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New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1945

Author:
Clara Rushe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 623 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
Clara Rushe has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 131-Down clue had acute accent over first "e" in "Liège"; corrected it to grave.

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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 177
Across
1. Famous U. S. Tank, General ___. : SHERMAN
8. Atomizer. : SPRAYER
15. Allied Naval commander. : RAMSAY
21. Arawakan Indians of Brazil. : TARIANAS
23. GI Joe. : PRIVATE
24. Slip away. : ELAPSE
25. Breaking forth. : ERUPTIVE
26. Treaty port on Gulf of Pohai. : LUNGKOW
27. Exterminated fascist police chief. : CARUSO
28. Legendary king of Britain. : LUD
29. Style of mounting. : SETTING
31. Bellows. : ROARS
33. Strong German ale. : MUM
34. Fixed star. : ENIF
36. National Art Gallery, in London. : TATE
37. King of Greece. : GEORGE
39. In art, a sprinkling. : SEME
40. Gratifies. : SATES
42. Where the Rhone rises. : ALPS
43. Botfly larva. : BOT
44. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
45. Arabian seaport fortress. : ADEN
46. Compositions. : THEMES
48. Saxhorns. : TUBAS
50. Hubbub. : STIR
52. Long-eared quadruped. : ASS
55. Angers. : IRES
56. Port of Ecuador S. of Montecristi. : SALINAS
58. River in North Georgia. : ETONAH
62. Fruit-stone removers. : PITTERS
64. Top-kicks. : SERGEANTS
66. Dropsy. : EDEMA
67. Gastropod mollusks. : SNAILS
68. Horizontal partitions. : STAGES
69. Exclamation of warning. : AHEM
71. Ben ___, famous printer (1838–1916). : DAY
72. Instigated. : EGGED
73. Hovering. : POISED
74. Sequestered. : LONELY
76. Summertime: French. : ETE
77. Exclamations of regret. : AHS
78. American way of choosing a President. : BALLOT
79. Cudgeled. : BATTED
80. Ancient core. : AME
81. Volcano on S. Mindanao. : APO
82. Mythical kingdom ruled by Fingal. : MORVEN
83. Big-eyed radio star, toured Pacific bases. : CANTOR
84. Brother: French. : FRERE
86. "Iron Man" of baseball. : LOU
87. Wood-wind instrument. : OBOE
88. ___ Horn, inlet of Bosporus. : GOLDEN
89. Head-hunter in mountains of Formosa. : TAIYAL
90. Sea eagles. : ERNES
92. Bomber active in Frankfort's destruction. : LIBERATOR
95. Without ventilation. : AIRLESS
96. Grasslike herbs. : SEDGES
98. Animal jelly. : GELATIN
99. Pesters. : DUNS
100. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
101. Flanders river. : YSER
103. Theme. : TOPIC
104. Westphalian city. : WITTEN
106. Two aces GI Joe doesn't like. : CRAP
109. Exclamation of disgust. : PAH
111. Footlike part. : PES
112. ___ Alto. : PALO
113. Paper mulberry barks. : TAPAS
117. Finally. : LAST
118. Worships. : ADORES
120. Walk. : PACE
121. Sounded. : BLEW
122. River of Germany. : EMS
123. Palm Cockatoo. : ARARA
124. Historical river of Virginia. : POTOMAC
127. Literary scraps. : ANA
128. Town near Rome noted for shrine of Diana. : ARICIA
130. Divide. : DISPART
133. Blasted rail center of S W Germany. : MUENSTER
136. Consequence. : RESULT
137. Spanish grass. : ESPARTO
138. U. S. flattop named for Civil War battle. : ANTIETAM
139. Lounge. : SETTEE
140. Large-eared seal. : SEALION
141. Fierce woman. : TIGRESS
Down
1. Pillarlike monuments. : STELES
2. Jap battleship. : HARUNA
3. Learned person. : ERUDIT
4. Hero in Irving's "Sketch Book." : RIP
5. Interweave. : MAT
6. Blackbirds. : ANIS
7. Wheel hub. : NAVE
8. Half-pint bottles. : SPLITS
9. Cut. : PRUNE
10. "___ of the Niebelung." : RING
11. Average: Abbr. : AVG
12. Wild ox. : YAK
13. Largest of Kuri Islands. : ETORO
14. Alter the phrasing of. : REWORD
15. Amuse. : RECREATE
16. Alackaday. : ALAS
17. Disfigure. : MAR
18. Frothed. : SPUMED
19. Adopt. : ASSUME
20. Ladies of the Naval Reserve. : YEOMEN
22. Colonizes. : SETTLES
30. Bugle call. : TAPS
32. Matures. : AGES
35. 12.36 in. in Iceland. : FET
37. Spiny-finned fishes. : GOBIES
38. Babylon hero, attempted to mount to heaven on an eagle. : ETANA
39. Kind of rebec. : SAROD
41. Protecting structure. : SHIELD
42. Iowa city. : AMES
43. Jutted out. : BULGED
47. Transgresses. : ERRS
48. B-29's objective. : TARGET
49. ___ Juan Hill, "Rough Riders" battleground. : SAN
51. Trifling: Dial. : ITEMY
52. Place for Bishop's throne. : APSE
53. "The Liverpool of the East." : SINGAPORE
54. British armed reconnaissance car. : STAGHOUND
56. Adapt to taste. : SEASON
57. Secy. of War under Lincoln. : STANTON
59. Stilwell's successor in China. : NEDEMEYER
60. Fabled ancestress of Hirohito. : AMATERASU
61. Henry ___, Vichy Ambassador to U. S., 1943. : HAYE
63. Binds. : TIES
64. Fence steps. : STILE
65. Very transparent. : SHEER
68. Character in "Peer Gynt." : SOLVEIG
70. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
73. Oral utterance. : PAROL
74. 1936 Republican favorite. : LANDON
75. U. S. submarine. : OTTER
78. Burns of the Bazooka. : BOB
79. Sea bordering Lithuania. : BALTIC
80. Seed covering. : ARIL
81. Commune, Dept. Gard, N W of Nimes. : ALES
82. Lawgiver. : MOSES
83. Raccoon-like mammals. : COATIS
84. Deeply set, as eyes. : FARSET
85. Otherwise. : ELSE
88. Delaware crop. : GRAPES
89. Stain slightly. : TINT
91. Where the Pyramid of Cheops is. : EGYPT
93. Wager. : BET
94. Abscond. : ELOPE
95. Vehicle. : AUTO
97. Unconnected. : SEPARATE
99. Predicament. : DILEMMA
102. Ukrainian legislative body. : RADA
104. Seat of Baylor University. : WACO
105. Catch. : NAB
106. Exonerates. : CLEARS
107. Burmese island in Bay of Bengal. : RAMREE
108. Second. : ASSIST
110. Crowds. : HORDES
112. Commander of Occupation Army. : PATTON
114. River in Nebraska. : PLATTE
115. Subject of famous poem. : AENEAS
116. Crowds together. : SWARMS
119. Cultivate. : RAISE
120. ___ Santo, one of Madeira Islands. : PORTO
123. Winged, as birds: Her. : AILE
124. ___ mutuel. : PARI
125. "Charley's ___," Jack Benny's role. : AUNT
126. Constellation the whale: gen. : CETI
129. Slash. : CUT
131. Resort near Liège. : SPA
132. Comrade. : PAL
134. Dress stone. : NIG
135. Weight of India. : SER

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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