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Will Weng
Will Weng

THE FLICKS

New York Times, Sunday, April 16, 1967

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 163, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,455
Across
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Locale for cabbages. : PATCH
6
First name in silent days. : THEDA
11
Timber wolves. : LOBOS
16
Ankles. : TARSI
21
Knowing. : AWARE
22
Father of Lot. : HARAN
23
Stage whisper. : ASIDE
24
Lefty's creator. : ODETS
25
Next day, that is. : CAMETHEDAWN
27
Vitaphone's ancestor. : SILENTMOVIE
29
Caslon, for one. : TYPE
30
Came up. : AROSE
31
Stone slab. : STELA
32
Electric unit. : AMPERE
33
Mountaineer's gear. : PITON
35
Scamper. : SCURRY
37
Fabric style. : KNIT
38
Side in a debate: Abbr. : AFF
41
Granted. : CEDED
43
Hurries. : HIES
44
Evade. : SIDESTEP
48
Like some tableware. : PLATED
50
Wax dramatic. : EMOTE
52
Tree trunks. : BOLES
53
Piece of music: Abbr. : ORA
54
Anon. : LATER
55
Where "up" once was. : INMABELSROOM
58
Israeli statesman. : EBAN
59
Hot places. : OVENS
60
Words such as words. : NOUNS
61
Diner sign. : EATS
62
Bel ___. : PAESE
63
Like some hay. : MOWN
64
Wardrobe item. : SARI
65
Fall guy. : PATSY
67
Part's partner. : PARCEL
68
Part of a firm title. : BRO
69
Destination of sorts. : TOTHECASBAH
72
Churchmen. : PASTORS
73
___ life. : REALAS
75
Gathering. : BEE
76
City known for cuisine. : CANTON
77
Profligate. : WASTREL
79
Many an old heroine. : PROUDBEAUTY
83
Bill: Colloq. : TAB
86
Hogbacks. : ARETES
87
Noted Austrian. : FREUD
88
Encircles: Poet. : ORBS
89
TV's "___ and in color." : LIVE
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Allots. : METES
91
Maguey. : ALOE
92
Relative of jour. : ANNEE
93
Superior. : FINER
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Sounds of contempt. : POHS
95
Suspenders of yore. : CLIFFHANGERS
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Mystery girl. : LAURA
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Small: Suffix. : ULA
100
Country places. : DALES
101
Voices. : ALTOS
102
Slightest. : MEREST
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Predator. : MANEATER
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Cap-___. : APIE
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Type of hat. : TOQUE
109
Scottish river. : DEE
110
Clinic apparatus. : XRAY
111
Men. : BIPEDS
113
Out of practice. : RUSTY
115
Designate. : ASSIGN
118
Tennyson hero. : ARDEN
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Spooky. : EERIE
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Central area. : PARK
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Words of frustration. : FOILEDAGAIN
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Doorstep advice. : NEVERDARKEN
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Famous Fred. : ALLEN
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It's fine on contracts. : PRINT
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Busy airport. : OHARE
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Quai d'Orsay vista. : SEINE
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Resting place. : ROOST
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Orangutan genus. : PONGO
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Theater awards. : TONYS
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"___ and ever shall be . . . " : ISNOW
Down
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Agreement. : PACT
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Out. : AWAY
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Drive down. : TAMP
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Make slow headway. : CREEP
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___ up. : HET
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Spare ___. : THEROD
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___ too many. : HADONE
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Time spans. : ERAS
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Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
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Type of book: Abbr. : ANN
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It never comes, at home movies. : LASTREEL
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Willow trees. : OSIERS
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Club. : BILLY
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Greek halls. : ODEA
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Eastern coin. : SEN
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Kipling characters. : TOMMIES
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Takes over. : ADOPTS
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Dream, in Rouen. : REVE
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Ado. : STIR
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Conversational cliche. : ISEE
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Unwelcome. : HATED
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Old bike. : TANDEM
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Hotel accommodation. : SUITE
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Coolers. : ICERS
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Broken grain spikes. : CHOBS
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Relatives of miles. : KILOS
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Poise. : APLOMB
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Special quality. : FLAVOR
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Precursor of death. : FATEWORSETHAN
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Prim. : DEMURE
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Begrimed. : SOOTY
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Serial ending. : TOBECONTINUED
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Desk item. : ERASER
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Study groups. : PANELS
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South of Ky. : TENN
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Obsessed. : MANIC
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Insolent. : BRASH
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Put in office: Var. : INSTAL
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Biblical family. : NOAHS
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___ limit. : SETA
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Have an ___ the ground. : EARTO
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Sallow. : PASTY
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Sham: Prefix. : PSEUD
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Snoozing. : ABED
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Breathe heavily. : PANT
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Weeds. : TARES
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Castilian cheers. : OLES
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Ben Adhem. : ABOU
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Timing effects. : PAUSES
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Suffix with sept or sext. : ETTES
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Pole, used in Gaelic game. : CABER
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Cash for Hiawatha. : WAMPUM
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Small space. : AREOLA
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Prexy's staff. : PROFS
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Do a sailor's job. : REEF
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Kind of drum. : BONGO
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Important character. : ERNEST
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Disinclined. : AVERSE
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Chide. : BERATE
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Handbill. : FLIER
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Campaign epithet. : LIAR
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Narrow passage. : ALLEY
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Feed the kitty. : ANTED
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Swift. : FLEET
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___ mouse game. : CATAND
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"It shouldn't ___ a dog." : HAPPENTO
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Strange. : ALIEN
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Tour ___. : DARGENT
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Daydreamed. : MUSED
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Banishes. : EXILES
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Partner of abetting. : AIDING
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Planetarium. : ORRERY
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Parts of reams. : QUIRES
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Mastermind. : BRAIN
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Hare hunter's call. : SEEHO
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T. Atkins' "Wipers." : YPRES
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At a distance. : AFAR
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One way to fly. : SOLO
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Farmer's concern. : SILO
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Of farming: Prefix. : AGRO
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Welsh name. : EVAN
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Connected. : AKIN
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Western city. : RENO
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Distinguished. : KNEW
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Novice worker: Abbr. : APP
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Denial word. : NOT
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Just ___ thought. : ASI

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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