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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, April 3, 1949

Author:
D. G. Caywood
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 519 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 373
Across
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Mitigate. : ASSUAGE
8
Indian province where women vote. : ASSAM
13
Resin. : GALIPOT
20
Limerick's river. : SHANNON
21
Incorporate. : UNITE
22
President of Guatemala. : AREVALO
23
Israel's army. : HAGANAH
24
Kingly. : REGAL
25
Woolly. : LANATED
26
Man's nickname. : IKE
27
Native of Leghorn. : ITALIAN
29
Abates. : LULLS
31
Clear. : RID
32
Congested. : DENSE
34
Secluded retreat. : NOOK
35
Sensitive. : SORE
36
Rabbit fur. : CONY
37
Region. : AREA
38
Wolframite. : CAL
39
Aleutian island. : TANAGA
41
One: Scotch. : ANE
42
City in Brazil. : BELEM
45
___ paper. : TAR
46
Part of a bird's head. : LORAL
48
Rejected. : SPURNED
51
Textile city of France. : ARRAS
53
Foreign Minister of France. : SCHUMAN
57
What Plautus wrote. : COMEDY
58
Senator from N. H. : BRIDGES
60
Elm seed. : SAMARA
61
Mountain. : ALP
62
Valuable fur. : OTTER
64
Tall stories. : YARNS
66
Author of "Thirteen O'Clock." : BENET
67
Ground measure of 6 ells: Scot. : RAIP
69
Palliates. : EASES
71
Excursions. : TRIPS
73
Faint color. : TINT
74
Rival of Captain Absolute. : ACRES
76
Wash by draining. : LEACH
78
Secret shrines in ancient temples. : ADYTA
80
Taro root. : POI
81
Fractures. : BREAKS
83
Adriatic gulf. : TRIESTE
85
Extract forcibly. : EVULSE
87
Meeting. : SESSION
89
Perception. : SENSE
90
Colonist. : PIONEER
91
Where Uspallata Pass is. : ANDES
93
Compass point. : NNE
94
Italian left-wing Socialist. : NENNI
95
Early Chinese dynasty. : HAN
97
Lake in New York State. : SENECA
99
Man's name. : JAN
100
Fifth book of New Testament. : ACTS
104
Kick. : PUNT
105
Remove. : DELE
106
Chicago phenomenon. : WIND
107
Stock. : STORE
108
Uncle: Scot. : EME
109
Lubricated. : OILED
111
Cape on west coast of Cyprus. : ARNAUTI
113
Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Palliate. : RELIEVE
116
Ruhr capital. : ESSEN
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Concealed nature. : LATENCE
120
Locks of hair. : TRESSES
121
Heroine of "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
122
Astronomical. : URANIAN
123
Airplane attendant. : HOSTESS
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Blustering behavior. : SWASH
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Consolidations. : MERGERS
Down
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Former Premier of Japan. : ASHIDA
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Follower of Mother Ann Lee. : SHAKER
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Seven feet in Russia. : SAGENE
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Miss Oakley. : ANNIE
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Capricornus. : GOAT
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Augmented. : ENHANCED
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President of France. : AURIOL
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Lurk. : SNEAK
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Portent. : SIGN
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Malay savage. : ATA
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Secretary of Treasury, 1921. : MELLON
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President of Venezuela. : GALLEGOS
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Sea in Russia. : ARAL
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Magnifying glass. : LENS
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Marsh elder. : IVA
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Guardian. : PATRON
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Liquid fat. : OLEINE
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Mixture of spirits and water. : TODDY
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Rich earth. : LOAM
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River flowing into Caspian. : URAL
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Sword with curved blade. : SABRE
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Italian Socialist leader. : SARAGAT
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Peace pipe. : CALUMET
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Behind time. : TARDY
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Curved lines. : ARCS
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Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
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Where Tacloban is. : LEYTE
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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One-legged captain of fiction. : AHAB
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Ancient charms. : SCARABS
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Square-sailed Mediterranean vessel. : POLACRE
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Arbiters. : UMPIRES
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Unpaid sums. : ARREARS
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Notched. : SERRATE
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Ecclesiastic arm band. : MANIPLE
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Very sandy. : ARENOSE
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Neater. : NATTIER
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Besiege. : BESET
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Fraudulent: Slang. : SNIDE
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Hindu cymbals. : TAL
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Eavesdrop. : SPY
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Follower of Wat Tyler, 1381. : PEASANT
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Knowledge. : SCIENCE
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Charlotte von ___, Goethe's friend. : STEIN
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Hide. : SKIN
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Tropical shrub. : HENNA
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Swan River. : AVON
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Covers with growing grass. : SODS
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Compass point. : SSE
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Oriental Christian. : UNIAT
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Unnecessary. : NEEDLESS
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Clock part. : PENDULUM
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Dirk. : SNEE
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Stage beauty in Zola novel. : NANA
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Shoulder: Prefix. : HUMERO
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Anoints. : ANELES
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Seniors. : ELDERS
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Pakistan statesman, died, 1948. : JINNAH
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Mr. Mack. : CONNIE
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Surgeon's stylet. : TROCAR
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Numbers. : SEVENS
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City on the Tay. : PERTH
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Birds. : WRENS
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Hindu guitar. : SITAR
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Looped platinum wire. : OESE
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U. S. Senator from N. Y. : IVES
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Continent. : ASIA
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Weed. : TARE
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One who does: Prefix. : IST
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Cut kerfs. : SAW
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Wood of an East Indian tree. : ENG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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