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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
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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
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___ Horn, inlet of Bosporus. : GOLDEN
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Head-hunter in mountains of Formosa. : TAIYAL
90
Sea eagles. : ERNES
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Bomber active in Frankfort's destruction. : LIBERATOR
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Without ventilation. : AIRLESS
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Grasslike herbs. : SEDGES
98
Animal jelly. : GELATIN
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Pesters. : DUNS
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Flanders river. : YSER
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Theme. : TOPIC
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Westphalian city. : WITTEN
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Two aces GI Joe doesn't like. : CRAP
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Exclamation of disgust. : PAH
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Footlike part. : PES
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___ Alto. : PALO
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Paper mulberry barks. : TAPAS
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Finally. : LAST
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Worships. : ADORES
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Walk. : PACE
121
Sounded. : BLEW
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River of Germany. : EMS
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Palm Cockatoo. : ARARA
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Historical river of Virginia. : POTOMAC
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Literary scraps. : ANA
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Town near Rome noted for shrine of Diana. : ARICIA
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Divide. : DISPART
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Blasted rail center of S W Germany. : MUENSTER
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Consequence. : RESULT
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Spanish grass. : ESPARTO
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U. S. flattop named for Civil War battle. : ANTIETAM
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Lounge. : SETTEE
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Large-eared seal. : SEALION
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Fierce woman. : TIGRESS
Down
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Pillarlike monuments. : STELES
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Jap battleship. : HARUNA
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Learned person. : ERUDIT
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Hero in Irving's "Sketch Book." : RIP
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Interweave. : MAT
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Blackbirds. : ANIS
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Wheel hub. : NAVE
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Half-pint bottles. : SPLITS
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Cut. : PRUNE
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"___ of the Niebelung." : RING
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Average: Abbr. : AVG
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Wild ox. : YAK
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Largest of Kuri Islands. : ETORO
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Alter the phrasing of. : REWORD
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Amuse. : RECREATE
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Alackaday. : ALAS
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Disfigure. : MAR
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Frothed. : SPUMED
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Adopt. : ASSUME
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Ladies of the Naval Reserve. : YEOMEN
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Colonizes. : SETTLES
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Bugle call. : TAPS
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Matures. : AGES
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12.36 in. in Iceland. : FET
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Spiny-finned fishes. : GOBIES
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Babylon hero, attempted to mount to heaven on an eagle. : ETANA
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Kind of rebec. : SAROD
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Protecting structure. : SHIELD
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Jutted out. : BULGED
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Transgresses. : ERRS
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B-29's objective. : TARGET
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___ Juan Hill, "Rough Riders" battleground. : SAN
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Trifling: Dial. : ITEMY
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Place for Bishop's throne. : APSE
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"The Liverpool of the East." : SINGAPORE
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British armed reconnaissance car. : STAGHOUND
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Adapt to taste. : SEASON
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Secy. of War under Lincoln. : STANTON
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Stilwell's successor in China. : NEDEMEYER
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Fabled ancestress of Hirohito. : AMATERASU
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Henry ___, Vichy Ambassador to U. S., 1943. : HAYE
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Binds. : TIES
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Fence steps. : STILE
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Very transparent. : SHEER
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Character in "Peer Gynt." : SOLVEIG
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Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD
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Oral utterance. : PAROL
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1936 Republican favorite. : LANDON
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U. S. submarine. : OTTER
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Burns of the Bazooka. : BOB
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Sea bordering Lithuania. : BALTIC
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Commune, Dept. Gard, N W of Nimes. : ALES
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Lawgiver. : MOSES
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Raccoon-like mammals. : COATIS
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Deeply set, as eyes. : FARSET
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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Delaware crop. : GRAPES
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Stain slightly. : TINT
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Where the Pyramid of Cheops is. : EGYPT
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Wager. : BET
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Abscond. : ELOPE
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Vehicle. : AUTO
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Unconnected. : SEPARATE
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Predicament. : DILEMMA
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Ukrainian legislative body. : RADA
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Seat of Baylor University. : WACO
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Catch. : NAB
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Exonerates. : CLEARS
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Burmese island in Bay of Bengal. : RAMREE
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Second. : ASSIST
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Crowds. : HORDES
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Commander of Occupation Army. : PATTON
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River in Nebraska. : PLATTE
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Subject of famous poem. : AENEAS
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Crowds together. : SWARMS
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Cultivate. : RAISE
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___ Santo, one of Madeira Islands. : PORTO
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Winged, as birds: Her. : AILE
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___ mutuel. : PARI
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"Charley's ___," Jack Benny's role. : AUNT
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Constellation the whale: gen. : CETI
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Slash. : CUT
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Resort near Liège. : SPA
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Comrade. : PAL
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Dress stone. : NIG
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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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