"September 1 1939 poet" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

September 1 1939 poet NYT crossword answer is:

WHAUDEN (7 letters length)

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On September 1, 1939, the world was forever changed when Nazi Germany invaded Poland, marking the beginning of World War II. This date has been immortalized in a New York Times crossword clue from December 30, 2022, which reads: "September 1, 1939 poet." This clue is a reference to the famous poem "September 1, 1939" by W.H. Auden, which was written in response to the start of the war and is considered one of the most important works of the 20th century.

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