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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, June 17, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 661 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 728
Across
1. Conference town where trade barriers were lowered. : TORQUAY
8. Duty affected in the item above. : TARIFF
14. Italy's Premier. : GASPERI
21. State formally. : ENOUNCE
22. Brno is its capital. : MORAVIA
23. Obsolescent groups of nations. : EMPIRES
24. Pigment containing iron. : HEMATIN
25. Filibuster specialty. : ORATORY
26. Looming dangerously. : OMINOUS
27. Greek 8. : ETA
28. Flavoring agent. : ONION
30. Foreign currency. : LIRE
31. Where Abadan Island is. : IRAN
32. Wildebeest. : GNU
33. Russian hemp. : RINE
35. Composer Albéniz. : ISAAC
37. Former Maryland Senator. : TYDINGS
39. Mother of Hermes. : MAIA
40. Sect in America. : AMISH
42. Avoidance of reality. : ESCAPE
44. Wavy: French. : ONDE
45. ___ Rouge, La. : BATON
46. Italians. : NEAPOLITANS
48. Hindu god of fire. : AGNI
49. Customer. : CLIENT
50. Bulldog man. : ELI
51. Footwear: Colloq. : SNEAKS
53. Follow-up story. : SEQUEL
55. San Diego trainee. : MARINE
58. Washington ___ here. : SLEPT
60. A dead certainty: 2 wds. : SURESHOT
64. Moral decline. : DECADENCE
67. Family of Dutch painters. : MEERS
69. Like: Suffix. : OID
70. Covering for a roof apex. : EPI
71. Scene in "The Brave Bulls." : ARENA
72. Umbrella-carrier in "Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
74. Kind of candy. : PRALINE
76. Complain. : RAIL
77. Thurber's "pocketa-pocketa" man. : MITTY
78. Inhibitions. : REPRESSIONS
80. Dull: French. : TERNE
81. Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
82. J. S. Bach's "Coffee ___." : CANTATA
83. Stall. : LOGE
84. Complete. : UTTER
85. Mesh. : NET
86. Month: Abbr. : NOV
87. Mighty batsmen. : YANKS
89. Fast-talking comedians. : PATTERERS
91. Teetered. : SEESAWED
94. Athletic events. : MEETS
96. Indian antelopes. : SASINS
97. Spaniards. : IBERES
99. Man's name, meaning God hath made. : ASAHEL
102. Chemical suffix. : IDE
103. Case of a turbine wheel. : STATOR
106. Draw. : LIMN
108. Native of Subotica. : YUGOSLAVIAN
113. Medicated smoke. : CUBEB
114. Prepare the way. : PAVE
115. Breathing fierily, as a horse. : ASNORT
116. Mate tea. : YERBA
117. Former movie chief. : HAYS
118. Body builder. : VITAMIN
120. Dignified. : STAID
122. Order. : SORT
123. Inarticulate murmurs. : UMS
124. Father. : SIRE
125. One of the seven deadly sins. : ENVY
127. Boxes used in Japan. : INROS
129. Washington ballplayer. : NAT
130. Kenya seaport. : MOMBASA
132. Tempers metal. : ANNEALS
134. Vocal flourish. : ROULADE
136. Poorly coordinated. : ATACTIC
137. Caviar fish. : STERLET
138. Infuriator. : ENRAGER
139. Nonexistence. : NULLITY
140. Cavorted boisterously: Sl. : HORSED
141. Reparation. : REDRESS
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1. Dr. Mossadegh's capital. : TEHERAN
2. Quondam. : ONETIME
3. Prime Minister Groza's country. : ROMANIA
4. Sine ___ non. : QUA
5. To. : UNTO
6. Grapes or berries. : ACINI
7. Dudinka is on this 2,800-mi. river. : YENISEI
8. High crag. : TOR
9. Sea S of Kirghiz Steppe. : ARAL
10. Bird like the ostrich or emu. : RATITE
11. Elephant asset. : IVORY
12. Andiron. : FIREDOG
13. Creator of Harvey role. : FAY
14. Mr. Santayana. : GEORGE
15. Abbesses. : AMMAS
16. Rapid ride. : SPIN
17. Thole. : PIN
18. Bestow: Obs. : EROGATE
19. June festivity. : REUNION
20. Emerging. : ISSUANT
22. Subject under Prince Rainier. : MONACAN
29. Kilns. : OASTS
31. Islands under Premier Sukarno. : INDIES
34. Odd language. : ESPERANTO
36. Malaccas. : CANES
38. Taverns. : INNS
39. Posts. : MAILS
41. Play by Philip Barry. : HOLIDAY
43. Biblical poetry. : PSALM
45. Extort money. : BLEED
47. Route. : LINE
48. Rough breathings. : ASPERS
49. Great name in chemistry. : CURIE
52. Memory-laden gifts. : KEEPSAKES
54. Huts. : QUONSETS
55. Creator of Carmen. : MERIMEE
56. Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
57. Holbein, for instance. : ENGRAVER
59. Shadow. : TRAIL
61. Buck up. : HEARTEN
62. Holders of ideas. : OPINERS
63. Roof-haunting cats: Slang. : TILERS
64. Figuratively, loyal friends. : DAMONS
65. French seaport. : CAEN
66. Meaningless. : EMPTY
68. Sailboat. : SLOOP
73. Dutch barge. : PRAAM
75. Girl's name. : INGA
76. Finds and fetches. : RETRIEVES
79. Of a volcano. : ETNEAN
80. Shrove ___. : TUESDAY
82. Cringe. : COWER
86. Plutocrat. : NABOB
88. Quells. : STAYS
90. Follows close. : TAIL
92. Places. : SITES
93. Make public. : DELATE
95. Gives a wide berth. : SHUNS
98. Kali's spouse. : SIVA
100. Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
101. Radar for navigation. : LORAN
103. French Foreign Minister. : SCHUMAN
104. Archipelago of French Oceania. : TUAMOTU
105. Depth-plumbing. : ABYSMAL
107. Symbol of the past. : MEMENTO
109. Mixer. : STIRRER
110. A long time ago. : IRONAGE
111. Scrapes. : ABRADES
112. Nags shrewishly: Brit. : NATTERS
114. Captain Brassbound's profession. : PIRACY
115. Belgian seaport: Fr. : ANVERS
118. Chat: Colloq. : VISIT
119. Obscure. : INNER
121. Blackmore heroine. : DOONE
124. Egypt's queen of the gods. : SATI
126. It dates from 1701. : YALE
128. Irrational number. : SURD
131. Civil Law degree: Abbr. : BCL
132. Pulverized lava. : ASH
133. Guided. : LED
135. Household god. : LAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 24 debuted here and reused later, 23 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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