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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
1. Civil Defense Administrator. : PETERSON
9. Timbers used in shipbuilding. : SPALES
15. Some Louisianians and Texans. : CREOLES
22. City in Texas panhandle. : AMARILLO
23. Succeed. : ARRIVE
24. 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
33. 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
88. Multitude. : HOST
89. Legal claims. : LIENS
90. Come across. : MEET
91. Vatican city. : SEE
92. Forbidden. : TABOO
95. Ancient people of Italy. : SABINES
98. Chief river of British Columbia. : FRASER
100. Begone! : AVAUNT
102. Stricken out. : DELED
103. Divisions on pineapple skin. : PIPS
104. Ranch owned by 97 Down. : REATA
108. Soaks. : RETS
109. Name for Ireland. : IRENA
111. River in Ireland. : NORE
112. Former French commander in chief in Indo-China. : SALAN
113. ___ meridiem. : ANTE
114. Far: Comb. form. : TELE
115. Gives unsteady light. : SHIMMERS
119. Tributary of the Danube. : RABA
120. Holy one: Abbr. : STE
121. Officer acting as secretary. : AIDEDECAMP
123. Yucca fiber. : PITA
125. ___ and pop. : MOM
126. Rank's forte. : CINEMAS
128. His capital is Quito. : IBARRA
129. Last word of a famous poem. : EVERMORE
131. Short part in a play. : ONELINE
132. Bondholder's bonanza. : COUPON
133. Items for publication. : RELEASES
134. Portia's maid. : NERISSA
135. Shipworm. : TEREDO
136. Fat found in tallow. : STEARATE
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1. Golfer's objective. : PARHOLE
2. Riots: Fr. : EMEUTES
3. Science of military maneuvers. : TACTICS
4. ___ of Good Feelings. : ERA
5. Parts of spectacles. : RIMS
6. Golfer's liability. : SLICE
7. City in SW New York. : OLEAN
8. Headline of April 6, 1909. : NORTHPOLE
9. Nestegg. : SAVINGS
10. Ride proudly. : PRANCE
11. Last word of "Hark, Hark the Lark." : ARISE
12. Man's name. : LINUS
13. Always. : EVER
14. Warden in "From Here to Eternity." : SERGEANT
15. Fawn. : CRINGE
16. Tenants. : RENTERS
17. Diner sign. : EATS
18. Aficionado's "bravo." : OLE
19. Item in women's shops. : LINGERIE
20. Certain elixirs. : ESSENCES
21. Loud-voiced persons. : STENTORS
31. Mr. Albert of TV. : EDDIE
34. Isolated rock. : SCAR
36. Swiss river. : AARE
38. Resident of Sen. Maybank's state. : CAROLINIAN
40. Grommets. : EYELETS
42. Ahmed ___. : FUAD
45. Cribs. : BINS
46. City now called Rijeka. : FIUME
47. Mr. Yokum. : ABNER
49. Braid. : PLAT
51. Tanners' tanks. : VATS
52. Headlight. : LAMP
53. Author of influential book, 1852. : STOWE
55. Tribesmen of the Caucasus. : OSSETS
56. English wren. : TOMTIT
57. Thirty: Fr. : TRENTE
59. Pulitzer prize poet. : MOORE
61. Bird. : ERN
63. Washington landmark. : BLAIRHOUSE
64. Highest peak in Oregon. : HOOD
65. Central strand of rope. : CORE
66. TVA dam in Tennessee. : NORRIS
67. Cover, as a hook. : ENCASE
68. Become violently excited. : SEETHE
70. Child. : CHIT
71. Denominations. : SECTS
72. Lively child. : TYKE
75. Puts to proof. : TESTS
77. Kilauea and others. : CRATERS
79. Egyptian god. : BES
80. Queen: Fr. : REINE
81. Extort money from: Colloq. : BLEED
82. One: Ger. : EINS
83. Bushman and Gargantua. : APES
85. "High ___." : NOON
87. Yellow and Black. : SEAS
89. Girl's name. : LILA
90. TV favorite. : MRPEEPERS
92. Home of Daudet's Tartarin. : TARASCON
93. One of the hills of Rome. : AVENTINE
94. Hatch fastener. : BATTENER
96. Lady Cavendish. : ADELE
97. Texas family in "Giant." : BENEDICT
98. Company. : FIRM
99. Farthest from the van. : REAR
101. Certain works of art. : TITIANS
103. Food fish. : POMPANO
105. Colorado city on Rio Grande. : ALAMOSA
106. Small stand. : TABORET
107. Native of Indo-China: Var. : ANAMESE
110. Scene of Biblical miracle. : REDSEA
111. Man with a gun. : NIMROD
115. Rocky height: Scot. : SCAUR
116. Stringed instrument: Fr. : HARPE
117. Bolt. : RIVET
118. Greek pillar. : STELE
121. Alphonse et Gaston. : AMIS
122. Tropical tree. : EBOE
124. 1,214 sq. mi. for Rhode Island. : AREA
127. Ivy League player. : ELI
130. "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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