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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1945

Author: Louis Jenkins
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 132, Blocks: 91, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 505 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 24, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 178
Across Down
1. War criminal. : NAZI
5. Algerian cavalry corps. : SPAHI
10. Mimic. : APER
14. Women's Reserve, USNR. : WAVES
15. Nazi heavy swell. : GOERING
17. Czech President. : BENES
19. Theatres. : AREAS
20. May 8, 1945. : SURRENDER
22. Tokyo until 1868. : YEDDO
23. Immature. : GIRLY
24. Domestic. : INTESTINE
25. More underhanded. : SLIER
26. Interior: Comb. form. : ENTO
27. Otherwise. : ELSE
28. Contributions. : ALMS
30. Always. : EVER
31. Lyrical form. : SESTINA
33. Former capital of Burgundy. : DIJON
37. Where Plato taught. : ACADEMY
39. Harold ___, editor of The New Yorker. : ROSS
41. Blankness. : NEGATION
43. Quid. : CHEW
45. Clemenceau. : TIGER
47. Sell stocks heavily. : UNLOAD
50. By the great horn ___! : SPOON
52. One we have to feed. : EUROPEAN
54. Buddhist shrine. : DAGOBA
57. Christopher Robin's father. : MILNE
58. Slight quarrel. : SPAT
59. "___ and Sensibility," 1811. : SENSE
61. Closely akin. : NEAR
62. Pen-name of Charlotte M. Tucker. : ALOE
63. Frankfurt's river. : MAIN
64. Rigging in general. : GEAR
65. Opposed. : ANTI
66. Droops. : SAGS
67. Ledger examination. : AUDIT
69. Author of "Political Economy," 1844. : MILL
70. Strike. : SMITE
71. Largest college for women. : HUNTER
73. Smooth stretches of ice. : ICELANES
75. Leaf. : PETAL
76. Now called vilayet. : EYALET
78. E. I. gray partridge. : TITAR
79. City in W. Poland. : LODZ
80. Scottish centipede. : MONYFEET
82. ___ machine. : SLOT
84. Unpopular night-life ordinances. : CURFEWS
88. More mature. : OLDER
90. Chancellor Renner's country. : AUSTRIA
95. City on the Oka. : OREL
96. Countess' spouse. : EARL
98. Modify. : EDIT
100. Flock leaders. : RAMS
101. Basis for an argument. : DATUM
103. Apparatus for measuring ebb and flow. : TIDEMETER
107. Melancholy. : DUMPS
108. Relative on mother's side. : ENATE
109. Conclusions. : EPILOGUES
110. Saturate. : IMBUE
111. Sovereigns. : SIRES
112. Products of Annapolis. : ENSIGNS
113. Corns. : SALTS
114. Greatens. : ADDS
115. Mean street: German. : GASSE
116. Location of the patella. : KNEE
1. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
2. Prevents. : AVERTS
3. Fanatic. : ZEALOT
4. Paris suburb. : ISSY
5. Culled. : SORTED
6. Father: Fr. : PERE
7. God of war. : ARES
8. Insinuate. : HINT
9. Crossroads of America. : INDIANA
10. Where Addis Ababa lies: Abbr. : ABYS
11. Decorticated. : PEELED
12. Salad herb. : ENDIVE
13. Liberate. : REDEEM
14. Pay. : WAGES
15. Ordnance. : GUNS
16. Army officer: Abbr. : GENL
18. Jap excuse. : SORRY
20. Eppie's foster-father. : SILAS
21. Endure. : REMAIN
27. Enough: Poet. : ENOW
29. Ducking-stool candidate. : SCOLDER
32. One of the Hours. : IRENE
34. Gold brick. : INGOT
35. Not yet listed in Webster's. : JEEP
36. Monsters. : OGRES
38. Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
40. There is no sin except ___.—Wilde. : STUPIDITY
42. Subway diggers. : TUNNELERS
43. Rubble city. : COLOGNE
44. Integrity. : HONESTY
46. Persian. : IRANIC
48. Eisenhower, ___ Ike. : AGNAMED
49. Fuehrer for a few days. : DOENITZ
50. Wreck. : SMASH
51. Dish of rice and meat. : PILAU
52. Son of Isaac. : ESAU
53. Island near Athens. : AEGINA
55. Extra pay in India. : BATTA
56. "Tricksy spirit." : ARIEL
60. Hardwood trees. : SALS
63. Playwright, died at 29. : MARLOWE
68. Arabian antelope. : TETEL
69. Crude mixture of metals. : MATTE
70. Locates targets. : SPOTS
72. Uncle: Archaic. : EAME
74. German song. : LIED
77. Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
79. Bumpkin. : LOUT
81. Plaiting. : FOLDING
83. Dens. : LAIRS
84. Puts into symbols. : CODES
85. Muse of astronomy. : URANIA
86. Delay. : RETARD
87. Furrowed. : FLUTED
89. Harmonize again. : RETUNE
91. Prominent son of Lamar, Mo. : TRUMAN
92. Act inconsequently. : RAMBLE
93. Ascribe. : IMPUTE
94. Stubborn people. : ASSES
97. Mellow. : RIPE
99. Letters. : DEES
102. Where ensigns dine. : MESS
104. ___ Maxwell. : ELSA
105. Month: Fr. : MOIS
106. Scarce food. : EGGS
107. Circle. : DISK

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 42 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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