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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1959

Author:
E. J. West
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 664 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 149, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
E. J. West has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,663
Across
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Renaissance sword. : ESTOC
6
Curtain material. : SCRIM
11
Shade of brown. : OTTER
16
Kind of acid. : AMINO
21
Finnish port. : TURKU
22
Greek goddess of fate. : MOERA
23
Eirene and sisters. : HORAE
24
Biblical mountain. : HOREB
25
Hero of Irish love song. : ADAIR
26
Pen name of humorist Browne. : ARTEMUSWARD
28
Golf shot. : SLICE
29
Las Vegas habitués. : GAMERS
31
Mandate. : ORDER
32
Hergesheimer heroine. : LINDA
34
Cartoonist's supplies. : INKS
35
Relative of Lieut. (j.g.). : ENS
36
School: Fr. : ECOLE
38
Philippine hardwoods. : IPILS
40
Kind of paint. : GREASE
42
Small bergs. : GROWLERS
45
Underwriter's abbreviation. : INS
46
Bon ___. : JOUR
47
Conic section. : PARABOLA
50
Articulated joint. : HINGE
52
Omens. : PORTENTS
56
Talismans. : AMULETS
57
Advances. : MOVES
58
Arizona scenery. : MESAS
59
Epoch. : ERA
60
Inflorescent parts. : UMBELS
61
Trite. : BANAL
62
Hawk's nest. : AERIE
63
Pindaric. : ODIC
64
True-blue. : LOYAL
65
Yorkshire river. : AIRE
66
Football formation. : LINEUP
68
1944 heroine. : AMBER
69
City near Liège. : ANS
70
Dog King Lear mentions. : TRAY
71
Blocked (a ball) in croquet. : WIRED
72
Song by Guy D'Hardelot. : BECAUSE
74
Articles of faith. : TENETS
77
Cozen. : CHEAT
78
N. Y. aqueduct. : CROTON
79
Young simian. : APELING
81
Motif. : THEME
82
Stadium sounds. : BOOS
83
Numerical prefix. : TRI
86
Contemporary of Debussy. : RAVEL
87
Refrigerant gas. : ETHANE
89
City in Poland. : LODZ
90
Knight who slew and was slain by his brother. : BALAN
92
Footnote word. : IDEM
93
Ted Williams hit. : CLOUT
94
Seat of the Potala. : LHASA
96
Volcanic glass. : PUMICE
97
Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
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Criterion of hardness. : NAILS
99
Disconcert. : ABASH
100
Erstwhile epithet for Bing. : GROANER
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Decreased. : LESSENED
103
Rocky heights. : SCARS
104
Wackiest. : LOONIEST
105
George Meredith hero. : EVAN
106
Consumed. : ATE
107
Trucker's transport. : MOTORVAN
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He was born Korzeniowski. : CONRAD
112
Opera including "Home Sweet Home." : CLARI
114
More unfriendly. : ICIER
115
U. S. sky patrol unit: Abbr. : SAC
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Norway's King. : OLAV
119
Son of Jacob and Zilpah. : ASHER
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Haughty gait. : STALK
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American monologist. : DRAPER
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Decrease. : REMIT
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Issur Danielovitch. : KIRKDOUGLAS
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Louise, in baby talk. : OUIDA
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Relative. : NIECE
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Among: Lat. : INTER
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Troy's ordeal. : SIEGE
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Mortise insert. : TENON
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Our: Ger. : UNSER
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Father of "the Snowbaby." : PEARY
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Chosen. : KOREA
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Asteroid No. 14. : IRENE
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Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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Newly independent nation. : SUDAN
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Miners' trucks, in Wales. : TRAMS
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Tom Joad, for instance. : OKIE
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Brontë nom de plume. : CURRERBELL
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Wee: Scot. : SMA
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Floral part. : COROLLA
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"Seconds" in paper making. : RETREE
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Incensed. : IRED
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Alias Roz Russell. : MAME
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Exclamations. : OHS
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Item for a tugboat. : TOWLINE
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Grows along the ground, as arbutus. : TRAILS
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Deserves. : EARNS
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Tidy (up). : REDD
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Exclamations. : AHS
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Pen name of Poquelin. : MOLIERE
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Character in "The Sea Gull." : IRINA
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Straits. : NECKS
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Portly. : OBESE
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Tell's canton. : URI
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Darts: Colloq. : SCOOTS
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Market places. : AGORAE
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Symbols of wisdom. : OWLS
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Symbols of greed. : PIGS
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Wheel tracks. : RUTS
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Roman helmet. : GALEA
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Lyons' river. : RHONE
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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Marshal Tito. : JOSIPBROZ
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The "second Mrs. Tanqueray." : PAULA
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Biblical tribe. : AMMON
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Barbara Stanwyck's baptismal name. : RUBYSTEVENS
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Helen Mitchell. : NELLIEMELBA
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Where El Misti is. : PERU
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Most prolific dime novelist's pen name. : NEDBUNTLINE
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Rugby plays. : TRIES
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Holy: Fr. : SACRE
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Polly. : MARY
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Reward for merit. : MEED
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Partiality. : BIAS
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Old name for anise. : ANET
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Hawaiian thrush. : OMAO
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Tab Hunter's pre-Hollywood name. : ARTGELIEN
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Work. : ACT
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Spot card. : TEN
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Time of an action. : WHEN
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Aurora. : EOS
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Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
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Nothing: Lat. : NIL
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Wheatear. : CHAT
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Sonata's ending. : CODA
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Shelley. : ARIEL
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Barrier island off S. Texas. : PADRE
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Hence. : THUS
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Poppycock. : BOSH
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Camptown events. : RACES
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Lifeless. : INERT
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Counted. : TOLD
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Invention of American Indians. : LASSO
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Michelangelo's patronymic. : BUONARROTI
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At full speed. : AMAIN
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Home of 102 Down. : CANADA
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Evil. : HARM
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Verified. : PROVED
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Leningrad's river. : NEVA
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Genus of trees. : ACER
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Stalin's birthplace. : GORI
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Creator of Dan McGrew. : SERVICE
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More barren. : STARKER
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Canal toll. : LOCKAGE
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Look out!: Span. : ALERTA
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Nautical bar. : TILLER
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Horn-shaped object. : CORNU
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Fat from an acid. : OLEIN
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Noted persons. : NAMES
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Cut of meat. : CHINE
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Alike: Comb. form. : ISO
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Quill. : SPINE
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Theban queen who envied Niobe. : AEDON
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Lifting device. : CRANE
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Dutch straight, in poker. : SKIP
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Narwhal's weapon. : TUSK
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Exchange business. : AGIO
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Heifetz' teacher. : AUER
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Obsolete abbreviation for Alaska. : TER
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Insipid. : DRY
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Naval. : SEA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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