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Grace Fabbroni
Grace Fabbroni

New York Times, Thursday, September 15, 1983

Author:
Grace Fabbroni
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Grace Fabbroni has 20 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,364
Across
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Recedes : EBBS
5
Thompson or Hawkins : SADIE
10
King or hermit : CRAB
14
Alban Berg operatic heroine : LULU
15
Poplar type : ABELE
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Excellent : AONE
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Cookie : SNAP
18
Harmonious : TONAL
19
Like a Goya maja : NUDE
20
Guests' lament? : THEPARTYSOVER
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Spout nonsense : RANT
24
Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
25
Popular perennial : ASTER
28
Discoveries : FINDS
31
Popular dance of the 30's : SHAG
32
Ceremonial : FORMAL
34
Handle roughly : PAW
37
Photographer's request? : PUTONAHAPPYFACE
40
Jeanne d'Arc or Bernadette: Abbr. : STE
41
Pope's "Epistle from ___ to Abelard" : ELOISA
42
Chooses : OPTS
43
Menotti hero : AMAHL
44
Peculiarity : TRAIT
45
"Mens ___ in corpore sano" : SANA
47
Chinese horn : OBOE
49
Plea to an amnesiac? : TRYTOREMEMBER
55
Matador's victim : TORO
56
Marathon man : RACER
57
Architectural curve : OGEE
59
Dappled horse : ROAN
60
Cerulean : AZURE
61
Sup : DINE
62
Other : ELSE
63
Minutest : LEAST
64
Ancient Roman colony : ESTE
Down
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Overhead trains, for short : ELS
2
Part of a square sail : BUNT
3
Mediocre : BLAH
4
Conscience of the psyche : SUPEREGO
5
Lucifer : SATAN
6
Terminate a launching : ABORT
7
Auto scar : DENT
8
"Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
9
Kin of sand launces : EELS
10
Artist's need : CANVAS
11
French cathedral city : ROUEN
12
Conductor Previn : ANDRE
13
Nectar inspector : BEE
21
Equality : PAR
22
How eccentrics behave : ODDLY
25
N. African menaces : ASPS
26
Fasten : SHUT
27
London art gallery : TATE
28
Delicate : FRAIL
29
Demons : IMPS
30
Soft glove leather : NAPA
32
Part song : FALA
33
Double exclamation : OHOH
34
Bishop of Roma : PAPA
35
Play part : ACTI
36
Bridge position : WEST
38
Thread: Comb. form : NEMAT
39
Portend : FOREBODE
43
"___ for tennis?" : ANYONE
44
Thumb or Mix : TOM
45
Bar's adjunct : STOOL
46
Tapestry of Flemish origin : ARRAS
47
Hebrew units of dry measure : OMERS
48
Frenchman's cap : BERET
50
Nuncupative : ORAL
51
Demolish : RAZE
52
S.A. nation : ECUA
53
Shield : EGIS
54
Tear : RENT
55
Three, in Venezia : TRE
58
Shoe width : EEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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