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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 1945

79-Across : City in W. Poland.

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
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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
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Tokyo until 1868. : YEDDO
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Immature. : GIRLY
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Domestic. : INTESTINE
25
More underhanded. : SLIER
26
Interior: Comb. form. : ENTO
27
Otherwise. : ELSE
28
Contributions. : ALMS
30
Always. : EVER
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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
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Opposed. : ANTI
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Droops. : SAGS
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Ledger examination. : AUDIT
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Author of "Political Economy," 1844. : MILL
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Strike. : SMITE
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Largest college for women. : HUNTER
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Smooth stretches of ice. : ICELANES
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Leaf. : PETAL
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Now called vilayet. : EYALET
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E. I. gray partridge. : TITAR
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City in W. Poland. : LODZ
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Scottish centipede. : MONYFEET
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___ machine. : SLOT
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Unpopular night-life ordinances. : CURFEWS
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More mature. : OLDER
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Chancellor Renner's country. : AUSTRIA
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City on the Oka. : OREL
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Countess' spouse. : EARL
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Modify. : EDIT
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Flock leaders. : RAMS
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Basis for an argument. : DATUM
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Apparatus for measuring ebb and flow. : TIDEMETER
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Melancholy. : DUMPS
108
Relative on mother's side. : ENATE
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Conclusions. : EPILOGUES
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Saturate. : IMBUE
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Sovereigns. : SIRES
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Products of Annapolis. : ENSIGNS
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Corns. : SALTS
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Greatens. : ADDS
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Mean street: German. : GASSE
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Location of the patella. : KNEE
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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Prevents. : AVERTS
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Fanatic. : ZEALOT
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Paris suburb. : ISSY
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Culled. : SORTED
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Father: Fr. : PERE
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God of war. : ARES
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Insinuate. : HINT
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Crossroads of America. : INDIANA
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Where Addis Ababa lies: Abbr. : ABYS
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Decorticated. : PEELED
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Salad herb. : ENDIVE
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Liberate. : REDEEM
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Pay. : WAGES
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Ordnance. : GUNS
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Army officer: Abbr. : GENL
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Jap excuse. : SORRY
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Eppie's foster-father. : SILAS
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Endure. : REMAIN
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Enough: Poet. : ENOW
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Ducking-stool candidate. : SCOLDER
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One of the Hours. : IRENE
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Gold brick. : INGOT
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Not yet listed in Webster's. : JEEP
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Monsters. : OGRES
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Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
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There is no sin except ___.—Wilde. : STUPIDITY
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Subway diggers. : TUNNELERS
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Rubble city. : COLOGNE
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Integrity. : HONESTY
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Persian. : IRANIC
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Eisenhower, ___ Ike. : AGNAMED
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Fuehrer for a few days. : DOENITZ
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Wreck. : SMASH
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Dish of rice and meat. : PILAU
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Son of Isaac. : ESAU
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Island near Athens. : AEGINA
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Extra pay in India. : BATTA
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"Tricksy spirit." : ARIEL
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Hardwood trees. : SALS
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Playwright, died at 29. : MARLOWE
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Arabian antelope. : TETEL
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Crude mixture of metals. : MATTE
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Locates targets. : SPOTS
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Uncle: Archaic. : EAME
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German song. : LIED
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Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
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Bumpkin. : LOUT
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Plaiting. : FOLDING
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Dens. : LAIRS
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Puts into symbols. : CODES
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Muse of astronomy. : URANIA
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Delay. : RETARD
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Furrowed. : FLUTED
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Harmonize again. : RETUNE
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Prominent son of Lamar, Mo. : TRUMAN
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Act inconsequently. : RAMBLE
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Ascribe. : IMPUTE
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Stubborn people. : ASSES
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Mellow. : RIPE
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Letters. : DEES
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Where ensigns dine. : MESS
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___ Maxwell. : ELSA
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Month: Fr. : MOIS
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Scarce food. : EGGS
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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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