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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
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Half an operatic name : GALLI
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Court of equity: Abbr. : CHANC
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Where Luang Prabang is : LAOS
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Beanie wearer : FROSH
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Believer: Suffix : ARIAN
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Hoople, for one : MAJOR
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Titan : ATLAS
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Where Ephesus was : IONIA
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Boojum : SNARK
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In embryo: Lat. : INOVO
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Lobster claw : CHELA
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Fish : SMELT
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Folk-opera names, fishy style : PORGYANDBASS
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Unscrupulous ones : LOANSHARKS
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Latin infinitive : ESSE
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Office-seeker: Abbr. : POL
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Take the hook : BITE
38
Lost-mail dept. : DLO
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Attractive paella : APRETTYKETTLEOFFISH
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"The ___ the Pussycat" : OWLAND
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Words of inquiry : EHS
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Rolled a log : BIRLED
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___ time : INNO
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Flower: It. : FIORE
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Between a and f : BCDE
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Fuel again : RECOAL
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Celestial spectral type : FSTAR
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Proceed clumsily : FLOUNDERABOUT
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Us, in Berlin : UNS
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Serbo-Croatian town : OHRID
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Kind : ILK
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Dravidian : TULU
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Derisive sound : YAH
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Pou ___ (base) : STO
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Fig-bird : ORIOLE
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Stadium : SHEA
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Desensitized : NUMB
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Kaffir village : KRAAL
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Weapon: Fr. : ARME
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Ski-trail pattern : HERRINGBONE
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Exclamation, menu style : BLESSMYSOLE
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Kind of code : AREA
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" . . . mate of the ___ brig" : NANCY
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Talking mouse of TV : TOPO
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Stamped on : TROD
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Fish dish : CAVIAR
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Writer Josephine : TEY
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W.W. II craft : LST
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African river : UELE
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French pronoun : LUI
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Of ___ to (inclined) : AMIND
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Hurok : SOL
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Warning to the undecided : FISHORCUTBAIT
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Sorrowing figure : NIOBE
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Medicine-cabinet item : EYECUP
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Bridge hand : EAST
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Where Wiesbaden is : HESSE
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European capital : OSLO
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Popular salad : CAESAR
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Army unit: Abbr. : RGT
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Group of five : PENTAD
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What Pistol said to Falstaff : THEWORLDSMINEOYSTER
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Kind of boat : BUY
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Moore work : POEM
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Noun suffix : IER
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Delays : LAGS
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Treat for 29 Across, maybe : CATFISHROE
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Relative of yipes : HOLYMACKEREL
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Mature : ADULT
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Letter : AITCH
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Turnpike features : RAMPS
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Ruth's mother-in-law : NAOMI
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Earl Carroll specialty : REVUE
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Like an old sweater : MOTHY
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Spry : AGILE
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Steel city : ESSEN
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Dominion : POWER
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Lear's Pobble hasn't any : TOES
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Stendhal character : SOREL
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Shellfish : WHELK
Down
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Peninsula : GASPE
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Peter et al. : ARNOS
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Some fishermen : LIARS
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At ___ (on the lam) : LARGE
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Like a squid's weapon : INKY
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Musical key : CMINOR
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Treat : HANDLE
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Do ___ on (trick) : AJOB
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Resurging star : NOVA
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Bob and Bing : CROSBYS
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Wax ingredient : LAC
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Muscular : ATHLETIC
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Kitchen staple : OLEO
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Señora's room : SALA
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" . . . ___ the sea" (Genesis) : FISHOF
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City on the Tevere : ROMA
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Corker : ONER
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Worm product : SILK
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Sailors : HATS
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Launces : SANDEELS
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Endorsed: Abbr. : APPD
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Dr. Ota ___, Czech reformer : SIK
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Slipped, old style : SLOD
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Jewish month : TEBET
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Concerning : ANENT
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African people: Var. : TEDA
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By ___ (incidentally) : THEBY
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Baby steelhead : TROUTLET
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Grassy plain : LLANO
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Most dubious : FISHIEST
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Musical vamp : INTRO
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French delicacy : SNAIL
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Vast number : HORDE
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Distant in manner : OFFISH
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"How ___ marry . . . ? : WILLHE
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Pretty gal : LOOKER
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Islands off New Guinea : ARU
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Source of 90 Across : BELUGA
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Prepare, as fish : CRUMB
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German river : RUHR
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"One ___ master . . . " : FORMY
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Bill collector : DUNNER
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Like a certain bucket : OAKEN
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My gal : SAL
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Furniture decoration : ORMOLU
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"There's ___ in the sky" : ARAINBOW
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Filleted : BONELESS
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Deep gulf : ABYSS
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Appearance : ASPECT
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Decree : IRADE
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Certain vote : NAY
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Bar orders : SOURS
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First ___ : ORLAST
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Alcott : LOUISA
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Revised : EDITED
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Jewel piece : CLIP
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Boat: Fr. : CANOT
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Mennonite : AMISH
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___ d'orchestre : VIOLE
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Trifled : TOYED
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On ___ (active) : THEGO
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Upper space : ETHER
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Terrier : SEALYHAM
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Madden: Lat. : FURIO
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Like a grain : OATY
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Big or Gentle : BEN
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Mexican state : CAMPECHE
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Fr. vineyards : CRUS
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Shark suckers : REMORAS
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Orch. section : PERC
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___ dictum : OBITER
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O. T. book : NEH
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Like Simon : SIMPLE
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Prickly herb : TEASEL
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Restrain : LEASH
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Came up : AROSE
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Paired : GEMEL
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Walk like Theda Bara : SLINK
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Fish : CARP
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To that point: Lat. : ADEO
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Between s and x : TUVW
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Chimney part : FLUE
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Vivid display : RIOT
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German king : OTTO
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Como or Nemi : LAGO
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Norse giant : YMIR
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Experienced : KNEW
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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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