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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, June 29, 1947

Author:
Lester Keene
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.18, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 635 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
Lester Keene has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1947, The New York TimesNo. 281
Across
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Prickly pears. : CACTI
6
Northernmost port of Luzon. : APARRI
12
Where Batavia is. : JAVA
16
___ Davis. : ELMER
21
Anonym. : ALIAS
22
Recover. : REGAIN
23
New Havenites. : ELIS
24
GOP's manager. : REECE
25
The Pittsburgh of Russia. : MAGNITOGORSK
27
The wellspring of news. : WASHINGTON
29
Candlenut tree. : AMA
30
Famous puppeteer. : SARG
31
Passageways. : AISLES
33
Officeholders. : INS
34
"Stand like druids of ___."—Longfellow. : ELD
35
North: French. : NORD
37
Remits. : PAYS
39
Surety. : BAIL
40
Famous opera-house: Colloq. : MET
41
Ills. : WOES
42
Softens. : EASES
44
Powders. : TALCS
46
More tranquil. : SERENER
48
Snicker. : TITTER
50
Policeman's club. : MACE
51
"___ the Night Before Christmas." : TWAS
53
Knotty. : NODOSE
56
Marriage place. : ALTAR
57
Fondle. : CARESS
59
Fleet. : ARMADA
61
Spoil. : MAR
62
Worry along. : EKE
63
Lyric poems. : EPODES
65
Carriers. : PORTERS
67
Presidential power. : VETO
68
Whip. : LASH
70
Succors. : AIDS
71
All-gifted woman, created by Hephaestus. : PANDORA
72
Noisome. : FETID
73
Bizarre. : OUTRE
75
Georgia's great poet (1842–81). : LANIER
76
Period of the Age of Mammals. : MIOCENE
78
Young salmon. : GRILSE
81
Commend again. : REENDORSE
84
Treated with acid. : NITRED
85
Merciful. : LENIENT
87
Rejects. : SPURNS
88
Grass runner: Lat. : STOLO
90
Musteline mammal. : OTTER
91
Principal star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
93
Look over hastily. : SCAN
94
Legislative body in South Africa. : RAAD
98
Contends. : VIES
99
European starling. : STARNEL
100
Swiss cottage. : CHALET
102
Caucho tree. : ULE
103
Pull a boner. : ERR
104
Six lines. : SESTET
105
Rasp. : SCRAPE
107
Hurry. : HASTE
109
Divine. : RECTOR
111
Fractions of a tael. : HAOS
113
Part of a harness. : HAME
114
Habit. : CUSTOM
115
Petition. : ENTREAT
117
Stage: French. : ETAGE
119
Angry man. : RAGER
120
Retained. : KEPT
122
___ Harding, of the screen. : ANN
123
Sly glance. : LEER
124
Vehicle. : SLED
126
Trading place. : MART
129
Pat. : APT
130
Baseball manager. : OTT
131
Crushed vegetable matter. : POMACE
133
Native of Imeritia. : IMER
135
Liquor from leached wood ashes. : LYE
136
Escorted. : SHEPHERDED
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Sept. 17, 1787. : CONSTITUTION
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Philosopher David of Homeville. : HARUM
143
Where Cobh is. : EIRE
144
Personal enemies. : HATERS
145
Estates. : SEATS
146
Helpers: Abbr. : ASSTS
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Shield. : EGIS
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Slips away. : ELOPES
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Merchant guild. : HANSE
Down
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Irish hockey stick. : CAMAN
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San Antonio's memorial. : ALAMO
3
Black market items. : CIGARETTES
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Color. : TAN
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"My veil no one has lifted." : ISIS
6
Punjab caste. : ARORAS
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Mrs. Lewis Douglas. : PEGGY
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Gone by. : AGO
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___ avis. : RARA
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Laughing qualities. : RISIBLES
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Pigment-secreting organ of a squid. : INKSAC
12
Bearing for a pivot in a watch. : JEWEL
13
"___ poor Yorick." : ALAS
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Vigor: Lat. : VIS
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More pale. : ASHIER
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Sea eagles. : ERNS
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Part of a race course. : LEG
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Weatherman's recording device. : METEOROMETER
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French academy. : ECOLE
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Tears. : RENDS
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Candle. : TAPER
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Plans. : INTENDS
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Sergeant who played piano for Truman. : LIST
36
Facts. : DATA
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Gazes fixedly. : STARES
40
The great hypnotist (1733–1815). : MESMER
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Espoused. : WED
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Withered. : SERE
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Topnotchers. : ACES
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Tailors. : SARTORS
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Opposed to taboo: Hawaii. : NOA
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Chinese weight. : TAEL
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___ Chase, of stage, screen and radio. : ILKA
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Red dyestuff. : MADDER
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Watchmen. : WARDERS
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Ersatz silk. : SATINE
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Worn away. : ERODED
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Coconut fiber. : COIR
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Narrow mats for pictures. : SPANDRELS
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Bulwer Lytton hero. : ARAM
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Thin metal disc. : PATEN
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Flavoring agents. : ONIONS
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Directed magnitude. : VECTOR
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Sanctuaries. : HOLIES
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Bread crumbs used in cooking. : PANURE
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Outwit. : FOIL
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Renter. : USER
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Strait, entrance to Gulf of Corinth. : LEPANTO
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Unite. : INONE
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Worker with tranks. : GLOVER
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Withdraw. : RETIRE
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High-climbing war planes. : INTERCEPTERS
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True copy: Law. : ESTREAT
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Go free. : ESCAPE
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Rags: Eng. slang. : TATS
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Yarn. : TALE
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First name of a patriot. : NATHAN
93
Degrades. : SHAMES
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Adrian Quist is one. : AUSTRALIAN
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Kind of horn. : ALTO
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Consider. : DEEM
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Notched. : SERRATE
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Projecting rock. : CRAG
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Ruffian. : THUG
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Tippler. : SOT
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Wood fuel. : CHARCOAL
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Artificial gold alloy. : ASEM
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Trinitrotoluene. : TNT
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Appear. : SEEM
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Officer candidate. : CADET
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Admission. : ENTREE
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Sugar pan. : TEACHE
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Careless. : REMISS
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Soft woolen fabric. : KASHA
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Hebrew measures. : EPHAS
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Mineral deposits. : LODES
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1.0567 U. S. quarts. : LITRE
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E. Indian peasants. : RYOTS
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Taut. : TENSE
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Electrical units. : OHMS
131
Beautiful woman. : PERI
132
Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
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Hurry. : RUSH
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Place. : PUT
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Delve. : DIG
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A month: Abbr. : SEP
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The cup that cheers. : TEA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 44 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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