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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
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,168
Across
1. Fictional circumnavigator. : FOGG
5. Skilled. : ADEPT
10. Nylons. : HOSE
14. Fabric used as padding. : FELT
18. Or: Ger. : ODER
19. Marshy body of water. : BAYOU
20. Is morally obligated to. : OWES
21. 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
42. 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
63. Architectural feature. : TURRET
64. Late: It. : TARDI
65. Bases of statues. : PLINTHS
68. Maintain. : ARGUE
69. Unyielding. : SOLID
71. All the tricks, in piquet. : CAPOT
73. Simple shelter. : HUT
74. $, for one. : SIGN
75. Relative of 19 Across. : INLET
76. Ethereal: Poet. : SKYEY
77. Uncle, old style. : EME
78. Historic nickname. : IKE
79. Discharges. : FREES
80. Tip: Slang. : STEER
81. Noted naturalist. : BEEBE
83. Emblem of mercy. : REDCROSS
85. ___ what. : WHATS
86. Happen. : BEFALL
87. Fuzz. : LINT
88. Good: Sp. : BIEN
89. Saddle horse. : PALFREY
90. Carefree. : BREEZY
93. Superficial appearance. : FACADE
95. Sark, for one. : ISLE
96. City in Bolivia. : LAPAZ
97. Become angry: Colloq. : FLYOFFTHEHANDLE
102. Colander's cousin. : SIEVE
103. Aerobatic maneuver. : LOOP
104. In reserve. : ONICE
105. Tools, in mechanics. : DIES
106. If ___ be. : NEED
107. Challenge. : DEFY
108. Sped. : RACED
109. Where Erbil is. : IRAQ
Down
1. Pass (off) as genuine. : FOB
2. Path: Suffix. : ODE
3. Letter. : GEE
4. Facial expression. : GRIMACE
5. Habitations. : ABODES
6. Europeans. : DANES
7. Hook's companion. : EYE
8. Placard. : POST
9. Like certain roots. : TUBEROUS
10. Upright. : HONEST
11. Confess: Colloq. : OWNUP
12. Look to be. : SEEM
13. New York's time. : EST
14. Divine. : FORESEE
15. Chooses. : ELECTS
16. Salt ___. : LICK
17. In ___ (all). : TOTO
22. Descendant. : SON
24. Calls. : NAMES
25. Classical theater. : ODEUM
29. Stylish shade. : BEIGE
30. Malacca, for one. : STRAIT
31. Somnolent state. : TRANCE
32. Danced, in a way. : JITTERBUGGED
34. Light airplane: Slang. : GRASSHOPPER
36. Average. : SOSO
37. Popular British export. : THEBEATLES
38. Rectify. : CURE
39. Irritating rebuke. : FLEAINTHEEAR
40. Should. : OUGHT
41. Laughter: Sp. : RISA
43. Troublesome situation. : HORNETSNEST
44. Unsporting: Colloq. : NOTCRICKET
47. State. : MAINE
48. Water nymph. : NAIAD
49. Port of Germany. : EMDEN
51. Square: Fr. : CARRE
52. Part of the "great Amen." : CHORD
53. Bit of gossip. : ONDIT
55. One type of movie. : RERUN
57. Peculiarity. : TRAIT
59. Admixture. : ALLOY
63. Child's vehicle: Colloq. : TRIKE
66. Modest. : HUMBLE
67. Very hard. : STEELY
68. Region of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
70. Corrida shouts. : OLES
72. Voice votes. : AYES
75. Wit of a sort. : IRONY
76. Represent. : STANDFOR
79. Tightly curled. : FRIZZED
80. Quantity of wheat. : SHEAF
81. Beautiful: It. : BELLA
82. Sir, Turkish style. : EFFENDI
84. Adhere. : CLEAVE
85. Basswood. : WICOPY
86. Hit: Colloq. : BASHED
88. ___ Fundy. : BAYOF
89. One of a set. : PIECE
90. Containers: Abbr. : BLS
91. Downpour. : RAIN
92. Foil's relative. : EPEE
93. Arctic sight. : FLOE
94. View from Taormina. : ETNA
97. Sports area: Abbr. : FLD
98. Here: Lat. : HIC
99. Head man: Abbr. : DIR
100. Meadowland. : LEA
101. 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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