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THE WIDE WIDE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, December 31, 1967

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,714
Across
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Picturesque. : SCENIC
7
Exclamation. : HAHA
11
Pockets. : FOBS
15
Sherry. : AMOROSO
16
Harangued. : ORATED
19
Lafitte, for one. : PIRATE
21
Historic place in Jerusalem. : MANDELBAUMGATE
23
Fenced. : RAILED
24
Noun suffix. : ARD
25
Enriches. : LARDS
26
Smack. : SLAP
27
Made a memo of. : ITEMED
28
Period. : STOP
30
Dams. : MARES
32
Expletives. : EGADS
34
Girl of song. : LOLA
35
Hollywood actor. : AYRES
37
Kirghiz range. : ALAI
39
Clio's sister. : ERATO
41
Home: Abbr. : RES
42
Stroll. : ROVE
45
Wings of a kind. : ELLS
47
Trifles. : TRIVIA
49
Legendary hero. : PALADIN
52
Degrees. : STEPS
54
Bell sounds. : KNELLS
56
Time. : ERA
57
Peak in N.H. : ADAMS
59
Fees. : DUES
61
Arden and others. : ENOCHS
63
Egyptian cotton. : SAK
64
Surfeit. : SATE
65
Headgear. : BERETS
67
Jack London's boat. : SNARK
68
Egg on. : ABET
70
Law society of London. : LINCOLNSINN
73
Land mass. : ASIA
74
Lowest trumps, in pinochle. : DIXES
76
Maria of music. : CALLAS
77
Fuel. : PEAT
79
Explosive. : TNT
80
Schools: Fr. : ECOLES
82
French chalk. : TALC
83
Ax handle. : HELVE
84
Protection. : LEE
85
Tulip stalks. : SCAPES
87
Shearer. : MOIRA
89
Icelandic novelist. : LAXNESS
91
Filled full. : HEAPED
93
Noun suffix. : STER
94
Destroy. : SLAY
95
Year in Trajan's reign. : CVI
97
Tag. : LABEL
99
Pinnae. : EARS
101
Hideaways. : NESTS
105
Branches: Biol. : RAMI
107
Has status. : RATES
109
Fish. : LOACH
112
Pigeonhole. : SLOT
113
Awn. : ARISTA
115
Tropical ant. : ATTA
117
Merchandise. : WARES
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Native of Ghana. : EWE
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Cereal grass. : MILLET
121
Historic inn of London. : CHESHIRECHEESE
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Withdraw. : SECEDE
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Turn the ___. : HEATON
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Went hungry. : STARVED
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Specks. : DOTS
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Card. : KING
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Urbanite: Slang. : TOWNER
Down
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Show-off. : SMARTY
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Vulture. : CONDOR
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Kind of shrew. : ERD
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Yuletide. : NOEL
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Religion of Asia. : ISLAM
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Krait's cousin. : COBRA
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Lacking shelter. : HOUSELESS
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See 102 Down. : ARM
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Beldams. : HAGS
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Start of Dickens title. : ATALE
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Sanction. : FIAT
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Window. : ORIEL
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Victoria's creation, 1854. : BALMORALCASTLE
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U.S. author. : STEELE
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Absalom's army chief. : AMASA
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Story: Fr. : ETAGE
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Set forth. : DEPART
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Unsullied. : PRISTINE
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Norse sagas. : EDDAS
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Spanish port. : ADRA
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Part of Istanbul. : PERA
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Arizona river. : SALT
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Hidden. : DARK
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Faro cards. : SODAS
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"The heart of Paris." : ILEDELACITE
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Range parts. : OVENS
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U.S. author. : VIDAL
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Related on distaff side. : ENATIC
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Scorns. : SPURNS
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Hungarian girl's name. : ILONA
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Dressage maneuver. : PESADE
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Semitic languages. : ARABICS
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Site of Mexico's Floating Gardens. : LAKEXOCHIMILCO
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Learns. : SEES
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Reliquaries. : SHRINES
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___ arms. : MENAT
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Fern stalk. : STIPE
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Fish. : SKATES
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Spanish fritters. : BOLLOS
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Leaders. : SNELLS
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Tissues: Anat. : TELAE
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Quahog. : CLAM
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Of ships. : NAVAL
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Calyx part. : SEPAL
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Tower, for one. : TEXAN
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Distinct. : SEPARATE
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Distressing. : HARROWING
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Biblical land. : SEBA
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Natural. : REAL
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Humorist Bill and others. : NYES
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Disconnect. : DETACH
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Stuffs. : CRAMS
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Changed. : VARIED
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Oblivion. : LETHE
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Moselle tributary. : SAAR
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Cardigan part. : SLEEVE
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Large dog. : TOWSER
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Palfrey. : STEED
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Key. : ISLET
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Menu item. : STEAK
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Helmet. : CREST
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Hundred: Prefix. : HECTO
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Scatters, as hay. : TEDS
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___ spumante. : ASTI
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U.S. author. : SHAW
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Deary. : HON
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Bird. : ERN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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