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WINGED WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, March 24, 1968

Author: Emanuel Berg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 556 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,798
Across Down
1. Kind of owl. : NIGHT
6. Buffet. : TOSS
10. Fragment. : SHRED
15. Degrees. : BSCS
19. Snail. : IDLER
20. Of a bone: Prefix. : ILIO
21. 19th-cen. poet. : HEINE
22. Military acronym. : AWOL
23. Union leader. : MEANY
24. Historic seafarer. : SIRFRANCISDRAKE
27. Famous gunslinger. : EARP
28. Fitted snugly. : DOVETAILED
29. Entombed: Rare. : URNED
30. "The ___ laboring man is sweet." : SLEEPOFA
32. Brownies. : ELVES
33. Tennis term. : ACED
34. "Yes, I ___" : CAN
35. Material in relief. : ONLAY
36. Hint. : INKLING
39. Speaks bluntly. : TALKSTURKEY
44. Gray: Fr. : GRIS
45. Receipt: Abbr. : VOU
46. Plants. : IVIES
47. Maraud. : RAID
48. Poor sports. : SORELOSERS
51. Get rid of. : ERADICATE
53. Burden bearer. : ATLAS
54. Sports term. : UPSET
55. Stannum. : TIN
56. Stage name of fame. : MUNI
57. Ermine. : STOAT
58. Dax, for one. : SPA
59. Cheers. : OLES
61. Yellowtail's cousin. : ROOSTERFISH
64. In order. : TIDY
68. Eureka! : AHA
70. Norwegian. : NORSK
71. Greek letters. : TAUS
73. Small deer. : ROE
74. Source of igneous rock. : MAGMA
77. ___ the moon. : BAYAT
78. Stews. : MULLIGANS
80. Type of side dish. : SMALLSALAD
82. Flops. : DUDS
83. Emulate a bird dog. : POINT
84. Card game. : GIN
85. Noble. : FINE
86. Classifies. : PIGEONHOLES
88. Blue-pencils. : REDACTS
90. Push: Ger. : STOSS
92. Aurora. : EOS
93. Literary works. : EPOS
94. Drive (out): Colloq. : ROUST
95. In Maine. : DOWNEAST
100. Cabinet post: Abbr. : AGRIC
102. Subjects for experiments. : GUINEAPIGS
104. ___ tree. : SHOE
105. Of certain bone structure. : CHICKENBREASTED
107. Vestment. : STOLE
108. Descartes. : RENE
109. Former coin of Germany. : TALER
110. Big cat, for short. : TIGE
111. Wader. : HERON
112. Oologist's concern. : EGGS
113. Algonquians. : CREES
114. N. C. college. : ELON
115. Bridges. : SPANS
1. Daudet's birthplace. : NIMES
2. Utopian. : IDEAL
3. Showiness. : GLARE
4. Type of husband. : HENPECKED
5. Afflict. : TRY
6. "My country, ___ thee . . . " : TISOF
7. AL batting champ. : OLIVA
8. Progenitor. : SIRE
9. Mitigated. : SOFTENED
10. Hindu sect. : SHAIVA
11. Thames place. : HENLEY
12. Elmer, etc. : RICES
13. Patient wife. : ENID
14. ___ Moines. : DES
15. Measure of fun. : BARREL
16. Pool sights. : SWANDIVES
17. Coal residue. : COKE
18. Vehicle. : SLED
25. Banter. : RALLY
26. Marx Bros. opus. : DUCKSOUP
28. Admonition. : DONT
31. Here and there: Lat. : PASSIM
33. Dye. : ANIL
35. A Joad. : OKIE
36. Infuriates. : IRES
37. Kilkenny's river. : NORE
38. Squall. : GUST
39. Attach. : TIETO
40. Paris time. : AVRIL
41. Vine. : LIANE
42. Sky: Prefix. : URANO
43. Reason why. : RATIONALE
44. Appreciation. : GRATITUDE
48. Wader. : STORK
49. Norse name. : OLAF
50. Light splash. : SPAT
52. Priest: Sp. : CURA
53. Scientific event. : ATEST
57. Cremona antique. : STRAD
58. Synagogue. : SHUL
60. Man's name: Abbr. : SAML
62. Bean. : SOYA
63. River of Sicily. : SALSO
65. Steel item. : IRAIL
66. English poet. : DONNE
67. Former days: Abbr. : YESTS
69. At ___ (prematurely). : HALFCOCK
72. Bent tube. : SIPHON
74. Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
75. Pierrette, for example. : AMIE
76. Strolling: Dial. : GANDERING
77. Says no. : BANS
78. Containers. : MUGS
79. March. : GOOSESTEP
81. Broods. : SITS
82. Antipathy. : DISTASTE
86. ___ question. : POSEA
87. TV feature. : NEWS
89. Summits. : APICES
90. French party. : SOIREE
91. Radio dials. : TUNERS
94. Moskva coin. : RUBLE
95. Rivera. : DIEGO
96. Nash. : OGDEN
97. Now: Sp. : AHORA
98. Lawmaker. : SOLON
99. Some years. : TEENS
100. Haifa's bay. : ACRE
101. Albanian. : GHEG
102. Growl. : GNAR
103. Feather: Prefix. : PTIL
106. Form of usw. : ETC
107. Quiets. : SHS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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