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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

KITCHEN-GARDEN GOSSIP

New York Times, Sunday, April 28, 1991

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 602 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 18, XRef: 2, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,146
Across
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Wampum item : BEAD
5
Hammerlock or half nelson : HOLD
9
London cleaning woman : CHAR
13
Degrade : ABASE
18
Singer James : ETTA
19
Caravansary : SERAI
20
Let up : EASE
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Insurgent : REBEL
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Why is the gardener so happy? : THEYVERAISEDHISCELERY
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Catalogued : INDEXED
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Quarterback Y.A. : TITTLE
29
"The ___ Green," E. Williams play : CORNIS
30
Ran in the laundry : BLED
31
Pull up stakes : MOVE
32
Helmut's ice : EIS
33
Mister, in Malaysia : TUAN
34
Writer Vidal : GORE
35
Movie mogul : CZAR
39
How does that change the gardener's plans? : HECANMARRYACUTETOMATO
45
Portrayer of western villains : ELAM
46
See 40 Down : NESS
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Make tracks : HIE
48
Pahlevi's namesakes : RIZAS
49
Lilting melodies : AIRS
50
Whitman or Wilbur : POET
51
Aim : GOAL
52
"___ Boat," Belafonte hit : BANANA
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Fish eggs : ROE
54
"Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
55
A sister of John Boy : ERIN
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Rubik of the cube craze : ERNO
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What kind of gift has he bought her? : ATWENTYFIVECARROTRING
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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Archibald of the N.B.A. : NATE
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Psyche's lover : EROS
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Day, in Durango : DIA
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Woman warden : MATRON
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Actor Robert or Alan : ALDA
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In ___ (having trouble) : AJAM
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Treaty between nations : PACT
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___ con pollo (Spanish dish) : ARROZ
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West of Hollywood : MAE
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Small barracuda : SPET
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Korea's Syngman : RHEE
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Do they plan a large family? : MAYBEAFEWRAPSCALLIONS
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Winglike parts : ALAE
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Carries the day : WINS
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___ accompli : FAIT
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"Ich bin ___ Berliner": J.F.K. : EIN
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Knife handle : HAFT
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Swindles : CONS
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Fishing boats : SMACKS
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Accomplice : COHORT
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Where to find Wailuku : MAUI
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Lop-eared dog : SPANIEL
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What do you see in their future? : JOYANDEVERLASTINGPEAS
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Fashion designer Simpson : ADELE
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Author Ludwig : EMIL
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"Invisible Man" Claude : RAINS
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Singer Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
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Feasted one's eyes : GAZED
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One of a sea-going trio : NINA
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Hunky trailer : DORY
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Masher's grimace : LEER
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Big-A action : BET
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Moral precept : ETHIC
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"___ clock scholar" : ATENO
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Does some woolgathering : DAYDREAMS
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Start of a toast : HERES
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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China's Zhou En-___ : LAI
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Showcases : DISPLAYS
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Granted, as territory : CEDED
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Sounds of merriment : HAHA
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"___ live and breathe!" : ASI
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Patch up a painting : RESTORE
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Deliver one to the jaw : BELT
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First shepherd : ABEL
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Withered : SERE
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English cathedral town : ELY
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NOW fights this bias : SEXISM
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Toxic substance in a snake's fluid : VENIN
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Former queen of Italy : ELENA
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Cacomistle : CIVET
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Exploded : BURST
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Bates's wayside stopover : MOTEL
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___ knowledge (Eden landmark) : TREEOF
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Vast South American region : GUIANA
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Key of Beethoven's Fifth : CMINOR
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Marquis de Venosta's mistress : ZAZA
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"Pictures ___ Exhibition" : ATAN
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Ponselle or Bonheur : ROSA
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"Do I ___ Waltz?" : HEARA
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With 46 Across, an "Untouchable" : ELIOT
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First of the Cavalier poets : CAREW
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Unnamed person : ANONYM
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Option : CHOICE
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Praying figures : ORANTS
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Other name of Lalitpur, Nepal : PATAN
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Garbo : GRETA
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Closet item : BROOM
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Grab some shut-eye : SNOOZE
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I.R.S. quarry : EVADER
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Printers' errors : ERRATA
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Garb in regal garments : ENROBE
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Falk-Arkin film, with "The" : INLAWS
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Send back a manuscript : REJECT
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Gem State : IDAHO
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"___ Easy," Sinatra favorite : NICEN
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Winner at Saratoga: 1777 : GATES
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Baby's first word, often : MAMA
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Russian inland sea : ARAL
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"___ Little Tenderness" : TRYA
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Catkin : AMENT
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Orbit point : APSIS
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Victoria of filmdom : PRINCIPAL
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Man of La Mancha, e.g. : SPANIARD
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Edgar or Emmy : AWARD
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Tennis score : FIFTEEN
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Run ___ of (hit a snag) : AFOUL
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French auto-racing locale : LEMANS
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Tael : LIANG
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Put an edge on : HONED
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"Cheers" waitress : CARLA
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Like a hedgehog : SPINY
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N.H. city : KEENE
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Quench one's thirst : SLAKE
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Musical finale : CODA
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"Hear ye'" : OYEZ
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Golfer Irwin : HALE
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"___ Leben," Wagner's autobiography : MEIN
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The pokey : STIR
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Drinking spree : JAG
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"Brother Rat" inst. : VMI
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___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
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Men's org. founded in 1889 : SAR

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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