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Will Weng
Will Weng

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New York Times, Sunday, September 6, 1964

Author:
Will Weng
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 648 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
Will Weng has 24 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,516
Across
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John of ___. : GAUNT
6
Biblical verb. : HAST
10
___ Caliente. : AGUA
14
Hearer of "ole!" : MATADOR
21
French year. : ANNEE
22
Farthest. : OUTERMOST
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Usually. : ASARULE
25
Department store area. : BARGAINBASEMENT
27
Shaky. : RICKETY
28
In a secondary way. : LESSSO
29
Indian of New Mexico. : TAOS
30
State: Fr. : ETAT
31
Done ___ turn. : TOA
32
Hearing aid. : EARDRUM
35
Native. : BORN
38
Peeved. : MIFFED
43
Metal tag. : AGLET
45
Temper. : MOOD
46
Silent: Mus. : TACET
47
Panay seaport. : ILOILO
48
Oveta ___ Hobby. : CULP
49
Kentucky sight. : MAMMOTHCAVE
51
Get on one's ___. : NERVES
52
State symbol. : KEYSTONE
54
Cry akin to "yipe." : EEK
55
Thereabouts. : ORSO
57
First lady. : EVE
58
Art work. : OIL
59
Port in Brazil. : NATAL
62
The Bowery and others. : SKIDROWS
65
Tracts: Abbr. : PAMS
67
Yearn (for). : SIGH
68
Douglas, Terry, etc. : ELLENS
70
Speeds. : HIES
72
Female deer. : HIND
73
Caribbean land: Abbr. : NICAR
74
Enzyme: Suffix. : ASE
75
Girl in an old song. : BONNIE
77
Futurama, 19th century version. : 2OOOOLEAGUESUNDERTHESEA
83
Think faster. : OUTWIT
84
What divers are. : WET
85
Bashful's brother. : DOPEY
86
Per ___. : CENT
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Capital VIPs: Abbr. : SENS
88
Go. : DEPART
91
What some monkeys shun. : EVIL
92
Height of a sort. : MESA
93
Serviceably. : USEFULLY
95
Runs swiftly. : HARES
97
Paris social event. : BAL
98
Prohibit. : BAN
100
Song. : ARIA
101
Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
102
Acaudal. : TAILLESS
107
Senior. : OLDEST
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Eads' invention. : DIVINGBELLS
114
Epithet for Adenauer. : ALTE
115
Ham or Western. : OMELET
116
Topping. : ICING
117
Squib. : ITEM
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A conserve base. : GRAPE
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Mineral. : BARITE
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St. Philip ___. : NERI
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In proportion. : PRORATA
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Half a score. : TEN
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Hidden trouble. : SNAG
126
Carnelian. : SARD
128
Opening move. : GAMBIT
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Stage direction. : CURTAIN
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Shakespearean character. : BOTTOMTHEWEAVER
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Tonic. : BRACING
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Supervisors. : OVERSEERS
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Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
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Humor. : INDULGE
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Port NW of Brindisi. : BARI
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Kind of egg. : NEST
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Fidgety. : FUSSY
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Yak. : GAB
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Something similar. : ANALOGUE
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Artificially. : UNREALLY
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Some films: Abbr. : NEGS
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Certain tableware. : TEASET
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Top-listed scholar. : HONORMAN
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Bavarian town. : AUB
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R.R. stop. : STA
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Roman troop screen. : TESTUDO
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Explosive items. : AMMO
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Reverts. : GOESBACK
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Nautical initials. : USN
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Bazaar. : MART
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Anatolia. : ASIAMINOR
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Tangible. : TACTILE
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Vessel. : ARK
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Postage ___. : DUE
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Danube tributary. : OLT
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Spanish king. : REY
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Scads. : REAM
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"Happiness ___ Warm Puppy." : ISA
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Join. : ENTERIN
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Nautical term. : TACK
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Sunday, in Italy. : DOMENICA
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Type: Abbr. : ROM
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Wood sorrel. : OCA
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Play the wrong suit. : REVOKE
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Pro. : FOR
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Seeing, hearing, etc. : FIVESENSES
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Height: Abbr. : ELEV
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Portion. : DOSE
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Derby track. : EPSOMDOWNS
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Not know ___ about. : THELEASTTHING
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Particle: Abbr. : MOL
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A drink. : TEA
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"My Country" follower. : TIS
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Science degrees. : SDS
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King of Amalek. : AGAG
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Express road. : THRUWAY
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Slight. : SLENDER
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Surprised utterance. : OHOH
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Oenologist's stock. : WINECELLAR
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Devout. : PIOUS
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Phrase designating a double flat. : ANOTEUNDER
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German pronoun. : SIE
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Baton Rouge campus. : LSU
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City in Italy. : SIENA
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Water. : H2O
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Type of telegram: Abbr. : NLT
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Military unit: Abbr. : BTY
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Have a bite. : EAT
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River in N. France. : OISE
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Always, to poets. : EER
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Bird. : DOVE
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Paul, for one. : EPISTLER
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A pronoun: Abbr. : REL
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Major: Mus. : DUR
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Skipping. : ELIDING
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Flounder. : PLAICE
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O.T. book: Abbr. : MAL
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What cream puffs are. : FATTENING
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Math course. : ALG
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Encore! : BIS
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Chump's pal. : BOOB
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College song word. : ALMA
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A bar of undistinction. : SINISTER
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Ptolemy classic. : ALMAGEST
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Superlatives. : ELATIVES
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Neighbor of Hadrian's Tomb. : STPETERS
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Noted. : SEEN
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Ivy Leaguer. : ELI
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Embark. : SETSAIL
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Man: Lat. : VIR
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Fliers. : BIRDMEN
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W.W. II area. : ETO
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___ skill. : GAMEOF
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Cons' partner. : PROS
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Marble. : TAW
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Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
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Italian cathedral town. : ATRI
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Grandson of Genghis Khan. : BATU
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Hump area of W.W. II. : CBI
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Receptacle. : URN
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Auto front: Abbr. : RAD
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S.M.U. rival. : TCU
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Hairdo. : BOB
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Eggs: Lat. : OVA
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___ up. : TEE
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9 to 5: Abbr. : HRS
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Rob ___. : ROY

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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