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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, February 27, 1978

42-Down : Snow White's appraiser

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,425
Across
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College group, for short : FRAT
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Duplicate part : SPARE
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Steep rugged rock : CRAG
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Hold sway : RULE
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By word of mouth : PAROL
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Enthusiastic play review : RAVE
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At a distance : AFAR
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Cordial flavoring : ANISE
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U.S. author: 1909-55 : AGEE
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Philatelists' prized possessions : FIRSTDAYCOVERS
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On the deep : ASEA
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Product of haste : WASTE
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Timber tool : ADZE
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Don Juan's mother : INEZ
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Sponge aperture : OSCULE
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Acct. : CPA
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"The ___ Dogs": Burns : TWA
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Bedecks : ADORNS
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Pindar's output : ODES
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Erroll Garner composition : MISTY
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Small groove : STRIA
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French couturier : DIOR
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Depth or thickness : THIRDDIMENSION
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Sound of laughter : ROAR
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"___ for Peace" : ATOMS
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Gasconade : BRAG
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Choir member : ALTO
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Capital of ancient Ethiopia : MEROE
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Tenpins setting : LANE
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Fatigue : WEAR
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Catkin : AMENT
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Ancient kingdom : ELAM
Down
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Monk : FRA
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Bridge term : RUFF
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Mosaic flooring : TERRAZZO
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Sudden outpouring : SPATE
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Gift from China to U.S. : PANDA
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"Liebestod," e.g. : ARIA
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Blushing or blooming : ROSY
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Heating for some homes: Abbr. : ELEC
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Necktie : CRAVAT
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The "in" things : RAGES
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Ward off : AVERT
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Web-footed birds : GEESE
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Dir. of L.A. from Reno : SSE
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Possessed : OWNED
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Once more : ANEW
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Numerical prefix : DECA
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Having an orange-yellow hue : OCHRY
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Downfall : RUIN
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Start of a Shakespearean title : ALLS
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Ending for novel and social : IST
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Probability : ODDS
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Carlyle was one : SCOT
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Musical ending : CODA
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Arnold or Milton : POET
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Promotional material : ADS
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Expert female swimmer : NAIAD
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Like Hagar of the comics : HORRIBLE
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Snow White's appraiser : MIRROR
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Dawn goddess : EOS
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Camel's undoing : STRAW
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Pin replacing an oarlock : THOLE
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Lariat : RIATA
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Evil spirit : DEMON
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Fitting piece : INSET
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Spanish lady : DAMA
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Newsy bit : ITEM
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Oliver's request : MORE
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Nuncupative : ORAL
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Zola novel : NANA
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Columbia, in a song : GEM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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