Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

New York Times, Saturday, October 22, 1983

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 4
Frances Hansen has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. West Point student : CADET
6. Drill sergeant's call : HEP
9. Role for Price : AIDA
13. Century plant : AGAVE
14. Muscat is its capital : OMAN
16. Off-key : SOUR
17. Alfredo, to Baron Douphol : RIVAL
18. Texas city on the Brazos : WACO
19. Thin, piping note : TWEE
20. Start of a message to the Met : ONEHUNDREDYEARS
23. "___, mi dicon venal," Puccini aria : GIA
24. "___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
25. More of the message : ISTOUGHTOIGNORE
34. Hophead : NARC
35. Suspended : HUNG
36. Moon-vehicle unit : LEM
37. I.R.S. employees : CPAS
38. Bit of edelweiss : SPRIG
40. Albert Speer, for one : NAZI
41. Satisfied sounds : AHS
42. Other, in Domingo's land : OTRO
43. Blue dye : ANIL
44. More of the message : SOHAPPYBIRTHDAY
49. Sheepish comment : BAA
50. The Flying Dutchman's milieu : SEA
51. End of the message : ANDAHUNDREDMORE
60. Nonclerical : LAIC
61. Memorable baritone Giuseppe de ___ : LUCA
62. Hero of the Six-Day War : DAYAN
63. "___, que le monde révère": Meyerbeer chorus : DIEU
64. Six, in old dice games : SICE
65. January, to Don José : ENERO
66. Hgts. : ALTS
67. Sesame : TIL
68. Exudes, as charm : OOZES
1. "___ nome," Verdi aria : CARO
2. Not "fer" : AGIN
3. Brubeck or Garroway : DAVE
4. "Well, Did You ___?": Porter ditty : EVAH
5. Dravidian language : TELUGU
6. Elephant rider's seat : HOWDAH
7. "Cielo ___!": Ponchielli aria : EMAR
8. " . . . ___, mio Dio!": Leonora's prayer : PACE
9. Aft : ASTERN
10. Hawkeye State : IOWA
11. Alice Miller's maiden name : DUER
12. Brother of Hebe : ARES
15. Kind of acquaintance : NODDING
21. Afr. republic : NIG
22. Safecracker : YEGG
25. Machu Picchu people : INCAS
26. Gounod's first opera : SAPHO
27. Refuse : TRASH
28. "Ninety-day wonder" sch. of W.W. II : OCS
29. Pulsate : THROB
30. Manon's assent : OUI
31. Charlie Chan portrayer : OLAND
32. Huon's love in "Oberon" : REZIA
33. Mezzo-soprano Hastings : EMILY
38. Wren's cathedral : STPAULS
39. Nose around : PRY
40. Slangy denial : NAH
42. Colorful fish : OPAH
45. Earliest computer : ABACUS
46. Homeland of 62 Across : ISRAEL
47. Arikara : REE
48. Tonio's stage name in "I Pagliacci" : TADDEO
51. Soprano Frances of yesteryear : ALDA
52. Brad or spad : NAIL
53. Hint to "the fat lady"? : DIET
54. "Belle ___ . . . ": Offenbach barcarole : NUIT
55. First of the eighth century : DCCI
56. "Là ci darem la ___," Mozart duet : MANO
57. Court cry : OYEZ
58. Like cerium : RARE
59. Simian space traveler : ENOS

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