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AROUND THE HOUSE

New York Times, Sunday, October 5, 1969

82-Across : Unpopular bird

Author:
Emanuel Berg
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Emanuel Berg has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,358
Across
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Projects : JUTS
5
Went hot-rodding : RACED
10
Investment item : EBOND
15
Merganser : SMEW
19
Biblical giant : ANAK
20
Allen : ETHAN
21
Lombardi : VINCE
22
Greek liqueur : OUZO
23
___ et orbi : URBI
24
"___ human hopes" : THEVANITYOF
26
Sinn ___ : FEIN
27
Not any, in law : NUL
28
"___ were the days" : THOSE
29
Holm oak : ILEX
30
S. A. plains : LLANOS
32
It's yet to come : THEWORST
34
Tennis points : ACES
35
Matches up : PAIRS
36
Starchy plant : TARO
37
Beaverlike : EAGER
39
Tasteful : ARTISTIC
42
Do-nothing : CHAIRWARMER
45
Arctic sight : FLOE
46
Wine: Prefix : OENO
47
Sheol and others : HELLS
48
Silver: Abbr. : STER
49
Droplet : BLOB
50
Soil science: Abbr. : AGRON
51
Havens : ARKS
52
Pairs : DUOS
53
Nearer : CLOSERTO
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Bishopric : SEE
56
Shofar : HORN
57
Nandus : RHEAS
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Pacific isles : ATOLLS
62
Fit to drink : SORBILE
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Pass off (with on) : FOIST
65
Disappeared : DIEDOUT
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Guarantee : ENSURE
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Gay : RIANT
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European capital : BONN
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Writer Victor, to cockneys : UGO
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Reaction : RESPONSE
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Roric : DEWY
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Cinch : SNAP
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Surveyed: Slang : CASED
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Track : HUNT
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___ with (favor) : SIDE
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Wood: Prefix : LIGNI
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Gluck : ALMA
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Drum staves : LAGS
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Unpopular bird : STOOLPIGEON
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Lung ailment : PLEURISY
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Boa : SCARF
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Vex : ROIL
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Poignant : ACUTE
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Clever move : COUP
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Resembling the Acropolis : RUINLIKE
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Artist's pad : GARRET
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Auction word : SOLD
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Field mice : VOLES
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Dirigible, for short : ZEP
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Bowfin genus : AMIA
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Pasquinaders : LAMPOONISTS
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Hand: Sp. : MANO
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Type of etching : ZINC
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Irregular : EROSE
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Siren signal : ALERT
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African antelope : ORYX
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Nervous : EDGY
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Stormed : RAGED
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Western sights : MESAS
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June 6, 1944 : DDAY
Down
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Brief trip : JAUNT
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California's Jesse ___ : UNRUH
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Deipnosophists : TABLETALKERS
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Sports gear : SKI
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Hurl again : RETHROW
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Musketeer : ATHOS
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Father Brown's creator : CHESTERTON
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Roof part : EAVE
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Life-essential acid : DNA
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More sinister : EVILER
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Takes the hook : BITES
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Chalcedony : ONYX
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Army grade: Abbr. : NCO
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Collapse : DEFLATE
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Fine till now : SOFARSOGOOD
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Kind of cheese : MUENSTER
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Pinza : EZIO
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Tony of early radio : WONS
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More subtle : NICER
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Pressure units : TORRS
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First-century date : LII
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Keens : WAILS
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Field: Lat. : AGER
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Search into : PROBE
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Iowa city : AMES
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At ___ for words : ALOSS
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Daughter of Cadmus : INO
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Against : CON
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Dance step : CHASSE
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From ___ in : HEREON
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___ thing : ASURE
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Fishing bob : FLOAT
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Hallowed : BLEST
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When the scholar used to come : ATTEN
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Handouts : DOLES
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Animal's spine : CHINE
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Pluvial : RAINY
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Engaged : HIRED
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Dinner course : ROAST
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Parlor Romeo : LOUNGELIZARD
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Lake near Como : LUGANO
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Visit : STOPIN
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Rule of too-many thumbs : BUREAUCRACY
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Suomi people : FINNS
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Wooden pin : DOWEL
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Covered with a cosmetic : ROUGY
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Garden plot : BEDOFROSES
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Aspect : PHASE
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Fashion name : DIOR
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Seal : SIGIL
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Mushroom part : CAP
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Word with out or aboard : ALL
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Vilifying : SMEARING
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Cask part: Scot. : STAP
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Columbia team : LIONS
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Golfer Gene : LITTLER
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Italian coin : SCUDO
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Churchmen : PRIESTS
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Herb : RUE
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Flew in a way : SOLOED
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Small wood : COPSE
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Extreme : ULTRA
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Masai country : KENYA
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Kind of resin : EPOXY
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Stare : GAZE
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Surrounded by : AMID
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City problem : SMOG
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Mean : VILE
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Sky Altar : ARA
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Business org. : NAM
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Beatle style : MOD

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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