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EXPERTISE

New York Times, Sunday, August 14, 1966

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,210
Across
1. Steady flow. : STREAM
7. A butterfly's tongue. : GLOSSA
13. Long suits. : FORTES
19. Capital of Formosa. : TAIPEI
20. Keep a grip on. : RETAIN
21. Varied. : DIVERSE
22. Directions. : ORDERS
23. 5th cen. king. : ATTILA
24. Believer in "spirits." : ANIMIST
25. Stow cargo. : LADE
26. Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
28. Outlooks. : VISTAS
30. Church title: Abbr. : VEN
31. Sheep kin. : EWE
32. Bearish. : SURLY
33. Joyous. : FESTAL
34. Kauri. : PINE
35. Tunnel builders. : SANDHOGS
37. City on the Aare. : BERNE
38. Ice pinnacles. : SERACS
40. Estimate. : RATE
41. Cranberry tree. : PEMBINA
43. McKinley's home town. : NILES
44. Color. : BEIGE
46. Meter reader. : GASMAN
47. Created. : MADE
49. Words read by Daniel. : MENES
50. Quibble. : PALTER
51. Lei blossoms. : HIBISCUS
55. Vestments. : ALBS
56. Hailing calls. : HOLLOS
57. Mogul. : POTENTATE
58. Green field. : LEA
59. Sympathy. : FELLOWFEELING
61. Sufficient. : DUE
62. Homicide. : MANSLAYER
64. On the same side. : ALLIED
65. Drove. : HERD
66. Benefit ___. : OFCLERGY
67. Reports. : STATES
68. Knowing how to stretch a sixpence. : CANNY
69. Free. : UNDO
70. Car, as to capacity. : SEATER
71. Slow vehicles. : CARTS
72. Corrosives. : ACIDS
75. Annoyed. : NETTLED
77. Fast vehicles. : RODS
78. Objective. : TARGET
80. Amphoras. : VASES
81. Rude drivers. : ROADHOGS
85. Paris's home. : TROY
86. Helens abroad. : ELENAS
88. Not neat. : MESSY
89. Nonsense! : BAH
90. One: Ger. : EIN
91. Highland men. : LAIRDS
92. Long for. : COVET
93. Budge. : STIR
94. Kenyan seaport. : MOMBASA
96. Freebooter. : PIRATE
98. Attribute to. : IMPUTE
100. Less of a beauty. : PLAINER
101. Ardent one. : ADORER
102. Rumored abroad. : NOISED
103. Considerate. : TENDER
104. Pagoda. : TEMPLE
105. Their chances are nil. : GONERS
Down
1. Fur pieces. : STOLES
2. Gilbert island. : TARAWA
3. Word with fog or hag. : RIDDEN
4. Sword. : EPEE
5. Air, in combinations. : AER
6. Garble. : MISQUOTE
7. Holy chalices. : GRAILS
8. Girl's name meaning joy. : LETTY
9. Man's name meaning rich. : OTTO
10. Capuchin monkey. : SAI
11. Army insignia. : SILVERBAR
12. Literary friend of Henry Miller. : ANAISNIN
13. Tennis climax. : FINALS
14. Sheep genus. : OVIS
15. Ad ___ (to the point). : REM
16. Hardly vital. : TRIVIAL
17. Vital part. : ESSENCE
18. Fixity. : SETNESS
21. Facts. : DATA
27. Strong drive. : URGE
29. Machine gun. : STEN
32. Pipe tobaccos. : SHAGS
33. Glamorous spies, for example. : FEMMESFATALES
34. Clergyman. : PRIEST
36. Evaporates. : DRIES
37. Give. : BESTOW
39. Denouement. : ENDING
41. Indoor complexion. : PALLOR
42. Friendly relations. : AMITIES
44. Cover with foliage. : BELEAF
45. In full court: Fr. : ENBANC
46. Ship's kitchen. : GALLEY
48. Evening, in Berlin. : ABEND
49. Swedish port. : MALMO
50. Plane figure. : POLYGON
51. ___ than thou. : HOLIER
52. Rhythmic. : CADENT
53. Car maneuvers. : UTURNS
54. Hardly elegant. : SEEDY
56. Got wind of. : HEARD
57. Hurried. : PELTED
59. Skin a whale. : FLENSE
60. Overjoys. : ELATES
63. Miry. : SLUDGY
65. Rugged. : HARSH
67. Lays away. : SETSASIDE
68. Carry the bag. : CADDY
70. Resist change. : STANDPAT
71. Good sport. : COASTING
72. Take a shot at. : ATTEMPT
73. Canadian dog sled. : CARIOLE
74. Strong, if aging, athlete. : IRONMAN
76. In any case. : EVER
77. Eglantine. : ROSE
79. Type of ad. : TEASER
81. Midnight rider. : REVERE
82. Slow on the uptake. : OBTUSE
83. Legging. : GAITER
84. Pieces. : SHREDS
87. Fabulist. : LIAR
88. A lodging for the night. : MOTEL
91. Bowling path. : LANE
92. Goldfish. : CARP
93. Turn quickly. : SPIN
95. Offer. : BID
97. Gypsy man. : ROM
99. Low. : MOO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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