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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

GENERALLY SPEAKING

New York Times, Sunday, August 30, 1964

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 579 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original solution had 3 grid mistakes: ONION (instead of ADIOS) at 27-Across, DTD (instead of DND) at 33-Across, and LIFERS (instead of LIVERS) at 57-Across. Fixed all these.

(Note that the clues for the entries were correct in the original—just not the entries themselves.)

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R
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R
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S
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,509
Across
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Made a catty remark. : MEOWED
7
The: Ger. : DAS
10
Lee's land. : CSA
13
Container for liquids. : FLAGON
19
Date. : ENGAGEMENT
21
Industrial town in Tennessee. : OLDHICKORY
23
Punch, for example. : MARIONETTE
24
Marquis ___ de Saint-Véran. : DEMONTCALM
25
Harbinger. : OMEN
26
Strengthen. : STEEL
27
Parting word. : ADIOS
28
Transcend. : TOP
29
Mollycoddle. : SISSY
31
Bluff. : CRAG
33
One kind of floor: Abbr. : DND
34
Hebrew letter. : ALEPH
36
Substance in Portland cement. : CELITE
39
Daughter of ___. : EVE
41
Foolish. : WITLESS
43
Ironclad. : ARMORED
46
Estate. : MANOR
48
Unpublished: Lat. abbr. : INED
49
Attendants of thurifers. : BOATBOYS
51
Man's nickname. : LEN
52
And: Ger. : UND
53
Relative of Fr. : MRS
56
Sac. : BURSA
57
Pâté de foie gras. : LIVERS
59
Superficial. : SKINDEEP
62
Feminine suffix. : ESS
63
Fastener. : FIXATOR
65
Excellent. : GOODLY
66
Caustic. : SHARP
70
Man's name meaning dog. : CALEB
71
Carousal: Fr. : ORGIE
72
Lean. : MEAGER
73
Cheese dishes. : FONDUES
75
Of all: Scot. : AVA
77
Samoset's friend. : PALEFACE
79
Rubble. : DEBRIS
81
Example of a spectral type. : CSTAR
83
Swine genus. : SUS
84
Island country: Abbr. : IRE
85
Also, old style. : EKE
86
Half step, in music. : DEMITONE
88
Passable. : SOSO
90
Arctic goose. : BRANT
92
Capers. : CAVORTS
93
"German ___," Brahms, Op. 45. : REQUIEM
96
Borneo or Bali: Abbr. : ISL
97
Dobbin's pantry. : OATBIN
99
Ooze. : EXUDE
100
Jester. : WAG
102
Cardinal, for example. : BIRD
104
Franz of music. : LEHAR
108
Prefix in chemistry. : ACI
109
Caballero. : SENOR
111
Weasel. : STOAT
114
Turkish governor. : WALI
115
Tether of a sort. : PICKETLINE
118
Kind of marriage. : MORGANATIC
120
Ticonderoga name. : ETHANALLEN
121
Poe poem. : ANNABELLEE
122
Took in sail. : REEFED
123
Business abbreviation. : EST
124
French flower. : LIS
125
Certain "at homes." : SALONS
Down
1
Jottings. : MEMOS
2
As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
3
Gargantua and others. : OGRES
4
Interior wall linings. : WAINSCOTS
5
Self. : EGO
6
Retreats. : DENS
7
Spot: Colloq. : DETECT
8
Before the thing: Lat. : ANTEREM
9
Pillar of stone. : STELA
10
Musical term. : CODA
11
Driver of a snow vehicle. : SLEDDER
12
Executor: Abbr. : ADMIN
13
Sea robin's specialty. : FINS
14
War vessel. : LCT
15
Dog club: Abbr. : AKC
16
Relative of burnsides. : GOATEE
17
Lowest decks of vessels. : ORLOPS
18
Callisto and others. : NYMPHS
20
N.Y.C. landmark, for short. : MET
22
Deceive. : HOODWINK
30
Maté. : YERBA
32
German Revolutionary. : GENERALDEKALB
34
Consumed. : ATE
35
Legal degree. : LLD
37
Northern constellation. : LEO
38
Bucolic. : IDYL
40
One of André's judges. : VONSTEUBEN
42
"Mood" of an Ellington piece. : INDIGO
43
French curate. : ABBE
44
Creator of the "noble savage." : ROUSSEAU
45
Guides. : MARSHALS
47
Cocktails. : ALEXANDERS
50
Wife of Thor. : SIF
52
Military group. : USR
53
Intercessor. : MEDIATOR
54
Germane. : RELEVANT
55
Northern ___. : SPY
58
Italian philosopher. : VICO
60
Conjunction. : NOR
61
Saluki. : DOG
64
Higher: Ger. : OBER
67
Period. : AGE
68
Relative of an ump. : REF
69
Acclaim. : PRAISE
72
Legislators. : MPS
73
Charge. : FEE
74
___ Caesar. : SID
76
Lover of Aphrodite. : ARES
78
Kind of chair. : CROMWELL
80
Following. : SECT
81
Urbane. : CIVIL
82
Stubborn. : STONEWALL
87
Fairy queen. : MAB
88
South: It. : SUD
89
Goose: Fr. : OIE
90
Whoppers. : BIGONES
91
Italian ice cream. : TORTONI
93
Man with a scythe. : REAPER
94
Move. : EXCITE
95
Bacon-cheese custard tart. : QUICHE
98
Graces. : ADORNS
101
Infirm. : ANILE
103
Of a doctrine. : ISMAL
105
Popular cartoonist. : HATLO
106
Unfamiliar. : ALIEN
107
Prepares, as potatoes. : RICES
109
Dutch "town." : STAD
110
Split. : RENT
112
Turkish title. : AGA
113
Flaps. : TABS
116
Hebrew letter: Var. : KAF
117
Chemical suffix. : ENE
119
Educational organization. : NEA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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