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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 1950

23-Across : Declaration.

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
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Luxembourg's Grand Duchess. : CHARLOTTE
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Norwegian Crown Princess. : MARTHA
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Restless one. : ROAMER
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Effect of atomic energy release. : RADIATION
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Declaration. : AVOWAL
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Extra cognomen. : AGNAME
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City near Chesapeake Bay. : ANNAPOLIS
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Swallow again. : RESORB
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City on the Vistula. : CRACOW
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Byron's daughter. : ADA
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Roll of parchment. : PELL
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Gentlemen. : SIRS
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___ de France, daughter of Louis XII. : RENEE
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Tribe, in New Zealand. : ATI
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Allows. : LETS
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Soothsayer. : SEERESS
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National League home-run king. : KINER
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"And having ___, moves on ... " : WRIT
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Glossy. : SLEEK
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"Dieu et mon ___." : DROIT
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Forgive. : REMIT
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Wyoming's ___ Range. : TETON
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Edible seed. : PEA
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What Absalom was to David. : SON
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Yellow jewel. : TOPAZ
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Authoress du Maurier. : DAPHNE
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Netherlands First Lady. : JULIANA
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Famous violinist. : MENUHIN
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Ladies gowns ca 1700. : MANTUAS
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Eastern people. : ASIATICS
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Music critic ___ Taylor. : DEEMS
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Merit. : EARN
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Jekyll-Hyde creator. : RLS
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Where Great Slave Lake is: Abbr. : CAN
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Rail birds. : SORAS
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Her braggart son stole a bride. : ASE
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Hercules cleaned his stable. : AUGEAS
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Interlock. : KNIT
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Lower. : NETHER
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Echoed. : RANG
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Members of U. N. : STATES
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Cooling agents. : ICERS
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Kiltie. : SCOT
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Spanish name. : INES
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Incident. : EVENT
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More mystifying. : EERIER
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Director. : HEAD
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Her goal, to swim the English Channel. : FRANCE
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Irish. : ERSE
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Prefaces. : PROEMS
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David ___ Lilienthal. : ELI
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Chinese unit of weight. : LIANG
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Sea: Fr. : MER
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What an aelurophobe dislikes. : CAT
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Norwegian seaport town. : BODO
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German President, 1919-25. : EBERT
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___ Recovery Program. : EUROPEAN
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Somewhat rounded. : OVALISH
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Similarly derived word. : PARONYM
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___ Rossellini. : ROBERTO
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Picketing rope. : LARIAT
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Dress fabric. : SATIN
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Twice. : BIS
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Household god. : LAR
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Goods sunk in sea: Var. : LIGAN
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Port in Greece now called Navarino. : PYLOS
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Fame: Colloq. : KUDOS
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Spanish name. : TOMAS
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
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Island group, where Chichi Jima is. : BONIN
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Popular dance number. : CARIOCA
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Poet Ogden ___. : NASH
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Rested. : SAT
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Tidies up: Dial. : TRIGS
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Dynasty that built the Great Wall. : CHIN
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Senatorship: U. S. : TOGA
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Article. : THE
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Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
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___ the Epicurean. : MARIUS
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Author of "The Grand Alliance." : CHURCHILL
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Salt of an acid. : OLEATE
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"___ Fideles." : ADESTE
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Stubbornly dissenting. : HERETICAL
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Sea nymph. : NEREIS
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Western homesteader. : NESTER
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Appraisers. : ASSESSORS
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S. African native villages: Var. : CRAALS
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He composed 40 operas. : HANDEL
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Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
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Creek. : RIA
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Native of the Kola peninsula. : LAPP
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Siouan tribe. : OTOES
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Cultivated. : TILLED
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Hugo's "___ of the Sea." : TOILERS
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Member of religious order. : MARIST
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Is positive. : AVERS
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"New Yorker" editor. : ROSS
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"Tea for ___." : TWO
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President's new "special assistant." : HARRIMAN
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Spanish composer. : ALBENIZ
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Whirlaway was one. : RACER
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Fairy tale villain. : OGRE
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Collection of sayings. : ANA
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He flies the U. N. flag. : MACARTHUR
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Prone to tears. : EMOTIONAL
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Re-observe. : REWITNESS
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Fished with net. : SEINED
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Ensnare. : NET
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Photo tint. : SEPIA
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Leeway. : ROOM
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Military caps. : KEPIS
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Lamented. : WEPT
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He wrote "Endymion." : KEATS
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Creator of Fu Manchu. : ROHMER
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Salt of a certain acid. : TANNATE
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Negative ion. : ANION
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Day of the week: Abbr. : TUES
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Parents of first English child born in America. : DARES
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Dodgers star. : JACKIE
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Time allowed for payment of note. : USANCE
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More streaked. : LINIER
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Estate. : ACRES
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Closefisted. : NEAR
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Halfpenny: Sl. : MAG
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Trumpeter Louis Armstrong's nickname. : SATCHMO
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Ambassadress ___ Anderson. : EUGENIE
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Mercury's were winged. : SHOES
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Record of single event. : ANNAL
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Be thrifty. : SAVE
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Misstep. : TRIP
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Semblance. : AIR
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One serving time. : TERMER
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Enthrone. : ENSEAT
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Solid alcohol. : STERNO
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Southern Slav. : SERBIAN
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Rocky eminence: Scot. : SCAUR
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Resting place. : ROOST
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Rubble. : DEBRIS
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Granular snow. : FIRN
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Become a member. : ENROL
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Anglo-Saxon "th." : EDH
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___ Henderson. : LEON
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Swiss Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1902. : GOBAT
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"Worlds in ___," Velikovsky. : COLLISION
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Pitcher Sheldon Jones' nickname. : AVAILABLE
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One armed with shield. : TARGETEER
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Congressman from N. J. : EATON
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Former place of execution in London. : TYBURN
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Husband of Evita. : PERON
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Division of Jurassic system. : LIAS
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Defensive work. : PALISADE
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South of France. : MIDI
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Korea's President, ___ Rhee. : SYNGMAN
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Mitigates. : SOOTHES
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Hawaiian food. : POI
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Car manufacturer. : KAISER
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Searches. : SCOURS
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Peruvian shrub. : MATICO
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Hewn stone. : ASHLAR
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Bombards. : SHELLS
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"And by yon bonnie ___." : BRAES
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Flyer's "silk." : CHUTE
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Harmonize. : AGREE
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Small monkey. : TITI
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Roman chest. : CIST
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Book of the Bible. : ACTS
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Man's name. : RAE
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Legal point. : RES
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Chinese tea. : CHA
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Pronoun. : HIS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 35 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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