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Will Weng
Will Weng

CATCH PHRASES

New York Times, Sunday, July 10, 1966

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, 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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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,175
Across
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Shouted. : CRIED
6
Dirt. : GRIME
11
Biblical wise men. : MAGI
15
Olympian goddess. : ATHENA
21
Depend (on). : HINGE
22
Frosts. : RIMES
23
Table spread. : OLEO
24
Bellowed. : ROARED
25
Eroded. : EATEN
26
Put out. : EVICT
27
North. : NANOOKSHOME
29
South. : FLORIDAETC
31
___ sight. : LINEOF
32
Court items. : CASES
33
Peace Nobelist, 1946. : MOTT
34
Somewhat. : ABIT
36
Late columnist. : FPA
38
Ship's deck. : POOP
42
Olive genus. : OLEA
44
Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
46
Mamma ___! : MIA
47
Frost or Sandburg. : POET
51
East. : OFSUEZORFAR
54
West. : REBECCAORGO
57
Loses. : MISLAYS
58
Over, in France. : FINI
60
Frenchman's name. : RENE
61
Formal title for John. : MRDOE
62
Printing abbreviation. : ITALS
63
Scorch. : SEAR
65
___ up (tense). : KEYED
67
Munro. : SAKI
68
Greek letter. : ETA
70
Cheerful singer. : LILTER
72
When a scholar used to come. : ATTENAM
75
Rink performer. : SKATER
78
Shrivels. : DRIESUP
80
Mal de ___. : MER
81
Fad. : RAGE
82
Goat-legged god. : PAN
83
Potato part. : ROSEEND
85
Extols. : PRAISES
88
Inlet. : RIA
89
Baba, et al. : ALIS
91
African fed. : UAR
92
Ms. workers. : EDITORS
94
Linger. : STAYON
96
The "Wanted Men." : TENMOST
98
Followed. : ENSUED
99
South, in France. : SUD
100
Valley. : DALE
101
Holy: Fr. : SACRE
104
Large P. I. trees. : DAOS
106
Desert clay. : ADOBE
110
Where there's ___ . . . : AWILL
112
Famous movie name. : GISH
113
Topers. : SOTS
115
Bus garage worker. : TIREMAN
117
Day. : WHATADOGHAS
120
Night. : GOODORTRAIN
122
Emphatic denial. : NONO
123
Admit (with "up"). : OWN
124
Poker holding. : PAIR
126
Palm. : NIPA
127
Spanish miss. : SRTA
128
Prefix for angle or arch. : TRI
129
Dregs. : LEES
131
Hindenberg and Steuben. : VONS
133
Steps. : STAIR
137
Give ___ (dismiss). : THEAIR
141
Heavy. : THEVILLAIN
147
Light. : HARRYSHORSE
149
___ Jaw, Canada. : MOOSE
150
Passage. : AISLE
151
Goad. : INCITE
152
Valley. : GLEN
153
Polite refusal. : NOSIR
154
Secures. : NAILS
155
Relay. : PASSON
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Government center. : SEAT
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Starts. : OPENS
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Neutral shades. : GRAYS
Down
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Café VIP. : CHEF
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Coin of Iran. : RIAL
3
Preposition. : INTO
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Elbe tributary. : EGER
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Coarse cloth. : DENIM
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Words for a major setback. : GREATLOSS
7
Rosie of W. W. II. : RIVETER
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Simulated: Abbr. : IMIT
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Symbolic city. : MECCA
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Time zone. : EST
11
Space tracker's board. : MONITOR
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Paton. : ALAN
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Fowler. : GENE
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M. : IOOO
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Famous boat. : ARK
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Puccini opera. : TOSCA
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Sound of laughter. : HAHA
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God of love. : EROS
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Thread: Suffix. : NEME
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George and family. : ADES
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Boss's HQ. : OFFICE
30
Humdinger. : DOOZY
31
Name for Mrs. Burton. : LIZ
35
Farm building. : BARN
37
Ocean: Abbr. : PAC
38
Apple: Prefix. : POMI
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What ___? : OFIT
40
Pelion's partner. : OSSA
41
Young hen. : PULLET
43
Business, in France. : AFFAIRE
45
So. : VERY
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Sew. : MEND
47
Sow. : PORKER
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So-so. : ORDINARY
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Self. : EGO
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___ the line. : TOE
52
Spring day. : EASTER
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O'Hare tenant. : AIRLINE
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Neighborly gathering. : BEE
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Amo, amas, ___. : AMAT
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Eisenhower et al. : IKES
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Churchman. : ELDER
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Emulates Pelee. : ERUPTS
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Emphasize. : STRESS
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Stir up. : AROUSE
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Haying machine. : TEDDER
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Old bronze. : AES
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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Average. : MEAN
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Tiff. : SPAT
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Green. : KALE
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Red. : ANINDIAN
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Wilson's "too ___ fight." : PROUDTO
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Err. : MISDO
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Day: Abbr. : SAT
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For ___ (purposely). : AREASON
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Scotland's Mary. : STUART
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Mosaic glass. : SMALTO
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Feminine suffixes. : INES
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Vipers. : ADDERS
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Spanish jar. : OLLA
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Use the dotted line. : SIGN
102
Tree. : ASH
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Fellow. : CHAP
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Tourist privileges. : STOPOVERS
107
Persian poet. : OMAR
108
Lure. : BAIT
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Sicilian resort. : ENNA
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Barley beard. : AWN
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Guess ___. : WHO
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Accompany. : GOWITH
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Fearsome one. : OGRE
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Teheran people. : IRANI
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Beetle. : DOR
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Conspicuous. : SALIENT
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Gets on with a task. : DIVESIN
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Noun suffix. : IER
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___ forget. : TRYTO
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Porch. : STOOP
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Argot. : SLANG
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Liner. : SHIP
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Ethiopian lake. : TANA
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Bows. : ARCS
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Eye part. : IRIS
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Road ___. : HOGS
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A Gardner. : ERLE
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Under sail. : ASEA
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Garden item. : HOSE
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Equivocator. : LIAR
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Continent. : ASIA
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In a poor way. : ILLY
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Noun suffix. : NESS
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Wash VIP. : SEN
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After j, k, l. : MNO

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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