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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

YULETIDE THOUGHTS

New York Times, Sunday, December 21, 1969

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 753 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 2, 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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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,435
Across
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___ Flow : SCAPA
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Give up : QUIT
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Erst : WHILOM
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Kind of tree : SHOE
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Cry ___ : HAVOC
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"Render therefore ___ Caesar ... " : UNTO
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Greek goddess : HECATE
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U.S. statesman : HENRY
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Of a bone : ILIAC
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Nobility: Ger. : ADEL
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Type of patch : IRONON
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Exciting edition : EXTRA
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State: Abbr. : FLA
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Give the once-over : OGLE
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Go up : ASCEND
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Pourboire : TIP
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Gen. Arnold : HAP
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Conniption : TANTRUM
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A lot : MUCH
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Marrow : PITH
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Saison : ETE
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Fatima slept here : ODA
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Savor : DEGUST
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Panegyric : ELOGE
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Gloomy one : GUS
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Words by John Donne : FORHIMHATHTHINNENOROOME
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Famous hunter : ORION
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Egg: Prefix : OVI
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Plain of southwest U.S. : SALADA
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Old English letter : EDH
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Kind of Adm. : RET
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Mudskippers : GOBIES
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___ majesty : LESE
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Categorizes : ASSORTS
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Aleutian Island : AGATTU
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Whimsical : DROLL
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One of a Latin trio : AMAT
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Spelt : WHEAT
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Sub follower : ROSA
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L.B.J. in-law : ROBB
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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Wing : ELL
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Words by Walter de la Mare : CHRISTMASEVEISCOMEANDLO
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___ polloi : HOI
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Out of the way : ASIDE
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Relative of esse : ETRE
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Old Greek coins : OBOLI
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Duration : TERM
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Harangue : ORATE
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Foil : THWART
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Might : POTENCY
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Passport entry : VISA
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Federation of ___ : MALAYA
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Tiergarten sight : ZOO
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A degree : NTH
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Capricious : FICKLE
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Smidgen : BIT
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Dutch wife : VROUW
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Words by Esther S. Buckwalter : ONESMALLCHILDFROMHEAVEN
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Widely : FAR
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Waters: Lat. : AQUAE
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Christmas ___ : SPIRIT
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Relative of st. : AVE
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Chinese tree : TUNG
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English age: Abbr. : ELIZ
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Alsatian brandy : QUETSCH
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Marble : TAW
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Drink : TEA
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Ruled out : VETOED
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Channels : GATS
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Live : ARE
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Yeah : UHHUH
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Links : TIESUP
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Approach : ADIT
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Ruy Diaz de Bivar : ELCID
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American pioneer : BOONE
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Republic created in 1948 : ISRAEL
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System of exercises : YOGA
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Like some seals : EARED
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Weather word : SNOW
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Hoss : CAYUSE
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Bustle : STIR
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African lake : NYASA
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Work group : SHIFT
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Arum lily : CALLA
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Grass genus : POA
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Following "The Gospel" : ACCORDINGTOSAINTMATTHEW
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Scruple : QUALM
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Wavy, in heraldry : UNDE
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Native: Suffix : ITE
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See 62 Down : TOLAUGH
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Words from St. Luke : WHICHSHALLBETOALLPEOPLE
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Living : HERE
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Holy picture : ICON
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Come to earth : LAND
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Siouan : OTO
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Speak of : MENTION
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Words by William Morris : SHEPHERDSWHATHAVEYESEEN
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Relative of a whammy : HEX
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Busy : ONTHEGO
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Corrigendum : ERRATUM
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Micronesian native : YAPESE
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Pacific island : GUAM
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Rabbit tails : SCUTS
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"It grows as ___" (N. Mex. motto) : ITGOES
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Call to hunting dogs : TOHO
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Forte : METIER
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Defendant's answer : PLEA
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French painter : DAVID
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Game piece : TILE
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Native : ENDEMIC
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Roman public areas : FORA
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State: Abbr. : OREG
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Hayworth : RITA
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Raise ___ : HOB
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U.S. agency : NASA
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Exclamation of surprise : OHOH
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Puts out : OUSTS
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" ... and they were ___ afraid" : SORE
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With 9 Down, words from Ecclesiastes : ATIME
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Pipe : REED
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High : TALL
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Manche capital : STLO
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Prefix with corn or cycle : TRI
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Letter sign-off : LOVE
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African people : ARO
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Friendliness : AMITY
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Impetus : BIRR
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Board member: Abbr. : SECTY
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Cut up : CHOP
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Tramp : HOBO
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Kind of act : RIOT
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Drink : ADE
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Canadian writer : SERVICE
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Sew together : SEAM
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In our time : NOW
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Focusing medium : LENS
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State: Abbr. : MICH
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Persian rug : TABRIZ
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Literature Nobelist in 1948 : ELIOT
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Sea of Russia : AZOV
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Rounder : ROUE
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Go to ___ : TOWN
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Each: Fr. : CHAQUE
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Sports gear : SKIS
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Air: Abbr. : ATM
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Part a taxi meter : FLAG
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Caesar, at one time : EDILE
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Bombast : RANT
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Swift's "Tale ___" : OFATUB
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Blankets : NAVAHOS
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Samuel Butler novel : EREWHON
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Kind of fringe : LUNATIC
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"___ child is loving ... " : FRIDAYS
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___ monde : HAUT
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Sheikdom of Arabia : QATAR
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Holy: Lat. : SACRA
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Blubbers : CRIES
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Gabler : HEDDA
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Exceedingly : VERY
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Calendar abbreviation : TUES
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Academy Award film: 1958 : GIGI
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Spanish number : UNO
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"A rose ___ ... " : ISA
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Dash's partner : DOT
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Put down : LAY

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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