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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
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,951
Across
1. 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
110. ___ a decision (regret). : REPENTOF
113. System. : SCHEME
115. Things found. : TROVES
117. Doctrines. : ISMS
118. Card spot. : PIP
120. Age, as cheese. : RIPEN
121. ___ tray. : ASH
123. Dry periods. : SERES
125. Mine. : PIT
127. Italian dishes. : RISOTTOS
129. Ubi or où. : WHERE
131. N. Z. evergreens. : TAWAS
134. A kind of rug. : NONSKID
136. Learning. : LORE
137. Footnote word. : IBIDEM
139. Blue ___. : PETER
140. On, in Italy. : ADDI
144. "What I'd do." : DIEFORDEAROLDRUTGERS
149. "For God, for country, ___." : ANDFORYALE
152. Words of denial. : NOTSO
153. ___ on (go all out). : POURIT
154. Idealistic goals. : GRAILS
155. Thrice: Lat. : TER
156. Rustic negative. : NOHOW
157. Tooth part. : ENAMEL
158. Red color. : GARNET
159. Certain classmen: Abbr. : SRS
160. State: Abbr. : TENN
161. Name linked to cruelty. : DESADE
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1. Rum cakes. : BABAS
2. Storehouse: Fr. : ETAPE
3. Establish. : SETUP
4. Blot. : TAINT
5. "There ___ any more." : ISNT
6. Finery. : REGALIA
7. ___ of (samples). : HASATASTE
8. Is ornery. : ACTSUP
9. Old drama name. : THESPIS
10. Wife of Zeus. : HERA
11. Type of literature. : ESCAPE
12. Eye gadget. : DROPPER
13. Cheaper than day, in joke. : NITRATES
14. Schliemann find. : TROY
15. Mystic writing. : RUNE
16. Shaded. : UMBRAL
17. Navy man: Abbr. : CPO
18. ___ tow. : KOW
19. Pittsburgh product: Abbr. : STL
22. Conveyed. : SENT
28. Finchlike bird. : TANAGER
30. ___ Woods, now a state. : PENNS
31. Coffer or beaver. : DAM
36. Hide. : PIGSKIN
37. Wedding words. : IDO
38. Apart: Abbr. : SEP
39. Zeno pupil. : STOIC
40. Pro football centers. : SUMMERCAMPS
42. Hollywood forte. : GLAMOUR
43. Brown color. : SEPIA
44. Adorn. : PAINT
45. Slang. : ARGOT
46. Stock item: Abbr. : RTS
48. French pronoun. : MOI
50. Cured, as tobacco. : AGED
54. Tomahawk. : AXE
56. Advice of sorts. : ONWISCONSIN
57. Drink. : TEA
59. A bit unusual. : RARISH
61. Day hour. : NOON
63. Sum: Abbr. : ADDN
64. Taro root. : EDDO
66. Use up. : EAT
67. Glasgow weather. : SNA
70. Yacht-race maneuver. : LUFF
73. Athletic group. : IC4A
76. Have no ___ (avoid). : USEFOR
78. Misstep. : TRIP
80. Norse goddess. : EIR
82. When McKinley was shot. : I9OI
85. Sandy. : ARENOSE
86. Culture medium. : AGAR
87. Voucher. : CHIT
88. Wings of houses. : ELLS
89. Rubdown liquid: Abbr. : ALC
90. Expanse. : SEA
91. Pitt man. : PANTHER
96. Bumbling. : INEPT
97. Montague. : ROMEO
98. Gardens. : EDENS
100. Gainer. : DIVE
102. Garland. : LEI
104. Trim. : LOP
106. Fish dish. : SCROD
109. Guarantee. : CERTIFY
111. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
112. Before ten-to-go. : FIRSTDOWN
114. Popular show. : HIT
116. Sturdy craft. : SEABOATS
119. Penny pincher. : PIKER
121. Tool. : AWL
122. ___ nuff. : SHO
124. Drink mixer. : SWIRLER
126. "___ mornin' to you." : TOPOTHE
128. Sweetened, as pancakes. : SIRUPED
130. Small fish. : REDFIN
132. Reptiles. : ADDERS
133. Grasp. : SEE
135. Wrestling hold. : NELSON
138. Thomas or Horace. : MANN
140. Caliente, etc. : AGUAS
141. Skin layer. : DERMA
142. Did dishes. : DRIED
143. Basket fiber. : ISTLE
145. Hercules's captive. : IOLE
146. Formerly, once. : ERST
147. Elihu. : ROOT
148. Elegance. : TONE
149. Total: Abbr. : AGG
150. FDR agency. : NRA
151. ___ es Salaam. : DAR

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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