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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
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 364
Across
1. Strings of saddle horses: Sp. : REMUDAS
8. Builder, planner. : FRAMER
14. Famous couturier. : WORTH
19. Raillery. : BADINAGE
20. Setting. : LOCALE
21. Burning. : AFIRE
22. Outrageous flatterer. : ADULATOR
23. Maltreats. : ABUSES
24. Dignified. : STAID
25. Thus, literally. : SIC
26. Clemency. : LENITY
28. Like a large volume. : TOMISH
30. Catch phrase. : TAG
31. Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
33. ___ admiral. : REAR
34. Adapted for clinging: Rare. : TENENT
35. Large bundle. : BALE
36. Buries. : INTERS
38. Drop of anguish. : TEAR
40. Catnap. : SNOOZE
42. Mexican pine. : OCOTE
43. 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
56. Pluck strings. : STRUM
58. Rallying cry. : SLOGAN
59. Squabble. : SPAT
62. Medicinal lily plant. : ALOE
64. Pertaining to sound. : SONIC
66. Dull brownish-yellow. : OCHRE
67. Helping hand. : AID
68. Naval expedition of 1588. : ARMADA
70. Rude bed. : PALLET
72. Sleuth. : TEC
73. Painful cry. : GROAN
75. Weapon of outrageous fortune. : SLING
77. Approach. : NEAR
78. Tropical wildcat. : EYRA
79. Breadwinner. : EARNER
81. Walker of the boards. : ACTOR
83. Sunny expression. : SMILE
85. Vaporized. : STEAMED
87. ___ Andronicus, Shakespearean general. : TITUS
89. Donaldson's couriers. : MAILMEN
93. Scotties. : TERRIERS
95. Bright and gay. : CHEERY
97. Italian Adriatic port. : FIUME
98. West Pointers. : CADETS
100. Fruitless. : IDLE
101. Coming event of 1950. : CENSUS
102. Composer who had twenty children. : BACH
105. Descended from the same mother. : ENATIC
107. Continent. : ASIA
109. Gold-plated. : GILT
110. ___ Khan. : AGA
111. Ursa Minor and Major, as a group. : ARCTOS
112. Used Bell's invention. : PHONED
114. He did not choose to run. : CAL
115. Croesus. : NABOB
117. Former ambassador to China. : HURLEY
119. Sound vibrantly. : RESONATE
121. Grow knotty and twisted. : GNARL
122. Fur of kings. : ERMINE
123. Tripped. : TRAVELED
124. Very nautical. : SALTY
125. Iron-handed ruler. : DESPOT
126. Scattered. : STREWED
Down
1. Glory. : RADIANCE
2. What Mark Hopkins was. : EDUCATOR
3. Thousandth of an inch. : MIL
4. Single. : UNAL
5. Boys meeting girls. : DATERS
6. Past. : AGONE
7. Arranged in a series. : SERIATE
8. Criticize to the quick. : FLAY
9. Take illegally. : ROB
10. Sharp. : ACUTE
11. Members of a fraternal society. : MASONS
12. Basic substance. : ELEMENT
13. Juicy as pinewood. : RESINOUS
14. Monday's job. : WASH
15. Many a time. : OFT
16. Lasso. : RIATA
17. Ordeal. : TRIAL
18. Counter-wager. : HEDGE
19. Stronghold. : BASTION
27. At bay in the branches. : TREED
29. Pelts with missiles. : STONES
32. Try again. : RETEST
34. Rare delights. : TREATS
35. Author of "Cautionary Tales." : BELLOC
37. Restrain. : REIN
39. Birds, in general. : AVES
41. Fanatic. : ZEALOT
43. Songs of David. : PSALMS
44. Sharpen blades. : STROP
46. A ripe old age. : EIGHTY
47. Trapper. : SNARER
48. He tutored young Nero. : SENECA
50. Cherished. : DEAR
52. Its capital is Changsha. : HUNAN
55. Model of the Teddy Bear. : KOALA
57. General who defeated Geronimo, 1886. : MILES
59. Most wise. : SAGEST
60. Pittsburgh ballplayer. : PIRATE
61. Doting one. : ADORER
63. Decree. : EDICT
65. Cold and wet. : CLAMMY
68. Blood deficiency. : ANEMIA
69. "___ Hay," by Aldous Huxley. : ANTIC
71. Silkworm. : ERIA
74. Believer in the lawless state. : ANARCH
76. Medieval. : GOTHIC
78. Squirming away. : EELING
80. Roof thatcher. : REEDER
82. Regretted. : RUED
84. Vitality. : LIFE
86. Soaked. : DRENCHED
88. Word punctuating the Psalms. : SELAH
90. Concert. : MUSICALE
91. Strove to outdo. : EMULATED
92. Snuggled. : NESTLED
94. Size. : STATURE
96. Playlands. : RESORTS
99. Violent rains. : STORMS
101. Author of "De Bello Gallico." : CAESAR
102. Author of "A Houseboat on the Styx." : BANGS
103. Guam's capital. : AGANA
104. Intrigue. : CABAL
106. Long Island resort town. : ISLIP
108. Moveless. : INERT
111. Competently. : ABLY
112. Magpie: Var. : PYET
113. United Nations bird. : DOVE
116. Worthless leaving. : ORT
118. Wine: Comb. form. : ENO
120. 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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