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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, January 9, 1949

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 361
Across
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British U. N. delegate. : CADOGAN
8
Weapon. : LANCE
13
Officer. : WARDEN
19
Folsom's state. : ALABAMA
20
Panay port. : ILOILO
22
Arthurian lady. : ELAINE
23
Paramount. : CAPITAL
24
Wander on foot. : STROLL
25
Imagist poetess. : LOWELL
26
Word to begin a cheer. : HIP
27
Secy of War, 1940–45. : STIMSON
29
Cordage fiber. : ISTLE
31
Pagodas. : TAS
32
Willow. : ITEA
34
Hiro-bumi ___. : ITO
35
Internal loin muscle. : PSOAS
36
Mexican Indian. : TECO
37
Cordlike bands: Latin. : NERVI
39
Against. : ANTI
42
Deer. : HIND
43
Latvian measure. : FADEN
44
Richard Carstone's bride. : ADA
46
Seat of recent "Temperance Tornado." : KANSAS
48
Hot-bed of European disputes. : SAAR
50
City in Texas. : ABILENE
54
French gold coin. : AGNEL
55
Hard to find. : SCARCE
59
Founder of ancient Persian religion. : ZOROASTER
61
Dutch port. : EDAM
63
Black Beauty's scribe. : SEWELL
64
Iceland measure. : ALIN
65
Exclamations of inquiry. : EHS
66
Sea eagles. : ERNES
68
Classifies. : RATES
69
Deliver. : RID
70
Designates for action. : SLATES
73
Sociologist, co-founder of Hull House. : ADDAMS
75
Animal. : RAM
76
Egg-shaped. : OVATE
78
Not any: Lat. : NULLA
80
Seed wing. : ALA
81
Roof edge. : EAVE
82
Quiescent. : LATENT
84
Facilitated. : SPED
85
Master Bumstead Jr. : ALEXANDER
87
Sets up. : ERECTS
88
Winter personified. : HIEMS
90
True. : SINCERE
91
Wiles. : ARTS
93
Paderewski. : IGNACE
95
12-foot bird once abundant in N. Z. : MOA
96
Togliatti's arena. : ITALY
99
Hyperbolic function: Math. : TANH
101
Uninhabited region. : WILD
103
Forever ___. : AMBER
107
Egyptian horned goddess. : SATI
108
Fannie ___, novelist. : HURST
109
On: French. : SUR
111
Head of a hammer: Var. : PENE
112
Pismire. : ANT
113
Lady's riding costume. : HABIT
114
Preceded. : FORERAN
118
Golf marker. : PIN
119
Moroccan port. : AGADIR
121
Mediterranean east wind. : SOLANO
123
Where Mallory met his fate. : EVEREST
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Customer. : CLIENT
126
Glossy paint. : ENAMEL
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Where the Alcazar is. : SEVILLE
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95 men, 1 woman. : SENATE
129
Expunge. : ERASE
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Showered icy particles. : SLEETED
Down
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Communist dean of French National Assembly. : CACHIN
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Mineral from Alai Mts. : ALAITE
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Little and active. : DAPPER
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Japanese sash. : OBI
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Gangsters' hardware: Slang. : GATS
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Famous family of Cremona. : AMATI
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Ambary hemp. : NALITA
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Fort of ancient Ireland. : LISS
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Tenor viola. : ALTO
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Teutonic giantess. : NORN
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Philip Murray's union. : CIO
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Uncle Sam's immigrant induction center. : ELLISISLAND
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Penman of "Kipps," 1905. : WELLS
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Drug-yielding plant. : ALOE
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Unpracticed. : RAW
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Ate sparingly. : DIETED
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Entwine. : ENLACE
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Naval hero. : NELSON
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Tom Mooney's liberator. : OLSON
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Trappist. : MONK
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Children. : TADS
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Oberon's abode. : AVALON
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Theseus' wife. : PHAEDRA
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One of the Gilbert islands. : TARAWA
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Notion. : IDEA
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Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
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English meadow. : ING
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Surface dressers. : FACERS
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Man's name. : ANSEL
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Ancient sword. : SNEE
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The law, according to Mr. Bumble. : ASS
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Pleasant-flavored European fruit. : AZAROLE
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Silver coin of Caracas. : BOLIVAR
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Iridic acid salt. : IRIDATE
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Name meaning strength. : ETHAN
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Sell again. : RETRADE
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Butcher's instrument. : CLEAVER
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Mrs. Humphry Ward's clergyman hero, 1888. : ELSMERE
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Undulating motion. : ESTUS
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___ of Honor. : MEDAL
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Auctions. : SALES
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Guard. : SENTRY
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Founder of Aberdeen University. : ELPHINSTONE
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Dexterity. : SLEIGHT
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Mr. Gorky. : MAXIM
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Mexican onyx. : TECALI
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Red Sea Gulf. : ADEN
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Settle in temporary tents. : ENCAMP
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Hissed sound enjoining silence. : TST
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Spore sacs. : ASCI
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Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
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Symbol of voracious appetite. : MAW
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Counterfoil. : STUB
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If not. : ELSE
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Marquess of Reading. : ISAACS
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State of perplexity. : TANGLE
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Reach by progression. : ATTAIN
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Come into notice. : ARISE
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Imprisonment. : DURESS
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Beat incessantly. : BEPELT
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Make an island of. : ENISLE
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Leased. : RENTED
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Author of California stories. : HARTE
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Musical impressionist. : RAVEL
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Inkling. : HINT
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Rumor personified: Lat. : FAMA
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Individuals. : ONES
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Actor's part. : ROLE
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Firn. : NEVE
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Goddess: Lat. : DEA
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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___ grass, meadow barley. : RIE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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