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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
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,210
Across
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Steady flow. : STREAM
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A butterfly's tongue. : GLOSSA
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Long suits. : FORTES
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Capital of Formosa. : TAIPEI
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Keep a grip on. : RETAIN
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Varied. : DIVERSE
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Directions. : ORDERS
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5th cen. king. : ATTILA
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Believer in "spirits." : ANIMIST
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Stow cargo. : LADE
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Capital of Ecuador. : QUITO
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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
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Mogul. : POTENTATE
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Green field. : LEA
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Sympathy. : FELLOWFEELING
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Sufficient. : DUE
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Homicide. : MANSLAYER
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On the same side. : ALLIED
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Drove. : HERD
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Benefit ___. : OFCLERGY
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Reports. : STATES
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Knowing how to stretch a sixpence. : CANNY
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Free. : UNDO
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Car, as to capacity. : SEATER
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Slow vehicles. : CARTS
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Corrosives. : ACIDS
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Annoyed. : NETTLED
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Fast vehicles. : RODS
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Objective. : TARGET
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Amphoras. : VASES
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Rude drivers. : ROADHOGS
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Paris's home. : TROY
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Helens abroad. : ELENAS
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Not neat. : MESSY
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Nonsense! : BAH
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Highland men. : LAIRDS
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Long for. : COVET
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Budge. : STIR
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Kenyan seaport. : MOMBASA
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Freebooter. : PIRATE
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Attribute to. : IMPUTE
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Less of a beauty. : PLAINER
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Ardent one. : ADORER
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Rumored abroad. : NOISED
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Considerate. : TENDER
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Pagoda. : TEMPLE
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Their chances are nil. : GONERS
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Fur pieces. : STOLES
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Gilbert island. : TARAWA
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Word with fog or hag. : RIDDEN
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Sword. : EPEE
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Air, in combinations. : AER
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Garble. : MISQUOTE
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Holy chalices. : GRAILS
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Girl's name meaning joy. : LETTY
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Man's name meaning rich. : OTTO
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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Army insignia. : SILVERBAR
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Literary friend of Henry Miller. : ANAISNIN
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Tennis climax. : FINALS
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Sheep genus. : OVIS
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Ad ___ (to the point). : REM
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Hardly vital. : TRIVIAL
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Vital part. : ESSENCE
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Fixity. : SETNESS
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Facts. : DATA
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Strong drive. : URGE
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Machine gun. : STEN
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Pipe tobaccos. : SHAGS
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Glamorous spies, for example. : FEMMESFATALES
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Clergyman. : PRIEST
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Evaporates. : DRIES
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Give. : BESTOW
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Denouement. : ENDING
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Indoor complexion. : PALLOR
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Friendly relations. : AMITIES
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Cover with foliage. : BELEAF
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In full court: Fr. : ENBANC
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Ship's kitchen. : GALLEY
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Evening, in Berlin. : ABEND
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Swedish port. : MALMO
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Plane figure. : POLYGON
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___ than thou. : HOLIER
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Rhythmic. : CADENT
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Car maneuvers. : UTURNS
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Hardly elegant. : SEEDY
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Got wind of. : HEARD
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Hurried. : PELTED
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Skin a whale. : FLENSE
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Overjoys. : ELATES
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Miry. : SLUDGY
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Rugged. : HARSH
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Lays away. : SETSASIDE
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Carry the bag. : CADDY
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Resist change. : STANDPAT
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Good sport. : COASTING
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Take a shot at. : ATTEMPT
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Canadian dog sled. : CARIOLE
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Strong, if aging, athlete. : IRONMAN
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In any case. : EVER
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Eglantine. : ROSE
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Type of ad. : TEASER
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Midnight rider. : REVERE
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Slow on the uptake. : OBTUSE
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Legging. : GAITER
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Pieces. : SHREDS
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Fabulist. : LIAR
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A lodging for the night. : MOTEL
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Bowling path. : LANE
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Goldfish. : CARP
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Turn quickly. : SPIN
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Offer. : BID
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Gypsy man. : ROM
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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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