Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

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New York Times, Sunday, January 22, 1984

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { Q V }, Scrabble score: 559 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Happens : OCCURS
7. Higher than any other : TALLEST
14. Flemish painter Frans : HALS
18. Barnum's Wild Man of ___ : BORNEO
19. Site of U.S. naval base in Cuba : ORIENTE
20. Silverware city of New York : ONEIDA
23. Start of a verse : ICADDOTSPIGTOYOUTODAY
26. "___ in the kitchen with Dinah" : SOMEONES
27. Incur coryza : AIL
28. Inane : ASININE
29. Rhythmic Hindu music : RAGA
30. British verse measure : METRE
32. Pro ___ (for the nonce) : TEM
33. Gets the better of : WORSTS
36. To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
37. Revived art style : DECO
38. "I ___ lone lorn creetur . . . ": Dickens : AMA
41. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
42. Actuality : FACT
44. Island in the Firth of Clyde : ARRAN
45. For each : PER
46. Verse: Part II : BECAUSEIHABADASTYCODE
52. Fell for a joke : BIT
53. Feather: Prefix : PTERO
54. Use the grinders : CHEW
55. Mine entrance : ADIT
56. Reconnoitered : SCOUTED
58. Take out : DELE
59. Ketcham's Dennis : MENACE
61. Sun parlors : SOLARIA
65. A Dietrich : MARLENE
67. Naïve : JEJUNE
70. Little Sir of song : ECHO
72. Think-tank group : IDEAMEN
76. Lamb's pseudonym : ELIA
77. Celestial twinkler : STAR
78. Legendary Jewish robot : GOLEM
80. Yoko ___ Lennon : ONO
81. Verse: Part III : TILLIRECUBBERSTAYAWAY
87. Hiss seeking silence : TST
88. Spicy hot drink : NEGUS
89. Husband of Hera : ZEUS
90. Fountain of fame : PETE
91. Last word of "Ulysses" : YES
92. Terrier type : SKYE
93. Wolmirstedt's river : OHRE
95. Matter for the Met and Mets : SCORES
97. An O'Neill : TIP
98. Pussyfoot : SNEAK
99. Roman goddess of hope : SPES
100. Noisy : BLATANT
104. "Tarzan" Barker : LEX
105. ___ the seams (gives way to pressure) : BURSTSAT
109. End of verse : RIGHTDOWIWADTOBEALODE
113. Down ___ (shabby) : ATHEEL
114. Recent Broadway hit : AMADEUS
115. Punta ___, Chile : ARENAS
116. Jug handle, to Jeanette : ANSE
117. Yellowstone spouters : GEYSERS
118. Abandon : DESERT
1. Cio-Cio-San's sashes : OBIS
2. Hepburn role on Broadway : COCO
3. Bone up : CRAM
4. Like the milieu of the chambered nautilus : UNDERSEA
5. Colorful grain : REDOAT
6. Noted Chinese sisters of yesteryear : SOONGS
7. Flip a coin : TOSS
8. Alsatian abstract painter : ARP
9. 52, to Fabius : LII
10. Vatican representative : LEGATE
11. Whole : ENTIRE
12. Shoulder wrap : STOLE
13. Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
14. Pet puss : HOUSECAT
15. Metallic element used in alloys : ANTIMONY
16. Uris or Trotsky : LEON
17. Moslem title of respect : SIDI
21. Duryea or Dailey : DAN
22. Affirmative vote : AYE
24. Hyson, e.g. : TEA
25. Westerns on TV : OATERS
30. He-man type : MACHO
31. This makes Henri a girl : ETTA
33. Fervent Fabians Beatrice and Sidney : WEBBS
34. Derived from oil : OLEIC
35. Right-hand page : RECTO
37. Bureau division : DRAWER
38. Footless lot : APODA
39. Mil. first-aider : MEDIC
40. Mountain ridge : ARETE
42. "___ cold and starve a fever" : FEEDA
43. Tune : AIR
44. Writer Rogers St. Johns : ADELA
47. Author Sinclair : UPTON
48. Stone pillar : STELE
49. A–E connection : BCD
50. Polite interruption : AHEM
51. City in Crete : CANEA
57. Customary : USUAL
59. Role for Judith Anderson : MEDEA
60. Front de Boeuf, to Ivanhoe : ENEMY
62. Save : RESCUE
63. Rhythmical stress : ICTUS
64. The Pequod's captain : AHAB
66. Sings gaily : LILTS
67. Landing pier : JETTY
68. "Für ___," Beethoven bagatelle : ELISE
69. Leaves waiting at the church : JILTS
71. Globe : ORB
73. Suburbanite's purchase : MOWER
74. Related on Mom's side : ENATE
75. "The Highwayman" poet : NOYES
78. Zorba, for one : GREEK
79. Univ. at Columbus : OSU
82. Places in office : INSTATES
83. Inflame anew : REKINDLE
84. Of Mubarak's land: Comb. form : EGYPTO
85. Pound or Stone : EZRA
86. ___ Creed : APOSTLES
93. Kind of street : ONEWAY
94. Groups of six : HEXADS
95. Western ranch : SPREAD
96. Singer Siepi : CESARE
98. Primordial mud : SLIME
99. U-boat : SUB
100. Lingerie item : BRA
101. Afire : LIT
102. Turkish title : AGHA
103. Now's partner : THEN
105. Top honcho : BOSS
106. Unit of loudness : SONE
107. Jewish month : ADAR
108. Assay : TEST
110. Jokester : WAG
111. Sandra or Ruby : DEE
112. Pigeon pea : TUR

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