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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

SEASONAL TIDINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 19, 1971

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.47, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 699 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,163
Across
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Letter : EFF
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Disdain : SCORN
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Jabbed : POKED
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Poet Chartier : ALAIN
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Evidence : CLUE
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Minced, in cookery : HACHE
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
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Cape Cod Indian : NAUSET
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Handle : HILT
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To be, in Spain : ESTAR
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Tiny thing : ATOMY
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City on the Liffey : DUBLIN
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Selected passage : EXCERPT
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Pig, in Paris : PORC
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Girl's nickname : POT
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A.W.O.L. : TRUANT
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Kind of pocket : AIR
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Jezebel's husband : AHAB
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"Hasta ___!" : LUEGO
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Not the same : OTHER
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Words from an 18th cent. carol : PRAISEWESINGYOUNOELNOEL
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Italian glass : MURANO
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Part of a mountain : TOP
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Pip-pip! : TATA
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Gypsy horse : GRI
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Where roses bloomed in song : PICARDY
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Highway man : TROOPER
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Magnify : ENLARGE
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Floors: Fr. : ETAGES
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Extinct bird : MOA
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Eastern U.S. capital : DOVER
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___ chance : GAMEOF
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Vegetable : KALE
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Neighbor of Mont. : WYO
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Dick Tracy's trademark : JAW
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Card : ACE
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Be : EXIST
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Priest of Shiloh : ELI
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"Mon ___ ami" : CHER
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Zestful : AVID
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Lincoln's V.P. : HAMLIN
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Words from a 17th cent. carol : SOFTLYTOTHELITTLESTABLE
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Vietnam town : HATINH
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Disney character : CLEO
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Shakespearean dog : TRAY
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Resin : LAC
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Junk : TRASH
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Irish rebels: Abbr. : IRA
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Star : SUN
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Egg: Prefix : OVI
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Tom Sawyer's Polly : AUNT
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Chinese province : SHENSI
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Snap : CINCH
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Defile : TAR
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Twelve: Prefix : DODECA
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Binge lover : ORGIAST
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Termagants : VIRAGOS
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Instructed : TUTORED
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Deplore : RUE
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Give : JAPE
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Spanish wave : OLA
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Large watch : TURNIP
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Words from a 13th cent. plainsong : EMMANUELSHALLCOMETOTHEE
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Patrician : NOBLE
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Up ___ : ATREE
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N. M. resort : TAOS
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State: Abbr. : ILL
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Moola : DOREMI
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___ ton : BON
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Tackles' neighbors : ENDS
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Printing process : STENCIL
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Certain spirits : ANIMAL
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Japanese in U.S. : ISSEI
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Slangy affirmative : UHHUH
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___ homo : ECCE
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Separate : DIVIDE
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On the way : ALONG
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Orleans' river : LOIRE
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Downfall : RUIN
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Badger : TEASE
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Substantive : NOMEN
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Revoke, as a legacy : ADEEM
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Choose : OPT
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Heady drink : ELIXIR
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Supports : FULCRA
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Entertain : FETE
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Words from a Cornish carol : SHEPHERDSWHYTHISJUBILEE
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Alexander Selkirk, for one : CASTAWAY
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Before Nov. : OCT
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Liszt specialty: Abbr. : RHAP
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Orange oil : NEROLI
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Words by Frederic W. Farrar : PEACEGOODWILLSHALLREIGN
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Neighbor of Man. : ONT
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African antelope : KOOPOO
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Sailor's saint : ELMO
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Florida beach : DAYTONA
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"___: Fear not . . . " : ANDTHEANGELSAIDUNTOTHEM
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Symbol of victory : LAUREL
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N. Y. city : AUBURN
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___ de Pinos : ISLA
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German denial : NEIN
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Tawdry : CHEAP
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Explosive : TNT
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Obliteration : RASURE
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Approach on the double : RUNTO
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Jonson : BEN
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Logging operator : GYPPO
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Lug : TOTE
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Semblance : IMAGE
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Explorer De ___ : SOTO
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Netherlands city : UTRECHT
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Monsters : OGRES
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Rye fungus : ERGOT
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Willing, old style : LIEF
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Dogs, for short : PEKES
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Balbo : ITALO
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State: Abbr. : CALIF
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Indian prince : RAJAH
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Little ___ : EVA
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Looseness : LAXITY
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"La Sonnambula" : AMINA
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Dull : MORONIC
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Man of property : REALTOR
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Tibetan creature : YETI
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"___ plaisir" : AVEC
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Yacht-race category : CLASSA
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God: Fr. : DIEU
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First name in TV : MERV
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" . . . the use of him is more ___ can see" : THANI
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Flourishes : THRIVES
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Lone Ranger's friend : TONTO
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More forlorn : BLUER
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Weapon : LANCE
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Outward: Anat. : ECTAD
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Monotonous sound : THRUM
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"___ angelorum" : REGEM
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Blackbird : ANI
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Take up : ADOPT
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"And they were ___ afraid" : SORE
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Slav : CROAT
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Concerning : ASTO
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Futile : OTIOSE
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Chinese weight : TAEL
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Greek physician : GALEN
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Think much of : TREASURE
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Commonplace: Var. : PLEBIAN
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Mil. service initials : UMT
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Emptiness : ANEMIA
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Wanderers : NOMADS
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Cab : HANSOM
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Spanish permit : CEDULA
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Barfly's sound : HICCUP
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Cause : ELICIT
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Glasgow : ELLEN
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Pop : DAD
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"Step ___!" : ONIT
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Sever : RIVE
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Eur. capital : OSLO
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Booted : SHOD
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Son of Agrippina : NERO
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Compass point : ENE
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Speed : HIE

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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