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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, January 29, 1950

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 613 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 31, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 416
Across
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Carlsbad ___. : CAVERNS
8
Town E of Mosul. : ERBIL
13
U. S. sub lost in Arctic. : COCHINO
20
German statesman. : ADENAUER
22
___ de Poitiers. : DIANE
23
British labor leader. : MORRISON
24
Melanie's creator. : MITCHELL
25
Girl's name. : MARTA
26
Divided into small spaces. : AREOLATE
27
Draw with nitric acid. : ETCH
28
Great Lakes food fish. : CISCO
30
Milieu. : TERRAIN
32
Praise. : LAUD
33
Author Asch. : SHOLEM
35
Dante's subject. : INFERNO
37
Meat jellies. : ASPICS
39
Japanese measures. : RIS
40
Rose oil. : OTTAR
41
Naughty tot. : IMP
43
___ long. : ERE
44
___ Bay, scene of Perry's victory, 1813. : PUTIN
47
English poet and diplomat (1664–1721). : PRIOR
48
Order of amphibians. : ANURA
50
Aryan of central Caucasus. : OSSET
54
___ Templeton. : ALEC
55
___ Heavens. : SEVEN
56
"This other Eden." : ENGLAND
58
Creator of new "ism." : TITO
59
And: German. : UND
60
6831-ft.-high Alpine pass. : CENIS
61
Christian ___. : ERA
62
City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
64
Hockey ball: Var. : NUR
65
He said, "Don't give up the ship!" : LAWRENCE
67
Blue-pencils. : EDITS
69
Senator Lucas' state. : ILLINOIS
71
Abandoned by Theseus. : ARIADNE
72
Dress fabric. : TRICOTINE
74
Analyze, grammatically. : PARSE
75
Italian coin. : LIRA
76
___ fritter. : CORN
77
Widowed. : LONE
78
Pine of N. Z. : RIMU
79
Mud volcano. : SALSE
81
Pulsation. : THROBBING
83
Ancient Sicilian city. : SEGESTE
86
Carpet. : ORIENTAL
88
Virginia's ___ Caverns. : LURAY
89
Seventh Wonder of the World. : COLOSSUS
90
Actress Munson. : ONA
91
Authoress Evelyn ___. : EATON
93
1/10 of a sen. : RIN
94
Ingredient of 42 Down. : PECAN
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___ a free country. : ITS
96
Captain of the Nautilus. : NEMO
98
Lands. : ACREAGE
100
___ Pitcher. : MOLLY
101
Teen-age specialty. : DATE
102
Plaster of Paris. : GESSO
104
Jangling. : HARSH
105
___ à manger. : SALLE
106
Bey of ___. : TUNIS
107
Honey: Pharm. : MEL
109
Trim. : LOP
110
"Just call me ___."—Mrs. Mesta. : PERLE
111
With: Prefix. : COM
112
Region of search for Ark. : ARARAT
115
Ancestry. : LINEAGE
117
Vernacular. : PATOIS
120
___ gun. : BREN
121
Like Petronius' writing. : SATIRIC
123
Displeasure. : ANGER
125
Grapelike fruits. : UVAS
127
One of the Fox Islands. : UNALASKA
129
Narrow gravelly ridge. : ESKER
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California resort island. : CATALINA
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Refused to obey. : MUTINIED
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Thread. : REEVE
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Perdita's prince. : FLORIZEL
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President of Univ. of Pa. : STASSEN
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Rumanian river, to Danube. : SIRET
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Beguile. : ENSNARE
Down
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___ the dawn. : CAME
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Mine tunnels. : ADITS
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Bitter ___. : VETCH
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Native; domestic. : ENCHORIC
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Cheer. : RAH
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Texas river, to Gulf of Mexico. : NUECES
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Turkish sultan, 1789–1807. : SELIM
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Alberta's capital. : EDMONTON
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Inlet. : RIA
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Make a deal. : BARTER
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Inurn. : INTER
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Book ___. : LEARNING
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Inner layers of skin from which leather is made. : CORIA
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Spanish city on the Minho. : ORENSE
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Old fine for murder. : CRO
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Steepest. : HILLIEST
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Rebecca's husband. : ISAAC
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The south wind. : NOTUS
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United. : ONED
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Author of "David Balfour." : RLS
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Animal's cry. : MAA
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"A Tale of Two ___." : CITIES
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Philippine leader of U. N. : ROMULO
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___ Yutang. : LIN
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___ East. : FAR
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___ rata. : PRO
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Tarkington's "Little ___." : ORVIE
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Nutty confection. : PRALINE
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Girl's name. : PAULA
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Of a bone. : ULNAR
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American League's "most valuable player." : TEDWILLIAMS
47
English money. : PENCE
48
Inhabitant of Asia Minor. : ANATOLIAN
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Anoint. : ANELE
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Of Chinese and Slavic nationality. : SINORUSSIAN
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Fancy cases. : ETUIS
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Twisted spirally. : TORSE
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Cassia leaflets. : SENNA
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Composer Coates. : ERIC
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Split pulse. : DAL
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Oil of red cedar product. : CEDRENE
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Ducal title of Prince Philip. : EDINBURGH
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Large lake in Ontario. : NIPIGON
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Heighten. : RAISE
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Actor Flynn. : ERROL
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___ Point, site of Wayne's victory, 1779. : STONY
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Appoints. : NAMES
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Anderson's "High ___." : TOR
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Common suffix. : ING
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A narcotic. : CHLORAL
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___ race. : RELAY
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Mei-ling's maiden name. : SOONG
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Wild buffalo. : ARNEE
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Spot or stain: Obs. : TATCH
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Soft cheese. : BRIE
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Lower pedestal section. : SOCLE
84
For all voices: Mus. : TUTTI
85
Sibilants. : ESSES
87
Chinese pagoda. : TAA
89
German city on Aller river. : CELLE
92
Oil of orange flowers. : NEROLI
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Bees pick it up. : POLLEN
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Turks. : OSMANLIS
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Seekers. : ASPIRERS
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Charley's aunt. : MARGARET
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1949 Belgian channel-swimmer. : DUMOULIN
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Poetic preposition. : OER
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Old Man of the ___. : SEA
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Small thing. : TOT
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"I Love a ___." : LASSIE
110
Knock-knock bird. : PECKER
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Sydney ___. : CARTON
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Earthnut: Obs. : ARNUT
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Lariat. : REATA
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Appropriated. : TAKEN
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Japanese-American. : NISEI
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Painter of Washington. : PEALE
118
One of the Balearic Islands. : IVIZA
119
More normal. : SANER
120
Dodgers. : BUMS
122
Youngster. : TAD
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Greatest common factor. : GCF
126
Market. : SALE
128
Town near Liege. : ANS
130
___ Curie. : EVE
132
Metric measures. : ARS

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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