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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 Down
1. 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
23. 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
58. Mark denoting a fault. : DEMERIT
59. River in Ireland. : ERNE
60. Rounds of a ladder. : RUNGS
61. Mike's friend. : PAT
63. 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
93. Merrymakings. : REVELS
95. ___ concert. : POP
98. Letters. : TEES
99. In the middle. : MEDIAN
101. Inform on partners in crime: Slang. : SING
102. Veer. : SLUE
103. River in Korean war zone. : HAN
104. Came to an untimely end. : PERISHED
106. Conditionally released prisoner. : PAROLIST
108. Achieve. : ATTAIN
110. Cabinet for bric-a-brac. : ETAGERE
112. Devastated. : AWASTE
113. Required. : NEEDED
114. More tranquil. : SERENER
115. More compact. : DENSER
116. No hits, no runs, no ___. : ERRORS
117. Goes. : TRAVELS
118. Matriculates. : ENTERS
1. President of Brazil. : VARGAS
2. Pianist and movie actor. : ITURBI
3. Last. : REMAIN
4. European shad. : ALOSE
5. Department, SW France. : GERS
6. Village on the Hudson. : OSSINING
7. Extras. : SPARES
8. Bounder. : CAD
9. Dear me! : ALAS
10. Hurricane ___. : LAMPS
11. Poison from oil of bitter almonds. : AMARIN
12. Symbol of filial ingratitude. : GONERIL
13. Given inalienably, as an estate. : ENTAILED
14. Creator of Daisy Miller. : JAMES
15. River on N boundary of Manchuria. : AMUR
16. Cover. : LID
17. Tolstoy's Prince ___. : ANDREI
18. Its flag is two horizontal bars, white and red. : POLAND
19. Abutment of a Roman arch. : ALETTE
27. Ages. : EONS
29. Freed from powdery particles. : DUSTED
33. Where the Winter Palace is. : LENINGRAD
35. Part of a gas stove. : BURNER
37. His principle was the categorical imperative. : KANT
38. County in W New York. : YATES
40. Cotillion. : GERMAN
41. Viva ___. : VOCE
43. Keep the score in cribbage. : PEG
45. Greek headband. : TAENIA
46. Manager of the Yankees. : STENGEL
47. ___ pensée. : ARRIERE
48. Kidnappers' demands. : RANSOMS
49. Alpine pass between France and Italy. : CENIS
50. Signal at a seance. : RAP
52. Disease of the grapevine. : ERINOSE
53. Curve in and out. : SINUATE
54. Polish port on the Oder. : STETTIN
56. School ___. : BUS
57. Members of Attlee's party. : LABORITES
60. Be indignant at. : RESENT
62. River into the Caspian. : TEREK
65. Son of Aphrodite. : AENEAS
67. Yugoslav island in Adriatic. : VIS
70. Serves up food. : DISHES
72. Day: Hebrew. : YOM
73. TV question-mark. : COLOR
74. Festive. : GALA
76. Gun dog. : SETTER
78. "Take it on the ___." : LAM
79. Vogues. : FADS
81. Most available. : READIEST
83. Ex-King Peter's capital. : BELGRADE
85. Act in swaggering manner. : ROISTER
87. Miss Horne. : LENA
88. Hydrocarbon in natural gas. : ETHANE
89. Usher. : SEATER
90. Frame for stretching cloth. : TENTER
92. Region of oases and deserts. : SAHARA
94. Treacherous people. : VIPERS
95. Plaited: Fr. : PLISSE
96. Dispossession. : OUSTER
97. Cartoonist Arno's real name. : PETERS
99. Repairs. : MENDS
100. Desert region in Palestine. : NEGEV
102. Bias. : SLANT
104. Square pillar. : PIER
105. Sand hill: Eng. : DENE
107. Welsh name. : OWEN
109. Pother. : ADO
111. 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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