HOLIDAY GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 22, 1974

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 5
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© 1974, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Satisfy : SLAKE
6. Perry or Lake : COMO
10. Asian ox : ZEBU
14. Mop: Var. : SWOB
18. Not so hot : TEPID
19. African antelope : ORYX
20. Corday's prey : MARAT
21. Certain guy : WISE
22. Old coin of Japan : OBANG
23. Western brick, for short : DOBE
24. "Vincit ___ veritas" : OMNIA
25. Kett : ETTA
26. Part of U.S.S.R. : UKR
27. "Let us now go ___" : EVENUNTOBETHLEHEM
31. Arthur Train's lawyer : TUTT
33. O.T. book : EXOD
34. Realm of 66 Down: Abbr. : HRE
35. Musketeer : ATHOS
36. Oarsmen : CREWS
38. Billing word : DUE
40. Bronx feature : ZOO
43. Compete : VIE
44. Words from St. Matthew : WHICHTHEYSAWINTHEEAST
51. Join : WED
52. French eyes : YEUX
53. Upward: Prefix : ANO
54. "___ was going to . . . " : ASI
55. Statute: Fr. : LOI
56. Dean of gloom : INGE
58. Potato chip breakers : DIPS
60. Edwards : GUS
62. Atomic age element : URANIUM
65. Outer: Prefix : EXO
67. Grassland : LEA
68. Fraternal order : ELKS
70. King in "The Tempest" : ALONSO
71. Words from a 1639 carol : ALITTLECHILDINAMANGER
76. Mean : DENOTE
77. Belgrade name : TITO
78. Current : MOD
79. Present, in Paris : ICI
80. Correspondence : ANALOGY
82. Force of 44 Down : BEF
83. Rene's thirst : SOIF
85. Noun suffix : ENCE
88. Tang : NIP
89. Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
91. Gibbon : APE
93. Be sullen : POUT
95. Type of caller : HOG
96. Words from a Spanish carol : ONEVERCEASETHYSHINING
102. Use a gunsight : AIM
103. Vessel : ARK
104. Prefix for puncture : ACU
105. Rule the ___ : ROOST
106. Gone: Fr. : PARTI
108. British holiday : VAC
110. Unshared : SOLE
113. Ridicule : TWIT
115. English carol words to wise old men : ASTARYESAGESHOARY
121. Feminine suffix : INE
122. Author Carmer : CARL
123. Kind of branch : OLIVE
124. Harass : HAZE
125. Take over : ANNEX
127. Baltic port : KIEL
128. Ex-Giant Grier : ROSIE
129. Back up : ABET
130. Dominions : REGNA
131. Loom reed : SLEY
132. Work on a sweater : KNIT
133. Eire president, 1938–45 : HYDE
134. Some homes : NESTS
1. Kind of fellow : STOUT
2. Christmas cookie : LEBKUCHEN
3. Hardy perennial : APARTRIDGEINAPEARTREE
4. Diminutive suffix : KIN
5. Sharpness : EDGE
6. Ancient book : CODEX
7. Home of the "Stein Song" : ORONO
8. Song of 1922 : MYBUDDY
9. Beasts of burden : OXEN
10. Victoria Falls's river : ZAMBEZI
11. Sea bird : ERNE
12. Heckle : BAIT
13. State : UTAH
14. ___ pie : SWEETIE
15. Words by Charles Wesley : WITHHEALINGINHISWINGS
16. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
17. Sun sheddings : BEAMS
20. Wasteland : MOOR
28. Certain interests : VESTED
29. Words by Frederic Farrar : THEANGELOFPEACE
30. Wash : LAVE
32. Dick : TEC
37. Child's question : WHY
39. Neighbor of Mex. : USA
41. ___ shoestring : ONA
42. Honshu town : OTSU
44. 1914–18 event: Abbr. : WWI
45. Oil: Fr. : HUILE
46. Look for : EXPECT
47. ___-be : WOULD
48. King of Tyre : HIRAM
49. Toper : SOUSE
50. Malayan island : TIMOR
57. Eulogize : EXTOL
59. Hindu title : SAHIB
61. Goes over lightly : SKIMS
63. Jai ___ : ALAI
64. For the ___ (now) : NONCE
66. ___ the Great of Europe : OTTO
69. Charlie's dog : SNOOPY
71. Bell town : ADANO
72. Soviet premier : LENIN
73. French cubist : LEGER
74. Willows : ITEAS
75. Hasta la vista : ADIOS
81. Youth org. : YMCA
84. German leader : FUHRER
86. One of a world seven : CONTINENT
87. Kind of roll : EGG
90. Apiece : PER
92. Common abbr. : ETC
94. Relative in Spain : TIO
97. In an important way : VITALLY
98. Arabian noble : EMIR
99. Scandinavian drink: Var. : AKVAVIT
100. Soothing word : HUSHABY
101. Negative : NOT
106. Prepares to travel : PACKS
107. Ancient Mariner's cry : ASAIL
109. U.S. author : AGEE
111. Exuded : OOZED
112. Gladly: Lat. : LAETE
114. Second largest of 50 : TEXAS
116. Sergeant or New : YORK
117. N.C. college : ELON
118. Relative of oui, oui : SISI
119. Mideast king : SHAH
120. Sampler ingredient : YARN
126. Formerly named : NEE

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