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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 1950

Author: Elizabeth Patterson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 77, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 652 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 444
Across Down
1. Luxembourg's Grand Duchess. : CHARLOTTE
10. Norwegian Crown Princess. : MARTHA
16. Restless one. : ROAMER
22. Effect of atomic energy release. : RADIATION
23. Declaration. : AVOWAL
24. Extra cognomen. : AGNAME
25. City near Chesapeake Bay. : ANNAPOLIS
26. Swallow again. : RESORB
27. City on the Vistula. : CRACOW
28. Byron's daughter. : ADA
29. Roll of parchment. : PELL
30. Gentlemen. : SIRS
31. ___ de France, daughter of Louis XII. : RENEE
33. Tribe, in New Zealand. : ATI
34. Allows. : LETS
36. Soothsayer. : SEERESS
38. National League home-run king. : KINER
39. "And having ___, moves on . . . " : WRIT
40. Glossy. : SLEEK
42. "Dieu et mon ___." : DROIT
43. Forgive. : REMIT
44. Wyoming's ___ Range. : TETON
45. Edible seed. : PEA
47. What Absalom was to David. : SON
48. Yellow jewel. : TOPAZ
49. Authoress du Maurier. : DAPHNE
50. Netherlands First Lady. : JULIANA
54. Famous violinist. : MENUHIN
56. Ladies gowns ca 1700. : MANTUAS
57. Eastern people. : ASIATICS
59. Music critic ___ Taylor. : DEEMS
60. Merit. : EARN
61. Jekyll-Hyde creator. : RLS
62. Where Great Slave Lake is: Abbr. : CAN
63. Rail birds. : SORAS
65. Her braggart son stole a bride. : ASE
66. Hercules cleaned his stable. : AUGEAS
68. Interlock. : KNIT
70. Lower. : NETHER
72. Echoed. : RANG
74. Members of U. N. : STATES
78. Cooling agents. : ICERS
80. Kiltie. : SCOT
81. Spanish name. : INES
83. Incident. : EVENT
84. More mystifying. : EERIER
86. Director. : HEAD
88. Her goal, to swim the English Channel. : FRANCE
90. Irish. : ERSE
91. Prefaces. : PROEMS
93. David ___ Lilienthal. : ELI
95. Chinese unit of weight. : LIANG
97. Sea: Fr. : MER
98. What an aelurophobe dislikes. : CAT
101. Norwegian seaport town. : BODO
102. German President, 1919–25. : EBERT
104. ___ Recovery Program. : EUROPEAN
106. Somewhat rounded. : OVALISH
108. Similarly derived word. : PARONYM
110. ___ Rossellini. : ROBERTO
111. Picketing rope. : LARIAT
112. Dress fabric. : SATIN
113. Twice. : BIS
115. Household god. : LAR
116. Goods sunk in sea: Var. : LIGAN
117. Port in Greece now called Navarino. : PYLOS
118. Fame: Colloq. : KUDOS
120. Spanish name. : TOMAS
124. Islands: Fr. : ILES
125. Island group, where Chichi Jima is. : BONIN
126. Popular dance number. : CARIOCA
128. Poet Ogden ___. : NASH
129. Rested. : SAT
130. Tidies up: Dial. : TRIGS
131. Dynasty that built the Great Wall. : CHIN
132. Senatorship: U. S. : TOGA
134. Article. : THE
135. Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
137. ___ the Epicurean. : MARIUS
139. Author of "The Grand Alliance." : CHURCHILL
141. Salt of an acid. : OLEATE
142. "___ Fideles." : ADESTE
143. Stubbornly dissenting. : HERETICAL
144. Sea nymph. : NEREIS
145. Western homesteader. : NESTER
146. Appraisers. : ASSESSORS
1. S. African native villages: Var. : CRAALS
2. He composed 40 operas. : HANDEL
3. Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
4. Creek. : RIA
5. Native of the Kola peninsula. : LAPP
6. Siouan tribe. : OTOES
7. Cultivated. : TILLED
8. Hugo's "___ of the Sea." : TOILERS
9. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
10. Member of religious order. : MARIST
11. Is positive. : AVERS
12. "New Yorker" editor. : ROSS
13. "Tea for ___." : TWO
14. President's new "special assistant." : HARRIMAN
15. Spanish composer. : ALBENIZ
16. Whirlaway was one. : RACER
17. Fairy tale villain. : OGRE
18. Collection of sayings. : ANA
19. He flies the U. N. flag. : MACARTHUR
20. Prone to tears. : EMOTIONAL
21. Re-observe. : REWITNESS
30. Fished with net. : SEINED
32. Ensnare. : NET
35. Photo tint. : SEPIA
37. Leeway. : ROOM
38. Military caps. : KEPIS
39. Lamented. : WEPT
41. He wrote "Endymion." : KEATS
43. Creator of Fu Manchu. : ROHMER
44. Salt of a certain acid. : TANNATE
46. Negative ion. : ANION
48. Day of the week: Abbr. : TUES
49. Parents of first English child born in America. : DARES
50. Dodgers star. : JACKIE
51. Time allowed for payment of note. : USANCE
52. More streaked. : LINIER
53. Estate. : ACRES
55. Closefisted. : NEAR
56. Halfpenny: Sl. : MAG
58. Trumpeter Louis Armstrong's nickname. : SATCHMO
60. Ambassadress ___ Anderson. : EUGENIE
64. Mercury's were winged. : SHOES
66. Record of single event. : ANNAL
67. Be thrifty. : SAVE
69. Misstep. : TRIP
71. Greek letter. : ETA
73. Semblance. : AIR
75. One serving time. : TERMER
76. Enthrone. : ENSEAT
77. Solid alcohol. : STERNO
79. Southern Slav. : SERBIAN
82. Rocky eminence: Scot. : SCAUR
85. Resting place. : ROOST
87. Rubble. : DEBRIS
88. Granular snow. : FIRN
89. Become a member. : ENROL
92. Anglo-Saxon "th." : EDH
94. ___ Henderson. : LEON
96. Swiss Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1902. : GOBAT
98. "Worlds in ___," Velikovsky. : COLLISION
99. Pitcher Sheldon Jones' nickname. : AVAILABLE
100. One armed with shield. : TARGETEER
102. Congressman from N. J. : EATON
103. Former place of execution in London. : TYBURN
105. Husband of Evita. : PERON
107. Division of Jurassic system. : LIAS
108. Defensive work. : PALISADE
109. South of France. : MIDI
112. Korea's President, ___ Rhee. : SYNGMAN
114. Mitigates. : SOOTHES
117. Hawaiian food. : POI
118. Car manufacturer. : KAISER
119. Searches. : SCOURS
121. Peruvian shrub. : MATICO
122. Hewn stone. : ASHLAR
123. Bombards. : SHELLS
125. "And by yon bonnie ___." : BRAES
126. Flyer's "silk." : CHUTE
127. Harmonize. : AGREE
130. Small monkey. : TITI
131. Roman chest. : CIST
133. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
136. Man's name. : RAE
138. Legal point. : RES
139. Chinese tea. : CHA
140. Pronoun. : HIS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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