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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
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Conference town where trade barriers were lowered. : TORQUAY
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Duty affected in the item above. : TARIFF
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Italy's Premier. : GASPERI
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State formally. : ENOUNCE
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Brno is its capital. : MORAVIA
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Obsolescent groups of nations. : EMPIRES
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Pigment containing iron. : HEMATIN
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Filibuster specialty. : ORATORY
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Looming dangerously. : OMINOUS
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Greek 8. : ETA
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Flavoring agent. : ONION
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Foreign currency. : LIRE
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Where Abadan Island is. : IRAN
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Wildebeest. : GNU
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Russian hemp. : RINE
35
Composer Albéniz. : ISAAC
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Former Maryland Senator. : TYDINGS
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Mother of Hermes. : MAIA
40
Sect in America. : AMISH
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Avoidance of reality. : ESCAPE
44
Wavy: French. : ONDE
45
___ Rouge, La. : BATON
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Italians. : NEAPOLITANS
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Hindu god of fire. : AGNI
49
Customer. : CLIENT
50
Bulldog man. : ELI
51
Footwear: Colloq. : SNEAKS
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Follow-up story. : SEQUEL
55
San Diego trainee. : MARINE
58
Washington ___ here. : SLEPT
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A dead certainty: 2 wds. : SURESHOT
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Moral decline. : DECADENCE
67
Family of Dutch painters. : MEERS
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Like: Suffix. : OID
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Covering for a roof apex. : EPI
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Scene in "The Brave Bulls." : ARENA
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Umbrella-carrier in "Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
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Kind of candy. : PRALINE
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Complain. : RAIL
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Thurber's "pocketa-pocketa" man. : MITTY
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Inhibitions. : REPRESSIONS
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Dull: French. : TERNE
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
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J. S. Bach's "Coffee ___." : CANTATA
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Stall. : LOGE
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Complete. : UTTER
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Mesh. : NET
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Month: Abbr. : NOV
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Mighty batsmen. : YANKS
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Fast-talking comedians. : PATTERERS
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Teetered. : SEESAWED
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Athletic events. : MEETS
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Indian antelopes. : SASINS
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Spaniards. : IBERES
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Man's name, meaning God hath made. : ASAHEL
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Chemical suffix. : IDE
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Case of a turbine wheel. : STATOR
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Draw. : LIMN
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Native of Subotica. : YUGOSLAVIAN
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Medicated smoke. : CUBEB
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Prepare the way. : PAVE
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Breathing fierily, as a horse. : ASNORT
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Mate tea. : YERBA
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Former movie chief. : HAYS
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Body builder. : VITAMIN
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Dignified. : STAID
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Order. : SORT
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Inarticulate murmurs. : UMS
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Father. : SIRE
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One of the seven deadly sins. : ENVY
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Boxes used in Japan. : INROS
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Washington ballplayer. : NAT
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Kenya seaport. : MOMBASA
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Tempers metal. : ANNEALS
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Vocal flourish. : ROULADE
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Poorly coordinated. : ATACTIC
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Caviar fish. : STERLET
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Infuriator. : ENRAGER
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Nonexistence. : NULLITY
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Cavorted boisterously: Sl. : HORSED
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Reparation. : REDRESS
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Dr. Mossadegh's capital. : TEHERAN
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Quondam. : ONETIME
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Prime Minister Groza's country. : ROMANIA
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Sine ___ non. : QUA
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To. : UNTO
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Grapes or berries. : ACINI
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Dudinka is on this 2,800-mi. river. : YENISEI
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High crag. : TOR
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Sea S of Kirghiz Steppe. : ARAL
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Bird like the ostrich or emu. : RATITE
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Elephant asset. : IVORY
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Andiron. : FIREDOG
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Creator of Harvey role. : FAY
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Mr. Santayana. : GEORGE
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Abbesses. : AMMAS
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Rapid ride. : SPIN
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Thole. : PIN
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Bestow: Obs. : EROGATE
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June festivity. : REUNION
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Emerging. : ISSUANT
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Subject under Prince Rainier. : MONACAN
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Kilns. : OASTS
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Islands under Premier Sukarno. : INDIES
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Odd language. : ESPERANTO
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Malaccas. : CANES
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Taverns. : INNS
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Posts. : MAILS
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Play by Philip Barry. : HOLIDAY
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Biblical poetry. : PSALM
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Extort money. : BLEED
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Route. : LINE
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Rough breathings. : ASPERS
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Great name in chemistry. : CURIE
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Memory-laden gifts. : KEEPSAKES
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Huts. : QUONSETS
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Creator of Carmen. : MERIMEE
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Synthetic fabric. : ACETATE
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Holbein, for instance. : ENGRAVER
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Shadow. : TRAIL
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Buck up. : HEARTEN
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Holders of ideas. : OPINERS
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Roof-haunting cats: Slang. : TILERS
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Figuratively, loyal friends. : DAMONS
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French seaport. : CAEN
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Meaningless. : EMPTY
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Sailboat. : SLOOP
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Dutch barge. : PRAAM
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Girl's name. : INGA
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Finds and fetches. : RETRIEVES
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Of a volcano. : ETNEAN
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Shrove ___. : TUESDAY
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Cringe. : COWER
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Plutocrat. : NABOB
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Quells. : STAYS
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Follows close. : TAIL
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Places. : SITES
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Make public. : DELATE
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Gives a wide berth. : SHUNS
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Kali's spouse. : SIVA
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Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
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Radar for navigation. : LORAN
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French Foreign Minister. : SCHUMAN
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Archipelago of French Oceania. : TUAMOTU
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Depth-plumbing. : ABYSMAL
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Symbol of the past. : MEMENTO
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Mixer. : STIRRER
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A long time ago. : IRONAGE
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Scrapes. : ABRADES
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Nags shrewishly: Brit. : NATTERS
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Captain Brassbound's profession. : PIRACY
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Belgian seaport: Fr. : ANVERS
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Chat: Colloq. : VISIT
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Obscure. : INNER
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Blackmore heroine. : DOONE
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Egypt's queen of the gods. : SATI
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It dates from 1701. : YALE
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Irrational number. : SURD
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Civil Law degree: Abbr. : BCL
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Pulverized lava. : ASH
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Guided. : LED
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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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