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PEOPLE, PLACES, THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, September 17, 1950

Author: Alice Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 154, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.84, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 659 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 198, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 52
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 455
Across Down
1. Ambassador from India. : PANDIT
7. Atomic Senator. : MCMAHON
14. Fund-raising letters. : APPEALS
21. Baltimorean. : ORIOLE
22. Dignify. : ELEVATE
23. Yale's new president. : GRISWOLD
25. Chattered idly. : PRATED
26. Songlike. : MELODIC
27. Penitent. : REPENTER
28. Forebears of the Scots. : PICTS
29. Breed of cattle. : DEVON
30. Hispid. : SETOSE
32. The Deacon's pride. : SHAY
33. Ill. : EVIL
34. Hop stems. : BINES
35. Confines. : SHUTS
36. Bird: Comb. form. : AVI
37. Housing problem. : TENEMENTS
39. Battleground of 1943. : CASSINO
42. City on the Po. : TURIN
44. Present head of House of Hapsburg. : OTTO
45. Pres. McIntosh's bailiwick. : BARNARD
46. ___ and dining. : WINING
47. Diffidence. : MODESTY
51. Senator Tydings. : MILLARD
52. Coney Island commodity. : HOTDOGS
53. Reluctant. : AVERSE
54. Pantry. : BUTLERY
55. Moths. : LUNAS
56. Noted Air Force general. : LEMAY
57. "The ___ Falcon." : MALTESE
58. Avian abodes. : BIRDNESTS
62. Seed coat. : ARIL
63. Author of "Death of a Salesman." : MILLER
64. Smother. : STIFLE
66. Senator from Minnesota. : THYE
67. Capture. : BAG
68. Great teacher of medicine (1849–1919). : OSLER
69. Register. : ENTER
70. Marshall Plan. : ECA
71. Above. : ATOP
73. Disdains. : SCORNS
75. Shrubs. : ALDERS
76. Mark Twain's Calavaras County jumper. : FROG
77. Beats again. : REDEFEATS
79. Cars on Cannon Mountain, N. H. : TELFERS
81. R. L. S. lived here. : SAMOA
82. Brooks. : RILLS
83. Clergymen. : PASTORS
84. Educator, writer, college president. : CONANT
85. Mathematician, philosopher, writer. : RUSSELL
88. Good ones: Slang. : CORKERS
89. Secy. Johnson's department. : DEFENSE
90. Intact. : ENTIRE
91. Where the Marshall Plan was launched. : HARVARD
92. Pasteur on the screen. : MUNI
93. Homeless creature. : STRAY
94. Gossips. : TALKERS
95. New drug. : HISTAMINE
100. Furthermore. : TOO
101. Estate. : MANOR
102. Ejects. : OUSTS
103. Beverages. : ALES
104. Piercing tools. : AWLS
106. Luzon headhunter. : IGOROT
108. Ringleted. : CURLY
109. Fold. : PLEAT
110. Politburo strong man. : MALENKOV
112. Gov. Payne's capital. : AUGUSTA
114. Noted lawyer and diplomat (1832–1917). : CHOATE
115. Grand Hollywood affair. : PREMIERE
116. Dignified. : STATELY
117. Offender. : SINNER
118. Bureau. : DRESSER
119. Wrestles. : TUSSLES
120. Vindicates. : CLEARS
1. Kind of valve. : POPPET
2. Attain success. : ARRIVE
3. Vitamin B component. : NIACIN
4. Half-burned tobacco in a pipe. : DOTTLE
5. Islands: Fr. : ILES
6. ___ Williams. : TED
7. Reminder of the past. : MEMENTO
8. Anne of ___, wife of Henry VIII. : CLEVES
9. Here a Venus was found in 1820. : MELOS
10. River near Rugby. : AVON
11. Maintained. : HAD
12. Man's name. : OTIS
13. Indispensable. : NECESSARY
14. Where the Big Mo went. : AGROUND
15. Immediately. : PRESTO
16. Meerschaums. : PIPES
17. Compass point. : ESE
18. Wheat beards. : AWNS
19. Gay rake. : LOTHARIO
20. Separating into filaments, as silk. : SLEAVING
24. Jobs for laundries. : DRYINGS
29. ___ Moore, of the funnies. : DINTY
31. "The ___ Man." : THIRD
34. Miss Davis. : BETTE
38. Covered with bryophytes. : MOSSY
39. Visitor. : CALLER
40. French city. : ARLES
41. Nooses. : SNARES
42. Prometheus. : TITAN
43. Nobel Prize winner, 1928. : UNDSET
45. Heron. : BITTERN
46. Seven ___ of the world. : WONDERS
47. Where Calicut is. : MALABAR
48. Indulged in too much food. : OVERATE
49. Hero. : DEMIGOD
50. Of an age. : ERAL
51. Pestles. : MULLERS
52. Baseball pitchers. : HURLERS
54. Votes. : BALLOTS
55. Hoists. : LIFTERS
57. Make an error. : MISCALL
58. Farm machines. : BINDERS
59. Taft's V. P. : SHERMAN
60. Powerful business men. : TYCOONS
61. Tidal basin portal. : SEAGATE
63. Light white wine of W. Germany. : MOSELLE
65. Form of road pavement. : TELFORD
72. Iran. : PERSIA
74. Suffer from extreme need. : STARVE
75. Modifies. : ALTERS
76. Temple. : FANE
78. Impetuous. : FIERY
80. Glacial ridge. : ESKAR
81. Bulgarian capital. : SOFIA
83. Menu item. : PORKROAST
84. Coins. : CENTS
85. Press with a die again. : RESTAMP
86. Unfavorable. : UNTOWARD
87. Baby carriage. : STROLLER
88. Heat: Latin. : CALOR
89. ___ Answer. : DUSTY
91. Site of Dartmouth. : HANOVER
92. Misplaces. : MISLAYS
94. Bengali poet (1861–1941). : TAGORE
95. Dash against. : HURTLE
96. Senator from Nevada. : MALONE
97. Sister of ex-King Carol. : ILEANA
98. More tidy. : NEATER
99. Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
101. Broadcasting gadgets: Sl. : MIKES
102. Blackbird. : OUSEL
105. Strewn with stars: Her. : SEME
107. Short, full ballet skirt. : TUTU
108. Fells. : CUTS
109. Murray of the C. I. O. : PHIL
111. Serbian city. : NIS
113. Subject of Boyle's law. : GAS
114. Cosecant: Abbr. : CSC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 45 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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