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WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 1952

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 636 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 33
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,232
Across
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He won in 1924. : DAWES
6
Perle. : MESTA
11
He painted "Camille." : MONET
16
Affected. : POSEY
21
Practical. : UTILE
22
Islands near New Guinea. : ARROU
23
Former President of Turkey. : INONU
24
A country, personified. : IRENA
25
Former Governor of Georgia. : ELLISARNALL
27
Residence for 127 Across. : SANDRINGHAM
29
The Negus. : SELASSIE
30
Quien ___? : SABE
32
Swords, revolvers, etc. : SIDEARMS
33
Noun suffix. : ION
34
Awakened. : STIRRED
37
Relative of the Fates. : NORN
38
Apprehender. : CAPTOR
42
Darkness: Comb. form. : SCOTO
43
Poetic contraction. : TIS
45
Henry Cabot and John. : LODGES
49
Island in Firth of Clyde. : ARRAN
50
Former chief in Germany. : CLAY
51
Enters without ticket: Colloq. : CRASHES
54
Radio and TV role. : IRMA
55
One excuse for not voting. : RAIN
56
Tributary of the Moselle. : SAAR
57
Ram's horn used as a trumpet. : SHOPHAR
58
Sounds from a brooder. : PEEPS
59
Kansas Governor. : ARN
60
Goal of Ike and Adlai. : WHITEHOUSE
62
Four: German. : VIER
64
Oriental name. : ALI
65
Party within a party. : FACTION
67
Resident of 60 Across. : HARRY
68
Sky: Spanish. : CIELO
69
Unit of volume in shipping. : TON
70
Everlasting: Archaic. : ETERNE
71
Class of art. : GENRE
72
Take pride in possessing. : BOAST
73
Exclamations. : HEYS
74
Persons acting as part of a process. : COGS
75
Bea Lillie's title. : LADY
76
Composer of "Bill." : KERN
77
Verbena. : ODOR
79
Chinese port on Formosa Strait. : AMOY
81
Intoxicating. : HEADY
83
Spanish silver dollars. : DUROS
84
Cugat's forte. : RUMBAS
87
Prelate's title: Abbr. : MON
88
Breeches for schoolboys. : CORDS
89
Gussie of the courts. : MORAN
90
Columbus was one. : GENOESE
91
Common suffixes. : ERS
92
With no interval after. : UPON
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Backslapper's disposition. : GOODNATURE
95
Man's nickname. : RON
96
10,000,000 rupees. : CRORE
98
Turnings. : DETOURS
100
Benedict of Belgrade. : TITO
101
Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
102
Lease. : HIRE
103
Aspirations. : DESIRES
104
Lies. : FIBS
105
Pipe. : BRIAR
106
Subject of a will. : ESTATE
108
Tiny: Scot. : SMA
109
Man of brass, made by Vulcan. : TALOS
111
A knot. : GRANNY
112
Fairy tale author. : LANG
114
Digestive tract. : ENTERON
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Worthless thing. : SOU
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Interpreters. : DEFINERS
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Relative of the peba. : APAR
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Mountain man. : ALPINIST
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European ruler. : ELIZABETHII
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It has 9 electoral votes. : MISSISSIPPI
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Contemporary poet. : AUDEN
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He can't vote. : ALIEN
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Phrase of reference. : IDEST
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Come afterward. : ENSUE
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Botanist's specialty. : FLORA
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Croutons. : TOAST
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Mariners. : SALTS
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Part of an orchestra. : REEDS
Down
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Payments. : DUES
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Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
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Rogers of Oklahoma. : WILL
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Director Kazan. : ELIA
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Court term. : SESSION
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Noted watercolorist. : MARIN
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Irish river. : ERNE
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Spanish title: Abbr. : SRA
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He wrote "The Kreutzer Sonata." : TOLSTOY
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Café ___. : AULAIT
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Pinchfist. : MISER
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Miss Munson. : ONA
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___ vult contendere. : NON
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Perorates. : ENDS
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Automobile center of Italy. : TURIN
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Contemporary of J. M. Barrie. : PINERO
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Thin muslin. : ORGANDIE
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Very: German. : SEHR
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Biblical name. : ENAM
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Vegetables. : YAMS
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Ancient lyre. : ASOR
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Boyd, Sinatra, Ray, etc. : IDOLS
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Pamphlet. : BROCHURE
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Front page phenomena. : SCAREHEADS
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Day's march. : ETAPE
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Make ready (with "up"). : DISH
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Water bottle. : CARAFE
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16,945 ft. peak. : ARARAT
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The Duke of Edinburgh will be. : PRINCECONSORT
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Red-yellow. : TAN
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Part of a crate. : SLAT
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Followers of a great English writer. : SHAVIANS
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It has four zones. : GREATERBERLIN
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Devote time. : EMPLOY
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Black bucks. : SASINS
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Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
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Optimistic. : ROSY
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Indians. : ERIES
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Where loafers are found. : SHOESHOP
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Word of regret. : SORRY
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Aye vote. : PRO
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Part of the A. A. F. : WING
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Composer of "St. Louis Blues." : HANDY
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Spanish bullfighter. : ELTORERO
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City on the Hudson. : TROY
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1953 event. : CORONATION
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Pleasure. : GLADNESS
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Czech Archbishop. : BERAN
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Common: Comb. form. : HOMO
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People of Sinneh. : KURDS
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Scenic feature of Maine. : DUNE
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Hollywood's "inventor." : AMECHE
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Patriot of the Revolution. : MORRIS
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Wear away. : ERODE
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Commuter's starting point. : DOORSTEP
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Kyushu volcano with world's largest crater. : ASOSAN
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Sextuple. : SENARY
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Prompt. : CUE
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Grimace: Fr. : MOUE
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Part of Gen. Patton's sobriquet. : GUTS
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Indian mangrove. : GORAN
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Plays hooky, in England. : TIBS
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Netter of a profit. : REALIZER
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TV commodity. : TIME
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Period. : ERA
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Star. : DENEB
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It has 8 electoral votes. : FLORIDA
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Pugilist. : BRUISER
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Alaskan river. : TANANA
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Character in French fiction. : ARAMIS
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Members of a party. : GOPS
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Notable. : GREAT
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Blemish. : TAINT
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Cleaves. : SLITS
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Inattentive. : DEAF
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Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Rover's friend. : FIDO
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French city. : STLO
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Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
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Time for work. : NINE
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___ dixit. : IPSE
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Tool for removing bark. : SPUD
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1-1, 2-2, etc. : TIES
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Hawk parrot. : HIA
129
Plural endings. : IES
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Choice: Abbr. : SEL

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 26 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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