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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 Down
1. 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
132. Dormouse. : LEROT
133. Incite. : SETON
1. Relish or pickle of India. : ACHAR
2. Investigation. : PROBE
3. Flighty. : HAREBRAINED
4. Rather. : INSTEAD
5. Compendium. : SKETCH
6. Discordant. : AJAR
7. Gat. : ROD
8. Liqueur. : ANISETTE
9. Utah. : DESERET
10. Burned. : ASHED
11. Conceal. : BURY
12. Memorabilia. : ANA
13. Retriever. : LABRADOR
14. Judge. : ARBITER
15. Maker. : SMITH
16. Jewelers' devices. : DOPS
17. As a rule: Abbr. : USU
18. Prank. : MONKEYSHINE
19. Mizar's companion star. : ALCOR
20. Composer of waltzes. : LEHAR
26. Rough bark. : ROSS
28. Stockton's river. : TEES
31. Tip off. : PUTAFLEAINONESEAR
35. Duos. : PAIRS
36. Tutelary spirits. : LARES
37. Crowberry. : HEATH
41. Grooved. : RUTTY
43. Come in second. : PLACE
44. Polite term of address. : MADAM
45. Pupil: Fr. : ELEVE
46. Grimace. : MOUE
48. Barroom fixture. : ALETAP
50. Hispanic gentleman. : SENOR
51. Harmonium. : ORGAN
53. Babylonian Hades. : ARALU
54. Understand: Slang. : DIG
55. Talking-beast taleteller. : AESOP
57. Helicon dweller. : ERATO
59. Home of the sheik. : ARABY
60. See 44 Down. : WOMAN
61. Part of a cowslip. : PETAL
63. Grotesque figure of China or Japan. : MAGOT
64. Biblical mount. : SINAI
67. Express disdain. : SNEER
68. Song. : DITTY
69. Freshwater fish. : TENCH
71. "___ the Top." : YOURE
72. Sloths. : IDLERS
73. Stimuli. : GOADS
74. Cabbages' partners. : KINGS
75. Witchery. : MAGIC
76. ___ rate. : ATANY
77. String figures. : CATSCRADLES
81. Annoy: Slang. : GETONESGOAT
82. Coliseum. : ARENA
83. Shoe part. : STRAP
85. Asteroid No. 1. : CERES
86. Landmark. : CAIRN
87. Dog ___. : CART
88. Away. : OUT
90. Polynesian dances. : HULAS
91. Sprig. : SHOOT
92. Appearance. : LOOKS
94. Drizzle. : SPRINKLE
95. Confused noise. : SPLUTTER
99. Beau. : ADMIRER
100. Italian gentleman. : SIGNORE
101. Axle. : SPINDLE
103. Concordat. : PACT
106. Sailboat. : MOTH
107. Bay windows. : ORIELS
108. Lot. : BATCH
109. Gem of the Mountains. : IDAHO
111. Consider unlikely. : DOUBT
113. Stately. : REGAL
115. Notational sign. : SEGNO
116. Incendiarism. : ARSON
118. Uraei. : ASPS
119. Yard-hoisting ropes. : TYES
120. Nullify a dele. : STET
122. Arabian tea. : KAT
123. Leather. : ELK
125. Siouan Indian. : OTO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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