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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 Down
1. Mr. Petrillo’s middle name. : CAESAR
7. Bringing about. : CAUSING
14. Member of AVC. : VETERAN
21. Spanish Mayor. : ALCALDE
22. Cleopatra’s sister. : ARSINOE
23. Daughter of Cymbeline, wife of Posthumus. : IMOGENE
24. Scenic display. : DIORAMA
25. Take for granted. : PRESUME
26. Fugitives. : EMIGRES
27. Worm: French. : VER
28. Peak of a cap. : VISOR
30. Hindu woman’s wrap-around. : SARI
31. Dill. : ANET
32. Danish county. : AMT
33. Taverns. : INNS
35. Sun helmets. : TOPIS
37. Merciful. : LENIENT
39. Stringed instrument. : VIOL
40. 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
66. Moist month: Abbr. : APR
67. Another name for Mt. Sinai. : HOREB
68. French cheese. : CAMEMBERT
70. Girl’s name. : ETTA
72. E. Indian cotton tree. : SIMAL
74. Criminal. : FELON
76. Noxious atmosphere. : MIASMA
77. Build. : ERECT
79. Chromatic patterns. : COLORATIONS
82. Iranian tribesmen. : TATES
83. Financier of the American Revolution. : MORRIS
85. Courtier in Hamlet. : OSRIC
86. To “milk.” : BLEED
88. Without: Fr. : SANS
89. Land of conflict. : PALESTINE
91. Moves deeply. : STIRS
93. Crude. : RAW
95. U. N. Secretary General. : LIE
96. Strive. : TRY
97. Salt waterways. : SEAS
98. Czech munitions works. : SKODA
99. India’s opponent in the Kashmir dispute. : PAKISTAN
101. Desolate. : RUIN
102. Persian Gulf terminus of Bagdad railway. : BASRA
103. Rescind. : RECANT
104. Province of eastern Panama. : DARIEN
107. Plump. : FAT
108. Footwear. : SHOES
110. Despoiler: Archaic. : REAVER
114. Bad things. : EVILS
115. Volcanic peaks. : CONES
117. Make a speech. : ORATE
119. Incline. : SLOPE
120. Adam, the carpenter, in 1859 novel. : BEDE
121. Second-story man. : BURGLAR
123. Arab God. : ALLAH
125. Yale men. : ELIS
126. Plus. : AND
127. Atmosphere. : AURA
128. What Tom Pepper was. : LIAR
130. Portion of Palestine allotted to the Jews. : NEGEB
132. Greek letter. : PSI
133. Old movies. : SILENTS
135. Having eyelashes. : CILIATE
137. Trojan who distrusted the Wooden Horse and was killed by serpents. : LAOCOON
139. Aluminous amphibole. : EDENITE
140. Pygmies. : ATOMIES
141. Missions. : ERRANDS
142. Twisted together. : RADDLED
143. Reads. : PERUSES
144. Recipient of a gaze: Humorous. : STAREE
1. Fee customers. : CLIENTS
2. Oak-seeded. : ACORNED
3. Good listener. : EAR
4. Member of the Russian bloc. : SLAV
5. Accept the blame. : ADMIT
6. Feature of Paine’s age. : REASON
7. Delightfully playful compositions: Ital. pl. : CAPRICCI
8. Arrive: Abbr. : ARR
9. What adversity has. : USES
10. Summer carpeting. : SISAL
11. Habituates. : INURES
12. Names as Presidential candidate. : NOMINATES
13. Harmonize: slang. : GEE
14. Where the famous Prater Park is. : VIENNA
15. Ant. : EMMET
16. Dawdle: Scot. : TOIT
17. Hen product. : EGG
18. Resets on the tracks. : RERAILS
19. Windflower. : ANEMONE
20. Snuggles down. : NESTLES
21. Counsel. : ADVISE
29. Nepenthe. : OPIATE
31. Eternity. : AEON
34. District of Bihar and Orissa, India. : SARAN
36. Woman. : SHE
38. Moslem judge. : IMAM
39. Source of wine. : VINE
41. Mme. Lupescu. : MAGDA
43. Fumble. : ERROR
45. Liberate. : MANUMIT
47. Cleansers. : SOAPS
49. Lord bountifuls. : BENEFACTORS
51. Zenana. : HAREM
53. Pertaining to the Finnish language. : UGRIC
55. Country explored by Sven Hedin. : TIBET
56. Lady sahib. : MEM
57. Appropriate exclusively. : PREEMPT
58. Bellow down. : OUTROAR
59. To the utmost. : UTTERLY
60. Great grief. : DOLOR
61. Lustrous velvety fabric. : PANNE
62. German theory of psychology. : GESTALT
63. Neighbor to Turkey. : ARMENIA
64. Ex-Governor of Minnesota, Presidential hopeful. : STASSEN
67. Neck: Dial. : HALSE
68. Loses heat. : COOLS
69. Sheep calls. : BAAS
71. Farm field. : ACRE
73. Acts lovesick. : MOONS
75. Seventh sign of zodiac. : LIBRA
78. Thin papers. : TISSUES
80. Hazards. : RISKS
81. Icy pinnacle among crevasses. : SERAC
84. Author of “Four Saints in Three Acts.” : STEIN
87. Senegal seaport. : DAKAR
90. ___ Hay, British playwright. : IAN
92. Dem. Senator Taylor’s home state. : IDAHO
94. Products of New York state. : WINES
98. What Yugoslavia is to Russia. : SATELLITE
99. Pounding tool. : PESTLE
100. Zestless. : STALE
101. Anger. : RILE
102. Sharp report. : BANG
103. Verisimilitude. : REALNESS
104. Corrupter. : DEBASER
105. Avenue: Spanish. : AVENIDA
106. With a Swiss cheese effect. : RIDDLED
107. Meeting places. : FORA
109. Mouths: Latin. : ORA
111. Ben Jonson’s latest Broadway hit. : VOLPONE
112. Serial-movie item. : EPISODE
113. Piny exudations. : RESINS
115. Under an evil spell. : CURSED
116. Jack Tar. : SAILOR
118. American flyers. : EAGLES
121. Montana city. : BUTTE
122. French star of “The Baker’s Wife.” : RAIMU
124. Center of activity. : HEART
127. Indigo. : ANIL
129. Moslem skipper. : RAIS
131. Cold wind of the Adriatic. : BORA
134. Curtains! : END
135. Top off. : CAP
136. Golf-ball stand. : TEE
138. 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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