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Judith C. Dalton
Judith C. Dalton

CITY FEATHERS

New York Times, Sunday, March 28, 1993

Author:
Judith C. Dalton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 146, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 500 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 107, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Judith C. Dalton has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,846
Across
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Poet Seeger : ALAN
5
Mort from Montreal : SAHL
9
He wrote "The Hive" : CELA
13
Compound used as a photographic developer : AMIDOL
19
Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
20
Nautical command : ALEE
21
Greeting for Clinton : HAIL
22
Proper and fitting : DECENT
23
Missouri bird? : HANNIBALDEAGLE
26
Opts : ELECTS
27
Utensil on a pencil : ERASER
28
An anagram for staple : PASTEL
29
Within: Prefix : INTRA
30
Catalpa or ceiba : TREE
32
Gulf ___ system : STREAM
34
Census fig. : STAT
37
Satellite letters: 1962-75 : OSO
39
Stiff hairs : SETAE
42
Gabon's Prime Minister and family : MBAS
45
Rubber tree : ULE
46
New York bird? : CHAPPAQUAIL
49
John Denver album : AERIE
50
Penn Station builder : REA
51
Film producer Wallis : HAL
52
Cotton thread : LISLE
53
Madam, in Milano : SIGNORA
55
Gold measures: Abbr. : KTS
56
"Cry Me ___," Arthur Hamilton song : ARIVER
58
Sch. course : ENG
60
Conductor Koussevitzky : SERGE
61
Group of badgers : CETE
62
Georgia bird? : MACONDOR
64
Bony : OSTEAL
66
Trades man, e.g. : PLYER
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Club receipts : DUES
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A seasoning, in Savoie : SEL
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City ENE of Wichita : IOLA
71
" . . . thumb, and pulled out ___" : APLUM
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Titter : TEEHEE
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Utah bird? : LOGANNET
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Grain husk : BRAN
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Outlaw Starr : BELLE
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Perform a wedeln : SKI
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Result of gradual decline of a disease : LYSATE
86
Actor Chaney : LON
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A flammable gas : PROPANE
89
Japanese immigrant to the U.S. : ISSEI
91
Suffix with Adam or Edom : ITE
92
Reference bk. : ENC
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Macho male : HEMAN
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Rhode Island bird? : NEWPORTOLAN
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R.M.N.'s first V.P. : STA
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Lynn ___, top bridge player : DEAS
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Actress Van Devere : TRISH
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Pub. co. pileup : MSS
101
Fling : TOSS
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Moment-of-truth man : TORERO
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Ahab's father : OMRI
109
Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Fortified city in Gaul : ALESIA
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Great Greek geometrician : EUCLID
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Fielding novel : AMELIA
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Virginia bird? : CULPEPEREGRINE
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Actor in TV's "Reasonable Doubts" : HARMON
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Butterine : OLEO
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Lampblack : SOOT
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As soon as : ONCE
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Voiced : SONANT
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Berlin's "Say It ___ So" : ISNT
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Eleven pair : ONES
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Up close : NEAR
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"That ___ is, so was he made": Bridges : ASHE
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Fabricator : LIAR
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Held or Neagle : ANNA
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Continuous : NONSTOP
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Buffalo hockey pro : SABRE
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S.E.C. member : ALA
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Hands : HELP
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A rival of Hera : LEDA
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Certain items of tangible property : CHATTELS
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On pins and needles : EAGER
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City NNE of Paris : LILLE
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Collier's cooler : ALE
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Yemeni capital : ADEN
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Dissolve : MELT
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Bakery workers : ICERS
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Illinois bird? : DECATURKEY
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Can. province : ONT
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They oversee sgts. : LTS
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Comparative ending : IER
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Test, in Tours : ESSAI
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Bitter disagreement : IMBROGLIO
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Brit. courtesy titles : ESQS
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Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
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Building wing : ALETTE
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Madison Ave. come-on : TEASER
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"From the Terrace" author : OHARA
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Of a Frankish people : SALIC
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Noted Swiss mathematician: 1707-83 : EULER
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Captured, in poesy : TAEN
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River at Leeds : AIRE
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Cousteau's milieu : SEA
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Epithet for Samuel Johnson : CHAM
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Full assembly : PLENUM
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"___ la poupée," Offenbach song : AIRDE
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Author-scenarist James ___ : AGEE
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Fibers for carpets : ISTLES
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Form of black magic : VODUN
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Land of plenty : GOSHEN
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Close-knit groups : CLANS
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Benign swellings : OSTEOMATA
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Bishopric : SEE
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"___, Sam" : PLAYIT
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Cheesecake viewer : OGLER
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Most capable : ABLEST
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Immediately : PRONTO
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Pennsylvania bird? : LANCASTERN
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Rio Grande city : ELPASO
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Verve : ELAN
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Speech impediments : LISPS
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A human score : NAILS
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Kett and James : ETTAS
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Adolescent : TEEN
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Fonda's role in "Klute" : BREE
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New Zealand bird : KIWI
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Pres. Wilson was one : PHD
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Warehouse : ENTREPOT
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London film center : SOHO
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Irregular : EROSE
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Xi follower : OMICRON
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Freedom March city : SELMA
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Actor Julia and a Castro : RAULS
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Glasgow or Goodman : ELLEN
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Encounters : MEETS
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Bokhara or Tuzla : RUG
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Noun-forming suffix : TION
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Rodomontade : RANT
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___ facto : IPSO
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Long time period : AEON
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Occupation : LINE
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Quechuan : INCA
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Does, e.g. : DEER
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Cries of delight : AHS
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"___ II," DeLillo novel : MAO
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Peaceful, in Pau : COI
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Caviar : ROE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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