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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
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 987
Across
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Well-known Indiana author. : DREISER
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McGeorge Bundy edited his record. : ACHESON
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Trinket. : BIBELOT
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Composer of "William Tell." : ROSSINI
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Ancient Roman cameo ornament. : PHALERA
24
Girl's name. : ADELINE
25
Moliere's "Misanthrope." : ALCESTE
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Gaudy ornaments. : TINSELS
27
Habitual late-riser. : LIEABED
28
Gov. Warren's state: Abbr. : FLA
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Suggesting. : HINTING
31
Biographer of "Dizzy." : PEARSON
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Point of no return. : END
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Kind of recording. : TAPE
36
Nitrogens. : AZOTES
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Moslem obeisance. : SALAAM
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Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
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Ibsen's "___ of the People." : ENEMY
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Hawaiian baking pits. : IMUS
42
"His ___," a personage. : NIBS
43
Gov. Jordan's capital. : BOISE
44
Whirlpools. : EDDIES
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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
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Tender of a lorry. : LARRIMAN
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Soup vessels. : TUREENS
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Philosopher of Walden Pond. : THOREAU
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Range whose highest peak is Mt. Rainier. : CASCADE
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Faulty. : AMISS
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Wear off. : ABRADE
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New York, San Francisco, etc.: Abbr. : SPTS
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Spine-chilling. : EERIE
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Plane in the "Alley." : MIG
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Mature. : RIPE
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Gen. Gruenther's bailiwick. : NATO
78
Gov. Schricker's state: Abbr. : IND
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Numskull. : IDIOT
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Defoe heroine. : MOLL
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Flew alone. : SOLOED
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Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
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Souvenir of Coney Island. : TINTYPE
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Gov. Peterson's capital. : LINCOLN
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Music-maker. : UKULELE
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Snow ridge on arctic plains: Var. : ZASTRUGA
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Indispensable woman. : NURSE
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One who gives his word. : PROMISER
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Chinese black tea. : OOPACK
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Nursery rhyme word. : BYE
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Budapest's river. : DANUBE
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Graduate. : ALUMNA
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Surpasses. : TOPS
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Native of Nairn. : SCOT
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Faculties. : SENSES
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The Carnivores. : FERAE
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Whaler's oil cask. : RIER
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Of animal life. : ZOIC
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Author Bradford. : ROARK
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Horse. : ROAN
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Buy out of bondage. : RANSOM
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Synonym for a showman. : BARNUM
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Korean president. : RHEE
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Lodgings. : INN
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Dance of the French court. : GAVOTTE
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Its capital is Erivan. : ARMENIA
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Friend. : AMI
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Word invention. : COINAGE
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Hypothetical continent of the Indian Ocean. : LEMURIA
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Home remedy. : ASPIRIN
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Novel by Kenneth Roberts. : ARUNDEL
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Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
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Say over. : RESTATE
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Retributive fates. : NEMESES
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Takes umbrage. : RESENTS
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Made ready. : DRESSED
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Service man. : DRAFTEE
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Creator of Jean Christophe. : ROLLAND
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Fled. : ESCAPED
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Bay on S. Honshu. : ISE
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Fine, slushy ice. : SISH
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Abstract beings. : ENTIA
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Opera by Wagner. : RIENZI
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Talent. : APTITUDE
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463,493,418 people. : CHINESE
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Depends. : HANGS
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Overhead railways. : ELS
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Infiltrates. : SEEPS
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City on the Loire. : ORLEANS
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Twanginess in speech. : NASALITY
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Trees for the Kon-Tiki. : BALSAS
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Characteristic expression. : IDIOM
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"I've ___ Listening." : BEEN
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Guido's note. : ELA
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Its capital is Monrovia. : LIBERIA
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Constancy. : ONENESS
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Toys for kids. : TEDDIES
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Persian gold coins. : TOMANS
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Capital of New Guinea. : RABAUL
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Refugees. : EMIGRES
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Small rodents. : DORMICE
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He wrote "The Great Apes." : YERKES
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Stock Exchange in Paris. : BOURSE
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Witnessed. : SEEN
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Walked. : STRODE
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Dame ___ Hess. : MYRA
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Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
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River into the Seine. : EURE
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Scotchmen. : MACS
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Bohemian composer (1717–57). : STAMITZ
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Ancient country, now Algeria. : NUMIDIA
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Beginnings. : ORIGINS
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He's producing "Limelight." : CHAPLIN
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Chicago's "Wall Street." : LASALLE
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Gen. Shepherd's command. : MARINES
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A dense rock. : ADINOLE
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More in want. : NEEDIER
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Vocal feat. : TRILL
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Former camp on Long Island. : UPTON
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A relative: Abbr. : BRO
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Part of Italy. : TOE
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Lariat loops. : NOOSES
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Footstool. : OTTOMAN
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Hollywood's Power. : TYRONE
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Great: Comb. form. : MEGA
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Practice crystal gazing. : SCRY
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Farmer's expletive. : DURN
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Estuary of the Ouse and Trent rivers. : HUMBER
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Transferrer of property. : ALIENOR
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Contents of a cocoon. : PUPA
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Protuberances. : NUBS
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Hawaiian trees. : KOUS
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Ray of light: Comb. form. : ACTINO
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Film on bronze: Var. : PATINE
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Author of "Darkness at Noon." : KOESTLER
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Figuratively, timid people. : DOORMATS
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Native of Nairobi. : AFRICAN
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Three overtures by Beethoven. : LEONORE
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Element named for a planet. : URANIUM
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One under another's guidance. : PROTEGE
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Follower of Nicholas II. : CZARIST
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Great wastes. : SAHARAS
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Solitary monk. : EREMITE
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Wound wool into hanks. : SKEINED
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Unwinds. : RAVELS
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Famous name in shipbuilding. : CUNARD
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East Indian cereal grass. : RAGEE
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Notes. : MEMOS
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Nobleman of Tolstoy's time. : BARIN
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Hoarder. : MISER
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Wanders about idly. : GADS
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Church recess. : APSE
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Compass point. : NNE
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Indian. : UTE
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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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