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PEOPLE AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, September 9, 1951

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.64, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 667 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 163, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 46
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 812
Across
1. Native of Tripoli. : LIBYAN
7. Resembling a pillar. : STELAR
13. Creator of Captain Hornblower. : FORESTER
21. Madden. : ENRAGE
22. He wrote "Jane Clegg." : ERVINE
23. Beethoven's Leonore ___. : OVERTURES
25. He was called the "Angelic Doctor." : THOMASAQUINAS
27. He nationalized his country's oil. : MOSSADEGH
28. Dr. Zinsser, author of "Rats, Lice, and History." : HANS
29. Inhuman. : CRUEL
30. Duplicity. : DECEIT
32. Take exception. : DEMUR
33. High, in music. : ALT
34. Heat-resistant glass. : SILEX
35. Insisted upon. : DEMANDED
37. Festival of cowherd castes. : HOLI
38. One of a ship's steersmen. : LEEWHEEL
40. "Alekhine's defense," for instance. : GAMBIT
41. Short swim. : DIP
43. Swedish county. : LAN
44. Climbs. : SHINS
45. Hebrew letter. : TAV
46. Fresh and juicy. : LUSH
48. Truman ___. : CAPOTE
50. Part of the world. : ORIENT
52. Clubfoot. : TALIPES
54. Statistician. : AVERAGER
56. Dough. : PASTE
57. DiSalle's home town. : TOLEDO
58. Oriental name. : ITO
59. Bottomless gulf. : ABYSS
60. Coal mines. : PITS
61. Drury ___. : LANE
62. Thomas Jonathan Jackson. : STONEWALL
66. Common suffix. : OSE
67. Abounding in certain trees. : PINY
68. Treated with deference: Var. : KOTOWED
70. Tongue of an insect. : GLOSSA
74. Long-tailed Asiatic jay. : SIRGANG
76. Soldiers' makeshift protection. : MUDHOLE
77. Arranges beforehand. : PRESETS
78. Make certain. : ENSURE
79. Radio fare. : SERIALS
80. Miss Lillie, or Lady ___. : PEEL
81. My: French. : MES
82. Albert and family, of Princeton. : EINSTEINS
84. Unqualified. : PURE
85. German admiral of W. W. I. : SPEE
86. Guitar with 10 strings. : TIPLE
89. Miss Cornell. : KIT
90. South Sea paradise. : TAHITI
93. Weights of Eastern Asia. : TAELS
94. First 2 words of a poem by Whitman. : OCAPTAIN
96. Maxim. : PRECEPT
98. Jet planes. : SABRES
99. First name of "Jeeves" author. : PELHAM
100. Greek goddess of earth. : GAIA
102. Vexation. : IRE
103. Dominant feature. : MOTIF
104. Sly: Obs. : SLE
105. The: Span. : LOS
107. Perpetrate aggression. : INVADE
109. Take-off cry of parachute troops. : GERONIMO
112. Hinged metal strap. : HASP
114. Speaks hastily and indistinctly. : SPUTTERS
116. Opera by Paderewski. : MANRU
117. 167,049 women. : DAR
118. Abstract beings. : ENTIA
120. Secret and marvelous remedies. : ARCANA
121. City on the Rhine. : BASLE
122. Italian saint. : NERI
123. City on the Firth of Forth. : EDINBURGH
125. Its capital is Ulan Bator Khoto. : OUTERMONGOLIA
128. Thomas Lanier Williams. : TENNESSEE
129. Make dull, as a knife. : UNEDGE
130. Popular name for Tiziano Vecelli, painter. : TITIAN
131. Fact. : REALNESS
132. Victor Mature's role. : SAMSON
133. Port on Black Sea. : ODESSA
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1. Deadly. : LETHAL
2. Inspire. : INHALE
3. Famous trio of literature. : BRONTESISTERS
4. Cush-cushes. : YAMS
5. Turkish title. : AGA
6. Ignorant. : NESCIENT
7. "Jo's Boys" was one. : SEQUEL
8. Ernest of TV. : TRUEX
9. Malevolent. : EVIL
10. ___ Yutang. : LIN
11. Garland. : ANADEM
12. Be like. : RESEMBLE
13. Agitates. : FOMENTS
14. Egg-shaped. : OVOID
15. Terminated the introduction of evidence. : RESTED
16. Hesitations. : ERS
17. Town: So. Afr. : STAD
18. Iranian Communist party. : TUDEH
19. Science of deserts. : EREMOLOGY
20. Adjusts. : REGULATES
24. Wearers of red fezzes. : SHRINERS
26. City on the Rhone. : ARLES
31. French doctor in "Merry Wives of Windsor." : CAIUS
34. Excel. : SHINE
35. Mr. Lilienthal. : DAVID
36. Chop up. : DICE
39. Sharpens. : WHETS
40. Storm phenomenon. : GALE
42. Line on a map. : PARALLEL
45. Lie. : TALE
47. Detested. : HATED
49. Señores Casals y Picasso. : PABLOS
50. Combat. : OPPOSE
51. Product of Fresno, Cal. : RAISIN
52. Singer Martin. : TONY
53. In the quickest possible manner. : POSTHASTE
55. Solemn promise. : VOW
57. Flavor. : TANG
58. Arrow poison. : INEE
61. Household equipment. : LINEN
63. Dupe. : TOOL
64. Symbols of wisdom. : OWLS
65. Get on well together. : AGREE
67. In a region of the skull. : PARIETAL
68. Caucasian language. : KURI
69. God mentioned in the "Edda." : ODIN
71. Motto of Gen. Cates' men. : SEMPERFIDELIS
72. Wilbur Daniel ___, American writer. : STEELE
73. Determine a tax. : ASSESS
75. Rival party of the Ghibellines. : GUELPH
76. Be united. : MEET
77. "Iolanthe," or "The Peer and the ___." : PERI
79. Cause irritation. : STING
80. Golf stroke. : PUTT
83. What they do in Sun Valley. : SKI
84. Large cask. : PIPE
85. Wayne ___, indoor tennis champ, 1939. : SABIN
86. Platen covering for printing press. : TOPSHEET
87. Native of Reykjavik. : ICELANDER
88. Neighbor of Jordan. : PALESTINE
91. Nitric and prussic. : ACIDS
92. This place. : HERE
93. Giant armadillo. : TATOU
95. Alonzo Stagg's first name. : AMOS
96. One of Columbus' vessels. : PINTA
97. Eager for food. : RAVENOUS
98. Port on the Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
101. Letters. : AITCHES
103. ___ Park, place of great experimentation. : MENLO
106. Not thickly settled. : SPARSE
108. South American Indian. : ARAUNA
109. They read meters. : GASMEN
110. Montana river. : MARIAS
111. Mrs. Brooks Atkinson. : ORIANA
113. Projecting part of the ear. : PINNA
115. Insists upon. : URGES
116. Girl's name. : MARGO
119. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
121. River bottoms. : BEDS
122. Importance. : NOTE
124. What the "Big Mo" belongs to. : USN
126. Egyptian sun god. : TEM
127. Disease of sheep. : GID

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 37 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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