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MILITARY REVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, August 9, 1981

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 104, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 604 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,597
Across
1. Get together : MERGE
6. Branchling : TWIG
10. Implore : PRAY
14. Arabian sultanate : OMAN
18. Like Lerner's "Day" : CLEAR
19. Devilfish : SEABAT
21. "Oh, give me ___ . . . ": Higley : AHOME
22. Biblical trio : MAGI
23. Kipling classic : CAPTAINSCOURAGEOUS
26. Siege of Troy hero : AJAX
27. ___ burner : OIL
28. Contemporary pact : NATO
29. Claims : DEMANDS
30. Herd : DROVE
31. "Three Men ___ Horse" : ONA
32. Thus : SIC
33. Marquand sleuth : MOTO
34. Albuquerque–Springfield dir. : ENE
36. The ___ Baron : RED
37. Dixie notable : KENTUCKYCOLONEL
43. Indian title of respect : SAHIB
45. Mesabi Range product : ORE
46. Ray ___, noted manager of boxers : ARCEL
47. Gauchos' gear : BOLAS
49. Custer's last ___ : STAND
52. Sweet rocket, e.g. : BLOSSOM
54. Small amount or degree : TAD
57. Lyon laughs : RIRES
59. Fare for Dust Commander : OATS
60. ___ the dogs : GOTO
61. Qum native : IRANIAN
64. "None ___ the brave . . . " : BUT
65. State official : LIEUTENANTGOVERNOR
70. Heavenly Altar : ARA
71. William ___ Benét : ROSE
72. Sweep : OAR
73. Shearer et al. : MOIRAS
75. Kind of doll : RAG
76. Battologize : REPEAT
79. Excite pleasantly : TITILLATE
82. Use sonar : LOCATE
84. Attention : EAR
85. Singer from Brooklyn : DAMONE
87. ___-leaf cluster : OAK
88. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
89. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
90. Federal officials : POSTMASTERSGENERAL
97. Gun a motor : REV
98. Agon : CONTEST
99. Graceful tree : ITEA
100. "Counter-Attack" star: 1945 : MUNI
101. Allay, as thirst : SLAKE
103. Title Drake held : SIR
104. Metal urn : SAMOVAR
108. Righteous : MORAL
109. ___ a march on : STEAL
111. Consumers' champion : NADER
112. Witticism : PUN
113. Facilitates : EASES
115. They help hizzoner keep order : SERGEANTSATARMS
122. Actor Ferrer : MEL
124. "Cap'n ___" : ERI
125. Baseball family name : ALOU
126. Statute : ACT
127. Billing time: Abbr. : EOM
128. Like campus buildings : IVIED
130. Servants : MENIALS
133. Be downcast : MOPE
135. Clock-dial number : VII
136. Source of obsidian : LAVA
137. Application of the hickory stick : CORPORALPUNISHMENT
141. Picnic treats : ADES
142. Member of an Eastern church : UNIAT
143. Complained bitterly : RAILED
144. Agra attire : SAREE
145. Love ___ : NEST
146. Soy or Roy : BEAN
147. Equal : PEER
148. Lock : TRESS
Down
1. Nebraska city : MCCOOK
2. Arthurian lady : ELAINE
3. Go back to the drawing board : REPLAN
4. Roscoe : GAT
5. Caesarean or Alexandrian : ERA
6. The Army's alpha was one : TEST
7. Home of the Baylor Bears : WACO
8. Nigerian native : IBO
9. Trinket : GAUD
10. Carbolic-acid source : PHENOL
11. Crucifix : ROOD
12. Diverts : AMUSES
13. Sycophant's response : YES
14. A famous Bradley : OMAR
15. G.B.S. play : MAJORBARBARA
16. Desert plant : AGAVE
17. Put the kibosh on : NIXED
19. Not quite a mess : SNACK
20. Violinist's vibration : TREMOLO
21. Quartz variety : AGATE
24. Pack ___ (refrigerate) : INICE
25. Egyptian god : AMON
30. Do a ranch job : DEHORN
32. Irrational number : SURD
35. Collar : NAB
38. Haircut for a fra : TONSURE
39. Conference site: Feb. 1945 : YALTA
40. Sing like young Bing : CROON
41. Where would-be offs. are trained : OCS
42. Bandleader Brown : LES
44. Lake Balkhash feeder : ILI
48. French Pointillist : SEURAT
49. Scale note : SOL
50. Bangkok dweller : TAI
51. Was corrosive : ATE
52. Radius or scapula : BONE
53. When Henry II invaded Italy : MIV
54. Playing card of a sort : TAROT
55. "Gun" girl : ANNIE
56. Fashion name : DIOR
58. Put on : STAGE
60. Relative of Gay-Pay-Oo : GESTAPO
62. Transform : REMAKE
63. Asian salt lake : ARALSEA
66. Agua or bufo : TOAD
67. Tribal emblems : TOTEMS
68. Merry, on the Marne : GAI
69. Flat plinths : ORLOS
74. Before long : SOON
76. Puts up : REARS
77. Atelier equipment : EASELS
78. Noel Coward play : PRIVATELIVES
79. "Good-bye" composer : TOSTI
80. Prefix with line and section : INTER
81. Map line: Abbr. : LAT
83. Stradivari's hometown : CREMONA
86. Belgian city : MONS
88. Antiquing device : AGER
91. U.S. satellite : ATS
92. Split : RIVEN
93. Show surprise : START
94. Capek classic : RUR
95. Collection : ANA
96. Diamond ___ : LIL
98. Desisted : CEASED
102. New Zealand parrot : KEA
105. Gaunt : ANGULAR
106. Clarke or Murray : MAE
107. Harem room : ODA
108. Hershfield's Homeless Hector : MUTT
110. Gaelic sea god : LER
112. Linear units : PACES
114. Writer de Beauvoir : SIMONE
115. Oriental boat: Var. : SANPAN
116. Prufrock's creator : ELIOT
117. Cannon sound : ROAR
118. Flavorful : SAPID
119. Patriot of '75 : REVERE
120. French friars : MOINES
121. Strikes : SMITES
122. Fine straw hat : MILAN
123. Sidestep : EVADE
129. "___ Lynne" : EAST
131. Assam silkworm : ERIA
132. Direct insult : SLAP
133. U.S.M.A. mascot : MULE
134. Unique thing : ONER
137. ___ Scout : CUB
138. Quiche Lorraine, e.g. : PIE
139. He defeated T.E.D. : HST
140. Damage : MAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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