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Will Weng
Will Weng

CATCH PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, October 2, 1966

Author: Will Weng
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 651 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,259
Across Down
1. Hurls. : CASTS
6. ___-à-brac. : BRIC
10. Stanch. : STEM
14. Top-notch. : GRADEA
20. Beaches, in old Rome. : ACTAE
21. Money, in new Rome. : LIRA
22. Rhone tributary. : SAONE
23. Having new spirit. : REBORN
24. Eye. : PRIVATEDETECTIVE
27. Witchery. : ALLURE
28. Famed sleeper. : RIP
29. Transgressions. : SINS
30. Tooth. : SWEETITEM
32. Black. : EBON
33. Suited. : ADAPTED
35. Put out. : SPEND
36. Tennis stroke. : SMASH
38. Honorary degree. : LLD
39. Bern's river. : AAR
40. Part. : SHARE
41. Scotsman's "has." : HAES
42. Look at. : EYE
44. Sylvan deity. : SATYR
47. Pack away. : STOW
48. Eel: Dial. : SNIG
50. Lectures of a kind. : TIRADES
54. Whilom. : ERST
55. Glum. : MOROSE
57. Vous ___. : ETES
59. Amy or James. : LOWELL
60. One of Jacob's wives. : LEAH
61. Came down. : ALIT
62. State: Abbr. : WISC
64. Kind of car. : USED
66. Riviera friend. : AMI
67. Time of day. : FORENOON
69. Distort. : MISSHAPE
71. Ballet bend. : PLIE
72. Manhattan, for one: Abbr. : BOR
73. Polo Grounds ghost. : GIANT
75. Take on hands. : HIRE
76. Active ones. : DOERS
77. Scanty costumes. : BIKINIS
81. Out of ___ out of mind. : SIGHTIS
83. Rodent. : PACKRAT
85. Early job for Caesar. : EDILE
86. Word of a kind. : NOUN
88. Brands. : MAKES
90. Contend. : VIE
91. Army VIP: Abbr. : GENL
92. Hand. : APPLAUSE
94. Words of adoration. : PRAISEBE
99. Triste. : SAD
100. Vogue. : RAGE
102. Old partner of Hung. : AUST
103. Shensi capital. : SIAN
104. Commuter item. : FARE
105. Go ___ (overstep bounds). : TOOFAR
107. Prohibition. : DONT
109. Vivacity. : ESPRIT
111. Customer. : USER
112. Business places. : OFFICES
114. One looked up to. : IDOL
116. Desertlike. : ARID
117. January, in Spain. : ENERO
118. Word to a horse. : GEE
119. Adjective endings. : IALS
121. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
123. Nicklaus's org. : PGA
124. Norse goddess. : EIR
126. Cum grano ___. : SALIS
128. Sea arm. : INLET
129. Early schoolgirl's coif. : PIGTAIL
133. Scope. : AREA
135. Arms. : FORTIFIES
137. Points of convergence. : FOCI
138. Snake. : BOA
139. Spouted vessel. : TEAPOT
141. Ears. : LOANTOMARCANTONY
144. Hesitant. : UNSURE
145. Pester. : ANNOY
146. Aleutian isle. : ADAK
147. Lamp slave. : GENIE
148. Young bird. : PEEPER
149. Occident. : WEST
150. Fishing items. : NETS
151. Daub. : SMEAR
1. Genus of goats, etc. : CAPRA
2. Bitterly pungent. : ACRID
3. Type of grass. : STIPA
4. Hebrew letter. : TAV
5. Marsh pink. : SEASTAR
6. Harmonize. : BLEND
7. Clears (of). : RIDS
8. Choler. : IRE
9. Dupes. : CATSPAWS
10. Glutted. : SATED
11. Roof: Fr. : TOIT
12. View mentally. : ENVISAGE
13. What to do in St. Louis. : MEETME
14. Metric weights. : GRAMS
15. Electrical unit. : REL
16. Qualified. : ABLE
17. Heel. : DOUBLEDEALER
18. Actor Flynn. : ERROL
19. Put ___ to. : ANEND
22. Locales. : SCENES
25. Layer. : TIER
26. Jug. : EWER
31. Atlantic coast. : EAST
34. Foot. : PAYTHEBILL
35. Launching of a rocket. : SHOOT
37. King of Judaea. : HEROD
40. Sequence. : STRING
41. Thumb. : HITCHHIKE
43. Go off course. : YAW
44. Ego. : SELF
45. Mars: Prefix. : AREO
46. Ruler. : TSAR
47. Aria. : SOLO
49. Suffix with tall or small. : NESS
51. Oléron, for one. : ILE
52. City in N.Y. : ELMIRA
53. Most cunning. : SLIEST
55. N.Z. tribesman. : MAORI
56. Stevenson's middle name. : EWING
58. Highest in rank: Abbr. : SUPR
63. Neck. : ISTHMUS
65. Small spring. : SEEP
68. Zero. : NONE
69. Continents. : MAINLANDS
70. Comfort: Fr. : AISE
71. Ribs. : POKESFUNAT
74. The jig ___. : ISUP
76. 7th-cen. date. : DCII
77. ___ differ (takes exception). : BEGSTO
78. Have an ___ (have an inkling). : IDEAOF
79. Elbow. : KINDOFGREASE
80. Catch: Colloq. : SNAG
82. Sampling. : TASTE
84. Before: Fr. : AVANT
87. Unclosed: Poet. : OPED
89. Something of St. Louis. : SPIRIT
93. Prefix with crat or mation. : AUTO
95. Foray. : RAID
96. Facilitate. : EASE
97. A rabbit. : BRER
98. Architect Saarinen. : EERO
100. Sports events. : RACES
101. Common verb. : ARE
103. Small herring. : SPRAT
106. Cry of disgust. : FIE
108. Whetting device. : OILSTONE
110. Buyer's contact. : SALESMAN
113. Storage place of a kind. : SILO
115. Mildness. : LENITY
117. Proddings. : EGGINGS
120. Code governing flying. : AIRLAW
122. A queen, for short. : CLEO
123. Type size. : PICA
124. Consume utterly. : EATUP
125. One of the Dunnes. : IRENE
127. Following. : AFTER
128. Words of contingency. : IFNOT
129. Small blemishes. : POCKS
130. Mother Hubbard's quest. : ABONE
131. Old Aegean district. : IONIA
132. Type of cake. : LAYER
134. "Since Hector was ___." : APUP
136. Fleming and others. : IANS
137. College club. : FRAT
140. Miner's quest. : ORE
142. U.S. writer. : ADE
143. Pro ___. : TEM

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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