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FAMOUS NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, January 27, 1952

Author:
Alice Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 65, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { F Z }, Scrabble score: 589 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 7-Across clue had "Nato"; changed to "NATO."

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 952
Across
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___ de Chaillot. : PALAIS
7
Non-member of NATO. : SPAIN
12
Son of Amaziah. : JOSHAH
18
"Books of Wisdom." : AVESTA
19
President of U. N. General Assembly. : NERVO
20
Plane figures. : OCTAGONS
23
Author of a best seller. : RACHELCARSON
25
Noted actress. : UTAHAGEN
26
Furry swimmer. : OTTER
27
Protection. : ARMOR
28
Scorches. : CHARS
29
Long, long ___. : AGO
30
Part of French Indo-China. : LAOS
31
Invite: 2 wds. : ASKIN
32
Sounds of woe. : MOANS
33
Tie score. : DRAW
34
Deviate. : ERR
35
Part of a pie. : CRUST
36
Entrance upon a career. : DEBUT
37
Mrs. Gary Merrill. : BETTE
38
Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
39
Revenue item. : SURTAX
41
Flowed over. : WASHED
42
His masterpiece came out 100 years ago. : MELVILLE
46
Man's name. : NOEL
47
Kennan will take his place. : KIRK
48
Millions of the East. : ASIANS
49
Lode. : VEIN
51
Mr. Williams. : TENNESSEE
56
Administer punishment. : SPANK
57
Woolen cloth. : KERSEY
59
Enemies in the "Alley." : MIGS
60
Free for ___. : ALL
61
Kin. : SIBS
62
Target of March of Dimes. : POLIO
63
Templeton and Waugh. : ALECS
65
Playing card. : CLUB
66
Good protein food in Italy. : EEL
67
Unsubstantial. : AIRY
68
City in N. J. : NEWARK
70
The "T" in I. T. O. : TRADE
71
Where children get sent every night. : DREAMLAND
74
Pilfer: Slang. : SNIG
75
Pretender. : SEEMER
76
First name of 12 Down. : LEON
77
Scold. : RATE
79
Reader of light fiction. : ESCAPIST
81
100-yd. dash. : SPRINT
84
Young pigeons. : PIPERS
86
Nylons. : HOSE
87
Chosen. : ELECT
88
Pirate ship. : ROVER
89
Macbeth's title. : THANE
91
Blockhead. : ASS
94
System of rules. : CODE
95
Heads: Fr. : TETES
96
Wipe off. : ERASE
97
Island in the Firth of Clyde. : BUTE
98
Ophelia had some. : RUE
99
Proprietor. : OWNER
100
Establish. : START
101
Poe's foster father. : ALLAN
102
Rebel against Britain. : EGYPTIAN
104
Pulitzer Prize novelist, 1938. : JOHNMARQUAND
106
Spectacular. : THEATRIC
107
Flood river of Italy. : ADIGE
108
Girl's name. : EUNICE
109
Comically. : DROLLY
110
Ambled. : PACED
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Jargon. : PATTER
Down
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Release, on good behavior. : PAROLE
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Embodiment. : AVATAR
3
Reader. : LECTOR
4
Residue. : ASHES
5
Journey: Lat. : ITER
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Girl's nickname. : SAL
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Lewis Carroll creatures. : SNARKS
8
Licenses. : PERMITS
9
A felony. : ARSON
10
Man's name. : IVOR
11
___ troppo. : NON
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Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1951. : JOUHAUX
13
Eighth part of a circle. : OCTANT
14
Adib, Baham, Canopus, etc. : STARS
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Exclamations. : HAHS
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Turkish title. : AGA
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Famous English engraver. : HOGARTH
21
Deny. : NEGATE
22
Blanketed in white. : SNOWED
24
Offhand. : CASUAL
28
Part of an alloy steel. : COBALT
31
Seed coverings. : ARILS
32
Apportion. : METE
33
Office equipment. : DESKS
35
Jingle. : CLINK
36
Bee. : DRONE
37
Uncovers. : BARES
38
Hughes' middle name. : EVANS
40
Accord. : UNISON
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Symbol of USAF. : WINGS
42
Assembled. : MASSED
43
Finder. : ESPIER
44
Under legal obligation. : LIABLE
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Diarist contemporary of Pepys. : EVELYN
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Half of a gimcrack. : KNICK
50
Fictional Cape Cod captain. : ERI
52
Arise. : EMERGE
53
Garlicky sausage. : SALAMI
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Slips away from. : ELUDES
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Highest peak of the Rockies in U. S. : ELBERT
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Islam scripture. : KORAN
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Sleepy fellow. : YAWNER
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Capt. Jabara, for instance. : PILOT
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Old time short tale. : LAI
65
Fabric. : CREPE
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Catkin. : AMENT
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Girl's name. : ESTER
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Chaff. : TEASE
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Disney heroine. : ALICE
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Golf club. : DRIVER
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Stolen stone. : SCONE
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Hooton's subject. : APES
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Second highest U. S. dam. : SHASTA
81
Top ___. : SECRET
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O'Casey's "The ___ and the Stars." : PLOUGH
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Describing a weeper. : REDEYED
84
Effectiveness. : POTENCY
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Unfamiliar. : STRANGE
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Fasten again. : RENAIL
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Hurt. : HARMED
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As coffee is served in France. : AULAIT
92
Position. : STANCE
93
Transmitter. : SENDER
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Pitch a baseball. : TWIRL
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Having moral principles. : ETHIC
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Abrupt. : BLUNT
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Physicist Hahn. : OTTO
100
Cooking aid. : SODA
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A solution, in pharmacy. : AQUA
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Normal condition. : PAR
104
Native of Kobe. : JAP
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Fabric. : REP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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