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WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES

New York Times, Sunday, September 6, 1942

Author:
J. L. Wordsworth
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 182, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 4.91, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 681 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 139
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 62-Down clue had em dash after colon; removed it.

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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 30
Across
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The butler at Red Gap. : RUGGLES
8
1,000 bombers raided it. : COLOGNE
15
Dutch Guiana. : SURINAM
22
Russian granary. : UKRAINE
23
Locust trees. : ACACIAS
24
Laborious. : OPEROSE
25
Moslem crier of the hour of prayer. : MUEZZIN
26
Swamp rabbits. : TAPETIS
27
Province of Hitler's Berchtesgaden. : BAVARIA
28
Auk genus. : ALCA
29
Burmese spirits. : NATS
31
Guided. : LED
32
Present. : HERE
33
"What a piece of work is ___!"—Hamlet. : MAN
34
Non est inventus: Lat. abbr. : NEI
35
Princely Italian house. : ESTE
36
Yeomen. : YEOS
38
Humble crawler. : WORM
39
Egypt's Queen of the gods. : SATI
40
Moro of Mindanao. : ILANO
42
In existence. : EXTANT
44
Theatrical laughs. : AHAS
45
The end. : FINIS
46
Vergil's hero. : AENEAS
48
Ruffian. : THUG
49
Linen plant. : FLAX
50
Hitler's beer-hall uprising. : PUTSCH
51
Mallard. : ANAS
53
Martial's witty specialty. : EPIGRAM
55
Wings. : ALAE
56
Lenin's predecessor. : TSAR
59
"Magic casements, opening on the ___."—Keats. : FOAM
61
Dutch isle west of Sumatra. : NIAS
62
Extol. : LAUD
63
Italian island in Mediterranean: abbr. : SAR
66
German city. : ULM
67
Betray in breach of trust. : SELL
68
Obligation. : DEBT
69
Appellation. : TERM
70
Desperate. : DIRE
71
Chemical symbol for radium A. : RAA
72
More hair raising. : CREEPIER
74
Greek R. : RHO
75
Venally corrupted. : BRIBED
77
Aleutian isle. : KISKA
79
Down-Under Allies. : AUSTRALIANS
82
Agreeable. : AMENE
83
Place between. : INSERT
85
Thong. : TIE
86
Bounding. : LIMITING
88
Small deer. : ROE
89
"Let them ___ in their own juice."—Bismarck. : STEW
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Brazilian money. : REIS
92
Aleutian isle. : ATTU
93
New York canal. : ERIE
94
Creed. : ISM
95
Feminine possessive. : HER
96
Cleopatra's lover. : MARC
97
Apartment. : FLAT
98
Second-hand. : USED
99
Scottish sailyards. : RAES
100
Large dormouse. : LOIR
101
Dutch landowner of colonial days. : PATROON
103
Bare. : NUDE
105
Jap-held New Guinea capital. : RABAUL
108
Jap fighter plane. : ZERO
109
Sadie Thompson play. : RAIN
111
Islands separating Java Sea from Indian Ocean. : SUNDAS
115
Slur over. : ELIDE
116
Bulk huge and shadowy. : LOOM
117
Swift sudden runner. : DARTER
119
Shorthand writer. : STENO
120
Prone to idleness. : LAZY
121
Arboreal fur animal. : COON
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Elizabethan writer: "Euphues." : LYLY
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Unsurpassed. : BEST
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Sickness: Fr. : MAL
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Wee drappie. : DRAM
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Weight measurement. : TON
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City bombed by Doolittle. : KOBE
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Panhandler's reward. : DIME
131
Iranian. : PERSIAN
133
Foot lever. : TREADLE
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Not numbered, as book leaves. : UNPAGED
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To place. : SITUATE
139
Formidable Nazi foe. : RUSSIAN
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Jap island off China. : FORMOSA
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Empowered. : ENABLED
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Past days: poetic. : YESTERS
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Leaved, as ferns. : FRONDED
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Nazi ally. : RUMANIA
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Hawaiian guitar. : UKULELE
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Pert. to Hellas. : GRECIAN
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"Eyeless in ___." : GAZA
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Girl's nickname. : LIZ
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Bluish pigments from blue grapes: var. : ENINS
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Upper house. : SENATE
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Purrers. : CATS
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South American tuber. : OCA
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Gentle sound of waves. : LAP
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American spotted cat. : OCELOT
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Mountain-climbers' shelters: Fr. : GITES
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Fresh-water worm. : NAID
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Sibilant letter. : ESS
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Renders serious. : SOBERS
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Reach overhead. : UPARM
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
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William the Conqueror's men. : NORMANS
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Of an embattled continent. : ASIATIC
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Churlish. : MEANISH
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Sermon subject. : TEXT
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Deception. : HOAX
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Of the dawn. : EOAN
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Talk loudly: slang. : YAUP
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Army sapper. : ENGINEER
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Bam! : WHAM
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Building area. : SITE
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Close. : NEAR
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Objective pronoun. : THEM
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Eheu! : ALAS
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Kind of Egypt, 1922–1936. : FUAD
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Less hazardous. : SAFER
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College club. : FRAT
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Take soundings. : PLUMB
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Genus of fish. : SOLEA
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The Rock. : GIBRALTAR
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Swiss river. : AAR
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Government neutral in vital area. : TURKISH
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Irish Skoal! : SLAINTE
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Collector. : AMASSER
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Of our Alaskan archipelago. : ALEUTIC
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King of Sicilia: "A Winter's Tale." : LEONTES
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Russian province. : SIBERIA
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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Takes out of pawn. : REDEEMS
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Injury blemish. : SCAR
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Mite. : DITE
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Siamese. : THAI
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Lower the lights. : DIM
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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New Zealand red pine. : RIMU
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Fury. : RAGE
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"Go down to ___ in lilac-time."—Noyes. : KEW
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Coastal. : LITTORAL
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Air raid sounder. : SIREN
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Path. : TRAIL
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Nest. : NIDUS
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Misjudge. : ERR
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Singer. : ALTO
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Funny face. : MOUE
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Grange. : FARM
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One thing. : UNIT
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Frozen tenant payment. : RENT
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"The Liner she's a ___."—Kipling. : LADY
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Mexican peasant. : PEON
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Webby, as swans' feet. : OARY
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Fine powder. : DUST
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Slip back. : RELAPSE
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Crucial Egyptian battlefield. : ALAMEIN
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Tunisian seaport. : BIZERTA
108
Go roaring skyward. : ZOOM
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"By ___'s lonely mountain."—Burial of Moses. : NEBO
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Superman. : DEMIGOD
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Natives of Indo-Chinese province. : ANAMESE
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Torrey pine of California. : SOLEDAD
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Permitted to use. : LOANED
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Founder of a royal house. : DYNAST
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Snub. : REBUFF
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Antiquated plane. : CRATE
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Loam deposit. : LOESS
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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Phone mechanism. : DIAL
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Loyal. : TRUE
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Understands. : KENS
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"___ the torpedoes!" : DAMN
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Deadly craft. : SUB
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Put through an ordeal. : TRY
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Abandon life. : DIE
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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No amateur. : PRO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 130 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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