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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 8, 1945

Author: Harriot T. Cooke
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 74
Harriot T. Cooke has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 42-Across clue had acute accent over first "e" in "Liege"; corrected it to grave.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 165
Across Down
1. Rubble city on Western Front. : AACHEN
7. Interpret in an ethical sense. : MORALIZE
15. Mounting. : ASCENT
21. Simple lipides. : CERIDES
23. Tropical fruit. : AVOCADOS
24. Australian shrub. : CORREA
25. Self-centered person. : EGOTIST
26. Point of union. : JUNCTION
27. President of the Senate. : TRUMAN
28. Responders. : REACTORS
30. Pope. : LEO
31. Rationed food. : OLEO
33. Mine passages. : ADITS
34. Chariot used to carry statue of a god. : RATH
35. Alas: Rare. : OIME
37. Musical syllable. : MI
39. European capital, changed its name, 1925. : OSLO
41. Poison used on weapons. : INEE
42. Commune in Liège Province, Belgium. : ANS
43. Islands in Molucca Archipelago. : BANDA
45. Straight, directly: Colloq. : SPANG
47. Ascendancy. : MASTERY
49. Mountains crossed by 7th Army. : VOSGES
50. Australian Governor of Bengal. : CASEY
51. Sojourn. : STAY
52. Large wooden drinking bowls. : MAZERS
55. Where oilfields were first bombed by USAAF. : ROMANIA
57. Irish ___. : STEW
58. "Father of the Republican party," nickname. : ABE
61. Catkin. : AMENT
62. Military opponents. : ENEMY
63. Relative grades. : RATES
65. Rouses the temper. : IRES
66. Area at base of bird's beak: Zool. : CERE
67. Increase by degrees. : AMASS
69. Two-wheeled chariot of Gaul. : ESSED
70. Swell up with vanity. : BLOAT
71. Of a sensual nature. : EROTICAL
73. Spectacles fitter. : OCULIST
76. Rumanian city on the Danube. : GALATI
77. ___ Vernon, Scott heroine. : DI
78. Promissory notes. : IOUS
79. Leafy vegetable: Var. : SPINAGE
80. Former Italian titles. : SERS
81. Roman numeral. : IV
82. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic. : OCEANS
84. Unintelligent. : FOOLISH
85. What "Oklahoma" is. : OPERETTA
87. Wife of Balder. : NANNA
88. Famous Italian palace. : PITTI
89. Brown color. : TOPAZ
91. Complete defeat. : ROUT
92. ___ of Chancery, London. : INNS
93. Oasis in Tunisia. : GAFSA
94. Firearm. : PIECE
96. Shirk. : EVADE
97. Name meaning healer. : ASA
98. ___ Town, South African city. : CAPE
99. Winding river in Phrygia. : MEANDER
101. Paid attention to. : HEEDED
102. Political party. : NAZI
103. Island in Sulu Archipelago, P. I. : SIASI
104. Revers. : LAPELS
106. Scene of life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. : BENARES
109. Magna ___. : CARTA
110. Eared seal. : OTARY
111. Dutch measure. : AAM
114. St. ___, Pas de Calais city. : OMER
115. Portico. : STOA
117. Greek letter. : NU
118. Symbol of an Egyptian religion. : ATEN
119. Spanish seaport across from Oran. : ADRA
120. Rapidly. : APACE
122. Dining hall. : SALA
124. Freshman at V. M. I. : RAT
126. Dollar. : SIMOLEON
129. Sweet liquids: Fr. : SIROPS
131. Permits to publish at a specified time. : RELEASES
134. City N. of Syracuse. : CATANIA
135. Tube for depositing concrete under water. : TRENIE
136. Potential forces. : ENERGIES
137. Lapidation. : STONING
138. Pinnacles of ice. : SERACS
139. Grow smaller. : DECREASE
140. Dignified. : SEDATE
1. City N. E. of Naples. : ACERRA
2. "The Isles of Greece"—Byron. : AEGEAN
3. Dwellers along the Drava. : CROATS
4. Impediment. : HITCH
5. Revise. : EDIT
6. Of an island: Prefix. : NESO
7. Joppolo's title. : MAJ
8. Seed. : OVULE
9. Rain spout: Scot. : RONE
10. Go with. : ACCOMPANY
11. Buddhist column. : LAT
12. One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
13. Science treating of animals. : ZOOLOGY
14. Old English domestic slaves. : ESNES
15. Behave. : ACT
16. Marsh bird. : SORA
17. Lack of refinement. : CRUDITY
18. Heraldic fur. : ERMINE
19. Less disorderly. : NEATER
20. Bitter yellow herb: Var. : TANSEY
22. Having great resources. : STRONG
29. Starry. : SIDEREAL
32. American landscape gardener and writer. : OLMSTED
36. Members of a secret society. : MASONS
38. Rumanian city, called Jassy by Germans. : IASI
40. Contriver of sham "Popish Plot." : OATES
43. Carbon diamond. : BORT
44. Kiang. : ASS
45. Spot, stain: Scot. : SCAM
46. Myopic. : NEARSIGHTED
48. Cut kerfs. : SAW
49. Natives of famous Italian city. : VENETIANS
52. Region which includes part of Yugoslavia and Bulgaria. : MACEDONIA
53. Sponsors of Chapultepec Conference. : AMERICANS
54. Enemy plane. : ZERO
56. Where great oilfields lie. : MESOPOTAMIA
57. Nickname of Secretary of State. : STET
58. Copper town in Venezuela. : AROA
59. Consummate bliss. : BEATITUDE
60. Remained torpid during summer. : ESTIVATED
64. Hartebeest. : ASSE
65. Does a bad turn. : ILLSERVES
67. Roman hair ornament. : ACUS
68. Festival: Comb. form. : MAS
69. Leftist Greek Army. : ELAS
70. Make the cry of an elephant. : BARR
72. One of the Hebrides. : IONA
74. Like eyelashes: Comb. form. : CILI
75. Etruscan Juno. : UNI
76. Archaic Semitic dialect. : GEEZ
79. Boozers. : SOTS
80. What Karlsbad is. : SPA
83. Central Sicilian city. : ENNA
84. Transverse flute. : FIFE
85. Deals on the Stock Market. : OPERATES
86. Natterjack. : TOAD
88. Partisans of the Vatican; used disparagingly. : PAPISTS
90. Large spotted cat. : OCELOT
93. Looks steadily. : GAZES
94. Feeding place for cattle. : PASTURAGE
95. Cetacea. : INIA
96. Wriggly. : EELY
98. Jeep. : CAR
100. Gain by work. : EARN
101. Pronoun. : HER
102. Stupor induced by drugs. : NARCONA
103. Triangle. : SCALENE
105. Hysteria caused by rumors. : PANICS
106. Crows. : BOASTS
107. What Churchill intends to preserve. : EMPIRE
108. Easier of access. : NEARER
111. Glandular disease. : ADENIA
112. Begone!—Shakespeare. : AROINT
113. Control. : MANAGE
116. Rowed. : OARED
118. Monkshood plants: Var. : ATEES
119. Islands near Turku. : ALAND
121. Heroic. : EPIC
123. Mr. Templeton. : ALEC
125. A theatre of war. : ASIA
127. Tangles. : MATS
128. Indian. : OTOE
130. Their: Fr. : SES
132. Be mistaken. : ERR
133. Compass point. : SSE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 64 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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