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WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, July 18, 1943

Author:
Charles Erlenkotter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 639 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 161, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 95
Charles Erlenkotter has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 48-Across clue had period after "Natoma"; removed it.

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 75
Across
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1,671-mile highway recently completed. : ALCAN
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The "Yankee Doodle Boy." : COHAN
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Virginia Senator who was Secretary of Treasury, 1918–20. : GLASS
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Mediterranean goal not taken by the Axis. : MALTA
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Part of "New World Symphony" based on Negro song. : LARGO
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Grecian popular assembly. : AGORA
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Hacienda. : RANCH
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States. : AVERS
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Fight shy of. : AVOID
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Asiatic trees. : LIMES
27
Stage direction. : ENTER
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Ex-War Food Administrator. : DAVIS
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Borders around pictures. : MATS
30
Strip. : DIVEST
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Blissful. : EDENIC
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Network. : RETE
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Cork: Latin. : SUBER
36
Tragedy by Euripedes. : ION
38
Mister: Spanish. : SENOR
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Gaelic sea-god. : LER
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Perplexing cases. : DILEMMAS
43
Assistant Secretary of State. : BERLE
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Most reserved. : SEDATEST
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What Evangeline was. : ACADIAN
48
Irish-American composer of "Natoma" (1859–1924). : HERBERT
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Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, appointed 1930. : ROBERTS
51
Pronoun. : ITS
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Normal. : PAR
53
Where the author of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" died. : SAMOA
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A card game. : NAP
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One who cried: "Sic semper tyrannis." : BOOTH
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Author of "Age of Reason." : PAINE
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Lukewarm Axis partners. : FINNS
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Discipline. : TEACH
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City in Palestine. : ACRE
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Family who lived in Wimpole Street. : BARRETT
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British province in South Africa. : NATAL
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Feminine name. : ELLA
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Brings into a different order. : READJUSTS
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German founder of a philosophical system (1770–1831). : HEGEL
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Excessively hot day: Colloq. : ROASTER
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Man's nickname. : NAT
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Devious means. : ARTS
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Old age. : YEARS
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Celebrated English architect (1728–1792). : ADAM
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Bring forth lambs: Dial. : EAN
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Pain-reliever. : ANODYNE
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First President of Cuba (1902–1906). : PALMA
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Author of "Atalanta in Calydon" (1837–1909). : SWINBURNE
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Fatigue. : TIRE
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Region between Egypt and Ethiopia. : SUDAN
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Inhabitants of Baranof Island. : SITKANS
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Most. : BEST
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Hop-drying kilns. : OASTS
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German historian, author of "History of the Popes" (1895–1886). : RANKE
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Longest river in France. : LOIRE
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What MacArthur was in 1900. : CADET
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Expressions of delight. : AHS
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Produce. : YIELD
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Mound of earth. : TEE
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Eagle. : ERN
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Aims. : ASPIRES
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Starfish-shaped island captured by the Japanese. : CELEBES
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Trooper of Royal Scots Greys. : DRAGOON
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Butler in a monastery. : CELLARER
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Sultan of Turkey (1789–1807). : SELIM
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Division of a country. : PROVINCE
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Material found in a placer. : ORE
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Afflicted with ennui. : BORED
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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Highest peak in the Catskills. : SLIDE
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Make an edging. : TAT
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Without a chaser. : NEAT
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Where Napoleon defeated the Austrians in 1809. : WAGRAM
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Armor for the leg below the knee. : GREAVE
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Inhabitant of Turkestan. : SART
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Where Wavell rules. : INDIA
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1,050-mile river in Canada. : PEACE
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Volcanic region on the moon. : LINNE
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Birth month of Thomas Jefferson. : APRIL
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Menacing part of an object. : TEETH
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Printing-press roller. : INKER
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Feminine name: Italian. : ESTER
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Pine Tree State. : MAINE
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Limber movie comedian. : ERROL
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Author of "Plays for an Irish Theatre." : YEATS
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Boisterous. : AROAR
Down
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Site of a U.S. Naval Air Station in California. : ALAMEDA
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Resembling molten rock. : LAVATIC
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Sleigh bells. : CROTALA
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Ancient Spartan Kings. : AGIS
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Land where Cain settled. : NOD
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The "freckled whelp of Sycorax." : CALIBAN
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Pointed arches. : OGIVES
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Noted American contralto. : HOMER
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God of war. : ARES
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More dangerous. : NASTIER
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Middle name of author of "Snowbound." : GREENLEAF
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Head of War Shipping Administration. : LAND
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Stakes. : ANTES
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"___ From Clerical Life," by George Eliot. : SCENES
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One who has "traveled" in freemasonry. : SHRINER
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Beside one's self. : MAD
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Ancient tribesman of Siberia. : AVAR
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Would-be remover of social inequalities. : LEVELER
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Stalest. : TRITEST
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Claims. : ASSERTS
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Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie (1802–1870). : DUMAS
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Small bell. : CODON
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Former Governor of New York. : SMITH
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Eyes. : ORBS
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Moroccan fortified seaport north of Casablanca. : RABAT
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Prepared for publication. : EDITED
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Where Axis war news often comes from. : BERNE
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Stoats. : ERMINES
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Wigwams. : TEPEES
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Things figuratively split in drawing fine distinctions. : HAIRS
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Pertaining to music. : TONAL
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Roles. : PARTS
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One of the genus Lasius. : ANT
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"Diamond King" of South Africa (1852–1897). : BARNATO
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Malaysia, Australasia and Polynesia. : OCEANIA
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What Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry were. : ORATORS
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Most famous bacteriologist. : PASTEUR
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Girl's name. : ETHEL
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Fish delicacy. : SARDINE
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Transformed. : ALTERED
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Purify. : CLEANSE
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Governor of North Carolina (1723–1781). : HARNETT
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Author of "The Jolly Beggars" (1759–1796). : BURNS
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Sets of players. : TEAMS
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What Mr. Stettinius arranges. : LOANS
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First Chief Justice of the United States (1790–1795). : JAY
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Object of Galahad's quest. : GRAIL
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About: Prefix. : AMB
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Losers of the World Series, 1942. : YANKEES
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Conscious. : AWARE
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Small detachment of troops. : DETAIL
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1873, 1884, 1908, 1929. : PANIC
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Climates: poetical. : SKIES
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700-mile tributary to the Kongo. : UBANGI
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Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1903–22. : DAY
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Clan emblem. : TOTEM
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Prepared drink in India. : SHRAB
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Large island west of Etah, Greenland. : ELLESMERE
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Long for. : CRAVE
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Goat-antelope of Japan. : SEROW
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Take out. : DELE
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Monkshood. : ACONITE
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More peaceful. : SERENER
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Lawyer. : PLEADER
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Egyptian god. : SERAPIS
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Lover of Jane in "Pride and Prejudice." : BINGLEY
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Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
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Province where "quints" were born. : ONTARIO
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Musical instrument. : OCARINA
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One who irritates. : NETTLER
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What the Prince of Wales was from 1811–1820. : REGENT
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Body of the solar system. : PLANET
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Elizabethan navigator. : DRAKE
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City in Yugoslavia. : SENTA
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Hero of "Romola." : TITO
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The maples. : ACER
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Rebel. : RISE
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Trainee at Iowa State. : SPAR
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Gambling game of the American Indians. : AHL
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Receptacle for wine. : AMA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 89 debuted here and reused later.

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