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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
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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
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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
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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
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Teensy. : LIL
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Fobs. : POCKETS
108
City near Council Bluffs. : OMAHA
110
Hobbledehoy. : LAD
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Late afternoon. : TEATIME
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Prank. : PRACTICALJOKE
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Unseen enemy. : SNIPER
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Gulf port. : TAMPA
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Animate. : ENLIVEN
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Exploits. : DEEDS
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Signify. : SPELL
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Joint maker. : SEAMER
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Kitchen gear. : TINWARE
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Fire-fighting unit. : ENGINECOMPANY
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Mal de ___. : MER
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Is worth it. : PAYS
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Fitting. : TRYON
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Marble. : STONE
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Kind of blind. : VENETIAN
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Math: Abbr. : ALG
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Famed bridge expert. : SIMS
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Kind of engine. : THEAD
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Glare shield. : SUNVISOR
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Makes dull. : BLUNTS
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Tall and slim. : RANGY
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Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
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Constantly: Poet. : EER
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Ship. : FRIGATE
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Bring into being. : FATHER
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Primary paint coat. : SEALER
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JFK-LBJ Cabinet member. : UDALL
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Shift. : DRESS
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So ___. : ITIS
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Diver's gear. : SCUBA
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Capital in the news. : HANOI
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Possibly. : PERHAPS
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Mineral akin to natron. : TRONA
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Teacher's homework. : REPORTCARDS
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Floria. : TOSCA
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Surplus. : LEFTOVER
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Harder to find. : RARER
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Alaskan innershoe. : PAC
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Katrine. : LOCH
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Noncombatant marking. : REDCROSS
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Hornsby's nickname. : RAJAH
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Greek letter. : OMEGA
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Shows anger. : FUMES
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Kind of jury. : PETIT
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Deep affection. : BROTHERLYLOVE
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Famous movie name. : LORRE
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Join. : ENTER
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Child: Prefix. : PED
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Editorial pronouns. : WES
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Place for small fry. : NURSERY
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Strong fiber. : SISAL
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___ Capet. : HUGH
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Building supports. : SILLS
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Color. : PEACH
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Flop. : DUD
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Forefathers: Fr. : PERES
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Straightened. : TRUED
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Ideas. : CONCEPTS
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Gist. : SUMTOTAL
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Metal fastener. : UBOLT
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Bangtails. : PONIES
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Type of cloth. : HOLLAND
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Evening time. : DUSK
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Refugee center, in U.S. : MIAMI
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Less promising. : BLEAKER
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Wringing wet. : SODDEN
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Gamblers. : DICERS
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Concave. : DOMED
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Bind. : STRAP
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Sportsman's choice. : RACES
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Feudal title. : THANE
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Clay item. : PIPE
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Corresponding. : SAME
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In the manner of: It. : ALLA
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Foulard. : TIE
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Army rank: Abbr. : CPL
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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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