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INFORMATION, THANK YOU

New York Times, Sunday, September 16, 1945

Author:
Harriot T. Cooke
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 609 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 66
Harriot T. Cooke has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 1-Across clue, added accent over "a" in "vis-à-vis."

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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 188
Across
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Mao's vis-à-vis. : CHIANG
7
Indefinitely, several. : TEN
10
Chess piece. : ROOK
14
Nylon necessities. : CHUTES
20
Chief town, N. Shan States. : LASHIO
21
Pub drink. : ALE
22
Alluvial land: Scot. : MERSE
23
Fill with air. : AERATE
24
Detective Lupin. : ARSENE
25
Mirthfulness. : JOVIALITY
27
Algonquin Indians. : MIAMIS
28
News agency founded 1851. : REUTERS
30
Serfdom. : PEONAGE
31
Quarters. : BILLETS
32
Wooden mold. : AME
33
Rallying song since 1871. : INTERNATIONAL
36
Black ___. : SEA
37
"Lucy ___," woman using maiden name after marriage. : STONER
40
Advocate of the wooden horse. : SINON
41
Badly placed. : ILLSET
44
Famous stable: Greek myth. : AUGEAN
46
Longest Swiss river. : AAR
47
Noted Oxford physician (1815–1900). : ACLAND
48
Turkoman of Bokhara. : ERSAR
51
Churchill ___, well-known racetrack. : DOWNS
53
Away from the wind. : ALEE
54
Tokyo in Perry's day. : YEDDO
58
Wearers of Bronze button. : VETS
59
Trees yielding dyes. : ALDERS
61
Natives of Zagreb. : CROATS
63
Husband of Octavia. : NERO
64
Mlle. Curie. : EVE
65
"Oft in the ___ night."—Moore. : STILLY
66
Myths: Fr. : LEGENDES
68
Utters: Colloq. : SEZ
69
Bugle calls. : REVEILLES
71
Name meaning flaxen-haired. : LINUS
72
Sandy. : ARENOSE
74
Income from real estate. : RENTALS
75
"Iphigenia in ___." : AULIS
76
Dedicates a monument. : UNVEILS
77
Libyan port. : BENGASI
78
Pas-de-Calais capital. : ARRAS
79
Doubtful. : UNCERTAIN
81
Wearer of half-inch gold stripe: Abbr. : ENS
82
Plato's subject. : REPUBLIC
84
City on Maine river. : ANGERS
85
Tetranitroaniline. : TNA
86
Harry Lauder. : SCOT
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Basked. : SUNNED
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Meets. : INCURS
90
Rangoon is its capital. : PEGU
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Jean de Reszke. : TENOR
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Sleepers. : TIES
94
Warning of doom. : KNELL
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Fannie ___, novelist. : HURST
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Superior. : SENIOR
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Tabby. : CAT
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Volcanic island, 2,000 mi. W. of Chile. : EASTER
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Legendary Gaelic poet. : OSSIAN
103
Salted: Fr. : SALEE
105
Head ornaments. : TIARAS
107
Son of Benjamin: Gen. 46-21. : ARD
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Bad habit of childhood. : ANSWERINGBACK
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___ Khan. : AGA
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Cargo. : LADINGS
118
Stage direction. : REENTER
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Relative. : KINSMAN
122
Genus of honeysuckle. : ABELIA
123
Rejects. : DISMISSES
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Inherent. : NATIVE
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Mardi Gras celebrant. : MASKER
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Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Clapping hands to music. : TAL
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Humperdinck heroine. : GRETEL
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Where Rideau Canal is. : OTTAWA
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Letters. : CEES
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Hang a picture high. : SKY
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"The thundersmitten." : SEMELE
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A. R. C.'s ___ Barton. : CLARA
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Custom abolished by Ataturk. : HAREM
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Points of difference. : ISSUES
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Inundation season, Egyptian calendar. : AHET
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Number of Muses. : NINE
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War criminal. : GOERING
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Dervish's cap. : TAJ
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Leave without notice. : ELOPE
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City in center of France. : NEVERS
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Story-teller. : RELATOR
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___ of Species.—Darwin. : ORIGIN
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSTEO
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U. S. lawyer (1780–1843). : KEY
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Queen of Volsci. : CAMILLA
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Tabu salute. : HEIL
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Where Telpos Iz is. : URAL
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Most unexciting. : TAMEST
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Eaglestone. : ETITE
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Hurry!: Shakespeare. : SESSA
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Procrastinators' favorites. : MANANAS
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Hellenic peoples. : IONIANS
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Ko-ko's weapon. : SNEE
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Nijinsky. : BALLETDANCER
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Friend of David Copperfield. : TRADDLES
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"Those ___ barks of yore."—Poe. : NICEAN
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Pagodas. : TAAS
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Pronoun. : OUR
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Curve of plank. : SNY
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M. P. : EDEN
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Carols. : NOELS
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Agaves. : ALOES
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Continuously. : EVER
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Low bow. : REVERENCE
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He gave away his birthday. : STEVENSON
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Crooked. : WRY
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His eyes decorate peacock's tail. : ARGUS
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Ravager. : DESOLATER
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Outstanding work of Red Cross. : DRESSINGS
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Soft mud. : OOZE
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Books needing revision. : ATLASES
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Residents of imaginary country. : LILLIPUTIANS
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Alpine peak pierced by tunnel. : CENIS
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Tennis players. : SERVERS
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Guitar. : SITAR
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State emblem of New Hampshire. : LILAC
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Observers. : SEERS
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Chang's twin (1811–74). : ENG
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Sensational. : LURID
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Stage of insect life. : NIT
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Silk city on the Rhone. : ARLES
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Hoofed mammals. : UNGULATA
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Most. : BEST
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Character down Pine Ridge. : ABNER
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Pawnbroker. : UNCLE
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Sea mile: Austral. : NAUT
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Dr. Taylor's concern. : UNIONS
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Chemical suffix. : ANE
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Buffet. : TOSS
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Aims. : INTENTS
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Aqua ___. : PURA
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Legal matter. : RES
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U.S.S.R. President. : KALININ
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Pronoun. : HER
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Gold-laden British ship sunk in Pacific. : NIAGARA
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Lenten seasons: Fr. : CAREMES
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What Elmer Davis said Europe is. : SICK
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Winnings. : TAKINGS
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Most bizarre. : ODDEST
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Partridge. : SEESEE
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Casts out. : EGESTS
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Rich old fabric. : SAMITE
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Scene of Santa Ana's treachery. : ALAMO
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Atlantic port of Morocco : RABAT
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Inscribe. : WRITE
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Dawn. : BREAK
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Sam Rayburn's weapon. : GAVEL
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Consecrate. : ANELE
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___ Chase, author of "Past Imperfect." : ILKA
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Siamese measure: Var. : NIEW
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Nostril. : NARE
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Bunch of bananas. : STEM
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Bronze cross with eagle. : DSC
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Tinker in "Taming of the Shrew." : SLY

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 55 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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