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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

WORDS AND MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, December 19, 1965

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,972
Across Down
1. Preposition, new style. : THRU
5. Bismarck. : OTTO
9. "___ three ships . . . " : ISAW
13. American author. : IRVING
19. Hoarseness. : ROUP
20. To see: Fr. : VOIR
21. Trellis piece. : LATH
22. Trial balloon. : FEELER
23. Where the Magi saw the star. : INTHEEAST
25. Year in St. Paul's time. : LXII
26. Lady of Spain. : SENORA
27. Words by Longfellow. : IHEARDTHEBELLS
30. Share: Slang. : DIVVY
31. Current play. : LUV
32. Landlord: Fr. : HOTE
33. Crew. : TEAM
35. Stockton's river. : TEES
36. Piece of mail. : CARD
39. Ibsen role. : ASE
41. Tea, British style. : CHA
43. Suffix with land or sea. : SCAPE
45. Geisha wear. : OBI
46. Blanc et rouge. : VINS
47. Sound of surprise. : OHOH
49. Cook's forte. : ROAST
52. " . . . he will ___ heart of childhood." : CONTINUETOMAKEGLADTHE
58. Should. : OUGHT
59. En ___! : GARDE
60. Vichy. : SPA
61. Genus of shrews. : SOREX
62. Brugg's river. : AAR
64. Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
65. Success. : HIT
67. Sub follower. : ROSA
68. "O ___ . . . " : LITTLETOWNOFBETHLEHEM
75. Drinks. : ADES
76. Cooler. : FAN
77. Bluster. : ROAR
78. Vegetable. : YAM
79. Famous name in physics. : VOLTA
81. Japanese statesman. : ITO
83. Clabber. : CURDS
85. Sound of Washington. : PUGET
89. In 5 words, any child, Dec. 24. : ANANGELONCHRISTMASEVE
93. Chord. : TRIAD
94. Stand. : BEAR
95. Corker. : WHIZ
96. Peak. : TOR
97. Old car. : CRATE
99. Apron part. : BIB
101. Very old: Abbr. : ANC
102. Capital of Calvados. : CAEN
103. Spirit. : DASH
106. Military men: Abbr. : MAJS
108. Flavor. : SALT
110. Chinese weight. : HAO
112. Illinois city. : ALTON
114. Part of Santa's journey. : DOWNTHECHIMNEY
119. Pansies. : VIOLAS
121. Appear. : LOOM
122. Part of an O. Henry title. : THEGIFTOF
124. Trespass. : INVADE
125. Mesa's relative. : LOMA
126. Ares's mother. : HERA
127. Black: Prefix. : ATRO
128. Children's game. : SEESAW
129. Suffixes in chemistry. : YNES
130. London hero. : EDEN
131. See 49 Across. : BAKE
1. Prefix with cycle or pod. : TRI
2. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
3. Book of the Bible. : RUTH
4. Approved of. : UPHELD
5. Too conceited. : OVERVAIN
6. Agua. : TOAD
7. Describing Christmas time. : TISTHESEASONTOBEJOLLY
8. Correct: Prefix. : ORTHO
9. Popular song. : ILLBEHOMEFORCHRISTMAS
10. ___-Coburg. : SAXE
11. Canting. : ATILT
12. Words by Nahum Tate. : WHILESHEPHERDSWATCHED
13. Conditions. : IFS
14. Pipe. : REED
15. Refrain of Latin hymn. : VENITEADOREMUS
16. Amo. : ILOVE
17. Daring. : NERVE
18. Some horses. : GRAYS
24. Watery perfume. : EAU
28. Catchall term. : ETC
29. Micmac's cousin. : SAC
34. Clayey soil. : MARL
36. Palm tree. : COCO
37. Eastern name. : ABOU
38. Surround. : RING
40. Comfortable. : SNUG
42. Exclamation. : AHA
44. Wire grasses. : POAS
46. Animate. : VITAL
48. Gives thumbs up. : OKS
50. Straw: Ger. : STROH
51. Pronoun. : THESE
53. "In hopes ___ . . . " : THATSTNICHOLAS
54. Imagine, old style. : TROW
55. Balder's father. : ODIN
56. Canter. : GAIT
57. Test. : EXAM
63. Kind of book: Abbr. : REF
66. Relative of your. : THY
68. Slag. : LAVA
69. "___ believe it!" : IDONT
70. Of tissue: Anat. : TELAR
71. Kite part. : TAIL
72. Quartet. : FOUR
73. Site of San Nicola church. : BARI
74. A Bolivian capital. : LAPAZ
80. Gelling agent. : AGAR
82. Kind of world. : ONE
84. In a certain direction: Abbr. : STHN
86. ___ move on! : GETA
87. Whoopee!, old style. : EVOE
88. Sea swallow. : TERN
90. Choice cheese. : EDAM
91. Truck part. : CAB
92. Card game. : MICHIGAN
98. Boy. : TAD
100. Pooh! : BAH
102. Chat: Colloq. : CONFAB
103. Jefferson. : DAVIS
104. Get ___ on. : ALINE
105. Range. : STOVE
107. Faint. : SWOON
109. River of myth. : LETHE
111. Pierrot, for one. : AMI
113. Nothing: Sp. : NADA
115. Alaskan city. : NOME
116. Now. : HERE
117. Name suffix. : ETTA
118. English city. : YORK
120. Baste. : SEW
123. Adversary. : FOE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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