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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1946

Author:
Lewis Jenkins
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 534 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 44
Louis Jenkins has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 214
Across
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Europe's second largest river. : DANUBE
7
Founder of Colombia, 1819. : BOLIVAR
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Polished. : BUFFED
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Made amends for. : ATONED
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Harmonizing. : UNITIVE
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Attain a result. : ARRIVE
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Displace. : REMOVE
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Made unfeeling. : STEELED
25
OWMR Director. : SNYDER
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___ Bey. : ALI
27
Heber's "coral strand" land. : INDIA
29
___ Law of Heredity. : MENDELS
31
Castor silk: Var. : ERI
32
Nut-pine. : PINON
34
Sets of small boxes. : INROS
36
Man's nickname. : GENE
37
Ran away. : FLED
38
Earthen mounds. : TEES
39
Mug. : STEIN
40
Persian elf. : PERI
41
Equanimity. : POISE
42
Son-in-law of Cromwell. : IRETON
44
Association football. : SOCCER
46
Hard masters. : DESPOTS
48
Printed plates in scientific books. : ICONS
50
Sacred city, 12,000 ft. up: Var. : LASSA
52
Joe Jefferson's favorite role. : RIP
53
Swoon producer. : SINATRA
56
Legendary figures in Irish history. : AEDH
57
Is composed of. : CONSISTS
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Borneo pepper-plant. : ARA
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Heating devices. : ETNAS
65
Gentlemen's weapons. : SWORDS
67
Author of "Pygmalion." : SHAW
68
Composer of "Carmen," 1875. : BIZET
70
Curds and whey. : SLIP
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Betwixt. : AMID
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Songstress Dinah. : SHORE
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Remained prone. : LAIN
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Imprisoned general. : PETAIN
77
Utopian. : IDEAL
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Slight decolleté. : VEE
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Cherish. : ENSHRINE
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Creator of symbolic donkey and elephant. : NAST
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Least precipitate. : SLOWEST
86
Bother. : AIL
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River in Siegfried's itinerary: Var. : RHEIN
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Damask rose extract. : ATTAR
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Fences to hold back snow. : GLANCES
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English actor, recently deceased. : ARLISS
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Woman in Peer Gynt's life. : ANITRA
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Germany. : REICH
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Son of ex-Empress Zita. : OTTO
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Young pigeon. : PIPER
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Chatoyant. : SHOT
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Ventilating passage in a mine. : ADIT
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Author of "Western Star." : BENET
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Airplane brace. : STRUT
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Engine part. : CAM
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City near the "Golden Gate." : ALAMEDA
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Move slowly. : CREEP
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Unbroken. : ONE
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Genuflects. : KNEELS
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Wind instruments. : BRASSES
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Stigmas. : BRANDS
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Where Napoleon defeated Austrians, 1796. : LONATO
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Delight. : RAPTURE
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Peak in Colorado, 11,906 ft. : BASALT
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Catch. : ENTRAP
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Members of ancient monastic sect. : ESSENES
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Grows boring. : STALES
Down
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Mode of third figure: Logic. : DARAPTI
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Studio. : ATELIER
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Candidate. : NOMINEE
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World organization. : UNO
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British Cabinet officer. : BEVIN
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Former British Cabinet officer. : EDEN
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Traffic. : BUSINESS
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Rochester's lake. : ONTARIO
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Secretary General of UNO. : LIE
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Ledger entries. : ITEMS
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Wicked. : VILE
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Participants in blood feuds. : AVENGERS
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More lurid. : REDDER
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Swiss city on Rhine: Var. : BASLE
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Vases. : URNS
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Young. : FRY
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Opera famous for Leonora overture. : FIDELIO
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5½ miles high. : EVEREST
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Treats with scorn. : DERIDES
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Maxim: French. : DIT
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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Rome's port. : OSTIA
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Male relative: French. : ONCLE
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Dandy-like. : FOPPISH
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Nasal sound. : SNORT
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Title of E. Indian Prime Minister. : PESHWA
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Double quartet. : OCTET
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Bounders. : CADS
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Sea eagles. : ERNS
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Arctic explorer (1861–1930). : NANSEN
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Sharp and harsh. : ACRID
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Southernmost cape of U. S. : SABLE
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Of the eye's diaphragm. : IRIAN
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Modern barbarians. : NAZIS
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___ Minor. : ASIA
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Most strange. : ODDEST
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Jostle. : SHOVE
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Weeds. : TARES
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Dulcet. : SWEET
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Modify. : ALTER
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Neglect. : OMIT
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Intensify. : ENHANCE
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Noted English dramatist (1855–1934). : PINERO
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Noted American jockey (1874–1933). : SLOAN
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Fur. : PILE
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Brad. : NAIL
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Raised structure. : ALTAR
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Miss Irene ___, movie actress. : RICH
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Wading-bird. : SNIPE
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Carpus. : WRIST
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Cape at dangerous part of N. Carolina coast. : HATTERAS
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Discredits. : ASPERSES
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American blackbird. : GRACKLE
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Where Beirut is. : LEBANON
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Sickness. : AILMENT
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Soft drink. : SODA
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Genuine. : SINCERE
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Pertaining to a chair of state. : THRONAL
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Simple melody: Var. : ROUNDLE
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Manifests. : ATTESTS
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Tone color. : TIMBRE
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Been: French. : ETE
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Surname of two columnists. : ALSOP
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Sew. : BASTE
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Allergic Mother Goose character. : SPRAT
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Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
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Dips slightly into water. : DAPS
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Recedes. : EBBS
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What otology treats of. : EAR
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Star nearest the earth. : SUN
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King of Judah. : ASA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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