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J. A. Felker
J. A. Felker

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New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 1976

Author: J. A. Felker
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
J. A. Felker has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,731
Across Down
1. Athlete's woe : CRAMP
6. Fishing hooks : GAFFS
11. Broadway org. : ASCAP
16. Electrical unit : FARAD
21. Asian capital : HANOI
22. Scottish river : ORRIN
23. Town of Brazil : ICANA
24. Not sotto voce : ALOUD
25. Brewing : AFOOT
26. Vine : LIANA
27. Poetic times : MORNS
28. Roman dress : STOLA
29. July 10, 1925 : STARTOFSCOPESTRIALTODAY
33. "___ kick out of . . . " : IGETA
34. Crate section : SLAT
35. Certain payments : DUES
36. Form of address : MAAM
40. Blot out : ERASE
42. Word study: Abbr. : ETYM
44. Word with front or rear : END
45. Put-on : ACT
48. Room in Livia's house : ATRIUM
50. Navy off. : COM
52. New Rochelle college : IONA
54. Southern Indian : ADAI
55. July 17, 1936 : THESPANISHCIVILWAROPENS
62. Carplike fish : ROACH
63. U.S. Indians : OTOES
64. Perry's creator : ERLE
65. River's mouthpiece : DELTA
66. Hand out : ISSUE
67. Heart and ___ : SOUL
68. Opposed : ANTI
69. Fix a pencil : SHARPEN
71. Miss Drew : ELLEN
73. Tobacco kiln : OAST
75. Bone: Prefix : OSTE
77. Half a bray : HEE
78. July 17, 1945 : POTSDAMCONFERENCEBEGINS
85. Gershwin : IRA
86. Like Loch Ness : DEEP
87. Youthful age : TEEN
88. Before febrero : ENERO
89. "Tale of ___," old poem : GAMELYN
92. Set up a golf ball : TEED
94. Vols' state : TENN
96. Moon or Spoon : RIVER
100. Helot : SLAVE
101. Cloud type: Prefix : CIRR
102. Issei's child : NISEI
103. Take potshots at : SNIPE
104. July 27, 1953 : KOREANARMISTICEISSIGNED
109. Spy for Moses : IGAL
110. Star in Serpens : ALYA
111. Poetic word : OPE
112. Like British highballs : UNICED
113. Big Apple: Abbr. : NYC
114. Cattle genus : BOS
115. "___ for Life" : LUST
118. Less risky : SAFER
122. Inquisitive : NOSY
123. Japanese wrestling : SUMO
124. School org. branches : PTAS
126. Louise et al. : TINAS
128. July 20, 1969 : AMANFIRSTWALKSONTHEMOON
138. Letter stroke : SERIF
139. Miss by ___ : AHAIR
140. Kind of tube : INNER
141. Indian dwelling : LODGE
142. Decree : IRADE
143. Opposite of sud : NORTE
144. Artful Dodger : REESE
145. Stunt fliers' feats : LOOPS
146. Worked on brogans : SOLED
147. After frosh : SOPHS
148. Witness, in law : TESTE
149. Swagger : STRUT
1. Son of Eliz. : CHAS
2. Slew : RAFT
3. Buffalo's kin : ANOA
4. Spanish invader : MOOR
5. Palace in Florence : PITTI
6. Miller or Palmer : GOLFER
7. Plant bristle : ARISTA
8. Brawl : FRACAS
9. Pure, in Madrid : FINO
10. Cold and ginger : SNAPS
11. Sets a goal : AIMSAT
12. Death Valley name : SCOTTY
13. Mystery writer : CARR
14. Roman years : ANNI
15. Annual parade ground : PASADENA
16. Went hungry : FASTED
17. Voices : ALTOS
18. Cross : ROOD
19. German hall : AULA
20. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
30. Minn. village : OGEMA
31. Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
32. Kind of mission for Armstrong : LUNAR
36. Maternal prefix : MATRI
37. One of a French trio : ATHOS
38. Places : AREAS
39. Makes a billiard fluff : MISCUES
41. Plane formation : ECHELON
43. One in a ___ : MILLION
45. Garden City campus : ADELPHI
46. Place for G.I.'s : CANTEEN
47. Medicinal beverages : TISANES
49. Stood by : UPHELD
51. Mil. school : OCS
53. Part of I.O.U. : OWE
54. Copycat : APER
56. Certain plastic surgeons : NOSEMEN
57. "If I've said ___, I've . . . " : ITONCE
58. Trifle : SOU
59. Belly, in France : VENTRE
60. N.Y.C. subway : IRT
61. Harem room : ODA
68. Plant ___ : ASEED
69. Miss. Senator : STENNIS
70. Goddess of youth : HEBE
72. Macbeth or Astor : LADY
74. Desserts, in England : AFTERS
76. Part of a play : SCENEI
78. Football : PIGSKIN
79. Mouth-healing science : ORALOGY
80. American larch: Var. : TAMARAC
81. Best : OPTIMAL
82. Inveigles : ENTICES
83. ___ judgment (misthinks) : ERRSIN
84. Entering : GOINGIN
90. Knievel : EVEL
91. Pasture : LEA
93. Silkworm : ERI
95. Compass reading : ESE
97. Conquer: Lat. : VINCO
98. Fencing pieces : EPEES
99. Singer Helen : REDDY
101. Call out : CRY
102. ___ in the bud : NIP
105. In-law of Ruth : NAOMI
106. Losers : ALSORANS
107. Absolute : TOTAL
108. Silk fabric : SURAH
114. Polished : BUFFED
116. Caught ___ (overtook) : UPWITH
117. Gawks : STARES
119. Makes up for : ATONES
120. "Their ___ Hour" : FINEST
121. Beef or veal, at times : ENTREE
123. Kind of remark : SNIDE
125. Avoid : SKIRT
127. ___ short : SELLS
128. Sale sign : ASIS
129. Warm-sea fish : MERO
130. Russian sea : ARAL
131. Scat! : SHOO
132. Camping item : TARP
133. Old weapon : SNEE
134. Doubtful : MOOT
135. Smell : ODOR
136. Russian police : OGPU
137. Certain egg : NEST

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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