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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Saturday, November 11, 1989

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Frances Hansen has 81 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 40 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,613
Across
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Kind of steamer : TRAMP
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Where it all comes out : WASH
10
L-Q connection : MNOP
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Loom bar : EASER
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Wine: Comb. form : OENO
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Very, in music : ASSAI
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Part of N.B.A. : NATL
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This saves a sear : POTHOLDER
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Deteriorated dramatically : WENTTOPOT
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Nothing, in Nancy : RIEN
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Protest : DEMUR
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Go out with : DATE
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Across : OVER
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Comes down in buckets : TEEMS
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Usher's offering to a lady : ARM
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Bot., zool., etc. : SCIS
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___ aves (standouts) : RARAE
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Maintain the pace, in a way : KEEPTHEPOTBOILING
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A year on the Yonne : ANNEE
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Kan. city : IOLA
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Casey's agcy. under Reagan : CIA
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Small, popular yacht: Slang : RATER
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Invites : ASKS
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Bing's swing, in a song : STAR
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Domain : REALM
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Apiece : EACH
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Rainbow's fabulous bonanza : POTOFGOLD
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Well-known Johnny : ONTHESPOT
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"I Am ___ Musician," child's song : AGAY
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Conduct : LEAD
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Earn : MERIT
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Short drive : SPIN
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Hence : ERGO
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" ... honor is ___ scutcheon": Shak. : AMERE
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Wounded : HURT
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Flanders river : YSER
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Consumer advocate : NADER
Down
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Tempest container, proverbially : TEAPOT
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Precipitate : RASH
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Mixed bag : ASSORTMENT
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Ear of Indian corn : MEALIE
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First deadly sin : PRIDE
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Dam : WEIR
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Math subj. : ALG
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Less speedy : SLOWER
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One detects an oda here : HAREM
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Seat of McGill University : MONTREAL
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Straight : NEAT
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Hip : ONTO
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Cambodian Communist : POLPOT
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An Arden : ENOCH
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Coypu : NUTRIA
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Tyranny : DESPOTISM
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Senegal's capital : DAKAR
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Spectrum or Kemper : ARENA
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Compete : VIE
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Greenland colonizer : ERICTHERED
32
Excessive enthusiasm : MANIA
33
Popeye's creator : SEGAR
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Hi-fi system : STEREO
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The Button Molder's near-victim : PEERGYNT
39
Fla.'s Singing Tower : BOK
40
Ole of "Hellzapoppin'" : OLSEN
45
Birches kin : ALDERS
46
Diagram : SCHEMA
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Oop of comics : ALLEY
50
World Soul, in Hinduism : ATMAN
51
Soap ingredient : POTASH
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N.K.V.D. forerunner : OGPU
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Blond : FAIR
54
Repute : ODOR
55
Father : SIRE
56
Jemima Puddleduck's creator : POTTER
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Ripen : AGE

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

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