Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 1987

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F P Q X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 3
Frances Hansen has 75 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Women's U.S. Open tennis champ: 1968 : WADE
5. See 51 Across : MAHAL
10. Twice DCL : MCCC
14. Race track : OVAL
15. Deep black : EBONY
16. Words of surprise : OHOH
17. Actor Auberjonois : RENE
18. Champion of dance : GOWER
19. Veracious : TRUE
20. Two-time Women's Open champ : TRACYAUSTIN
23. C.P.A.'s employer, maybe : IRS
24. Jay Silverheels on TV : TONTO
25. Uses a luge : COASTS
27. One of the Days : ARBOR
30. Anouk from Paris : AIMEE
31. Bête ___ : NOIRE
32. Saved, as one's strength : CONSERVED
36. Building addition : ELL
37. Bounce back : CAROM
38. Inner: Prefix : ESO
39. Popular : WELLLIKED
42. A Nobel physicist: 1925 : HERTZ
44. Subtle satire : IRONY
45. ___ ball (alert) : ONTHE
46. Where Eugene may be seen : OREGON
48. Human chaser : BEING
51. With 5 Across, Agra edifice : TAJ
52. Reigning tennis queen : NAVRATILOVA
57. Made tracks : HIED
59. Co-star of 46 Down : MEARA
60. Like most cupcakes : ICED
61. Jacob's twin : ESAU
62. Bay window : ORIEL
63. Show life : STIR
64. Reverberated : RANG
65. Devon donkey : NEDDY
66. ___ Mandlikova, 1985 champ : HANA
1. Brewer's malt infusion : WORT
2. Declare : AVER
3. An Andrews : DANA
4. Certain college member : ELECTOR
5. TV actress Fellows : MEGAN
6. Roughly : ABOUT
7. "Why?" : HOWSO
8. Dill of the Bible : ANET
9. Shelley's forte : LYRICISM
10. Quip : MOT
11. The six-time champ : CHRISEVERT
12. Three-time champ Margaret ___ : COURT
13. Where a king may be castled : CHESS
21. Auld lang syne : YORE
22. Alaska's gold-rush city : NOME
26. Chalice veil : AER
27. Once more : ANEW
28. Function : ROLE
29. Three-time champ, familiarly : BILLIEJEAN
30. "And giving ___, up the chimney . . . ": Moore : ANOD
32. Like compact powder : CAKY
33. Pay dirt : ORE
34. Man from Tallinn : ESTH
35. Drop off a bit : DOZE
37. Reddish brown : CINNAMON
40. Bigger than med. : LRG
41. Crazy-sounding bird : LOON
42. Hagar the Horrible's daughter : HONI
43. Spin put on a ball : ENGLISH
46. "The ___ Woman," Linden TV movie : OTHER
47. Memorable soprano Rosa : RAISA
48. Queue : BRAID
49. Auriculate : EARED
50. Davis Cup winner: 1976 : ITALY
53. Billy Budd's captain : VERE
54. Prefix with chord or meter : OCTA
55. Mood : VEIN
56. Historic Spanish town : ADRA
58. Understood archeology? : DUG

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