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CONVENTIONAL NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, July 19, 1964

Author:
Diana Sessions
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 70, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 574 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,467
Across
1. Hatfield's home: Abbr. : OREG
5. Nursery man. : PAPA
9. Jacta est ___. : ALEA
13. Iolanthe. : PERI
17. Part of Washington, D. C. : GEORGETOWN
20. Where grain is ground. : MILLHOUSES
23. Popular shade plant. : LINDENTREE
24. A type of openwork. : BOBBINLACE
25. Capt.'s aide. : ENS
26. Most loyal. : TRUEST
27. Girl's name. : UNA
28. Appoint as one's agent. : DEPUTE
29. Fair. : BLOND
30. Soviet agency. : TASS
32. Hopping John ingredient. : PEAS
33. Pick. : CHOOSE
35. Hokum. : BLAH
36. Rude person. : BOOR
37. Man's name: Abbr. : JNO
40. Path. : COURSE
41. Kind of stock: Abbr. : PREF
42. Pigeonlike. : COLUMBOID
44. Tendency. : HABIT
45. Cupid. : EROS
46. Yells. : BAWLS
47. Not really! : OHNO
48. Camper's gear. : AXES
49. Be bright. : GLOW
50. Naive ones. : BABES
51. Ennoble. : HONOR
52. Type of story: Abbr. : SER
53. Wrestling hold. : HALFNELSON
55. Iowa product. : OATS
56. Values. : ESTEEMS
58. Pastry shell. : CRUST
59. Understands. : FATHOMS
62. Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
63. Old weapon. : MORRISPIKE
65. Pile. : NAP
66. Fell gradually. : EBBED
68. Pigtail. : PLAIT
69. Rather large: Colloq. : TIDY
70. Prefix with land or water. : TIDE
71. Windfall. : PLUM
72. Hats. : FELTS
73. Wine: Prefix. : OENO
74. Gettysburg general. : MEADE
75. Dramatist of 5th cen. B.C. : EURIPIDES
77. Certain students: Abbr. : SNRS
78. Reversed. : TURNED
79. Physics unit. : ERG
80. Lyrics. : ODES
81. ___ entendu (of course). : BIEN
82. Proverbial holiday taker. : BUSMAN
83. Adheres to. : HUGS
84. Principal. : ARCH
85. English county. : BERKS
86. Relaxed. : ATEASE
89. Spanish title: Abbr. : SRA
90. Ancient catapult. : ONAGER
92. Particle. : ACE
95. Bits of aventurine. : GOLDSTONES
97. ___-arms. : SERGEANTAT
99. Prefabricated buildings. : ROMNEYHUTS
100. Anthracite center. : SCRANTONPA
101. M.I.T. : INST
102. Perform as directed. : OBEY
103. Geographical abbreviation. : TERS
104. Cloth. : WOOL
Down
1. Look at. : OGLE
2. Restraining influence. : REIN
3. Periods of time. : EONS
4. Assured: Abbr. : GRD
5. Politician of 50 years ago. : PENROSE
6. Make melodious. : ATTUNE
7. Stared. : PORED
8. Terrifies. : AWES
9. Waylay. : AMBUSH
10. Celebrities. : LIONS
11. Italian island. : ELBA
12. Vestment. : ALB
13. Certain magazines. : PULPS
14. Ancestor of the Edomites. : ESAU
15. Straight: Abbr. : RECT
16. Knowing phrase. : ISEE
18. Admonition to leave: Slang. : GETLOST
19. Stirs up. : NETTLES
21. Frightful. : HIDEOUS
22. ___ bandit. : ONEARM
29. Godunov. : BORIS
31. Defense group. : AAF
32. Canvasses. : POLLS
33. Wheedles. : COAXES
34. Castle near Leipzig, site of peace treaty, 1763. : HUBERTSBURG
35. Plaster layers. : BROWNCOATS
36. Anglo-Irish writer. : BOWEN
37. Library features. : JOHNSONIANA
38. Toledo boy. : NINO
39. Scent. : ODOR
40. Pursue. : CHASE
41. Campus man. : PROF
42. Sea bird. : CABOTSTERN
43. Stall. : BOOTH
45. House parts. : ELLS
46. Singers: It. : BASSI
49. Umbrella. : GAMP
50. Impulsive utterance. : BLURT
51. Abhor. : HATE
53. Act as leader. : HEAD
54. "To ___ human . . . " : ERRIS
55. Like certain trees. : OAKY
57. Resin. : ELEMI
59. Canine name. : FIDO
60. Make angry. : MADDEN
61. Rapidity. : SPEED
63. "Les Girls." : MLLES
64. Brooches. : PINS
66. Sword. : EPEE
67. Dim. : BLUR
68. Feet: Lat. : PEDES
70. Durations. : TERMS
72. Nervous. : FIDGETY
73. "___ Shay." : ONEHOSS
74. Fur. : MUSKRAT
76. ___-café. : POUSSE
77. ___ transit . . . : SIC
78. Chinaware. : TUREENS
81. Strident. : BRASSY
82. Fellow. : BEGGAR
83. Negative verb form. : HADNT
84. Hogback. : ARETE
85. Vermont city. : BARRE
86. Lands: Lat. : AGRI
87. Indian mahogany. : TOON
88. Dendrologist's concern. : ELMS
89. Rebuke. : SNUB
91. Swimming: Prefix. : NECT
92. ___ time. : ATNO
93. Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
94. Catchall abbreviation. : ETAL
96. Taunting cry. : OHO
98. Forthwith. : NOW

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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