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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
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,916
Across
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Inlaid work, as in furniture. : BUHL
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Tampered with checks. : KITED
10
Greek coin. : OBOL
14
Summon. : CITE
18
Where to see an albatross. : ASEA
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Lend ___. : ANEAR
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Relative of the radius. : ULNA
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Accent of a sort. : ACUTE
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Prudence, justice, et al. : CARDINALVIRTUES
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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
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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
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Paved the way. : EASED
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More imminent. : CLOSER
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Pigeon of a kind. : HOMER
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Warded off. : AVERTED
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Call up. : PHONE
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River into the Rhone. : SAONE
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Where Niamey is. : NIGER
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Function. : USE
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___ bird (bobolink). : RICE
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Toby, for one. : UNCLE
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Brings down. : FELLS
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Corporate initials. : RCA
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Each: Scot. : ILK
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Petty ill will. : SPITE
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Rouget de ___. : LISLE
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Tightwad. : PIKER
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Slips. : MISSTEPS
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One kind of note. : FALSE
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Let up. : RELENT
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Queue. : LINE
88
Whirl. : BIRL
89
" . . . 'tis ___ be wise." : FOLLYTO
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Knight's cloak. : TABARD
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Neglect. : FORGET
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Wished undone. : RUED
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Figure-skating feats. : AXELS
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Spoiled, as chances. : COOKEDONESGOOSE
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Caterwaul. : MIAOU
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Elf of folklore. : PERI
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Wartime menace. : UBOAT
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Drain pit. : SUMP
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Group: Abbr. : ASSN
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Freshens (up). : PERKS
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Man's name. : ERIC
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College grad: Abbr. : BAC
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All fifty. : USA
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Pronoun. : HER
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Epithet for Irma. : LADOUCE
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River into the Missouri. : KANSAS
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Suspended. : INAIR
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68 Across: Abbr. : TEL
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Overhang. : EAVE
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Certain theaters. : DRIVEINS
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Surpassed. : OUTDID
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Robin's egg and others. : BLUES
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Bills. : ONES
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Spanish article. : LAS
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Collapsed. : CAVEDIN
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Retailer of a sort. : ICEMAN
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Adjust (an engine). : TUNE
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Vingt-___. : ETUN
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Superlative ending. : EST
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Canaries. : ISLES
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Waxes vehement. : RAGES
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French painter. : COROT
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Shore. : STRAND
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Stationery item. : ERASER
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Certain timepieces. : CUCKOOCLOCKS
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Super-patriotic: Colloq. : SPREADEAGLE
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Piquet, old style. : SANT
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Classify. : PIGEONHOLE
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Holy: Prefix. : SACR
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Got down to business. : TALKEDTURKEY
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Iroquoians. : ERIES
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Society gals. : DEBS
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Cousin of a mudlark. : GUTTERSNIPE
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Poignancy. : BITTERNESS
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Let up. : PAUSE
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Rent. : LEASE
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Generous one. : GIVER
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Kind of bird or hawk. : MOUSE
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Period of time: Fr. : TERME
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Pinchfist. : MISER
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Inclined to. : PRONE
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Not a soul. : NOONE
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Extravagant notices: Colloq. : RAVES
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Goat pepper. : CHILI
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Adjective ending. : ESCENT
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"How ___ my heart . . . " : DEARTO
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Decorous. : PRIM
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Exploits. : ACTS
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That: Lat. : ILLE
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Turn, as a barrel. : UPEND
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Occupied. : FILLEDUP
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Roils. : STIRSUP
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Describing an ostrich. : LARGE
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Son of Eber. : PELEG
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Botched. : ILLDONE
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Ski event. : SLALOM
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Small cask. : FIRKIN
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Awakens rudely: Dial. : ROUSTS
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Ill-mannered ones. : BOORS
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Oddity, such as the dodo. : FREAK
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Headgear. : TAM
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A certain line. : AXIS
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Admirer. : BEAU
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Antagonists. : FOES
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Translation of "sein." : TOBE
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Auditor. : CPA
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Negative. : NOR
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Stroke's concern. : OAR
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___ generis. : SUI
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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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