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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

YULE COLLECTION

New York Times, Sunday, December 23, 1979

65-Down : Shoe type

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 588 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 11,002
Across
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Commander of David's army : JOAB
5
Sound seeking attention : AHEM
9
Mexican sandwich : TACO
13
The other woman, Roman style : ALTERA
19
Chaplet for Galahad : ORLE
20
Long skirt, for short : MAXI
21
Ebro y Tajo : RIOS
22
Creator of Dr. Fu Manchu : ROHMER
23
Glove leather : NAPA
24
Buck heroine : OLAN
25
Evergreens : YEWS
26
Let ___ (bettor's expression) : ITRIDE
27
Story by Queen Marie of Rumania : ACHRISTMASTALE
30
Pieces of pottery : SHARDS
31
Former Eastern rulers : SHAHS
32
"Land of Cockaigne" author : SERAO
33
Part of U.S.A. : STATES
35
Actress Hagen : UTA
37
Part of a bottle : NECK
38
Petroleum : NAPHTHA
42
Words by Faith Baldwin : BRIGHTISTHEMANGER
49
Ad ___ : HOC
50
Elusive one : EEL
51
Bad ___ (German spa) : EMS
52
"Rap session" : SEANCE
53
Bungling : INEPT
55
Actor Vigoda : ABE
56
Sways : ROCKS
59
Abysses : PITS
60
Trolls : GNOMES
61
Maugham character : SADIE
63
Type of roof : HIP
64
A Cantor : IDA
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Cal. ___ : TECH
66
Words by Clement Moore : BUTAMINIATURESLEIGH
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Largest of seven : ASIA
73
F.D.R. measure : NRA
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Tolkien creature : ENT
75
Nebraskan Indians : OTOES
77
Liliaceous plant : SMILAX
80
Frustrate : FOIL
81
Letter stroke : SERIF
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___ de tête : MAL
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Speaker of the House: 1801-07 : MACON
85
Trees or nuts : HAZELS
87
Elec. unit : AMP
88
Dec. 24 : EVE
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Kind of shadow : EYE
90
"It was told ___" (words by Janet Knox) : THATASTARAPPEARED
95
Celebration at Yuletide : WASSAIL
97
Hurried : HIED
98
Patriotic org. : SAR
99
Puzzle word : ACROSS
102
Mild expletives : EGADS
104
Intrigue : CABAL
108
Eddies : SWIRLS
111
O. Henry story ending : THEYARETHEMAGI
114
Two-seated carriage : LANDAU
115
Deserve : RATE
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Freshen, as a room : AIROUT
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___ Major : URSA
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Piano piece : NOLA
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Religious image : ICON
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Sailor's jumper : BLOUSE
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Rabin's predecessor : MEIR
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Midge : GNAT
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Corvine calls : CAWS
Down
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Dr. Salk : JONAS
2
Plant resembling spinach : ORACH
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Beginning : ALPHA
4
Tight squeeze : BEARHUG
5
Bible book : AMOS
6
Discontinues : HALTS
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Critical studies : EXAMENS
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Moslem tower : MINARET
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Christmas thought from Dickens : TRYTOKEEPITALLTHEYEAR
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Suburb of Honolulu : AIEA
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Monks' wear : COWLS
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Caucasian native : OSSET
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Bristles : ARISTAE
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Words by John Bowring : LOTHEPRINCEOFPEACE
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Beat : THRASH
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Bedouin chief : EMIR
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Foxx : REDD
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War god : ARES
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Title of an editorial by Francis Church: 1897 : ISTHEREASANTACLAUS
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Meistersinger Hans: 1494-1576 : SACHS
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Item on Pierre's Yule tree : ANGE
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Air: Comb. form : ATMO
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Book by Oates : THEM
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Faith follower : HOPE
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Bible book : ACTS
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Arthur and Lillie : BEAS
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Middle Eastern fiddle : REBAB
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___ Diable : ILEDU
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Italian island : ISCHIA
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California Indian : MAIDU
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Red star in Scorpius : ANTARES
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Cartoonists' org. : NCS
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___ game : NOHIT
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Relations : KIN
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Dutch philosopher: 1632-77 : SPINOZA
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Set : GEL
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Aviator Balbo : ITALO
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Shoe type : TSTRAP
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Cake ___ : MIX
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Ram on high : ARIES
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Pyle of TV : GOMER
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Throw with effort : HEAVE
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Gift for a moppet : SLED
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Merganser : SMEW
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Yucatec : MAYA
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Desserts : ICES
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Falstaffian : FAT
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Puckerels : IMPS
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Circle of light : HALO
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Siberian antelope : SAIGA
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Shaggy : HIRSUTE
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Bringing up : REARING
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Appended : ADDEDON
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Semitic language : ARAMAIC
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"La Tosca" dramatist : SARDOU
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Fiddle with a uke : STRUM
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N.Y.S.E. unit : SHARE
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Stone monument : STELA
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Hannibal's family name : BARCA
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Lit up : AGLOW
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Service group : LIONS
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Thick slice : SLAB
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Lament : WAIL
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Obi accessory : INRO
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Though, to Tacitus : ETSI
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Fervor : HEAT

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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