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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

LIVING IT UP

New York Times, Sunday, December 29, 1974

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,269
Across Down
1. Soprano Lucine : AMARA
6. African gazelles : ADMIS
11. Young pig : SHOAT
16. Son of Zeus : ARCAS
21. Reception rooms : SALAS
22. Rider on a pale horse : DEATH
23. Circular painting : TONDO
24. Like some TV operas : SOAPY
25. Loose dress : SHIFT
26. Loire Valley area : ANJOU
27. Sheik of Araby : EMEER
28. Kaifeng's province : HONAN
29. Start of a limerick : ADEFIANTOLDMAIDPRAYFORG
33. Skimpy skirt : MINI
34. Othello, for one : MOOR
35. Therefore: Fr. : DONC
36. Pro ___ : TEM
37. Ballet leap : JETE
38. B'way sign : SRO
40. Bobby Riggs's racket : TENNIS
42. P. I. shrub: Var. : NABO
44. More of limerick : IVEHERREMARKEDWITHABITO
54. Ten decades, for short : CEN
55. Dr. Dolittle's duck : DABDAB
56. Of bronze: Lat. : AEN
57. Krupp locale : ESSEN
58. Trek to Mecca : HADJ
60. "It's like a ___ the door" : LIONAT
62. East Indian sailor : LASCAR
65. British heroes of W.W. II : RAF
66. Wild plums : SLOES
68. Dam site : ASWAN
71. "I love thy rocks and ___" : RILLS
72. "___ was saying" : ASI
73. Hair-raising place : SCALP
77. Eyelashes: Prefix : CILI
78. Egyptian month : APAP
79. Equal : PEER
80. More of limerick : FAQUIVERTONIGHTISHALLSM
86. "Odyssey" beggar : IRUS
87. 10 C's or 1 G : IOOO
88. Yodeler's counterpoint : ECHO
89. East Indian gum tree : DHAVA
90. Merry, in Marseille : GAI
91. Chestnuts or feathers : HORSE
92. ___ precedent : SETSA
94. Heavenly blue : AZURE
98. Barley beard : AWN
99. Put ___ (act la-di-da) : ONAIRS
101. " . . . staggered down the ___" : STAIRS
105. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
106. Speed skate : RACER
108. Joseph C. Lincoln's Cap'n : ERI
109. Natural : INNATE
111. Aviation org. : NAA
112. More of limerick : OKEANDDRINKTILICHOKEAND
119. Char : SEAR
120. "I never hope to ___" : SEEONE
121. Stout or Harrison : REX
122. Haggis-eater : SCOT
125. Make a Knight of it? : DUB
127. Last Supper picture : CENA
128. Anna's new home : SIAM
131. Early Briton : CELT
135. End of limerick : NUTSTOMYLUNGSANDMYLIVER
140. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
141. Marianne or Mary Tyler : MOORE
142. Sleuth Vance : PHILO
143. "Once upon ___" : ATIME
144. ___-terre : PIEDA
145. Noun suffixes : ENCES
146. Verb mood: Abbr. : IMPER
147. Moon plain : METON
148. Stendhal's Julien : SOREL
149. Believer : DEIST
150. In want : NEEDY
151. Use a certain iron : BRAND
1. Where Shillong is : ASSAM
2. Moslem title : MAHDI
3. Dramatic corn : ALIEN
4. Disreputable : RAFFISH
5. Italian wine city : ASTI
6. Bell town : ADANO
7. Tooth: Prefix : DENTO
8. Domo or Hoople : MAJOR
9. Chemical suffix : ITOL
10. Quake : SHUDDER
11. ___-de Beaupré, Quebec shrine : STEANNE
12. Like Bluebeard : HOMICIDAL
13. United : ONED
14. Skilled : ADEPT
15. Wild flood : TORRENT
16. Wan : ASHY
17. Shingle repairs : ROOFJOBS
18. Tyler's craft, maybe : CANOE
19. Separated : APART
20. Irish dramatist : SYNGE
30. Not knowing right or wrong : AMORAL
31. Jazzman Thelonious : MONK
32. Eastern nurse : AMAH
39. Mr. Buttons : RED
40. Mexican state : TABASCO
41. Curse : SWEARAT
43. Max and Buddy of boxing : BAERS
44. German pronouns : ICHS
45. Popular cutlet : VEAL
46. Within: Prefix : ENDO
47. Boxscore reading : RBI
48. Tokyo's old name : EDO
49. "Give a ___ horse . . . " : MANA
50. Vapid : INSIPID
51. Yitzhak Rabin's land : ISRAEL
52. Taunts : TEASES
53. ___ ground (solid) : ONFIRM
59. "___ loves me, this I know" : JESUS
61. Curls around : TWINES
63. Lock horns : CLASH
64. Opposite of omega : ALPHA
67. Biol. or ecol. : SCI
69. Dinah's owner : ALICE
70. Scheherazade counted them : NIGHTS
74. Word on a French letter : AVION
75. Arrowsmith's wife : LEORA
76. More commonplace : PROSIER
79. Public square : PLAZA
80. Barber of Seville : FIGARO
81. S. A. Indian : ARAWAK
82. Jelly fruit : QUINCE
83. "___ human, to forgive . . . " : TOERRIS
84. Unfriendly : HOSTILE
85. Gardner : AVA
91. Singer Lena : HORNE
93. Dog-headed ape : AANI
95. Arm bone : ULNA
96. Horse color : ROAN
97. Zounds! : EGAD
100. Cushy positions : SINECURES
102. Cousin of amal. : INC
103. Cheer : RAH
104. Weather for 91 Down : STORMY
107. "Sidewalks of New York" start : EASTSIDE
110. Make do : EKE
113. Lower wall part : DADO
114. Played a tattoo : DRUMMED
115. Most acute : KEENEST
116. Chinese group : TONG
117. Revolving giddily : INASPIN
118. Auxiliary generator : EXCITER
122. Cookies : SNAPS
123. Objet d'art : CURIO
124. "Wind in the Willows" animal : OTTER
126. One ___ (singly) : BYONE
128. Take potshots at : SNIPE
129. Killed time : IDLED
130. Critic Cleveland : AMORY
132. Perón : EVITA
133. Slot-machine showing : LEMON
134. Pollsters' concern : TREND
136. River duck : TEAL
137. Places : LOCI
138. Oh, dear! : AHME
139. Elia : LAMB

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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