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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

SPECTRUM OF SONGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1968

124-Across : Cellar access.

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 158, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 743 (avg 1.70)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,749
Across
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Pony. : CRIB
5
Cry of the wild goose. : YANG
9
Tender. : BOAT
13
Science degree. : BCS
16
Socks. : HOSE
17
Siouan. : OTOE
18
"Message" man. : GARCIA
20
Eliot novel, 1863. : ROMOLA
24
Keen. : AGOG
25
Cauchos. : ULES
26
Joins. : UNITES
27
"___ of propertee." : IMAMAN
28
Minstrel-type song of 1898. : RUFUSRASTUSJOHNSONBROWN
32
Explains. : DEFINES
33
Literary first name. : UPTON
34
Caroled. : SUNG
35
Stir. : TODO
36
Never. : NOT
37
City of Turkey. : URFA
38
Lee, for short. : ROBTE
40
Punch line for Judy. : SOMEWHEREOVERTHERAINBOW
51
Between: It. : TRA
52
Asian apparition. : YETI
53
Tropical fish. : REMORAS
54
Basso Siepi. : CESARE
55
Tunes. : AIRS
57
Pack. : CRAM
59
Ruler. : EMIR
60
Indic language: Abbr. : SKR
61
Sharp turn. : ZAG
62
"O! ___ Papa." : MEIN
63
Soft music, for one. : RELAXER
66
Leisure: Lat. : OTIUM
68
Big Ben sound. : DONG
69
Tickle. : PLEASE
71
Hand on. : RELAY
73
Waggish one. : SLYBOOTS
75
Music by Harold Arlen. : THATOLDBLACKMAGIC
80
People in the news. : SPACEMEN
83
Booth. : EDWIN
84
Railroad term. : ONTIME
88
Piece of wood. : LATH
89
Not suitable. : INAPT
92
Poe poem, 1831. : ISRAFEL
95
Bills. : ONES
96
Japanese herb. : UDO
97
Explosive. : TNT
98
Mispickels. : ORES
100
Big cat: Poet. : PARD
101
Colorado Staters. : RAMS
102
___ bonum. : SUMMUM
104
Tough. : HOODLUM
107
Matrices. : DIES
109
Mead. : LEA
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Israel. : JACOB
115
Aforementioned. : SAID
116
Trump card in pinochle. : DIX
117
Came to. : WOKE
120
Exclamation of dismay. : OHNO
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Attack: Colloq. : BLITZ
124
Cellar access. : AREAWAY
128
Song by Louis A. Hirsch. : AKISSFROMAREDHEADEDMISS
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By ___ (through force). : DINTOF
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Bully tree. : BALATA
134
Señora. : DAMA
135
Cabal. : PLOT
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Church seat. : SEDILE
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State nickname. : SHOWME
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___ and Thummim. : URIM
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Girl of song. : LENA
140
Letter. : CEE
141
Bearded. : AWNY
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Cats, et al. : PETS
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Viewed. : EYED
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Vegetable. : CHARD
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Knave. : ROGUE
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The lid ___! : ISOFF
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Dance. : BEGUINE
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Song popular for 40 years. : YOURETHECREAMINMYCOFFEE
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Burdened one. : ATLAS
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Some votes. : NOES
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Shrug, for one. : GESTURE
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Music maker. : BANJO
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Constellation. : ORION
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Modern drug. : ACTH
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Indeed!: Fr. : TIENS
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Music by George W. Meyer, 1911. : BRINGBACKMYGOLDENDREAMS
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Sometime musical instrument. : COMB
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Becomes brisk. : SMARTENS
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Composer Charpentier. : GUSTAVE
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Convinces. : ASSURES
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Polynesian "rover." : OMOO
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"Green Pastures" role. : LAWD
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Niveous. : SNOWY
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Put ___ sale. : UPFOR
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___ about. : ONOR
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Asian sheep. : URIAL
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Row. : TIER
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Sticker. : STAMP
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Bay window. : ORIEL
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Girl of song. : MARIE
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Peut-___. : ETRE
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The Four Ramblers' tune. : EMERALDISLE
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Gypsy. : ROM
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"Faust" finale. : TRIO
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Moss. : HART
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Raspberry. : BAZOO
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Praying figure. : ORANT
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Silas and family. : WEGGS
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Song excerpt, for example. : SNATCH
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Clay. : MARL
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Island group E of Celebes. : SULA
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Canceled: Colloq. : XED
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Dresden's river. : ELBE
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Suffix with real or social. : ISM
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Mend: Colloq. : DOCTOR
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"___ didn't say yes ... " : SHE
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Swerves. : YAWS
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Container. : BIN
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Dress type. : TENT
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"___ slow boat ... " : ONA
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Geometrical figure: Abbr. : CIR
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Hill top: Dial. : KNAP
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Drivel. : SLUSH
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"Kiss Me Kate" scene. : PADUA
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Minutiae. : ATOMS
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All ___. : INALL
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Baltic port. : MEMEL
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Literary form. : ESSAY
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USSR weight. : POOD
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New York city. : TROY
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Word with in or out. : FADED
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Historic waterway. : ERIE
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Bluefin. : TUNA
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Old English letter. : EDH
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August. : MAJESTIC
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Chums around (with). : HOBNOBS
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Genus of plantigrades. : URSIDAE
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Irish county. : MEATH
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Took part in a langlauf. : SKIED
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Nobelist in physics, 1922. : BOHR
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Compared: Colloq. : SIZEDUP
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Instance. : EXAMPLE
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Bundles. : WADS
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Migrant worker. : OKIE
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Tender. : KIND
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Siouan. : OMAHA
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Might. : BRAWN
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"___ people go." : LETMY
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Allow. : ADMIT
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Aviator Post. : WILEY
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___ man (unanimously). : ASONE
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Baltic port. : YSTAD
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Unique. : SOLE
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Down, nautically. : ALOW
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Berne's river. : AARE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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