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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Monday, August 7, 1978

4-Down : Knight called "the chaste"

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J V Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,586
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Modern overcast : SMOG
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"___ for Peace" : ATOMS
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Septennial affliction : ITCH
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Little chief hare : PIKA
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Terminal : DEPOT
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Like rice paddies : MIRY
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Blue dye : ANIL
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Grand or light work : OPERA
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Insurance policy pymt. : PREM
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Film in which Bogart won an Oscar: 1951 : THEAFRICANQUEEN
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Tinged : HUED
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Excavated : DUG
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___ renewal : URBAN
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Some woodworkers : STAINERS
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Starring role : LEAD
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Hold back : RETARD
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"Kings ___," Bellamann novel : ROW
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Yale campus tree : ELM
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"___ Folly" (Alaska) : SEWARDS
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Take advantage of : USE
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Fairy queen : MAB
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Ends : OMEGAS
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Samoan port : APIA
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Kind of artery or nerve : AXILLARY
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___ gum, used in varnishes : ESTER
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Amin : IDI
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Pickford or Astor : MARY
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Standard, pure or correct speech : THEKINGSENGLISH
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Stanley Kowalski, e.g. : ROLE
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"Joltin' Joe" : DIMAG
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"Render, therefore, ___ Caesar ... " : UNTO
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Ring setting : OPAL
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Foil the posse : ELUDE
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Where a statue of Venus was found : MILO
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Naysay : DENY
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Honey badger : RATEL
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Organ part : STOP
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Lovers' quarrel : SPAT
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Ho Chi ___ : MINH
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Wanderer of the West: 1930's : OKIE
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Knight called "the chaste" : GALAHAD
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Revere : ADORE
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Lukewarm : TEPID
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Energy cartel : OPEC
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Delay, in law : MORA
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Norms : STANDARDS
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Make insinuations against : IMPUGN
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Whitewall, e.g. : TIRE
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Relative of a Maskegon : CREE
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Canticle : HYMN
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Amusement : FUN
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Pieces of tobacco : QUIDS
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Body of Moslem scholars : ULEMA
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Loosen up : RELAX
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Deer in Salten's tales : BAMBI
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Theatrical : STAGY
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"G.W.T.W." place : TARA
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Burst : ERUPT
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"___ the Riveter" : ROSIE
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Promise solemnly : SWEAR
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Excess; overage : REMAINDER
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Pitcher : EWER
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Small Italian coins : SOLDI
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Sanctuaries : ASYLUMS
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Apparently suitable : LIKELY
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Work unit : ERG
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Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
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Broadway backer : ANGEL
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Walked heavily : TROD
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Hospital ship : HOPE
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Zesty feeling : ELAN
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Coolidge Dam's river : GILA
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X-rated stuff : SMUT
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Initials, initially : INIT
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Manche city : STLO
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Basketball target : HOOP

Answer summary: 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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