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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

BAR EXAM

New York Times, Sunday, April 6, 1975

78-Down : Shakespearean play

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 727 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,367
Across
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Lake Louise's park : BANFF
6
U. S. novelist : BUCK
10
Dud : FLOP
14
Reached for : ASPIRED
21
Lycée : ECOLE
22
Mountain: Prefix : OREO
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Thunder : ROAR
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Part of a signature : SURNAME
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Music by Ervin T. Rouse : THEORANGEBLOSSOMSPECIAL
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Actress Anna : HELD
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Rival : VIE
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Abner's friend : LUM
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Like neglected ice cream : SOUPY
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N. M. people : SIA
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Regimen : DIET
36
Rockwell or Clark : KENT
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Word with be or scope : MICRO
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Dutch painter : LELY
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Words by Robert Burns : WHENCOMINTHROTHERYE
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Dandy animals : LIONS
45
Cutting tool : ADZ
46
Where Ger. and Aust. are : EUR
47
Of the stars : ASTERIAL
51
Business abbr. : ULT
52
Cultivate : TILL
55
Old instrument : VIOL
57
Norse chieftain : ROLLO
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Did in : SLEW
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Music by Lewis F. Muir : MAMMYGINNYSJUBILEE
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Port of Nova Scotia : HALIFAX
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Work for : EARN
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Wood-residue factory : ASHERY
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"___ about time!" : ITS
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Swiss canton : ZUG
73
Bitter drug : ALOES
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Vestment : ALB
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Termites : ANTS
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U.S. folk song : THELITTLESCOTCHLASSIE
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His or hers: Fr. : SIEN
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Conjunction : NOR
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Israeli native : SABRA
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Cheese quality : NIP
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Scotch alder : ARN
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Grand or Cedar : RAPIDS
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Sea: Ger. : MEER
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Sammy Davis book : YESICAN
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Scottish dance tune : LORDALEXANDERSREEL
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Porter or slaw : COLE
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So far : ASYET
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Castle's non-welcome mat : MOAT
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Actress Nell : GWYN
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Nothing doing! : NIX
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Enjoy a party : LIVEITUP
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Kirghiz city : OSH
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Tibetan gazelle : GOA
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Solar-year excess : EPACT
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Song of 1904 : DOWNONTHEBRANDYWINE
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Goddess of hope : SPES
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"Gallia est ___ divisa ... " : OMNIS
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Equipment : GEAR
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Mil. training group : ROTC
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Edible dog : HOT
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Freshet : SPATE
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Status, for short : REP
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U. S. editor : BOK
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Rose lover : ABIE
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Music by Jule Styne : ILOVEANOLDFASHIONEDSONG
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River duck : PINTAIL
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Kind of frog : LEAP
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Useless : IDLE
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Putting to service : USING
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Words of regret : SOSORRY
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Kind of pajamas : CATS
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Name for a cow : BOSSY
Down
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One of the Marches : BETH
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Hurt : ACHE
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One of the Harrisons : NOEL
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English hill of 1513 battle : FLODDEN
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___-de-lance : FER
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Food fish : BONITO
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Press : URGE
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Letter : CEE
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German city : KOBLENZ
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___ Gatos : LOS
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Western org. : OAS
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Toast : PROSIT
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Guarantees : ASSURES
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Back up : SUPPORT
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Quarry : PREY
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Letterhead abbr. : INC
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Bridge bid : RAISE
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Bluish green : EMAIL
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Hold up : DELAY
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___ plaisir : AVEC
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Stage's Alfred : LUNT
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Glove leather : MOCHA
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Relative of 51 Across : INST
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Gavilan or gloves : KID
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River of Peru : MORONA
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"Vive ___!" : LEROI
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Cather : WILLA
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Vicki Baum's was grand : HOTEL
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Clayey soil : MALM
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Spoil : RUIN
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U. S. writer Frank : YERBY
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Succulent : LUSH
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Big Ten team : ILLINI
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Building wing : ALETTE
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Earth deposit : LOESS
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Of mental conceptions : IMAGINAL
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Careless : LAX
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Fleur-de-___ : LYS
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Shrivel : WIZEN
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Word after corn or piece : MEAL
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Shade of blue : YALE
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Net's counterpart : GROSS
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Eastern ruler : SHAH
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Crystallize : JELL
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With suavity : URBANELY
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Characterized by: Suffix : FUL
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Adjective for a judge : SOBER
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Meat garnish : ASPIC
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U. S. satellite, 1960 : TIROSI
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Shakespearean play : HENRYV
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Hit the bottle : TOPE
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Feminine suffix : TRIX
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___ bien : TRES
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Singer Vicki : CARR
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Family member : SIS
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Western shrub : SALAL
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Proportion : RATIO
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Johnstown's weak spot : DAM
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High hats : SNOOTS
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Evergreen : YEW
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Mystery middle name : CONAN
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Adventure first name : ALICE
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Closest to : NEXT
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Exploits : DEEDS
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Kind of board : DASH
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Alaskan governor : EGAN
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Triton : NEWT
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Poker holding : TWOPAIR
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Sissified : UNMANLY
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Flat boat: Lat. : PONTO
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Vivid : GRAPHIC
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Scull : OAR
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Spanish painter : PICASSO
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Metallic alloy : NIELLO
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Socials : BEES
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Hums : DRONES
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Symbol of bondage : YOKE
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Watercraft : SHIPS
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Salk's conquest : POLIO
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Jackets : ETONS
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Desiccate : SEAR
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Break away : BOLT
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French wood : BOIS
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Taverns : INNS
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Like some morning chins : EGGY
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Copter ascent: Abbr. : VTO
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Hideout : DEN
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Rage : FAD
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Lupino : IDA
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Name : DUB

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 12 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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