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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
1. 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
89. 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
103. They: French. : ILS
104. God whose name means "living one." : ZEUS
106. Where Bergen is. : NORWAY
108. Destroyed. : BRAINED
110. Senator Wagner's successor. : DULLES
112. Regrets. : RUES
113. Sacred song. : PSALM
114. ___ Planetarium in Chicago. : ADLER
117. Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
119. State electing woman Senator. : MAINE
121. Septivalent. : HEPTAD
125. Brief quiet. : TRUCE
126. Nitrogen and oxygen. : AIR
127. Reproach. : TAUNT
129. Gaelic. : ERSE
130. Couple. : LINK
131. Short oratorios. : CANTATAS
135. Planet whose year is 686.98 days. : MARS
137. Placed. : LAIN
138. Girl's name. : AVA
139. Wander: Scot. : VAIG
140. Accomplished. : DID
141. Old debts: Eng. : OBLATA
143. Tavern. : INN
144. Fishermen. : NETTERS
146. French salt tax before the Revolution. : GABELLE
148. Schoolmaster. : DOMINIE
150. World War I treaty between Hungary and the Allies. : TRIANON
151. Workshop. : ATELIER
152. Obvious. : EVIDENT
153. Attribute. : ASCRIBE
154. Altar screen. : REREDOS
155. Groups of ten. : DECADES
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1. Tommy Atkins. : SOLDIER
2. Territory under U. N. control. : TRIESTE
3. Hercules' mother. : ALCMENE
4. Posed. : SAT
5. ___ goose. : SNOW
6. English king (945–55). : EDRED
7. Head winds. : NOSERS
8. Ennui. : BOREDOM
9. Footless creature. : APOD
10. Hire out. : LET
11. Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
12. What Gunga Din carried. : WATER
13. Repeat. : ITERATE
14. Man's nickname. : NED
15. Consternation. : PANIC
16. Farewell. : ADIOS
17. Marlene Dietrich's trademark. : LEGS
18. "A better ___." : OLE
19. Leaf bugs. : MIRIDAE
20. Chemical base for dyes. : ANILINE
21. Land broker. : REALTOR
30. Owosso's fair-haired boy. : DEWEY
32. Famous German engineer. : DIESEL
35. French impressionist composer. : RAVEL
37. Anthony Comstock's role. : CENSOR
38. Pinochle term. : MELD
39. Objectives. : AIMS
42. Turf used as fuel. : PEAT
44. Legally fixed price. : CEILING
46. Issue. : EMIT
47. Spanish title. : SENOR
49. The common people. : DEMOS
51. Instigate. : ABET
54. Earliest form of violin. : REBEC
56. Relieved. : AIDED
58. Uncommon. : RARE
59. Aubrey Eban's nationality. : ISRAELI
60. Indifferent. : NEUTRAL
61. Vaults. : CELLARS
62. Gulf in N. E. Siberia. : ANADIR
63. Source of vinegar. : CIDER
65. Language. : ITALIAN
66. Framework below an airship. : NACELLE
67. Massaged. : KNEADED
70. Senator from New York. : IVES
72. Viz. : NAMELY
74. Twelve tricks. : SLAM
76. Orient. : EAST
78. Hispanic. : LATIN
80. City on Seward Peninsula. : NOME
83. Sudden attack. : SEIZURE
85. Bruit about. : RUMOR
87. Renders torpid. : NUMBS
90. Cause of Alexander Hamilton's death. : DUEL
92. Antitoxic ___. : SERUM
94. Churchill's daughter. : SARAH
97. Nurse grievance. : SULK
99. Perspires. : SWEATS
101. Elihu ___. : YALE
105. Lascar boatswain. : SERANG
107. In the Koran, she brought up Moses. : ASIA
109. Constrain. : IMPEL
110. Where Casabianca's son stood. : DECK
111. Courtship. : SUIT
113. Punitive. : PENAL
114. Formerly called Marthasville. : ATLANTA
115. Golf clubs. : DRIVERS
116. ___ fringe. : LUNATIC
118. Blend gradually. : GRADATE
120. Fourth book of the Bible. : NUMBERS
122. Disciplined. : TRAINED
123. Silly. : ASININE
124. Gig-like carriages. : DENNETS
128. Bartered. : TRADED
131. St. John's bread. : CAROB
132. Tributary of the Oise. : AISNE
133. Rome's river. : TIBER
134. Girl's name. : ADELE
136. Franklin ___. : STOVE
139. I came: Latin. : VENI
141. Margarine. : OLEO
142. Containing ammonia. : AMIC
145. Jack ___. : TAR
146. Fish. : GAR
147. Cover. : LID
149. 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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