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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, March 7, 1948

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 317
Across
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Mr. Petrillo's middle name. : CAESAR
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Bringing about. : CAUSING
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Member of AVC. : VETERAN
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Spanish Mayor. : ALCALDE
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Cleopatra's sister. : ARSINOE
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Daughter of Cymbeline, wife of Posthumus. : IMOGENE
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Scenic display. : DIORAMA
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Take for granted. : PRESUME
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Fugitives. : EMIGRES
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Worm: French. : VER
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Peak of a cap. : VISOR
30
Hindu woman's wrap-around. : SARI
31
Dill. : ANET
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Danish county. : AMT
33
Taverns. : INNS
35
Sun helmets. : TOPIS
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Merciful. : LENIENT
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Stringed instrument. : VIOL
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Winter warmth, by pipeline. : STEAM
42
Hall of Fame alcove. : NICHE
44
American south Pacific outpost. : SAMOA
45
Author of "Winnie the Pooh." : MILNE
46
Apocryphal books of Ezra. : ESDRAS
48
Sour. : ACERB
50
Brown shade. : TAN
51
Medieval merchant guilds. : HANSES
52
Guinea-piglike rodent of South America. : AGOUTI
54
The juniper of the Bible. : RETEM
56
Horse hair. : MANE
57
Weight. : POUNDAGE
60
E. Indian fishing boats. : DONIS
61
President Bustamante y Rivero's country. : PERU
62
Vital fuel. : GAS
65
Groove. : RUT
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Moist month: Abbr. : APR
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Another name for Mt. Sinai. : HOREB
68
French cheese. : CAMEMBERT
70
Girl's name. : ETTA
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E. Indian cotton tree. : SIMAL
74
Criminal. : FELON
76
Noxious atmosphere. : MIASMA
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Build. : ERECT
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Chromatic patterns. : COLORATIONS
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Iranian tribesmen. : TATES
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Financier of the American Revolution. : MORRIS
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Courtier in Hamlet. : OSRIC
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To "milk." : BLEED
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Land of conflict. : PALESTINE
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Moves deeply. : STIRS
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Crude. : RAW
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U. N. Secretary General. : LIE
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Strive. : TRY
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Salt waterways. : SEAS
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Czech munitions works. : SKODA
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India's opponent in the Kashmir dispute. : PAKISTAN
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Desolate. : RUIN
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Persian Gulf terminus of Bagdad railway. : BASRA
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Rescind. : RECANT
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Province of eastern Panama. : DARIEN
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Plump. : FAT
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Footwear. : SHOES
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Despoiler: Archaic. : REAVER
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Bad things. : EVILS
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Volcanic peaks. : CONES
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Make a speech. : ORATE
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Incline. : SLOPE
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Adam, the carpenter, in 1859 novel. : BEDE
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Second-story man. : BURGLAR
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Arab God. : ALLAH
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Yale men. : ELIS
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Plus. : AND
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Atmosphere. : AURA
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What Tom Pepper was. : LIAR
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Portion of Palestine allotted to the Jews. : NEGEB
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Greek letter. : PSI
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Old movies. : SILENTS
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Having eyelashes. : CILIATE
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Trojan who distrusted the Wooden Horse and was killed by serpents. : LAOCOON
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Aluminous amphibole. : EDENITE
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Pygmies. : ATOMIES
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Missions. : ERRANDS
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Twisted together. : RADDLED
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Reads. : PERUSES
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Recipient of a gaze: Humorous. : STAREE
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Fee customers. : CLIENTS
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Oak-seeded. : ACORNED
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Good listener. : EAR
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Member of the Russian bloc. : SLAV
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Accept the blame. : ADMIT
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Feature of Paine's age. : REASON
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Delightfully playful compositions: Ital. pl. : CAPRICCI
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Arrive: Abbr. : ARR
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What adversity has. : USES
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Summer carpeting. : SISAL
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Habituates. : INURES
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Names as Presidential candidate. : NOMINATES
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Harmonize: slang. : GEE
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Where the famous Prater Park is. : VIENNA
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Ant. : EMMET
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Dawdle: Scot. : TOIT
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Hen product. : EGG
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Resets on the tracks. : RERAILS
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Windflower. : ANEMONE
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Snuggles down. : NESTLES
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Counsel. : ADVISE
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Nepenthe. : OPIATE
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Eternity. : AEON
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District of Bihar and Orissa, India. : SARAN
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Woman. : SHE
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Moslem judge. : IMAM
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Source of wine. : VINE
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Mme. Lupescu. : MAGDA
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Fumble. : ERROR
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Liberate. : MANUMIT
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Cleansers. : SOAPS
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Lord bountifuls. : BENEFACTORS
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Zenana. : HAREM
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Pertaining to the Finnish language. : UGRIC
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Country explored by Sven Hedin. : TIBET
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Lady sahib. : MEM
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Appropriate exclusively. : PREEMPT
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Bellow down. : OUTROAR
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To the utmost. : UTTERLY
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Great grief. : DOLOR
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Lustrous velvety fabric. : PANNE
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German theory of psychology. : GESTALT
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Neighbor to Turkey. : ARMENIA
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Ex-Governor of Minnesota, Presidential hopeful. : STASSEN
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Neck: Dial. : HALSE
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Loses heat. : COOLS
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Sheep calls. : BAAS
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Farm field. : ACRE
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Acts lovesick. : MOONS
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Seventh sign of zodiac. : LIBRA
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Thin papers. : TISSUES
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Hazards. : RISKS
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Icy pinnacle among crevasses. : SERAC
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Author of "Four Saints in Three Acts." : STEIN
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Senegal seaport. : DAKAR
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___ Hay, British playwright. : IAN
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Dem. Senator Taylor's home state. : IDAHO
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Products of New York state. : WINES
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What Yugoslavia is to Russia. : SATELLITE
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Pounding tool. : PESTLE
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Zestless. : STALE
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Anger. : RILE
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Sharp report. : BANG
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Verisimilitude. : REALNESS
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Corrupter. : DEBASER
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Avenue: Spanish. : AVENIDA
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With a Swiss cheese effect. : RIDDLED
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Meeting places. : FORA
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Mouths: Latin. : ORA
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Ben Jonson's latest Broadway hit. : VOLPONE
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Serial-movie item. : EPISODE
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Piny exudations. : RESINS
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Under an evil spell. : CURSED
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Jack Tar. : SAILOR
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American flyers. : EAGLES
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Montana city. : BUTTE
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French star of "The Baker's Wife." : RAIMU
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Center of activity. : HEART
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Indigo. : ANIL
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Moslem skipper. : RAIS
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Cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
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Curtains! : END
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Top off. : CAP
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Golf-ball stand. : TEE
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Second-hand commodity. : CAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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