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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

YANKEE DOODLES

New York Times, Sunday, June 13, 1976

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 96, Avg Word Len: 5.48, Missing: { Z }
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
Frances Hansen has 81 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 40 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,801
Across
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Epstein : JACOB
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Fellow : CHAP
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Duel preludes : SLAPS
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Seats for Shipwreck Kelly : FLAGPOLES
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City of Japan : OSAKA
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Kind of bean : LIMA
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Add up : TOTAL
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Fr. menu item : SALADE
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Hindu lute : SITAR
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Susa's land : ELAM
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Greek market : AGORA
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Wintry : HIEMAL
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Words by Henry H. Bennett : HATSOFFTHEFLAGISPASSINGBY
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Hazel or pea : NUT
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Drug initials : LSD
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Forms : SHAPES
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Arrests : RUNSIN
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After amas : AMAT
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Scary word : BOO
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Papers: Abbr. : MSS
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Letter : VEE
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Mrs. Perón : EVITA
49
Summer drink : ADE
50
Rest upon : OVERLAP
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Poetic cattle : KINE
54
Highwayman Claude : DUVAL
55
Cut grass : MOW
56
Ointment : NARD
57
Diminutive suffix : CLE
59
Paris suburb : ISSY
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Florida land-developer : FLAGLER
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Fern spores : SORI
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Casey Jones, for one : ENGINEER
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Without: Fr. : SANS
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Waste allowances : TRETS
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Have a bite : EAT
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List : ROSTER
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___ Alto : PALO
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Invited to a penthouse : HADUP
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Bar bill : TAB
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Make up for : ATONE
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What Key was glad to see : THATOURFLAGWASSTILLTHERE
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Naval order above captain : FLAGRANK
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___ Paulo : SAO
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Bandwagon ism : METOO
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Make ___ for it (flee) : ARUN
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Antelopes : SAIGAS
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Football gains: Abbr. : DNS
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Finnish lake : INARI
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" ... spare your country's ___ said" : FLAGSHE
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Spin: Scot. : TIRL
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Grew an iris : RAISEDAFLAG
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Polite interruption : AHEM
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Yarn knot : SLUB
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"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
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In the style of : ALA
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Rock cavities : VUGS
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Card game : LOO
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Trite : STALE
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Nourish : FEED
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Conned : FLEECED
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___ truce (parley prelude) : FLAGOF
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Arabian land : QATAR
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Before H.S.T. : FDR
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Pitch : TAR
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Compass point : NNE
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Kiln : OAST
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Most impolite : RUDEST
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Popular lane : LOVERS
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Babel had one: Abbr. : TWR
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Miss Farrow : MIA
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What Betsy Ross said? : ISEWEDUNFLAGGINGLYONTHATFLAG
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George M. Cohan, notably : FLAGWAVER
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Range, as of emotions : GAMUT
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Octavia, to Nero : UXOR
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Put a levy on : TAXED
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Make a mockery of : GIBEAT
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Tactless : BRASH
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German one : EINE
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Tagalog servant : ALILA
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Curls the lip : SNEERS
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Matchmaker of "Fiddler" : YENTE
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Nursery need, in baby-talk : DIDY
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Gosh! : GOLLY
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Chaff : JOSH
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Vast land area : ASIA
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Suffragist Carrie : CATT
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Trappist cheeses : OKAS
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Like Münchhausen's home? : BARONIAL
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Split : CLEFT
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Sword part : HILT
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Actress Mason : PAMELA
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Proper : STAID
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Ship journals : LOGS
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Over : ATOP
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Sunshade : PARASOL
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Cut sharply : SLASH
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Commanders' boats : FLAGSHIPS
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Patriot Thomas and family : PAINES
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Cassini et al. : OLEGS
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Elia : LAMB
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V-___ (May 8, 1945) : EDAY
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Seasoning, in Paris : SEL
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"Ain't We Got ___?" : FUN
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Patio slab : FLAGSTONE
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Taste : SAMPLE
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Mutineers' pennants : REDFLAGS
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Palate part : UVULA
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Actor David : NIVEN
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Like a certain banner : STARSPANGLED
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Dote on : ADORE
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"Stay ___" (Biblical plea) : MEWITHFLAGONS
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Arctic sight : BERG
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Do ___ (all-out) : ORDIE
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Guest : VISITOR
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Mise ___ : ENSCENE
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Pooh's donkey friend : EEYORE
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In a mood for love : AMOROUS
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Heflin : VAN
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Perfumery solvent : ACETAL
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Wagnerian soprano : KIRSTENFLAGSTAD
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Slip : ERR
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Normandy town : STLO
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Old Glory, Union Jack et al. : NATIONALFLAGS
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Observed : SAW
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Pearl Harbor site : OAHU
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Aleutian island : ATKA
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Barrier : DAM
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Employ : USE
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Attention-getting sound : PST
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"A ___ bugles, a ruffle of drums," : BLAREOF
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Followed : TRAILED
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More perilous : HAIRIER
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Type of tire : RADIAL
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Thou: Fr. : TOI
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Shipshape : TRIM
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Arizona city : FLAGSTAFF
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Spanish Mrs. : SRA
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Seas or wonders : SEVEN
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Not give ___ : AHOOT
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Agenda : SLATE
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Oahu dances : HULAS
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Ger. president : EBERT
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Drake or Lunt : ALFRED
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Mussolini's title : DUCE
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Ripen : AGE
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Hails, as a cab : FLAGSDOWN
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Child's game : SQUATTAG
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Trap : ENSNARE
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Ready ___ (off the rack) : TOWEAR
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Wards off : AVERTS
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Debated : ARGUED
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Jap. coin : RIN
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Mississippi sight : LEVEE
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Football, at Eton : RUGBY
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Church pledge : TITHE
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Comic Amsterdam : MOREY
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"Heads ___ tails you lose" : IWIN
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"Quién ___?" : SABE
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Rail-crossing guard : FLAGMAN
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Puff of wind : GUST
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Roman 62 : LXII
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"___ Cassius has a lean ... " : YOND
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Angel's headgear : HALO
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Leaf angle : AXIL
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Daisies don't do it : TELL
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June 14 : FLAGDAY
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James Montgomery et al. : FLAGGS

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 15 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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