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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
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Liebfraumilch : WINE
5
Painted wake-robin : SARAH
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Indian Ocean vessel : DHOW
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Chem. suffixes : ANES
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Poplar : ALAMO
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Land of Baile Atha Cliath : EIRE
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Not much : DROPINTHEBUCKET
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Poetic word : EEN
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Map abbrs. : RTES
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Carols : NOELS
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Black goldfish : MOOR
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Guesswork, for short : SPEC
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Small vagabonds : GAMINS
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Sedatives : OPIATES
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Gershwin and Wolfert : IRAS
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Companions of starts : FITS
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA
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Bar offering at Olympus : NECTAROFTHEGODS
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Bath or Vichy : SPA
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District of Timor : SURO
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Natives: Suffix : ITES
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Mad as ___ : AWETHEN
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Least full : BAREST
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Seneca's pupil : NERO
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Arena material : SAND
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Guam's capital : AGANA
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Guzzlers : SOTS
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"Mighty ___ a rose" : LAK
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Scram! : GOJUMPINTHELAKE
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Small case : ETUI
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Maternal relation : ENATE
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Opposed, Western style : AGIN
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Market declines : SAGS
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Comic-strip animal and others : POGOS
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Major-___ : DOMO
Down
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Ford : WADE
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Concerning : INRE
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Display lighting : NEON
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Particularly: Abbr. : ESP
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Coffee port of Brazil : SANTOS
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Make fit : ALTER
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Cheers : RAHS
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French soul : AME
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Target in quoits : HOB
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Boil down : DECOCT
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Tramp : HIKE
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Rainy spells : WETS
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Strong : IRON
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Disquiet : UNEASE
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Drizzle : MIST
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Narrow shoal : SPIT
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Essence : PITH
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Wins in a card game : GINS
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Mexican pancake : AREPA
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Parrot : MACAW
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Light-switch words : OFFON
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Rectangle parts : SIDES
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Helper: Abbr. : ASST
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Boiling : ASTEAM
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River to the Rhine : RUHR
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Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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Hem in : GIRD
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Feelings of tedium : ENNUIS
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Pervades : BATHES
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Handle, in France : ANSE
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___ portico : SOTTO
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Periods : AGES
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Drop, in Spain : GOTA
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"___ of wine . . . " : AJUG
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Hitch : SNAG
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Maggiore, for one : LAGO
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Tamiroff : AKIM
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Gambling game : KENO
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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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