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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 Down
1. Maximum. : PEAK
5. Affect radically. : UPEND
10. Global area: Poet. : AFRIC
15. Many: Gr. : POLLOI
17. Strictness. : RIGOR
18. Enthuses (over). : DROOLS
20. Old-fashioned. : HORSEANDBUGGY
22. Tone. : LOWNOTE
24. State: Abbr. : ARK
25. Bright: Lat. : CLARA
26. 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
70. Aunt: Sp. : TIA
71. ___ patch. : BRIER
72. Reproofs. : SETDOWNS
74. Hopeless situation. : LOSINGBATTLE
77. With lines. : RULED
78. 1955 hurricane. : JANET
79. Officeholder's requirement. : OATH
80. Delighted. : AMUSED
82. (The) whole course of events. : LONGRUN
84. Substitution. : SHIFT
87. Sculpture. : BUSTS
88. Site of the driver's seat. : CAB
89. Was not neutral (with "with"). : SIDED
91. Menu item. : SALAD
93. Leavings. : ORTS
94. Floria of opera. : TOSCA
96. Apprehensions. : FEARS
98. Not a one. : NARY
99. Badly: Fr. : MAL
100. Safekeeping. : CUSTODY
102. Suburban attraction. : TREES
104. Devotee: Suffix. : ITE
105. Noisy. : BLATANT
107. One at Oxford. : RHODESSCHOLAR
110. Turn. : SWIVEL
111. Jabs. : POKES
112. Effected in secret. : STOLEN
113. Unkempt. : SEEDY
114. Inkling. : SCENT
115. Expedited. : SPED
1. Casual headgear. : PORKPIE
2. Letters. : ELS
3. Sir ___ Douglas-Home. : ALEC
4. Eater of eucalyptus leaves. : KOALA
5. City project. : URBANRENEWAL
6. More: Mus. : PIU
7. Certain groceries. : EGGS
8. Walnut: Sp. : NOGAL
9. Batteries. : DRYCELLS
10. Like some periodicals. : ADLESS
11. Trivia. : FROTH
12. Streets. : ROWS
13. Free electron. : ION
14. Kind of TV. : CLOSEDCIRCUIT
15. No speed-readers, they. : PORERS
16. Altogether. : INALL
19. Ancient Greek coin. : STATER
20. Handle. : HAFT
21. Flag. : DROOP
23. Abrasive. : EMERY
27. ___ off! : HATS
30. Clique. : COTERIE
32. Mediterranean port. : GENOA
34. 1961 hurricane. : CARLA
36. Condition. : STATE
38. Show off. : SPORT
40. Forgo. : WAIVE
42. Month: Abbr. : OCT
44. Pot money. : ANTES
45. Impulsive ideas. : WHIMS
47. Tiny Pacific island. : HOWLAND
49. U.S. port. : CHICAGO
50. Aeolian ___. : HARPS
51. Remove. : ERASE
52. Big business restraint. : ANTITRUSTLAWS
53. Covers. : HOODS
54. Hemingway influence. : STEIN
55. Painter's purchase. : EASEL
56. ___ nous. : ENTRE
60. Placement guide. : APTITUDETEST
63. ___ up (in the bag). : SEWED
64. E. E. Hale character. : NOLAN
66. Characterized by high pitch. : ORTHIAN
68. Flaws. : HOLES
69. Tam-tams. : GONGS
71. Spa attraction. : BATHS
73. Insecticides. : DUSTS
75. Letter cross stroke. : SERIF
76. ___ bleu. : BAS
78. "Great Society" creation. : JOBCORPS
80. Weapon. : ABOMB
81. Rivera work. : MURALS
82. Stand up. : LAST
83. Approximates. : NEARS
85. Beaten. : FLAILED
86. Textile pattern. : TARTAN
88. Dear. : COSTLY
90. Sunday-best item. : DRESS
92. Textile worker. : DYER
94. Melodious. : TUNED
95. For this: Lat. : ADHOC
97. Opinionated factions. : SECTS
100. Something for a spelunker. : CAVE
101. Restraint. : YOKE
103. Union group. : SHOP
106. Kind of score. : TIE
108. House part. : DEN
109. 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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