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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

THINKING AHEAD

New York Times, Sunday, March 28, 1965

13-Across : Winter mufflers.

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.80, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 573 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,719
Across
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Aye, there's the rub! : MASSAGE
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Hobgoblin: Scot. : BOKIE
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Winter mufflers. : SCARFS
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Told what to do. : ADVISED
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Gleaming black. : EBONY
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He meets a bet. : COVERER
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Subject of 1905 paper. : THETHEORYOFRELATIVITY
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Brawl. : MELEE
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Of atomic structure. : MOLECULAR
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Of teeth, in compounds. : DENTO
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Human ingenuity. : ART
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Delivers blows. : SMITES
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Front, oddly enough. : SIDE
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Catch something. : GET
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Simply must have. : NEED
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Sioux Indians. : OTOS
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Men of high degree. : PHDS
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Monkeyshines. : CAPERS
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Chemist's concern. : ESTER
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Coveted title: Abbr. : PRES
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"And ___ bed." : SOTO
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Duels verbally. : FENCES
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Raised. : BRED
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Highway men. : PAVIORS
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Ornamental point. : FINIAL
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Visits. : SEES
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Cheery winter adjunct. : FIREPLACE
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Yellow-disked flower. : ASTER
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Wall Street phenomenon. : SPECULATOR
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Devon's neighbor: Abbr. : SOM
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Four-dimensional system. : THESPACETIMECONTINUUM
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Water's fall. : EBB
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Water's rise. : WELLSPRING
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Brief apology. : SORRY
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One in the social whirl. : DEBUTANTE
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___ the line (behaves). : TOES
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Certain lights. : KLIEGS
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Fervent wishes. : DESIRES
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Inhabitants: Abbr. : CITS
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Perfume town near the Riviera. : GRASSE
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Finalities. : ENDS
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Show signs. : SROS
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Plain talk. : PROSE
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Aspects of the moon. : PHASES
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Work of art. : ICON
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Shensi capital. : SIAN
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A poor fish. : SIMP
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Went first. : LED
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Bang. : SLAM
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Took care of. : MINDED
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A letter opener. : SIR
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Ante-Beatle phenomenon. : ELVIS
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Craze for songs. : MELOMANIA
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Old Greek coins. : OBOLI
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U. S. moon program. : AMERICASPROJECTAPOLLO
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Capitol fellow. : SENATOR
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Make a gift of. : ENDOW
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Reviser. : EMENDER
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Member of the dwelling. : TENANT
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Creamery. : DAIRY
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Back and Easy. : STREETS
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Fall guy, so to speak. : MATMAN
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Cling to. : ADHERE
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Willow-slim. : SVELTE
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Location. : SITE
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Ex-fire. : ASHES
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Whiz's partner. : GEE
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Descendants of Esau. : EDOMITES
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___ pseudonym is Stendhal. : BEYLES
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Double-reeds. : OBOES
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Fraternal society, founded 1882: Abbr. : KOFC
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Swarmed inside. : INRUSHED
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Curtains of sleep. : EYELIDS
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Give a fright. : SCARE
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Emergency bed. : COT
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Panting to go. : AVID
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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The lunatic ___. : FRINGE
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Game dog. : SETTER
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Peasants of India. : RYOTS
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Revolving cylinder. : ROTOR
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Young people. : LADS
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Road stopover. : MOTEL
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Refuses. : DENIES
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Strong probability. : PRESUMPTION
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Secret. : COVERT
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On tiptoe. : ATIP
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Combine resources. : POOL
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Sheer slope. : SCARP
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Concise summary. : PRECIS
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Garment of film fame. : SARONG
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Stratum rich in certain fossils. : FISHBED
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Ex-capital of Uganda. : ENTEBBE
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Songless insect. : BEETLE
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Spikes for mountaineers. : PITONS
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Obliterations. : RASURES
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Punishment or affliction. : SCOURGE
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Inevitable. : FATED
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Winter wheats. : SPELTS
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General aspect. : FACIES
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TV awards. : EMMYS
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Public exhibitions. : SCENES
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Dormice. : LEROTS
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Prizes. : AWARDS
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Majorca y Minorca. : ISLAS
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Bruits abroad. : NOISES
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All practical purposes. : USES
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Prong. : TINE
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Scandinavian coin. : KRONE
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Organ reed stop. : CROMORNA
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Slopes by degrees. : GRADATES
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Pursued a Rialto trade. : SCALPED
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Type of acid. : PINIC
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Excuses and pretexts. : PLEAS
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Accessory for a G suit. : HELMET
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Come to or reach. : ADVENE
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Corsica et Martinique. : ILES
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Obviously strong. : SINEWY
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Tristan's tryster. : ISOLDE
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French artist. : MILLET
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Abbots' aides. : PRIORS
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Quick on the uptake. : SMART
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Of greater importance. : MAJOR
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Treater of airplane fabric. : DOPER
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Asian land. : IRAN
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Rama's wife. : SITA
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Ways of doing something: Lat. : MODI
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Ivorylike substance. : BONE
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Study closely. : CON
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Total: Abbr. : AMT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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