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WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, September 2, 1945

119-Across : Capital, Venezia Tridentina, N. Italy.

Author:
L. K. Peters
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 506 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 163, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 47
L. K. Peters has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 186
Across
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Last Jap battleship afloat. : NAGOTA
7
River between Slovakia and Austria, Danube tributary. : MARCH
12
Potsdam conferee. : ATTLEE
18
King of Mommur, 3 ft. high. : OBERON
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Exponent of Bushido. : SAMURAI
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Sea animals. : CORALS
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Fondle. : DANDLE
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Cautious. : PRUDENT
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Eyesocket. : EYEPIT
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Appreciate. : ESTEEM
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Extensive ground areas, collectively. : ACREAGE
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Branched. : RAMATE
28
Cervidae. : DEER
29
Jap reticule. : INRO
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Cubic meter. : STERE
33
Labyrinths. : MAZES
34
Port near Finschhafen. : LAE
35
Celebes pagan native. : TORADJA
37
Where Snow White lives. : TOKIO
41
MacArthur's first victory on New Guinea. : GONA
45
Toast: French. : ROTIE
46
Forage grass. : GAMA
50
"Information Please" expert. : ADAMS
51
St. Swithin's weather. : RAINS
53
Balloon riggings. : NETS
54
___ Stanley range, New Guinea. : OWEN
55
Extent. : LIMIT
56
Gallant old battleship. : OREGON
58
Pioneers. : SETTLERS
60
Grown together. : KNIT
61
Johnny Reb. : SECEDER
63
Salt Lake, between E. Palestine and W. Trans-Jordan. : DEADSEA
64
Pure Reason advocate. : KANT
67
Reduces insurance premium charges. : DERATES
69
Pipe line. : DUCT
70
Incarnations. : AVATARS
73
Groups of seven. : SEPTETS
75
Where Britain attacked French fleet, July 3, 1940. : ORAN
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Redistricting. : REZONING
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Platform on wheels: Var. : DOLLIE
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Where Lord Moyne was assassinated. : CAIRO
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Maturing device. : AGER
83
Remits. : PAYS
85
Squeaks. : PEEPS
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Beggar. : ASKER
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Sweetheart. : LASS
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Lyrelike instruments. : LIRAS
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Suffer: Scot. : DREE
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In place of. : STEAD
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Makes public. : DELATES
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V. Adm. Willis A. ___, battlewagon commander. : LEE
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Where the "World Bank" is. : BASLE
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Check. : STUNT
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One's life. : SKIN
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Impersonated. : APED
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Jap Ambassador to Germany, now in U. S. A. : OSHIMA
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Where Santiago de Cuba is. : ORIENTE
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Stripteaser of Coventry. : GODIVA
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Expiator. : ATONER
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Rabble rouser. : RALLIER
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Presser. : IRONER
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Placid. : SERENE
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Type of blacksmith. : STEELER
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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Capital, Venezia Tridentina, N. Italy. : TRENTO
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Herr Krupp's bailiwick. : ESSEN
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Having knots. : NODED
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Humble. : ABASE
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People: Sp. : GENTE
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Society. : ORDER
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"My mammy done ___ me." : TOLE
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Blood deficiency. : ANEMIA
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___ Polo, Venetian voyager (1254-1323). : MARCO
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River flowing into Sakhalin Gulf. : AMUR
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Most insolent. : RUDEST
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God. : CREATOR
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Dependent. : HANGERON
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The maple. : ACER
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Jap seaport on W. Honshu coast. : TOYAMA
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Hole: Comb. form. : TREMA
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Bolivia's skyline capital. : LAPAZ
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___ Guard, SS troops. : ELITE
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___ Park, high valley, Colorado Rockies. : ESTES
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C. G. girl. : SPAR
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Repeats. : ITERATES
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Island between Cebu and Panay. : NEGROS
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Redacted. : EDITED
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Bewildered. : LOST
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Bantered. : JESTED
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Confer. : TALK
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One-eyed god. : ODIN
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Jap suicide planes. : KAMIKAZES
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Copycats. : IMITATORS
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Sculled. : OARED
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Female relatives. : NIECES
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Vexed. : ANGERED
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W. African colony, Accra the capital. : GOLDCOAST
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Fill with fear. : AWESTRIKE
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This and no more. : MERE
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Handle. : ANSA
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Soft drink. : SODAPOP
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Irritated. : NETTLED
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Greek letter. : TAU
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Fisherman. : REELER
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Girl's nickname. : NAN
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Three-base hit. : TRIPLE
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Short stalk. : STIPE
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Lake, over 26,000 sq. mi. : ARAL
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Brightest star in Lyra. : VEGA
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Escargots. : SNAILS
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Meadow saxifrage. : SESELI
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Sector. : AREA
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Where Lille is. : NORD
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Rotators. : GYRATORS
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Type tray. : CASE
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Drench. : SATURATE
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Ancient ones. : SENILES
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Craze. : DEMENT
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Sculptured slabs. : STELES
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Heart of an airplane. : ENGINE
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Have and display. : BOAST
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Michaelmas daisy. : ASTER
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GI's favorite, Dinah. : SHORE
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Clothing. : LINEN
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Famous Dutch painter (1626-79). : STEEN
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Oklahoma's Governor. : KERR
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Worship. : ADORE
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Obtained from the pine. : PINIC
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That which comes. : EVENT
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Ventures. : DARES
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Of Mars: Comb form. : AREO
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It flows through Luxor. : NILE
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Spoken. : ORAL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 41 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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