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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

ANOTHER YEAR

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 1970

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { X }, Scrabble score: 708 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 19, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original solution grid had AZA at 40-Across; corrected this to ANA. Original clue for 120-Across had "Aint"; changed this to "Ain't."

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L
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,449
Across
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Order to torpedoman : FIREI
6
Present : TODAY
11
"___ are about to die . . . " : WEWHO
16
Architect Jones : INIGO
21
Word games: Abbr. : ANAGS
22
Of an acid group : AMIDO
23
French airmail word : AVION
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"Sing ___ songs . . . " : NOSAD
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___ bell : RINGA
26
All set : READY
27
Loud cries : YELLS
28
Hartebeest : KAAMA
29
Broadway phrase : STANDINGROOMONLY
32
"___ fairer than the day" : BESHE
33
Start of Keats poem : ISTOOD
34
Writer Rand : AYN
35
Times of day, for short : AFTS
36
Fervent plea, with "us" : GODHELP
38
Gray: Fr. : GRIS
40
Collected writings : ANA
41
Overseas address : APO
42
Mouth: Slang : TRAP
43
Sandburg words, after "I am" : THEPEOPLETHEMOBTHECROWD
52
Sound: Prefix : SONO
53
Clement and Marianne : MOORES
54
Eastern nurse : AMAH
55
___ good turn : DOA
56
The Bulbul Amir : ABDUL
58
Chinese dynasty : TSIN
59
Nevada bandit : ONEARM
61
Talking bird : MYNAH
65
Decorate again : RETRIM
67
Frown : SCOWL
69
Moves furtively : SLIES
71
Unit of loudness : SONE
72
Zambales people : AETAS
74
Showy perennials : IRIDS
76
Malay hysteria : LATA
78
Sympathy's partner : TEA
79
Poe's lament : AHBROKENISTHEGOLDENBOWL
85
Presidential nickname : CAL
86
Famous fiddler : NERO
87
Israeli dances : HORAS
88
Man for introductions : EMCEE
89
Combine: Suffix : URET
91
Fiber plant : SISAL
94
Xmas V.I.P. : SANTA
96
Poem part : STANZA
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Mustapha Kemal : PASHA
101
Latecomer's penalty : NOSEAT
103
Holiday months: Abbr. : DECS
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Kills : SLAYS
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Corrode : EAT
108
Garish sign : NEON
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Ascended rapidly : SHOTUP
111
Intentions : AIMS
112
What "no man lives without" : JOSTLINGANDBEINGJOSTLED
118
Bread: Prefix : ARTO
119
Greek letters : NUS
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"Ain't We Got ___?" : FUN
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Savvy remark : ISEE
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Part of winter lawn scene : SNOWMAN
124
Hair job, for short : PERM
126
Between sine and non : QUA
129
Start of Xmas carol : ITCAME
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Swords : EPEES
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Biblical quotation : MYCUPRUNNETHOVER
137
Alentejo's capital : EVORA
138
Black militant Jones : LEROI
139
Devil : SATAN
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"___ ears," said the rabbit : IMALL
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Mortise partner : TENON
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Voter : ADULT
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Churchill gesture : VSIGN
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Titter : TEHEE
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Cunning : CRAFT
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Sits : POSES
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Heaps : PILES
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U.S. Indians : ERIES
Down
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Native of area of Iran : FARSI
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J.F.K. and L.B.J.: Abbr. : INITS
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___ check (hunting term) : RANAT
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Party worker of a kind : EGGNOGPOURER
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Man's name : ISADORE
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Last in a series : OMEGA
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Pepys' pride : DIARY
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Append : ADDON
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Toy : YOYO
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"___ with a maid" : WAYOFAMAN
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Consequence : EVENT
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Rogers and others : WILLS
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One kind of smoke : HOLY
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Cricket sides : ONS
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Signed in a way : INKED
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Hostess's oversight : NOASHTRAYS
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"No man ___ to his valet" : ISAHERO
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Hunting code : GAMELAW
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Harem room : ODA
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Dialect : IDIOM
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Heavy hair : MANE
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Shouted down : BOOED
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Unit of fuel use: Abbr. : GPH
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Shipping term: Abbr. : PPD
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Catch sight of : SPOT
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Pleased sounds : AHS
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Excited : ATHRILL
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Ivan, for one : TSAR
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___ Sound, Fla. : HOBE
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Tippy furniture : ENDTABLES
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Profit's partner : LOSS
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Norse king : ERICII
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Voice parts : TENORS
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Cockney flats : OMES
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False god : BAAL
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Funny show: Abbr. : COM
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Discovered by chance : LITON
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" . . . ___ that I know is damn'd" : OLDHOST
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Union general : MEADE
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Result of being trod on : NOTOENAIL
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"___ Year's gift . . . " : ANEW
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Cure : HEAL
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Creates : MAKES
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Accompanying : WITH
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Flower stalks : STEMS
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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Body fluids : SERA
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Old ones: Abbr. : ANCTS
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"___ o' kindness" : ACUP
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___-kiri : HARA
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Party disappointment : NOSONGS
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Mahatma : GANDHI
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Bone: Suffix : OSTEON
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Don't ___ (plea of hostess) : BEALATECOMER
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Label for a gay party, with "Babel" : THETOWEROF
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On the ocean : ASEA
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Uris : LEON
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Emoting: Abbr. : ACTG
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Ferment : ZYME
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Set a value on: Abbr. : ASSD
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Indian dye : AAL
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"The flowers ___ . . . " : ANDFRUITS
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Wheat of India : SUJI
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Actress Louise et al. : TINAS
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Japanese coin : SEN
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Place firmly : POSIT
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An Apostle: Abbr. : JAS
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After "now" : ORNEVER
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___ dime : STOPONA
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Hebrew letter : NUN
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Demote: Colloq. : BUMP
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Descendant of Adam's son : SETHITE
123
Intended : MEANT
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Tree genus : PYRUS
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French school : ECOLE
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Seemingly : QUASI
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Up to : UNTIL
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Equally old, with "of" : ANAGE
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Madagascan lemur : AVAHI
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Free-for-all : MELEE
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Gardner's namesakes : ERLES
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" . . . see ___ my stuff" : MEDO
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Hostess initials : RSVP
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Danube tributary : ENNS
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King of Siam's word: Abbr. : ETC
138
Seat of a sort : LAP

Answer summary: 27 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 21 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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