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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

SAY IT WITH MUSIC

New York Times, Sunday, March 6, 1966

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 154, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.73, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 181, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, 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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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,049
Across
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Public fund. : CHEST
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Bird sound. : CHEEP
11
Reason. : LOGIC
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Social group. : CASTE
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Moorland. : HEATH
22
External. : OUTER
23
" . . . partridge in ___ tree." : APEAR
24
House that fell. : USHER
25
Free. : UNTIE
26
Part of a trio. : VIOLONCELLO
28
Actress Massey. : ILONA
29
Grain. : GRANULE
31
"The rain in ___ . . . " : SPAIN
32
Three-quarter time man. : STRAUSS
34
Hudson structure. : SINGSING
36
Confess. : OWN
37
African native: Var. : ASHANTEE
38
Prepared pitfalls. : SETTRAPS
41
Most sooty. : GRIMIEST
44
___ man (in unison). : ASA
47
Stanza: Poet. : STROPHE
48
Musical parts. : SECONDS
49
Bath. : SPA
52
Manner: It. : MODO
54
Hydrophobia. : LYSSA
55
Orangutan. : PONGO
56
Type of pen. : STUB
57
Once-famous title. : ILDUCE
59
Alluring appeal. : SIRENSONG
63
Public official. : NOTARY
65
Harvard man for short. : CANTAB
66
Red councils. : SOVIETS
67
Jacks. : KNAVES
68
"More ___ than in anger." : INSORROW
71
Long stories of adventure. : SAGAS
72
Hi-fi items. : TWEETERS
74
Beanie wearer. : FROSH
75
Sheriff's asst. : DEP
76
Fort ___. : WAYNE
77
Erode completely. : RUSTAWAY
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Waxes: Fr. : CIRES
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Varied. : ASSORTED
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Successively. : INTURN
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Met by chance. : RANINTO
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Satin fabric. : ETOILE
90
Brandy. : COGNAC
91
What little Tommy Tucker did. : SANGASONG
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Take up again. : REOPEN
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Swiss painter. : KLEE
95
Blood: Prefix. : HAEMO
97
British chief in Transjordan, 1922–39. : PEAKE
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___ the word. : MUMS
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Science degrees. : SDS
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Inedible goodies. : MUDPIES
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Falcons. : MERLINS
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Jumble. : PIE
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Most durable. : HARDIEST
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Washington group. : USSENATE
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Kind of orange, : VALENCIA
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Musical notes. : RES
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Supplement. : ADDENDUM
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"Dinner ___." : ATEIGHT
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Lace. : FILET
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Scaly: Bot. : LEPROSE
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Great river. : CONGO
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Opening words of "Trees." : ITHINKTHATI
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Flats or sharps. : SIGNS
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"___ called for his fiddlers three." : ANDHE
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Due. : OWING
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City on the Po. : TURIN
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___ parle français. : ICION
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Musical chairs. : SEATS
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Piano keys, : NOTES
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Growing hoary. : AGING
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Buona ___. : NOTTE
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Engine sounds. : CHUGS
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Name akin to 108 Down. : HENRI
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" . . . bold man that first ___ oyster." : EATAN
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Pricks. : STINGS
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"Sweet are ___ of adversity." : THEUSES
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Godiva's home. : COVENTRY
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Chinese assembly. : HUI
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Initials of 1944. : ETO
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Foot parts, Cockney style. : EELS
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Intend. : PROPOSE
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Ties. : LACINGS
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Unstopped: Mus. : OPEN
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Coagulate. : GEL
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Adjective suffix. : IAL
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Frustrating. : CROSSING
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Armor piece. : CUIRASS
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Tipped. : ASLANT
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Hallelujah!, for one. : SHOUT
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Keyed up. : TENSE
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Slangy denial. : NAW
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"The ___ in the Vale," old song. : LITTLEBROWNCHURCH
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Rudolph Friml work. : THEDONKEYSERENADE
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Twelve dozen. : GROSS
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Included with. : AMONG
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Orbit point. : APSIS
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Site of one of the Seven Wonders. : PHAROS
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Does a garden job. : REPOTS
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Likenesses. : ICONS
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Friends: Lat. : AMICI
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Kind of goose. : SOLAN
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Extras: Abbr. : ADDNS
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Musical division. : STAVE
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Clearer. : PURER
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Ocean depths. : ABYSS
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Off key. : OUTOFTUNE
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Cabin. : STATEROOM
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Marble. : CARRARA
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Dodging. : EVADING
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Where Ibadan is. : NIGERIA
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Featherlike polyps. : SEAPENS
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"Johnny ___," Rodgers song. : ONENOTE
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA
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"Warum?" : WHY
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Scot's pair. : TWA
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Had been. : WAS
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Haystacks. : RICKS
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Young. : UNOLD
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Warehouses: Abbr. : STGES
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Outriggers. : CANOES
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Mining levels. : STOPES
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Describing theater seats. : TIPUP
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Resin. : ELEMI
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Thick. : DENSE
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Asiatic plant. : RAMIE
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Distinctive folk: Colloq. : ONERS
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Color. : SEPIA
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Flower part: Bot. : GALEA
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Increase. : ADDITION
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Inspiring. : KINDLING
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Tropical fruit. : MANGOES
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Orchestral group. : STRINGS
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"La Boheme" waltz girl. : MUSETTA
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Intervenes. : STEPSIN
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Extreme. : HEIGHT
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First name in music. : ENRICO
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Cows: Sp. : VACAS
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Compensate. : ATONE
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___ hand. : LENDA
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Leather. : ELK
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"The ___ was that died."—Goldsmith : DOGIT
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"And lead ___ into temptation . . . " : USNOT
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Middle, in law. : MESNE
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In music, the end: It. : FINE
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Ruffian. : THUG
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Right number for tea. : TWO
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Kind of song. : HIT
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"Exodus" hero. : ARI
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Kind of ear. : TIN

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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