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Will Weng
Will Weng

BIG BUSINESS

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1965

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 133, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,642
Across
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British title. : DAME
5
Moves slightly. : BUDGES
11
Golfer Sam. : SNEAD
16
Pound down. : TAMP
20
Smooth out. : IRON
21
Iroquois League nation. : ONEIDA
22
Kind of mackerel. : HORSE
23
Mosque of ___, in Jerusalem. : OMAR
24
Point of view: Colloq. : SLANT
25
Small piano. : SPINET
26
Pearl or Bermuda. : ONION
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Raced. : TORE
28
Cougar. : PUMA
29
Boat for duck shooting. : SKAG
30
Aquarium sights. : ELECTRICEELS
33
Baseball player. : UTILITYINFIELDER
37
Rum drink. : ZOMBIE
38
Longing. : DESIRE
39
City near Daytona Beach. : DELAND
40
Kind of school: Abbr. : ELEM
42
Prefix for acid or arctic. : ANT
43
Name in puppetry. : SARG
45
Benedictine title. : DOM
46
Colored, as glass. : STAINED
49
Words of praise. : HOSANNAS
53
Flattening. : OBLATING
56
Israeli port. : ACRE
60
Eureka! : AHA
61
Ethyl acetate. : ESTER
63
Steel piece. : IBAR
64
Discuss fully: Colloq. : HASHOUT
67
Girl's name. : MOIRA
70
Relative of "boo." : HISS
71
Latin farewell. : VALE
72
U.S. agency. : TVA
73
Spenser lady. : UNA
74
Springfield name. : LINCOLN
76
Allot. : METE
77
Is "in." : BELONGS
79
Part of Lord Acton's adage. : ABSOLUTEPOWERCORRUPTS
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"___ thicker than water." : BLOODIS
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Sponsorship. : EGIS
85
Skipped. : OMITTED
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In the style of. : ALA
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Fifth or Mich. : AVE
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Becloud. : BLUR
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Ding's partner. : DONG
90
Arden. : ENOCH
93
Type of table. : GATELEG
95
Every: Ger. : ALLE
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Epic. : ILIAD
98
Repartee. : WIT
99
Method: Abbr. : SYST
100
Tax man. : ASSESSOR
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Girl of song, et al. : ADELINES
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Life, to Longfellow. : EARNEST
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Kind of pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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College course: Abbr. : ECON
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___ rule. : ASA
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Star in Lyra. : VEGA
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83 Down, in Italy. : SACCOS
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Treat with an antiseptic. : IODIZE
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Round Table knight. : MODRED
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Fights imaginary foes. : TILTSATWINDMILLS
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Hidden force. : UNDERCURRENT
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Wild plum. : SLOE
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Thanks ___. : ALOT
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Amount of work. : LOAD
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"I'd have baked ___." : ACAKE
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Succeed. : ARRIVE
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Admiral Nelson's lady. : EMMA
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Kept busy. : PLIED
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Lyrical poem. : RONDEL
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Lots. : MANY
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Foreign press agency. : TASS
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Beaches. : SANDS
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Big cats. : TIGERS
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Cuckoos. : ANIS
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Thin down. : DILUTE
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Musketeer. : ARAMIS
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Recent French art loan. : MONALISA
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Common suffix. : ENT
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Wooded. : BOSKY
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Like some bills. : UNPAID
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Vouchsafed. : DEIGNED
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Card game. : GIN
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Dutch commune. : EDE
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Shiny fabric. : SATEEN
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Did a blacksmith's job. : SHOED
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Time being. : NONCE
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Asmara resident. : ERITREAN
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Old zither. : ASOR
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Habitué. : DENIZEN
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Indian symbol. : TOTEM
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Simple life form. : AMOEBA
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Game fish. : MARLIN
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Fix in advance. : PRESET
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Potato: Colloq. : SPUD
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British novelist. : STERNE
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Law degree. : LLD
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___ a cropper. : COME
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Turkey's neighbor. : IRAN
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Stories. : FLOORS
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Metrical foot. : IAMB
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Six hundred. : LIGHTBRIGADE
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Onetime baseball nickname. : GASHOUSEGANG
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Like some bread. : STALER
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Wear. : TIRE
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Morse code signal. : DAH
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Ark passenger. : HAM
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Exclamation. : OHO
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Cutters. : SAILBOATS
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Elevator footwear. : STILT
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Go-getters. : LIVEWIRES
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Dies down. : ABATES
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10, 9, 8, etc. : COUNTDOWN
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Spokes. : RUNGS
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Greek letters. : ETAS
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Old slave. : ESNE
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Fend off. : AVERT
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21 guns. : SALUTE
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Laughter: It. : RISO
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Turned toward: Bot. : ANODAL
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British Empire builder. : CLIVE
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Big shots. : MOGULS
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Undo. : OPEN
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Calm. : ALLAY
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BB shot. : PELLET
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Not friendly. : COOL
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___ vincit veritas. : OMNIA
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Shopping ___. : BAGS
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Largemouth. : BASS
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Show the way. : DIRECT
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French relative of inc. : CIE
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Elevations: Abbr. : HTS
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Paris season. : ETE
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Adjudicate. : DECIDE
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Marine rail carrier. : SEATRAIN
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Whale. : ORCA
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Oar part. : LOOM
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Lafayette resident. : INDIANAN
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Affirm. : AVER
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Vanishing carriers. : REDCAPS
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On the ___ (not much). : LOWSIDE
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Charm. : AMULET
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City near San Francisco. : SONOMA
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TV family. : ADDAMS
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Rly. stop. : STN
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Suddenly. : ASTART
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Long John. : SILVER
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Champaign rooters. : ILLINI
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Warsaw money. : ZLOTYS
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Spanish pronoun. : ESTA
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___ fire. : REDAS
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Annoyed. : IRKED
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Yorkshire city. : LEEDS
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Seasonal songs. : NOELS
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Western campus. : UCLA
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Louis or Philippe. : ROI
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Cook stove: Abbr. : RNG
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Doctors' org. : AMA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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