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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

DECEMBER PREVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, December 4, 1966

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 649 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,322
Across
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Curved, in a way. : DOMED
6
Rear. : AFT
9
Israel. : JACOB
14
Historic theater. : GLOBE
19
Gallic name. : ADELE
20
Coach. : CAR
21
Fanon. : ORALE
22
Kind of eye. : EAGLE
23
Ten: Lat. : DECEM
24
Initials from 800 A.D. : HRE
25
Ashen. : LIVID
26
Huge star. : RIGEL
27
Music by H. J. Gauntlett. : ONCEINROYALDAVIDSCITY
31
That: Sp. : ESA
32
___ alai. : JAI
33
Ingenious. : SLY
34
Nanny's relative. : AMAH
35
Devices for measuring impulses. : SENSORS
37
Puppet. : TOOL
40
Influences. : SWAYS
44
Start of an old English carol. : WHATCHILDISTHISWHO
50
Tower. : PYLON
53
Spring time: Fr. : MAI
54
Girl of song. : DINAH
55
O. T. book : NAHUM
56
Barrel part. : HOOP
57
Ancient city. : TARSUS
59
Adjective suffix. : ITIC
61
Decline. : WANE
62
Latin pronoun. : EGO
63
Fiber. : BAST
64
Weather word. : RAIN
66
Kind of tree. : SHOE
68
How the magi rejoiced. : WITHEXCEEDINGGREATJOY
75
Mind product. : IDEA
76
Parhelions. : SUNS
77
Strong brown. : RUST
78
___ et labora. : ORA
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Not right. : LEFT
82
Mild oath. : DRAT
84
Come ___. : TOPASS
86
Ship: Poet. : KEEL
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Theater signs. : EXITS
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New York city. : OLEAN
91
___ dien. : ICH
92
Church part. : AISLE
93
End of "Ring Out, Ye Wild and Merry Bells." : WESHALLBEHISPEOPLE
97
___ Khan. : SHERE
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Egyptian cotton. : MACO
99
Pitches in. : FALLSTO
103
Bridge word. : PASS
106
Latin pronoun. : HIC
108
State: Abbr. : WVA
109
Khaki's cousin. : TAN
110
"We ___ . . . " : THREEKINGSOFORIENTARE
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Treasure. : HOARD
119
Of sound. : TONAL
120
Front. : VAN
121
Sancho. : PANZA
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Italian city. : ANZIO
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Kangaroo bear. : KOALA
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Kind of cup. : EGG
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Anc. Italian. : OSCAN
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Dry up. : WIZEN
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___-midi. : APRES
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Kind of man. : YES
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Improve. : EMEND
Down
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Wall moldings. : DADOES
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Danish city. : ODENSE
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Man of Asia. : MECCAN
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Robt. ___. : ELEE
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Container. : DEMIJOHN
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Seasonal reading. : ACHRISTMASCAROL
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Card game. : FARO
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Parts of the deck. : TREYS
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Traditional song. : JOLLYOLDSAINTNICHOLAS
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Jejune. : ARID
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All right: Fr. : CAVA
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A Dionne. : OLIVA
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Obscure. : BEDIM
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American composer. : GERSHWIN
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Secular. : LAIC
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Today: It. : OGGI
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Fruit blemish. : BLET
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Wriggly. : EELY
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First capital of Japan. : NARA
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Voices. : ALTI
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Short race. : DASH
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Exchange: Var. : SWOP
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I hate: Lat. : ODI
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Silver item. : LINING
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As mad ___ hen. : ASAWET
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Women's group. : YWHA
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Eschew. : SHUN
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___ blanche. : CARTE
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Possessive. : HIS
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Weighed (on). : SAT
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"Whence comes ___ . . . " : THISRUSHOFWINGS
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Group: Suffix. : OME
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Exclamation of some heat. : PHEW
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Mystical one. : YOGI
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Rifle. : LOOT
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Charged. : TAXED
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Indic tongue. : URDU
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Game. : CHESS
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Bunk. : BED
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___ many words. : INSO
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Kind of opera. : OAT
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___ spot. : HITTHE
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Prize. : ESTEEM
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Blessing. : GRACE
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Guys. : JOES
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U.S.S.R. city. : OREL
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Shade of blue. : YALE
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One of the Wallaces. : LEW
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Letters. : EXES
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Menu item. : FISH
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Vestment. : ALB
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Dickens lad. : PIP
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Canal. : KIEL
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Homer hero. : SARPEDON
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Well, well! : AHA
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Edgar ___. : ALLANPOE
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Roofer's concern. : LEAK
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Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
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Macadamize. : PAVE
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Golf term. : STANCE
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Jungle figure. : TARZAN
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___ all. : ONEAND
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Early capital of Alaska, : SITKA
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Paul Pry. : SNOOP
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Band. : COVEY
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New word in cookery. : THAW
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"___ soit . . . " : HONI
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Boo. : RAZZ
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Canal. : ERIE
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Growl. : GNAR
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White ___. : SALE
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Storm. : RAGE
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Where Hobart is: Abbr. : TASM

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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