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Coin Purses
It's clutch time.
Neville Fogarty
Time Limit 25 minutes
Size 15x15
Words 78
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Clues and Answers
ACROSS
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Satisfy
SLAKE
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Completely crush
OWN
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Places where heroes are assembled
DELIS
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Wooden character
PINOCCHIO
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Lying dormant
INERT
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Tryptophan, e.g.
AMINOACID
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"When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal" speaker
NIXON
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Maricopa County city
MESA
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"___ Dalloway" (1925 novel)
MRS
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"Encore!"
AGAIN
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Echolocation user
BAT
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Satyajit Ray character, or his "Simpsons" namesake
APU
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Finishes a wall
STUCCOS
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Locker room unpleasantries
ODORS
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Obsessions of some preschoolers
DINOS
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Bird with the right color scheme for a crossword tournament
AUK
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Musical direction from the Italian for "hold"
TENUTO
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Slip into
DON
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___ Beauty (chain with in-store salons)
ULTA
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Wealthy person ... and an alternative title for this puzzle
MONEYBAGS
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Trend deviation
BLIP
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Vulcano of "Impractical Jokers"
SAL
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___ together (conflated)
LUMPED
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Stage of sleep that lent its name to a rock band
REM
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Supercharger maker
TESLA
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"Oz the Great and Powerful" director Sam
RAIMI
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Not in situ
OFFSITE
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Holtz or Piniella of sports
LOU
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Video chatting need
CAM
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Takes care of
TENDS
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Capp, Pacino, etc.
ALS
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Analogous
AKIN
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Two of 206
RADII
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Potential leader of the pack
ALPHAMALE
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Slapdash
CRUDE
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Features of many M.C. Escher works
PARADOXES
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Hyped
AMPED
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___ Tsung-t'ang (Qing dynasty military leader)
TSO
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Timetables, briefly
SKEDS
DOWN
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Comments section nuisance
SPAMBOT
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Anagram of 44-Down
LIMEADE
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"We're the Millers" star
ANISTON
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Hawaiian coffee
KONA
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Green
ECO
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"Doggone it!"
OHCRUD
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl consoles
WIIS
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Silent assent
NOD
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Doohickey
DINGUS
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Historic Penn computer
ENIAC
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Wordy?
LEXICAL
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Resolve
IRONOUT
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Penn, e.g.: Abbr.
STN
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A summer place
CAMP
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Without a key
ATONAL
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Regarding
ASTO
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High-and-mighty type
SNOB
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Madness genre
SKA
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Back end
RUMP
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Rustic piece
IDYLL
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Geneses
ONSETS
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West Point, NY academy
USMA
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"Layla, darling won't you ___ my worried mind": Clapton
EASE
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Dispeller of darkness, per "Advayataraka Upanishad"
GURU
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Dude
BRO
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Southpaw's asset
LEFTARM
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"That's it!"
IMFEDUP
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Hard-headed tool
PICKAXE
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Anagram of 2-Down
EMAILED
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Post-twilight quality
DIMNESS
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Neatened
TIDIED
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Top NFLer
ALLPRO
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Catty
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Working group?: Abbr.
OSHA
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Word of regret
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Out of control
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8-track player brand
RCA
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Fitting
APT
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YouTube nuisances
ADS
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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
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Solve Times and Scores
Rank Competitor T R Score Time
1 Katie Hamill i 247 (0) 4:07
2 Glen Ryan i 264 (0) 4:24
3 Rob Tricchinelli i 267 (0) 4:27
4 Jesse Lansner i 271 (0) 4:31
5 Marie desJardins i 274 (0) 4:34
6 Sam Ezersky i 277 (0) 4:37
7 Al Sanders i 282 (0) 4:42
8 Roger Barkan i 286 (0) 4:46
9 Amy Reynaldo i 292 (0) 4:52
10 Avram Gottschlich i 299 (0) 4:59
11 Doug Peterson i 318 (0) 5:18
12 Matthew Gritzmacher i 329 (0) 5:29
13 Peter Braxton i 336 (0) 5:36
14 Jenna LaFleur i 341 (0) 5:41
15 Marty Miller i 362 (0) 6:02
16 adam wilkins o R 375 (0) 6:15
17 Jason Keller i 376 (0) 6:16
18 Guy Tabachnick i 378 (0) 6:18
19 Hannah Krug o R 384 (0) 6:24
20 Eric Cockayne i 391 (0) 6:31
21 Jeffrey L. Schwartz i 398 (0) 6:38
22 Austin Burns i 400 (0) 6:40
23 Erin Rhode o R 405 (0) 6:45
23 Claire Rimkus i 405 (0) 6:45
24 Jan O'Sullivan i 406 (0) 6:46
25 Alex Jeffrey i 418 (0) 6:58
26 Michael Fleck o 420 (0) 7:00
27 Sara Nies i 427 (0) 7:07
28 Andrew Miller i 447 (0) 7:27
29 Ron Osher i 451 (0) 7:31
30 Vega Subramaniam i 454 (0) 7:34
31 Thomas Silverstein i 459 (0) 7:39
32 Randy Guggenheimer i 465 (0) 7:45
33 Kim Vu o 468 (0) 7:48
34 Michael Sharp i 470 (0) 7:50
35 Daryl Sng o 472 (0) 7:52
36 Ray Hunley o 479 (0) 7:59
37 Erin Milligan-Milburn i 486 (0) 8:06
38 Ariel Edwards-Levy o 489 (0) 8:09
39 Patti Varol i 502 (0) 8:22
39 Brian Cimmet o 502 (0) 8:22
40 Phoebe McBee i 521 (0) 8:41
41 David Harris i 530 (0) 8:50
41 Bob White i 530 (0) 8:50
42 Felicia Barr o 532 (0) 8:52
43 Joe Cabrera i 536 (0) 8:56
44 Joel Johnson o 542 (0) 9:02
45 Kim Scudera o 545 (0) 9:05
46 Luke giannini o 555 (0) 9:15
47 Mike Sell i 560 (0) 9:20
47 David Heinick i 560 (0) 9:20
48 Adav Noti o 561 (0) 9:21
49 Jared Dashoff o 562 (0) 9:22
50 Jeremy Horwitz i 566 (0) 9:26
51 Andy Gefen o 579 (0) 9:39
52 Tad Howard o R 581 (0) 9:41
53 Adam Jackson o 585 (0) 9:45
54 Craig Rimby i 589 (0) 9:49
55 Todd Dashoff i 602 (0) 10:02
55 Noah Fortinsky o 602 (0) 10:02
56 Joe Bohanon o 606 (0) 10:06
57 Ben Aisen i 607 (0) 10:07
57 Kevin Wald i 607 (0) 10:07
58 Brad Wilber o 620 (0) 10:20
59 Ben Smith o 622 (0) 10:22
60 Bret Martin o 623 (0) 10:23
61 Dane Afman o R 631 (0) 10:31
62 Steve Lauducci o R 634 (0) 10:34
63 Nancy R Ross i 635 (0) 10:35
64 Steve Kaltenbaugh o 639 (0) 10:39
65 Ari Halpern o 644 (0) 10:44
66 Dave Willis o 646 (0) 10:46
67 Anne Rousseve o 656 (0) 10:56
68 Damon Gulczynski o 657 (0) 10:57
69 Christine Quinones i 662 (0) 11:02
69 Patricia Schutz o R 662 (0) 11:02
70 Bruce Ryan o 670 (0) 11:10
71 Mary Tobler i 672 (0) 11:12
72 David Stein o 675 (0) 11:15
73 Tony Orbach o 688 (0) 11:28
74 Durant Gipson o 696 (0) 11:36
75 Amy Fine o R 718 (0) 11:58
76 Dan Felsenheld o 725 (0) 12:05
77 Brayden Burroughs o 748 (0) 12:28
78 Jocelyn Abonamah o 753 (0) 12:33
79 Stephanie Olcott o 756 (0) 12:36
80 David Edward Schwartz o R 757 (0) 12:37
81 Laura Zipin o 761 (0) 12:41
82 Patricia Heath o 762 (0) 12:42
82 Leslie Moeller o R 762 (0) 12:42
83 Brian Tetreault o 789 (0) 13:09
84 Kirk Nabors o R 797 (0) 13:17
85 Christopher Adams i 809 (1) 4:39
86 Lena Webb o 824 (0) 13:44
87 pamela feiring o 842 (0) 14:02
87 Michael Berman o 842 (0) 14:02
88 Charles Stadtlander o 855 (0) 14:15
89 Brandon Lomuto o R 856 (0) 14:16
90 Dan Stacey i 861 (0) 14:21
91 Peter Rimkus i 865 (2) 5:05
92 Gabriel Gonzalez o 875 (0) 14:35
93 Tom Susco o 883 (0) 14:43
94 Virginia Nicholson o 884 (0) 14:44
95 Craig Williams o 899 (0) 14:59
96 Chalin Smith o 900 (0) 15:00
97 Sarah Culp o 910 (0) 15:10
98 Jonathan Reiser o 914 (0) 15:14
99 Quinn Mahoney o 933 (0) 15:33
100 Dan Chall o 937 (0) 15:37
101 Kevin Linger o 948 (0) 15:48
102 Neil Fitzpatrick o 998 (0) 16:38
103 Kerensa Gimre o 1040 (0) 17:20
104 Kyle Vaughan o R 1048 (0) 17:28
105 Christopher King o 1051 (1) 8:41
106 Susan Petito o 1062 (0) 17:42
107 Peter Gordon i 1065 (0) 17:45
108 Penelope Harper o 1085 (0) 18:05
109 Shannon Nabors o R 1096 (1) 9:26
110 Brian Lipinski i 1104 (2) 9:04
111 Joshua Powers o 1109 (0) 18:29
112 Adam Fine o R 1112 (0) 18:32
113 Stuart P. Drewry o R 1133 (1) 10:03
114 Joshua Heit o R 1171 (0) 19:31
115 Lara L Manzione o R 1184 (1) 10:54
115 Jonathan Kaye o 1184 (0) 19:44
116 Alex Carter o 1224 (3) 10:34
117 Miriam Nadel i 1237 (1) 11:47
118 Julien Meyer o R 1242 (0) 20:42
119 Rex Robison o R 1251 (0) 20:51
120 Tim Mercure o R 1276 (0) 21:16
121 Penni Barnett o 1310 (1) 13:00
122 beth agard o 1342 (0) 22:22
123 Elizabeth Rodger o R 1377 (1) 14:07
124 Burak Tekin o 1392 (4) 12:52
125 Sam Rosen-Amy o R 1405 (0) 23:25
126 Jodi Koehn-Pike o 1417 (0) 23:37
127 Matt Stec o R 1423 (2) 14:23
128 Andrew Tarr o R 1459 (2) 14:59
129 Joni Brill Dashoff o 1494 (0) 24:54
130 Michael Rosen o 1496 (0) 24:56
131 Annie Borchardt o R 1720 (4) 18:20
132 Louisa Tran o 1751 (4) 18:51
133 Julie Gaddy o R 1829 (3) 20:39
134 mike palko o R 1962 (2) 23:22
135 Chris Southcott o R 2003 (1) 24:33
136 Virginia Sory Brown o 2090 (5) 24:00
137 Ellen Haas o R 2330 (11) 25:00
137 Alex Fine o R 2330 (11) 25:00
138 Nicholas Chin o 2480 (16) 25:00
139 John Watson o R 2540 (18) 25:00
140 Peter Jones o 2630 (21) 25:00
140 Mary Mares o R 2630 (21) 25:00
141 Gregory Pike o 3080 (36) 25:00
142 Adam Larson o R 3290 (43) 25:00
143 Rachel Sadon o R 3470 (49) 25:00
144 Amanda Johnson o R 3860 (62) 25:00
145 Jennifer Osher o R 3920 (64) 25:00
146 Kibosh Lettering o R 4400 (80) 25:00
147 Tess Wolterstorff o R 4490 (83) 25:00
148 Steve Gaddy o R 4580 (86) 25:00
149 brian palko o R 4790 (93) 25:00
150 Anthony Landi o R 5372 (133) 14:42
151 Megan Beresford o 6560 (152) 25:00
152 Robert Rosenfeld o 7791 (Not attempted)
152 Justin Quam o 7791 (Not attempted)