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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

RING IN THE NEW

New York Times, Sunday, January 5, 1969

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.52, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 683 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 157, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 31
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,085
Across
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" . . . played the tuba down ___" : INCUBA
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Yens : URGES
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Kind of hat : OPERA
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Tennis stroke : CHOP
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Did a road job : TARRED
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Bernhardt : SARAH
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Washed : LAVED
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Lug : HAUL
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Fit for tillage : ARABLE
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Widened at the top, as a vase : EVASE
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Cheerless, to poets : DREAR
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___ en point: Heraldry : ENTE
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Well-known poem (with "Merci") : LABELLEDAMESANS
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Enticed : LUREDON
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Caviar fish : BELUGAS
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Spoiling for a fight : BELLIGERENT
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Voice part : BASSO
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Gibbon : APE
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Watch parts : JEWELS
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Make fast a rope : BELAY
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Cornet's cousin : ALTHORN
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Canaanite idol : BAAL
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Shout: Colloq. : YAMMER
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Hair-raising : SPOOKY
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Impassive : STOIC
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Doctrine : ISM
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Lorraine's neighbor : ALSACE
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" . . . my kingdom for ___!" : AHORSE
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Barn feature : HAYLOFT
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Inland sea of Asia : ARAL
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Wane's partner : WAX
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Put on cargo : LADE
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Bob Hope's forte : GAGS
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First word of Doxology : PRAISE
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"___ a little shadow . . . " : IHAVE
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January, in Madrid : ENERO
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Briquettes : COALS
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Chronic griper : GROUSER
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"To ___ so musically wells . . . " : THETINTINNABULATIONTHAT
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Barbarians : SAVAGES
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Clocked : TIMED
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High or low ones : BROWS
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Embarrass : ABASH
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Unusual: Prefix : ANOMAL
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Average : MEAN
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Fall guy : GOAT
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Free (of) : RID
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London gallery : TATE
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Persian "nightingales" : BULBULS
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Trinket : BAUBLE
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___ step (gradual) : STEPBY
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Ozs., lbs., etc. : WTS
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Kind of coffee : IRISH
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Enrich spiritually : ENSOUL
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Appoint a second time : RENAME
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Office VIP : MNGR
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"You never ___" : CANTELL
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Detroit name : EDSEL
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Nisei's child : SANSEI
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Cockney's residence : OME
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Test : ASSAY
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Dickens girl, punny style : LITTLEKNELL
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Start of a nursery rhyme : RUBADUB
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Halts : ARRESTS
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Campanologist's problem : BATSINTHEBELFRY
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Hymn of joy : PEAN
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Come to ___ in the road : AFORK
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"___ the Bulbul Ameer" : ABDUL
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Salt of an acid : OLEATE
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College courses: Abbr. : SCIS
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New stars : NOVAE
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Hesitate : PAUSE
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Winged ants : ALATES
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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True's partner : TRIED
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Guide : STEER
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" . . . ___ away the sins of the world" : TAKEST
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Print type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Honshu city : NARA
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Unpleasant person : CRAB
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The City, Rome: It. : URBE
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Ship records : BELLBOOKS
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Della's cousin : ADELE
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Consumed : USEDUP
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Wreak havoc : RAVAGE
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Pasture grass : GRAMA
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Lets up : EASES
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Girls : SHES
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"In ___ York" : OLDNEW
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Certain garnishes : PARSLEYS
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Holiday time : EVE
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School of art : REALISM
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___ on the market : ADRUG
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Rooters : CHEERERS
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"Messiah" composer : HANDEL
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___ limb : OUTONA
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Ample : PLENTY
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Esprit : ELAN
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Biblical brother : ABEL
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Boxer and others : REBELLIONS
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Andes beasts : LLAMAS
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Kind of metabolism : BASAL
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First in a series : ALPHA
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Endured : STOOD
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"By the ___ of Gitche Gumee . . . " : SHORE
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Father of an artistic family : JACOPOBELLINI
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Kind of bread : RYE
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___ Town : BOYS
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Trouble : AIL
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Bleat : MAA
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River into Lake Chad : SHARI
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Append : TAGONTO
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Darn ___! : ITALL
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Flooded : AWASH
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Early Roman theater : CAVEA
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Make an effort : EXERT
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Deceit : FRAUD
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Area : REGION
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Reaches : GETSAT
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Namesakes of James's Miss Archer : ISABELS
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Shed : HUT
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Nautical hour : EIGHTBELLS
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Compass point : NNE
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Town SW of Saigon : CAMAU
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Line : ROW
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Peter and Nicholas : TSARS
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Wont : HABIT
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Give the slip to : EVADE
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Ta-___ : TAS
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Halos : NIMBS
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Litterbug's leavings : TRASH
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"Lead, Kindly Light" lyricist : NEWMAN
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Woods near San Francisco : MUIR
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Blasts of wind : GUSTS
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Clowns of the orchestra : OBOES
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Squama : ALULA
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Briton's "idiot box" : TELLY
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Writer Rand : AYN
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Span: Abbr. : BRG
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First name in playbills : BEA
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Former actress from France : ANNABELLA
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Fakery : PRETENSE
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Holy Week services : TENEBRAE
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Inquires after : ASKSFOR
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Thaw : MELT
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Grant : CEDE
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Slip by, as time : ELAPSE
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Lead : DIRECT
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___-laced : STRAIT
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Assuaged, as thirst : SLAKED
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Kind of angle : OBTUSE
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Composer Gustav : MAHLER
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A form of French "etre" : ETANT
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Islamic monastery : RIBAT
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Immoderate : UNDUE
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German sub : UBOAT
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Juices : SAPS
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Let out, as secrets : LEAK
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Lot : FATE
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Cousins of pkys. : RTES
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Today tomorrow: Abbr. : YEST
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Egg: Prefix : OVI

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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