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Jules Arensberg
Jules Arensberg

WHAT'S IN A NAME?

New York Times, Sunday, January 8, 1956

128-Across : Hic jacet.

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 665 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1956, The New York TimesNo. 2,385
Across
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French songstress. : PIAF
5
Square feet. : AREA
9
Italian province. : AOSTA
14
Zoo attendant. : KEEPER
20
Anne Brontë's pseudonym. : ACTONBELL
22
Subject. : TOPIC
23
Freckle. : LENTIGO
24
Van Rijn. : REMBRANDT
25
Unescorted. : ALONE
26
Alert. : ONGUARD
27
___-Magnon. : CRO
28
Brewing. : ASTEEP
30
Native. : INGROWN
32
Relative of curare. : INEE
33
Titular abbreviation. : ASST
35
Breaks into. : IRRUPTS
37
Bedlam. : BABEL
39
Western Indian. : OTO
40
Poetess Julia Ward. : HOWE
43
Certain actors. : SERIOS
45
Leg bone. : TIBIA
47
Machiavellians. : SCHEMERS
51
One billionth of a meter. : BICRON
53
Transport. : DELIGHT
57
The Pool, near London Bridge. : THAMES
58
Chirognomist's concern. : PALM
60
Rhee's men. : ROK
62
Calling. : CAREER
63
Less frequent. : RARER
64
Major-___. : DOMO
65
Regiminal. : DIETIC
68
Italian philosopher. : CROCE
69
Strays. : ERRS
70
Author Louis Marie Julien Viaud. : LOTI
71
Element 50. : TIN
72
I. : SELF
74
High-flown. : ARTY
75
___ Khan. : ALY
76
Relative of "midi." : SUD
77
Artists wear them. : SMOCKS
80
Dizziness. : VERTIGO
82
___ pot. : MELTING
84
Roosevelt aide. : HOPKINS
86
Ibsenian pastor. : MANDERS
88
Trenchant writing. : SARCASM
90
Author William S. Porter. : OHENRY
91
Adjectival suffix. : ENT
92
Cassowary's cousin. : EMU
93
Veer. : SLUE
94
___ flakes. : SOAP
96
Plus. : AND
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Tenley Albright's milieu. : RINK
99
Choice job. : PLUM
100
Underworld. : HADES
102
Natives of Nasser's country. : NILOTS
104
Decalog violations. : SINS
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Dive. : JOINT
106
Breakfast dish. : OMELET
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Pop. : DAD
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Coast Guard woman. : SPAR
110
In abundance. : GALORE
111
Former Mexican President. : OBREGON
113
Wise man. : NESTOR
116
Skyscraper necessity. : ELEVATOR
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Bulls: Span. : TOROS
120
Prison camp. : STALAG
122
Verve. : ELAN
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Musical sign. : BAR
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Campaign brickbat. : SMEAR
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Hic jacet. : EPITAPH
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Bopster's word. : DIGS
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Lilylike plant. : ALOE
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Manor lands. : ESTATES
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Evaporates. : STEAMS
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Emblem of dawn. : DEW
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Ehrich Weiss. : HOUDINI
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Just., Agric., Comm., etc. : DEPTS
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Whodunit writer Wright. : SSVANDINE
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Meanings. : INTENTS
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Cove. : INLET
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Stage name of the Blythes. : BARRYMORE
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Go-betweens. : AGENTS
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Roman roads. : ITERS
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River in Flanders. : YSER
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Cha-cha, for instance. : STEP
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Roman goddess. : PARCA
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Pastry decorators. : ICERS
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Air pressure measurement. : ATMOS
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Expressage abbreviation. : FOB
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Frenchman of means. : RENTIER
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One of the Plinys. : ELDER
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Remodels. : ALTERS
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Resembling a grainy rock. : OOLITIC
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Man behind a TV show. : SPONSOR
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Bell sound. : TING
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Sharp. : ACERB
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Augusta's river. : KENNEBEC
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Part of Gt. Brit. : ENG
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Sheath: Fr. : ETUI
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Liberace's forte. : PIANO
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White bird. : EGRET
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Bronco-buster's show. : RODEO
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Extinct eagle. : NRA
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Minimum offer at an auction. : LOWBID
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Colorado city. : PUEBLO
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Avena. : OAT
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Subjects. : THEMES
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Demure. : PRIM
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Symbol of spring. : LILAC
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Hebrew measure. : OMER
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Miler Santee. : WES
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Feeling aggrieved: Colloq. : SORE
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Part of the blitz. : AIRRAID
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Runnel. : STREAM
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Elia. : CHARLESLAMB
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Singer MacLennan. : HARRYLAUDER
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Ace. : SPOT
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Negatives. : NOTS
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Mary Ann Evans. : GEORGEELIOT
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Saki. : HECTORMUNRO
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Card. : TREY
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The people in "Plain and Fancy." : AMISH
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City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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Lewis Carroll. : DODGSON
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Boz. : DICKENS
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With something like that received. : INKIND
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Mark Twain. : CLEMENS
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Pastel-green moths. : LUNAS
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Stovepipe. : TOPHAT
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Exempt from postage charge. : FRANK
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Thus. : SIC
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Mugient sound. : MOO
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Senhor: Abbr. : SNR
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Dynamite ingredient. : TNT
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Sapling. : TREELET
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Home of the Druses. : SYRIA
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Civil War fort. : SUMTER
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Lass. : MAID
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Vamose! : SHOO
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Operation. : PLAN
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Concerning. : INRE
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Where the Warta flows. : POLAND
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State flowers of Utah. : SEGOS
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Works of Horace. : ODES
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Pilchards. : SPRATS
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Neighbor of Borneo. : JAVA
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Hectors. : TORMENTS
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Arias. : SOLI
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Solidify. : GEL
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Pure knowledge. : NOESIS
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Church tower. : STEEPLE
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Alemonger. : TAPSTER
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French port. : LEHAVRE
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It follows Fri. : SAT
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F. Scott Fitzgerald character. : GATSBY
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Sao Salvador. : BAHIA
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Lengthwise. : ALONG
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Way. : ROUTE
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Wheel spokes. : RADII
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Former coins of E. Africa. : PESAS
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Goose. : IDIOT
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Art style. : GENRE
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Complete victory. : SWEEP
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___ Musée. : EDEN
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Home for a scenite. : TENT
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Painter of "The Mystery of Life." : MARR
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Ship's timber. : SNY
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Bank payment: Abbr. : INT
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Rds. : STS
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Marks for the right hand: Mus. : DMS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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