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Will Weng
Will Weng

WHITE COLLAR JOB

New York Times, Sunday, August 11, 1963

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 637 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 13, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 5,124
Across
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Fish. : OPAH
5
Strike, in a way. : SLAP
9
Cordage source. : HEMP
13
"What ___?" : OFIT
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These: Fr. : CES
20
Nerve: Prefix. : NEUR
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Helper. : AIDE
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She of the disputed apple. : ERIS
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Order for Gridley. : FIRE
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Line in a batter's record. : RBI
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Information centers. : WATERFOUNTAINS
28
Hazard for people on the go. : FLATFEET
30
Prefix of the atom age. : ISO
31
Birds. : ERNS
32
Guinness. : ALEC
33
Stenog's neighbor. : FILECLERK
34
"___ is an island." : NOMAN
36
Co-op. : STORE
38
"Beowulf," etc. : EPICS
40
Part of a Toledo adieu. : HASTA
41
Cautious. : GUARDED
43
Relative of hoe cake. : CORNPONE
45
Prestwick's county. : AYR
46
Certain cities: Abbr. : SPTS
47
What's left. : REST
49
Breeze. : AIR
50
Rolls, for instance. : CAR
52
Subsides. : EBBS
56
Element from the sea. : IODINE
58
Punching items. : TIMECLOCKS
62
Neighbor of Brazil: Abbr. : URU
63
Summer standby. : PICNIC
65
Hag. : CRONE
67
To the ___ (fully). : HILT
68
Outcome. : ISSUE
70
Nuclear blast. : ATEST
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Noise (about). : BRUIT
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Gain acceptance for. : SELL
73
Toasting items. : STEINS
74
Kinsman: Abbr. : REL
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Describing a sharp mind. : STEELTRAP
78
Place for sermon notes. : LECTERN
80
Response of approval. : AMEN
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Craft: Sp. : ARTE
83
"___ No Hooks." : USE
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Andes grass. : ICHU
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Foundations. : BEDS
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Coats of former headlines. : VICUNAS
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Laying down the law. : DICTATING
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Where to yodel. : CHALET
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Steak order. : RARE
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Type of column. : IONIC
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Detroit name. : EDSEL
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Made of cereal. : OATEN
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Pinta's partner. : NINA
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Unsupported statement. : SAYSO
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Weakness. : ANEMIA
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Nicklaus, for one. : PRO
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Symbols of frustration. : TREADMILLS
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Vex. : NETTLE
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Flying prefix. : AERO
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Bird. : OWL
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11th cen. date. : MLI
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"There ___ justice." : ISNO
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Handle: Fr. : ANSE
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Where: Lat. : UBI
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Lacks air-conditioning. : SWELTERS
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A stanza is named for him. : SPENSER
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Alpine formation. : ARETE
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Creator of Heidi. : SPYRI
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Indian city. : DELHI
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White hydrocarbon. : TOLAN
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Shopper's standby. : DIMESTORE
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Ingenuous: Var. : NAIF
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Olive genus. : OLEA
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River of Sweden. : UME
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Certain hours of work. : OVERTIME
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Frequent features of 53 Down. : DOUBLEMARTINIS
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Fled. : RAN
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Vergil word. : ARMA
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Kind of pickle. : DILL
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Utah's flower. : SEGO
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Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
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Days of yore. : ELD
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Oboe, for one. : REED
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House of Italy. : ESTE
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___ bien. : TRES
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Broker's abbreviation. : SHRS
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Mendelssohn's "___ of Song." : ONWINGS
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Fog: Slang. : PEASOUP
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Do-it-yourself item. : AUTOMATICELEVATOR
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Box-score initials. : HRE
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Pretoria's land: Abbr. : SAFR
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Inner sanctum of a sort. : LIONSDEN
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"Raise ___ about nothing." : ADUST
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Sword's master. : PEN
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Faith ___. : HEALER
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Lackawanna's county. : ERIE
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Dessert. : MINCEPIE
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Afterthoughts: Abbr. : PSS
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Variation of death and taxes. : OFFICECOLLECTIONS
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Occupies. : FILLS
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Dies ___. : IRAE
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Irritable. : TETCHY
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Indians. : CREES
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Hindenburg succeeded him. : EBERT
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Alaskan town. : SITKA
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Split. : REND
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Root. : TARO
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Spread outward. : FLARE
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Fiver. : FIN
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Crimes of fire. : ARSONS
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Month: Abbr. : OCT
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Veranda, in Nice. : PORCHE
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"Red" man. : ERIC
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Appoint. : NAME
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State: Abbr. : ARK
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Hazard for the chairborne. : SECRETARIALSPREAD
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Work. : ACT
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Menu entry. : BUSINESSMENSLUNCH
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Dark: Fr. : BRUN
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Pleads. : SUES
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Morse code dahs and ___. : DITS
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Roof, in Paris. : TOIT
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Barge in on. : INTRUDE
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Namesakes of Miss Russell. : LILLIANS
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Piece of land. : SITE
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Rubber. : PARA
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Particular. : ITEM
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___ regulations. : RULESAND
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Slav. : SERB
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City on the Aar. : BERN
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Menu word. : SPECIAL
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Overwhelm. : STUN
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Snug. : TAUT
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Stylish. : CHIC
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Taylor's river. : NILE
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After zwei. : DREI
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Casa unit. : SALA
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Coin. : CENT
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Xmas items. : TOYS
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Guy. : GENT
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Rio's beach. : COPA
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Harvey's cousin. : HARE
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Old warship's weapon. : RAMMER
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Hyde Park name. : DELANO
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Kind of look. : NEW
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Cut. : SLIT
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On. : ATOP
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Rex's relative. : ROI
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Cairo's locale. : ILLINOIS
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Fodder. : ENSILAGE
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External. : OUTER
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Ire. or Icel. : ISL
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Comparatively less pleasant. : SEAMIER
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Truex, et al. : ERNESTS
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Put spangles on. : BESTAR
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River into the Severn. : WYE
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Mushroom variety. : EDIBLE
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Image: Abbr. : REFL
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Equivalent of "moi." : ETAT
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Idolize. : ADORE
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Competing. : RIVAL
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Correct. : EMEND
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French department. : SOMME
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One-sided referee: Slang. : HOMER
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Spare. : TIRE
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French Channel village. : AULT
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Cupid. : EROS
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Before JFK. : DDE
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Time abbreviation. : EST
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Noun suffixes. : IAS

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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