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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

BIOGRAPHY IN BRIEF

New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1967

55-Across : Term in painting.

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 Grid has duplicate clues.
Frances Hansen has 81 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 40 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1967, The New York TimesNo. 6,665
Across
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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
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___ 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
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Nonplus. : POSE
81
Mock-up. : MODEL
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Rudiment. : GERM
83
Counterfoil. : STUB
84
Tout ___. : LEMONDE
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Jannings. : EMIL
88
Saying. : MOTTO
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Time: Sp. : HORA
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N. Z. fish. : INANGAS
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Cella. : NAOS
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Parting word. : ADIEU
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Term in botany. : ARIL
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Ditto 32 Across. : FRIDAY
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One: Ger. : EIN
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Corrects. : EMENDS
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Malay barrio chief. : DATO
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Droops. : FADES
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Ditto 32 Across. : SATURDAY
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Originated. : BEGAN
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Hungarian river. : EGER
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Nautical ropes. : RATLINES
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Visayan isle. : SAMAR
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Compass point. : ENE
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Ginza money. : YEN
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Den. : LAIR
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Seating space of ancient theater. : CAVEA
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Golf term. : BOGEY
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Ditto 32 Across. : SUNDAY
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"What ___ say?" : WILLMRSGRUNDY
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In the ___. : OFFING
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Sikkim's neighbor. : NEPAL
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Enough! : CEASE
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City on the Dnieper. : KIEV
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Kind of benefit. : FRINGE
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Harsh light. : GLARE
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Law's partner. : ORDER
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This one's ___! : ONME
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Like a mandrake root. : FORKED
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A Pliny. : ELDER
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Cattails. : REEDS
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Loch of fame. : NESS
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Boxer's forte. : JABS
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Book title meaning "a rover." : OMOO
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Name from circa 1515. : TYLL
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___ the time. : ALLOF
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Al. : CAPONE
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Where Entebbe is. : UGANDA
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Thumped. : BANGED
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Nawab's cousin. : EMIR
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Happen again. : RECUR
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Cheese. : CHEDDAR
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Buzfuz et al. : LAWYERS
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One: Dial. : ANE
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Grub. : WORM
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Behaves contrarily. : DISOBEYS
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Ducks, in a way. : EVADES
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President of Texas, 1838-41. : LAMAR
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Ilion. : TROY
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Fuel. : OIL
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Arikara. : REE
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Uniforms, for short. : ODS
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Ape. : MIME
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South wind, : NOTUS
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Hide ___ hair. : NOR
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Established. : ORDAINED
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What England was. : MERRIE
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Town on the Meuse. : DINANT
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Boxes. : CRATES
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Ditto 32 Across. : TUESDAY
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France. : ANATOLE
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Entertains. : DIVERTS
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Namesakes of a Kennedy. : ETHELS
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Verse meter. : IAMBIC
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Ear of maize. : MEALIE
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Rate of activity. : TEMPO
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Fowl. : HENS
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Golf shots. : DRIVES
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Ditto 32 Across. : WEDNESDAY
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Receivers of property. : ALIENEES
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Country salads. : SLAWS
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Author of the biography. : ANONYMOUS
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Opera roles. : GRETELS
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Tab. : LABEL
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All shapes and sizes. : ASSORTED
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Transistor. : RADIO
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Carriages of India. : TONGAS
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Fabulous. : ROMANTIC
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Started. : SETIN
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Cold ___. : STORAGE
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Strait-laced one. : PURITAN
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Ear shell. : ABALONE
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Derby winner, 1949. : PONDER
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Lowly. : MENIAL
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The "Lady's Book." : GODEYS
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Trace. : SHADE
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Dublin's river. : LIFFEY
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Madden. : ENRAGE
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First. : MAIDEN
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Nursery word. : MAMA
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Alienate. : ESTRANGE
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Detroit name. : EDSEL
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Not informed (of). : UNAWARE
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Name-caller. : REVILER
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Form of address. : BRER
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Traveled over. : RANGED
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Helping hand. : AID
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Rasp. : ABRADE
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Covered with lichen. : MOSSED
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Old earthworks. : AGGERS
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Fencer's move. : LUNGE
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Star in Ursa Major. : ALCOR
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Forty Mile's river. : YUKON
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Den of iniquity. : SINK
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Holler. : YELL
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Only. : MERE
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Cloud number. : NINE
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The "ins": Abbr. : DEMS
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Montand. : YVES
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Away. : OFF
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To and ___. : FRO
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Douglas, for one. : FIR
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Floating leaf. : PAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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