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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
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 214
Across
1. Europe's second largest river. : DANUBE
7. Founder of Colombia, 1819. : BOLIVAR
14. Polished. : BUFFED
20. Made amends for. : ATONED
21. Harmonizing. : UNITIVE
22. Attain a result. : ARRIVE
23. Displace. : REMOVE
24. Made unfeeling. : STEELED
25. OWMR Director. : SNYDER
26. ___ 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
62. Borneo pepper-plant. : ARA
63. Heating devices. : ETNAS
65. Gentlemen's weapons. : SWORDS
67. Author of "Pygmalion." : SHAW
68. Composer of "Carmen," 1875. : BIZET
70. Curds and whey. : SLIP
72. Betwixt. : AMID
73. Songstress Dinah. : SHORE
74. Remained prone. : LAIN
75. Imprisoned general. : PETAIN
77. Utopian. : IDEAL
79. Slight decolleté. : VEE
80. Cherish. : ENSHRINE
82. Creator of symbolic donkey and elephant. : NAST
84. Least precipitate. : SLOWEST
86. Bother. : AIL
87. River in Siegfried's itinerary: Var. : RHEIN
89. Damask rose extract. : ATTAR
90. Fences to hold back snow. : GLANCES
94. English actor, recently deceased. : ARLISS
96. Woman in Peer Gynt's life. : ANITRA
100. Germany. : REICH
101. Son of ex-Empress Zita. : OTTO
103. Young pigeon. : PIPER
105. Chatoyant. : SHOT
106. Qualified. : ABLE
107. Ventilating passage in a mine. : ADIT
108. Author of "Western Star." : BENET
109. Airplane brace. : STRUT
110. Engine part. : CAM
111. City near the "Golden Gate." : ALAMEDA
113. Move slowly. : CREEP
115. Unbroken. : ONE
116. Genuflects. : KNEELS
118. Wind instruments. : BRASSES
120. Stigmas. : BRANDS
122. Where Napoleon defeated Austrians, 1796. : LONATO
123. Delight. : RAPTURE
124. Peak in Colorado, 11,906 ft. : BASALT
125. Catch. : ENTRAP
126. Members of ancient monastic sect. : ESSENES
127. Grows boring. : STALES
Down
1. Mode of third figure: Logic. : DARAPTI
2. Studio. : ATELIER
3. Candidate. : NOMINEE
4. World organization. : UNO
5. British Cabinet officer. : BEVIN
6. Former British Cabinet officer. : EDEN
7. Traffic. : BUSINESS
8. Rochester's lake. : ONTARIO
9. Secretary General of UNO. : LIE
10. Ledger entries. : ITEMS
11. Wicked. : VILE
12. Participants in blood feuds. : AVENGERS
13. More lurid. : REDDER
14. Swiss city on Rhine: Var. : BASLE
15. Vases. : URNS
16. Young. : FRY
17. Opera famous for Leonora overture. : FIDELIO
18. 5½ miles high. : EVEREST
19. Treats with scorn. : DERIDES
28. Maxim: French. : DIT
30. Geraint's wife. : ENID
33. Rome's port. : OSTIA
35. Male relative: French. : ONCLE
37. Dandy-like. : FOPPISH
39. Nasal sound. : SNORT
40. Title of E. Indian Prime Minister. : PESHWA
41. Greek letters. : PSIS
43. Double quartet. : OCTET
45. Bounders. : CADS
47. Sea eagles. : ERNS
49. Arctic explorer (1861–1930). : NANSEN
51. Sharp and harsh. : ACRID
53. Southernmost cape of U. S. : SABLE
54. Of the eye's diaphragm. : IRIAN
55. Modern barbarians. : NAZIS
56. ___ Minor. : ASIA
58. Most strange. : ODDEST
59. Jostle. : SHOVE
60. Weeds. : TARES
61. Dulcet. : SWEET
64. Modify. : ALTER
66. Neglect. : OMIT
69. Intensify. : ENHANCE
71. Noted English dramatist (1855–1934). : PINERO
73. Noted American jockey (1874–1933). : SLOAN
75. Fur. : PILE
76. Brad. : NAIL
78. Raised structure. : ALTAR
81. Miss Irene ___, movie actress. : RICH
83. Wading-bird. : SNIPE
85. Carpus. : WRIST
88. Cape at dangerous part of N. Carolina coast. : HATTERAS
89. Discredits. : ASPERSES
90. American blackbird. : GRACKLE
91. Where Beirut is. : LEBANON
92. Sickness. : AILMENT
93. Soft drink. : SODA
95. Genuine. : SINCERE
97. Pertaining to a chair of state. : THRONAL
98. Simple melody: Var. : ROUNDLE
99. Manifests. : ATTESTS
102. Tone color. : TIMBRE
104. Been: French. : ETE
107. Surname of two columnists. : ALSOP
108. Sew. : BASTE
109. Allergic Mother Goose character. : SPRAT
111. Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
112. Dips slightly into water. : DAPS
114. Recedes. : EBBS
117. What otology treats of. : EAR
119. Star nearest the earth. : SUN
121. 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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