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Tanaquil Le Clercq
Tanaquil Le Clercq

NAMING NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, January 28, 1973

Author: Tanaquil Le Clerq
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.06, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 631 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Tanaquil Le Clercq has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: The published byline is a misprint. The correct constructor name is Tanaquil Le Clercq with two c's.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,569
Across Down
1. Called in a way : PAGED
6. Loom heddles : CAAM
10. Waist wear : SASH
14. Balzac's Cousin : BETTE
19. Harangued : ORATED
21. "Un ___ in Maschera" : BALLO
22. Capable of : UPTO
23. Son of Jacob : ASHER
24. Hot fare : TAMALE
25. Umbrage : RESENTMENT
27. British guns : STENS
28. Babe Ruth : THESULTANOFSWAT
30. Of otters : LUTRINE
32. Draft agency : SSS
33. So, to Scots : SAE
34. Twitching : TIC
35. In a straight course : LINEAR
36. Sal : MINEO
38. Field: Lat. : AGER
40. Hunt and peck : TYPE
41. Swedish river : GOTA
44. Ann Sheridan : THEOOMPHGIRL
47. April initials : IRS
48. Boo-boo : BONER
49. Lament : MOURN
50. Inlets : RIAS
51. Italian family : ESTE
53. Himalayan animals : PANDAS
54. Small case : INRO
55. Long poem : IDYLL
57. Concert halls : ODEA
58. Fairy queen : MAB
59. Service org. : USO
60. U. S. Indian : OTO
61. Tupelo's rock star et al. : PRESLEYS
63. Curl one's lip : SNEER
65. Squint, in England : SKEN
66. "In ___ and out . . . " : ONEEAR
68. Give the ___ (oust) : GATE
70. Actor Aldridge of 1800's : IRA
71. Timetables, for short : SKEDS
72. Jack Armstrong : THEALLAMERICANBOY
77. Father: Prefix : PATRO
80. Mauna ___ : LOA
81. Tizzy : SNIT
82. Conductor Ansermet : ERNEST
85. Tennis star : ASHE
86. Place for Miss Hellman's toys : ATTIC
88. Loathes : DESPISES
91. Frigate bird : IWA
93. French lady : MME
94. Blackbirds' milieu : PIE
95. Stoneware: Fr. : GRES
97. Hues : TINTS
98. Stage billing : STAR
99. Broke down a sentence : PARSED
101. Icelandic measure : ALIN
102. N. Z. pine : RIMU
103. Lizard : SKINK
104. Raise : ERECT
105. ___-Magnon : CRO
106. Sousa : THEMARCHKING
110. Ukraine body : RADA
111. Critic Downes : OLIN
112. House part : EAVE
113. Remove, in law: Var. : ELOIN
114. ___ wreath : BRIDAL
116. Scottish alder : ARN
117. French painter : ARP
118. Tub : VAT
121. Handbill : LEAFLET
123. John Barrymore : THEGREATPROFILE
129. Tapestry : ARRAS
130. Ways to nowhere : TREADMILLS
132. Musk ox : OVIBOS
133. Philosopher Benedetto : CROCE
134. Deserve : EARN
135. "Tiny ___" : ALICE
136. Soften : RELENT
137. Helen and Citizen : KANES
138. Tear : REND
139. Verne skipper : NEMO
140. Flowers : ROSES
1. Paper sizes : POTTS
2. Irish cries : ARAHS
3. Old Maid and charades, e.g. : GAMES
4. Greek letters : ETAS
5. Snare's partner : DELUSION
6. City of France : CAEN
7. Besides : ALSO
8. Hebrew letter : ALEF
9. Mary Shelley subject : MONSTER
10. Common shrub : SUMAC
11. Egyptian goddess : APET
12. Depot: Abbr. : STN
13. Trumpeter Oran Page : HOTLIPS
14. Cover the turkey : BASTE
15. Tarragon : ESTRAGON
16. Wellington : THEIRONDUKE
17. Vols' state : TENN
18. Gaelic : ERSE
20. Roosevelt name : DELANO
21. Undergarment : BRA
26. Did a baton routine : TWIRLED
29. Abound : TEEM
31. French article : UNE
35. Instrument for Orpheus : LYRE
36. Warm-sea fish : MERO
37. Grand Old events : OPRYS
38. Indian Ocean island : AGALEGA
39. Soldiers : GIS
40. Ill-starred ship : TITANIC
42. Pestered : TEASED
43. Certain crimes : ARSONS
44. Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
45. Lake Indian : HURON
46. Ant home : HILL
48. "___ Ballads" : BAB
49. My, in Milan : MIO
52. French possessive : SES
53. Golf score : PAR
55. Dies ___ : IRAE
56. Adenauer : DERALTE
57. Reveals, old style : OSTENDS
58. Most sordid : MEANEST
61. N. Z. bird : PEHO
62. Southern fare : YAMS
64. Epoch : ERA
65. Kind of terrier : SKYE
67. Be, in France : ETRE
69. Penna. city : ERIE
71. "___ and Lovers" : SONS
73. River of France : LOT
74. Napoleon II : LAIGLON
75. "___ for a change" : ITSTIME
76. Legendary Irish king : BRES
77. Spoil : PAMPER
78. Eritrean city : ASMARA
79. Von Richthofen : THEREDBARON
83. Kind of protest : SITIN
84. Nasal speech : TWANG
86. Abet's partner : AID
87. Dernier ___ : CRI
89. Cotton cloth : PIMA
90. Harden : INURE
92. Refuge : ARK
94. Kind of peeve : PET
96. Recorded : ENTERED
98. Kind of flint : SKIN
100. Capone : SCARFACE
101. Seed cover : ARIL
102. Gun the motor : REV
103. Omit : SKIPOVER
105. Dish sound : CLATTER
107. Word game : HANGMAN
108. Loud sound : CLAP
109. Type of movie : HORROR
111. Grecian-urn tribute : ODE
115. German girls' names : ILSES
116. Lend ___ (help) : AHAND
118. Music makers, for short : VIBES
119. "I want to be ___" : ALONE
120. Exams : TESTS
121. Want : LACK
122. ___-Pater, old astrologer : ERRA
123. Sea bird : TERN
124. Anger : RILE
125. Biblical oasis : ELIM
126. Small dog : ALCO
127. Lao-___ : TSE
128. Silk thread : FILO
131. Scottish explorer : RAE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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