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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

WORDS AND MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, December 19, 1965

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 625 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,972
Across
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Preposition, new style. : THRU
5
Bismarck. : OTTO
9
"___ three ships . . . " : ISAW
13
American author. : IRVING
19
Hoarseness. : ROUP
20
To see: Fr. : VOIR
21
Trellis piece. : LATH
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Trial balloon. : FEELER
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Where the Magi saw the star. : INTHEEAST
25
Year in St. Paul's time. : LXII
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Lady of Spain. : SENORA
27
Words by Longfellow. : IHEARDTHEBELLS
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Share: Slang. : DIVVY
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Current play. : LUV
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Landlord: Fr. : HOTE
33
Crew. : TEAM
35
Stockton's river. : TEES
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Piece of mail. : CARD
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Ibsen role. : ASE
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Tea, British style. : CHA
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Suffix with land or sea. : SCAPE
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Geisha wear. : OBI
46
Blanc et rouge. : VINS
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Sound of surprise. : OHOH
49
Cook's forte. : ROAST
52
" . . . he will ___ heart of childhood." : CONTINUETOMAKEGLADTHE
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Should. : OUGHT
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En ___! : GARDE
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Vichy. : SPA
61
Genus of shrews. : SOREX
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Brugg's river. : AAR
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Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
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Success. : HIT
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Sub follower. : ROSA
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"O ___ . . . " : LITTLETOWNOFBETHLEHEM
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Drinks. : ADES
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Cooler. : FAN
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Bluster. : ROAR
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Vegetable. : YAM
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Famous name in physics. : VOLTA
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Japanese statesman. : ITO
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Clabber. : CURDS
85
Sound of Washington. : PUGET
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In 5 words, any child, Dec. 24. : ANANGELONCHRISTMASEVE
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Chord. : TRIAD
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Stand. : BEAR
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Corker. : WHIZ
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Peak. : TOR
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Old car. : CRATE
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Apron part. : BIB
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Very old: Abbr. : ANC
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Capital of Calvados. : CAEN
103
Spirit. : DASH
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Military men: Abbr. : MAJS
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Flavor. : SALT
110
Chinese weight. : HAO
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Illinois city. : ALTON
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Part of Santa's journey. : DOWNTHECHIMNEY
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Pansies. : VIOLAS
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Appear. : LOOM
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Part of an O. Henry title. : THEGIFTOF
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Trespass. : INVADE
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Mesa's relative. : LOMA
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Ares's mother. : HERA
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Black: Prefix. : ATRO
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Children's game. : SEESAW
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Suffixes in chemistry. : YNES
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London hero. : EDEN
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See 49 Across. : BAKE
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Prefix with cycle or pod. : TRI
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Book of the Bible. : RUTH
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Approved of. : UPHELD
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Too conceited. : OVERVAIN
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Agua. : TOAD
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Describing Christmas time. : TISTHESEASONTOBEJOLLY
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Correct: Prefix. : ORTHO
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Popular song. : ILLBEHOMEFORCHRISTMAS
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___-Coburg. : SAXE
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Canting. : ATILT
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Words by Nahum Tate. : WHILESHEPHERDSWATCHED
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Conditions. : IFS
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Pipe. : REED
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Refrain of Latin hymn. : VENITEADOREMUS
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Amo. : ILOVE
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Daring. : NERVE
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Some horses. : GRAYS
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Watery perfume. : EAU
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Catchall term. : ETC
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Micmac's cousin. : SAC
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Clayey soil. : MARL
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Palm tree. : COCO
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Eastern name. : ABOU
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Surround. : RING
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Comfortable. : SNUG
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Exclamation. : AHA
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Wire grasses. : POAS
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Animate. : VITAL
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Gives thumbs up. : OKS
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Straw: Ger. : STROH
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Pronoun. : THESE
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"In hopes ___ . . . " : THATSTNICHOLAS
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Imagine, old style. : TROW
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Balder's father. : ODIN
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Canter. : GAIT
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Test. : EXAM
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Kind of book: Abbr. : REF
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Relative of your. : THY
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Slag. : LAVA
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"___ believe it!" : IDONT
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Of tissue: Anat. : TELAR
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Kite part. : TAIL
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Quartet. : FOUR
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Site of San Nicola church. : BARI
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A Bolivian capital. : LAPAZ
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Gelling agent. : AGAR
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Kind of world. : ONE
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In a certain direction: Abbr. : STHN
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___ move on! : GETA
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Whoopee!, old style. : EVOE
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Sea swallow. : TERN
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Choice cheese. : EDAM
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Truck part. : CAB
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Card game. : MICHIGAN
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Boy. : TAD
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Pooh! : BAH
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Chat: Colloq. : CONFAB
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Jefferson. : DAVIS
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Get ___ on. : ALINE
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Range. : STOVE
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Faint. : SWOON
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River of myth. : LETHE
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Pierrot, for one. : AMI
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Nothing: Sp. : NADA
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Alaskan city. : NOME
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Now. : HERE
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Name suffix. : ETTA
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English city. : YORK
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Baste. : SEW
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Adversary. : FOE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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