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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
1. Celestial allies. : CHINESE
8. Celestial warrior. : AVIATOR
15. Spendthrift. : WASTREL
22. Town deratted in Browning poem. : HAMELIN
23. A green color, almost black, named after French raven. : CORBEAU
24. Raised decorative work in sculpture. : RELIEVO
25. Not separated. : UNAPART
26. Cocked hat. : TRICORN
27. Fruit-carrying vessel. : ORANGER
28. Garb. : TOG
29. A village, in Japan. : MURA
31. Augments. : ADDS
32. Axiomatic law. : CANON
34. Feminine suffix. : INE
35. "As I was going to St. ___." : IVES
37. Universal balm. : PANACEA
39. Chinese dynasty noted for porcelain. : MING
40. Hindu native of India and Ceylon. : TAMIL
42. Desert mirage. : SERAB
44. Scene of Renault bombing. : PARIS
45. Negligent. : REMISS
47. Smooth; phonetics. : LENE
48. World's Fair symbol. : TRYLON
50. Peacock, so called by Kipling. : MAO
51. Pineapples, in Latin America. : PINAS
52. Fantastic-mouthed native of Belgian Congo. : UBANGI
54. Tunisian dry measure. : SAAH
56. Australian tribesman. : BUSHMAN
58. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
59. The trans-___ railway. : SIBERIAN
63. Penned like porkers. : STIED
64. "I ___ and invite my soul."—Whitman. : LOAF
65. Eucharist wine cup. : AMA
68. Wages: New Zealand. : UTU
69. Venturer. : DARER
71. "Stand like druids of ___."—Longfellow. : ELD
72. Raiding troops. : COMMANDOS
74. "An eye like ___, to threaten and command."—Hamlet. : MARS
76. Japanese Army officer. : SAMURAI
78. Greek R. : RHO
79. Liquid fats. : OLEINS
80. Egyptian singing and dancing girl. : ALMEH
82. Payments due on bonds. : REDEMPTIONS
85. Fall from virtue. : LAPSE
86. Coronets. : TIARAS
88. "To take arms against a ___ of troubles."—Hamlet. : SEA
89. Former Chinese capital. : PEIPING
91. "How ___ are they that have not patience!"—Othello. : POOR
92. Pillager. : RANSACKER
94. Swoop low. : DIP
95. Burns. : SEARS
97. Dipsomaniac. : SOT
98. Commune in Liège, Belgium. : ANS
99. Large New Zealand parrots. : KEAS
100. British soldier's undress coat. : TUNIC
102. Grows precipitous. : STEEPENS
104. Rabbit fur. : CONY
105. Mignonette greens. : RESEDAS
107. Juno to the Greeks. : HERA
108. Testify. : DEPONE
111. "Where the bee ___."—The Tempest. : SUCKS
112. Boon companion. : PAL
114. Fibers used in mattresses. : KAPOKS
118. Test: colloq. : EXAM
119. Muddy. : SLOSHY
121. Pertaining to the Chinese. : SINIC
123. Native of Havana. : CUBAN
124. "I do not care one ___."—Terence. : STRAW
126. Inclined to have one's fling. : OATY
127. Of the morning. : MATINAL
129. Special German mark used in export trade. : ASKI
130. Designating a grade of coal. : PEA
131. Giraffe-like beast. : OKAPI
133. Sea between Borneo and Philippines. : SULU
134. Where Britain fought her former ally. : ORAN
136. Military headgear. : CAP
137. Japanese-captured islands in Bengal Bay. : ANDAMAN
139. It's buried at World's Fair site. : CAPSULE
142. "Rich is the ___ of the grateful mind."—Burns. : TRIBUTE
144. Sequester. : ISOLATE
145. Pertaining to sacred Zoroastrian books. : AVESTAN
146. Hirohito. : EMPEROR
147. Treated with pine product. : RESINED
148. "People whose profession it is to disguise matters."—More. : LAWYERS
149. Renters. : LESSEES
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1. Paratrooper. : CHUTIST
2. Royal British House, before 1901. : HANOVER
3. Figurative language. : IMAGERY
4. Little knots in cotton fiber. : NEP
5. Ancient land north of Persian Gulf. : ELAM
6. Treacle. : SIRUP
7. Catch in a pitfall. : ENTRAP
8. "What ___ that roars so loud and thunders in the index?"—Hamlet. : ACT
9. Hungry. : VORACIOUS
10. Rainbows. : IRIDES
11. Symbol of all United Pacific powers. : ABCDA
12. Ionian city, birthplace of Anacreon. : TEOS
13. Galley-slave's tool. : OAR
14. British shipping magnate. : RUNCIMAN
15. Treats unjustly. : WRONGS
16. Any aircraft. : AERO
17. Personal point of view: colloq. : SLANT
18. Salvage this with toothpaste tubes. : TIN
19. Systematic course. : REGIMEN
20. Dusk. : EVENING
21. She combed her hair with a golden comb. : LORELEI
30. French protectorate in Indo-China. : ANAM
33. Blackbirds. : ANIS
36. Mud volcano, salty in character. : SALSE
38. Desert Moslem. : ARAB
39. Nymph attendant on Dionysus. : MENAD
41. Wings. : ALAE
43. Arbitration or labor council. : BOARD
45. Ice-sheathed. : RIMED
46. Aquatic plant of Pacific U. S., fertilizer. : SUGAMO
49. Submerged aquatic plant. : NAIAS
51. Fox-holed land. : PHILIPPINES
53. Happen to. : BEFALL
55. Ethiopian town of bitter fighting. : HARAR
57. Ship's power. : STEAM
58. South African Dutch uncle. : OOM
59. Dutch island. : SUMATRA
60. European. : ITALIAN
61. Natives of gateway to India. : BURMANS
62. Relentless avengers. : NEMESES
64. Crackpots. : LOONIES
65. Fatty. : ADIPOSE
66. India's rainy season. : MONSOON
67. Avers. : ASSERTS
70. More boorish. : RUDER
72. Cuts of meat. : CHOPS
73. Lowest lunar tide. : NEAP
75. Weights of India. : SERS
77. Female defendant at law. : REA
78. Smaller canals of Venice. : RII
81. Exiled King. : HAAKON
83. Lukewarm. : TEPID
84. Scythe handle. : SNATH
87. Public disturbances. : SCENES
90. Italian foe. : GREEK
93. King Arthur's seneschal. : KAY
94. Dark of hue. : DUSKY
96. Icy pinnacle amid glacial crevasses. : SERAC
100. Peevish. : TECHY
101. Member of church order or chapter. : CAPITULAR
103. British New Guinea. : PAPUA
104. Unconscious state. : COMA
105. Pastoral. : RUSTICAL
106. Health: comb. form. : SANI
108. "Doubt is brother-devil to ___."—O'Reilly. : DESPAIR
109. Having scope: rare. : EXTENSE
110. Defense against attack from the rear. : PARADOS
111. Scarce commodity in Axis Edens. : SOAP
113. Machine typesetter. : LINO
115. Little known. : OBSCURE
116. Pink Cockatoo genus. : KAKATOE
117. Guerrilla marksmen. : SNIPERS
120. Advanced money. : LOANED
121. Military greeting. : SALUTE
122. Economic combine for high prices. : CARTEL
125. Newest member of our army. : WOMAN
127. Disordered. : MUSSY
128. Teardrop design on lace. : LARME
132. Heroine of "She Stoops to Conquer." : KATE
133. Erupt. : SPEW
135. Short drinks. : NIPS
138. Outwitter of forty thieves. : ALI
140. Hawaiian beverage. : AVA
141. Naval officer: abbr. : ENS
143. 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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