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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, August 7, 1949

Author:
Alice McKinley
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 35
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 391
Across
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Mr. Vishinsky. : ANDREI
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Present East-West situation. : COLDWAR
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High Commissioner to Germany. : MCCLOY
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Close upon. : TOWARD
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Use. : OPERATE
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Mother of Sir Galahad. : ELAINE
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Fifth ___. : AVENUE
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School examinations in New York State. : REGENTS
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Scrap. : MORSEL
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Kind of paper: Abbr. : VEL
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Thermal unit: Physics. : CALORIE
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Karel Capek's imaginary man. : ROBOT
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Useful hint. : TIP
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Narrow passage between islands. : INLET
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Patagonian Indians. : ONAS
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___ Van Doren, writer. : CARL
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Native of Malmo. : SWEDE
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___ Timberlane. : CASS
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Noted anthropologist (1858–1942). : BOAS
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Garner's nickname, ___ Jack. : CACTUS
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Jewish month. : ADAR
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Connecticut's Governor, 1931–1939. : CROSS
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Useful word for child tenders. : DONT
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___ Van Doren, writer. : MARK
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Star. : HEROINE
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___ Injun. : HONEST
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Sharp rock. : NEEDLE
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Excessively. : OVERLY
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Important part of Marshall Plan shipments. : FOODS
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Herbert Hoover's former profession. : ENGINEER
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Strong: German. : FESTE
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Island of the Blue Grotto, near Naples. : CAPRI
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Dutch painter (1626–79). : STEEN
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___ Vegas. : LAS
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Respiratory infections: Colloq. : FLUS
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Mr. Morley. : CHRISTOPHER
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Cry of the wild goose. : HONK
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.001 inch. : MIL
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Prepares for an exam. : CRAMS
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Isolated. : ISLED
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___ Arabia. : SAUDI
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African cousin of the mountain goat. : ANTELOPE
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___ plexus. : SOLAR
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One of Hitler's death camps. : BELSEN
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City on New Providence Island. : NASSAU
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Milk-curdling agent. : RENNET
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Free from deceit. : SINCERE
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Elite, roman, pica, etc. : TYPE
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Close at hand. : NEAR
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Disposed. : READY
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Joke. : JAPE
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Of a dividing wall. : SEPTAL
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Sheep ticks. : KEDS
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Units of electrical resistance. : OHMS
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Wipe out. : ERASE
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Supreme Court Justice. : REED
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500 mi. river, branch of the Colorado. : GILA
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Prowl. : SNOOP
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Man's nickname. : SOL
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___ cake. : LAYER
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"___ and Old Lace." : ARSENIC
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King of France, 888–898. : ODO
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___ Welles. : SUMNER
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Sheepskin. : DIPLOMA
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Symbol of Oregon. : BEAVER
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Income of benefits from ownership of wealth. : USANCE
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Infuriated. : ENRAGED
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Turn upside down. : INVERT
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19c in Spain. : PESETA
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Self-centered persons. : EGOISTS
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Not stems. : STERNS
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Of remote ancestors. : ATAVIC
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Nine day devotion in the Roman Catholic Church. : NOVENA
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Abides. : DWELLS
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Sea goddess, wife of Aegir. : RAN
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Emit violently. : ERUCT
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Impression. : IDEA
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Circles of light around sun or moon. : CORONAS
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What Verdi wrote. : OPERAS
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Of law: Lat. : LEGIS
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Suffer: Scot. : DREE
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Languid. : WAN
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Invites. : ATTRACTS
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Summer ___. : RESORT
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Note. : MEMO
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Coagulates. : CLOTS
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Horse ___. : CAR
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Registered. : LISTED
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Lake in central New York State. : ONEIDA
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Howler. : YELPER
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Not precise. : LOOSE
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Leon ___, French statesman. : BLUM
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Safeguards. : ESCORTS
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Raspberry stems. : CANES
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Arouse. : WAKEN
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Skeletal. : BONY
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Not absolute. : CONDITIONAL
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Advocate of birth control. : SANGER
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Irritate. : RILE
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Exits. : DOORS
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Control. : REIN
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Paul Gray ___, head of ECA. : HOFFMAN
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Lord Orville's bride. : EVELINA
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Follows. : RESULTS
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Natives of Pueblo Bonito. : HOPIS
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Rope. : TETHER
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Free from vermin. : DELOUSE
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Natatorial youth of Greek legend. : LEANDER
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First name of author of "Tobacco Road." : ERSKINE
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Beneficiary of the Brannan plan. : FARMER
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Requirement. : NEED
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Part of a chair back. : SPLAT
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Speaks hoarsely. : CROUPS
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Beloved doctor of Johns Hopkins (1849–1919). : OSLER
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Kingfisher. : HALCYON
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New York gave him a welcome in May. : CLAY
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Despatch. : SEND
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Rocky Mountain resort. : ESTES
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Sam ___, golf champion. : SNEAD
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Prejudice. : BIAS
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Joining. : ENTERING
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Gateway to France, 1940. : SEDAN
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Uncanny. : EERY
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Plays the first card again. : RELEADS
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Ambassador at Large. : JESSUP
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Incite. : AROUSE
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Las ___, Canary Island seaport. : PALMAS
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River of the Carolinas. : PEEDEE
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Otis Skinner's starring vehicle. : KISMET
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Author of a report on our Government. : HOOVER
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Person of these times. : MODERN
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Arthur Daley's field. : SPORTS
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Decide upon. : ELECT
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Mixes spirit with water. : GROGS
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Perfume. : SCENT
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Range. : AREA
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Lofty mountain chain of Asia. : ALAI
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Bird of Thoth. : IBIS
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Compass point. : NNE
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For. : PRO
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Hail. : AVE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 33 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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