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ATLAS GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 1943

Author: C. W. Hudson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 82
C. W. Hudson has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 79
Across Down
1. Regional source of most Russian oil. : CAUCASUS
9. Capital of French Somaliland. : JIBUTI
15. Spanish city on Guadalquivir River. : SEVILLE
22. President of country drained by Orinoco River. : ANGARITA
23. Prized Cremona violins. : AMATIS
24. Native of Russia's "Burma Road." : IRANIAN
25. Gen. Carmona is president of this country. : PORTUGAL
26. Large Argentine river. : PARANA
27. Bomb-blasted city making Nazi sub-parts. : COLOGNE
28. Suffix denoting a "craze." : ITIS
29. Maori stitchbird. : IHI
30. Wild sheep of North Africa. : ARUI
31. U.S. cruiser, "one-ship fleet." : BOISE
33. Quantico-trained soldier: Abbr. : USM
34. Mindanao tribesman. : ATA
35. Language spoken by Sava River people. : SLAVONIC
37. Commune in Prussia. : CELLE
38. Member of royal Hawaiian family. : ALII
39. ___ Fe, capital of New Mexico. : SANTA
41. Cognomen. : NAME
42. Famous English comet discoverer. : HALLEY
44. Author of "Red Badge of Courage." : CRANE
45. Chance. : HAP
47. Sicilian commune in Messina province. : NASO
49. Powdered leaves used in African soups. : LALO
50. French market towns. : BOURGS
51. Army officer's rank. : COLONEL
55. Progress intelligently planned and directed. : TELESIA
57. Allied blockbuster. : BOMB
58. Stomachic acidity. : ACOR
59. Scoff. : GIBE
61. Largest of the Marianas islands. : GUAM
62. British islands of Lesser Antilles group. : BARBADOS
66. Soldiers. : MEN
67. 500-mile tributary of Volga. : SURA
68. Wholly absorbed. : RAPT
69. Baby Snooks. : FANNY
70. Early New Deal act: Abbr. : NRA
71. Spanish priest. : PADRE
73. Aleutian "steppingstone" to Tokyo. : ATTU
75. West Indian fresh-water tortoise. : HICATEE
77. Bridle strap. : REIN
78. Administer unction to. : ANOINT
80. Springboard of Allied advance on Tokyo. : AUSTRALIA
82. Hautboy player. : OBOIST
84. Daughter of Ea. : NINA
85. Absence of thirst: Med. : ADIPSIA
87. Stronghold of central Sicily. : ENNA
89. Rib: Anat. comb. form. : COSTI
90. Hard water. : ICE
91. Out of order. : AMISS
92. Seethe. : STEW
94. Border. : EDGE
96. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
97. Earth pig. : AARDVARK
99. Enzymes. : ASES
100. 16,000,000 square miles. : ASIA
101. Burmese unit of dry measure. : TENG
102. An English royal house. : YORK
103. Flemish name for Belgian capital. : BRUSSEL
105. Rat kangaroo. : POTORDO
107. Sarajevo was its former capital. : BOSNIA
110. Mind. : CARE
111. Reputed discoverer of America. : ERIC
113. Girl's nickname. : LIL
114. Overgrown with vines. : IVIED
115. Salt-covered plain in southeast U.S. : SALADA
117. Modified plant. : ECAD
119. Nape of the neck: Anat. : NUCHA
123. Tools for dressing roofing slate. : ZATS
124. Food fishes. : SOLES
125. Believer in the mystic significance of numbers. : NUMERIST
128. River joining the Yangtze at Hankow. : HAN
129. Outcast Japanese class. : ETA
130. ___ Flow, British naval base. : SCAPA
131. River draining Lake Leopold II in Belgian Congo. : FINI
132. Mohammed's son-in-law. : ALI
133. Stronghold. : FORT
134. Maturing agent. : RIPENER
136. Leave out the second time. : REOMIT
138. Sardinian objective of Allied bombers. : CAGLIARI
140. Town and open port of Annam. : TOURANE
141. Attribute. : IMPUTE
142. Marine junk yard for Nazi subs. : ATLANTIC
143. Irate. : ENRAGED
144. Local taxes: Dial. : CESSES
145. Aridity. : SEARNESS
1. Legal writ of arrest. : CAPIAS
2. The color salmon: Var. : ANOTTA
3. One of the Baltic Finns. : UGRIAN
4. Animated mouse traps. : CATS
5. Islands southwest of New Guinea. : ARU
6. Signet. : SIGIL
7. Native of Beehive State. : UTAHAN
8. Designating a linguistic family in Orinoco area. : SALIVAN
9. The losers in Munda area. : JAPANESE
10. Jap town noted for porcelain ware. : IMARI
11. Member of the "Little War Cabinet." : BARUCH
12. The singing of no songs, in Japan. : UTAI
13. Vital war metal. : TIN
14. The patron of Columbus. : ISABELLA
15. Island battleground. : SICILY
16. Uneven as if eaten away. : EROSE
17. The poet's world. : VALE
18. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
19. Strap-shaped: Bot. : LIGULAR
20. Capital of Governor Kelly's State. : LANSING
21. Those opposed to the Allied cause. : ENEMIES
32. Shortened form of a butterine. : OLEO
35. Bushmen. : SAAN
36. Peruvian volcano active from 1582–1783. : OMATE
37. Assertion. : CLAIM
38. Island off Venezuela. : ARUBA
40. Norse god of thunder. : THOR
43. London precinct of Whitefriars. : ALSATIA
44. Crested. : COMBY
46. Division of Lower Burma peopled by Mons. : PEGU
48. Russian name. : OLGA
50. Jap-held island near Celebes. : BORNEO
51. Department bombed Naples is in. : CAMPANIA
52. Collective name for central Pacific islands. : OCEANICA
53. Capital dweller of Land of the Rose. : LONDONER
54. Italian monetary unit. : LIRA
56. River Babylon was located on. : EUPHRATES
57. Poison. : BANE
60. Red city near Rostov. : BATAISK
62. Island group of the Philippines. : BATANES
63. River flowing 850 miles from Poland to Black Sea. : DNEISTER
64. Heavily bombed Sardinian town. : ORISTAND
65. Capital of President Rios' country. : SANTIAGO
67. Sun Yat ___. : SEN
68. Soviet defender. : RUSS
69. Preferably. : FAIN
72. Narrow inlet. : RIA
74. Rams. : TUPS
76. Ball of thread. : CLEW
77. Kangaroo: Colloq. : ROO
79. Queen of Georgia, 1184–1212. : TAMARA
81. Gauzelike. : TISSUED
83. Chemical engineering degree: Abbr. : BCE
86. Kind of dagger. : DIRK
88. Fat: Anat. comb. form. : ADIP
91. Abstain from. : AVOID
93. To be: Latin. : ESSE
95. Ballad of Reading ___. : GAOL
98. Units of force. : DYNES
99. City of northern France. : ARRAS
100. ___ Springs, in central Australia. : ALICE
101. Colombian seaport noted for balsam. : TOLU
103. Islands east of Sardinia. : BALEARIC
104. Solitary monks. : EREMITES
106. Color. : TINT
107. Embarkation point for invaders of Sicily. : BIZERTE
108. Popular homage. : OVATION
109. District of Lucknow division in British India. : SITAPUR
110. Dark limestone found in Ireland. : CALP
112. Equatorial capital destoyed by 1812 earthquake. : CARACAS
115. Sailplaned. : SOARED
116. Feeling of hatred. : ANIMUS
118. Opposite of contract. : DILATE
120. Ambassador to London, 1899–1905. : CHOATE
121. Noted British air marshal. : HARRIS
122. Merry-andrews. : ANTICS
124. Place of action. : SCENE
126. Combine. : UNITE
127. Signs found in ancient manuscripts. : SIGLA
130. Unexpected obstacle. : SNAG
131. Coxcombs. : FOPS
133. Red adversary in Lake Ladoga region. : FINN
135. Signal historical stage. : ERA
137. An uncle: Dial. : EME
139. Malay gibbon. : LAR

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 68 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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