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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Monday, January 18, 1988

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,950
Across
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Ducks for apples : BOBS
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"___ a dream . . . ": Martin Luther King Jr. : IHAVE
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Spotted cavy : PACA
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Hanging askew : ALOP
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Toe : DIGIT
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Viva voce : ORAL
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Close by : NEAR
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Verbal contraction : ARENT
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Rend asunder : RIVE
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Words from King : GOTOTHEMOUNTAIN
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G.I.'s oases : USOS
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Usher's beat : AISLE
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Dull finish : MATTE
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Freedom March starting point : SELMA
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Creamy color : ECRU
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Puck stopper : GOALIE
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New Guinea seaport : LAE
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What King envisioned : THEPROMISEDLAND
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Comical cry at a mouse : EEK
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Depended (on) : HINGED
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Price role : AIDA
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Designer Rykiel : SONIA
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Jewish festival : PURIM
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" . . . Montgomery to Oslo is ___ . . . ": King : AROAD
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Writer Hunter : EVAN
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King's credo : WESHALLOVERCOME
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Singer Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
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Goof : BONER
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Practical joke, e.g. : HOAX
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Have the lead : STAR
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Plant of the rose family : AVENS
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Pound or Stone : EZRA
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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"Giant" ranch : REATA
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Consider : DEEM
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Whimper's alternative, at world's end : BANG
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Bread spread : OLEO
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"Michael, Row the ___ Ashore" : BOAT
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Grow rapidly : SPROUTUP
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Locale of 13 Down : IDAHO
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Takes on : HIRES
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"Full many ___ of purest ray . . . ": Gray : AGEM
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Chianti, e.g. : VINO
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Caesar's reproach to Brutus : ETTU
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Antonio's defender : PORTIA
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Jessye Norman's stock-in-trade : ARIAS
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Carp : CAVIL
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Coeur d'___ : ALENE
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Monogram of Old Possum's creator : TSE
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Fingered, in a way : NAMED
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Dole out : METE
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Yearn : ACHE
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Arduous journey : TREK
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Sheeplike antelope : SAIGA
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Besides : ELSE
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Told a whopper : LIED
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Enter : GOIN
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Atlanta arena : OMNI
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Hyena's home : LAIR
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"When You ___ Were Young, Maggie" : ANDI
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Valerie Harper sitcom : RHODA
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Sent off a spacecraft : LAUNCHED
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Wasteland : SAHARA
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Normal condition : PAR
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Inundated : AWASH
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French income : RENTE
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Werner of "Ship of Fools" : OSKAR
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Big happening : EVENT
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Vice follower : VERSA
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Angle iron : LBAR
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King's answer to human conflict : LOVE
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Draft classification : ONEA
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Exude : OOZE
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She ain't what she used to be : MARE
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Quiz : EXAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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