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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 1944

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 180, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 663 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 67
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: In 41-Across clue, added accent over "e" in "Radames'."
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© 1944, The New York TimesNo. 131
Across Down
1. Jap “Pearl Harbor.” : PONAPE
7. U. S. aircraft carrier. : SHANGRILA
16. Italian base. : NAPLES
22. Nazi-held Aegean island. : RHODES
23. U. S. bomber. : LIBERATOR
24. Queen Elizabeth. : ORIANA
25. Helper: Rare. : AIDANT
26. S. V. Bénet’s works. : AMERICANA
27. Bavarian target. : MUNICH
28. Baltic Finn. : VOD
29. Notch in a bow. : NOCK
31. “So Little ___.” : TIME
32. Greek National and Social Liberation Army. : EKKA
34. Copper mining town, Venezuela. : AROA
35. Valley. : DALE
37. ___ Coward. : NOEL
39. Collateral. : SIDE
41. Radamés’ beloved. : AIDA
43. Transgress. : ERR
44. Barometer. : ANEROID
46. Relaxation. : EASE
48. Swiss herdsman. : SENN
50. Enchantress. : MEDEA
52. Lieut. Gen. Eaker. : IRA
53. Venezuelan president. : ANGARITA
55. Colloids. : GUNS
57. Frolic. : SPREE
60. Ebb and flow. : TIDE
61. “But me no ___.” : BUTS
63. Strategic isthmus. : PANAMA
67. Spanish gold. : ORO
68. Forsaken. : LORN
70. Plautus character. : SOSIA
73. Embrace. : HUG
75. Hindu grant. : ENAM
76. Chile’s ex-president. : RIOS
78. Besmear. : DAUB
80. Island group in Aleutians. : ANDREANOF
83. Malay coin. : TRA
84. Indemnified. : ENSURED
86. Demolish. : RASE
88. Andean grass. : ICHU
89. Mimicking. : APISH
91. White lead. : CERUSE
92. Mythical king of Britain. : ARTEGAL
94. Angelic being. : SERAPH
96. VII. : SEVEN
97. Tooth. : FANG
99. French novelist. : ZOLA
100. Amount carried. : ARMLOAD
102. Consumed. : ATE
103. Boomed. : THUNDERED
106. Flaps. : TABS
108. Unused. : IDLE
109. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
111. ___ Yale. : ELI
112. War heroine. : NURSE
114. Puffed. : BLEW
116. Tree. : ELM
117. Trap. : ENTOIL
119. Wooden strip. : LATH
121. High wind. : GALE
123. Civet. : RASSE
125. Swiss stockade. : ALPS
127. In exhaustive manner. : TIRINGLY
130. Earth god. : BEL
131. Jingle. : CHINK
134. Suffering. : PAIN
136. Sunlit periods. : DAYS
137. Prussian city. : HANOVER
141. That woman. : HER
142. Asian sea. : ARAL
144. Ancient adding machine: Var. : ABAC
146. German river. : ODER
148. Red pine of N. Z. : RIMU
149. Genus of olives. : OLEA
151. Toward the mouth: Zool. : ORAD
153. Rainy season in Egypt. : AHET
155. Persian poet. : OMAR
157. Jap coin. : SEN
158. Money paid back. : REFUND
160. Sleepiness. : SOMNOLISM
163. Njorth’s home: Norse Myth. : NOATUN
165. Accustomed. : INURED
166. Marshalls atoll. : KWAJALEIN
167. Flattened at the poles. : OBLATE
168. French port. : CALAIS
169. Rumanian premier. : ANTONESCU
170. Tentacle. : FEELER
1. Red newspaper. : PRAVDA
2. Gov. Bricker. : OHIOAN
3. The head: Jocose. : NODDLE
4. Girl’s name. : ADA
5. Founder of a State. : PENN
6. Tallinn is its capital. : ESTONIA
7. Quench. : SLAKE
8. Pronoun. : HIM
9. Second. : ABET
10. Portia’s maid. : NERISSA
11. More soiled. : GRIMIER
12. Ran swiftly. : RACED
13. Eskimo. : ITA
14. ___ Ranger. : LONE
15. Where Akyab is. : ARAKAN
16. Wanderer. : NOMAD
17. Pacific islands. : ARU
18. Pineapple. : PINA
19. Having a den. : LAIRED
20. Once more! : ENCORE
21. Huge dry area. : SAHARA
30. Bay State cape. : COD
33. U. S. N. chief. : KING
36. Great Lake. : ERIE
38. ___-Lease. : LEND
40. Of large river mouths. : ESTUARIAL
42. Abbess. : AMNA
45. Black Earth city. : OREL
47. Centuries. : AGES
49. Erode. : EAT
51. Domestic slave. : ESNE
53. Jap native. : AINU
54. In the same place: Lat. abbr. : IBID
56. Ascent. : UPGO
57. Vexatious. : SORE
58. Wilson’s alma mater. : PRINCETON
59. General, died in Normandy. : ROOSEVELT
60. Commercial. : TRADEFUL
62. Persian ruler. : SHAH
64. Island group S of N. Z. : ANTIPODES
65. Pacific islands attacked by Mitscher. : MARSHALLS
66. Oriental nurse. : AMAH
69. Psalms. : ODES
71. Hop drier. : OAST
72. Hay feverite. : SNEEZER
74. Not fit for service. : UNUSABLE
77. Infallible. : SURE
79. 1866 Ibsen play. : BRAND
81. Applause. : ECLAT
82. Till. : FARM
85. Dwarf. : RUNT
87. Where Farrell rules. : ARGENTINA
90. Buddhist language. : PALI
93. Deities. : GODS
95. Scottish Gaelic. : ERSE
96. Preserve. : SAVE
98. Indigo. : ANIL
101. Greek commune. : DEME
104. Distress call. : HELP
105. Where Essen is. : RUHR
107. Efficiently. : ABLY
110. Of the dawn. : EOAN
113. Having yolk stain. : EGGY
115. British servicewoman. : WREN
118. ___ Chase, actress. : ILKA
120. Tribe: N. Z. : ATI
122. Moreover. : ALSO
124. Island group NW of Timor. : ALOR
126. Lt. Comm. Stratton. : SPAR
128. Resident of Boise. : IDAHOAN
129. Aircraft part. : NACELLE
130. Island Sitka is on. : BARANOF
131. Of a chorus. : CHORIC
132. Capital of Gov. Ford’s State. : HELENA
133. Angry. : IREFUL
135. Bought in 1867. : ALASKA
137. Surround. : HEM
138. Of distant views. : VISTAL
139. Outbreak: Fr. : EMEUTE
140. Errand boy. : RUNNER
143. Crossbows. : RODDS
145. It has 5 strings. : BANJO
147. Irish goddess. : DOMNU
150. Nimbus. : AURA
152. Feathers. : DOWN
154. Ascots. : TIES
156. “The ___,” by Lloyd Douglas. : ROBE
159. Moslem flute. : NEI
161. Doily. : MAT
162. Thus: Latin. : SIC
164. Malt liquor. : ALE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 58 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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