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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
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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
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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
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Fish. : STINGRAY
95
Great name in physics. : BOHR
96
"___ Death," by Grieg. : ASES
97
"The ___ sod." : OULD
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___ and yet so far. : SONEAR
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Bulrush. : TULE
100
Whaling cask. : RIER
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Full. : AMPLE
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Potential energy. : ERGAL
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Anyone. : WHOSOEVER
106
___ style (formal gown). : ROBEDE
108
Element. : URANIUM
110
Coasters. : SLEDS
111
Ivy Leaguer. : YALIE
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Medals. : DSMS
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Cheeses. : EDAMS
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Rialto sign. : SRO
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Spy out: Dial. : SCRY
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Pearl. : GEM
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Eureka! : AHA
122
Huge star in Canis Minor. : PROCYON
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Flurry. : BUSTLE
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Bay ___. : AREA
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Maze of winding streets. : RABBITWARREN
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Cocktail. : BLOODYMARY
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What 10 is to 12. : TWOLESS
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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Café au ___. : LAIT
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Anc. country of Europe. : DACIA
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Glowing coal. : EMBER
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Roman. : TYPE
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Engrave. : ETCH
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Luster. : SHEEN
Down
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Birds. : HAWKS
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Wickfield's clerk. : URIAH
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Milksop. : MOLLYCODDLE
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Wight. : ISLE
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Former title in 133 Across. : DEY
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Kicked up a row. : RAISEDCAIN
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Stared at. : OGLED
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Clement. : MILD
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Aught. : ANYTHING
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Fond du ___. : LAC
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Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Short jacket. : SHRUG
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Become exhausted. : PETEROUT
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Yardstick: Abbr. : MEAS
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___ Arbor. : ANN
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Fictitious people. : RICHARDROES
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In this respect: Lat. : INHOC
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G-man. : AGENT
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Dweller in a monastery. : OBLATE
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Aristocles. : PLATO
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None: Prefix. : NULLI
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Choose. : ELECT
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Works of art. : OILS
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Chomp. : BITE
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Certain fireworks. : CATHERINEWHEELS
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Tired of. : FEDUP
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Possessive. : HERS
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Feuchtwanger. : LION
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Plant buds. : CIONS
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Ridge. : BANK
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Giovanni's brother. : PAOLO
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Little one. : TOT
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___ pray. : LETUS
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Emerson's forte. : ESSAY
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Rugged rock. : CRAG
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Fretwork design. : GREEKKEY
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Aloof. : ICY
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Maxilla. : BONE
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Great pope (440–461). : LEOI
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Ideographic language. : JAPANESE
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Sound like laughter. : HOHO
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Nautical hail. : AHOY
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Where Dryden lived. : SOHO
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Course of study: Abbr. : SCI
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Auditors. : CPAS
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The Mounties. : RCMP
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8 furlongs. : MILE
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Engineers' group. : IEE
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Gazelle. : CORA
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Arabian tambourine. : TAAR
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Old coins of Riga. : LATS
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Out of date. : PASSE
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Famous Lady. : ASTOR
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What-is-it. : THINGUMABOB
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Finishing stroke. : COUPDEGRACE
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Netting. : TULLE
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Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
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Kennel sound. : GRR
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First flights. : SOLOS
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Toweling. : TERRYCLOTH
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Approaches. : NEARS
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Fiesta. : GALA
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Vehicle. : BUS
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Tunes. : AIRS
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Chinese mountain. : OMEI
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Balderdash. : TOMMYROT
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Bridge bid. : REDOUBLE
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Skillfully. : ABLY
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Grass ___. : WIDOWS
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Peruvian tribal god. : HUACA
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Word form. : VERB
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Rowed. : OARED
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Slangy exclamation. : NERTS
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"Vissi ___." : DARTE
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Hautboy. : SHAWM
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Regretful. : SORRY
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Man of iron. : STOIC
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Ghostly. : EERIE
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Indian. : MAYAN
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Arch support. : PIER
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Wagon tongue. : NEAP
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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Eastern nana. : AMAH
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Adjective suffix. : BLE
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Compass point. : NNE
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Measures: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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