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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
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Airbase of the North Koreans. : ANTUNG
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Daughter of Aly and Rita. : YASMINE
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___ Molnar, Hungarian dramatist. : FERENC
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Met's Wagnerian conductor. : REINER
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Awakener. : AROUSER
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Incarnation. : AVATAR
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Unguent. : CERATE
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Where Cave of the Winds is. : NIAGARA
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Fish that attaches itself to sharks. : REMORA
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Political group. : ADA
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Hunter. : SEEKER
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He directed "The Brave Bulls." : ROSSEN
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Max Beerbohm, for instance. : WIT
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Cincinnati's team. : REDS
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A ship: Poet. : KEEL
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Perjurer. : LIAR
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Rational. : SANE
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Famous Paris theatre. : ODEON
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Opposing. : RESISTING
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Pronoun. : OTHER
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___ lazuli. : LAPIS
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___ bono (for whose benefit?). : CUI
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Small lizard. : GECKO
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Part of a church. : STEEPLE
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Greek goddess of fate. : MOERA
54
Resort in the Adirondacks. : SARANAC
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Gorgon slain by Perseus. : MEDUSA
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He won a 1950 Oscar. : SANDERS
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Indigenous. : NATIVE
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Youngest god. : EROS
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Masque by Milton. : COMUS
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Bergen's bucolic. : SNERD
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Get top billing. : STAR
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"The Man With the Golden ___." : ARM
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Of an epoch. : ERAL
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Hardwood tree of P. I. : IPIL
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Kind of grass. : RIE
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Hold back. : REIN
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Plays in Canasta. : MELDS
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Scenic view. : SCAPE
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Showy. : GALA
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Unimpaired. : ENTIRE
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Prescribing bounds. : LIMITAL
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Charles ___, 8th century king of the Franks. : MARTEL
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Intensifies. : DEEPENS
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Joints of a stem. : NODES
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Thrusting weapons. : RAPIERS
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Ceramic pastes. : PATES
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Wrestling hold. : TOE
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Broom of twigs. : BESOM
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Eva, Sari or Zaza. : GABOR
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Repulsers. : REPELLERS
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Keep from entering. : DEBAR
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Dash. : ELAN
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Price war result. : SALE
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River nymph. : NAIS
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Scattered with stars: Her. : SEME
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Top topic in Iran. : OIL
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Photographs. : STILLS
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Is frugal. : STINTS
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Word of admonition. : NOW
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Cobble. : RESOLE
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Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
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Girl's name. : ALMIRA
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Beaver. : GNAWER
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Football official. : REFEREE
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Burl Ives plays it. : GUITAR
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Ancient chariot. : ESSEDE
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Stretcher for fabrics. : STENTER
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U. S. plenipotentiary to Japan. : SEBALD
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He rode four Derby winners. : ARCARO
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Required. : NEEDED
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Vituperative speech. : TIRADE
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Miss Merkel. : UNA
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Catches. : NETS
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Native of Larissa. : GREEK
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G. I.'s. : YANKEES
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Gazelles. : ARIELS
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Ascend. : SOAR
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Grimace: Sl. : MUG
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River flowing through Munich. : ISAR
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Oil from orange flowers. : NEROLI
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Blotting out. : ERASING
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Traveler. : FARER
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Make quits. : EVEN
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Los Angeles football pro. : RAM
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River in Georgia. : ETOWAH
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Of the nostrils. : NARINE
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Phenomenon of Stromboli. : CRATER
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Strange. : EERIE
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Jefferson, Emerson, etc. : SAGES
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Muscle of the calf. : SOLEUS
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Weasels. : STOATS
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Siestas. : NAPS
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Images. : ICONS
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Wooed. : SUED
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Products of Akron. : TIRES
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Mucilaginous vegetable. : OKRA
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Employment bureau's business. : PLACEMENT
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Religious feast celebrated on February 2d. : CANDLEMAS
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Sullied. : SMEARED
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Earthly. : TERRENE
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Descendant of Esau. : EDOMITE
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Cartoonist of World War II. : MAULDIN
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Herbs of thistle family. : ARNICAS
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Fertilizer. : NITRATE
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Opportunist. : AVAILER
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Pantry shelf items. : CEREALS
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Insignificant. : SMALL
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Part of a calyx. : SEPAL
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Gov. McKay's state: Abbr. : ORE
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Saw with the grain. : RIP
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Where Kyoto is. : NIPPON
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Hit. : SMOTE
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Basic metal. : STEEL
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Yellow apple. : GRIMES
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___ guard. : REAR
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Golden calf. : IDOL
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Without feet. : APOD
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Rest house. : SERAI
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Copal. : RESIN
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Articles in great demand. : SELLERS
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Covered pan for cooking meat. : BRAISER
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Senator from Georgia. : GEORGE
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Ellis Island, transients. : ALIENS
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Life rafts. : BALSAS
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Paper bullet. : PELLET
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Access. : ENTREE
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Mrs. Ronald Colman. : BENITA
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Non-ethical. : AMORAL
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"A generous action is its own ___." : REWARD
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Dancers without dates. : STAGS
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Means of transportation. : SLED
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Match holder. : SAFE
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Well-known muralist. : SERT
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Veer. : SLUE
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Part of I. O. U. : OWE
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Sawbuck. : TEN
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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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