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Alex F. Black
Alex F. Black

NAME GIVERS

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1990

Author:
Victoria Black and Alex F. Black
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 545 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Victoria Black and Alex F. Black have 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,719
Across
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Who or which : THAT
5
November exhortation : VOTE
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"Major ___," TV sitcom : DAD
12
Record spinner : DEEJAY
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TV host Philbin : REGIS
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Burr role : IRONSIDE
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Bring about : INDUCE
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Sweaterman? : EARLOFCARDIGAN
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Posts for harbor houses : STILTS
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Banished Olympian : ATE
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Soviet range : URALS
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Like foo yong : EGGY
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Seine sights : ILES
30
Weaver role on "Gunsmoke" : CHESTER
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He wrote "The Morning Watch": 1951 : AGEE
33
Surfeits : SATES
35
Arcade in ancient Athens : LESCHE
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Pistil packin' papa? : ANDERSDAHL
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Platters for 12 Across : LPS
42
Within: Comb. form : ENTO
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"___ Onion," Beatles song : GLASS
44
"Leave all ___ to the gods" : ELSE
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"___ Heldenleben": Strauss : EIN
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Trifle : SOU
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Algerian seaport : ORAN
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Sheltered at sea : ALEE
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Places : LOCI
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Minnow man? : REGINALDGUPPY
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At the apex : ATOP
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The Dark Cont. : AFR
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Cav. units : TRPS
61
Aix-les-Bains attraction : EAUX
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Paternally related : AGNATE
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Eddy in "Rose Marie" : MOUNTIE
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Actress Van Doren : MAMIE
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Oath taker : SWEARER
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One of the Huxleys : ALDOUS
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Limnite and hematite : ORES
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Tiny margin : HAIR
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___ Moines : DES
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Celebrity : LION
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Man of war? : HENRYSHRAPNEL
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River in Corsica : GOLO
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Charged atoms : IONS
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Antonym of c.c. : ORIG
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Greek underground: W.W. II : EAM
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Popular sitcom : ALF
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Showy lily : SEGO
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Apportioned : METED
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Mimic : APER
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Less than lg. : MED
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Highwayman? : JOHNMCADAM
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Tether : HOPPLE
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"___ Sleep," Odets play : ICANT
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Pitchers' handles : EARS
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Poacher's pitfall : MANTRAP
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H.S. subject : GEOM
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Hellkite : BEAST
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Stem: Suffix : OME
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Winter melon : CASABA
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Porky patriot? : NICOLASCHAUVIN
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Two thousand pounds : ONETON
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Toothless : EDENTATE
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Confederate in an audience : PLANT
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Dissimilar : UNLIKE
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Former chess champ : TAL
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Monoski : SLED
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City in S France : ALES
Down
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Unrestrained sentimentality : TREACLE
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Pagans : HEATHENS
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Consents concerning : AGREESTO
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Sesame : TIL
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Wakefield's clergyman : VICAR
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Nuncupative : ORAL
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Rocky peaks : TORS
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Terminate : END
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N.Z. or Aussie W.W. I soldier : DIGGER
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Saws : ADAGES
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Impugn : DENY
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Underworld god : DIS
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Dub : ENTITLE
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Quaestor's cousin : EDILE
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Superman's outfitter? : JULESLEOTARD
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Book of the Bible : ACTS
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Aye : YES
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One of the Carolinas : SOUTH
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Bouts : SIEGES
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Manumit : FREE
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Clean energetically : SCOUR
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Sellers' notices : ADS
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Food from orchids : SALEP
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Cries of surprise : AHS
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Bates and Badel : ALANS
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Profound : DEEP
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Carnation variety : PICOTEE
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Bush-whackers of a sort : SNIPERS
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Complain : GRIPE
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Like Grendel : OGRISH
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Shaking : AGUISH
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Elegance : LUXE
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___ Lang, Superboy's friend : LANA
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Some penultimate words : ETTU
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Timothy and family : LEARYS
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J. Baker and M. Hess : DAMES
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Deviating, as a storm-swept ship : YAWING
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Mixture : AMALGAM
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Leaflet, to a botanist : FOLIOLE
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Motorman? : RUDOLFDIESEL
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Actor Richard from Philadelphia : GERE
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Advice to Nanette : NONO
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"And day's at the ___": Browning : MORN
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Tasty : SAPID
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Male seal's surrounders : HAREM
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Bad-news ball : EIGHT
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Midday : NOON
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Port near Cádiz : ROTA
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Jumped : LEAPT
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Sanction : APPROVAL
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Resin ingredient : MELAMINE
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African whip : SJAMBOK
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Many, many eras : EON
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Leave high and dry : MAROON
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Wynn and Sullivan : EDS
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Is contrite : REPENTS
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Yucatán's capital : MERIDA
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Annul : CANCEL
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Leftover dish : HASH
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Ready for use : ONTAP
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Raccoon's relative : COATI
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Repelled a mugger : MACED
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Author of "The High and the Mighty" : GANN
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French violinist: 18th century : ANET
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Jezebel's god : BAAL
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City near Padua : ESTE
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Alouette's neck : COU
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Chemical suffix : ANE
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Superiors of sgts. : LTS
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Diminutive suffix : ULA

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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