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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
Diana R. Sessions has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,467
Across
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Hatfield's home: Abbr. : OREG
5
Nursery man. : PAPA
9
Jacta est ___. : ALEA
13
Iolanthe. : PERI
17
Part of Washington, D. C. : GEORGETOWN
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Where grain is ground. : MILLHOUSES
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Popular shade plant. : LINDENTREE
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A type of openwork. : BOBBINLACE
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Capt.'s aide. : ENS
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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
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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
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Iowa product. : OATS
56
Values. : ESTEEMS
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Pastry shell. : CRUST
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Understands. : FATHOMS
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Abruptly: Colloq. : SLAP
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Old weapon. : MORRISPIKE
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Pile. : NAP
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Fell gradually. : EBBED
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Pigtail. : PLAIT
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Rather large: Colloq. : TIDY
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Prefix with land or water. : TIDE
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Windfall. : PLUM
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Hats. : FELTS
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Wine: Prefix. : OENO
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Gettysburg general. : MEADE
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Dramatist of 5th cen. B.C. : EURIPIDES
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Certain students: Abbr. : SNRS
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Reversed. : TURNED
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Physics unit. : ERG
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Lyrics. : ODES
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___ entendu (of course). : BIEN
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Proverbial holiday taker. : BUSMAN
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Adheres to. : HUGS
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Principal. : ARCH
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English county. : BERKS
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Relaxed. : ATEASE
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Spanish title: Abbr. : SRA
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Ancient catapult. : ONAGER
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Particle. : ACE
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Bits of aventurine. : GOLDSTONES
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___-arms. : SERGEANTAT
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Prefabricated buildings. : ROMNEYHUTS
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Anthracite center. : SCRANTONPA
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M.I.T. : INST
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Perform as directed. : OBEY
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Geographical abbreviation. : TERS
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Cloth. : WOOL
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Look at. : OGLE
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Restraining influence. : REIN
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Periods of time. : EONS
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Assured: Abbr. : GRD
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Politician of 50 years ago. : PENROSE
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Make melodious. : ATTUNE
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Stared. : PORED
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Terrifies. : AWES
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Waylay. : AMBUSH
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Celebrities. : LIONS
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Italian island. : ELBA
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Vestment. : ALB
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Certain magazines. : PULPS
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Ancestor of the Edomites. : ESAU
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Straight: Abbr. : RECT
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Knowing phrase. : ISEE
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Admonition to leave: Slang. : GETLOST
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Stirs up. : NETTLES
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Frightful. : HIDEOUS
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___ bandit. : ONEARM
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Godunov. : BORIS
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Defense group. : AAF
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Canvasses. : POLLS
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Wheedles. : COAXES
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Castle near Leipzig, site of peace treaty, 1763. : HUBERTSBURG
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Plaster layers. : BROWNCOATS
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Anglo-Irish writer. : BOWEN
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Library features. : JOHNSONIANA
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Toledo boy. : NINO
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Scent. : ODOR
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Pursue. : CHASE
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Campus man. : PROF
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Sea bird. : CABOTSTERN
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Stall. : BOOTH
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House parts. : ELLS
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Singers: It. : BASSI
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Umbrella. : GAMP
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Impulsive utterance. : BLURT
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Abhor. : HATE
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Act as leader. : HEAD
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"To ___ human . . . " : ERRIS
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Like certain trees. : OAKY
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Canine name. : FIDO
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Make angry. : MADDEN
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Rapidity. : SPEED
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"Les Girls." : MLLES
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Brooches. : PINS
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Sword. : EPEE
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Dim. : BLUR
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Feet: Lat. : PEDES
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Durations. : TERMS
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Nervous. : FIDGETY
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"___ Shay." : ONEHOSS
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Fur. : MUSKRAT
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___-café. : POUSSE
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___ transit . . . : SIC
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Chinaware. : TUREENS
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Strident. : BRASSY
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Fellow. : BEGGAR
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Negative verb form. : HADNT
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Hogback. : ARETE
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Vermont city. : BARRE
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Lands: Lat. : AGRI
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Indian mahogany. : TOON
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Dendrologist's concern. : ELMS
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Rebuke. : SNUB
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Swimming: Prefix. : NECT
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___ time. : ATNO
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Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
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Catchall abbreviation. : ETAL
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Taunting cry. : OHO
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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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