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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, November 16, 1947

Author: Zelma Masters
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 64
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 301
Across Down
1. North Sea gulf NE of Netherlands. : DOLLART
8. Type of soil : LOAM
12. In one's pallet. : ABED
16. India's Minister for Home Affairs. : PATEL
21. Ship participating in Boston Tea Party. : ELEANOR
22. Oral teachings in philosophy. : ACROAMATA
24. Seat of University of Maine. : ORONO
25. Be poised. : LIBRATE
26. Times Square of Tokyo. : SHIMBASHI
27. Tonsorial tool. : STROP
28. Yellow bugle. : IVA
29. Mayor of N. Y. C., 1914–1917. : MITCHEL
31. Flawlessly. : IDEALLY
33. Chill. : ICE
34. Flexible shoot. : BINE
36. Compressible gas. : AIR
37. Cyprinoid fish. : IDE
38. Bill ___, humorist. : NYE
39. Adolph Simon ___. : OCHS
40. Son of Seth. : ENOS
41. Founder of the Stoic School. : ZENO
43. Precondition: Lat. : PRIUS
45. One of the Carolines. : YAP
47. Dispatched. : SENT
48. Guido's high note. : ELA
49. Passages over. : TRANSITS
52. Drive back. : REPEL
56. Shakespeare's role in "As You Like It." : ADAM
58. Convey. : BRING
59. Snooze. : NAP
60. Head of hair. : CRINE
61. Pay suit bill signed by Truman. : PORTAL
64. Spume. : FOAM
65. Go at once: Slang. : SCRAM
67. Defeater of Berengar II, 951. : OTTO
68. Outlander. : ALIEN
69. Miss Trevor. : CLAIRE
71. Big Bend State native. : TENNESSEAN
73. Two sides of a triangle. : LEGS
74. Cornwallis' "hornet's nest," 1780. : CHARLOTTE
76. Australian aboriginal stone hatchet. : GWEEON
77. Old card game. : LOO
78. Exclamations to attract attention. : AHEMS
79. Nahoor. : SNA
80. More competent. : ABLER
82. Grunt. : UGH
84. Deceptive charm. : GLAMOR
86. More gross. : BEASTLIER
88. Trygve Lie's home city. : OSLO
89. Wife of Chilperic I of France. : FREDEGONDE
92. Powder blues. : SMALTS
93. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
94. After delay. : LATE
95. American sculptor (1825–61). : AKERS
96. Second. : ABET
97. Enclose in a capsule. : ENCYST
98. Pertinently. : APTLY
100. Greek letter. : ETA
101. Hindu silversmith. : SONAR
103. Where Napoleon won, 1806. : JENA
104. Crude date sugar. : GHOOR
105. Characteristic of the Ita. : ESKIMOIC
107. Man's name. : JON
108. 15.432356 grains. : GRAM
112. Sibilant signal. : PST
114. President Monroe's wife. : ELIZA
115. Louisiana "Kingfish." : HUEY
116. Birthmarks: Lat. : NEVI
117. Giant flying boat. : MARS
120. Of the gums: Comb. form. : ULO
123. Palm leaf. : OLE
124. ___ Turpin. : BEN
125. Egyptian solar disk. : ATEN
126. Piece out. : EKE
127. Vice-Chairman of Polish National Council. : GRABSKI
129. Agnes de Mille's latest hit. : ALLEGRO
133. English meadow. : ING
134. Bull ring. : ARENA
136. Of plants. : BOTANICAL
138. Arranged in layers. : LAMINAL
140. Thrived in. : LOVED
141. By the side of. : ALONGSIDE
142. Surplus goods. : OVERAGE
143. Ancient daggers. : SNEES
144. Biblical mountain. : NEBO
145. British statesman. : EDEN
146. Hazarded. : PERILED
1. French composer, "Coppelia." : DELIBES
2. Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
3. Where Dahr el Qadib is. : LEBANON
4. Malay gibbon. : LAR
5. Hué is its capital. : ANAM
6. French roast. : ROTI
7. Waste allowance. : TRET
8. Burma Road railhead. : LASHIO
9. Earthy yellow color. : OCHER
10. Seed covering. : ARIL
11. America's most criticized woman. : MOM
12. King of Spain, 1870–73. : AMADEUS
13. Military supply depot. : BASE
14. Leader of "Green Mountain Boys." : ETHAN
15. Diurnal. : DAILY
16. Bouquet. : POSY
17. Skill. : ART
18. Resembling a segment. : TORIC
19. Father of Methuselah. : ENOCH
20. Canters. : LOPES
23. Sojourning. : ABIDING
30. Scene of first miracle. : CANA
32. Hitler's labor chief. : LEY
35. Landed properties. : ESTATES
37. Where the Karun flows. : IRAN
39. Laborious. : OPEROSE
41. Ardent desire. : ZEAL
42. Tree. : ELM
43. The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
44. Before this. : SINCE
46. ___ de l'Etoile. : ARC
49. Blazed path. : TRAIL
50. Department in S. France. : TARN
51. Sparkling ornaments. : SPANGLES
53. Pathetically. : PITEOUSLY
54. Involves. : ENTANGLES
55. Discoverer of Florida. : LEON
57. Most northern city of Holy Land. : DAN
58. ___ Head, famous London taavern. : BOARS
61. Overspreading cloud. : PALL
62. Picture imitative of oil painting. : OLEOGRAPH
63. Duke of Mantua's favorite. : RIGOLETTO
64. Illusory pretext. : FLAM
65. Saint: Abbr. : STE
66. Crying cat. : MEWER
69. Oklahoma Indian. : CHEROKEE
70. Heating devices. : ETNAS
72. Weight of India. : SER
74. Punjabi's long-sleeved cloak, : CHOGA
75. Hobart is its capital. : TASMANIA
78. Ancient wood core. : AME
80. To go: French. : ALLER
81. Holdfast for a hawser. : BITT
83. Landlord. : HOST
85. Beetle genus. : ADELOPS
86. Egyptian deity. : BES
87. Tobacco: French. : TABAC
88. Artist Andrea di Cione (1308–68). : ORCAGNA
89. Its day is June 14. : FLAG
90. Earns profit. : NETS
91. Around-the-world sailor (1540–96). : DRAKE
93. Cape N of Gloucester, Mass. : ANN
97. Counting-out word. : EENY
99. Yours: Abbr. : YRS
101. Regarding with amusement. : SMILING
102. Seep. : OOZE
103. The famous Mr. Page. : JOE
106. Christian Malay of Luzon. : ILOKANO
107. Mrs. Dick Powell. : JUNE
109. Of the eye membrane. : RETINAL
110. Rental fee in oats: Old Law. : AVENAGE
111. Consolidated. : MINGLED
113. Caucasian wild goat. : TUR
115. Eponymous founder of Greeks. : HELLEN
117. Dinners. : MEALS
118. City in Buckeye State. : AKRON
119. Female sandpiper. : REEVE
121. Father of Leah. : LABAN
122. Medieval half denier of France. : OBOLE
124. Dashing fellow. : BLADE
127. Wanders about. : GADS
128. Short stake. : STOB
129. Sour-tempered. : ACID
130. Look wildly: Dial. : GLOP
131. Pour forth wildly. : RAVE
132. Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
135. Born. : NEE
137. Danish fiord. : ISE
139. Biblical name. : IRI

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 48 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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