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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 Down
1. Slayer of Polonius. : HAMLET
7. President-elect of Archduke Maximilian's former empire. : ALEMAN
13. Nickname of famous World War I ace. : RICK
17. Geraint's spouse. : ENID
21. Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
22. Home of Proteus and Valentine. : VERONA
23. Sister of Caligula. : AGRIPPINA
25. Residents of Cambridge, England. : CANTABRIGIANS
27. Uncharitable parson in "Joseph Andrews." : TRULLIBER
28. Islands S. W. of New Guinea. : ARU
29. Dewey's opponent at polls. : MEAD
30. Discomfit. : ABASH
32. Spindle. : AXLE
33. Mountain range in Colorado. : ELK
34. Oxfords. : TIES
36. Wagon canopy. : TILT
38. Native of Wellington, N. Z. : MAORI
40. 500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
42. Plaudits. : ECLAT
44. Lake emptying into Zambezi River. : NYASA
47. Father of the Titans. : URANUS
50. Wrinkle. : RUGA
52. Antimacassar. : TIDY
54. Pyrolater's idol. : FIRE
56. Prevent. : AVERT
57. Bite off piecemeal. : GNAW
58. Haiti's new President. : ESTIME
61. Capable of gentling. : TAMABLE
63. Site of church of Madonna di S. Luca. : BOLOGNA
65. Millionaire who wrote "Problems of Today," 1909. : CARNEGIE
68. Clayey deposit. : MARL
69. Author of "Hard Cash." : READE
71. Home of "three little pigs." : STY
72. Mrs. Martin Johnson. : OSA
73. Roman dictator: B. C. 138–78. : SULLA
75. Frowning. : GLUM
77. Restore free speech. : UNGAG
79. Despumate. : SKIM
81. Rubeolar spot. : MEASLE
83. Undiluted. : NEAT
85. Tristram's beloved: Var. : YSOLDE
89. Chinese. : SINIC
91. Beheld. : SPIED
92. Banqueteer. : DINER
94. Crannies. : HOLES
95. Paschal festival. : EASTER
97. Nom de plume of Armandine Dupin. : SAND
98. Come in. : ENTREZ
100. Agreement. : PACT
101. Skedaddle. : ELOPE
103. Rhode Island rebel, 1841. : DORR
105. Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
107. Low-brow's "no." : NAH
108. Treasure guide. : MAP
111. Soil found in Mississippi basin. : LOESS
113. Summit of Mount Pisgah. : NEBO
115. Scene of Hamlet. : ELSINORE
117. Governor Sparks' State. : ALABAMA
119. Gubernatorial head of R. I. : PASTORE
122. Title assumed by Charlemagne. : KAISER
123. Blue-pencil. : DELE
124. Thrusting sword of Renaissance. : ESTOC
126. Earth goddess. : ERDA
127. European Air Transport Service. : EATS
128. Greek chis translated into English. : EXES
129. Legally out of. : DEHORS
131. Rose-red. : EOSIN
133. Where Iphigenia was sacrificed. : AULIS
137. Hartebeest. : ASSE
139. Unicorn fishes. : UNIES
141. Noble family founded by Alberto II. : ESTE
143. Waistband. : SASH
144. High explosive. : TNT
145. The corium. : DERM
148. Associated with the past. : DATED
151. Singing blackbird. : MERL
153. Minor Malay coin. : TRA
154. Trade-mark. : IDIOGRAPH
157. Mittelmeer. : MEDITERRANEAN
160. Big Bend State. : TENNESSEE
161. Island-site of legendary loadstone castle. : AVALON
162. Foretold. : OMENED
163. Metal containers. : ORES
164. Frightened. : EERY
165. Aramaean. : SEMITE
166. Clattering. : RATTLY
1. Three-headed Greek goddess. : HECATE
2. Visigoth, conqueror of Rome. : ALARIC
3. Count of Poletesme. : MANUEL
4. Animated. : LIT
5. Grant of rent-free land under Hindu law. : ENAM
6. 4th Jewish month. : TEBET
7. In greedsome manner. : AVIDLY
8. Fraction of a distance. : LEG
9. Assam silk. : ERIA
10. Ancient realm of King Mesha. : MOAB
11. Hue is its capital. : ANNAM
12. Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
13. Councilor: Ger. : RAT
14. The beautiful Duchess of Tintagel. : IGRAINE
15. Anything very puzzling. : CRUX
16. Veto. : KILL
17. Crest: Arch. : EPI
18. Siegfried won the hoard and ring from them. : NIBELUNGS
19. Unpolished. : INELEGANT
20. Atrocious. : DARK
24. Commoner: Slang. : PLEB
26. Pluvious. : RAINY
31. Every 60 minutes. : HORAL
35. Glossy. : SATIN
37. Chairman of Senate's Republican steering committee. : TAFT
39. Laudatory critic. : RAVER
41. Jason's galley. : ARGO
43. Present conditions. : TIMES
45. King Aduldet's country. : SIAM
46. World Wars I & II. : ARMAGEDDONS
48. Pope when Crusaders first took Jerusalem, 1096–99. : URBAN
49. Lumpish. : STODGY
51. Begone! : AWAY
53. Free of viscidity. : DEGUM
55. Husband of a countess. : EARL
58. French name for Scotland. : ECOSSE
59. Mrs. Rembrandt. : SASKIA
60. Schools. : TRAINS
62. Giant in Jack the Giant Killer. : BLUNDERBORE
64. Restraining thong. : LEASH
66. Small waterlocked areas: Fr. : ILES
67. Passes. : ELAPSES
70. Muse of music. : EUTERPE
74. Overrun by Genghis Khan. : ASIA
76. Chinese noodles. : MEIN
78. Ill-behaved person. : GOOP
80. 20th of a grain. : MITE
82. Furnish. : LEND
84. Aardvark's diet. : ANTS
86. Lowlands bordering Orinoco. : LLANOS
87. 1,000 square meters. : DECARE
88. She replaced Vashti as queen of King Ahasuerus. : ESTHER
90. Naos. : CELLA
93. Existent. : REAL
96. Furnished with cubicles. : ROOMED
99. Leader of the Taborites: 1360?–1424. : ZISKA
102. ___ porridge hot. : PEASE
104. Neural network. : RETE
106. Breed of dwarf cattle. : NIATA
108. Assured of success. : MADE
109. Canada's famous Governor General. : ALEXANDER
110. Eretz Yisrael. : PALESTINE
112. Wooden golf club. : SPOON
114. Order: Lat. : ORDO
116. Euryalus' friend in the Aeneid. : NISUS
118. Mrs. Truman. : BESS
120. Bitterly irritating. : ACRID
121. Relaxation. : EASE
125. Disney's frantic rabbit. : THUMPER
127. Take up. : ENTER
130. James in Bogland. : SEAMAS
132. Sister of Antigone. : ISMENE
134. Not visible or apparent. : LATENT
135. Jacob's descendants. : ISRAEL
136. Mixture of beer and ginger ale. : SHANDY
138. Chief Executive of Garden State. : EDGE
140. Mr. Early's nickname. : STEVE
142. Miscue. : ERROR
144. Former peasant now living in Belgrade palace. : TITO
146. Gaelic speech of 18th C. : ERSE
147. Engrave. : RASE
149. Holland seaport. : EDAM
150. Capital of Portuguese Timor. : DILI
152. Color goose gray. : LAMA
155. Ounce in Holland. : ONS
156. Hi there! : HEY
158. Anything small. : TOT
159. 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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