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HEADLINERS AND BYLINERS

New York Times, Sunday, April 5, 1942

Author: J. C. Doesburg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 149 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 8
Across Down
1. Cabinet member. : STIMSON
8. Philippine province. : ISABELA
15. Disheartens. : DEJECTS
22. Name for Joan of Arc. : PUCELLE
23. Exact. : LITERAL
24. Private chapel. : ORATORY
25. Nazis and Japs. : ENEMIES
26. Receive as a patrimony. : INHERIT
27. Washings. : LAVAGES
28. Eyelash: rare. : CIL
29. Worn by catcher. : MITT
31. Department in France. : GERS
32. Far East news service. : ANETA
34. Burmese demon. : NAT
35. River flowing through Munich. : ISAR
37. 1066 settlers in England. : NORMANS
39. Mussolini's son. : BRUNO
40. He said "Delenda est Carthago." : CATO
41. Primitive Japanese. : AINUS
43. Cuts grain. : REAPS
44. Moved slowly. : CREPT
45. Badgerlike animal. : RATEL
46. Vessels for molten metal. : LADLES
48. Recent: comb. form. : NEO
49. European buzzard. : GLEDE
50. He took a ride in 1775. : REVERE
51. Play. : ENACT
53. Morbid sounds. : RALES
55. Kitchen aid. : SIEVE
57. Charles Dodgson. : CARROLL
60. Recites. : REPEATS
62. Bored into. : ATE
63. "The ___ of Wonderful Nonsense"—Pegler. : ERA
66. "Cakes and ___." : ALE
67. Ferric oxide powder. : ROUGE
69. Always: contr. : EER
70. Unconquered seaport. : LENINGRAD
73. Branch. : RAME
75. "The song that ___ a nation's heart"—Tennyson. : NERVES
77. Muang-Thai. : SIAM
79. Added name. : AGNAME
80. Serpent. : ABOMA
82. Percolate. : SEEP
83. He takes you up. : OTIS
85. Supporting frame. : EASEL
86. Far East naval base. : CAVITE
88. She threw the Apple of Discord. : ERIS
90. Short fish-lines. : SNELLS
92. East Indian deer. : RUSA
93. Recent arrivals in Australia. : AMERICANS
95. Toe: Scot. : TAE
97. Indian peasants. : RYOTS
99. Portuguese coin: singular. : REI
100. "The still, ___ music of humanity"—Wordsworth. : SAD
101. Frantic. : MAD
102. Snapping insects. : ELATERS
105. Edna St. Vincent Millay. : POETESS
107. Foreshowed. : BODED
109. "Is he ___ at whose right side rides Courage?"—Anderson. : ALONE
110. Rest house. : SERAI
111. Tycoons. : BARONS
114. Just clear, as an anchor. : ATRIP
116. Revolver. : GAT
118. Coals. : EMBERS
122. Regions. : AREAS
123. Of signal importance. : SIREN
124. Stuck. : MIRED
126. Antelope of Himalayas. : SEROW
127. Devotees. : ISTS
128. Spirits in the Koran. : PERIS
129. Labor leader. : GOMPERS
131. ___ Bonheur. : ROSA
132. Garland. : LEI
133. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
134. Whimper. : PULE
135. The Pope. : PAPA
137. Chaucer's title. : DAN
138. Insides: slang. : INNARDS
140. What dressmakers do. : STYLING
143. Repairmen. : MENDERS
145. Diminutive fauna. : FAUNULE
146. Italian port shelled by British. : TARANTO
147. The "Merchant of Venice." : ANTONIO
148. Acquires feathers. : FLEDGES
149. Part of India's northern barrier. : EVEREST
150. Lincoln's Secretary of War. : STANTON
1. Noteworthy. : SPECIAL
2. Strategic territory in Africa. : TUNISIA
3. American base. : ICELAND
4. Hebrew letter. : MEM
5. Slender. : SLIM
6. Liquid part of fat. : OLEIN
7. Wisest man. : NESTOR
8. River in Turkestan. : ILI
9. City taken by Yamashita. : SINGAPORE
10. City of famine. : ATHENS
11. Fermented liquors. : BEERS
12. Makes a slip. : ERRS
13. Native of Burma. : LAI
14. Provided with a place for worship. : ALTARED
15. Sorrowful. : DOLENT
16. One of the Muses. : ERATO
17. Island of scorched-earth. : JAVA
18. Class of Japanese outcasts. : ETA
19. Allied. : COGNATE
20. Negotiator. : TREATER
21. Shortening of a syllable. : SYSTOLE
30. Tributary of Humber River. : TRENT
33. Negroes of Nigeria. : NUPES
36. King. : RULER
38. Western star. : MAE
39. Nazi-held port. : BREST
40. Ancient home of man. : CAVE
42. Latin American. : SENOR
44. Nets. : CLEARS
45. Return in kind. : REVENGE
47. Fashionable gathering. : SALON
49. Delight. : GLEE
50. Networks of nerves. : RETIA
52. Indications. : CLUES
54. "Ivory, and ___ and peacocks." : APES
56. Character in Scott. : IAN
57. Good neighbor capital. : CARACAS
58. The Yellowhammer State. : ALABAMA
59. Transferred. : REMOVED
60. "Where is the medal without its ___?"—Marx. : REVERSE
61. Severe critics. : SLATERS
63. Obliteration. : ERASURE
64. Name of 13 Egyptian Kings. : RAMESES
65. English Queen, called "The Fair Maid of Brabant." : ADELAIS
68. Labor leader. : GREEN
71. One of the Brontës. : EMILY
72. Growl. : GNAR
74. Arabian chief. : EMIR
76. Covering for roof-apex. : EPI
78. Hero of Euripedes drama. : ION
81. Philippine muskmelons. : ATIMONS
84. Declivity. : SLOPE
87. Habitat plants. : ECADS
89. Dzugashvili. : STALIN
90. Witnessed. : SEEN
91. Available supply. : STORE
94. Author of "Fables in Slang." : ADE
96. Over. : ATOP
98. Visible lines of junction. : SEAMS
103. Deified ancestors. : LARES
104. Units under colonels. : REGIMENTS
106. Rome's river. : TIBER
107. Crushers of Laocoön. : BOAS
108. Estate of Egyptian khedive. : DAIRA
110. What prices are. : STEEP
111. Court officer. : BAILIFF
112. What the U. S. is to the Allies. : ARSENAL
113. Suite. : RETINUE
115. Strategic seaport of Italy. : TRIESTE
117. OCD unit. : ARP
119. Caustic. : ERODENT
120. Port on Parana River, Argentina. : ROSARIO
121. Secretary of the Navy under F. D. R. : SWANSON
123. Perceives. : SENSES
124. Manufacturing city of Illinois. : MOLINE
125. Plays. : DRAMAS
128. Hoe: Scot. : PADLE
129. Of the throat. : GULAR
130. Exhausted. : SPENT
133. Sulfanilamide. : DRUG
134. Combustible heap. : PYRE
136. Goddess worshiped by Rameses. : ANTA
139. Conjunction. : AND
141. Hebrew letter. : TAV
142. Came by. : GOT
144. 1,300-mile Russian River. : DON

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 143 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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