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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
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Roaring, for one : CAMP
5
Former members : ALUMNI
11
Barring : SAVE
15
Stinger : WASP
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Russian city : OREL
20
Love dosage : POTION
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Last word of the Bible : AMEN
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Outside: Prefix : ECTO
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Pool : MERE
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Omar : SHARIF
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Intellect : MIND
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Beam : GRIN
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Wisconsin city : BARABOO
29
Monk : LAMA
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Ornate description : IMAGERY
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O. T. book : ISA
34
Past : WAS
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Kind of flight : NONSTOP
39
Words from a Polish carol : COMELEADMETOTHESTABLE
47
Kind of glass : EYE
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Composer of "Salome" : STRAUSS
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Fervor : HEAT
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Desserts : PIES
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Advance : LEND
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Lettuce : COS
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In the direction of : TOWARD
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Word with in or out : DOORS
57
Nahuatl : AZTEC
59
Florida city, familiarly : STPETE
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Capitol feature : DOME
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Word with in or out : TOE
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Province of Italy : MATERA
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Antiquity, in poems : ELD
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French city : ROUBAIX
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"Sleep ___" : INHEAVENLYPEACE
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Foster : NURTURE
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Type of job : ODD
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Throat soother : ELMTEA
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Paint thinner, for short : TURP
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German city : DESSAU
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N. M. flower : YUCCA
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Lombardi : VINCE
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Full of prickles : BRIARY
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Chicago time : CST
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Chase flies : SHAG
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Othello's ensign : IAGO
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King : ALAN
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Was a deputy for : ACTEDAS
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Cruise port : RIO
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Words by Charles Wesley : GLORYTOTHENEWBORNKING
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Magniloquent : OROTUND
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___ Paul : OOM
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Govt. agency : IRS
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Theatrical goal : STARDOM
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Note : MEMO
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On a small scale : INPETTO
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Vague : HAZY
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City on the Arno : PISA
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Big Ten team : ILLINI
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Sully : SMUT
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S. A. country : ECUA
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With it : INON
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"___ not into . . . " : LEADUS
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Yaks : GABS
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Sunrise : MORN
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Chill : AGUE
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Moola : DOREMI
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
Down
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Item with teeth : COMB
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Space : AREA
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Wassail spirit : MERRIMENT
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Polite word : PLEASE
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Lhasa ___ : APSO
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German carol : LOHOWAROSEEERBLOOMING
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Miss Hagen : UTA
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Indian chief : MIR
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Short fiber : NOIL
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Words from "Silent Night" : INFANTSOTENDERANDMILD
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Eggar : SAMANTHA
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Cher ___ : AMI
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Words by J. F. Wade : VENITEADOREMUSDOMINUM
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Farthest : ENDMOST
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Dickens's Silas : WEGG
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Measure : ACRE
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Bustle : STIR
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Trot : PONY
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French social affairs : BALS
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Low : MOO
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Prone : APT
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"___ per aspera" : ADASTRA
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Dallas campus : SMU
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Fragment: Var. : SHERD
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That: Fr. : CELA
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"Hear ye!" : OYEZ
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Catchall abbr. : ETC
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This: Sp. : ESTE
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Military address : APO
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Flora and fauna : BIOTA
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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N. J. county : ESSEX
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Resign : DEMIT
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Place for a wish : WELL
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Acey ___ : DEUCEY
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Patron saint of Denmark : CANUTE
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Sky Peacock : PAVO
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Trench : MOAT
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Dewey's way : THRU
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Tints : DYES
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Steadies : BEAUS
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Norse writing : EDDA
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Pill for hypochondriacs : PLACEBO
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Ship science: Abbr. : NAVIG
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Asian sheep : URIAL
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Beatle : RINGO
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Brooklyn institute : PRATT
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Indian groom : SYCE
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Certain tree : CHRISTMAS
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Raise ___ : CAIN
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Eager : AGOG
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Heart : COR
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Cruel : INHUMANE
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Pitch : TAR
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Belladonna extract : ATROPIA
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Brace : TWO
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Cut : SNIP
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Hebrew letter : YOD
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Direction : ENE
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Fifth largest U. S. foundation : KRESGE
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Noah's eldest : SHEM
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Mexican sandwich : TACO
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Côte d'___ : AZUR
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Actor Robert : RYAN
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Spread : OLEO
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Not final, in law : NISI
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Instrument : TUBA
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Japanese village : OTSU
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Trifle : SOU
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Roman god : LAR
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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