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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 1949

Author: Edward Buckler
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 50
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© 1949, The New York TimesNo. 397
Across Down
1. Scribbles. : DOODLES
8. Dr. Margaret ___, new president of Wellesley. : CLAPP
13. Frothed. : SPUMED
19. Astir. : ABROACH
20. More delicate. : LACIER
22. Film on copper surface. : PATINA
23. Carte ___. : BLANCHE
24. Forcefully. : ENERGETICALLY
26. Storage crib. : BIN
27. People of Seoul. : KOREANS
29. Prisons. : GAOLS
30. ___ Palmas. : LAS
31. Main ingredient of Scotch woodcock. : EGGS
33. Sinuous. : WAVY
34. Oral. : VOCAL
35. Loose soil. : DIRT
36. Escritoire. : DESK
37. Take medicine. : DOSE
38. Marrows. : PITHS
39. Tree of mimosa family. : INGA
40. Thomas Stearns ___. : ELIOT
42. Tobacco kiln. : OAST
43. Banjo player. : TWANGER
46. Region E of the Jordan: Bib. : GILEAD
48. Adorns. : ARRAYS
50. Pile up. : AMASS
51. ___ floss. : DENTAL
52. Man's name. : SILAS
53. Heat: Med. : CALOR
55. News: Scot. : UNCOS
56. Beat. : THROB
57. Blended (said of colors). : FONDU
58. Mount ___, 13,706 ft., in Colorado. : OSO
61. Insurgents opposed to former ones. : COUNTERREVOLUTIONISTS
65. Part of a cup. : EAR
66. Contorted. : WRIED
67. Cheerful songs. : LILTS
68. Volumes. : TOMES
69. Article of food. : VIAND
70. ___ City. : WINDY
71. Lowest points. : MINIMA
72. Refuse. : DROSS
74. Midday rest. : SIESTA
76. Invigorants. : TONICS
77. Infant's footwear. : BOOTEES
79. Enmeshes. : NETS
80. Monetary unit of Brussels. : BELGA
81. High: Lat. fem. : ALTA
82. "Hayseeds." : HICKS
84. New Secretary of Army. : GRAY
85. City in W. Honshu. : NARA
89. Product of Wales. : COAL
90. Discloses. : BARES
91. Ring that condenses flame of lamp. : CRIC
92. Source. : SEED
93. Morsel. : ORT
94. Street Arab. : GAMIN
95. Tan color. : LEATHER
98. 504. : DIV
99. Quiet. : NOISELESSNESS
102. White and smooth. : IVORINE
104. Crustacean. : ISOPOD
105. Reddish dyes. : HENNAS
106. Of gaseous celestial structures. : NEBULAR
107. Erie, Welland, etc. : CANALS
108. Darling. : DEARY
109. Dullest. : GREYEST
1. Touched gently. : DABBED
2. Bind by some favor rendered. : OBLIGE
3. Apes. : ORANGS
4. Russian river. : DON
5. Want. : LACK
6. Daughter of Air and Earth. : ECHO
7. Playwright who wrote book for "Miss Liberty." : SHERWOOD
8. Split. : CLEAVE
9. Mr. Ross. : LANNY
10. Experts. : ACES
11. Mohammedan saint. : PIR
12. Clara ___, for whom Barkis was willin'. : PEGGOTTY
13. Shed. : SPILL
14. Half boots. : PACS
15. Miss Hagen. : UTA
16. Manufacturing processes. : MILLINGS
17. Expands. : ENLARGES
18. Venus, when it precedes sun in rising. : DAYSTAR
21. Stretch. : REACH
25. Breakfast item. : TOAST
28. ___ St. Louis, Ill. : EAST
32. Comic carrot top. : SKELTON
34. Passport signatures. : VISAS
35. Coin of Belgrade. : DINAR
37. Numbered plate. : DIAL
38. Tellers of short narratives that reveal moral truths. : PARABOLISTS
41. At any rate. : LEASTWISE
42. Russian admiral (1737–1809). : ORLOV
44. Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
45. Being equivalent. : AMOUNTING
46. Italian seaport. : GENOA
47. Become liable to. : INCUR
48. Displayed. : AIRED
49. Truman's nickname for Sen. Lucas. : SCOTTY
51. Chief: It. : DUCE
52. Fragments. : SHREDS
54. Cuckoos. : ANIS
56. One of triplets. : TRIN
57. River, joins Werra R. to form the Weser. : FULDA
58. Of a metallic element. : OSMIC
59. Dams up. : STEMS
60. Greek mountain. : OSSA
62. Efface. : ERASE
63. Bits of fluff or down. : LINTS
64. Early Greek people. : IONIANS
69. Of a vow. : VOTAL
70. Periods of time. : WEEKS
71. Fabulous herb of occult power. : MOLY
72. Via ___, Way of the Cross. : DOLOROSA
73. Succession. : ROTATION
75. Maddened. : INCENSED
76. Mark Hopkins' profession. : TEACHING
77. Of an English philosopher. : BACONIC
78. Dishonor. : SHAME
80. Young herring. : BRIT
83. Nickname of Notre Dame teams. : IRISH
84. Verdant. : GRASSY
86. Ancient Roman official. : AEDILE
87. Rockfish. : REINAS
88. Allude. : ADVERT
90. Mountain summits bare of forest. : BALDS
91. Actor Romero. : CESAR
94. Charles Lyell's science: Abbr. : GEOL
95. Little Helena. : LENA
96. At all. : EVER
97. Mantle. : ROBE
100. What Vichy is. : SPA
101. Compass point. : NNE
103. King: Sp. : RUY

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 40 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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