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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.
PS 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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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,509
Across
1. 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 Unpublished: Lat.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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