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GLOBAL REPORTER

New York Times, Sunday, June 24, 1945

Author:
A. H. Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 70
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 176
Across
1. 7th War Loan island. : IWOJIMA
8. Island east of Amoy. : FORMOSA
15. Voters on July 5. : BRITISH
22. Navy and Marine PBM patrol bomber. : MARINER
23. Evader. : AVOIDER
24. Walled city of Po valley, taken by Allies Dec. 5, 1944. : RAVENNA
25. Covenant. : PROMISE
26. Rend by explosion again. : REBLAST
27. Desert. : ABANDON
28. It has over 6,000,000 members. : AFL
29. Ancient State of China. : TSAO
31. Breakfast item. : ROLLS
32. Related. : AKIN
33. Bore. : IRK
34. Ambassador from Argentina to U. S., 1914. : NAON
36. Destroyers in a convoy. : ESCORTS
38. Lay in. : IMBED
40. Detest. : HATE
41. Units of work. : ERGONS
43. Leg between knee and ankle. : CRUS
44. UNRRA's cargo. : FLOUR
45. Beater. : CANER
46. Amphibious landing in October, 1944. : LEYTE
47. Assistant Secretary of State. : DUNN
48. Manners. : MIENS
49. Teeth. : MOLARS
50. Battleground for 5 2/3 years. : EUROPE
52. Unit for reckoning ship capacity. : TON
53. Acetone. : KETONE
55. Ruined city near Mandalay, former capital of Burma. : AVA
58. Die-hard. : TORY
59. Harsh. : CRUEL
61. ___ bomber. : DIVE
62. Indefinite amount. : SUM
65. Unalienable right. : LIBERTY
67. Famous Sussex earldom. : ARUNDEL
69. Strait between Italy and Sicily. : MESSINA
71. ___-Yama, largest active volcano in Japan. : ASAMA
72. City in Michigan. : FLINT
73. Lone flights. : SOLOS
75. Sole. : ONLY
76. City on the Rhine. : BASEL
77. Large egg. : BLOCKBUSTER
79. Make fit by discipline. : TRAIN
80. Awry. : AGEE
81. Bent portion of axle. : CRANK
82. Dutch News Agency. : ANETA
83. Sicilian mountain. : AETNA
84. Gaily. : MERRILY
86. Perpetrator of horrors in Europe. : GESTAPO
88. Rouser. : STIRRER
90. Dolt. : ASS
91. Be silent: Latin. : TACE
93. Book of the Bible. : TITUS
94. ___ Eireann, Irish Chamber of Deputies. : DAIL
95. Affix. : ADD
96. Peelers. : PARERS
98. French article. : LES
99. Allied Capital. : MOSCOW
101. Haltingly. : LAMELY
104. Korean port. : FUSAN
106. Without. : SANS
107. Bumpkins: Slang. : RUBES
111. ___ towers. : IVORY
112. Encloses within walls. : MURES
113. Anger. : BILE
114. Concur. : ASSENT
115. Sleeveless jacket. : VEST
116. "Hermit Kingdom." : KOREA
117. Delegate to San Francisco Conference. : MOLOTOV
119. Blackthorn. : SLOE
120. Exist. : ARE
121. Are befitting. : SUIT
122. Breakfast item. : PRUNE
124. Begged. : SUED
126. Merriment. : FUN
127. Diggers. : DELVERS
129. Cooking. : BOILING
131. Famous Boston street. : TREMONT
133. Unlawful. : ILLICIT
134. Pressure. : URGENCY
135. Compel obedience. : ENFORCE
136. Briskly. : ALERTLY
137. UNCIO delegate. : STASSEN
138. Revolved. : ROTATED
Down
1. Enroll as a jury. : IMPANEL
2. Armed conflict. : WARFARE
3. Science of mountains. : OROLOGY
4. ___ Farley. : JIM
5. In the beginning: Abbr. : INIT
6. Eating places. : MESSES
7. Tracts. : AREAS
8. Remote. : FAR
9. Ravage. : OVERRUN
10. V-1 weapons. : ROBOTS
11. Secy. of Treasury, 1932–33. : MILLS
12. Free hold right of land. : ODAL
13. Attached by its base, as a leaf. : SESSILE
14. Museum of Modern ___. : ART
15. Anti-speeder. : BRAKER
16. Mad. : RABID
17. Czar of Russia, 1530–1584. : IVAN
18. Several, many. : TEN
19. Senator Capehart's State. : INDIANA
20. Short ___ Club. : SNORTER
21. Hungers. : HANKERS
30. Take and hold. : OCCUPY
32. Maltreated. : ABUSED
35. Observe. : NOTE
37. River of Normandy. : ORNE
39. Religious hermit. : MONK
40. Army Mountain Troop Ranch, Pando, Col. : HALE
42. What Switzerland is. : NEUTRAL
44. Required to pay a penalty. : FINED
45. Mountain peaks. : CONES
47. Boat. : DORY
48. Commander on S. E. Asia front. : MOUNTBATTEN
49. Steps in a chess game. : MOVES
51. Bosh. : ROT
52. Body. : TRUNK
54. One of the lesser Sunda Islands. : TIMOR
55. Senator Bankhead's State. : ALABAMA
56. Faces. : VISAGES
57. Degraders. : ABASERS
59. Pinocchio's conscience. : CRICKET
60. Digger of the Suez Canal. : LESSEPS
62. USO singer. : SINATRA
63. Without inside covering. : UNLINED
64. Robert ___ Hutchins, U. of C. President. : MAYNARD
66. High Turkish official. : EMEER
67. Onward. : ALONG
68. Card game. : LOTTO
70. More tender. : SORER
72. Senator Pepper's State: Abbr. : FLA
74. Grassy field. : LEA
77. British historian, Ambassador to U. S., 1907–13. : BRYCE
78. Two-toed sloths of Brazil. : UNAUS
79. The Nine ___, by Dorothy Sayers. : TAILORS
81. Aromatic herb. : CLARY
85. European battleground from Sept. 3, 1943. : ITALY
87. Mr. Marner. : SILAS
88. Impudent talk: Slang. : SASS
89. Spasm. : TIC
92. City on the Gera. : ERFURT
94. Outlet for Ukraine harvests. : DONETS
96. Saucy. : PERT
97. Certain. : SURE
99. St. ___, Channel seaport, N. of Rennes. : MALO
100. Wish: Scot. : WUSS
101. Yalta palace where Big Three met. : LIVADIA
102. Ambassador Harriman. : AVERELL
103. River, joins Rhine at Koblenz. : MOSELLE
105. Harbor city. : SEAPORT
106. Stillness. : SILENCE
108. Vosges Mountains pass. : BELFORT
109. Utter. : ENOUNCE
110. Provided for scantily. : STENTED
112. Wet. : MOISTY
113. Islands S. E. of Honshu. : BONINS
114. Crater lake near Naples. : AVERNO
116. Island group N. E. of Hokkaido. : KURIL
117. Mountain troops transport. : MULES
118. External. : OUTER
121. Denomination. : SECT
123. Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
125. Skillful. : DEFT
128. Man: Latin. : VIR
129. Vehicle. : BUS
130. Woman: Comb. form. : GYN
132. Kin of the apteryx. : MOA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 63 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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