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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
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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
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___ now. : DOIT
78
Militiaman. : TROOPER
80
Shakespearean epitaph for Wolsey. : HISFAULTSLIEGENTLYONHIM
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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
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Wagner role. : ELSA
134
Murphy's Law à la space flights: "Whatever ___." : CANGOWRONGWILLGOWRONG
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Shakespearean twin. : DROMIO
141
Gold: Prefix. : AURI
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Maleficence. : EVIL
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Long-winded one. : ORATOR
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Neighbor to the south. : LATINO
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Large bird. : RHEA
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River of Yakutsk. : LENA
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Character. : NATURE
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Agreed with. : YESSED
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Relative of "drat." : DERN
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W. W. II ships. : LSTS
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Plague: Fr. : PESTE
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State: Ger. : STAAT
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Islands near Fiji. : TONGA
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Harmonium. : ORGAN
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Use a lotion. : ANOINT
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Left or U. : TURN
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Dismay. : APPAL
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Derisive sounds. : BOOS
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Curtain raiser of a sort. : BLUEMONDAY
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"___ as a fox." : ASFALSE
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Nonconforming. : DIFFERENT
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KKK and others. : INITS
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Railroad man: Abbr. : ENGR
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Nix. : NOSOAP
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Food for the foolhardy. : HUMBLEPIE
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Gem. : OPAL
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Scratchy plant. : BRIER
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Talker of sorts. : NONSTOP
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American alliance. : OAS
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Delivered: Abbr. : BRT
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Forwent. : PASSEDUP
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Quaker pronouns. : THEES
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Norway kings. : OLAVS
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Final: Abbr. : ULT
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Tiverton's river. : EXE
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Utter. : SAY
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Fretter, slangy style. : WORRYWART
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A Straus. : OSKAR
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Period. : DOT
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Merganser. : SMEW
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Alpine wind. : BISE
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Verb suffix. : ESCE
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A Mary. : STUART
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Scarcity, in Paris. : RARETE
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Pittsburgh name. : MELLON
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Little child. : TAD
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Birds. : ERNES
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Whitney. : ELI
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Describing a brow. : BEETLED
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Lowest point. : NADIR
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Classman, for short. : SOPH
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German number. : DREI
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Pot___ (portly). : BELLIED
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Very much: Colloq. : NOEND
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Paper sheets. : FOOLSCAPS
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Fortify. : ARM
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Snail genus. : HUA
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Modest polo handicap. : IGOAL
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Bar item. : RYE
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Chance, old style. : HAP
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Hero of Greek legend. : IDAB
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Hit hard. : SMIT
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Tops. : FINEST
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More recent. : LATTER
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Port of Brazil. : NATAL
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"___ a long, long trail . . . " : THERES
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___ voto (by my wish): Lat. : MEO
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NATO name. : ISMAY
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Backsliders. : RECESSIVES
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Wrestlers' locale. : MAT
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Italian town. : ATRI
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Fish. : SHAD
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Rudolf of W. W. II. : HESS
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Nighty-night wish, of sorts. : SLEEPGOOD
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Southern city dweller. : ORLEANIAN
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Old hotel-lobby item. : SPITTOON
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Yore. : ELD
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Revoke: Ver. : RENIG
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Expressing surprise. : OHING
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Ring results. : KOS
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Long fish. : EEL
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Fabrics. : TRICOTS
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Ailing. : NOTWELL
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Labor group. : CIO
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Ahead. : ONWARD
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Carbonate. : AERATE
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Cloth strainer. : TAMIS
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Corn pest. : BORER
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Greece, in Modern Greek. : ELLAS
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Exotic flower. : LOTUS
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Explosive sound. : SNORT
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Consent. : AGREE
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Astros or Mets. : NINE
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Repose: Ger. : RUHE
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Fluff. : LINT
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Cloak. : WRAP
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P. O. service: Abbr. : DLY
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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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