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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

SEASONAL TIDINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 19, 1971

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 699 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,163
Across Down
1. Letter : EFF
4. Disdain : SCORN
9. Jabbed : POKED
14. Poet Chartier : ALAIN
19. Evidence : CLUE
20. Minced, in cookery : HACHE
21. ___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
22. Cape Cod Indian : NAUSET
24. Handle : HILT
25. To be, in Spain : ESTAR
26. Tiny thing : ATOMY
27. City on the Liffey : DUBLIN
28. Selected passage : EXCERPT
30. Pig, in Paris : PORC
32. Girl's nickname : POT
33. A.W.O.L. : TRUANT
34. Kind of pocket : AIR
35. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
37. "Hasta ___!" : LUEGO
39. Not the same : OTHER
41. Words from an 18th cent. carol : PRAISEWESINGYOUNOELNOEL
48. Italian glass : MURANO
49. Part of a mountain : TOP
50. Pip-pip! : TATA
51. Gypsy horse : GRI
52. Where roses bloomed in song : PICARDY
55. Highway man : TROOPER
58. Magnify : ENLARGE
61. Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
62. Extinct bird : MOA
63. Eastern U.S. capital : DOVER
65. ___ chance : GAMEOF
66. Vegetable : KALE
67. Neighbor of Mont. : WYO
69. Dick Tracy's trademark : JAW
71. Card : ACE
72. Be : EXIST
73. Priest of Shiloh : ELI
74. "Mon ___ ami" : CHER
75. Zestful : AVID
77. Lincoln's V.P. : HAMLIN
79. Words from a 17th cent. carol : SOFTLYTOTHELITTLESTABLE
86. Vietnam town : HATINH
87. Disney character : CLEO
88. Shakespearean dog : TRAY
89. Resin : LAC
90. Junk : TRASH
92. Irish rebels: Abbr. : IRA
94. Star : SUN
95. Egg: Prefix : OVI
96. Tom Sawyer's Polly : AUNT
97. Chinese province : SHENSI
98. Snap : CINCH
100. Defile : TAR
102. Twelve: Prefix : DODECA
104. Binge lover : ORGIAST
106. Termagants : VIRAGOS
108. Instructed : TUTORED
109. Deplore : RUE
110. Give : JAPE
112. Spanish wave : OLA
113. Large watch : TURNIP
115. Words from a 13th cent. plainsong : EMMANUELSHALLCOMETOTHEE
123. Patrician : NOBLE
124. Up ___ : ATREE
125. N. M. resort : TAOS
126. State: Abbr. : ILL
127. Moola : DOREMI
130. ___ ton : BON
132. Tackles' neighbors : ENDS
134. Printing process : STENCIL
136. Certain spirits : ANIMAL
137. Japanese in U.S. : ISSEI
139. Slangy affirmative : UHHUH
141. ___ homo : ECCE
142. Separate : DIVIDE
143. On the way : ALONG
144. Orleans' river : LOIRE
145. Downfall : RUIN
146. Badger : TEASE
147. Substantive : NOMEN
148. Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
149. Choose : OPT
1. Heady drink : ELIXIR
2. Supports : FULCRA
3. Entertain : FETE
4. Words from a Cornish carol : SHEPHERDSWHYTHISJUBILEE
5. Alexander Selkirk, for one : CASTAWAY
6. Before Nov. : OCT
7. Liszt specialty: Abbr. : RHAP
8. Orange oil : NEROLI
9. Words by Frederic W. Farrar : PEACEGOODWILLSHALLREIGN
10. Neighbor of Man. : ONT
11. African antelope : KOOPOO
12. Sailor's saint : ELMO
13. Florida beach : DAYTONA
14. "___: Fear not . . . " : ANDTHEANGELSAIDUNTOTHEM
15. Symbol of victory : LAUREL
16. N. Y. city : AUBURN
17. ___ de Pinos : ISLA
18. German denial : NEIN
19. Tawdry : CHEAP
23. Explosive : TNT
29. Obliteration : RASURE
31. Approach on the double : RUNTO
36. Jonson : BEN
38. Logging operator : GYPPO
40. Lug : TOTE
42. Semblance : IMAGE
43. Explorer De ___ : SOTO
44. Netherlands city : UTRECHT
45. Monsters : OGRES
46. Rye fungus : ERGOT
47. Willing, old style : LIEF
52. Dogs, for short : PEKES
53. Balbo : ITALO
54. State: Abbr. : CALIF
56. Indian prince : RAJAH
57. Little ___ : EVA
59. Looseness : LAXITY
60. "La Sonnambula" : AMINA
62. Dull : MORONIC
64. Man of property : REALTOR
68. Tibetan creature : YETI
70. "___ plaisir" : AVEC
74. Yacht-race category : CLASSA
76. God: Fr. : DIEU
78. First name in TV : MERV
80. " . . . the use of him is more ___ can see" : THANI
81. Flourishes : THRIVES
82. Lone Ranger's friend : TONTO
83. More forlorn : BLUER
84. Weapon : LANCE
85. Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
90. Monotonous sound : THRUM
91. "___ angelorum" : REGEM
93. Blackbird : ANI
96. Take up : ADOPT
97. "And they were ___ afraid" : SORE
99. Slav : CROAT
101. Concerning : ASTO
103. Futile : OTIOSE
105. Chinese weight : TAEL
107. Greek physician : GALEN
108. Think much of : TREASURE
111. Commonplace: Var. : PLEBIAN
114. Mil. service initials : UMT
116. Emptiness : ANEMIA
117. Wanderers : NOMADS
118. Cab : HANSOM
119. Spanish permit : CEDULA
120. Barfly's sound : HICCUP
121. Cause : ELICIT
122. Glasgow : ELLEN
127. Pop : DAD
128. "Step ___!" : ONIT
129. Sever : RIVE
131. Eur. capital : OSLO
133. Booted : SHOD
135. Son of Agrippina : NERO
138. Compass point : ENE
140. Speed : HIE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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