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WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, January 21, 1979

Author:
Virginia P. Abelson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 520 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Virginia P. Abelson has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,666
Across
1
Shade of brown : COCOA
6
Mixer : SODA
10
On a cruise : ASEA
14
Salk contemporary : SABIN
19
Taro, for one : AROID
20
Church areas : TRANSEPTS
22
Grimalkin : CRONE
23
Maria Magdalena von Losch : MARLENEDIETRICH
25
Vast number : HORDE
26
Osaka outcast : ETA
27
Butcher's merchandise : LOINS
28
Wash out : RINSE
29
Wickerwork willow : OSIER
30
Kind of pin or stone : ROLLING
32
Decree : FIAT
33
Troubles : WOES
34
M. Lupin : ARSENE
35
Arthur Stanley Jefferson : STANLAUREL
39
Keystone comic : KOP
42
Feudal lord : LIEGE
43
Twinge : PANG
44
Cliques : SETS
45
Divers information : ANA
46
Treaty gp. formed in 1948 : OAS
47
Twirled : SPUN
49
Trap : TOILS
51
Fox or Rabbit : BRER
52
Nathan Birnbaum : GEORGEBURNS
55
Showy plant : CALLA
56
Numbers man: Abbr. : CPA
59
Track units : LAPS
60
One of the Pequod's owners : PELEG
61
Resembling dice : CUBOID
62
Buildings at O'Hare : HANGARS
64
Price and Moffo : DIVAS
65
Tallest quadruped : GIRAFFE
66
Actor Edward and family : ASNERS
67
Haired like a mare : MANED
68
Between few and many : SOME
69
G-man : FED
70
Inscribed pillar : STELE
71
Natasha Gurdin : NATALIEWOOD
73
Bench warmers : SUBS
74
West Coast shrub : SALAL
75
Direct a helmsman : CONN
76
Friend, in Aberdeen : EME
79
Novelist Levin : IRA
80
Nobelist name: 1947 : CORI
81
Essex or Nash : AUTO
83
Factory : PLANT
85
D.C. V.I.P. : SEN
86
Roy Fitzgerald : ROCKHUDSON
89
Want : DEARTH
90
A D-day target : CAEN
92
"___, you noblest English!" : ONON
93
Ant : PISMIRE
94
Callas : MARIA
96
Island in Firth of Clyde : ARRAN
98
Colombian poncho : RUANA
100
___ Palmas : LAS
101
Inge's "___ of Roses" : ALOSS
102
Ruby Stevens : BARBARASTANWYCK
105
Springfield, e.g. : RIFLE
106
Certain stocks : UTILITIES
107
One of a Hindu weaver class : TANTI
108
Blasé : SATED
109
Marquis de ___ : SADE
110
MacDonald's co-star : EDDY
111
Ruhr city : ESSEN
Down
1
Of judicial chambers : CAMERAL
2
"Christmas" or "Easter" : ORATORIO
3
Battle scene: May, 1942 : CORALSEA
4
"Black gold" : OIL
5
Harmony lass : ADELINE
6
Cartoonist William ___ : STEIG
7
Artillery: Abbr. : ORDN
8
Platform : DAIS
9
Dunce, in Dijon : ANE
10
Roof adjunct : AERIAL
11
Push, in Pisa : SPINTA
12
Useful catchalls : ETCS
13
Wimbledon winner in 1975 : ASHE
14
B. of E. concern : SCHOOLS
15
Faulkner's "___ for Emily" : AROSE
16
William Henry Pratt : BORISKARLOFF
17
Shade of blue : INDE
18
___-do-well : NEER
21
Sequence : STRING
24
Zilch : NONE
31
Shanks' mare : LEGS
32
Rooter : FAN
33
Dampens : WETS
35
They jingle, jangle, jingle : SPURS
36
Coarse seaweed : TANG
37
Treating shabbily : USING
38
Kin: Abbr. : RELS
40
"___ to Live," TV program : ONELIFE
41
Flaunted : PARADED
47
Burns : SEARS
48
Boston ___ : POPS
49
Lake trout : TULADI
50
Miners' finds : ORES
51
Rum cake : BABA
52
Glower : GLARE
53
City on the Moselle : EPINAL
54
Chamfer : BEVEL
55
Salted : CURED
56
Frame : CHASSIS
57
Lea : PASTURE
58
Anna Maria Italiano : ANNEBANCROFT
61
Athenian commander : CIMON
63
Sets : GELS
64
Computer fodder : DATA
65
Hatchet man : GOON
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Russian diplomat : MALIK
68
Faint : SWOON
71
Undercover cop : NARC
72
Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Forthwith : SOON
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Actor Jack ___ : ELAM
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Maxwell, Miller and Monroe : MARILYNS
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Musical interval : ENTRACTE
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Wrinkled : CREASED
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God: Heb. : ADONAI
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Waves' org. : USN
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Heavily: Mus. dir. : PESANTE
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Wilder's "___ of Our Teeth" : THESKIN
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Nasty : HORRID
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Helpless : UNABLE
89
Actress Merrill : DINA
91
Passageway : AISLE
93
Fall guy : PATSY
94
Red planet : MARS
95
Inter ___ : ALIA
96
"Us on ___," old song : ABUS
97
Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
98
Foray : RAID
99
Worn : USED
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Turnpike: Abbr. : RTE
104
Existed : WAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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