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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 19, 1945

Author: P. J. Lamanna
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 681 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 159, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 74
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 184
Across Down
1. Propeller. : THROWER
8. Zealot. : FANATIC
15. Signs of rank in Navy. : STRIPES
22. Act of drawing. : HAULAGE
23. Brazilian tree. : ARAROBA
24. Good post-war business. : TOURISM
25. Turns to bat. : INNINGS
26. Naval chief in SW Pacific. : KINKAID
27. Agreement. : ENTENTE
28. Workman in Chile. : ROTO
29. Gazed intently. : PORED
31. English court. : ASSIZES
33. Hide. : STOW
34. Pluto. : DIS
35. Made cerulean. : BLUED
36. Filling for shells. : TNT
37. Bantu natives. : ZULUS
39. Goddess of harvest. : OPS
40. African antelope. : ELAND
41. Manufacturing city in NW Switzerland. : BASEL
43. Revolutions. : GYRES
45. Scatter. : DISBAND
48. Turret. : MIRADOR
50. Living only in presence of oxygen. : AEROBIC
54. Acclivity. : ASCENT
55. Allots. : DOLES
56. Plus ___. : FOURS
58. Droop. : LOLL
59. U. S. Attorney General. : CLARK
60. American capitalist (1836–92). : GOULD
61. Drinking vessel. : GOURD
62. Greek letter. : GAMMA
63. Lingo. : CANT
64. Resembling Mickey. : MOUSY
65. Assistant Secretary of Navy. : GATES
66. Head of 7th Amphibious Force. : BARBEY
67. County in Denmark. : AMT
68. Whirs. : BIRRS
69. Short ridge. : KAME
70. Nova Scotians. : ACADIANS
72. Native of Borneo. : DYAK
73. Girl's name. : EMELINE
76. Project. : IDEA
77. Small planet. : ASTEROID
81. Chester ___ Arthur. : ALAN
82. Knobs. : NODES
84. Apis mellifera. : BEE
87. Port, NE of Hong Kong, ringed by Chinese forces. : SWATOW
88. Sharp barks. : YELPS
90. Freighted. : LADEN
91. Useful carbonate. : SODA
92. Archfiend. : SATAN
93. Patron saint of France. : DENIS
94. Stop watch. : TIMER
95. Hollow. : SINUS
96. Mountains in Kirghiz. : ALAI
97. River port, NE Manchuria. : KIRIN
98. Strait the Nazis couldn't cross. : DOVER
99. Volcanic glass. : PUMICE
100. European falcons. : MERLINS
102. Unit for measuring noise. : DECIBEL
104. Carted. : WAGONED
105. Genus of grasses. : STIPA
107. Black buck. : SASIN
108. Galileo was one. : PISAN
109. Pointed tool. : AWL
112. City on W coast of Hokkaido. : OTARU
114. Invasion ship. : LST
115. $5 in Iraq. : DINAR
116. Political elephant. : GOP
119. Jap assembly. : DIET
121. Roll along. : TRUNDLE
123. Bound with strips. : TAPED
124. City in W Nevada. : RENO
125. Points in orbits of planets. : APHELIA
127. Port on Formosa Strait, regained by Chinese. : FOOCHOW
129. Makes fast. : SECURES
131. Reverberating. : PEALING
132. Unprofitable. : INUTILE
133. Mystical meaning of words. : ANAGOGE
134. Determine. : ARRANGE
135. Pendent ornaments. : TASSELS
136. Elongated island of Philippines. : PALAWAN
1. Patton's army. : THIRD
2. Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
3. Stunted animals. : RUNTS
4. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
5. Sickly. : WAN
6. Herb allied to potato. : EGGPLANT
7. Echo. : RESOUND
8. Coiled rope in loops: Naut. : FAKED
9. Uninteresting. : ARID
10. ___ Ling mountains in S China. : NAN
11. The "Wonder State." : ARKANSAS
12. Drank to. : TOASTED
13. Wading bird. : IBIS
14. Seaport in SW Spain. : CADIZ
15. Balance for weighing objects. : STEELYARD
16. Shaves head of. : TONSURES
17. Groove. : RUT
18. Makes wroth. : IRES
19. Piebald horse. : PINTO
20. Plug up. : ESTOP
21. Mergansers. : SMEWS
30. 1,200-mile river, to Mississippi. : RED
32. Swiss canton. : ZUG
35. Fruitless. : BLANK
36. Marked deduction of weight of. : TARED
38. Weight of India. : SER
40. President of Germany, 1919–25. : EBERT
41. Bludgeon. : BILLY
42. Islands off NW Norway. : LOFOTEN
44. Places for sun baths. : SOLARIA
45. City of Bengal. : DACCA
46. Faith of the Arab League. : ISLAM
47. Limit in amount. : SCANT
48. Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
49. Rake. : ROUE
51. Sobriquet of Ferdinand II (1810–59). : BOMBA
52. Lake in Leningrad area. : ILMEN
53. Earthy materials. : CLAYS
55. Sour in aspect. : DOUR
57. ___ Major. : URSA
60. Republic in U.S.S.R. : GORKI
61. Street arab. : GAMIN
62. Codfishes. : GADES
64. Catty cry. : MIAOW
65. Celebrations. : GALAS
66. German State, its capital Karlsruhe. : BADEN
68. He wrote "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage." : BYRON
69. Seaweeds. : KELPS
71. Dilute alcoholic drink. : CIDER
72. Military bodies. : DETAILS
74. Belgian city. : MALINES
75. Smooth paint. : ENAMEL
77. Where Ledo is. : ASSAM
78. Piece of meadow. : SWALE
79. Republic in U.S.S.R. : TATAR
80. Stainer. : DYER
83. German river. : ODER
84. Jap islands near Iwo. : BONIN
85. Evolve. : EDUCE
86. Mitigated. : EASED
89. City in N Oklahoma. : ENID
90. Rouse: Colloq. : LIVEN
91. Father of Judas. : SIMON
93. Belittle. : DISPARAGE
94. Book of Apocrypha. : TOBIT
95. Rationed product. : SUGAR
97. Work of needle-wielder. : KNITTING
98. Analyzes. : DISSECTS
99. City in SW California. : PASADENA
101. Jap statesman (1841–1909). : ITO
103. Unfeeling. : CALLOUS
104. Winter apple. : WINESAP
106. Islands off New Guinea. : ARU
108. Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
109. The first man: Babyl. Myth. : ADAPA
110. Towel. : WIPER
111. "Merry Widow" composer. : LEHAR
113. Disqualify. : UNFIT
115. Vice President, 1925–29. : DAWES
116. Leader of U. S. 15th Army. : GEROW
117. Lake in NW Russia. : ONEGA
118. City in W Poland. : POSEN
120. Tissue: Anat. : TELA
122. Portuguese lady. : DONA
123. Impost. : TOLL
124. Plica. : RUGA
126. Basswood. : LIN
128. Go with dispatch. : HIE
130. Sobriquet of a President. : CAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 70 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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