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PERSONS AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, April 21, 1957

Author: William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 578 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,854
Across Down
1. Trinkets. : CHARMS
7. El ___, part of Syrian desert. : HAMAD
12. ARC organizer. : BARTON
18. The "Chicago of China." : HANKOW
19. Party provender. : CANAPES
21. Famous jockey. : ARCARO
22. Portuguese West Africa. : ANGOLA
23. What Iago was to Othello. : ANCIENT
24. Gulf of Black Sea. : STALIN
25. Fjord of Denmark. : ISE
26. Farmer's problem. : DROUGHT
28. Short and fat. : TUBBY
30. Famous general. : LEE
31. Identity. : SELF
33. General practitioners: Abbr. : MDS
34. First, for example. : ORDINAL
36. Opera impresario. : BING
37. Contemporary poet. : ELIOT
39. Ordinances. : DECREES
41. Former name of Gulf of Corinth. : LEPANTO
43. Agency to aid farmers: Abbr. : REA
45. Continent: Abbr. : SAM
46. Largest fur market in U. S. : STLOUIS
48. Spoils: Slang. : QUEERS
51. Famous Avenue. : MADISON
53. City south of Moscow. : OREL
56. Flintlocks. : GUNS
57. Navigator. : MARINER
59. Fan club member. : TEENAGER
62. De-emphasize: Slang. : SOFTPEDAL
64. Mention in verse. : BERHYME
66. Frenchman's drink. : EAU
67. Concord. : UNISON
68. Rose Franken play. : CLAUDIA
70. Facial décor. : BEARDS
72. Noun suffix. : IST
73. Lists of candidates. : TICKETS
75. Barracks get-togethers: Slang. : GIPARTIES
77. Giving warning of something. : TELLTALE
79. Pull-overs. : TSHIRTS
81. Edible root. : TARO
82. Village in Alaska. : TYEE
83. Decked. : ARRAYED
85. Impose or apportion. : ASSESS
87. Hydrocyanic. : PRUSSIC
89. 30 Across was one. : REB
91. What is more. : YES
92. Lunges. : THRUSTS
95. Restore hope to. : CHEERUP
98. Albert's TV spouse. : ETHEL
102. Colors. : HUES
103. High temperature. : REDHEAT
105. Glengarry. : CAP
107. Divan. : SOFA
108. Uncle: Dial. : EME
109. Wally Cox TV role. : HIRAM
110. Companions of hammers. : SICKLES
113. Frequently: Poet. : OFT
114. Picaroon. : RASCAL
116. Strobile-shaped. : CONICAL
118. Honest John, for example. : ROCKET
120. Creator of Nina Leeds. : ONEILL
121. Territory within a foreign territory. : ENCLAVE
122. Author of "The African Giant." : CLOETE
123. Early Spanish explorer. : DESOTO
124. ___ Carte. : DOYLY
125. More distant. : YONDER
1. One-horse carriage. : CHAISE
2. Operatic role. : HANSEL
3. Actress from Italy. : ANGELI
4. Show business initials. : RKO
5. Source of penicillin. : MOLD
6. Apiarist's problem. : SWARM
7. Manner of doing something: Colloq. : HANG
8. Important member of a team. : ANCHORMAN
9. French title. : MAITRE
10. Barbary ___. : APE
11. Middlecoff's classmates. : DENTISTS
12. Bluestocking. : BASBLEU
13. Pretentious, as in writing. : ARTY
14. Sarnoff's company. : RCA
15. Major Baltic port. : TALLIN
16. Rudyard Kipling locale. : ORIENT
17. External world as opposed to self-worship. : NONEGO
19. Makes happen. : CAUSES
20. Bewilder. : STUN
27. Occasional or casual. : ODD
29. Nonsense: Slang. : BALONEY
32. Woodlands. : FORESTS
35. Wanted. : DESIRED
36. Seaport of Iraq. : BASRA
38. Links place. : TEE
40. Dumas character. : CAMILLE
42. Trail blazer. : PIONEER
44. Where Leninakan is. : ARMENIA
47. Early French king. : LOTHAIR
48. Navy "igloo." : QUONSET
49. In an unsuitable manner. : UNFITLY
50. Deplorably bad. : SAD
52. Impressionistic composer. : DEBUSSY
54. Women advisers. : EGERIAS
55. Top men. : LEADERS
56. Jet pilot's outfit. : GSUIT
58. Certain workers. : RACKERS
60. Type of government building. : EMBASSY
61. Of a country: Comb. form. : RUSSO
63. Workers in ceramics. : POTTERS
65. Stricter. : RIGIDER
69. Aide of a legation. : ATTACHE
71. Manifests. : ATTESTS
74. One who sorts goods. : CLASSER
76. School group. : PTA
78. Genus of hares and rabbits. : LEPUS
80. Promoting dissension. : HERETICAL
84. Borough of New York City. : RICHMOND
86. Find out. : SEE
88. Late, great French painter. : UTRILLO
90. Clasp. : BUCKLE
92. Symbol of punishment. : THEROD
93. Benevolent. : HUMANE
94. "Peewee" and family. : REESES
96. Effortlessly. : EASILY
97. Chum. : PAL
99. Caught. : HOOKED
100. Worn out. : EFFETE
101. Party of the second part. : LATTER
104. Carp. : DACE
106. Poet MacKaye. : PERCY
109. Sentry's challenge. : HALT
111. Guinea pig. : CAVY
112. One way to fly. : SOLO
115. Labor group: Abbr. : CIO
117. Sgt. or Cpl. : NCO
119. ___ amore. : CON

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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