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William Lutwiniak
William Lutwiniak

FLYING OBJECTS

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1966

Author:
William Lutwiniak
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 607 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
William Lutwiniak has 304 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,168
Across
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Fictional circumnavigator. : FOGG
5
Skilled. : ADEPT
10
Nylons. : HOSE
14
Fabric used as padding. : FELT
18
Or: Ger. : ODER
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Marshy body of water. : BAYOU
20
Is morally obligated to. : OWES
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Medleys. : OLIOS
23
Fanciful idea. : BEEINONESBONNET
26
Right-hand page. : RECTO
27
Forged. : MADE
28
Ancient hymn. : TEDEUM
29
Invite. : BECKON
30
London palace. : STJAMES
33
Each in turn: Abbr. : RESP
34
Exploit. : GEST
35
Secures (a sail). : TRICES
36
Courageous. : STOUT
38
Wants desperately. : CRIESFOR
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Considers. : RATES
43
Sound of boredom. : HOHUM
44
Cloud: Fr. : NUAGE
45
French pronoun. : LUI
46
Formicid. : ANT
47
Famous Grandma. : MOSES
48
Language. : NORSE
49
Brain-wave tracings: Abbr. : EEGS
50
Kind of dessert. : ICE
51
Locust pod. : CAROB
52
Viands, old style. : CATES
53
City on the Missouri. : OMAHA
54
Topography. : TERRAIN
56
Moral. : ETHIC
58
___ to (give credit). : HANDIT
60
Swiss city. : BERNE
61
Bellowing. : AROAR
62
Ancient. : OLDEN
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Architectural feature. : TURRET
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Late: It. : TARDI
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Bases of statues. : PLINTHS
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Maintain. : ARGUE
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Unyielding. : SOLID
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All the tricks, in piquet. : CAPOT
73
Simple shelter. : HUT
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$, for one. : SIGN
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Relative of 19 Across. : INLET
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Ethereal: Poet. : SKYEY
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Uncle, old style. : EME
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Historic nickname. : IKE
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Discharges. : FREES
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Tip: Slang. : STEER
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Noted naturalist. : BEEBE
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Emblem of mercy. : REDCROSS
85
___ what. : WHATS
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Happen. : BEFALL
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Fuzz. : LINT
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Good: Sp. : BIEN
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Saddle horse. : PALFREY
90
Carefree. : BREEZY
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Superficial appearance. : FACADE
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Sark, for one. : ISLE
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City in Bolivia. : LAPAZ
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Become angry: Colloq. : FLYOFFTHEHANDLE
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Colander's cousin. : SIEVE
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Aerobatic maneuver. : LOOP
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In reserve. : ONICE
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Tools, in mechanics. : DIES
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If ___ be. : NEED
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Challenge. : DEFY
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Sped. : RACED
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Where Erbil is. : IRAQ
Down
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Pass (off) as genuine. : FOB
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Path: Suffix. : ODE
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Letter. : GEE
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Facial expression. : GRIMACE
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Habitations. : ABODES
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Europeans. : DANES
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Hook's companion. : EYE
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Placard. : POST
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Like certain roots. : TUBEROUS
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Upright. : HONEST
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Confess: Colloq. : OWNUP
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Look to be. : SEEM
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New York's time. : EST
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Divine. : FORESEE
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Chooses. : ELECTS
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Salt ___. : LICK
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In ___ (all). : TOTO
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Descendant. : SON
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Calls. : NAMES
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Classical theater. : ODEUM
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Stylish shade. : BEIGE
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Malacca, for one. : STRAIT
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Somnolent state. : TRANCE
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Danced, in a way. : JITTERBUGGED
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Light airplane: Slang. : GRASSHOPPER
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Average. : SOSO
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Popular British export. : THEBEATLES
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Rectify. : CURE
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Irritating rebuke. : FLEAINTHEEAR
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Should. : OUGHT
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Laughter: Sp. : RISA
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Troublesome situation. : HORNETSNEST
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Unsporting: Colloq. : NOTCRICKET
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State. : MAINE
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Water nymph. : NAIAD
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Port of Germany. : EMDEN
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Square: Fr. : CARRE
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Part of the "great Amen." : CHORD
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Bit of gossip. : ONDIT
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One type of movie. : RERUN
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Peculiarity. : TRAIT
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Admixture. : ALLOY
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Child's vehicle: Colloq. : TRIKE
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Modest. : HUMBLE
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Very hard. : STEELY
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Region of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
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Corrida shouts. : OLES
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Voice votes. : AYES
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Wit of a sort. : IRONY
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Represent. : STANDFOR
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Tightly curled. : FRIZZED
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Quantity of wheat. : SHEAF
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Beautiful: It. : BELLA
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Sir, Turkish style. : EFFENDI
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Adhere. : CLEAVE
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Basswood. : WICOPY
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Hit: Colloq. : BASHED
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___ Fundy. : BAYOF
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One of a set. : PIECE
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Containers: Abbr. : BLS
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Downpour. : RAIN
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Foil's relative. : EPEE
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Arctic sight. : FLOE
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View from Taormina. : ETNA
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Sports area: Abbr. : FLD
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Here: Lat. : HIC
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Head man: Abbr. : DIR
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Meadowland. : LEA
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Title of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQ

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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