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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
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,455
Across
1. 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
90. Allots. : METES
91. Maguey. : ALOE
92. Relative of jour. : ANNEE
93. Superior. : FINER
94. Sounds of contempt. : POHS
95. Suspenders of yore. : CLIFFHANGERS
98. Mystery girl. : LAURA
99. Small: Suffix. : ULA
100. Country places. : DALES
101. Voices. : ALTOS
102. Slightest. : MEREST
103. Predator. : MANEATER
105. Cap-___. : APIE
106. 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
119. Spooky. : EERIE
121. Central area. : PARK
125. Words of frustration. : FOILEDAGAIN
127. Doorstep advice. : NEVERDARKEN
129. Famous Fred. : ALLEN
130. It's fine on contracts. : PRINT
131. Busy airport. : OHARE
132. Quai d'Orsay vista. : SEINE
133. Resting place. : ROOST
134. Orangutan genus. : PONGO
135. Theater awards. : TONYS
136. "___ and ever shall be . . . " : ISNOW
Down
1. Agreement. : PACT
2. Out. : AWAY
3. Drive down. : TAMP
4. Make slow headway. : CREEP
5. ___ up. : HET
6. Spare ___. : THEROD
7. ___ too many. : HADONE
8. Time spans. : ERAS
9. Coolidge's V.P. : DAWES
10. Type of book: Abbr. : ANN
11. It never comes, at home movies. : LASTREEL
12. Willow trees. : OSIERS
13. Club. : BILLY
14. Greek halls. : ODEA
15. Eastern coin. : SEN
16. Kipling characters. : TOMMIES
17. Takes over. : ADOPTS
18. Dream, in Rouen. : REVE
19. Ado. : STIR
20. Conversational cliche. : ISEE
26. Unwelcome. : HATED
28. Old bike. : TANDEM
31. Hotel accommodation. : SUITE
34. Coolers. : ICERS
36. Broken grain spikes. : CHOBS
37. Relatives of miles. : KILOS
38. Poise. : APLOMB
39. Special quality. : FLAVOR
40. Precursor of death. : FATEWORSETHAN
42. Prim. : DEMURE
44. Begrimed. : SOOTY
45. Serial ending. : TOBECONTINUED
46. Desk item. : ERASER
47. Study groups. : PANELS
49. South of Ky. : TENN
51. Obsessed. : MANIC
52. Insolent. : BRASH
55. Put in office: Var. : INSTAL
56. Biblical family. : NOAHS
57. ___ limit. : SETA
58. Have an ___ the ground. : EARTO
62. Sallow. : PASTY
65. Sham: Prefix. : PSEUD
66. Snoozing. : ABED
67. Breathe heavily. : PANT
69. Weeds. : TARES
70. Castilian cheers. : OLES
71. Ben Adhem. : ABOU
72. Timing effects. : PAUSES
74. Suffix with sept or sext. : ETTES
76. Pole, used in Gaelic game. : CABER
77. Cash for Hiawatha. : WAMPUM
78. Small space. : AREOLA
79. Prexy's staff. : PROFS
80. Do a sailor's job. : REEF
81. Kind of drum. : BONGO
82. Important character. : ERNEST
84. Disinclined. : AVERSE
85. Chide. : BERATE
87. Handbill. : FLIER
89. Campaign epithet. : LIAR
91. Narrow passage. : ALLEY
92. Feed the kitty. : ANTED
93. Swift. : FLEET
95. ___ mouse game. : CATAND
96. "It shouldn't ___ a dog." : HAPPENTO
97. Strange. : ALIEN
100. Tour ___. : DARGENT
102. Daydreamed. : MUSED
104. Banishes. : EXILES
105. Partner of abetting. : AIDING
107. Planetarium. : ORRERY
108. Parts of reams. : QUIRES
111. Mastermind. : BRAIN
112. Hare hunter's call. : SEEHO
114. T. Atkins' "Wipers." : YPRES
115. At a distance. : AFAR
116. One way to fly. : SOLO
117. Farmer's concern. : SILO
118. Of farming: Prefix. : AGRO
120. Welsh name. : EVAN
122. Connected. : AKIN
123. Western city. : RENO
124. Distinguished. : KNEW
126. Novice worker: Abbr. : APP
127. Denial word. : NOT
128. Just ___ thought. : ASI

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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