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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, January 27, 1946

Author:
D. G. Caywood
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J W Z }, Scrabble score: 606 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
Dan Caywood has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 207
Across
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Possible G. O. P. candidate in '48. : STASSEN
8
One charged with a high mission. : APOSTLE
15
Place of final German surrender. : POTSDAM
22
The rear. : ARRIERE
23
Birthplace of Nazism. : BAVARIA
24
Character in "Comedy of Errors." : ADRIANA
25
Dictators. : MASTERS
26
Excessively noisy. : BLATANT
27
Judicial investigation. : HEARING
28
Farewell. : AVE
29
Island in Marianas. : ROTA
31
Slur over a final vowel. : ELIDE
32
Find fault. : CARP
33
Hastened. : RAN
34
Tear apart violently. : REND
36
Neglectful. : REMISS
38
Industrial city in Ruhr. : ESSEN
40
Type of wavy molding. : CYMA
41
Nom de plume. : ALIAS
43
Legislature of Denmark. : DIET
44
Chinese dynasty. : MING
45
Ignore intentionally. : OMIT
46
Fisherman. : NETTER
48
Continent in turmoil. : ASIA
50
Man's nickname. : BERT
51
Scold. : BERATE
53
"Go West, young man." : GREELEY
55
Assistant hospital physician. : INTERNE
57
Jute fabric. : BALINE
58
God: Latin. : DEUS
60
Catania's mountain. : ETNA
61
Dwarf or giant. : TROLL
63
Fan used in religious ceremonies. : FLABELLUM
68
Former road into China. : LEDO
70
Convene. : ASSEMBLE
75
Citrus fruit. : LEMON
76
Obliterator. : ERASER
78
Man's nickname. : DAVE
80
Nostrils. : NARES
81
The Bard of Iran. : OMAR
82
Assemble various parts. : INTEGRATE
84
Caucasian goats with tough chin whiskers. : TURS
85
Early followers of Mohammed. : ANSAR
87
Snick and ___. : SNEE
88
Facilitating. : EASING
90
Ligurian city. : GENOA
91
Hobart is its capital. : TASMANIA
93
Golf stroke. : PUTT
95
Malignity. : ANIMOSITY
97
City E of Genoa. : PARMA
99
Incite to anger. : RILE
101
Home of Iowa State. : AMES
102
Subtle sarcasm. : SATIRE
105
Conciliate. : PLACATE
108
French South Pacific island. : PAPEETE
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Large city N of Bombay. : SARODA
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Scoff. : RAIL
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Coconut juice. : MILK
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On the right. : DEXTER
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Gumbo. : OKRA
119
Sprightly. : PERT
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Forsake. : QUIT
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Nantes' rival. : LOIRE
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Food fish. : SHAD
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Chronic antagonists. : ANTIS
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Moslem title. : SULTAN
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Criterion. : NORM
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May be able. : CAN
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Ascent. : UPGO
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Canadian peninsula, Gulf of St. Lawrence. : GASPE
134
Blemish. : SCAR
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Medieval story. : LAI
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Where the Berbers live. : ALGERIA
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Webbed. : PALMATE
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Exaggerate a role. : OVERACT
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Capital of upper Hesse, Prussia. : GIESSEN
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In a series. : ENSUITE
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Herbivorous aquatic mammal with big eyes and tough whiskers. : MANATEE
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Holds in affection. : ENDEARS
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More exacting. : STERNER
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Wing-footed animals. : ALIPEDS
Down
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Important city on Java: Var. : SAMARANG
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Boston newspaper. : TRAVELER
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Salt of arsenious acid. : ARSENITE
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Brood. : SIT
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Prophet. : SEER
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Deviation from the truth. : ERROR
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Carefully packed. : NESTED
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Warp yarn. : ABB
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Canaan. : PALESTINE
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Elliptical objects. : OVALS
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Egyptian queen of gods. : SATI
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What competition is the life of. : TRADE
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Football officials. : LINESMEN
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Bore into. : EAT
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Largest of the Malay States. : PAHANG
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Heavy igneous rock. : TRAP
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Title. : SIR
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Big butter and egg man. : DAIRYMAN
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Fighter in Indo-China. : ANNAMITE
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Person of distinction. : MAGNATE
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The bowfin. : AMIA
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Coin. : CENT
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Edible fruit. : DATE
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City near Ancona, on the Adriatic. : IESI
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City in Rumania, S of Cernauti. : SIRET
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City near Anzio. : CORI
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Recipient of first patent for gasoline-driven auto, 1895. : SELDEN
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1,000 feet of film. : REEL
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Prime Minister of Great Britain. : ATTLEE
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Nail. : BRAD
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Dances: Fr. : BALS
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Girl's name. : ELLEN
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Christmas. : YULE
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Strenuous. : ENERGETIC
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Quisling of India. : BOSE
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Dutch Guiana, capital Paramaribo. : SURINAM
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City 45 mi. E of Bologna. : RAVENNA
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Put bond issues into circulation. : FLOAT
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Duckwood. : LEMNA
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Accumulate. : AMASS
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Airbase at Wewak, New Guinea. : BORAM
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Hair on lion's neck. : MANE
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Rooms in a harem. : ODAS
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Matched pairs. : MATES
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Island just S of Hobart, Tasmania. : BRUNI
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Dormouse. : LEROT
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Lengthy dissertation. : ESSAY
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Footfall. : STEP
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Caesar's sister. : ATIA
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City in Western India. : RATLAM
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Speedy. : RAPID
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Male parent. : SIRE
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Interlaced silk trimming. : GIMP
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History of the life of Christ. : GOSPEL
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City 20 mi. E of Osaka. : NARA
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Russian river, 1,120 mi. to the Caspian. : URAL
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U. S. Senator from New York. : MEAD
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Aside from. : APART
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Conventional rules of society. : ETIQUETTE
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North Pacific island taken by Russia. : SAKHALIN
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Made orderly. : ARRANGED
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Batrachian. : TOAD
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Contender by law. : LITIGANT
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Jewish month. : ELUL
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Inhabitant of Exeter. : EXON
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Blanch. : ETIOLATE
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Banked with earth. : TERRACED
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Solitary monks. : EREMITES
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Thicket. : SOSCAGE
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Outfits. : KITS
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Not Christians, Mohammedans or Jews. : PAGANS
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City on Puget Sound. : TACOMA
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Mud volcano. : SALSE
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Where a dictator still rules. : SPAIN
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Of things maritime. : NAVAL
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Constellation of the bears. : URSA
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Wharf. : PIER
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Mist. : SMUR
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Famous Italian painter. : RENI
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Compass point. : ESE
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Foot-like part. : PES
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Ever. : EER
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Quick, sharp blow. : RAP

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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