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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

GAELIC GAIETIES

New York Times, Sunday, March 17, 1968

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 697 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 30
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,791
Across
1
Relative of contango. : AGIO
5
Mindful. : AWARE
10
Halved. : INTWO
15
Took a slow walk. : AMBLED
21
Certain nuns. : POORCLARES
23
Persian water wheel. : NORIA
24
Dock. : MARINA
25
Java sparrows. : PADDYBIRDS
26
Hibernian group. : IRISHSOCIETY
28
Initials of 1945. : ETO
29
Marcus Porcius. : CATO
30
Wartime group. : OSS
32
___-être. : PEUT
33
Flurries. : ADOS
34
Tidings. : NEWS
36
Have. : OWN
38
Exclamation of contempt. : PHOO
40
Get. : EARN
43
Inhabitant. : DENIZEN
46
True shamrock. : TRIFOLIUMDUBIUM
53
Fetish. : IDOL
54
Garden flower. : CHINAPINK
55
Icelandic historian. : SNORRI
56
Bird: Abbr. : PGN
58
Kafka character. : OLGA
60
Sal, et al. : GALS
61
Pronoun. : HER
63
Jogs. : TROTS
64
N.Y.C. theater. : EUGENEONEILL
67
Fiber. : SISAL
69
Ohm or mho. : UNIT
70
Abrade. : RASP
71
Eminent. : NOTED
72
Chow. : EATS
74
Roll of yarn. : COP
76
Gelid. : ICY
77
Under one's charge. : INTOW
79
___ es Salaam. : DAR
80
Quondam. : ONCE
81
Indonesian island group. : MOLUCCA
83
Part of Ireland. : COUNTYOFFERMANAGH
87
Genus of shrubs. : MAHONIA
89
___ the finish. : INAT
90
Get going. : ACT
91
Snag. : HITCH
95
Help. : AID
96
Trifle. : FIG
97
Swan: Lat. : OLOR
98
Scoffs. : GIBES
100
French writer. : LOTI
101
Urban peril. : SMOG
103
Exclamation of delight. : OHBOY
105
Certain arachnids. : ERINEUMMITES
108
Girl's name. : SONYA
110
Color. : TAN
111
Portico. : STOA
112
Tercet. : TRIO
113
Powers that be. : INS
114
As neat ___. : ASAPIN
116
Gets that sure-thing feeling. : HASAHUNCH
119
Mod word. : TRIP
121
Fancy dressing. : MAYONNAISEVERTE
123
Tibetan people. : SHERPAS
126
Deficiency. : NEED
127
Herb. : LEEK
128
Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
130
Hebrew Bible reading. : KERI
131
Go away! : SHOO
134
Noble. : EARL
137
Drenched. : WET
139
Hebrew measure. : OMER
142
Kind of deal. : RAW
143
Former movie star. : COLLEENMOORE
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American artist. : ELIOTOHARA
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Chicago name, 1871. : OLEARY
151
True to form. : USUAL
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Trumpet calls: Var. : TARANTARAS
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Baby: Scot. : WEANIE
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Badger's cousin. : RATEL
155
Laughing ___. : HYENA
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Story. : MYTH
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Hang on. : APPEND
2
Vandyke's cousin. : GOATEE
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Historic address. : IODOWNINGST
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Law: Abbr. : ORD
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Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
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Serve. : WAITON
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Missile. : ARROW
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Florid. : RED
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He: It. : ESSO
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O'Casey book, 1949. : INISHFALLENFARETHEEWELL
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Conjunction. : NOR
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Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
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Sapient. : WISE
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Where Pearl City is. : OAHU
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One of a Latin trio. : AMO
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Form of address. : MAC
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Irish king. : BRIANBORU
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German song. : LIED
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Within: Prefix. : ENTO
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Good old ___. : DAYS
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Reference book: Abbr. : CYC
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Prow. : STEM
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Kind of cord. : SPINAL
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One of the Caesars. : SID
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Utmost. : NTH
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Sorry! : OOPS
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Want ___. : ADS
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Peewee. : RUNT
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Animal: Suffix. : ZOON
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Terry. : ELLEN
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Unbending. : RIGID
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"___ Steps." : INHIS
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Music makers. : UKES
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Like some writing. : IRONIC
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Genus of nettles. : URTICA
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Dim. : MISTY
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Choral composition. : CANTATA
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Houri's sister. : PERI
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Turkey-like game bird. : GUAN
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Exclamation of surprise. : GOODNIGHT
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Storyteller. : RACONTEUR
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Time period. : EPOCH
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Strange. : EERY
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Suffix with spin or tap. : STER
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Mascagni heroine. : LOLA
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Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
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Pshaw! : PUGH
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Bark. : WOOF
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___ importance. : OFNO
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Thane of Glamis. : MACBETH
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Hot stuff. : CHILI
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Genus of mussels. : UNIO
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Buttery. : OILY
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Chief. : MAIN
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Light yellow. : MIMOSA
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Yahweh. : ADONAY
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It's a long way. : TOTIPPERARY
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Comb: Prefix. : CTEN
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Villainous sound. : HISS
95
State of India. : ASSAM
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Mrs. Chaplin and others. : OONAS
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Colossus. : GIANT
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Eastern college. : SMITH
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O'Flaherty character. : GYPONOLAN
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River N of Ivory Coast. : BAHI
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U.S. writer (1885–1941). : ROURKE
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Additional. : MORE
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Senior: Fr. : AINE
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Keep. : SAVE
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Compass point. : NNE
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Broadway hit. : SELLOUT
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Letter. : CEE
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Irritate. : IRK
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Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN
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Pacific islander. : SAMOAN
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Biblical high point. : ARARAT
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Indian. : SIWASH
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Orleans's river. : LOIRE
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Boat. : SCOW
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Dogleg. : HOLE
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Tree genus. : OLEA
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3,000-mile river of Asia. : AMUR
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Sub follower. : ROSA
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Ninth Hebrew letter. : TETH
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Vulcan's milieu. : ETNA
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Nonsense! : ROT
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Son of Gad. : ERI
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View. : EYE
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Girl's name. : RAE
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Put down. : LAY
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Bad actor. : HAM

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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