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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.
David Steinberg 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
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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
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Hues : TINTS
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Stage billing : STAR
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Broke down a sentence : PARSED
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Icelandic measure : ALIN
102
N. Z. pine : RIMU
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Lizard : SKINK
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Raise : ERECT
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Sousa : THEMARCHKING
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Ukraine body : RADA
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Critic Downes : OLIN
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House part : EAVE
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Remove, in law: Var. : ELOIN
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___ wreath : BRIDAL
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Scottish alder : ARN
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French painter : ARP
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Tub : VAT
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Handbill : LEAFLET
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John Barrymore : THEGREATPROFILE
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Tapestry : ARRAS
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Ways to nowhere : TREADMILLS
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Musk ox : OVIBOS
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Philosopher Benedetto : CROCE
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Deserve : EARN
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"Tiny ___" : ALICE
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Soften : RELENT
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Helen and Citizen : KANES
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Tear : REND
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Verne skipper : NEMO
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Flowers : ROSES
Down
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Paper sizes : POTTS
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Irish cries : ARAHS
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Old Maid and charades, e.g. : GAMES
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Greek letters : ETAS
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Snare's partner : DELUSION
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City of France : CAEN
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Besides : ALSO
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Hebrew letter : ALEF
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Mary Shelley subject : MONSTER
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Common shrub : SUMAC
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Egyptian goddess : APET
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Depot: Abbr. : STN
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Trumpeter Oran Page : HOTLIPS
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Cover the turkey : BASTE
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Tarragon : ESTRAGON
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Wellington : THEIRONDUKE
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Vols' state : TENN
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Roosevelt name : DELANO
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Undergarment : BRA
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Did a baton routine : TWIRLED
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Abound : TEEM
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French article : UNE
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Instrument for Orpheus : LYRE
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Warm-sea fish : MERO
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Grand Old events : OPRYS
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Indian Ocean island : AGALEGA
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Soldiers : GIS
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Ill-starred ship : TITANIC
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Pestered : TEASED
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Certain crimes : ARSONS
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Lone Ranger's sidekick : TONTO
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Lake Indian : HURON
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Ant home : HILL
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"___ Ballads" : BAB
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My, in Milan : MIO
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French possessive : SES
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Golf score : PAR
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Dies ___ : IRAE
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Adenauer : DERALTE
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Reveals, old style : OSTENDS
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Most sordid : MEANEST
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N. Z. bird : PEHO
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Southern fare : YAMS
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Epoch : ERA
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Kind of terrier : SKYE
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Be, in France : ETRE
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Penna. city : ERIE
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"___ and Lovers" : SONS
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River of France : LOT
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Napoleon II : LAIGLON
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"___ for a change" : ITSTIME
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Legendary Irish king : BRES
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Spoil : PAMPER
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Eritrean city : ASMARA
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Von Richthofen : THEREDBARON
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Kind of protest : SITIN
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Nasal speech : TWANG
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Abet's partner : AID
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Dernier ___ : CRI
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Cotton cloth : PIMA
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Harden : INURE
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Refuge : ARK
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Kind of peeve : PET
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Recorded : ENTERED
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Kind of flint : SKIN
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Capone : SCARFACE
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Gun the motor : REV
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Omit : SKIPOVER
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Dish sound : CLATTER
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Word game : HANGMAN
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Loud sound : CLAP
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Type of movie : HORROR
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Grecian-urn tribute : ODE
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German girls' names : ILSES
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Lend ___ (help) : AHAND
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Music makers, for short : VIBES
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"I want to be ___" : ALONE
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Exams : TESTS
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Want : LACK
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___-Pater, old astrologer : ERRA
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Sea bird : TERN
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Anger : RILE
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Biblical oasis : ELIM
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Small dog : ALCO
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Lao-___ : TSE
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Silk thread : FILO
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Scottish explorer : RAE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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