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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

FOURTH DIMENSION

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1972

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 733 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 120, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,359
Across
1. Thin mortars : GROUTS
7. ___ as a pig : ASFAT
12. Take the bait : REACT
17. Apex : CUSP
21. Mame : AUNTIE
22. Offshoot : BOUGH
23. Asian range : ALTAI
24. Solo : ARIA
25. Key words : THEROCKETSREDGLARE
28. Works : RUNS
29. Gaelic : ERSE
30. News prints, for short : ROTOS
31. For shame! : FIE
32. Irish saint : BRIDGET
34. TV star : CHER
36. Grand ___ : PRIX
38. Polyhedron : PRISM
40. Japanese herb : UDO
41. This ___ : ORTHAT
44. Polish : SCOUR
46. Father of Farouk : FUAD
47. Robin : ADAIR
49. Words of June 17, 1775 : SEETHEWHITESOFTHEIREYES
53. Girl of song : SAL
54. Mobster's knife : SHIV
55. Certain dogs : TOYS
56. Racket : DIN
57. Crown of Osiris : ATEF
59. Tara's locale: Abbr. : IRE
60. Movie name : LIZ
61. Light : AIRY
64. Infinite : VAST
68. "Thy torch ___" : AGAINSTTHINEOWNBLUESKY
74. Oil country: Var. : IRAK
75. Do sums : ADD
76. Rumanian city : IASI
77. Use a mirror : PREEN
78. Islands of Denmark : FAEROE
81. Close : MISERLY
83. False front : FACADE
84. Utah city : OGDEN
85. Kind of cat : COOL
87. U. S. writer : POE
88. Cui ___ : BONO
89. Words of May 1, 1898 : WHENYOUAREREADYGRIDLEY
96. Composer Edouard : LALO
97. Honoré d'___ : URFE
98. Mass. cape : ANN
99. Mouths : ORA
100. Like an egg : OVAL
102. Seagoing initials : USS
104. Roman poet : OVID
106. Spoon's partner in flight : DISH
108. Highest note : ELA
109. Presidential in-law : DWIGHTDAVIDEISENHOWERII
118. Rock, in Paris : ROCHE
119. Pres., e.g. : EXEC
120. Seasonal songs : NOELS
121. Kitchen gadget : SIFTER
122. Spirit of Saint Louis : AME
123. Arbor : BOWER
125. Rabbit's tail : SCUT
126. Greek letter : BETA
127. Comedienne Kaye : BALLARD
129. G.I. : JOE
130. Waited : BIDED
133. Coarse cloth : TAPA
137. ___ B'rith : BNAI
138. Words by David T. Shaw : ARMYANDNAVYFOREVER
143. Do a inside job : LINE
144. Officer, familiarly : LOOEY
145. Capital of Ghana : ACCRA
146. Synthesis : FUSION
147. Linemen : ENDS
148. Catches sight of : SPOTS
149. Teamed : YOKED
150. Calif. city : FRESNO
Down
1. Entrance : GATE
2. Rhine tributary : RUHR
3. Some bills : ONES
4. Treaty city : UTRECHT
5. Spanish uncle : TIO
6. Hides : SECRETES
7. Back up : ABET
8. De ___ : SOTO
9. Fuddy-duddy : FUSSPOT
10. U. S. dept. : AGR
11. U. S. milestone : THEFIRSTINDEPENDENCEDAY
12. Fury : RAGE
13. Wing : ELL
14. ___ standstill : ATA
15. Hard material : CARBIDE
16. Rows : TIERS
17. Piece of mail : CARD
18. Where Florida is : URUGUAY
19. Indefinitely : SINEDIE
20. Clergymen : PASTORS
26. Old Hebrew measure : KOR
27. N. J. fort : DIX
33. Japanese ware : IMARI
35. Exclamation : HAH
37. Wish undone : RUE
38. Stows : PUTSAWAY
39. Cheer : RAH
41. Greek peak : OSSA
42. Strong rope : REATA
43. Wire: Abbr. : TELEG
44. Stuffed ___ : SHIRT
45. African cat : CIVET
46. Abbr. in a letter sign-off : FFY
48. Western U. S. address : DENVERCOLO
50. Small broom : WHISK
51. Mud : OOZE
52. Bucolic poem : IDYL
58. Okay! : FAIRENOUGH
60. Covers : LIDS
62. Powers that be : INS
63. Box-score initials : RBI
65. Offshore : ASEA
66. Timetable, for short : SKED
67. Newcastle's river : TYNE
69. Dissimulation : IRONY
70. Scotch refusal : NAE
71. Selassie : HAILE
72. Kind of paper or silk : OILED
73. "___ at 'em!" : UPAND
78. Bird : FOWL
79. Turkish chief: Var. : AGHA
80. Noble: Ger. : EDEL
81. Besides : MOREOVER
82. Horse : ROAN
83. "Ma ___!" : FOI
85. Low person : CUR
86. Boob : OAF
88. Foolhardy : BRASH
90. Put out : OUST
91. Foray : RAID
92. Sing to a Saint Bernard : YODEL
93. Beams : GRINS
94. Overthrow : EVERT
95. Collegian : YALIE
101. Hideaway : LAIR
103. Biblical country : SHEBA
105. Old ___ : VIC
107. Cleaned, as a walk : HOSEDOFF
109. Fish in a certain way : DRABBLE
110. "The ___ White" : WOMANIN
111. Edda country : ICELAND
112. Morning phenomenon : DEWDROP
113. Tool : AXE
114. Chit : IOU
115. Reverse : SETBACK
116. Wilde, for one : WIT
117. Melanesian people : EFATESE
124. Exams : ORALS
125. Scion : SON
126. U. K. troops: Abbr. : BEF
128. Extends : LIES
129. Birds : JAYS
131. Tipsy: Fr. : IVRE
132. Pair : DYAD
134. Rara ___ : AVIS
135. Laborer : PEON
136. Florence's river : ARNO
139. Barn sound : MOO
140. Still : YET
141. Mil. man : NCO
142. Drama of 1920 : RUR

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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