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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, April 27, 1947

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 609 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 178, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 59
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 272
Across
1. Man's new anti-disease ally. : PENICILLIN
11. Science that produced radar. : ELECTRONICS
22. Having a single leaf. : UNIFOLIATE
23. Nostalgic record. : MEMORABILIA
24. Video. : TELEVISION
25. Prof. Haushofer's gift to nazism. : GEOPOLITICS
26. Japanese potato. : IMO
27. Where Wallenstein was assassinated, 1634. : EGER
28. Island off Tuscany coast. : ELBA
31. Lofty. : TALL
32. Sorrels. : OCAS
33. Kindled. : LIT
34. Scotland ___. : YARD
35. Market. : SELL
36. Immigrant's island, N.Y. : ELLIS
38. European fish. : IDE
39. Hawaiian symbols of "Aloha." : LEIS
41. Want. : NEED
43. Byron Nelson's game. : GOLF
45. California oaks. : ENCINAS
47. English race course. : ASCOT
49. Hold a session. : SIT
51. Dancing parties: Fr. : BALS
53. Restrain. : REIN
54. Cyclopean figure. : COLOSSUS
58. Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
59. The "Invincible Doctor" (1270–1349). : OCCAM
63. Sawlike parts: Zool. : SERRAE
65. Light Spanish linen. : CREA
67. In the beginning. : ORIGINALLY
71. Stays. : REMAINS
72. Nebulosity. : OBSCURENESS
74. Dye-yielding plants. : ALS
75. Blue-penciled. : EDITED
76. Ecclesiastical headdress. : MITER
77. Polish length measure. : PRET
78. Fat used in tallow-making. : SUET
79. Mathematical elements. : LINES
80. What Marshall wears now. : MUFTI
82. Model T's. : AUTOS
84. Margaret. : MADGE
85. Fruit of the sweetsop. : ATES
86. Yugoslavia's head man. : TITO
87. Small: Comb. form. : NANNO
89. Last year collegian. : SENIOR
90. Transfix. : PIN
91. Marx's "Dialectical ___." : MATERIALISM
93. One-tenth of a millennium. : CENTURY
94. Britain's political leaders. : SOCIALISTS
96. Keep afloat. : BUOY
97. Large merchant vessel. : ARGOSY
98. Beloved of Dido. : ENEAS
99. Leprechaun. : ELF
101. W. C. Fields' role in "David Copperfield." : MICAWBER
103. The service-tree. : SORB
106. "___ End," by Sidney Kingsley. : DEAD
108. Ad ___. : LIB
109. Dogmatic. : RIGID
113. Wood-texture artisan. : GRAINER
116. Despot. : TSAR
118. Order of protozoans without tentacles. : NUDA
121. Knobby protuberance. : NODE
122. Disencumber. : RID
123. Slippery mire. : SLIME
126. Reptile: Humorous. : CROC
128. Sieve: Dial. : TEMS
130. Negative. : NOT
131. Segments of civilization. : AGES
133. One of David's mighty men. : IGAL
134. Move by degrees. : INCH
135. Old waste allowance. : TRET
136. Island: Fr. : ILE
137. Advocates of royal dictatorship. : MONARCHISTS
140. Aiding the memory. : ANAMNESTIC
143. Wage earners. : PROLETARIAT
144. Disbeliever in disarmament. : MILITARIST
145. Tax-minded evaluations. : ASSESSMENTS
146. French "existentialist" types. : PESSIMISTS
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1. Caribbean sandpiper. : PUTILLA
2. Foes. : ENEMIES
3. Of the Nile region. : NILOTIC
4. Hemp-yielding African plant. : IFE
5. Flock of quail. : COVEY
6. Bay on N. Mindanao, P. I. : ILIGAN
7. Ribbon used as a border. : LISERE
8. Scottish lord's wife. : LAIRDESS
9. Japan's "Father of the Constitution" (1841–1909). : ITO
10. Hawaiian geese. : NENES
11. South African wart-hogs. : EMGALLAS
12. "Lighthorse Harry" (1756–1818). : LEE
13. Act histrionically: Colloq. : EMOTE
14. Varnish resin. : COPAL
15. Fisherman. : TROLLER
16. Pertaining to the rails. : RALLINE
17. Sash. : OBI
18. Philippine commercial fern. : NITO
19. Febrifuge obtained from European holly. : ILICIN
20. Seventeen-year locust. : CICADA
21. Behaves impertinently. : SASSES
29. Table support. : LEG
30. Globule. : BLOB
37. Offspring. : SCIONS
40. The question-asking Greek philosopher. : SOCRATES
42. Made uneasy. : DISCOMFORTED
44. The right to address an assembly. : FLOOR
46. Peruvian ruler. : INCA
48. Reactionaries. : TORIES
50. Fancy type of pigeon. : TURBIT
52. New "wonder drug" from fungi. : STREPTOMYCIN
55. Acreage. : LAND
56. Faroe island whirlwinds. : OES
57. Six-stanzaed poem. : SESTINA
60. Usurping murderer of Hamlet's father. : CLAUDIUS
61. Metaphor in story form. : ALLEGORY
62. Inexplicable phenomenon. : MYSTERY
63. Major crime, in U. S. : SEDITION
64. Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
66. King's superior. : ACE
68. Japanese carry-all case. : INRO
69. Turns to the right. : GEES
70. Political advocate. : IST
71. Retrogress. : RELAPSE
73. The "War-or-Peace" element. : URANIUM
78. Aegean island, capital Thera. : SANTORIN
80. Cuckoo-shrike of Samoa. : MITI
81. Amerinds. : UTES
83. Remove top earth layer. : UNSOIL
84. Austrian political economist (1840–1921). : MENGER
86. Hindu dancer's cymbals. : TAL
88. White church vestment. : ALB
89. Yugoslavian. : SERB
91. Members of an ancient and modern order. : MASONS
92. Small body in a sea. : ISLET
93. Crow talk. : CAW
95. Ex-capital of Moldavia, Rumania. : IASI
100. Political and spiritual vultures. : FASCISTS
102. Legal land boundaries. : ABUTTALS
104. Surviving relatives. : RELICTS
105. ___ Young, Mormon colonist leader (1801–77). : BRIGHAM
107. Sew. : DARN
110. Knee inflammation. : GONITIS
111. Iconolater. : IDOLIST
112. Discovers. : DETECTS
113. Daddy's daddy. : GRAMPA
114. Unremitting severities. : RIGORS
115. Fine cotton from Aleppo. : ADENOS
117. Sindbad's ornithological kidnapper. : ROC
119. The true skin. : DERMIS
120. Egyptian abode of lost souls. : AMENTI
124. French municipal Mayor. : MAIRE
125. Irish or Scottish awl. : ELSIN
127. Joe Louis. : CHAMP
129. James Watt's ___ engine. : STEAM
132. Reduced-price "special." : SALE
138. Subject matter of a suit. : RES
139. Gunny cloth. : TAT
141. At no time: Ger. : NIE
142. Indian title of respect. : SRI

Answer summary: 24 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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