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J. A. Felker
J. A. Felker

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New York Times, Sunday, April 4, 1976

Author:
J. A. Felker
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 644 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 151, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
J. A. Felker has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,731
Across
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Athlete's woe : CRAMP
6
Fishing hooks : GAFFS
11
Broadway org. : ASCAP
16
Electrical unit : FARAD
21
Asian capital : HANOI
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Scottish river : ORRIN
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Town of Brazil : ICANA
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Not sotto voce : ALOUD
25
Brewing : AFOOT
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Vine : LIANA
27
Poetic times : MORNS
28
Roman dress : STOLA
29
July 10, 1925 : STARTOFSCOPESTRIALTODAY
33
"___ kick out of . . . " : IGETA
34
Crate section : SLAT
35
Certain payments : DUES
36
Form of address : MAAM
40
Blot out : ERASE
42
Word study: Abbr. : ETYM
44
Word with front or rear : END
45
Put-on : ACT
48
Room in Livia's house : ATRIUM
50
Navy off. : COM
52
New Rochelle college : IONA
54
Southern Indian : ADAI
55
July 17, 1936 : THESPANISHCIVILWAROPENS
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Carplike fish : ROACH
63
U.S. Indians : OTOES
64
Perry's creator : ERLE
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River's mouthpiece : DELTA
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Hand out : ISSUE
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Heart and ___ : SOUL
68
Opposed : ANTI
69
Fix a pencil : SHARPEN
71
Miss Drew : ELLEN
73
Tobacco kiln : OAST
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Bone: Prefix : OSTE
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Half a bray : HEE
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July 17, 1945 : POTSDAMCONFERENCEBEGINS
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Gershwin : IRA
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Like Loch Ness : DEEP
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Youthful age : TEEN
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Before febrero : ENERO
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"Tale of ___," old poem : GAMELYN
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Set up a golf ball : TEED
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Vols' state : TENN
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Moon or Spoon : RIVER
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Helot : SLAVE
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Cloud type: Prefix : CIRR
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Issei's child : NISEI
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Take potshots at : SNIPE
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July 27, 1953 : KOREANARMISTICEISSIGNED
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Spy for Moses : IGAL
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Star in Serpens : ALYA
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Poetic word : OPE
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Like British highballs : UNICED
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Big Apple: Abbr. : NYC
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Cattle genus : BOS
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"___ for Life" : LUST
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Less risky : SAFER
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Inquisitive : NOSY
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Japanese wrestling : SUMO
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School org. branches : PTAS
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Louise et al. : TINAS
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July 20, 1969 : AMANFIRSTWALKSONTHEMOON
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Letter stroke : SERIF
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Miss by ___ : AHAIR
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Kind of tube : INNER
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Indian dwelling : LODGE
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Decree : IRADE
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Opposite of sud : NORTE
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Artful Dodger : REESE
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Stunt fliers' feats : LOOPS
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Worked on brogans : SOLED
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After frosh : SOPHS
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Witness, in law : TESTE
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Swagger : STRUT
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Son of Eliz. : CHAS
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Slew : RAFT
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Buffalo's kin : ANOA
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Spanish invader : MOOR
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Palace in Florence : PITTI
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Miller or Palmer : GOLFER
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Plant bristle : ARISTA
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Brawl : FRACAS
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Pure, in Madrid : FINO
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Cold and ginger : SNAPS
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Sets a goal : AIMSAT
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Death Valley name : SCOTTY
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Mystery writer : CARR
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Roman years : ANNI
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Annual parade ground : PASADENA
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Went hungry : FASTED
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Voices : ALTOS
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Cross : ROOD
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German hall : AULA
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
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Minn. village : OGEMA
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Varnish ingredient : ELEMI
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Kind of mission for Armstrong : LUNAR
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Maternal prefix : MATRI
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One of a French trio : ATHOS
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Places : AREAS
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Makes a billiard fluff : MISCUES
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Plane formation : ECHELON
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One in a ___ : MILLION
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Garden City campus : ADELPHI
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Place for G.I.'s : CANTEEN
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Medicinal beverages : TISANES
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Stood by : UPHELD
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Mil. school : OCS
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Part of I.O.U. : OWE
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Copycat : APER
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Certain plastic surgeons : NOSEMEN
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"If I've said ___, I've . . . " : ITONCE
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Trifle : SOU
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Belly, in France : VENTRE
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N.Y.C. subway : IRT
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Harem room : ODA
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Plant ___ : ASEED
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Miss. Senator : STENNIS
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Goddess of youth : HEBE
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Macbeth or Astor : LADY
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Desserts, in England : AFTERS
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Part of a play : SCENEI
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Football : PIGSKIN
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Mouth-healing science : ORALOGY
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American larch: Var. : TAMARAC
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Best : OPTIMAL
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Inveigles : ENTICES
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___ judgment (misthinks) : ERRSIN
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Entering : GOINGIN
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Knievel : EVEL
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Pasture : LEA
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Silkworm : ERI
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Compass reading : ESE
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Conquer: Lat. : VINCO
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Fencing pieces : EPEES
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Singer Helen : REDDY
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Call out : CRY
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___ in the bud : NIP
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In-law of Ruth : NAOMI
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Losers : ALSORANS
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Absolute : TOTAL
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Silk fabric : SURAH
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Polished : BUFFED
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Caught ___ (overtook) : UPWITH
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Gawks : STARES
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Makes up for : ATONES
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"Their ___ Hour" : FINEST
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Beef or veal, at times : ENTREE
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Kind of remark : SNIDE
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Avoid : SKIRT
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___ short : SELLS
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Sale sign : ASIS
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Warm-sea fish : MERO
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Russian sea : ARAL
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Scat! : SHOO
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Camping item : TARP
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Old weapon : SNEE
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Doubtful : MOOT
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Smell : ODOR
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Russian police : OGPU
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Certain egg : NEST

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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