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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 11, 1943

Author:
Archie S. Kreiling
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 685 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 147, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 101
Archie S. Kreiling has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 74
Across
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Jap-dominated island east of French Indo-China. : HAINAN
7
Given name of Price Administrator. : PRENTISS
15
Bombed port of Sicily. : MESSINA
22
Adorned elaborately. : ORNATE
23
Recently deceased Japanese admiral. : YAMAMOTO
24
Flies a bomber. : AVIATES
25
Sickleman. : REAPER
26
Clique. : CLUB
27
Fiddle: Colloq. : SAW
28
Makes a redraft. : REDRAWS
29
Roman Emperor before Galba. : NERO
30
"Cadenus and ___," poem by Swift. : VANESSA
33
Adolescent years. : TEENS
35
Toward the sheltered side. : ALEE
36
Shade tree. : ELM
37
First wife of Zeus. : METIS
38
Give name, French Chief of Government. : PIERRE
40
Blackish. : SWART
41
Cold vegetable dish : SALAD
42
Unharness. : UNHORSE
44
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
45
Desires with eagerness. : ASPIRES
48
Discolor. : STAIN
49
Cravat. : NECKTIE
53
Red Bordeaux wine. : CLARET
54
British general (1757–1829). : BAIRD
55
Former U. S. Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. : DAVIES
58
Improver of printing press (1812–1886). : HOE
59
Charters. : HIRES
60
Spoiled paper. : SALLE
61
Commanding General, Army Air Forces. : ARNOLD
62
Secretary of State. : HULL
63
First Russian ruler to take the title "Czar," 1547. : IVAN
64
Given name of author of "Divina Commedia." : DANTE
65
Faneuil Hall or "___ of Liberty." : CRADLE
66
Members of the Folketing. : DANES
67
Hebrew letter : MEM
68
Former Archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
69
Raisin cake, in South Africa. : BANKET
70
Unite. : WELD
71
Hardening. : ENURING
73
German soldiers. : JERRIES
75
U. S. Rubber Director. : JEFFERS
78
Drink intemperately. : SOAK
79
Prophet bribed by Balak to curse Israel. : BALAAM
80
Stronghold. : FORT
81
Arikara. : REE
82
Assyrian god of military prowess. : ASHUR
84
Lose one's mind. : DEMENT
85
Pardon: Aphetic. : SCUSE
87
French ecclesiastic's title. : ABBE
88
French city bombed by RAF. : POIX
89
Abnegate. : REJECT
90
A king of Judah. : JOASH
91
Puff out. : BLOAT
92
Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
93
East of. : BEEAST
94
Functions. : ROLES
95
Affluence. : WEALTH
96
Drenched: Colloq. : SLUSHED
98
"King of Lampedusa." : COHEN
99
Recipient of a gift. : GRANTEE
100
Seed container. : POD
101
Arawakan Indian. : TARIANA
104
Winter: Latin : HIEMS
105
Domesticator. : TAMER
108
Waterways. : INLETS
109
Celtic foot soldiers. : KERNS
110
Heights: Abbr. : HTS
113
French commune on Garonne River. : AGEN
114
Poker stakes. : ANTES
115
Fanleaf palm of Ceylon. : TALIPOT
118
Guide: Scot. : AIRT
119
Engineer of N. Y. C. subways (1859–1932). : PARSONS
121
Chicle. : GUM
123
Greatest amount. : MOST
124
Executive director of War Manpower Commission. : APPLEY
126
Bay on coast of Attu. : ETIENNE
127
One of the Aleutians. : AMCHITKA
129
Of the rainbow. : IRIDAL
130
Bugle call. : RETREAT
131
Turnabout : REVERSAL
132
Product resulting from lysis. : LYSATE
Down
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Vice Chief of Naval Operations. : HORNE
2
Staggering. : AREEL
3
Embrace. : INARM
4
River in Ecuador, 550 miles from Cotopaxi Mt. to Amazon. : NAPO
5
Consumed. : ATE
6
Little cordlike tissue. : NERVELET
7
Spore fruit: Bot. : PYCNID
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Sounds of breathing. : RALES
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Australian ratite birds. : EMUS
10
Keepers of door locks. : NABS
11
Trench weapon: Abbr. : TM
12
Island in the Aegean. : IOS
13
Declarer. : STATER
14
Potential reapers. : SOWERS
15
Site of World War I battle. : MARNE
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Nights before events. : EVES
17
Man's nickname. : SID
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State in Borneo where Sir James Brooke was "white rajah." : SARAWAK
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Old Latin Bible text. : ITALA
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More recent. : NEWER
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Item of property. : ASSET
31
Mindanao natives : ATAS
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Plant louse. : APHID
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Before. : ERE
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Horses. : MARES
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Electrified particle. : ION
40
Pouches. : SACS
41
Mermaid. : SIREN
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Profitable. : UTILE
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Nostril. : NARE
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Began a golf game. : TEED
45
Chiming. : ACHIME
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Bulgarian commune. : SLIVEN
47
Jap naval base at north end of Kuriles. : PARAMUSHIRU
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Condiment. : SALT
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Where Aswan Dam is. : NILE
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Newest Army fighting plane. : THUNDERBOLT
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Hercules took her captive. : IOLE
52
Food fishes. : EELS
54
Slam. : BANG
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First Englishman to circumnavigate the globe, 1580. : DRAKE
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Where Aconcagua is. : ANDES
57
Unit of electromotive force. : VOLT
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Warbled. : SANG
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German commander Von ___, captured in Tunisia. : ARNIM
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Partial. : HALF
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Humid. : DANK
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Jewel weight. : CARAT
66
Skillful. : DEFT
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Prevaricator. : LIAR
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Noted Mohawk Indian chief (1742–1807). : BRANT
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Existed. : WERE
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Commune, Hainaut Province, Belgium. : ROUX
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Landis of the OCD. : JAMES
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Choose. : ELECT
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Banter: Slang. : JOSH
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Deduction. : REBATE
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Simmer. : SEETHE
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Town in Tunisia west of Tunis. : BEJA
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Potter. : FUSS
82
Monkeys. : APES
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Dirt. : SOIL
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Exploit. : DEED
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Genus of fish. : SOLEA
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French city, site of German airfield. : CAEN
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Division of the Scythians. : ALANS
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American Army surgeon (1851–1902). : REED
90
F. D. R.'s youngest son. : JOHN
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Rays. : BEAMS
93
Native of Bombay, India. : BHOR
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Piece of meat. : ROAST
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Artificial fly for trout fishing. : WRENTAIL
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Author of "Faerie Queene." : SPENSER
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One not in army or navy: Slang. : CIT
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Type of plane: Colloq. : GIRO
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High explosive. : TNT
102
Sour ale. : ALEGAR
103
Summarize. : RESUME
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Hebdomadal: weekly. : HEPTAL
105
Small candle. : TAPER
106
Marble. : AGATE
107
Deserve. : MERIT
108
Insertion. : INSET
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Major Jap base in the Aleutians. : KISKA
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New England girl in Hawthorne's "Marble Faun." : HILDA
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Entertain. : TREAT
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Fashion. : STYLE
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Two cents in India. : ANNA
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Prince of Afghanistan. : AMIR
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Fortunes. : LOTS
118
Egyptian sacred bull. : APIS
120
Individual. : ONE
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1105. : MCV
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Impertinent peeping. : PRY
128
Male. : HE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 85 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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