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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
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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
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Of plants. : BOTANICAL
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Arranged in layers. : LAMINAL
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Thrived in. : LOVED
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By the side of. : ALONGSIDE
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Surplus goods. : OVERAGE
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Ancient daggers. : SNEES
144
Biblical mountain. : NEBO
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British statesman. : EDEN
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Hazarded. : PERILED
Down
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French composer, "Coppelia." : DELIBES
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Chrysolite. : OLIVINE
3
Where Dahr el Qadib is. : LEBANON
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Hué is its capital. : ANAM
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French roast. : ROTI
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Waste allowance. : TRET
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Burma Road railhead. : LASHIO
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Earthy yellow color. : OCHER
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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America's most criticized woman. : MOM
12
King of Spain, 1870–73. : AMADEUS
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Military supply depot. : BASE
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Leader of "Green Mountain Boys." : ETHAN
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Diurnal. : DAILY
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Bouquet. : POSY
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Skill. : ART
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Resembling a segment. : TORIC
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Father of Methuselah. : ENOCH
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Canters. : LOPES
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Sojourning. : ABIDING
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Scene of first miracle. : CANA
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Hitler's labor chief. : LEY
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Landed properties. : ESTATES
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Where the Karun flows. : IRAN
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Laborious. : OPEROSE
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Ardent desire. : ZEAL
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Tree. : ELM
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The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
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Before this. : SINCE
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___ de l'Etoile. : ARC
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Blazed path. : TRAIL
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Department in S. France. : TARN
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Sparkling ornaments. : SPANGLES
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Pathetically. : PITEOUSLY
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Involves. : ENTANGLES
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Discoverer of Florida. : LEON
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Most northern city of Holy Land. : DAN
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___ Head, famous London taavern. : BOARS
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Overspreading cloud. : PALL
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Picture imitative of oil painting. : OLEOGRAPH
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Duke of Mantua's favorite. : RIGOLETTO
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Illusory pretext. : FLAM
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Saint: Abbr. : STE
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Crying cat. : MEWER
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Oklahoma Indian. : CHEROKEE
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Heating devices. : ETNAS
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Weight of India. : SER
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Punjabi's long-sleeved cloak, : CHOGA
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Hobart is its capital. : TASMANIA
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Ancient wood core. : AME
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To go: French. : ALLER
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Holdfast for a hawser. : BITT
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Landlord. : HOST
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Beetle genus. : ADELOPS
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Egyptian deity. : BES
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Tobacco: French. : TABAC
88
Artist Andrea di Cione (1308–68). : ORCAGNA
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Its day is June 14. : FLAG
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Earns profit. : NETS
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Around-the-world sailor (1540–96). : DRAKE
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Cape N of Gloucester, Mass. : ANN
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Counting-out word. : EENY
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Yours: Abbr. : YRS
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Regarding with amusement. : SMILING
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Seep. : OOZE
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The famous Mr. Page. : JOE
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Christian Malay of Luzon. : ILOKANO
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Mrs. Dick Powell. : JUNE
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Of the eye membrane. : RETINAL
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Rental fee in oats: Old Law. : AVENAGE
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Consolidated. : MINGLED
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Caucasian wild goat. : TUR
115
Eponymous founder of Greeks. : HELLEN
117
Dinners. : MEALS
118
City in Buckeye State. : AKRON
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Female sandpiper. : REEVE
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Father of Leah. : LABAN
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Medieval half denier of France. : OBOLE
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Dashing fellow. : BLADE
127
Wanders about. : GADS
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Short stake. : STOB
129
Sour-tempered. : ACID
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Look wildly: Dial. : GLOP
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Pour forth wildly. : RAVE
132
Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
135
Born. : NEE
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Danish fiord. : ISE
139
Biblical name. : IRI

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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