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BIRD'S-EYE VIEW

New York Times, Sunday, August 13, 1967

Author:
Hume R. Craft
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 69, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 541 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Hume R. Craft has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,574
Across
1. Goes on. : LASTS
6. Female swans. : PENS
10. Greek letter. : SIGMA
15. Hebrew father. : ABBA
19. Asian desert. : SINAI
20. Thanks ___! : ALOT
21. Huge quantity. : OCEAN
22. Rough waters. : SEAS
23. Comic. : DROLL
24. Spiny feather. : SETA
25. Indians. : CHICKASAWS
27. Young male seal. : HOLLUSCHICK
30. Kamchatka denizen. : SEAEAGLE
31. Kind of art. : POP
32. Water striders. : SKATERS
33. Querying sounds. : EHS
34. Nettles: Colloq. : RILES
35. ___ du Salut. : ILES
37. River into the Elbe. : EGER
38. Nora's pet. : ASTA
40. Shoe workers. : SOLERS
41. Sure things, in London. : CERTS
43. Jack London's Martin. : EDEN
45. Jerks upward. : TOSSES
47. Votes for. : ASSENTS
49. Ghost talk. : BOO
51. Zodiac sign. : LEO
52. Fireproof stuff: Abbr. : ASB
55. Shoe width. : EEE
56. Nursery rhyme start. : COCKADOODLEDOO
61. Native of Fyn. : JUTLANDER
65. Jazzy dances. : STOMPS
66. Kinsmen. : SIBS
67. Grant-___ (subsidy). : INAID
68. Of time. : ERAL
70. Aspect. : SIDE
71. Impassive. : STOIC
72. School time. : NINE
73. Harpsichord. : SPINET
75. Squabs. : NESTLINGS
77. Rosy outlook (with "The"). : GOOSEHANGSHIGH
80. Day: Heb. : YOM
81. Cricket term. : ONS
82. Son of Abiel. : NER
83. Cobb et al. : TYS
84. Invents. : CREATES
88. Blab. : TATTLE
91. Laugh. : HAHA
94. Task. : STINT
95. Tulip stalks. : SCAPES
99. Nobleman. : EARL
101. Donegal lake. : DERG
103. Suffix with cigar. : ETTE
104. A Bean. : ORSON
105. Arthur Kopit character. : DAD
106. Poker holding. : OPENERS
109. A Cratchit. : TIM
110. Outstanding baseball game. : NOHITTER
112. Sailor's concern. : FOULWEATHER
114. Food delicacy. : GUINEAFOWL
116. Crown: Poet. : TIAR
117. Like some pheasants. : EARED
119. Verb form. : ISNT
120. Balkan capital. : SOFIA
121. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
122. Alpine ridge. : ARETE
123. Poker term. : SEES
124. Powerful. : HEFTY
125. Require. : NEED
126. Godey's ___ Book. : LADYS
Down
1. British money. : LSD
2. Down current. : AIRHOLES
3. Detectives of a kind. : SNOOPERS
4. Long. : TALL
5. Door parts. : SILLS
6. Northwest and others. : PASSAGES
7. Chose. : ELECTED
8. Absent. : NOTHERE
9. Part of a flight. : STAIR
10. Wind cone. : SOCK
11. German pronoun. : ICH
12. Ginza entertainers. : GEISHAS
13. Heavy clubs. : MACES
14. Singer Paul. : ANKA
15. Beset. : ASSAIL
16. Hound. : BEAGLE
17. Crybaby. : BAWLER
18. Evaluate. : ASSESS
26. Household bomb. : AEROSOL
28. Luau feature. : UKE
29. 1860 initials. : CSA
31. Style of type. : PICA
33. 1945 initials. : ETO
36. Marbles. : STEELIES
39. Ermines. : STOATS
40. Bird feed. : SEEDS
42. Links name. : SNEAD
44. TV trio. : NBC
46. Inclines. : SLOPES
48. Spot card. : TEN
50. Says yes. : OKS
52. Absorbed atom. : ADION
53. Novel of 1924. : SOBIG
54. Russet pears. : BOSCS
56. Waxy cork extract. : CERIN
57. Ape, for short. : ORANG
58. Action. : DOING
59. Egyptian village leader. : OMDEH
60. Judge. : ESTIMATE
61. Chauvinist. : JINGO
62. Combination. : UNION
63. Santa Fe Indians. : TANOS
64. Take off. : DEPART
69. Pearson. : LESTER
71. Blackthorns. : SLOES
73. Butter trees. : SHEAS
74. Poetic possessive. : THY
76. Odin's son. : TYR
78. Agreement. : ENTENTE
79. Like: Suffix. : ISH
84. Ran rapidly. : CAREERED
85. Laughed. : TITTERED
86. Whole. : ENTIRETY
87. Pipe part. : STEM
89. Compose rapidly. : TEAROFF
90. Midshipmite. : LAD
92. Girl of song. : ADELINE
93. Seaweed. : HENWARE
95. "The ___ ended . . . " : SONGIS
96. Lindsay's partner. : CROUSE
97. Gleaming. : ASHINE
98. Scores. : POINTS
100. Card game. : LOO
102. Irish love. : GRA
105. Contemporary of Swift. : DEFOE
107. Lake Erie bay. : PUTIN
108. Real bargain. : STEAL
111. E. Indian gold fabric. : TASH
112. Criticize harshly. : FLAY
113. ___-kiri. : HARA
115. Quipster. : WIT
118. Of the: Fr. : DES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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