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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Monday, February 29, 1988

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { W Z }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.69)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,992

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Related : AKIN
5
Agile : SPRY
9
Attacks : HASAT
14
Golconda : MINE
15
Staunch : TRUE
16
Chicago terminal : OHARE
17
Soar over a bar : POLEVAULT
19
Early Astor's collection : PELTS
20
High ___ kite : ASA
21
Alençon's department : ORNE
22
Part of U.S.A. : STATES
23
Plunge into the ether : SKYDIVE
25
Now, in the barrio : AHORA
26
Underfooting for Fleming : ICE
27
Game one stoops to play : SQUATTAG
30
Wallflower's opposite : BELLE
33
Batter : POUND
34
"___ Ding Dong Daddy . . . " : IMA
35
Skating stunt : AXEL
36
French assembly : SENAT
37
Loutish one : BOOR
38
"Fat farm" : SPA
39
Community folkways : MORES
40
Rawboned : LANKY
41
First sergeants, to G.I.'s : TOPKICKS
43
Mongrel : CUR
44
Lack of good sense : FOLLY
45
Bounded over a barrier : HURDLED
49
Conditional release : PAROLE
51
Adriatic seaport : BARI
52
Clay today : ALI
53
Footless lot : APODA
54
Mighty spring : BROADJUMP
56
Severity : RIGOR
57
Old tar : SALT
58
One of Cleopatra's maids : IRAS
59
Do a lawn job : RESOD
60
"The African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
61
"And ___ a lightfoot lad": Housman : MANY
Down
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Oscar-awarding org. : AMPAS
2
Newsstand : KIOSK
3
Dental art : INLAY
4
Society-page word : NEE
5
Overdo a diet : STARVE
6
Clip hedges : PRUNE
7
Hoyle edict : RULE
8
Still : YET
9
Lively amphibian : HOPTOAD
10
Have ___ (show mercy) : AHEART
11
Dancing movement : SALTATION
12
TV's Johnson : ARTE
13
Hardy lass : TESS
18
Express an opinion : VOICE
22
Move boxcars about : SHUNT
24
Popular pickle : DILL
25
Cool colors : AQUAS
27
Units of sound : SONES
28
Running wild : AMOK
29
Cooper or Hart : GARY
30
Flax or hemp : BAST
31
Montreal player : EXPO
32
Goes over another's head : LEAPFROGS
33
Cheerful; brisk : PERKY
36
Plinth : SOCLE
37
Minstrel : BARD
39
President Fillmore : MILLARD
40
Shockingly vivid : LURID
42
Striped antelope : KOODOO
43
Man of the cloth : CURATE
45
Caucasian, in Hawaii : HAOLE
46
Tierney classic: 1944 : LAURA
47
Famed violinist : ELMAN
48
"___ Doodle," 1937 song : DIPSY
49
Young salmon : PARR
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" . . . Baked in ___" : APIE
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Vaunt : BRAG
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Jamboree gp. : BSA
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Huck's raft-sharer : JIM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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