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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, April 25, 1954

Author:
Israel Gitter
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 71, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 506 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,762
Across
1. Menu dish. : OMELET
7. The "cheesebox" of 1862. : MONITOR
14. Where retorts are used. : LABS
18. Premier in Lisbon since 1932. : SALAZAR
20. Product of Minnesota. : IRONORE
21. English author. : ELLIS
23. Smithsonian exhibit. : SPIRITOFSTLOUIS
25. Island in Micronesia. : NAURU
26. Bore into. : EAT
27. Johnson's partner. : OLSEN
28. Business cliché. : INRE
29. Contributor to 6 Down. : STEELE
30. 6-6, 0-0. : TIES
32. Prevent. : ESTOP
34. Range of the Rockies. : UINTA
36. Fourth word of Genesis. : GOD
37. Pronoun. : HER
39. Voice. : EMIT
41. British gun. : STEN
42. Soft cheese. : BRIE
43. Soul: Hinduism. : ATMAN
46. Covered up. : SECRETED
48. Spare. : LEAN
49. Formal display. : SHOWING
52. Quarter acres. : ROODS
53. Troubles. : AILS
54. Telegraphic devices. : SOUNDERS
56. ___ de guerre. : NOM
57. Stabilizes. : BALLASTS
61. Caen's river. : ORNE
62. Proper style of dress. : WEAR
64. Name of Pius XII. : PACELLI
66. Extent of rough water. : RIP
67. Plexus. : RETE
68. French saint. : DENIS
70. Refuses: Archaic. : NILLS
71. Second-brightest star. : BETA
72. Chinese pagoda. : TAA
73. Summon. : SENDFOR
75. ___ accounting. : COST
76. Gelatinous product. : AGAR
77. Drummer's "companion." : SUITCASE
79. Hang down. : LOP
81. Achilles' heel. : WEAKLINK
83. Man's name. : NEAL
84. Indivisible thing. : MONAD
86. The clover. : TREFOIL
87. Compound having hydrogen ions. : ACID
88. Famous U. S. jurist. : BRANDEIS
91. Puerto Rican city. : PONCE
92. Only Britisher buried in Arlington. : DILL
93. Active one. : DOER
94. American flier. : ODOM
95. God of war: Ger. myth. : TIU
96. Scene of the Tell legend. : URI
97. Pres. Prasad's land. : INDIA
99. African pygmy antelope. : ORIBI
101. Fellies. : RIMS
105. City in New York. : ELMIRA
108. Sand mound: Brit. : DENE
110. Lengthwise. : ALONG
112. Seeing that. : NOW
113. Southern constellation. : LIBRA
114. Source of Jane Addams' fame. : SETTLEMENTHOUSE
117. Underhanded one. : SNEAK
118. Shallow pan. : PATELLA
119. Kind of fishing. : DEEPSEA
120. Irish river. : ERNE
121. Wreaths: Poet. : ANADEMS
122. Loathe. : DETEST
Down
1. Caucasian native. : OSSET
2. Sharett's party in Israel. : MAPAI
3. Crème de la crème. : ELITE
4. Malay gibbon. : LAR
5. Signor Pinza. : EZIO
6. Periodical of 1709. : TATLER
7. The term "comics," for instance. : MISNOMER
8. Food scrap. : ORT
9. ___ me tangere (Touch me not). : NOLI
10. Pres. Bayar's predecessor. : INONU
11. European "invaders." : TOURISTS
12. Cuban province. : ORIENTE
13. Abode: Abbr. : RES
14. 40 weekdays. : LENT
15. Seed wings. : ALAE
16. Part of Kentucky. : BLUEGRASSREGION
17. Pièce de résistance. : SIRLOIN
19. Former boxing champ. : ROSS
22. Buffed calfskin. : SUEDE
24. Entertains. : FETES
29. Polish river. : SAN
31. Tecumseh was one. : SHAWNEE
33. Actress Molly. : PICON
35. Man's nickname. : TED
38. Geraint's wife. : ENID
40. 16 or 32 Boy Scouts. : TROOP
42. Actor Lugosi. : BELA
43. Classifies. : ASSORTS
44. He said, "Simplify, simplify." : THOREAU
45. Sir John Hunt, for instance. : MOUNTAINCLIMBER
47. American philosopher. : EDMAN
48. French girl's name. : LILI
50. Era in American history. : NEWDEAL
51. Gathering places in villages. : GREENS
53. Kind of performer. : ALLSTAR
55. Famous jockey. : SANDE
57. "Man wants but little here ___." : BELOW
58. Prepared: Colloq. : ALLSET
59. News on April 15, 1912. : TITANIC
60. Vivacity. : SPARKLE
63. Moroccan region. : RIF
65. Eisenhower title: Abbr. : CIC
69. Athenian statesman. : SOLON
71. Hero of "Kidnapped." : BALFOUR
73. Saurel. : SCAD
74. Last movement of a sonata. : RONDO
78. Linden tree. : TEIL
80. Child: Comb. form. : PAEDO
82. Military cap. : KEPI
84. Victor Herbert heroine. : MARIETTA
85. Miniature scenes. : DIORAMAS
87. Great-circle route between two places. : AIRLINE
88. Tunisian cape. : BON
89. Dr. Hewlett Johnson. : REDDEAN
90. An asset for anyone. : SMILE
92. Affairs of honor. : DUELS
93. Day: Span. : DIA
95. Colored. : TINTED
98. Paid (with "up"). : ANTED
100. Treasury item. : BOND
102. Operating. : INUSE
103. 93-year-old painter. : MOSES
104. Hard work. : SWEAT
106. Land of the Shiites. : IRAN
107. Scour. : RAKE
109. French pronoun. : ELLE
111. Indian butter. : GHEE
114. Evian. : SPA
115. ___ Street. : ELM
116. Make a choice. : OPT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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