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New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1944

Author:
Louis Shields
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 646 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 72
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 117
Across
1
Style of furniture. : ADAM
5
Lake in North Finland. : ENARE
10
Trenchant. : SHARP
15
Where Ponta Delgada is. : AZORES
21
Nazi "Dunkerque." : SEVASTOPOL
23
Book of hours. : HORAE
24
Mental state. : MORALE
25
Mediterranean seaport. : ALEXANDRIA
26
Apparent. : OVERT
27
Member of minstrel troupe. : ENDMAN
28
Good: Spanish. : BONITA
29
Ibsen's Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
31
___ Castle. : IRENE
33
Native Eskimo. : ITA
34
Idem. : SAME
35
Battleground of 1916. : VERDUN
38
Author of best seller, 1851–52. : STOWE
39
Courage. : GRIT
40
Deprive. : DIVEST
41
English engraver and poet (1757–1827). : BLAKE
42
Pass rope through cleat. : REEVE
43
Fifth book of New Testament. : ACTS
47
American patriot (1725–83). : OTIS
48
Fertilizer. : GUANO
49
Tipples. : BOOZES
50
Neutral republic. : PORTUGAL
52
Commander, U. S. Naval Forces in Europe. : STARK
54
Duplicity. : FRAUD
56
Fiendish. : AVERNAL
57
Light carriages. : CHAISES
59
Confirms. : ATTESTS
63
Iterate. : REPEAT
64
Secretary of State, 1881. : BLAINE
65
Flexible twig. : WITHE
67
Tool. : HOE
68
Present. : HERE
69
Attains. : EARNS
70
Closely confined. : PENT
71
Ray. : SKATE
73
Perched. : ALIT
75
Twilight. : SUNSET
77
Three-syllabled foot. : CRETIC
79
Sockdolager. : ONER
80
Capital of White Russia. : MINSK
82
Theresa. : TESS
83
Candia. : CRETE
84
Factory for foreign trade in China. : HONG
86
Identical. : ONE
87
Herb. : ANISE
89
Maul. : BEATER
90
Away from the mouth: Zool. : ABORAL
93
European falcon. : KESTREL
95
Secretary of War, 1862–67. : STANTON
97
Polish local assembly. : DIETINE
98
East Indian food. : SALEP
100
Willow. : OSIER
101
Cars attached to airships. : GONDOLAS
102
Resources. : ASSETS
105
Finnish poems. : RUNES
107
British battleship. : HOWE
108
Knaves of clubs. : PANS
109
Brings up. : REARS
110
Embankments. : DIKES
111
Originated. : COINED
113
Conferred. : GAVE
114
French authority on insect life (1823–1915). : FABRE
115
Agreement by which Gripsholm sails. : CARTEL
116
Charles Phelps ___, member of State Dept. : TAFT
120
Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
121
Witch. : LAMIA
122
Ankle-bones. : TALI
123
Drawing room. : PARLOR
125
Joined. : LINKED
127
Fabulists. : LIARS
129
French colony in West Indies. : GUADELOUPE
133
Chant. : INTONE
134
Beginning. : ONSET
135
Resort between lakes Brienz and Thun. : INTERLAKEN
136
Soap-frame bars. : SESSES
137
Acts. : FEATS
138
Uncritical. : NAIVE
139
Enemy of typhoid (1851–1902). : REED
Down
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Seaport in Eritrea: Var. : ASAB
2
Smallest of the Cyclades. : DELOS
3
Oats: Latin. : AVENA
4
Inventor of automatic gun (1840–1916). : MAXIM
5
Sicilian battleground. : ETNA
6
Land where Cain settled. : NOD
7
Month: Abbr. : APR
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Airbase in Kwajalein. : ROI
9
Oxlike antelopes. : ELANDS
10
Cut. : SHORN
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Native of Madagascar. : HOVA
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Land measure. : ARE
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River in New Jersey. : RARITAN
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City of Lodz Province, Poland. : PETROKOF
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Pleasing. : AMENE
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Division. : ZONE
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U. S. general (1818–83). : ORD
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Ex-President of Argentina. : RAMIREZ
19
Absolute superlative. : ELATIVE
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Councils. : SENATES
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Gratify. : SATE
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Begone! : OUT
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Ruminant. : EWE
35
Essential. : VITAL
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Unwholesome. : EVIL
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Legal point. : RES
38
Appease. : SLAKE
39
Stone nodule. : GEODE
40
Offices of Venetian chiefs. : DOGATES
41
Bazaar. : BURSE
42
Roads. : ROUTES
43
Armadillo. : APAR
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Mountain recess. : COVE
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Cylindrical saws. : TREPHINES
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Thoroughfares. : STREETS
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Profits. : GAINS
49
Hot springs city in Somerset. : BATH
51
Photographic lens. : UNAR
52
Plow blades. : SHARES
53
Blemish. : TAINT
55
Pope Pius XI. : RATTI
57
Grades. : CLASSES
58
Add honey. : SWEETEN
60
U. S. aircraft carrier. : SHANGRILA
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Haul. : TOTE
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Diviner. : SEER
64
Czech President. : BENES
66
Among: Prefix. : INTER
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Roman city magistrate. : PRETOR
72
City in northeast Ukraine. : KONOTOP
73
In a frenzy. : AMOK
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1/12th of an inch. : LINE
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Practical. : UTILE
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Container. : CRATE
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Catenated. : CHAINED
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24th parts: Var. : KARATS
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Strategic pass through French and Italian Alps. : CENIS
85
Man's name. : OBED
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Scandinavian name. : NELS
89
Supply centers. : BASES
91
Hué is its capital. : ANAN
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Inferior. : LESS
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Hebrew vowel point. : TSERE
96
Malabar canoe. : TONEE
97
Carpenter's pin. : DOWEL
99
U. S. islands in Bering Sea. : PRIBILOF
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Ruined. : GONE
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Part of Greece. : ARGOLIS
103
Nautical horizon. : SEALINE
104
Scholars. : SAVANTS
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Republic of U. S. S. R. : UKRAINE
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Stroke of luck. : HIT
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Millpond. : DAM
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Tungsten ore. : CAL
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Source. : ORIGIN
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Vanishes. : FADES
115
Molts. : CASTS
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Towering. : TALL
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Bellowing. : AROAR
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Harpoon barb. : FLUKE
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Sun helmet. : TOPEE
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Mute letter. : LENE
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Father. : PERE
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Divide. : REND
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City of ancient Asia Minor. : KOS
128
King of Judah. : ASA
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Maori clan. : ATI
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Hindu angel. : DEV

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 65 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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