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PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, January 30, 1949

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 546 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 364
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Strings of saddle horses: Sp. : REMUDAS
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Builder, planner. : FRAMER
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Famous couturier. : WORTH
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Raillery. : BADINAGE
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Setting. : LOCALE
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Burning. : AFIRE
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Outrageous flatterer. : ADULATOR
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Maltreats. : ABUSES
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Dignified. : STAID
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Thus, literally. : SIC
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Clemency. : LENITY
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Like a large volume. : TOMISH
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Catch phrase. : TAG
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Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
33
___ admiral. : REAR
34
Adapted for clinging: Rare. : TENENT
35
Large bundle. : BALE
36
Buries. : INTERS
38
Drop of anguish. : TEAR
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Catnap. : SNOOZE
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Mexican pine. : OCOTE
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Causes irritation: Colloq. : PEEVES
45
Without a song. : TUNELESS
49
Sea nymphs. : NEREIDS
51
"___ and Transfiguration." : DEATH
53
Where sky and ocean meet. : SEALINE
54
Opening lead of a singleton, in bridge. : SNEAK
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Pluck strings. : STRUM
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Rallying cry. : SLOGAN
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Squabble. : SPAT
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Medicinal lily plant. : ALOE
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Pertaining to sound. : SONIC
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Dull brownish-yellow. : OCHRE
67
Helping hand. : AID
68
Naval expedition of 1588. : ARMADA
70
Rude bed. : PALLET
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Sleuth. : TEC
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Painful cry. : GROAN
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Weapon of outrageous fortune. : SLING
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Approach. : NEAR
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Tropical wildcat. : EYRA
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Breadwinner. : EARNER
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Walker of the boards. : ACTOR
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Sunny expression. : SMILE
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Vaporized. : STEAMED
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___ Andronicus, Shakespearean general. : TITUS
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Donaldson's couriers. : MAILMEN
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Scotties. : TERRIERS
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Bright and gay. : CHEERY
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Italian Adriatic port. : FIUME
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West Pointers. : CADETS
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Fruitless. : IDLE
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Coming event of 1950. : CENSUS
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Composer who had twenty children. : BACH
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Descended from the same mother. : ENATIC
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Continent. : ASIA
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Gold-plated. : GILT
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___ Khan. : AGA
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Ursa Minor and Major, as a group. : ARCTOS
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Used Bell's invention. : PHONED
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He did not choose to run. : CAL
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Croesus. : NABOB
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Former ambassador to China. : HURLEY
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Sound vibrantly. : RESONATE
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Grow knotty and twisted. : GNARL
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Fur of kings. : ERMINE
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Tripped. : TRAVELED
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Very nautical. : SALTY
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Iron-handed ruler. : DESPOT
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Scattered. : STREWED
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Glory. : RADIANCE
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What Mark Hopkins was. : EDUCATOR
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Thousandth of an inch. : MIL
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Single. : UNAL
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Boys meeting girls. : DATERS
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Past. : AGONE
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Arranged in a series. : SERIATE
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Criticize to the quick. : FLAY
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Take illegally. : ROB
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Sharp. : ACUTE
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Members of a fraternal society. : MASONS
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Basic substance. : ELEMENT
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Juicy as pinewood. : RESINOUS
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Monday's job. : WASH
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Many a time. : OFT
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Lasso. : RIATA
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Ordeal. : TRIAL
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Counter-wager. : HEDGE
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Stronghold. : BASTION
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At bay in the branches. : TREED
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Pelts with missiles. : STONES
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Try again. : RETEST
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Rare delights. : TREATS
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Author of "Cautionary Tales." : BELLOC
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Restrain. : REIN
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Birds, in general. : AVES
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Fanatic. : ZEALOT
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Songs of David. : PSALMS
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Sharpen blades. : STROP
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A ripe old age. : EIGHTY
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Trapper. : SNARER
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He tutored young Nero. : SENECA
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Cherished. : DEAR
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Its capital is Changsha. : HUNAN
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Model of the Teddy Bear. : KOALA
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General who defeated Geronimo, 1886. : MILES
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Most wise. : SAGEST
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Pittsburgh ballplayer. : PIRATE
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Doting one. : ADORER
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Decree. : EDICT
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Cold and wet. : CLAMMY
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Blood deficiency. : ANEMIA
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"___ Hay," by Aldous Huxley. : ANTIC
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Silkworm. : ERIA
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Believer in the lawless state. : ANARCH
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Medieval. : GOTHIC
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Squirming away. : EELING
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Roof thatcher. : REEDER
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Regretted. : RUED
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Vitality. : LIFE
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Soaked. : DRENCHED
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Word punctuating the Psalms. : SELAH
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Concert. : MUSICALE
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Strove to outdo. : EMULATED
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Snuggled. : NESTLED
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Size. : STATURE
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Playlands. : RESORTS
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Violent rains. : STORMS
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Author of "De Bello Gallico." : CAESAR
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Author of "A Houseboat on the Styx." : BANGS
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Guam's capital. : AGANA
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Intrigue. : CABAL
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Long Island resort town. : ISLIP
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Moveless. : INERT
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Competently. : ABLY
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Magpie: Var. : PYET
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United Nations bird. : DOVE
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Worthless leaving. : ORT
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Wine: Comb. form. : ENO
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Novel. : NEW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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