Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

New York Times, Friday, December 16, 1988

Author:Frances Hansen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Frances Hansen has 49 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Word of woe : ALAS
5. Local Communist group : CELL
9. Lascivious eyer : OGLER
14. It equals one joule per second : WATT
15. Hunt's Ben Adhem : ABOU
16. Composed : WROTE
17. Pound or Stone : EZRA
18. Vinegary : SOUR
19. The man without a country : NOLAN
20. Leaving no will behind? (malapropism) : DYINGINTERSTATE
23. Gainsay : DENY
24. Not at home : OUT
25. Barrio resident : LATINO
28. Kitchen garbage dump : DISPOSAL
33. Of a race: Comb. form : ETHNO
34. Poilu's weapon : ARME
35. Dernier ___ : CRI
36. Choir offering? (malapropism) : GREGARIOUSCHANT
40. Forever, poetically : EER
41. Andy's partner : AMOS
42. Eagle's penthouse suite : AERIE
43. Jogged the memory : REMINDED
46. London dry-goods dealer : DRAPER
47. "Why ___ Love You?" : DOI
48. Garden starter : SEED
49. Chutzpah? (malapropism) : UNMEDICATEDGALL
57. This may be tossed : SALAD
58. Tel ___ : AVIV
59. Writer Wiesel : ELIE
60. Malice : SPITE
61. Embassy spy : MOLE
62. Carpenter's tool : ADZE
63. Gave a glowing review : RAVED
64. Washstand adjunct : EWER
65. Bellow : ROAR
1. Wonderstruck : AWED
2. Like a certain Susan : LAZY
3. Abruzzi bell town : ATRI
4. Upright : STANDING
5. Monte Carlo attraction : CASINO
6. Lustrous black : EBONY
7. Lummox : LOUT
8. Fishhook bait : LURE
9. Comes clean : OWNSUP
10. Capri has a blue one : GROTTO
11. She gets what she wants : LOLA
12. State, in Tours : ETAT
13. Descartes : RENE
21. Birthplace of Columbus : GENOA
22. Frank Gilroy's subject : ROSES
25. French painter Fernand ___ : LEGER
26. Up ___ (cornered) : ATREE
27. Unit of heat : THERM
28. Dickens's dramatized Edwin : DROOD
29. Hawaiian baking pits : IMUS
30. Steep slope : SCARP
31. Palmer, to his "army" : ARNIE
32. Metric quart : LITER
34. "Darling, Je Vous ___ Beaucoup" : AIME
37. Spokes : RADII
38. Gave a hoot : CARED
39. Tiaras, crowns and halos : HEADGEAR
44. Form a thought : IDEATE
45. Indicated assent : NODDED
46. Kipling's ill-fated Danny : DEEVER
48. Meadow crossing : STILE
49. U.N. member : USSR
50. Calif. wine valley : NAPA
51. Year in Macbeth's reign : MLIV
52. Arrived : CAME
53. Swear solemnly : AVOW
54. Ray of "God's Little Acre" : ALDO
55. Actress-singer Minnelli : LIZA
56. Salacious look : LEER

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