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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1951

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 511 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, 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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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 616
Across
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Termagant. : VIRAGO
7
Allowance for shrinkage. : SCALAGE
14
Capital of Veracruz State, Mexico. : JALAPA
20
Genus of the spider monkeys. : ATELES
21
Hero of Chaucer's "Knight's Tale." : PALAMON
22
Antiseptic: Chem. : AMINOL
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Unverified reports. : RUMORS
24
Obdurate. : ADAMANT
25
Confuse. : MUDDLE
26
Greener, as fields. : GRASSIER
28
Butter knife. : SPREADER
30
Island group of the Aleutians. : RAT
31
Anne Nichols' hero. : ABIE
32
Christmas. : NOEL
34
Dog Star. : SIRIUS
35
Proclivity. : BENT
36
Transgress. : SIN
37
He made a famous report. : KINSEY
39
Man's name: Scandinavian. : NILS
40
Sight-seers' escort. : GUIDE
41
Trucks. : VANS
42
Be off one's guard. : NAP
44
What a varsity athlete wins. : LETTER
46
Dorothy Lamour used to wear one. : SARONG
49
Quoter. : CITER
51
Preciousness. : DEARNESS
55
Religious pamphlet. : TRACT
56
Sir ___ Rau. : BENEGAL
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Mark denoting a fault. : DEMERIT
59
River in Ireland. : ERNE
60
Rounds of a ladder. : RUNGS
61
Mike's friend. : PAT
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
64
City in Yugoslavia. : NIS
65
Teutonic gods. : AESIR
66
British Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
68
Eccentric person: Slang. : NUT
69
Stone nodules, containing crystals. : GEODES
71
Utter. : SAY
73
Sensitive layers of the skin. : CORIA
74
Symbol of 10th sign of the Zodiac. : GOAT
75
Furs. : ERMINES
77
John Barrymore's third wife. : DOLORES
79
Roman calendars. : FASTI
80
One who makes smaller. : LESSENER
82
Chief Soviet delegate to the U. N. : MALIK
83
Whalebone. : BALEEN
84
Character in "Alice." : HATTER
86
Witticism. : MOT
87
Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
88
Senator Kefauver. : ESTES
91
Site of New Mexican art colony. : TAOS
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Merrymakings. : REVELS
95
___ concert. : POP
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Letters. : TEES
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In the middle. : MEDIAN
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Inform on partners in crime: Slang. : SING
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Veer. : SLUE
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River in Korean war zone. : HAN
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Came to an untimely end. : PERISHED
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Conditionally released prisoner. : PAROLIST
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Achieve. : ATTAIN
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Cabinet for bric-a-brac. : ETAGERE
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Devastated. : AWASTE
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Required. : NEEDED
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More tranquil. : SERENER
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More compact. : DENSER
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No hits, no runs, no ___. : ERRORS
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Goes. : TRAVELS
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Matriculates. : ENTERS
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President of Brazil. : VARGAS
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Pianist and movie actor. : ITURBI
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Last. : REMAIN
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European shad. : ALOSE
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Department, SW France. : GERS
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Village on the Hudson. : OSSINING
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Extras. : SPARES
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Bounder. : CAD
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Dear me! : ALAS
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Hurricane ___. : LAMPS
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Poison from oil of bitter almonds. : AMARIN
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Symbol of filial ingratitude. : GONERIL
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Given inalienably, as an estate. : ENTAILED
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Creator of Daisy Miller. : JAMES
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River on N boundary of Manchuria. : AMUR
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Cover. : LID
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Tolstoy's Prince ___. : ANDREI
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Its flag is two horizontal bars, white and red. : POLAND
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Abutment of a Roman arch. : ALETTE
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Ages. : EONS
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Freed from powdery particles. : DUSTED
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Where the Winter Palace is. : LENINGRAD
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Part of a gas stove. : BURNER
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His principle was the categorical imperative. : KANT
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County in W New York. : YATES
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Cotillion. : GERMAN
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Viva ___. : VOCE
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Keep the score in cribbage. : PEG
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Greek headband. : TAENIA
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Manager of the Yankees. : STENGEL
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___ pensée. : ARRIERE
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Kidnappers' demands. : RANSOMS
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Alpine pass between France and Italy. : CENIS
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Signal at a seance. : RAP
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Disease of the grapevine. : ERINOSE
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Curve in and out. : SINUATE
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Polish port on the Oder. : STETTIN
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School ___. : BUS
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Members of Attlee's party. : LABORITES
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Be indignant at. : RESENT
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River into the Caspian. : TEREK
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Son of Aphrodite. : AENEAS
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Yugoslav island in Adriatic. : VIS
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Serves up food. : DISHES
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Day: Hebrew. : YOM
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TV question-mark. : COLOR
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Festive. : GALA
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Gun dog. : SETTER
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"Take it on the ___." : LAM
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Vogues. : FADS
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Most available. : READIEST
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Ex-King Peter's capital. : BELGRADE
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Act in swaggering manner. : ROISTER
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Miss Horne. : LENA
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Hydrocarbon in natural gas. : ETHANE
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Usher. : SEATER
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Frame for stretching cloth. : TENTER
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Region of oases and deserts. : SAHARA
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Treacherous people. : VIPERS
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Plaited: Fr. : PLISSE
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Dispossession. : OUSTER
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Cartoonist Arno's real name. : PETERS
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Repairs. : MENDS
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Desert region in Palestine. : NEGEV
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Bias. : SLANT
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Square pillar. : PIER
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Sand hill: Eng. : DENE
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Welsh name. : OWEN
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Pother. : ADO
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Unit of electricity. : REL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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