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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1944

Author: Lester Keene
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 175, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 86
Lester Keene has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 125
Across Down
1. British Air Chief Marshal. : HARRIS
7. USAAF bomber. : LIBERATOR
16. Pronounces. : SPEAKS
22. Baltimore ballplayer. : ORIOLE
23. Yankee in Mexico. : AMERICANO
24. Naval hero of S. W. Pacific. : HALSEY
25. Deputy Commander under Eisenhower. : TEDDER
26. Part of Argentina. : PATAGONIA
27. Click beetle. : ELATER
28. Purposes. : ENDS
29. It flows through Frankfurt. : MAIN
31. Channel island near Cherbourg. : SARK
32. Small drink. : DRAM
34. Shade tree. : ELM
35. New Guinea base. : LAE
36. Bombed city on Rhine. : BONN
37. Most uncivil. : RUDEST
39. Asmara is its capital. : ERITREA
41. Malicious person. : SERPENT
43. Nazi-held Dodecanese island. : LEROS
44. Pronoun. : ITS
46. Tears. : RENDS
47. Headland. : RAS
48. Bird. : RAVEN
49. Capital of Iran. : TEHERAN
51. Speedy. : RAPID
54. Third power. : CUBE
55. Hydrocarbon. : STYRENE
57. Horses. : NAGS
61. The holly. : ILEX
62. One of Society islands. : TAHITI
64. Not written in cipher. : UNCODED
66. Irascibility. : IRE
67. Ex-serviceman: Colloq. : VET
68. Sawlike part. : SERRA
69. Nursemaids. : MINDERS
71. More infrequent. : RARER
73. Liver. : EXISTER
75. Popular drink. : LEMONADE
77. Foreign. : FORANE
78. Divided by Mr. Bowles. : RATIONED
80. E. : VOWEL
81. Native of Casablanca. : MOROCCAN
83. Small cuts. : SNICKS
84. Orbs. : EYEBALLS
87. Form of sodium carbonate. : SALSODA
88. Sugar from idonic acid. : IDOSE
89. Bitter almond compound. : AMARINE
90. Warms. : HEATS
92. Offer. : BID
93. Private retreat. : DEN
94. Diverse. : SEVERAL
96. Imbibes. : DRINKS
98. Algonquin Indian. : CREE
99. Formerly: Poet. : ERST
101. British city: French spelling. : LONDRES
103. Mrs. Roosevelt. : ANNA
104. Noted American historian. : BEARD
105. Expelled. : EVICTED
107. Parts of churches. : APSES
109. Make into leather. : TAN
110. Papa. : DADDA
113. Skyways. : AIR
114. Class. : BREED
115. S W coast of India. : MALABAR
119. Taken. : WRESTED
121. Indian military officer: Var. : SARDAR
123. Fuse. : MELT
124. Islands of Dutch E. Indies. : ARU
125. Greek island. : IOS
126. Ancient city on Ionian coast. : TEOS
128. French kings. : ROIS
129. One of the Marshall atolls. : MILI
130. The Auld Sod. : ERIN
131. Grouser: Slang. : GRIPER
133. Navy flying boats. : CORONADOS
136. Old Blood and Guts. : PATTON
138. Native of Harar, Abyssinia. : HARARI
139. Abhor. : ABOMINATE
140. Idle. : OTIOSE
141. Poisonous fly. : TSETSE
142. Go through storm and stress again. : REWEATHER
143. Metal worker. : TINNER
1. Guest houses. : HOTELS
2. Battlegrounds. : ARENAE
3. Freer. : RIDDER
4. Linear measures. : RODS
5. ___ de France. : ILE
6. Preachments. : SERMONS
7. Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
8. City in eastern Russia. : IMAN
9. Wager. : BET
10. Obliteration. : ERASURE
11. Lively French dances: Var. : RIGADONS
12. Portuguese islands: Port. spelling. : ACORES
13. General Shermans. : TANKS
14. Any: Dial. : ONI
15. Highway. : ROAD
16. Fleece. : SHEAR
17. City in Colombia. : PALMIRA
18. High note. : ELA
19. Toward the rear. : ASTERN
20. Turned over. : KEELED
21. Ancient classic robes. : SYRMAS
30. Insect. : ANT
33. Transmits again. : RESENDS
36. Small globular body. : BEAD
37. Face with masonry. : REVET
38. Put in a cask. : TIERCED
40. Cordell Hull's State: Abbr. : TENN
42. Prize: Fr. : PRIX
43. Of the lips. : LABIAL
45. Proven mathematical statement. : THEOREM
48. Where Bochum is. : RUHR
49. Mountain peak, California. : TYNDALL
50. Female ruff. : REE
51. City in S E California. : RIVERSIDE
52. Victor in Italy. : ALEXANDER
53. Pleas. : PETITIONS
54. Roulette bet. : CARRE
56. Burrowed. : TUNNELED
58. Army fighter plane. : AIRACOBRA
59. ___ Guards, heroes of Anzio. : GRENADIER
60. Sang. : SERENADED
62. Youthful years. : TEENS
63. Moveless. : IMMOBILE
65. Talks drivel. : DROOLS
68. Tends fires. : STOKES
70. Vice President Wallace. : IOWAN
72. Parts of circles. : ARCS
74. Urges to attack. : SICS
76. Masculine name. : EVERARD
77. Student Societies: Colloq. : FRATS
79. Formal denial: Fr. : DEMENTI
82. Jap city, remembers Doolittle. : OSAKA
85. Loggers' donkey engines. : YARDERS
86. Made bright. : SHINED
89. Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
91. Austrian river. : ENNS
95. ___ Whitney. : ELI
97. House demolisher. : RASER
98. Roman dinner. : CENA
100. Spreads for drying. : TEDS
102. Italian island, fell after Sicily. : SARDINIA
104. Native of N. European republic. : BALT
106. Certain brewery workers. : VATTERS
108. Tiller of the soil. : PEASANT
109. Fanleaf palm. : TALIPOT
110. General's first name. : DWIGHT
111. Caste of Punjab. : ARORAS
112. Want. : DESIRE
114. County in N.Y. : BROOME
115. ___ Ott. : MEL
116. Founder of American Red Cross (1821–1912). : BARTON
117. Characterized by melody. : ARIOSE
118. Gundar Haegg. : RUNNER
120. Spooky. : EERIE
122. Long dart. : ARROW
123. Pinchpenny. : MISER
127. Cicatrix. : SCAR
129. Speck. : MOTE
130. Chemical suffix. : ETIN
132. Fixed. : PAT
134. Fetish: Var. : OBE
135. Burmese knife. : DAH
137. Panay Negrito. : ATI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 76 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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