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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

DECEMBER PREVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, December 4, 1966

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,322
Across Down
1. Curved, in a way. : DOMED
6. Rear. : AFT
9. Israel. : JACOB
14. Historic theater. : GLOBE
19. Gallic name. : ADELE
20. Coach. : CAR
21. Fanon. : ORALE
22. Kind of eye. : EAGLE
23. Ten: Lat. : DECEM
24. Initials from 800 A.D. : HRE
25. Ashen. : LIVID
26. Huge star. : RIGEL
27. Music by H. J. Gauntlett. : ONCEINROYALDAVIDSCITY
31. That: Sp. : ESA
32. ___ alai. : JAI
33. Ingenious. : SLY
34. Nanny's relative. : AMAH
35. Devices for measuring impulses. : SENSORS
37. Puppet. : TOOL
40. Influences. : SWAYS
44. Start of an old English carol. : WHATCHILDISTHISWHO
50. Tower. : PYLON
53. Spring time: Fr. : MAI
54. Girl of song. : DINAH
55. O. T. book : NAHUM
56. Barrel part. : HOOP
57. Ancient city. : TARSUS
59. Adjective suffix. : ITIC
61. Decline. : WANE
62. Latin pronoun. : EGO
63. Fiber. : BAST
64. Weather word. : RAIN
66. Kind of tree. : SHOE
68. How the magi rejoiced. : WITHEXCEEDINGGREATJOY
75. Mind product. : IDEA
76. Parhelions. : SUNS
77. Strong brown. : RUST
78. ___ et labora. : ORA
79. Not right. : LEFT
82. Mild oath. : DRAT
84. Come ___. : TOPASS
86. Ship: Poet. : KEEL
87. Theater signs. : EXITS
89. New York city. : OLEAN
91. ___ dien. : ICH
92. Church part. : AISLE
93. End of "Ring Out, Ye Wild and Merry Bells." : WESHALLBEHISPEOPLE
97. ___ Khan. : SHERE
98. Egyptian cotton. : MACO
99. Pitches in. : FALLSTO
103. Bridge word. : PASS
106. Latin pronoun. : HIC
108. State: Abbr. : WVA
109. Khaki's cousin. : TAN
110. "We ___ . . . " : THREEKINGSOFORIENTARE
118. Treasure. : HOARD
119. Of sound. : TONAL
120. Front. : VAN
121. Sancho. : PANZA
122. Italian city. : ANZIO
123. Kangaroo bear. : KOALA
124. Kind of cup. : EGG
125. Anc. Italian. : OSCAN
126. Dry up. : WIZEN
127. ___-midi. : APRES
128. Kind of man. : YES
129. Improve. : EMEND
1. Wall moldings. : DADOES
2. Danish city. : ODENSE
3. Man of Asia. : MECCAN
4. Robt. ___. : ELEE
5. Container. : DEMIJOHN
6. Seasonal reading. : ACHRISTMASCAROL
7. Card game. : FARO
8. Parts of the deck. : TREYS
9. Traditional song. : JOLLYOLDSAINTNICHOLAS
10. Jejune. : ARID
11. All right: Fr. : CAVA
12. A Dionne. : OLIVA
13. Obscure. : BEDIM
14. American composer. : GERSHWIN
15. Secular. : LAIC
16. Today: It. : OGGI
17. Fruit blemish. : BLET
18. Wriggly. : EELY
28. First capital of Japan. : NARA
29. Voices. : ALTI
30. Short race. : DASH
36. Exchange: Var. : SWOP
38. I hate: Lat. : ODI
39. Silver item. : LINING
41. As mad ___ hen. : ASAWET
42. Women's group. : YWHA
43. Eschew. : SHUN
45. ___ blanche. : CARTE
46. Possessive. : HIS
47. Weighed (on). : SAT
48. "Whence comes ___ . . . " : THISRUSHOFWINGS
49. Group: Suffix. : OME
50. Exclamation of some heat. : PHEW
51. Mystical one. : YOGI
52. Rifle. : LOOT
57. Charged. : TAXED
58. Indic tongue. : URDU
60. Game. : CHESS
63. Bunk. : BED
65. ___ many words. : INSO
67. Kind of opera. : OAT
69. ___ spot. : HITTHE
70. Prize. : ESTEEM
71. Blessing. : GRACE
72. Guys. : JOES
73. U.S.S.R. city. : OREL
74. Shade of blue. : YALE
79. One of the Wallaces. : LEW
80. Letters. : EXES
81. Menu item. : FISH
83. Vestment. : ALB
85. Dickens lad. : PIP
86. Canal. : KIEL
88. Homer hero. : SARPEDON
90. Well, well! : AHA
92. Edgar ___. : ALLANPOE
94. Roofer's concern. : LEAK
95. Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
96. Macadamize. : PAVE
100. Golf term. : STANCE
101. Jungle figure. : TARZAN
102. ___ all. : ONEAND
104. Early capital of Alaska, : SITKA
105. Paul Pry. : SNOOP
107. Band. : COVEY
110. New word in cookery. : THAW
111. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
112. Boo. : RAZZ
113. Canal. : ERIE
114. Growl. : GNAR
115. White ___. : SALE
116. Storm. : RAGE
117. Where Hobart is: Abbr. : TASM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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