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Margaret P. Farrar
Margaret P. Farrar

WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 11, 1944

Author: Margaret Petherbridge
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 570 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 9, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 61
Margaret P. Farrar has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 122
Across Down
1. Strategic city in Naga Hills. : KOHIMA
7. Captured Pacific air base. : WAKDE
12. Port south of Shanghai. : NINGPO
18. Watcher. : AWAITER
19. Poet of Lesbos. : ARION
20. Romantic island. : AVALON
21. "Fulton's Folly." : CLERMONT
22. Finish seaport. : HANGO
23. Nobel Prize winner for poetry, 1913. : TAGORE
24. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
25. Slipover. : TIEON
27. Han cities, group of three in Hupeh. : WUHAN
29. Pewter coin. : ATT
30. System. : WAY
31. Whitefish. : CISCO
32. Flat. : BANAL
33. Menu item. : STEW
34. Parents' group. : PTA
35. Salvation Army founder, 1878. : BOOTH
36. Letter. : AITCH
37. Singer. : BASSO
38. One-grained wheat. : EINKORN
40. Bridge hand. : TENACE
42. Stimulate. : FAN
43. Tsetse fly disease. : NAGANA
44. Former Australian Ambassador. : NASH
45. Nomadic Asiatics. : MONGOLS
49. ___ Gwyn. : NELL
51. Embattled city. : ROME
52. Where Cagliari is. : SARDINIA
53. Hunky-dory. : DANDY
56. Down with. : ABAS
58. Former U. S. territory. : DAKOTA
60. Sprite. : IMP
61. Treaty port. : AMOY
62. Black. : EBON
63. Berlin's fate. : FIRE
64. Central Asian desert. : GOBI
65. Brazilian title. : DOM
66. Beautifies. : ADORNS
68. Military hat. : KEPI
69. Council. : SYNOD
70. Bombed Nazi city. : DUISBURG
72. Excursion. : TOUR
74. Servicewoman. : SPAR
76. Overshoes. : ARCTICS
77. Series "E" item. : BOND
78. Sits. : ROOSTS
82. George ___. : ADE
83. Bombed Jap island. : MARCUS
85. Rains. : MONSOON
86. Flat: Music. : MOLLE
89. Thanks: Ger. : DANKE
90. Fashion. : FRAME
92. Game. : LOO
93. Inland sea. : ARAL
94. Subversive groups. : BUNDS
95. French President, 1985–99. : FAURE
96. Indian. : OTO
97. ___ Kapital. : DAS
98. Part of ancient Asia Minor. : IONIA
99. Type of gun. : MAXIM
100. Send forth. : EMIT
101. Peiraeus is its seaport. : ATHENS
103. Air: Comb. form. : PNEUM
105. Nine-sided figures. : NONAGONS
108. Sounds. : NOISES
109. Join. : UNITE
110. Wearing away. : ERODING
111. Polish coins. : GROSZY
112. Shouts. : RANTS
113. Reckonings by days (Var.). : DATALS
1. Strategic Chinese city. : KWEIYANG
2. Sculls. : OARS
3. Pronoun. : HIM
4. Jap. : ITO
5. Name. : MENTION
6. Rembrandt. : ARTIST
7. Nonsense: Slang. : WAHOO
8. Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
9. Relatives. : KIN
10. 4 to 6, 6 to 8 P. M. : DOGWATCH
11. State. : ENOUNCE
12. Brazilian air base. : NATAL
13. Czar. : IVAN
14. Horse. : NAG
15. Gazes greedily. : GLOATS
16. ___ Gil, Obregon's successor in Mexico, 1928. : PORTES
17. Fencing attack. : ONETWO
18. Disputed territory in Europe. : ALSATIA
21. Cattle enclosure : COWPEN
26. Dutch commune. : ECHT
28. Exclamation. : HAH
31. Sea near New Hebrides. : CORAL
32. Prejudiced. : BIASED
33. Islands in Dutch East Indies. : SANGI
35. Nap. : BONEY
36. Hué is its capital. : ANAM
37. Islands south of Ceram. : BANDA
39. Mountbatten's headquarters, Ceylon. : KANDY
41. Man's name. : ENOS
42. Loud. : FORTE
45. New Zealand natives. : MAORIS
46. Vegetable. : ONION
47. Place of restraint. : LIMBO
48. Palatable. : SAPID
50. Works. : LABORS
51. ___ of Cutch, India. : RANN
52. Bound. : SKIP
53. Father. : DADDA
54. Love. : AMOUR
55. Customary. : NOMIC
57. Danish borough. : BORG
59. Southwest wind. : AFER
62. Evolve. : EDUCE
64. Steering devices. : GYROS
66. Tolerate. : ABIDE
67. Busy birds. : STORKS
68. Striped antelope. : KUDU
69. River joining Rhone at Lyon. : SAONE
71. Theatre seat: Eng. : STALL
73. Formely. : ONCE
75. Lower Burma capital. : PROME
77. Handkerchief. : BANDANNA
79. Pacific base. : SOLOMONS
80. Blowing. : TOOTING
81. Upstages. : SNOOTS
83. Where Imphal is. : MANIPUR
84. Port on Gulf of Gabes. : SFAX
85. Turkish sea. : MARMORA
86. New Guinea port. : MADANG
87. Talker. : ORATOR
88. City on Burma road. : LASHIO
89. Washington's new bishop. : DUN
91. Devastated. : RUINED
94. Cow. : BOSSY
95. Makes renowned. : FAMES
98. ___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
99. Comic man. : MUTT
100. The Norse Wilhelm Tell : EGIL
102. Letter. : ESS
104. One: German. : EIN
106. Ne pas. : NOT
107. Girl's name. : ADA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 55 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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