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  • This week's theme: Birds
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    Across

    1. * Talons
    6. Small island
    9. * Bird's Bane
    13. * Part of the Poet of "The Raven"
    14. Take apart
    15. * Chess piece
    16. * Type of bird
    18. Additional
    19. * Beautiful Ballet, with Lake
    20. Counterparts to Yangs
    22. Tripled letter
    25. eno toN
    27. * A ___ bird told me...
    31. * Bird of Prey
    33. Ms. Fitzgerald
    35. Mr. Smythe the Cartoonist
    36. * rekcepdooW .rM
    37. * Auk = ___ Bird
    38. Seize Salad
    39. * Title for Harland Sanders of KFC (See #64D for a Related Clue)
    40. Legendary name in baseball
    41. Tree dripper
    42. Writing fluids
    44. Jackie O's hubby
    45. * Q. "Does the Dodo still ___?" A. "No."
    48. The 17th letter of the Greek alphabet
    49. * Song by The Byrds, when tripled
    50. * "Wide Open Spaces" group, with Dixie
    51. * He directed Tippi in "The Birds" (1963)
    53. eohS fo troS
    55. Drink Daintily
    56. * Flightless Flappers
    58. Horses of a brownish-gray color
    60. Sort of Salamander
    63. * Some birds
    68. Word with Carotene
    69. Minerals
    70. Fort Follower
    71. * Kind of bird
    72. * Hen-Peck
    73. * Color of some birds

    Down

    1. Machine part
    2. Building extension ...but it's flipped around?
    3. * Chicken King connecter
    4. Lots
    5. * Type of bird
    6. Collection of sayings
    7. Said at the Kitchen Sink: "You wash. ___."
    8. * Movie, with Mockingbird
    9. * Bird part
    10. ISP, for one
    11. * Sort of baby bird, without the "ling"
    12. Scrape by: ___ out a living
    14. Arm bone
    17. Counsel to be Cautious
    21. Ms. Peeples
    22. * Mr. Duck, without the "Da"
    23. Pet Rocks, for example
    24. * "I Ran (So Far Away)" band: A ___ Seagulls
    26. * How some birds spend some of their time
    28. * Where some birds are from, with The
    29. Mr. Dykstra
    30. * Wings album: "Back to the ___"
    32. * Lovey-Dovey sounds
    34. Rent
    38. Latka's show
    40. Boston Bruin, once
    41. * secalP gnihcreP
    42. Mr. Gershwin
    43. Org. with sticks and pucks
    44. * Joined by Birdwatchers: The National ___ Society
    46. Do the slalom
    47. Kitchen measurement (abbr.)
    49. otni naR
    50. * Game with Mrs. Peacock
    52. * Substance in a birdbath ...but it's backwards?
    54. Likelihoods
    57. "Roseanne" (TV) name
    59. Big trucks (bkwds.)
    60. * The Peacock network
    61. Poetic contraction
    62. Assoc. that was protested in Seattle
    64. * Something in a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken
    65. Howdy, without the "He"
    66. Puny ...but backwards?
    67. Prefix that means "With"

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