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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

WORDS AND MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, December 22, 1968

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.38, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 731 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 128, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 7,071
Across
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Jazz-type singing : SCAT
5
Island of song : BALI
9
Unite : JOINTO
15
Flutter : FLAP
19
Hasty pudding : MUSH
20
Actor Leon : AMES
21
Disentangle : UNMESH
22
U.S. writer : LEWIS
24
Handle: Fr. : ANSE
25
Sea hazard : REEF
26
Indiana college : DEPAUW
27
Type of calculator : ABACUS
29
Large mollusk : SEAHARE
31
Beloved: Sp. : AMADA
33
Festival of lights : HANUKKAH
35
Music by Robert Allen : HOMEFORTHEHOLIDAYS
39
Roof part : EAVE
40
Green : RAW
41
Held : HAD
42
A lava : LATITE
43
Spanish pronoun : USTED
44
Visayan isle : SAMAR
47
Subservient : MENIAL
49
Mil. div. : INF
50
Constellation : ARA
51
___-de-boeuf : OEIL
52
Poppycock! : BAH
53
Fiddlers : CRABS
55
Greek letters : UPSILONS
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Turn : WIND
61
Stead : LIEU
63
Prefix with arch or angle : TRI
64
Saucy one : SNIP
65
Monitor lizard : URAN
66
Piece of music : SONATA
68
Of a constellation : ARGEAN
70
Overlook : MISS
71
U.S. poet : TATE
72
Pince-___ : NEZ
73
Herb of grace : RUE
74
Genus of snails : NERITA
76
Poinsettia part : PETAL
77
Words by Rev. Phillips Brooks : THEGREATGLADTIDINGSTELL
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Fitter : ABLER
84
Dessert : MOUSSE
85
Footballers, for short : LGS
86
Shade of gray : ASH
87
Letters : MAIL
88
Causeuse : SOFA
89
Front of a sort : WIGLET
91
Take ___ : ITEASY
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Opposite of stern : PROW
96
Noun suffix : ANCY
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U.S. Dept. : AGR
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One of the Harrisons : NOEL
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Hawaiian harbor : HILO
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Seemingly : ASTHOUGH
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___ signo vinces : INHOC
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Beam : RAY
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Biblical giant : ANAK
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Pique : IRK
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State: Abbr. : IND
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Paltry : TWOBIT
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Froth : SPUME
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Relative of Liz : BETSY
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___ play : PLAYBY
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Illogical : MAD
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Sock : BOP
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Not give ___ : ARAP
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Famous Christmas words : GODBLESSUSEVERYONE
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O. T. book : JEREMIAH
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Cymric : WELSH
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Textbook : GRAMMAR
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Mite : ACARID
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Two quatrains : OCTAVE
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Trochees : FEET
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___ even keel : ONAN
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Drift : TREND
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Extravagante : OUTREE
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Where the Green River flows : UTAH
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U.S. playwright : RICE
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Sharp : EDGY
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Proper : DECENT
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Byron poem : LARA
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Lacks awareness : NAPS
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Big hit : SMASH
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Wedge: Prefix : CUNEO
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Indian state : ASSAM
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Words from "Song of the Heavenly Chorus" : THEHERALDANGELWHISPERED
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Point of Alaska : BARROW
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Ruler : AMEER
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Word with ward or way : LEE
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City of Iran : ISFAHAN
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Son of Jacob : JUDAH
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"___ cents ... " (start of O. Henry's "Gift of the Magi") : ONEDOLLARANDEIGHTYSEVEN
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Koodoo's cousin : IMPALA
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Teacher's group : NEA
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Shipping abbreviation : TSU
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Part of "Jingle Bells" : OHWHATFUNITISTORIDE
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French pastries : FLANS
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Capital of Arauco province, Chile : LEBU
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Words by John Byrom : AWAKESALUTETHEHAPPYMORN
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Find fault with: Colloq. : PICKAT
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Politic : SUAVE
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Take off : SHED
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___ cry : AFAR
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Corpsman : MEDIC
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A vote : AYE
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End of an editorial, 1897 : THEHEARTOFCHILDHOOD
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"___ never too late ... " : ITIS
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Racket : DIN
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Where Altdorf is : URI
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Plants : SOWS
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Four out of a familiar five : AEIO
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State: Abbr. : MINN
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Avril's follower : MAI
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"Vissi d'___" : ARTE
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Uraei : ASPS
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Flare up : BLAZE
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Kind of test : BINET
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Italian : PISAN
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Talk, in a way : ORATE
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Brazilian port : NATAL
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Leader : SNELL
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Where Florida is : URUGUAY
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Little bit: Dial. : SMIDGEN
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Area: Abbr. : TERR
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Sets : GELS
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Brook : RILL
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Hey, there! : PSST
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Florida city : TAMPA
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Certain pieces of metal : HBARS
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English novelist : ELIOT
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Together with : AMONG
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Nile city : ASWAN
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With high spirits : GAILY
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Algonquin : SAUK
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Wax : GROW
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Japanese race : AINU
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Noisy impact : SLAM
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Dress part : YOKE
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Swallow : EAT
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Noun suffix : ORY
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Eclogue : IDYL
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Masque by Milton : COMUS
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Pinch : NAB
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Happy's brother : BASHFUL
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Rail : SORA
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___ California : BAJA
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Not decumbent : ERECT
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French town near Lyons : TARARE
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Genus of grasses : POA
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Watch out! : BEWARE
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Type of collar : BERTHA
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Hare-brained : GIDDY
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Glaze : SLEET
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Type of mechanism : VGEAR
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Vincit ___ veritas : OMNIA
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Initials in the news : NAACP
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Sea eagles : ERNES
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Kind of porcelain : MING
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Letter : CUE
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Crystalline salt: Abbr. : TTC
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Greek letter : ETA

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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