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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

HOLIDAY GLEANINGS

New York Times, Sunday, December 22, 1974

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.20, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 654 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 2, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,262
Across
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Satisfy : SLAKE
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Perry or Lake : COMO
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Asian ox : ZEBU
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Mop: Var. : SWOB
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Not so hot : TEPID
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African antelope : ORYX
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Corday's prey : MARAT
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Certain guy : WISE
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Old coin of Japan : OBANG
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Western brick, for short : DOBE
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"Vincit ___ veritas" : OMNIA
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Kett : ETTA
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Part of U.S.S.R. : UKR
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"Let us now go ___" : EVENUNTOBETHLEHEM
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Arthur Train's lawyer : TUTT
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O.T. book : EXOD
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Realm of 66 Down: Abbr. : HRE
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Musketeer : ATHOS
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Oarsmen : CREWS
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Billing word : DUE
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Bronx feature : ZOO
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Compete : VIE
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Words from St. Matthew : WHICHTHEYSAWINTHEEAST
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Join : WED
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French eyes : YEUX
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Upward: Prefix : ANO
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"___ was going to . . . " : ASI
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Statute: Fr. : LOI
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Dean of gloom : INGE
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Potato chip breakers : DIPS
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Edwards : GUS
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Atomic age element : URANIUM
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Outer: Prefix : EXO
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Grassland : LEA
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Fraternal order : ELKS
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King in "The Tempest" : ALONSO
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Words from a 1639 carol : ALITTLECHILDINAMANGER
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Mean : DENOTE
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Belgrade name : TITO
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Current : MOD
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Present, in Paris : ICI
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Correspondence : ANALOGY
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Force of 44 Down : BEF
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Rene's thirst : SOIF
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Noun suffix : ENCE
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Tang : NIP
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Ruler: Abbr. : EMP
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Gibbon : APE
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Be sullen : POUT
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Type of caller : HOG
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Words from a Spanish carol : ONEVERCEASETHYSHINING
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Use a gunsight : AIM
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Vessel : ARK
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Prefix for puncture : ACU
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Rule the ___ : ROOST
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Gone: Fr. : PARTI
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British holiday : VAC
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Unshared : SOLE
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Ridicule : TWIT
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English carol words to wise old men : ASTARYESAGESHOARY
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Feminine suffix : INE
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Author Carmer : CARL
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Kind of branch : OLIVE
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Harass : HAZE
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Take over : ANNEX
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Baltic port : KIEL
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Ex-Giant Grier : ROSIE
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Back up : ABET
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Dominions : REGNA
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Loom reed : SLEY
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Work on a sweater : KNIT
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Eire president, 1938–45 : HYDE
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Some homes : NESTS
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Kind of fellow : STOUT
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Christmas cookie : LEBKUCHEN
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Hardy perennial : APARTRIDGEINAPEARTREE
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Diminutive suffix : KIN
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Sharpness : EDGE
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Ancient book : CODEX
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Home of the "Stein Song" : ORONO
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Song of 1922 : MYBUDDY
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Beasts of burden : OXEN
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Victoria Falls's river : ZAMBEZI
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Sea bird : ERNE
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Heckle : BAIT
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State : UTAH
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___ pie : SWEETIE
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Words by Charles Wesley : WITHHEALINGINHISWINGS
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Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
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Sun sheddings : BEAMS
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Wasteland : MOOR
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Certain interests : VESTED
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Words by Frederic Farrar : THEANGELOFPEACE
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Wash : LAVE
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Dick : TEC
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Child's question : WHY
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Neighbor of Mex. : USA
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___ shoestring : ONA
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Honshu town : OTSU
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1914–18 event: Abbr. : WWI
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Oil: Fr. : HUILE
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Look for : EXPECT
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___-be : WOULD
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King of Tyre : HIRAM
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Toper : SOUSE
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Malayan island : TIMOR
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Eulogize : EXTOL
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Hindu title : SAHIB
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Goes over lightly : SKIMS
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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For the ___ (now) : NONCE
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___ the Great of Europe : OTTO
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Charlie's dog : SNOOPY
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Bell town : ADANO
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Soviet premier : LENIN
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French cubist : LEGER
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Willows : ITEAS
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Hasta la vista : ADIOS
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Youth org. : YMCA
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German leader : FUHRER
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One of a world seven : CONTINENT
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Kind of roll : EGG
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Apiece : PER
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Common abbr. : ETC
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Relative in Spain : TIO
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In an important way : VITALLY
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Arabian noble : EMIR
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Scandinavian drink: Var. : AKVAVIT
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Soothing word : HUSHABY
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Negative : NOT
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Prepares to travel : PACKS
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Ancient Mariner's cry : ASAIL
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U.S. author : AGEE
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Exuded : OOZED
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Gladly: Lat. : LAETE
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Second largest of 50 : TEXAS
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Sergeant or New : YORK
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N.C. college : ELON
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Relative of oui, oui : SISI
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Mideast king : SHAH
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Sampler ingredient : YARN
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Formerly named : NEE

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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