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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, February 18, 1980

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1980, The New York TimesNo. 11,059
Across
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Caesar, for one : SALAD
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July zodiac figure : CRAB
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Football play : PASS
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S.A. ruminant : LLAMA
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Dance of the 50th state : HULA
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Part of Q.E.F. : ERAT
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Hove clear, as an anchor : ATRIP
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U.S. citizen : AMER
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Decorate anew : REDO
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His gun is quick : MIKEHAMMER
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Wading bird : RAIL
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Thatching palm : NIPA
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French palace : ELYSEE
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Ladle : DIPPER
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Automaton : GOLEM
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Beehive State : UTAH
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Uniform : EVEN
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Cartoonist and family : NASTS
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"Johnny ___," 1948 movie : BELINDA
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Like some measures : DRASTIC
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Photographer's request : SMILE
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Graf ___ : SPEE
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Egg-shaped : OVATE
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"Hap" or Benedict : ARNOLD
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Captain ___ of comics : MARVEL
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Exceptional : RARE
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"Un bel di," e.g. : ARIA
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Spinster sleuth : MISSMARPLE
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Land bordering the Caspian Sea : IRAN
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Keats feats : ODES
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Cunctation : DELAY
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Coating for iron : ZINC
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Turn a mast : SLUE
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Maternal relative : ENATE
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Ancient Roman ruins : ESTE
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Rating device : TEST
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Liturgies : RITES
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Bridge bid : SLAM
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High: Prefix : ALTI
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Gambol : LARK
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French female friend : AMIE
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Apollo's favorite tree? : DAPHNE
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Woodley's "The ___": 1979 : CHAMP
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Kind of sale : RUMMAGE
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Helm direction : ALEE
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Part of a gun : BARREL
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Case worker : PERRYMASON
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Sections : AREAS
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Miss Thompson : SADIE
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Fur piece : STOLE
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Publicized : AIRED
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Yakutsk's river : LENA
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Confers knighthood : DUBS
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Part of an agenda : ITEM
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Buddhist scripture language : PALI
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S. S. Van Dine crime fighter : PHILOVANCE
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Marcel's wave : ONDE
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Like the Sahara : VAST
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Manche town : STLO
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Cultivate : TILL
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Tropical fish : SCAD
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Granular snow : NEVE
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Furnish with new weapons : REARM
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Medusa's slayer : PERSEUS
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Not quite : ALMOST
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Primer : READER
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Pale yellow : MAIZE
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Column ridge : ARRIS
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Useful quality : ASSET
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Pointless : IDLE
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Painter of "Fortuna" : RENI
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Piece of ground : PLAT
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Kind of show : LATE
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A sight for sore ___ : EYES

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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