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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

SPECTRUM OF SONGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1968

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 743 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,749
Across
1. Pony. : CRIB
5. Cry of the wild goose. : YANG
9. Tender. : BOAT
13. Science degree. : BCS
16. Socks. : HOSE
17. Siouan. : OTOE
18. "Message" man. : GARCIA
20. Eliot novel, 1863. : ROMOLA
24. Keen. : AGOG
25. Cauchos. : ULES
26. Joins. : UNITES
27. "___ of propertee." : IMAMAN
28. Minstrel-type song of 1898. : RUFUSRASTUSJOHNSONBROWN
32. Explains. : DEFINES
33. Literary first name. : UPTON
34. Caroled. : SUNG
35. Stir. : TODO
36. Never. : NOT
37. City of Turkey. : URFA
38. Lee, for short. : ROBTE
40. Punch line for Judy. : SOMEWHEREOVERTHERAINBOW
51. Between: It. : TRA
52. Asian apparition. : YETI
53. Tropical fish. : REMORAS
54. Basso Siepi. : CESARE
55. Tunes. : AIRS
57. Pack. : CRAM
59. Ruler. : EMIR
60. Indic language: Abbr. : SKR
61. Sharp turn. : ZAG
62. "O! ___ Papa." : MEIN
63. Soft music, for one. : RELAXER
66. Leisure: Lat. : OTIUM
68. Big Ben sound. : DONG
69. Tickle. : PLEASE
71. Hand on. : RELAY
73. Waggish one. : SLYBOOTS
75. Music by Harold Arlen. : THATOLDBLACKMAGIC
80. People in the news. : SPACEMEN
83. Booth. : EDWIN
84. Railroad term. : ONTIME
88. Piece of wood. : LATH
89. Not suitable. : INAPT
92. Poe poem, 1831. : ISRAFEL
95. Bills. : ONES
96. Japanese herb. : UDO
97. Explosive. : TNT
98. Mispickels. : ORES
100. Big cat: Poet. : PARD
101. Colorado Staters. : RAMS
102. ___ bonum. : SUMMUM
104. Tough. : HOODLUM
107. Matrices. : DIES
109. Mead. : LEA
110. March air. : HASANYBODYHERESEENKELLY
114. Israel. : JACOB
115. Aforementioned. : SAID
116. Trump card in pinochle. : DIX
117. Came to. : WOKE
120. Exclamation of dismay. : OHNO
122. Attack: Colloq. : BLITZ
124. Cellar access. : AREAWAY
128. Song by Louis A. Hirsch. : AKISSFROMAREDHEADEDMISS
132. By ___ (through force). : DINTOF
133. Bully tree. : BALATA
134. Señora. : DAMA
135. Cabal. : PLOT
136. Church seat. : SEDILE
137. State nickname. : SHOWME
138. ___ and Thummim. : URIM
139. Girl of song. : LENA
140. Letter. : CEE
141. Bearded. : AWNY
142. Cats, et al. : PETS
143. Viewed. : EYED
Down
1. Vegetable. : CHARD
2. Knave. : ROGUE
3. The lid ___! : ISOFF
4. Dance. : BEGUINE
5. Song popular for 40 years. : YOURETHECREAMINMYCOFFEE
6. Burdened one. : ATLAS
7. Some votes. : NOES
8. Shrug, for one. : GESTURE
9. Music maker. : BANJO
10. Constellation. : ORION
11. Modern drug. : ACTH
12. Indeed!: Fr. : TIENS
13. Music by George W. Meyer, 1911. : BRINGBACKMYGOLDENDREAMS
14. Sometime musical instrument. : COMB
15. Becomes brisk. : SMARTENS
18. Composer Charpentier. : GUSTAVE
19. Convinces. : ASSURES
21. Polynesian "rover." : OMOO
22. "Green Pastures" role. : LAWD
23. Part of A.D. : ANNO
29. Niveous. : SNOWY
30. Put ___ sale. : UPFOR
31. ___ about. : ONOR
37. Asian sheep. : URIAL
39. Row. : TIER
40. Sticker. : STAMP
41. Bay window. : ORIEL
42. Girl of song. : MARIE
43. Peut-___. : ETRE
44. The Four Ramblers' tune. : EMERALDISLE
45. Gypsy. : ROM
46. "Faust" finale. : TRIO
47. Moss. : HART
48. Raspberry. : BAZOO
49. Praying figure. : ORANT
50. Silas and family. : WEGGS
56. Song excerpt, for example. : SNATCH
58. Clay. : MARL
60. Island group E of Celebes. : SULA
64. Canceled: Colloq. : XED
65. Dresden's river. : ELBE
67. Suffix with real or social. : ISM
68. Mend: Colloq. : DOCTOR
70. "___ didn't say yes . . . " : SHE
72. Swerves. : YAWS
74. Container. : BIN
76. Dress type. : TENT
77. "___ slow boat . . . " : ONA
78. Geometrical figure: Abbr. : CIR
79. Hill top: Dial. : KNAP
80. Drivel. : SLUSH
81. "Kiss Me Kate" scene. : PADUA
82. Minutiae. : ATOMS
85. All ___. : INALL
86. Baltic port. : MEMEL
87. Literary form. : ESSAY
90. USSR weight. : POOD
91. New York city. : TROY
93. Word with in or out. : FADED
94. Historic waterway. : ERIE
97. Bluefin. : TUNA
99. Old English letter. : EDH
103. August. : MAJESTIC
104. Chums around (with). : HOBNOBS
105. Genus of plantigrades. : URSIDAE
106. Irish county. : MEATH
108. Took part in a langlauf. : SKIED
111. Nobelist in physics, 1922. : BOHR
112. Compared: Colloq. : SIZEDUP
113. Instance. : EXAMPLE
117. Bundles. : WADS
118. Migrant worker. : OKIE
119. Tender. : KIND
121. Siouan. : OMAHA
122. Might. : BRAWN
123. "___ people go." : LETMY
124. Allow. : ADMIT
125. Aviator Post. : WILEY
126. ___ man (unanimously). : ASONE
127. Baltic port. : YSTAD
129. Unique. : SOLE
130. Down, nautically. : ALOW
131. Berne's river. : AARE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 19 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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