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Will Weng
Will Weng

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New York Times, Sunday, November 28, 1965

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28 Grid has duplicate clues.
Will Weng has 24 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,951
Across
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Rouse. : BESTIR
7
"Who ___ ears to hear ... " : HATH
11
College goal: Abbr. : EDN
14
Vehicles. : TRUCKS
20
Drill command. : ATEASE
21
Heart complaints. : ACHES
23
Title in India. : SRI
24
Pub crawler's cousin. : RUMPOT
25
Restraining. : BATING
26
Cubic unit. : STERE
27
Very large container. : COTTONBOWL
29
Yost's philosophy. : APUNTAPASSANDAPRAYER
32
Month: Abbr. : SEPT
33
Slacken. : LETUP
34
Hudson's Zee. : TAPPAN
35
Sacred bull. : APIS
39
Mustard, in pharmacy. : SINAPIS
41
"If a body ___ ... " : MEETA
42
Canoe motion. : GLIDE
43
Michigan Staters. : SPARTANS
47
Math chore. : SUM
49
Stately. : REGAL
51
Party of a sort. : GOP
52
An ___ the ground. : EARTO
53
R. R. stop. : STA
55
Debatable. : MOOT
58
Cheroots, old style. : SEGARS
60
___ clover (marbles game). : PIGSIN
62
One subjected to search. : EXAMINEE
65
Revisions, as of films. : REMAKES
68
Cadmus's daughter. : INO
69
Aspen's state: Abbr. : COL
71
Dutch commune. : EDE
72
Gully in N. Africa. : WADI
74
Gray. : DORIAN
75
Aleutian isle. : ATTU
77
Excuse: Slang. : OUT
79
Berlin trio. : DREI
81
601, in Rome. : DCI
83
Utah range. : UINTA
84
Pro team. : SANFRANCISCO49ERS
89
Old Turkish coin. : ASPER
92
Fruit of small value. : FIG
93
Roguish. : ARCH
94
Tardy soldier: Abbr. : AOL
95
Take on. : HIRE
99
Riffled pages. : LEAFED
101
Gypsy reading matter. : PALM
103
Fuel. : OIL
105
French pronoun. : ILS
107
Cradle land. : NOD
108
Type of musical writing. : CANONIC
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___ a decision (regret). : REPENTOF
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System. : SCHEME
115
Things found. : TROVES
117
Doctrines. : ISMS
118
Card spot. : PIP
120
Age, as cheese. : RIPEN
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___ tray. : ASH
123
Dry periods. : SERES
125
Mine. : PIT
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Italian dishes. : RISOTTOS
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Ubi or où. : WHERE
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N. Z. evergreens. : TAWAS
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A kind of rug. : NONSKID
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Learning. : LORE
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Footnote word. : IBIDEM
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Blue ___. : PETER
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On, in Italy. : ADDI
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"What I'd do." : DIEFORDEAROLDRUTGERS
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"For God, for country, ___." : ANDFORYALE
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Words of denial. : NOTSO
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___ on (go all out). : POURIT
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Idealistic goals. : GRAILS
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Thrice: Lat. : TER
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Rustic negative. : NOHOW
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Tooth part. : ENAMEL
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Red color. : GARNET
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Certain classmen: Abbr. : SRS
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State: Abbr. : TENN
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Name linked to cruelty. : DESADE
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Rum cakes. : BABAS
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Storehouse: Fr. : ETAPE
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Establish. : SETUP
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Blot. : TAINT
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"There ___ any more." : ISNT
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Finery. : REGALIA
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___ of (samples). : HASATASTE
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Is ornery. : ACTSUP
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Old drama name. : THESPIS
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Wife of Zeus. : HERA
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Type of literature. : ESCAPE
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Eye gadget. : DROPPER
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Cheaper than day, in joke. : NITRATES
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Schliemann find. : TROY
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Mystic writing. : RUNE
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Shaded. : UMBRAL
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Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
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___ tow. : KOW
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Pittsburgh product: Abbr. : STL
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Conveyed. : SENT
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Finchlike bird. : TANAGER
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___ Woods, now a state. : PENNS
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Coffer or beaver. : DAM
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Hide. : PIGSKIN
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Wedding words. : IDO
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Apart: Abbr. : SEP
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Zeno pupil. : STOIC
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Pro football centers. : SUMMERCAMPS
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Hollywood forte. : GLAMOUR
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Brown color. : SEPIA
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Adorn. : PAINT
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Slang. : ARGOT
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Stock item: Abbr. : RTS
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French pronoun. : MOI
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Cured, as tobacco. : AGED
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Tomahawk. : AXE
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Advice of sorts. : ONWISCONSIN
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Drink. : TEA
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A bit unusual. : RARISH
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Day hour. : NOON
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Sum: Abbr. : ADDN
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Taro root. : EDDO
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Use up. : EAT
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Glasgow weather. : SNA
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Yacht-race maneuver. : LUFF
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Athletic group. : IC4A
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Have no ___ (avoid). : USEFOR
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Misstep. : TRIP
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Norse goddess. : EIR
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When McKinley was shot. : I9OI
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Sandy. : ARENOSE
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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Voucher. : CHIT
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Wings of houses. : ELLS
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Rubdown liquid: Abbr. : ALC
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Expanse. : SEA
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Pitt man. : PANTHER
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Bumbling. : INEPT
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Montague. : ROMEO
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Gardens. : EDENS
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Gainer. : DIVE
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Garland. : LEI
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Trim. : LOP
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Fish dish. : SCROD
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Guarantee. : CERTIFY
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Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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Before ten-to-go. : FIRSTDOWN
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Popular show. : HIT
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Sturdy craft. : SEABOATS
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Penny pincher. : PIKER
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Tool. : AWL
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___ nuff. : SHO
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Drink mixer. : SWIRLER
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"___ mornin' to you." : TOPOTHE
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Sweetened, as pancakes. : SIRUPED
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Small fish. : REDFIN
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Reptiles. : ADDERS
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Grasp. : SEE
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Wrestling hold. : NELSON
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Thomas or Horace. : MANN
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Caliente, etc. : AGUAS
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Skin layer. : DERMA
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Did dishes. : DRIED
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Basket fiber. : ISTLE
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Hercules's captive. : IOLE
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Formerly, once. : ERST
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Elihu. : ROOT
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Elegance. : TONE
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Total: Abbr. : AGG
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FDR agency. : NRA
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___ es Salaam. : DAR

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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