Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

New York Times, Friday, April 1, 1983

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Z }
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Frances Hansen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Take cover : HIDE
5. G.B.S. : SHAW
9. Part of b.l.t. : BACON
14. Court cry : ADIN
15. Jabberwocky word : WABE
16. Early computers : ABACI
17. Popular cutlet : VEAL
18. "___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
19. Take it easy : RELAX
20. Reached an impasse : RANINTOABLANKWALL
23. Thomas Gray wrote a famous one : ELEGY
24. ___ culpa : MEA
25. Roof overhang : EAVE
28. Huge sandwich : HERO
31. La-la leader : TRA
33. Pasture : LEA
34. Night, in Nîmes : NUIT
37. Newt : EFT
39. Cathedral vault features : GROINS
41. Song popularized by Glen Gray : UNDERABLANKETOFBLUE
44. "Coco" : CHANEL
45. Bounder : CAD
46. Gave the once-over : EYED
47. Holbrook or Linden : HAL
48. Corncrib : BIN
50. Secondhand : USED
52. "A Tale of ___": Swift : ATUB
54. "Help!" : SOS
56. Frisky caper : NIPUP
60. Certain iambic pentameters : POEMSINBLANKVERSE
64. This is crazy, sometimes : QUILT
66. Harpies' appendages : ALAE
67. Okinawa's largest city : NAHA
68. Of forearm bones : ULNAR
69. Minus : LESS
70. Chastity's mother : CHER
71. Love, Italian style : AMORE
72. "___ Laughing," Cobb book : EXIT
73. Rank above viscount : EARL
1. ___ de Grace, Md. : HAVRE
2. Peak of perfection : IDEAL
3. Actress Keaton : DIANE
4. Edify : ENLIGHTEN
5. Loretta of "M*A*S*H" : SWIT
6. Nimbus : HALO
7. Ship position : ABEAM
8. Party pooper : WETBLANKET
9. Theda of silents : BARA
10. White poplar : ABELE
11. One of the arums : CALLALILY
12. Wood sorrel : OCA
13. Slangy turndown : NIX
21. Comedian Louis : NYE
22. Ares and Mars : WARGODS
26. Legal locale : VENUE
27. ___ up (softened) : EASED
29. Hemingway's style : REALISM
30. "Pain — has an Element ___": Dickinson : OFBLANK
32. Sandy's bark : ARF
34. Neck area : NUCHA
35. Doff the skimmer : UNHAT
36. "High Sierra" actress : IDALUPINO
38. Private eye : TEC
40. Kind of school for dogs : OBEDIENCE
42. Johnny, of the C.S.A. : REB
43. St. Anthony's cross : TAU
49. Cash-register recording : NOSALE
51. S.A.S.E. part : ENV
53. Clayey : BOLAR
55. Dental material : SILEX
57. Prague, in Prague : PRAHA
58. Member of the wedding : USHER
59. Bailey or barley : PEARL
61. Common French verb : ETRE
62. Sanhedrin head : NASI
63. Most unproductive : BLANKEST
64. Sine–non connection : QUA
65. Einstein's birthplace : ULM

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