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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 1977

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: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0 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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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,245
Across
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Dipper : LADLE
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Health clubs : SPAS
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Earl Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
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Pointed arches : OGEES
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Berne's river : AARE
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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Salad green : CRESS
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Opera-house layer : TIER
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Anthony Eden's earldom : AVON
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Good judgment : HORSESENSE
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Old Tokyo : YEDO
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Nutcracker's suite : NEST
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Site of the San Carlo Opera : NAPLES
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Small state between hostile nations : BUFFER
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Resin used as incense : ELEMI
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Not written : ORAL
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Nimbus : AURA
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"___ at the office" : IGAVE
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Baking dish : RAMEKIN
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A.F.C. player : STEELER
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Gather grain bit by bit : GLEAN
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___ facto : IPSO
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Japanese sashes : OBIS
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Thurber's fantasizing hero : MITTY
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Kind of farmer : TENANT
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Kickback : REBATE
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Catfish or S. African council : RAAD
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Persian name : OMAR
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Slow movement : SNAILSPACE
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Dark malt drink : BOCK
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Mix and Thumb : TOMS
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Bane of grain : ERGOT
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Oklahoma Indian : OTOE
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What not to see, hear or speak : EVIL
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Jeweler's magnifying glass : LOUPE
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Where Achilles sulked : TENT
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County in Fla., Ga. or Mo. : DADE
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Moves to and fro : SWAYS
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Lomond or Ness : LOCH
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Of fields or soil: Comb. form : AGRO
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Cervine creature : DEER
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Excluding : LESS
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Early Palestinian cenobite : ESSENE
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Cloys with overabundance : SATES
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Manet or Monet : PAINTER
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Mars's counterpart : ARES
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Unclouded : SERENE
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Easy mark : CLAYPIGEON
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Wretched hut : HOVEL
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"Olympus, the ___ of the gods": Homer : ABODE
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Taboos : NONOS
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Caravansary : SERAI
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George Sand, to Chopin : AMIE
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Swedish tennis star : BORG
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Eurasian range : URAL
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Place in the sun : FAME
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Bargain hunters' paradise : FLEAMARKET
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Maiden : LASS
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Part of a school course : UNIT
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Dawn, in Durango : ALBA
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Glasgow's "___ of Iron" : VEIN
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Formerly formerly : ERST
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Make cardigans : KNIT
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Demolish, as a car : TOTAL
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Ancient wonder : PYRAMID
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Tried in a lab : TESTED
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Short-lived Fords : EDSELS
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Nuts-and-bolts man : ROBOT
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Overact : EMOTE
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Quiche ingredient : BACON
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Part of an auditorium : AISLE
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Variable star : NOVA
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Place for a figurehead : PROW
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Niño's water : AGUA
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Kind of editor or desk : COPY
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French seasons : ETES

Answer summary: 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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