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Will Weng
Will Weng

JOE MILLER MOTIF

New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 1962

Author: Will C. Weng
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 674 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
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© 1962, The New York TimesNo. 4,867
Across Down
1. Dwellings. : ABODES
7. "___ Were King" : IFI
10. Old coin of Japan. : OBAN
14. Not the mixing kind. : ASOCIAL
21. What "La Donna" is, operatically speaking. : MOBILE
22. Restoration dramatist. : CONGREVE
24. Habitual. : CHRONIC
25. Penalty for bigamy. : TWOMOTHERSINLAW
27. Pool table need. : CUEBALL
28. Slumber. : SLEEP
29. ___ the Garter. : ORDEROF
30. Fishing setups. : TROTLINES
32. Double assent from Señor. : SISI
34. Midwest city: Abbr. : STL
35. Adds seasoning. : RESALTS
37. Army man: Abbr. : CPL
40. Headland. : NESS
42. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
43. Old Greek gymnasium. : PALESTRA
48. Stretch out. : ELONGATE
50. What the bear saw (with "the"). : OTHERSIDE
53. Silvers. : PHIL
54. Counting-out word. : EENY
55. Petrarch's lady and others. : LAURAS
57. Lyric. : ODE
58. ___ pipe. : PEACE
59. Work list : AGENDA
63. Photo- or rheo-. : STAT
64. Overhead rys. : ELS
65. ___ Locarno. : PACTOF
66. Noun suffix. : AST
67. Pottery. : EARTHENWARE
70. Wines. : PORTS
71. Ship securing device. : MAINANCHOR
73. Attitude. : AIR
74. Vacation: Abbr. : HOL
75. Engrossed. : RAPT
78. "This one's ___." : ONME
79. Part of an old punchline. : THATWASNOLADY
82. Awry: Var. : AJEE
83. Fret: Colloq. : STEW
84. Poetic word. : EEN
85. Just miss the cup. : RIM
86. Resin tree of Asia: Var. : ROSEMALOES
88. Gypsy. : NOMAD
90. An orchid. : LADYSLIPPER
92. Some Pvt.'s. : KPS
93. Navigation aid. : SHORAN
95. A stretch in stir. : RAP
96. Smaller than Willie Winkie. : WEER
97. Baseball deals. : TRADES
99. ___ Calais. : PASDE
100. Piper's son. : TOM
101. Xmas decor. : TINSEL
103. N. C. county. : ASHE
105. To ___ (just right). : ATEE
106. Helps oneself, in a way. : SHOPLIFTS
108. Very rare event. : BLUEMOON
112. Riverboat swifties. : SHARPERS
114. Woman's secret. : AGE
115. Miffed. : SORE
116. Canadian frontier: Abbr. : NWT
117. A fabric base. : ACETATE
119. Short time, for short. : SEC
122. Art works. : OILS
124. Lawn intruder. : CRABGRASS
128. Some desk tops. : ROLLUPS
131. Lemon's opposite. : PEACH
135. Hasty. : HURRIED
136. What the butcher said as meat fell. : SLIPOFTHETONGUE
139. Minuet tempo. : ANDANTE
140. Mah Jongg player. : EASTWIND
141. Tasks. : DUTIES
142. Arrange in zigzag order. : STAGGER
143. Tongue-clucking sounds. : TCHS
144. Our: Fr. : NOS
145. Where spectators sit. : STANDS
1. Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
2. Rose or dust. : BOWL
3. Wood wind. : OBOE
4. Coins. : DIMES
5. Bound for Gretna Green. : ELOPING
6. Bridge loss. : SET
7. Freezer. : ICER
8. Whitey et al. : FORDS
9. Map part. : INSET
10. Whether ___. : ORNO
11. Campaniles. : BELFRIES
12. A Gardner. : AVA
13. Efts. : NEWTS
14. Formal award. : ACCOLADE
15. Short-run train. : SHUTTLE
16. Threatening words. : ORELSE
17. Chinese for Asian desert. : COBI
18. ___ instant (at once). : INAN
19. Wing: Fr. : AILE
20. Slow trains: Abbr. : LCLS
23. Miss. : GIRL
26. "Petard" verb. : HOIST
31. Grand ___. : RAPIDS
33. Herring pond. : SEA
36. Lobe holder. : EAR
37. Letter. : CEE
38. Agreeable. : PLEASANT
39. Lament of a landlocked mariner. : LONGTIMENOSEA
41. Concert piece: Abbr. : SEL
42. See 79 Across. : THATWASMYWIFE
44. Ghostly. : SPECTRAL
45. Words from Allen's Alley : THATSAJOKESON
46. Rich: Sp. : RICO
47. Hebrew alpha. : ALEF
49. Humorist Bill. : NYE
50. Topcoat, for instance. : OUTERWRAP
51. Prefix with scribe or script. : TRAN
52. High-class flounder. : SOLE
56. "___ in the Dark." : ASHOT
58. Golf norm. : PAR
60. Educational group. : NEA
61. Describing "Inferno." : DANTEAN
62. Vaulted. : ARCHED
64. Describing good baseball. : ERRORLESS
65. Plastics term. : POLYMER
66. Pal of Andy. : AMOS
68. Better ___ nothing. : THAN
69. Own: Scot. : AIN
70. Mailmen's boss: Abbr. : PODEPT
72. Marxian goal. : NEWORDER
74. Fastening. : HASP
76. Theater of sorts. : PEEPSHOW
77. Hardy girl. : TESS
80. Travelers' ___. : AID
81. Vouvray's river. : LOIRE
87. Altar: Lat. : ARA
89. A West. : MAE
90. Aladdin's gadget. : LAMP
91. Delivered. : SENT
93. Fancy water holes. : SPAS
94. "What ___ God wrought!" : HATH
95. Hens' milieu. : ROOSTS
98. Beaver job. : DAM
100. Needle-woman's need. : THREADER
101. Fierce. : TIGERISH
102. Cwt. units. : LBS
104. Common suffix. : ENT
106. Conceal. : SECRETE
107. Old lang. : LAT
109. Floppy. : LOOSE
110. Swiss canton. : URI
111. Relative of the cod. : EELPOUT
113. Doing bellboy chores. : PAGING
118. Cash, for one. : ASSET
119. Deliberate. : SLOW
120. Like a pixie. : ELFIN
121. ___ ice (have little influence). : CUTNO
123. "Flying Dutchman" heroine. : SENTA
124. Artist Addams. : CHAS
125. Peewee. : RUNT
126. River in Greece. : ARDA
127. Talk big. : BRAG
129. Chooses. : OPTS
130. Degrees. : PHDS
132. Definitely anti. : AGIN
133. Prompted. : CUED
134. Dame Myra. : HESS
137. A resin. : LAC
138. Gridiron goals. : TDS

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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