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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

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New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1965

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 553 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,930
Across
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The almost predictable. : WEATHER
8
Abysmal holes. : CHASMS
14
The deer in the Highlands. : HARTS
19
Tarkington country. : INDIANA
20
Frustrate. : OUTWIT
21
Beat, as a trencherman. : OUTEAT
22
Storekeeper. : SHOPMAN
23
Live puppet. : STOOGE
24
You and I. : PEOPLE
25
Rocky height. : TOR
26
Derby scene. : EPSOM
28
Mental condition. : MORALE
30
Hungarian farm dog. : PULI
31
Joshes. : FUNS
33
Convex. : TORIC
35
Blenching. : PALING
37
Handy bill. : TEN
38
Exhaust. : USEUP
40
Parrot. : MACAW
42
Skye dwellers. : ISLANDERS
44
Fished with bait on the bottom. : LEDGERED
46
Day time. : DAWN
48
Something for the birds. : TREE
49
Fearfully impressed. : AWED
50
Sees with compassion. : PITIES
52
Acacia. : MIMOSA
56
Marine island. : PARRIS
59
Member of a Las Vegas majority. : LOSER
60
Impressionable. : PASSIBLE
62
Log cabin boy. : ABE
63
Giant armadillo. : TATOU
65
Source of plastics. : RESIN
67
Assail. : SETON
68
Bark cloth. : TAPA
70
A crash from above. : THUNDERCLAP
73
Stage extra: Slang. : SUPE
74
Class caps. : ETONS
76
Extra. : ADDED
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Viewed anew. : RESAW
79
Billow. : SEA
80
Separable rocket component. : NOSECONE
82
King of Libya. : IDRIS
84
Subdues. : SOBERS
86
Quake. : TREMOR
87
Win back. : RECOUP
89
Loafer. : SHOE
90
Bantus. : ILAS
92
Stitches. : SEWS
93
Driver's light. : HEADLAMP
97
Scattered on the wind. : BROADCAST
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Valley of Hercules's lion. : NEMEA
103
Of the sun. : SOLAR
104
Fabled bird. : ROC
105
Bright. : SUNLIT
107
Another quake. : SEISM
109
Go paddling. : WADE
110
Odd birds. : EMUS
112
Tree identifiers. : LEAVES
114
Killer whales. : ORCAS
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Tech school, Cambridge. : MIT
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Usable for foreign exchange. : VALUTA
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Candle fat. : TALLOW
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More fat. : ADIPOSE
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Charm. : ENAMOR
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Star: Fr. : ETOILE
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An almost incredible truth. : PARADOX
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Trunk. : TORSO
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Ready for more action. : RESTED
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Highly placed. : EMINENT
Down
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Filled with longing. : WISTFUL
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Provide with lodgings, old style. : ENHOUSE
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Embellished. : ADORNED
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Filter ___. : TIP
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Harness part. : HAME
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Render fitting. : ENAPT
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Liberated. : RANSOMED
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Universal. : COSMIC
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Chalet. : HUT
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Particle. : ATOM
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Downward pounce. : SWOOP
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Headache. : MIGRAINE
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Purloins. : STEALS
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Tinge. : HUE
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Resting on. : ATOP
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Fame. : REPUTE
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Reaching higher. : TALLER
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Mugs. : STEINS
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A loving welcome. : OPENARMS
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Toward the mouth: Zool. : ORAD
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Sing. : LILT
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Cuban "capital." : SUGAR
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Arabian Nights judges. : CADIS
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Rock. : GNEISS
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Lapwing. : PEWIT
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Diluted. : WATEREDDOWN
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Paper sizes. : DEMIES
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Met again. : RESAT
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Electrician. : WIRER
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Beat rapidly. : POUND
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Spigots. : SPILES
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Dull. : OBTUSE
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He makes the grade. : SLOPER
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Epic hero. : AENEAS
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Obvious. : PATENT
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Legal term. : ABATOR
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Tranquil time. : REPOSE
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Showier: Colloq. : LOUDER
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Duck genus. : ANAS
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Word in comparisons. : THAN
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Emergency money. : SCRIP
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Lack of red blood. : ANEMIA
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Free from frost. : DEICE
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Bey's cousin. : PASHA
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Fishwives. : SCOLDS
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Golf clubs. : WOODS
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Pronouncing dicta. : ORACULAR
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Artifices. : RUSES
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Downstairs. : BELOW
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Pass the summer. : ESTIVATE
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Many a Winslow Homer. : SEASCAPE
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Reasonable. : SANE
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Successor. : HEIR
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Stylish. : ALAMODE
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Influential avenue. : MADISON
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Flimsy excuse. : PRETEXT
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Special army rank. : BREVET
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Hard cheese for Italians. : ROMANO
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Of the eye. : OCULAR
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Severe critic. : SLATER
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Caterwauled. : MEOWED
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Ultimate end. : TELOS
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Milady. : MADAM
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Adds up. : SUMS
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Cleft. : SLIT
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Betel. : SIRI
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Likewise. : TOO
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Arena bravo. : OLE
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Utensil. : PAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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