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Stephanie Spadaccini
Stephanie Spadaccini

New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 1979

Author:
Stephanie Spadaccini
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Stephanie Spadaccini has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles and 36 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,810
Across
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Heels : CADS
5
N.T. writer : MATT
9
Cauliflower and rabbit : EARS
13
Spirit in "The Tempest" : ARIEL
14
"Take ___ leave it!" : ITOR
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Performance by Steve and Eydie : DUET
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Romantic problem in Hamilton : BERMUDATRIANGLE
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"I ain't gonna study war ___" : NOMORE
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Bedouin's milieu : SAHARA
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Ardor : ELAN
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Thread holders : SPOOLS
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Do a hatchet job : AXE
27
O'Hara's "___ North Frederick" : TEN
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Maurice ___, of Nixon's day : STANS
29
Pokey : STIR
30
Inclining : ATILT
31
Between before and after : DURING
33
What Desi used to sing to Lucy : CUBANLOVESONG
36
Kind of case : VANITY
37
Acts like an expectant father : PACES
38
Church area : APSE
39
Violet, e.g. : COLOR
40
Publishing abbr. : MSS
43
Dye's partner : TIE
44
Took it easy : LOAFED
46
French cookbook word : ROTI
47
Circus performers : TAMERS
49
Played a part to the hilt : EMOTED
51
Queens' goodbye : JAMAICAFAREWELL
54
Thing on an agenda : ITEM
55
Over, in Hannover : UBER
56
Explorer La ___ : SALLE
57
Eliot hero : BEDE
58
Simon follower : SAYS
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Handle, to Hadrian : ANSA
Down
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Patois spoken in La. : CREOLE
2
U.S.A.F. member : AIRMAN
3
Exorcist's quarry : DEMON
4
Aspersion : SLUR
5
Relative of P.O.W. : MIA
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D.A. : ATT
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Trunks : TORSOS
8
Hardship : TRIAL
9
___ May Oliver : EDNA
10
Potatoes ___ : AUGRATIN
11
On a vacation : RELAXING
12
Jeanne d'Arc, for one : STE
13
Sash worn by ancient Jewish priests : ABNET
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Kismet : DESTINY
18
Sounds of relief : AHS
23
Cloth over a chalice : PALL
24
___ the world (exhilarated) : ONTOPOF
26
Work unit : ERG
28
Copy, for short : STAT
29
Sellouts on B'way : SROS
30
"___ Baby," song from "Hair" : ABIE
31
Cryptography expert : DECODER
32
Employer : USER
33
___ bone, in the wrist : CAPITATE
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Circular-knit : UNSEAMED
35
Dell : VALE
36
Cask for Chianti : VAT
39
Winter melon : CASABA
40
Roadside places : MOTELS
41
Mrs. Kowalski : STELLA
42
Edge : SIDLE
44
Niihau necklace : LEI
45
Hades, in Roman mythology : ORCUS
46
Martin's partner : ROWAN
48
Patrick's aunt : MAME
50
Western sight : MESA
51
The cut of one's ___ : JIB
52
Mad or clairvoyant : FEY
53
"___ longa, vita brevis" : ARS

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

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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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