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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, February 27, 1955

Author: William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.45, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24 Grid has repeated answers.
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 25-Across clue missing a period after "Secy"; added it. Also, original 6-Down clue had "Terpischore"; corrected it to "Terpsichore."
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© 1955, The New York TimesNo. 2,070
Across Down
1. Student. : CLASSMAN
9. Moving. : ASTIR
14. Africans. : BANTUS
20. Plane stop between U. S. and Orient. : HONOLULU
21. Reformer of the musical scale. : GUIDO
22. English actor. : AHERNE
23. Historic waterway. : ENGLISHCHANNEL
25. Truman's Secy. of War. : ROYALL
26. Early French King. : ODO
27. Merchant. : DEALER
28. Dieter's concern: Var. : CALORY
30. Disease of sheep. : GID
31. Venetian traveler. : POLO
33. Part of Mme. Chiang's name. : MEI
34. Team from New Orleans. : TULANE
35. Spanish movie. : CINE
36. Delicacy for a gourmet. : SNAIL
38. Church dignitary. : BISHOP
40. They slip across the Rio. : WETBACKS
42. Fisherman, traditionally. : LIAR
44. Warning. : TIP
45. Kilt pattern. : TARTAN
46. Where Kokomo is. : INDIANA
49. Fleet admiral. : LEAHY
51. Juvenile elephant. : BABAR
55. London's movies. : CINEMA
56. Village near Chicago. : SKOKIE
58. City W. of Topeka. : ABILENE
60. Very small margin. : HAIR
61. Rested. : LAIN
63. Plural suffix. : ANA
64. Napoleon's great marshal. : MASSENA
65. 21 plus. : AGE
66. Nicosia is its capital. : CYPRUS
68. Extreme degree. : UTMOST
70. Weird sister. : HAG
71. Name. : BAPTIZE
73. Part of a crossword: Abbr. : DEF
75. Comedienne Martha. : RAYE
76. Piece of land. : SITE
77. Minnie Minoso. : ORESTES
78. Island off Kill Van Kull. : STATEN
80. Happy state. : HEAVEN
82. Venturesome one. : DARER
83. Explorer by bathysphere. : BEEBE
84. Part of U. S. : MIDWEST
85. Site of fiesta in February. : TUCSON
88. Men who get the votes. : INS
90. Man's name. : OTIS
91. City between Rome and Livorno. : GROSSETO
94. Stopover for a space ship. : SATURN
96. Paste holders. : TUBES
100. Irritate. : RILE
101. Capital of Manchuria. : MUKDEN
103. Music-lover's mecca. : MET
104. Tributary of the Danube. : PRUT
105. Prayer time. : AVE
106. "Through the ___ waters." : REDSEA
107. Black pottery. : BASALT
110. A dog's ___. : AGE
111. Type of collision. : HEADON
113. October, 1954, headline. : HURRICANEHAZEL
116. Police matter. : ARREST
117. Great quantity. : OCEAN
118. Island off Long Beach. : CATALINA
119. Possibilities. : MAYBES
120. By itself. : PERSE
121. Part of the West Indies. : ANTILLES
1. Owner of a solar ship. : CHEOPS
2. Scene of recent P. M. conference. : LONDON
3. Portuguese West Africa. : ANGOLA
4. Coin of Peru. : SOL
5. Tobogganed. : SLID
6. Terpsichore. : MUSE
7. Citadel at Granada. : ALHAMBRA
8. Cell centers. : NUCLEI
9. Kelp product. : AGAR
10. A day: Poet. : SUN
11. Kitchen utensil. : TINCUP
12. Utopian. : IDEAL
13. Having casters. : ROLLAWAY
14. Mrs. Browning's maiden name. : BARRETT
15. Popeye's greeting. : AHOY
16. Marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
17. Describing Melpomene's sphere. : TRAGIC
18. Separate. : UNLINK
19. "Seven Lively Arts" author. : SELDES
24. Hijack. : HEIST
29. Individualist. : ONER
32. Slicker. : OILIER
34. Where Fred Hall is Governor. : TOPEKA
35. Caledonia, Kiel, Gota. : CANALS
37. Author O'Flaherty. : LIAM
39. Hawaiian port. : HILO
41. Member of a Parisian sect. : BABIST
43. Determine nature of. : ANALYZE
45. Novel by Maugham. : THEATRE
46. Irving's Mr. Crane. : ICHABOD
47. 36-mi. river, Erie to Ontario. : NIAGARA
48. It flows past Smolensk. : DNIEPER
50. Fair Japanese. : AINU
52. Symbol of Utah. : BEEHIVE
53. First fruits. : ANNATES
54. Chemical "detective." : REAGENT
56. ___ Winston. : SIR
57. Late industrialist from Denmark. : KNUDSEN
58. Island near Quemoy. : AMOY
59. A single. : BASEHIT
62. E. R. Burroughs characters. : APES
66. Lime tree. : CITRUS
67. French port on Gulf of the Lion. : SETE
69. Isle in the Irish Sea. : MAN
72. Pest of Kenya. : TSETSE
74. Famous Scotland Yard man. : FABIAN
76. Cuts into firewood. : SAWSUP
79. Pavillion. : TENT
81. Revise. : EDIT
83. Place to browse. : BOOKSHOP
84. Mike Mansfield, for instance. : MONTANAN
86. Sticks. : CEMENTS
87. Buttonlike device. : STUD
89. Roadside plant. : SUMAC
91. Otto of football. : GRAHAM
92. Mexican muralist. : RIVERA
93. A cow put this name in history. : OLEARY
94. Branding iron. : SEARER
95. Dry bed of a stream. : RESACA
97. Where to spend cruzeiros. : BRAZIL
98. Oregon city. : EUGENE
99. Stone slabs. : STELAS
102. Tennis score. : DEUCE
106. Playwright Franken. : ROSE
107. Tendril. : BINE
108. Man from Riga. : LETT
109. Man from Bangkok. : THAI
112. Social one. : DEB
114. Headland. : RAS
115. Thirty ___. : ALL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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