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WITH CLUES FROM THE WORLD'S NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 30, 1942

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 113
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 29
Across
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Senator from Florida. : PEPPER
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American patriot. : HALE
11
Member of a certain baseball team. : GIANT
16
Strategic point in the Crimea. : KERCH
21
Pass off. : EXHALE
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A goal of the Axis in Africa. : ALEXANDRIA
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Burning. : AFIRE
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Algerian cavalrymen : SPANIS
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French island in Indian Ocean. : MADAGASCAR
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Flow out. : ISSUE
28
Feminine name. : TINA
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Goes. : HIES
31
Vehicle. : CAR
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Prohibits. : STOPS
34
Object. : END
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Time. : ERA
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Long periods of time. : EONS
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Mining refuse. : ATTLE
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Nonbelievers. : ATHEISTS
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Altar screen. : REREDOS
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Anglers. : FISHERS
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Heroic native fighting the Axis. : SERB
46
Snake. : RATTLER
48
Exterior angle. : ARRIS
50
Best informed. : WISEST
54
Broom. : BESOM
57
Befriender. : AIDER
59
Glacier block. : SERAC
61
At no time. : NEVER
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Nazi propaganda. : LIES
63
One who gives tongue to. : UTTERER
65
Indian city. : DELHI
67
"I love this church, the low long ___."—Jean Ingelow. : NAVE
68
Snake. : ASP
69
Belittle. : SNEER
70
To stalk capercaillies. : TOK
72
Fauna of the Aleutians. : SEALS
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Egyptian flute. : NAY
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Easy things to do. : SETUPS
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What Mr. Henderson does. : RATIONS
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What shoes in a bad state are. : SOLELESS
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Water wheels constructed of buckets. : NORIAS
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Material used for poultices. : LINSEED
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Most infallible. : SUREST
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Pertaining to a sheriff. : SHRIEVAL
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Alcohol radicals. : BUTENES
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An Axis objective. : MOSCOW
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Thou: French. : TOI
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Removes, in printing. : DELES
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Anguiform fish. : EEL
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Scatter. : STREW
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Slender finial. : EPI
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What a truant soldier is. : AWOL
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People under Axis subjection. : DANES
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Goes into seclusion. : RETIRES
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By and by. : ANON
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Plateaux. : MESAS
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Cotton goods. : DENIM
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Greek dialect. : DORIC
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Right to property. : TITLE
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Quickly. : PRESTO
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Wicked biblical city. : SODOM
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Worn with exertion. : WEARIED
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Sward. : TURF
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Given a different title. : RENAMED
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Removes from a resting place. : UNNESTS
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Favors. : PROSPERS
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Pertaining to a heavenly body. : SOLAR
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"The coward does it with a ___."—Wilde. : KISS
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Baked food dish. : PIE
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Scull. : OAR
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Moro of Mindanoa Island. : ILANO
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Melt: Scotch. : RIN
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Yield to stratagem: slang. : BITE
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Noted German literary refugee. : MANN
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Lay in surrounding matter. : IMBED
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Catching. : CONTAGIOUS
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Hoarse cries. : CROAKS
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Large nail. : SPIKE
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Former British Commander in Middle East. : AUCHINLECK
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Reptile. : TURTLE
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Compound ether. : ESTER
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War material. : STEEL
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Ancient Phoenician city. : ARKA
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Takes hold. : SEIZES
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Bother. : PESTER
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Die. : EXPIRE
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Greek quarter in Constantinople. : PHANAR
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Ridge of glacial deposits. : PANA
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High priest. : ELI
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Fire again. : RESHOOT
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Harness parts. : HAMES
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Expression of sorrow. : ALAS
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Guided. : LED
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Enforces. : EXACTS
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Growlers. : GNARLERS
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European fish. : IDS
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Curves. : ARCS
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Deformed cattle. : NIATA
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Fourteenth-century playing cards. : TAROTS
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Former German ruler. : KAISERIN
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Letters of the alphabet. : EFS
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High grounds. : RISES
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Blow with a club: Scotch. : CRUNT
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Considers. : HEEDS
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Heroine of "Der Freischuetz." : AGATHA
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Place in office. : INSTATE
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Exclamation heard in hot weather. : PHEW
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Seaport in Holland. : EDAM
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Clothes drier. : AIRER
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Made a mistake. : ERRED
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Author of Peer Gynt. : IBSEN
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Character in Antony and Cleopatra. : EROS
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Unionist in 1861. : FEDERAL
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Fathers. : SIRES
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Liquid measure. : LITER
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Deals. : SALES
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Fleeting. : EVANESCENT
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Crimean seaport. : SEVASTOPOL
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Playing-cards. : TREYS
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"Gil ___." : BLAS
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Commander of U. S. forces in Europe. : EISENHOWER
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Plant disease. : SEPTORIOSE
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Train. : RETINUE
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"How the heav'ns and earth rose out of ___."—Milton. : CHAOS
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Not delivered from sin. : UNSAVED
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Bird. : ROOSTER
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Lights up. : ILLUMES
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What the secret agents did. : SPIED
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Genuflected. : KNEELED
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Goat antelope. : SEROW
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Locale of "Wilhelm Tell." : URI
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End of a cart: English. : TIB
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Japanese coin. : SEN
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The: French. : LES
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Dinner course. : SALAD
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Prayed for. : DESIRED
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Small investment in victory. : STAMP
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Unaspirated consonants. : LENES
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Narrow streak. : STRIA
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Fermented drink. : WINE
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Spanish gentleman. : SENOR
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Rookie. : RECRUIT
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Shoemaker's forms. : LASTS
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Lateral surfaces. : SIDES
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Historic building in London. : TOWER
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Assistant. : AIDE
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Dumber. : STUPIDER
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Used by a gyroscope car. : MONORAIL
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Numbers. : TENS
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Russian city. : OREL
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Defame. : MALIGN
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Small invertebrates. : INSECTS
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Brawl. : FRACAS
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City which fell to the Japanese. : MANILA
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Commander of U. S. Air Forces in Europe. : SPAATZ
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Metallic sound. : TINKLE
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Mental powers. : SENSES
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Equanimity. : POISE
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Inclined ways. : RAMPS
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Arena of action. : ORBIT
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Muzzle. : SNOUT
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Japanese outpost in North America. : KISKA
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Without repetition. : ONCE
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A dollar: slang. : BUCK
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Japanese statesman slain in 1889. : MORI
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Stretch. : EKE
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Article. : THE
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Past: Poet. : OER
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"We may call it herb of grace o' Sundays."—Hamlet. : RUE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 100 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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