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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1952

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 172, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 959
Across
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Diplomatic act. : GESTURE
8
Describing the path of a planet. : ORBITAL
15
Alters. : REVISES
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Conveyed to a distance: Var. : ELOINED
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Courageous. : LEONINE
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Member of Wine and Food Society. : EPICURE
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First citizen of Oxford, Miss. : WILLIAMFAULKNER
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Indian city. : JODHPUR
28
Run wild. : GAD
29
Unfeigned. : TRUE
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City on the Willamette River. : SALEM
31
Yield. : CEDE
32
Girl's nickname. : EDE
33
Blackbirds. : ANIS
35
Obstruct. : SNAG
37
Skill in meeting a situation. : RESOURCE
39
Facial expression. : GRIN
40
Physicist's displacement law. : WIENS
42
Cheerless. : DRAB
44
Courage. : GRIT
45
Hitler's ___ Guard. : ELITE
46
Limit too closely. : SCRIMP
48
Positive. : SURE
50
Small weight. : DRAM
51
Famous theatrical family. : STONES
52
Utter. : PURE
54
Football passes. : LATERALS
56
Exclamation of surprise. : WHAT
57
Doorkeeper. : JANITOR
60
Hard wheat. : DURUM
61
War agency. : OWI
63
Wild duck. : TEAL
66
Algerian seaport. : ORAN
67
Frequently. : UNSELDOM
70
Spell of cold weather. : SNAP
71
City in Sicily. : ENNA
72
Outstanding woman golfer. : BERG
73
Orders. : DECREES
74
Historic London tavern. : MITRE
75
June 6, 1944. : DDAY
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Man's name: Abbr. : LOR
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Leader of rebellion, 1786. : SHAYS
78
Where the Panthéon is. : PARIS
79
Time. : ERA
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___ vital. : ELAN
82
Marks to let stand. : STETS
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Ornamental screen behind an altar. : REREDOS
85
Comprehended. : KNEW
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State flower of Utah. : SEGO
87
City on Lake Titicaca. : PUNO
88
Hospital doctor. : RESIDENT
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Girl's name. : ETTA
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Sirius, for instance. : STAR
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Peer's mother. : ASE
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Wish for. : COVET
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Contradict. : GAINSAY
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Decree ___. : NISI
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Creator of M. Poirot and Miss Marple. : CHRISTIE
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Oliver Hardy's friend. : STAN
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City in Pennsylvania. : EASTON
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Greek letters. : TAUS
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Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
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Issue. : EMERGE
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Gardner's command. : FLEET
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Victor's reward. : PALM
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Tosser of the golden apple. : ERIS
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Dim with tears. : BLEAR
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Paroxysms. : FITS
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Wet by spattering. : BEDABBLE
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List of candidates: Scot. : LEET
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Rail. : SORA
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Part of a circus. : ACT
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Full of grain. : OATY
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Miss Massey. : ILONA
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British sailor's ration. : GROG
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Cape: Geog. : RAS
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Small room. : CUBICLE
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Where history has been made. : HEARTBREAKRIDGE
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Flexible. : ELASTIC
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Golda Myerson, for instance. : ISRAELI
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Breaker of new ground. : PIONEER
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One of Sir Malcolm Campbell's racing beaches. : DAYTONA
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Managed. : STEERED
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Messrs. Lindsay and Hughes. : HOWARDS
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Gimcracks. : GEWGAWS
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Pertaining to certain essays. : ELIANIC
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G. I. : SOLDIER
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Sesame. : TIL
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A squad or an army. : UNIT
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Fosters. : REARS
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Mr. Gwenn of Hollywood. : EDMUND
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Norse name. : OLA
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Defendant: Law. : REUS
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Clayey. : BOLAR
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Linen tape. : INKLE
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Antler's prongs. : TINES
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Record made by a wind gauge. : ANEMOGRAM
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Irish sea god. : LER
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Discard. : REJECT
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Lyric poem. : EPODE
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See, in footnotes. : VIDE
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"___ dien." : ICH
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Landlords' myrmidons. : SUPERINTENDENTS
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Scholarly. : ERUDITE
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Tranquilizes. : SERENES
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Worrier's forte. : FEARS
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Alabama's team. : CRIMSONTIDE
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Shooting from cover. : SNIPING
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Frenchman. : GAUL
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River into the Caspian. : URAL
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Gazed with exultation. : GLOATED
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A bit of soot. : SMUT
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Omar and family. : BRADLEYS
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Common suffix. : ETH
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Of high estate. : PROUD
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Chopin composed many. : ETUDES
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Cylindrical box. : DRUM
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Pilfer: Slang. : SWIPE
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Man's name. : ERNESTUS
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Valentine symbol. : EROS
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There are about 270,000 in New York. : JOBLESS
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Small interstice. : AREOLET
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It contains Rhode, Prudence and Conanicut Islands. : NARRAGANSETTBAY
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"Johnny Zero," "White Cliffs of Dover," etc. : WARSONGS
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Inimical planet, in astrology. : ANARETA
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One plan for buying. : LAYAWAY
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Where Union College is. : SCHENECTADY
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Thalia's sister. : ERATO
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Fathered. : SIRED
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Nautical. : MARITIME
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Small change in Toledo. : PESETA
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Rocks from Norway. : NORITES
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Recipient of U. S. aid. : SPAIN
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Turns, as a motor. : REVS
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What Alaska wants to be. : STATE
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Certain living quarters. : KENNELS
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Kings: French. : ROIS
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Softest. : CRUMBIEST
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Poetic foot. : IAMB
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Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
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Pacific Island pine. : HALA
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Governor Warren. : EARL
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Reduced to insignificance. : EFFACED
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Short cloak of ancient Rome. : ALICULA
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Prolonged endeavor. : SIEGE
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Salesman's delight. : REORDER
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Put in a repair shop. : GARAGED
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Schoolroom equipment. : ERASERS
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Disease of the lemon. : PETECA
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Child's head with wings. : SERAPH
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Knight in Tennyson's "Idylls." : BALIN
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Loud noise. : BLARE
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Spaces between eye and bill of birds: Zool. : LORAE
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Record. : ENTER
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The second largest capital. : TOKIO
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Eight: Comb. form. : OCTO
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Come to be. : GROW
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Pronoun. : HIS
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Clear of. : RID
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Girl's name. : INA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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