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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, October 17, 1948

Author:
Louis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 38
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 349
Across
1. Asiatic pine. : MATSU
6. Harding's Secretary of State. : HUGHES
12. Nonsense. : TOSH
16. Head of mariners' union. : CURRAN
17. Eugene Gladstone ___. : ONEILL
18. Author of boys' books. : OPTIC
20. Turks. : TARTARS
21. Pickwick's host at Dingley Dell. : WARDLE
22. Ambush. : WAYLAY
24. Title. : SIR
25. Mohammedan Messiah. : MAHDI
27. Intellect. : REASON
29. Cuxhaven's river. : ELBE
30. Yemenite. : ARAB
32. Former Regent of Hungary. : HORTHY
34. Sights: Fr. : VUES
36. Animal's cry. : MAA
37. Man's name. : ROYAL
39. Bewilder. : DAZE
40. Roof: Fr. : TOIT
42. Utters loudly. : PEALS
44. To be honored on new U.S. stamp. : LOW
46. Dutch painter. : TERBURG
48. French statesman. : BONNET
49. Chief of Staff, 1904–06. : CHAFFEE
53. He married Pocahontas. : ROLFE
54. Inflationary period. : BOOM
55. Form a sediment again. : RESETTLE
57. Small points. : DOTS
58. Spanish police officers. : RURALES
62. 45 inches. : ELL
63. Marksmen. : SHOTS
65. Former name of house of Windsor. : WETTIN
67. Storage room. : SILO
68. Unbolted grain. : MEAL
70. Chronological period. : EPACT
72. Behave. : REACT
73. Penpoint: Var. : KNIB
74. Sicilian city. : ENNA
75. Vacation place. : RESORT
77. Ruffian in "Oliver Twist." : SIKES
79. Compass point. : ENE
80. Snake. : RATTLER
82. A kind of gutta. : PUAN
84. Constellation near Ursa Major. : LEOMINOR
86. Paints. : OILS
87. Best seller heroine. : AMBER
89. Destroyers. : RUINERS
90. Perfumer. : CHANEL
93. President of University of Pennsylvania. : STASSEN
95. As it is written: Mus. : STA
96. French author. : RENAN
97. Say ___. : WHEN
98. French city. : LYON
100. American composer and conductor. : ENGEL
104. County. : AMT
105. London's Greenwich Village. : SOHO
107. Currency note. : TENNER
109. Bruennhilde's mother. : ERDA
110. Claw. : NAIL
112. He collaborated with Samuel Clemens. : WARNER
115. ___ Land, part of Antarctic. : OATES
117. Geisha's fan. : OGI
118. Rudolf Diesel's invention. : ENGINE
120. Of a bone. : TIBIAL
122. Royal house of the Four Georges. : HANOVER
124. Fuzzy-Wuzzy's territory. : SUDAN
125. Triumphant. : ELATED
126. Roman magistrates. : EDILES
127. Vipers. : ASPS
128. Rents again. : RELETS
129. Fight off. : REPEL
Down
1. President of CIO. : MURRAY
2. Part of "to be." : ART
3. Streetcar. : TRAM
4. Abraham's wife. : SARAH
5. What the "Barefoot Boy" was. : UNSHOD
6. West Point's year book. : HOWITZER
7. ___ corda (soft pedal). : UNA
8. Founder of the S.P.C.C. : GERRY
9. Cache. : HIDE
10. ___ Logan, comedienne. : ELLA
11. Former Danish duchy: Danish. : SLESVIG
12. Charles Hanson ___, American editor. : TOWNE
13. War agency. : OPA
14. Eye affliction. : STYE
15. Former labor leader. : HILLMAN
16. Faruk's capital. : CAIRO
19. Intrigue: Fr. : CABALE
20. He died at Ekaterinburg, 1918. : TSAR
23. Source of vitamin B. : YEAST
26. Mild expletive. : DRAT
28. Into society. : OUT
31. Composer of "Bohemian Girl." : BALFE
33. Husband of Mariamne. : HEROD
35. Animal track. : SPOOR
38. Attics. : LOFTS
40. Worker on quilts, mattresses, etc. : TUFTER
41. He was pursued by the Furies. : ORESTES
43. Hide. : ENMASK
45. Pen name of author of "Wide Wide World." : WETHERELL
47. Windstorm. : BLOW
48. Munificent. : BOUNTEOUS
49. English Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1903. : CREMER
50. Capital of Montana. : HELENA
51. Leaning. : ASLANT
52. Visitors to Gretna Green. : ELOPERS
54. Ohio senator. : BRICKER
56. Greek letters. : ETAS
59. Fabric. : LINENE
60. ___ Glyn. : ELINOR
61. Becomes grave. : SOBERS
64. Brushlike. : SCOPATE
66. Extremity. : TAIL
69. She caused the death of Niobe's children. : LATONA
71. Thurmond's rival. : TRUMAN
76. Filing aids. : TABS
78. Afflict. : SMITE
81. Legal claims. : LIENS
83. Town near Amiens. : NESLE
85. Silly. : INANE
88. Painter of "Tragic Muse." : REYNOLDS
90. Famous war correspondent. : CRANE
91. Author of "Casabianca." : HEMANS
92. One of the Leeward islands. : ANTIGUA
93. Briefer. : SHORTER
94. One of the Parcae. : NONA
97. Who: Scot. : WHA
99. Under. : NETHER
101. Cringe. : GROVEL
102. Rims. : EDGES
103. Den. : LAIR
106. Negro runner. : OWENS
107. Stale. : TRITE
108. Lawyer, dramatist, novelist. : READE
111. Covers. : LIDS
113. Abukir's river. : NILE
114. Mountain in Palestine. : EBAL
116. Fragment. : SNIP
119. Hairy surface. : NAP
121. Aged: Abbr. : AET
123. Norse name. : OLE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 28 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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