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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

DERBY ANAGRAMS

New York Times, Sunday, April 29, 1990

19-Down : Abdul-Jabbar

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 111, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,782
Across
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Brief effort : STAB
5
Cassandra's gloomy prediction : DOOM
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Protrude, as the chin : JUT
12
Isaac Wise, e.g. : RABBI
17
Attended : CAME
18
Utah ski resort : ALTA
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Allie's TV friend : KATE
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Mrs. Irving Berlin : ELLIN
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They can take a yoke : OXEN
22
Ancien régime queen : REINE
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Wall Street acronym : AMEX
25
States firmly : AVERS
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NO CLOWNING, SIR!: 1988 : WINNINGCOLORS
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U.S.A. LAST!: 1946 : ASSAULT
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Early fig-leaf wearer : EVE
32
Face-stubble time : FIVE
33
He dealt in pelts : ASTOR
34
Flower's Saturday-night special? : PISTIL
37
Most indolent : LAZIEST
39
Operatic Eugene : ONEGIN
43
Valor; virtue : ARETE
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D.A. WARM? LIAR!: 1937 : WARADMIRAL
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Zilch : ZERO
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Low place : LEA
48
"You ___ mouthful!" : SAIDA
50
Whitewalls : TIRES
52
Cole or Turner : NAT
53
Tolkien tree-giants : ENTS
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PACK BUNS, ED!: 1985 : SPENDABUCK
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Keen : ACUTE
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Loathed : DETESTED
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Staring open-mouthed : AGAPE
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Joined in a common cause : ALLIED
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One quart, roughly : LITER
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Cantankerous : CROSS
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MacLeod of "The Love Boat" : GAVIN
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Kitchen gadget : OPENER
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"Common Sense" author : PAINE
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Maria von Trapp's title : BARONESS
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Old Testament book : HOSEA
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ONLY US, HANS!: 1983 : SUNNYSHALO
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Pitfall : TRAP
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The works : ALL
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Gibbs of "227" : MARLA
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Large antelope : ELAND
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March 15, in Milano : IDI
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Coral ridge : REEF
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BLOBS OF RED!: 1976 : BOLDFORBES
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O'Grady of song : ROSIE
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Lord Mountbatten's wife : EDWINA
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Previous : EARLIER
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Stoppered the wine bottle : CORKED
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Coup ___ : DETAT
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"___ We Got Fun?": 1921 song : AINT
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Mason's burden : HOD
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SEND LEE!: 1956 : NEEDLES
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DUNCE SLAIN? YES!: 1989 : SUNDAYSILENCE
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Leaf angles : AXILS
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Compassionate : KIND
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Play for time : STALL
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Actor Julia from San Juan : RAUL
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"Giant" actor Sal ___ : MINEO
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Plato topic : EROS
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Jewish month : ELUL
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Pound or Stone : EZRA
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Forever, in poesy : ETERN
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Spider's parlor : WEB
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Import tax : DUTY
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"Ich ___," Prince of Wales's motto : DIEN
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Clumsy craft : SCOW
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Hirsch sitcom : TAXI
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Final word : AMEN
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Arnold or Tony : BENNETT
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Weedy grass : DARNEL
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Actor Vidov : OLEG
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Auricular : OTIC
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Flaherty film : MANOFARAN
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Traffic tie-ups : JAMS
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Salt Lake City player : UTE
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"Hello, sucker!" Guinan : TEXAS
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Logic : REASON
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Santa Anna's deposer : ALVAREZ
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Tricolore hue : BLEU
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Spin a log : BIRL
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Part of M.I.T. : INST
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Abdul-Jabbar : KAREEM
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Stowe's ice-crosser : ELIZA
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Campus climbers : IVIES
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"The Art of Love" poet : OVID
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Filched : STOLE
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In ___ (quickly) : ATRICE
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Went white : PALED
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Papas from Greece : IRENE
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SWELL ESTATE!: 1977 : SEATTLESLEW
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Put on cargo : LADED
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Part of a daily dozen? : SITUPS
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RUINS GIN? EEK!: 1980 : GENUINERISK
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Fuming : IRATE
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Well-known : NOTED
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Rheostat part : WIPER
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Ararat docker : ARK
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Fall bloomer : ASTER
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Round of cheers : SALVO
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Fish catcher : SEINE
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"Mack the Knife" singer : DARIN
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Ecstasy's partner : AGONY
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Diamond corners : BASES
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"Make my day" Eastwood : CLINT
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Iron or shovel preceder : STEAM
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Duelist Burr : AARON
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Honkers' home : CANADA
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Festive affairs : GALAS
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Travelers' Midwest mecca : OHARE
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Propelled a gondola : POLED
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Young hen : PULLET
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Plantation hand : BALER
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Thompson or Hawkins : SADIE
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Looked through keyholes : SPIED
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Angels love these letters : SRO
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Made dull : HEBETATED
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Taper off : ABATE
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Talk inanely : DROOL
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A crab on the roof? : FIDDLER
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Hoaxes : FRAUDS
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Ken ___ of "thirtysomething" : OLIN
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Cortices : RINDS
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Systematic : ORDERED
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Wrestling hold : NELSON
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A bit nippy : CHILLY
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Lopsided : ASKEW
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Doe or Roe : NAME
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Ramp sign : EXIT
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"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
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Brahmin : SNOB
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Korean border river : YALU
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Trollop : SLUT
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Hakenkreuzler : NAZI
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Smoke meat : CURE
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Dash : ELAN
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Dander : IRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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