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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 1945

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.35, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 70
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© 1945, The New York TimesNo. 196
Across
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Ryuku Island. : OKINAWA
8
Scene of famous flag-raising epic. : IWOJIMA
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Missiles that battered London. : ROBOMBS
22
Madman. : LUNATIC
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Member of Council of Foreign Ministers. : MOLOTOV
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Prepare for dyspepsia. : OVEREAT
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Capital of East Siberia. : IRKUTSK
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Occur before. : PRECEDE
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Square root of 4900. : SEVENTY
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Wine: French. : VIN
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G.I. steak. : SPAM
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President of Chile. : RIOS
32
Pluvious. : RAINY
34
Hindu cymbals. : TAL
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Founder of Troy. : ILUS
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Panoramic representations. : SCENICS
39
Quadrupeds. : ASSES
40
Symbol of peace. : DOVE
41
Upper tones of old Greek music. : NETES
43
Long-tailed apes of India. : KRAS
44
More snappish. : EDGIER
46
Excellence. : MERIT
47
Palestinian ascetic. : ESSENE
49
Oil-yielding Central American trees. : EBOS
51
Firmness. : IRON
52
Life-saving rafts. : BALSAS
53
Understands. : KENS
55
Struck. : SMITTEN
57
Move circularly. : ROLL
58
Chewing muscle of lower jaw. : MASSETER
62
Give forth feeling. : EMOTE
63
F. D. R.'s loyal friend. : FALA
64
Corpulent. : FAT
67
Camelhair garment. : ABA
68
Levantine ship. : SETEE
70
The gums: Comb. form. : ULO
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Short whiskers. : SIDEBURNS
73
Vetoes. : NAYS
75
Common garden plant. : RHUBARB
77
Vulcan's workshop. : ETNA
78
Cultivated land. : ARADA
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Oriental theocratic bodies. : ULEMAS
81
Second largest island in world. : NEWGUINEA
83
"Oom Paul," President of So. Africa (1825–1904). : KRUGER
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Choral composition. : MOTET
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Land of Shaw and Joyce. : EIRE
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Stalin's H. Q. : KREMLIN
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Hair: Comb. form. : PILI
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Moneyed groups. : INTERESTS
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.48 gal. in Japan. : SHO
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Of a bristle. : SETAL
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Famous World War I French river. : LYS
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Short piece of pipe. : TEE
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Sea bird. : ERNE
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Republic since 1912. : CHINA
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Most rigorous. : SEVEREST
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Existence. : ESSE
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Tree-trimming. : PRUNING
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Margaret. : META
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Investment's motive. : PROFIT
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Make callous. : SEAR
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Composed. : CALM
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Seaport on West Hokkaido. : SUTTSU
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Largest artery. : AORTA
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City under four-power rule. : BERLIN
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Seethe. : TEEM
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Polynesian canoes. : PAHIS
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Towboats. : TUGS
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Expenditures. : COSTS
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Plane formation. : ECHELON
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Since: Scot. : SYNE
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Indonesian. : ATA
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"A ___ of feathers, and a heart of lead."—Dunciad. : BRAIN
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Absolute. : SURE
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Instrumental twosomes. : DUOS
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River in South Russia. : SAL
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Typical sight in Turkey's skyline. : MINARET
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Abstract. : EPITOME
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Territory disputed by Tito and Italy. : TRIESTE
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Cartoonize cinematically. : ANIMATE
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Brandy cocktail. : SIDECAR
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Farming implements. : HILLERS
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Lost ground. : RECEDED
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Crystal gazer. : SEERESS
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Monterey city. : SALINAS
Down
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Green garnet. : OLIVINE
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Strategic Pacific islands. : KURILES
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Dye-yielding prunelike tropical fruits. : INKNUTS
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Ship: Prefix. : NAU
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Thailand coins. : ATTS
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Stray locks. : WISPS
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Anti-aircraft fire. : ACKACK
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Rogue. : IMP
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Generating anxiety. : WORRISOME
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Oily acid. : OLEIC
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Merry. : JOCOSE
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Natives: Suffix. : ITES
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Scottish eisteddfod. : MOD
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Antipathy. : AVERSION
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More optimistic. : ROSIER
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Hot-air chambers. : OVENS
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Group of girls. : BEVY
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Metal: Poet. : ORE
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Counselors. : MENTORS
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Java capital. : BATAVIA
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Pointed tools. : STYLETS
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Unqualified. : MERE
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Three Norse sub-deities. : ASEN
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Aims to find. : SEEKS
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Catches. : NABS
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Consent. : AGREE
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"The Sheik" authoress. : DELL
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Daggers. : SNEES
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Likewise. : DITTO
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S. W. coast of India. : MALABAR
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Inscribes. : ENTERS
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Huge bird of Persian myth. : SIMURG
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Tree trunk. : BOLE
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Adam's third son. : SETH
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Chief of occupation forces in Rumania. : TOLBUKHIN
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Ukrainian Legislature. : RADA
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Emancipate from slavery. : MANUMIT
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Ear shell. : ABALONE
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Lining fabric. : SAYETTE
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Bring together. : REUNITE
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Conclusions. : FINALES
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Delicately formed. : FRAGILE
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Les ___, town in Eure, France. : ANDELYS
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Russian Royalist. : TSARIST
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German Egyptologist (1837–98). : EBERS
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Originates. : STEMS
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One of the Kuriles. : URUP
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Pintail duck. : SMEE
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Sail of a windmill. : AWE
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Compass point. : ENE
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Closure of an anatomical channel. : ATRESIA
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Bitingly unexpected. : IRONIC
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Scoundrels. : KNAVES
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Serf. : ESNE
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News article. : ITEM
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Once upon a time. : ERST
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Okinawa battleground. : SHURI
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Abatement. : LETUP
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Serbian princes. : CRALS
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Maledictions. : ANATHEMAS
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New Zealand timber trees. : RATAS
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Newts. : EFTS
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Sauciness. : PERTNESS
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Delight. : GLEE
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Coasting vessel of Bombay. : PATAMAR
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Habitual path. : ROUTINE
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Of biological functions. : ORGANIC
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Black-fin snapper. : SESI
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Pinochle term. : MELD
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German industrialist who financed Hitler. : THYSSEN
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Contemporary Pied Piper. : SINATRA
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Of no appreciable value. : USELESS
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Went sailing. : BOATED
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___ gender. : NEUTER
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Utters. : MOUTHS
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Candia. : CRETE
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Italian statesman. : CROCE
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Waterwheel. : NORIA
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Small nail. : BRAD
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Conceit: Slang. : SIDE
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Army fort in Oklahoma. : SILL
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Soul: French. : AME
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Small coin of India. : PIE
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Bitter vetch. : ERS
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Name meaning high. : ELI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 60 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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