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30 results for ABSENCE

12 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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44DPerfect attendance spoilerAndrew Kingsley
37DVoidJonathan M. Kaye and Jeff Chen
88DLack (3)Randolph Ross
9DFailure to appearRandall J. Hartman
62AIt may be put down on a rollJeremy Newton
2DIt may be excusedDavid J. Kahn
42DReport card notationRob Cook
129ALack (3)Joe DiPietro
44ATruancyDavid J. Kahn
24AIt makes the heart grow fonderPeter Gordon
5D"___ makes the heart..."M. E. Brindamour
39DLack (3)R. Norris

18 results for ABSENCE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

21AFondness promoter?Daniel GirardiMaleska
8DLackPatricia A. CevaalMaleska
37DLackJune A. BoggsMaleska
24ACause of more fondness?Sidney L. RobbinsMaleska
116DTruancy, e.g.Maura B. JacobsonMaleska
44ALackTap OsbornMaleska
13DItem on a pupil's recordArthur SchulmanMaleska
25DFondness intensifierSidney NelsonWeng
8AHeart-helping conditionUnknownWeng
74DTeacher's concern.Thomas MeekinFarrar
39AScholastic cut.UnknownFarrar
48AItem of classroom record.UnknownFarrar
10DBeing away.UnknownFarrar
8DFondness promoter.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
26DPossible truancy.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
18ADeficiency.Edward BucklerFarrar