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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
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Trinkets. : CHARMS
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El ___, part of Syrian desert. : HAMAD
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ARC organizer. : BARTON
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The "Chicago of China." : HANKOW
19
Party provender. : CANAPES
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Famous jockey. : ARCARO
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Portuguese West Africa. : ANGOLA
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What Iago was to Othello. : ANCIENT
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Gulf of Black Sea. : STALIN
25
Fjord of Denmark. : ISE
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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
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Opera impresario. : BING
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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
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Largest fur market in U. S. : STLOUIS
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Spoils: Slang. : QUEERS
51
Famous Avenue. : MADISON
53
City south of Moscow. : OREL
56
Flintlocks. : GUNS
57
Navigator. : MARINER
59
Fan club member. : TEENAGER
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De-emphasize: Slang. : SOFTPEDAL
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Mention in verse. : BERHYME
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Frenchman's drink. : EAU
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Concord. : UNISON
68
Rose Franken play. : CLAUDIA
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Facial décor. : BEARDS
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Noun suffix. : IST
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Lists of candidates. : TICKETS
75
Barracks get-togethers: Slang. : GIPARTIES
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Giving warning of something. : TELLTALE
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Pull-overs. : TSHIRTS
81
Edible root. : TARO
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Village in Alaska. : TYEE
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Decked. : ARRAYED
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Impose or apportion. : ASSESS
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Hydrocyanic. : PRUSSIC
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30 Across was one. : REB
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What is more. : YES
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Lunges. : THRUSTS
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Restore hope to. : CHEERUP
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Albert's TV spouse. : ETHEL
102
Colors. : HUES
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High temperature. : REDHEAT
105
Glengarry. : CAP
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Divan. : SOFA
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Uncle: Dial. : EME
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Wally Cox TV role. : HIRAM
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Companions of hammers. : SICKLES
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Frequently: Poet. : OFT
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Picaroon. : RASCAL
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Strobile-shaped. : CONICAL
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Honest John, for example. : ROCKET
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Creator of Nina Leeds. : ONEILL
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Territory within a foreign territory. : ENCLAVE
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Author of "The African Giant." : CLOETE
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Early Spanish explorer. : DESOTO
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___ Carte. : DOYLY
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More distant. : YONDER
Down
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One-horse carriage. : CHAISE
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Operatic role. : HANSEL
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Actress from Italy. : ANGELI
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Show business initials. : RKO
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Source of penicillin. : MOLD
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Apiarist's problem. : SWARM
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Manner of doing something: Colloq. : HANG
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Important member of a team. : ANCHORMAN
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French title. : MAITRE
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Barbary ___. : APE
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Middlecoff's classmates. : DENTISTS
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Bluestocking. : BASBLEU
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Pretentious, as in writing. : ARTY
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Sarnoff's company. : RCA
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Major Baltic port. : TALLIN
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Rudyard Kipling locale. : ORIENT
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External world as opposed to self-worship. : NONEGO
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Makes happen. : CAUSES
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Bewilder. : STUN
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Occasional or casual. : ODD
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Nonsense: Slang. : BALONEY
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Woodlands. : FORESTS
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Wanted. : DESIRED
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Seaport of Iraq. : BASRA
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Links place. : TEE
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Dumas character. : CAMILLE
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Trail blazer. : PIONEER
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Where Leninakan is. : ARMENIA
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Early French king. : LOTHAIR
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Navy "igloo." : QUONSET
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In an unsuitable manner. : UNFITLY
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Deplorably bad. : SAD
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Impressionistic composer. : DEBUSSY
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Women advisers. : EGERIAS
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Top men. : LEADERS
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Jet pilot's outfit. : GSUIT
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Certain workers. : RACKERS
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Type of government building. : EMBASSY
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Of a country: Comb. form. : RUSSO
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Workers in ceramics. : POTTERS
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Stricter. : RIGIDER
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Aide of a legation. : ATTACHE
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Manifests. : ATTESTS
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One who sorts goods. : CLASSER
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School group. : PTA
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Genus of hares and rabbits. : LEPUS
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Promoting dissension. : HERETICAL
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Borough of New York City. : RICHMOND
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Find out. : SEE
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Late, great French painter. : UTRILLO
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Clasp. : BUCKLE
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Symbol of punishment. : THEROD
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Benevolent. : HUMANE
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"Peewee" and family. : REESES
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Effortlessly. : EASILY
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Chum. : PAL
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Caught. : HOOKED
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Worn out. : EFFETE
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Party of the second part. : LATTER
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Carp. : DACE
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Poet MacKaye. : PERCY
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Sentry's challenge. : HALT
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Guinea pig. : CAVY
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One way to fly. : SOLO
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Labor group: Abbr. : CIO
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Sgt. or Cpl. : NCO
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___ 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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