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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1951

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 493 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21 Grid has super symmetry.
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 742
Across
1. Airbase of the North Koreans. : ANTUNG
7. Daughter of Aly and Rita. : YASMINE
14. ___ Molnar, Hungarian dramatist. : FERENC
20. Met's Wagnerian conductor. : REINER
21. Awakener. : AROUSER
22. Incarnation. : AVATAR
23. Unguent. : CERATE
24. Where Cave of the Winds is. : NIAGARA
25. Fish that attaches itself to sharks. : REMORA
26. Political group. : ADA
27. Hunter. : SEEKER
29. He directed "The Brave Bulls." : ROSSEN
31. Max Beerbohm, for instance. : WIT
32. Cincinnati's team. : REDS
34. A ship: Poet. : KEEL
35. Perjurer. : LIAR
36. Rational. : SANE
37. Famous Paris theatre. : ODEON
39. Opposing. : RESISTING
43. Pronoun. : OTHER
44. ___ lazuli. : LAPIS
46. ___ bono (for whose benefit?). : CUI
47. Small lizard. : GECKO
49. Part of a church. : STEEPLE
52. Greek goddess of fate. : MOERA
54. Resort in the Adirondacks. : SARANAC
58. Gorgon slain by Perseus. : MEDUSA
59. He won a 1950 Oscar. : SANDERS
61. Indigenous. : NATIVE
62. Youngest god. : EROS
63. Masque by Milton. : COMUS
65. Bergen's bucolic. : SNERD
67. Get top billing. : STAR
68. "The Man With the Golden ___." : ARM
69. Of an epoch. : ERAL
70. Hardwood tree of P. I. : IPIL
71. Kind of grass. : RIE
72. Hold back. : REIN
74. Plays in Canasta. : MELDS
76. Scenic view. : SCAPE
77. Showy. : GALA
78. Unimpaired. : ENTIRE
80. Prescribing bounds. : LIMITAL
82. Charles ___, 8th century king of the Franks. : MARTEL
84. Intensifies. : DEEPENS
86. Joints of a stem. : NODES
87. Thrusting weapons. : RAPIERS
88. Ceramic pastes. : PATES
90. Wrestling hold. : TOE
91. Broom of twigs. : BESOM
92. Eva, Sari or Zaza. : GABOR
95. Repulsers. : REPELLERS
98. Keep from entering. : DEBAR
102. Dash. : ELAN
103. Price war result. : SALE
104. River nymph. : NAIS
106. Scattered with stars: Her. : SEME
107. Top topic in Iran. : OIL
108. Photographs. : STILLS
110. Is frugal. : STINTS
112. Word of admonition. : NOW
113. Cobble. : RESOLE
115. Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
117. Girl's name. : ALMIRA
119. Beaver. : GNAWER
120. Football official. : REFEREE
121. Burl Ives plays it. : GUITAR
122. Ancient chariot. : ESSEDE
123. Stretcher for fabrics. : STENTER
124. U. S. plenipotentiary to Japan. : SEBALD
Down
1. He rode four Derby winners. : ARCARO
2. Required. : NEEDED
3. Vituperative speech. : TIRADE
4. Miss Merkel. : UNA
5. Catches. : NETS
6. Native of Larissa. : GREEK
7. G. I.'s. : YANKEES
8. Gazelles. : ARIELS
9. Ascend. : SOAR
10. Grimace: Sl. : MUG
11. River flowing through Munich. : ISAR
12. Oil from orange flowers. : NEROLI
13. Blotting out. : ERASING
14. Traveler. : FARER
15. Make quits. : EVEN
16. Los Angeles football pro. : RAM
17. River in Georgia. : ETOWAH
18. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
19. Phenomenon of Stromboli. : CRATER
28. Strange. : EERIE
30. Jefferson, Emerson, etc. : SAGES
33. Muscle of the calf. : SOLEUS
36. Weasels. : STOATS
38. Siestas. : NAPS
40. Images. : ICONS
41. Wooed. : SUED
42. Products of Akron. : TIRES
43. Mucilaginous vegetable. : OKRA
45. Employment bureau's business. : PLACEMENT
48. Religious feast celebrated on February 2d. : CANDLEMAS
49. Sullied. : SMEARED
50. Earthly. : TERRENE
51. Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
52. Cartoonist of World War II. : MAULDIN
53. Herbs of thistle family. : ARNICAS
55. Fertilizer. : NITRATE
56. Opportunist. : AVAILER
57. Pantry shelf items. : CEREALS
59. Insignificant. : SMALL
60. Part of a calyx. : SEPAL
64. Gov. McKay's state: Abbr. : ORE
66. Saw with the grain. : RIP
73. Where Kyoto is. : NIPPON
75. Hit. : SMOTE
76. Basic metal. : STEEL
77. Yellow apple. : GRIMES
79. ___ guard. : REAR
81. Golden calf. : IDOL
83. Without feet. : APOD
85. Rest house. : SERAI
87. Copal. : RESIN
89. Articles in great demand. : SELLERS
91. Covered pan for cooking meat. : BRAISER
92. Senator from Georgia. : GEORGE
93. Ellis Island, transients. : ALIENS
94. Life rafts. : BALSAS
96. Paper bullet. : PELLET
97. Access. : ENTREE
99. Mrs. Ronald Colman. : BENITA
100. Non-ethical. : AMORAL
101. "A generous action is its own ___." : REWARD
103. Cubic meter. : STERE
105. Dancers without dates. : STAGS
108. Means of transportation. : SLED
109. Match holder. : SAFE
110. Well-known muralist. : SERT
111. Veer. : SLUE
114. Part of I. O. U. : OWE
116. Sawbuck. : TEN
118. Boy's marble: Dial. : MIB

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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