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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1952

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 653 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,148
Across
1. Abdicated ruler No. 10. : FAROUK
7. TV girl. : IRMA
11. The Middle ___. : EAST
15. India's chief executive. : PRASAD
21. Another name for Helios. : APOLLO
22. Champion of "supermen." : NIETZSCHE
24. Bridge across the Grand Canal in Venice. : RIALTO
25. Big dog. : TOWSER
26. Member of the Department of Defense. : FINLETTER
27. Furl in a certain way. : INROLL
28. Thinkling. : IDEA
29. Miss Curle and others. : EVES
31. Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
32. Theatrical tour. : ROAD
34. "___ Joey." : PAL
35. Part of the British Isles. : MAN
36. Bailiwick of Premier Hoffman. : SAAR
37. Drenched. : ASOP
38. Commercial house. : FIRM
39. Omicron ___ (variable star). : CETI
40. James Bowie fell here, 1836. : ALAMO
42. Uppish one. : SNOB
44. Tapering. : SPIRED
46. TV man. : BERLE
47. Abstracts. : EPITOMES
50. Lucky man. : AMERICAN
52. Jaw: Comb. form. : GNATHO
55. Confined. : ENCAGED
57. Train. : NURTURE
61. Aggravate. : RILE
62. Epithet for Jupiter. : THUNDERER
65. Symbol of dismissal. : GATE
66. Herd of seals. : POD
67. Archbishop: Abbr. : ABP
68. City in the headlines. : CAIRO
69. Hospital doctor. : RESIDENT
71. Of the Celts. : ERSE
72. Colleague of 15 Across. : NEHRU
74. University founded in 1834. : TULANE
76. Corrupt district of a city. : TENDERLOIN
78. Rise Stevens' role in "La Gioconda." : LAURA
80. Lost. : GONE
81. Wing: French. : AILE
82. Actor Novarro. : RAMON
83. Creephole. : SUBTERFUGE
85. 4th century martyred saint. : BLAISE
87. Absolute. : TOTAL
89. Little ___. : ONES
90. Broadsword. : CLAYMORE
92. Wagon tongues. : NEAPS
94. Greek sea goddess. : INO
95. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
96. Kin of the buggy. : SHAY
97. Supervisors. : OVERSEERS
99. Con. : ANTI
100. Small bone. : OSSELET
102. A property of matter, in physics. : INERTIA
103. He bets on both sides. : HEDGER
105. Radio character. : MORTIMER
107. Precede. : ANTEDATE
110. Intelligent animal. : CHIMP
113. Scrapes out. : ERASES
115. Roman dinner. : CENA
116. Goose genus. : ANSER
120. ___ avis. : RARA
121. Ichabod Crane's rival. : BROM
122. ___ Star. : LONE
124. Upbraid. : TWIT
126. Australian sight. : EMU
127. Part of a Japanese garment. : OBI
128. Pool. : LLYN
129. Long Persian carpet. : KALI
130. Firenze's river. : ARNO
131. Still. : EVEN
132. British capital. : NASSAU
134. Fifth word of "The Marines' Hymn." : MONTEZUMA
137. Aqueous. : WATERY
139. Entomb. : INHUME
140. Turned friends to foes. : ALIENATED
141. Shakespearean king. : ALONSO
142. Refuse. : NAYSAY
143. Gloucester sights. : NETS
144. Colorado sight. : MESA
145. Peace prize winner, 1922. : NANSEN
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1. Bluebeard's widow. : FATIMA
2. Like a snake. : APODAL
3. Heroine of 1820 novel. : ROWENA
4. Teschen's river. : OLSA
5. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
6. Where the Han flows. : KOREA
7. First third of an epic. : INFERNO
8. Jacob Augustus ___. : RIIS
9. Opposite of mice. : MEN
10. African mountains. : ATLAS
11. Prohibitions. : ESTOPPAGES
12. Things done. : ACTA
13. Ayesha. : SHE
14. Schnauzer. : TERRIER
15. Father of Cassandra. : PRIAM
16. Part of a cheese. : RIND
17. River north of Bern. : AAR
18. Terracing device. : SLOPER
19. Mexican throwing stick. : ATLATL
20. It's sometimes made of rags. : DOLLIE
23. Lowest degrees. : ZEROS
30. Immense. : VAST
33. Candidate for the ministry. : ORDINAND
36. Frosh that didn't flunk. : SOPH
37. Evening: Ger. : ABEND
38. Mr. Vinson. : FRED
39. Word on a stamp. : CENT
41. Admeasure. : METE
43. Study of augural signs. : OMENOLOGY
45. Domain of Queen Tamara. : IMERITIA
46. Plain. : BARE
48. Jot. : IOTA
49. Discern: Rare. : SCERNE
51. Coast Guard boat. : CUTTER
52. Member of the family. : GRAN
53. Mythical race of dwarfs. : NIBELUNGS
54. Soup ingredients. : ALPHABETS
56. Biblical name. : AREE
58. Weeding out. : UPROOTING
59. Onetime cart horse. : ROSINANTE
60. Acheson's counterpart. : EDEN
63. Baseball term. : HIT
64. Pres. Martinez Trueba's homeland. : URUGUAY
65. Rochester's river. : GENESEE
68. Goal of many researchers. : CURE
70. Sketch. : DELINEATE
71. Man's name. : ELMO
73. Road hazards. : RUTS
75. Wild flowers. : ANEMONES
77. Bah! : RATS
79. Isabel in "Portrait of a Lady." : ARCHER
81. Watchword in Spain. : ALERTA
83. Tolerable. : SOSO
84. Northernmost cape on the West Coast. : FLATTERY
85. ___ Rabbit. : BRER
86. Place for a ring. : EAR
88. Dormouse. : LOIR
91. Gladdens excessively. : OVERELATES
93. Fiddlesticks! : PSHA
96. Spill over. : SLOP
98. Because. : SINCE
99. Gulf at Red Sea gateway. : ADEN
101. Heroine of 1816 or 1856. : EMMA
102. Title of Yemen's ruler. : IMAM
104. Coup d'___. : ETAT
106. Ideal jet pilot. : IRONMAN
108. Gate: Spanish. : ENTRADA
109. Cockcrow. : DAWN
110. He had "Adventures in Two Worlds." : CRONIN
111. The "noisiest city in the world." : HABANA
112. Very Hibernian. : IRISHY
114. Razor clam. : SOLEN
117. Part of a phrase indicating disorder. : SEVENS
118. Come out of the water. : EMERSE
119. Subject of a beneficent Memorial. : RUNYON
121. Azurous. : BLUEY
123. Turkish soldier. : NIZAM
125. Bourke Hickenlooper, for instance. : IOWAN
128. Asiatic ruler. : LAMA
129. Emulate Mme. Defarge. : KNIT
130. Iowa city. : AMES
131. Shelley's school. : ETON
133. Genus of swine. : SUS
135. Norse name. : OLE
136. Red man. : UTE
138. Gov. Person's state: Abbr. : ALA

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 20 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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