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OF PEOPLE AND THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 6, 1949

Author: Leonard Goldberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 29, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 404
Across Down
1. General in command of AMG in Berlin. : TAYLOR
7. Famous amateur painter. : WINSTON
14. Hoosier Senator. : CAPEHART
22. Inhabitant of stagnant water. : AMOEBA
23. ___ salad. : AVOCADO
24. Baseball players watch these constantly. : AVERAGES
25. Cincinnati's baseball team. : REDMEN
26. Mr. Truman's advisers. : CABINET
27. Depreciate. : DEROGATE
28. Note in Guido's scale. : ARE
29. Man's name. : SETH
31. Jurisdictions: Anglo-Saxon law. : SOCS
32. Dominoes. : BONES
33. Miss Lamour. : DOT
34. ___ driver. : PILE
36. Sea eagles. : ERNS
38. Useful for rainy days. : NESTEGGS
40. He was Cardinal Pacelli. : PIUS
41. Bitter. : ACERB
43. Talks: Slang. : YAPS
45. Caterpillars, grubs, maggots, etc. : LARVAE
46. Vieux ___, New Orleans. : CARRE
47. Source of vitamin A. : CARROT
49. Under: French. : SOUS
51. "___ Reich, ___ Volk." : EIN
52. One-time resident of Sodom. : LOT
53. City in Connecticut. : ANSONIA
55. Canvasser. : ROADMAN
58. Old card game. : BONEACE
62. Mr. Marranville, formerly of the Boston Braves. : RABBIT
64. 30.48 cm. : FOOT
65. Heavy wagon. : DRAY
66. Was a candidate. : RAN
67. "'___ my word!" : PON
70. Dictators issue these. : FIATS
71. A language of the Bible. : ARAMAEAN
73. Cheats: Slang. : BAMS
74. "Lawrence of ___." : ARABIA
76. On the qui vive. : AWARE
78. Swiss river. : EMME
79. "Yes ___!" : SIREE
80. The Great ___. : DIVIDE
81. Soft: Comb. form. : LENI
82. Snick and ___. : SNEE
83. ___ Perón. : SENORA
84. Amalgamate. : UNITE
85. In "South Pacific," the daughter of Bloody Mary. : LIAT
86. ___-violet. : ULTRA
87. Characteristic of Indians. : TRIBAL
88. ___ d'Azur. : COTE
89. Suitable as clothing. : WEARABLE
91. ___-American. : INTER
93. Roman bronze. : AES
94. Good card. : ACE
95. Nobel prize winner for literature, 1929. : MANN
96. Norse character. : RUNE
97. Gold Coast town. : NSAWAM
99. House of refuge. : HOSPICE
101. Abraded. : SCRAPED
103. Resurfaced a floor. : RETILED
107. "Cloak-and-dagger" outfit. : OSS
108. Gunny cloth. : TAT
109. ___ plaster. : SHIN
111. Infer. : DERIVE
112. British fellows. : CHAPS
115. Somewhat naked. : BARISH
118. European sorespot. : SAAR
120. Overall material. : DENIM
121. Hero of Clyde Fitch play. : HALE
122. In fresco painting, first rough plaster coat. : ARRICCIO
124. Island of Dutch East Indies. : NIAS
126. Top ___. : SIDE
127. ___ atque vale! : AVE
128. Newspaper notices. : OBITS
129. Symbol of Eire. : HARP
131. Maori divinity. : ATUA
133. "Stouthearted ___." : MEN
134. Hymns in sacred Hindu literature. : SAMAVEDA
136. Having leaves. : PETALED
138. Horthy was this in Hungary. : REGENT
140. Painter. : ENAMELER
141. Strive to excel. : EMULATE
142. Auriol's land. : FRANCE
143. Rationality. : SANENESS
144. Spanish gold coins. : PESETAS
145. Classified. : SORTED
1. Province of Chile. : TARAPACA
2. He holds the world's most precious passport. : AMERICAN
3. Swiss warblers. : YODELERS
4. Man's nickanme. : LEM
5. Subdivisions of Greek clans. : OBES
6. Indian princess. : RANEE
7. Alaskan codfishes. : WACHNAS
8. Yellow bugle. : IVA
9. Knobsticks. : NOBS
10. Descendant. : SCION
11. Thrash; beat: Dial. : TANCEL
12. Russia's grain basket. : ODESSA
13. ___ guilty. : NOT
14. England's delegate to UN. : CADOGAN
15. Retaliate. : AVENGE
16. Fathers: French. : PERES
17. Love. : EROS
18. Character in "Macbeth." : HAG
19. Scene of international crisis, 1911. : AGADIR
20. Return to court: Scot's law. : RETOUR
21. Poisonous African fly. : TSETSE
30. "___ again!" : TRY
32. Member of the Strasbourg conference. : BEVIN
35. Ballplayer's mistake. : ERROR
37. August attire. : SPORTSWEAR
39. Medical attention. : TREATMENT
40. ___ de foie gras. : PATE
42. In good faith. : BONAFIDE
44. ___ loco. : SUO
46. Rabbit fur. : CONY
48. Leg bones. : TIBIAE
50. Frank Buck's mode of travel. : SAFARI
52. Function of the World Bank. : LOAN
54. Arabian garment. : ABA
56. ___ Schary, of Hollywood. : DORE
57. Cousin of the apteryx. : MOA
58. A hillside, to Robert Burns. : BRAE
59. Brazilian tree with striped wood. : ARAROBA
60. Italian legislatures. : CAMERAE
61. Closes up: Arch. : ENSEALS
63. Count Sforza is one. : ITALIAN
65. Conducts oneself. : DEMEANS
67. Where Mr. Barkley recently dedicated an airfield. : PADUCAH
68. Ciudad Bolivar's river. : ORINOCO
69. Olivine-basalts. : NAVITES
72. Characteristic of native races of America. : AMERINDIAN
73. Double: Comb. form. : BINI
75. "___ the dust!" : BITE
77. Admiral Byrd's favorite hibernation spot. : ANTARCTIC
79. Notched like a saw. : SERRATED
82. Naps. : SLEEPS
83. ___ prunes. : STEWED
85. Smooth: Phonet. : LENE
86. Arm bone. : ULNA
89. GI Janes. : WACS
90. Prickly envelope of a fruit. : BUR
92. ___ paper. : TAR
95. "___ Liberty." : MISS
98. Bogs down. : MIRES
100. He wears the Fisherman's ring. : POPE
101. Draped garments. : SARIS
102. Exclamations of doubt. : EHS
104. A "must" in a football team's dressing room. : LINIMENT
105. "The ___ of things not seen." : EVIDENCE
106. Ophelia was. : DEMENTED
108. Irritable persons. : TARTARS
110. Fresh-water mussels. : NAIADES
112. Hunts. : CHASES
113. Prio Socarrás' capital. : HAVANA
114. Mexico's President. : ALEMAN
115. War ___. : BRIDES
116. Project. : SCHEME
117. Gap. : HIATUS
119. "Brother ___." : RAT
122. White poplar. : ABELE
123. Garment, worn by the Pope. : ORALE
125. Rides the waves. : SURFS
128. Where bricks are made. : OVEN
130. Interweave. : PLAT
132. Travel by plane. : AERO
135. Soul: French. : AME
136. World's featherweight champion. : PEP
137. Greek letter. : ETA
139. Pike-like fish. : GAR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 42 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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