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Anne Fox
Anne Fox

FOR AILUROPHILES

New York Times, Sunday, September 15, 1968

Author:
Anne Fox
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 736 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Anne Fox has 46 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1968, The New York TimesNo. 6,973
Across
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Back up : ABET
5
Insurance term : PAIDUP
11
Map entry : ASIA
15
Familiar : ATHOME
21
Feature of Scotland : LOCHKATRINE
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Wary one : PUSSYFOOTER
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Jab : TAKEAPOKEAT
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Fishy : PISCATORIAL
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Swelters : STEWS
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Foot: Lat. : PES
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Wallach : ELI
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Busy sound : HUM
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Sample : TASTE
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Christian symbol : IHS
35
Mo. : DEC
37
Lightens : EASES
39
A certain set : JET
40
Versailles, for one : PALAIS
43
U. S. banker (1870–1948) : LAMONT
45
Chemical element : SODIUM
48
Deal in : SELL
49
Son of Haran : LOT
51
Cock : TAP
52
___ out (getting by) : EKING
55
Exceeding : OVER
57
A frangipani : CATALONIANJASMINE
61
River into Lake Chad : SHARI
62
Aromatic herbs : ANISES
63
A ___ (presumptive) : PRIORI
64
Rough water : SEA
65
___ bells! : HELLS
66
Ignoramus : DUNCE
67
Rise : GOUP
68
Big ___ : DEAL
70
Doggedly determined : DOORDIE
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Agora's neighbor : STOA
73
Mil. group : CAV
74
Ship stack : FUNNEL
76
Great name in art : RUBENS
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Morris L. West novel : THEDEVILSADVOCATE
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Cut : GASHED
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Some tires : RECAPS
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White House nickname : CAL
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Mil. divs. : RGTS
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Led the way : USHERED
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Hindu god : SIVA
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Siberian river : AMUR
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Ermine : STOAT
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Go around : SKIRT
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Do : ACT
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Oily ketones : IRONES
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___ Park, Md. : TAKOMA
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Gem : TOPAZ
104
Tale by Frank R. Stockton : THELADYORTHETIGER
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Baseball trio : OUTS
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Children's story : HEIDI
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Gas: Prefix : AER
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Number : SIX
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Bandy : TOSS
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Alas! : TOOBAD
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French writer : BALZAC
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Opposite of hoodoo : MASCOT
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Like an elf : FAY
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Book section : PARTI
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A people of Nepal : KHA
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Slangy denial : NAH
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Oscillates : SWAYS
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Catch : BAG
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That: Sp. : ESA
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Gymnastic: Abbr. : ATH
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Profoundness : DEPTH
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Japanese Prince (1847–1913) : TAROKATSURA
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Great queen : CATHERINEII
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Frightened ones : SCAREDYCATS
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Address of a Silesian city : KATOWICEPOL
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Certain works of art : MONETS
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Bone: Prefix : OSSE
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Declines : SAYSNO
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Take ten : REST
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Hts. : ALTS
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Wherry : BOAT
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Corner: Ger. : ECKE
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Literary nonsense words by David McCord : THEWILLASCATHERASOFYORE
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Food of sorts : PAP
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Upon : ATOP
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Miffed : IRKED
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Engine type : DIESEL
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Spenser girl : UNA
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Man's nickname : PETE
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___ Way : APPIAN
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___ generis : SUI
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"Who is Sylvia? What ___?" : ISSHE
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Spore sac : ASCUS
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Rear : AFT
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Honked : TOOTED
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English earl (1850–1916) : HORATIOHERBERTKITCHENER
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Bustard genus : OTIS
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Beef : MEAT
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Before Stanley : ERLE
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Material : KASHA
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Edible root : YAM
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Ocelot : LEOPARDUSPARDALIS
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Farm sights : SILOS
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Nepeta cataria : CATNIP
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Plant axis : STEM
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Trudge : JOG
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Goober : PEANUT
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Venetian town SE of Treviso : ALTINO
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Child : SON
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Spanish dandy : MAJO
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Links name : SNEAD
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Texas town : UVALDE
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Magician : MERLIN
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Lots of things : SCADS
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Upset : TIPOVER
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Jewish month : KISLEV
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Noun suffix : INE
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Rebels : RISES
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Type of tide : LEE
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Indonesian islands : ARU
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Venetian reds : SIENAS
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View halloo : SHOUT
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Run about : GAD
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Also : AND
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Unwritten : ORAL
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Wife of Vespasian : FLAVIA
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Trees : LOCUSTS
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Danish poet (1797–1870) : HERTZ
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Kind of interest : VESTED
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Here, in Havre : ICI
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Stutz Bearcat : CAR
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Vitality : GUSTO
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Invite : ASKOUT
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Commercial instruction : SHIPTO
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Make ___ eyes : GOOGOO
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Most domesticated : TAMEST
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Emphasizes : STARS
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Hackneyed : DATED
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Parka : ANORAK
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Mare's relative : MER
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Met : SAT
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Greek letter : CHI
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Hear ye! : OYEZ
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Yarborough, for one : TEXAN
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Bibliognost: Abbr. : LIBR
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Pronoun : HIM
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Crop : HAY
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Container : BASKET
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Comfortable : ATEASE
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Garrulous : CHATTY
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Very cruel : SADIC
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Cerro de ___, Peru : PASCO
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___ Calientes : AGUAS
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One of a famous trio : ATHOS
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P.M., for example : STSM
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Texas Indian : WACO
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Irish islands : ARAN
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Car part: Abbr. : BTY
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Replies: Abbr. : ACKS
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Cut : HEWN
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Spanish name : PEPE
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Catalonian uncles : TIOS
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To the ___ ( completely) : HILT
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Commercials : ADS
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Football players, for short : RTS
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Motorist's aid : AAA
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Cruise port : RIO

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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