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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.
PS notes: Original 62-Down clue had em dash after colon; removed it.
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© 1942, The New York TimesNo. 30
Across Down
1. 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
90. 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
122. Elizabethan writer: "Euphues." : LYLY
123. Unsurpassed. : BEST
125. Sickness: Fr. : MAL
126. Soul: Fr. : AME
127. Wee drappie. : DRAM
128. Weight measurement. : TON
129. City bombed by Doolittle. : KOBE
130. Panhandler's reward. : DIME
131. Iranian. : PERSIAN
133. Foot lever. : TREADLE
136. Not numbered, as book leaves. : UNPAGED
138. To place. : SITUATE
139. Formidable Nazi foe. : RUSSIAN
140. Jap island off China. : FORMOSA
141. Empowered. : ENABLED
142. Past days: poetic. : YESTERS
143. Leaved, as ferns. : FRONDED
1. Nazi ally. : RUMANIA
2. Hawaiian guitar. : UKULELE
3. Pert. to Hellas. : GRECIAN
4. "Eyeless in ___." : GAZA
5. Girl's nickname. : LIZ
6. Bluish pigments from blue grapes: var. : ENINS
7. Upper house. : SENATE
8. Purrers. : CATS
9. South American tuber. : OCA
10. Gentle sound of waves. : LAP
11. American spotted cat. : OCELOT
12. Mountain-climbers' shelters: Fr. : GITES
13. Fresh-water worm. : NAID
14. Sibilant letter. : ESS
15. Renders serious. : SOBERS
16. Reach overhead. : UPARM
17. Dream: Fr. : REVE
18. Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
19. William the Conqueror's men. : NORMANS
20. Of an embattled continent. : ASIATIC
21. Churlish. : MEANISH
30. Sermon subject. : TEXT
32. Deception. : HOAX
35. Of the dawn. : EOAN
36. Talk loudly: slang. : YAUP
37. Army sapper. : ENGINEER
38. Bam! : WHAM
39. Building area. : SITE
41. Close. : NEAR
43. Objective pronoun. : THEM
44. Eheu! : ALAS
45. Kind of Egypt, 1922–1936. : FUAD
47. Less hazardous. : SAFER
49. College club. : FRAT
50. Take soundings. : PLUMB
52. Genus of fish. : SOLEA
54. The Rock. : GIBRALTAR
55. Swiss river. : AAR
56. Government neutral in vital area. : TURKISH
57. Irish Skoal! : SLAINTE
58. Collector. : AMASSER
60. Of our Alaskan archipelago. : ALEUTIC
62. King of Sicilia: "A Winter's Tale." : LEONTES
63. Russian province. : SIBERIA
64. Sandy. : ARENOSE
65. Takes out of pawn. : REDEEMS
67. Injury blemish. : SCAR
68. Mite. : DITE
69. Siamese. : THAI
70. Lower the lights. : DIM
73. Greek letters. : PSIS
74. New Zealand red pine. : RIMU
76. Fury. : RAGE
78. "Go down to ___ in lilac-time."—Noyes. : KEW
80. Coastal. : LITTORAL
81. Air raid sounder. : SIREN
84. Path. : TRAIL
87. Nest. : NIDUS
91. Misjudge. : ERR
92. Singer. : ALTO
96. Funny face. : MOUE
97. Grange. : FARM
98. One thing. : UNIT
99. Frozen tenant payment. : RENT
100. "The Liner she's a ___."—Kipling. : LADY
101. Mexican peasant. : PEON
102. Webby, as swans' feet. : OARY
104. Fine powder. : DUST
105. Slip back. : RELAPSE
106. Crucial Egyptian battlefield. : ALAMEIN
107. Tunisian seaport. : BIZERTA
108. Go roaring skyward. : ZOOM
110. "By ___'s lonely mountain."—Burial of Moses. : NEBO
112. Superman. : DEMIGOD
113. Natives of Indo-Chinese province. : ANAMESE
114. Torrey pine of California. : SOLEDAD
116. Permitted to use. : LOANED
117. Founder of a royal house. : DYNAST
118. Snub. : REBUFF
121. Antiquated plane. : CRATE
122. Loam deposit. : LOESS
124. Spanish title. : SENOR
127. Phone mechanism. : DIAL
128. Loyal. : TRUE
129. Understands. : KENS
130. "___ the torpedoes!" : DAMN
132. Deadly craft. : SUB
133. Put through an ordeal. : TRY
134. Abandon life. : DIE
135. Malay gibbon. : LAR
137. 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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