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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

MOM'S REMONSTRANCE

New York Times, Sunday, May 14, 1978

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.04, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 593 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 16, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,501
Across
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Accept eagerly : LAPUP
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Soprano Anna : MOFFO
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Island attacked Dec. 7, 1941 : WAKE
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Persian : IRANI
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" . . . upon ___ in Darien" : APEAK
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Kind of music or lore : FOLK
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Germany's largest dam : EDER
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Tale or crayon : CONTE
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Throb : PULSE
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Take to the hills : FLEE
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Stone or Pound : EZRA
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Start of a verse : IADOREALLTHESEFLOWERS
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Waiter's burden : TRAY
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Sweet girl of song : SUE
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Bk. of the Bible : ESTH
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"You ___ My Sunshine" : ARE
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Dobbin's morsel : OAT
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Writer Anaïs : NIN
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Hen pen : COOP
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___ vu : DEJA
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More of the verse : YOUSENTMEWHOLEBOWERS
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Dip bait lightly : DAP
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Little, in Lille : PEU
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Bikini part : BRA
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Rip : TEAR
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Business letter abbr. : ENCL
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Lamb : ELIA
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"Bonheur de Vivre" painter : MATISSE
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Take ___ (relax) : ITEASY
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Nonplus : STUMP
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Penpoint : NIB
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Vast amount : SEA
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Between L and P : MNO
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More of the verse : IAMTOUCHEDANDBEGUILED
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Single : ONE
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"Why ___ Love You?" : DOI
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Self: Prefix : AUT
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Popular steak cut : TBONE
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Lively Latin dance : CHACHA
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Visited a warren : SLUMMED
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Prefix for chord : OCTA
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Girlfriend of 95 Across : OOLA
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___ Ridge, famed horse : RIVA
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Naval off. : ENS
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Alley of comics : OOP
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Indian mulberry : AAL
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More of the verse : BUTREMEMBERDEARCHILD
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Like a day in June : RARE
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Cambodian money : RIEL
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Building wing : ELL
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Kith's partner : KIN
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Sort : ILK
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Wild goat : TAHR
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New Guinea seaport : LAE
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Computer input : DATA
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End of the verse : TODAYISNTMYDAYITSOURS
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Like a bump on ___ : ALOG
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Siamese : THAI
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Highway stopover : MOTEL
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Hungarian farm dogs : PULIK
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Loll about : LAZE
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Pilasters : ANTAE
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Subside : ABATE
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Former spouses : EXES
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Festoon : SWAG
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Approaches : NEARS
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Traveller or Rosinante : STEED
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Lawful : LICIT
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Bellowing : AROAR
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Zoo star : PANDA
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"For ___ is born this day . . . ": Luke 2:11 : UNTOYOU
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Jetty : PIER
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N.Z. tree : MAPAU
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Rich : OPULENT
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Cut down trees : FELL
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Snaps, e.g. : FASTENERS
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Slangy assents : OKEHS
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Outgrowth : OFFSHOOT
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Function : ROLE
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Musical symbol : CLEF
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Kipling's wolf : AKELA
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"And this little pig cried ___ . . . " : WEEWEEWEE
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Carpenter's tool : ADZE
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Walter, Jean or Deborah : KERR
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Time periods : ERAS
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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Engrave : ETCH
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Cleo's way out : ASP
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Had a few drinks : IMBIBED
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Corrida cry : OLE
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Princess-prodder : PEA
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Napoleon triumphed here: 1806 : JENA
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Rainbows : ARCS
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Conference site: 1945 : YALTA
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Sherlock Holmes's drug : OPIUM
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Subtle shading : NUANCE
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Yuletide celebrant : WASSAILER
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" . . . ___ me a beaker of wine" : BRING
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Sneaky : SLY
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Arnaz : DESI
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Pt. or qt. : AMT
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Initials for a royal couple : TIH
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Poet's word : EEN
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Race-track figure : TOUT
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Winnie of fiction : POOH
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"___with a dulcimer . . . " : ADAMSEL
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Shooting star : METEOR
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Deprive of weapons : UNARM
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___ Passos : DOS
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Kind of steer : BUM
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Nigerian tribe : IBO
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Making all stops : LOCAL
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Inward: Anat. : ENTAD
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New or raw : DEAL
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Male swan : COB
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H or witching : HOUR
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Can. province : ALTA
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Gigs and cabriolets : CARRIAGES
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Like a rare steak : UNDERDONE
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Court list : DOCKET
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Comparative suffix : IER
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Gen. Marshall's alma mater : VMI
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In on the crime : ABETTING
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Letter on a key : PHI
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Slippery : EELY
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Susa's kingdom : ELAM
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"Open ___" (resort boast) : ALLYEAR
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Hesitating : INDOUBT
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St. ___, Leeward island : KITTS
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Kaplan of fiction : HYMAN
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Attachments for anges : AILES
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Huge halls : AULAE
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Commonplace : TRITE
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Requested : ASKED
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A likely story : TALE
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Evergreen genus : OLAX
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"The decent docent doesn't ___" : DOZE
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Sir Broadfoot Basham's creator : SHAW
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Honshu city : NARA
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"___ boy!" : ATTA
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Health resorts : SPAS

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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