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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, September 19, 1943

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.75, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 178, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 101
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

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© 1943, The New York TimesNo. 84
Across
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Commander of the French forces in Africa. : GIRAUD
7
Bombed German seaport on the Baltic. : ROSTOCK
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Continent now free of the Axis. : AFRICA
20
Much-bombed city on the Rhine. : COLOGNE
21
Champagne-producing town on the Marne. : EPERNAY
22
Blighting. : SEARING
24
Famous German portrait painter (1497–1543). : HOLBEIN
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Show rivalry. : VIE
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Mistake. : ERR
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Convict settlement in French Guiana. : CAYENNE
28
Town in the Netherlands. : EDE
29
Allowances. : STIPENDS
32
Greasers. : OILERS
34
Fifth son of Jacob. : DAN
35
Let off. : EMIT
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Cloudless. : AZURE
38
Sailing rigs used on Mediterranean vessels. : LATEENS
40
Apportion. : METE
41
Cummerbund. : SASH
42
Schism. : RENT
43
Style of wainscot. : PANELED
44
City in the Ukraine. : KIROV
45
Very attractive. : ENTICING
47
Smokestacks. : FUNNELS
48
Malaria. : MIASMA
49
Vast expanses. : SEAS
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Express sympathy. : CONDOLE
51
Beginning. : GERM
52
U. S. medium bomber, B-26. : MARTIN
55
Humbugs: British slang. : BARNEYS
56
Distinct portions of real estate. : PREMISES
60
Coral island. : ATOLL
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Pinkies. : FINGERS
62
Produce mental irritation. : GRATE
63
Beverage. : ALE
64
Inventor of even-keel submarine. : LAKE
65
Indistinct utterances. : MUTTERS
66
Asks to be told. : CRAVES
67
Stroke in tennis. : LET
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"The Rail-Splitter." : ABE
69
Clergymen. : PASTORS
70
Players of wind instruments. : TOOTERS
71
Devour. : EAT
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Formal evening dance: French. : BAL
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Modifies. : ALTERS
74
Lame people. : LIMPERS
75
Composer of "Rule Britannia" (1710–1778). : ARNE
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Month of the year: Abbr. : APL
77
Holes. : LAIRS
78
Pruners. : LOPPERS
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Of secondary consideration. : MINOR
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Discoverer of light rays (1845–1923). : ROENTGEN
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Concentrates. : CENTERS
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Overmastering manias. : FURORS
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Unit of time. : YEAR
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Fruits which taste like turpentine. : MANGOES
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Gulf on south coast of Celebes. : BONI
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Nazi opponents on the Russian front. : TATARS
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Groom. : HOSTLER
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Domestic atmosphere. : HOMINESS
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Wrong. : AMISS
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Indians of the Sioux tribe. : SANTEES
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System of rules. : CODE
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Insect. : GNAT
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Fruit-bat. : PECA
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Dutch island near Singapore. : BINTANG
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Polish city between Berlin and Warsaw. : POSEN
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Excitement. : STIR
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Member of the B. P. O. E. : ELK
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He gave New York City its first charter, 1686. : DONGAN
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City on the Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
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Given name of a famous Norwegian violinist. : OLE
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Washing lightly. : RINSING
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Egyptian earth god. : GEB
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With: German. : MIT
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Watchman: Spanish. : SERENOS
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Impassive. : STOICAL
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Make serviceable. : UTILIZE
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Blackboard cleaners. : ERASERS
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Channel. : ARTERY
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Manors. : ESTATES
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Ether compounds. : ESTERS
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Noted exponent of jazz. : GOODMAN
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One given to the too frequent use of "he." : ILLEIST
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Given name of a Walter Scott hero. : ROB
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Periods of time. : AGES
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Member of a religious sect. : UNITARIAN
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Dwellers. : DENIZENS
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Turn back. : REVERT
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Think. : OPINE
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Pit. : SEED
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Initials of Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1906. : TR
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Unit. : ONE
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East Indian casks for dried fruits. : CAROTEELS
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A litany, "Lord, have mercy upon us." : KYRIELLE
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Mount. : ASCEND
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"When our actions do not,/Our ___ do make us traitors."—Macbeth. : FEARS
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Parts of a beam. : RAYS
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Choler. : IRE
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Soft coal ashes. : CINDERS
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Island of the New Hebrides group. : ANNATOM
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Food costing red stamps. : CHEESE
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Where the League of Nations met. : GENEVA
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Low box sled. : PUNG
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Calumniates. : SLANDERS
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Prominent members of the F. F. V. : LEES
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Companion of the rose and the shamrock. : THISTLE
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Disturbs. : ANNOYS
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Where the Hialeah races are run. : MIAMI
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Those who play on words. : PUNNERS
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Outdoor fair: var. : KIRMESS
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Line the roof of. : CEIL
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Counterfeiters. : FORGERS
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Opponents in a duel. : MEETERS
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Eddie, Ida and the girls. : CANTORS
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Sculptors. : GRAVERS
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District in Madras, India. : MALABAR
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River in Venezuela, 140 miles to the Orinoco. : ATABAPO
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300-mile African river flowing into the Atlantic. : ROKELLE
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Small heron. : BITTERN
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Idle talkers. : PRATERS
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Gulf south of Bay of Naples. : SALERNO
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Visitor to New Zealand. : ELEANOR
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Hunting dogs. : SETTERS
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Moldier. : FUSTIER
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Seekers. : GROPERS
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Large, white grapes. : MALAGAS
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One having equal rank. : COMPEER
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Speaks trickily. : PALTERS
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Walks very quietly. : TIPTOES
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Popular name for an insect. : LONGLEGS
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Sessions out-of-doors. : AIRINGS
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Pertaining to a period of fasting. : LENTEN
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Stage and movie star. : MUNI
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Large lake in southeast Africa, outlet into Zambesi river. : NYASA
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Always heard in "Carmen." : CASTANETS
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Instigators. : FOMENTERS
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Married name of Juliet. : MONTAGUE
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Lake of Constance, in German. : BODENSEE
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Becomes less gradually. : TAPERS
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Given name of Mme. Galli-Curci. : AMELITA
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American author (1791–1871). : TICKNOR
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Knack; meaning. : HANG
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Liquid clothing. : HOSE
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Reciter of church services: var. : ENTONER
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Horn-pipe dancers. : SAILORS
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Accent. : STRESS
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Without companions. : SINGLY
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National legislature of Portugal. : CORTES
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___ Law, British Premier born in Canada (1858–1923). : BONAR
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Honor. : PRIZE
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Marked cubes. : DICE
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Leave out. : OMIT
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Public speaker: abbr. : ORAT
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Pose. : SIT
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Somewhat. : BIT
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Compass point: abbr. : ESE
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Expression used in the Sheridan plays. : LA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 86 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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