Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

SCRAMBLING AROUND

New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1977

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J X }
Open Squares: 138, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 19, XRef: 3, Spans: 4
Frances Hansen has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Artistic fra : LIPPI
6. Grasshopper hatcheries : EGGBEDS
11. Tooth : MOLAR
16. Kind of soup : EGGDROP
21. Bradley and Sharif : OMARS
22. Tripoli's land : LIBYA
23. "Do ___ to eat a peach?": T.S. Eliot : IDARE
24. Grab : SEIZE
25. Playful animal : OTTER
26. Swords : EPEES
27. Sweet, hot drink : NEGUS
28. Hanged Biblical prince : HAMAN
29. Traditional White House event : THEEASTEREGGHUNTONTHELAWN
33. Trumpet call : SENNET
34. Skid-row affliction : DTS
35. Shea team : METS
36. Lower Loch ___ : EIL
37. Pronounce : SAY
38. Spill over : SLOP
40. Ruse : WILE
41. Farmer's place : DELL
43. Little white lie : FIB
46. Long-stemmed : LEGGY
48. Russian sea : ARAL
49. 68 Across, slangily : LEGGO
51. Unbalanced : ALOP
55. A hen, to Samuel Butler : ANEGGSWAYOFMAKINGANOTHEREGG
62. Sudden gush : SPATE
63. Schnozzle : SNOOT
64. Comparative suffix : IER
65. "Bye, Bye, ___" : BIRDIE
66. Small tower : TURRET
68. "___ me, sir!" : UNHAND
71. Op. ___ : CIT
72. Supreme Being : GOD
73. Part of Mao's name : TSE
74. Stravinsky : IGOR
77. Theater district : RIALTO
80. Choir assent : AMEN
82. Variety headline: 1929 : WALLSTREETLAYSANEGG
87. Tan shades: Abbr. : BRNS
89. U.N. name : UTHANT
90. Curb : REIN
91. Cruise port : RIO
94. Grand ___ : PRE
95. Asian holiday : TET
97. Weak : FEEBLE
100. Flaky treats : EROLLS
103. Goddess for whom Easter was named : EOSTRE
105. High, in music : ALT
107. Urged : EGGEDON
110. Give ___ berth to (shun) : AWIDE
111. A rash Easter Bunny does it : PUTSALLHISEGGSINONEBASKET
116. Draft status : ONEA
117. H.M. Pulham, e.g. : ESQ
118. ___ time (never) : ATNO
119. Eggs for Lucullus : OVA
120. Time period : ERA
121. Hindu music : RAGA
124. Hosiery mishap : SNAG
125. Besides : ELSE
128. 24 ___ week (poor diet) : EGGSA
131. Morsel : ORT
132. Historic Italian town : LODI
133. Wea. index : THI
136. Easter ___ : SUNDAY
140. Is an intellectual artistic? : CANANEGGHEADDRAWANEASTEREGG
145. Practical : UTILE
146. Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
147. Pneumonia type : LOBAR
148. Songs : ARIAS
149. ___ in one's beer (enriches) : PUTSEGG
150. Mudd : ROGER
151. Puttee : LEGGING
152. Rainy-day reserve : NESTEGG
153. Tiffs : SPATS
154. Used a broom : SWEPT
155. Kind of path : OSTEO
156. J.Q. Adams biographer : BEMIS
1. Pillages : LOOTS
2. "___ greatest!": Ali : IMTHE
3. Eucharist plate : PATEN
4. Dolls up : PREENS
5. Where Acre is : ISRAEL
6. Small Easter find : EGGLET
7. Two-footed : BIPED
8. German President: 1919–1925 : EBERT
9. Do an Easter fun-job : DYEEGGS
10. Obi : SASH
11. Liza, with a Z : MINNELLI
12. "Swan Lake" role : ODETTE
13. Nigerian capital : LAGOS
14. ___ for one's money : ARUN
15. Lay atop : RESTEDON
16. Pale color : EGGSHELL
17. Allot : DEAL
18. Spanish rhymes : RIMAS
19. Conductor Seiji : OZAWA
20. Coin : PENNY
30. Pompeia's robe : STOLA
31. Eskimo boat : UMIAK
32. Hurry : HIE
39. Fleming and Lee : PEGGYS
40. High dudgeon : WRATH
42. Actor Bert : LAHR
43. Lenten duty : FAST
44. Computer data : INPUT
45. "The ___ Opera" : BEGGARS
47. Hither's partner : YON
48. Sun-god Ra : AMON
49. Big, for short : LGE
50. Actress Samantha : EGGAR
52. Shelf : LEDGE
53. Heavenly Hunter : ORION
54. Let fly : PEGGED
56. Scattered : STREWN
57. Like Willie Winkie : WEE
58. Last quarter : FOURTH
59. Of nests : NIDAL
60. Sash : OBI
61. Giant : TITAN
67. Sesame : TIL
69. Mountain ridge : ARETE
70. Kind of wit or pick : NIT
71. "___ fan tutte" : COSI
75. Satiate : GLUT
76. Kiln: Var. : OST
78. Rio Grande city : LAREDO
79. Ship rope : TYE
81. With 93 Down, development in "Little Men" : MEGGROWS
83. "Ad ___ . . . " : ASTRA
84. Oodles : RAFTS
85. Compass point : ENE
86. " . . . eating ___ without salt": Kipling : ANE
87. Columnist Heywood : BROUN
88. Remainder: Fr. : RESTE
92. "___ Ike" : ILIKE
93. See 81 Down : OLDER
94. Melon : PEPO
96. Slippery one : EEL
98. Mendicant's line : BEGGING
99. Gauze weave : LENO
101. British cultural inst. : RAA
102. Bristle : SETA
104. Ruler : TSAR
105. Gasps of delight : AHS
106. Rye or rum: Abbr. : LIQ
108. Yoko : ONO
109. Granular snow : NEVE
112. Doeskin, cowhide, etc. : LEATHERS
113. Ovolo design : EGGANDDART
114. Flight of steps : STAIR
115. Life raft : BALSA
122. Super-duper Easter finds : AONEEGGS
123. Shorthand inventor : GREGG
124. " . . . not ___ as a well" : SODEEP
126. Suffragist Anthony : SUSANB
127. Main course : ENTREE
128. Certain containers : EGGCUPS
129. Showed surprise : SATUP
130. Loos : ANITA
132. Actress Hope : LANGE
133. Menu offering : TWOEGGS
134. Nun's usual garb : HABIT
135. Silly : INANE
137. Paine's doctrine : DEISM
138. Hindu lamp rite : ARATI
139. Safecracker's omelet : YEGGSEGGS
141. Norwegian fjord : ALST
142. Poet's "enough" : ENOW
143. Isomeric : ALLO
144. Therefore : ERGO

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