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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

WORDSMANSHIP

New York Times, Sunday, August 27, 1967

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 145, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,588
Across
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Stone chip. : SPALL
6
Shed feathers. : MOLT
10
Twinge. : STAB
14
Whistles. : PIPES
19
Radioman's reply. : WILCO
20
French girl friend. : AMIE
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Opera air. : ARIA
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Senseless. : INANE
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Another time. : AGAIN
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Fashioners anew. : RESHAPERS
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Type of food. : PASTA
27
Crashing sound. : BAM
28
Got clean away. : ESCAPED
30
Disney's middle name. : ELIAS
32
Advance advice. : TIP
33
Political group. : BLOC
35
Plane position to right of you. : THREEOCLOCK
37
Instead of. : VICE
38
Girl of Brabant. : ELSA
39
Studied. : READ
40
Rugged rock. : CRAG
41
Merchants of cool. : ICEMEN
43
Lifelike quality. : REALNESS
45
Warehousing: Abbr. : STOR
46
Clever catchers. : SNARERS
47
Corn state. : IOWA
48
Baby doctor. : SPOCK
49
Varmint. : PEST
50
Kind of sweater. : SLIPON
53
Singe. : SEAR
54
Iconoclast, for example. : SHATTERER
59
Volcano-shaped. : CONED
60
Kind of ball game. : ONEHIT
62
An old canal. : ERIE
63
In lieu of: Abbr. : ILO
64
Deepest, darkest secret. : ASKELETONINONESCLOSET
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Unit of reluctance. : REL
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Arabian title. : EMIR
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Firm step. : STRIDE
71
Hasta ___ (so long!): Sp. : LUEGO
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The temptations of Egypt. : FLESHPOTS
75
Pullets. : HENS
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Oscars for movie animals. : PATSYS
77
Vegetables. : PEAS
78
Bel ___ (Italian cheese). : PAESE
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Warms up. : HOTS
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Water route. : SEALANE
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Eight: Ger. : ACHT
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Lycanthrope. : WEREWOLF
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Word for John Gunther. : INSIDE
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Bismarck. : OTTO
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Tallow: Sp. : SEBO
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Asian sea. : ARAL
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Upright post. : MAST
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Subjects for old masters. : LASTSUPPERS
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Nutmeg spice. : MACE
98
Of: Suffix. : IVE
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As easy ___. : ASPIE
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More rickety. : SHAKIER
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Fox: Scot. : TOD
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Nigeria's capital. : LAGOS
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Saturated. : PERMEATED
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Beside. : ALONG
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As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
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Tract. : AREA
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Descartes. : RENE
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Hugo's middle name. : MARIE
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Untidy places. : STIES
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Instrument for Homer. : LYRE
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Advantage. : ODDS
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Beans. : SOYAS
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Deck cleaner. : SWABBER
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Place in Paris. : PIGALLE
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Colorado city. : ALAMOSA
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Navy craft. : LCI
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Solitary. : LONE
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Italian title. : MARCHESA
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Family of Napoleon's doctor on St. Helena. : OMEARAS
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Spoke childishly. : LISPED
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Titter. : TEHEE
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Enervate. : SAP
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Pipits. : TREELARKS
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Instrument on a jet. : AIRLOG
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Fundamental. : BASIC
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Seeds. : PIPS
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___ spot. : INA
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Diversion. : PASTIME
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Tempter. : ENTICER
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Featherlike polyps. : SEAPENS
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Crux of an emergency question. : ADOCTORINTHEHOUSE
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Scattered. : STREWN
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Unable to move well. : AKINETIC
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Turtle delicacy. : CALIPEE
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Swimmer in the Nile. : CROC
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Green: Fr. : VERTE
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Make battlements. : CASTELLATE
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Simpleton. : NOODLEHEAD
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Native troops of Algeria. : SPAHIS
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Not luxuriant. : SPARSE
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Spotted. : SEEN
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Kerchief. : SCARF
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Ne'er-do-well: Dial. : LOSEL
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Linen tape. : INKLE
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Breathe out loudly. : SNORT
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Takes notice. : HEEDS
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Goes up. : RISES
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Sad song. : ELEGY
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Gravure sections. : ROTOS
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Idle. : OTIOSE
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"How sweet it is ___ ... " : TOREST
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Enrolls as a juror. : EMPANELS
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Prime time. : NINE
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Beat in the water. : OUTSWAM
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Tricky bowling shot. : SPLIT
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Stipple painter. : SPATTERER
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Holey. : POROSE
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Deeds. : ACTS
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Skye and neighbors. : HEBRIDES
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99 Across and others. : SIMILES
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Forward, Frenchmen! : ENAVANT
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African spear. : ASSEGAI
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Time for fun. : WEEKEND
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Eloquence. : ORATORY
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N. H. city. : LACONIA
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Gets one's wings. : FLEDGES
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Where willows grow. : OSIERY
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Came in a flood. : SPATED
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Horrify. : APPAL
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Kind of fig tree. : PHARO
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Unchanged. : ASIS
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Bellwethers. : RAMS
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Cockney's flat. : OME
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The legendary West. : MAE
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Tai's cousin. : LAO

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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