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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, May 7, 1950

Author: Alice H. Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { K Q X }, Scrabble score: 586 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 430
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1. Prince Charlie's father. : PHILIP
7. Wife of Ahab. : JEZEBEL
14. "With ___ toward none." : MALICE
20. Character in Macbeth. : HECATE
21. Heroine of 1778. : EVELINA
22. Miracle-worker of Old Testament. : ELISHA
23. Up. : ARISEN
24. Walked like duck. : WADDLED
25. Weapons. : SPEARS
26. Sindbad's transportation. : ROC
27. Popular cartoon canine. : RIVETS
29. Girl's name. : ERICA
31. Three or more persons in disorder. : RIOT
32. Paintings. : OILS
34. Aptitude ___. : TEST
35. Grind the teeth. : GNASH
37. Soul: Fr. : AME
38. Emblems of power. : SCEPTERS
40. Proposal. : MOTION
43. Former. : OTHER
45. Home ___. : RUNS
46. Prince Charlie's birthstone. : TOPAZ
47. Mao's N. E. border. : AMUR
49. Circumflex. : ACCENT
52. Colors. : PURPLES
54. Prayer. : ORISON
58. Kind of ruby. : BALAS
59. Cask. : BARREL
60. Unmarried. : CELIBATE
62. Vehicle. : SLED
63. Birthplace. : ORIGIN
64. Ancient platform. : BEMA
65. Ancient country. : ELAM
66. Eggs. : OVA
67. Church member. : PARISHIONER
69. ___ de France. : ILE
70. Speeds up as a motor: Colloq. : REVS
72. Model of elegiac poetry. : OVID
73. Appears. : ENTERS
74. Keeps on persistently. : PEGS
75. Fellow members. : BRETHREN
77. Involving two. : BINARY
78. Star from Oslo. : HENIE
79. Main ___. : STREET
80. McCloy's problem. : GERMANY
82. Surplices. : COTTAS
83. ___ Blum. : LEON
85. Reverence. : PIETY
86. Specs ___. : SHEA
87. Worn out. : JADED
90. Cling. : ADHERE
92. Hypocrite. : PHARISEE
96. Wartime agency. : OPA
97. Berlin's river. : SPREE
99. Chief god of Phoenicia. : BAAL
100. Vacuum tube light. : NEON
101. Natives. : SONS
103. Cheeses. : EDAMS
105. Pertaining to ants. : FORMIC
107. Old coin of France. : ECU
108. Draw forth. : ELICIT
110. Stopping. : CEASING
112. Senator from Kansas, 1919–49. : CAPPER
114. If you are willing. : PLEASE
115. Region in Ecuador. : ORIENTE
116. 2nd century ascetic. : ESSENE
117. Kitchen gadget. : HOLDER
118. Children's nurses. : NANNIES
119. Charon's passengers. : SHADES
1. One of the seven wonders of the world. : PHAROS
2. Larger than life. : HEROIC
3. Christmas tree decoration. : ICICLE
4. ___ Palmas. : LAS
5. Way: Latin. : ITER
6. Contrite. : PENITENT
7. Queen Esther was one. : JEWESS
8. Australian U. N. official. : EVATT
9. Lefters: Brit. : ZEDS
10. Antiquity: Poet. : ELD
11. Ill nature. : BILE
12. Rouse to activity. : ENERGIZE
13. Spanish dialect. : LADINO
14. Land formations. : MESAS
15. Matterhorn. : ALP
16. One prone or supine. : LIER
17. Book of the Bible. : ISAIAH
18. Lustrous metal. : CHROME
19. Church festival. : EASTER
28. ___ libre. : VERS
30. Biblical town. : CANA
33. Wing span. : SPREAD
36. Beauteous maiden. : HOURI
39. Wine casks. : TUNS
40. Representative from Oklahoma. : MORRIS
41. Director at Los Alamos, 1945. : OPPENHEIMER
42. Extravagant: Colloq. : TALL
44. Family. : TRIBE
46. Swollen. : TURGID
48. Grinding devices. : MOLARS
49. Engrosses wholly. : ABSORBS
50. Founder of Maryland. : CALVERT
51. Butcher's knife. : CLEAVER
52. Matching. : PAIRING
53. Jo Mielziner's forte. : SCENERY
55. Conspicuous. : SALIENT
56. Earache. : OTALGIA
57. Agents of retribution. : NEMESES
59. Boston ballplayer. : BRAVE
61. Polishing powder. : EMERY
63. Port of N. W. Portugal. : OPORTO
64. ___ Bay, near Sydney. : BOTANY
68. Inborn. : INNATE
71. Inscribed pillar of stone. : STELE
74. One-time Marshal of France. : PETAIN
76. Pays attention to. : HEEDS
77. French cheese. : BRIE
78. Gardener. : HOER
81. Transitory things. : EPHEMERA
82. Goblets. : CHALICES
84. Aromatic ointment. : NARD
86. Pretended. : SHAM
87. Sen. McCarthy. : JOSEPH
88. Father of Orpheus. : APOLLO
89. Book of the Bible. : DANIEL
91. Owner of the One-Hoss Shay. : DEACON
92. Coats with plaster. : PARGES
93. Oozed. : SEEPED
94. ___ epoch. : EOCENE
95. Toughens. : ENURES
98. Keys and a sword are his symbols. : PETER
99. Kindness: Fr. : BONTE
102. Cigarfish. : SCAD
104. Boston Braves' pitcher. : SAIN
105. Ended: Fr. : FINI
106. Money. : CASH
109. ___ Bay, Honshu. : ISE
111. Coins of Japan. : SEN
113. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : PSA

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