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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, March 2, 1952

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 160, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 176, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 39
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 987
Across
1. Well-known Indiana author. : DREISER
8. McGeorge Bundy edited his record. : ACHESON
15. Trinket. : BIBELOT
22. Composer of "William Tell." : ROSSINI
23. Ancient Roman cameo ornament. : PHALERA
24. Girl's name. : ADELINE
25. Moliere's "Misanthrope." : ALCESTE
26. Gaudy ornaments. : TINSELS
27. Habitual late-riser. : LIEABED
28. Gov. Warren's state: Abbr. : FLA
29. Suggesting. : HINTING
31. Biographer of "Dizzy." : PEARSON
33. Point of no return. : END
34. Kind of recording. : TAPE
36. Nitrogens. : AZOTES
37. Moslem obeisance. : SALAAM
38. Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
39. Ibsen's "___ of the People." : ENEMY
41. Hawaiian baking pits. : IMUS
42. "His ___," a personage. : NIBS
43. Gov. Jordan's capital. : BOISE
44. Whirlpools. : EDDIES
46. Fruit drinks. : ADES
48. Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
49. Swampy ground. : MORASS
50. He wrote "The End of the Affair." : GREENE
52. A wire: Abbr. : TEL
54. Ko-Ko's unwilling fiancee. : YUMYUM
56. Submarine "breathing" mechanisms. : SNORKELS
59. "The ___ Sea." : CRUEL
61. Tender of a lorry. : LARRIMAN
65. Soup vessels. : TUREENS
66. Philosopher of Walden Pond. : THOREAU
68. Range whose highest peak is Mt. Rainier. : CASCADE
69. Faulty. : AMISS
70. Wear off. : ABRADE
72. New York, San Francisco, etc.: Abbr. : SPTS
74. Spine-chilling. : EERIE
75. Plane in the "Alley." : MIG
76. Mature. : RIPE
77. Gen. Gruenther's bailiwick. : NATO
78. Gov. Schricker's state: Abbr. : IND
79. Numskull. : IDIOT
82. Defoe heroine. : MOLL
83. Flew alone. : SOLOED
85. Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
87. Souvenir of Coney Island. : TINTYPE
89. Gov. Peterson's capital. : LINCOLN
91. Music-maker. : UKULELE
93. Snow ridge on arctic plains: Var. : ZASTRUGA
95. Indispensable woman. : NURSE
96. One who gives his word. : PROMISER
97. Chinese black tea. : OOPACK
99. Nursery rhyme word. : BYE
100. Budapest's river. : DANUBE
101. Graduate. : ALUMNA
104. Surpasses. : TOPS
106. Native of Nairn. : SCOT
108. Faculties. : SENSES
112. The Carnivores. : FERAE
113. Whaler's oil cask. : RIER
114. Of animal life. : ZOIC
116. Author Bradford. : ROARK
117. Horse. : ROAN
118. Buy out of bondage. : RANSOM
120. Synonym for a showman. : BARNUM
122. Korean president. : RHEE
123. Lodgings. : INN
124. Dance of the French court. : GAVOTTE
125. Its capital is Erivan. : ARMENIA
127. Friend. : AMI
128. Word invention. : COINAGE
130. Hypothetical continent of the Indian Ocean. : LEMURIA
132. Home remedy. : ASPIRIN
134. Novel by Kenneth Roberts. : ARUNDEL
135. Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
136. Say over. : RESTATE
137. Retributive fates. : NEMESES
138. Takes umbrage. : RESENTS
139. Made ready. : DRESSED
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1. Service man. : DRAFTEE
2. Creator of Jean Christophe. : ROLLAND
3. Fled. : ESCAPED
4. Bay on S. Honshu. : ISE
5. Fine, slushy ice. : SISH
6. Abstract beings. : ENTIA
7. Opera by Wagner. : RIENZI
8. Talent. : APTITUDE
9. 463,493,418 people. : CHINESE
10. Depends. : HANGS
11. Overhead railways. : ELS
12. Infiltrates. : SEEPS
13. City on the Loire. : ORLEANS
14. Twanginess in speech. : NASALITY
15. Trees for the Kon-Tiki. : BALSAS
16. Characteristic expression. : IDIOM
17. "I've ___ Listening." : BEEN
18. Guido's note. : ELA
19. Its capital is Monrovia. : LIBERIA
20. Constancy. : ONENESS
21. Toys for kids. : TEDDIES
30. Persian gold coins. : TOMANS
32. Capital of New Guinea. : RABAUL
35. Refugees. : EMIGRES
38. Small rodents. : DORMICE
40. He wrote "The Great Apes." : YERKES
43. Stock Exchange in Paris. : BOURSE
45. Witnessed. : SEEN
47. Walked. : STRODE
48. Nautical term. : ALEE
49. Dame ___ Hess. : MYRA
51. Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
53. River into the Seine. : EURE
55. Scotchmen. : MACS
56. Bohemian composer (1717–57). : STAMITZ
57. Ancient country, now Algeria. : NUMIDIA
58. Beginnings. : ORIGINS
59. He's producing "Limelight." : CHAPLIN
60. Chicago's "Wall Street." : LASALLE
62. Gen. Shepherd's command. : MARINES
63. A dense rock. : ADINOLE
64. More in want. : NEEDIER
66. Vocal feat. : TRILL
67. Former camp on Long Island. : UPTON
71. A relative: Abbr. : BRO
73. Part of Italy. : TOE
77. Lariat loops. : NOOSES
80. Footstool. : OTTOMAN
81. Hollywood's Power. : TYRONE
82. Great: Comb. form. : MEGA
83. Practice crystal gazing. : SCRY
84. Farmer's expletive. : DURN
85. Estuary of the Ouse and Trent rivers. : HUMBER
86. Transferrer of property. : ALIENOR
88. Contents of a cocoon. : PUPA
90. Protuberances. : NUBS
92. Hawaiian trees. : KOUS
94. Ray of light: Comb. form. : ACTINO
96. Film on bronze: Var. : PATINE
98. Author of "Darkness at Noon." : KOESTLER
100. Figuratively, timid people. : DOORMATS
101. Native of Nairobi. : AFRICAN
102. Three overtures by Beethoven. : LEONORE
103. Element named for a planet. : URANIUM
105. One under another's guidance. : PROTEGE
107. Follower of Nicholas II. : CZARIST
109. Great wastes. : SAHARAS
110. Solitary monk. : EREMITE
111. Wound wool into hanks. : SKEINED
113. Unwinds. : RAVELS
115. Famous name in shipbuilding. : CUNARD
118. East Indian cereal grass. : RAGEE
119. Notes. : MEMOS
120. Nobleman of Tolstoy's time. : BARIN
121. Hoarder. : MISER
124. Wanders about idly. : GADS
126. Church recess. : APSE
129. Compass point. : NNE
131. Indian. : UTE
133. Pronoun. : ITS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 30 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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