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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

ALL-AMERICAN VERSES

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 1979

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 724 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 17, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,827
Across
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Speaks gruffly : BARKS
6
Essays : TRIES
11
Low bow : SALAAM
17
Literature Nobelist: 1925 : SHAW
21
Moslem prince : AMEER
22
Droll : WITTY
23
Spanish stew : PAELLA
24
Sheltered place : COVE
25
Poem for June 17, 1775 : BALLADOFBUNKERHILL
28
Turgenev's birthplace : OREL
29
Apple thrower of myth : ERIS
30
Not seldom : OFTEN
31
Bakery aide : ICER
32
Bombard : ATTACK
34
Tennis great René : LACOSTE
36
Chinese-American architect : PEI
37
That is to say : TOWIT
39
Poem for Aug. 6, 1777 : THEBATTLEOFORISKANY
48
Jelly fruit : GUAVA
52
___ incognita : TERRA
53
Asian tree : DITA
54
Sun: Comb. form : HELIO
55
City on the Chemung : ELMIRA
57
Kind of cross : TAU
58
Balancing : POISING
61
Pull : YANK
62
Poem for Dec. 26, 1776–Jan. 3, 1777 : TRENTONANDPRINCETON
66
Heel's companion : TOE
67
"___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
68
Emulate Killy : SKI
69
Celt : GAEL
70
Story from the past : LEGEND
72
U.S. satellite : ECHO
74
Progenitor : PARENT
77
Graduated : SCALAR
80
Poem for July 16, 1779 : THESTORMINGOFSTONYPOINT
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Moved along an apron : TAXIED
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Chubby : ROTUND
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Word with bank or ball : SNOW
91
Magnificent : SUPERB
94
Over: Fr. : FINI
95
Western org. : OAS
98
First-rate : ACE
99
Daughter of Cadmus : INO
100
Poem for May 12, 1780 : SONGABOUTCHARLESTON
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Forbidding : GRIM
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Some speakers : WOOFERS
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Yangtze feeder : KAN
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Show off : FLAUNT
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Memorable impresario : HUROK
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Reunion et al. : ILES
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Overcast : SEWED
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Surround : EMBAY
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Poem for Oct. 19, 1781 : THENEWSFROMYORKTOWN
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"The Bells of St. ___" : MARYS
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Promissory note : IOU
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Pinched with a jerk : TWEAKED
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Past : BYGONE
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Swirl : EDDY
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Teacher of Stradivari : AMATI
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___ bene : NOTA
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U.S. island : OAHU
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Poem for April 30, 1789 : THEVOWOFWASHINGTON
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Bed part : SLAT
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Mexican state : COLIMA
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___ the Riveter : ROSIE
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Chan portrayer : OLAND
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First name in clocks : SETH
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Comet man : HALLEY
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Asian range : ALTAI
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In disorder : MESSY
Down
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Biblical tower : BABEL
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Opera star Lucine : AMARA
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Esteemed object : RELIC
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Great horse of the 60's : KELSO
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Relative of Mme. : SRA
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Goodly part of a yard : TWOFEET
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Breach : RIFT
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"Let ___," Beatles song : ITBE
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Vingt-___ : ETUN
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With: Prefix : SYN
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Money in coin : SPECIE
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River to the Rhine : AARE
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Long oven : LEHR
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Hero of a Sheed book : ALI
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Every : ALL
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African republic : MALAWI
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U.S. poet Francis : SCOTTKEY
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Israeli dance : HORA
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___ plaisir : AVEC
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"Champagne music" man : WELK
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"How ___ the little busy . . . " : DOTH
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German port : KIEL
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Rinehart character : TISH
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Jumps : STARTS
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School group : PTA
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Comedienne Fields : TOTIE
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Greek letter : BETA
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Island off Ireland : ARAN
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Swimming stroke : TRUDGEN
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Ruler of the Aesir : ODIN
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Exchequer : FISC
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Winged : ALATE
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Sheer fabric : NINON
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Joined : YOKED
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"Ready, ___, go!" : GETSET
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Zwingli's first name : ULRICH
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Actor Don from Kenosha : AMECHE
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Médoc, for one : VIN
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Astronaut's "perfect" : AOK
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First president of the Transvaal : PRETORIUS
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Fuel in the news : OIL
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"Gee whiz!" : GOLLY
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Unless before: Lat. abbr. : NIPRI
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Throe : PANG
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One of the tides : NEAP
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___ point (lace) : GROS
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTE
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Spirit of St. Louis : AME
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Free of : RID
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Erwin of films : STU
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Against : CON
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Contract phrase : ANDOR
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Salts : TARS
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"The ___ Incident," 1943 movie : OXBOW
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Baptismal basin : FONT
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Thorn, for one : STICKER
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"Three men ___" : INATUB
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Texas town : NOCONA
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Jackson's bill : TWENTY
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Kind of seer : SIGHT
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Loser to Reagan: 1970 : UNRUH
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French fruit : POIRE
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Pro : FOR
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Loser to F.D.R.: 1936 : ALF
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Strident : NOISY
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Plays the Doral : GOLFS
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Southwest wind : AFER
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Amador's delight : BESO
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Dove's opposite : HAWK
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"He hath spread ___ . . . " : ANET
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Avuncular name : SAM
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Battle site: June 28, 1778 : MONMOUTH
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Great English actor : KEAN
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Trifle : SOU
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Be precise : DOTTHEI
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Despicable one : WRETCH
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Part of a fair : MIDWAY
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Toy : YOYO
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James Jones book: 1975 : WWII
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Fish : ANGLE
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Bantu-speaking people : KOTAS
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Collars : ETONS
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"Just great!" : DANDY
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Tweed, e.g. : BOSS
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___ blue : YALE
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Mountain pass, in India : GHAT
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Bad : EVIL
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Capitol feature : DOME
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Truant G.I. : AWOL
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Topgallant : MAST
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Land mass : ASIA
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___-Binh, 1970 film : HOA
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Annex : ELL
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Lippo Lippi : FRA
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___ de guerre : NOM

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 8 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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