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WHO'S WHO?

New York Times, Sunday, November 18, 1951

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Last digit of original 52-Across clue (and ends of several other clues in the column) weren't visible, so used a "0" as an arbitrary placeholder. (Current elevation is 10,991.)

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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 882
Across
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Stage constructions. : SETS
5
Musical work. : OPUS
9
Smooth off. : ABRASE
15
Reporter: Colloq. : LEGMAN
21
Believer in eternal realities. : PLATONIST
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Appeared large. : LOOMED
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Girl's name. : ORIANA
25
The school we went to. : ALMAMATER
26
Reluctant resident of Taipeh. : CHIANGKAISHEK
28
Hebrew diacritical mark. : TSERE
29
Threefold. : TRINAL
31
Sections of a ball park. : STANDS
32
Soul: Fr. : AME
33
Women in the British navy. : WRENS
35
Looker-on. : GAZER
37
Lady Mountbatten. : IRIS
38
Agitate. : STIR
39
Money in Peru. : SOL
40
Persian poet (1184–1291). : SADI
43
List of a ship's cargo. : MANIFEST
45
Tibetan monks. : LAMAS
46
Periods of significance. : ERAS
48
Mounted soldier. : LANCER
50
Troops. : MEN
51
Chief cook and dishwasher. : MAMA
52
Volcano, 10,750 ft. high. : ETNA
53
Spirit. : ARDOR
54
Surrounds. : GIRTS
56
Oklahoma Indians. : OSAGES
59
Boat used in regatta. : SHELL
61
Gorgeous George, for instance. : WRASSLER
63
Compare. : CONTRAST
65
Top batter in 1951. : MUSIAL
67
Nickname of Harold I, Anglo-Saxon king. : HAREFOOT
69
Money in the pot. : ANTE
70
Pill for an executive. : ASPIRIN
73
Talks fondly. : COOS
75
Four. : TETRAD
77
German article. : DER
78
Mended. : DARNED
79
Withering away. : TABESCENT
81
The Hambletonian is run here. : GOSHEN
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Long ___. : AGO
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Take down a flag again. : REFURL
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City near Milan. : LODI
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French coin. : CENTIME
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___ et tuum. : MEUM
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Give thought to. : CONSIDER
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German inventor of repeating rifle. : MAUSER
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Injure: Obs. : INDAMAGE
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Serving lads. : GOSSOONS
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They wear coronets with eight pearls. : EARLS
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A political position. : CENTER
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Sediment. : DREGS
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Hominy. : GRITS
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High-strung. : TAUT
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Fort in California. : ORD
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Broom-maker's child. : GRETEL
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Summit. : ACME
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Argued with the ump. : JAWED
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Gloomy structures. : MAUSOLEA
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Bulwer-Lytton character. : ARAM
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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The I in F.Y.I. : INFO
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Woody fiber. : BAST
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Senator from South Dakota. : MUNDT
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German city. : GOTHA
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Hodges or Blas. : GIL
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Ann Sothern role. : MAISIE
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Cornell's lake. : CAYUGA
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Broken spikes of grain. : CHOBS
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Dulles' forte. : STATESMANSHIP
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Popular songstress and actress. : LENAHORNE
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Wild sheep with huge horns. : ARGALI
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Win back one's losses. : RECOUP
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Chinese statesman and revolutionary. : SUNYATSEN
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Having a slender waist. : WASPEN
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Fly. : TSETSE
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Verily. : AMEN
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Drove. : HERD
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Family tiff. : SPAT
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Explorer, writer, salvage expert. : ELLSWORTH
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Mongol conqueror of India. : TAMERLANE
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Gaze fixedly. : STARE
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"Come ___ My House." : ONA
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Famed British orator. : PITT
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Legal right to enjoyment of property. : USER
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Narrow part of a tool. : STRIG
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Palace in Seville. : ALCAZAR
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Eastern expert, went to Korea with Bradley. : BOHLEN
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Louis Quatorze, par example. : ROI
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
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Feeling. : SENTIENT
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Masters, Poe and Guest. : EDGARS
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Burdens. : LOADS
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Goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Infantrymen. : GIS
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Great Hindu leader. : MAHATMAGANDHI
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Blood deficiency. : ANEMIA
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Kettledrums. : NAKERS
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Presages. : OMENS
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Work with wool. : KNIT
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Nominators. : NAMERS
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Room in 9 Down. : SALA
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Frostier. : RIMIER
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Winged fruit of the maple. : SAMARA
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Ascertains. : SEES
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Great English naturalist. : DARWIN
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Indo-Aryan god of thunder. : INDRA
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Searched out. : FERRETED
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Omega. : LAST
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Protein obtained from fish. : SALMIN
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These are loaded by U. M. W. men. : COALCARS
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Composite pictures in movies. : MONTAGES
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Having no panes. : GLASSLESS
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General who ran for President, in 1852. : SCOTT
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High regard. : ESTEEM
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He wrote "Letters to Eliza." : STERNE
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Siren. : LURER
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Tire casing. : SHOE
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Our: Scot. : OOR
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Seats for rather bumpy transportation. : SIDECARS
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Middle name of author of thirty-three novels. : FENIMORE
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He wrote "The Native's Return." : ADAMIC
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7 ft. in Russia. : SAGENE
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Van Wyck Mason's latest book. : PROUDNEWFLAGS
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Those who render service. : OBLIGERS
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Keyed. : TUNED
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Hearts: Anat. : CORS
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Laminae. : STRATA
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Plane grounder. : FOG
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George Armstrong ___, American general. : CUSTER
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Italian man's name. : MATTEO
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Where Lassie reigns. : DOGDOM
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Miss Loos. : ANITA
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Lake formed by Hoover Dam. : MEAD
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A sweet Rosie. : OGRADY
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Battlefield, for instance. : RACEHORSE
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Radio comedy program. : LUMNABNER
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Saintes: Abbr. : STES
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Regular procedures. : ROUTINES
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Dross of metal. : SLAG
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Worsted yarn used in fringes. : GENAPPE
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Puzzle. : JIGSAW
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Ibsen girl. : ANITRA
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Disfigure. : MAIM
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Deforest: Old Eng. Law. : ASSART
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Gen. Clay. : LUCIUS
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Coffee named for Arabian city. : MOCHA
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Land drained by a river. : BASIN
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Oil city. : TULSA
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Egyptian god of wisdom, with ibis head. : THOTH
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Hawaiian song. : MELE
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Verb-forming suffix. : ESCE
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Genus of herbs. : GEUM
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Britain's princess. : ANNE
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Spile. : TAP
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Vehement. : HOT
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Miss Rand, author of "Fountainhead." : AYN

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 36 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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