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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
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
Down
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Strategic Chinese city. : KWEIYANG
2
Sculls. : OARS
3
Pronoun. : HIM
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Jap. : ITO
5
Name. : MENTION
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Rembrandt. : ARTIST
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Nonsense: Slang. : WAHOO
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Isles in Galway Bay. : ARAN
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Relatives. : KIN
10
4 to 6, 6 to 8 P. M. : DOGWATCH
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State. : ENOUNCE
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Brazilian air base. : NATAL
13
Czar. : IVAN
14
Horse. : NAG
15
Gazes greedily. : GLOATS
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___ 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
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Hué is its capital. : ANAM
37
Islands south of Ceram. : BANDA
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Mountbatten's headquarters, Ceylon. : KANDY
41
Man's name. : ENOS
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Loud. : FORTE
45
New Zealand natives. : MAORIS
46
Vegetable. : ONION
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Place of restraint. : LIMBO
48
Palatable. : SAPID
50
Works. : LABORS
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___ of Cutch, India. : RANN
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Bound. : SKIP
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Father. : DADDA
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Love. : AMOUR
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Customary. : NOMIC
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Danish borough. : BORG
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Southwest wind. : AFER
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Evolve. : EDUCE
64
Steering devices. : GYROS
66
Tolerate. : ABIDE
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Busy birds. : STORKS
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Striped antelope. : KUDU
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River joining Rhone at Lyon. : SAONE
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Theatre seat: Eng. : STALL
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Formely. : ONCE
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Lower Burma capital. : PROME
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Handkerchief. : BANDANNA
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Pacific base. : SOLOMONS
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Blowing. : TOOTING
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Upstages. : SNOOTS
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Where Imphal is. : MANIPUR
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Port on Gulf of Gabes. : SFAX
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Turkish sea. : MARMORA
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New Guinea port. : MADANG
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Talker. : ORATOR
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City on Burma road. : LASHIO
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Washington's new bishop. : DUN
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Devastated. : RUINED
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Cow. : BOSSY
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Makes renowned. : FAMES
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___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
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Comic man. : MUTT
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The Norse Wilhelm Tell : EGIL
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Letter. : ESS
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One: German. : EIN
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Ne pas. : NOT
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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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