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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS OF THE DAY

New York Times, Sunday, May 31, 1942

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 145
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 98-Across clue, added accent over first "e" in "Liège."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 16
Across
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Celestial allies. : CHINESE
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Celestial warrior. : AVIATOR
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Spendthrift. : WASTREL
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Town deratted in Browning poem. : HAMELIN
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A green color, almost black, named after French raven. : CORBEAU
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Raised decorative work in sculpture. : RELIEVO
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Not separated. : UNAPART
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Cocked hat. : TRICORN
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Fruit-carrying vessel. : ORANGER
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Garb. : TOG
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A village, in Japan. : MURA
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Augments. : ADDS
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Axiomatic law. : CANON
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Feminine suffix. : INE
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"As I was going to St. ___." : IVES
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Universal balm. : PANACEA
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Chinese dynasty noted for porcelain. : MING
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Hindu native of India and Ceylon. : TAMIL
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Desert mirage. : SERAB
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Scene of Renault bombing. : PARIS
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Negligent. : REMISS
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Smooth; phonetics. : LENE
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World's Fair symbol. : TRYLON
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Peacock, so called by Kipling. : MAO
51
Pineapples, in Latin America. : PINAS
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Fantastic-mouthed native of Belgian Congo. : UBANGI
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Tunisian dry measure. : SAAH
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Australian tribesman. : BUSHMAN
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S-shaped molding. : OGEE
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The trans-___ railway. : SIBERIAN
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Penned like porkers. : STIED
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"I ___ and invite my soul."—Whitman. : LOAF
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Eucharist wine cup. : AMA
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Wages: New Zealand. : UTU
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Venturer. : DARER
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"Stand like druids of ___."—Longfellow. : ELD
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Raiding troops. : COMMANDOS
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"An eye like ___, to threaten and command."—Hamlet. : MARS
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Japanese Army officer. : SAMURAI
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Greek R. : RHO
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Liquid fats. : OLEINS
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Egyptian singing and dancing girl. : ALMEH
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Payments due on bonds. : REDEMPTIONS
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Fall from virtue. : LAPSE
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Coronets. : TIARAS
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"To take arms against a ___ of troubles."—Hamlet. : SEA
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Former Chinese capital. : PEIPING
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"How ___ are they that have not patience!"—Othello. : POOR
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Pillager. : RANSACKER
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Swoop low. : DIP
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Burns. : SEARS
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Dipsomaniac. : SOT
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Commune in Liège, Belgium. : ANS
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Large New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
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British soldier's undress coat. : TUNIC
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Grows precipitous. : STEEPENS
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Rabbit fur. : CONY
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Mignonette greens. : RESEDAS
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Juno to the Greeks. : HERA
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Testify. : DEPONE
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"Where the bee ___."—The Tempest. : SUCKS
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Boon companion. : PAL
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Fibers used in mattresses. : KAPOKS
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Test: colloq. : EXAM
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Muddy. : SLOSHY
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Pertaining to the Chinese. : SINIC
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Native of Havana. : CUBAN
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"I do not care one ___."—Terence. : STRAW
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Inclined to have one's fling. : OATY
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Of the morning. : MATINAL
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Special German mark used in export trade. : ASKI
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Designating a grade of coal. : PEA
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Giraffe-like beast. : OKAPI
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Sea between Borneo and Philippines. : SULU
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Where Britain fought her former ally. : ORAN
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Military headgear. : CAP
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Japanese-captured islands in Bengal Bay. : ANDAMAN
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It's buried at World's Fair site. : CAPSULE
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"Rich is the ___ of the grateful mind."—Burns. : TRIBUTE
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Sequester. : ISOLATE
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Pertaining to sacred Zoroastrian books. : AVESTAN
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Hirohito. : EMPEROR
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Treated with pine product. : RESINED
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"People whose profession it is to disguise matters."—More. : LAWYERS
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Renters. : LESSEES
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Paratrooper. : CHUTIST
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Royal British House, before 1901. : HANOVER
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Figurative language. : IMAGERY
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Little knots in cotton fiber. : NEP
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Ancient land north of Persian Gulf. : ELAM
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Treacle. : SIRUP
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Catch in a pitfall. : ENTRAP
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"What ___ that roars so loud and thunders in the index?"—Hamlet. : ACT
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Hungry. : VORACIOUS
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Rainbows. : IRIDES
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Symbol of all United Pacific powers. : ABCDA
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Ionian city, birthplace of Anacreon. : TEOS
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Galley-slave's tool. : OAR
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British shipping magnate. : RUNCIMAN
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Treats unjustly. : WRONGS
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Any aircraft. : AERO
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Personal point of view: colloq. : SLANT
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Salvage this with toothpaste tubes. : TIN
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Systematic course. : REGIMEN
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Dusk. : EVENING
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She combed her hair with a golden comb. : LORELEI
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French protectorate in Indo-China. : ANAM
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Blackbirds. : ANIS
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Mud volcano, salty in character. : SALSE
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Desert Moslem. : ARAB
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Nymph attendant on Dionysus. : MENAD
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Wings. : ALAE
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Arbitration or labor council. : BOARD
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Ice-sheathed. : RIMED
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Aquatic plant of Pacific U. S., fertilizer. : SUGAMO
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Submerged aquatic plant. : NAIAS
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Fox-holed land. : PHILIPPINES
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Happen to. : BEFALL
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Ethiopian town of bitter fighting. : HARAR
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Ship's power. : STEAM
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South African Dutch uncle. : OOM
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Dutch island. : SUMATRA
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European. : ITALIAN
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Natives of gateway to India. : BURMANS
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Relentless avengers. : NEMESES
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Crackpots. : LOONIES
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Fatty. : ADIPOSE
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India's rainy season. : MONSOON
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Avers. : ASSERTS
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More boorish. : RUDER
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Cuts of meat. : CHOPS
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Lowest lunar tide. : NEAP
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Weights of India. : SERS
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Female defendant at law. : REA
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Smaller canals of Venice. : RII
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Exiled King. : HAAKON
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Lukewarm. : TEPID
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Scythe handle. : SNATH
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Public disturbances. : SCENES
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Italian foe. : GREEK
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King Arthur's seneschal. : KAY
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Dark of hue. : DUSKY
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Icy pinnacle amid glacial crevasses. : SERAC
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Peevish. : TECHY
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Member of church order or chapter. : CAPITULAR
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British New Guinea. : PAPUA
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Unconscious state. : COMA
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Pastoral. : RUSTICAL
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Health: comb. form. : SANI
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"Doubt is brother-devil to ___."—O'Reilly. : DESPAIR
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Having scope: rare. : EXTENSE
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Defense against attack from the rear. : PARADOS
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Scarce commodity in Axis Edens. : SOAP
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Machine typesetter. : LINO
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Little known. : OBSCURE
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Pink Cockatoo genus. : KAKATOE
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Guerrilla marksmen. : SNIPERS
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Advanced money. : LOANED
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Military greeting. : SALUTE
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Economic combine for high prices. : CARTEL
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Newest member of our army. : WOMAN
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Disordered. : MUSSY
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Teardrop design on lace. : LARME
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Heroine of "She Stoops to Conquer." : KATE
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Erupt. : SPEW
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Short drinks. : NIPS
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Outwitter of forty thieves. : ALI
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Hawaiian beverage. : AVA
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Naval officer: abbr. : ENS
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 130 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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