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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

COLORFUL AIRS

New York Times, Sunday, August 17, 1969

92-Across : Recanted, in a way

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 84, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 776 (avg 1.74)
Open Squares: 134, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,309
Across
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Sailors' drink : GROG
5
Monkey : JOCKO
10
Half of a magic formula : POCUS
15
Wheedle : CAJOLE
21
San ___ : REMO
22
Oriental rug : USHAK
23
Man of Meshed : IRANI
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Cut out : PRUNED
25
Hindu god : AGNI
26
Music by Cole Porter : THEYALEBULLDOGSONG
29
Moves furtively : SLINKS
31
Apiece : PER
32
Levee : DIKE
33
Up ___ : ATREE
34
Pacific org. : SEATO
35
Bone : TIBIA
38
Meet : FIT
39
Piano piece : NOLA
41
Card game : OHHELL
43
Sew up : DARN
45
Mogul : PADISHAH
49
Music by Gershwin : LITTLEMISSBLUEBIRD
54
Dance : HULA
55
Irish exclamation: Var. : ARAH
56
"Conning Tower" man : FPA
57
British marshal of W.W. I : HAIG
58
Gelid : ICY
59
Barrier of physics : GAMOW
60
Keepsake : MEMENTO
62
Apocrypha books: Abbr. : MACC
63
Half of a musical : IDO
64
Capers : DIDOES
65
Somewhat : INAWAY
66
Capuchins : MONKEYS
68
Theater ticket bargains : TWOFERS
70
Cliff dwelling : AERIE
71
Clash : JAR
72
S. A. weapon : BOLA
74
Runabout : AUTO
75
Fur : SEAL
76
Song of 1862 : BONNYBLUEFLAG
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Defense group : NATO
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Baleful : DIRE
86
Old pottery pail : SEAU
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Clumsy fellow : OAF
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U.S.A. rank : LTCOL
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Nonsense! : RUBBISH
92
Recanted, in a way : ATECROW
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Gypsy: Fr. : BOHEME
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Art form : BALLET
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Exclamation of disgust : UGH
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Fall guy : GOAT
100
Musical of 1933 : ROBERTA
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Tête-à-tête : ADEUX
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Musical syllable : TRA
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White House tenant : POLK
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Family members: Abbr. : BROS
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Dub : NAME
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Lyrics by Mitchell Parish : WHOBLEWOUTTHEFLAME
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Zinc : GRAYDAWN
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Punk : AMADOU
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A Chaplin : OONA
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Zip : VIM
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Lowlander : SAXON
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Mediterranean ship : XEBEC
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War ___ : PAINT
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Cartoonist Addams : CHAS
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Gumbo : MUD
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State of India : MYSORE
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Part of "Annie Laurie" : ANDDARKBLUEISHEREE
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An age : IRON
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___ middle course : STEERA
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Golden : AURIC
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Manifest : OVERT
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Dare, old style : DAST
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Residue : SHARDS
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American poetess : REESE
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Spanish port : CADIZ
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Letters : EXES
Down
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Shade of green : GRASS
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Rule: Fr. : REGLE
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Vincit ___ veritas : OMNIA
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Part of an academy song : GOINTOTHEWILDBLUEYONDER
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Bulges : JUTS
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Kirghiz city : OSH
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Guevara : CHE
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Round Table knight : KAY
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Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
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Wharf : PIER
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Sphere : ORB
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___ Forks (B.C. battle) : CAUDINE
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Dark : UNLIT
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Material : SILK
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Navy initials : CPO
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Wild sheep : ARGALI
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Music by Hoagy Carmichael : JUSTASHADEONTHEBLUESIDE
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___ about : ONOR
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Unaspirated : LENE
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Arctic island : EDGE
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Bridge ploy : LEADBACK
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Tenfold : DENARY
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Eyelid darkener : KOHL
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Allegro, for one : TEMPO
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Containers: Abbr. : BLS
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Dance : FRUG
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Kind of ball : ODD
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Strapping : HEFTY
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Town wear of song : ALICEBLUEGOWN
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Edging : PICOT
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Mood : HUMOR
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Agalloch : ALOES
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Turns left : HAWS
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Witches : LAMIAS
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One of the Du Ponts : IRENEE
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Italian condiment : TAMARA
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Thai language : SHAN
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Offer : BID
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Talent : GIFT
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Scotch refusal : NAE
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Poetic times : MORNS
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Holm : ISLE
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Fairbanks : DOUG
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Fortify : MAN
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Pronoun : YOU
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W.W. II initials : WAAF
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Guys : JOES
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Under way : AFOOT
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Ency. ___ : BRIT
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Uh-huh : YEAH
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Swat : BAT
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Principle : LAW
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Incense holder of old Rome : ACERRA
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Drum : TOMTOM
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An enzyme : OLEASE
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Wild goat : IBEX
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Game shot : LOB
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Position tracker : RADAR
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Group of Islamic savants : ULEMA
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Iroquoian : HURON
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Zeus statue at Olympia, for one : COLOSSUS
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Japanese ware : RAKU
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Not with it : BORED
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Slam : BANG
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Chin : GAB
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Actress Ada : REHAN
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Wallop : THWACK
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Salon item, for short : PERM
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Vapor: Prefix : ATMO
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Languid : WAN
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Ease : LEISURE
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Duty : TAX
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Cunning : FOXY
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Old fogy : DOTARD
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Prize : VALUE
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For this: Lat. : ADHOC
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Cheap merchandise : BORAX
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Worn at the edges : EROSE
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Coins : CENTS
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Go by : PASS
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Flower: Prefix : ANTH
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Item sometimes big : IDEA
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Piece of metal : HBAR
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Mickey and family : MICE
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Capital of Moselle : METZ
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Cape : RAS
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German dessert : EIS
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Girl's name meaning "life" : EVA
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Florid : RED
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Son of Gad : ERI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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