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SURNAMES

New York Times, Sunday, August 22, 1971

Author: Elaine D. Schorr
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,044
Across Down
1. Porridge : SAMP
5. Covenant : PACT
9. Abbr. on a map : NLAT
13. Kind of shoe or suit : SNOW
17. Operatic prince : IGOR
18. Covering: Ger. : HULLE
19. Mitigates : EASES
21. Foot: Prefix : PEDI
22. Slum-clearance problem : RELOCATION
24. Lookout for some : IVORYTOWER
26. Fictional hero's larder : RHETTBUTLERSPANTRY
28. Deprives in a way : DISARMS
31. Slant : BIAS
32. Author Victor : HUGO
33. Stradivari's teacher : AMATI
34. Italian poet : BETTI
35. Honest name : ABE
37. Grafted, in heraldry : ENTE
40. Appoints : NAMES
41. Cooper : GARY
42. Lord's demesne : MANOR
44. Neighbor of Neth. : BEL
45. Ratite birds : EMUS
46. Leaf division : LOBE
47. Russian saint and others : OLGAS
48. Schurz : CARL
49. Compass point : SSE
50. "Blithe Spirit" author : COWARD
52. Roulette choice : NOIR
53. Delibes opera : LAKME
54. Singer Frankie : LAINE
56. Result : ENSUE
58. Kind of girl : CAREER
59. Lobby décor : PLANTER
61. Epic poem : ILIAD
62. Words of apology : SOSORRY
63. Tenant : LODGER
64. Valentino locale : ARABY
65. Balances : EVENS
66. Latin abbrs. : ETALS
67. Nontalker : CLAM
68. Harrow : SPADER
71. Graduate degree : DBA
74. Air: Prefix : ATMO
75. Cowpoke's need : RIATA
76. Macaws : ARAS
77. French coins : SOUS
78. Family member : SIS
79. Inscribe : ENTER
80. Perdition : RUIN
81. Georges of opera : BIZET
82. Poet's words : EENS
84. ___ through : SEE
85. General at Gettysburg : EWELL
87. Gland: Prefix : ADENO
88. Bridge seat : EAST
90. Back talk : SASS
91. Property conveyer : ALIENOR
93. Certain actress's tonic : SHELLEYWINTERSBARK
99. Where not to go from : BADTOWORSE
100. Helplessly : WILLYNILLY
104. Latin that : ILLE
105. Uses a mop : SWABS
106. Adams and others : EDIES
107. Precious : CUTE
108. Campus figure : COED
109. Young oyster : SPAT
110. Loss of value: Abbr. : DEPR
111. Rodin subject : KISS
1. Echo's title : SIR
2. Bronze or Iron : AGE
3. Tiny mass: Abbr. : MOL
4. Divides in balance : PRORATES
5. Certain golf strokes : PUTTS
6. Came to rest : ALIT
7. Shoemaker, in London : CLOBBERER
8. Rarefied condition : TENUITY
9. Game for a playwright : NEILSIMONSAYS
10. Wash : LAVE
11. Hebrew lyre : ASOR
12. Land areas: Abbr. : TERS
13. Kind of cake or rubber : SPONGE
14. Wilson aide's largesse : NEWTONBAKERSDOZEN
15. Stettin's river : ODER
16. Lean and strong : WIRY
18. Blood: Prefix : HAEM
20. Does ship carpentry : SYPHERS
23. Columbus, to friends : CHRIS
25. Greek letter : TAU
27. Use a shuttle : TAT
28. Some are great : DANES
29. Moslem leaders : IMAMS
30. Boston patriot's plant : SAMUELADAMSNEEDLE
34. Ali : BABA
35. Mrs. Bacharach : ANGIE
36. Wild beast : BOAR
38. One serving a sentence : TERMER
39. A Queen : ELLERY
41. A Champion : GOWER
43. Vocally : ALOUD
46. An isolate : LONER
48. Leslie of films : CARON
50. Commends : CITES
51. English writer's hideaway : DELAMARESNEST
53. Certain beam : LASER
55. ___-Saxon : ANGLO
57. Penpoint : NIB
58. British chaps : COVES
59. Polite word : PLEASE
60. Girl's nickname : LOTTIE
61. Choleric : IRATE
62. City on Meuse : SEDAN
64. Winged : ALATE
67. Movie, in Europe : CINE
69. Revered event of 1775 : PAULSRIDE
70. Seed cover : ARIL
72. Maria of tennis : BUENO
73. Mary or John : ASTOR
75. Cooks further : RESTEWS
77. Ally : SIDEKICK
80. Stitched anew : RESEWED
81. Scottish child : BAIRN
83. Used a cellar : SALTED
86. Angkor ___ : WAT
89. Road sign : SLO
91. More qualified : ABLER
92. Ballads : LAYS
93. Commerce group: Abbr. : SBIC
94. Aureole : HALO
95. Cries of pain : YOWS
96. Swaddle : WRAP
97. Log hut in Minsk : ISBA
98. Blunder : SLIP
101. Fr. pronoun : LUI
102. Mil. officers : LTS
103. "Of course" : YES

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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