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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

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New York Times, Sunday, December 24, 1972

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 106, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1972, The New York TimesNo. 8,534
Across
1. Roaring, for one : CAMP
5. Former members : ALUMNI
11. Barring : SAVE
15. Stinger : WASP
19. Russian city : OREL
20. Love dosage : POTION
21. Last word of the Bible : AMEN
22. Outside: Prefix : ECTO
23. Pool : MERE
24. Omar : SHARIF
25. Intellect : MIND
26. Beam : GRIN
27. Wisconsin city : BARABOO
29. Monk : LAMA
31. Ornate description : IMAGERY
33. O. T. book : ISA
34. Past : WAS
37. Kind of flight : NONSTOP
39. Words from a Polish carol : COMELEADMETOTHESTABLE
47. Kind of glass : EYE
48. Composer of "Salome" : STRAUSS
49. Fervor : HEAT
50. Desserts : PIES
51. Advance : LEND
53. Lettuce : COS
54. In the direction of : TOWARD
56. Word with in or out : DOORS
57. Nahuatl : AZTEC
59. Florida city, familiarly : STPETE
61. Capitol feature : DOME
63. Word with in or out : TOE
64. Province of Italy : MATERA
66. Antiquity, in poems : ELD
68. French city : ROUBAIX
70. "Sleep ___" : INHEAVENLYPEACE
73. Foster : NURTURE
76. Type of job : ODD
77. Throat soother : ELMTEA
78. "Exodus" hero : ARI
79. Paint thinner, for short : TURP
81. German city : DESSAU
83. N. M. flower : YUCCA
87. Lombardi : VINCE
89. Full of prickles : BRIARY
91. Chicago time : CST
93. Chase flies : SHAG
94. Othello's ensign : IAGO
95. King : ALAN
96. Was a deputy for : ACTEDAS
99. Cruise port : RIO
100. Words by Charles Wesley : GLORYTOTHENEWBORNKING
104. Magniloquent : OROTUND
105. ___ Paul : OOM
106. Govt. agency : IRS
107. Theatrical goal : STARDOM
111. Note : MEMO
113. On a small scale : INPETTO
117. Vague : HAZY
118. City on the Arno : PISA
120. Big Ten team : ILLINI
123. Sully : SMUT
124. S. A. country : ECUA
125. With it : INON
126. "___ not into . . . " : LEADUS
127. Yaks : GABS
128. Sunrise : MORN
129. Chill : AGUE
130. Moola : DOREMI
131. Son of Isaac : ESAU
Down
1. Item with teeth : COMB
2. Space : AREA
3. Wassail spirit : MERRIMENT
4. Polite word : PLEASE
5. Lhasa ___ : APSO
6. German carol : LOHOWAROSEEERBLOOMING
7. Miss Hagen : UTA
8. Indian chief : MIR
9. Short fiber : NOIL
10. Words from "Silent Night" : INFANTSOTENDERANDMILD
11. Eggar : SAMANTHA
12. Cher ___ : AMI
13. Words by J. F. Wade : VENITEADOREMUSDOMINUM
14. Farthest : ENDMOST
15. Dickens's Silas : WEGG
16. Measure : ACRE
17. Bustle : STIR
18. Trot : PONY
28. French social affairs : BALS
30. Low : MOO
32. Prone : APT
35. "___ per aspera" : ADASTRA
36. Dallas campus : SMU
38. Fragment: Var. : SHERD
39. That: Fr. : CELA
40. "Hear ye!" : OYEZ
41. Catchall abbr. : ETC
42. This: Sp. : ESTE
43. Military address : APO
44. Flora and fauna : BIOTA
45. "Vive ___!" : LEROI
46. N. J. county : ESSEX
52. Resign : DEMIT
55. Place for a wish : WELL
56. Acey ___ : DEUCEY
58. Patron saint of Denmark : CANUTE
60. Sky Peacock : PAVO
62. Trench : MOAT
65. Dewey's way : THRU
67. Tints : DYES
69. Steadies : BEAUS
71. Norse writing : EDDA
72. Pill for hypochondriacs : PLACEBO
73. Ship science: Abbr. : NAVIG
74. Asian sheep : URIAL
75. Beatle : RINGO
80. Brooklyn institute : PRATT
82. Indian groom : SYCE
84. Certain tree : CHRISTMAS
85. Raise ___ : CAIN
86. Eager : AGOG
88. Heart : COR
90. Cruel : INHUMANE
92. Pitch : TAR
95. Belladonna extract : ATROPIA
97. Brace : TWO
98. Cut : SNIP
101. Hebrew letter : YOD
102. Direction : ENE
103. Fifth largest U. S. foundation : KRESGE
107. Noah's eldest : SHEM
108. Mexican sandwich : TACO
109. Côte d'___ : AZUR
110. Actor Robert : RYAN
112. Spread : OLEO
114. Not final, in law : NISI
115. Instrument : TUBA
116. Japanese village : OTSU
119. Trifle : SOU
121. Roman god : LAR
122. Cyprinoid fish : IDE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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