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New York Times, Sunday, May 30, 1943

Author:
William Schopp
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 94
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 68
Across
1. Tunisian port between Gabès and Sfax. : MAHARES
8. They built the Burma Road. : COOLIES
15. Corsican west-coast port. : AJACCIO
22. Deceitful. : EVASIVE
23. Strait at Italian heel. : OTRANTO
24. City near Naples. : SALERNO
25. Dealer in a particular fabric. : SILKMAN
26. Pertaining to part of the eye. : RETINAL
27. Potential broilers. : PULLETS
28. Timber trees, second only to teak in value. : SALS
29. "Great is ___ of the Ephesians." : DIANA
31. "She moves a goddess and she looks a queen."—Pope. : HELEN
33. Mount in Friesland covering site of prehistoric village. : TERP
34. Native: suffix. : ITE
35. Part of the blood. : SERUM
36. Combine. : ADD
39. Devilfish. : MANTA
41. Card game. : LOO
42. Brandy liqueur flavored with peach kernels. : NOYAU
44. Australian south-coast city. : MELBOURNE
47. Pronominal adjective. : THEIR
49. Russian measure, twenty-eight inches. : ARSHIN
51. Acting by mere weight without motion. : STATICAL
52. Phoenician moon goddess. : ASTARTE
54. Egyptian moon goddess. : ISIS
56. ___ pica, about one-sixth of an inch. : EM
57. Title. : LADY
58. Meager. : LEAN
59. One who fails to pay. : DEFAULTER
63. Where racing cars are serviced. : PITS
64. Involves in darkness. : BENIGHTS
68. Silkworm which feeds on castor-oil plant. : ERI
69. American novelist (1793–1876). : NEAL
70. Sleepers. : TIES
71. Impressionable. : WAXEN
72. Small island in a lake. : AIT
73. Tires. : FAGS
75. Insults by omission. : SLIGHTS
77. A unit, in philosophy. : MONAD
78. Swear. : AVER
79. County in North Carolina. : ASHE
80. Safety zone for pedestrians, in England. : ISLET
81. Famed book in Arabic, with 114 chapters. : KORAN
82. Simple. : BARE
83. Clever: colloq. : CUTE
84. Air: comb. form. : PNEUM
85. Relies. : DEPENDS
87. If ever. : ONCE
88. Before. : ERE
89. Free from sticky substance. : DEGUM
90. Slips for U-boats. : PENS
91. ___ da capo. : ARIA
93. Catch. : NET
94. Wagers at roulette. : DERNIERS
96. Grand divisions of geological time. : EONS
97. Very pure form of gelatin. : ISINGLASS
99. City in Kansas. : IOLA
100. Hedge-hop. : SKIM
101. Proceeding. : ON
102. Awry: Dial. : AGEE
103. Marked with feet and accents. : SCANNED
106. Student of branch of criminology. : PENALIST
109. Makes law. : ENACTS
113. Island in Firth of Clyde, west coast of Scotland. : ARRAN
114. Goal of Jap southward expansion. : AUSTRALIA
115. Son of Nachor (Luke 3:34). : THARA
116. Bowl, in cricket. : LOB
117. Swiss mathematician (1707–1783). : EULER
120. Preliminary battleground for battle of Germany. : SKY
121. Early natives of Great Britain. : PICTS
124. Substance from coal. : TAR
125. Tagalog knife. : ITAC
127. Legions. : HOSTS
129. Ship with essential cargo. : OILER
130. Evaporated grape juice. : SAPA
131. Famous person. : NOTABLE
133. The dovekie. : ICEBIRD
137. Three lakes and a river in upper N. Y. State. : SARANAC
139. Appropriate ancestor of Dr. Goebbels. : ANANIAS
140. ___ Bridge, formerly property of Thomas Jefferson. : NATURAL
141. "Sweet ___." : ADELINE
142. Church officers. : SEXTONS
143. Properly: Dial. : GRADELY
144. Color again. : RESTAIN
Down
1. Sicilian ferry terminus. : MESSINA
2. One of the few to whom so many owe so much. : AVIATOR
3. ___ Comet, last seen in 1910. : HALLEYS
4. Requests. : ASKS
5. Edge. : RIM
6. Dodge. : EVADE
7. Biblical mountain (Deut. 3:9). : SENIR
8. Former measurer of grain. : CORNMETER
9. Island in Hauraki gulf, North Island, New Zealand. : OTEA
10. Morsel. : ORT
11. Member of Burmese tribes. : LAI
12. Hostel. : INN
13. Settlement in Greenland. : ETAH
14. Formally. : SOLEMNLY
15. Tree used for paper pulp. : ASPEN
16. Trip. : JAUNT
17. Any whatever. : ALL
18. Tall blond race. : CELT
19. Worker at a loom. : CREELER
20. Hymn sung before service. : INTROIT
21. Fertilized cell in botany. : OOSPORE
30. Dutch measures: var. : AUMS
32. Destination of Jap convoy destroyed in Battle of Bismarck Sea. : LAE
35. Branch of San Francisco Bay, crossed by only interurban car ferry in the world. : SUISUN
36. German songwriter (1819–1885). : ABT
37. Fancy centerpieces. : DOILIES
38. Gold coins of Poland, 25 zloty. : DUCATS
40. Reach. : ATTAIN
43. The Malay apple. : AHIA
45. Flee: Slang. : LAM
46. Proposed photometric units. : RADS
48. Meaning. : HANG
50. Michigan city made famous by Ring Lardner. : NILES
52. Seaport in Lower Egypt. : ALEXANDRIA
53. Twice captured town between Gafsa and Maknassy. : SENED
55. Tsaritsyn. : STALINGRAD
59. Marred. : DEFACED
60. Rubbing out. : ERASURE
61. Type of plane. : FIGHTER
62. Biblical name, variant of Elisha. : ELISEUS
63. Youngest British Prime Minister (1759–1806). : PITT
64. Rare tropical fruits. : BANANAS
65. Good neighbor capital: var. : HAVANNA
66. Wine casks. : TIERCES
67. Ways. : STREETS
70. Objective pronoun. : THEM
71. Had on. : WORE
74. View. : SEE
76. Sad. : GLUM
77. Swabs. : MOPS
78. Swedish name of Finnish port on Baltic. : ABO
81. Japanese prefectures. : KENS
84. English playwright (1558–1597). : PEELE
85. Country that owns Greenland. : DENMARK
86. Burn slightly. : SINGE
89. Family efficient at launching ships. : DIONNE
90. Contents of a precious book. : POINTS
92. Spies and saboteurs. : AGENTS
95. Ship in first transatlantic convoy. : NINA
96. Squeezes out. : EKES
97. Tastelessly. : INSIPIDLY
98. Wife of Jacob. : LEAH
100. Jetting. : SPURTING
101. Why Hitler wanted the Caucasus. : OIL
103. City in California. : SALINAS
104. Town on sole of Italian boot. : CROTONE
105. Sardinian east-coast port. : ARBATAX
107. Song. : LAY
108. Part of a plane of which Flying Fortress has one, Liberator two. : TAIL
110. Sicilian east-coast port. : CATANIA
111. Sicilian west-coast port. : TRAPANI
112. Mohammedan. : SARACEN
114. Roman coin. : AES
118. German soldier. : UHLAN
119. Pale calcareous clay. : LOESS
122. Franck (1822–1890). : CESAR
123. Free ___. : TRADE
126. Idiom. : CANT
128. Cicatrix. : SCAR
129. By word of mouth. : ORAL
130. Sodium chloride. : SALT
132. Life: comb. form. : BIO
134. Greek letter. : ETA
135. Brother: colloq. : BUD
136. Resentment. : IRE
138. Thing: Law. : RES

Answer summary: 23 unique to this puzzle, 71 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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