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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, March 13, 1949

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 370
Across
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Sierra Nevada peak. : SHASTA
7
Author of a famous diary. : ADAMS
12
Scenarios. : SCRIPTS
19
Listeners. : HEEDERS
20
Sudan region. : NUBIA
21
Decorative Gothic openwork. : TRACERY
22
Brasses made to ape gold. : ORMOLUS
23
Leave-taking. : ADIEU
24
Gyrates. : ROTATES
25
Eggs. : OVA
26
Tie score in a game. : DEUCE
28
Ohio college. : ANTIOCH
30
Gunny cloth. : TAT
31
Familiar friends. : KITH
33
Small weights. : DRAMS
35
Put across. : SELL
36
Set of rooms. : SUITE
38
Nom de guerre. : ALIAS
40
Nobel Prize winner in literature. : ELIOT
42
Thespian part. : ROLE
44
Pullulate. : TEEM
45
Shrubs. : HENNAS
47
Wanderer. : VAGRANT
49
Intervals in music. : THIRDS
51
Athena's gift to Greece. : OLIVE
53
Portion of a set: Tennis. : GAME
54
Work. : TOIL
55
Where Gary is. : INDIANA
58
C. G. S. unit. : DYNE
59
Think upon. : CONSIDER
63
Italian title. : SER
64
Venturesome one. : DARER
66
Furtive one. : SNEAK
68
Purloined. : STOLE
69
Bacteria culture medium. : AGAR
71
Interposed. : INTERJECTED
74
Arizona city. : YUMA
75
Sign of the Ram. : ARIES
77
Latin-American Indian. : INDIO
78
Integrity. : HONOR
80
Undermine. : SAP
81
Italian title. : CONTESSA
83
Jason's ship. : ARGO
85
Teams. : ELEVENS
87
City in Perak, Malaya. : IPOH
88
Bring to naught. : UNDO
89
Mexican building mud. : ADOBE
90
City-state of ancient Greece. : SPARTA
93
Ishtar, the goddess. : ASTARTE
95
Oxidized. : RUSTED
99
Conte. : TALE
100
Pizarro's conquest. : PERU
102
Whicker. : NEIGH
104
Underground excavation for removal of ore. : STOPE
105
Like a beverage. : ALISH
107
Station: Fr. : GARE
109
Evaporates. : DRIES
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Monkshood. : ATIS
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Confederate soldier: Colloq. : REB
113
Sky transport company. : AIRLINE
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Donkeys. : ASSES
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Winning service: Tennis. : ACE
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Encomium. : TRIBUTE
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Rowed. : OARED
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Home on wheels. : TRAILER
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Seditious outbreaks: Fr. : EMEUTES
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Practical. : UTILE
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Obvious. : EVIDENT
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Batsmen of the Gowanus. : DODGERS
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Searched for. : SEEKS
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Ebb. : RECEDE
Down
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Obsequious. : SERVILE
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Iron-containing substance. : HEMATIN
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Fuss and feathers. : ADO
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Seldom: Arch. : SELD
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Aligned. : TRUED
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Confirm. : ASSURE
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Poorness of blood. : ANAEMIA
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Washout. : DUD
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Samuel's second son. : ABIA
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Demeanors. : MIENS
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Château Yquem. : SAUTERNE
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Walk for pleasure. : STROLL
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Reptile of the Nile. : CROC
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"And the mome ___ outgrabe."—Carroll. : RATHS
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Peruvian coastal department. : ICA
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Smaller. : PETTIER
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Gave medical care. : TREATED
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Methods. : SYSTEMS
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Oriental pipe. : HOOKAH
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Renowned French Carmen. : CALVE
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River islet: Var. : ILOT
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Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
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Waterlogged. : SOGGY
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Happiness, à la J. S. Mill. : UTILITY
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___ days. : SALAD
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Israel's opponent. : TRANSJORDAN
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___ College. : ETON
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Mount of the Decalogue. : SINAI
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Agreeable. : AMENE
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Whittaker Chambers' challenger. : HISS
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Lacquer. : VARNISH
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Symbolized. : TOKENED
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Sir ___ Newton. : ISAAC
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Candidate for the Spingarn Medal. : NEGRO
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Empty. : DRAIN
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___ Scott, Dr. Emerson's famous slave. : DRED
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Roman censor. : CATO
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Drench. : DOUSE
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Russian violinist. : ELMAN
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Harvests. : REAPS
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Smithy of the Cyclops. : ETNA
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She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
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Withdraws. : RETIRES
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Grief. : DOLOR
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Seven. : SEPT
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Picture puzzle. : REBUS
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___ powder. : SOAP
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Pierced. : GORED
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Her shrine was in the Roman Forum. : VESTA
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Charging exorbitant interest. : USURIOUS
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Shield. : AEGIS
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Commenced. : STARTED
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Sicilian capital. : PALERMO
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Made excuses. : ALIBIED
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26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARAL
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Curtain lectures. : TIRADES
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Added up. : TOTALED
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Common to both sexes. : EPICENE
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Dry land. : DESERT
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Barnum's way out. : EGRESS
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Wearer of the Scarlet Letter. : HESTER
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___ bourgeoisie. : HAUTE
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Growing out. : ENATE
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Tennis stroke. : SERVE
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Roman road. : ITER
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Historic canal. : ERIE
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Levantine ketch. : SAIC
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Polish river. : BUG
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Shoe leather. : ELK
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Food fish. : IDE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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