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OF PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1949

Author:
Charles Cross
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 54
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 387
Across
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Senator from Governor Warren's state. : PEPPER
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Reddish yellow. : MUSTARD
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Fred's partner again, after long interval. : GINGER
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Christian of an Eastern rite. : UNIATE
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Whole number. : INTEGER
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Garment and hood worn by Arabs and Moors. : BURNOOSE
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United States High Commissioner for Germany. : MCCLOY
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Vigor. : STAMINA
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Logogriphs. : ANAGRAMS
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Persian title. : MIR
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Discoverer of the spectrum (1642–1727). : NEWTON
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One on Attlee's side. : LABORITE
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Part of Italy. : TOE
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City in Oklahoma. : ENID
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Close the eyes of, in falconry. : SEEL
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___ little Indians. : TEN
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Silent. : MUTE
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Emitted. : SENT
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Intertwined. : LACED
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Farewell: It. : ADDIO
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"Galloping dominoes." : DICE
44
Diffuses. : SHEDS
45
Sound of thunder. : PEAL
47
Hungarian patriot (1802–94). : KOSSUTH
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Sure: Dial. : SHO
51
What Sarah Churchill, Winston's daughter, is. : ACTRESS
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Family name of new quadruplets in Bronx. : COLLINS
55
Hero of oldest English epic. : BEOWULF
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Crustacean food. : SHRIMP
60
Recipients of gifts. : DONEES
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That which devitalizes. : DEADENER
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City in Ukraine, on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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Shut noisily. : SLAM
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Soaks. : RETS
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Want ___. : ADS
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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Lofty. : STEEP
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Mr. Roper. : ELMO
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Bicker or cavil. : PETTIFOG
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What shrews do. : NAG
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Flags like the French one. : TRICOLORS
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Forming of rational ideas. : REASONING
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Peasant of P. I. : TAO
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Refastened. : REPINNED
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Scottish naturalist in America (1838–1914). : MUIR
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Boy Scout founder in U. S. (1850–1941). : BEARD
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Arab garments. : ABAS
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Small deer. : ROE
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Missteps. : ERRS
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Spreads for drying, as grass. : TEDS
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Rita's father-in-law. : AGHA
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Provisions added to documents. : CODICILS
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Purple, violet or lilac hues. : MAUVES
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One who concurs. : AGREER
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Founder of famous waxworks in London. : TUSSAUD
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Scholar. : BOOKMAN
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Spanish nobleman. : GRANDEE
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Kipling's O'Hara. : KIM
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Brass-wind instruments. : CORNETS
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Fruit. : LIME
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De novo. : AGAIN
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Unmixed. : PURE
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$10 gold coin. : EAGLE
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Prohibit. : ESTOP
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Capital of West German state. : BONN
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___ avis. : RARA
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High, craggy hill. : TOR
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Way. : ROAD
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Name meaning princess. : SARA
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Prison: Slang. : JUG
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Nebraskan who became Secretary of Navy May 25. : MATTHEWS
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"Hocked." : PAWNED
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Hebrew letter. : VAU
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Indulges in self-praise. : EGOTIZES
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Acquire as result of efforts. : REALIZE
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Becomes animated. : WAKENS
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Formality. : CEREMONY
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Nullifies. : NEGATES
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Come out into view. : EMERGE
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___ bullet. : TRACER
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Star of "The Stratton Story." : STEWART
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Showed boredom in definite way. : YAWNED
Down
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Drub. : PUMMEL
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Live oak. : ENCINA
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___ acid, used in explosives. : PICRIC
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Friend. : PAL
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Founded in 1440 by Henry VI. : ETON
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Kings: Sp. : REYES
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Blurred. : MISTED
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Incalculable. : UNTOLD
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What Eddie Dyer calls his star player. : STAN
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Pro ___. : TEM
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Nimble. : AGILE
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Influential French writer (1823–92). : RENAN
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Colorless. : DRAB
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Irritate. : GRATE
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Well-known Anglican dean. : INGE
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And not. : NOR
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Uncle Sam wears one. : GOATEE
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Thackeray hero. : ESMOND
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Fixes again. : RESETS
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He invented the phrase "cold war." : BARUCH
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Link. : UNITE
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Streaks on skin. : WEALS
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Neglects. : OMITS
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Dispossessor. : DEPRIVER
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Stone mason's chisel. : TOOLER
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Part of the stage set in "South Pacific." : SHOWER
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Judge. : DEEM
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Image. : IKON
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Dingy brown. : DUN
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Covered for protection. : SHOD
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Snakes. : ASPS
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Inert condition. : SLEEP
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One of same kind. : SISTER
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Suitable time. : SEASON
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Solicits. : ASKS
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Pert girl. : CHIT
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Spring peepers. : TREETOADS
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Familiar. : COMMON
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City in Indiana. : BEDFORD
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Not occupied. : UNENGAGED
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Russian river. : LENA
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Belt loop for a sword. : FROG
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Trifles. : DALLIES
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First-rate things: Slang. : DAISIES
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One of Europe's unemployed monarchs. : LEOPOLD
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Stanch. : STEM
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Mohammedan saint. : PIR
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Caen's river. : ORNE
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Draw tighter. : TAUTEN
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Piece that affords bearing surface. : GIB
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Element of rare-earth group. : CERIUM
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Homily. : SERMON
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Proximity. : NEARNESS
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Discernment of right thing to do or say. : TACT
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___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Alfred ___ of "Kiss Me, Kate." : DRAKE
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Dr. Syngman ___, Korean President. : RHEE
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Challenge. : DARE
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Small finch. : SISKIN
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Fort where Civil War started : SUMTER
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Hindu garment. : SARI
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Biblical redhead. : CAIN
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Vessels: Anat. : VASA
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Resolute. : GAME
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Senator against repeal of Arms Embargo, 1939. : BORAH
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Crude material. : ORE
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Collect. : GLEAN
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Obeisance. : CURTSY
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Groveling. : ABJECT
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Defrauder: Colloq. : GOUGER
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___ wool. : ANGORA
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Plate. : PATEN
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Browser. : GRAZER
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Meanest. : LOWEST
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Hostel. : TAVERN
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Fruit. : ORANGE
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Lingered. : PAUSED
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"The ___," Tojo's nickname. : RAZOR
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Cheep. : TWEET
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Missouri river. : OSAGE
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Recent traveler in Europe. : DEWEY
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Imitate. : MIME
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Sea eagles. : ERNS
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Fiber from century plant. : PITA
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Gazelle of Sudan. : DAMA
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Detective: Slang. : TEC
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Maxim. : LAW
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London suburb. : KEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 52 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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