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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

CHIC CLIQUE

New York Times, Sunday, October 24, 1993

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 596 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 13, FITB: 22, XRef: 1, 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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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,056
Across
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Commeal mush : SAMP
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Make yarn : SPIN
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Calif. time : PST
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Collar or jacket : ETON
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Zeno's hometown : ELEA
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Loathed : HATED
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Chanel's forest : BOIS
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Gainsborough's paint pigment : OCHRE
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What Christian did at a costume party? : WONTHEDIORPRIZE
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West Point freshman : PLEBE
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Bars, legally : ESTOPS
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Emanated : AROSE
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Like a Tyrolean hat : PEAKED
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Environmental org. : EPA
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Came to : AWOKE
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Rykiel of natty knitwear : SONIA
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Nazi leader : FUHRER
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Designer Simpson : ADELE
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"The Wind in the Willows" character : WATERRAT
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By-and-by : ANON
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Oscar's new agency? : DELARENTACAR
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Weeks per annum : LII
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Ocho ___, Jamaician resort : RIOS
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Taylor or Claiborne : LIZ
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Sibilant sound : HISS
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Body of an organism : SOMA
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Camp bed : COT
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Geoffrey's preferred models? : BEENEPOLES
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Young cow : HEIFER
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Running the show : INCHARGE
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"___ of Honey," 1961 film : ATASTE
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Bone cavities : ANTRA
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Egypt's Mubarak : HOSNI
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Old hag : CRONE
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TV's Winfrey : OPRAH
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Up to now : ASYET
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Came down in buckets : TEEMED
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Most flaky : SCALIEST
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Croatian capital : ZAGREB
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Bill's oath? : BLASSPHEMY
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"___ Threw the Overalls in . . . ?" : WHO
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Eskimo knives : ULUS
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A woodwind : OBOE
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Louis Tiffany to Charles Tiffany : SON
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Fit to be ___ : TIED
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Family room, familiarly : REC
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Saint Laurent's revealing film bio? : ALLABOUTYVES
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Givenchy's snail : ESCARGOT
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Dance critic Arlene ___ : CROCE
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In a caustic way : ACIDLY
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" . . . women do ___ require?": Blake : INMEN
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Moorland : HEATH
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Palindromic Cambodian Lon ___ : NOL
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Alma mater of "The Group" : VASSAR
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Grand or upright : PIANO
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Stay attached : ADHERE
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Frome or Allen : ETHAN
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Mary's miniskirt output? : UNKNOWNQUANTITY
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Gandhi's skimpy garb : DHOTI
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Slapstick props : PIES
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Stockholm prize : NOBEL
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Friend of 35 Across : TOAD
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" . . . debts, ___ forgive our . . . " Matt. 6:12 : ASWE
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Soup- ___ -fish (gent's evening garb) : AND
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Jam., P.R., etc. : ISLS
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Biblical verb endings : ETHS
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Make one's own wardrobe : SEW
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Plant used in cosmetics : ALOE
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___ wear, Lauren's Polo collection : MENS
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Seamstresses' guides : PATTERNS
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Sam ___ of "The Right Stuff" : SHEPARD
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Adrian's shoulder extenders : PADS
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" . . . Lord, is ___?": Matt. 26:22 : ITI
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Nate's leader : NEO
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Model's asset : POISE
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Dress consideration : SIZE
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Monogram of Sweeney's creator : TSE
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Lacroix's cream puff : ECLAIR
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Lagerfeld on safari : THEKARLOFTHEWILD
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"Be he alive ___ he dead": "Fe Fi Fo Fum" : ORBE
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Dearth : NEED
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Bureau unit : DRAWER
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Busted : BROKEN
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Kitchen gadget : OPENER
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Fabulous diamond : HOPE
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Working-class member, briefly : PROLE
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Potassium carbonate : POTASH
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In ___ (befuddled) : ADAZE
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___ a main (handbags) : SACS
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Stuffed, in cookery : FARCI
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Part of I.L.G.W.U. : UNION
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Leather designer's naughty exhibition? : HOOTCHYGUCCISHOW
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Popular Anne Klein style : ALINE
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Cummerbund locale : WAIST
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Pistol pointer : AIMER
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Elegant headdress : TIARA
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Writ of execution : ELEGIT
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"___ Boots Are Made for Walkin'" : THESE
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Biblical mount : SINAI
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Tack up a hem : BASTE
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Makeup artist Westmore : ERN
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Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
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Midwestern Indians : OTOES
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Alights : LANDS
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Betimes : EARLY
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Tillers of the soil : HOERS
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A Tertiary Period epoch : EOCENE
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V.I.P. : CELEB
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Dawber of "My Sister Sam" : PAM
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Sky-blue color : AZURE
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TV's Soupy : SALES
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Brit torpedo craft : EBOAT
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Push may come to this : SHOVE
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Woman's sleeveless blouse : SHELL
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Couric-Gumbel show : TODAY
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Memorable Scarecrow : BOLGER
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___ out (intimidate) : PSYCH
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Moon Mullican's "New Jole ___" : BLON
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Madame's grooming ritual : TOILETTE
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Giorgio of the easy blazers : ARMANI
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Vast amounts : OCEANS
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Heavens: Comb. form : URANO
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"Yankee Doodle came ___ . . . " : TOTOWN
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Huaraches : SANDALS
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Having a handle : ANSATE
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TV actress Mindy ___ : COHN
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Yanked up a sock : HIKED
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Sacred Hindu writings : VEDA
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Olympic entrants: Abbr. : ATHS
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Nabokov book: 1957 : PNIN
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"The Clan of the Cave Bear" author : AUEL
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Very funny fellow : RIOT
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Greenland Eskimo settlement : ETAH
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___ tree (cornered) : UPA
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Public Enemy ___ : NOI
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Play callers, for short : QBS
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Units of meas. : YDS

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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