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Mabel C. Daggett
Mabel C. Daggett

SOME OF OUR HEROES

New York Times, Sunday, June 21, 1942

36-Down : Contestants in the Pacific.

Author:
Mabel C. Daggett
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 143 Grid has duplicate clues.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 19
Across
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Commander of Allied Air Forces. : BRETT
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Lizard. : AGAMA
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Italian troops trained for mountain warfare. : ALPINI
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Japanese fighter plane. : ZERO
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Human-headed serpent. : LAMIA
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Of a branch. : RAMAL
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Chestnut. : MARRON
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Genus of swans. : OLOR
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The Roman Pax. : IRENE
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Rejections. : ELIMINATIONS
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"To orb your ___ and keep it bright."—W. R. Benét. : NAME
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Originally named. : NEE
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Hiatus. : LACUNA
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He turned his stick into a serpent. : AARON
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Hammers. : THUMPS
35
Composer of "Ol' Man River." : KERN
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Urn. : VASE
38
Hearsay. : RUMOR
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Lock-up. : GAOL
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Splashed by waves. : AWASH
42
Italian dwelling. : CASA
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Commander of American forces in India. : STILWELL
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Furloughs. : LEAVES
50
Metrical foot, two short and one long. : ANAPEST
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Fit. : ABLE
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Tree-dwelling sloths. : AIS
56
Enrolls for service. : ENLISTS
58
Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
59
Author of "Under Two Flags." : RAMEE
61
Sister of Dido. : ANNA
62
Servant. : VALET
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Played. : ACTED
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"A youth of labor with an age of ___."—Goldsmith. : EASE
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Poniard. : DAGGER
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Greek letters. : ETAS
69
Pertaining to heights: comb. form. : ACRO
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Recipient of D. F. C. for heroism during attack on Bali. : SUMMERS
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Insulting reproach. : TAUNT
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Legal matter. : RES
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City of starving people. : ATHENS
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Bank of a river. : RIPA
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Conditional stipulation. : PROVISO
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River in South Carolina. : SANTEE
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Vapid. : TRITE
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Planks used under shoring. : SHOLES
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Worship of an image. : ICONISM
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Outrigger. : PROA
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Dec. 5, 1933. : REPEAL
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Informed: slang. : HEP
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Province of South Africa. : NATAL
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Celestial beings. : SERAPHS
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Enkindle. : WARM
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The bowfin. : AMIA
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Hummed. : DRONED
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Without: Lat. : SINE
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Rugged mountain crest. : ARETE
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Means of niveous carriage. : SLEDS
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Island of Hebrides group. : IONA
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Chose. : OPTED
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Scorch. : CHAR
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Soluble salts. : SALINES
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Name this after MacArthur? : STRASSE
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Store room. : PANTRY
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Learners. : SCHOLARS
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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River in Missouri. : OSAGE
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Tunnel. : ADIT
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Ringed boa. : ABOMA
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Nicholas II. : TSAR
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Tibetan sheep. : SHAS
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Small Spanish horse. : JENNET
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Pillar of stone. : STELE
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Raises. : HOISTS
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Martin Johnson's wife. : OSA
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Greedy. : AVID
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Transient reactions. : TITILLATIONS
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Colin Kelly's son. : CORKY
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Part of a battery. : CELL
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Sofa. : LOUNGE
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Askew: Scot. : AGLEE
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Change. : ALTER
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"Crook the pregnant hinges of the ___."—Hamlet. : KNEE
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Cycle of nine gods of Egypt. : ENNEAD
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"The ___ board is the world."—Huxley. : CHESS
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Author of "Hard Cash." : READE
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Norwegian freighter sunk off Atlantic coast. : BLINK
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Peep-show. : RAREE
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Turkish title. : EMEER
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Stannum. : TIN
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Chinese weight, liang. : TAEL
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Palms of Asia. : ARECAS
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Recipient of D. F. C. for heroism during attack on Bali. : GALUSHA
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Chemical compound. : AMINE
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Peruvian goddess of fertility. : MAMA
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Fourth caliph. : ALI
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Hawaiian mullets. : AMAAMAS
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Czech measure. : LATRO
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Abbots. : PRIORS
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"The ___ tongue of midnight."—Midsummer Night's Dream. : IRON
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Negative prefix. : NON
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Put in place. : INSTALLED
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Small belt. : ZONULE
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Kingdom near Assyria. : ELAM
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Gambol. : ROMP
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Raw materials. : ORES
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Mal de mer. : NAUSEA
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Stop! : AVAST
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Author of "Battle Hymn of the Republic." : HOWE
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Contestants in the Pacific. : NAVIES
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Swift currents. : RAPIDS
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Jeer. : GIBE
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Occident. : WEST
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Tropical grass. : CANE
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Duller. : TAMER
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Lackadaisical state. : LANGUISHMENT
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Fabrics. : LINENS
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Bar on fulcrum. : LEVER
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Related. : ENATE
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Temporarily induced by stimulus, applied to plants. : ALLASSOTONIC
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Element that shines in dark. : NITON
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Hiker. : TRAMPER
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Painter of "Madonna of the Chair." : SARTO
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Indian chiefs. : SACHEMS
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Floating. : ASEA
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Century plant. : AGAVE
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Indian. : CREE
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Give out. : EMIT
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Coral reef. : ATOLL
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Pewter coins of Siam. : ATTS
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Bath-sheba's husband. : URIAH
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"Stars shot madly from their ___."—Midsummer Night's Dream. : SPHERES
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Infirm. : ANILE
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Parts of a rope. : STRANDS
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Stroll. : ROAM
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The pineapple. : ANANA
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"Man is a ___ stretched between the animal and the superman."—Nietzsche. : ROPE
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Country in the path of war. : INDIA
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Billiard shots. : CAROMS
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___ dieux. : PRIE
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Pitchers. : EWERS
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Large duck. : EIDER
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Suburb of Paris. : PASSY
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Spanish name. : ESTER
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Battleground. : SAHARA
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Stands in rows. : ALINES
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Leader of a famous flight. : DOOLITTLE
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Level. : RASE
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Scoria. : SLAG
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Dish of food: Fr. : PLAT
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Battleground. : CRIMEA
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"Man dwells ___, though not alone."—Ingelow. : APART
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Variety. : MODE
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Fished. : TROLLED
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Reddish dyes. : EOSINES
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Buy and sell. : HANDLE
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Glossy fabric. : SATINE
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Talks pertly. : SASSES
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5 francs in Brussels. : BELGA
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Noted English comedian, 1832-1906. : TOOLE
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Capital of Fayal Island. : HORTA
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Inquired. : ASKED
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U. S. High Commissioner to the Philippines. : SAYRE
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Scarsdale ___. : JACK
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"That full star that ushers in the ___."—Shakespeare. : EVEN
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4,000-mile waterway. : NILE
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Overpower. : STUN
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Elevated. : HIGH
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"If two lives join, there is oft a ___."—Browning. : SCAR
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Son of Apollo. : ION
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Touch: comb. form. : TAC
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Norwegian name. : OLE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 133 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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