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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
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
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City in W Nevada. : RENO
125
Points in orbits of planets. : APHELIA
127
Port on Formosa Strait, regained by Chinese. : FOOCHOW
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Makes fast. : SECURES
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Reverberating. : PEALING
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Unprofitable. : INUTILE
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Mystical meaning of words. : ANAGOGE
134
Determine. : ARRANGE
135
Pendent ornaments. : TASSELS
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Elongated island of Philippines. : PALAWAN
Down
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Patton's army. : THIRD
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Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
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Stunted animals. : RUNTS
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Hodgepodge. : OLIO
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Sickly. : WAN
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Herb allied to potato. : EGGPLANT
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Echo. : RESOUND
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Coiled rope in loops: Naut. : FAKED
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Uninteresting. : ARID
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___ Ling mountains in S China. : NAN
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The "Wonder State." : ARKANSAS
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Drank to. : TOASTED
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Wading bird. : IBIS
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Seaport in SW Spain. : CADIZ
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Balance for weighing objects. : STEELYARD
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Shaves head of. : TONSURES
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Groove. : RUT
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Makes wroth. : IRES
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Piebald horse. : PINTO
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Plug up. : ESTOP
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Mergansers. : SMEWS
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1,200-mile river, to Mississippi. : RED
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Swiss canton. : ZUG
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Fruitless. : BLANK
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Marked deduction of weight of. : TARED
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Weight of India. : SER
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President of Germany, 1919–25. : EBERT
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Bludgeon. : BILLY
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Islands off NW Norway. : LOFOTEN
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Places for sun baths. : SOLARIA
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City of Bengal. : DACCA
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Faith of the Arab League. : ISLAM
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Limit in amount. : SCANT
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Frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
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Rake. : ROUE
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Sobriquet of Ferdinand II (1810–59). : BOMBA
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Lake in Leningrad area. : ILMEN
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Earthy materials. : CLAYS
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Sour in aspect. : DOUR
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___ Major. : URSA
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Republic in U.S.S.R. : GORKI
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Street arab. : GAMIN
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Codfishes. : GADES
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Catty cry. : MIAOW
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Celebrations. : GALAS
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German State, its capital Karlsruhe. : BADEN
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He wrote "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage." : BYRON
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Seaweeds. : KELPS
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Dilute alcoholic drink. : CIDER
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Military bodies. : DETAILS
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Belgian city. : MALINES
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Smooth paint. : ENAMEL
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Where Ledo is. : ASSAM
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Piece of meadow. : SWALE
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Republic in U.S.S.R. : TATAR
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Stainer. : DYER
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German river. : ODER
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Jap islands near Iwo. : BONIN
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Evolve. : EDUCE
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Mitigated. : EASED
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City in N Oklahoma. : ENID
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Rouse: Colloq. : LIVEN
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Father of Judas. : SIMON
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Belittle. : DISPARAGE
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Book of Apocrypha. : TOBIT
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Rationed product. : SUGAR
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Work of needle-wielder. : KNITTING
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Analyzes. : DISSECTS
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City in SW California. : PASADENA
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Jap statesman (1841–1909). : ITO
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Unfeeling. : CALLOUS
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Winter apple. : WINESAP
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Islands off New Guinea. : ARU
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Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
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The first man: Babyl. Myth. : ADAPA
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Towel. : WIPER
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"Merry Widow" composer. : LEHAR
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Disqualify. : UNFIT
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Vice President, 1925–29. : DAWES
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Leader of U. S. 15th Army. : GEROW
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Lake in NW Russia. : ONEGA
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City in W Poland. : POSEN
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Tissue: Anat. : TELA
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Portuguese lady. : DONA
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Impost. : TOLL
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Plica. : RUGA
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Basswood. : LIN
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Go with dispatch. : HIE
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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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