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DAFFY EDIBLES

New York Times, Sunday, February 25, 1973

Author: Arnold Moss
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 93, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 658 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Arnold Moss has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Clue for 139-Across is as it appeared, but "marbles" should be "Marbles." Clue for 5-Down is as it appeared, but "'woes'" should be "'woe.'"
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,597
Across Down
1. Sydney soldier : ANZAC
6. Apples : POMES
11. Some Scouts : CUBS
15. Fabric : TOILE
20. Cheese : GOUDA
21. Vigilant : ALERT
22. Ali's faith : ISLAM
24. Ara of the sky : ALTAR
25. Songwriter Harold : ARLEN
26. Shakespearean role : VIOLA
27. Met diva Lucine : AMARA
28. "___ man put asunder . . . " : LETNO
29. Give Rose a buzz : CAULIFLOWER
31. Icy stares : CHILILOOKS
33. Basic nature : ESSE
34. Hawaiian hawks : IOS
35. Soho thank-yous : TAS
38. "Right you ___!" : ARE
39. Speech part: Abbr. : ADV
40. Gold standard : FOURTEENCARROTS
49. Wax ointment : CERATE
53. Popular book : PEPPERBACK
54. Eastern nurse : AMAH
55. Ancient Mariner's cry : ASAIL
56. Ladies of Spain: Abbr. : SRAS
58. Type of theater : ARENA
59. In abeyance : ONICE
60. Tell an old joke : SPINACHESTNUT
64. Relatives of rtes. : RDS
65. Indian craft : CANOE
66. River area : BED
67. Fish : SHAD
68. Corrode : EAT
69. Ill. city : CHI
70. Citizen's ___ : ARREST
71. Vicinity : AREA
73. Toward the mouth : ORAD
75. U.S. electrical pioneer : TESLA
77. Cop a ___ : PLEA
78. Victory on Charles River : HARVARDBEET
81. Prestidigitator's request : TURNIPACARD
86. Whitney and Wallach : ELIS
87. Possibly : MAYBE
89. Actress Louise : TINA
90. Robert ___ : ELEE
91. Hardwicke : CEDRIC
94. Debussy theme : MER
95. Neighbor of B.C. : ALB
97. Story word : ONCE
99. G. and S. princess : IDA
100. Wayne location : ALAMO
101. ___ ton : WON
102. Yankee city on March 17 : GREENBEANTOWN
105. Splits : RIVES
106. Surpass : OUTDO
108. Yellow-fever man : REED
109. U. S. missile : TITAN
110. Norse god : ODIN
111. Shaw has trouble breathing : ARTICHOKES
114. Fronton game : PELOTA
115. Cease-fire bid : LETTUCEHAVEPEAS
117. Neighbor of Aust. : GER
118. Teachers' org. : NEA
119. Singer Johnny : RAY
120. Girl of song : SAL
121. Preserves : JAMS
125. Lower take-home pay : CELERYCUTS
132. Do-it-yourselfer's concern : LEEKYFAUCET
136. Home : ABODE
137. Concur : AGREE
139. ___ marbles : ELGIN
140. Indian lute : SITAR
141. Pig and cast : IRONS
142. Ballet bends : PLIES
143. Pacific group : SEATO
144. Plautus's stage : SCENA
145. ___ home (out) : NOTAT
146. Famed football coach : YOST
147. Sounder : SANER
148. San Juan Hill name : TEDDY
1. On edge: Fr. : AGACE
2. Bayes and Helmer : NORAS
3. Bantus : ZULUS
4. Astaire : ADELE
5. "___ see another's woes?" : CANI
6. Russian dog man : PAVLOV
7. Potpourris : OLIOS
8. Alley sound : MEOW
9. Gardner : ERLE
10. Set in motion : STARTUP
11. Govt. agency : CIA
12. Defense branch: Abbr. : USMC
13. Washed-out : BLAH
14. Indira's garb : SARI
15. Mutt, to Jeff : TALLER
16. Spread : OLEO
17. "Tell ___ the . . . " : ITTO
18. Gaunt : LANK
19. Libido : EROS
23. Certain canes : MALACCAS
30. Bona ___ : FIDE
32. Where Mosul is: Var. : IRAK
36. French artist : ARP
37. Fat: Prefix : STEAT
39. Man of the world : ATLAS
40. Columnist Adams et al. : FPAS
41. West: Sp. : OESTE
42. Deviate : ERR
43. U. S. poet : EBERHART
44. Fiji's airport : NANDI
45. Imitated Atalanta : RANARACE
46. "Mother ___" : OMINE
47. Tortillas : TACOS
48. Kind of metal : SHEET
49. Charles Boyer milieu : CASBAH
50. Waiting, in Madrid : ESPERA
51. Nader man : RAIDER
52. Biblical well : AIN
56. Cracked pots : SHARDS
57. Touch up : REDAB
59. Botanical sheath : OCREA
61. Of a singing group : CHORIC
62. Spiffy : NATTY
63. Shoshonean : UTE
69. Rights org. : CLU
70. Llama's cousin : ALPACA
72. Affirmation : AVERMENT
74. Madness : DEMENTIA
76. Stone slab : STELE
77. Held immobile : PINNED
79. Inter ___ : ALIOS
80. "In one ___ . . . " : EAR
82. "Like ___, all tears" : NIOBE
83. S. F. Mayor : ALIOTO
84. Bloody, in Scotland : REDWAT
85. Miss Durbin : DEANNA
88. ___ sinister : BAR
91. Channing : CAROL
92. Omit : ELIDE
93. Boat device : DAVIT
94. Orate : MOUTH
96. College in Ky. : BEREA
98. Inscribe : ENTER
101. Dressed like a nurse : WOREACAP
102. "Let her ___ way . . . " : GOHER
103. Monster's lake : NESS
104. Sesame : TIL
107. Dark Ages date : DCV
111. ___-deucy : ACEY
112. W. W. II agency : OPA
113. With no opener : KEYLESS
114. Riches : PELF
116. Disquiet : UNREST
117. Mitzi : GAYNOR
120. Prank, in Scotland : SKITE
121. Electricity : JUICE
122. Behaved : ACTED
123. "___ My Shadow" : MEAND
124. Kind of dog : STRAY
125. Killer : CAIN
126. River in Spain : EBRO
127. Plunder : LOOT
128. Ferber : EDNA
129. "The ___ American" : UGLY
130. The Magi : TRIO
131. Discerns : SEES
133. Ancient Greek city : ELEA
134. Man in Juneau : EGAN
135. Kind of prof. : ASST
138. Approximate: Abbr. : EST

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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