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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

BEASTLY WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, June 3, 1973

Author: Anne Fox
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 701 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 11, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,695
Across Down
1. Game : DARTS
6. Charles's dog : ASTA
10. Johnny : CASH
14. As much again : TWICE
19. Movie studio site in England : BOREHAMWOOD
21. Arrogant : OVERBEARING
24. Din : PANDEMONIUM
25. Nursery name : MOTHERGOOSE
26. Musical Bull : OLE
27. Prosperity, old style : WEAL
28. Mature : RIPEN
30. S. A. country : ARG
31. Sister : NUN
32. Resin : ELEMI
34. Gas : NEON
36. City on the Tagus : LISBON
39. Map feature : INSET
41. Want ___ : ADS
43. Ancient Greek : THEBAN
45. Endless: Sp. : ETERNO
47. Words by Septimus Winner : WHEREHASMYLITTLEDOGGONE
55. Oboe : HAUTBOY
56. Boiled ___ : INOIL
57. Stocks : STORES
58. Business abbr. : INC
59. ___ lamb : EWE
60. Japanese writing : KANA
62. Chic : MODISH
65. Vitality : SAP
66. Rock layers : FOLIA
68. Durability : STAMINA
71. Servicewoman : WAC
72. Wood : EBONY
74. Betrothed : FIANCE
76. N. Y. city : RYE
77. Dictionary entry: Abbr. : DEF
79. Dependent : RELIANT
81. Novel by Hendrik Conscience : THELIONOFFLANDERS
85. N. Y. lake resort : SARANAC
87. Elec. complex : TVA
88. Present: Fr. : ICI
89. Infuses : STEEPS
93. Egyptian leader : SADAT
94. Hoi polloi : MOB
96. Introduces : INJECTS
99. Come up : ARISE
100. Dock group : ILA
101. Buster : KEATON
104. Haul : CART
105. Law, in Lyon : LOI
107. ___ Claire : EAU
108. Like some prose : LIMPID
110. Kind of maid : LADYS
112. Malice : ILLWILL
114. Words by Beaumont and Fletcher : KISSTILLTHECOWCOMESHOME
120. Addison's friend : STEELE
121. Hawaiian porches : LANAIS
122. Burrows : ABE
123. Kind of shell : PATTY
126. Out-and-out : ARRANT
128. Spellbound : RAPT
130. Portray : ENACT
134. Memorabilia : ANA
135. Covered up : HID
137. Sew: Sp. : COSER
139. Headlong : RASH
141. Greek letter : RHO
142. Opening words for a math trick : PICKANUMBER
146. Flowers : TIGERLILIES
149. Capital phone-book listing : AGNEWSPIROT
150. Poem by Coleridge : TOAYOUNGASS
151. Finnish port : HANKO
152. Plate call : SAFE
153. Work units : ERGS
154. Gardens : EDENS
1. Factotum : DOALL
2. Water buffalo : ARNEE
3. Buttons : RED
4. Words by Dos Passos : THEWIDEBEACHATKITTYHAWK
5. "___ here" : SAME
6. Small bristles : AWNLETS
7. ___-disant : SOI
8. Contest : TOURNEY
9. African gazelle : ADMI
10. Inherit : COMEINTO
11. English and Welsh rivers : AVONS
12. Clique : SET
13. Initials of rank : HRH
14. Land area: Abbr. : TERR
15. "___ them" (words from Bo-Peep) : WAGGINGTHEIRTAILSBEHIND
16. U. S. tax man: Abbr. : IRO
17. Descendants: Var. : CIONS
18. Come after : ENSUE
19. Fraternal org. : BPOE
20. Bewail : MOAN
22. Conked : BEANED
23. Bloke : GENT
29. Book by John Beecroft : PLAINANDFANCYCATS
33. Shopping place : MART
35. German physicist : OHM
37. Bull sound : BELLOW
38. Native: Suffix : OTE
40. Forget it! : NOGO
42. Come in third : SHOW
44. Filled pancakes : BLINI
46. Seamstress : ROSS
47. Go down swinging : WHIFF
48. Asian capital : HANOI
49. Australian town : EUCLA
50. Certain votes : AYES
51. Dickens character : TIM
52. Bean : ORSON
53. Naught: Fr. : NEANT
54. Catch sight of : ESPY
60. Boxer's goal : KAYO
61. Catkin : AMENT
63. Mild oath : DARNIT
64. Type of tea : ICED
67. Kind of mural : INTRA
69. Worsted fabric : TRICOT
70. W. W. I group : AEF
73. Lower : BASER
75. Poet's word : EEN
78. Handbill : FLIER
80. Crane : LES
82. Monk : LAMA
83. Egg: Prefix : OVI
84. C.P.A. : ACCT
85. Priests of Mars : SALII
86. With 102 Down, an entertainer : ADAMS
90. Old MacDonald refrain : EIEIO
91. Song of David : PSALM
92. Alone: Fr. : SEULE
93. Kind of hat : SILK
95. Unruly horse : BOLTER
97. Medea's beloved : JASON
98. Spare : SLIM
102. See 86 Down : EDIE
103. Slangy denial : NAH
106. Olive tree genus : OLEA
109. Attention getter : PSST
111. Colorado town : DELNORTE
113. "Say ___" : WHEN
115. ___ to (pave the way) : LEADUP
116. Path of a blast: Abbr. : LLR
117. Brave : WARRIOR
118. U. S. agency : CIA
119. Fish hawks : OSPREYS
123. Family member : PAPA
124. Close, to poets : ANIGH
125. City of Peru : TACNA
127. ___ hearts : ACEOF
129. Aroid : TARO
131. Believer: Suffix : ARIAN
132. Icelandic activity : CHESS
133. Flip : TOSS
136. ___ many words : INSO
138. Suffix with din or luncheon : ETTE
140. Veer : SLUE
143. Murray : KEN
144. Badly: Prefix : MIS
145. Fuel for a Lib fire : BRA
147. Joke : GAG
148. Big: Abbr. : LGE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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