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WITH CLUES FROM THE DAY'S NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, September 13, 1942

Author: Agnes W. Bartlett
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 178, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 4.96, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 143, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 122
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 31
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1. Head of Office of War Information. : DAVIS
6. United Nation. : CHINA
11. Mark of official rank on uniforms. : BRAID
16. Swing. : WIELD
21. Chemical compound. : IMIDE
22. Philippine island. : LUZON
23. White House secretary. : EARLY
24. Subcontinent. : INDIA
25. Stanza. : VERSE
26. Fragrant gum. : ELEMI
27. Steps to cross a fence. : STILE
28. ___ de main. : LEGER
29. Prior to. : ERE
30. Undisguised. : BALD
31. Decorticates. : PEELS
32. Split. : CLEAVE
33. Pertaining to tax system in India. : RYOTWAR
36. Publishers. : ISSUERS
39. Famous vessel. : ARK
40. Thing, in law. : RES
41. Merchant guild of fourteenth-century Europe. : HANSA
43. Injures. : HARMS
44. Ancient Celtic priest. : DRUID
46. Species of clover. : ALSIKE
49. "The ___ and the Fishes." : LOAVES
51. Price administrator. : HENDERSON
55. Climbing plant. : LIANE
56. Stuns or deafens: Scot. : DEAVES
57. A Hindu queen. : RANEE
58. Gumbo. : OKRA
59. Charity. : ALMS
60. Fried lightly. : SAUTE
61. Sad: French. : TRISTE
63. "And Freedom leaning on her ___."—Holmes. : SPEAR
64. Masonic mixing stick. : RAB
65. Classifiers. : SORTERS
67. Consume. : EAT
68. Held a session. : SAT
70. Summer: French. : ETE
71. Lament. : COMPLAIN
73. Coast Guard hero in saboteur case. : CULLEN
76. Beauties. : BELLES
78. Turkish college. : ULEMA
79. Elevation of the voice. : ARSIS
80. Favorite of Queen Elizabeth. : ESSEX
82. Cooking utensil. : SPIDER
85. The Guernsey lily. : NERIAE
87. Summer annuals. : PETUNIAS
90. Rainbow. : ARC
91. Letter of alphabet. : ESS
93. Queen of the fairies. : MAB
94. Parasols. : SHADERS
96. Tuft. : WAD
98. Compare. : LIKEN
100. Decorated with pendants. : TABBED
103. Greased. : OILED
104. Horse. : MARE
105. British seaport in Southwest Arabia. : ADEN
106. Tree branches. : RAMES
107. Redressed. : ATONED
109. ___ Johnson, Senator from California. : HIRAM
110. Laid waste. : DESOLATED
112. Heaters. : STOVES
113. India's spokesman. : GANDHI
114. Signal device. : SIREN
115. Cubic meter. : STERE
116. Shoulder insignia of officers. : STARS
118. The rudiments of any subject. : ABC
121. Adult males. : MEN
122. Matchmakers. : PAIRERS
124. The "Assistant President." : HOPKINS
128. Where the Rangers first went into action. : DIEPPE
130. Parts of ships. : HELMS
131. East Indian dodder. : AMIL
133. Web. : NET
134. Miss Oakley. : ANNIE
135. Chapters of the Koran. : SURAS
136. Head of United States bomber command. : EAKER
138. Hiding-place. : CACHE
140. 39.37 inches in the U. S. : METER
141. Famous battle site. : ALAMO
142. Awe. : DREAD
143. Warning of danger. : ALARM
144. Imparts movement to. : STIRS
145. Gilbert island, scene of hit-and-run raid by marines. : MAKIN
146. Allies one's self with. : HERDS
147. A striving. : NISUS
1. Worker under water. : DIVER
2. British Secretary for India. : AMERY
3. Sweet-singing bird. : VIREO
4. Fishes. : IDS
5. Look. : SEE
6. Enlightens. : CLEARS
7. Member of our Cabinet. : HULL
8. Member of Oriental religious sect. : IZEDI
9. ___ de plume. : NOM
10. Tropical bird. : ANI
11. Is suitable. : BESEEMS
12. Scolders. : RATERS
13. Seed coverings. : ARILS
14. Calamities. : ILLS
15. Imbue thoroughly. : DYE
16. Our traveling Ambassador. : WILLKIE
17. Arrow poison. : INEE
18. Middle name of F. B. I. chief. : EDGAR
19. Willingly. : LIEVE
20. "Who ___ think one thing and another tell."—Pope. : DARES
30. Pest. : BANE
31. "Full many a gem of __ ray serene."—Gray. : PUREST
32. Uncouth. : CRUDE
34. Makes flimsy. : THINS
35. Island site of great battle. : WAKE
37. Little fellow. : SHAVER
38. Husband. : SAVE
39. Sacred bulls of India. : ARNEES
42. Strategic island group. : ALEUTIAN
44. Dimple. : DENT
45. Discontinue. : DROP
46. Winged. : ALAR
47. Shrub of genus Syringa. : LILAC
48. "Little Black ___." : SAMBO
50. Made of grain. : OATEN
51. "___ maketh waste."—Heywood. : HASTE
52. Shallow wooden vessel: Dial. : SKEEL
53. Hold forth. : ORATE
54. Nostrils. : NARES
56. Philippine island. : DARAM
57. Persian coins. : RIALS
60. Shoemakers. : SOLERS
62. Trusts. : RELIES
63. Vessels of clay or stone: Dial. : STEENS
65. Choler. : SPLEEN
66. Amanuensis. : SCRIBE
69. Preposterous. : ABSURD
72. Mire. : MUD
74. Important arm of our service: Abbr. : USA
75. Superfluous. : NEEDLESS
77. Sixty-one. : LXI
79. Natives of Asiatic country. : ARABS
81. Mount. : STEED
82. Part of a meal. : SALAD
83. "___ is at the bottom of all great mistakes."—Ruskin. : PRIDE
84. Member of our Cabinet. : ICKES
86. Deposit. : EMBED
87. Pamphleteer of the Revolution. : PAINE
88. Medal. : AWARD
89. Abraham's wife. : SARAH
92. Island in New York Harbor. : STATEN
95. Ex-President. : HOOVER
97. Half. : DEMI
99. Grandson of Adam. : ENOS
101. Crime investigator in New York. : AMEN
102. Time fixers. : DATERS
104. Capital of White Russia. : MINSK
106. Peep show. : RAREE
108. Raced. : TORE
109. Musical instrument. : HARP
111. Lame ducks. : LIMPERS
112. Member of our Cabinet. : STIMSON
113. Prison. : GAOL
115. Salt meats. : SALAMI
117. Divisions. : THIRDS
118. Second President of U. S. : ADAMS
119. Famous French psychologist. : BINET
120. Hundred: comb. form. : CENTI
122. One of the Federated Malay States. : PERAK
123. Falcon. : SAKER
125. South American Indians. : INCAS
126. Indian nationalist. : NEHRU
127. Turns, in skiing. : STEMS
129. Dock. : PIER
130. New Zealand bird. : HULA
132. Fermented drink of water and honey. : MEAD
135. ___ Browne belt. : SAM
136. Anglo-Saxon letter. : EDH
137. Land measure. : ARE
138. Housewives do this now. : CAN
139. Eastern name. : ALI

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