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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, May 9, 1943

Author:
P. Joseph Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 86
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Grid mistake in original solution at 94-Down and 111-Across — A instead of E. On PDF. E was handwritten over the incorrect A. Corrected it to E.

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 65
Across
1. Raised to the third power. : CUBED
6. Lift. : BOOST
11. Tunisian city. : GAFSA
16. Sea in East Indies. : BANDA
21. Veil worn by Pope. : ORALE
22. Esoteric. : INNER
23. Here and there. : ABOUT
24. The 48 states. : UNION
25. Industry related to United Nations Conference at Hot Springs. : AGRICULTURE
27. Where Akyab is. : BURMA
28. Jap base at Bougainville. : KIETA
29. Activity supervised by Stettinius. : LENDING
30. Crouton. : SIPPET
32. Genus of fishes. : AMIA
34. Liveliness: Slang. : PEP
35. Target of huge R. A. F. raids. : ESSEN
37. Fruiting spikes. : EARS
38. Shoulder insigne. : STAR
39. Name of the east mouth of the Amazon. : PARA
40. Port in Cyrenaica. : BARDIA
43. Department of France. : AISNE
45. Accommodate. : FURNISH
47. Wing-like organ. : ALA
48. Contending. : VYING
50. ___ Flow, British naval base. : SCAPA
52. Marriage partner. : SPOUSE
56. Mire. : SLIME
58. Naval vessel for carrying supplies. : STORESHIP
61. Group of Nazi-held British Islands. : CHANNEL
62. Variety of bulrush. : TULE
63. Looked slyly. : LEERED
64. Ethiopian town. : ADOWA
66. Small rockfish. : REINA
67. Formerly: Poet. : ERST
68. Bitter vetch. : ERS
69. Admiral killed at Pearl Harbor. : KIDD
71. Hilly coast region of Morocco. : RIFF
73. Direction in proof-reading. : STET
74. Divest. : DEPRIVE
76. Ores with oxide and traces of silver. : PACO
77. Cattle. : STEERS
79. Noted American Humorist. : ADE
80. East Siberian river. : LENA
81. Raisers of live stock. : CATTLEMEN
83. Copier. : APER
85. ___ Rajpur, native State of India. : ALI
87. Important Middle East capital. : ANKARA
89. Roman poet. : OVID
90. Trapping. : SNARING
93. Stakes. : BETS
95. Roman mantle. : TOGA
96. Child. : BRAT
97. Five-man commission. : SEC
98. Wading bird. : RAIL
99. Russian Black Sea port. : BATUM
101. Scarf of medieval times. : BECCA
103. Testify, in law. : DEPONE
105. At any time. : ONCE
106. Was a glutton. : OVERATE
108. Obstructers. : HINDERERS
110. Chord of three tones. : TRIAD
111. Cylindrical. : TERETE
112. City in Silver Bow County, Mont. : BUTTE
113. Diving bird. : GREBE
115. Papal jurisdiction. : SEE
116. Notched, as a leaf margin. : SERRATE
118. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
121. Aug. 1st in England. : LAMMAS
123. Hold out. : LAST
126. "Better no ___ than cruel ___."—Aesop. : RULE
127. Raise aloft. : HEFT
128. Heroine of Thackeray's "Pendennis." : LAURA
130. Baltic seaport of Finland, also called Turku. : ABO
131. Lie at ease. : BASK
132. Chief of R. A. F. Bomber Command. : HARRIS
134. Successor of Eisenhower in European theatre. : ANDREWS
138. Capital of Japanese mandate, West Caroline Islands. : PALAU
140. Where Frenchmen revolted against labor draft. : SAVOY
142. Existing among savage clans. : INTERTRIBAL
144. Allies may invade Europe here. : ITALY
145. Silly. : INANE
146. Comb: comb. from. : CTENO
147. Bay in North Russia. : ONEGA
148. Natives of Nish. : SERBS
149. Relatives of horses. : ASSES
150. Tremulous. : ASPEN
151. Bluish blue-red. : PANSY
Down
1. Supply with fuel. : COAL
2. Actuate. : URGE
3. Large, bare building. : BARN
4. Omitted in pronouncing. : ELIDED
5. Final. : DECISIVE
6. Flat part of ship's bottom. : BILGE
7. Where Toronto is: abbr. : ONT
8. Responsibility. : ONUS
9. A set of books. : SERIES
10. Cut a cylindrical piece. : TREPAN
11. Seaport in Tunisia. : GABES
12. Border upon. : ABUT
13. In behalf of. : FOR
14. Large island of Dutch East Indies, held by Japs. : SUMATRA
15. Cossack chief. : ATAMAN
16. Island north of Bougainville. : BUKA
17. Cuckoo. : ANI
18. Bark of East Indian tree. : NIEPA
19. One who is foolishly fond. : DOTER
20. City in Turkey. : ANAPA
26. Retract. : UNSAY
31. Free institution in a democracy. : PRESS
33. Sea in British Isles. : IRISH
36. French city of the Loire. : NANTES
38. Advocated. : SUPPORTED
39. Communication instruments. : PHONES
40. Moistened with fat. : BASTED
41. Attraction. : ALLURE
42. Popular sobriquet for a president. : RAILSPLITTER
44. Russian name. : IGOR
45. Strategic pass in Tunisia. : FAID
46. Member of Coast Guard. : SPAR
49. River in Southeast France. : ISERE
51. Lake in Equatorial Africa. : CHAD
53. Religious doctrine. : UNITARIANISM
54. Tunisian town taken by the Allies. : SENED
55. Raise the spirits of. : ELATE
57. Rhythmic arrangement of words. : METRE
59. Bay at tip of Santa Isabel. : REKATA
60. Ordinance. : EDICT
61. ___ au lait. : CAFE
63. Region of East Mediterranean. : LEVANT
65. German name for city on Danube. : WIEN
70. Grief: Poet. : DOLOR
72. Allies may invade Europe here. : FRANCE
75. Feminine name. : INA
76. Modern type of troops. : PARACHUTE
77. One who strikes with force. : SMITER
78. What Bad Ems is. : SPA
81. Goal structure for hockey. : CAGE
82. Shun. : EVADE
84. Transgression. : ERROR
85. Churchman. : ABBOT
86. Soldier's liberty. : LEAVE
88. Bombed seaport on Honshu Island. : KOBE
90. Import. : SENSE
91. City of Asia Minor. : NICAEA
92. European kites. : GLEDES
94. Most reliable. : SUREST
96. Diet by avoiding starches. : BANT
97. Reddish-brown. : SORREL
100. Assistant to a warrant officer. : MATE
102. Mention in a dispatch. : CITE
104. Plods along. : PEGS
107. ___ firma. : TERRA
109. Restrain. : DETER
110. Saline liquid. : TEARDROP
112. Allies may invade Europe here. : BALKANS
114. Plain-spoken. : BLUNT
117. United Nation. : RUSSIA
119. "Not a seat, but a springboard."—Churchill. : AFRICA
120. Is sparing. : STINTS
122. Largest island of New Hebrides. : MARINA
123. Method of calico-printing. : LAPIS
124. Mitigate. : ABATE
125. ___ parallax. : SOLAR
127. U. S. Ambassador to Spain. : HAYES
129. ___ Burr, third Vice President of U. S. : AARON
131. Bribes. : BUYS
132. Sharpen. : HONE
133. Short distance. : STEP
135. Masculine name. : EBEN
136. Droll fellows. : WAGS
137. Annihilate. : SLAY
139. Vestment. : ALB
141. Duct, in anatomy. : VAS
143. Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 83 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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