Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

HAPPY EASTER!

New York Times, Sunday, April 15, 1979

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 580 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 112, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Spans: 4
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Caesar, for one : SALAD
6. Very swank : POSH
10. The "Athens of Italy" : PARMA
15. Neighbor of Miss. : ALA
18. Soap plant : AMOLE
19. Concerning : ASTO
20. "Why Haven't ___ You?" : ITOLD
21. Guy's sweetie : DOLL
23. Ah Sin's creator : HARTE
24. Thick slice : SLAB
25. Rock bottom : NADIR
26. Ionian Sea gulf : ARTA
27. Start of a verse : IPROMISEYOUALOVELYDAY
31. Sen. Birch of Ind. : BAYH
32. What some put on : AIRS
33. Head the cast : STAR
34. "Chances Are" singer : MATHIS
35. Prefix with pod : OCTO
37. Lima or Orson : BEAN
38. Kentucky bluegrass : POA
39. Zodiac sign : LIBRA
42. "It Ain't Gonna Rain ___" : NOMO
45. Olympic Games site: 1964 : TOKYO
49. Existed : WAS
52. More of verse : ASUNNYSKYANDALLOFTHAT
57. Sacs that may get attacks : BURSAE
58. Italian beachhead: 1944 : ANZIO
59. Perfect, in rocketry : AOK
60. Like a day in June : RARE
61. N.Y. or Rio : SPT
62. Western salt pan : PLAYA
64. Gov. Ella of Conn. : GRASSO
66. Writer Wister : OWEN
67. Seaweed : KELP
68. Ceylonese monkeys : MAHAS
70. BB or FF : SHOT
72. Mine, in Marseille : AMOI
75. Adjective for St. Augustine, Fla. : OLDEST
77. Clip a merino : SHEAR
79. Choler : IRE
82. Finished : DONE
83. War assets org. : WAA
84. Miss Dinsmore : ELSIE
86. "Ye cannot serve God and ___" : MAMMON
88. More of verse : APERFECTDAYISWHATISAY
92. Jo's older sister : MEG
93. "Doe, ___, a female . . . " : ADEER
94. "In ___ veritas" : VINO
95. Maine town : ORONO
96. Capek classic : RUR
98. Beloved of Radamès : AIDA
101. John Dickson or Vikki : CARR
103. Kate's younger sister : BIANCA
106. K–P connection : LMNO
107. Twirled : SPUN
109. Site of Frogner Park : OSLO
113. End of verse : ORIWILLEATMYEASTERHAT
117. Descartes : RENE
118. Bingo's cousin : LOTTO
119. Slips : ERRS
120. Lasso : RIATA
121. Chemical compound : ENOL
122. "Body all ___ and racked . . . " : ACHIN
123. Writer James: 1909–55 : AGEE
124. He corrects poor dyes : INKER
125. Labor org. : AFL
126. Electra, to Menelaus : NIECE
127. Actor Foxx : REDD
128. Ecstasy's partner : AGONY
1. Sir, in India : SAHIB
2. Macapá is its capital (in Brazil) : AMAPA
3. London truck : LORRY
4. Cornets' cousins : ALTOHORNS
5. Consider : DEEM
6. Intense desires : PASSIONS
7. Canadian physician : OSLER
8. Corset features : STAYS
9. Bindlestiff : HOBO
10. Mexican festival jar : PINATA
11. Three golden apples undid her : ATALANTA
12. "Every ___ staff of empire . . . ": Bacon : RODOR
13. Twice DXXVII : MLIV
14. To the point : ADREM
15. " . . . ___ search for God": Carman : ADAYTO
16. William Joyce's title in W.W. II : LORDHAWHAW
17. Russian territory : ALTAI
22. Old poems : LAYS
28. "Ten thousand saw ___ a glance": Wordsworth : IAT
29. Employ : USE
30. In the ___ luxury : LAPOF
36. Party tidbit : CANAPE
37. Ruth's husband : BOAZ
39. M.I.T. rooms : LABS
40. "The jig ___!" : ISUP
41. Lancaster : BURT
43. Slangy assent : OKAY
44. "___ is Legion": Mark 5:9 : MYNAME
46. Spanish Main waves : OLAS
47. Dumplings, in Germantown : KLOSSE
48. Honshu seaport : YOKOHAMA
50. Swiss river : AARE
51. British gun : STEN
53. Like Miss Havisham's wedding dress : YELLOWED
54. When Morpheus takes over : NIGHTLY
55. Tennyson poem : DORA
56. Dog, fox or turkey : TROT
63. "___ called Golgotha": Matt. 27:33 : APLACE
65. Home of St. Francis : ASSISI
67. Dying vat : KIER
69. Cruising : ASEA
71. W. J. Bryan : ORATOR
72. First to take a ribbing : ADAM
73. Sit about and brood : MOPE
74. " . . . without ___ sense": Dryden : ONEGRAINOF
76. Appointment : DATE
78. Chopped down : HEWN
79. "___ Tired," Beatles song : IMSO
80. Reddish brown : ROAN
81. Companion of Ares : ENYO
85. Polynesian dance : SIVA
87. Reflecting : MIRRORING
89. Stuffed, as oysters : FARCI
90. Vivid; striking : DRAMATIC
91. Tricked : HOCUSSED
97. Ailing : UNWELL
99. Recite monotonously : INTONE
100. DeLuise of comedy : DOM
102. Picnic pest : ANT
103. He makes you yawn : BORE
104. Ireland, to Spenser : IRENA
105. Poe's middle name : ALLAN
106. Oblivion : LETHE
107. Worsted : SERGE
108. Whittled : PARED
110. Bearskin's relative : SHAKO
111. Make tardy : LATEN
112. Eared seal : OTARY
114. Sites : LOCI
115. Four seasons : YEAR
116. Silkworm : ERIA

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