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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 6, 1943

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 86
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 69
Across
1. Most northern town in Africa. : BIZERTE
8. Angarita's capital. : CARACAS
15. Huge Allied-Jap naval arena. : PACIFIC
22. Sweet-smelling. : ODOROUS
23. One of our new 35,000-ton battleships. : ALABAMA
24. Democracy's stanchest supporter. : AMERICA
25. Sub base blasted by Allied bombers. : LORIENT
26. Men trained at Quantico. : MARINES
27. Slackening agent. : RELAXER
28. Central Asian river, 800 miles to Lake Balkhash. : ILI
29. Lapse. : DIE
30. Made wrathful. : IRED
31. Ancient Hebrew coin. : SHEKEL
33. The Cotton State: Abbr. : ALA
34. Worthless. : VILE
36. Betray. : SELL
38. Cape or headland. : RAS
40. Arabian seaport guarding Red Sea gateway. : ADEN
41. Sudden trial: Colloq. : STAB
42. Tiny waterlocked area. : ISLOT
44. Soft friable limestone. : MALM
46. Advocate. : LAWYER
48. Roman goddess of horses. : EPONA
49. Expiatist. : ATONER
51. Stroll aimlessly. : ROAM
53. Legal holder on property. : LIEN
54. Carry too far. : OVERDO
55. Petitioned. : SUED
57. Inventor of our Army's new automatic rifle. : GARAND
59. Presignification. : OMEN
60. Furnished with wooden shoes. : SABOTED
64. Obstruct. : RETARD
65. To wave weapons menacingly. : BRANDISH
69. Key Black Earth city. : OREL
70. Jap chief of Military Affairs Bureau. : SATO
72. Nile Valley dweller. : EGYPTIAN
74. Nautical rope. : STAY
75. Old Greek dirge. : LINOS
77. Slip or blunder: Slang. : MISCUE
79. Pert. to Persia. : IRANIC
81. Old: Dia. : ALD
82. Wealthy Arkansas Indians. : OZARKS
84. Precious. : DEAR
85. Measure in any way. : SPAN
86. Army follower selling provisions and liquors. : SUTLER
88. Hungarian commune. : MOR
89. Sea between Greece and S. Italy. : IONIAN
91. Whiten. : BLENCH
93. Gazelle-like antelope of Somaliland. : BEIRA
94. Dollar bills. : ONES
96. Fit for plowing. : TILLABLE
98. Heavily bombed Nazi-held airfield in France. : CAEN
100. Slope or bevel. : CANT
101. Birth. : NASCENCY
103. Plodder. : DRUDGE
105. Daughter of Cadmus: Gr. Myth. : AUTONOE
107. Iroquoian Indian. : ERIE
108. Large wax candle of France. : CIERGE
109. Yugoslav river. : CRNA
110. Province having Sarajevo as its capital. : BOSNIA
113. Unit of metric weight. : GRAM
114. Apiece. : EACH
116. Producing agreeable impressions. : SENSAL
121. Ocular. : OPTIC
122. Maker of counterfeit specie. : COINER
124. Sudden bombing. : RAID
126. Gladly or willingly: Dial. : LIEVE
127. Secular. : LAIC
128. "Jean ___," French battleship. : BART
129. Tortoise beak. : NEB
131. Old road to Rome. : ITER
133. Mineral tar. : BREA
134. German city in Danube circle. : ULM
135. U. S. bomber. : MARTIN
137. Military opposite of van. : REAR
139. Bewilderment. : FOG
141. Noxious. : ILL
142. Greenish-blue color. : SISTINE
144. German industrial center razed by Allied bombs. : COLOGNE
146. Dominican port settled by Columbus in 1493. : ISABELA
148. State formally. : ENOUNCE
149. Sea forming part of Indian Ocean. : ARABIAN
150. Repairer of telegraph wires. : LINEMAN
151. Upper House member. : SENATOR
152. Excess of liberty. : LICENSE
153. Stout Allied Nation. : ENGLAND
Down
1. La Paz is its capital. : BOLIVIA
2. A great admirer. : IDOLIST
3. The Cape polecat. : ZORILLO
4. Assam silkworm. : ERI
5. Filled with fish eggs. : ROED
6. City of 219,000 population, near ancient Carthage. : TUNIS
7. Great regard. : ESTEEM
8. Sicilian lord in "Winter's Tale." : CAMILLO
9. Winglike. : ALAR
10. Less frequent. : RARER
11. Residence. : ABIDAL
12. Item on the ration list. : CAN
13. Archaeological shaping cores. : AMES
14. Skipped lightly: Slang. : SASHAYED
15. U. S. writer of satirical verse. : PARKER
16. Confidential agent in India. : AMEEN
17. Hermit's hut. : CELL
18. Major Gen. Eaker's first name. : IRA
19. Fastening device. : FIXATOR
20. American outpost since July, 1941. : ICELAND
21. Philippine water buffalo. : CARABAO
32. Britain's Foreign Minister. : EDEN
35. Geological time division. : EON
37. This costs red points. : LARD
39. Consideration paid. : SALARY
41. Disburses. : SPENDS
43. Critical examination. : TEST
45. Sorcerer. : MAGE
47. Weasand or trachea. : WINDPIPE
48. Uniform. : EVEN
50. French streets. : RUES
52. Tunisian rail junction. : MATEUR
54. Natives of Southeast Arabian State. : OMANIS
56. Kind of Dutch cheese. : EDAM
58. Overmastering wrath. : RAGE
59. Seaport of Algeria. : ORAN
60. Islands east of New Guinea. : SOLOMON
61. Battleship sunk in Pearl Harbor. : ARIZONA
62. Sacred Indian city. : BENARES
63. Swan genus. : OLOR
64. Resembling American Beauties. : ROSEAL
65. Baptista's daughter in "Taming of the Shrew." : BIANCA
66. Romance language. : ITALIAN
67. Gulf on west Italian coast. : SALERNO
68. Combine with water. : HYDRATE
71. In neat fashion. : TIDILY
73. Ecstasy. : TRANCE
76. Glider used in Winter sports. : SKI
78. Allied soldier. : CANADIAN
80. Lionet. : CUB
83. Cossack cavalry squadron. : SOTNIA
85. Blacksmith's hammer. : SLEDGE
87. Mexican Indian of pre-Spanish conquest period. : TECO
90. Nazi-fortified seaport on Mediterranean. : NICE
91. Obscure. : BLUR
92. Give audience to. : HEAR
95. Dramatic. : SCENIC
97. German city making Focke-Wulf planes. : BREMEN
99. Votaresses. : NUNS
102. King of Sweden, 1560–1568. : ERIC
104. Household stuff. : GEAR
106. Chinese money of account. : TAEL
108. Censorious. : CRITICAL
109. Forward girl. : CHIT
110. Large veterinary pills. : BOLUSES
111. Iridescent. : OPALINE
112. U. S. Secretary of War. : STIMSON
113. Former Malta commander. : GORT
115. Resident of Egypt's capital. : CAIRENE
117. Pen point. : NIB
118. Cranelike Brazilian bird. : SERIEMA
119. Designating the filbert or hazelnut. : AVELLAN
120. Pasture or meadow. : LEALAND
122. Profession. : CAREER
123. Array again. : REROBE
125. Narrow passage between hills. : DEFILE
128. Italian bank. : BANCO
130. Commence. : BEGIN
132. Colophony. : ROSIN
135. Fabricate. : MINT
136. A purple seaweed. : NORI
138. Mallard genus. : ANAS
140. Criminal group. : GANG
143. Philippine dye-wood tree. : TUA
145. Sealing wax ingredient. : LAC
147. Bengal quince. : BEL

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 76 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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