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WITH CLUES FROM THE FAR EAST

New York Times, Sunday, May 17, 1942

Author: Louis Jenkins
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 695 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 141
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 14
Across Down
1. Dutch-Portuguese Island. : TIMOR
6. City near Bombay. : POONA
11. Genus of bog-herbs. : ABAMA
16. Seaport of Palestine. : HAIFA
21. Encomium. : ELOGE
22. Part of Germany ceded to Belgium by Versailles Treaty. : EUPEN
23. Gog and ___. : MAGOG
24. Farther from the center. : OUTER
25. Trusted. : HOPED
26. Seat of fascism. : ITALY
27. Heroine of Chateaubriand novel. : ATALA
28. Fold of cloth. : PLEAT
29. Mature. : RIPE
30. Run over. : SPILL
31. Rectangular garment. : PLAID
32. Borders. : SKIRTS
33. Beverage. : ALE
34. Talks: colloq. : CHINS
35. Wind instrument. : ORGAN
36. Stylish. : CHIC
37. Cutting V-shaped nicks. : NOTCHING
39. Mournful sound. : GROAN
40. Shift. : TRANSFER
44. Large marine fish. : LING
45. Form of polite address. : MADAM
46. Flows forth. : POURS
47. Man's name. : IRA
48. Hums softly. : CROONS
51. Positions. : SITES
52. Roasted. : BAKED
53. Obstacle. : SNAG
54. A war front. : LIBYA
55. Thigh-bone. : FEMUR
56. Modern substitute for rubber. : BUTYL
57. Aspect. : PHASE
58. Son of Seth. : ENOS
59. Smooth. : PREEN
60. Article of virtu. : CURIO
61. Seethed. : BOILED
62. Ibsen character. : ASE
63. Servants. : MAIDS
64. Japanese general. : HOMMA
65. Draw. : HAUL
66. Brings back. : RESTORES
68. Genus of crustaceans. : HIPPA
69. Exceed in skill. : OUTCLASS
73. Air attack. : RAID
74. Nickname for the Little Corporal. : BONEY
75. A fighting people. : DUTCH
76. Permit. : LET
77. Poplars. : ASPENS
80. Praises. : LAUDS
81. Saddle girth. : CINCH
82. Temple. : FANE
83. Persian princes. : KHANS
84. Timber pine of Asia. : MATSU
85. Veranda. : PORCH
86. Indispensable woman. : NURSE
87. Three feet. : YARD
88. German of 1917. : BOCHE
89. Aunt: French. : TANTE
90. German marshal. : ROMMEL
91. Exist. : ARE
92. Centers. : CORES
93. Mends. : DARNS
94. Peeved. : SORE
95. Inventer of a steel process. : BESSEMER
97. Leader in India. : NEHRU
98. U. S. Ambassador to Russia. : STANDLEY
102. Church vestments. : ALBS
103. East Indian soldier. : SEPOY
104. Bobbins. : PIRNS
105. American humorist. : ADE
106. Hits. : SMITES
109. Large city in Germany. : HALLE
110. Enemies of the United Nations. : NAZIS
111. Cradle of the human race. : ASIA
112. Almost extinct American. : CARIB
113. Gymnastic apparatus. : HORSE
114. British labor leader. : BEVIN
115. Ejects. : OUSTS
116. Make up for. : ATONE
117. Author of "Adam Bede." : ELIOT
118. Employing. : USING
119. Imbecile. : IDIOT
120. Front hair. : BANGS
121. Intervening: Law. : MESNE
122. Deer. : STAGS
123. Suspicious: slang. : LEERY
1. Capital of Persia: var. : TEHRAN
2. Province of S. W. Panay. : ILOILO
3. Long-haired dog. : MOPPET
4. Curved molding. : OGEE
5. Russian soldier. : RED
6. Former capital of China. : PEIPING
7. Excursion. : OUTING
8. Unlucky gems. : OPALS
9. Favorite of Charles II. : NELL
10. Some. : ANY
11. Union of mercury with another metal. : AMALGAM
12. Place of outstanding American heroism. : BATAAN
13. Encore. : AGAIN
14. Knead into shape. : MOLD
15. Turkish officer. : AGA
16. F. D. R.'s first assistant. : HOPKINS
17. Ceremonies observed at the Sorbonne. : AULICS
18. Roman road. : ITER
19. Notable act. : FEAT
20. "The inglorious ___ of peace!"—Marvell. : ARTS
30. Tibias. : SHINS
31. Malaysian double-ended sailing canoes. : PROAS
32. Fragment of china. : SHARD
34. One of our allies. : CHINA
35. "The old ___ changeth."—Tennyson. : ORDER
36. Harsh. : CRUEL
38. Surfeits. : CLOYS
39. Site of a famous dam. : GATUN
40. Bombed city. : TOKYO
41. Ultimate. : FINAL
42. Expunge. : ERASE
43. Stormed. : RAGED
45. Buffoons. : MIMES
46. River in Colombia. : PATIA
48. "The coast was ___."—Drayton. : CLEAR
49. Finale of a shampoo. : RINSE
50. Wind instruments. : OBOES
51. Requisite for victory gardens. : SEEDS
52. Invaded state. : BURMA
53. Grifter's helper: slang. : SHILL
55. Austrian winner of Nobel Peace Prize, 1911. : FRIED
56. Jolting. : BUMPY
57. Diplomatic mailmag. : POUCH
59. Once the City of Night. : PARIS
60. Contends with. : COPES
61. Number of things sent at one time. : BATCH
63. Laments. : MOANS
64. One of 230,000,000 in India. : HINDU
65. Coop. : HUTCH
67. Bent. : TREND
68. Wilson's adviser. : HOUSE
69. Leopard-like animal. : OUNCE
70. Consternation. : ALARM
71. Import. : SENSE
72. Metal on priorities list. : STEEL
74. Showers. : BATHS
75. Soils. : DIRTS
77. Seaport of Lower Burma. : AKYAB
78. Allotment. : SHARE
79. Diminishes. : PARES
80. Wearer of old-fashioned corset. : LACER
81. Known: French. : CONNU
82. Was angry. : FUMED
84. Customs. : MORES
85. Ward off. : PARRY
86. Guardian spirits of Teutonic myth. : NORNS
88. Recent gifts to Japan. : BOMBS
89. California lake. : TAHOE
90. Horses. : ROANS
92. Strategic Pacific island. : CELEBES
93. Exhaust. : DEPLETE
94. Cords. : STRINGS
96. Surfeiting. : SATING
97. Head of WPB. : NELSON
98. Glutinous material used in fabrics. : SIZING
99. Member of Salvation Army. : LASSIE
100. Newspaper executive. : EDITOR
101. Frothy. : YEASTY
103. Hindu women's garments. : SARIS
104. City of Italy. : PAVIA
106. Strike-breaker. : SCAB
107. ___ Hari. : MATA
108. Metal of war. : IRON
109. Fox ___. : HOLE
110. Cosy place. : NEST
111. River in south of France. : AUDE
113. Stammer. : HEM
114. "He missed the ___." : BUS
115. Rationed fuel. : OIL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 135 debuted here and reused later.

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