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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

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New York Times, Sunday, June 28, 1981

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 591 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,555
Across
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March figure, for short : STPAT
6
Thin nail : BRAD
10
Cheapskate : PIKER
15
Storied lioness : ELSA
19
Writer Segal : ERICH
20
Aussie kangaroo : EURO
21
___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
22
Magician Henning : DOUG
23
July 3, 1775 : WASHINGTONISCOMMANDER
27
Globe : SPHERE
28
Egg: Sp. : HUEVO
29
Veranda : PIAZZA
30
G.P.'s : DRS
32
Ike's command : ETO
33
Discordant : AJAR
35
October 17, 1777 : GATESVICTORATSARATOGA
46
Russian sea : AZOV
47
House wing : ELL
48
____ game (pitcher's coup) : NOHIT
49
Of the mouth : ORAL
50
Stews : FUMES
52
Thai language : LAO
54
Stone marker : STELA
55
Part of the arm : WRIST
56
February 6, 1778 : FRENCHSIGNAIDALLIANCE
60
Its capital is Altdorf : URI
61
Manx call : MEOW
62
1922 play : RAIN
63
"Le Coq ___" : DOR
64
Beach of Florida : POMPANO
68
Of Norse poetry : EDDIC
71
Custer busters : INDIANS
73
Word with long or now : ERE
74
___-être (Marcel's maybe) : PEUT
76
Site of Bryce Canyon : UTAH
78
Lemon : DUD
79
July 16, 1779 : WAYNESTORMSSTONYPOINT
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Texas city : ENNIS
88
Accordion item : PLEAT
89
Arles assent : OUI
90
Strength : SINEW
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River to the Elbe : EGER
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Nobelist in Chemistry: 1921 : SODDY
93
Cribbage card : NOB
95
Lady of Spain : DONA
96
September 23, 1779 : SERAPISBOARDEDBYJONES
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La-di-da : ARTY
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Eras upon eras : EON
104
Chosen, in Calais : ELU
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Summing, e.g. : EQUINE
109
"___ beaucoup!" : MERCI
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Asian wild sheep : ARGALI
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October 19, 1781 : SURRENDEROFCORNWALLIS
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Type of bed : SOFA
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___ sanctum : INNER
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Host : ARMY
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City on the Arkansas : TULSA
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Aleutian island : ADAK
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Certain trainee : CADET
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Pottery pail : SEAU
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Companionway : STAIR
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Stitches : SEWS
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Gin : TRAP
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Phooey! : PISH
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Hurt : ACHE
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Musical intervals : THIRDS
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Entreat : BEG
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O.T. book : RUTH
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Voltaire's real name : AROUET
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___ a turn (cooked perfectly) : DONETO
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100 centavos : PESO
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Business abbr. : INC
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"Hitchy-___," Kern revue : KOO
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Slippery ___ : ELM
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Bulwark : RAMPART
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Wife of Skelton or Stengel : EDNA
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Polish city : LODZ
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Historic waterway : SUEZ
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City on the Jumna : AGRA
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Cheek : NERVE
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Novello : IVOR
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Grass genus : AIRA
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Brooklyn's gift to opera : SILLS
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Building stone : ASHLAR
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Game like handball : JAIALAI
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Fishing hook : GAFF
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Côte d'___ : AZUR
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Volume : TOME
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Golf term : EVENUP
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Demand as a right : CLAIM
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Con : ANTI
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Pigeon follower : TOED
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African antelope : TORA
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California town : ORINDA
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Boastful one : GASCON
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Changes : ALTERS
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Predicaments : SCRAPES
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Finishing strip : OGEE
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Doll stuffing : SAWDUST
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Conclusions : WINDUPS
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Met basso : HINES
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Land of ___ : NOD
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"Lone Eagle" : LINDY
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Phoebes : PEWEES
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Mandarin, e.g. : ORANGE
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N.J. governor: 1954–62 : MEYNER
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Military station : OUTPOST
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Possessive : ITS
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"The Censor" : CATO
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Martin-Preston vehicle : IDOIDO
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" . . . a tale ___ an idiot . . . ": Macbeth : TOLDBY
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Hecate's companion : HOUND
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1933 initials : NIRA
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Make over : REDO
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Yucatán Indian : MAYA
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Daughter of Tantalus : NIOBE
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Hep or hip : INON
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State bird of Hawaii : NENE
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Start of a C. Moore poem : TWAS
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Alluring : SIRENIC
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Corporation rule : BYLAW
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Sheet of stamps : PANE
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Shorten sail : REEF
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Biblical seamstress : DORCAS
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Bis : ENCORE
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Magistrates : JURATS
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U.S. satellite : ESSA
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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Turkish city : URFA
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Asian republic: Var. : IRAK
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Cartoonist Walker : MORT
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"La Douce" : IRMA
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Cloy : GLUT
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___ breve : ALLA
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Actress Virna : LISI
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Munich's river : ISAR
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Genetic initials : DNA
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Sake : END
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Arikara : REE
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Man. campus : NYU

Answer summary: 7 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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