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BESTIARY

New York Times, Sunday, June 25, 1967

Author:
Ross L. Jamison, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 682 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 160, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,525
Across
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Lacewing's prey. : APHIS
6
Spanish plowed land. : ARADA
11
Ruby spinel. : BALAS
16
"Les Fleurs ___," poems by Baudelaire. : DUMAL
21
Eccentric one. : CRANK
22
Naval hero. : JONES
23
Make harmless. : UNARM
24
"___ Mio." : OSOLE
25
Condiment. : HORSERADISH
27
Stunning blow. : RABBITPUNCH
29
Accomplice. : ABETTOR
30
Poorly drained. : SEEPY
32
Observances. : RITES
33
Hawaiian furniture wood. : KOA
34
Old violins. : REBECS
35
Concealed. : PERDU
36
Engineer's machine. : LATHE
37
Teutonic gentlemen. : HERR
38
Cheers. : RAHS
39
Used up. : ATE
40
Commerce. : TRADE
42
River into Moray Firth. : SPEY
44
Honey drink. : MEAD
46
Glove. : MITT
47
Dawn. : AURORA
49
Rope. : LASSO
52
Fatima's husband. : ALI
53
Revere. : ADORE
55
In spite of. : AFTER
56
Kid. : LEATHER
58
Old Roman coin. : DENARIUS
60
Edging strips. : WELTS
61
Insessorial. : PERCHING
62
Typical. : AVERAGE
63
Saunter: Slang. : MOSEY
64
Caterpillar hairs. : SETAE
65
Destroyer that picked up Astronaut Glenn, 1962. : NOA
66
Award. : MEDAL
67
Navigators' Islands. : SAMOA
68
___ Deus, motto of Arizona. : DITAT
69
Sea swallow. : TERN
70
Taking chances. : BUYINGAPIGINAPOKE
75
Helen Keller's teacher. : MACY
78
Paris theater. : ODEON
79
Dorsal. : NOTAL
80
Tropical shrubs. : INGAS
84
One ___ time. : ATA
85
Facet. : CULET
86
Snouted animal. : COATI
87
Agreement. : CONCERT
89
Collector. : GATHERER
91
Scotchman. : SANDY
92
Sound of merriment. : LAUGHTER
93
Underwriter. : INSURER
94
Flings. : SHIES
95
Types. : SORTS
96
"Three Men ___ Horse." : ONA
97
Sequence. : CYCLE
98
Tastes. : SAPORS
100
Recognize. : SPOT
101
Fastener. : SNAP
102
Serve as an irritant to. : RASP
104
Remote-controlled plane. : DRONE
105
Type. : ILK
106
Brood. : MOPE
108
Diagonal. : BIAS
110
Accept as valid. : ADMIT
112
Watchful guardian. : ARGUS
114
Indian state. : ORISSA
117
Enlarge. : ADD
118
Toss ___. : ACOIN
119
Nottingham's river. : TRENT
120
Cocktail. : STINGER
121
Speaks frankly. : TALKSTURKEY
124
Deteriorate. : GOTOTHEDOGS
126
Shoddy. : CHEAP
127
Beauty. : BELLE
128
Alpine feature. : ARETE
129
Plain. : LLANO
130
Multitudes. : HOSTS
131
Journeys. : TREKS
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Dormouse. : LEROT
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Incite. : SETON
Down
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Relish or pickle of India. : ACHAR
2
Investigation. : PROBE
3
Flighty. : HAREBRAINED
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Rather. : INSTEAD
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Compendium. : SKETCH
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Discordant. : AJAR
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Gat. : ROD
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Liqueur. : ANISETTE
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Utah. : DESERET
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Burned. : ASHED
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Conceal. : BURY
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Memorabilia. : ANA
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Retriever. : LABRADOR
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Judge. : ARBITER
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Maker. : SMITH
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Jewelers' devices. : DOPS
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As a rule: Abbr. : USU
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Prank. : MONKEYSHINE
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Mizar's companion star. : ALCOR
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Composer of waltzes. : LEHAR
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Rough bark. : ROSS
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Stockton's river. : TEES
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Duos. : PAIRS
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Tutelary spirits. : LARES
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Crowberry. : HEATH
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Grooved. : RUTTY
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Come in second. : PLACE
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Polite term of address. : MADAM
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Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
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Grimace. : MOUE
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Barroom fixture. : ALETAP
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Hispanic gentleman. : SENOR
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Harmonium. : ORGAN
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Babylonian Hades. : ARALU
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Understand: Slang. : DIG
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Talking-beast taleteller. : AESOP
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Helicon dweller. : ERATO
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Home of the sheik. : ARABY
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See 44 Down. : WOMAN
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Part of a cowslip. : PETAL
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Grotesque figure of China or Japan. : MAGOT
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Biblical mount. : SINAI
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Express disdain. : SNEER
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Song. : DITTY
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Freshwater fish. : TENCH
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"___ the Top." : YOURE
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Sloths. : IDLERS
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Stimuli. : GOADS
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Cabbages' partners. : KINGS
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Witchery. : MAGIC
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___ rate. : ATANY
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String figures. : CATSCRADLES
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Annoy: Slang. : GETONESGOAT
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Coliseum. : ARENA
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Shoe part. : STRAP
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Asteroid No. 1. : CERES
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Landmark. : CAIRN
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Dog ___. : CART
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Away. : OUT
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Polynesian dances. : HULAS
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Sprig. : SHOOT
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Appearance. : LOOKS
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Drizzle. : SPRINKLE
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Confused noise. : SPLUTTER
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Beau. : ADMIRER
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Italian gentleman. : SIGNORE
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Axle. : SPINDLE
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Concordat. : PACT
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Sailboat. : MOTH
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Bay windows. : ORIELS
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Lot. : BATCH
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Gem of the Mountains. : IDAHO
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Consider unlikely. : DOUBT
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Stately. : REGAL
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Notational sign. : SEGNO
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Incendiarism. : ARSON
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Uraei. : ASPS
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Yard-hoisting ropes. : TYES
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Nullify a dele. : STET
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Arabian tea. : KAT
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Leather. : ELK
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Siouan Indian. : OTO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 17 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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