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PLACES AND PEOPLE

New York Times, Sunday, June 22, 1947

Author:
I. Kert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 668 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 280
Across
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Icelandic tales. : EDDAS
6
Organized military subdivision. : CORPS
11
Italian painter (1576–1622). : SPADA
16
The Hararite, father of Ahiam. : SACAR
21
Suggesting a calf. : VEALY
22
Member of an early Christian sect. : ARIAN
23
Worker in the pits. : MINER
24
Novel by Chateaubriand. : ATALA
25
Matriculate. : ENTER
26
City on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
27
Chillier. : ICIER
28
Order of ___. : MERIT
29
Creek. : RIA
30
Airplane: Fr. : AVION
32
Specially trained airborne infantry. : PARATROOP
35
Gods: Lat. : DEI
36
Weird: Scot. : EERY
38
Ill-being. : ILLTH
40
Gumbo. : OKRA
41
Superaltar decoration. : GRADINO
43
Set of three. : TRIANGLE
45
Bearded. : AWNED
47
Postmaster General. : HANNEGAN
48
Wife of a ruler. : TSARINA
49
Trimming fabric. : BRAID
50
Measure. : METE
51
Kismet. : FATE
52
Red letter ___. : DAY
53
Colony lost by Italy. : LIBYA
54
Port of Apulia. : BARI
55
Birched. : CANED
56
Colorado park. : ESTES
59
Islands in Indian Ocean. : COCOS
60
White metallic element. : TITANIUM
62
Shortening. : LARD
63
Frolic. : CAPER
64
Encircled. : GIRT
65
Two-masted schoonerlike ships: Sp. : GOLETAS
69
Youngest of the March sisters. : AMY
70
Inlets. : COVES
71
Mr. Gromyko. : ANDREI
73
Covet. : DESIRE
74
Mix wet clay. : PUG
75
Unusual person: Slang. : ONER
76
Scotch hillsides. : BRAES
77
Whit. : DOIT
79
___ Arbor. : ANN
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210 mi. river in England. : SEVERN
82
Contorts. : SCREWS
84
Laborers. : PEONS
85
Norse goddess of the sea. : RAN
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Henry II's queen. : ELEANOR
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Dutchman. : HANS
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Touch and glance off. : GRAZE
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Tree of India. : PALA
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Secular ode. : SERENATA
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Hamper. : CRATE
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Decorticates. : PEELS
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Miss Garbo. : GRETA
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Boring tools. : BITS
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Slide. : CHUTE
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Tributary of the Drava. : MUR
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Cape on SE coast of Newfoundland. : RACE
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Indian madders. : AALS
103
Quaker pronoun. : THINE
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Humorous. : JOCULAR
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Magnetizes. : ATTRACTS
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Superscribed. : WROTE
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Finnish port, now Russian naval base under 50-year lease. : PORKKALA
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Citizen of Jerusalem. : ZIONITE
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Eight. : VIII
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S. American plant cutters. : RARAS
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Recedes. : EBBS
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The modern Nio. : IOS
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Moisteners. : DAMPENERS
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Intertwiner. : LACER
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Councilor: Ger. : RAT
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Battery terminal. : ANODE
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Payments for homicides: Ir. : ERICS
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Exclamation to attract attention. : HEIGH
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Genus of trees. : ANONA
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Cathedral city in Belgium. : NAMUR
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Musical composition. : NONET
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Boredom. : ENNUI
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Set firmly. : POSIT
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Tallow extracts. : OLEOS
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Cup: Fr. : TASSE
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Revoke: Law. : ADEEM
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Negotiate. : TREAT
Down
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City on Puget Sound. : EVERETT
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Negators. : DENIERS
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Office of the Roman Curia. : DATARIA
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Brown October quaff. : ALE
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One of the Cyclades. : SYRA
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Queen in the Aeneid. : CAMILLA
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Baltimore baseball player. : ORIOLE
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Laughing. : RIANT
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Card game. : PAM
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Small shred. : SNIP
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Simpered. : SMIRKED
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Federal judge, ruled in Portal Pay case. : PICARD
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Sambar. : DEER
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Claiming without right. : ARROGATING
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Chinese river boat. : SAMPAN
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Ingested. : ATE
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Sweater. : CARDIGAN
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Estrange. : ALIENATE
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Doled. : RATIONED
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French poet (1797–1863). : VIGNY
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Dwelling place of the Muses. : AONIA
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Where Alençon is. : ORNE
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Kept in an enclosure. : YARDED
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Cherish a thought. : HARBOR
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Traduces. : DEFAMES
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Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
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___ and Means. : WAYS
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Sister and wife of a god. : HERA
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Blue pigments. : BICES
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Dull finish. : MATTE
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Horses. : LOPERS
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Whirrs. : BIRRS
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Gem facets. : CULETS
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Slip by. : ELAPSE
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Mr. Weller. : SAMUEL
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Mr. Lie. : TRYGVE
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Subject of the speleologist. : CAVE
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Ocean phenomena. : TIDES
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An antiseptic. : IODINE
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Pseudonym of Charles William Gordon. : CONNOR
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Corrodes. : GNAWS
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Headdresses: Lat. : TIARAE
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Former Governor of Georgia. : ARNALL
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Drug-yielding plants. : SENNAS
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Part of the eyeball. : CORNEA
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Place of public contest. : ARENA
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Imagine. : IDEATE
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Enfants terribles. : BRATS
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Percolate. : OOZE
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Oriental. : EASTERN
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Confabs. : CHATS
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Blab. : PRATE
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Deduction. : REBATEMENT
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Executed Palestinian. : GRUNER
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Periwig. : PERUKE
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Scandinavian name. : NILS
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Short note. : CHIT
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Shakespearean fairy. : PUCK
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Boxer suspended by N. Y. State Athletic Commission. : GRAZIANO
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Intelligent. : RATIONAL
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Investing skin of a sponge. : ECTOSOME
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Body of singers. : CHOIR
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American inventor. : MORSE
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Judicial recordings. : ACTA
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International territory under U. N. control. : TRIESTE
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The late ___ von Ribbentrop. : JOACHIM
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Having thick lips. : LABROSE
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Tirana is its capital. : ALBANIA
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City in Baden. : RASTATT
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Assistants. : AIDERS
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Flinches. : WINCES
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Where Benes rules. : PRAGUE
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Lodes. : VEINS
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Straighten. : ALINE
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Malayan canoe. : PROA
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African tree yielding fat. : SHEA
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Ecstatic. : RAPT
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Half a quartet. : DUO
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Denouement. : END
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And not. : NOR

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 41 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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