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New York Times, Thursday, August 4, 2022

Something interpreted from a bird's behavior, in the ancient Greek practice of ornithomancy

Author:
Ella Dershowitz
Editor:
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Dershowitz.
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© 2022, The New York Times8/4/22 ( No. 26,567 )
Across
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Cubans are full of it : HAM
4
Order in New Orleans : POBOY
9
Sexology subject : GSPOT
14
Dish seen around the world? : UFO
15
Go all in, in poker lingo : SHOVE
16
Sam who directed 2022's "Doctor Strange" sequel : RAIMI
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World's oldest golf tournament, familiarly : BRITISHOPEN
19
Animal in the same family as the wolverine : OTTER
20
Vexed : SORE
21
Airer of "Tiny Desk" concerts : NPR
22
___ Johnson a.k.a. The Rock : DWAYNE
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One of the Obamas : SASHA
25
"Great ___!" : SCOTT
27
"Yeah, right!," e.g. : LIP
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Ecstasy : EUPHORIA
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Collar feature, perhaps : IDTAG
35
"Fingers crossed" : HERESHOPING
36
Sound at the doctor's office : AAH
37
Today, in Toledo : HOY
39
Abbr. meaning "in particular" : ESP
40
One of "them" : FOE
41
After-dinner drink made with crème de menthe : GRASSHOPPER
44
Letter-shaped piece of piping : UBEND
46
Trying to be quiet, in a way : ONTIPTOE
47
Whiz : PRO
48
Von Trapp girl who sang about being 16 : LIESL
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Baby carrier : STORK
52
Deal : ACCORD
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Tobiko or ikura, at a Japanese restaurant : ROE
57
Part of Florida : KEYS
59
Shinto gate : TORII
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Temporary spot to do business … or a hint to answering 17-, 35- and 41-Across : POPUPSHOP
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"Sorry, ask someone else" : ICANT
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Rest area on a hike : GLADE
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Put the food away : ATE
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Set of flippers? : TONGS
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Dispense : ALLOT
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Finishing touch, so to speak : BOW
Down
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Centers : HUBS
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Styles for Questlove and Jon Batiste : AFROS
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Mother on "Schitt's Creek" : MOIRA
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Inflation spec : PSI
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"You just got burned!" : OHSNAP
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He independently discovered the same comet as Hale : BOPP
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Superintend : OVERSEE
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Craving : YEN
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Something a teen usually experiences : GROWTHSPURT
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Straddled : SATATOP
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Feel for : PITY
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Something interpreted from a bird's behavior, in the ancient Greek practice of ornithomancy : OMEN
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Word before iron or chain : TIRE
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Model Y maker : TESLA
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Dimwits : DOPES
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Gaiety : HIGHSPIRITS
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Shaman, at times : CURER
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Teeming : RIFE
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Privy to : INON
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Dry-___ beef : AGED
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Roderigo's killer, in Shakespeare : IAGO
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"Nuts!" : DARN
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"What's ___?" : THAT
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What-if propositions, informally : HYPOS
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Chose : OPTED
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Keeping isolated : SILOING
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Sushi order with a salty-sweet sauce : EELROLL
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Has reservations about? : BOOKS
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Imitation : PSEUDO
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___ center : REHAB
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Home of Nijo Castle, built by the Tokugawa shogunate : KYOTO
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Bickering : ATIT
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2017 Pixar film set in the Land of the Dead : COCO
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Beginning of some blended juice flavors : CRAN
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Stone with silica : OPAL
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Blow out : SPEW
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Tour group, for short : PGA
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Kind of project : PET

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