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Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen

EDITED FOR TELEVISION

New York Times, Sunday, September 8, 1974

Author:
Frances Hansen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 678 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 17, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 29
Frances Hansen has 81 pre-Shortz puzzles and 40 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,157
Across
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Initials of a famed novel : GWTW
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Mountain ash : ROWAN
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Sorry ones : RUERS
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Eniwetok first : HBOMB
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Hindu dances : RASAS
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"___ Little Nut Tree" : IHADA
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Chou ___ : ENLAI
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Cousin of a birch : ALDER
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Burden: Lat. : ONERO
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Stevenson : ADLAI
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Kind of heel : SPIKE
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Arrowsmith's wife : LEORA
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Long time to wait : UNTILBLEEPFREEZESOVER
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Tax man, of yore : SESSOR
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Finesse : ART
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Millay : EDNA
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Links hazard : TRAP
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Jewish eve : EREB
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Cairo initials : UAR
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Where Gordon died : SUDAN
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Kind of sack : SAD
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Barks : YIPS
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Grandmother of Timothy : LOIS
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Depots: Abbr. : STNS
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Id ___ : EST
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Dense : OPAQUE
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Farragut's decision : BLEEPTHETORPEDOES
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Order of frogs : ANURA
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"See you ___" : LATER
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Swiss river : AAR
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Drafty dress feature : SLITSKIRT
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"___ and away!" : UPUP
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Sacrifices by fire : IMMOLATES
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Zodiac sign : LEO
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Midi seasons : ETES
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Buttons or Mill : RED
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Employ : USE
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Toppers : LIDS
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Gardner : AVA
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Pronoun : SHE
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Broadway show : BLEEPODOLLY
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"Out, ___! out, I say!" : BLEEPEDSPOT
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Like Abner : LIL
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Rural org. : FSA
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Unsmiling : DOUR
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Foot part, in Leicester : EEL
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Hockey's Bobby : ORR
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Feminine suffix : ETTE
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___ es Salaam : DAR
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Palace adjunct : COURTYARD
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Movies, to Fellini : CINE
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U.N. name : TRYGVELIE
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Mouths : ORA
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Word on a towel : HIS
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Bushed : ALLIN
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Dike, Eunomia and Irene : HORAE
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Berlioz cantata : BLEEPATIONOFFAUST
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Goolagong : EVONNE
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Business-letter abbr. : ENC
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Shapeless dress : TENT
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Standard : NORM
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"___ we forget!" : LEST
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Dirt or roll : PAY
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Martini additive : TWIST
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River to the Vistula : SAN
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Persian tiger : SHER
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Leopold's partner : LOEB
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London locale : SOHO
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High note : ELA
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Indulge in casually : DABBLE
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Sign-off from 1 Across : MYDEARIDONTGIVEABLEEP
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Giraffe's cousin : OKAPI
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Lawrence's steed : CAMEL
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"Green Hat" author : ARLEN
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Permission : LEAVE
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Hollywood big : MOGUL
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"It's ___!" : AGIRL
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Swedish port : MALMO
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Sana's land : YEMEN
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Hit hard : SMITE
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One side of life : SEAMY
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Ballet kneebends : PLIES
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Attention-getting sound : PSST
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Game bird : GROUSE
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More pallid : WANNER
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Fly of Africa : TSETSE
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Sherman's remark : WARISBLEEP
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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"Ah, me!" : OHDEAR
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Australian horse : WALER
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Conforms : ADAPTSTO
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Innocent one : NAIF
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Shade of green : RESEDA
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Set free : UNPENNED
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"Uncle Tom" girl : ELIZA
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Croupier's tool : RAKE
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Nap : SIESTA
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Turkish sweet: Var. : HALVA
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Broadway show : BLEEPYANKEES
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Repute : ODOR
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Debussy's "La ___" : MER
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Half a bikini : BRA
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Parlor piece : SOLO
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Rumor about : BRUIT
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Herald of measles : REDSPOTS
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Church calendar : ORDO
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Mortified : ASHAMED
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Like Ethelred : UNREADY
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Stars, to Virgil : STELLAE
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Last words to the boss : IQUIT
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___ maw (roseate tern) : PURRE
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Laps, at times : SEATS
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Switchboard wkr. : OPR
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Ambles : STROLLS
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Help! : SOS
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___ de deux : PAS
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Book-jacket info : BLURB
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Place for a boutonniere : LAPEL
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Chopin specialty : ETUDE
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Greek group of W.W. III : EAM
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Compass point : ESE
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German pronoun : SIE
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Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOSEED
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Tristan's lady : ISOLDE
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Whitman's bloomer : LILAC
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Salvation, in France : SALUT
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Rival of A.P. : UPI
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100 in the shade : VERYHOT
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Newspaper banner: Abbr. : HDL
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Nicely said : ELEGANTLYPUT
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Lead the life ___ : OFRILEY
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Acid salts : BORATES
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Non-grata one : PERSONA
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French G.I. : POILU
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Avifauna : ORNIS
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"Last Case" sleuth : TRENT
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Measured time : DURATION
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Waters : ETHEL
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Treasure ___ : TROVE
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Rookies : TYROS
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Vestment : ALB
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Alley ___ of comics : OOP
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Bourg's department : AIN
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Bivalve protection : CLAMSBLEEP
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Bede's title: Abbr. : VEN
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Poetic word : EEN
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Kind of violet: Abbr. : AFR
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Outer germ layer : ECTODERM
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Branch of calculus : INTEGRAL
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"Mr. Roberts" : FONDA
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Sword : EPEE
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Manila hemps : ABACAS
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Completely : WHOLLY
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Help! : SAVEME
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Structural bars : HBEAMS
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Ecole attenders : ELEVES
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Advice to sinners : REPENT
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"Swan Lake" role : ODILE
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Ape: Lat. : SIMIA
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Actress Palmer : LILLI
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With skill : ABLY
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Wise men : MAGI
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Carry on : RAGE
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Pack down : TAMP
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Space monkey : ENOS
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Hindu incantations : OMS
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Afo-A-___ (stolen statue) : KOM

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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