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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1943

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 98
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: 92-Down question mark in parentheses appears in the original.
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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 80
Across Down
1. Naval arena. : PACIFIC
8. Winners. : VICTORS
15. Drank in honor of. : TOASTED
22. Spanish avenue. : AVENIDA
23. Inactivity. : INERTIA
24. Ornate cupboard. : ARMOIRE
25. Navy and Marine fighter plane, F4U. : CORSAIR
26. Feeling of discomfort. : MALAISE
27. Absurdly asinine. : IDIOTIC
28. Soldier's equipment. : KIT
29. Clothes. : TOGS
31. Courage. : PLUCK
32. Pung. : SLED
33. British catboat. : UNA
34. Mine passage. : ADIT
36. Wet. : MOISTEN
38. Bury. : INTER
40. Went down the ways. : SLID
41. Has recourse to. : REFERS
43. "The glass of fashion and the ___ of form."—Hamlet. : MOLD
44. Fastened. : GLUED
45. Cause to marvel. : AMAZE
46. Without interest. : DRYLY
47. Not to be profaned. : HOLY
48. Walnut or hickory nut: Bot. : TRYMA
49. Slumber music. : SNORES
50. Be plentiful. : ABOUND
52. Windy city. : CHI
53. Laundry indigo. : BLUING
55. Judgment. : ACT
58. Without purpose. : IDLY
59. More steadfast. : TRUER
61. German pocket battleship scuttled at Montevideo, Dec. 17, 1939. : SPEE
62. Mountain on Baranof Island. : ADA
65. Strategic city between Orel and Smolensk. : BRYANSK
67. Base in Lower Burma. : TOUNGOO
69. Suits named after Indian word for wolf. : TUXEDOS
71. Malay crane. : SARUS
72. Whispered sweet nothings. : COOED
73. One appointed by law to try challenges of jurors. : TRIOR
75. Moves on: Dial. : MOGS
76. Mountains in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. : OZARK
77. Titan of the Navy. : BATTLEWAGON
79. Koussevitzky. : SERGE
80. Girl's name. : LINA
81. Staircase post. : NEWEL
82. Give new courage. : REMAN
83. Drift. : TENOR
84. Seasoned soldier. : VETERAN
86. Guerilla foe of Axis. : SERBIAN
88. Rushing flood. : TORRENT
90. Bitter vetch: Bot. : ERS
91. Native of Estonia. : ESTH
93. Commune in Utrecht, the Kaiser's St. Helena. : DOORN
94. Devoid; without. : FREE
95. Thing, in law. : RES
96. Stuff pitched overboard. : JETSAM
98. ___ Contemptibles. : OLD
99. Traveler. : TOURER
101. "The first break" in Festung Europa. : SICILY
104. Gunner's post in midplane. : WAIST
106. Minnesota river, 120 miles to Mississippi. : SAUK
107. Grueling tryouts. : TESTS
111. Wicked deeds. : EVILS
112. Sidetrack. : SHUNT
113. Blacken with fire. : CHAR
114. On land. : ASHORE
115. Sand launce. : LANT
116. Sedate. : STAID
117. Pertaining to the shoreline. : COASTAL
119. This costs red points. : SUET
120. Lands ___ Cornwall. : END
121. Fill. : STOW
122. Moslem world. : ISLAM
124. ___ 304, near Verdun. : HILL
126. 133 1/3 lbs., in China. : TAN
127. Card sharp. : CHEATER
129. Sicilian capital. : PALERMO
131. Demolish. : RUINATE
133. Judicial procedure obsolete in most civilized countries. : TORTURE
134. Discomforts. : UNEASES
135. Weasels in winter. : ERMINES
136. East Indian herbs yielding oil. : SESAMES
137. Hock shop customers. : PAWNERS
138. Shopkeepers. : DEALERS
1. American airplane engine. : PACKARD
2. Shunner. : AVOIDER
3. Testify in writing. : CERTIFY
4. Political incumbents. : INS
5. Decree. : FIAT
6. Locutions. : IDIOMS
7. Shipload. : CARGO
8. Energy. : VIM
9. Awkwardly. : INAPTLY
10. Cooped up. : CELLED
11. Austrian river, flowing into Danube. : TRAUN
12. Pertaining to the ear. : OTIC
13. With jeopardy. : RISKILY
14. So: Dial. : SAE
15. Shadowed. : TAILED
16. Command. : ORDER
17. Among. : AMID
18. Sault Ste. Marie canal. : SOO
19. Nominal. : TITULAR
20. Make Irish. : ERINIZE
21. Decenniums. : DECADES
30. Traffic in sacred things. : SIMONY
32. Sneaks up. : STEALS
35. A tissue: Anat. : TELA
37. Trafficked. : SOLD
39. Insensible. : NUMB
40. Pall over Pittsburgh. : SMOG
42. Volga city, north of Moscow. : RYBINSK
44. Norwegian composer (1843–1907). : GRIEG
45. Attach a territory. : ANNEX
47. Battered ship. : HULK
48. Army P-47 fighter plane. : THUNDERBOLT
49. French sir. : SIEUR
51. Hypothetical forces. : ODS
52. Inhuman. : CRUEL
54. New York Army camp. : UPTON
55. Render blameless. : ABSOLVE
56. Daffier. : CRAZIER
57. Oppressors. : TYRANTS
59. Sounded a horn. : TOOTLED
60. Rota club member. : ROTAMAN
62. Decorator. : ADORNER
63. Drat. : DOGGONE
64. Declares. : ASSERTS
66. Subtle emanations. : AURAE
67. Lugs. : TOTES
68. Majestic instrument. : ORGAN
70. Arab chief. : EMEER
72. Croak. : CAW
74. Son of Apollo. : ION
77. Inclinations. : BENTS
78. Spooky. : WEIRD
79. City ways. : STREETS
81. Extremely unpleasant. : NASTY
85. Country dances. : REELS
87. Perch upon. : ROOST
88. Key Jap base in Pacific. : TRUK
89. Above: Poet. : OER
92. British (?) renegade broadcaster. : HAWHAW
94. American holiday. : FOURTH
96. Leave in the lurch. : JILT
97. Hawaiian island, site of Haleakala, largest extinct crater in world. : MAUI
99. Pagodas. : TAAS
100. Desert alkalis: Geol. : REHS
101. Chooses draftees. : SELECTS
102. Novel by Scott. : IVANHOE
103. Burnt matter. : CINDERS
105. Willkie's State. : INDIANA
106. Faker. : SHAMMER
108. Cassock worn by priest. : SOUTANE
109. One giving care. : TREATER
110. Fixity. : SETNESS
112. Supplies. : STORES
113. Not subtle. : COARSE
114. Magnetism. : ALLURE
116. Cubic meter. : STERE
117. Washed. : CLEAN
118. Made public. : AIRED
121. Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
123. Killed. : SLEW
125. President Prado's capital. : LIMA
128. Wheat flour: India. : ATA
129. K-9. : PUP
130. Col. Donovan's office. : OSS
132. Nothing. : NIL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 92 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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