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WHO'S WHO

New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 1953

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 596 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1953, The New York TimesNo. 1,358
Across
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Capt. Queeg’s ship. : CAINE
6
European dynasty. : ROMANOV
13
Composer of “Semiramide Overture.” : ROSSINI
20
He wrote “Comus.” : MILTON
21
Puerto Rican seaport. : ARECIBO
22
Bobolinks. : ORTOLANS
24
Its capital is Luanda. : ANGOLA
25
A swallow. : MARTLET
26
Blood deficiency. : SPANEMIA
27
Dakota Indian. : REE
28
Faithful comrade. : ACHATES
30
Leasing. : RENTING
32
Aurora. : EOS
33
Craggy hills. : TORS
35
Commotions. : TODOS
36
Rhee, Sung, etc. : KOREANS
37
Eagles. : ERNS
38
A long series of woes, etc. : ILIAD
40
Coach. : CAR
41
Girl’s nickname. : NAN
42
Unity. : ONE
43
Disorderly. : MUSSY
44
First word of a famous hymn. : NEARER
46
Egyptian. : NILOT
48
Also. : AND
49
___ Lagerkvist. : PAR
50
Muscat is its capital. : OMAN
52
Removed from office. : OUSTED
54
Ex-King Zog’s capital. : TIRANA
57
Sketched. : CRAYONED
61
Large alligator. : CAYMAN
63
Motives. : REASONS
65
Hurdy-gurdies. : ROTAS
66
Hebrew letter. : GIMEL
68
Corundum. : EMERY
70
Smack. : TINGE
71
Israeli Ambassador. : EBAN
72
Famous name on Broadway. : CROUSE
73
Consumer: Law. : USEE
74
Disgracer. : SHAMER
75
Trouble. : AIL
76
Inroads. : RAIDS
77
Former President of Brazil. : DUTRA
79
Norse name. : OLE
80
Ginned. : SNARED
82
Reflection of a radio wave in radar. : ECHO
85
Seaport in the Canal Zone. : BALBOA
87
School head: Abbr. : PRIN
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Slaves. : ESNES
89
A world in turmoil. : ISLAM
90
Eastern prince. : AMEER
91
1,050-mi. river in W. Canada. : PEACE
92
Took turns. : ROTATED
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Make possible. : ENABLE
96
Last tsar of Russia. : NICHOLAS
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City on Honshu island. : NAGOYA
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Where the Three Kings came from. : ORIENT
101
Niblick. : IRON
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Before. : ERE
103
Greek letter. : CHI
105
Replant: Hort. : RESET
107
Its capital is Cuttack. : ORISSA
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Popular children’s poet. : MILNE
114
Greek letter. : RHO
115
Governor of Kansas. : ARN
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Size of type. : GEM
118
To be: Span. : ESTAR
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Vinegar: Comb. form. : ACET
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Farm machines. : REAPERS
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Part of a TV set. : TUNER
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Factory. : MILL
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The: French. : LES
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Girls. : DAMSELS
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Historic twin. : ROMULUS
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Man’s nickname. : MOE
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Poisonous mushrooms. : AMANITAS
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Alley cat. : MIAULER
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Mature’s role. : SAMSON
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Seaport on Kyushu island. : NAGASAKI
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Board a DC6. : ENPLANE
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French girl’s name. : SIMONE
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Urticaceous plants. : NETTLES
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Examines again. : RETESTS
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Clarissa and Tony. : EDENS
Down
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Oily liquid: Chem. : CINEOLE
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Country of the Atlas range. : ALGERIA
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Japanese name. : ITO
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Vincent Lopez’ tune. : NOLA
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Play. : ENACT
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Mohammedan month. : RAMADAN
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Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.” : ORATORIO
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Lakes. : MERES
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Statutes. : ACTS
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___ desperandum (never despair). : NIL
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Character in “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” : OBERON
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Citizen. : VOTER
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He wrote “Chanticleer.” : ROSTAND
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Plant called “live-forever.” : ORPINE
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Mr. Musial and others. : STANS
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A pittance. : SONG
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Adjective suffix. : ILE
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Nominators. : NAMERS
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Skull parts. : INIONS
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Speaker of the House. : MARTIN
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Fresh. : SASSY
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This: Latin. : HOC
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Type of sign. : NEON
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Writer of whimsy and fantasy. : SAROYAN
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About 1 lb. in China: Var. : KATTY
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Great land mass. : EURASIA
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The populace. : DEMOS
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Cash register category. : NOSALE
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Hindu of central India. : MARATHA
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Aegir’s wife. : RAN
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Ambassadress Clare and family. : LUCES
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Chief of White House staff. : ADAMS
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Coin of India. : PIE
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Star of early movies. : NEGRI
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Ratite. : EMEU
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Rugby score. : TRY
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Wanting in righteousness. : NONMORAL
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Girl in “The Rose and the Ring.” : ANGELICA
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Bookbinder’s tool. : CREASER
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He wrote “The Cardinal.” : ROBINSON
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Swift runner of Greek legend. : ATALANTA
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Vacuum tubes. : DIODES
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Conifer leaf. : NEEDLE
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Calm seas. : SERENES
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Triceps. : MUSCLE
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Son of Jacob. : REUBEN
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Bounder. : CAD
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Spanish lady: Abbr. : SRA
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Give back. : RESTORE
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Shinto temple gateway. : TORII
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Chemical. : REAGENT
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French stronghold in Indo-China. : HANOI
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Designer Kiam. : OMAR
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Horny plate in a whale’s mouth. : BALEEN
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Expressions of approval. : AMENS
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A system of forcing service. : PEONISM
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Eisenhower’s mother. : IDA
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Bearer: Comb. form. : PHORE
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Look over. : EYE
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Whirring sounds. : BIRRS
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___ Magnon. : CRO
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Covering. : TEGUMENT
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Part of a TV set. : CHASSIS
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Good promise. : HOPE
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Terms of office. : TENURES
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Secy. of War, 1940–45. : STIMSON
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Dining rooms on ships. : SALOONS
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Miss Francis of TV. : ARLENE
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Segregation proponent in S. Africa. : MALAN
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Word in an O’Neill title. : ICEMAN
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French writer. : LESAGE
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Shuffle cards again. : REMAKE
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Poisonous gas. : ARSINE
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Singer Torme. : MEL
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Assessment. : RATAL
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Commentator Davis. : ELMER
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Indian weights. : TOLAS
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Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
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Region: Abbr. : DIST
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Home ___. : RULE
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Mentioned before. : SAID
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Man’s nickname. : NAT
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Clever. : APT
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French lady: Abbr. : MME

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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