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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, March 27, 1978

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,453
Across
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Chagall : MARC
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Swiftly : APACE
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The Beehive State : UTAH
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Football Hall of Fame locale : OHIO
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Cleansing agent : BORAX
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Vincent Lopez theme : NOLA
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Comic character : POGO
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Winged : ALATE
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Gleason's "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
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Accepts a secondary position : TAKESABACKSEAT
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S. African of Dutch extraction : BOER
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Desperate need of Richard III : HORSE
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Grebe's cousin : LOON
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Alaskan highway : ALCAN
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Nevada city : RENO
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Flash : STREAK
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Possessed : HAD
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Kin of Monday-morning quarterbacks : BACKSEATDRIVERS
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Anger : IRE
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Lasso : LARIAT
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Therefore : ERGO
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Hindu grouping : CASTE
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Church calendar : ORDO
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On both sides: Prefix : AMPHI
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Basil thyme, e.g. : HERB
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Sneakily : BEHINDONESBACK
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Mr. Bede : ADAM
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On the qui vive : ALERT
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Quality of sound : TONE
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Outer covering : CASE
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Spartacus was one : SLAVE
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Popular figure : IDOL
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Pub drinks : ALES
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Lover's antithesis : HATER
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Servant, in India : MATY
Down
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Thick mass of hair : MOP
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"Cat on ___ Tin Roof" : AHOT
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City on the Western Dvina : RIGA
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Newlyweds' reading matter : COOKBOOK
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Humble : ABASE
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Central or pivotal : POLAR
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Semite : ARAB
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Down: Prefix : CATA
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Military V.I.P. : EXEC
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Simultaneously, with "in" : UNISON
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Carrier, as of bales : TOTER
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Gangland monicker : ALIAS
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Cause of many an error : HASTE
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A thousand ages : EON
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Military uniform : KHAKI
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Writer who popularized limericks : LEAR
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First word in children's stories : ONCE
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
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Two-wheeled vehicle : CART
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Baseball stat : RBI
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Aqueous "seven" : SEAS
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Piece of pastry : TART
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Roundup group : HERD
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Ship of myth : ARGO
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Brit. military decoration : DSO
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Liquidated : SLAIN
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Word-for-word : VERBATIM
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Carillons : CHIMES
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Sphere : ORB
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Philippine rope-making fiber : ABACA
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Olympian's prize : MEDAL
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Aspect : PHASE
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Browning's "___ Riel" : HERVE
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Perfume ingredient : ESTER
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Sprinkling, for flavor : DASH
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Shipshape : NEAT
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Musical ending : CODA
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Word with slip or loop : KNOT
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English town, famed for its medieval cathedral : ELY

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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