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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1943

Author:
George Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 91
George Buckler has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 86-Down clue had "Misapprenhensions"; changed to "Misapprehensions."

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 67
Across
1. Inhabitants of bombed Italian city. : NEAPOLITANS
12. Powerful parliamentary weapons in U. S. Senate. : FILIBUSTERS
23. Acting between atoms. : INTERATOMIC
24. Imperfect development of the mouth. : ATELOSTOMIA
25. Sinuses. : ANTRA
26. Modify. : ALTER
27. Of law: Latin. : LITIS
28. People descending from son of Lot. : AMMON
29. What a Malay servant calls his master. : TUAN
30. Epidemic disease. : FLU
31. Native of Caribbean island republic. : CUBAN
33. United Nation. : USSR
35. Third king of Judah. : ASA
36. Bearing. : AIR
37. Useful herb cultivated for seeds. : SOY
38. Island of Philippines. : CEBU
39. Advances to judgeship. : ERMINES
42. City of Moab. : KIR
43. Turkish gulf near Dodecanese Islands. : KOS
44. Portia's waiting maid. : NERISSA
46. Wood of a Genipa tree. : LANA
50. Sinner. : WRONGDOER
54. South American port visited by Roosevelt. : NATAL
55. Belvedere. : MIRADOR
57. Indite again. : REPEN
58. Feel one's way. : GROPE
60. Shoshonean Indians. : UTES
62. Papal representative. : LEGATE
63. West Indian tree. : AKEE
64. Many-jointed myriapod. : CENTIPEDE
66. Critical trial. : TEST
68. Mesh. : NET
69. Polish river, 280 miles to the Vistula. : SAN
70. Essential raw compounds. : ORES
71. Unaspirated. : LENE
72. Tunisian cape. : BON
73. Decree of the Sublime Porte. : IRADE
75. Derricks used in stowing cargo. : STEEVES
77. Fragment missed in ginning cotton. : MOTE
78. French island. : CORSICA
80. Small auricle of a plant leaf. : EARLET
81. Good-by: Familiar. : TATA
82. Solid geometric figure. : CONE
83. Discount. : REBATE
87. Nominal commissions above regular rank. : BREVETS
89. Secretary of Interior, 1913–20. : LANE
90. Type of war vessel with low deck. : MONITOR
91. Walks through water. : WADES
94. 100 square meters. : ARE
95. State in Brazil. : PARA
96. Section of Great Britain. : KENT
97. High hill. : TOR
98. Sheep. : EWE
99. To be: Latin. : ESSE
101. Vireos. : GREENLETS
103. Female voice. : ALTO
104. Part of a cap. : EARLAP
106. Sea on Siberian coast. : KARA
108. Chief Justice of U. S. : STONE
109. Deride. : FLEER
110. Fragrant plant parasitic on roots. : PINESAP
112. People closely akin to Lithuanians. : LETTS
114. Signers. : INDORSERS
116. Man's nickname. : STAN
117. Full. : REPLETE
119. Prove. : TRY
120. Low. : MOO
121. Like the stars. : ASTREAN
123. Pain. : ACHE
125. Scrape with forefoot. : PAW
126. Southern constellation. : ARA
129. Agency guiding industrial output. : WPB
132. Plaintive howl. : WAUL
133. Relict. : WIDOW
135. Cave. : DEN
136. Competes. : VIES
137. British Ambassador to Spain. : HOARE
139. Lawgiver. : SOLON
141. Industrial city in Eastern France. : MACON
143. Spots appreciated by Libyan fighters. : OASES
144. Illumination. : IRRADIATION
146. Fighting French seat of government in Africa. : BRAZZAVILLE
148. Where Seyss-Inquart rules. : NETHERLANDS
149. Drifting state. : STREAMINESS
Down
1. One of breed of stunted cattle. : NIATA
2. Languor. : ENNUI
3. Flower extract. : ATTAR
4. Honey buzzard. : PERN
5. Part of margin of insect's prothorax. : ORA
6. State: Abbr. : LA
7. Country fearing invasion. : ITALY
8. Seaport in Colombia. : TOLU
9. Subdivision of Denmark province. : AMT
10. Collateral kin. : NIECES
11. Thicket. : SCRUB
12. Resident of the White House. : FALA
13. Travel on a circuit. : ITINERATE
14. Suffer. : LET
15. Dorsal bones. : ILIUMS
16. Dictatorial management of political party. : BOSSISM
17. Pronoun. : US
18. Gaze. : STARE
19. Male turkey. : TOM
20. Queen ___, mother of Edward the Confessor. : EMMA
21. President of Chile. : RIOS
22. Capital city of Yemen, Arabia. : SANA
30. U. S. arms manufacturer. : FORD
32. Vital coastal village in New Guinea, captured by Allies. : BUNA
34. Slowpokes. : SNAILS
37. Emblem. : SIGN
38. French painter (1796–1875). : COROT
40. Irritate. : RILE
41. Metallic dross. : SLAG
42. Region of articulation. : KNEE
43. Causes to form into grains. : KERNS
45. Musical exercise. : ETUDE
47. Turkish vilayet visited by Churchill. : ADANA
48. Heeded. : NOTED
49. Mountain spur. : ARETE
50. Labroid fish. : WRASSE
51. Santa Isabel bay, Jap naval base. : REKATA
52. Poker hand. : OPENER
53. Pointed arches. : OGEES
54. Large genus of herbs of mint family. : NEPETA
56. Indisposed to talk. : RETICENT
59. Crew members of Flying Fortresses. : PILOTS
61. Stock. : STORE
64. German-occupied island. : CRETE
65. Compass point. : ENE
67. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
70. Where A. E. F.'s are sent. : OVERSEAS
72. Algerian port. : BONE
74. Cereal crop of India. : RABI
76. German river flowing into North Sea. : ELBE
77. Officer of merchant vessel. : MATE
78. President of Harvard. : CONANT
79. Fetters. : IRONS
81. River in Caucasus battle area. : TEREK
82. Pet. : CARESS
84. British Deputy Prime Minister. : ATTLEE
85. Bugler. : TOOTER
86. Misapprehensions. : ERRORS
88. Duct, in anatomy. : VAS
89. Jap air base in New Guinea. : LAE
90. Dealt out. : METED
91. Grieves. : WEEPS
92. Be in store for. : AWAIT
93. Port of Cyrenaica. : DERNA
95. Founder of well-known institute (1809–96). : PRATT
96. Famous Australian. : KENNY
100. Greek city. : SPARTA
101. Forest in leaf. : GREENWOOD
102. Longest river in France. : LOIRE
103. As well. : ALSO
105. 3,000-mile Siberian river. : LENA
107. In the manner of: Ital. : ALLA
109. Cleaving knife. : FROW
111. Scrutiny. : PERUSAL
113. Drank a beverage: Colloq. : TEAD
115. Gulf on coast of Iran. : OMAN
118. Game popular among Latin Americans. : PELOTA
119. Foil. : THWART
122. Neutral European. : SWEDE
124. Toothed instruments. : COMBS
125. City in Middle Volga region. : PENZA
126. Passage. : AISLE
127. Spools. : REELS
128. Fools. : ASSES
129. Furze. : WHIN
130. Minute interstice. : PORE
131. French battleship, Jean ___. : BART
134. Hostels. : INNS
135. Sleep lightly. : DOZE
136. Ineffectual. : VAIN
138. Cheer. : RAH
140. Early pseudonym of Gertrude Atherton. : LIN
142. Vehicle. : CAR
143. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
145. Biblical name. : IR
147. Swedish liquid measure. : AM

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 79 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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