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J. A. Felker
J. A. Felker

New York Times, Friday, August 27, 1971

Author: J. A. Felker
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
J. A. Felker has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,049
Across Down
1. Liebfraumilch : WINE
5. Painted wake-robin : SARAH
10. Indian Ocean vessel : DHOW
14. Chem. suffixes : ANES
15. Poplar : ALAMO
16. Land of Baile Atha Cliath : EIRE
17. Not much : DROPINTHEBUCKET
20. Poetic word : EEN
21. Map abbrs. : RTES
22. Carols : NOELS
23. Black goldfish : MOOR
24. Guesswork, for short : SPEC
26. Small vagabonds : GAMINS
29. Sedatives : OPIATES
32. Gershwin and Wolfert : IRAS
33. Companions of starts : FITS
34. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
36. Bar offering at Olympus : NECTAROFTHEGODS
41. Bath or Vichy : SPA
42. District of Timor : SURO
43. Natives: Suffix : ITES
44. Mad as ___ : AWETHEN
46. Least full : BAREST
48. Seneca's pupil : NERO
49. Arena material : SAND
50. Guam's capital : AGANA
53. Guzzlers : SOTS
54. "Mighty ___ a rose" : LAK
57. Scram! : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
61. Small case : ETUI
62. Maternal relation : ENATE
63. Opposed, Western style : AGIN
64. Market declines : SAGS
65. Comic-strip animal and others : POGOS
66. Major-___ : DOMO
1. Ford : WADE
2. Concerning : INRE
3. Display lighting : NEON
4. Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
5. Coffee port of Brazil : SANTOS
6. Make fit : ALTER
7. Cheers : RAHS
8. French soul : AME
9. Target in quoits : HOB
10. Boil down : DECOCT
11. Tramp : HIKE
12. City on the Oka : OREL
13. Rainy spells : WETS
18. Strong : IRON
19. Disquiet : UNEASE
23. Drizzle : MIST
24. Narrow shoal : SPIT
25. Essence : PITH
26. Wins in a card game : GINS
27. Mexican pancake : AREPA
28. Parrot : MACAW
29. Light-switch words : OFFON
30. Ham it up : EMOTE
31. Rectangle parts : SIDES
35. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
37. Boiling : ASTEAM
38. River to the Rhine : RUHR
39. Mountain: Prefix : OREO
40. Hem in : GIRD
45. Feelings of tedium : ENNUIS
46. Pervades : BATHES
47. Handle, in France : ANSE
49. ___ portico : SOTTO
50. Periods : AGES
51. Drop, in Spain : GOTA
52. "___ of wine . . . " : AJUG
53. Hitch : SNAG
54. Maggiore, for one : LAGO
55. Tamiroff : AKIM
56. Gambling game : KENO
58. Go : PEP
59. Mother of Learchus : INO
60. Youth : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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