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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

SEA FARE

New York Times, Sunday, June 20, 1971

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 87, Avg Word Len: 5.26, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 717 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 142, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 17, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 32
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 7,981
Across
1. Half an operatic name : GALLI
6. Court of equity: Abbr. : CHANC
11. Where Luang Prabang is : LAOS
15. Beanie wearer : FROSH
20. Believer: Suffix : ARIAN
21. Hoople, for one : MAJOR
22. Titan : ATLAS
24. Where Ephesus was : IONIA
25. Boojum : SNARK
26. In embryo: Lat. : INOVO
27. Lobster claw : CHELA
28. Fish : SMELT
29. Folk-opera names, fishy style : PORGYANDBASS
32. Unscrupulous ones : LOANSHARKS
34. Latin infinitive : ESSE
35. Office-seeker: Abbr. : POL
36. Take the hook : BITE
38. Lost-mail dept. : DLO
39. Attractive paella : APRETTYKETTLEOFFISH
48. "The ___ the Pussycat" : OWLAND
52. Words of inquiry : EHS
53. Rolled a log : BIRLED
54. ___ time : INNO
55. Flower: It. : FIORE
56. Between a and f : BCDE
58. Fuel again : RECOAL
59. Celestial spectral type : FSTAR
60. Proceed clumsily : FLOUNDERABOUT
63. Us, in Berlin : UNS
64. Serbo-Croatian town : OHRID
65. Kind : ILK
66. Dravidian : TULU
67. Derisive sound : YAH
68. Pou ___ (base) : STO
69. Fig-bird : ORIOLE
70. Stadium : SHEA
72. Desensitized : NUMB
74. Kaffir village : KRAAL
76. Weapon: Fr. : ARME
77. Ski-trail pattern : HERRINGBONE
80. Exclamation, menu style : BLESSMYSOLE
85. Kind of code : AREA
86. " . . . mate of the ___ brig" : NANCY
88. Talking mouse of TV : TOPO
89. Stamped on : TROD
90. Fish dish : CAVIAR
93. Writer Josephine : TEY
94. W.W. II craft : LST
96. African river : UELE
98. French pronoun : LUI
99. Of ___ to (inclined) : AMIND
100. Hurok : SOL
101. Warning to the undecided : FISHORCUTBAIT
104. Sorrowing figure : NIOBE
105. Medicine-cabinet item : EYECUP
107. Bridge hand : EAST
108. Where Wiesbaden is : HESSE
109. European capital : OSLO
110. Popular salad : CAESAR
111. Army unit: Abbr. : RGT
112. Group of five : PENTAD
113. What Pistol said to Falstaff : THEWORLDSMINEOYSTER
118. Kind of boat : BUY
119. Moore work : POEM
120. Noun suffix : IER
121. Delays : LAGS
125. Treat for 29 Across, maybe : CATFISHROE
131. Relative of yipes : HOLYMACKEREL
135. Mature : ADULT
136. Letter : AITCH
138. Turnpike features : RAMPS
139. Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
140. Earl Carroll specialty : REVUE
141. Like an old sweater : MOTHY
142. Spry : AGILE
143. Steel city : ESSEN
144. Dominion : POWER
145. Lear's Pobble hasn't any : TOES
146. Stendhal character : SOREL
147. Shellfish : WHELK
Down
1. Peninsula : GASPE
2. Peter et al. : ARNOS
3. Some fishermen : LIARS
4. At ___ (on the lam) : LARGE
5. Like a squid's weapon : INKY
6. Musical key : CMINOR
7. Treat : HANDLE
8. Do ___ on (trick) : AJOB
9. Resurging star : NOVA
10. Bob and Bing : CROSBYS
11. Wax ingredient : LAC
12. Muscular : ATHLETIC
13. Kitchen staple : OLEO
14. Señora's room : SALA
15. " . . . ___ the sea" (Genesis) : FISHOF
16. City on the Tevere : ROMA
17. Corker : ONER
18. Worm product : SILK
19. Sailors : HATS
23. Launces : SANDEELS
30. Endorsed: Abbr. : APPD
31. Dr. Ota ___, Czech reformer : SIK
33. Slipped, old style : SLOD
37. Jewish month : TEBET
39. Concerning : ANENT
40. African people: Var. : TEDA
41. By ___ (incidentally) : THEBY
42. Baby steelhead : TROUTLET
43. Grassy plain : LLANO
44. Most dubious : FISHIEST
45. Musical vamp : INTRO
46. French delicacy : SNAIL
47. Vast number : HORDE
48. Distant in manner : OFFISH
49. "How ___ marry . . . ? : WILLHE
50. Pretty gal : LOOKER
51. Islands off New Guinea : ARU
56. Source of 90 Across : BELUGA
57. Prepare, as fish : CRUMB
58. German river : RUHR
59. "One ___ master . . . " : FORMY
61. Bill collector : DUNNER
62. Like a certain bucket : OAKEN
68. My gal : SAL
69. Furniture decoration : ORMOLU
71. "There's ___ in the sky" : ARAINBOW
73. Filleted : BONELESS
75. Deep gulf : ABYSS
76. Appearance : ASPECT
78. Decree : IRADE
79. Certain vote : NAY
81. Bar orders : SOURS
82. First ___ : ORLAST
83. Alcott : LOUISA
84. Revised : EDITED
87. Jewel piece : CLIP
90. Boat: Fr. : CANOT
91. Mennonite : AMISH
92. ___ d'orchestre : VIOLE
93. Trifled : TOYED
95. On ___ (active) : THEGO
97. Upper space : ETHER
100. Terrier : SEALYHAM
101. Madden: Lat. : FURIO
102. Like a grain : OATY
103. Big or Gentle : BEN
106. Mexican state : CAMPECHE
110. Fr. vineyards : CRUS
111. Shark suckers : REMORAS
112. Orch. section : PERC
114. ___ dictum : OBITER
115. O. T. book : NEH
116. Like Simon : SIMPLE
117. Prickly herb : TEASEL
121. Restrain : LEASH
122. Came up : AROSE
123. Paired : GEMEL
124. Walk like Theda Bara : SLINK
125. Fish : CARP
126. To that point: Lat. : ADEO
127. Between s and x : TUVW
128. Chimney part : FLUE
129. Vivid display : RIOT
130. German king : OTTO
132. Como or Nemi : LAGO
133. Norse giant : YMIR
134. Experienced : KNEW
137. Rickover et al. to friends : HYS

Answer summary: 20 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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