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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
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 14
Across
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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
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Temple. : FANE
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Persian princes. : KHANS
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Timber pine of Asia. : MATSU
85
Veranda. : PORCH
86
Indispensable woman. : NURSE
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Three feet. : YARD
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German of 1917. : BOCHE
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Aunt: French. : TANTE
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German marshal. : ROMMEL
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Exist. : ARE
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Centers. : CORES
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Mends. : DARNS
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Peeved. : SORE
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Inventer of a steel process. : BESSEMER
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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
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British labor leader. : BEVIN
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Ejects. : OUSTS
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Make up for. : ATONE
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Author of "Adam Bede." : ELIOT
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Employing. : USING
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Imbecile. : IDIOT
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Front hair. : BANGS
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Intervening: Law. : MESNE
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Deer. : STAGS
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Suspicious: slang. : LEERY
Down
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Capital of Persia: var. : TEHRAN
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Province of S. W. Panay. : ILOILO
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Long-haired dog. : MOPPET
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Curved molding. : OGEE
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Russian soldier. : RED
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Former capital of China. : PEIPING
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Excursion. : OUTING
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Unlucky gems. : OPALS
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Favorite of Charles II. : NELL
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Some. : ANY
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Union of mercury with another metal. : AMALGAM
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Place of outstanding American heroism. : BATAAN
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Encore. : AGAIN
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Knead into shape. : MOLD
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Turkish officer. : AGA
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F. D. R.'s first assistant. : HOPKINS
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Ceremonies observed at the Sorbonne. : AULICS
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Roman road. : ITER
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Notable act. : FEAT
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"The inglorious ___ of peace!"—Marvell. : ARTS
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Tibias. : SHINS
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Malaysian double-ended sailing canoes. : PROAS
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Fragment of china. : SHARD
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One of our allies. : CHINA
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"The old ___ changeth."—Tennyson. : ORDER
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Harsh. : CRUEL
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Surfeits. : CLOYS
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Site of a famous dam. : GATUN
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Bombed city. : TOKYO
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Ultimate. : FINAL
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Expunge. : ERASE
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Stormed. : RAGED
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Buffoons. : MIMES
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River in Colombia. : PATIA
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"The coast was ___."—Drayton. : CLEAR
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Finale of a shampoo. : RINSE
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Wind instruments. : OBOES
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Requisite for victory gardens. : SEEDS
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Invaded state. : BURMA
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Grifter's helper: slang. : SHILL
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Austrian winner of Nobel Peace Prize, 1911. : FRIED
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Jolting. : BUMPY
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Diplomatic mailmag. : POUCH
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Once the City of Night. : PARIS
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Contends with. : COPES
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Number of things sent at one time. : BATCH
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Laments. : MOANS
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One of 230,000,000 in India. : HINDU
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Coop. : HUTCH
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Bent. : TREND
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Wilson's adviser. : HOUSE
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Leopard-like animal. : OUNCE
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Consternation. : ALARM
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Import. : SENSE
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Metal on priorities list. : STEEL
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Showers. : BATHS
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Soils. : DIRTS
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Seaport of Lower Burma. : AKYAB
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Allotment. : SHARE
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Diminishes. : PARES
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Wearer of old-fashioned corset. : LACER
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Known: French. : CONNU
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Was angry. : FUMED
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Customs. : MORES
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Ward off. : PARRY
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Guardian spirits of Teutonic myth. : NORNS
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Recent gifts to Japan. : BOMBS
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California lake. : TAHOE
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Horses. : ROANS
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Strategic Pacific island. : CELEBES
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Exhaust. : DEPLETE
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Cords. : STRINGS
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Surfeiting. : SATING
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Head of WPB. : NELSON
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Glutinous material used in fabrics. : SIZING
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Member of Salvation Army. : LASSIE
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Newspaper executive. : EDITOR
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Frothy. : YEASTY
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Hindu women's garments. : SARIS
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City of Italy. : PAVIA
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Strike-breaker. : SCAB
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___ Hari. : MATA
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Metal of war. : IRON
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Fox ___. : HOLE
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Cosy place. : NEST
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River in south of France. : AUDE
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Stammer. : HEM
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"He missed the ___." : BUS
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Rationed fuel. : OIL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 136 debuted here and reused later.

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