Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

!PU SMOTTOB

New York Times, Sunday, April 1, 1984

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 552 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
Frances Hansen has 75 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: This is apparently how the puzzle ran in print but the title and theme only make sense if the long answers run Down rather than Across.
1
W
2
A
3
L
4
R
5
U
6
S
7
C
8
A
9
L
10
O
11
R
12
I
13
C
14
A
15
L
16
E
17
P
18
P
19
O
20
I
T
A
I
N
T
21
A
T
A
N
E
N
D
22
M
I
X
E
R
S
23
L
O
O
F
L
I
24
R
P
A
E
H
T
S
E
25
M
O
C
E
R
E
H
26
L
I
S
T
E
N
I
N
27
I
R
E
28
I
R
I
S
E
S
29
S
T
D
30
F
31
A
G
O
T
32
N
E
T
33
A
34
B
35
B
36
E
S
S
37
M
O
T
H
S
38
B
U
T
39
T
40
R
41
A
42
M
43
N
O
O
R
44
D
I
L
L
45
M
E
E
T
46
O
O
N
A
47
Y
A
W
Y
48
M
49
N
O
M
I
E
50
M
51
R
O
F
T
I
52
A
W
U
O
Y
53
A
S
I
54
I
O
N
I
C
55
A
E
R
O
56
M
A
S
S
E
57
S
T
E
58
T
S
O
N
59
O
D
O
R
60
S
I
S
T
E
R
61
E
R
N
E
62
S
63
T
64
O
65
O
N
E
66
A
C
A
T
67
S
68
W
69
A
N
E
E
70
H
E
X
71
A
72
L
A
B
E
73
L
74
E
75
D
76
H
I
L
D
A
77
O
N
U
P
78
S
79
T
I
L
L
80
A
M
E
81
E
L
U
R
D
82
R
83
O
W
S
S
O
84
R
C
A
K
A
E
85
R
B
O
T
86
A
L
L
I
87
A
C
M
E
88
Y
O
R
E
89
I
O
T
A
90
F
O
A
L
91
I
T
E
92
B
93
W
A
N
A
94
C
95
L
A
R
E
T
96
P
L
O
97
M
A
I
N
E
98
A
H
O
99
B
100
O
101
P
E
E
P
102
A
G
T
103
F
L
A
T
104
B
105
O
106
A
107
T
108
Y
A
D
O
T
D
I
109
R
G
E
H
110
T
111
P
U
G
N
I
O
G
M
I
112
E
N
D
O
R
A
113
E
N
L
I
V
E
N
114
C
O
L
L
I
E
115
T
E
A
P
O
T
116
D
A
S
T
A
R
D
117
E
N
D
E
A
R
© 1984, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Carpenter's friend : WALRUS
7. Like fattening foods : CALORIC
14. Second-largest Syrian city : ALEPPO
20. "___ Necessarily So" : ITAINT
21. Done with : ATANEND
22. Club soda, branch water, etc. : MIXERS
23. !PU SMOTTOB : HERECOMESTHEAPRILFOOL
26. Use a wiretap : LISTENIN
27. High dudgeon : IRE
28. Spring bloomers : IRISES
29. Norm: Abbr. : STD
30. Bundle of sticks : FAGOT
32. Not gross : NET
33. Cloister head : ABBESS
37. Storage problem : MOTHS
38. Save : BUT
39. Mine car : TRAM
43. King Hussein's wife : NOOR
44. Popular pickle : DILL
45. Seemly : MEET
46. Chaplin's widow : OONA
47. !PU SMOTTOB : YOUWAITFORMEIMONMYWAY
53. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
54. Architectural style : IONIC
55. Flying prefix : AERO
56. Billiards shot : MASSE
57. Hat for J. R. Ewing : STETSON
59. Repute : ODOR
60. Dreiser's Carrie : SISTER
61. Tenor role in "Don Pasquale" : ERNESTO
65. Street game : ONEACAT
67. Jolson hit : SWANEE
70. Six: Comb. form : HEXA
72. Tagged : LABELED
76. Poet H.D.'s first name : HILDA
77. Price addenda : ONUP
78. Moonshiner's device : STILL
80. Soul of St.-Cyr : AME
81. !PU SMOTTOB : TOBREAKACROSSWORDRULE
86. "___ Do Is Dream . . . " : ALLI
87. Peak of perfection : ACME
88. Auld lang syne : YORE
89. Minute amount : IOTA
90. Stable pet : FOAL
91. Jersey or Manhattan trailer : ITE
92. Boss, in darkest Africa : BWANA
94. Dry table wine : CLARET
96. Arafat's org. : PLO
97. Ship to remember : MAINE
98. Writer Brofeldt's pseudonym : AHO
99. Lax little shepherdess : BOPEEP
102. 007, e.g. : AGT
103. Shallow-water transport : FLATBOAT
108. !PU SMOTTOB : IMGOINGUPTHEGRIDTODAY
112. Samantha's mother on "Bewitched" : ENDORA
113. Pep up : ENLIVEN
114. Lassie, for one : COLLIE
115. Tempest container : TEAPOT
116. Mean, cowardly cad : DASTARD
117. Make beloved : ENDEAR
1. Heir's concern : WILL
2. Thine, in Noisy-le-Sec : ATOI
3. Prince Souphanouvong's land : LAOS
4. Schism : RIFT
5. Provided : UNLESS
6. Is frugal : STINTS
7. ___ Andy of "Show Boat" : CAPN
8. One ___ time (singly) : ATA
9. New Guinea seaport : LAE
10. In heaven : ONHIGH
11. Certain rockets : RETROS
12. Map feature : INSET
13. B–F connection : CDE
14. Little cherubs : AMORETTI
15. On the up and up : LICIT
16. They've been "Reno-vated" : EXES
17. Marquette, e.g. : PERE
18. Corp. head : PRES
19. Kirghizian oblast : OSH
24. Disencumber : RID
25. Stately court dance : MINUET
30. Kind of acid : FOLIC
31. Tamarisk salt tree : ATLE
33. Writer Seton et al. : ANYAS
34. Blow one's own horn : BOAST
35. Alamo name or knife : BOWIE
36. Suffix for trick or witch : ERY
37. Rodolfo's love : MIMI
38. In front : BEFORE
39. Go ___ (become worthless) : TOWASTE
40. Shake out of bed : ROUST
41. By ___ (barely) : ANOSE
42. Louis B., the "star-maker" : MAYER
44. "Go and catch a falling star" poet : DONNE
45. City in Argentina : MORON
48. Interpret wrongly : MISREAD
49. Not a soul : NOONE
50. Leader of the Long March : MAO
51. Go back to the drawing board : REDO
52. Good-natured : AMIABLE
58. Plant's clinging part : TENDRIL
60. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
62. Doubting Thomas's demand : SHOWME
63. Up-tight : TENSE
64. Former name of the Amu Darya : OXUS
66. Like peas in a pod : ALIKE
67. Bundle of stalks : SHEAF
68. ___-the-wisp : WILLO
69. Spurious wing : ALULA
71. G.I.'s address : APO
73. One of the Days : LABOR
74. Ham it up : EMOTE
75. Coup ___ : DETAT
78. Tea accompaniment : SCONE
79. Neighbor of Twelve Oaks : TARA
82. Reviled : RAILEDAT
83. Denizens of the deep : OCTOPI
84. Tatum's father : RYAN
85. Inlet : RIA
92. They're locked in with lox : BAGELS
93. Hip : WITHIT
94. Risk : CHANCE
95. Relief for dishpan hands : LOTION
96. Rock: Comb. form : PETRO
97. ___ Carta : MAGNA
98. High-school math : ALG
99. Cause of distress : BANE
100. Strange-sounding Norwegian canton : ODDA
101. A deck : POOP
103. Part of UNICEF : FUND
104. Forward : BOLD
105. Make eyes at : OGLE
106. Author Lieblich : AMIA
107. Stadium feature : TIER
108. As ___ (until now) : YET
109. Buttons : RED
110. Tenn. power project : TVA
111. For each : PER

Found bugs or have suggestions?