Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

New York Times, Thursday, March 26, 1987

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { C J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Frances Hansen has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Whimper's alternative, at world's end : BANG
5. Smelting dross : SLAG
9. Facilitate : SPEED
14. Tribe in "The Time Machine" : ELOI
15. Greeting in the barrio : HOLA
16. Words on a Wonderland cake : EATME
17. Pop : SODA
18. Source : ROOT
19. Grass type : GRAMA
20. Song for a spaced-out batter? : SWINGINGONASTAR
23. Shade of blue : NAVY
24. Function : ROLE
25. Sully : DEFILE
28. Browning's Vogler : ABT
29. Jannings of "The Blue Angel" : EMIL
33. Incommunicado : ALONE
34. Mine, in Metz : AMOI
35. Cakes' literary partner : ALE
36. Song for a misguided tsetse? : FLYINGDOWNTORIO
40. Thread: Comb. form : FIL
41. Billy ___, rock singer : IDOL
42. ___-les-Bains, French spa : EVIAN
43. Flanders flower : YSER
45. Nice drink : VIN
46. ___ Buck, 1985 Derby winner : SPENDA
47. Help a hood : ABET
49. Flatterer of a sort : APER
50. Song for a happy duck? : SINGININTHERAIN
57. Dostoyevsky's Myshkin, e.g. : IDIOT
58. Politician's plea : VOTE
59. Capable of : UPTO
60. Less : MINUS
61. "Cielo ___!," Ponchielli aria : EMAR
62. Apollo's mother : LETO
63. Like an Irish bog : PEATY
64. Desiccated : SERE
65. Nebraskan Senator : EXON
1. Harry's wife : BESS
2. In the hold, asea : ALOW
3. Knotty situations : NODI
4. Big name in West Coast banking : GIANNINI
5. Pardon : SHRIVE
6. Wacko : LOONY
7. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
8. Jacksonville scene of action : GATORBOWL
9. "Love Story" author : SEGAL
10. A Zoroastrian : PARSEE
11. Coup d'___ : ETAT
12. Madame Bovary : EMMA
13. "___ Me," Ustinov autobiography : DEAR
21. Greek physician : GALEN
22. "Tell it ___ Gath" : NOTIN
25. Bonkers : DAFFY
26. Sex psychologist Havelock : ELLIS
27. Morley's Kitty : FOYLE
28. Start of an O'Neill title : AMOON
30. San Quentin's county : MARIN
31. Homeric work : ILIAD
32. Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
34. Coloring agents, e.g. : ADDITIVES
37. Specified, as a date : GIVEN
38. Hogan's kin : TEPEE
39. Reverse a court decision : OVERRULE
44. Spicy stew : RAGOUT
46. Field of activity : SPHERE
48. Itsy-___ : BITSY
49. Rose distillation : ATTAR
50. Chump : SIMP
51. " . . . mortal or immortal, here ___": Melville : IDIE
52. Actress Foch : NINA
53. Gold-rush center: 1900 : NOME
54. Top : APEX
55. "Tell ___ the Marines!" : ITTO
56. High time : NOON

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