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WITH CLUES FROM THE WEEK'S NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 16, 1942

Author:
Jack Luzzato
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 657 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 127
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Byline was spelled "Luzzato" in original; left it that way. In 117-Down clue, added accents over final "e"s in "Liberté" and "Fraternité."

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 27
Across
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Democracy at work. : AMERICA
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Locale. : SETTING
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Allotted share. : RATION
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New native against the Axis. : MEXICAN
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Supervise. : OVERSEE
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Democratic chooser. : ELECTOR
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Fat. : ADIPOSE
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Vital islands east of New Guinea. : SOLOMON
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British colony near Gulf of Guinea. : NIGERIA
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The lily of France. : LIS
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Dickens heartbreaker. : NELL
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Guinea pig. : CAVY
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Swordsman's steels. : EPEES
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Questioner of Balaam. : ASS
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"Tell it not in ___."—Samuel. : GATH
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Sailor's diet. : SEAFARE
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Molotoff's pseudonym. : BROWN
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Black cuckoos. : ANIS
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Monkshood. : ATEES
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Caledonian. : SCOT
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"Who ___ my purse, ___ trash."—Othello. : STEALS
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Mediterranean two-master. : SETEE
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Doctor. : MEDICO
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Very: French. : TRES
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Like Anderson's cygnet among ducklings. : UGLY
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Powers. : VIGORS
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Breakwater for the Nazi tide. : RUSSIA
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Transparent sheet. : PANE
57
Calm. : POISE
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French friend. : AMI
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Baby powder. : TALC
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Admiral of Pacific Fleet. : NIMITZ
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South African mongooselike pet. : MEERKAT
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Jap island group near Guam. : MARIANA
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Cavils. : CARPS
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Black hues. : EBONS
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Shade. : HUE
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French harbor. : BREST
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Spoken. : VERBAL
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Contemporary of Moses. : AARON
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"I ___ that I eat, get that I wear."—As You Like It. : EARN
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More slickly suave. : OILIER
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The Terror of Japan. : DOOLITTLE
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"___ temps, ___ moeurs." : AUTRES
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Greenland Eskimos. : ITAS
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Sour of flavor. : ACERB
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Criminals. : FELONS
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Size of tea leaves. : PEKOE
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Expiate. : ATONE
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Boneless slice. : FILET
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Carbolic acids. : PHENOLS
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Aldehyde sugars. : ALDOSES
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Essayist associate of Addison. : STEELE
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Symbol of Britain. : LION
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Old campaigner. : VET
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Jousts. : TILTS
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"Well-written life is almost as ___ as a well-spent one."—Carlyle. : RARE
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Dish made with bread crumbs. : PANADA
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Turkish military commanders. : PASHAS
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Allowance for waste. : TRET
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British export to Germany. : RAID
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Ancient Persian king. : XERXES
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Tree used for paper pulp. : ASPEN
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Great lake in Southeastern Africa. : NYASSA
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"'Tis not so ___ as a well." : DEEP
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___ Suarez. : DIEGO
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East Indian forage grass. : USAR
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Cinemas. : FILMS
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Bit of candy. : GUMDROP
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Sea east of the Caspian. : ARAL
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Word play. : PUN
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Friend: Redskin greeting. : NETOP
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Bombed Italian port. : BARI
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Order. : SORT
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Hoary with time. : OLD
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Arab chieftaincy. : EMIRATE
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Incarnation. : AVATARA
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Three brothers of Roman legend. : HORATII
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Continuer. : RESUMER
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Withdrawal. : RETIRAL
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Black hard rubber. : EBONITE
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Tatters. : SHREDS
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Checkerwork, in Freemasonry. : TESSELS
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Sherlock Holmes. : DEDUCER
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Mixture. : AMALGAM
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Negotiate between. : MEDIATE
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Lived. : EXISTED
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Tear. : RIP
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Image. : ICON
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"Circumstances alter ___."—T. C. Haliburton. : CASES
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Anoints. : ANELES
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Distress call. : SOS
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Summon forth: rare. : EVOCATE
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Pertaining to tissue. : TELAR
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Lucky finds. : TROVES
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Doctrinaire. : ISMY
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Devotee of novelty. : NEO
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High-ranking officer. : GENERAL
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Freshens. : RENEWS
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Registered foreigner. : ALIEN
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Sheep in their second year. : TEGS
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Jewels: slang. : ICE
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Strait joining Adriatic with Mediterranean. : OTRANTO
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Louder. : NOISIER
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Javanese civets. : RASSES
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Pertaining to milk. : LACTIC
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Coral animal. : POLYP
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Inheritor. : HEIR
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Public assemblies. : FORA
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Father. : BEGET
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Sick excuse in English universities. : AEGER
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Shield-shaped. : SCUTATE
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French colony eyed by Italy. : TUNIS
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Sixes on dice. : SISES
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Suffix for polysaccharides. : OSAN
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Winding. : SPIRAL
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Once care-free capital. : VIENNA
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Teuton's foe. : SLAV
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Part of a plane detector. : AMPLIFIER
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Herman Melville novel, after "Typee." : OMOO
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Dutch Moluccan isle. : AMBOINA
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Conjugal. : MARITAL
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A. E. F. destination. : IRELAND
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Plutocrat. : NABOB
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Fanatic. : ZEALOT
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Titanic Russian battlefield. : KHARKOV
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Halo. : AUREOLE
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Most keyed up. : TENSEST
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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Amounts of ten million rupees. : CRORES
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British light machine gun. : BREN
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A modern Anthony. : EDEN
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLEE
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Giant: obs. : ETEN
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Badgerlike animals of India. : RATELS
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Bank clerk. : TELLER
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Stood upright. : UPENDED
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Ceiling price. : COST
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Fall of a plane. : SPIN
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Continental native. : ASIAN
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Deeds of prowess. : FEATS
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Deception. : HOAX
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"When a lady's in the case . . . all ___ things give place."—Gay. : OTHER
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Ringlet. : TRESS
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Stevedores. : LADERS
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Kind of fountain pen. : STYLO
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Varicolored. : PIED
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Operatic air. : ARIA
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Poverty's child. : PAUPER
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Takes for granted. : ASSUMES
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Contestants in a recent civil war. : SPANISH
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Bulwark. : RAMPART
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Ernest King's rank. : ADMIRAL
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Dry: medical term. : XEROTIC
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"Liberté, ___, Fraternité!" : EGALITE
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Doughboy. : SOLDIER
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Treats with acid. : NITERS
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West Indian pea trees. : AGATIS
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Belittled. : POOHED
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Gave a festival. : FETED
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South American arrow poison. : URARE
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Investigation. : PROBE
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Designate. : NAME
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Only mammals capable of true flight. : BATS
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Walked. : TROD
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Capek's play about robots. : RUR
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Victory symbol. : VEE
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Indian mulberries. : ALS
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Babylonian sky god. : ANU

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 121 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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