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PROPER NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, February 3, 1974

Author:
Bert Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 8,940
Across
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Vehicle : TRAM
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Hard-hearted girl : HANNAH
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Claire of films : BLOOM
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Prefix for barbital : PHENO
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Come out : EMERGE
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Wall plug : OUTLET
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Popular toys : THEODOREBEARS
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Famous naval firer : GRIDLEY
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Streams, in Spain : RIOS
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Decorated again : REDID
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French silk : SOIE
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Secrete : HIDE
29
Attention : EAR
30
Stephen and William : BENETS
31
Penalized : FINED
32
Brazilian tree : ANDA
33
More foxy : SLYER
35
Numerical prefix : TRI
36
Families : CLANS
37
Neatness : ORDER
38
Meadow : LEA
40
Eileen Farrell, e.g. : SOPRANO
42
Film-studio floodlights : BROADS
43
City of Italia : MILANO
46
Approaches : NEARS
47
Old vegetable matter : COAL
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Newlywed : BENEDICT
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Hole-in-one : ACE
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Most stable : SOUNDEST
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Unusual people : ONERS
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Bridge unit : TRICK
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Nasal sound : TWANG
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Thai language : LAO
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Negative word : NARY
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Make a commotion : RAISEEDWARD
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Pitcher Johnny : SAIN
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Outside: Prefix : ECT
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Item for Rosie : RIVET
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Disturbances : RIOTS
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Mocking : APING
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Done over by a modiste : RESTYLED
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Advanced law degree : SJD
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Navigation aids : SEXTANTS
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Dutch painter : HALS
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Signs of night : NEONS
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Saltpeters : NITRES
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Clothing protectors : APRONS
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Did lookout duty : SIGHTED
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Tennis unit : SET
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Scads : REAMS
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Françoise : SAGAN
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Between sine and non : QUA
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Orange variety : NAVEL
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Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
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Steel, in Essen : STAHL
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Geometry pioneer : EUCLID
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Storm center : EYE
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Matterhorn milieu : ALPS
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Whole constituent : PART
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Actress Ada : REHAN
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Gait : TROT
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Sturdy vessel : SEABOAT
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Beef cuts : CHARLESROASTS
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Right, in France : DROITE
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Special idioms : ARGOTS
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Colorado park : ESTES
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U.S. president : TYLER
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Lighthouse : PHAROS
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Western lake : MEAD
Down
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Hypothesis : THEORY
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Old autos : REOS
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Conjunction : AND
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Melba or Garry : MOORE
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Those who listen : HEEDERS
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Alger hero's trademark : AMBITION
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Requires : NEEDS
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New Deal initials : NRA
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Farming: Abbr. : AGR
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Mercenaries : HESSIANS
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Golf scores : BOGIES
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Attracted : LURED
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Early Brazilian : OTI
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Satan : OLDHAROLD
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Girl's name : MELINDA
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Small bottle : PHIAL
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Spread hay : TEDDED
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___ bien : TRES
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Torn : RENT
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Time divisions : YEARS
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___ account (never) : ONNO
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White and rye : BREADS
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Burning signal : FLARE
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Queen : ELLERY
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A-one : CRACKERJOHN
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Primate : ORANG
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Blackbird : ANI
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___ Corps : PEACE
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Move like a wallaby : BOUND
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Threat : MENACE
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Certain gases : INERTS
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Piano notes : OCTAVES
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Make crude : COARSEN
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Boo-boo : BONER
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Had a go at : TRIED
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Dispatches, as a fly : SWATS
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Arthurian maid : ELAINE
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Agnes and Elmo : SAINTS
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Ice-bucket item : TONGS
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Suffix for art or humor : IST
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Kind of timer : TWO
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Rivulets : RILLS
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Failed to : DIDNT
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Greek city : SPARTA
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Irene and Robert : RYANS
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Give ear to : ATTEND
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Hoyden : THOMASBOY
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"Love Story" author : SEGAL
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Greek letters : XIS
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Finale of a sort : NIGHTCAP
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Words for a book following another : SEQUELTO
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Wall hanging : ARRAS
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Rang : PEALED
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Bulwark : RAMPART
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Area of Europe : SAAR
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___ of Windsor : DUCHESS
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Old Greek coin : STATER
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What a pity! : ALAS
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Knowledgeable : VERSED
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Isles : EYOTS
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Admits : LETS
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Outpouring : SPATE
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Baseball statistic : ERROR
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Against a thing, in law : INREM
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So long! : TATA
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Kuwait asset : OIL
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Royal abbr. : HRH
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Turkish official : AGA
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Full of: Suffix : OSE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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