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WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, November 22, 1953

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.56, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 621 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 174, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,617
Across
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Civil Defense Administrator. : PETERSON
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Timbers used in shipbuilding. : SPALES
15
Some Louisianians and Texans. : CREOLES
22
City in Texas panhandle. : AMARILLO
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Succeed. : ARRIVE
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Twain or Whitman. : REALIST
25
French beauty and wit of 19th century. : RECAMIER
26
More conceited. : VAINER
27
Extreme. : INTENSE
28
Quonset. : HUT
29
Go away! : SCAT
30
Rebels. : INSURGENTS
32
Handy's rank: Abbr. : GEN
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He said, "Taxation without representation is tyranny." : OTIS
35
Heightens. : ENHANCES
37
Move by inches. : EDGE
38
Red ___. : CENT
39
City in Italy's "boot." : LECCE
41
"Tree of Liberty" author. : PAGE
42
Coverer of a bet, in dice. : FADER
43
Bow: Comb. form. : ARCO
44
Pope's "___ on Man." : ESSAY
45
Round Table Knight. : BORS
46
Forest gods: Latin. : FAUNI
48
More nimble. : SPRIER
50
Rail at. : REVILE
52
Pours offering. : LIBATES
54
Good earth. : LOESS
55
Baseball great. : OTT
58
Maiden ___. : LANE
59
Weight of India. : MAUND
60
River duck. : TEAL
62
Ices, on a French menu. : SORBETS
64
___ de guerre. : HOMME
65
Mexico's President. : CORTINES
69
Fuses, as metal. : SMELTS
70
Site of baseball's Hall of Fame. : COOPERSTOWN
73
What Mother Hubbard's dog got. : NONE
74
Spirit-lamps. : ETNAS
75
Mr. Heyerdahl. : THOR
76
Jane of 1847 novel. : EYRE
77
She lived in Aeaea. : CIRCE
78
Small monkey. : TITI
79
Well-known jazz musician. : BEIDERBECKE
83
Place in Genesis. : ARARAT
84
Most severe. : STERNEST
86
Size of type. : ELITE
87
Language of 100,000,000. : SPANISH
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Multitude. : HOST
89
Legal claims. : LIENS
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Come across. : MEET
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Vatican city. : SEE
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Forbidden. : TABOO
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Ancient people of Italy. : SABINES
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Chief river of British Columbia. : FRASER
100
Begone! : AVAUNT
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Stricken out. : DELED
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Divisions on pineapple skin. : PIPS
104
Ranch owned by 97 Down. : REATA
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Soaks. : RETS
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Name for Ireland. : IRENA
111
River in Ireland. : NORE
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Former French commander in chief in Indo-China. : SALAN
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___ meridiem. : ANTE
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Far: Comb. form. : TELE
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Gives unsteady light. : SHIMMERS
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Tributary of the Danube. : RABA
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Holy one: Abbr. : STE
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Officer acting as secretary. : AIDEDECAMP
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Yucca fiber. : PITA
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___ and pop. : MOM
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Rank's forte. : CINEMAS
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His capital is Quito. : IBARRA
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Last word of a famous poem. : EVERMORE
131
Short part in a play. : ONELINE
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Bondholder's bonanza. : COUPON
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Items for publication. : RELEASES
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Portia's maid. : NERISSA
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Shipworm. : TEREDO
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Fat found in tallow. : STEARATE
Down
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Golfer's objective. : PARHOLE
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Riots: Fr. : EMEUTES
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Science of military maneuvers. : TACTICS
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___ of Good Feelings. : ERA
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Parts of spectacles. : RIMS
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Golfer's liability. : SLICE
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City in SW New York. : OLEAN
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Headline of April 6, 1909. : NORTHPOLE
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Nestegg. : SAVINGS
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Ride proudly. : PRANCE
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Last word of "Hark, Hark the Lark." : ARISE
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Man's name. : LINUS
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Always. : EVER
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Warden in "From Here to Eternity." : SERGEANT
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Fawn. : CRINGE
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Tenants. : RENTERS
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Diner sign. : EATS
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Aficionado's "bravo." : OLE
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Item in women's shops. : LINGERIE
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Certain elixirs. : ESSENCES
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Loud-voiced persons. : STENTORS
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Mr. Albert of TV. : EDDIE
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Swiss river. : AARE
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Resident of Sen. Maybank's state. : CAROLINIAN
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Grommets. : EYELETS
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Ahmed ___. : FUAD
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Cribs. : BINS
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City now called Rijeka. : FIUME
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Mr. Yokum. : ABNER
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Braid. : PLAT
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Tanners' tanks. : VATS
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Headlight. : LAMP
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Author of influential book, 1852. : STOWE
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Tribesmen of the Caucasus. : OSSETS
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English wren. : TOMTIT
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Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
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Pulitzer prize poet. : MOORE
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Bird. : ERN
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Washington landmark. : BLAIRHOUSE
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Highest peak in Oregon. : HOOD
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Central strand of rope. : CORE
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TVA dam in Tennessee. : NORRIS
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Cover, as a hook. : ENCASE
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Become violently excited. : SEETHE
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Child. : CHIT
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Denominations. : SECTS
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Lively child. : TYKE
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Puts to proof. : TESTS
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Kilauea and others. : CRATERS
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Egyptian god. : BES
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Queen: Fr. : REINE
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Extort money from: Colloq. : BLEED
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One: Ger. : EINS
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Bushman and Gargantua. : APES
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"High ___." : NOON
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Yellow and Black. : SEAS
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Girl's name. : LILA
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TV favorite. : MRPEEPERS
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Home of Daudet's Tartarin. : TARASCON
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One of the hills of Rome. : AVENTINE
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Hatch fastener. : BATTENER
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Lady Cavendish. : ADELE
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Texas family in "Giant." : BENEDICT
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Company. : FIRM
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Farthest from the van. : REAR
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Certain works of art. : TITIANS
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Food fish. : POMPANO
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Colorado city on Rio Grande. : ALAMOSA
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Small stand. : TABORET
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Native of Indo-China: Var. : ANAMESE
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Scene of Biblical miracle. : REDSEA
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Man with a gun. : NIMROD
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Rocky height: Scot. : SCAUR
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Stringed instrument: Fr. : HARPE
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Bolt. : RIVET
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Greek pillar. : STELE
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Alphonse et Gaston. : AMIS
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Tropical tree. : EBOE
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1,214 sq. mi. for Rhode Island. : AREA
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Ivy League player. : ELI
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"Cielo e ___," famous aria. : MAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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