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SURNAME GAME

New York Times, Sunday, June 22, 1986

Author:
Mary M. Murdoch
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Mary M. Murdoch has 22 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York TimesNo. 13,375
Across
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Playwright Connelly : MARC
5
Talisman : CHARM
10
Tots : ADDS
14
Spectral type : BSTAR
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Opposite of apterous : ALAR
20
Abode of the Muses : AONIA
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Orenburg's river : URAL
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"Lake ___," Sargent painting : OHARA
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Talented actress? : JANETFLAIR
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Actress Rowlands : GENA
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Electronic device : DORAN
27
Cordial flavorings : ANISEEDS
28
Capricious actor? : LOUISWAYWARD
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S. Lewis's "___ Timberlane" : CASS
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Calls, in poker : SEES
33
Banker's Sallie ___ : MAE
34
Eaglewood : ALOES
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Actress Granville : BONITA
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Small amount : HANDFUL
43
Brickmaker's need : KILN
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Dawdling Opry singer? : MERLELAGGARD
47
Chemical suffix : ANE
48
Monogram pt. : INIT
49
The Cat Nation : ERIE
50
Barrie's dog-nurse : NANA
51
He wrote "Brave Men": 1944 : PYLE
52
Ariz. neighbor : NEV
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High-strung actress? : JANEDITHERS
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Oboist's purchase : REED
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Like some movies : REMADE
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They're knitted at times : BROWS
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Sudden movements : STARTS
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Hogarth's "The ___ Progress" : RAKES
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Apprehensions : FEARS
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Estonian city : TARTU
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Groves on prairies : MOTTES
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What shalom means : PEACE
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Outlanders : ALIENS
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"___ may look on a king" : ACAT
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Underworld actor? : LARRYBAGMAN
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Eureka! : AHA
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A famous Virginia : DARE
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Actress Deborah : KERR
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South African settler : BOER
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Slender shoot : TWIG
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City off. : ALD
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Give-and-take actress? : JESSICABANDY
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Lagomorph : HARE
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Dance center of a sort : MAYPOLE
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Consolation : SOLACE
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He wrote "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution" : MEYER
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Photographer's abbr. : ENL
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Japanese monastery : TERA
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Hilum : SCAR
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Note-taking actress? : AUDREYJOTTER
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Vacation site : SEACOAST
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Junctures : SEAMS
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Lamb who wrote about a pig : ELIA
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Truthful actor of yore? : EDWINSOOTH
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Certain rerun : OLDIE
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Zest : TANG
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Vitiate : TAINT
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Pickerelweed : TULE
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Fuels : PEATS
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Heraldic term : ENTE
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" . . . ___ Danaos . . . ": Virgil : TIMEO
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Put away : STOW
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Goya subject : MAJA
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Astronaut Bean : ALAN
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Gypsy lady : RANI
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Turkish symbol : CRESCENT
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Contents of urnes : CAFES
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Parts of ships : HOLDS
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Collections of sayings : ANAS
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Venezia's canals : RII
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"Lili ___," old song : MARLENE
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Masters local : AUGUSTA
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German three : DREI
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Rather and McGrew : DANS
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Side dish : SLAW
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"___ Soul," song hit of 1930 : BODYAND
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___ up (appeared) : SHOWED
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Old Irish capital : TARA
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Sandarac tree : ARAR
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Strip of shoe leather : RAND
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Sunglo and gowiddie : TEAS
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Trompe-l'___ (illusion) : OEIL
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Diva Lucine : AMARA
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Cobbled : SOLED
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Related : AKIN
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QE2, e.g. : LINER
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Late actor? : OLIVERTARDY
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Soft cheese : BRIE
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Family of a well-known Baltimorean : AGNEWS
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Fictional skater : HANS
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Missing actress? : FAYERUNAWAY
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Like some apartments : UNLET
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Yorkshire city : LEEDS
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A Revolutionary officer and a Civil War commander : MEADES
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Birds of merit? : ERNES
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Lad, in Lyon : GARS
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Jabber : PRATE
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Hunky-dory : JAKE
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"___ up the pillars . . . ": Psalm 75 : IBEAR
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Austin of tennis : TRACY
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Biblical mountain : HOREB
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Certain photo finish : MATTE
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Compensation : SALARY
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One of triplets : TRIN
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Famous U.S. engineer : FERRIS
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Toned down : TAMED
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Term of address : MADAM
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Fla. city : OCALA
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Averages : PARS
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English draft horse : SHIRE
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___-majesté : LESE
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Rope fiber : ABACA
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Lost : GONE
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Composer of "Ain't She Sweet?" : AGER
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Shade of green : KELLY
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"The force . . . that blasts ___ of trees": D. Thomas : THEROOTS
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Bobby, Tom et al. : JONESES
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Sight at 101 Across : COTTAGE
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Not windward : ALEE
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Wimpole St. name : BARRETT
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License : PERMIT
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Raincoats, for short : MACS
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Catcher in the Rhine? : SEINE
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Ezra Pound product : CANTO
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Wet : ASOP
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African river : UELE
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Art genre : DADA
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Ballet leap : JETE
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Luise Rainer role : OLAN
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Hue : TINT
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Sink's alternative : SWIM
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Part of été : AOUT
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W.W. II battle site : STLO
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Muscle : THEW
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Bao ___, former Vietnamese emperor : DAI

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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