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EXPERTISE

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1966

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 572 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,070
Across
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Maximum. : PEAK
5
Affect radically. : UPEND
10
Global area: Poet. : AFRIC
15
Many: Gr. : POLLOI
17
Strictness. : RIGOR
18
Enthuses (over). : DROOLS
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Old-fashioned. : HORSEANDBUGGY
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Tone. : LOWNOTE
24
State: Abbr. : ARK
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Bright: Lat. : CLARA
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Scent bags. : SACHETS
28
Popular Uncle. : SAM
29
Civil rights group, 1941. : FEPC
31
Accompanying. : ALONG
33
Check. : LEASH
34
Whale. : CETE
35
Small groups. : TRIOS
37
Bodies of knowledge. : LORES
39
Officers: Abbr. : LTS
40
Kind of boot. : WADER
41
Tussle. : SETTO
43
Two who correspond. : PENPALS
45
Rallying slogan. : WARCRY
46
Apiece. : EACH
48
High points. : NOONS
49
Hot stuff. : CHILI
50
Warmly frank. : HEARTTOHEART
54
Newlyweds' "serenade." : SHIVAREE
57
Famous pro's nickname. : ARNIE
58
Impressed expression. : WOW
59
Late afternoon in London. : TEATIME
61
May perhaps. : CAN
62
Deserve. : RATE
63
Alfred P. ___ Foundation. : SLOAN
65
Detailed requirements: Abbr. : SPECS
66
Eject. : OUST
67
Greek letter. : PSI
68
Skidway item. : HEADLOG
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Aunt: Sp. : TIA
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___ patch. : BRIER
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Reproofs. : SETDOWNS
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Hopeless situation. : LOSINGBATTLE
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With lines. : RULED
78
1955 hurricane. : JANET
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Officeholder's requirement. : OATH
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Delighted. : AMUSED
82
(The) whole course of events. : LONGRUN
84
Substitution. : SHIFT
87
Sculpture. : BUSTS
88
Site of the driver's seat. : CAB
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Was not neutral (with "with"). : SIDED
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Menu item. : SALAD
93
Leavings. : ORTS
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Floria of opera. : TOSCA
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Apprehensions. : FEARS
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Not a one. : NARY
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Badly: Fr. : MAL
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Safekeeping. : CUSTODY
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Suburban attraction. : TREES
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Devotee: Suffix. : ITE
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Noisy. : BLATANT
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One at Oxford. : RHODESSCHOLAR
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Turn. : SWIVEL
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Jabs. : POKES
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Effected in secret. : STOLEN
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Unkempt. : SEEDY
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Inkling. : SCENT
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Expedited. : SPED
Down
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Casual headgear. : PORKPIE
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Letters. : ELS
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Sir ___ Douglas-Home. : ALEC
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Eater of eucalyptus leaves. : KOALA
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City project. : URBANRENEWAL
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More: Mus. : PIU
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Certain groceries. : EGGS
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Walnut: Sp. : NOGAL
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Batteries. : DRYCELLS
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Like some periodicals. : ADLESS
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Trivia. : FROTH
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Streets. : ROWS
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Free electron. : ION
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Kind of TV. : CLOSEDCIRCUIT
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No speed-readers, they. : PORERS
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Altogether. : INALL
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Ancient Greek coin. : STATER
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Handle. : HAFT
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Flag. : DROOP
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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___ off! : HATS
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Clique. : COTERIE
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Mediterranean port. : GENOA
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1961 hurricane. : CARLA
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Condition. : STATE
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Show off. : SPORT
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Forgo. : WAIVE
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Pot money. : ANTES
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Impulsive ideas. : WHIMS
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Tiny Pacific island. : HOWLAND
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U.S. port. : CHICAGO
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Aeolian ___. : HARPS
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Remove. : ERASE
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Big business restraint. : ANTITRUSTLAWS
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Covers. : HOODS
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Hemingway influence. : STEIN
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Painter's purchase. : EASEL
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___ nous. : ENTRE
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Placement guide. : APTITUDETEST
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___ up (in the bag). : SEWED
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E. E. Hale character. : NOLAN
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Characterized by high pitch. : ORTHIAN
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Flaws. : HOLES
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Tam-tams. : GONGS
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Spa attraction. : BATHS
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Insecticides. : DUSTS
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Letter cross stroke. : SERIF
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___ bleu. : BAS
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"Great Society" creation. : JOBCORPS
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Weapon. : ABOMB
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Rivera work. : MURALS
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Stand up. : LAST
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Approximates. : NEARS
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Beaten. : FLAILED
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Textile pattern. : TARTAN
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Dear. : COSTLY
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Sunday-best item. : DRESS
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Textile worker. : DYER
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Melodious. : TUNED
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For this: Lat. : ADHOC
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Opinionated factions. : SECTS
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Something for a spelunker. : CAVE
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Restraint. : YOKE
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Union group. : SHOP
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Kind of score. : TIE
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House part. : DEN
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Bravo! : OLE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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