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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 Down
1. 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
80. 210 mi. river in England. : SEVERN
82. Contorts. : SCREWS
84. Laborers. : PEONS
85. Norse goddess of the sea. : RAN
86. Henry II's queen. : ELEANOR
88. Dutchman. : HANS
89. Touch and glance off. : GRAZE
90. Tree of India. : PALA
91. Secular ode. : SERENATA
93. Hamper. : CRATE
94. Decorticates. : PEELS
95. Miss Garbo. : GRETA
98. Boring tools. : BITS
99. Slide. : CHUTE
100. Tributary of the Drava. : MUR
101. Cape on SE coast of Newfoundland. : RACE
102. Indian madders. : AALS
103. Quaker pronoun. : THINE
104. Humorous. : JOCULAR
108. Magnetizes. : ATTRACTS
110. Superscribed. : WROTE
111. Finnish port, now Russian naval base under 50-year lease. : PORKKALA
112. Citizen of Jerusalem. : ZIONITE
113. Eight. : VIII
114. S. American plant cutters. : RARAS
116. Recedes. : EBBS
117. The modern Nio. : IOS
118. Moisteners. : DAMPENERS
121. Intertwiner. : LACER
123. Councilor: Ger. : RAT
124. Battery terminal. : ANODE
126. Payments for homicides: Ir. : ERICS
127. Exclamation to attract attention. : HEIGH
129. Genus of trees. : ANONA
131. Cathedral city in Belgium. : NAMUR
132. Musical composition. : NONET
133. Boredom. : ENNUI
134. Set firmly. : POSIT
135. Tallow extracts. : OLEOS
136. Cup: Fr. : TASSE
137. Revoke: Law. : ADEEM
138. Negotiate. : TREAT
1. City on Puget Sound. : EVERETT
2. Negators. : DENIERS
3. Office of the Roman Curia. : DATARIA
4. Brown October quaff. : ALE
5. One of the Cyclades. : SYRA
6. Queen in the Aeneid. : CAMILLA
7. Baltimore baseball player. : ORIOLE
8. Laughing. : RIANT
9. Card game. : PAM
10. Small shred. : SNIP
11. Simpered. : SMIRKED
12. Federal judge, ruled in Portal Pay case. : PICARD
13. Santa ___. : ANITA
14. Sambar. : DEER
15. Claiming without right. : ARROGATING
16. Chinese river boat. : SAMPAN
17. Ingested. : ATE
18. Sweater. : CARDIGAN
19. Estrange. : ALIENATE
20. Doled. : RATIONED
31. French poet (1797–1863). : VIGNY
33. Dwelling place of the Muses. : AONIA
34. Where Alençon is. : ORNE
37. Kept in an enclosure. : YARDED
39. Cherish a thought. : HARBOR
42. Traduces. : DEFAMES
44. Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
46. ___ and Means. : WAYS
47. Sister and wife of a god. : HERA
49. Blue pigments. : BICES
50. Dull finish. : MATTE
53. Horses. : LOPERS
54. Whirrs. : BIRRS
55. Gem facets. : CULETS
56. Slip by. : ELAPSE
57. Mr. Weller. : SAMUEL
58. Mr. Lie. : TRYGVE
59. Subject of the speleologist. : CAVE
60. Ocean phenomena. : TIDES
61. An antiseptic. : IODINE
63. Pseudonym of Charles William Gordon. : CONNOR
64. Corrodes. : GNAWS
66. Headdresses: Lat. : TIARAE
67. Former Governor of Georgia. : ARNALL
68. Drug-yielding plants. : SENNAS
70. Part of the eyeball. : CORNEA
71. Place of public contest. : ARENA
72. Imagine. : IDEATE
76. Enfants terribles. : BRATS
78. Percolate. : OOZE
81. Oriental. : EASTERN
83. Confabs. : CHATS
84. Blab. : PRATE
87. Deduction. : REBATEMENT
89. Executed Palestinian. : GRUNER
90. Periwig. : PERUKE
92. Scandinavian name. : NILS
93. Short note. : CHIT
94. Shakespearean fairy. : PUCK
95. Boxer suspended by N. Y. State Athletic Commission. : GRAZIANO
96. Intelligent. : RATIONAL
97. Investing skin of a sponge. : ECTOSOME
99. Body of singers. : CHOIR
100. American inventor. : MORSE
102. Judicial recordings. : ACTA
103. International territory under U. N. control. : TRIESTE
104. The late ___ von Ribbentrop. : JOACHIM
105. Having thick lips. : LABROSE
106. Tirana is its capital. : ALBANIA
107. City in Baden. : RASTATT
109. Assistants. : AIDERS
110. Flinches. : WINCES
111. Where Benes rules. : PRAGUE
113. Lodes. : VEINS
115. Straighten. : ALINE
119. Malayan canoe. : PROA
120. African tree yielding fat. : SHEA
122. Ecstatic. : RAPT
125. Half a quartet. : DUO
128. Denouement. : END
130. 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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