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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, October 22, 1984

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,767
Across
1
Owns : HAS
4
Calendar moon's age at New Year's Day : EPACT
9
Collide : BUMP
13
Concerning : ASTO
15
Red signal flare : FUSEE
16
Sacred bird of Egypt : IBIS
17
Camel : SHIPOFTHEDESERT
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Transmission via genes : HEREDITY
21
Heart : CORE
22
One-time Hungarian prime minister : NAGY
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Former Israeli foreign minister : EBAN
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Sermon : HOMILY
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Cupid : AMOR
29
Airman's short trip : HOP
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The Terrible one : IVAN
33
Necktie : ASCOT
34
Peruvian plant : OCA
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Lion : KINGOFTHEBEASTS
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Annapolis grad. : ENS
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Sieved pulp : PUREE
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Assemble : MEET
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Irish Sea feeder : DEE
43
Eastern title : EMIR
44
Instrumental piece : SONATA
46
Kind of school : PREP
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Department of southern France : AUDE
48
Capital of Western Samoa : APIA
50
Word puzzle : ACROSTIC
54
Dog : AMANSBESTFRIEND
57
Forward : PERT
58
Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Thun's river : AARE
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Aboard : ONTO
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Crush into bits : GRIND
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Ump's counterpart : REF
Down
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Jumble : HASH
2
Famed netman : ASHE
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Recipe verb : STIR
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Crude image : EFFIGY
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Glazier's purchase : PUTTY
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Wan : ASHY
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Bee follower : CEE
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Spread hay : TED
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Wisent : BISON
10
Above, in Bonn : UBER
11
Slime : MIRE
12
Kin of "Hey, there!" : PST
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Debut : OPENING
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Medieval heritable land : ODAL
19
Card game : ECARTE
23
TV host : EMCEE
24
Blockhead : BOOB
25
Tramped : HIKED
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Rectory : MANSE
28
Jacob's eighth son : ASHER
29
Book of the Bible : HOSEA
30
Group of eight : OCTET
31
Trattoria offering : PASTA
33
Anchor position : ATRIP
36
"Tosca" and "Carmen" : OPERAS
37
Vapor : FUME
38
Memory loss : AMNESIA
44
Rode the waves : SURFED
45
Repute : ODOR
46
Piebald horse : PINTO
47
Protein in muscles : ACTIN
48
A final word : AMEN
49
Quota : PART
50
Italian wine region : ASTI
51
Lachryma : TEAR
52
Regarding : INRE
53
Alphabetic quartet : CDEF
54
Mil. address : APO
55
Suitcase : BAG
56
Stray : ERR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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