Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

PADDOCK INTERVIEW

New York Times, Sunday, May 1, 1988

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 575 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 18, XRef: 2
Frances Hansen has 73 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. On ___ (Wall St. risk) : SPEC
5. Baba liquor : RHUM
9. Major or Minor bear : URSA
13. Turner or Louise : TINA
17. Comedian Jimmy of yesteryear : SAVO
18. Stiller's partner : MEARA
19. Astronaut Armstrong : NEIL
20. Copter part : ROTOR
21. Who was your W.W. II hero? : WHINNYCHURCHILL
24. Rommel, the Desert Fox : ERWIN
25. He didn't win, place or show : ALSORAN
26. Pain in the neck : CRICK
27. Not hip : SQUARE
28. Marshall, for one : PLAN
29. Solemn vow : OATH
30. The Brown Bomber : LOUIS
31. Fit of temper : SNIT
33. Kind of acid for hides : TANNIC
36. Steeping liquid : MARINADE
39. Wee bloomer : FLORET
41. What do you call your balky mate? : NEIGHSAYER
43. Rotten : BAD
44. Neural network : RETE
45. "Whoa" enforcer : REIN
47. Shade : HUE
48. Cousin of an oryx : ELAND
50. Archer's bow : YEW
51. Your happy-hour canapé? : HORSEDOEUVRE
56. Repulsive, to youngsters : ICKY
57. Gay Paree's Place ___ : PIGALLE
59. Silly : INANE
60. Hidden store : CACHE
62. Ultima ___ (farthest point) : THULE
63. Make an all-out effort : EXERT
64. Reasoning : LOGIC
65. Kind of finish : PHOTO
66. Like Lamb's writings : ELIAN
67. Merrimac's ironclad foe : MONITOR
69. Start of a G.B.S. title : ARMS
70. Your favorite actress? : POMMELAMASON
73. Seventeenth Greek letter : RHO
75. Blessed woman : BEATA
77. M-G-M's lion : LEO
78. Shopping-list entry : ITEM
79. Poke at : PROD
80. ___ canto, Callas's forte : BEL
81. Your favorite book? : MANESTREET
86. "___ I," 1941 Willson song : YOUAND
88. Imperil : ENDANGER
90. Like the Devil : HORNED
92. Heap up : PILE
93. Each's partner : EVERY
94. Memorable Arnaz : DESI
95. River isles : AITS
97. Sensitive plant : MIMOSA
99. "R.U.R." author : CAPEK
100. Certain Italian embroideries : ASSISIS
103. Cremona name : AMATI
104. How do you accept rejection? : FILLYSOPHICALLY
107. ___ alba (gypsum) : TERRA
108. ___ cat (street game) : ONEO
109. See 105 Down : OLSEN
110. Savage Island : NIUE
111. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
112. Worst : BEST
113. Poverty : NEED
114. Pack down : TAMP
1. N.Y.–New Orleans dir. : SSW
2. Glacial hill of Iowa : PAHA
3. Wicked : EVIL
4. Join a cabal : CONSPIRE
5. Eat one's words : RECANT
6. Chemistry Nobelist: 1944 : HAHN
7. Neighbor of Arg. : URU
8. Radio pioneer : MARCONI
9. Free Dobbin from the traces : UNHITCH
10. Hitler's Third : REICH
11. Jockey's blouse material : SILK
12. The works : ALL
13. Bring ___ (undo) : TORUIN
14. You were ejected for humming Mozart? : ITWASABACHCORRAL
15. Stendhal's "Le Rouge et le ___" : NOIR
16. "Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
18. Dame ___ Hess : MYRA
20. Necessitate : REQUIRE
22. Nick from Neb. : NOLTE
23. "Harriet ___," 1950 Crawford film : CRAIG
27. In need of liniment : SORE
30. She's in the henhouse : LAYER
31. Knitter of ravell'd sleaves : SLEEP
32. Did you enjoy your cruise? : NOTWITHMALDEMARE
34. Cordial flavor : ANISE
35. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
36. Colorful decade : MAUVE
37. Helmut's "thank you" : DANKE
38. Small whirlpool : EDDY
39. Sauté : FRY
40. Hussy : TROLLOP
42. Move boxcars about : SHUNT
46. Case-man Gardner : ERLE
49. Within the law : LICIT
51. ___ monde (high society) : HAUT
52. The South : DIXIE
53. Ryan or Tatum : ONEAL
54. " . . . to ___ little and to spend a little less": R.L.S. : EARNA
55. Keynesian concern : ECONOMY
58. Popular word game : GHOST
61. Not fer, in Dogpatch : AGIN
63. Saint ___ fire, sea phenomenon : ELMOS
64. Misplace : LOSE
65. Stroke one's feathers : PREEN
66. Arabian bigwig : EMEER
67. Dull surface : MATTE
68. Avignon's river : RHONE
69. Author Prévost : ABBE
71. The Cowper museum is here : OLNEY
72. Bearing : MIEN
74. Bizarre : ODD
76. Loss of memory : AMNESIA
79. Powerful, poetically : PUISSANT
82. Akbar's capital : AGRA
83. "Ay, now ___ thickens . . . ": Villiers : THEPLOT
84. Athlete-actor Grier : ROSEY
85. Vinland discoverer: Var. : ERIKSON
87. Of the eye : OPTIC
89. Start of a French toast : AVOTRE
91. Crestfallen : DASHED
94. Broad valleys : DALES
96. "The fat ___ the fire" : ISIN
97. First name in spydom : MATA
98. "___ a Man," Ciardi book : IMET
99. The movies, in Madrid : CINE
100. Chancel area : APSE
101. Pelvic bones : ILIA
102. Urban blight : SLUM
104. Palm off : FOB
105. With 109 Across, a "Hellzapoppin'" star : OLE
106. Slangy assent : YEP

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