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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
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,446
Across
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A hanger of sorts. : STRAP
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Creeks. : RIAS
10
Russian export. : BALLET
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Spring harbingers. : BUDS
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"___ Ben Jonson." : ORARE
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Noun ending. : ENCE
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Salt of a acid. : OLEATE
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Santa ___. : ANITA
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Palermo export. : COSANOSTRA
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Some strikers. : SITINS
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Henry and Cassius. : CLAYS
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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
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Shows emotion. : WEEPS
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Worthless. : VAIN
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Horse show features. : GAITS
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A railroad, familiarly. : PENNSY
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Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
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Polypody. : FERN
90
Irish expletive. : ARRA
91
"A Hole Is ___," tots' book. : TODIG
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Fleshier. : STOUTER
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Character in unfinished mystery. : EDWINDROOD
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Summer time. : DST
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Fashioned. : MOLDED
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Shows homage. : KNEELS
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Came before. : ANTEDATED
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English forest. : ARDEN
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Arc ___ (rainbow): Fr. : ENCIEL
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Ducky. : CUTE
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Cheese imports. : EDAMS
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French relatives. : TANTES
111
Elegant, London style. : POSH
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Birds. : ARARAS
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Eked out. : SCRAPED
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"___ I'm Adam." : MADAM
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Roof part. : EAVE
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Sumac variety. : POISONOAK
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Sayers or Gardner figure. : CORPUSDELICTI
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"Trovatore" prop. : ANVIL
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___ scholar. : RHODES
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Banquo, for one. : APPARITION
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___ Rivoli. : RUEDE
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Hyperion's daughter. : SELENE
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Town of '42 Vichy trials. : RIOM
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Prefix with grade or gram. : CENTI
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Jeanne and others. : STES
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Demands. : EXACTS
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Agency suffixes. : ENTS
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Still. : TACIT
Down
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Certain groups: Abbr. : SOCS
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Hurry. : TROT
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Tabula ___. : RASA
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Dashing horse. : ARAB
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Contrite one. : PENITENT
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Cafe: Abbr. : RESTR
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Place for an ace. : INTHEHOLE
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Land area. : ACRE
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Sailors' gear. : SEABAGS
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Nobel prize chemist. : BOSCH
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Resembling peas. : ALIKE
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Diminutive suffix. : LET
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Secular. : LAIC
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Sight from Taormina. : ETNA
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Mining shaft. : TESTPIT
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Clandestine. : BACKSTAIR
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Dark. : UNLIT
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Part of a mystery play title. : DIALM
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Distinction. : STYLE
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Relative of org. : ASSN
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___ about (indefinite). : ONOR
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Honshu peak. : ASO
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Signal of a sort. : SOS
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Greens. : SALAD
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Punch. : JAB
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___ off. : AFAR
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Force that menaces freedom. : STRANGLEHOLD
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Billboard item. : POSTER
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Bears: Lat. : URSI
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Paraded in review. : RODEPAST
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___ Juana. : TIA
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Pure in heart. : HOLY
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Type of cafe. : BARANDGRILL
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Writer Bagnold. : ENID
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Twenty: Prefix. : ICOSA
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Fireball. : SHOOTINGSTAR
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Creditors. : LENDERS
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Letters. : ENS
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTEO
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Yellow-green hue. : CHLOR
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Slack. : LAX
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C.Z. lake. : GATUN
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1,000 paces, once. : MILE
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Sen. Kennedy, et al. : TEDS
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___ well. : ALLS
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Arctic network: Abbr. : DEW
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Quadrennial collegian. : ELECTOR
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Dictator. : TSAR
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Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
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Musical chord. : TRIAD
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Hurried. : SPED
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Shade of blue. : SKY
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At all. : EVER
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Merits. : EARNS
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Horace specialty. : EPODE
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Fussy woman. : PRUDE
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Nest of eggs: Sp. : NIDADA
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G-man. : FED
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Bide ___. : AWEE
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Kind of board. : TOTE
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Tiny: Scot. : SMA
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Campers' items. : TENTPOLES
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Religious belief. : DEISM
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Santha Rama and family. : RAUS
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Marked for trouble. : ONTHESPOT
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Subject: Sp. : TEMA
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Neglectful. : DERELICT
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Divinity degree: Abbr. : DSS
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Sanction. : ENDORSE
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Beyond ___. : COMPARE
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Of bronze: Abbr. : AEN
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___ for the course. : PAR
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Assert. : AVER
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Wrangle. : SPAR
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Latin for a tapered solid. : CONUS
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Fix attention (on). : RIVET
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Digression. : ASIDE
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Not worth ___. : ACENT
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Treats. : DOSES
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Presidential pair. : ADAMS
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Put ___ on (cast a spell). : AHEX
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Tropical tree. : KOLA
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___ the air. : UPIN
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Genus of trees. : ITEA
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Military title: Abbr. : CINC
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Whole: Prefix. : TOTI
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Part of a signature: Abbr. : INIT
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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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