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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

BIRD-WATCHING

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1965

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,916
Across
1. Inlaid work, as in furniture. : BUHL
5. Tampered with checks. : KITED
10. Greek coin. : OBOL
14. Summon. : CITE
18. Where to see an albatross. : ASEA
19. Lend ___. : ANEAR
20. Relative of the radius. : ULNA
21. Accent of a sort. : ACUTE
23. Prudence, justice, et al. : CARDINALVIRTUES
26. Lucifer or Hesperus. : VENUS
27. Bone: Prefix. : OSSI
28. Slips away. : EVADES
29. Bind together. : CEMENT
30. Lay. : SECULAR
33. Sponsorship. : EGIS
34. One kind of cracker. : SODA
35. Preludes to peace. : TRUCES
36. Acted clandestinely. : SPIED
38. Ran full tilt. : SPRINTED
42. Contests, as in pigeon flying. : RACES
43. Profits. : GAINS
44. Cut of beef. : BARON
45. Part of 94 Down. : ARE
46. Seek data. : ASK
47. Box sleighs. : PUNGS
48. It is permitted: Lat. : LICET
49. Smooth-spoken. : GLIB
50. Modern: Prefix. : NEO
51. Dull finish. : MATTE
52. Numerical prefix. : TETRA
53. Audio needs, for short. : MIKES
54. Educational problem. : DROPOUT
56. ___ a time. : ONEAT
58. Motors. : DRIVES
60. Jar or pot. : CRUSE
61. Old language. : NORSE
62. Paved the way. : EASED
63. More imminent. : CLOSER
64. Pigeon of a kind. : HOMER
65. Warded off. : AVERTED
68. Call up. : PHONE
69. River into the Rhone. : SAONE
71. Where Niamey is. : NIGER
73. Function. : USE
74. ___ bird (bobolink). : RICE
75. Toby, for one. : UNCLE
76. Brings down. : FELLS
77. Corporate initials. : RCA
78. Each: Scot. : ILK
79. Petty ill will. : SPITE
80. Rouget de ___. : LISLE
81. Tightwad. : PIKER
83. Slips. : MISSTEPS
85. One kind of note. : FALSE
86. Let up. : RELENT
87. Queue. : LINE
88. Whirl. : BIRL
89. " . . . 'tis ___ be wise." : FOLLYTO
90. Knight's cloak. : TABARD
93. Neglect. : FORGET
95. Wished undone. : RUED
96. Figure-skating feats. : AXELS
97. Spoiled, as chances. : COOKEDONESGOOSE
102. Caterwaul. : MIAOU
103. Elf of folklore. : PERI
104. Wartime menace. : UBOAT
105. Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
106. Drain pit. : SUMP
107. Group: Abbr. : ASSN
108. Freshens (up). : PERKS
109. Man's name. : ERIC
Down
1. College grad: Abbr. : BAC
2. All fifty. : USA
3. Pronoun. : HER
4. Epithet for Irma. : LADOUCE
5. River into the Missouri. : KANSAS
6. Suspended. : INAIR
7. 68 Across: Abbr. : TEL
8. Overhang. : EAVE
9. Certain theaters. : DRIVEINS
10. Surpassed. : OUTDID
11. Robin's egg and others. : BLUES
12. Bills. : ONES
13. Spanish article. : LAS
14. Collapsed. : CAVEDIN
15. Retailer of a sort. : ICEMAN
16. Adjust (an engine). : TUNE
17. Vingt-___. : ETUN
22. Superlative ending. : EST
24. Canaries. : ISLES
25. Waxes vehement. : RAGES
29. French painter. : COROT
30. Shore. : STRAND
31. Stationery item. : ERASER
32. Certain timepieces. : CUCKOOCLOCKS
34. Super-patriotic: Colloq. : SPREADEAGLE
36. Piquet, old style. : SANT
37. Classify. : PIGEONHOLE
38. Holy: Prefix. : SACR
39. Got down to business. : TALKEDTURKEY
40. Iroquoians. : ERIES
41. Society gals. : DEBS
43. Cousin of a mudlark. : GUTTERSNIPE
44. Poignancy. : BITTERNESS
47. Let up. : PAUSE
48. Rent. : LEASE
49. Generous one. : GIVER
51. Kind of bird or hawk. : MOUSE
52. Period of time: Fr. : TERME
53. Pinchfist. : MISER
55. Inclined to. : PRONE
57. Not a soul. : NOONE
59. Extravagant notices: Colloq. : RAVES
63. Goat pepper. : CHILI
66. Adjective ending. : ESCENT
67. "How ___ my heart . . . " : DEARTO
68. Decorous. : PRIM
70. Exploits. : ACTS
72. That: Lat. : ILLE
75. Turn, as a barrel. : UPEND
76. Occupied. : FILLEDUP
79. Roils. : STIRSUP
80. Describing an ostrich. : LARGE
81. Son of Eber. : PELEG
82. Botched. : ILLDONE
84. Ski event. : SLALOM
85. Small cask. : FIRKIN
86. Awakens rudely: Dial. : ROUSTS
88. Ill-mannered ones. : BOORS
89. Oddity, such as the dodo. : FREAK
90. Headgear. : TAM
91. A certain line. : AXIS
92. Admirer. : BEAU
93. Antagonists. : FOES
94. Translation of "sein." : TOBE
97. Auditor. : CPA
98. Negative. : NOR
99. Stroke's concern. : OAR
100. ___ generis. : SUI
101. And so on. : ETC

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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