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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 1945

Author:
L. K. Webster
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 67, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 170
Across
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GI's name for German soldier. : KRAUT
6
Cleopatra's needle. : OBELISK
13
E. I. broadbill birds. : RAYAS
18
Paris stock exchange. : BOURSE
19
Section of Germany suggested for U. S. supervision. : BAVARIA
20
Smoother. : EVENER
22
Tributary of the Saale, C. Germany. : ELSTER
23
Articles never used by solvers. : ERASERS
24
City N E of Ferrara. : VENICE
25
Blockhead. : ASS
26
Second edition. : REPRINT
28
Scene of Darius' defeat by Alexander. : ISSUS
30
Torment. : TRY
31
Night: French. : NUIT
33
Oasts. : KILNS
34
Shiver. : QUAKE
35
Famous English actor. : TREE
36
Boojum. : SNARK
38
Scottish hot-water bottle. : PIG
39
Hussar's cap. : BUSBY
40
What Henry Kaiser turned out. : BOATS
41
Ancient. : OLDEN
43
___ Rajpur, Indian state. : ALI
44
John Gay's Greek prototype. : AESOP
46
More disgustingly mean. : SLIMIER
49
Ankles, in Scotland. : CUITS
51
The Voice. : SINATRA
55
Peace Prize winner, 1923. : NANSEN
56
Outline. : CONTOUR
58
Toy musical instruments. : KAZOOS
59
How royalty often travels. : INCOG
60
Capital of Styria Province, Austria. : GRATZ
61
River into which La Tosca sprang. : TIBER
63
Joseph Jefferson's best role. : RIP
64
Leading place. : FORE
65
Greets. : HAILS
66
Nine goddesses. : MUSES
67
Part. : ROLE
68
Nature of epidemic of 1918. : FLU
69
Gay city according to popular songs. : PAREE
70
Made public. : AIRED
71
Spring fever antidote. : TONIC
72
Introducer of antiseptic surgery (1827-1912). : LISTER
74
Composer of "On the Banks of the Wabash." : DRESSER
76
Last six lines of a sonnet. : SESTET
77
Lures. : ENTICES
79
Narrow openings. : SLITS
80
Letter-openers. : CENSORS
81
Belgian city taken by First Army. : NAMUR
83
Not professional. : LAY
84
Miss Elissa ___, of the movies. : LANDI
85
Glistening brightness. : SHEEN
88
Sculptor of "Kiss" (1840-1917). : RODIN
90
Popular attitude on Dumbarton Oaks. : FOR
91
Would-be swells. : SNOBS
95
Place for cargo. : HOLD
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French plumcakes. : BABAS
97
Vial for vinegar. : CRUET
99
"This sceptered ___." : ISLE
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Poem. : ODE
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Furthest from the center. : OUTER
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Smoother. : BLANDER
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His first name was John. : CAL
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Urging. : EGGING
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Spiral grooves in bore of a gun. : RIFLING
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Post again. : REMAIL
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Beer glass. : SEIDEL
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Roman comic poet. : TERENCE
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Memorials made of heaps of stones. : CAIRNS
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Gape. : STARE
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Shears used to prevent a hog's rooting. : SNOUTER
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Girl's name. : ELISE
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Indian wild dog. : KOLSUN
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Bear who eats Werewolves. : RUSSIA
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"It's pretty, but is it ___?"—Kipling. : ART
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Consumer. : USER
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River, 380 mi. to Caspian. : TEREK
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Founder of the first infant schools. : OBERLIN
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Sabine ___ Gould, author of "Onward Christian Soldiers." : BARING
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"Fighting Bob" of the U. S. N. (1846-1912). : EVANS
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What "Uncas" was of the Mohicans. : LAST
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Anger. : IRE
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Brightest star. : SIRIUS
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Villayet, W. Turkey. : KASSABA
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Variety show. : REVUE
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Prayers. : AVES
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50c in Tokio. : YEN
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One of Peer Gynt's ladyfriends. : ANITRA
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Covert. : SECRET
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Part of Capt. Jinks' horse's diet. : BEANS
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President of Colombia, 1904-09. : REYES
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Pibroch player. : PIPER
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Shaggy-haired little dogs. : SKYES
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City of N. Norway: Var. : TROMSOE
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Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
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Jewel given to heroine by Capt. Morgan in "Forever Amber." : TOPAZ
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Type of light used in Hollywood. : KLIEG
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Sudden attack. : BLITZ
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Andrew ___ Law. : BONAR
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Lair. : DEN
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Female relatives. : AUNTS
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Lover of Nancy in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
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Sign of a cold. : SNIFFLE
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Valuable skin lotion. : LANOLIN
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Apply mosaic. : INCRUST
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Fuel ships. : COALERS
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Sews together. : SUTURES
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Lake Ontario port. : TORONTO
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More turbid. : ROILIER
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Phases. : ASPECTS
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Hawked. : CRIED
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Vertical part of a step. : RISER
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Organization of Civil War veterans. : GAR
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Stratum. : BED
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For Ladies Only. : HAREM
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How Californians describe a rainy day. : MISTY
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Composer of "William Tell." : ROSSINI
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Nut. : PECAN
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Oriental. : ASIAN
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Conduces. : TENDS
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Pronged. : TINED
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Island 1 mi. off the Battery. : ELLIS
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Jap half cent. : SEN
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First British settlement in India, 1612. : SURAT
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Was concerned. : CARED
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Associate Justice of Supreme Court. : ROBERTS
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Idler. : LOUNGER
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Tire casings. : SHOES
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Chief of our First Army. : HODGES
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Sheriff's writ of execution. : ELEGIT
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Gulf, bight of the Caribbean Sea. : DARIEN
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Bidault's country. : FRANCE
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Hollywood prizes. : OSCARS
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Candidate whom "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion" defeated. : BLAINE
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Vends. : SELLS
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GI's favorite musical instrument. : BUGLE
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Flinty rock: Scot. : CLINT
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Third of a butt. : TERCE
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Effort requiring no repeating: Slang. : ONER
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"L'Oiseau ___." Maeterlinck. : BLEU
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10c in Caracas. : REAL
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Mrs. McKinley. : IDA
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Away from. : FRO
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1002. : MII

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 59 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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