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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
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Man's new anti-disease ally. : PENICILLIN
11
Science that produced radar. : ELECTRONICS
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Having a single leaf. : UNIFOLIATE
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Nostalgic record. : MEMORABILIA
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Video. : TELEVISION
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Prof. Haushofer's gift to nazism. : GEOPOLITICS
26
Japanese potato. : IMO
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Where Wallenstein was assassinated, 1634. : EGER
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Island off Tuscany coast. : ELBA
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Lofty. : TALL
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Sorrels. : OCAS
33
Kindled. : LIT
34
Scotland ___. : YARD
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Market. : SELL
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Immigrant's island, N.Y. : ELLIS
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European fish. : IDE
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Hawaiian symbols of "Aloha." : LEIS
41
Want. : NEED
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Byron Nelson's game. : GOLF
45
California oaks. : ENCINAS
47
English race course. : ASCOT
49
Hold a session. : SIT
51
Dancing parties: Fr. : BALS
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Restrain. : REIN
54
Cyclopean figure. : COLOSSUS
58
Obstinate: Dial. : SOT
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The "Invincible Doctor" (1270–1349). : OCCAM
63
Sawlike parts: Zool. : SERRAE
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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
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Mathematical elements. : LINES
80
What Marshall wears now. : MUFTI
82
Model T's. : AUTOS
84
Margaret. : MADGE
85
Fruit of the sweetsop. : ATES
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Yugoslavia's head man. : TITO
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Small: Comb. form. : NANNO
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Last year collegian. : SENIOR
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Transfix. : PIN
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Marx's "Dialectical ___." : MATERIALISM
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One-tenth of a millennium. : CENTURY
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Britain's political leaders. : SOCIALISTS
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Keep afloat. : BUOY
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Large merchant vessel. : ARGOSY
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Beloved of Dido. : ENEAS
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Leprechaun. : ELF
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W. C. Fields' role in "David Copperfield." : MICAWBER
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The service-tree. : SORB
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"___ End," by Sidney Kingsley. : DEAD
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Ad ___. : LIB
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Dogmatic. : RIGID
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Wood-texture artisan. : GRAINER
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Despot. : TSAR
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Order of protozoans without tentacles. : NUDA
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Knobby protuberance. : NODE
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Disencumber. : RID
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Slippery mire. : SLIME
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Reptile: Humorous. : CROC
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Sieve: Dial. : TEMS
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Negative. : NOT
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Segments of civilization. : AGES
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One of David's mighty men. : IGAL
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Move by degrees. : INCH
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Old waste allowance. : TRET
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Island: Fr. : ILE
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Advocates of royal dictatorship. : MONARCHISTS
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Aiding the memory. : ANAMNESTIC
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Wage earners. : PROLETARIAT
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Disbeliever in disarmament. : MILITARIST
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Tax-minded evaluations. : ASSESSMENTS
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French "existentialist" types. : PESSIMISTS
Down
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Caribbean sandpiper. : PUTILLA
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Foes. : ENEMIES
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Of the Nile region. : NILOTIC
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Hemp-yielding African plant. : IFE
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Flock of quail. : COVEY
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Bay on N. Mindanao, P. I. : ILIGAN
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Ribbon used as a border. : LISERE
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Scottish lord's wife. : LAIRDESS
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Japan's "Father of the Constitution" (1841–1909). : ITO
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Hawaiian geese. : NENES
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South African wart-hogs. : EMGALLAS
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"Lighthorse Harry" (1756–1818). : LEE
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Act histrionically: Colloq. : EMOTE
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Varnish resin. : COPAL
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Fisherman. : TROLLER
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Pertaining to the rails. : RALLINE
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Sash. : OBI
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Philippine commercial fern. : NITO
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Febrifuge obtained from European holly. : ILICIN
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Seventeen-year locust. : CICADA
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Behaves impertinently. : SASSES
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Table support. : LEG
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Globule. : BLOB
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Offspring. : SCIONS
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The question-asking Greek philosopher. : SOCRATES
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Made uneasy. : DISCOMFORTED
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The right to address an assembly. : FLOOR
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Peruvian ruler. : INCA
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Reactionaries. : TORIES
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Fancy type of pigeon. : TURBIT
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New "wonder drug" from fungi. : STREPTOMYCIN
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Acreage. : LAND
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Faroe island whirlwinds. : OES
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Six-stanzaed poem. : SESTINA
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Usurping murderer of Hamlet's father. : CLAUDIUS
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Metaphor in story form. : ALLEGORY
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Inexplicable phenomenon. : MYSTERY
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Major crime, in U. S. : SEDITION
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Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
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King's superior. : ACE
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Japanese carry-all case. : INRO
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Turns to the right. : GEES
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Political advocate. : IST
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Retrogress. : RELAPSE
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The "War-or-Peace" element. : URANIUM
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Aegean island, capital Thera. : SANTORIN
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Cuckoo-shrike of Samoa. : MITI
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Amerinds. : UTES
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Remove top earth layer. : UNSOIL
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Austrian political economist (1840–1921). : MENGER
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Hindu dancer's cymbals. : TAL
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White church vestment. : ALB
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Yugoslavian. : SERB
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Members of an ancient and modern order. : MASONS
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Small body in a sea. : ISLET
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Crow talk. : CAW
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Ex-capital of Moldavia, Rumania. : IASI
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Political and spiritual vultures. : FASCISTS
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Legal land boundaries. : ABUTTALS
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Surviving relatives. : RELICTS
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___ Young, Mormon colonist leader (1801–77). : BRIGHAM
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Sew. : DARN
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Knee inflammation. : GONITIS
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Iconolater. : IDOLIST
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Discovers. : DETECTS
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Daddy's daddy. : GRAMPA
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Unremitting severities. : RIGORS
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Fine cotton from Aleppo. : ADENOS
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Sindbad's ornithological kidnapper. : ROC
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The true skin. : DERMIS
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Egyptian abode of lost souls. : AMENTI
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French municipal Mayor. : MAIRE
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Irish or Scottish awl. : ELSIN
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Joe Louis. : CHAMP
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James Watt's ___ engine. : STEAM
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Reduced-price "special." : SALE
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Subject matter of a suit. : RES
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Gunny cloth. : TAT
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At no time: Ger. : NIE
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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