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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 Down
1. Chagall : MARC
5. Swiftly : APACE
10. The Beehive State : UTAH
14. Football Hall of Fame locale : OHIO
15. Cleansing agent : BORAX
16. Vincent Lopez theme : NOLA
17. Comic character : POGO
18. Winged : ALATE
19. Gleason's "How sweet ___!" : ITIS
20. Accepts a secondary position : TAKESABACKSEAT
23. S. African of Dutch extraction : BOER
24. Desperate need of Richard III : HORSE
25. Grebe's cousin : LOON
27. Alaskan highway : ALCAN
30. Nevada city : RENO
31. Flash : STREAK
33. Possessed : HAD
36. Kin of Monday-morning quarterbacks : BACKSEATDRIVERS
39. Anger : IRE
40. Lasso : LARIAT
41. Therefore : ERGO
42. Hindu grouping : CASTE
43. Church calendar : ORDO
44. On both sides: Prefix : AMPHI
47. Basil thyme, e.g. : HERB
49. Sneakily : BEHINDONESBACK
55. Mr. Bede : ADAM
56. On the qui vive : ALERT
57. Quality of sound : TONE
59. Outer covering : CASE
60. Spartacus was one : SLAVE
61. Popular figure : IDOL
62. Pub drinks : ALES
63. Lover's antithesis : HATER
64. Servant, in India : MATY
1. Thick mass of hair : MOP
2. "Cat on ___ Tin Roof" : AHOT
3. City on the Western Dvina : RIGA
4. Newlyweds' reading matter : COOKBOOK
5. Humble : ABASE
6. Central or pivotal : POLAR
7. Semite : ARAB
8. Down: Prefix : CATA
9. Military V.I.P. : EXEC
10. Simultaneously, with "in" : UNISON
11. Carrier, as of bales : TOTER
12. Gangland monicker : ALIAS
13. Cause of many an error : HASTE
21. A thousand ages : EON
22. Military uniform : KHAKI
25. Writer who popularized limericks : LEAR
26. First word in children's stories : ONCE
27. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
28. Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
29. Two-wheeled vehicle : CART
30. Baseball stat : RBI
31. Aqueous "seven" : SEAS
32. Piece of pastry : TART
33. Roundup group : HERD
34. Ship of myth : ARGO
35. Brit. military decoration : DSO
37. Liquidated : SLAIN
38. Word-for-word : VERBATIM
42. Carillons : CHIMES
43. Sphere : ORB
44. Philippine rope-making fiber : ABACA
45. Olympian's prize : MEDAL
46. Aspect : PHASE
47. Browning's "___ Riel" : HERVE
48. Perfume ingredient : ESTER
50. Sprinkling, for flavor : DASH
51. Stewpot : OLLA
52. Shipshape : NEAT
53. Musical ending : CODA
54. Word with slip or loop : KNOT
58. 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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