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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
Israel Gitter has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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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
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Underhanded one. : SNEAK
118
Shallow pan. : PATELLA
119
Kind of fishing. : DEEPSEA
120
Irish river. : ERNE
121
Wreaths: Poet. : ANADEMS
122
Loathe. : DETEST
Down
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Caucasian native. : OSSET
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Sharett's party in Israel. : MAPAI
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Crème de la crème. : ELITE
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Malay gibbon. : LAR
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Signor Pinza. : EZIO
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Periodical of 1709. : TATLER
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The term "comics," for instance. : MISNOMER
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Food scrap. : ORT
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___ me tangere (Touch me not). : NOLI
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Pres. Bayar's predecessor. : INONU
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European "invaders." : TOURISTS
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Cuban province. : ORIENTE
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Abode: Abbr. : RES
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40 weekdays. : LENT
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Seed wings. : ALAE
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Part of Kentucky. : BLUEGRASSREGION
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Pièce de résistance. : SIRLOIN
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Former boxing champ. : ROSS
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Buffed calfskin. : SUEDE
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Entertains. : FETES
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Polish river. : SAN
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Tecumseh was one. : SHAWNEE
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Actress Molly. : PICON
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Man's nickname. : TED
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Geraint's wife. : ENID
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16 or 32 Boy Scouts. : TROOP
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Actor Lugosi. : BELA
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Classifies. : ASSORTS
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He said, "Simplify, simplify." : THOREAU
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Sir John Hunt, for instance. : MOUNTAINCLIMBER
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American philosopher. : EDMAN
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French girl's name. : LILI
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Era in American history. : NEWDEAL
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Gathering places in villages. : GREENS
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Kind of performer. : ALLSTAR
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Famous jockey. : SANDE
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"Man wants but little here ___." : BELOW
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Prepared: Colloq. : ALLSET
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News on April 15, 1912. : TITANIC
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Vivacity. : SPARKLE
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Moroccan region. : RIF
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Eisenhower title: Abbr. : CIC
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Athenian statesman. : SOLON
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Hero of "Kidnapped." : BALFOUR
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Saurel. : SCAD
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Last movement of a sonata. : RONDO
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Linden tree. : TEIL
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Child: Comb. form. : PAEDO
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Military cap. : KEPI
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Victor Herbert heroine. : MARIETTA
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Miniature scenes. : DIORAMAS
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Great-circle route between two places. : AIRLINE
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Tunisian cape. : BON
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Dr. Hewlett Johnson. : REDDEAN
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An asset for anyone. : SMILE
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Affairs of honor. : DUELS
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Day: Span. : DIA
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Colored. : TINTED
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Paid (with "up"). : ANTED
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Treasury item. : BOND
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Operating. : INUSE
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93-year-old painter. : MOSES
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Hard work. : SWEAT
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Land of the Shiites. : IRAN
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Scour. : RAKE
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French pronoun. : ELLE
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Indian butter. : GHEE
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Evian. : SPA
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___ Street. : ELM
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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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