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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
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,148
Across
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Abdicated ruler No. 10. : FAROUK
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TV girl. : IRMA
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The Middle ___. : EAST
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India's chief executive. : PRASAD
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Another name for Helios. : APOLLO
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Champion of "supermen." : NIETZSCHE
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Bridge across the Grand Canal in Venice. : RIALTO
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Big dog. : TOWSER
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Member of the Department of Defense. : FINLETTER
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Furl in a certain way. : INROLL
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Thinkling. : IDEA
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Miss Curle and others. : EVES
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Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
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Theatrical tour. : ROAD
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"___ Joey." : PAL
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Part of the British Isles. : MAN
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Bailiwick of Premier Hoffman. : SAAR
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Drenched. : ASOP
38
Commercial house. : FIRM
39
Omicron ___ (variable star). : CETI
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James Bowie fell here, 1836. : ALAMO
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Uppish one. : SNOB
44
Tapering. : SPIRED
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TV man. : BERLE
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Abstracts. : EPITOMES
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Lucky man. : AMERICAN
52
Jaw: Comb. form. : GNATHO
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Confined. : ENCAGED
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Train. : NURTURE
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Aggravate. : RILE
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Epithet for Jupiter. : THUNDERER
65
Symbol of dismissal. : GATE
66
Herd of seals. : POD
67
Archbishop: Abbr. : ABP
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City in the headlines. : CAIRO
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Hospital doctor. : RESIDENT
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Of the Celts. : ERSE
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Colleague of 15 Across. : NEHRU
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University founded in 1834. : TULANE
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Corrupt district of a city. : TENDERLOIN
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Rise Stevens' role in "La Gioconda." : LAURA
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Lost. : GONE
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Wing: French. : AILE
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Actor Novarro. : RAMON
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Creephole. : SUBTERFUGE
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4th century martyred saint. : BLAISE
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Absolute. : TOTAL
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Little ___. : ONES
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Broadsword. : CLAYMORE
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Wagon tongues. : NEAPS
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Greek sea goddess. : INO
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Army man: Abbr. : SGT
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Kin of the buggy. : SHAY
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Supervisors. : OVERSEERS
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Con. : ANTI
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Small bone. : OSSELET
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A property of matter, in physics. : INERTIA
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He bets on both sides. : HEDGER
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Radio character. : MORTIMER
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Precede. : ANTEDATE
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Intelligent animal. : CHIMP
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Scrapes out. : ERASES
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Roman dinner. : CENA
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Goose genus. : ANSER
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___ avis. : RARA
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Ichabod Crane's rival. : BROM
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___ Star. : LONE
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Upbraid. : TWIT
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Australian sight. : EMU
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Part of a Japanese garment. : OBI
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Pool. : LLYN
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Long Persian carpet. : KALI
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Firenze's river. : ARNO
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Still. : EVEN
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British capital. : NASSAU
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Fifth word of "The Marines' Hymn." : MONTEZUMA
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Aqueous. : WATERY
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Entomb. : INHUME
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Turned friends to foes. : ALIENATED
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Shakespearean king. : ALONSO
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Refuse. : NAYSAY
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Gloucester sights. : NETS
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Colorado sight. : MESA
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Peace prize winner, 1922. : NANSEN
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Bluebeard's widow. : FATIMA
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Like a snake. : APODAL
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Heroine of 1820 novel. : ROWENA
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Teschen's river. : OLSA
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Diminutive suffix. : ULE
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Where the Han flows. : KOREA
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First third of an epic. : INFERNO
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Jacob Augustus ___. : RIIS
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Opposite of mice. : MEN
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African mountains. : ATLAS
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Prohibitions. : ESTOPPAGES
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Things done. : ACTA
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Ayesha. : SHE
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Schnauzer. : TERRIER
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Father of Cassandra. : PRIAM
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Part of a cheese. : RIND
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River north of Bern. : AAR
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Terracing device. : SLOPER
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Mexican throwing stick. : ATLATL
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It's sometimes made of rags. : DOLLIE
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Lowest degrees. : ZEROS
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Immense. : VAST
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Candidate for the ministry. : ORDINAND
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Frosh that didn't flunk. : SOPH
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Evening: Ger. : ABEND
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Mr. Vinson. : FRED
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Word on a stamp. : CENT
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Admeasure. : METE
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Study of augural signs. : OMENOLOGY
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Domain of Queen Tamara. : IMERITIA
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Plain. : BARE
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Jot. : IOTA
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Discern: Rare. : SCERNE
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Coast Guard boat. : CUTTER
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Member of the family. : GRAN
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Mythical race of dwarfs. : NIBELUNGS
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Soup ingredients. : ALPHABETS
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Biblical name. : AREE
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Weeding out. : UPROOTING
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Onetime cart horse. : ROSINANTE
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Acheson's counterpart. : EDEN
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Baseball term. : HIT
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Pres. Martinez Trueba's homeland. : URUGUAY
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Rochester's river. : GENESEE
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Goal of many researchers. : CURE
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Sketch. : DELINEATE
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Man's name. : ELMO
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Road hazards. : RUTS
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Wild flowers. : ANEMONES
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Bah! : RATS
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Isabel in "Portrait of a Lady." : ARCHER
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Watchword in Spain. : ALERTA
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Tolerable. : SOSO
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Northernmost cape on the West Coast. : FLATTERY
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___ Rabbit. : BRER
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Place for a ring. : EAR
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Dormouse. : LOIR
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Gladdens excessively. : OVERELATES
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Fiddlesticks! : PSHA
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Spill over. : SLOP
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Because. : SINCE
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Gulf at Red Sea gateway. : ADEN
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Heroine of 1816 or 1856. : EMMA
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Title of Yemen's ruler. : IMAM
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Coup d'___. : ETAT
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Ideal jet pilot. : IRONMAN
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Gate: Spanish. : ENTRADA
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Cockcrow. : DAWN
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He had "Adventures in Two Worlds." : CRONIN
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The "noisiest city in the world." : HABANA
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Very Hibernian. : IRISHY
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Razor clam. : SOLEN
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Part of a phrase indicating disorder. : SEVENS
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Come out of the water. : EMERSE
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Subject of a beneficent Memorial. : RUNYON
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Azurous. : BLUEY
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Turkish soldier. : NIZAM
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Bourke Hickenlooper, for instance. : IOWAN
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Asiatic ruler. : LAMA
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Emulate Mme. Defarge. : KNIT
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Iowa city. : AMES
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Shelley's school. : ETON
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Genus of swine. : SUS
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Norse name. : OLE
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Red man. : UTE
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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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