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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

LIVING IT UP

New York Times, Sunday, December 29, 1974

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 162, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,269
Across
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Soprano Lucine : AMARA
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African gazelles : ADMIS
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Young pig : SHOAT
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Son of Zeus : ARCAS
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Reception rooms : SALAS
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Rider on a pale horse : DEATH
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Circular painting : TONDO
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Like some TV operas : SOAPY
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Loose dress : SHIFT
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Loire Valley area : ANJOU
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Sheik of Araby : EMEER
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Kaifeng's province : HONAN
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Start of a limerick : ADEFIANTOLDMAIDPRAYFORG
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Skimpy skirt : MINI
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Othello, for one : MOOR
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Therefore: Fr. : DONC
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Ballet leap : JETE
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B'way sign : SRO
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Bobby Riggs's racket : TENNIS
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P. I. shrub: Var. : NABO
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More of limerick : IVEHERREMARKEDWITHABITO
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Ten decades, for short : CEN
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Dr. Dolittle's duck : DABDAB
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Of bronze: Lat. : AEN
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Krupp locale : ESSEN
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Trek to Mecca : HADJ
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"It's like a ___ the door" : LIONAT
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East Indian sailor : LASCAR
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British heroes of W.W. II : RAF
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Wild plums : SLOES
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Dam site : ASWAN
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"I love thy rocks and ___" : RILLS
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"___ was saying" : ASI
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Hair-raising place : SCALP
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Eyelashes: Prefix : CILI
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Egyptian month : APAP
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Equal : PEER
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More of limerick : FAQUIVERTONIGHTISHALLSM
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"Odyssey" beggar : IRUS
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10 C's or 1 G : IOOO
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Yodeler's counterpoint : ECHO
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East Indian gum tree : DHAVA
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Merry, in Marseille : GAI
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Chestnuts or feathers : HORSE
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___ precedent : SETSA
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Heavenly blue : AZURE
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Barley beard : AWN
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Put ___ (act la-di-da) : ONAIRS
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" . . . staggered down the ___" : STAIRS
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Speed skate : RACER
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Joseph C. Lincoln's Cap'n : ERI
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Natural : INNATE
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Aviation org. : NAA
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More of limerick : OKEANDDRINKTILICHOKEAND
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Char : SEAR
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"I never hope to ___" : SEEONE
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Stout or Harrison : REX
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Haggis-eater : SCOT
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Make a Knight of it? : DUB
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Last Supper picture : CENA
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Anna's new home : SIAM
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Early Briton : CELT
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End of limerick : NUTSTOMYLUNGSANDMYLIVER
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Marianne or Mary Tyler : MOORE
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Sleuth Vance : PHILO
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"Once upon ___" : ATIME
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___-terre : PIEDA
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Noun suffixes : ENCES
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Verb mood: Abbr. : IMPER
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Moon plain : METON
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Stendhal's Julien : SOREL
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Believer : DEIST
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In want : NEEDY
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Use a certain iron : BRAND
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Where Shillong is : ASSAM
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Moslem title : MAHDI
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Dramatic corn : ALIEN
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Disreputable : RAFFISH
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Bell town : ADANO
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Tooth: Prefix : DENTO
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Domo or Hoople : MAJOR
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Chemical suffix : ITOL
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Quake : SHUDDER
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___-de Beaupré, Quebec shrine : STEANNE
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Like Bluebeard : HOMICIDAL
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United : ONED
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Skilled : ADEPT
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Wild flood : TORRENT
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Wan : ASHY
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Shingle repairs : ROOFJOBS
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Tyler's craft, maybe : CANOE
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Separated : APART
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Irish dramatist : SYNGE
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Not knowing right or wrong : AMORAL
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Jazzman Thelonious : MONK
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Mr. Buttons : RED
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Mexican state : TABASCO
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Curse : SWEARAT
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Max and Buddy of boxing : BAERS
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German pronouns : ICHS
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Popular cutlet : VEAL
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Boxscore reading : RBI
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Tokyo's old name : EDO
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"Give a ___ horse . . . " : MANA
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Vapid : INSIPID
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Yitzhak Rabin's land : ISRAEL
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Taunts : TEASES
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___ ground (solid) : ONFIRM
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"___ loves me, this I know" : JESUS
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Curls around : TWINES
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Lock horns : CLASH
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Opposite of omega : ALPHA
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Biol. or ecol. : SCI
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Dinah's owner : ALICE
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Scheherazade counted them : NIGHTS
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Word on a French letter : AVION
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Arrowsmith's wife : LEORA
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More commonplace : PROSIER
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Public square : PLAZA
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Barber of Seville : FIGARO
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S. A. Indian : ARAWAK
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Jelly fruit : QUINCE
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"___ human, to forgive . . . " : TOERRIS
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Unfriendly : HOSTILE
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Gardner : AVA
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Singer Lena : HORNE
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Dog-headed ape : AANI
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Arm bone : ULNA
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Horse color : ROAN
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Zounds! : EGAD
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Cushy positions : SINECURES
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Cousin of amal. : INC
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Cheer : RAH
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Weather for 91 Down : STORMY
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"Sidewalks of New York" start : EASTSIDE
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Make do : EKE
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Lower wall part : DADO
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Played a tattoo : DRUMMED
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Most acute : KEENEST
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Chinese group : TONG
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Revolving giddily : INASPIN
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Auxiliary generator : EXCITER
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Cookies : SNAPS
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Objet d'art : CURIO
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"Wind in the Willows" animal : OTTER
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One ___ (singly) : BYONE
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Take potshots at : SNIPE
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Killed time : IDLED
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Critic Cleveland : AMORY
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Perón : EVITA
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Slot-machine showing : LEMON
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Pollsters' concern : TREND
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River duck : TEAL
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Places : LOCI
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Oh, dear! : AHME
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Elia : LAMB

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 17 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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