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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Thursday, March 17, 1988

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.79)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,009

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Across
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Of the Vatican : PAPAL
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Every sock has one : MATE
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Toby, e.g. : MUG
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Sky blue : AZURE
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French Revolution song : CAIRA
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Chopper : AXE
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"Lust for Life" star, Irish style : CORKDOUGLAS
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Over there : YON
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She raised Cain : EVE
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Actress Andersson : BIBI
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Poe's lost maiden : LENORE
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Poet Thomas : DYLAN
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Shak.'s era : ELIZ
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Cod's cousin : HAKE
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Slangy dissent : NOPE
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N.J. five : NETS
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Western, e.g. : OMELET
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Bedded down snugly : TUCKEDIN
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"Queen ___," former TV show : FORADAY
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Opening book division : PARTONE
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Sends on, as a letter : FORWARDS
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Actress Luise : RAINER
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Novelist Seton : ANYA
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Nick and Nora's dog : ASTA
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Zounds! : EGAD
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___ Spee : GRAF
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Leaves out : OMITS
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The wherewithal : DOREMI
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Well-heeled : RICH
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U.S. space observatory : OGO
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Sinatra's second : AVA
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Final big battle, Irish style : ARMAGHEDDON
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Buddhist discipline : ZEN
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Adult insect : IMAGO
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Milkmaid's milieu : DAIRY
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Tolkien forest giant : ENT
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Scruff : NAPE
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Building afterthought : ANNEX
Down
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Walk the floor : PACE
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Black Sea arm : AZOV
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Chaste : PURE
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Noah's floating zoo : ARK
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___ the nose (dominated) : LEDBY
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France's W.W. II line : MAGINOT
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Feel poorly : AIL
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Clanging vehicle, Irish style : TRALEECAR
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Atelier item : EASEL
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China's Long March leader, Irish style : MAYOZEDONG
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Caesar's wife : UXOR
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Dancer Kelly : GENE
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Kind of heel : CUBAN
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Troubled waters' soother : OIL
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Gay ___, gaslight decade : NINETIES
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Du Pont's state : DELAWARE
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Missing union leader : HOFFA
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O'Neill's "___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
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"Houseboat" star, Irish style : KERRYGRANT
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Seal's baby : PUP
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___ barbae (barber's itch) : TINEA
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Bergen's Mortimer : SNERD
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Solid ground, Irish style : TARAFIRMA
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Croo monkey : KRA
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Football gains: Abbr. : YDS
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Kind of battery : STORAGE
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Friend, to Pablo : AMIGO
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With full force : AMAIN
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"___ am of Irlonde": Anon. : ICH
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Pola's rival : THEDA
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Stun : DAZE
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Place for a roast : OVEN
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Chief god of the Aesir : ODIN
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Skirt insert : GORE
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Cameo stone : ONYX
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Tourist's aid : MAP
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Duryea or Dailey : DAN

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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