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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 1948

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 52-Across clue had no period after underscore; added one.

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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 355
Across
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Decreed by chance. : FATED
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Patron saint of Wales. : DAVID
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The fragrant Bon Silene. : TEAROSE
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Setting of "The Marble Faun." : ITALY
19
Dyed Australian rabbit fur. : SEALINE
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Radiant. : AURORAL
22
Water channel. : FLUME
23
St. George is its patron. : ENGLAND
24
Bismarck's birthland. : PRUSSIA
25
Tawny. : TAN
26
Where Lough Foyle is. : DONEGAL
28
Tongue. : IDIOM
30
The Giant's Mel. : OTT
31
Grafted: Her. : ENTE
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Products. : WARE
34
Steep descent. : SCARP
35
Articulation. : KNEE
36
A star: French. : ETOILE
38
Gentle. : GRADUAL
41
The wallaba of Brazil. : APA
43
Small Nubian harp. : NANGA
44
Contractile. : SYSTALTIC
46
Upon. : ONTO
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A large lump: CoIloq. : HUNK
51
Damper of a piano. : MUTE
52
"I, a stranger and ___. In a world I never made."—Housman. : AFRAID
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Delineate. : PORTRAY
57
Bombardon. : TUBA
58
City of Churches. : BROOKLYN
60
Killer in the Rue Morgue. : APE
61
Reason. : ARGUE
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Spider. : SNARER
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Further. : ALSO
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Black Hawk's tribesmen. : SACS
68
Ukrainian deliberative bodies. : RADAS
70
Diamond, pearl, ___, nonpareil, minion, etc. : AGATE
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A stay: Scots Law. : SIST
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Dismounted. : ALIT
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Where Horta is. : AZORES
75
President during XYZ Affair. : ADAMS
77
Ornament on a Buddhist pagoda. : TEE
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Fertilizer. : NITRATES
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A trout. : CHAR
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Large, reddish-purple plums. : KELSEYS
84
Trimmer. : NEATER
85
Combine. : JOIN
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Hindu land grant. : ENAM
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Blue-pencil. : EDIT
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Large triangular sail. : SPINNAKER
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Largest river in Europe. : VOLGA
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Drawing strap of a harness. : TUG
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Confined to a region. : ENDEMIC
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"The ___ of the Native."—Hardy. : RETURN
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Tributary of the Saginaw. : CASS
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Saying. : ADAGE
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Blue. : NAVY
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Greek goddess of discord. : ERIS
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Publickly known. : OUT
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Flatfish. : BRILL
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Trucks. : LORRIES
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Emblem of dawn. : DEW
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City in California. : ALAMEDA
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Yellowish-green mineral. : EPIDOTE
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Rise and fall. : HEAVE
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Gravy flavoring. : CARAMEL
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Tranquil. : REPOSED
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Proprietor. : OWNER
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Cossack leaders. : HETMANS
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Prima donnas. : STARS
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Removes as harmful. : WEEDS
Down
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"___ men on the Dead Man's Chest." : FIFTEEN
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Site of Georgia Tech. : ATLANTA
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Old New England city. : TAUNTON
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Hard, tough wood. : ELM
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Hennaed. : DYED
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Reference marks. : DAGGERS
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According to. : ALLA
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Little bottle. : VIAL
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Boniface's place. : INN
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Hallow. : DEDICATE
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Long-snouted mammal. : TAPIR
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Jupiter, as a white bull, carried her to Crete. : EUROPA
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Herb with heart-shaped flowers. : ARUM
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Former rulers of the Slavs. : ROS
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___ Welles. : ORSON
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Native of ancient Egyptian city. : SAITE
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Inspirit. : ELATE
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Site of great Zambezi bridge. : SENA
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Intensity. : ENERGY
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Incur a debt. : OWE
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Surrealist. : DALI
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Ominous number. : EIGHT
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The Padishah's lady. : SULTANA
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Hawaiians. : KANAKAS
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Petrarch sang her praises. : LAURA
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Egyptian sungod. : ATMU
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Bad paintings. : DAUBS
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Island NE of Cebu. : PORO
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Astrologers. : SKYGAZERS
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Baby-sitter. : CARETAKER
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Geologic rock formation. : TILLITE
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Long wandering. : ODYSSEY
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Set forth. : NARRATE
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Overseers. : FOREMEN
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Bezoar goat. : PASAN
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Yellow chalcedony. : OPALINE
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Told over. : RECITED
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Rupert's drop. : TEAR
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Man's nickname. : BRAD
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Birdcalls. : NOTES
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Edible Japanese herbs. : UDOS
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Town in Central India. : AGAR
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___ Settlements. : STRAITS
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Parrying position: Fencing. : SECONDE
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Bootblack's cry. : SHINE
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"Be not the ___ of Words."—Carlyle. : SLAVE
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Aleutian island. : ATTU
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Where Tourane is. : ANAM
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Struck a blow. : SMOTE
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Sleigh bells. : JINGLERS
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Series on seven bells, in change ringing. : PEAL
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Scottish burgh. : KINROSS
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King-high card game. : ECARTE
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Lazy, stupid person. : LURDANE
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Sorrowed. : GRIEVED
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Correct solutions. : ANSWERS
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Famous soprano of Chicago opera. : GARDEN
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Cover crop. : RYE
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Herman Hickman of Yale. : COACH
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German school assembly halls. : AULAE
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Jerk. : START
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Chronometers. : DIALS
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Contended. : VIED
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Speaker's platform of ancient Greece. : BEMA
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Fat: Med. : LIPA
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Bouquet. : ODOR
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___ Boat. : SHOW
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Mayan Indian. : MAM
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Mary's lamb. : PET
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Lamb's mother. : EWE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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