
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Edge. : RIM

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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