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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
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British Air Chief Marshal. : HARRIS
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USAAF bomber. : LIBERATOR
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Pronounces. : SPEAKS
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Baltimore ballplayer. : ORIOLE
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Yankee in Mexico. : AMERICANO
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Naval hero of S. W. Pacific. : HALSEY
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Deputy Commander under Eisenhower. : TEDDER
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Part of Argentina. : PATAGONIA
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Click beetle. : ELATER
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Purposes. : ENDS
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It flows through Frankfurt. : MAIN
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Channel island near Cherbourg. : SARK
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Small drink. : DRAM
34
Shade tree. : ELM
35
New Guinea base. : LAE
36
Bombed city on Rhine. : BONN
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Most uncivil. : RUDEST
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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
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More infrequent. : RARER
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Liver. : EXISTER
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Popular drink. : LEMONADE
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Foreign. : FORANE
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Divided by Mr. Bowles. : RATIONED
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E. : VOWEL
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Native of Casablanca. : MOROCCAN
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Small cuts. : SNICKS
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Orbs. : EYEBALLS
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Form of sodium carbonate. : SALSODA
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Sugar from idonic acid. : IDOSE
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Bitter almond compound. : AMARINE
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Warms. : HEATS
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Offer. : BID
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Private retreat. : DEN
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Diverse. : SEVERAL
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Imbibes. : DRINKS
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Algonquin Indian. : CREE
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Formerly: Poet. : ERST
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British city: French spelling. : LONDRES
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Mrs. Roosevelt. : ANNA
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Noted American historian. : BEARD
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Expelled. : EVICTED
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Parts of churches. : APSES
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Make into leather. : TAN
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Papa. : DADDA
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Skyways. : AIR
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Class. : BREED
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S W coast of India. : MALABAR
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Taken. : WRESTED
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Indian military officer: Var. : SARDAR
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Fuse. : MELT
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Islands of Dutch E. Indies. : ARU
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Greek island. : IOS
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Ancient city on Ionian coast. : TEOS
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French kings. : ROIS
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One of the Marshall atolls. : MILI
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The Auld Sod. : ERIN
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Grouser: Slang. : GRIPER
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Navy flying boats. : CORONADOS
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Old Blood and Guts. : PATTON
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Native of Harar, Abyssinia. : HARARI
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Abhor. : ABOMINATE
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Idle. : OTIOSE
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Poisonous fly. : TSETSE
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Go through storm and stress again. : REWEATHER
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Metal worker. : TINNER
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Guest houses. : HOTELS
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Battlegrounds. : ARENAE
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Freer. : RIDDER
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Linear measures. : RODS
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___ de France. : ILE
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Preachments. : SERMONS
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Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
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City in eastern Russia. : IMAN
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Wager. : BET
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Lively French dances: Var. : RIGADONS
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Portuguese islands: Port. spelling. : ACORES
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General Shermans. : TANKS
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Any: Dial. : ONI
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Highway. : ROAD
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Fleece. : SHEAR
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City in Colombia. : PALMIRA
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High note. : ELA
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Toward the rear. : ASTERN
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Turned over. : KEELED
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Ancient classic robes. : SYRMAS
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Insect. : ANT
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Transmits again. : RESENDS
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Small globular body. : BEAD
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Face with masonry. : REVET
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Put in a cask. : TIERCED
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Cordell Hull's State: Abbr. : TENN
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Prize: Fr. : PRIX
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Of the lips. : LABIAL
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Proven mathematical statement. : THEOREM
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Where Bochum is. : RUHR
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Mountain peak, California. : TYNDALL
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Female ruff. : REE
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City in S E California. : RIVERSIDE
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Victor in Italy. : ALEXANDER
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Pleas. : PETITIONS
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Roulette bet. : CARRE
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Burrowed. : TUNNELED
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Army fighter plane. : AIRACOBRA
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___ Guards, heroes of Anzio. : GRENADIER
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Sang. : SERENADED
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Youthful years. : TEENS
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Moveless. : IMMOBILE
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Talks drivel. : DROOLS
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Tends fires. : STOKES
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Vice President Wallace. : IOWAN
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Parts of circles. : ARCS
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Urges to attack. : SICS
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Masculine name. : EVERARD
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Student Societies: Colloq. : FRATS
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Formal denial: Fr. : DEMENTI
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Jap city, remembers Doolittle. : OSAKA
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Loggers' donkey engines. : YARDERS
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Made bright. : SHINED
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Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
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Austrian river. : ENNS
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___ Whitney. : ELI
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House demolisher. : RASER
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Roman dinner. : CENA
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Spreads for drying. : TEDS
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Italian island, fell after Sicily. : SARDINIA
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Native of N. European republic. : BALT
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Certain brewery workers. : VATTERS
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Tiller of the soil. : PEASANT
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Fanleaf palm. : TALIPOT
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General's first name. : DWIGHT
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Caste of Punjab. : ARORAS
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Want. : DESIRE
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County in N.Y. : BROOME
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___ Ott. : MEL
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Founder of American Red Cross (1821–1912). : BARTON
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Characterized by melody. : ARIOSE
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Gundar Haegg. : RUNNER
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Spooky. : EERIE
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Long dart. : ARROW
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Pinchpenny. : MISER
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Cicatrix. : SCAR
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Speck. : MOTE
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Chemical suffix. : ETIN
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Fixed. : PAT
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Fetish: Var. : OBE
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Burmese knife. : DAH
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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