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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, January 25, 1948

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 51
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 311
Across Down
1. President in Tegucigalpa. : CARIAS
7. Belem's other name. : PARA
11. "Emperor of Believers" (582–644). : OMAR
15. Winterlike. : BRUMAL
21. Language of Ibn Saud's people. : ARABIC
22. Philip's bride. : ELIZABETH
24. Miss Leigh, Browning heroine. : AURORA
25. She married Richard Wagner. : COSIMA
26. Gilda's father. : RIGOLETTO
27. Premier Schuman's langue du pays. : FRENCH
28. Paver's mallets. : TUPS
29. Unpolished. : RUDE
31. Foreign travel permit. : VISA
32. Information. : DATA
34. Exclamation. : OHO
35. Function. : USE
36. City NW of Detroit. : FLINT
38. Rarely. : SELDOM
40. Stevedore. : LADER
42. Russian name. : SERGE
45. Chief source of dextrose. : STARCH
47. Puppet strings. : WIRES
49. Combustible heap. : PYRE
50. Rabble rouser. : AGITATOR
52. Residents of West Indies capital. : HAVANESE
54. Painkiller. : ANODYNE
57. Offensive sight. : EYESORE
59. Tragedienne. : ACTRESS
63. Fiery-tempered men. : HOTSPURS
65. ___ qua non. : SINE
66. Canyon mouth in southwest U. S. : ABRA
67. Eventually. : YET
68. Siouan Indian. : OTO
69. Three. : TREY
70. Seaport opposite Haifa. : ACRE
71. One of the Smoky City's rivers. : ALLEGHENY
73. Stream bounding Manchuria and Korea. : YALU
75. Gotham-born Channel swimmer. : EDERLE
77. Author of "The Vixens." : YERBY
79. First of U. S. 27,000-ton carriers. : ESSEX
80. Irked. : BORED
82. 1898 Ramsay-Travers discovery. : NEON
83. Mother. : MAMA
84. Diurnal house of Mars. : ARIES
85. Seal. : SIGIL
86. Lady championed by Gareth. : LINET
87. Praying figures. : ORANTS
89. Roguish. : ARCH
91. Exclude. : ELIMINATE
93. Freeman Gosden on the radio. : AMOS
95. Tittle. : IOTA
97. V. : VEE
98. Heraldric emblem of France. : LIS
99. Compos mentis. : SANE
100. Brother of Vili and Ve. : ODIN
101. Golden in color. : AURULENT
103. False wild oats. : FATUOID
105. One of Spain's patron saints. : THERESA
108. Slayer of Fafnir: Var. : SIGURTH
109. Retracting bars of printing presses. : DRAWARMS
111. Cement anew. : RESOLDER
113. Chill. : AGUE
116. Roman garb of war. : SAGUM
117. Necks of land. : ISTHMI
118. Nursles. : REARS
122. Lone Ranger's Indian. : TONTO
124. Himalayan ibex. : SAKEEN
126. Largest of Vesteraalen islands: NW Norway. : HINNO
128. He captured John Brown, 1859. : LEE
129. Prince in "Henry IV." : HAL
130. King who set his seal on Magna Carta, 1215. : JOHN
132. Singing group. : TRIO
134. Marbles. : MIGS
135. Stock feed. : BRAN
136. Encomiums. : ELOGES
138. Pictographs. : IDEOGRAMS
141. Sensation of Met's 1903 season. : CARUSO
143. Battle Born State. : NEVADA
144. Thread used for tassels. : CORDONNET
145. Father of Europa. : AGENOR
146. Stogy. : SEEGAR
147. Highland Gaelic. : ERSE
148. Affected manners. : AIRS
149. Cedric's ward. : ROWENA
1. Source of Arizona's State Flower. : CACTUS
2. Call forth. : AROUSE
3. Grating machine. : RASPER
4. Sacred Egyptian wader. : IBIS
5. Intention. : AIM
6. Official sash indicating rank. : SCARF
7. Shepherdess wooed by Prince Florizel. : PERDITA
8. Estrange. : ALIENATE
9. Turnout. : RIG
10. Red sea. : AZOV
11. Stout. : OBESE
12. Artistic smithwork. : METALWARE
13. Minor Siamese coin. : ATT
14. Plant of Emerson's poem, 1839. : RHODORA
15. Astern. : BAFT
16. Country dweller. : RURAL
17. Ounce in Shetland. : URE
18. Song with single voice part. : MONODY
19. Bowman. : ARCHER
20. Scene of Kim's boyhood. : LAHORE
23. Like October brew. : ALISH
30. Wearing an overcoat. : ULSTERED
33. Tractably. : AMENABLY
37. Cassandra prophesied its fall. : TROY
39. Plunge headfirst. : DIVE
41. Copycat. : APER
43. Runs wild. : GADS
44. Kingdom of the Ptolemies. : EGYPT
46. Religious wars fought under Turkish emblem. : CRESCENTADES
48. Silent prayer. : SECRE
51. Accustomed. : INURED
52. Newlyweds. : HONEYMOONERS
53. Veteran of the footlights. : STAGER
54. Sailor's "Hey there!" : AHOY
55. Memorable sayings. : NOTABILIA
56. Ear doctor. : OTOLOGIST
58. Knight's title. : SIR
60. Servant that shirks unless watched. : EYESERVER
61. Aging. : SENESCENT
62. River of Charon's ferry. : STYX
64. Igneous rock of Upper Egypt. : SYENITE
66. Home of the Tosks and Ghegs. : ALBANIA
70. Fiber plant. : ALOE
71. ___ virumque cano. : ARMA
72. First Chinese dynasty. : HSIA
74. ___ and Thummim, Mormon "interpreters." : URIM
76. Le bon Roi ___. : RENE
78. Lugs. : EARS
81. Sheriff's proxy. : ELISOR
84. Queen of the Belgians, 1926–35. : ASTRID
85. Personal interest. : SELF
86. Line of high tide. : LANDWASH
88. Disheveling. : TOUSLING
90. Biblical ancestor of the Hittites. : HETH
92. Genus of aquatic plants. : NAIAS
94. Village community in Russia. : MIR
96. Boring tool. : AUGER
100. Indicators showing electrical resistance. : OHMMETERS
102. Decoy. : LURE
104. German ace of World War 1 (1896–1941). : UDET
105. Former Pacific stronghold. : TRUK
106. Son of Adam. : SETH
107. Glistening. : ASHIMMER
110. Witch who pulled the moon from the sky: Gr. myth. : AGANICE
112. Those believing in all religions. : OMNISTS
113. "Violet-crowned" city. : ATHENS
114. Hockey player. : GOALEE
115. Hate. : UNLOVE
117. Name confused with Ignatius. : INIGO
119. Seeress of ancient Germany: Var. : ALRUNE
120. Motive. : REASON
121. Madame. : SENORA
123. Spanish adventurer with Columbus (1465–1515). : OJEDA
125. Abrade. : ERODE
127. Hollywood award. : OSCAR
131. Subglacial sand ridges. : OSAR
133. Wine measure of Trieste. : ORNA
135. Concoct. : BREW
137. Tongue-tier. : GAG
139. Drumbledore. : DOR
140. Black cuckoo. : ANI
142. Past. : AGO

Answer summary: 25 unique to this puzzle, 26 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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