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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

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New York Times, Sunday, February 14, 1965

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, 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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© 1965, The New York TimesNo. 5,677
Across
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Kiss, old style. : BUSS
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One of a well-known trio. : FAITH
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American author. : OHARA
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Attic colonnade. : STOA
19
Town near Caracas. : AROA
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Chénier. : ANDRE
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Golfers' warnings. : FORES
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Sovereign. : KHAN
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Letters of a kind. : BILLETDOUX
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Kind of neckline. : SWEETHEART
27
Get the idea. : SAVVY
28
Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
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Support. : AID
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Nautically smart. : SEAWISE
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Show of sentiment. : HEARTSANDFLOWERS
35
Needlefish. : GAR
36
Unimportant matters. : TRIVIA
37
Fitted (an arrow) on the string. : NOCKED
42
Remark. : NOTE
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Household: Prefix. : ECO
48
Goethe drama. : STELLA
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Ingenuous. : NAIVE
51
Hour, in Italy. : ORA
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Jolly boat. : YAWL
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Status symbol, on wheels. : ROLLS
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Kind of song. : SWAN
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Hinged pieces, on doors. : HASPS
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Made ___. : INUSA
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Love song. : VALENTINE
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Musical composition. : OCTET
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Musing. : REVERIE
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Form of address. : BUD
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Balcony scene question. : WHEREFOREARTTHOUROMEO
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Chinese name. : MAO
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Ruined by fire. : INASHES
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Stylish one: Colloq. : SWELL
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Certain decorations. : LOVEKNOTS
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Tasmanian wolf. : HYENA
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All over. : ENDED
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Inter ___. : ALIA
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Affaires d'honneur. : DUELS
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Work units. : ERGS
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Uncle: Scot. : EME
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Horace and family. : MANNS
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Three-wheelers, for short. : TRIKES
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However. : YET
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Mr. and Mrs. : PAIR
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Foreign. : EXOTIC
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Is stingy. : SKIMPS
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Horatian work. : ODE
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Popular song. : THREELITTLEWORDS
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Mother of Meleager. : ALTHAEA
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Greek verb form: Abbr. : AOR
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Cape: Geog. : RAS
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Rivera specialty. : MURAL
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Civil War general. : BEAUREGARD
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Long-lived Spewack opus. : KISSMEKATE
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Unruffled. : CALM
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Communication: Abbr. : TELEG
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Ruffled. : UPSET
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Traditional poetry. : EPOS
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Jump for joy. : SKIP
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Stage speech. : ASIDE
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Certain signs. : NEONS
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Mailed. : SENT
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Girl's nickname. : BABS
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Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
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Make clear. : SOLVE
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Rescue. : SALVAGE
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Prosperous. : FAT
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Occidental range. : ANDES
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Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
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Straying. : TRUANT
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Bewitch: Colloq. : HEX
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"Just for a handful ___ ... " : OFSILVER
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Start of a Browning sonnet. : HOWDOILOVETHEE
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Common verb. : ARE
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Lizette of poetry. : REESE
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Backward. : ASTERN
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Twist. : SKEW
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Native of Asia. : THAI
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Crew's concern. : OARS
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Prior: Prefix. : ANTE
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Mexican wildcat. : EYRA
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Wears. : HASON
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Have ___ (be angry): Colloq. : AFIT
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Canasta card. : TREY
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Casey and others. : DRS
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Half of a Washington city. : WALLA
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Dejected. : CASTDOWN
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Flightless bird. : KIWI
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Welsh man's name. : EVAN
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Sand tract: Brit. : DENE
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Anyway: Dial. : NOHOW
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Asiatic herb. : ORACH
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Flavor. : TASTE
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Home of the Mamelukes. : CAIRO
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Man of property. : OWNER
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"___ for Love." : ALL
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"My ___ Red Rose." : LUVEISLIKEARED
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River in French Morocco. : SEBU
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Saturating. : PERMEANT
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Menu specialty. : STEAK
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O'Casey. : SEAN
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Irish exclamation. : ARRAH
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Role in "Romeo and Juliet." : NURSE
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Bitsy's companion. : ITSY
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Indulgent. : FOND
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Unit of inductance. : HENRY
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Siouan. : OSAGE
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Euripides drama. : MEDEA
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Of longer standing. : OLDER
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Rich fabric. : LAME
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Genus of evergreens. : OLAX
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Asti spumante. : VINO
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In the open. : OUT
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Succinct. : TERSE
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Inn of a kind. : SKILODGE
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Pack away. : STOW
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Hindu musicmaker. : SITAR
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Noble Arabian. : EMIR
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New York or Boston: Abbr. : SPT
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Barristers' headgear. : PERUKES
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Leopard's cousin: Var. : CHEETA
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Distinctive mark. : STRIPE
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Capitol feature. : DOME
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Carries on: Colloq. : RAGES
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Rope. : LASSO
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To eat: Ger. : ESSEN
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Arrange in folds. : DRAPE
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Was a member of. : SATON
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Letters. : ABCS
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Roof flaw. : LEAK
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Anklebones. : TALI
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Attribute of Punch. : HUMP
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In case. : LEST
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___ Bey. : ALI
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Béla of Hungary. : KUN
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See 6 Down. : MTS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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