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BESTIARY

New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 1964

Author: Leonard Sussman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 580 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original solution had an error at 85-Across/66-Down (GOO instead of MOO); fixed it.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,355
Across Down
1. Jolly-boat. : YAWL
5. Bump into: Brit. slang. : PRANG
10. Moves slowly. : IDLES
15. Weather word. : SMOG
19. Musical treat. : ARIA
20. Advert (to). : REFER
21. I believe: Lat. : CREDO
22. Persian gazelle. : CORA
23. W. R. Mandale jingle. : POPGOESTHEWEASEL
26. Rounded. : OVAL
27. Large oars. : SWEEPS
28. Biblical land. : MOAB
29. Mesozoic phenomenon. : REPTILE
31. N. Z. tree. : RATA
33. Footwear. : CLOG
34. Historian's concern. : DATES
35. Wearables. : SWALLOWTAILEDCOATS
42. Amateurs. : TYROS
43. Kind of goat. : NANNY
44. Take for ___. : ARIDE
45. Cheer. : RAH
48. Norwegian king. : OLAF
49. ___ de Aneto, Pyrenees high point. : PICO
50. Titles in India. : SRIS
51. Equipment for Walton. : POLE
52. Vault arch. : RIB
53. Pranks of a sort. : MONKEYSHINES
57. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
58. Relatives of chatelaines. : KEYRINGS
60. Hollywood product. : EPIC
61. Dessert. : ECLAIR
63. High. : ALT
64. Pickles. : CORNS
65. Word of dissent. : NAY
66. Long-legged dog. : BORZOI
69. Forbear to do. : OMIT
70. Snail. : SLOWPOKE
75. Former Seoul name. : RHEE
76. Famous footballers. : CHICAGOBEARS
80. Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
81. Staff man. : AIDE
82. Shortly. : ANON
83. Chooses. : OPTS
84. Goatlike creature. : FAUN
85. Rustic sound. : MOO
86. Bag: It. : SACCO
88. Part of a Chinese name. : ENLAI
90. Partitions. : SEPTA
91. Absurdities. : COCKANDBULLSTORIES
94. Tennis stroke. : SMASH
96. Measures. : RODS
97. Be told. : HEAR
98. Regatta sight. : CATBOAT
100. Humming sound. : SING
101. Adorns (oneself). : PREENS
105. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
106. Frontier song from 1815. : TURKEYINTHESTRAW
111. Hibernian. : GAEL
112. Clear sky. : ETHER
113. Racket. : NOISE
114. German article. : EINE
115. Hindu diety. : SIVA
116. Packs away. : STOWS
117. Midges. : GNATS
118. ___ duck. : DEAD
1. Canine sounds. : YAPS
2. In a line. : AROW
3. Cancel (with "out"). : WIPE
4. Nobelist author, 1909. : LAGERLOF
5. Quickly. : PRESTO
6. Home: Abbr. : RES
7. Toward the fantail. : AFT
8. Book of the Bible: Abbr. : NEH
9. Imp of a sort. : GREMLIN
10. Geologic period. : ICEAGE
11. Monotonous. : DRAB
12. Man's nickname. : LES
13. River into the Fulda. : EDER
14. Loneliness: Sp. : SOLEDAD
15. Walter and others. : SCOTTS
16. "To Kill a Mockingbird." : MOVIE
17. Student's trial. : ORALS
18. Wind. : GALE
24. Gems. : OPALS
25. Like a lamb. : WOOLY
30. Dough: Fr. : PATE
32. Canopy. : AWNING
33. Dugout. : CANOE
35. Jabiru. : STORK
36. Maggie of Barrie play. : WYLIE
37. Home of the Sheik. : ARABY
38. Brass items. : TACKS
39. Anc. Persian coins. : DARICS
40. Horsehair: Fr. : CRIN
41. French river. : OISE
45. City saved by geese. : ROMA
46. Jai ___. : ALAI
47. Austrian title. : HERR
49. Of the Black Sea. : PONTIC
50. Oriental religion. : SHINTO
51. Water animal. : POLYP
53. Historic isle. : MILO
54. Navy rating. : YEOMAN
55. Shoot. : SPRIG
56. Caballeros. : SENORS
59. Ship with top deck removed. : RAZEE
62. Bird sounds. : CAWS
64. Protective covering. : COCOON
66. Author Stoker. : BRAM
67. Where Canton is. : OHIO
68. Make over. : REDO
70. Flower part. : SEPAL
71. Somewhat tardy. : LATISH
72. Giraffe's cousin. : OKAPI
73. First name in football. : KNUTE
74. Heaters. : ETNAS
77. Horse for hire. : HACK
78. King of anc. empire. : INCA
79. Seed vessels. : BOLLS
84. Searched out. : FERRETED
86. Just fair. : SOSO
87. Loyal friend. : ACHATES
88. Black. : EBONY
89. Jogging. : NUDGING
90. Emulates eagles or falcons. : SOARS
91. Wilder novel (with "The"). : CABALA
92. Laundry machines. : DRIERS
93. Aboriginal shelters. : TEPEES
94. Abraham's wife. : SARAI
95. Clerical title: Abbr. : MTREV
98. Machine parts. : COGS
99. Fictional lawyer. : TUTT
100. Twist. : SKEW
102. City in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
103. Wendy's dog. : NANA
104. Neighbor of Nor. : SWED
107. Greek letter. : RHO
108. Common prefix. : NON
109. Spanish aunt. : TIA
110. Famous monogram. : HST

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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