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GLOBAL REPORTER

New York Times, Sunday, May 27, 1945

Author: Alberta N. Burton
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 615 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 73 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 172
Across Down
1. City redeemed after 37 months. : MANILA
7. The porkfish. : SISI
11. West End district of London. : SOHO
15. Commander of British forces in Greece. : SCOBIE
21. Persian evil spirit: Var. : ARIMAN
22. Greek Premier. : PLASTIRAS
24. Nocturnal monkey-like animals. : LEMURS
25. Imbibe often. : TIPPLE
26. Fervency. : EAGERNESS
27. Genus of candy-tufts. : IBERIS
28. Reiterating. : REPEATING
30. Chief ingredient of black bread. : RYE
31. Having imperfect partitions: Bot. : SEPTULATE
33. ___ Stravinsky. : IGOR
34. Songwriters' society: Abbr. : ASCAP
36. Spanish dining halls. : SALAS
37. Wife of Geraint. : ENID
38. City near Dayton, Ohio. : XENIA
40. Smooth consonants. : LENES
42. Member of League of Arab States. : YEMEN
43. Facing direction from which a glacier moves. : STOSS
44. Southern constellation. : ALTAR
46. French naval base. : DAKAR
48. Monster: Comb. form. : TERAT
50. Alloy of mercury with another metal. : AMALGAM
53. Natives of central Luzon. : TAGALAS
55. Homeguard job. : DEFENSE
59. Portrayer of Lincoln. : MASSEY
60. City of Ancona, Italy. : TOLENTINO
62. Occurring by chance. : CASUAL
63. Edict. : ACT
64. Kingly. : ROYAL
66. Water. : SEA
67. Opposite of in the van. : AREAR
69. A wife. : RIB
70. Admiral to Senator from Connecticut. : HART
72. ___-Croatian. : SERBO
74. Be stingy. : SKIMP
75. Part of the writing on the wall. : MENE
76. New Zealand brown kiwi. : ROA
77. Malarial fever. : AGUE
78. Rain heavily. : TEEM
79. County in Denmark. : AMT
80. Wicked king in Volsunga Saga. : ATLI
81. Journeys. : TREKS
82. Lum's radio partner. : ABNER
84. Competently. : ABLY
86. Unit of length in Rangoon. : DHA
87. May. : MONTH
88. Port W. of Helsinki. : ABO
91. Silver citrate: Chem. : ITROL
93. Ice-cream: Ger. : EIS
94. Capital of Irish Free State. : DUBLIN
96. Capital of Straits Settlements and British Malaya. : SINGAPORE
99. John ___, one of the founders of Rhode Island. : CLARKE
101. Interstices. : AREOLES
103. Toward the north. : NORWARD
104. Cossack's mount. : CHARGER
105. German island N. of Kiel. : ALSEN
107. Former capital of Moldavia, U.S.S.R. : BALTA
108. Miner's two-pointed pick. : FLANG
109. Sheep cotes. : FOLDS
112. Estonian island in Gulf of Riga. : OESEL
114. Fish. : ANGLE
116. Ridge of glacial gravel: Var. : OESAR
120. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
121. Pass 7,500 feet high between Afghanistan and India. : GUMAL
122. Former English silver fourpence. : GROAT
124. Small deer-like animal of Sumatra and Java. : NAPU
125. Initiated. : INSTALLED
127. Where Allied might prevails. : AIR
130. One method of warfare. : ATTRITION
132. Hebrew scholar; rabbi. : SABORA
133. Sloops. : SAILBOATS
136. Inception. : ORIGIN
137. Plant of custard-apple family. : ANONAD
138. Malay archipelago. : INDONESIA
139. Woolly. : LANOSE
140. Solitary. : LONELY
141. Highest number on a die. : SISE
142. Wander. : ROAM
143. Tower of Pisa. : LEANER
1. Mold for casting. : MATRIX
2. Dept. and river in S. France, near Andorra. : ARIEGE
3. Cipango. : NIPPON
4. French beards, copied after Napoleon III. : IMPERIALS
5. Mediocre; so-so. : LALA
6. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
7. "Winnie's" middle name. : SPENCER
8. Capital of Isabela Province, NE Luzon. : ILAGAN
9. Droop. : SAG
10. Bohemian river, tributary of Elbe. : ISER
11. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
12. Native mineral. : ORE
13. Childe ___, brilliant U. S. painter, died 1935. : HASSAM
14. A little bone. : OSSELET
15. Fissures. : SLITS
16. Liberated island of Philippines. : CEBU
17. French soufflés. : OMELETTES
18. Island in Lagoon of Venice. : BURANO
19. Eye inflammation. : IRITIS
20. Ancient British chariots. : ESSEDS
23. Test. : TRY
29. The Moslem countries. : ISLAM
32. Furnished with glass. : PANED
35. Treadle. : PEDAL
36. Oriental inn. : SERAI
39. "Sink or Swim" author, died 1899. : ALGER
41. Philosophers. : SAGES
42. Overture to San Francisco. : YALTA
43. Second month of Mohammedan year. : SAFAR
45. Indian aprons made of beads, teeth and shells. : TAYOS
47. Citizen ___, Orson Welles role. : KANE
49. Tire saver. : RECAP
50. Chinese nurse. : AMAH
51. Five-star general. : MACARTHUR
52. Forerunner of the sextant. : ASTROLABE
53. Commander of Third Ukrainian Army. : TOLBUKHIN
54. Long-necked bird allied to cormorant. : SNAKEBIRD
56. Nazi shrine taken by 7th Army. : NUREMBERG
57. Holy. : SAINTLIKE
58. Where Yanks met Russians. : ELBE
60. Objects in Norden bomb sights. : TARGETS
61. Province in E. Cuba, capital Santiago de Cuba. : ORIENTE
65. Long for. : YEARN
68. Russian wheat naturalized in U. S. : EMMER
71. Tribes of Siam and Burma. : TAI
73. Violent whirlwinds off Faroe Islands. : OES
74. Station: Abbr. : STA
75. Sheep's cry. : MAA
80. Italian river flowing through Lake Como. : ADDA
81. Inflections. : TONES
83. City in Uruguay. : ROCHA
85. Dixmude's river. : YSER
87. Designer of Washington Monument, 1848. : MILLS
88. Of the fields: Rare. : AGRAL
89. Cry out. : BAWL
90. Indian of Sonora. : OPATA
92. South American plain. : LLANO
95. Magnetite possessing polarity. : LOADSTONE
97. Swedish chemist, died 1896. : NOBEL
98. Large ape of Borneo and Sumatra. : ORANG
100. Farrell's country. : ARGENTINA
102. Capital of Korea. : SEOUL
104. A wedge. : CLEAT
106. Retributive justice. : NEMESIS
108. Goods salvaged from the sea. : FLOTSAM
109. Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia. : FEISAL
110. Marshal of France (1784–1863). : ORNANO
111. Crossroads of the world. : LISBON
113. Seaport, Tanganyika Ter., opposite Zanzibar. : SADANI
115. Feminine name. : GRATIA
117. Capital of Cochin-China. : SAIGON
118. Balanced. : APOISE
119. Bank messenger. : RUNNER
121. Resembling a glade. : GLADY
123. Fish. : TROLL
126. Inland sea in U.S.S.R. : ARAL
127. Lily plant. : ALOE
128. ___ Saud. : IBN
129. River crossed on way to Remagen. : ROER
131. "Dies ___," famous hymn on Day of Judgment. : IRAE
134. Cyprinoid food fish. : IDS
135. Volcano, Kyushu Island; large crater. : ASO

Answer summary: 21 unique to this puzzle, 52 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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