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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

BIOGRAPHY IN BRIEF

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1967

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.23, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 671 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 165, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 7, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,665
Across Down
1. Spanish folk dance. : JOTA
5. Butcher's device. : CUBER
10. Scratched: Poet. : CLAWD
15. Corrida performer. : ELTORO
21. Kind of alcohol. : AMYL
22. "Life is ___ . . . " : AGAME
23. Red River port. : HANOI
24. Changed. : VARIED
25. Plant pod. : BOLL
26. Lose one's head. : PANIC
27. Pitchers. : EWERS
28. Soap plants. : AMOLES
29. Subject of biography. : SOLOMONGRUNDY
32. Eventful time for 29 Across. : MONDAY
34. ___ siècle. : FINDE
35. Horse show. : RODEO
37. One of the Wars. : BOER
38. 367 years ago. : MDC
41. Historic nickname. : TAD
44. Victor at Gettysburg. : MEADE
46. Waiters. : TARRIERS
48. Golda. : MEIR
49. Wed. : UNITE
51. Ditto 32 Across. : THURSDAY
53. Libyan port. : DERNA
54. Roof part. : EAVE
55. Term in painting. : WASHES
58. Day times. : AMS
59. Biblical dock. : ARARAT
60. Boat part. : STEM
61. Scott character. : ELLEN
62. Facile. : GLIB
64. Dye base. : ANILINE
65. Hamlet. : DORP
66. Round objects. : DIALS
67. Asian title. : RANI
68. Councils. : SOVIETS
69. Choir singer. : ALTO
70. "Man bites dog." : NEWS
71. Old violin. : REBEC
72. Snick's partner. : SNEE
73. What is it? : YES
74. Shoe sizes. : TENS
75. Graded. : RATED
76. Oriental sauces. : SOYS
77. Bath. : SPA
80. Nonplus. : POSE
81. Mock-up. : MODEL
82. Rudiment. : GERM
83. Counterfoil. : STUB
84. Tout ___. : LEMONDE
87. Jannings. : EMIL
88. Saying. : MOTTO
89. Time: Sp. : HORA
90. N. Z. fish. : INANGAS
91. Cella. : NAOS
92. Parting word. : ADIEU
93. Term in botany. : ARIL
94. Ditto 32 Across. : FRIDAY
95. One: Ger. : EIN
96. Corrects. : EMENDS
97. Malay barrio chief. : DATO
98. Droops. : FADES
99. Ditto 32 Across. : SATURDAY
102. Originated. : BEGAN
103. Hungarian river. : EGER
104. Nautical ropes. : RATLINES
106. Visayan isle. : SAMAR
110. Compass point. : ENE
111. Ginza money. : YEN
112. Den. : LAIR
113. Seating space of ancient theater. : CAVEA
115. Golf term. : BOGEY
117. Ditto 32 Across. : SUNDAY
119. "What ___ say?" : WILLMRSGRUNDY
124. In the ___. : OFFING
127. Sikkim's neighbor. : NEPAL
129. Enough! : CEASE
130. City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
131. Kind of benefit. : FRINGE
132. Harsh light. : GLARE
133. Law's partner. : ORDER
134. This one's ___! : ONME
135. Like a mandrake root. : FORKED
136. A Pliny. : ELDER
137. Cattails. : REEDS
138. Loch of fame. : NESS
1. Boxer's forte. : JABS
2. Book title meaning "a rover." : OMOO
3. Name from circa 1515. : TYLL
4. ___ the time. : ALLOF
5. Al. : CAPONE
6. Where Entebbe is. : UGANDA
7. Thumped. : BANGED
8. Nawab's cousin. : EMIR
9. Happen again. : RECUR
10. Cheese. : CHEDDAR
11. Buzfuz et al. : LAWYERS
12. One: Dial. : ANE
13. Grub. : WORM
14. Behaves contrarily. : DISOBEYS
15. Ducks, in a way. : EVADES
16. President of Texas, 1838–41. : LAMAR
17. Ilion. : TROY
18. Fuel. : OIL
19. Arikara. : REE
20. Uniforms, for short. : ODS
30. Ape. : MIME
31. South wind, : NOTUS
33. Hide ___ hair. : NOR
36. Established. : ORDAINED
38. What England was. : MERRIE
39. Town on the Meuse. : DINANT
40. Boxes. : CRATES
41. Ditto 32 Across. : TUESDAY
42. France. : ANATOLE
43. Entertains. : DIVERTS
45. Namesakes of a Kennedy. : ETHELS
47. Verse meter. : IAMBIC
48. Ear of maize. : MEALIE
50. Rate of activity. : TEMPO
52. Fowl. : HENS
53. Golf shots. : DRIVES
55. Ditto 32 Across. : WEDNESDAY
56. Receivers of property. : ALIENEES
57. Country salads. : SLAWS
59. Author of the biography. : ANONYMOUS
62. Opera roles. : GRETELS
63. Tab. : LABEL
64. All shapes and sizes. : ASSORTED
71. Transistor. : RADIO
74. Carriages of India. : TONGAS
75. Fabulous. : ROMANTIC
76. Started. : SETIN
77. Cold ___. : STORAGE
78. Strait-laced one. : PURITAN
79. Ear shell. : ABALONE
80. Derby winner, 1949. : PONDER
81. Lowly. : MENIAL
82. The "Lady's Book." : GODEYS
83. Trace. : SHADE
84. Dublin's river. : LIFFEY
85. Madden. : ENRAGE
86. First. : MAIDEN
88. Nursery word. : MAMA
95. Alienate. : ESTRANGE
96. Detroit name. : EDSEL
100. Not informed (of). : UNAWARE
101. Name-caller. : REVILER
102. Form of address. : BRER
104. Traveled over. : RANGED
105. Helping hand. : AID
107. Rasp. : ABRADE
108. Covered with lichen. : MOSSED
109. Old earthworks. : AGGERS
112. Fencer's move. : LUNGE
114. Star in Ursa Major. : ALCOR
116. Forty Mile's river. : YUKON
117. Den of iniquity. : SINK
118. Holler. : YELL
120. Only. : MERE
121. Cloud number. : NINE
122. The "ins": Abbr. : DEMS
123. Montand. : YVES
124. Away. : OFF
125. To and ___. : FRO
126. Douglas, for one. : FIR
128. Floating leaf. : PAD

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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