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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 1948

Author:
P. J. Lamanna
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 158, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 60
P. Joseph Lamanna has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1948, The New York TimesNo. 333
Across
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New Secretary of Commerce. : SAWYER
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Come again to mind. : RECUR
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Endures under stress. : UPSTANDS
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What skymen do. : AVIATE
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Like a lobster's claw. : CHELATE
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Memorandum. : NOTATION
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Golfer who won Masters Tournament. : HARMON
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Administrator of Marshall Plan. : HOFFMAN
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Buffoonery. : DROLLERY
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Anger. : IRE
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Celestial structures in gaseous state. : NEBULAS
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Opponent of prevalent doctrine. : HERETIC
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Bounder. : CAD
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Legal tender for sums not exceeding $10. : DIME
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Anglo-Saxon king's council. : WITAN
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Evil spirit in Breton folklore. : GORIC
37
Foot: Comb. form. : PEDE
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Devices popular in hot weather. : ICERS
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Seedless plants. : FERNS
42
Large seaport in Palestine. : HAIFA
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Projecting front of cap. : VISOR
44
Rebuke. : CENSURE
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River in Scotland. : DEE
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Ineffectual. : IDLE
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Tush! : FIE
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Mrs. ___ Delano Roosevelt. : SARA
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"Dig" (into books, etc.) for information. : DELVE
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Scarcities. : DEARTHS
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Reformers in England, 1837-48. : CHARTISTS
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Best reinforcers of words. : DEEDS
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President of Philippine Republic. : QUIRINO
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Of a family of men. : RACIAL
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Idaho Senator, Wallace's running mate. : TAYLOR
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Magnum ___. : OPUS
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Siouan Indians now in Oklahoma. : OTOS
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African antelope. : ORIBI
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Whalebone. : BALEEN
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List of mistakes with corrections. : ERRATA
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Near the solution, in games. : HOT
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Pride oneself. : PREEN
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Fragrant. : OLENT
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Confusion of voices. : BABEL
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Greek island. : CRETE
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Chief; title in India and Persia. : MIR
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Canvas glued to panels to prevent shrinking, etc. : SCRIMS
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Sets firmly. : POSITS
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Shepherd in "As You Like It." : CORIN
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Maidservant, in the Orient. : AMAH
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Correggio painted her. : LEDA
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Condition. : FETTLE
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Last six lines of Italian sonnet. : SESTET
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Inborn. : NATURAL
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Succinct. : SHORT
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Muscles opposed to flexors. : EXTENSORS
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Inflicters of retribution. : NEMESES
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Kind of linen tape or braid. : INKLE
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Wrongful act: Law. : TORT
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3.5274 ounces in The Netherlands. : ONS
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Minister to. : TEND
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Consequence. : END
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What Cleopatra's Needle is. : OBELISK
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Light-colored, mild cigar. : CLARO
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Name meaning "battle maid." : HILDA
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General who captured Mexico City, 1847. : SCOTT
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___ Alighieri. : DANTE
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Artist's colors. : OILS
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Landmarks, as trees: SW U. S. : COPAS
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Tempter. : LURER
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Hinder. : STAY
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A month: Abbr. : FEB
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Moonlike. : SELENIC
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Hotels: Sp. : POSADAS
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Persuade. : WIN
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He is on face of new half-dollar. : FRANKLIN
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Complains: Slang. : GROUSES
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Gambling house. : CASINO
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Ensnared. : ENTOILED
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Unlucky. : HAPLESS
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Small kite. : ELANET
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Brokers. : REALTORS
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Fabric worn for "rugged" look. : TWEED
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Retrograde. : RECEDE
Down
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Designating a dialect of southern Egypt. : SAHIDIC
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Covetousness. : AVARICE
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Makers of threaded metal. : WIREMEN
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Favorite on Dixie's tables. : YAM
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___ jacket. : ETON
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Resume. : RENEW
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Stimulated again. : REFANNED
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Fairies: Rare. : ELFS
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Helen Maud ___, first woman to be full professor at Harvard. : CAM
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Where Tooele is. : UTAH
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Turned traitor. : RENEGADED
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Inadequately nourished. : UNDERFED
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Wife of Bassanio. : PORTIA
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Impassive. : STOIC
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Soft mineral, as soapstone. : TALC
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An ocean: Abbr. : ATL
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Close kin. : NIECES
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El ___, place of fabulous wealth. : DORADO
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Secretary of Treasury. : SNYDER
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Inclined trough. : CHUTE
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Total amount of water in soil. : HOLARD
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Plants that bear fruit twice a year. : BIFERS
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Ruffle. : ROIL
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Vicia orobus. : ERS
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Peter in Italy. : PIETRO
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Keeps up. : SUSTAINS
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Small, ripened ovule. : SEEDLET
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Accumulator. : HIVER
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Man: Comb. form. : VIRI
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Fence. : RAIL
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Marlowe's hero. : FAUST
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One of a dynasty of Hellenistic kings ca. 283-133 B. C. : ATTALID
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Mr. Henderson. : LEON
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Matches. : EQUALS
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Until now. : HITHERTO
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More hoity-toity. : SNOOTIER
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Scrap remover in rolling mill. : CROPMAN
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U. S. Ambassador-at-Large in Europe. : HARRIMAN
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Convert into steel. : ACIERATE
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Lean person or animal: Scot. and Ir. : RIBE
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Fish of Florida and W. I. : SALEMAS
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Fit to be drunk or sipped. : SORBILE
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Things vaingloriously displayed. : OSTENTS
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Longs: Slang. : YENS
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Excuse. : PRETEXT
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Black rhinoceros of Africa. : BORELE
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This side of the Mississippi. : EAST
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Emphasized. : ACCENTED
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Hollow vessels. : BOTTLES
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Mrs. Nellie Tayloe ___, Director of the United States Mint since 1933. : ROSS
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Body of students. : CLASS
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Become lively. : PERK
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Moods. : HUMORS
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Star of "Mister Roberts." : FONDA
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One of a Slavic people. : SERB
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"Divorce center." : RENO
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Perception of nature of an event after it has happened: Humorous. : HINDSIGHT
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Blew a horn. : TOOTED
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Fixed salaries, as of clergymen. : STIPENDS
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Hemmed in. : ENCLOSED
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Ardor: French. : ELAN
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Drenches. : DOUSES
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___ Palmas. : LAS
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Interlace. : INTWINE
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Disgraced. : STAINED
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___ address given by Governor Green of Illinois. : KEYNOTE
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Chest for valuables. : COFFER
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Type of rib in Gothic vaulting. : LIERNE
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Silverlike alloy. : ALBATA
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Purer in heart. : HOLIER
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Light-colored tuff. : TRASS
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Instrument of Pablo Casals. : CELLO
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What Citation is. : RACER
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Brief burlesque. : SKIT
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Crop of bird or insect. : CRAW
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Whimper. : PULE
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Market. : SALE
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___-pros. Law. : NOL
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Unfold: Poet. : OPE
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What Black Hawk was. : SAC

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 49 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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