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Will Weng
Will Weng

WHO DUN IT?

New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1964

Author: Will C. Weng
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 23, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,446
Across Down
1. A hanger of sorts. : STRAP
6. Creeks. : RIAS
10. Russian export. : BALLET
16. Spring harbingers. : BUDS
20. "___ Ben Jonson." : ORARE
21. Noun ending. : ENCE
22. Salt of a acid. : OLEATE
23. Santa ___. : ANITA
25. Palermo export. : COSANOSTRA
27. Some strikers. : SITINS
28. Henry and Cassius. : CLAYS
29. One form of treachery. : STABINTHEBACK
31. Irving locale. : CATSKILLS
33. Dashed. : TORE
34. Trees. : ASHES
36. Carriers. : POSTMEN
37. Quartz. : JASPER
41. Victor. : HUGO
43. Performer. : ARTIST
46. River of Scotland. : AFTON
47. Beyond: Fr. : HORS
48. Wisconsin city. : BELOIT
50. Bridal path. : AISLE
55. Seats of a sort. : BARSTOOLS
57. Where Wood Buffalo Park is. : CANADA
58. Rock greenery. : LICHEN
59. Stool pigeon. : RAT
60. Winter outing. : SLEIGHRIDE
62. Colors. : MAROONS
63. Lacy. : NETTY
65. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
66. Rue de la ___. : PAIX
68. Divot material. : SOD
69. To a ___ (somewhat). : DEGREE
71. Wyoming range. : TETON
73. ___ in the saddle. : TALL
74. Surfeits. : SATES
76. Wing. : ELL
77. "Macbeth ___ . . . " : DOESMURDERSLEEP
81. Bother. : IRK
82. Shows emotion. : WEEPS
84. Worthless. : VAIN
85. Horse show features. : GAITS
86. A railroad, familiarly. : PENNSY
88. Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
89. Polypody. : FERN
90. Irish expletive. : ARRA
91. "A Hole Is ___," tots' book. : TODIG
92. Fleshier. : STOUTER
94. Character in unfinished mystery. : EDWINDROOD
98. Summer time. : DST
100. Fashioned. : MOLDED
101. Shows homage. : KNEELS
102. Came before. : ANTEDATED
105. English forest. : ARDEN
106. Arc ___ (rainbow): Fr. : ENCIEL
107. Ducky. : CUTE
108. Cheese imports. : EDAMS
109. French relatives. : TANTES
111. Elegant, London style. : POSH
112. Birds. : ARARAS
113. Eked out. : SCRAPED
117. "___ I'm Adam." : MADAM
120. Roof part. : EAVE
122. Sumac variety. : POISONOAK
125. Sayers or Gardner figure. : CORPUSDELICTI
131. "Trovatore" prop. : ANVIL
132. ___ scholar. : RHODES
134. Banquo, for one. : APPARITION
135. ___ Rivoli. : RUEDE
136. Hyperion's daughter. : SELENE
137. Town of '42 Vichy trials. : RIOM
138. Prefix with grade or gram. : CENTI
139. Jeanne and others. : STES
140. Demands. : EXACTS
141. Agency suffixes. : ENTS
142. Still. : TACIT
1. Certain groups: Abbr. : SOCS
2. Hurry. : TROT
3. Tabula ___. : RASA
4. Dashing horse. : ARAB
5. Contrite one. : PENITENT
6. Cafe: Abbr. : RESTR
7. Place for an ace. : INTHEHOLE
8. Land area. : ACRE
9. Sailors' gear. : SEABAGS
10. Nobel prize chemist. : BOSCH
11. Resembling peas. : ALIKE
12. Diminutive suffix. : LET
13. Secular. : LAIC
14. Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
15. Mining shaft. : TESTPIT
16. Clandestine. : BACKSTAIR
17. Dark. : UNLIT
18. Part of a mystery play title. : DIALM
19. Distinction. : STYLE
24. Relative of org. : ASSN
26. ___ about (indefinite). : ONOR
30. Honshu peak. : ASO
32. Signal of a sort. : SOS
35. Greens. : SALAD
37. Punch. : JAB
38. ___ off. : AFAR
39. Force that menaces freedom. : STRANGLEHOLD
40. Billboard item. : POSTER
42. Bears: Lat. : URSI
44. Paraded in review. : RODEPAST
45. ___ Juana. : TIA
47. Pure in heart. : HOLY
48. Type of cafe. : BARANDGRILL
49. Writer Bagnold. : ENID
51. Twenty: Prefix. : ICOSA
52. Fireball. : SHOOTINGSTAR
53. Creditors. : LENDERS
54. Letters. : ENS
56. Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
57. Yellow-green hue. : CHLOR
58. Slack. : LAX
61. C.Z. lake. : GATUN
62. 1,000 paces, once. : MILE
64. Sen. Kennedy, et al. : TEDS
67. ___ well. : ALLS
69. Arctic network: Abbr. : DEW
70. Quadrennial collegian. : ELECTOR
71. Dictator. : TSAR
72. Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
73. Musical chord. : TRIAD
74. Hurried. : SPED
75. Shade of blue. : SKY
78. At all. : EVER
79. Merits. : EARNS
80. Horace specialty. : EPODE
83. Fussy woman. : PRUDE
87. Nest of eggs: Sp. : NIDADA
89. G-man. : FED
90. Bide ___. : AWEE
91. Kind of board. : TOTE
92. Tiny: Scot. : SMA
93. Campers' items. : TENTPOLES
95. Religious belief. : DEISM
96. Santha Rama and family. : RAUS
97. Marked for trouble. : ONTHESPOT
99. Subject: Sp. : TEMA
101. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
103. Neglectful. : DERELICT
104. Divinity degree: Abbr. : DSS
106. Sanction. : ENDORSE
107. Beyond ___. : COMPARE
110. Of bronze: Abbr. : AEN
111. ___ for the course. : PAR
112. Assert. : AVER
113. Wrangle. : SPAR
114. Latin for a tapered solid. : CONUS
115. Fix attention (on). : RIVET
116. Digression. : ASIDE
118. Not worth ___. : ACENT
119. Treats. : DOSES
121. Presidential pair. : ADAMS
123. Put ___ on (cast a spell). : AHEX
124. Tropical tree. : KOLA
126. ___ the air. : UPIN
127. Genus of trees. : ITEA
128. Military title: Abbr. : CINC
129. Whole: Prefix. : TOTI
130. Part of a signature: Abbr. : INIT
133. Statement: Abbr. : DEC

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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