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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
Elaine D. Schorr has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,044
Across
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Porridge : SAMP
5
Covenant : PACT
9
Abbr. on a map : NLAT
13
Kind of shoe or suit : SNOW
17
Operatic prince : IGOR
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Covering: Ger. : HULLE
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Mitigates : EASES
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Foot: Prefix : PEDI
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Slum-clearance problem : RELOCATION
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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
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Roulette choice : NOIR
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Delibes opera : LAKME
54
Singer Frankie : LAINE
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Result : ENSUE
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Kind of girl : CAREER
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Lobby décor : PLANTER
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Epic poem : ILIAD
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Words of apology : SOSORRY
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Tenant : LODGER
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Valentino locale : ARABY
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Balances : EVENS
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Latin abbrs. : ETALS
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Nontalker : CLAM
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Harrow : SPADER
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Graduate degree : DBA
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Air: Prefix : ATMO
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Cowpoke's need : RIATA
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Macaws : ARAS
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French coins : SOUS
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Family member : SIS
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Inscribe : ENTER
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Perdition : RUIN
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Georges of opera : BIZET
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Poet's words : EENS
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___ through : SEE
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General at Gettysburg : EWELL
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Gland: Prefix : ADENO
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Bridge seat : EAST
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Back talk : SASS
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Property conveyer : ALIENOR
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Certain actress's tonic : SHELLEYWINTERSBARK
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Where not to go from : BADTOWORSE
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Helplessly : WILLYNILLY
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Latin that : ILLE
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Uses a mop : SWABS
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Adams and others : EDIES
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Precious : CUTE
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Campus figure : COED
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Young oyster : SPAT
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Loss of value: Abbr. : DEPR
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Rodin subject : KISS
Down
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Echo's title : SIR
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Bronze or Iron : AGE
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Tiny mass: Abbr. : MOL
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Divides in balance : PRORATES
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Certain golf strokes : PUTTS
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Came to rest : ALIT
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Shoemaker, in London : CLOBBERER
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Rarefied condition : TENUITY
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Game for a playwright : NEILSIMONSAYS
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Wash : LAVE
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Land areas: Abbr. : TERS
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Kind of cake or rubber : SPONGE
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Wilson aide's largesse : NEWTONBAKERSDOZEN
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Stettin's river : ODER
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Lean and strong : WIRY
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Blood: Prefix : HAEM
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Does ship carpentry : SYPHERS
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Columbus, to friends : CHRIS
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Greek letter : TAU
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Use a shuttle : TAT
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Some are great : DANES
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Moslem leaders : IMAMS
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Boston patriot's plant : SAMUELADAMSNEEDLE
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Ali : BABA
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Mrs. Bacharach : ANGIE
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Wild beast : BOAR
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One serving a sentence : TERMER
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A Queen : ELLERY
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A Champion : GOWER
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Vocally : ALOUD
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An isolate : LONER
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Leslie of films : CARON
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Commends : CITES
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English writer's hideaway : DELAMARESNEST
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Certain beam : LASER
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___-Saxon : ANGLO
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Penpoint : NIB
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British chaps : COVES
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Polite word : PLEASE
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Girl's nickname : LOTTIE
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Choleric : IRATE
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City on Meuse : SEDAN
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Winged : ALATE
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Movie, in Europe : CINE
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Revered event of 1775 : PAULSRIDE
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Seed cover : ARIL
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Maria of tennis : BUENO
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Mary or John : ASTOR
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Cooks further : RESTEWS
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Ally : SIDEKICK
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Stitched anew : RESEWED
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Scottish child : BAIRN
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Used a cellar : SALTED
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Angkor ___ : WAT
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Road sign : SLO
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More qualified : ABLER
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Ballads : LAYS
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Commerce group: Abbr. : SBIC
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Aureole : HALO
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Cries of pain : YOWS
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Swaddle : WRAP
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Log hut in Minsk : ISBA
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Blunder : SLIP
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Fr. pronoun : LUI
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Mil. officers : LTS
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"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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