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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
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Kind of deeply-bored well. : ARTESIAN
9
Non compos ___. : MENTIS
15
Russia's walker-outer. : GROMYKO
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President of Java. : SOEKARNO
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Author of "The Iceman Cometh." : ONEILL
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Halo. : AUREOLA
25
Short melodies. : TUNELETS
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Drink. : TIPPLE
27
Mistress Anne Page's suitor. : SLENDER
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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
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Persons whose shadows at noon fall in opposite direction. : ANTISCIANS
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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
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Herr. : MISTER
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___ Moore. : DINTY
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Cuttingly. : TARTLY
75
Mongrel. : CUR
76
Willa Cather's heroine, 1918. : ANTONIA
78
Troubled. : AILED
80
City in W. Honshu. : NARA
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Large amount. : MASS
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Ascribe. : REFER
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The common people. : DEMOS
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Ankles. : TARSI
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Mardi ___. : GRAS
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Protection. : EGIS
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Stone-paving blocks. : SETTS
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Furtive people. : WEASELS
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Rouge. : RED
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Values. : PRICES
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Makes orderly. : NEATS
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Impression seal. : SIGNET
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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French annuity. : RENTE
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Indian peasants. : RYOTS
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Gold coin of Iraq. : DINAR
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East India harem. : ZENANA
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Fowl perches. : ROOSTS
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Space. : ROOM
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Official indorsement. : VISA
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Cossack chiefs. : ATAMANS
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Miss Hayworth. : RITA
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Vamped. : IMPROVISED
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Pope translated it. : ILIAD
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Mystery story necessity. : CORPSE
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Innisfail. : ERIN
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Logger's halfboots. : PACS
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Deportment. : MIEN
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Official flags. : COLORS
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Capital of Turkey. : ANGORA
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Epoch. : ERA
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Hawaiian hardwood trees. : AALIIS
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Whitefriars, London. : ALSATIA
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Corded fabric. : REP
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No. 2 Canadian city. : TORONTO
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Widow of Duke of Kent. : MARINA
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Leacock's specialty. : NONSENSE
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Attributer. : IMPUTER
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Hawklike bird. : ELANET
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More like curls. : TRESSIER
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Samplers. : TASTERS
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Bristly. : SETOSE
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Levies. : ASSESSES
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About. : ASTIR
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Traveled way. : ROUTE
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Dogma. : TENET
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Live scantily. : EKE
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Monterey city. : SALINAS
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Peace officer in Eastern Greek Empire. : IRENARCH
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Hymenopters. : ANTS
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Poked around. : NOSED
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Short expressions of guiding principles. : MOTTOES
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Isolate. : ENISLE
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Fiber cluster. : NEP
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Incline. : TIP
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Misfortunes. : ILLS
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Reposed. : SLEPT
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Incising. : GASHING
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Predominantly. : RULINGLY
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Miners' objectives. : ORES
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People. : MEN
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Mountaineer song. : YODLE
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Author of The Music Master (1867–1915). : KLEIN
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Paddled. : OARED
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Wife of Julius Caesar. : CORNELIA
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Stage laugh. : AHA
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Copycats. : IMITATORS
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Regular. : EVEN
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Founder of Irish Theatre. : YEATS
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Striped mammal. : ZEBRA
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Symbol of Britain. : LION
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Willowy. : SVELT
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Clayey. : LOAMY
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Genus of marsh herbs of lily family. : ABAMA
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Composer of Narcissus (1862–1901). : NEVIN
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Gloomy: Archaic. : TRIST
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Jejune. : ARID
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Native of a Pennsylvanian city. : ERIAN
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Chilean seaport; severe earthquake, 1868. : ARICA
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Tonicity. : TONUS
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Beverage carriers. : EWERS
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Agave fibers. : ISTLES
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Jack ___. : SPRAT
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Hawaiian goose. : NENE
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Grain city in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Kind of vote. : STRAW
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More prevalent. : RIFER
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Sana is its capital. : YEMEN
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Tutelary gods. : LARES
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God of the stormy sea. : AEGIR
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Drivelers. : DOTERS
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Distrust. : MISGIVING
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Potato strainer. : RICER
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Guy rope. : STAY
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Previously mentioned. : SAID
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Rumania's Premiere. : GROZA
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Face an embankment. : REVET
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Churchill-Inonu rendezvous. : ADANA
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Spanish title. : SENOR
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Ragers. : STORMERS
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City in N. E. Texas. : ENNIS
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Contract. : LEASE
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Famous fiddle. : STRAD
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Punitive. : PENAL
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Ascetic. : STOIC
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Red light. : STOP
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Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
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Early form of rapier. : ESTOC
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Afflictive. : SORE
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Inspirer. : ANIMATER
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Edible rhizome. : TARO
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Glacial debris. : MORAINES
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Straw hats. : SAILORS
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Sequester. : ISOLATE
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Residual product from wine-press. : VINASSE
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The Gods. : DEI
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Means of transportation. : PLANES
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___ larceny. : PETIT
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Fragrance. : AROMA
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Cavils. : CARPS
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French city with Roman ruins. : NIMES
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___ Ana, Calif. : SANTA
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Avifauna. : ORNIS
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Behold again. : RESEE
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Mimics. : APERS
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Feed the kitty. : ANTE
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Auction. : SALE
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Rocky pinnacles. : TORS
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Three strikes. : OUT
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Pest. : RAT
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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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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