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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

AMERICAN SONG BAG

New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1978

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 669 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 21, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,550
Across
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Desserts : ICES
5
" . . . ___ bursting in air" : BOMBS
10
Task : LABOR
15
Parts of refrains : TRALAS
21
Useless: Slang : NOGO
22
Masefield novel : ODTAA
23
Harden : ENURE
24
In a weird way : EERILY
25
Words by S.F. Smith : THYWOODSANDTEMPLEDHILLS
29
Knock : RAP
30
A Robinson : MRS
31
Victim of anoia : IDIOT
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Scoreboard entry : HITS
33
Chink : SLIT
34
Chekhov : ANTON
36
Disney's "World's Greatest Athlete" : NANU
37
Clean : WASH
38
"There is ___ . . . " : ATIDE
39
Words by Howe : WITHAGLORYINHISBOSOM
45
The Reds' Rose : PETE
48
Virginia ___ : HAM
49
Kind of stove : GAS
50
A.F.L. affiliate : CIO
51
Propeller : OAR
52
Andrea ___ : DORIA
54
Stop : ARREST
57
Soft mineral : GYPSUM
62
Key words : PRESERVEDUSANATION
66
Concerning : INRE
67
Kind of preview : SNEAK
68
Once, once : ERST
69
Leeward island : SABA
70
Poker holding : PAIR
71
Tabula ___ : RASA
74
Sitology topic : DIET
76
Prefix with active or grade : RETRO
79
Dolce ___ niente : FAR
80
Song c. 1780, with "For" : THEGLORIOUSFOURTHOFJULY
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"Oedipus ___" : REX
88
Recent Oscar winner : BURNS
89
Takes a bath : TUBS
90
Farm building : SILO
91
Hep : ONTO
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
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Jeune fille : LASS
97
Miss Massey : ILONA
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___ about : ONOR
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"God ___" (words by Bates) : SHEDHISGRACEONTHEE
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Pitti, for one : PALACE
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La-di-da : TOOTOO
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Shade of green : CEDRE
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Comparative suffix : IER
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___ Vic : OLD
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Virgil epic: Abbr. : AEN
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Miss Arthur : BEA
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Old fogy : DODO
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Words by Norman H. Hall : ASTARLITFLAGUNFURLED
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Brink : VERGE
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Sal et al. : GALS
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Hebrew lyre : ASOR
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Zoo animal : ZEBRA
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Olive, to Ovid : OLEA
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Red Sox slugger : RICE
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Jacques, e.g. : FRERE
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Baronet's title : SIR
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Kid : RIB
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What Yankee Doodle did : WENTTOTOWNRIDINGONAPONY
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"You bet!" : ANDHOW
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Roman spirits : MANES
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Type of dye : AZINE
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Kirman and Kurdistan : RUGS
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"Gil Blas" author : LESAGE
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Tête-___ : ATETE
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Irish dramatist : SYNGE
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Slaughter : ENOS
Down
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Within: Prefix : INTRA
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"Over There" composer : COHAN
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Locale of "Aïda" : EGYPT
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Plant : SOW
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Clodhopper : BOOR
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Probability : ODDS
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Atlas abbr. : MTS
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Sheep talk : BAAING
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Espadrille : SANDAL
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Words by Hopkinson : LETOURGRATEFULSONGARISE
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Swiss-French author : ANET
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Kind of steer : BUM
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Annie, for one : ORPHAN
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Enjoy : RELISH
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Spreads hay : TEDS
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Doe, in Dessau : REH
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Best: Comb. form : ARISTO
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Harry ___ Crosby : LILLIS
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"___ Is Dream of You" : ALLIDO
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Formulated theory : SYSTEM
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Prefix with bus or present : OMNI
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Martin, to friends : DINO
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Moral principle : ETHIC
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Part of i.o.u. : OWE
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___ an owl : WISEAS
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"___ Named Sue" : ABOY
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God of thunder : THOR
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Cantab's school : HARV
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French girlfriend : AMIE
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Tall tale : YARN
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Emulate Gwinnett : SIGN
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Boston ___ : POPS
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Work for : EARN
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Liberty ___ : TREE
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Baron ___ of '76 : DEKALB
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Hoosier humorist : ADE
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Court statistic : ASSIST
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Beatle with a beat : STARR
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Lama land : TIBET
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Dilly : PIP
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Blooey : SNAFU
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Asian wild sheep : URIAL
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Joyous : MERRY
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Puppeteer : SARG
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Pakistani language : URDU
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Formal affirmations : OATHS
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Trifle : SOU
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"___ Wanna," 1906 tune : ARRAH
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West Indies island : TOBAGO
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Capet, e.g. : ROI
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Out ___ (askew) : OFLINE
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Company : TROOP
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Kind of rinse : HENNA
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Eulogize : EXTOL
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Waterway : INLET
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Bold, in Barcelona : OSADO
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U.N. member : USSR
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Shock : JOLT
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Navigation hazards : SHOALS
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U.S.A.F. group : SAC
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Birthplace of seven Presidents : OHIO
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Lack : NEED
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Of planes : AERO
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Dispose of : SELL
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Graceful tree : ITEA
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Philippine port : CEBU
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River to the Fulda : EDER
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Spoken : ORAL
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Innermost part : CORE
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Number : DIGIT
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Ike : DDE
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Open declaration : AVOWAL
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Moon goddess : SELENE
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Leanings : TRENDS
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First name in mysteries : AGATHA
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Washington port : TACOMA
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Assailed : FLEWAT
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Not new : USED
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Persian water wheels : NORIAS
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Mania : FRENZY
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Pound : EZRA
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Columnist Heywood : BROUN
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See 55 Down : RINGO
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Vast chasm : ABYSS
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Poet laureate: 1715–18 : ROWE
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Cark : FRET
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Anthem : SONG
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Compass point : NNE
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Schnapps : GIN
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Before: Prefix : PRE

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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