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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, May 21, 1944

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 85
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 119
Across
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Invaded Axis satellite. : RUMANIA
8
Country on invasion coast. : HOLLAND
15
Invaded Baltic state. : ESTONIA
22
A caustic. : ERODENT
23
Receiver of transferred property. : ALIENEE
24
Anchoring. : MOORING
25
Helmet-shaped. : GALEATE
26
It entered the Union in 1889. : MONTANA
27
Whisper softly. : BREATHE
28
Tree yielding caucho. : ULE
29
Goddess of Kilauea, Hawaiian volcano. : PELE
31
Furrow. : RUT
32
Governor General of Bahamas. : EDWARD
34
Electrical unit. : REL
35
German general. : LIST
37
Steeps. : RETS
39
Indian of New Mexico. : SIA
41
Circumspect. : WARY
42
Isolated country. : EIRE
43
Athenian. : ATTIC
45
Brother of Abel. : SETH
47
Cobblers: Rare. : SUTORS
49
Opponents. : ANTIS
50
Idler. : RESTER
52
Stoutly booted. : ROUGHSHOD
54
Fastens firmly. : RIVETS
55
Summary prefixed to law report. : HEADNOTE
57
One of Lincoln's sons. : TAD
58
Compassion. : PITY
59
Of the Chinese people. : CELESTIAL
62
The Apostle of Rome. : NERI
64
Former Nazi deputy leader. : HESS
65
Col. Oveta Culp Hobby. : WAC
68
Three-banded armadillo. : APAR
69
Clapping of hands to music. : TAL
70
Along with: Prefix. : META
71
Native of Istanbul. : TURK
72
Cape at S E point of Newfoundland. : RACE
73
Italian title. : SER
74
Russian. : RED
75
Type of atoll composition. : CORALLINE
77
Tallinn, to the Russians. : REVEL
78
Italian title. : SIGNORE
80
Tongue spoken by Christ. : ARAMAIC
81
Artlessness. : NAIVETE
83
Daughter of Zeus and Themis. : IRENE
84
Maxims. : MORALISMS
86
Enemy in the Pacific. : NIP
87
"___ and his Friends," 1858 dog story. : RAB
88
Part of a bomber. : NOSE
89
Sweetheart. : GIRL
90
Fresh-water dolphin. : INIA
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___ Arthur Tedder. : SIR
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Nerve network. : RETE
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Col. Donovan's bureau. : OSS
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"Knee-deep in ___."—James Whitcomb Riley. : JUNE
95
In deep waters. : ASEA
96
Rushes in panic. : STAMPEDES
98
Throe. : PANG
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Hesitant sounds. : ERS
100
Town in Lower Volga region. : NIKOLAEV
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William Lyon ___. : PHELPS
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Famous Devonshire town. : AXMINSTER
107
Wanted. : NEEDED
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Variety show. : REVUE
112
Symbol of life. : PLASMA
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Deep drink. : SWIG
115
Velvet-like fabric. : PANNE
116
Place of first Olympics. : ELIS
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Decorous. : PRIM
118
Address following Toronto. : ONT
120
Membership. : SEAT
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Beds: French. : LITS
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Part of Pacific where Hawaii is. : MID
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Godlike. : DEIFIC
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Point. : NIB
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Landtag. : DIET
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Atlantic stronghold. : ICELAND
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Observed. : NOTICED
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Cavalry soldier. : TROOPER
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Tuneful sound. : SONANCE
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Arise. : EMANATE
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Take by way of levy: Law. : ESTREAT
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Main dishes. : ENTREES
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First name of Pacific commander. : DOUGLAS
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Goes. : RESORTS
Down
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Member of standing army. : REGULAR
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Amphibole found in Russian mountains. : URALITE
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Disturbs. : MOLESTS
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"Fables in Slang" author. : ADE
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Lowest tide. : NEAP
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Inhume. : INTER
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Spider monkey genus. : ATELES
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Point-free food. : HAM
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Genus of whistling swan. : OLOR
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Name meaning flaxen-haired. : LINUS
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Baltic tongue. : LETTISH
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Anecdote collection. : ANA
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Hawaiian goose. : NENE
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Anything not useful. : DEADWOOD
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Blocks up. : EMBARS
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Exclamation of polite regret. : SORRY
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Driven obliquely. : TOED
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Pray: Latin. : ORA
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Salt of nitrous acid. : NITRITE
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Acquire by descent. : INHERIT
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Unending. : AGELESS
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Unending. : ETERNAL
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Montgomery ___. : WARD
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Collector of tenth part. : TITHER
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Hassock. : STOOL
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Natives of Central Pacific lands, collectively. : AUSTRALASIANS
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Begrudge. : ENVY
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Fair report-card marks. : CEES
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Nissen structure. : HUT
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Jap-dominated kingdom. : THAI
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River islets. : AITS
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Pest exterminator. : RATTER
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Title of Allied leader. : GENERALISSIMO
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Danger. : RISK
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Crowning. : DIADEMING
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Never-failing. : PERENNIAL
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Bitterly contested city. : CASSINO
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Pyrrhus united this ancient country. : EPEIROS
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Liberal giving. : LARGESS
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Cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
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Boche. : HUN
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Vacillated. : WAVERED
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Acetic acid salt. : ACETATE
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Island east of Borneo. : CELEBES
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Delay: Law. : MORA
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Spasms. : TICS
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Propeller turn. : REV
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Small deer. : ROE
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Lt. Gen. ___ Spaatz. : CARL
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Where President Prado resides. : LIMA
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___ cord. : RIP
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Opposite SSW. : NNE
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Flier. : AIRMAN
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Small Swedish coin. : ORE
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War matériel. : GUNS
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Historic. : STORIED
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Disclose. : REVEAL
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Trick. : JAPE
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War necessities. : ARMS
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Slants. : SKEWS
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Emerge cautiously. : PEEP
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Positive. : PLUS
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Scanned. : EXAMINED
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Pronoun. : ITS
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Set forth beforehand. : PREMISE
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Apollo's supposed residence. : HELICON
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Patent. : EVIDENT
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First Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Kwangsi capital. : NANNING
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1300 mi. river to Black Sea. : DNIEPER
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Obsecrate. : ENTREAT
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Libyan battlegrounds. : DESERTS
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Plumes. : PRIDES
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Part of soldier's apparel. : GAITER
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English coins. : PENCE
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Former Siamese coin. : TICAL
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Short. : TERSE
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Jutlander. : DANE
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Lake in Lombardy. : COMO
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Greek letter. : BETA
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Adds. : TOTS
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Capital of Laristan Province, Iran. : LAR
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Greek letter. : TAU
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___ Moines. : DES
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Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 77 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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