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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

ANSWERING SERVICE

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1982

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 135, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 12,038
Across
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Brubeck or Garroway : DAVE
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"Horse Marines" captain : JINKS
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Name for cowboy Bill : PECOS
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Eskers : OSAR
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Kaffiyeh cord : AGAL
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One and all : EVERY
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Mercer-Raksin song : LAURA
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Tall follower : TALE
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Black : EBON
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Hot under the collar : INCENSED
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"Them" author : OATES
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Set : GELLED
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Legendary : STORIED
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Register : ENROL
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Swiss city (old spelling) : BASLE
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Wee drop : TOT
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Sugar: Prefix : GLYCO
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Bone formation : OSTOSIS
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Six-Day War winner : DAYAN
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Weight? : NOIMINARUSH
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Cupid : EROS
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Telegraphic speed measure : BAUD
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"The Censor" : CATO
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"It's a ___ brecht moonlecht necht": Lauder : BRAW
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"Who's on first?" questioner : LOU
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Build? : NOCREDITORS
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Sheepish complaint : BLEAT
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Port : LARBOARD
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Pay homage to : ADORE
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Memorable comedian: 1890-1958 : FRISCO
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Démodé : PASSE
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First American to orbit the Earth : GLENN
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Irish seaport : SLIGO
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Rude bed : PALLET
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"___ say ... " : DOASI
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"You said a ___!" : MOUTHFUL
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Pile up : AMASS
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Singing syllable : TRA
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Pedro's rock : ROCA
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Where Greek met Greek : STOA
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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Copper : CENT
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One of the Three Stooges : MOE
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Taut? : IWASTUTORED
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U.S. artist-inventor : MORSE
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Slightly aberrant : ANORMAL
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Hocus-___ : POCUS
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Writer Deighton : LEN
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Kind of day for ducks : RAINY
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Bombay bards : BHATS
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Poet May and family : SARTONS
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Jog the memory : REMIND
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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___ away (hoard) : SQUIRREL
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W.W. II losers : AXIS
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Austen : JANE
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Like windmills : VANED
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Shinto temple gateway : TORII
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Porter : COLE
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Singer Ed from Boston : AMES
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___-Unis : ETATS
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Meanly nasty : SNIDE
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Drop or gas leader : TEAR
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"When ___ Done," 1926 song : DAYIS
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007, for one : AGENT
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Explorer da Gama : VASCO
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Freestone peaches : ELBERTAS
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Social butterflies : JETSET
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Like old college buildings : IVIED
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Jerk : NERD
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Long-tailed ape : KRA
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Roget entry : SYNONYM
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Police unit : PLATOON
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Atelier sight : EASEL
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Snubs openly : CUTS
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Bauxite, e.g. : ORE
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Sea of weeds : SARGASSO
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
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Lily plant : ALOE
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Rip up : REND
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Kind of card or suit : UNION
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Stuffed, in cookery : FARCI
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O.T. book : ESTH
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Strike out : ELIDE
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Boxing events : BOUTS
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Primitive dipper : GOURD
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Newton or Stern : ISAAC
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Took care of : SAWTO
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Farmer's place : DELL
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Former Venezuelan copper center : AROA
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Squash type : ACORN
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Steak order : RARE
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Toot one's horn : BOAST
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Mr. Christian's skipper : BLIGH
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Aids in counting : NOSES
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___ Lama : DALAI
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That is: Lat. : IDEST
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Invigorating dose : TONIC
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Actress May from Sweden : BRITT
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Raft wood : BALSA
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Amenable to change : FLUID
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Reached : GOTAT
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"The world is grown ___": Shak. : SOBAD
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Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
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"___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
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U.K. awards : DSOS
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___-nest (hoax) : MARES
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Coffee makers : URNS
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Like George Apley : LATE
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"The Boot" of Europe : ITALY
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Falconlike solar deity : HORUS
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Graceful pool entrance : SWANDIVE
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Catch : CONTRACT
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Porter's "___ Love Again" : IMIN
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Supports : UPHOLDS
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___ fro : TOAND
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Navigators' instruments : OCTANTS
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Kind of badge : MERIT
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Musters : RAISES
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Bonnie Annie of song : LAURIE
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Cornflower : BLUET
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Fish bait : SQUID
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" ... fame of friend ___": Riley : ORFOE
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A wife in "Gianni Schicchi" : NELLA
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More foxy : SLYER
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Rani's mate : RAJA
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Quiz : EXAM
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Hebrides island : IONA
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Indian title of respect : SHRI
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___ Tyler, English rebel : WAT
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Style : TON

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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