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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1965

Author:
Christine Valence
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.15, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 714 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Christine R. Valence has 15 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,796
Across
1. Damp. : HUMID
6. City on the Tevere. : ROMA
10. Speak like a child. : LISP
14. Remarque's middle name. : MARIA
19. Came up. : AROSE
20. Anti: Colloq. : AGIN
21. Suffer. : ACHE
22. First part. : OPENING
24. Without choice. : WILLYNILLY
26. Full authority. : CARTEBLANCHE
28. Colewort. : KALE
29. Was accustomed. : USEDTO
31. Girls whose names mean "expiation." : LUELLAS
32. Sweet one. : HON
33. Wary. : SHY
34. Suffered. : BLED
35. ___ jacet. : HIC
37. Ruler's epithet. : GREAT
38. Event. : FACT
39. Little one. : CHILD
41. Flower. : LILAC
43. When U. N. Day is. : OCTOBER
45. ___ license. : POETIC
46. Cause to be. : INSTITUTE
48. Confuse. : ADDLE
51. Core group. : CADRE
52. Eager. : AGOG
54. Bird's cry. : HOOT
55. Accrues (to). : INURES
56. Wands. : RODS
57. Part of a clarinet. : BIRN
58. Imparted. : LENT
59. Unexpected rewards. : JACKPOTS
61. Quite. : ALL
62. Sharpen. : HONE
63. Eastern Church chalice veils. : AERS
64. Having a minty flavor. : SAGY
65. U.S.A., French style. : EUA
66. Continues. : GOESON
68. Telstar's forerunner. : ECHOI
70. Cable. : ROPE
71. Young girl. : MISSY
73. Berlin phenomenon. : CHECKPOINTCHARLIE
77. Place for a cookout. : PATIO
80. Fine: Slang. : OKAY
81. De Valera. : EAMON
82. One of the Furies. : ALECTO
86. Tree. : ASH
87. Stoneware: Fr. : GRES
88. Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
89. Suffix on girls' names. : ETTE
91. Possessive. : OUR
92. Fish. : STINGRAY
95. Great name in physics. : BOHR
96. "___ Death," by Grieg. : ASES
97. "The ___ sod." : OULD
98. ___ and yet so far. : SONEAR
99. Bulrush. : TULE
100. Whaling cask. : RIER
101. Full. : AMPLE
102. Potential energy. : ERGAL
103. Anyone. : WHOSOEVER
106. ___ style (formal gown). : ROBEDE
108. Element. : URANIUM
110. Coasters. : SLEDS
111. Ivy Leaguer. : YALIE
112. Medals. : DSMS
114. Cheeses. : EDAMS
116. Rialto sign. : SRO
117. Spy out: Dial. : SCRY
118. Pearl. : GEM
121. Eureka! : AHA
122. Huge star in Canis Minor. : PROCYON
124. Flurry. : BUSTLE
126. Bay ___. : AREA
127. Maze of winding streets. : RABBITWARREN
130. Cocktail. : BLOODYMARY
132. What 10 is to 12. : TWOLESS
133. Algerian port. : ORAN
134. Café au ___. : LAIT
135. Anc. country of Europe. : DACIA
136. Glowing coal. : EMBER
137. Roman. : TYPE
138. Engrave. : ETCH
139. Luster. : SHEEN
Down
1. Birds. : HAWKS
2. Wickfield's clerk. : URIAH
3. Milksop. : MOLLYCODDLE
4. Wight. : ISLE
5. Former title in 133 Across. : DEY
6. Kicked up a row. : RAISEDCAIN
7. Stared at. : OGLED
8. Clement. : MILD
9. Aught. : ANYTHING
10. Fond du ___. : LAC
11. Adjective suffix. : ICAL
12. Short jacket. : SHRUG
13. Become exhausted. : PETEROUT
14. Yardstick: Abbr. : MEAS
15. ___ Arbor. : ANN
16. Fictitious people. : RICHARDROES
17. In this respect: Lat. : INHOC
18. G-man. : AGENT
22. Dweller in a monastery. : OBLATE
23. Aristocles. : PLATO
25. None: Prefix. : NULLI
27. Choose. : ELECT
30. Works of art. : OILS
34. Chomp. : BITE
36. Certain fireworks. : CATHERINEWHEELS
38. Tired of. : FEDUP
40. Possessive. : HERS
41. Feuchtwanger. : LION
42. Plant buds. : CIONS
44. Ridge. : BANK
45. Giovanni's brother. : PAOLO
47. Little one. : TOT
49. ___ pray. : LETUS
50. Emerson's forte. : ESSAY
51. Rugged rock. : CRAG
53. Fretwork design. : GREEKKEY
55. Aloof. : ICY
57. Maxilla. : BONE
58. Great pope (440–461). : LEOI
59. Ideographic language. : JAPANESE
60. Field: Lat. : AGER
62. Sound like laughter. : HOHO
63. Nautical hail. : AHOY
64. Where Dryden lived. : SOHO
67. Course of study: Abbr. : SCI
69. Auditors. : CPAS
70. The Mounties. : RCMP
71. 8 furlongs. : MILE
72. Engineers' group. : IEE
74. Gazelle. : CORA
75. Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
76. Old coins of Riga. : LATS
77. Out of date. : PASSE
78. Famous Lady. : ASTOR
79. What-is-it. : THINGUMABOB
83. Finishing stroke. : COUPDEGRACE
84. Netting. : TULLE
85. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
87. Kennel sound. : GRR
88. First flights. : SOLOS
90. Toweling. : TERRYCLOTH
93. Approaches. : NEARS
94. Fiesta. : GALA
95. Vehicle. : BUS
96. Tunes. : AIRS
97. Chinese mountain. : OMEI
99. Balderdash. : TOMMYROT
100. Bridge bid. : REDOUBLE
101. Skillfully. : ABLY
103. Grass ___. : WIDOWS
104. Peruvian tribal god. : HUACA
105. Word form. : VERB
107. Rowed. : OARED
109. Slangy exclamation. : NERTS
112. "Vissi ___." : DARTE
113. Hautboy. : SHAWM
115. Regretful. : SORRY
117. Man of iron. : STOIC
119. Ghostly. : EERIE
120. Indian. : MAYAN
122. Arch support. : PIER
123. Wagon tongue. : NEAP
125. Piece of wood. : SLAT
126. Eastern nana. : AMAH
128. Adjective suffix. : BLE
129. Compass point. : NNE
131. Measures: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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