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EXPERTISE

New York Times, Sunday, April 9, 1967

Author:
William A. Lewis, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 73, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 114, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
William A. Lewis Jr. has 45 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,448
Across
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Kind of center. : CIVIC
6
Is lacking. : FAILS
11
Restaurants. : GRILLS
17
European resort. : MONACO
18
Something helpful. : ASSET
19
Language. : RUSSIAN
21
"Peter Piper." : TONGUETWISTER
23
Somewhat. : ALITTLE
24
Oldest city of Greece. : ARGOS
25
Group of three. : TERN
26
Hypersensitive symptoms. : RASHES
28
Poetic time. : EVE
29
Acting job. : PART
30
Unresponsive. : COLD
31
Dish. : PEAS
32
Alumnus, for short. : GRAD
33
Paris center: Fr. : ILE
34
Painter's subject. : SUNSET
36
Semitic sire. : SHEM
37
Beach: Fr. : PLAGE
38
Sage. : NESTOR
40
Solid base. : HARDPAN
42
Made well. : HEALED
43
People generally. : SOULS
45
Get word of. : LEARN
46
Crew men. : TARS
47
The fans at Shea. : NEWBREED
50
Aside. : STAGEWHISPER
55
Chinese island. : AMOY
56
Board defect. : WARP
58
Kind of pickup. : ONETON
59
Toy on a string. : YOYO
60
Hebrew letter. : MEM
61
Sap. : BOOB
63
Sudden seizure. : GRAB
64
Mountain: Prefix. : ORO
65
Geology subject. : ERAS
67
Kind of hat. : BOWLER
69
Hullabaloo. : STIR
71
Old-maidish. : PRIM
72
Camera device. : SYNCHRONIZER
75
Standing postures. : STATURES
77
Origin. : ROOT
78
Like some chairs. : CANED
80
Quick bread. : SCONE
81
Fabric group. : PLAIDS
84
Development into being. : GENESIS
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Occupant of 53 Down. : EAGLET
89
Expressway features. : RAMPS
90
Something so. : FACT
91
Garment. : TSHIRT
93
Away from: Prefix. : APO
94
Doesn't exist. : ISNT
95
The "Censor." : CATO
96
Certain litter. : CANS
97
Busily engaged in. : ATIT
98
Certain one. : SHE
99
Go into action. : WAKEUP
101
Breath. : WIND
102
Quick and easy. : AGILE
103
Nike-Zeus. : MISSILE
105
Place to "cool one's heels." : RECEPTIONROOM
108
Derisive sound. : SNIGGER
109
Experimental. : TRIAL
110
Part of living. : EATING
111
Fitzgerald character. : GATSBY
112
City problem. : SMOKE
113
Early American "money." : SKINS
Down
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Lawmaker. : CONGRESSWOMAN
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Ft. Knox item. : INGOT
3
Old Greek letters. : VAUS
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One of the ages. : ICE
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Something from Dixie. : COTTON
6
Truman phrase. : FAIRDEAL
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Org. : ASSN
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Suffix with left or right. : IST
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Sly expression. : LEER
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Subwayites. : STRAPHANGERS
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Kind of cracker. : GRAHAM
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Directions. : RULES
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Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
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War craft. : LST
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Prosaic. : LITERAL
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Rescue. : SALVAGE
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Group attitude. : MORALE
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Lacking. : NEEDED
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Basketball term. : TAPIN
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Certain Celts. : WELSH
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Spotted. : SEEN
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Whimbrel. : CURLEW
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Cold, smooth and hard. : GLASSY
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Grumpy. : SOUR
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Exceedingly: Fr. : TRES
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Jumped. : SPRANG
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Iolanthe. : PERI
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Juglet. : TOBY
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Barrio chief. : DATO
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Nuclear chemist. : HAHN
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Fisherman's article of wear. : SEABOOT
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Trifling sum. : TWOBITS
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Epithets. : NAMES
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Abrasive. : EMERY
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Get rid of. : DROWN
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___ Unis. : ETATS
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Have-nots. : POORRELATIONS
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Lofty dwelling. : EYRIE
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Sign seen on an old house. : ROOMS
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Places for hearings. : POLICECOURTS
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Byzantine coin. : BEZANT
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Piece of writing. : SCRIPT
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Kinsmen: Abbr. : BROS
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Chateaubriand romance. : RENE
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Le Mans sight. : RACERS
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Box sleigh. : PUNG
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Troughs with handles. : HODS
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Abide. : REST
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Precisely. : TOAT
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Adherent. : DISCIPLE
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Chandelier features. : PRISMS
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Rope or wire. : LASHING
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Memory gap. : AMNESIA
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Total paid admissions. : GATE
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Mayn't or mustn't. : SHANT
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Afterword. : EPILOG
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Symbolic emblem. : TOTEM
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Artful art. : FAKERY
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East or West islands. : INDIES
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Joshua's fellow spy. : CALEB
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Smiling. : AGRIN
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Topknots of a kind. : WIGS
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Hair-do, for short. : PERM
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Watered-down. : WEAK
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In enmity to. : ANTI
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Army rank: Abbr. : SGT
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Labor group. : CIO
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A wood. : OAK

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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