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HEADLINES FROM THE SEVEN SEAS

New York Times, Sunday, May 10, 1942

Author: Louis Shields
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 155, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 142
Louis Shields has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 57-Across clue, added em dash before "Bryant."
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 13
Across Down
1. "___ nature will not change."—Lincoln. : HUMAN
6. Level to the ground. : RASE
10. Become visible. : APPEAR
16. Gold paints. : GILTS
21. Small African antelope. : ORIBI
22. Discover. : ESPY
23. State of suspended animation. : TRANCE
24. Tributary of the Rhone. : ISERE
25. Island in the Indian Ocean. : MADAGASCAR
27. Stinger. : HORNET
28. Engraver's tool. : BURIN
29. European shrews. : ERDS
30. California rockfish. : REINA
31. Foes: Scot. : FAES
32. British statesman. : CRIPPS
33. Capital of Iceland. : REYKJAVIK
35. United Nation. : CHINA
37. Macaw. : ARA
38. "Ah, did you once ___ Shelley plain?" : SEE
39. Resentment. : IRE
40. Bobbin. : SPOOL
42. Seasons highly. : DEVILS
45. Sour liquids used as preservatives. : VINEGARS
50. Moves little by little. : EDGES
52. Foreordained. : DESTINED
56. Sherbets. : ICES
57. "The groves were God's first ___."—Bryant. : TEMPLES
59. Wide sash worn over kimono by Japanese women. : OBI
61. Conditional release. : PAROLE
62. Ray. : SKATE
64. Legislatures. : DIETS
65. Animal fats. : SUETS
67. Prohibit again. : REBAR
68. Cylindrical. : TERETE
70. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
71. Source of vitamin A. : CARROTS
73. Opposite of "ja." : NEIN
74. Concurs. : ASSENTS
76. Stop by causing to become fast in mud. : STALL
78. Old English fourpence. : GROAT
80. African eyeworm. : LOA
81. Dull finish. : MATTE
83. Enlarging gradually, as a chimney. : EVASE
85. Chapters of the Koran. : SURAS
87. Kind of lettuce. : COS
90. Crept away furtively. : SLUNK
92. Make corrections in. : EMEND
94. German battleship. : TIRPITZ
98. God of war. : ARES
100. Makes beloved. : ENDEARS
102. Beverage. : TEA
104. Evening party. : SOIREE
105. Buckets. : PAILS
107. Rested. : SLEPT
108. Cord-like fabric used on uniforms. : BRAID
110. Weighing machines: Scot. : TRONS
111. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. : ANZACS
113. Finial. : EPI
114. Gross error. : BLUNDER
116. Dillseed. : ANET
117. Vice president of the Confederacy. : STEPHENS
119. Begets. : SIRES
121. Fish yielding fine caviar. : STERLETS
123. Most distressing. : SOREST
125. Tilts up. : CANTS
127. "Since ___ ate apples, much depends on dinner."—Maule. : EVE
128. River between Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
131. Bulgarian coin. : LEW
132. Pass, as time. : SPEND
134. Embezzles. : PECULATES
140. President of Brazil. : VARGAS
142. Inventor of the telephone. : BELL
143. Prearranged list. : SLATE
144. Oxidize. : RUST
145. Flower. : ASTER
146. Peninsula. : BATAAN
148. Famous general. : TIMOSHENKO
150. Biblical underworld. : SHEOL
151. Poison gas having odor of garlic. : ARSINE
152. Genus of maples. : ACER
153. Not distant: poet. : ANEAR
154. Cause to agree. : TALLY
155. Tendencies. : TRENDS
156. Good Queen ___. : BESS
157. Stay. : TARRY
1. Epic poet. : HOMER
2. Arrow poison of South American Indians. : URARE
3. Sailor. : MIDDY
4. Basking. : ABASK
5. Dress, as stone. : NIG
6. Disjoined again. : RESEVERED
7. Men without shadows. : ASCII
8. Strikes with open hand. : SPANKS
9. Wild cat of South America. : EYRA
10. Belgian commune. : ATH
11. Contour. : PROFILE
12. Biblical wilderness. : PARAN
13. The number nine. : ENNEAD
14. Experts in the air. : ACES
15. Macerate. : RET
16. Fortress. : GIBRALTAR
17. Son of Asher, in Genesis. : ISUI
18. Leaf mannas. : LERPS
19. Worthless stuff: slang. : TRIPE
20. Correct judgment. : SENSE
26. Resting place of Noah's ark. : ARARAT
32. Brittle. : CRISP
34. Dance. : JIG
35. Ciphers. : CODES
36. Omnivorous mammals. : HOGS
37. Hail! : AVE
41. Shield-shaped. : PELTATE
43. Staff members of a newspaper. : EDITORS
44. Air raid signal. : SIREN
45. Prospect. : VISTA
46. Secretary of the Interior. : ICKES
47. Approaches. : NEARS
48. Prize. : ESTEEM
49. Struck. : SMIT
51. Crabbed. : SOUR
53. Inventor of dynamite. : NOBEL
54. Olive oil: comb. form. : ELAIO
55. Strategic seaport in Libya. : DERNA
58. Article of food. : PEAS
60. Great mass of ice. : BERG
63. Vessels for heating liquids. : ETNAS
65. Mud volcano. : SALSE
66. Resolute. : STOUT
69. Earn: dial. : ETTLE
71. Quahogs. : CLAMS
72. Garments of Hindu women. : SARIS
75. Stupefies. : STUNS
77. Turn aside. : AVERT
79. Playing card. : TAROT
82. "Lives and works through ___ changes."—Carlyle. : ENDLESS
84. Commit. : ENTRUST
86. Helix. : SPIRAL
87. Spanish mantles. : CAPAS
88. Praying female figure. : ORANT
89. Confiscate. : SEIZE
91. Detain. : KEEP
93. Doyen. : DEAN
95. Chemical having odor of violets. : IRONE
96. Axiom. : TENET
97. Relishes. : ZESTS
99. Rebuffs. : SLAPS
101. Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
103. Serves. : AIDS
106. Erudite. : SCHOLARLY
108. Mingle. : BLEND
109. Devices for locating submarines. : DETECTORS
112. Desiccates. : SERES
114. Coarse chaff of wheat. : BRAN
115. Musical comedies. : REVUES
118. "I saw a ___ heaven and a ___ earth."—Revelation. : NEW
120. Base for an A. E. F. : ICELAND
122. Electrical unit. : REL
124. Deadly fly. : TSETSE
126. Joining of two cables. : SPLICE
128. Stop! : AVAST
129. Turkish title. : PASHA
130. Russian worker's guild. : ARTEL
133. Outspoken. : PLAIN
135. American prima donna. : EAMES
136. Circus ring. : ARENA
137. Part of a radio. : TUNER
138. Ridge of glacial gravel. : ESKAR
139. Account. : STORY
141. Science of the history of the earth: abbr. : GEOL
142. Cry of an elephant. : BARR
143. Pierce. : STAB
146. Truncheon. : BAT
147. Town in Holland. : NES
149. "Off with your ___ as the flag goes by!" : HAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 137 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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