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WHAT'S IN A NAME?

New York Times, Sunday, September 3, 1961

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 97, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 673 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 132, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1961, The New York TimesNo. 4,433
Across
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Burnsian hillside. : BRAE
5
Dickensian clerk. : HEEP
9
Inventor of a sign language. : EPEE
13
Biblical name. : ABRAM
18
Pudding. : BROWNBETTY
20
"Camelot" character. : MORGANLEFAY
23
Debussy opus. : CLAIRDELUNE
24
Famous aria. : CELESTEAIDA
25
Prideless. : LOWLY
26
Musical passage. : CODA
27
Play of 1904. : PETERPAN
28
Knock. : RAP
29
Bodkins. : AWLS
30
Applicants. : TESTEES
32
Sheath. : DRESS
34
Literary abbreviation. : MSS
35
Fundamentals. : ABCS
38
Connective. : AND
39
Blunt. : OBTUSE
43
Teachers' group. : NEA
44
Hollywood canine. : ASTA
46
Moslem Satan. : EBLIS
47
Otherwise. : ELSE
51
Warp yarn. : ABB
54
Shy one. : SHRINKINGVIOLET
58
Card. : ACE
59
Katherine ___ Bates. : LEE
60
Anzac song. : WALTZINGMATILDA
61
State: Abbr. : KAN
62
Methuselahs. : OLDMEN
64
Monkey. : SIME
65
Beverages. : ALES
66
Crawly. : CREEPY
68
Bottom. : FLOOR
69
Turkish pavilion. : KIOSK
70
Father of Abner. : NER
71
Yankee. : MANTLE
72
Author of a labor bill. : TAFT
73
Storage place. : BIN
74
Sea: Fr. : MER
75
The Ettrick Shepherd. : HOGG
77
Made a buzzing sound. : DRONED
79
Chevron-wearer: Abbr. : CPL
82
Oxfords. : SHOES
85
Lizard: Prefix. : SAURO
86
___ a church mouse. : POORAS
87
Weary. : BORE
88
Abode. : NEST
89
Low. : MENIAL
90
One-striper: Abbr. : ENS
91
Caribbean port. : CHARLOTTEAMALIE
95
Science degree. : SCD
96
Pronoun. : ONE
97
Balzac novel. : LILYOFTHEVALLEY
98
Letters. : EES
99
Rocketeers' agency. : NASA
101
Impends. : NEARS
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Sen. Long. : OREN
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Year: Sp. : ANO
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Links places. : GREENS
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Lippo Lippi. : FRA
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Honshu city. : OTSU
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Pipe joint. : TEE
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Part of Palestine. : JUDEA
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Short oratorio. : CANTATA
117
Mazo ___ Roche. : DELA
118
Exclamation. : OHO
119
"Five-foot shelf" books. : CLASSICS
124
Bridge term. : RUFF
126
College buildings. : HALLS
127
The lesser doxology. : GLORIAPATRI
129
Pass. : ANNIEOAKLEY
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Resort west of L. A. : SANTAMONICA
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Special group of co-eds. : DAISYCHAIN
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French town. : NESLE
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Author of "Mary." : ASCH
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Pielet. : TART
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Rowdydows. : BRAWLS
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Ruffles. : ROILS
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Wrong. : AWRY
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Windup. : END
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Serfs. : HELOTS
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Musical piece. : ETUDE
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Heating vessels. : ETNAS
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___ Corner, London district. : PYE
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Was toastmaster. : EMCEED
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The Brownings. : POETS
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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"Rome of Hungary." : EGER
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Theatre group. : ANTA
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Mixes. : BLENDS
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Part of Dept. of Agriculture. : REA
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Blazing. : AFIRE
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___ a hatter. : MADAS
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Huffs and puffs. : BLOWS
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Bill: Fr. : BEC
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Viper. : ASP
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Barks. : YAPS
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Reticent one: Colloq. : CLAM
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Its capital is Georgetown. : PENANG
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Little father: Czech. : TATINEK
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Arikara. : REE
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Comeback. : ANSWER
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Irish playwright. : BEHAN
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Jung. : CARL
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___ dictum. : OBITER
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City on the Loire. : BLOIS
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Cultivate. : TILL
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Jalopy. : USEDCAR
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Italian town. : ANZIO
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Glides. : SKIMS
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___ Gallienne. : EVALE
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Resort near Banff. : LAKELOUISE
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Profligate. : SCAPEGRACE
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Child's counting word. : EENY
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Soaring. : ALOFT
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Deadly nightshade. : BELLADONNA
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Easy street. : BEDOFROSES
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"___ the bag." : ITSIN
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Operative : GMAN
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Mountain lake. : TARN
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Engine. : MOTOR
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___ Allen. : ETHAN
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Young 'un. : KID
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French pronoun. : MES
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Illuminate. : BESHINE
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Mercury, for one. : METAL
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Yellow hues. : GOLDS
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Formula for sodium chloride. : NACL
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Ruby, olive and hazel. : COLORS
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Campus figures. : PROFS
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Latvian. : LETT
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Deride. : SNEERAT
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Pant. : HEAVE
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Turkish sultan. : OSMAN
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"I'll ___ in My Dreams." : SEEYOU
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Laborer. : PEON
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The Commoner. : BRYAN
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Bearings. : MIENS
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Nautical term. : ALEE
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Spinosities. : THORNS
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Old language: Abbr. : LLAT
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Years. : AGE
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Ethnic. : RACIAL
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Physiognomonical. : FACIAL
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Snerd-like. : OAFISH
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___ to the Marines. : TELLIT
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Glasgow. : ELLEN
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Unintricate. : EASY
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Slow trots. : JOGS
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Tartar lancer. : UHLAN
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Lorna ___. : DOONE
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About. : CIRCA
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Indian buffaloes. : ARNAS
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Garment. : TUNIC
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African port. : DAKAR
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Claudicant. : LAME
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Highest P. I. mountain. : APO
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Right-minded. : SANE
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Hubbub. : STIR
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Elfin. : FEY
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Sunk fence. : HAHA
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Privileges: Abbr. : RTS
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___ Rehan. : ADA
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Calendar abbreviation. : OCT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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