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A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE

New York Times, Sunday, June 2, 1968

Author:
W. E. Jones
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 510 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,868
Across
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Saw. : BEHELD
7
Outdoor sport. : RIDING
13
Mineral. : SPAR
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Girl's name. : ALEXIA
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Kind of barometer. : ANEROID
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Up ___. : ATREE
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Talker of a kind. : LISPER
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Dayan. : ISRAELI
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Popular pet. : POODLE
25
Know-how. : EXPERTISE
27
1967 best seller. : PAPERLION
29
Ich ___. : DIEN
30
Jiffies. : SECS
32
Hair: Prefix. : PILI
33
Sforza's duchy. : MILAN
34
Rails: Abbr. : RRS
35
Brace. : STRUT
36
___ trump. : ONENO
38
Government agents: Slang. : FEDS
39
Provender. : EATS
41
Back: Abbr. : RETD
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Twofold. : DUPLE
45
___ Pointe, Mich. : GROSSE
48
Fourth estate name. : HEARST
50
Looked. : PEERED
53
Fabric. : REP
54
Wine cask. : PIPE
56
Lord's demesne. : MANOR
58
Las Vegas figure. : DEALER
60
With: Fr. : AVEC
62
Beside. : NEXT
64
Mary Poppins et al. : NANAS
66
Monument. : STELE
67
"Quo Vadis?" role. : NERO
68
Astronauts' realm. : AEROSPACE
70
Inauspicious. : EVIL
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Freighter of a kind. : TRAMP
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Cornish poet. : TRURO
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Triangle sides. : LEGS
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Garroway. : DAVE
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Dowel. : SETPIN
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O'Casey et al. : SEANS
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Home: Fig. : ROOF
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Card. : TEN
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Cards. : DEUCES
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Stalks. : STIPES
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One kind of island. : DESERT
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Electrical inventor. : TESLA
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Wood sorrels. : OCAS
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Labyrinth. : MAZE
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Essence. : CORE
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Anc. site of Villa d'Este. : TIBUR
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Metrical stress. : ICTUS
101
Hill, in Arabic names. : TEL
104
Gallery feature. : OPART
106
Golfer Player. : GARY
107
Part of the Parthenon. : NAOS
108
Olympian. : ARES
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Pine tree. : PONDEROSA
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Boris of literature. : PASTERNAK
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Hidden. : ARCANE
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Guarantees. : ENSURES
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Beloved of Amadis of Gaul. : ORIANA
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Dazed, old style. : TOTTY
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Frolic. : DISPORT
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Bird. : ELANET
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Blende et al. : ORES
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Estimate. : ASSESS
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Request. : DESIRE
Down
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Prepared for shipping. : BALED
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Cure-all. : ELIXIR
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Evening star. : HESPER
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Auditor's items. : EXPENSES
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To tie: Fr. : LIER
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Barb. : DART
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Bettor at poker. : RAISER
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Uncertain. : INSECURE
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___ Tag. : DER
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Anger: Lat. : IRA
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Noah, à la Larousse. : NOE
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Rider in Cowper poem. : GILPIN
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Kind of door. : STORM
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Multiplied. : PROLIFERATED
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Caesar, in 64 B.C. : AEDILE
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Replenish. : RELOAD
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Phoned. : DIALED
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Barbary ___. : APE
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Danube tributary. : ENNS
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Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
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Kind of girl. : PINUP
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Force: Colloq. : STEAM
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Character in "Our Mutual Friend." : PODSNAP
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Pub item. : STEIN
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Cockney's "trusted." : OPED
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Uraeus. : ASP
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Of aeronautical speeds. : TRANSONIC
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Decanting problem. : LEES
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Concedes. : GRANTS
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Venerated. : REVERED
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Conduct. : OPERATE
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Jinxes. : HEXERS
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Of sound. : TONAL
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Ennoble. : ELEVATE
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Give out. : DELIVER
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Fuel. : PEAT
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Snakes. : RACERS
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Become mollified. : RELENT
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A la mode girl friend? : COMPUTERDATE
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Makes level. : TRUES
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Lily. : SEGO
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Private chapel. : ORATORY
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Lahore coins. : PICE
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Faro cards. : SODAS
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Aggregation. : NEST
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Where La Mancha is. : SPAIN
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City of Morocco. : FEZ
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Irish port. : SLIGO
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Seekers of freedom. : ESCAPERS
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Grasses. : SETARIAS
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Humbled. : ABASED
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Rumple. : MUSS
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Goblet: Sp. : COPA
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Douro port. : OPORTO
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Ill will. : RANCOR
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Muse. : URANIA
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Browns. : TOASTS
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Verdi role. : ERNANI
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Hobber, in horseshoes. : LEANER
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Marquees. : TENTS
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Fish. : SKATE
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King: Sp. : REY
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___ the line. : TOED
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Man's name. : ERLE
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U.S. agency. : SSS
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Rises. : UPS
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Deer. : ROE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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