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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, February 26, 1950

Author: S. K. Fliegner
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.58, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 615 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 154, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
Samuel K. Fliegner has 36 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 420
Across Down
1. Pennant winners, 1948. : BRAVES
7. Operates. : MANAGES
14. Copernicus' nationality. : POLISH
20. First G. O. P. candidate, 1856. : FREMONT
21. Promote. : ELEVATE
22. Electra's brother. : ORESTES
24. Pirate of Grande Terre Island. : LAFITTE
25. Part of the body. : ABDOMEN
26. Mosaic cube. : TESSERA
27. Symington's branch of service. : AIR
28. Symbol of purity and honor. : ERMINE
30. Marine snail. : NERITA
32. Lukewarm. : TEPID
33. Vitreous. : GLASSY
35. Egyptian measure. : DERA
37. Bellows. : SNORTS
39. Ourselves: Latin. : IPSI
40. Medley. : OLIO
41. Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
43. Small space. : AREOLA
45. Ogee-shaped. : ESS
46. Hawaiian goose. : NENE
47. Install. : SEAT
48. Young salmon. : GRILSE
50. Commencement. : OUTSET
52. Of speech. : VOCAL
54. ___ of the Antilles. : PEARL
55. Blasphemed. : SWORE
57. Macassar is its chief port. : CELEBES
60. Sailor on the "Pinafore." : DEADEYE
62. Pithy phrase. : EPIGRAM
66. Weber's opera. : OBERON
67. Petrarch's forte. : SONNET
68. Meadow. : LEA
70. The end. : OMEGA
71. Furbish. : RUB
72. Each of two. : EITHER
74. Highly formal. : SOLEMN
76. Stalin's predecessor. : LENIN
77. Verbal. : ORAL
79. Early American guide. : CARSON
81. Subject of 5:5:3 ratio. : NAVIES
83. Seines. : NETS
84. Founder of Nineveh. : NINUS
86. Where Angus Ward was held prisoner. : MUKDEN
88. Boxer killed in crash. : CERDAN
90. Lively: Fr. : GAI
91. Custard apple. : ANONA
92. Kimono sash. : OBI
93. Ship's quarters. : CABINS
95. To this point. : HERETO
97. Margaret Chase Smith. : SENATOR
99. Temperaments. : NATURES
101. Japanese instrument of 3 strings. : SAMISEN
102. Geological period. : TRIAS
104. Lower. : BASER
105. Jellyfishlike marine animal. : BEROE
106. Subject of Twenty-first Amendment. : REPEAL
109. Bordeaux wine. : CLARET
111. Asphalt: Sp. : BREA
112. Cyrano's trade-mark. : NOSE
116. Egg-shaped ornaments. : OVA
117. Rounded lump. : PELLET
119. Pertaining to the Muses. : AONIAN
121. "J'Accuse." : ZOLA
122. Honey: Obs. : MELL
124. Render darker. : DEEPEN
126. Methuselah's grandson. : NOAH
127. Breeder. : RAISER
129. Zones. : AREAS
131. Zoroastrian devil: Var. : ARIMAN
133. Advantageous. : USEFUL
135. Impound. : PEN
136. Provoked. : NETTLED
138. Rayon yarn sizes. : DENIERS
140. Deletion of last syllable. : APOCOPE
142. Irish term of endearment. : ASTHORE
143. Open. : UNCLOSE
144. Put back to work. : REHIRED
145. Fluctuate. : TEETER
146. Lined with brick. : STEENED
147. Schoolbook. : READER
1. Alphabetic system invented in 1829. : BRAILLE
2. Burden of a song. : REFRAIN
3. Mon ___. : AMI
4. Ayes and noes. : VOTES
5. Bookkeeping term. : ENTRY
6. Bole. : STEM
7. Of least value. : MEANEST
8. Victoria's consort. : ALBERT
9. Man's nickname. : NED
10. Swan River. : AVON
11. Olympic ___. : GAMES
12. Unceasingly. : ETERNALLY
13. Class of 1950. : SENIORS
14. Irish Cobbler. : POTATO
15. Hematite. : ORE
16. In case. : LEST
17. Alien Japanese in U. S. : ISSEI
18. Feature of Negeb terrain. : STEPPES
19. Bristly, as a porcupine: Her. : HERISSE
20. Large bulging bottle. : FLAGON
23. One who loves cruelty. : SADIST
29. Exemplar. : IDEAL
31. Kilmer's poem. : TREES
34. At all. : SOEVER
36. Where Lemnos is. : AEGEAN
38. Racing yacht. : SLOOP
41. Freedom of the ___. : SEAS
42. Exchanges. : TRADES
44. President of France. : AURIOL
47. Panoramic. : SCENIC
49. Cromwell's son-in-law. : IRETON
51. Covering. : TEGMEN
53. Hautboy. : OBOE
54. Tarkington character. : PENROD
56. Alienated. : WEANED
57. Cigars. : CORONAS
58. Imitation ivory. : EBURINE
59. Arab League country. : LEBANON
60. Firm woolen cloth. : DOESKIN
61. Cricket teams. : ELEVENS
63. Revokes. : RENEGES
64. Disquiet. : AGITATE
65. Gracie ___. : MANSION
67. Beverage. : SHRUB
69. Descendants of Mohammed. : EMIRS
73. Queen in "Titus Andronicus." : TAMORA
75. More delicately woven. : LACIER
78. Crescent-shaped. : LUNATE
80. Hebe's drink. : NECTAR
82. 3,500,000 sq. mi. of sand. : SAHARA
85. Petty despot. : SATRAP
87. Loathing. : NAUSEA
89. Jules Verne hero. : NEMO
94. Frenchman. : BRETON
96. Titular hero of Wagner opera. : RIENZI
98. Anointed. : OILED
100. Diminution. : ABATEMENT
101. Scrutinized. : SEEN
103. Hardness: Comb. form. : SCLER
105. Famous astronomer. : BRAHE
106. Pax ___. : ROMANA
107. Nepal's famous peak. : EVEREST
108. Tablet for colors. : PALETTE
110. Member of First Triumvirate. : LEPIDUS
111. Prejudiced. : BIASSED
113. Fertilized plant cell. : OOSPORE
114. Rip Van Winkle. : SLEEPER
115. Achieved. : EARNED
118. Editorial article. : LEADER
120. Former head of Economic Council. : NOURSE
123. Machine tool. : LATHE
125. Cactus Jack's middle name. : NANCE
127. Indian coin. : RUPEE
128. Hawaiian salutation. : ALOHA
130. Deer's track. : SLOT
132. Site of Aswan Dam. : NILE
134. He fought Louis in 1937. : FARR
137. Rather than. : ERE
139. Several eras. : EON
141. Subject of Corneille tragedy. : CID

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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