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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
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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
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President of University of Pennsylvania. : STASSEN
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As it is written: Mus. : STA
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French author. : RENAN
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Say ___. : WHEN
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French city. : LYON
100
American composer and conductor. : ENGEL
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County. : AMT
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London's Greenwich Village. : SOHO
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Currency note. : TENNER
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Bruennhilde's mother. : ERDA
110
Claw. : NAIL
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He collaborated with Samuel Clemens. : WARNER
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___ Land, part of Antarctic. : OATES
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Geisha's fan. : OGI
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Rudolf Diesel's invention. : ENGINE
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Of a bone. : TIBIAL
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Royal house of the Four Georges. : HANOVER
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Fuzzy-Wuzzy's territory. : SUDAN
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Triumphant. : ELATED
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Roman magistrates. : EDILES
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Vipers. : ASPS
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Rents again. : RELETS
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Fight off. : REPEL
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President of CIO. : MURRAY
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Part of "to be." : ART
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Streetcar. : TRAM
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Abraham's wife. : SARAH
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What the "Barefoot Boy" was. : UNSHOD
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West Point's year book. : HOWITZER
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___ corda (soft pedal). : UNA
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Founder of the S.P.C.C. : GERRY
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Cache. : HIDE
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___ Logan, comedienne. : ELLA
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Former Danish duchy: Danish. : SLESVIG
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Charles Hanson ___, American editor. : TOWNE
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War agency. : OPA
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Eye affliction. : STYE
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Former labor leader. : HILLMAN
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Faruk's capital. : CAIRO
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Intrigue: Fr. : CABALE
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He died at Ekaterinburg, 1918. : TSAR
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Source of vitamin B. : YEAST
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Mild expletive. : DRAT
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Into society. : OUT
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Composer of "Bohemian Girl." : BALFE
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Husband of Mariamne. : HEROD
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Animal track. : SPOOR
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Attics. : LOFTS
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Worker on quilts, mattresses, etc. : TUFTER
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He was pursued by the Furies. : ORESTES
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Hide. : ENMASK
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Pen name of author of "Wide Wide World." : WETHERELL
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Windstorm. : BLOW
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Munificent. : BOUNTEOUS
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English Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1903. : CREMER
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Capital of Montana. : HELENA
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Leaning. : ASLANT
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Visitors to Gretna Green. : ELOPERS
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Ohio senator. : BRICKER
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Fabric. : LINENE
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___ Glyn. : ELINOR
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Becomes grave. : SOBERS
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Brushlike. : SCOPATE
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Extremity. : TAIL
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She caused the death of Niobe's children. : LATONA
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Thurmond's rival. : TRUMAN
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Filing aids. : TABS
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Afflict. : SMITE
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Legal claims. : LIENS
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Town near Amiens. : NESLE
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Silly. : INANE
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Painter of "Tragic Muse." : REYNOLDS
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Famous war correspondent. : CRANE
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Author of "Casabianca." : HEMANS
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One of the Leeward islands. : ANTIGUA
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Briefer. : SHORTER
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One of the Parcae. : NONA
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Who: Scot. : WHA
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Under. : NETHER
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Cringe. : GROVEL
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Rims. : EDGES
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Den. : LAIR
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Negro runner. : OWENS
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Stale. : TRITE
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Lawyer, dramatist, novelist. : READE
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Covers. : LIDS
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Abukir's river. : NILE
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Mountain in Palestine. : EBAL
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Fragment. : SNIP
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Hairy surface. : NAP
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Aged: Abbr. : AET
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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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