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Tailoring Instructions
With a few alterations, these should fit perfectly.
Andy Kravis and Sophia Maymudes
Time Limit 35 minutes
Size 15x15
Words 76
Fillable squares 191
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Accordion arrows
Clues and Answers
ACROSS
1
One may be running
GAG
4
No longer felt good about
RUED
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Rocksteady successor
REGGAE
14
"Cidade Maravilhosa"
RIO
15
Colin Kaepernick's hairstyle
AFRO
16
Glass-raising words
ATOAST
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Lack of complex detail ("Take this one in a bit")
IMPLICIT
19
Drives home
BATSIN
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It may be open or closed, for short
PAREN
21
Author of "Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee"
KOTB
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Anti-piracy org.
MPAA
24
Chump
STOOGE
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More mature
RIPER
28
Simmered meal
POTROAST
31
Rascal
IMP
34
La Quinta alternative
RAMADAINN
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System in which 108 represents "a"
ASCII
39
Light welterweight champion Khan
AMIR
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Bed covering ("When you're done making all the alterations, put these back in order")
THESE
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Headed
WENT
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___ Apple Ale
REDDS
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1997 title role for Meg Ryan
ANASTASIA
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Finale
END
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Offred, in a Margaret Atwood novel
HANDMAID
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Greg Evans comic strip
LUANN
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"The Witches of Eastwick" author
UPDIKE
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Wilson who voiced Marmaduke in "Marmaduke"
OWEN
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Ink
TATS
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Civilization known for colossal head statues
OLMEC
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Third noun in "Amazing Grace"
WRETCH
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Shade of green ("This one needs to be pressed")
OLIVEOIL
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Network
LIAISE
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It's two-handed
FACE
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Martin Fourcade's nation, on an Olympic scoreboard
FRA
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Watch on Netflix, say
STREAM
70
App for a lift but not a Lyft
UBER
71
Word after baby or before cat
FAT
DOWN
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Come to ____ with
GRIPS
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Prepare to shoot
AIMAT
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Enter the draft, say
GOPRO
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One might end a drought
RAINGOD
5
Octagon org.
UFC
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Composer Satie
ERIK
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Inflict upon
DOTO
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TV antennae, slangily ("Fix the rip in this one")
RABBIS
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Air gauge abbreviation?
ETA
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"No idea"
GOTME
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Shocked chorus ("Add starch to this one")
GASPRICES
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Indians' home
ASIA
13
Sicilian attraction
ETNA
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It may be spotted on safari
LEOPARD
22
Camaro alternative
TRANSAM
25
Louis XIV, according to himself
ETAT
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School grp. with no students
PTA
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Celebrity founder of Fenty Beauty
RIHANNA
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Seemingly forever
ONEND
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Small opening?
MINI
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___ chips
PITA
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Less than medium
RARE
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"You said it!"
AMEN
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Setting of "The Hobbit" ("Take this one up a bit")
MIDDLEEAR
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Wrap up
SWADDLE
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Biblical hunter
ESAU
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___ Na Na
SHA
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Upset
TIPOVER
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Animal in a formicary ("Let the hem out on this one")
ANTHEM
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Get the knots out of
UNTIE
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"Ta-ta!"
IMOFF
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Orlando's "Pirates of the Caribbean" co-star
KEIRA
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Brilliance
ECLAT
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Errol and Hedwig, in the Harry Potter series
OWLS
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Certiorari or habeas corpus, e.g.
WRIT
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Veggie stir-fry ingredient
TOFU
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Big slice
SLAB
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Lee side, for short
CSA
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Cooler cooler
ICE
Accordion arrows
Stats
Puzzle 1
15:00
14x14
Puzzle 2
30:00
15x16
Puzzle 3
35:00
19x19
Puzzle 4
35:00
15x15
Puzzle 5
25:00
15x15
Mean percent correct 99.54% 97.77% 98.06% 95.87% 96.79%
Mean error count (incorrect or empty squares) 0.75 4.47 5.68 7.9 6.19
Mean incorrect (but filled) squares 0.15 1.0 1.44 2.35 0.96
Mean empty squares 0.61 3.47 4.24 5.55 5.23
Mean allotted time used 38.2% 43.2% 52.9% 55.8% 52.1%
Mean solve time 5:43 12:57 18:31 19:32 13:01
Mean time per correct square 2.11s 3.98s 3.87s 6.4s 4.18s
Fastest solve 2:30 3:53 6:29 5:06 4:07
Fastest error-free solve 2:30 3:53 6:29 5:06 4:07
Mean score 429.9 1020.8 1442.2 1613.5 1155.2
Best score 150 233 389 306 247
Worst possible score 6320 8300 11390 8330 7790
Number of error-free grids 144 129 112 109 126
Number of unfinished grids 5 12 12 24 16
Accordion arrows
Solve Times and Scores
Rank Competitor T R Score Time
1 Katie Hamill i 306 (0) 5:06
2 Glen Ryan i 338 (0) 5:38
3 Roger Barkan i 355 (0) 5:55
4 Sam Ezersky i 359 (0) 5:59
5 Al Sanders i 361 (0) 6:01
6 Christopher Adams i 375 (0) 6:15
7 Avram Gottschlich i 398 (0) 6:38
8 Rob Tricchinelli i 418 (0) 6:58
9 Jason Keller i 431 (0) 7:11
10 Matthew Gritzmacher i 445 (0) 7:25
11 Marty Miller i 450 (0) 7:30
12 Amy Reynaldo i 452 (0) 7:32
13 Michael Sharp i 456 (0) 7:36
14 Doug Peterson i 460 (0) 7:40
15 Jesse Lansner i 495 (0) 8:15
16 Andrew Miller i 496 (0) 8:16
17 Jan O'Sullivan i 500 (0) 8:20
18 Alex Jeffrey i 510 (0) 8:30
19 Marie desJardins i 522 (0) 8:42
20 Jeffrey L. Schwartz i 528 (0) 8:48
21 Peter Braxton i 531 (0) 8:51
22 Guy Tabachnick i 539 (0) 8:59
23 Mary Tobler i 548 (0) 9:08
24 Patti Varol i 575 (0) 9:35
25 Sara Nies i 587 (0) 9:47
26 Jeremy Horwitz i 588 (0) 9:48
27 Phoebe McBee i 605 (0) 10:05
28 Austin Burns i 610 (0) 10:10
29 Christopher King o 623 (0) 10:23
30 Mike Sell i 632 (0) 10:32
31 Michael Fleck o 636 (0) 10:36
32 Hannah Krug o R 639 (0) 10:39
33 Daryl Sng o 655 (0) 10:55
34 Kim Vu o 661 (0) 11:01
35 Dave Willis o 669 (0) 11:09
36 Ben Aisen i 677 (0) 11:17
37 Kirk Nabors o R 687 (0) 11:27
38 Claire Rimkus i 718 (0) 11:58
39 Alex Carter o 729 (0) 12:09
40 Brad Wilber o 730 (0) 12:10
41 Adav Noti o 777 (0) 12:57
42 Ariel Edwards-Levy o 785 (0) 13:05
43 Randy Guggenheimer i 795 (0) 13:15
44 Erin Milligan-Milburn i 805 (0) 13:25
45 Noah Fortinsky o 806 (0) 13:26
46 Vega Subramaniam i 807 (0) 13:27
47 Erin Rhode o R 810 (0) 13:30
48 David Harris i 817 (0) 13:37
49 Todd Dashoff i 855 (0) 14:15
50 Craig Rimby i 863 (0) 14:23
51 Kevin Wald i 864 (0) 14:24
52 Jared Dashoff o 869 (0) 14:29
53 Amy Fine o R 878 (0) 14:38
54 Joe Cabrera i 880 (0) 14:40
55 Ron Osher i 881 (0) 14:41
56 Anne Rousseve o 882 (0) 14:42
57 Charles Stadtlander o 883 (0) 14:43
58 Dan Felsenheld o 885 (0) 14:45
59 Tad Howard o R 902 (0) 15:02
59 Brian Lipinski i 902 (0) 15:02
60 Dan Stacey i 908 (0) 15:08
61 Nancy R Ross i 935 (0) 15:35
62 Ben Smith o 959 (0) 15:59
63 Matt Stec o R 961 (0) 16:01
64 Tony Orbach o 967 (0) 16:07
65 Joel Johnson o 968 (0) 16:08
66 Christine Quinones i 969 (0) 16:09
67 Bruce Ryan o 1006 (0) 16:46
68 Ari Halpern o 1007 (0) 16:47
69 Gabriel Gonzalez o 1011 (0) 16:51
70 Durant Gipson o 1016 (0) 16:56
71 Brandon Lomuto o R 1023 (0) 17:03
72 Felicia Barr o 1027 (0) 17:07
73 Patricia Schutz o R 1031 (0) 17:11
74 Joshua Powers o 1034 (0) 17:14
75 Sarah Culp o 1039 (0) 17:19
76 Dane Afman o R 1090 (0) 18:10
77 Tom Susco o 1093 (0) 18:13
78 Jonathan Reiser o 1112 (0) 18:32
79 Damon Gulczynski o 1137 (0) 18:57
80 Eric Cockayne i 1146 (0) 19:06
81 Craig Williams o 1169 (0) 19:29
82 Laura Zipin o 1172 (0) 19:32
83 Jenna LaFleur i 1183 (2) 10:23
84 adam wilkins o R 1200 (1) 11:10
85 Stuart P. Drewry o R 1220 (0) 20:20
86 Virginia Nicholson o 1232 (0) 20:32
87 Andrew Tarr o R 1239 (0) 20:39
87 Peter Gordon i 1239 (0) 20:39
88 Ray Hunley o 1247 (1) 11:57
89 Dan Chall o 1252 (0) 20:52
90 Stephanie Olcott o 1264 (2) 11:44
91 Leslie Moeller o R 1299 (1) 12:49
92 Michael Berman o 1304 (0) 21:44
93 Brian Cimmet o 1311 (0) 21:51
94 Brian Tetreault o 1325 (0) 22:05
95 Quinn Mahoney o 1334 (0) 22:14
96 Bret Martin o 1336 (2) 12:56
97 David Edward Schwartz o R 1416 (1) 14:46
98 Jonathan Kaye o 1417 (0) 23:37
99 Peter Rimkus i 1440 (1) 15:10
99 Kyle Vaughan o R 1440 (0) 24:00
100 Chris Southcott o R 1446 (0) 24:06
101 Miriam Nadel i 1483 (0) 24:43
102 Bob White i 1485 (0) 24:45
103 David Stein o 1487 (1) 15:57
104 Rex Robison o R 1498 (0) 24:58
105 Penni Barnett o 1518 (0) 25:18
106 Thomas Silverstein i 1521 (1) 16:31
107 Susan Petito o 1544 (0) 25:44
108 Luke giannini o 1580 (1) 17:30
109 Adam Jackson o 1594 (4) 16:14
110 Joni Brill Dashoff o 1595 (0) 26:35
111 Adam Fine o R 1602 (0) 26:42
112 Steve Kaltenbaugh o 1623 (1) 18:13
113 Andy Gefen o 1624 (0) 27:04
114 Patricia Heath o 1632 (0) 27:12
115 Neil Fitzpatrick o 1635 (0) 27:15
116 Tim Mercure o R 1645 (0) 27:25
117 Jocelyn Abonamah o 1674 (2) 18:34
118 David Heinick i 1725 (1) 19:55
119 Kerensa Gimre o 1729 (0) 28:49
120 Kevin Linger o 1740 (2) 19:40
121 Steve Lauducci o R 1755 (2) 19:55
122 Joshua Heit o R 1800 (0) 30:00
123 Kim Scudera o 1831 (3) 20:41
124 Chalin Smith o 1854 (0) 30:54
125 Joe Bohanon o 1980 (5) 22:10
126 Shannon Nabors o R 2097 (2) 25:37
127 pamela feiring o 2134 (2) 26:14
128 Robert Rosenfeld o 2241 (1) 28:31
129 Brayden Burroughs o 2376 (2) 30:16
130 Nicholas Chin o 2572 (1) 34:02
131 Lena Webb o 2577 (3) 33:07
132 Burak Tekin o 2633 (10) 30:33
133 Julien Meyer o R 2690 (3) 35:00
134 Annie Borchardt o R 2701 (5) 34:11
135 Elizabeth Rodger o R 2750 (5) 35:00
136 Mary Mares o R 2840 (8) 35:00
137 Ellen Haas o R 2870 (9) 35:00
138 Lara L Manzione o R 2930 (11) 35:00
138 Michael Rosen o 2930 (11) 35:00
139 John Watson o R 2960 (12) 35:00
140 Gregory Pike o 3080 (16) 35:00
141 Sam Rosen-Amy o R 3320 (24) 35:00
142 Penelope Harper o 3350 (25) 35:00
143 beth agard o 3440 (28) 35:00
144 Peter Jones o 3560 (32) 35:00
145 mike palko o R 3620 (34) 35:00
145 Louisa Tran o 3620 (34) 35:00
146 Julie Gaddy o R 3678 (37) 34:28
147 Jodi Koehn-Pike o 3800 (40) 35:00
147 Virginia Sory Brown o 3800 (40) 35:00
148 Rachel Sadon o R 3980 (46) 35:00
149 Amanda Johnson o R 4220 (54) 35:00
150 Alex Fine o R 4400 (60) 35:00
151 Steve Gaddy o R 4550 (65) 35:00
152 Tess Wolterstorff o R 4610 (67) 35:00
153 Jennifer Osher o R 4790 (73) 35:00
154 Adam Larson o R 4850 (75) 35:00
155 Kibosh Lettering o R 5000 (80) 35:00
156 Anthony Landi o R 5061 (109) 21:31
157 brian palko o R 5780 (106) 35:00
158 Megan Beresford o 6770 (139) 35:00
159 Justin Quam o 8331 (Not attempted)