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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Thursday, January 5, 1989

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 3, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,303
Across
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Bud : GERM
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Abruzzi bell town : ATRI
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Northern highway : ALCAN
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Objective pronoun : WHOM
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Nursery porridge : PEASE
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Dainty drinks : SIPS
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A swan was her swain : LEDA
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"City of Light" : PARIS
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Bundle of wheat : SHEAF
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Bogart in "High Sierra" : EARLE
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Slave Turner : NAT
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With 39 and 51 Across, swimsuit ad : OURBIKINISARE
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Pupil's place : IRIS
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Kerry town of song : TRALEE
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Sheepish remark : BAA
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Berlin's "Blue ___" : SKIES
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Kind of slicker : CITY
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See 25 Across : EXCITINGTHEYARE
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Wedding ammo : RICE
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Bridge maven Charles : GOREN
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Sparks or Rorem : NED
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Archie Bunker's daughter : GLORIA
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"___ baby!" : ATTA
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See 25 Across : SIMPLYTHETOPS
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Take steps : ACT
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Alcoholic strength : PROOF
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Legendary Irish king : RONAN
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Some ring victories, for short : TKOS
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Martini of "The Gay Desperado" : NINO
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Cancel : ANNUL
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One of the Garr girls : TERI
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Singer Stuarti : ENZO
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Gospel sayings : LOGIA
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Auto pioneer : OLDS
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Fearing's "___ Reckoning" : DEAD
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Painter's plasterlike preparation : GESSO
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Root or Yale : ELIHU
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More mature : RIPER
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Minn. range : MESABI
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Leather-piercing tool : AWL
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"Of ___," 1932 Pulitzer musical : THEEISING
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Japanese monster film: 1957 : RODAN
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Kyushu porcelain : IMARI
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Show up : APPEAR
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Poetic meadow : LEA
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Red chalcedony : CARNELIAN
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Vast land mass : ASIA
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"___-ce pas?" : NEST
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Leading the way : FIRST
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W.W. II landing craft : LST
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Baseball Hall of Famer Cuyler : KIKI
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A bit risqué : RACY
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Peut-___ (perhaps) : ETRE
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Gave the once-over : EYED
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"Wozzeck" composer : BERG
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Leaf angle : AXIL
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Making a bold approach : ACCOSTING
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Cheap kind of trip : EGO
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___-on-Avon : STRATFORD
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Yesterday, in Roma : IERI
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Eighth Hebrew letter : HETH
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Stage direction : ENTER
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High-bounding antelope : IMPALA
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Spring mo. : APR
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Did penance : ATONED
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Kin of bingo : LOTTO
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Country bumpkin : YOKEL
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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Don Quixote's Sancho : PANZA
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Netty hair-protector : SNOOD
57
Soviet inland sea : ARAL
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"Arma virumque ___," "Aeneid" start : CANO
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Generis preceder : SUI
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Bro's sib : SIS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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