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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, October 12, 1947

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 2-Down clue, Emory should be in Atlanta, not outside of it; left as in original. Original 65-Down clue had "alotted"; changed to "allotted."

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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 296
Across
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Chief of Staff to President Truman. : LEAHY
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Potato: Colloq. : SPUD
10
Industry under FCC. : RADIO
15
Bites noisily. : CHAMPS
21
Saturate. : IMBUE
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Hebrides island. : IONA
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Spiral-horned antelope. : ELAND
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Modern Greek vernacular. : ROMAIC
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Chief of British Imperial Staff. : MONTGOMERY
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English poet, friend of Ben Jonson. : CAREW
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Turkish name for Adrianople. : EDIRNE
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"Furor brevis." : IRE
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Soil deeply. : GRIME
31
Entangle. : MIRE
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Snappish barks. : YAPS
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Slight taste. : SIP
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Neophyte. : TYRO
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Vocal trait. : NASALITY
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Shut up. : PENT
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Unit of illumination. : PHOT
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Hard rock. : WHIN
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Genus of tropical herbs. : SIDA
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Distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
45
Climbing plant. : LIANE
46
Moro tribesmen. : SULUS
48
Field in which unions are restricted by Taft-Hartley law. : POLITICS
50
Machine that binds papers. : STAPLER
52
Subject of two bills vetoed by Truman. : TAXES
53
Charley's relative. : AUNT
54
People whose Premier was born in New York. : IRISH
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Handles with skill. : WIELDS
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Short saying. : APOTHEGM
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Keenly eager. : AVID
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Of the ear. : OTIC
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Sir ___, of the Round Table. : BORS
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Disputes. : WRANGLES
66
Noted philosopher now living in Rome. : SANTAYANA
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Cuculine bird. : ANI
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Miss Lillie. : BEA
73
Spheres. : ORBS
74
Bold. : PERT
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Substitute for regular doctor: Colloq. : LOCUM
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Wild feaster. : RIOTER
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Sounds in a columbary. : COOS
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Hoi polloi. : HERD
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Nest of eggs. : CLUTCH
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Cases for small articles. : ETUIS
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Rush of emotion. : PANG
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Brian ___. : BORU
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Myrna ___. : LOY
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Petulance. : TESTINESS
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Capital of South Carolina. : COLUMBIA
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Heavyweight champion, 1934. : BAER
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___ River at U. N. site. : EAST
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Division of city. : WARD
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Inflammation of bone. : OSTEITIS
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Reddish-blue. : INDIGO
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Fragment. : SHARD
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Area adapted to certain crops. : BELT
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Instrument. : AGENT
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Poorest. : LEANEST
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Lobby. : ANTEHALL
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12 times 12. : GROSS
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Lord ___ Mountbatten. : LOUIS
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Inroad. : RAID
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Type of respiratory sound. : RALE
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Edith Bolling ___. : GALT
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Bone of arm. : ULNA
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Whiz. : BIRR
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Big event in London next summer. : OLYMPIAD
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Marker used in surveying. : SPAD
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What Congress did Jan. 3–July 27. : SAT
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Appear in exaggerated form. : LOOM
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Ai! : ALAS
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Egyptian hawk-headed idol. : HORUS
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One or all. : ANY
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Detailed. : ITEMED
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Avenaceous. : OATEN
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Act of growing whitish. : CANESCENCE
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Poisonous. : VIROSE
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Set vertical. : UPEND
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Member. : UNIT
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Zeal. : ARDOR
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Came later. : ENSUED
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Breaches. : RENTS
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Draw by chemical action. : ETCH
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Dizzy and Daffy. : DEANS
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Circumscribe. : LIMIT
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University outside Atlanta. : EMORY
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___ Doubleday, inventor of baseball, 1839. : ABNER
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Rude abode. : HUT
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Burglar: Slang. : YEGG
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Apelike. : SIMIAN
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Opera by Emily Dickinson. : POEMS
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Absurdity. : UNREASON
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Author of "Life With Father." : DAY
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Oratorical musical performance. : RECITATIVES
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Wing-shaped. : ALARY
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Venture. : DARE
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Like: Suffix. : INE
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Gothamite No. 1. : ODWYER
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Moved timidly. : CREPT
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Coal scuttles. : HODS
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Friend: Fr. : AMI
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Five-star statesman. : MARSHALL
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Tied the arms of. : PINIONED
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Batons. : SCEPTERS
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Avifauna. : ORNIS
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Southern France. : MIDI
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Genus of ducks. : ANAS
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Young birds. : OWLETS
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Lively song. : LILT
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Grimalkin. : PUSS
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Boatswain's whistle. : PIPE
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Soothe. : HUSH
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Sour-tempered. : ACID
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Secularly. : LAICALLY
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Soft, soapy sicicate. : SAPONITE
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Dotingly fond of wife. : UXORIOUS
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Mountain lion. : PUMA
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Play of colors. : IRIS
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Taunt. : TWIT
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Upholstery silk with satin stripes. : TABARET
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Where the Taj Mahal is. : AGRA
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Secret store. : HOARD
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Jug. : EWER
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White vestments. : ALBS
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Explosive. : TNT
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Highest points. : NOONS
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What British sailors are allotted daily. : GROG
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Medicinal fluid. : SERUM
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Pronoun. : YOU
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Arouses. : ACTUATES
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Compounds obtained from cells: Biol. : NUCLEINS
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Alma mater of Calvin Coolidge. : AMHERST
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Blockades. : BESIEGES
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Where Trujillo is. : PERU
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Small bird. : TIT
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Sheds. : CASTS
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Bind legally. : HOLD
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Covering layer. : COAT
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Footlike part: Anat. : PES
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What the Balkans are to Russians. : BORDERLANDS
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Hearken. : LIST
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Intramural part of Greek temple. : NAOS
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Wain. : CART
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Pod of plant. : BOLL
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Intolerant persons. : BIGOTS
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Mage's rod. : WAND
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Gov. Warren. : EARL
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Unreal. : ILLUSIVE
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The Romance languages. : NEOLATIN
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Intimidators. : DAUNTERS
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Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
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Small degree. : HAIR
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Healing agent. : BALM
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Symbol to be displayed in Philadelphia. : ELEPHANT
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What the Andrews Sisters are. : TRIO
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Eric Johnston's predecessor. : HAYS
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Codfish genus. : GADUS
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Assistant Secretary of State. : ARMOUR
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Nephew of King Arthur. : GARETH
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Portended. : BODED
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Of an order of architecture. : IONIC
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Attraction at the Bronx Zoo. : PANDA
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Elbow: Anat. : ANCON
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Stainers. : DYERS
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___ majesty: Law. : LESE
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Solar disk: Egypt. Relig. : ATEN
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Horse mackerel. : SCAD
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Persian measure. : MOU
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Acaudal primate. : APE
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Intimation. : CUE
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Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 47 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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