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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

QUOTABILITY

New York Times, Sunday, October 23, 1966

12-Down : Well planned.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.80, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 551 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Jack Luzzatto has 292 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,280
Across
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Man at Le Mans. : RACER
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Moor in a murder story. : OTHELLO
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Any old iron. : SCRAP
18
G. Washington's wig. : PERUKE
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"___ of the Crowd." : THEROAR
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Deplorable. : TOOBAD
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"A penny saved ___." : ISAPENNYEARNED
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Omitting nothing. : ENTIRE
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Chem room. : LAB
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Quit! : STOPIT
27
Finds what one can. : GLEANS
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Cold. : RAW
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Is poorly. : AILS
32
Mortgage. : LIEN
33
Italian police officer. : SBIRRO
34
Po tributary. : ADDA
35
Swindles. : FLEECES
37
Filches. : STEALS
38
Child. : SCION
39
Instance. : CASE
40
Evening: It. : SERA
41
Malleable subordinate. : YESMAN
43
Raffias. : PALMS
45
Town in Texas. : MENARD
47
Must. : NEEDTO
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Get control of: Colloq. : SEWUP
50
Areas of electrical devices. : HOTSIDES
52
Sans caution. : RASHLY
54
No hero, but very welcome. : PRODIGALSON
56
One bound to succeed. : COMER
58
Tokyo before 1868. : EDO
59
Green land. : EIRE
60
Colonial aphorist (see 22 Across). : BENFRANKLIN
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Literary light: Abbr. : SHAK
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Olden days. : ELD
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Movie figure. : OSCAR
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Spanish sword. : TOLEDOBLADE
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Disconnect. : DETACH
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Large cigars of superior quality. : REGALIAS
71
Indian titles. : RANAS
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Canine's need. : DOGTAG
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Units of work. : ERGONS
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Dressed and matched, as wood: Abbr. : DANDM
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Fish nets. : TRAWLS
78
Word game: Abbr. : ANAG
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Bluenose. : PRIG
80
Merman. : ETHEL
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Surveyor's theodolite. : ALIDAD
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Certain ends. : LINEMEN
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Pronoun: Poet. : THEE
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Believe. : CREDIT
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Musical sign. : CLEF
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"The king can ___ wrong." : DONO
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Way of doing. : HOW
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The ribber's weapon. : NEEDLE
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Public faces. : FRONTS
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Baron Boyd ___. : ORR
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One of the Wylies. : ELINOR
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"As the ___ heaven ... " : GENTLERAINFROM
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Haunt. : RESORT
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Platform. : ESTRADE
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Fond touch. : CARESS
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Bundles (off). : SENDS
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The Canaanite. : STSIMON
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Poem. : EPODE
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Return by ship. : RESAIL
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Farmable. : ARABLE
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Trophy. : CUP
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Pieces (out). : EKES
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Untenanted. : RENTLESS
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Kind of star. : OTYPE
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Caffein. : THEIN
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Type of wave. : HEAT
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Misfigure. : ERR
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Patriarch. : LONGBEARD
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Pink orchid. : LAELIA
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Well planned. : ORDERLY
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Fast writer. : STENO
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Peruses. : CONS
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Twaddle. : ROT
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Small asset, but safe. : ABIRDINTHEHAND
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Boastful air, old style. : PARADO
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Oriental dish. : PILAF
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Official, in India. : DEWAN
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Static. : NOISE
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Poison, in combinations. : ARSEN
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Sequester. : SECLUDE
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Find something hard to believe. : STRAINATAGNAT
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Schools: Abbr. : ACADS
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Grounds. : CAMPI
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Responder to stimuli. : SENSOR
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Denigrate. : SMEAR
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Liberates. : SETSFREE
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Night watchman: Sp. : SERENO
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In jeopardy. : PERILED
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It's sufficient. : AWORDTOTHEWISE
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Playwright of "Liliom." : MOLNAR
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Edging paper unevenly. : DECKLING
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Man unregenerate. : OLDADAM
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Expedition. : SPEED
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This: Lat. : HAEC
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Church choir platforms. : SOLEAS
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Dress parts. : YOKES
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Irish wit. : GBSHAW
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Sailors, for short. : MIDS
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Stock market term. : NOLOAD
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Talked, in a way. : SLANGED
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Of eight. : OCTAL
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Computer. : BRAIN
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Harmonize. : AGREE
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Road inclines. : GRADIENTS
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Blaze. : GLARE
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Broken floes. : DRIFTICE
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Hammers. : SLEDGES
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Full assemblies. : PLENA
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Clear sky. : ETHER
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Oar pins. : THOLES
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Most useless. : IDLEST
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Anchored. : MOORED
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"La Vie ___." : ENROSE
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Standards. : NORMS
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Docs. : CERTS
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Set of beliefs. : CREDO
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Notable Neapolitan. : LOREN
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Gare du ___. : NORD
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Humbug. : FLAM
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Pep and vigor. : SNAP
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___ seq. : NON
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Three: Prefix. : TRI
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To and ___. : FRO

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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