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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

New York Times, Wednesday, June 7, 1989

8-Down : Hitchcock classic: 1944

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 327 (avg 1.73)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 4, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,456
Across
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Oaf : CLOD
5
"Growler" : PAIL
9
Miasma : VAPOR
14
Nobelist in Physics: 1944 : RABI
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Papas from Greece : IRENE
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Stuttering actor Roscoe: 1892-1962 : ATES
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Orphan of the storm : WAIF
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Bananas : CRAZY
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With 39 and 54 Across, store sign : WHYGOELSEWHERE
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Formal coiffure : UPDO
24
Howls at the moon : BAYS
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Own up : ADMIT
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Reading place for Wilde : GAOL
30
Emulate Tillie : TOIL
34
Rathskeller toast : PROSIT
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Festive : GALA
38
Half of DCCCII : CDI
39
See 20 Across : TOBECHEATEDWHEN
42
Rocky peak : TOR
43
Outlawed Hindu rite : SATI
44
Weave through a crowd : THREAD
45
Reputation : ODOR
47
Pre-Easter period : LENT
49
Betimes : EARLY
50
"Age of Aquarius" musical : HAIR
52
Kind of hog : WART
54
See 20 Across : YOUCANCOMEHERE
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Sweden's assassinated Olof : PALME
61
Hawkeye State : IOWA
62
Tighten a muscle : FLEX
63
Well-known Ike : ALIBI
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Not this : THAT
65
Escutcheon boss : UMBO
66
Famed French historian : RENAN
67
Kook or toy : YOYO
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Bank transaction : LOAN
Down
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Bird's crop : CRAW
2
Lattice strip : LATH
3
Somewhat outmoded wedding word : OBEY
4
Mask : DISGUISE
5
Handled clumsily : PAWED
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Kind of computer : ANALOG
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"How sweet ___!": Gleason cry : ITIS
8
Hitchcock classic: 1944 : LIFEBOAT
9
Pétain's government seal : VICHY
10
Catch the attention : ARREST
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Partridge's tree : PEAR
12
Elève's eleven : ONZE
13
"The Bridge of San Luis ___" : REY
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Science of vision : OPTICS
22
Pickpocket's trophy : WALLET
25
Likely : APTTO
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Dickens's Edwin : DROOD
27
Wandering garbage barge: 1987 : MOBRO
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Once over lightly : AGAIN
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Paint pigment : OCHER
32
Epitome of perfection : IDEAL
33
The Lone Eagle : LINDY
35
One of the three Graces : THALIA
37
Stick : ADHERE
40
Time without end : ETERNITY
41
In high dudgeon : WRATHFUL
46
Xavier Cugat offering: Var. : RHUMBA
48
Kind of street : TWOWAY
51
Have an ___ the hole : ACEIN
53
N.Y. Senator Alphonse D'___ : AMATO
54
Where Ford studied law : YALE
55
Music critic Downes : OLIN
56
Silver salmon : COHO
57
Sailors' saint : ELMO
58
McEntire from Chockie : REBA
59
Senator from Neb. : EXON
60
Links standard : PAR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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