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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, May 26, 1946

Author:
Louis Baron
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 99, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 62 Grid has mirror symmetry.
Louis Baron has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

In 97-Down clue, added em dash before "Oscar."

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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 224
Across
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Atom-smashing machines. : CYCLOTRONS
11
Excessive nationalism. : CHAUVINISM
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Self-righteously hypocritical. : PHARISAICAL
22
Representative of Greek culture. : HELLENISTIC
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Storehouse of military supplies: Rare. : ARMAMENTARY
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Empire-minded person. : IMPERIALIST
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Tropical twining plant. : LIANA
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Tapuyan Indians. : GES
28
Girl's name. : IMA
29
Compact. : TERSE
30
President pro tem of the Philippines. : OSMENA
32
Burn. : SEAR
35
Volcano, 10,758 ft. high. : ETNA
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Open inner courtyards. : PATIOS
38
Siouan Indian. : OTO
39
East Indian sheep, the nahoor. : SNA
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Chemical suffix. : YNE
42
Title of respect: India. : SRI
43
Low relief sculpture. : BAS
44
Frenchman's "yes." : OUI
45
Russian dog-salmon. : KETA
47
"Art may ___, but Nature cannot miss."—Dryden. : ERR
49
City on the Arkansas. : TULSA
51
Close friend. : PAL
52
Personality-laden atmosphere. : AURA
53
Deficiency of oxygen in the blood. : ANOXEMIA
55
Bulge at rear of skull. : INION
56
Critical explanation of a text. : EXEGESIS
58
Hebrew name for God in Book of Job. : ELOAH
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Conclusion. : FINIS
60
Republic in Soviet Russia, capital Kazan. : TATAR
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Dutch navigator of the Half Moon. : HUDSON
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Abnormal muscular relaxation. : ATONY
65
Ethnic groups. : TRIBES
69
Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
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Objective of U. S. military. : DEFENSE
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Censured physically. : SLAPPED
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Of a bovine quadruped. : OXY
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Equine pace. : TROT
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Bay in Luzon. : SUBIC
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Spanish length measures. : VARAS
83
Soft globular mass. : BLOB
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Girl's name. : LELIA
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Any of several kings of France. : LOUIS
88
Member of British peerage. : BARON
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River in U.S.S.R., 500 miles to the Dnieper. : DESNA
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Capital of Vosges department, France. : EPINAL
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Pledged. : SWORN
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Enjoyer of balneological pleasures. : BATHER
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Decay. : ROT
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What nylons are for. : LEGS
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Gateway of Shinto temple. : TORII
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Young salmon before migration seaward. : PARR
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Bengal silkworm, forms orange-red cocoons. : ERI
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Political adherent. : IST
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States in SE Asia. : SHAN
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Tradition-bound part of Mohammedan law: Var. : SONNA
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"Hot seat" of oil disputes. : IRAN
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Cistern. : VAT
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Web-like membrane. : TELA
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Old corn measure, about 150 lbs. : MOY
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Henpeck. : NAG
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Soft underpart of paw. : PAD
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Quote. : CITE
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Toothless. : EDENTAL
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Entertained regally. : FETED
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Fabricates again. : REMAKES
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Defensive skin color. : TAN
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They're served with sauerkraut. : SPARERIBS
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Catnip. : NEP
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One of Cook islands. : ATIU
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Man-otter victim of Loki: Norse. : OTER
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Palm of the hand. : VOLA
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Seize uncouthly. : GRAB
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Biased news. : PROPAGANDA
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Organize for war. : MILITARIZE
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Converted to public ownership. : SOCIALIZED
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Unrepresentative of our democracy. : UNAMERICAN
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Short-lived things. : EPHEMERALS
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Reactive indignation. : RESENTMENT
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Baptize. : CHRISTEN
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Jap naval chief, shot down over the Marshalls. : YAMAMOTO
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Wading bird. : CRANE
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Salt marsh areas at Dnieper delta. : LIMANS
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Chemical sugar. : OSE
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Strong taste. : TANG
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Religious ceremonies. : RITES
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Sean ___, Irish playwright. : OCASEY
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Old name of Nera River, Italy. : NAR
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Foxy. : SLY
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Gypsy woman. : CHI
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Stammer. : HEM
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Italian mountain troops. : ALPINI
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Group of Moslem theologians. : ULEMA
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___ Cruz. : VERA
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King of West Saxons: Var. : INI
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Dwarf cattle of South America. : NIATAS
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Small water-surrounded body. : ISLET
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Consisting of icicles: Obs. : STIRIOUS
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Birthplace of Mr. Truman. : MISSOURI
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Tough fellow, in GI terms. : PALOOKA
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Greek historian. : CTESIAS
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Windflowers. : ANEMONES
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Opposers of dictators. : ANTIFASCISTS
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Join again. : REUNITE
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Excuses for nonappearance in court. : ESSOINS
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Much disputed European area. : TRANSYLVANIA
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Paint holders. : PALETTES
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High spot in opera. : ARIA
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Sandal of ancient Roman comic actor. : BAXA
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Tree choppers. : AXES
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College yell. : RAH
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Silk gossamer stuff. : LINO
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Sulk. : PET
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Air: Prefix. : AERI
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Odic force of electricity. : ELOD
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Dept. of France, Nimes, the capital. : GARD
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Nazi. : HITLERITE
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Without ease. : UNREPOSED
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Leader of first squadron to bomb Tokyo. : DOOLITTLE
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Anti-capitalist revolutionary of 1918 Russia. : BOLSHEVIK
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Vindicate. : EXONERATE
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Voluptuaries. : SYBARITES
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Plenitude: Suffix. : FUL
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Tribe of Niger. : EBO
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Siamese length measure. : NIU
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Swiss river. : AAR
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In favor of. : PRO
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Patron god of shepherds. : PAN
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White metal. : TIN
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An opinion backed by cash. : BET
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Aromatic terebinths of the Moluccas. : AALS
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Obliging devotee to Sinatra. : SWOONER
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Herald. : BRINGER
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Mend socks. : DARN
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Ex-chief of UNRRA. : LEHMAN
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Bedecked. : ORNATE
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Asst. Secy of State for American Republic Affairs. : BRADEN
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"Ballad of Reading ___"—Oscar Wilde. : GAOL
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Sternward curve of ship's plank. : SNY
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Hero of "Great Expectations." : PIP
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Sandarac tree. : ARAR
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Former capital of Syria. : ANTIOCH
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Whimsey. : CAPRICE
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What Robert Burns would have called a dolt. : TAUPIE
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Burden: Dial. : FARDEL
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Celestially blessed. : DIVINE
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Migraine. : MEGRIM
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Ascending step. : STAIR
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City in Middle Volga region. : PENZA
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Gaucho weapons. : BOLAS
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Slippery mud. : SLIME
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Semicircular basilica edifice. : APSE
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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Eye amorously. : OGLE
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Sun-disk. : ATEN
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Mohammedans' hour of prayer. : AZAN
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Tendency. : BENT
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Wine measure. : AAM
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Sales notices. : ADS
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River in Austria and Yugoslavia. : MUR
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Aptitude. : ART

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 46 debuted here and reused later, 21 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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