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Will Weng
Will Weng

READERS' GUIDE

New York Times, Sunday, March 3, 1968

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 670 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,777
Across
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Food from heaven. : MANNA
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Weight. : CARAT
11
Chatter. : PRATE
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Slangy exclamation. : RATS
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Over. : AGAIN
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Primitive cell. : AMEBA
22
Cho-___, Puccini role. : CHOSAN
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Theater sign. : EXIT
24
What loose art prints are. : SUITABLEFORFRAMING
27
Utah ski resort. : ALTA
28
Asian sheep. : CARACUL
29
Speech sounds. : GUTTURALS
30
"___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
31
Famous cat. : ELSA
33
Dick Deadeye. : TAR
34
Black bird. : ANI
35
Buchman's group. : MRA
36
Toward the mouth. : ORAD
40
After "5th Printing: Sold Out." : BACKINSTOCK
43
Monastery heads. : ABBOTS
47
Space-capsule rockets. : RETROS
49
Biddy. : HEN
50
Resembling a sail. : SHEETY
52
Crocus. : IRID
53
Men of Fyn. : DANES
54
Blabs. : TATTLES
57
City just E of Front Range. : BOULDER
59
Tending to wear away. : EROSIVE
62
Mets' home. : SHEA
63
Obstructions. : BARRIERS
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Sicilian strait. : MESSINA
66
Sounds of hesitation. : ERS
67
Winglike. : ALAR
69
Liner: Abbr. : STR
70
Squarish. : BOXY
71
Auctioneer's word. : SOLD
73
Metal artist. : ETCHER
75
Assent. : SAYYES
78
Suffix for a doer. : AST
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Books in a trash can, perhaps. : COLLECTORSITEMS
82
Chemical prefix. : OXA
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Tune or air. : STRAIN
85
Make less dense. : RAREFY
86
Golf term. : FORE
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Donald. : DUCK
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Honey: Prefix. : MELI
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Coxcomb. : FOP
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Movie doctor. : KILDARE
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Enlarged bit by bit. : ACCRETED
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Geographical prefix. : EURO
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Batters' positions. : STANCES
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Jeered. : BOOEDAT
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Like too many lands. : WARTORN
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Electron tube. : DIODE
106
Handle: Lat. : ANSA
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Equipped with poles. : MASTED
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Letter. : VEE
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Wyoming's second city. : CASPER
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Prepares. : SETSUP
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Book club rookie. : TRIALMEMBER
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London park. : HYDE
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Initials in the news. : USA
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Equipment. : RIG
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Initials in the news. : OAS
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Range part. : OVEN
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Tire. : SPARE
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Kittens' relative. : MOTHERCAT
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Of an Egyptian god. : OSIRIDE
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Prefix for gon or glot. : POLY
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"Available by mail or ___." : ATBETTERBOOKSTORES
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Medley. : OLIO
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Dissertations. : THESES
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Kukla's friend. : OLLIE
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Perch. : ROOST
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Stylish chap. : TOFF
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Relative of inc. or ltd. : ASSTD
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Dickens girl and others. : NELLS
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___ vincit amor. : OMNIA
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Gender. Abbr. : MASC
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Water: Sp. : AGUA
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Indian otter. : NAIR
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Girl of song. : NITA
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Within ___ of (nearly). : ANACE
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___ halt. : CALLSA
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Soul: Fr. : AME
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Kitchen item: Abbr. : REFG
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Come ___ wind. : ABOUTINTHE
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Cloth. : TARTAN
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Important Egyptians. : PHARAOHS
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Kind of novel. : ROMANCE
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"I do ___." : ASILIKE
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Some shoes. : TANS
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A lang. : ENG
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Relative of "Couldn't put it down." : READABILITY
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Part of a car. : AXLE
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Belgrade figure. : TITO
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"The Man." : STAN
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Vineyard: Fr. : CRU
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Corms. : BULBS
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Boxers: Abbr. : FTRS
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Sphere. : ORB
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After sieben, in Berlin. : ACHT
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City official. : MAYOR
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General Wingate. : ORDE
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Last. : REARMOST
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After "You will also receive." : ATNOEXTRACOST
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Ornate. : DRESSY
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N. Z. parrots. : KEAS
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Part of Mao's name. : TSE
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What to do now, bookwise. : ORDERYOURCOPY
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Row. : TIER
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Teleg. men. : SDRS
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Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
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Metal piece. : TBAR
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Cylindrical. : TERETE
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Book club ultimatum. : LASTOFFER
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Sky bears. : URSAS
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American mink. : VISON
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Lab term. : ENOL
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Hungarian composer. : BARTOK
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Britain, on British maps. : ALLRED
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Sounds of appreciation. : AHS
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Eric's son. : LEIF
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Degrees. : BAS
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Transaction. : DEAL
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Exclaim. : CRYOUT
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Small fish. : SMELT
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Outdid. : EXCEEDED
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Egyptian cotton. : SAK
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Decorated. : CITED
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Dernier ___. : CRI
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Ares's sister. : ERIS
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Part of $19.95 book titles. : ATREASURYOF
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Pastry. : DANISH
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After: Prefix. : META
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Evinces talent. : PROVESABLE
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Art form. : DADA
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Down with: Fr. : ABAS
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Solid: Geom. : CONE
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Cigar city. : TAMPA
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Utah town. : OREM
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Parched. : SERE
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Proportioned, as statistics. : WEIGHTED
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Polit. group. : ADA
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Biblical peak. : NEBO
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Speed-flash tubes. : STROBES
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Thrice-told and more. : TRITEST
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Salad plant. : CRESS
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Apply. : USE
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Vowel mark. : MACRON
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Calls forth. : EVOKES
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Explosive. : NITRO
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Canine name. : SPOT
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Marco. : POLO
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Arabic letter. : ALIF
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Feb. and Oct. : MTHS
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Latin "ands." : ETS
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Turnpike fee. : TOLL
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Space. : ROOM
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Smooth out. : IRON
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Mr. Arnaz. : DESI
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This: Sp. : ESTA
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___ loss. : ATA
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Cosmetic. : OIL

Answer summary: 21 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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