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WORD FOR WORD

New York Times, Sunday, January 15, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,364
Across
1. Coil. : SPIRAL
7. Creator of Quasimodo. : HUGO
11. Certain others. : THEM
15. Amount of business done. : TURNOVER
17. Jacob's twin. : ESAU
18. Cargo ship. : COALER
20. Long-distance digits. : AREACODE
21. One "heard from." : LETTERWRITER
24. Suppositions. : IFS
25. Distinctive. : SIGNAL
27. Role in "King Lear." : EDMUND
28. State: Abbr. : ALA
29. Shallow pool. : WASH
31. Superfluous: Fr. : DETROP
33. Refreshments. : ICES
34. Wheel. : SPIN
35. Peaks. : ACMES
37. Fabric. : REP
38. Beginning. : ONSET
40. Hurt. : ACHED
41. Came close. : NEARED
43. Diffuse. : RADIATE
45. Cards. : TREYS
46. One heard at night. : SNORER
48. Scot's negative. : DINNA
49. Primary pipes. : MAINS
50. Like college halls. : IVIED
52. Norm for clocks. : STANDARDTIME
56. Bolero. : DANCE
59. Pioneer in aircraft. : FOCKE
61. Student of a kind. : COED
62. Begone! : SCAT
63. Well, well! : OHO
64. Striped Indian muslins. : DORIAS
66. G.I. meals. : MESSES
68. Authority on health: Abbr. : AMA
69. Pack down. : TAMP
71. Lacking. : SANS
72. Harass. : BESET
73. Note. : EFLAT
75. Heedless of the future. : SHORTSIGHTED
78. Melancholy: Poet. : DREAR
80. Port on the Seine. : ROUEN
81. Relinquishes. : CEDES
83. First-born. : OLDEST
86. Transplant. : RESET
87. Therapeutic device. : SUNLAMP
89. Proper: Slang. : KOSHER
91. ___ Major. : CANIS
92. Italian dish. : PASTA
93. From: Ger. : AUS
95. Maxim. : GNOME
96. "___ a Song." : IGOT
97. Sign, in printing. : FIST
98. One of the Dandridges. : MARTHA
101. Unrefined material. : ORES
102. ___-pros. : NOL
103. Deliverer. : SAVIOR
105. Snack bar equipment. : STOOLS
107. Numerical prefix. : TRI
108. Something uncertain. : QUESTIONMARK
111. Sway. : FREEREIN
113. Garment. : TSHIRT
114. Origin of a word: Abbr. : ETYM
115. Seethes. : FERMENTS
116. Parched. : SERE
117. Gallic name. : RENE
118. Reliable. : STEADY
Down
1. Visible areas. : SURFACES
2. Printer. : PRESSMAN
3. Feminine suffix. : INA
4. Remote-controlled bombs. : ROCS
5. Walk around. : AVOID
6. Type of book. : LEDGER
7. Greetings! : HELLO
8. Necessity. : USE
9. Entrance. : GATE
10. Leaves behind. : OUTDISTANCES
11. Where people live. : TOWNS
12. Like a diamond. : HARD
13. Samuel's tutor. : ELI
14. Very abstract. : METAPHYSICAL
15. Formosa. : TAIWAN
16. Tenant. : RENTER
18. Condiment holder. : CRUET
19. Depends (on). : RELIES
22. One who does the intros. : EMCEE
23. S. African dollar. : RAND
26. National hero of Hungary. : ARPAD
30. Valiant. : HEROIC
32. Grosse ___. : POINTE
34. Uses sachets. : SCENTS
36. Did. : SERVED
39. Novel of 1880. : NANA
40. Jejune. : ARID
42. ___ gratia. : DEI
44. Shuffleboard gear. : DISKS
45. Afternoon: Sp. : TARDE
47. Chorus. : REFRAIN
49. Eminent music man. : MAESTRO
51. Action. : DOING
53. Treated. : DOSED
54. Child's influence. : MAMA
55. Coup d'___. : ETAT
56. 11 Down on maps. : DOTS
57. Double exclamation. : AHAH
58. Precisely. : NOMORENOLESS
60. One who "lays it on the line." : CASHCUSTOMER
65. Caucasus native. : OSSET
66. Figure in Greek legend. : MEDEA
67. Old hand at sailing. : SEADOG
70. Toast. : PROSIT
72. Noisy chaos. : BEDLAM
74. City near San Francisco. : FRESNO
76. Day: Abbr. : TUES
77. Marquee. : TENT
79. Big game. : ELK
82. Bright. : SMART
84. The smaller share. : SHORTEND
85. Nerve. : TEMERITY
86. Menu entry. : RAGOUT
87. Black buck. : SASIN
88. Delay. : PUTOFF
90. Certain saps. : RESINS
91. Five: Fr. : CINQ
92. Heart, crux. : PIVOT
94. Certain borders. : SHORES
97. Laissez-___. : FAIRE
99. ___ another! : ASKME
100. On guard. : ALERT
103. Flurry. : STIR
104. Charge base. : RATE
106. Dotted, in art. : SEME
109. Girl. : SHE
110. Rembrandt van ___. : RYN
112. Govt. agency. : REA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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