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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

HOW'S THAT AGAIN?

New York Times, Sunday, July 30, 1989

4-Down : Fawn upon

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.41, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 650 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 23, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has repeated answers.
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,509
Across
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Noted naval historian : MAHAN
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Rib : COSTA
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Push may come to this : SHOVE
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Iowa church society : AMANA
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Plowed land, in Pamplona : ARADA
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What Paul Revere spread : ALARM
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Wretched abode : HOVEL
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Kind of soprano : LYRIC
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Start of a verse : IDOUBTIDDEEMITADISGRACE
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Guy's gal : DOLL
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A code in the head? : AREA
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Bacchanalian bash : REVEL
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Annual British rowing regatta : HENLEY
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Nuclear device : REACTOR
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Essential : VITAL
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___ avis : RARA
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Wee one : TOT
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An Imogene who made the scene : COCA
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Suborder comprising the swifts : APODI
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Manufacturers' org. : NAM
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More of verse : WEREYOUTOCALLAVASEAVASE
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Had a bite : ATE
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Cat-___-tails : ONINE
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Fanons : ORALES
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___-les-Moulineaux, Paris suburb : ISSY
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___ kebab (barbecue treat) : SHISH
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Sympathy's partner : TEA
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Forsyte tale, e.g. : SAGA
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Dilute : THIN
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More of verse : INDEEDIDNOTBEGIVENPAUSE
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One of a facial pair : NOSTRIL
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Wine tub : VAT
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Served perfectly : ACED
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Walking ___ (elated) : ONAIR
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Of age: Lat. abbr. : AET
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Appearance : MIEN
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Humdinger : ONER
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Inst. at Columbus : OSU
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Hits a fly : SWATS
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Singer Vikki : CARR
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Result : END
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Padded footstool : OTTOMAN
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More of verse : WEREYOUTOCALLAVASEAVASE
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Resort town in the Catskills : ACRA
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New Deal inits. : NRA
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Supporter : ALLY
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"The Name of the Rose" author : ECO
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Cowboy's cow catcher : LASSO
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Month, in Metz : MOIS
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Butterfly's title : MADAMA
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Cordage fiber : ISTLE
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___ Remo, Italy : SAN
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More of verse : IMVERYTOLERANTTHESEDAYS
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Bishopric : SEE
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Poirot's explanatory word : ALORS
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Viaud's pen name : LOTI
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Golfer's gadget : TEE
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To-do : STIR
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Snap : PHOTO
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Arbor feature : TRELLIS
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Argot : PATOIS
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Mont or Mel : BLANC
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Algonquian : CREE
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A lady-in-waiting to Cleo : IRAS
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Pale shade of blue : ETAIN
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Burst forth, as a volcano : ERUPT
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Duck : EVADE
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Doc : MEDIC
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Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
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Oater group : POSSE
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Hinder : DETER
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Common verbal contraction : ARENT
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An upstairs girl : MAID
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Passion : ARDOR
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Non-Hawaiian, in Hawaii : HAOLE
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Fawn upon : ADULATE
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Catch in the act : NAB
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Lorre in "The Maltese Falcon" : CAIRO
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Longer in the tooth : OLDER
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Three, to Luigi : TRE
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Smith's patriotic ballad : AMERICA
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Hindu god, called The Destroyer : SHIVA
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Hailey book: 1965 : HOTEL
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Pigskin-shaped : OVAL
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Indian writer Mehta : VED
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Yalie : ELI
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Casbah country : ALGERIA
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A Loy of unalloyed delight : MYRNA
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Soviet inland sea : ARAL
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Pleasant : NICE
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___-deucey : ACEY
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Drumroll : TATTOO
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Gold or copper : METAL
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Tints delicately : SHADESIN
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Arch : COY
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Viva follower : VOCE
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A certain Snow White's sister : ROSERED
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Author Doyle's middle name : CONAN
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Prolonged parley : PALAVER
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Leading money-winning horse: 1955 : NASHUA
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Neighbor of Perugia : ASSISI
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N.J.'s governor: 1954-62 : MEYNER
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"The king ___ his counting-house" : WASIN
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Of a race: Comb. form : ETHNO
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Whitelaw and Ogden : REIDS
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"Wait ___ Dark," 1967 film : UNTIL
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All even : TIED
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Theater section : LOGE
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"To ___ bone ... ": Kipling : ARAGANDA
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Dante's "New Life" : VITANUOVA
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Make comfortable : SETATEASE
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Joan of Arc's "crime" : HERESY
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Laurel or Musial : STAN
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Browning's "___ Vogler" : ABT
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Morse-code word : DIT
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Surmounted difficulties : OVERCAME
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Bartender's need : ICE
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Of the mail service : POSTAL
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Dueler in the sun : MATADOR
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Group helping D.P.'s : IRO
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"___ Make Believe," 1927 song : ONLY
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Inhabitant: Suffix : OTE
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Pundits : SWAMIS
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"Here ___ a-wassailing," Yuletide air's start : WECOME
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Reach one's goal : ARRIVE
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Museum honcho : CURATOR
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Building wing : ELL
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"___ Mio" : OSOLE
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Tuscan marble center : MASSA
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Lab analysis : ASSAY
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Bright lights : NEONS
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" ... enter ___ of friends": Cowper : ONMYLIST
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Winglike : ALAR
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"___ la glubba," Leoncavallo aria : VESTI
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Arthritis med. : ACTH
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Smith and Pacino : ALS
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"Tell ___ the marines!" : ITTO
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Regard highly : ESTEEM
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G.I.'s K ___ : RATIONS
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"Take Me ___," 1959 Broadway hit : ALONG
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Serrated : NOTCHED
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Slippery customer : EEL
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Parcel postmen do it : DELIVER
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French designer Rykiel : SONIA
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Falls into a chair heavily : PLOPS
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___ couture : HAUTE
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Swap : TRADE
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Allude (to) : REFER
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Muslim decree : IRADE
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Black buck : SASIN
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Painter Mondrian : PIET
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"___ baby!" : ATTA
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Russian ruler : TSAR
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Eng. units of heat : BTUS
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Causerie : CHAT
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Religious group : SECT
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Fall mo. : SEP
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Gold, in Genova : ORO
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"___ Got Five Dollars," 1931 song : IVE
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Singer Sumac from Peru : YMA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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