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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1945

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 655 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 123-Across entry should have been SUZETTE, not SUSETTE; could not change this.

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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 180
Across
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Between Pfc. and Sgt. : CORP
5
European bone of contention. : POLAND
11
Jerries. : KRAUTS
17
Exiled king has returned to this capital. : OSLO
21
Vladivostok's province. : AMUR
22
Anointer: Archaic. : ANELER
23
Rivulet. : RUNLET
24
Opposite of van. : REAR
25
Capital of Okinawa. : NAHA
26
Consecrate. : DEVOTE
27
Grieg's dancer. : ANITRA
28
Producer of "The Miracle." : GEST
29
Scene of juncture of U. S. and Russian Armies. : TORGAU
31
Lin ___, author of "Vigil of a Nation." : YUTANG
33
Tradesmen. : MERCHANTS
35
Range between Europe and Asia. : URAL
37
Sailors' saint. : ELMO
38
Oil port island off N. E. coast of Borneo. : TARAKAN
39
River boundary of Tiergarten. : SPREE
42
Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
44
Without fee. : GRATIS
46
Bogs. : MIRES
50
A letter. : CEE
51
Bobby-soxers' Pied Piper. : SINATRA
54
Part of the intestine: Comb. form. : ILEO
55
Preoccupied. : ABSENT
56
Luzon Negritos. : ATAS
58
Extreme. : SORE
59
Plane maneuver. : DIVE
61
Contradicter. : REBUTTER
63
Herbert Hoover's home. : PALOALTO
65
Ravel's Spanish dance. : BOLERO
67
Ajaccio is its capital. : CORSICA
68
Defunct Gestapo chief. : HIMMLER
69
Condition of Wehrmacht. : KAPUT
70
Billet of wood. : SPRAG
72
1/10 bushel in Japan. : RIN
73
Apparent ends of Saturn's rings. : ANSAE
74
Decrees. : EDICTS
76
Search thoroughly. : SCOUR
77
Largest man-made lake. : MEAD
78
Former Nazi Labor leader. : LEY
80
Short Book of Old Testament. : AMOS
81
Seeds. : PEAS
82
Roderick ___. : DHU
84
Little Java. : BALI
87
___ De Valera. : EAMON
89
Magna ___. : CHARTA
91
Miss Winsor's heroine. : AMBER
95
Swiss canton. : URI
96
Light blue. : COPEN
97
Damages. : BLOTS
98
Sea between Europe and Asia. : MARMORA
100
Reconstruct. : REFRAME
102
Arctic and Antarctic. : OCEANS
104
Strait between Sweden and Jutland. : KATTEGAT
105
Free from specks. : MOTELESS
107
Wild buffalo of India: Var. : ARNI
108
Extent. : SIZE
109
Scratch, engrave. : RIST
110
Young fish. : ALEVIN
111
Bronze half-cent of India. : PICE
113
Pastels. : CRAYONS
116
Moray. : EEL
117
Of the nostrils. : NARIC
118
Nazi prison camp. : DACHAU
120
Related. : AKIN
121
German province in American zone. : HESSE
123
Crêpes ___, French pancakes. : SUSETTE
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Obi. : SASH
127
Shortly. : SOON
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New Mexico flagellant. : PENITENTE
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Moles. : TALPAS
134
Ike. : DWIGHT
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Adjutant General. : ULIO
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Woman adviser to a statesman. : EGERIA
141
Kiln. : TILERY
143
Author of famous elegy, 1750. : GRAY
144
Prussian university city. : BONN
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Jap envoy in Washington, Dec. 7, 1941. : KURUSU
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Mammal. : ANIMAL
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Apportion. : METE
148
East Indies sheep. : SNAS
149
Soap frame bars. : SESSES
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Kindle. : IGNITE
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Inspires with reverence. : AWES
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Argot. : CANT
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
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Where over 300,000 Nazis were trapped. : RUHR
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Capital of Bohemia. : PRAGUE
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City S. W. of Venice. : PADUA
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United. : ONE
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Tax. : LEVY
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Canadian lark. : ALOUETTE
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Heckler. : NETTLER
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Vision. : DREAM
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___ Jorgensen rifle. : KRAG
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Become a candidate. : RUN
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Stimulate. : ANIMATE
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Remote. : ULTERIOR
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Volcanic tuff: Var. : TERRAS
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U. S. General, accepted Goering's surrender. : STACK
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Players on wind instruments. : ORGANISTS
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Comprehended. : SEEN
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Final. : LAST
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Fragments. : ORTS
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Mars. : ARES
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Wooden block. : NOG
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Von Ribbentrop was captured here. : HAMBURG
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Designer of Versailles gardens (1613–1700). : LENOTRE
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German dollar. : TALER
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Elongated depression of ear. : SCAPHA
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Enigma of France. : PETAIN
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Kingdoms. : REALMS
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Pacific diet item. : TARO
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Fasten immovably. : RIVET
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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Continued fever: Med. : ENECIA
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Important London street. : STRAND
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___ of Man. : ISLE
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Accepts. : ADOPTS
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On a ship. : ABOARD
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Hamitic warrior of E. Africa. : SOMALI
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Son of Tros. : ILUS
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Pale brown. : ECRU
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Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
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Designer of Lincoln Memorial. : BACON
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Hollywood trophies. : OSCARS
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Robe. : KIMONO
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Etiquette expert. : POST
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May Whitty. : DAME
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Locates. : SEATS
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Philadelphia merry-maker. : MUMMER
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Petty officers. : YEOMEN
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Of sound. : PHONIC
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Famous star of early Westerns. : HART
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Native of Rangoon. : BURMAN
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Interstice. : AREOLA
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Lever. : LIFTER
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Simians. : APES
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Social unit. : CLAN
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Women who aided besieged Trojans. : AMAZONS
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Bugbears. : BOGIES
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Deletes. : ERASES
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Disconcert. : RATTLE
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Capital of Malabar, where calico originated. : CALICUT
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Kentucky college. : BEREA
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Sun's disk. : ATEN
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Corrections. : REVISIONS
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Hiding place. : CACHE
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Yelp: Colloq. : KIYI
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Splashes. : SPATTERS
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Island off Siberia shelled by U. S. ships. : SAKHALIN
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Genus of orioles. : ICTERUS
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Grating. : RASPING
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Circus. : SHOW
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Breakbone fever. : DENGUE
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God's country. : USA
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Riddle. : ENIGMA
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Searches for. : SEEKS
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Mts. between Mongolia and Siberia. : ALTAI
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Alleged force. : ODYLE
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London taverns. : PUBS
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City of Dan: Josh. xix, 43. : ELON
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Historic caravel. : NINA
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Half. : SEMI
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Under-Secretary of State. : GREW
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Potent cause of war. : HATE
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Ropes to hoist yards: Naut. : TYES
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Bay on Honshu Island. : ISE
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Traitor. : RAT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 52 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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