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New York Times, Sunday, June 7, 1942

Author:
John L. Mapes
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 647 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 135
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 17
Across
1. Men. : BIPEDS
7. Italian poet, author of "Orlando Furioso." : ARIOSTO
14. South American rubber. : BALATA
20. Musical toy. : OCARINA
22. Russian diplomat. : MOLOTOV
23. Those with legal claims. : LIENORS
25. Resin oil. : RETINOL
26. With fearsome majesty. : AWESOME
27. Lost Italian colony. : ERITREA
28. Highest note. : ELA
29. Patron. : GUEST
31. Persian fire-worshipers. : PARSEES
33. Kettle slanderer. : POT
34. An incline. : RAMP
36. Guardian. : TUTELAR
40. Vehicles. : SLEDS
41. Black: comb. form. : MELA
42. Catch. : SNARE
44. Arab who tangled with Foreign Legion. : TOUAREG
46. Belgian commune. : ANS
47. Fuzzy-wuzzy's land. : SUDAN
48. Quaff completely. : DRAIN
50. Ordained by authority. : PRESCRIPT
52. Spanning. : ACROSS
53. "I ___ from dreams of thee."—Shelley. : ARISE
55. Ardors. : ELANS
56. Esau by his other name. : EDOM
57. Remelt ore. : RESMELT
60. Ambassador to Britain. : WINANT
62. Sized. : STATURED
66. Miss Le Gallienne. : EVA
67. Woman's secret. : AGE
68. Arum plant. : AROID
69. Burmese military chief. : BOH
70. "What ___ art thou?"—Julius Caesar. : TRADE
71. Hebrew T. : TAV
72. Strategic Norwegian port. : NARVIK
74. Tropical disease. : MALARIA
77. Buying on hopes for profit: slang. : SPEC
78. Edible tuber. : OCA
79. Ancient city. : NINEVEH
81. Obedient. : DUTEOUS
83. Wurttemberg measure, about 5 gallons. : IMI
84. Hurries. : RUNS
86. Hastened. : SPEEDED
88. Murder story character. : CORPSE
89. Weak poke. : DAB
90. Thin: comb. form. : TENUI
92. Nebraskan city. : ORD
93. How many wonders of the world? : SEVEN
95. Philippine Negrito. : ITA
96. Took food. : ATE
97. Withered state. : SEARNESS
99. Estimate for tax. : ASSESS
100. Vital storehouse. : ARSENAL
102. Business center. : MART
103. Imitates Robert Bruce. : TRIES
104. Bump on back of head. : INION
105. Not prone. : SUPINE
108. United Nations commander. : MACARTHUR
111. One of the joined Antipodean forces. : ANZAC
114. Break loose. : PRISE
115. Chinese Buddhas. : FOS
116. Orange-flower oils. : NEROLIS
118. Asian mandate to France: Fr. : SYRIE
120. Demolish. : RAZE
121. Skin: comb. form. : DERMO
123. Workers in demand in Washington. : TYPISTS
125. Periodicals: slang. : MAGS
126. Tagalog mother. : INA
127. Oriental markets. : BAZAARS
129. Arab sailing ships. : DHOWS
131. Roman divine law, distinguished from jus. : FAS
132. German battlewagon. : TIRPITZ
134. Kenya's capital. : NAIROBI
138. Time out for fun. : LEISURE
140. Embattled continents. : EURASIA
141. Ancient country on Adriatic coast. : ILLYRIA
142. Did homage. : ADMIRED
143. One of the first users of ether. : MORTON
144. Sword of St. George. : ASKELON
145. The Fourth ___. : ESTATE
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1. ___ from within. : BORERS
2. Leif the Lucky's land. : ICELAND
3. Ceylon coasting vessel. : PATAMAR
4. Assam silkworm. : ERI
5. Famous cartoonist. : DING
6. Porcine nose. : SNOUT
7. Unprofessional. : AMATEUR
8. Quarrel. : ROW
9. ___ de France. : ILE
10. Hawaiian birds. : OOS
11. Cessation. : STOP
12. Spanish name. : TOMAS
13. Extends beyond. : OVERLAPS
14. Extorts money from: colloq. : BLEEDS
15. Buenos ___. : AIRES
16. Hawaiian wreaths. : LEIS
17. Subject of entymological study. : ANT
18. $10,000 worth of war. : TORPEDO
19. Small areas. : AREOLAS
21. Native who may see action at Dutch Harbor. : ALEUT
24. Fiends. : SATANS
30. Mine ore underground. : STOPE
32. Transmitted. : SENT
35. Flat-bottomed Norwegian boat. : PRAAM
37. New Guinea port in Jap hands. : LAE
38. Poisonous element: comb. form. : ARSENO
39. Do this to old rubber. : RECLAIM
41. Soft complaints. : MURMURS
43. Dail ___, Irish lower house. : EIREANN
45. Pop's pop. : GRANDAD
47. Technocracy chief. : SCOTT
49. Large antelopes of India. : NILGAIS
51. Bankbook builder: abbr. : INT
52. Girl's name. : ADA
54. Ship's timber aft from keel to deck. : STERNPOST
56. One native who has seen justice done. : ETHIOPIAN
57. Verbal ripostes. : RETORTS
58. Seeker of bombless Eden. : EVACUEE
59. Treeless plain of the South. : SAVANNA
60. Relinquished. : WAIVED
61. Annoyed. : IRKED
62. More sensitive. : SORER
63. Tributary of the Rappahannock. : RAPIDAN
64. Watery swellings of plants. : EDEMATA
65. Unit for measuring siren sounds. : DECIBEL
69. Tempo-beaters. : BATONS
73. Gets off course. : VEERS
75. Full-grown pikes. : LUCES
76. Once-gay land. : AUSTRIA
80. German of our Revolution. : HESSIAN
82. "As the swift ___ roll!"—Holmes. : SEASONS
85. "Looked at each other with a wild ___."—Keats. : SURMISE
87. Utah to the Mormons. : DESERET
91. Vapid. : INANE
94. Chapel room. : VESTRY
98. Sooner than. : ERE
99. Circle section. : ARC
101. A good digester. : ENZYM
103. Island off Australia. : TASMANIA
104. Hosts to new A. E. F. : IRISH
105. Goblin. : SPRITE
106. Radioactive element. : URANIUM
107. Conqueror of the Incas. : PIZARRO
108. Default, in Roman law. : MORA
109. Airplane flight. : HOP
110. Pertaining to eastern part of Ulster. : ULIDIAN
112. Sea between Australia and New Guinea. : ARAFURA
113. Soldier's friend. : CIGARET
115. Oasis region in Libya, raided by Free French. : FEZZAN
117. Roman matron's robe. : STOLA
119. Ancient British chariot. : ESSEDE
121. A giving, in Roman law. : DATIO
122. Verbal tests. : ORALS
124. Subject of Gustav V. : SWEDE
127. "Bei mir ___ du Schoen." : BIST
128. Nylon's stand-in. : SILK
130. U. S. Admiral, World War I. : SIMS
133. Where stocks start from. : PAR
135. Whisky. : RYE
136. Rosalind's wooer: abbr. : ORL
137. Life: comb. form. : BIO
139. Convene. : SIT

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