Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

KITCHEN-GARDEN GOSSIP

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1991

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 18, XRef: 2, Spans: 5
Frances Hansen has 65 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wampum item : BEAD
5. Hammerlock or half nelson : HOLD
9. London cleaning woman : CHAR
13. Degrade : ABASE
18. Singer James : ETTA
19. Caravansary : SERAI
20. Let up : EASE
21. Insurgent : REBEL
22. Why is the gardener so happy? : THEYVERAISEDHISCELERY
26. Catalogued : INDEXED
27. Entreaty : PLEA
28. Quarterback Y.A. : TITTLE
29. "The ___ Green," E. Williams play : CORNIS
30. Ran in the laundry : BLED
31. Pull up stakes : MOVE
32. Helmut's ice : EIS
33. Mister, in Malaysia : TUAN
34. Writer Vidal : GORE
35. Movie mogul : CZAR
39. How does that change the gardener's plans? : HECANMARRYACUTETOMATO
45. Portrayer of western villains : ELAM
46. See 40 Down : NESS
47. Make tracks : HIE
48. Pahlevi's namesakes : RIZAS
49. Lilting melodies : AIRS
50. Whitman or Wilbur : POET
51. Aim : GOAL
52. "___ Boat," Belafonte hit : BANANA
53. Fish eggs : ROE
54. "Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
55. A sister of John Boy : ERIN
56. Rubik of the cube craze : ERNO
57. What kind of gift has he bought her? : ATWENTYFIVECARROTRING
64. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
65. Archibald of the N.B.A. : NATE
66. Psyche's lover : EROS
67. Day, in Durango : DIA
68. Woman warden : MATRON
71. Actor Robert or Alan : ALDA
72. In ___ (having trouble) : AJAM
73. Treaty between nations : PACT
74. ___ con pollo (Spanish dish) : ARROZ
75. West of Hollywood : MAE
76. Small barracuda : SPET
77. Korea's Syngman : RHEE
78. Do they plan a large family? : MAYBEAFEWRAPSCALLIONS
84. Winglike parts : ALAE
85. Carries the day : WINS
86. ___ accompli : FAIT
87. "Ich bin ___ Berliner": J.F.K. : EIN
88. Knife handle : HAFT
89. Swindles : CONS
90. Fishing boats : SMACKS
93. Accomplice : COHORT
96. Where to find Wailuku : MAUI
97. Lop-eared dog : SPANIEL
98. What do you see in their future? : JOYANDEVERLASTINGPEAS
102. Fashion designer Simpson : ADELE
103. Author Ludwig : EMIL
104. "Invisible Man" Claude : RAINS
105. Singer Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
106. Feasted one's eyes : GAZED
107. One of a sea-going trio : NINA
108. Hunky trailer : DORY
109. Masher's grimace : LEER
1. Big-A action : BET
2. Moral precept : ETHIC
3. "___ clock scholar" : ATENO
4. Does some woolgathering : DAYDREAMS
5. Start of a toast : HERES
6. Toward the mouth : ORAD
7. China's Zhou En-___ : LAI
8. Showcases : DISPLAYS
9. Granted, as territory : CEDED
10. Sounds of merriment : HAHA
11. "___ live and breathe!" : ASI
12. Patch up a painting : RESTORE
13. Mountain ridge : ARETE
14. Deliver one to the jaw : BELT
15. First shepherd : ABEL
16. Withered : SERE
17. English cathedral town : ELY
19. NOW fights this bias : SEXISM
23. Toxic substance in a snake's fluid : VENIN
24. Former queen of Italy : ELENA
25. Cacomistle : CIVET
30. Exploded : BURST
31. Bates's wayside stopover : MOTEL
33. ___ knowledge (Eden landmark) : TREEOF
34. Vast South American region : GUIANA
35. Key of Beethoven's Fifth : CMINOR
36. Marquis de Venosta's mistress : ZAZA
37. "Pictures ___ Exhibition" : ATAN
38. Ponselle or Bonheur : ROSA
39. "Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
40. With 46 Across, an "Untouchable" : ELIOT
41. First of the Cavalier poets : CAREW
42. Unnamed person : ANONYM
43. Option : CHOICE
44. Praying figures : ORANTS
50. Other name of Lalitpur, Nepal : PATAN
51. Garbo : GRETA
52. Closet item : BROOM
54. Grab some shut-eye : SNOOZE
55. I.R.S. quarry : EVADER
56. Printers' errors : ERRATA
58. Garb in regal garments : ENROBE
59. Falk-Arkin film, with "The" : INLAWS
60. Send back a manuscript : REJECT
61. Gem State : IDAHO
62. "___ Easy," Sinatra favorite : NICEN
63. Winner at Saratoga: 1777 : GATES
68. Baby's first word, often : MAMA
69. Russian inland sea : ARAL
70. "___ Little Tenderness" : TRYA
71. Catkin : AMENT
72. Orbit point : APSIS
73. Victoria of filmdom : PRINCIPAL
76. Man of La Mancha, e.g. : SPANIARD
79. Edgar or Emmy : AWARD
80. Tennis score : FIFTEEN
81. Run ___ of (hit a snag) : AFOUL
82. French auto-racing locale : LEMANS
83. Tael : LIANG
88. Put an edge on : HONED
89. "Cheers" waitress : CARLA
90. Like a hedgehog : SPINY
91. N.H. city : KEENE
92. Quench one's thirst : SLAKE
93. Musical finale : CODA
94. "Hear ye'" : OYEZ
95. Golfer Irwin : HALE
96. "___ Leben," Wagner's autobiography : MEIN
97. The pokey : STIR
98. Drinking spree : JAG
99. "Brother Rat" inst. : VMI
100. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
101. Men's org. founded in 1889 : SAR

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