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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
1. 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
125. Customer. : CLIENT
126. Glossy paint. : ENAMEL
127. Where the Alcazar is. : SEVILLE
128. 95 men, 1 woman. : SENATE
129. Expunge. : ERASE
130. Showered icy particles. : SLEETED
Down
1. Communist dean of French National Assembly. : CACHIN
2. Mineral from Alai Mts. : ALAITE
3. Little and active. : DAPPER
4. Japanese sash. : OBI
5. Gangsters' hardware: Slang. : GATS
6. Famous family of Cremona. : AMATI
7. Ambary hemp. : NALITA
8. Fort of ancient Ireland. : LISS
9. Tenor viola. : ALTO
10. Teutonic giantess. : NORN
11. Philip Murray's union. : CIO
12. Uncle Sam's immigrant induction center. : ELLISISLAND
13. Penman of "Kipps," 1905. : WELLS
14. Drug-yielding plant. : ALOE
15. Unpracticed. : RAW
16. Ate sparingly. : DIETED
17. Entwine. : ENLACE
18. Naval hero. : NELSON
21. Tom Mooney's liberator. : OLSON
28. Trappist. : MONK
30. Children. : TADS
33. Oberon's abode. : AVALON
35. Theseus' wife. : PHAEDRA
36. One of the Gilbert islands. : TARAWA
38. Notion. : IDEA
40. Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
41. English meadow. : ING
43. Surface dressers. : FACERS
45. Man's name. : ANSEL
47. Ancient sword. : SNEE
49. The law, according to Mr. Bumble. : ASS
50. Pleasant-flavored European fruit. : AZAROLE
51. Silver coin of Caracas. : BOLIVAR
52. Iridic acid salt. : IRIDATE
53. Name meaning strength. : ETHAN
56. Sell again. : RETRADE
57. Butcher's instrument. : CLEAVER
58. Mrs. Humphry Ward's clergyman hero, 1888. : ELSMERE
60. Undulating motion. : ESTUS
62. ___ of Honor. : MEDAL
67. Auctions. : SALES
70. Guard. : SENTRY
71. Founder of Aberdeen University. : ELPHINSTONE
72. Dexterity. : SLEIGHT
74. Mr. Gorky. : MAXIM
77. Mexican onyx. : TECALI
79. Red Sea Gulf. : ADEN
81. Settle in temporary tents. : ENCAMP
83. Hissed sound enjoining silence. : TST
85. Spore sacs. : ASCI
86. Ox of Celebes. : ANOA
89. Symbol of voracious appetite. : MAW
92. Counterfoil. : STUB
94. If not. : ELSE
96. Marquess of Reading. : ISAACS
97. State of perplexity. : TANGLE
98. Reach by progression. : ATTAIN
100. Come into notice. : ARISE
102. Imprisonment. : DURESS
104. Beat incessantly. : BEPELT
105. Make an island of. : ENISLE
106. Leased. : RENTED
108. Author of California stories. : HARTE
110. Musical impressionist. : RAVEL
113. Inkling. : HINT
114. Rumor personified: Lat. : FAMA
115. Individuals. : ONES
116. Actor's part. : ROLE
117. Firn. : NEVE
120. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
122. Malay gibbon. : LAR
124. ___ 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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