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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

SIGN LANGUAGE

New York Times, Sunday, July 3, 1977

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 687 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 124, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,186
Across
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Lake in Cooper's books : OTSEGO
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Jardin publique : PARC
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Symbol of satiety : HILT
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Of the wrist : CARPAL
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Private eye : SHAMUS
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Third man : ABEL
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Acidity : ACOR
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Actor from Ireland : OTOOLE
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Md. Signer : SAMUELCHASE
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N.C. Signer : JOSEPHHEWES
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Hurt : AIL
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Trifle : SOU
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Author Shaw : IRWIN
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Sine qua ___ : NON
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Roof piece : EPI
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Likely : APT
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Steve or Miss Jean : BRODIE
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Religious group : SECT
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Memorable mime : HARPO
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Rival of Amneris : AIDA
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African tree : OBECHE
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Va. Signer (with Jr.) : THSNELSON
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N.Y. Signer : FRANSLEWIS
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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Malt drink : ALE
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Fortify : ARM
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"___ Bulba" : TARAS
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Conn. Signer : OLIVERWOLCOTT
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Siberian monk : RASPUTIN
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Revolutionary spy : ANDRE
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___ Minor : URSA
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Cry of surprise : OHO
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Desserts : ICES
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Narrow cuts : SLITS
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Wildebeest : GNU
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Shopper stoppers : SALES
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Picador's weapon : LANCE
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Winnie : POOH
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Subtle sarcasm : IRONY
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Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
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Southern Signer : BUTTONGWINNETTOFGEORGIA
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Equal: Fr. : EGAL
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"Fables in ___" : SLANG
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Thirst: Fr. : SOIF
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Checks : STAYS
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Ear parts : LOBES
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Ocellus : EYE
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Type of tea : PEKOE
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Sign : OMEN
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Explorer Johnson : OSA
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Chester ___ Arthur : ALAN
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U.S. missile : TITAN
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Viscous liquids : COALTARS
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R.I. Signer : WILLIAMELLERY
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Underlying : BASAL
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Meadow sound : BAA
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Halsey's title: Abbr. : ADM
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Light brown : ECRU
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Pa. Signer : ROBTMORRIS
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N.H. Signer : WMWHIPPLE
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French resort : STMALO
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Row of oars : BANK
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Core : HEART
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Sybarite's delight : EASE
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"He that spareth his rod ___ his son" : HATETH
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Twitching : TIC
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"Memories of ___": Poe : ELD
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Sigma follower : TAU
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One of seven arts : MUSIC
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Initials for a monarch : HRH
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French pronoun : LUI
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Poem about a Del. Signer : RODNEYSRIDE
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S.C. Signer (with Junr.) : THOSHEYWARD
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Smoothing device : EVENER
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Knievel : EVEL
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General at Bull Run : RENO
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Ethically neutral : AMORAL
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Placid : SERENE
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Rustic road : LANE
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Saisons : ETES
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In a humble way : MEEKLY
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Greek peak : OSSA
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Siamese : THAI
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Mass. Signer : SAMLADAMS
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Big bird : EMU
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U.S. verse writer : GUEST
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European capital : OSLO
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Cry of disgust : PAH
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Arab garment : ABA
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Lives : RESIDES
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Churchman : CLERIC
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Moslem pilgrim : HAJI
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Sacred pictures : ICONS
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___ Alamos : LOS
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Excavation : TRENCH
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___ and Schine : COHN
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Muscular; agile: Abbr. : ATH
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Caviar : ROE
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Great nations : POWERS
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Syrian city : ALEPPO
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Wound : LESION
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Young fox : CUB
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Kitchenware : POTS
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Signers' words : WEHOLDTHESETRUTHS
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Wok's cousin : PAN
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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Sashes : OBIS
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To be, in Brest : ETRE
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Achilles' homeland : HELLAS
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Guinness : ALEC
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Distant : AFAR
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Soprano Petina : IRRA
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Arab chieftains : EMIRS
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Ancient temple : NAOS
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Building material : STUCCO
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Triangular sails : LATEENS
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Sister of Ares : ERIS
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Rosary bead : AVE
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Gibson feature : ONION
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___-the-mill : RUNOF
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Squeezed a wet rag : WRUNG
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Study of birds' eggs : OOLOGY
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Dissertation : THESIS
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Where Bobby Shaftoe went : TOSEA
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Towing hook : PINTLE
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Lengthwise : ALONG
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Prickle : SPINE
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U.S. composer : GROFE
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Out-and-out : ARRANT
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Bela : LUGOSI
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Moorish drum : ATABAL
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Noun suffix : ITION
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Polite answer : YESMAAM
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Unworthy of : BELOW
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Flash of light : GLEAM
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"Mad Anthony" : WAYNE
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Grape variety : TOKAY
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
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"There! I've ___ Again" : SAIDIT
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Arch supports : PIERS
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Van ___ (Flemish painter) : OOST
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Aladdin's loss : LAMP
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Solicitude, for short : TLC
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Old N.E. name : CABOT
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N.J. Signer : ABRACLARK
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1922 play : RAIN
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Can. province : SASK
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Comedian Bert : LAHR
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Two Va. Signers : LEES
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Tree trunk : BOLE
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Toothed tool : RATCHET
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Baseball stat : RBI
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"___ the fire?" : WHERES
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"You Made ___ You" : MELOVE
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Cannon-loading implement : WADDER
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Play-gun ammo : PEAS
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Victory emblem : LAUREL
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___ d'hôtel : MAITRE
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German port : EMDEN
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L.B.J.'s V.P. : HHH
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Garden herb : THYME
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Phoenician port : TYRE
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Ubangi feeder : UELE
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Twenty quires : REAM
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Russian range : URAL
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Without purpose : IDLY
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Compass point : NNE
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Poetic time : EEN
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Shrubby plant : IVA
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"___ nation . . . " : ONE
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Plea at sea : SOS
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Trouble : WOE

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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