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PROPER NAMES

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 1975

Author:
Bert Kruse
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 521 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Bert H. Kruse has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,528
Across
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Family man : PAPA
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Ties securely : STRAPS
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Greek promenades : STOAS
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Strange : WEIRD
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Relative of "Here's how" : PROSIT
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Western cactus : CHOLLA
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Popular musical : HELLODOROTHEA
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Results of applying certain sticks : REDLIPS
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Insects : ANTS
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Ten-point type : ELITE
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Row : TIER
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Resembling: Suffix : ITIC
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Food fish : IDE
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Uses a press : PRINTS
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Put through a sieve : PUREE
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Stadium in N.Y. : SHEA
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Girl of Groucho's song : LYDIA
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Ancient Brazilian : OTI
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Destined : FATED
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Throw out : EJECT
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Writings: Abbr. : MSS
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Went very slowly : SNAILED
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Looks : STARES
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Roof worker : SLATER
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Chromosome parts : GENES
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Specialized group : BLOC
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Light color : PEAGREEN
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Legal matter : RES
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Stoop : LEANOVER
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Nettle : ANNOY
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Old Roman province : DACIA
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Soil : LOAM
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Kind of china : BONE
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Laver : ROD
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Edible greens : POTHERBERTS
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Get the base-runner : TAG
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Louder, in music: Abbr. : CRES
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Old instrument : LUTE
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Complete : TOTAL
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Grudge : SPITE
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Produced an heir : HADABABY
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Greek letter : CHI
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Home of Noah Webster : NEWHAVEN
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Small one : RUNT
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Awaken : ROUSE
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Gitchee Gumee features : SHORES
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Idiotic : INSANE
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Flood : TORRENT
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Sioux : OTO
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Trellis units : LATHS
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"___ Along the Mohawk" : DRUMS
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Twitch : TIC
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Calm : ALLAY
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Star in Pegasus : ENIF
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Embodiments : SOULS
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Rodeo gear : LARIAT
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High note : ELA
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Black: Prefix : ATRO
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Bright ___ : IDEA
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Mortgages : LIENS
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Hymn word : AMEN
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Secreted: Sp. : CERRADO
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Russian entertainer : DONALDCOSSACK
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Decide : SETTLE
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Tooth part : ENAMEL
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Lights : NEONS
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Korean family : RHEES
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Unswerving : STEADY
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Antony-requested loan : EARS
Down
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Beat down, as hail : PELTED
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Bothers : AILS
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Nicklaus, e.g. : PRO
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Snake : ADDER
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Track events : SPRINTS
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Type of horse race : TROTTING
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Surf sounds : ROTES
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Lighted-cigar tip : ASH
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Occasional finger location : PIE
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Enactments : STATUTES
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Diatribe : SCREED
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"Over ___" : THERE
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Shipboard title: Abbr. : OOD
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Relative of hunky-dory : ALLISJACOB
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Move like a serpent : SLITHER
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Barrie girl : WENDY
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Get ___ of the action : APIECE
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Greet : HAIL
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Hodgepodge : OLIO
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Hurries off : SCATS
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Upset : IRED
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Eclairs, etc. : PASTRY
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Blanches : PALES
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Insect stage : IMAGO
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Painting, music, etc. : FINEARTHURS
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Playing-fields school : ETON
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Bishop's domain : SEE
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Eagle's pad : AERIE
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Bridge bids : SLAMS
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Spanish woman : SENORA
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Arrived at Kennedy : LANDED
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Fortification : REDOUBT
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Ringo Starr et al. : BEATLES
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Dry up : PARCH
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Spruce : NATTY
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Expressing a pledge : VOTIVE
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Mother's relatives : ENATES
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Rain in Bonn : REGEN
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Fidel's friend : CHE
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Tennis call : LET
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Tool-rack item : PLANE
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Western capital : BOISE
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Venture out : SARAHFORTH
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Fired on : SHOTAT
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Oral : PAROL
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Rolls : BUNS
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Plant bulbs : CORMS
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Man on first : WHO
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Vocal arpeggios : ROULADES
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Involved : ENTAILED
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Of the intestine : ILEAC
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Loire city : NANTES
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Swizzle stick : STIRRER
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Factual : TRUE
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In a weary manner : TIREDLY
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Square ones : DODOES
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Presidential title: Abbr. : CINC
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French racing center : LEMANS
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Smart ones : ALECS
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Doughboy : YANK
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Edge along : SIDLE
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Fleecy animal : LLAMA
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Together : ASONE
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Old zither : ASOR
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Corroded : ATE
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Can. province : ONT
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Edinburgh negative : NAE
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Alfred Noyes subject : SEA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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