Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

MOM'S REMONSTRANCE

New York Times, Sunday, May 14, 1978

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Spans: 3
Frances Hansen has 78 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Accept eagerly : LAPUP
6. Soprano Anna : MOFFO
11. Killer whale : ORCA
15. Island attacked Dec. 7, 1941 : WAKE
19. Persian : IRANI
20. " . . . upon ___ in Darien" : APEAK
21. Kind of music or lore : FOLK
22. Germany's largest dam : EDER
23. Tale or crayon : CONTE
24. Throb : PULSE
25. Take to the hills : FLEE
26. Stone or Pound : EZRA
27. Start of a verse : IADOREALLTHESEFLOWERS
31. Waiter's burden : TRAY
32. Sweet girl of song : SUE
33. Bk. of the Bible : ESTH
34. "You ___ My Sunshine" : ARE
35. Dobbin's morsel : OAT
37. Writer Anaïs : NIN
39. Hen pen : COOP
42. ___ vu : DEJA
45. More of the verse : YOUSENTMEWHOLEBOWERS
51. Dip bait lightly : DAP
52. Little, in Lille : PEU
53. Bikini part : BRA
54. Rip : TEAR
55. Business letter abbr. : ENCL
56. Lamb : ELIA
58. "Bonheur de Vivre" painter : MATISSE
61. Take ___ (relax) : ITEASY
63. Nonplus : STUMP
65. Penpoint : NIB
66. Vast amount : SEA
68. Between L and P : MNO
69. More of the verse : IAMTOUCHEDANDBEGUILED
77. Single : ONE
78. "Why ___ Love You?" : DOI
79. Self: Prefix : AUT
80. Popular steak cut : TBONE
81. Lively Latin dance : CHACHA
85. Visited a warren : SLUMMED
88. Prefix for chord : OCTA
89. Girlfriend of 95 Across : OOLA
90. ___ Ridge, famed horse : RIVA
94. Naval off. : ENS
95. Alley of comics : OOP
97. Indian mulberry : AAL
98. More of the verse : BUTREMEMBERDEARCHILD
103. Like a day in June : RARE
104. Cambodian money : RIEL
105. Building wing : ELL
106. Kith's partner : KIN
107. Sort : ILK
109. Wild goat : TAHR
111. New Guinea seaport : LAE
113. Computer input : DATA
117. End of the verse : TODAYISNTMYDAYITSOURS
124. Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
125. Siamese : THAI
126. Highway stopover : MOTEL
127. Hungarian farm dogs : PULIK
128. Loll about : LAZE
129. Mountain lake : TARN
130. Pilasters : ANTAE
131. Subside : ABATE
132. Former spouses : EXES
133. Festoon : SWAG
134. Approaches : NEARS
135. Traveller or Rosinante : STEED
1. Lawful : LICIT
2. Bellowing : AROAR
3. Zoo star : PANDA
4. "For ___ is born this day . . . ": Luke 2:11 : UNTOYOU
5. Jetty : PIER
6. N.Z. tree : MAPAU
7. Rich : OPULENT
8. Cut down trees : FELL
9. Snaps, e.g. : FASTENERS
10. Slangy assents : OKEHS
11. Outgrowth : OFFSHOOT
12. Function : ROLE
13. Musical symbol : CLEF
14. Kipling's wolf : AKELA
15. "And this little pig cried ___ . . . " : WEEWEEWEE
16. Carpenter's tool : ADZE
17. Walter, Jean or Deborah : KERR
18. Time periods : ERAS
28. Regard highly : ESTEEM
29. Engrave : ETCH
30. Church calendar : ORDO
36. Cleo's way out : ASP
38. Had a few drinks : IMBIBED
40. Corrida cry : OLE
41. Princess-prodder : PEA
43. Napoleon triumphed here: 1806 : JENA
44. Rainbows : ARCS
45. Conference site: 1945 : YALTA
46. Sherlock Holmes's drug : OPIUM
47. Subtle shading : NUANCE
48. Yuletide celebrant : WASSAILER
49. " . . . ___ me a beaker of wine" : BRING
50. Sneaky : SLY
51. Arnaz : DESI
57. Pt. or qt. : AMT
59. Initials for a royal couple : TIH
60. Poet's word : EEN
62. Race-track figure : TOUT
64. Winnie of fiction : POOH
67. "___with a dulcimer . . . " : ADAMSEL
68. Shooting star : METEOR
70. Deprive of weapons : UNARM
71. ___ Passos : DOS
72. Kind of steer : BUM
73. Nigerian tribe : IBO
74. Making all stops : LOCAL
75. Inward: Anat. : ENTAD
76. New or raw : DEAL
81. Male swan : COB
82. H or witching : HOUR
83. Can. province : ALTA
84. Gigs and cabriolets : CARRIAGES
86. Like a rare steak : UNDERDONE
87. Court list : DOCKET
91. Comparative suffix : IER
92. Gen. Marshall's alma mater : VMI
93. In on the crime : ABETTING
96. Letter on a key : PHI
99. Slippery : EELY
100. Susa's kingdom : ELAM
101. "Open ___" (resort boast) : ALLYEAR
102. Hesitating : INDOUBT
108. St. ___, Leeward island : KITTS
110. Kaplan of fiction : HYMAN
112. Attachments for anges : AILES
114. Huge halls : AULAE
115. Commonplace : TRITE
116. Requested : ASKED
117. A likely story : TALE
118. Evergreen genus : OLAX
119. "The decent docent doesn't ___" : DOZE
120. Sir Broadfoot Basham's creator : SHAW
121. Honshu city : NARA
122. "___ boy!" : ATTA
123. Health resorts : SPAS

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