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New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1943

Author:
Joseph C. Emidy
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 103
Joseph C. Emidy has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 70
Across
1. U. S. cruiser at Atlantic Charter rendezvous. : AUGUSTA
8. Gay. : FESTIVE
15. Romance language. : SPANISH
22. Part of a door. : TRANSOM
23. Droned. : INTONED
24. Adriatic seaport. : TRIESTE
25. Mode or method: Fr. : MANIERE
26. Classical canons of dramatic composition. : UNITIES
27. Surrendered: Law. : REMISED
28. Female voice. : ALTO
29. Head of a Senate committee. : TRUMAN
31. German city on Moselle River. : TREVES
33. Ruler of Egypt, 1922–1936. : FUAD
34. Our: French : NOS
35. Famous U. S. cruiser. : BOISE
36. Merry: Fr. : GAI
38. Catch. : LATCH
40. Highest note. : ELA
41. Radio star. : BRICE
42. Swiss lake. : LEMAN
44. Indifferent to feeling. : STOIC
46. Girl's name. : THERESA
49. Soviet republic in Northwest Russia. : KARELIA
51. Strategic Italian strait. : OTRANTO
55. Variety of pyroxene. : AUGITE
56. By means of. : PER
57. Plant of genus Cassia. : SENNA
59. Italian condiment. : TAMARA
60. Eminent. : GREAT
61. Typical name for English rustic. : HODGE
63. French saint. : DENIS
65. Excellence. : MERIT
66. Indian linguistic stock of Bolivia. : URAN
67. Famous American artist (1856–1925). : SARGENT
69. Prowess. : VALOR
71. Substitute for potatoes. : RICE
72. Combination of capitalists. : SYNDICATE
74. Tribal badge. : TOTEM
76. Word arrangements. : PHRASES
78. Meet defiantly. : DARE
79. Irish exclamation. : ARRAH
80. Butter from buffalo milk. : GHEE
81. Famous biographer. : BOSWELL
85. The great commoner. : BRYAN
86. Commemorating victory. : TRIUMPHAL
91. Italian town. : ASTI
92. King of Yugoslavia. : PETER
94. Valor. : HEROISM
96. Threw. : HOVE
97. Type of propeller. : SCULL
99. Noted American naval strategist (1840–1914). : MAHAN
101. Froth. : YEAST
102. French mandate in the Levant. : SYRIA
103. Redeem. : RANSOM
105. Mexican aborigines. : MAYAS
107. Noun suffix. : IST
108. British bomber. : BOSTON
109. Division of ancient Greece. : ARGOLIS
111. Esteem. : RESPECT
113. Legendary Irishmen. : FENIANS
114. Inquisitive: colloq. : NOSEY
116. Extinction. : DEATH
117. Common organic acid. : MALIC
118. East Indian timber tree. : SAL
121. Common shrub. : SUMAC
123. Italian city, 28 miles south of Turin. : BRA
124. General Manuel ___ Camacho, Mexican President. : AVILA
125. Weight of Rangoon. : PAI
128. Brilliant fish of mackerel family. : OPAH
130. Full of chinks. : RIMOSE
132. Trainee at Paris Island. : MARINE
134. Avoided. : FLED
135. Eating place. : AUTOMAT
137. Division. : PARTING
139. Ordinary. : AVERAGE
141. Church dignitary. : PRIMATE
142. Italian naval base, inside the heel. : TARANTO
143. Ancient name of Paris. : LUTETIA
144. Iroquois Indians. : SENECAS
145. Underhandedness. : SLYNESS
146. Bargains to attract trade. : LEADERS
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1. Hindu life principle. : ATMAN
2. Pertaining to a mountain range: combining form. : URALO
3. Gloves: Fr. : GANTS
4. Mussel. : UNIO
5. Compass point. : SSE
6. Chelonian. : TORTOISE
7. Famous hymn. : AMERICA
8. Adriatic seaport. : FIUME
9. Large province in Sicily. : ENNA
10. Sharp retort. : STINGER
11. Sum up. : TOT
12. Signed provisionally. : INITIALED
13. Shift. : VEER
14. Part of name of Antarctic mountains. : EDSEL
15. More rapid: Music. : STRETTO
16. U. S. destroyer lost in Pacific. : PRESCOTT
17. Point. : AIM
18. One born of a serf: Feudal law. : NEIF
19. Offspring. : ISSUE
20. Go softly. : STEAL
21. Ibsen heroine. : HEDDA
30. Function. : USE
32. Anatomical tube. : VAS
35. U. S. major general. : BRETT
37. City in Iowa. : AMES
39. Senator Johnson. : HIRAM
41. Noted French statesman (1862–1932). : BRIAND
42. Voluminous. : LARGE
43. Capital of ancient Assyria. : NINEVEH
45. Usual equipment of reconnaissance plane. : CAMERA
46. Largest river of Iberian peninsula. : TAGUS
47. Precipitation. : HURRY
48. Grecian sea: var. : EGEAN
49. Small anchor. : KEDGE
50. Central division of French Indo-China. : ANNAM
52. Nostil. : NARIS
53. Secure with a rope. : TRICE
54. Instigator of "Popish Plot," 1678. : OATES
56. Former Turkish Government. : PORTE
58. Trouble. : AIL
61. Netherlands city. : HAARLEM
62. Recorded notation. : ENTRY
64. Fallacious reasoner. : SOPHIST
67. Sell at other than official price. : SCALP
68. Hebrew book of law. : TORAH
70. A cold. : RHEUM
73. Orfe. : IDE
75. Chief Justice, 1836–1864. : TANEY
77. In ___: Law. : REM
79. Dressed. : ARRAYED
80. Corn to be ground. : GRIST
81. Important Turkish river port. : BASRA
82. Motion picture award. : OSCAR
83. Goaded. : STUNG
84. War President. : WILSON
85. Division of Lower Bengal, India. : BEHAR
86. Pledge. : TOAST
87. Medicine. : PHYSIC
88. Azorean port. : HORTA
89. Airplane: Fr. : AVION
90. Bears upon. : LEANS
93. Headgear. : TAM
95. Enemy country. : REICH
98. Chinese aborigines of Yunnan. : LOLOS
100. Sapodilla tree, source of chewing gum. : NASEBERRY
102. Girl's name. : SONIA
104. Tripolitan coast town taken by British. : MISURATA
106. Coast Guard auxiliary. : SPAR
108. Famous hospital. : BELLEVUE
110. Descendants of Shem. : SEMITES
112. Kind of bunting. : ETAMINE
113. Villain in Congreve's "Way of the World." : FAINALL
115. Tuberous plant. : YAM
117. Sixty years before the Battle of Hastings. : MVI
118. Detergents. : SOAPS
119. Venezuelan river, 700 miles to Orinoco. : APURE
120. South American. : LATIN
122. Egyptian Christians. : COPTS
124. City in Greece. : ARGOS
125. Coat with metal. : PLATE
126. Norse sea god. : AEGIR
127. Notions. : IDEAS
129. U. S. A. : HOME
131. Hall: German. : SAAL
133. One source of formic acid. : ANTS
134. Boy's name. : FRED
136. Son, in names. : MAC
138. Bark of certain trees. : TAN
140. Outcast class of Japan. : ETA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 102 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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