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Stephanie Spadaccini
Stephanie Spadaccini

New York Times, Thursday, December 15, 1977

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Stephanie Spadaccini has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 36 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,351
Across
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Companions of ifs and buts : ANDS
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Rubella eruption : RASH
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Hammett pooch : ASTA
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Plunder : LOOT
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___-Maritimes (where Nice is) : ALPES
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Kind of heap : SLAG
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Poll-taker Roper : ELMO
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Fight site: Oct. 30, 1974 : ZAIRE
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Yearn : PINE
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Useless people : GOODFORNOTHINGS
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Seed : GERM
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"Tantum ___," Eucharist stanzas : ERGO
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Goat-man of Greek legends : SATYR
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Ghana's capital : ACCRA
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Sapporo sash : OBI
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Dreamy drawing : DOODLE
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Girl in an old song : NITA
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Inventor's dream : BETTERMOUSETRAP
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Blackthorn : SLOE
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Fondle : CARESS
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Roll-book notation: Abbr. : ABS
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Glean information : LEARN
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Small hat : TOQUE
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Pervade : FILL
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Mimic : APER
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Musical comedy of 1941 : BESTFOOTFORWARD
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___ Major : URSA
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Bassanio's emotion : AMORE
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Kazan : ELIA
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Net lining in a woman's hat : CAUL
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Aegean gulf : SAROS
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Jacquard : LOOM
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"Blue Night" artist : KLEE
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Like Paul Pry : NOSY
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Citole : LUTE
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Shake ___ (hurry) : ALEG
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Part of Agnew's plea : NOLO
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Major-___ : DOMO
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Very old-fashioned : STODGY
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Kind of clam : RAZOR
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Early morning sound : ALARM
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Gyrate : SPIN
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Admired one : HERO
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Position seeker : ASPIRANT
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Singapore ___ (bar drink) : SLING
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Dance for two : TANGO
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Ripens : AGES
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Tennis term : SET
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___-lance : FERDE
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Pronoun : HER
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Weeps : SOBS
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Biblical victim : ABEL
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Yugoslav leader : TITO
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Bedeck : ADORN
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Tip : CLUE
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Tax : CESS
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Gen. Bradley : OMAR
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World's sixth largest oil producer : IRAQ
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Forbidden : TABU
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Church recess : APSE
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Revealing : TELLTALE
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Ethyl acetoacetate : ESTER
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Mischievous child : ELF
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Eric Blair's pen name : ORWELL
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Untamed : FERAL
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Flow : ISSUE
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Certain hairdos : AFROS
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Poetic poetry : POESY
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It stopped at Truman : BUCK
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Western Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Muscat is its capital : OMAN
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Charger in a Mexican arena : TORO
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Ballplayer Matty : ALOU
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Brawl : RIOT
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Christie's title : DAME

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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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