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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

YKCOWREBBAJ

New York Times, Sunday, December 27, 1964

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F }, Scrabble score: 684 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 162, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,628
Across
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Paid. : ANTEDUP
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___ a kitten. : WEAKAS
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English illustrator. : TENNIEL
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English author. : CARROLL
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Receives. : ACCEPTS
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Merchant of Venice. : ANTONIO
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Well-known part of "Ykcowrebbaj." : ANDTHEMOMERATHSOUTGRABE
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Husky. : DOG
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Fur, in heraldry. : ERMINOIS
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Fipple flute. : PIPE
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Restrained. : TIED
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Reference term. : IBID
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Prefix for sol or naut. : AERO
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Koko's forte. : LIST
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Rabbit's feature. : EARS
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Spore sacs. : ASCI
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See 68 Across. : DOTS
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Request to a congregation. : BESEATED
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One kind of pocket. : AIR
48
Most delicate. : TENDEREST
50
Old sailing ships. : XEBECS
55
Certain playing cards. : QUATRES
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Dog-gone! : DARNIT
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Superficial. : EXTERNAL
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Bare. : UNDRAPED
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Raincoat. : PONCHO
66
Rice, Italian style. : RISOTTO
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Mine: Fr. : AMOI
68
Paints, in a way. : STIPPLES
70
Adjective suffix. : ICAL
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Majority. : MOST
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Bowler. : DERBY
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Culpability. : GUILT
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Pianist or cellist. : PLAYER
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Ranch animal. : STEER
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Fair of face: Scot. : BONNY
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Couples. : PAIRS
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Bandersnatch and others. : OGRES
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Tightened. : STRUNG
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Afreet. : JINNI
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Meat sauce. : GRAVY
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Depots: Abbr. : STAS
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Grade. : RATE
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Calumniated. : MALIGNED
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Red Sea gulf. : ADEN
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Bladed tool. : HACKSAW
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Threefold: It. : TRIPLO
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Like the Cheshire cat. : GRINNING
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Stimulating. : EXCITING
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___ all. : ONEAND
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Learned. : ERUDITE
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Coal miner. : PITMAN
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Twice wed. : REMARRIED
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British honour. : KBE
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Discourtesy. : RUDENESS
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Rowing. : CREW
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Epochs. : ERAS
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Lullaby word. : HUSH
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Agave plant. : PITA
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Eager. : AVID
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Famous muralist. : SERT
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Bone: Prefix. : OSTE
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Scenic lake near Rome. : NEMI
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Treated as a celebrity. : LIONIZED
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Washington group. : CIA
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Bright thought apropos 25 Across. : WHYITSALOOKINGGLASSBOOK
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Deal in: Poet. : SELLETH
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Land holding, in Scotland. : RUNDALE
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Contrition. : REMORSE
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Electra's brother. : ORESTES
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Diamonds. : STONES
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Relative of a love seat. : DOSADOS
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Deadly sin of sloth. : ACEDIA
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Minor moguls. : NABOBS
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Calamitous. : TRAGIC
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Backslide. : ERR
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Venetian magistrate. : DOGE
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Too-too. : ULTRA
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Feathered. : PLUMED
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Had a reputation (for). : WASNOTED
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Oread. : ECHO
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When the curtain rises. : ACTI
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N. Z. parrots. : KEAS
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Month: Abbr. : APR
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Chassé. : STEP
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Least exciting. : TAMEST
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Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
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Kind of degree. : NTH
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Night, to 24 Across. : NOTTE
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Kind of ink. : INDIA
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Unit: Ger. : EINER
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Lots. : LOADS
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What Fortune does, maybe. : SMILES
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Siberian region. : OIROT
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Sedative. : OPIATE
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Flow of invective. : DIATRIBE
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Cotton or canvas. : TEXTILE
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Photographing, candidly. : SNAPPING
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Name in Jane Austen book. : BENNET
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Namesakes of the Red. : ERICS
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Son of Adam. : SETH
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Letters. : DEES
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French song, "Ca ___." : IRA
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Fabrics. : REPS
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In a comical manner. : DROLLY
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Ichabod's rival. : BROM
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Inner: Prefix. : ENTO
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Kind of cradle. : CATS
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Aperture. : SLOT
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Campus areas. : QUADS
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Not yet solved. : UNMET
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Honor. : ADORE
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Prop man's domain. : SET
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Certain photographs. : XRAYS
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Unearth. : DIGOUT
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Anointing. : OILING
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Flower basket: Brit. : PUNNET
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Having a liking (for). : CARING
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Times: Abbr. : YRS
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Of an anc. assembly in Greece. : PANIONIC
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Man's name: Abbr. : ROG
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Blacksmith's attribute. : BRAWN
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Support. : PILLAR
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Certain noblemen. : GRANDEES
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Math term. : RADII
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Incident. : EVENT
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Irish dramatist. : SYNGE
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"___ a child . . . " : TRAINUP
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Pranksters. : JAPERS
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Man's nickname. : SHEP
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Hack. : TAXI
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CPA's concern. : ACCT
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Brush the surface of. : SKIM
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Talking birds: Var. : MINAS
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Prior to. : ERE
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Short sword. : DIRK
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Feature. : STAR
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City built without undue haste. : ROME
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Gist: Colloq. : NUB
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Opera role. : GRETEL
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Upsets. : DERANGES
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Charm. : ENAMOR
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Prepare, as eggs. : DEVIL
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Namesakes of Alice's cat. : DINAHS
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Oz man. : WIZARD
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Tape. : RECORD
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Melodious. : ARIOSO
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Posts. : STAKES
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What do you mean? : HOWSO
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Aisle man. : USHER
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Couturier's concern. : STYLE
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German salutes. : HEILS
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Desire: Sp. : DESEO
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Certain notes. : IOUS
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Famed beach resort. : LIDO
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___ uproar. : INAN
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Make eyes at. : OGLE
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Decorations. : DSMS
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Hebrew letter: Var. : TET
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Marie, for one: Abbr. : STE
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Chess piece: Abbr. : KNT
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Forerunner of a stole. : BOA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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