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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
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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
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Oologist's concern. : EGGS
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Algonquians. : CREES
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N. C. college. : ELON
115
Bridges. : SPANS
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Daudet's birthplace. : NIMES
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Utopian. : IDEAL
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Showiness. : GLARE
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Type of husband. : HENPECKED
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Afflict. : TRY
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"My country, ___ thee . . . " : TISOF
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AL batting champ. : OLIVA
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Progenitor. : SIRE
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Mitigated. : SOFTENED
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Hindu sect. : SHAIVA
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Thames place. : HENLEY
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Elmer, etc. : RICES
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Patient wife. : ENID
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___ Moines. : DES
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Measure of fun. : BARREL
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Pool sights. : SWANDIVES
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Coal residue. : COKE
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Vehicle. : SLED
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Banter. : RALLY
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Marx Bros. opus. : DUCKSOUP
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Admonition. : DONT
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Here and there: Lat. : PASSIM
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Dye. : ANIL
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A Joad. : OKIE
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Infuriates. : IRES
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Kilkenny's river. : NORE
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Squall. : GUST
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Attach. : TIETO
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Paris time. : AVRIL
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Vine. : LIANE
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Sky: Prefix. : URANO
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Reason why. : RATIONALE
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Appreciation. : GRATITUDE
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Wader. : STORK
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Norse name. : OLAF
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Light splash. : SPAT
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Priest: Sp. : CURA
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Scientific event. : ATEST
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Cremona antique. : STRAD
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Synagogue. : SHUL
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Man's name: Abbr. : SAML
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Bean. : SOYA
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River of Sicily. : SALSO
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Steel item. : IRAIL
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English poet. : DONNE
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Former days: Abbr. : YESTS
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At ___ (prematurely). : HALFCOCK
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Bent tube. : SIPHON
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Church title: Abbr. : MSGR
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Pierrette, for example. : AMIE
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Strolling: Dial. : GANDERING
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Says no. : BANS
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Containers. : MUGS
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March. : GOOSESTEP
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Broods. : SITS
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Antipathy. : DISTASTE
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___ question. : POSEA
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TV feature. : NEWS
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Summits. : APICES
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French party. : SOIREE
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Radio dials. : TUNERS
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Moskva coin. : RUBLE
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Rivera. : DIEGO
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Nash. : OGDEN
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Now: Sp. : AHORA
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Lawmaker. : SOLON
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Some years. : TEENS
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Haifa's bay. : ACRE
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Albanian. : GHEG
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Growl. : GNAR
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Feather: Prefix. : PTIL
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Form of usw. : ETC
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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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