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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
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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
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Of law: Latin. : LITIS
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People descending from son of Lot. : AMMON
29
What a Malay servant calls his master. : TUAN
30
Epidemic disease. : FLU
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Native of Caribbean island republic. : CUBAN
33
United Nation. : USSR
35
Third king of Judah. : ASA
36
Bearing. : AIR
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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
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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
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Walks through water. : WADES
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100 square meters. : ARE
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State in Brazil. : PARA
96
Section of Great Britain. : KENT
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High hill. : TOR
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Sheep. : EWE
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To be: Latin. : ESSE
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Vireos. : GREENLETS
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Female voice. : ALTO
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Part of a cap. : EARLAP
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Sea on Siberian coast. : KARA
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Chief Justice of U. S. : STONE
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Deride. : FLEER
110
Fragrant plant parasitic on roots. : PINESAP
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People closely akin to Lithuanians. : LETTS
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Signers. : INDORSERS
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Man's nickname. : STAN
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Full. : REPLETE
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Prove. : TRY
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Low. : MOO
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Like the stars. : ASTREAN
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Pain. : ACHE
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Scrape with forefoot. : PAW
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Southern constellation. : ARA
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Agency guiding industrial output. : WPB
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Plaintive howl. : WAUL
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Relict. : WIDOW
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Cave. : DEN
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Competes. : VIES
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British Ambassador to Spain. : HOARE
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Lawgiver. : SOLON
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Industrial city in Eastern France. : MACON
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Spots appreciated by Libyan fighters. : OASES
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Illumination. : IRRADIATION
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Fighting French seat of government in Africa. : BRAZZAVILLE
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Where Seyss-Inquart rules. : NETHERLANDS
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Drifting state. : STREAMINESS
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One of breed of stunted cattle. : NIATA
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Languor. : ENNUI
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Flower extract. : ATTAR
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Honey buzzard. : PERN
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Part of margin of insect's prothorax. : ORA
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State: Abbr. : LA
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Country fearing invasion. : ITALY
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Seaport in Colombia. : TOLU
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Subdivision of Denmark province. : AMT
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Collateral kin. : NIECES
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Thicket. : SCRUB
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Resident of the White House. : FALA
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Travel on a circuit. : ITINERATE
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Suffer. : LET
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Dorsal bones. : ILIUMS
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Dictatorial management of political party. : BOSSISM
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Pronoun. : US
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Gaze. : STARE
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Male turkey. : TOM
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Queen ___, mother of Edward the Confessor. : EMMA
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President of Chile. : RIOS
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Capital city of Yemen, Arabia. : SANA
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U. S. arms manufacturer. : FORD
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Vital coastal village in New Guinea, captured by Allies. : BUNA
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Slowpokes. : SNAILS
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Emblem. : SIGN
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French painter (1796–1875). : COROT
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Irritate. : RILE
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Metallic dross. : SLAG
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Region of articulation. : KNEE
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Causes to form into grains. : KERNS
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Musical exercise. : ETUDE
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Turkish vilayet visited by Churchill. : ADANA
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Heeded. : NOTED
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Mountain spur. : ARETE
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Labroid fish. : WRASSE
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Santa Isabel bay, Jap naval base. : REKATA
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Poker hand. : OPENER
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Pointed arches. : OGEES
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Large genus of herbs of mint family. : NEPETA
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Indisposed to talk. : RETICENT
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Crew members of Flying Fortresses. : PILOTS
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Stock. : STORE
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German-occupied island. : CRETE
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Compass point. : ENE
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Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
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Where A. E. F.'s are sent. : OVERSEAS
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Algerian port. : BONE
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Cereal crop of India. : RABI
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German river flowing into North Sea. : ELBE
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Officer of merchant vessel. : MATE
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President of Harvard. : CONANT
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Fetters. : IRONS
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River in Caucasus battle area. : TEREK
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Pet. : CARESS
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British Deputy Prime Minister. : ATTLEE
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Bugler. : TOOTER
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Misapprehensions. : ERRORS
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Duct, in anatomy. : VAS
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Jap air base in New Guinea. : LAE
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Dealt out. : METED
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Grieves. : WEEPS
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Be in store for. : AWAIT
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Port of Cyrenaica. : DERNA
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Founder of well-known institute (1809–96). : PRATT
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Famous Australian. : KENNY
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Greek city. : SPARTA
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Forest in leaf. : GREENWOOD
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Longest river in France. : LOIRE
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As well. : ALSO
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3,000-mile Siberian river. : LENA
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In the manner of: Ital. : ALLA
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Cleaving knife. : FROW
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Scrutiny. : PERUSAL
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Drank a beverage: Colloq. : TEAD
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Gulf on coast of Iran. : OMAN
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Game popular among Latin Americans. : PELOTA
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Foil. : THWART
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Neutral European. : SWEDE
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Toothed instruments. : COMBS
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City in Middle Volga region. : PENZA
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Passage. : AISLE
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Spools. : REELS
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Fools. : ASSES
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Furze. : WHIN
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Minute interstice. : PORE
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French battleship, Jean ___. : BART
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Hostels. : INNS
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Sleep lightly. : DOZE
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Ineffectual. : VAIN
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Cheer. : RAH
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Early pseudonym of Gertrude Atherton. : LIN
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Vehicle. : CAR
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
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Biblical name. : IR
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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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