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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, November 17, 1946

Author:
W. J. London
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 51
W. J. London has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 249
Across
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Slayer of Polonius. : HAMLET
7
President-elect of Archduke Maximilian's former empire. : ALEMAN
13
Nickname of famous World War I ace. : RICK
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Geraint's spouse. : ENID
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Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
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Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
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Sister of Caligula. : AGRIPPINA
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Residents of Cambridge, England. : CANTABRIGIANS
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Uncharitable parson in "Joseph Andrews." : TRULLIBER
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Islands S. W. of New Guinea. : ARU
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Dewey's opponent at polls. : MEAD
30
Discomfit. : ABASH
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Spindle. : AXLE
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Mountain range in Colorado. : ELK
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Oxfords. : TIES
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Wagon canopy. : TILT
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Native of Wellington, N. Z. : MAORI
40
500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
42
Plaudits. : ECLAT
44
Lake emptying into Zambezi River. : NYASA
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Father of the Titans. : URANUS
50
Wrinkle. : RUGA
52
Antimacassar. : TIDY
54
Pyrolater's idol. : FIRE
56
Prevent. : AVERT
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Bite off piecemeal. : GNAW
58
Haiti's new President. : ESTIME
61
Capable of gentling. : TAMABLE
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Site of church of Madonna di S. Luca. : BOLOGNA
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Millionaire who wrote "Problems of Today," 1909. : CARNEGIE
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Clayey deposit. : MARL
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Author of "Hard Cash." : READE
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Home of "three little pigs." : STY
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Mrs. Martin Johnson. : OSA
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Roman dictator: B. C. 138–78. : SULLA
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Frowning. : GLUM
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Restore free speech. : UNGAG
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Despumate. : SKIM
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Rubeolar spot. : MEASLE
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Undiluted. : NEAT
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Tristram's beloved: Var. : YSOLDE
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Chinese. : SINIC
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Beheld. : SPIED
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Banqueteer. : DINER
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Crannies. : HOLES
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Paschal festival. : EASTER
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Nom de plume of Armandine Dupin. : SAND
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Come in. : ENTREZ
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Agreement. : PACT
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Skedaddle. : ELOPE
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Rhode Island rebel, 1841. : DORR
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Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
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Low-brow's "no." : NAH
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Treasure guide. : MAP
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Soil found in Mississippi basin. : LOESS
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Summit of Mount Pisgah. : NEBO
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Scene of Hamlet. : ELSINORE
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Governor Sparks' State. : ALABAMA
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Gubernatorial head of R. I. : PASTORE
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Title assumed by Charlemagne. : KAISER
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Blue-pencil. : DELE
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Thrusting sword of Renaissance. : ESTOC
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Earth goddess. : ERDA
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European Air Transport Service. : EATS
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Greek chis translated into English. : EXES
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Legally out of. : DEHORS
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Rose-red. : EOSIN
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Where Iphigenia was sacrificed. : AULIS
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Hartebeest. : ASSE
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Unicorn fishes. : UNIES
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Noble family founded by Alberto II. : ESTE
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Waistband. : SASH
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High explosive. : TNT
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The corium. : DERM
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Associated with the past. : DATED
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Singing blackbird. : MERL
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Minor Malay coin. : TRA
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Trade-mark. : IDIOGRAPH
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Mittelmeer. : MEDITERRANEAN
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Big Bend State. : TENNESSEE
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Island-site of legendary loadstone castle. : AVALON
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Foretold. : OMENED
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Metal containers. : ORES
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Frightened. : EERY
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Aramaean. : SEMITE
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Clattering. : RATTLY
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Three-headed Greek goddess. : HECATE
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Visigoth, conqueror of Rome. : ALARIC
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Count of Poletesme. : MANUEL
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Animated. : LIT
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Grant of rent-free land under Hindu law. : ENAM
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4th Jewish month. : TEBET
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In greedsome manner. : AVIDLY
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Fraction of a distance. : LEG
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Assam silk. : ERIA
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Ancient realm of King Mesha. : MOAB
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Hue is its capital. : ANNAM
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Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
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Councilor: Ger. : RAT
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The beautiful Duchess of Tintagel. : IGRAINE
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Anything very puzzling. : CRUX
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Veto. : KILL
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Crest: Arch. : EPI
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Siegfried won the hoard and ring from them. : NIBELUNGS
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Unpolished. : INELEGANT
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Atrocious. : DARK
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Commoner: Slang. : PLEB
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Pluvious. : RAINY
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Every 60 minutes. : HORAL
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Glossy. : SATIN
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Chairman of Senate's Republican steering committee. : TAFT
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Laudatory critic. : RAVER
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Jason's galley. : ARGO
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Present conditions. : TIMES
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King Aduldet's country. : SIAM
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World Wars I & II. : ARMAGEDDONS
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Pope when Crusaders first took Jerusalem, 1096–99. : URBAN
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Lumpish. : STODGY
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Begone! : AWAY
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Free of viscidity. : DEGUM
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Husband of a countess. : EARL
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French name for Scotland. : ECOSSE
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Mrs. Rembrandt. : SASKIA
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Schools. : TRAINS
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Giant in Jack the Giant Killer. : BLUNDERBORE
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Restraining thong. : LEASH
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Small waterlocked areas: Fr. : ILES
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Passes. : ELAPSES
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Muse of music. : EUTERPE
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Overrun by Genghis Khan. : ASIA
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Chinese noodles. : MEIN
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Ill-behaved person. : GOOP
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20th of a grain. : MITE
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Furnish. : LEND
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Aardvark's diet. : ANTS
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Lowlands bordering Orinoco. : LLANOS
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1,000 square meters. : DECARE
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She replaced Vashti as queen of King Ahasuerus. : ESTHER
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Naos. : CELLA
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Existent. : REAL
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Furnished with cubicles. : ROOMED
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Leader of the Taborites: 1360?–1424. : ZISKA
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___ porridge hot. : PEASE
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Neural network. : RETE
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Breed of dwarf cattle. : NIATA
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Assured of success. : MADE
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Canada's famous Governor General. : ALEXANDER
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Eretz Yisrael. : PALESTINE
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Wooden golf club. : SPOON
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Order: Lat. : ORDO
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Euryalus' friend in the Aeneid. : NISUS
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
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Bitterly irritating. : ACRID
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Relaxation. : EASE
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Disney's frantic rabbit. : THUMPER
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Take up. : ENTER
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James in Bogland. : SEAMAS
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Sister of Antigone. : ISMENE
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Not visible or apparent. : LATENT
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Jacob's descendants. : ISRAEL
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Mixture of beer and ginger ale. : SHANDY
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Chief Executive of Garden State. : EDGE
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Mr. Early's nickname. : STEVE
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Miscue. : ERROR
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Former peasant now living in Belgrade palace. : TITO
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Gaelic speech of 18th C. : ERSE
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Engrave. : RASE
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Holland seaport. : EDAM
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Capital of Portuguese Timor. : DILI
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Color goose gray. : LAMA
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Ounce in Holland. : ONS
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Hi there! : HEY
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Anything small. : TOT
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Profit. : NET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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