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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 Down
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
147. American artist. : ELIOTOHARA
150. Chicago name, 1871. : OLEARY
151. True to form. : USUAL
152. Trumpet calls: Var. : TARANTARAS
153. Baby: Scot. : WEANIE
154. Badger's cousin. : RATEL
155. Laughing ___. : HYENA
156. Story. : MYTH
1. Hang on. : APPEND
2. Vandyke's cousin. : GOATEE
3. Historic address. : IODOWNINGST
4. Law: Abbr. : ORD
5. Dawn: Sp. : ALBA
6. Serve. : WAITON
7. Missile. : ARROW
8. Florid. : RED
9. He: It. : ESSO
10. O'Casey book, 1949. : INISHFALLENFARETHEEWELL
11. Conjunction. : NOR
12. Capital of Libya. : TRIPOLI
13. Sapient. : WISE
14. Where Pearl City is. : OAHU
15. One of a Latin trio. : AMO
16. Form of address. : MAC
17. Irish king. : BRIANBORU
18. German song. : LIED
19. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
20. Good old ___. : DAYS
22. Reference book: Abbr. : CYC
27. Prow. : STEM
31. Kind of cord. : SPINAL
35. One of the Caesars. : SID
37. Utmost. : NTH
39. Sorry! : OOPS
41. Want ___. : ADS
42. Peewee. : RUNT
44. Animal: Suffix. : ZOON
45. Terry. : ELLEN
47. Unbending. : RIGID
48. "___ Steps." : INHIS
49. Music makers. : UKES
50. Like some writing. : IRONIC
51. Genus of nettles. : URTICA
52. Dim. : MISTY
54. Choral composition. : CANTATA
56. Houri's sister. : PERI
57. Turkey-like game bird. : GUAN
59. Exclamation of surprise. : GOODNIGHT
62. Storyteller. : RACONTEUR
65. Time period. : EPOCH
66. Strange. : EERY
67. Suffix with spin or tap. : STER
68. Mascagni heroine. : LOLA
73. Vinegar: Prefix. : ACET
75. Pshaw! : PUGH
78. Bark. : WOOF
80. ___ importance. : OFNO
81. Thane of Glamis. : MACBETH
82. Hot stuff. : CHILI
84. Genus of mussels. : UNIO
85. Buttery. : OILY
86. Chief. : MAIN
87. Light yellow. : MIMOSA
88. Yahweh. : ADONAY
92. It's a long way. : TOTIPPERARY
93. Comb: Prefix. : CTEN
94. Villainous sound. : HISS
95. State of India. : ASSAM
97. Mrs. Chaplin and others. : OONAS
98. Colossus. : GIANT
99. Eastern college. : SMITH
102. O'Flaherty character. : GYPONOLAN
104. River N of Ivory Coast. : BAHI
106. U.S. writer (1885–1941). : ROURKE
107. Additional. : MORE
109. Senior: Fr. : AINE
111. Keep. : SAVE
115. Compass point. : NNE
117. Broadway hit. : SELLOUT
118. Letter. : CEE
120. Irritate. : IRK
122. Yemen's neighbor. : ADEN
123. Pacific islander. : SAMOAN
124. Biblical high point. : ARARAT
125. Indian. : SIWASH
129. Orleans's river. : LOIRE
131. Boat. : SCOW
132. Dogleg. : HOLE
133. Tree genus. : OLEA
135. 3,000-mile river of Asia. : AMUR
136. Sub follower. : ROSA
138. Ninth Hebrew letter. : TETH
140. Vulcan's milieu. : ETNA
141. Nonsense! : ROT
144. Son of Gad. : ERI
145. View. : EYE
146. Girl's name. : RAE
148. Put down. : LAY
149. 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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