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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, November 28, 1977

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,334
Across
1. Computer food : DATA
5. Gay spree : BLAST
10. One of the prexy's staff : PROF
14. Like the Mojave : ARID
15. Corporeal channel : AORTA
16. Place for a gutter : EAVE
17. " . . . curse not the ___": Ecclesiastes : RICH
18. Filet mignon : STEAK
19. Place in Genesis : EDEN
20. Accepts as true : TAKESATONESWORD
23. Actor Mineo : SAL
24. Nectar inspector : BEE
25. Bigots : RACISTS
29. Bridge bid : TAKEOUT
33. Kings of Norway : OLAVS
34. Friend, in Firenze : AMICO
36. Theater's favorite letters : SRO
37. Chill : AGUE
38. Area between the ribs and hip : FLANK
39. Bustle : STIR
40. Yellow ocher : SIL
41. "___ by any other name . . . " : AROSE
42. More timid : SHIER
43. Assumes : TAKESON
45. Football passes : SPIRALS
47. Rushmore and Blanc, for short : MTS
48. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
49. Ultimatum of a sort : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
58. Leprechaun's haunt : ERIN
59. Author of "Four Quartets" : ELIOT
60. "Whoopee!" in old Athens : EVOE
61. Sever : REND
62. Martinet's quality : RIGOR
63. Donizetti opera : RITA
64. Old gray mares : NAGS
65. Like daytime TV : SOAPY
66. What revolving doors don't do : SLAM
Down
1. Tapered tuck : DART
2. "Song of India," e.g. : ARIA
3. Crude mattress : TICK
4. Sticky : ADHESIVE
5. A common lava : BASALT
6. Men's doubles champion of early 30's : LOTT
7. Pertaining to Mars : AREO
8. Laurel or Kenton : STAN
9. Retract : TAKEBACK
10. Runt : PEEWEE
11. One of the "Hair" writers : RADO
12. Wireless word : OVER
13. Keep off : FEND
21. Silvia ___, Met soprano : SASS
22. Mobutu Sese ___, Zaire President : SEKO
25. Dino's TV fete : ROAST
26. Pain: Suffix : ALGIA
27. Make watertight : CAULK
28. Drawing room : SALON
29. Pitchfork parts : TINES
30. Ancient port of Rome : OSTIA
31. An archangel : URIEL
32. Pressure units : TORRS
35. Bell and Kettle : MAS
38. Bakery workers : FROSTERS
39. Kennedy kin : SHRIVERS
41. City in Piedmont : ASTI
42. Deity riding on a bull : SIVA
44. Corrects : EMENDS
46. Countee Cullen's forte : POETRY
49. Sea bird : TERN
50. Kind of code : AREA
51. Gerald Ford's original name : KING
52. Mishmash : OLIO
53. Capital of Latvia : RIGA
54. Chicago landmark : LOOP
55. Kind of eye : EVIL
56. Jot : IOTA
57. Patriots or Yankees : TEAM

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

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