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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
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Goes on. : LASTS
6
Female swans. : PENS
10
Greek letter. : SIGMA
15
Hebrew father. : ABBA
19
Asian desert. : SINAI
20
Thanks ___! : ALOT
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Huge quantity. : OCEAN
22
Rough waters. : SEAS
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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
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Impassive. : STOIC
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School time. : NINE
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Harpsichord. : SPINET
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Squabs. : NESTLINGS
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Rosy outlook (with "The"). : GOOSEHANGSHIGH
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Day: Heb. : YOM
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Cricket term. : ONS
82
Son of Abiel. : NER
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Cobb et al. : TYS
84
Invents. : CREATES
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Blab. : TATTLE
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Laugh. : HAHA
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Task. : STINT
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Tulip stalks. : SCAPES
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Nobleman. : EARL
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Donegal lake. : DERG
103
Suffix with cigar. : ETTE
104
A Bean. : ORSON
105
Arthur Kopit character. : DAD
106
Poker holding. : OPENERS
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A Cratchit. : TIM
110
Outstanding baseball game. : NOHITTER
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Sailor's concern. : FOULWEATHER
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Food delicacy. : GUINEAFOWL
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Crown: Poet. : TIAR
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Like some pheasants. : EARED
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Verb form. : ISNT
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Balkan capital. : SOFIA
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Concerning: Lat. : INRE
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Alpine ridge. : ARETE
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Poker term. : SEES
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Powerful. : HEFTY
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Require. : NEED
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Godey's ___ Book. : LADYS
Down
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British money. : LSD
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Down current. : AIRHOLES
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Detectives of a kind. : SNOOPERS
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Long. : TALL
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Door parts. : SILLS
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Northwest and others. : PASSAGES
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Chose. : ELECTED
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Absent. : NOTHERE
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Part of a flight. : STAIR
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Wind cone. : SOCK
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German pronoun. : ICH
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Ginza entertainers. : GEISHAS
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Heavy clubs. : MACES
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Singer Paul. : ANKA
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Beset. : ASSAIL
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Hound. : BEAGLE
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Crybaby. : BAWLER
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Evaluate. : ASSESS
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Household bomb. : AEROSOL
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Luau feature. : UKE
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1860 initials. : CSA
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Style of type. : PICA
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1945 initials. : ETO
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Marbles. : STEELIES
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Ermines. : STOATS
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Bird feed. : SEEDS
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Links name. : SNEAD
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TV trio. : NBC
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Inclines. : SLOPES
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Spot card. : TEN
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Says yes. : OKS
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Absorbed atom. : ADION
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Novel of 1924. : SOBIG
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Russet pears. : BOSCS
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Waxy cork extract. : CERIN
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Ape, for short. : ORANG
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Action. : DOING
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Egyptian village leader. : OMDEH
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Judge. : ESTIMATE
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Chauvinist. : JINGO
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Combination. : UNION
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Santa Fe Indians. : TANOS
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Take off. : DEPART
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Pearson. : LESTER
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Blackthorns. : SLOES
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Butter trees. : SHEAS
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Poetic possessive. : THY
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Odin's son. : TYR
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Agreement. : ENTENTE
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Like: Suffix. : ISH
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Ran rapidly. : CAREERED
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Laughed. : TITTERED
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Whole. : ENTIRETY
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Pipe part. : STEM
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Compose rapidly. : TEAROFF
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Midshipmite. : LAD
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Girl of song. : ADELINE
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Seaweed. : HENWARE
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"The ___ ended . . . " : SONGIS
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Lindsay's partner. : CROUSE
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Gleaming. : ASHINE
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Scores. : POINTS
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Card game. : LOO
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Irish love. : GRA
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Contemporary of Swift. : DEFOE
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Lake Erie bay. : PUTIN
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Real bargain. : STEAL
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E. Indian gold fabric. : TASH
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Criticize harshly. : FLAY
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___-kiri. : HARA
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Quipster. : WIT
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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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