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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, February 9, 1947

Author: Isaac Kert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 612 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 261
Across Down
1. Kind of deeply-bored well. : ARTESIAN
9. Non compos ___. : MENTIS
15. Russia's walker-outer. : GROMYKO
22. President of Java. : SOEKARNO
23. Author of "The Iceman Cometh." : ONEILL
24. Halo. : AUREOLA
25. Short melodies. : TUNELETS
26. Drink. : TIPPLE
27. Mistress Anne Page's suitor. : SLENDER
28. One of a party. : ITE
29. Invertebrate animals. : INSECTS
31. Algerian cavalrymen. : SPAHIS
33. Secretary General, U. N. : LIE
34. Eye membrane. : RETINA
36. He said, "Th' Dimmycratic party ain't on speakin' terms with itsilf." : DOOLEY
39. The ___ Man. : THIN
40. ___ Avesta. : ZEND
41. Rich earth. : MARL
43. Rear Admiral, commander of Alaskan sector. : REEVES
45. Early English inhabitant. : ANGLE
47. Persons whose shadows at noon fall in opposite direction. : ANTISCIANS
51. Overhanging section. : EAVE
53. Spherical. : GLOBATE
57. Man's nickname. : BERT
58. ___-Belisha. : HORE
59. Buries. : INTERS
61. Strong-scented herb. : YARROW
62. Birdlike. : AVIAN
64. Birthplace of William McKinley. : NILES
66. Ferry berths. : SLIPS
68. The Lumber State. : MAINE
69. Herr. : MISTER
71. ___ Moore. : DINTY
73. Cuttingly. : TARTLY
75. Mongrel. : CUR
76. Willa Cather's heroine, 1918. : ANTONIA
78. Troubled. : AILED
80. City in W. Honshu. : NARA
81. Large amount. : MASS
82. Ascribe. : REFER
84. The common people. : DEMOS
86. Ankles. : TARSI
88. Mardi ___. : GRAS
91. Protection. : EGIS
93. Stone-paving blocks. : SETTS
95. Furtive people. : WEASELS
99. Rouge. : RED
100. Values. : PRICES
102. Makes orderly. : NEATS
104. Impression seal. : SIGNET
105. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
107. French annuity. : RENTE
109. Indian peasants. : RYOTS
111. Gold coin of Iraq. : DINAR
112. East India harem. : ZENANA
114. Fowl perches. : ROOSTS
116. Space. : ROOM
118. Official indorsement. : VISA
119. Cossack chiefs. : ATAMANS
121. Miss Hayworth. : RITA
122. Vamped. : IMPROVISED
124. Pope translated it. : ILIAD
126. Mystery story necessity. : CORPSE
128. Innisfail. : ERIN
129. Logger's halfboots. : PACS
132. Deportment. : MIEN
134. Official flags. : COLORS
136. Capital of Turkey. : ANGORA
140. Epoch. : ERA
141. Hawaiian hardwood trees. : AALIIS
143. Whitefriars, London. : ALSATIA
145. Corded fabric. : REP
146. No. 2 Canadian city. : TORONTO
148. Widow of Duke of Kent. : MARINA
151. Leacock's specialty. : NONSENSE
153. Attributer. : IMPUTER
154. Hawklike bird. : ELANET
155. More like curls. : TRESSIER
156. Samplers. : TASTERS
157. Bristly. : SETOSE
158. Levies. : ASSESSES
1. About. : ASTIR
2. Traveled way. : ROUTE
3. Dogma. : TENET
4. Live scantily. : EKE
5. Monterey city. : SALINAS
6. Peace officer in Eastern Greek Empire. : IRENARCH
7. Hymenopters. : ANTS
8. Poked around. : NOSED
9. Short expressions of guiding principles. : MOTTOES
10. Isolate. : ENISLE
11. Fiber cluster. : NEP
12. Incline. : TIP
13. Misfortunes. : ILLS
14. Reposed. : SLEPT
15. Incising. : GASHING
16. Predominantly. : RULINGLY
17. Miners' objectives. : ORES
18. People. : MEN
19. Mountaineer song. : YODLE
20. Author of The Music Master (1867–1915). : KLEIN
21. Paddled. : OARED
30. Wife of Julius Caesar. : CORNELIA
32. Stage laugh. : AHA
35. Copycats. : IMITATORS
37. Regular. : EVEN
38. Founder of Irish Theatre. : YEATS
40. Striped mammal. : ZEBRA
42. Symbol of Britain. : LION
44. Willowy. : SVELT
46. Clayey. : LOAMY
47. Genus of marsh herbs of lily family. : ABAMA
48. Composer of Narcissus (1862–1901). : NEVIN
49. Gloomy: Archaic. : TRIST
50. Jejune. : ARID
52. Native of a Pennsylvanian city. : ERIAN
54. Chilean seaport; severe earthquake, 1868. : ARICA
55. Tonicity. : TONUS
56. Beverage carriers. : EWERS
59. Agave fibers. : ISTLES
60. Jack ___. : SPRAT
63. Hawaiian goose. : NENE
65. Grain city in Oklahoma. : ENID
67. Kind of vote. : STRAW
70. More prevalent. : RIFER
72. Sana is its capital. : YEMEN
74. Tutelary gods. : LARES
77. God of the stormy sea. : AEGIR
79. Drivelers. : DOTERS
81. Distrust. : MISGIVING
83. Potato strainer. : RICER
85. Guy rope. : STAY
87. Previously mentioned. : SAID
88. Rumania's Premiere. : GROZA
89. Face an embankment. : REVET
90. Churchill-Inonu rendezvous. : ADANA
92. Spanish title. : SENOR
94. Ragers. : STORMERS
96. City in N. E. Texas. : ENNIS
97. Contract. : LEASE
98. Famous fiddle. : STRAD
100. Punitive. : PENAL
101. Ascetic. : STOIC
103. Red light. : STOP
106. Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
108. Early form of rapier. : ESTOC
110. Afflictive. : SORE
113. Inspirer. : ANIMATER
115. Edible rhizome. : TARO
117. Glacial debris. : MORAINES
120. Straw hats. : SAILORS
122. Sequester. : ISOLATE
123. Residual product from wine-press. : VINASSE
125. The Gods. : DEI
127. Means of transportation. : PLANES
129. ___ larceny. : PETIT
130. Fragrance. : AROMA
131. Cavils. : CARPS
133. French city with Roman ruins. : NIMES
135. ___ Ana, Calif. : SANTA
137. Avifauna. : ORNIS
138. Behold again. : RESEE
139. Mimics. : APERS
141. Feed the kitty. : ANTE
142. Auction. : SALE
144. Rocky pinnacles. : TORS
147. Three strikes. : OUT
149. Pest. : RAT
150. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
152. Reverse curve. : ESS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 43 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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