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WORDS TO THE WISE

New York Times, Sunday, October 22, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 591 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,644
Across
1. Has allure. : TEMPTS
7. Boundless spaces. : VASTS
12. Outline. : BRIEF
17. Aesthete's concern. : FINEART
18. One of Job's friends. : ELIHU
19. Scientific marvels. : LASERS
21. Rebels. : ANGRYYOUNGMEN
23. Not checked out. : UNTRIED
25. Double: Prefix. : TWI
26. Device, in meteorology. : SONDE
27. Available cash. : SAVINGS
29. Fish. : GAR
30. Form of John. : HANS
32. Under: Poet. : NEATH
34. Tune. : DITTY
35. Weak. : PALE
36. Standing. : ERECT
38. Double-dealer. : LIAR
40. Opposite of "Buddy." : SIS
41. 18th-cen. wigs. : TETES
42. Come back. : RECUR
43. Herdsmen of S. A. : LLANEROS
45. Real bookworms. : PORERS
46. Old French coin. : OBOLE
48. Wall Street term. : NOPAR
49. Precipitate. : RASH
50. Russian dynasty: Var. : ROMANOFF
53. Comparative suffix. : IOR
54. Liable to sin. : PECCABLE
58. Elec. term. : AMP
59. Show off. : ACTUP
61. Like some divorcées. : REWED
63. Stage part. : APRON
64. Hugo hero. : JEAN
66. Final stage. : HOMESTRETCH
69. Kind. : SORT
70. Lamb: Lat. : AGNUS
72. Indic language. : VEDIC
73. Sticky stuff. : SIRUP
75. Italian number. : TRE
76. Country fun. : HAYRIDES
78. Vitality. : SAP
80. United. : TOGETHER
82. Mark in music. : SLUR
83. Worries. : CARES
85. Cut. : SHARE
86. Defended. : UPHELD
89. Low spirits. : DOLDRUMS
91. Part of the street scene. : CURBS
94. No gentlemen, these. : BOORS
95. Color. : DUN
96. Tractor-trailer rig. : SEMI
97. Well, well! : HELLO
98. Just. : ONLY
99. Deejays' concern. : DISCS
101. Jump. : START
104. Treated, as fabric. : DYED
105. Teensy. : LIL
106. Fobs. : POCKETS
108. City near Council Bluffs. : OMAHA
110. Hobbledehoy. : LAD
111. Late afternoon. : TEATIME
113. Prank. : PRACTICALJOKE
116. Unseen enemy. : SNIPER
117. Gulf port. : TAMPA
118. Animate. : ENLIVEN
119. Exploits. : DEEDS
120. Signify. : SPELL
121. Joint maker. : SEAMER
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1. Kitchen gear. : TINWARE
2. Fire-fighting unit. : ENGINECOMPANY
3. Mal de ___. : MER
4. Is worth it. : PAYS
5. Fitting. : TRYON
6. Marble. : STONE
7. Kind of blind. : VENETIAN
8. Math: Abbr. : ALG
9. Famed bridge expert. : SIMS
10. Kind of engine. : THEAD
11. Glare shield. : SUNVISOR
12. Makes dull. : BLUNTS
13. Tall and slim. : RANGY
14. Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
15. Constantly: Poet. : EER
16. Ship. : FRIGATE
17. Bring into being. : FATHER
20. Primary paint coat. : SEALER
22. JFK-LBJ Cabinet member. : UDALL
24. Shift. : DRESS
28. So ___. : ITIS
31. Diver's gear. : SCUBA
33. Capital in the news. : HANOI
35. Possibly. : PERHAPS
37. Mineral akin to natron. : TRONA
39. Teacher's homework. : REPORTCARDS
41. Floria. : TOSCA
43. Surplus. : LEFTOVER
44. Harder to find. : RARER
45. Alaskan innershoe. : PAC
47. Katrine. : LOCH
49. Noncombatant marking. : REDCROSS
50. Hornsby's nickname. : RAJAH
51. Greek letter. : OMEGA
52. Shows anger. : FUMES
54. Kind of jury. : PETIT
55. Deep affection. : BROTHERLYLOVE
56. Famous movie name. : LORRE
57. Join. : ENTER
60. Child: Prefix. : PED
62. Editorial pronouns. : WES
65. Place for small fry. : NURSERY
67. Strong fiber. : SISAL
68. ___ Capet. : HUGH
71. Building supports. : SILLS
74. Color. : PEACH
77. Flop. : DUD
79. Forefathers: Fr. : PERES
81. Straightened. : TRUED
83. Ideas. : CONCEPTS
84. Gist. : SUMTOTAL
86. Metal fastener. : UBOLT
87. Bangtails. : PONIES
88. Type of cloth. : HOLLAND
89. Evening time. : DUSK
90. Refugee center, in U.S. : MIAMI
92. Less promising. : BLEAKER
93. Wringing wet. : SODDEN
95. Gamblers. : DICERS
99. Concave. : DOMED
100. Bind. : STRAP
102. Sportsman's choice. : RACES
103. Feudal title. : THANE
106. Clay item. : PIPE
107. Corresponding. : SAME
109. In the manner of: It. : ALLA
112. Foulard. : TIE
114. Army rank: Abbr. : CPL
115. Huck Finn's friend. : JIM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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