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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

EDITED FOR TELEVISION

New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1974

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,157
Across Down
1. Initials of a famed novel : GWTW
5. Mountain ash : ROWAN
10. Sorry ones : RUERS
15. Eniwetok first : HBOMB
20. Hindu dances : RASAS
22. "___ Little Nut Tree" : IHADA
23. Chou ___ : ENLAI
24. Cousin of a birch : ALDER
25. Burden: Lat. : ONERO
26. Stevenson : ADLAI
27. Kind of heel : SPIKE
28. Arrowsmith's wife : LEORA
29. Long time to wait : UNTILBLEEPFREEZESOVER
33. Tax man, of yore : SESSOR
34. Finesse : ART
35. Millay : EDNA
36. Links hazard : TRAP
37. Jewish eve : EREB
38. Cairo initials : UAR
40. Where Gordon died : SUDAN
42. Kind of sack : SAD
43. Barks : YIPS
47. Grandmother of Timothy : LOIS
49. Depots: Abbr. : STNS
50. Id ___ : EST
52. Dense : OPAQUE
54. Farragut's decision : BLEEPTHETORPEDOES
60. Order of frogs : ANURA
61. "See you ___" : LATER
62. Swiss river : AAR
63. Dawn goddess : EOS
64. Drafty dress feature : SLITSKIRT
66. "___ and away!" : UPUP
67. Sacrifices by fire : IMMOLATES
70. Zodiac sign : LEO
71. Midi seasons : ETES
72. Buttons or Mill : RED
73. Employ : USE
74. Toppers : LIDS
75. Gardner : AVA
77. Pronoun : SHE
79. Broadway show : BLEEPODOLLY
82. "Out, ___! out, I say!" : BLEEPEDSPOT
87. Like Abner : LIL
88. Rural org. : FSA
89. Unsmiling : DOUR
90. Foot part, in Leicester : EEL
91. Hockey's Bobby : ORR
92. Feminine suffix : ETTE
95. ___ es Salaam : DAR
97. Palace adjunct : COURTYARD
100. Movies, to Fellini : CINE
101. U.N. name : TRYGVELIE
104. Mouths : ORA
105. Word on a towel : HIS
106. Bushed : ALLIN
107. Dike, Eunomia and Irene : HORAE
108. Berlioz cantata : BLEEPATIONOFFAUST
112. Goolagong : EVONNE
114. Business-letter abbr. : ENC
115. Shapeless dress : TENT
116. Standard : NORM
117. "___ we forget!" : LEST
118. Dirt or roll : PAY
120. Martini additive : TWIST
122. River to the Vistula : SAN
123. Persian tiger : SHER
127. Leopold's partner : LOEB
129. London locale : SOHO
130. High note : ELA
132. Indulge in casually : DABBLE
134. Sign-off from 1 Across : MYDEARIDONTGIVEABLEEP
138. Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
140. Lawrence's steed : CAMEL
141. "Green Hat" author : ARLEN
142. Permission : LEAVE
143. Hollywood big : MOGUL
144. "It's ___!" : AGIRL
145. Swedish port : MALMO
146. Sana's land : YEMEN
147. Hit hard : SMITE
148. One side of life : SEAMY
149. Ballet kneebends : PLIES
150. Attention-getting sound : PSST
1. Game bird : GROUSE
2. More pallid : WANNER
3. Fly of Africa : TSETSE
4. Sherman's remark : WARISBLEEP
5. Iranian coin : RIAL
6. "Ah, me!" : OHDEAR
7. Australian horse : WALER
8. Conforms : ADAPTSTO
9. Innocent one : NAIF
10. Shade of green : RESEDA
11. Set free : UNPENNED
12. "Uncle Tom" girl : ELIZA
13. Croupier's tool : RAKE
14. Nap : SIESTA
15. Turkish sweet: Var. : HALVA
16. Broadway show : BLEEPYANKEES
17. Repute : ODOR
18. Debussy's "La ___" : MER
19. Half a bikini : BRA
21. Parlor piece : SOLO
30. Rumor about : BRUIT
31. Herald of measles : REDSPOTS
32. Church calendar : ORDO
39. Mortified : ASHAMED
41. Like Ethelred : UNREADY
42. Stars, to Virgil : STELLAE
44. Last words to the boss : IQUIT
45. ___ maw (roseate tern) : PURRE
46. Laps, at times : SEATS
48. Switchboard wkr. : OPR
49. Ambles : STROLLS
51. Help! : SOS
53. ___ de deux : PAS
54. Book-jacket info : BLURB
55. Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
56. Chopin specialty : ETUDE
57. Greek group of W.W. III : EAM
58. Compass point : ESE
59. German pronoun : SIE
65. Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOSEED
67. Tristan's lady : ISOLDE
68. Whitman's bloomer : LILAC
69. Salvation, in France : SALUT
73. Rival of A.P. : UPI
76. 100 in the shade : VERYHOT
78. Newspaper banner: Abbr. : HDL
80. Nicely said : ELEGANTLYPUT
81. Lead the life ___ : OFRILEY
82. Acid salts : BORATES
83. Non-grata one : PERSONA
84. French G.I. : POILU
85. Avifauna : ORNIS
86. "Last Case" sleuth : TRENT
89. Measured time : DURATION
92. Waters : ETHEL
93. Treasure ___ : TROVE
94. Rookies : TYROS
96. Vestment : ALB
98. Alley ___ of comics : OOP
99. Bourg's department : AIN
100. Bivalve protection : CLAMSBLEEP
102. Bede's title: Abbr. : VEN
103. Poetic word : EEN
106. Kind of violet: Abbr. : AFR
109. Outer germ layer : ECTODERM
110. Branch of calculus : INTEGRAL
111. "Mr. Roberts" : FONDA
113. Sword : EPEE
119. Manila hemps : ABACAS
121. Completely : WHOLLY
122. Help! : SAVEME
124. Structural bars : HBEAMS
125. Ecole attenders : ELEVES
126. Advice to sinners : REPENT
128. "Swan Lake" role : ODILE
129. Ape: Lat. : SIMIA
131. Actress Palmer : LILLI
133. With skill : ABLY
134. Wise men : MAGI
135. Carry on : RAGE
136. Pack down : TAMP
137. Space monkey : ENOS
138. Hindu incantations : OMS
139. Afo-A-___ (stolen statue) : KOM

Answer summary: 18 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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