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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
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Presidential Aspirant: 1948. : STASSEN
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Marlowe's Jew of Malta. : BARABAS
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Walt Disney's frantic rabbit. : THUMPER
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Forsaken lady in Measure for Measure. : MARIANA
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Amezaga's republic. : URUGUAY
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Girl's name. : HONORIA
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Gerhard Gerhards, Dutch scholar (1466?–1536). : ERASMUS
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Bromfield's Buckeye home. : MALABAR
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Chinese cult promising rebirth in paradise. : AMIDISM
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Spiritless. : TAME
29
Please reply: Abbr. : RSVP
31
The Christ's-thorn. : ELB
32
Name of Turkey's President : ISMET
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Bay: Shetland Is. : VOE
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Assamese tribesman. : AKA
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Enthusiasts. : ZEALOTS
38
Frog. : LEAPER
40
Builder of Mississippi River jetties. : EADS
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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
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In gay manner. : UNSOBERLY
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Hogling. : SHOTE
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Worship of Egyptian underworld god. : OSIRISM
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Beehive State's Governor. : MAW
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Amazon cetacean. : INIA
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Interjection. : AHEM
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Dead and gone. : PASSE
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Aegean Island. : NIO
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President of Portugal, 1910–11. : BRAGA
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Basse-Terre is its capital. : GUADELOUPE
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Roland's companion. : OLIVER
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Former Nazi concentration camp. : ERLA
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Spanish inn. : FONDA
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Forty-___. : NINER
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Novel by Zola. : NANA
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Pigeon. : ROLLER
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Seize for military purposes. : COMMANDEER
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Powers girl. : MODEL
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Number. : TWO
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Man's name. : NIGEL
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Premium paid money chargers. : AGIO
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Air: Comb. form. : AERO
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Wheelsman's direction. : ESE
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Dweller in area N W of Lake Oneida. : OSWEGAN
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Communion cloth. : FANON
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Entered via ladders. : ESCALADED
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Whey of milk. : SERUM
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Apertures. : MOUTHS
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Thrym stole his hammer. : THOR
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Harsh and forbidding. : GRISLY
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Danish invasion money, 920. : ORA
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Queen Victoria entitled him "General" Tom. : THUMB
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Red head. : STALIN
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Green spots. : OASES
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Mythical Danish king. : FROTHI
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Draff. : LEES
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Pursy. : OBESE
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Innisfail. : ERIN
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Ibn Saud's domain. : ARABIA
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Former capital of lower Volga region. : SARATOV
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Wham! : BAM
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Disencumber. : RID
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Apartment. : SUITE
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Plague carrier. : RAT
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Malayan nipa palm. : ATAP
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Savvy. : SABE
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Regional aim of Jewish territorialism. : ITOLAND
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Bore again. : REDRILL
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Replaces window glass. : REPANES
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Italian name of Dalmatian River. : NARENTA
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Became threefold. : TREBLED
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Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
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Resembling laminated rock. : GNEISSY
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"Swoon King." : SINATRA
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Archfiend of the Latins. : SATANAS
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Composer of The Bartered Bride. : SMETANA
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Bornean oil center. : TARAKAN
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Language spoken by Jesus. : ARAMAIC
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Six in dicing. : SISE
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___ Rayburn. : SAM
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Accustom. : ENURE
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Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
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Phrenologist's profession: Humorous. : BUMPOLOGY
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Parrot. : ARA
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Straightedges. : RULES
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Bedouin headkerchief cord. : AGAL
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Effusive. : BUBBLY
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Automobile club: Abbr. : AAA
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Levantines. : SYRIANS
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River flowing through City of Masts. : THAMES
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Greek poet. : HOMER
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Military force. : UNIT
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North Scotland's eisteddfod. : MOD
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GI Joe. : PRIVATE
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Afferent: Physiology. : EISODIC
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Early Egyptian king. : RAMESES
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Temporary lake in S. Africa. : VLEY
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Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
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Girl's name. : ZENOBIA
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Gov. McCord's State: Abbr. : TENN
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Fungous disease of cereals. : ERGOT
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Journalize. : ENTER
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Extinct Nicaraguan Indian. : VOTO
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Scene of Jacob's ladder and angels vision. : BETHEL
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Angel in Paradise Lost. : UZZIEL
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Distinguished M. P. : EDEN
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Author of Unfortunate Traveler (1567–1601). : NASHE
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Persian people of Chaldean descent. : AISSOR
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Spanish wheat. : TRIGO
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Man. : HOMO
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Memnon's mother. : EOS
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Former King of Italy. : UMBERTO
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Strait between Long and Staten Islands. : NARROWS
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Passerine bird. : SWALLOW
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Servant to Proteus in Two Gentlemen of Verona. : LAUNCE
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Little Euphemia. : EPPIE
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Encroached on. : INVADED
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Tuscan style of painting. : SIENESE
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Having certain ethics. : MORALED
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"Original Sin." : ADAM
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Son of Anchises and Aphrodite. : AENEAS
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Correlative of guy. : GAL
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Man's name. : ADOLF
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Solve. : UNDO
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Wife of Athamas. : INO
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Monastery. : FRIARY
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Upright. : ERECT
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Co-author of Das Kapital (1820–95). : ENGELS
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Hand: Ital. : MANO
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Paca-like rodent. : AGOUTI
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Beethoven's last symphony. : NINTH
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Conferee at Paris. : MOLOTOV
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Catoblepas. : GNU
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Football cheers. : RAHS
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Krupp steel city. : ESSEN
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Italian violin maker. : AMATI
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Gypsy dancer in Hugo's Notre Dame de Paris. : ESMERALDA
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League fighting Zionism in Palestine. : ARAB
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Swiss victory over Charles the Bold, 1476. : MORAT
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Hawaiian dance. : HULA
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Founder of infamous gestapo. : GOERING
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River in New Jersey. : RARITAN
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Man's name. : ISIDORE
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Former supreme Court Justice. : ROBERTS
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News scoop. : BEAT
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Beyrouth is its capital. : LEBANON
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Columbus' first settlement, 1493. : ISABELA
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Avenger. : NEMESIS
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Moslem Sabbath. : FRIDAY
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1929 Nobel prize winner in chemistry. : HARDEN
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Off-goes. : STARTS
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Relatives. : AUNTS
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Wading bird. : STILT
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Grand ___. : OPERA
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Russian cab. : ARBA
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Grape juice: Pharm. : SAPA
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Hawaiian necklet. : LEI
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Assam silk. : ERI
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The original King Lear. : LER
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Hole. : PIT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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