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Will Weng
Will Weng

SUFFICIENT UNTO THE DAY

New York Times, Sunday, February 6, 1966

Author: Will Weng
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,021
Across Down
1. Ermine. : STOAT
6. Hebrew title. : ABBA
10. Part of the Prince of Wales' motto. : DIEN
14. Pal around with. : HOBNOB
20. Shredded. : TORNUP
22. Public figures: Abbr. : POLS
23. ___ time. : INNO
24. Tumult. : UPROAR
25. Fine wool. : ANGORA
26. Light whiff. : POUF
27. Seedy fruit. : FIGS
28. Downtown sign. : MAINST
29. Where to "take arms." : AGAINSTASEAOFTROUBLES
33. Prefix in leather terms. : TANN
34. Shallow spot: Abbr. : SHL
35. French lasses. : MLLES
36. "___ the king's horses . . . " : ALL
37. Highways: Abbr. : RTES
40. Shrill note. : TWEE
42. Glacial ridge. : OSAR
43. Made a choice. : OPTED
45. Prefix in chemistry. : OXA
46. Direction. : SBE
49. Verses. : ODES
51. City on the Loire. : NEVERS
53. Rival of Caesar. : POMPEY
55. Had no confidence in. : MISTRUSTED
58. Redeye cures this. : SNAKEBITE
61. Slope. : ESCARP
62. Monitor lizard. : URAN
64. Irish seaport. : TRALEE
65. British currency. : LSD
68. Ungainly: Colloq. : WEEDY
69. Indian tree. : BANYAN
71. City near Presque Isle. : ERIE
72. Menotti's "Medium." : FLORA
74. Word with any or no. : WHERE
76. ___ now. : DOIT
78. Militiaman. : TROOPER
80. Shakespearean epitaph for Wolsey. : HISFAULTSLIEGENTLYONHIM
87. Fleet VIP. : ADMIRAL
88. Current cartoonist. : ARNO
89. Act like ___ (be a cad). : AHEEL
90. Colorful Western pony. : PAINT
91. Parody: Abbr. : IMIT
94. Sprinted. : DARTED
96. S.R.O. show. : SMASH
101. Marie, for one: Abbr. : BTE
102. Takes care of. : SEESTO
104. Limerick man. : LEAR
105. Denounce. : SCATHE
106. "The cautious ___," says Confucius. : SELDOMERR
109. Taylor and Colbert. : CLEOPATRAS
111. Copper item. : KETTLE
114. Miss Francis. : ARLENE
116. Airplane. : SHIP
117. Ego sources. : IDS
118. Atop, poetically. : OER
119. Artificial bird. : DECOY
122. Adam's grandson. : ENOS
123. "___ hard life." : ITSA
125. Narrow cut. : SLIT
127. Word with hair or hat. : PIN
128. Taunts. : BAITS
129. Gateway: Abbr. : ENT
130. Wagner role. : ELSA
134. Murphy's Law à la space flights: "Whatever ___." : CANGOWRONGWILLGOWRONG
139. Shakespearean twin. : DROMIO
141. Gold: Prefix. : AURI
142. Maleficence. : EVIL
143. Long-winded one. : ORATOR
144. Neighbor to the south. : LATINO
145. Large bird. : RHEA
146. River of Yakutsk. : LENA
147. Character. : NATURE
148. Agreed with. : YESSED
149. Relative of "drat." : DERN
150. W. W. II ships. : LSTS
151. Plague: Fr. : PESTE
1. State: Ger. : STAAT
2. Islands near Fiji. : TONGA
3. Harmonium. : ORGAN
4. Use a lotion. : ANOINT
5. Left or U. : TURN
6. Dismay. : APPAL
7. Derisive sounds. : BOOS
8. Curtain raiser of a sort. : BLUEMONDAY
9. "___ as a fox." : ASFALSE
10. Nonconforming. : DIFFERENT
11. KKK and others. : INITS
12. Railroad man: Abbr. : ENGR
13. Nix. : NOSOAP
14. Food for the foolhardy. : HUMBLEPIE
15. Gem. : OPAL
16. Scratchy plant. : BRIER
17. Talker of sorts. : NONSTOP
18. American alliance. : OAS
19. Delivered: Abbr. : BRT
21. Forwent. : PASSEDUP
30. Quaker pronouns. : THEES
31. Norway kings. : OLAVS
32. Final: Abbr. : ULT
38. Tiverton's river. : EXE
39. Utter. : SAY
41. Fretter, slangy style. : WORRYWART
43. A Straus. : OSKAR
44. Period. : DOT
46. Merganser. : SMEW
47. Alpine wind. : BISE
48. Verb suffix. : ESCE
50. A Mary. : STUART
52. Scarcity, in Paris. : RARETE
54. Pittsburgh name. : MELLON
56. Little child. : TAD
57. Birds. : ERNES
59. Whitney. : ELI
60. Describing a brow. : BEETLED
63. Lowest point. : NADIR
66. Classman, for short. : SOPH
67. German number. : DREI
69. Pot___ (portly). : BELLIED
70. Very much: Colloq. : NOEND
72. Paper sheets. : FOOLSCAPS
73. Fortify. : ARM
75. Snail genus. : HUA
77. Modest polo handicap. : IGOAL
79. Bar item. : RYE
80. Chance, old style. : HAP
81. Hero of Greek legend. : IDAB
82. Hit hard. : SMIT
83. Tops. : FINEST
84. More recent. : LATTER
85. Port of Brazil. : NATAL
86. "___ a long, long trail . . . " : THERES
92. ___ voto (by my wish): Lat. : MEO
93. NATO name. : ISMAY
95. Backsliders. : RECESSIVES
97. Wrestlers' locale. : MAT
98. Italian town. : ATRI
99. Fish. : SHAD
100. Rudolf of W. W. II. : HESS
102. Nighty-night wish, of sorts. : SLEEPGOOD
103. Southern city dweller. : ORLEANIAN
105. Old hotel-lobby item. : SPITTOON
107. Yore. : ELD
108. Revoke: Ver. : RENIG
110. Expressing surprise. : OHING
111. Ring results. : KOS
112. Long fish. : EEL
113. Fabrics. : TRICOTS
115. Ailing. : NOTWELL
120. Labor group. : CIO
121. Ahead. : ONWARD
124. Carbonate. : AERATE
126. Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
128. Corn pest. : BORER
129. Greece, in Modern Greek. : ELLAS
131. Exotic flower. : LOTUS
132. Explosive sound. : SNORT
133. Consent. : AGREE
135. Astros or Mets. : NINE
136. Repose: Ger. : RUHE
137. Fluff. : LINT
138. Cloak. : WRAP
139. P. O. service: Abbr. : DLY
140. Scottish explorer. : RAE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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