Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

" . . . QUITE CONTRARY"

New York Times, Sunday, August 21, 1983

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 549 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 125, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2
Frances Hansen has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Came to rest : ALIT
5. Alaskan seaport : SITKA
10. N.Y. museum acronym : MOMA
14. Domicile : ABODE
19. Sudanese people : MORU
20. The 23d is comforting : PSALM
21. Berber : ARAB
22. Caused yawns : BORED
23. How does your garden grow? : PRINCESSMARGARETSLACE
27. How does your garden grow? : SADIOLUS
28. Vol's state : TENN
29. Sleeve type : RAGLAN
30. Cash-register reading : NOSALE
31. French governing body : SENAT
32. Do a cotton-picking job : BALE
33. Possessive pronoun : ITS
34. Jeanne d'Arc was martyred here : ROUEN
35. He dyes for a living : COLORMAN
39. ___ Lama : DALAI
42. How does your garden grow? : SOURWILLIAM
44. ___ toot (carousing) : ONA
45. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
46. Later, alligator : SOON
47. Castor, for one : OIL
48. 904, to Nero : CMIV
49. Baron's color : RED
50. How does your garden grow? : BARKDRAGONS
54. Dog star : ASTA
55. Whenever : ANYTIME
57. "Down ___ the Sugar Cane," 1908 song : AMONG
58. Treatise on plants : HERBAL
60. Pop : SODA
61. Pepsy's penwork : DIARY
62. Fragrance : ODOR
63. Pieceworker : JOBBER
65. Stickum : PASTE
66. Abscam concern : BRIBERY
69. Hautboy : OBOE
70. How does your garden grow? : HATEINAMIST
73. Goal : AIM
74. Medieval crucifix : ROOD
75. Before, poetically : ERE
76. Shave an apple : PARE
77. Lien on one's house: Abbr. : MTGE
78. Last month, in a bus. letter : ULT
79. How does your garden grow? : SPARROWSPUR
84. "Merry Widow" man : LEHAR
85. Go awry, as a plan : MISCARRY
87. A Page form Okla. : PATTI
88. Distinguished dict. : OED
89. Agog : AVID
90. Put in a piggery : STIED
91. Carryings-on : ANTICS
94. Of a feather : PINNAL
97. A P.M. under George III : PITT
98. How does your garden grow? : OLEOCUPS
100. How does your garden grow? : ANDUGLYDAMESALLINAROW
104. Talk gibberish : PRATE
105. Isinglass : MICA
106. Mirador : ORIEL
107. Little monkey : TITI
108. Prodded : POKED
109. Hamill stunt : AXEL
110. Mr. Bruce (memorable Dr. Watson) : NIGEL
111. Shrine Bowl team : EAST
1. Elec. units : AMPS
2. Navigational device : LORAN
3. Rainbow: Prefix : IRIDO
4. Man from the Barbary Coast : TUNISIAN
5. Witches' stock in trade : SPELLS
6. Progeny : ISSUE
7. Russian news agency : TASS
8. J–N connection : KLM
9. Dilettante : AMATEUR
10. Actress Anna of "The Rose Tattoo" : MAGNANI
11. Praying figure : ORANT
12. Deface : MAR
13. Beame or Burrows : ABE
14. Double this for a Faulkner book : ABSALOM
15. Inimitable Scarecrow at Oz : BOLGER
16. Viva voce : ORAL
17. Ten: Comb. form : DECA
18. Definitely not Mary's garden : EDEN
24. Raccoon's kin : COATI
25. Magazine plea : RENEW
26. Singing syllables : TRALA
31. Plumb the depths : SOUND
32. Seethes : BOILS
34. Fischer's castle : ROOK
35. Hold fast : CLING
36. How does your garden grow? : MOMSBREATH
37. Louise or Loos : ANITA
38. Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
39. Mrs. Copperfield, née Spenlow : DORA
40. "You said it, brother!" : AMEN
41. How does your garden grow? : LADYSBOOTS
42. In a pet : SORE
43. Daft : LOONY
46. Third largest of the Philippines : SAMAR
48. St.-John's-bread : CAROB
50. Sojourn : BIDE
51. Reach by radio : RAISE
52. Cremona name : AMATI
53. Bridge is his long suit : GOREN
56. "And so ___" (see 61 Across) : TOBED
58. Silver, for one : HORSE
59. Work on copy : EDIT
61. Librarian's gadget : DATER
63. Great vessel for grog : JORUM
64. Small change in the agora : OBOLI
65. Dodge : PARRY
66. Spinning-wheel sound : BIRR
67. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
68. Norse giant : YMER
70. Caught wind of : HEARD
71. Assigned to a post: Abbr. : APPTD
72. Where to climb Haleakala : MAUI
77. Ply with healing potions : MEDICATE
79. Attacked brutally : SAVAGED
80. Beadlike pellet : PRILL
81. Most favorable : OPTIMAL
82. Actor Ralph of "The Waltons" : WAITE
83. Cowboy's hat : STETSON
84. Pretend : LETON
86. Danish king of England: 1017–35 : CANUTE
88. His moon was for "the Misbegotten" : ONEILL
90. New "Age" : SPACE
91. Shaded walk : ALLEE
92. Papal court : CURIA
93. Leopard's immutable markings : SPOTS
94. "Hair" (and other hits) producer : PAPP
95. Cio-Cio-San's set of boxes : INRO
96. Neighbor of Minn. : NDAK
98. Few: Prefix : OLIG
99. Loretta of "M*A*S*H" : SWIT
101. Singer Sumac : YMA
102. Social reformer Dorothea : DIX
103. "Exodus" hero : ARI

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