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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
1. 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
93. 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
116. Worthless thing. : SOU
117. Interpreters. : DEFINERS
121. Relative of the peba. : APAR
122. Mountain man. : ALPINIST
127. European ruler. : ELIZABETHII
130. It has 9 electoral votes. : MISSISSIPPI
132. Contemporary poet. : AUDEN
133. He can't vote. : ALIEN
134. Phrase of reference. : IDEST
135. Come afterward. : ENSUE
136. Botanist's specialty. : FLORA
137. Croutons. : TOAST
138. Mariners. : SALTS
139. Part of an orchestra. : REEDS
Down
1. Payments. : DUES
2. Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
3. Rogers of Oklahoma. : WILL
4. Director Kazan. : ELIA
5. Court term. : SESSION
6. Noted watercolorist. : MARIN
7. Irish river. : ERNE
8. Spanish title: Abbr. : SRA
9. He wrote "The Kreutzer Sonata." : TOLSTOY
10. Café ___. : AULAIT
11. Pinchfist. : MISER
12. Miss Munson. : ONA
13. ___ vult contendere. : NON
14. Perorates. : ENDS
15. Automobile center of Italy. : TURIN
16. Contemporary of J. M. Barrie. : PINERO
17. Thin muslin. : ORGANDIE
18. Very: German. : SEHR
19. Biblical name. : ENAM
20. Vegetables. : YAMS
26. Ancient lyre. : ASOR
28. Boyd, Sinatra, Ray, etc. : IDOLS
31. Pamphlet. : BROCHURE
34. Front page phenomena. : SCAREHEADS
35. Day's march. : ETAPE
36. Make ready (with "up"). : DISH
38. Water bottle. : CARAFE
39. 16,945 ft. peak. : ARARAT
40. The Duke of Edinburgh will be. : PRINCECONSORT
41. Red-yellow. : TAN
42. Part of a crate. : SLAT
44. Followers of a great English writer. : SHAVIANS
46. It has four zones. : GREATERBERLIN
47. Devote time. : EMPLOY
48. Black bucks. : SASINS
50. Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
52. Optimistic. : ROSY
53. Indians. : ERIES
56. Where loafers are found. : SHOESHOP
57. Word of regret. : SORRY
58. Aye vote. : PRO
60. Part of the A. A. F. : WING
61. Composer of "St. Louis Blues." : HANDY
63. Spanish bullfighter. : ELTORERO
66. City on the Hudson. : TROY
68. 1953 event. : CORONATION
71. Pleasure. : GLADNESS
72. Czech Archbishop. : BERAN
73. Common: Comb. form. : HOMO
76. People of Sinneh. : KURDS
78. Scenic feature of Maine. : DUNE
79. Hollywood's "inventor." : AMECHE
80. Patriot of the Revolution. : MORRIS
82. Wear away. : ERODE
83. Commuter's starting point. : DOORSTEP
85. Kyushu volcano with world's largest crater. : ASOSAN
86. Sextuple. : SENARY
88. Prompt. : CUE
89. Grimace: Fr. : MOUE
90. Part of Gen. Patton's sobriquet. : GUTS
93. Indian mangrove. : GORAN
94. Plays hooky, in England. : TIBS
97. Netter of a profit. : REALIZER
99. TV commodity. : TIME
101. Period. : ERA
103. Star. : DENEB
104. It has 8 electoral votes. : FLORIDA
105. Pugilist. : BRUISER
107. Alaskan river. : TANANA
110. Character in French fiction. : ARAMIS
111. Members of a party. : GOPS
113. Notable. : GREAT
115. Blemish. : TAINT
116. Cleaves. : SLITS
117. Inattentive. : DEAF
118. Hebrew month. : ELUL
119. Rover's friend. : FIDO
120. French city. : STLO
122. Right-hand man: Abbr. : ASST
123. Time for work. : NINE
124. ___ dixit. : IPSE
125. Tool for removing bark. : SPUD
126. 1-1, 2-2, etc. : TIES
128. Hawk parrot. : HIA
129. Plural endings. : IES
131. 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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