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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
1. Saw. : BEHELD
7. Outdoor sport. : RIDING
13. Mineral. : SPAR
17. Girl's name. : ALEXIA
18. Kind of barometer. : ANEROID
20. Up ___. : ATREE
21. Talker of a kind. : LISPER
22. Dayan. : ISRAELI
23. 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
43. 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
71. Freighter of a kind. : TRAMP
73. Cornish poet. : TRURO
74. Triangle sides. : LEGS
76. Garroway. : DAVE
77. Dowel. : SETPIN
79. O'Casey et al. : SEANS
81. Home: Fig. : ROOF
83. Card. : TEN
84. Cards. : DEUCES
86. Stalks. : STIPES
88. One kind of island. : DESERT
90. Electrical inventor. : TESLA
92. Wood sorrels. : OCAS
93. Labyrinth. : MAZE
94. Essence. : CORE
97. Anc. site of Villa d'Este. : TIBUR
99. 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
110. Pine tree. : PONDEROSA
112. Boris of literature. : PASTERNAK
115. Hidden. : ARCANE
116. Guarantees. : ENSURES
120. Beloved of Amadis of Gaul. : ORIANA
121. Dazed, old style. : TOTTY
122. Frolic. : DISPORT
123. Bird. : ELANET
124. Blende et al. : ORES
125. Estimate. : ASSESS
126. Request. : DESIRE
Down
1. Prepared for shipping. : BALED
2. Cure-all. : ELIXIR
3. Evening star. : HESPER
4. Auditor's items. : EXPENSES
5. To tie: Fr. : LIER
6. Barb. : DART
7. Bettor at poker. : RAISER
8. Uncertain. : INSECURE
9. ___ Tag. : DER
10. Anger: Lat. : IRA
11. Noah, à la Larousse. : NOE
12. Rider in Cowper poem. : GILPIN
13. Kind of door. : STORM
14. Multiplied. : PROLIFERATED
15. Caesar, in 64 B.C. : AEDILE
16. Replenish. : RELOAD
19. Phoned. : DIALED
20. Barbary ___. : APE
24. Danube tributary. : ENNS
26. Believers in: Suffix. : ISTS
28. Kind of girl. : PINUP
31. Force: Colloq. : STEAM
32. Character in "Our Mutual Friend." : PODSNAP
35. Pub item. : STEIN
37. Cockney's "trusted." : OPED
40. Uraeus. : ASP
42. Of aeronautical speeds. : TRANSONIC
44. Decanting problem. : LEES
45. Concedes. : GRANTS
46. Venerated. : REVERED
47. Conduct. : OPERATE
48. Jinxes. : HEXERS
49. Of sound. : TONAL
51. Ennoble. : ELEVATE
52. Give out. : DELIVER
55. Fuel. : PEAT
57. Snakes. : RACERS
59. Become mollified. : RELENT
61. A la mode girl friend? : COMPUTERDATE
63. Makes level. : TRUES
65. Lily. : SEGO
69. Private chapel. : ORATORY
72. Lahore coins. : PICE
75. Faro cards. : SODAS
78. Aggregation. : NEST
80. Where La Mancha is. : SPAIN
82. City of Morocco. : FEZ
85. Irish port. : SLIGO
87. Seekers of freedom. : ESCAPERS
89. Grasses. : SETARIAS
91. Humbled. : ABASED
93. Rumple. : MUSS
94. Goblet: Sp. : COPA
95. Douro port. : OPORTO
96. Ill will. : RANCOR
98. Muse. : URANIA
100. Browns. : TOASTS
102. Verdi role. : ERNANI
103. Hobber, in horseshoes. : LEANER
105. Marquees. : TENTS
109. Fish. : SKATE
111. King: Sp. : REY
113. ___ the line. : TOED
114. Man's name. : ERLE
117. U.S. agency. : SSS
118. Rises. : UPS
119. 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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