It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

DECEMBERLY

New York Times, Sunday, December 25, 1960

Author: Eva Pollack Taub
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 702 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Eva Pollack Taub has 3 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
1
M
2
I
3
T
4
Z
5
I
6
C
7
A
8
N
9
S
10
S
11
A
12
P
13
H
14
A
15
R
16
T
17
E
18
R
19
M
20
S
21
A
C
H
I
N
22
O
P
E
N
23
P
R
A
I
S
E
24
A
R
I
E
L
25
D
E
E
P
F
26
R
E
E
Z
E
27
A
R
C
T
I
C
28
C
I
R
C
L
E
29
R
A
P
S
30
O
R
A
31
E
32
G
R
E
T
33
A
T
L
34
S
H
O
D
35
A
G
E
36
J
A
C
K
37
F
R
O
S
T
38
S
T
O
U
39
T
40
E
N
S
41
S
E
A
42
F
A
R
E
43
R
E
N
E
44
S
O
I
R
E
E
45
S
46
R
L
S
47
S
O
R
E
48
Z
I
N
C
49
S
T
50
E
51
M
52
S
53
L
54
A
55
W
O
N
56
O
P
S
57
W
E
R
T
58
C
L
O
S
E
T
59
E
L
I
Z
A
60
G
E
T
61
G
E
N
E
62
S
P
A
R
K
L
E
63
T
I
N
E
64
A
L
E
Y
65
A
R
D
66
N
67
A
68
S
A
L
69
M
I
T
T
70
O
F
T
N
71
A
M
E
D
72
W
A
N
73
T
74
P
I
G
75
G
Y
M
76
R
E
E
C
H
O
77
W
78
I
N
T
E
R
79
S
E
T
80
D
E
P
O
81
S
82
E
83
R
U
S
84
P
A
N
85
A
S
E
A
86
U
87
N
S
E
E
D
E
D
88
H
89
E
W
S
90
P
A
Y
N
91
E
92
D
E
C
93
L
A
I
M
94
T
O
B
E
95
E
D
I
T
96
O
R
S
97
M
98
A
A
S
99
U
T
E
100
O
R
G
A
N
101
A
N
N
A
L
S
102
D
E
W
Y
103
D
E
L
104
R
E
S
T
S
105
P
A
D
R
E
106
C
A
N
E
107
B
108
O
L
D
109
E
L
L
110
D
I
111
S
112
C
O
R
D
113
S
I
L
O
114
E
V
E
S
115
H
116
A
117
M
118
U
119
N
120
A
121
C
H
A
S
E
122
C
O
L
D
W
123
A
V
E
S
124
A
S
A
125
N
I
L
126
E
127
A
R
T
128
O
R
A
L
S
129
V
E
N
130
E
S
P
Y
131
C
O
L
D
132
S
H
O
U
133
L
D
E
R
134
H
135
A
I
L
T
136
O
T
H
E
E
137
A
B
O
D
E
138
I
M
P
E
D
E
139
O
R
L
Y
140
U
S
E
R
S
141
S
E
W
O
N
142
L
E
S
S
O
R
143
E
G
A
N
144
F
I
R
S
T
© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 4,181
Across Down
1. Slavic girl's name. : MITZI
6. Containers. : CANS
10. Mohammedan month: Var. : SAPHAR
16. Conditions. : TERMS
21. Sumatran kingdom. : ACHIN
22. Unobstructed. : OPEN
23. Laud. : PRAISE
24. Gazelle. : ARIEL
25. Housewife's aid. : DEEPFREEZE
27. Region of Santa's mythical home. : ARCTICCIRCLE
29. Knocks. : RAPS
30. Pray: Lat. : ORA
31. White plume. : EGRET
33. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
34. Booted. : SHOD
35. Mellow. : AGE
36. Personification of winter. : JACKFROST
38. Dauntless. : STOUT
40. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
41. Fish, clams, etc. : SEAFARE
43. Man's name. : RENE
44. Receptions. : SOIREES
46. Famous initials. : RLS
47. "And they were ___ afraid." : SORE
48. Metal. : ZINC
49. Slows down, in skiing. : STEMS
53. Have the ___ (bring suit against). : LAWON
56. Goddess of plenty. : OPS
57. Form of verb "to be." : WERT
58. Storage area. : CLOSET
59. "Fair Lady." : ELIZA
60. Puzzle: Colloq. : GET
61. Biological unit. : GENE
62. Gleam. : SPARKLE
63. Prong. : TINE
64. Old-time tall drinking glass. : ALEYARD
66. Twangy. : NASAL
69. Glove. : MITT
70. Frequently mentioned. : OFTNAMED
72. Wish for. : WANT
74. Farm animal. : PIG
75. School area. : GYM
76. Resound. : REECHO
77. Anderson play. : WINTERSET
80. Bear witness. : DEPOSE
83. Country: Lat. : RUS
84. ___ ice (pieces of floes). : PAN
85. Cruising. : ASEA
86. Not sown. : UNSEEDED
88. Chops. : HEWS
90. Author of "Home, Sweet Home." : PAYNE
92. Recite. : DECLAIM
94. ___ sure. : TOBE
95. Newspaper officials. : EDITORS
97. Cote sounds. : MAAS
99. Shoshonean. : UTE
100. Harmonium. : ORGAN
101. Records. : ANNALS
102. Moist. : DEWY
103. State: Abbr. : DEL
104. Musical pauses. : RESTS
105. Chaplain. : PADRE
106. Candy ___. : CANE
107. Intrepid. : BOLD
109. House addition. : ELL
110. Variance. : DISCORD
113. Farm tower. : SILO
114. English town on the Avon. : EVESHAM
118. One: Ital. : UNA
121. Man on $10,000 bills. : CHASE
122. Beauty parlor specialities. : COLDWAVES
124. ___ rule. : ASA
125. African river. : NILE
127. Wile. : ART
128. Exams. : ORALS
129. Italian city: Abbr. : VEN
130. Discover. : ESPY
131. Snub. : COLDSHOULDER
134. "___, blithe spirit!" : HAILTOTHEE
137. Home. : ABODE
138. Hinder. : IMPEDE
139. Paris airfield. : ORLY
140. Consumers. : USERS
141. Attach with thread. : SEWON
142. Landlord. : LESSOR
143. Alaska's governor. : EGAN
144. Primary. : FIRST
1. Cotton. : MADRAS
2. Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
3. "The Princess and ___." : THEPEA
4. Moves fast: Colloq. : ZIPS
5. Verb form: Abbr. : INF
6. Compel. : COERCE
7. In vertical position: Naut. : APEAK
8. Cape Gris-___, near Calais. : NEZ
9. Scoffer. : SNEERER
10. Thinly populated. : SPARSE
11. Decree: Fr. : ARRET
12. Agreement. : PACT
13. Success. : HIT
14. Oriental. : ASIATIC
15. Clergyman. : RECTOR
16. Asian language. : TAI
17. Makes a gaffe. : ERRS
18. Nouveau ___. : RICHE
19. Winter ___. : MELON
20. Coasters. : SLEDS
26. Loud bursts of laughter. : ROARS
28. Lead. : CLUE
32. Used up. : GONE
36. De la Roche locale. : JALNA
37. Glistening. : FROSTY
38. Ils ___ (they are): Fr. : SONT
39. Inventor Nikola. : TESLA
42. Popular food. : FROZENCUSTARD
44. Mermaid. : SIREN
45. Sea birds. : STORMYPETRELS
47. Road. : SPEEDWAY
48. ___ Buddhism. : ZEN
50. Buck and White Fang. : ESKIMODOGS
51. Soften. : MELT
52. Let it stand. : STET
53. Without ___ hindrance. : LETOR
54. "What ___." : ALIFE
55. Boreas. : WINTERWIND
56. Give the eye. : OGLE
57. Midweek. : WEDNESDAY
58. Army man: Abbr. : CPL
61. Persona ___. : GRATA
62. Bend. : SAG
64. I love: Lat. : AMO
65. Wheat beard. : AWN
67. Simian. : APE
68. Located. : SITUATED
71. Exclamations. : AHS
73. Christmas ___. : TREES
75. Letter. : GEE
78. Lodging. : INN
79. Indian. : SAC
80. Military award: Abbr. : DSM
81. Jewish month. : SEBAT
82. Paradises. : EDENS
84. Family members. : PAS
87. French marshal. : NIEL
88. Large quantity: Colloq. : HEAP
89. Girl's name. : EDNA
90. Couples: Abbr. : PRS
91. Correct. : EMEND
93. Shropshire city. : LUDLOW
96. Derived from oil. : OLEIC
98. Reverence. : AWE
100. Heraldic bearings. : ORLES
102. Challenge. : DARE
106. Santa Claus suit. : COSTUME
107. Banknote. : BILL
108. Symbol of comfort. : OLDSHOE
109. Occurrence. : EVENT
111. Ruler. : SHAH
112. Gas station item. : CAROIL
113. Aspirer. : SOARER
114. Author Waugh. : EVELYN
115. Chopper. : HASHER
116. Turkish coins. : ASPERS
117. Poetic verb. : MAYEST
118. "Last of the Mohicans." : UNCAS
119. Fabled mother of twelve. : NIOBE
120. Let have. : ALLOW
122. Belief. : CREDO
123. Spanish city. : AVILA
126. Taro root. : EDDO
128. Poems. : ODES
130. Yet: Lat. : ETSI
132. ___ Kennedy. : SEN
133. Recordings: Abbr. : LPS
135. South American: Abbr. : ARG
136. Dog's bark. : OUF

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

|