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Will Weng
Will Weng

A STUDY IN CONTRASTS

New York Times, Sunday, July 25, 1965

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 95, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 610 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,838
Across
1. Two. : TWINS
6. One. : ACE
9. Played safe in betting. : HEDGED
15. Burning. : AFLAME
21. Get the ___ (gain attention). : EAROF
22. Unpropitious. : ILL
23. Bright bird. : ORIOLE
24. Porch item. : GLIDER
25. Persona ___. : GRATA
26. ___ de mer. : MAL
27. Red. : REVOLUTIONARY
29. Green. : INEXPERIENCED
32. "Arma virumque ___." : CANO
33. Taste. : SIP
34. Verse unit. : TRIPLET
35. Hay, oats, etc. : FEED
37. Ransack. : RIFLE
42. Macaw. : ARA
44. Glacial ridge. : OSAR
45. Native ___. : SONS
46. A kind of descendant. : LINEAL
47. S. A. plains. : PAMPAS
50. Type of income. : NET
51. Noble. : EARL
52. Make-believe. : FANTASY
53. Danish hero. : OGIER
54. Basic entry. : ESSENTIA
56. Frivolous. : LIGHT
57. Poet Colum. : PADRAIC
59. Hamlet. : DORP
60. Dinner course. : MEAT
62. Sounds of inquiry. : EHS
64. Hindu titles. : SRIS
65. Recipe word. : STIR
68. Brine distillation. : SEASALT
70. Saint-___. : SAENS
72. Science course. : GEOLOGY
74. Composition for nine. : NONET
75. Personnel man. : HIRER
76. Pink. : SLIPORPILL
80. Yellow. : FEVERORSEA
82. Its capital is Kaifeng. : HONAN
83. French composer and others. : LALOS
85. Bet. : WAGERED
86. Edge along. : SIDLE
87. Espouser. : ADOPTER
89. Oklahoma city. : ENID
90. Romantic island. : BALI
94. Never: Ger. : NIE
95. Y.M. or Y.W.C.A. : ASSN
96. Bull-ring cheeers. : OLES
98. Slips away. : ESCAPES
100. What old MacDonald had. : AFARM
102. Offsets. : COUNTERS
105. "It's ___." : ADEAL
106. Flies. : AVIATES
108. Bridge fee. : TOLL
109. White yam. : UVE
110. Creator of Uncle Toby. : STERNE
111. Cuts up. : MINCES
112. Old French coins. : SOLS
113. Greek halls. : ODEA
114. Prefix with skid or stop. : NON
115. Actor Theodore. : BIKEL
116. Vapor: Prefix. : ATMO
117. Have ___ (intend). : AMINDTO
119. Reptile. : BOA
122. New Rochelle college. : IONA
124. Blue. : RIBBONORBEARD
127. Scarlet. : HESTERSLETTER
132. Holiday time. : EVE
133. Exemplar. : IDEAL
135. Be ambitious. : ASPIRE
136. Hub area in Paris. : ETOILE
137. Grasp. : SEE
138. Paper units. : REAMS
139. Importance. : STRESS
140. Toxic conditions. : SEPSES
141. Certain classmen. : SRS
142. Over. : ENDED
Down
1. Young doe. : TEG
2. "___ hell." : WARIS
3. Asian people. : IRANI
4. Memo sheets. : NOTEPAPERS
5. Tunisian port. : SFAX
6. To love, in France. : AIMER
7. Old trumpets. : CLARIONS
8. Off-kilter circles. : ELLIPSES
9. Little Jack. : HORNER
10. Build. : ERECT
11. Gainer. : DIVE
12. ___ laugh (amusing). : GOODFORA
13. Building wing. : ELL
14. Twos. : DEUCES
15. Opposed, Western style. : AGIN
16. Linoleum, for example. : FLOORING
17. Writer Yutang. : LIN
18. Actress Rehan. : ADA
19. Debussy's "La ___." : MER
20. Noun suffix. : ERY
28. A Lincoln. : TAD
30. School groups. : PTAS
31. Overjoyed. : ELATED
36. Abbreviation in photography. : ENL
38. Up. : INTHEAIR
39. Down. : FEATHERS
40. ___ Vegas. : LAS
41. Isle in E. England. : ELY
43. ___ avis. : RARA
45. Island near Guam. : SAIPAN
46. Café au ___. : LAIT
47. Concert of a kind. : POPS
48. Gelatinous substance. : AGAR
49. Where the Riviera is. : MIDI
51. French verb. : ETRE
52. Soft soapings. : FLATTERIES
54. Seance products. : ECTOPLASMS
55. Snoopy. : NOSY
58. Czech river. : ISER
60. Riding academy. : MANEGE
61. Soccer team. : ELEVEN
63. Koko's weapon. : SNEE
66. Long narratives. : ILIADS
67. Poet's advice to waves. : ROLLON
69. Living-room item. : SOFA
70. Booted. : SHOD
71. Spanish lady. : SRA
72. Part of "GWTW." : GONE
73. Gooey, sticky stuff. : GLOP
76. Sounds for quiet. : SHS
77. Cut of meat. : LOIN
78. Black. : INDIAINK
79. White. : PALEFACE
81. Roulette bets. : REDS
84. Fountain seats. : STOOLS
85. Noted English architect. : WREN
88. Jewish month. : ELUL
90. German city. : BADENBADEN
91. Mimic. : APER
92. Spare. : LEAN
93. Avalon. : ISLE
95. Brother of Eris. : ARES
97. Artist's workshop. : STUDIO
99. Roman statesman. : CATO
101. Artists' workshops. : ATELIERS
102. Wheel used to blend hues. : COLORTOP
103. Consistency. : EVENNESS
104. Scan. : READOVER
106. Envoy: Abbr. : AMB
107. Sundial number. : VII
108. One of the Wolfes. : TOM
110. Tufthunter. : SNOB
112. Becomes wearisome. : STALES
113. Fabrics with shaded designs. : OMBRES
116. Reply: Abbr. : ANS
117. Poplar. : ABELE
118. Poplars. : TREES
120. Echo. : OREAD
121. "There is nothing like ___ . . . " : ADAME
123. Galena et al. : ORES
125. "As ___ in heaven." : ITIS
126. Where Kildare is. : EIRE
127. Takes. : HAS
128. Non ___. : EST
129. Spraying device: Abbr. : SPR
130. 0-0 or 1-1. : TIE
131. French season. : ETE
134. British money. : LSD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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