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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, June 23, 1946

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 152, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 58
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 228
Across Down
1. Presidential Aspirant: 1948. : STASSEN
8. Marlowe's Jew of Malta. : BARABAS
15. Walt Disney's frantic rabbit. : THUMPER
22. Forsaken lady in Measure for Measure. : MARIANA
23. Amezaga's republic. : URUGUAY
24. Girl's name. : HONORIA
25. Gerhard Gerhards, Dutch scholar (1466?–1536). : ERASMUS
26. Bromfield's Buckeye home. : MALABAR
27. Chinese cult promising rebirth in paradise. : AMIDISM
28. Spiritless. : TAME
29. Please reply: Abbr. : RSVP
31. The Christ's-thorn. : ELB
32. Name of Turkey's President : ISMET
34. Bay: Shetland Is. : VOE
35. Assamese tribesman. : AKA
36. Enthusiasts. : ZEALOTS
38. Frog. : LEAPER
40. Builder of Mississippi River jetties. : EADS
41. Simple. : NAIVE
43. Branch of Ubangi River. : UELE
44. Heir apparent to our Presidency. : BYRNES
45. Let loose. : UNTIE
46. Elbow: Anat. : ANCONE
48. Tributary of the Seine. : YONNE
50. Eisenhower's official staff: Abbr. : GSC
51. Montezuma's subjects. : AZTECS
52. War criminal Speer's former organization. : TODT
54. Jaw: Comb. form. : GNATHO
56. Capture. : SEIZE
58. In gay manner. : UNSOBERLY
62. Hogling. : SHOTE
64. Worship of Egyptian underworld god. : OSIRISM
68. Beehive State's Governor. : MAW
69. Amazon cetacean. : INIA
70. Interjection. : AHEM
71. Dead and gone. : PASSE
73. Aegean Island. : NIO
74. President of Portugal, 1910–11. : BRAGA
76. Basse-Terre is its capital. : GUADELOUPE
79. Roland's companion. : OLIVER
81. Former Nazi concentration camp. : ERLA
82. Spanish inn. : FONDA
83. Forty-___. : NINER
85. Novel by Zola. : NANA
86. Pigeon. : ROLLER
88. Seize for military purposes. : COMMANDEER
92. Powers girl. : MODEL
93. Number. : TWO
94. Man's name. : NIGEL
96. Premium paid money chargers. : AGIO
97. Air: Comb. form. : AERO
99. Wheelsman's direction. : ESE
100. Dweller in area N W of Lake Oneida. : OSWEGAN
102. Communion cloth. : FANON
104. Entered via ladders. : ESCALADED
106. Whey of milk. : SERUM
108. Apertures. : MOUTHS
110. Thrym stole his hammer. : THOR
111. Harsh and forbidding. : GRISLY
114. Danish invasion money, 920. : ORA
116. Queen Victoria entitled him "General" Tom. : THUMB
118. Red head. : STALIN
122. Green spots. : OASES
123. Mythical Danish king. : FROTHI
125. Draff. : LEES
127. Pursy. : OBESE
128. Innisfail. : ERIN
129. Ibn Saud's domain. : ARABIA
130. Former capital of lower Volga region. : SARATOV
132. Wham! : BAM
133. Disencumber. : RID
134. Apartment. : SUITE
135. Plague carrier. : RAT
137. Malayan nipa palm. : ATAP
138. Savvy. : SABE
139. Regional aim of Jewish territorialism. : ITOLAND
141. Bore again. : REDRILL
144. Replaces window glass. : REPANES
146. Italian name of Dalmatian River. : NARENTA
147. Became threefold. : TREBLED
148. Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
149. Resembling laminated rock. : GNEISSY
150. "Swoon King." : SINATRA
151. Archfiend of the Latins. : SATANAS
1. Composer of The Bartered Bride. : SMETANA
2. Bornean oil center. : TARAKAN
3. Language spoken by Jesus. : ARAMAIC
4. Six in dicing. : SISE
5. ___ Rayburn. : SAM
6. Accustom. : ENURE
7. Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
8. Phrenologist's profession: Humorous. : BUMPOLOGY
9. Parrot. : ARA
10. Straightedges. : RULES
11. Bedouin headkerchief cord. : AGAL
12. Effusive. : BUBBLY
13. Automobile club: Abbr. : AAA
14. Levantines. : SYRIANS
15. River flowing through City of Masts. : THAMES
16. Greek poet. : HOMER
17. Military force. : UNIT
18. North Scotland's eisteddfod. : MOD
19. GI Joe. : PRIVATE
20. Afferent: Physiology. : EISODIC
21. Early Egyptian king. : RAMESES
30. Temporary lake in S. Africa. : VLEY
33. Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
36. Girl's name. : ZENOBIA
37. Gov. McCord's State: Abbr. : TENN
39. Fungous disease of cereals. : ERGOT
40. Journalize. : ENTER
42. Extinct Nicaraguan Indian. : VOTO
44. Scene of Jacob's ladder and angels vision. : BETHEL
45. Angel in Paradise Lost. : UZZIEL
47. Distinguished M. P. : EDEN
49. Author of Unfortunate Traveler (1567–1601). : NASHE
51. Persian people of Chaldean descent. : AISSOR
53. Spanish wheat. : TRIGO
55. Man. : HOMO
57. Memnon's mother. : EOS
58. Former King of Italy. : UMBERTO
59. Strait between Long and Staten Islands. : NARROWS
60. Passerine bird. : SWALLOW
61. Servant to Proteus in Two Gentlemen of Verona. : LAUNCE
63. Little Euphemia. : EPPIE
65. Encroached on. : INVADED
66. Tuscan style of painting. : SIENESE
67. Having certain ethics. : MORALED
70. "Original Sin." : ADAM
72. Son of Anchises and Aphrodite. : AENEAS
75. Correlative of guy. : GAL
77. Man's name. : ADOLF
78. Solve. : UNDO
80. Wife of Athamas. : INO
82. Monastery. : FRIARY
84. Upright. : ERECT
87. Co-author of Das Kapital (1820–95). : ENGELS
89. Hand: Ital. : MANO
90. Paca-like rodent. : AGOUTI
91. Beethoven's last symphony. : NINTH
92. Conferee at Paris. : MOLOTOV
95. Catoblepas. : GNU
98. Football cheers. : RAHS
101. Krupp steel city. : ESSEN
103. Italian violin maker. : AMATI
104. Gypsy dancer in Hugo's Notre Dame de Paris. : ESMERALDA
105. League fighting Zionism in Palestine. : ARAB
107. Swiss victory over Charles the Bold, 1476. : MORAT
109. Hawaiian dance. : HULA
111. Founder of infamous gestapo. : GOERING
112. River in New Jersey. : RARITAN
113. Man's name. : ISIDORE
115. Former supreme Court Justice. : ROBERTS
117. News scoop. : BEAT
119. Beyrouth is its capital. : LEBANON
120. Columbus' first settlement, 1493. : ISABELA
121. Avenger. : NEMESIS
123. Moslem Sabbath. : FRIDAY
124. 1929 Nobel prize winner in chemistry. : HARDEN
126. Off-goes. : STARTS
129. Relatives. : AUNTS
130. Wading bird. : STILT
131. Grand ___. : OPERA
134. Without: Fr. : SANS
136. Russian cab. : ARBA
138. Grape juice: Pharm. : SAPA
140. Hawaiian necklet. : LEI
142. Assam silk. : ERI
143. The original King Lear. : LER
145. Hole. : PIT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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