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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, November 13, 1949

Author:
S. K. Fliegner
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 405
Across
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President of the University of Pennsylvania. : STASSEN
8
Head of the Civil Liberties Union. : BALDWIN
15
Site of an important observatory. : PALOMAR
22
Italy's oldest living statesman. : ORLANDO
23
Manage. : OPERATE
24
Heroine of a well-known song. : ADELINE
25
Bearers of the fasces. : LICTORS
26
Revolved. : ROTATED
27
Where Lagos is. : NIGERIA
28
"___ Bums." : DEM
29
Removed useless things. : WEEDED
31
___ incuriam (through carelessness). : PER
32
God: Spanish. : DIOS
33
Indisposed. : ILL
34
River in Bohemia. : ISER
36
___ Scott decision, 1857. : DRED
37
Faience. : CERAMICS
39
Entrance. : ADIT
40
Resting place of a 100-headed giant. : ETNA
41
Herbert Bayard ___. : SWOPE
43
Letter. : TEE
44
Foreign minister who concluded Berlin-Rome Axis, 1936. : CIANO
45
Sandpipers. : REEVES
48
Correct. : EMEND
50
Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
52
Arab prince. : EMEER
53
Impure corundum. : EMERY
55
Sailing. : ASEA
57
Rubble. : DEBRIS
59
Gradient. : INCLINE
62
The A in AEC. : ATOMIC
64
Faithful. : LEAL
65
Blacken. : INK
68
Diocese. : SEE
69
Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
71
Sculptor of "Le Penseur." : RODIN
73
Celtic hero. : TRISTAN
75
Regime. : RULE
77
Capital of Esthonia: Ger. : REVAL
79
City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
81
Surround. : ENLACE
82
Mountain range in N. W. Africa. : ATLAS
84
Fragrant wood. : CEDAR
86
Fiend. : DEMON
88
Roman helmet. : GALEA
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Expunged. : ERASED
91
Place. : SITUS
93
Famous twin. : REMUS
95
Temperate. : MILD
96
General in Shakespeare's "Coriolanus." : LARTIUS
98
Verses. : RIMES
100
Commander of United States air forces in Europe. : LEMAY
102
Beverage. : ALE
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They: French. : ILS
104
God whose name means "living one." : ZEUS
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Where Bergen is. : NORWAY
108
Destroyed. : BRAINED
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Senator Wagner's successor. : DULLES
112
Regrets. : RUES
113
Sacred song. : PSALM
114
___ Planetarium in Chicago. : ADLER
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Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
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State electing woman Senator. : MAINE
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Septivalent. : HEPTAD
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Brief quiet. : TRUCE
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Nitrogen and oxygen. : AIR
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Reproach. : TAUNT
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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Couple. : LINK
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Short oratorios. : CANTATAS
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Planet whose year is 686.98 days. : MARS
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Placed. : LAIN
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Girl's name. : AVA
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Wander: Scot. : VAIG
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Accomplished. : DID
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Old debts: Eng. : OBLATA
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Tavern. : INN
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Fishermen. : NETTERS
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French salt tax before the Revolution. : GABELLE
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Schoolmaster. : DOMINIE
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World War I treaty between Hungary and the Allies. : TRIANON
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Workshop. : ATELIER
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Attribute. : ASCRIBE
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Altar screen. : REREDOS
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Groups of ten. : DECADES
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Tommy Atkins. : SOLDIER
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Territory under U. N. control. : TRIESTE
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Hercules' mother. : ALCMENE
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Posed. : SAT
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___ goose. : SNOW
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English king (945–55). : EDRED
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Head winds. : NOSERS
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Ennui. : BOREDOM
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Footless creature. : APOD
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Hire out. : LET
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Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
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What Gunga Din carried. : WATER
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Man's nickname. : NED
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Consternation. : PANIC
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Farewell. : ADIOS
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Marlene Dietrich's trademark. : LEGS
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"A better ___." : OLE
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Leaf bugs. : MIRIDAE
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Chemical base for dyes. : ANILINE
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Land broker. : REALTOR
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Owosso's fair-haired boy. : DEWEY
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Famous German engineer. : DIESEL
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French impressionist composer. : RAVEL
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Anthony Comstock's role. : CENSOR
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Pinochle term. : MELD
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Objectives. : AIMS
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Turf used as fuel. : PEAT
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Legally fixed price. : CEILING
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Issue. : EMIT
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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The common people. : DEMOS
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Instigate. : ABET
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Earliest form of violin. : REBEC
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Relieved. : AIDED
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Uncommon. : RARE
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Aubrey Eban's nationality. : ISRAELI
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Indifferent. : NEUTRAL
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Vaults. : CELLARS
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Gulf in N. E. Siberia. : ANADIR
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Source of vinegar. : CIDER
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Language. : ITALIAN
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Framework below an airship. : NACELLE
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Massaged. : KNEADED
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Senator from New York. : IVES
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Viz. : NAMELY
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Twelve tricks. : SLAM
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Orient. : EAST
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Hispanic. : LATIN
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City on Seward Peninsula. : NOME
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Sudden attack. : SEIZURE
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Bruit about. : RUMOR
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Renders torpid. : NUMBS
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Cause of Alexander Hamilton's death. : DUEL
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Antitoxic ___. : SERUM
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Churchill's daughter. : SARAH
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Nurse grievance. : SULK
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Perspires. : SWEATS
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Elihu ___. : YALE
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Lascar boatswain. : SERANG
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In the Koran, she brought up Moses. : ASIA
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Constrain. : IMPEL
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Where Casabianca's son stood. : DECK
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Courtship. : SUIT
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Punitive. : PENAL
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Formerly called Marthasville. : ATLANTA
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Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
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___ fringe. : LUNATIC
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Blend gradually. : GRADATE
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Fourth book of the Bible. : NUMBERS
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Disciplined. : TRAINED
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Silly. : ASININE
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Gig-like carriages. : DENNETS
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Bartered. : TRADED
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St. John's bread. : CAROB
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Tributary of the Oise. : AISNE
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Rome's river. : TIBER
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Girl's name. : ADELE
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Franklin ___. : STOVE
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I came: Latin. : VENI
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Margarine. : OLEO
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Containing ammonia. : AMIC
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Jack ___. : TAR
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Fish. : GAR
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Cover. : LID
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Mrs. Cantor. : IDA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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