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Coin Purses
It's clutch time.
Neville Fogarty
Time Limit 25 minutes
Size 15x15
Words 78
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NOTE: Only in-person results are included in stats, error data, and score list
Accordion arrows
Clues and Answers
ACROSS
1
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
16
Lying dormant
INERT
17
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
22
Echolocation user
BAT
23
Satyajit Ray character, or his "Simpsons" namesake
APU
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Finishes a wall
STUCCOS
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Locker room unpleasantries
ODORS
28
Obsessions of some preschoolers
DINOS
30
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
SNIDE
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Working group?: Abbr.
OSHA
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Word of regret
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Out of control
AMOK
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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
25 Jan O'Sullivan i 406 (0) 6:46
26 Alex Jeffrey i 418 (0) 6:58
27 Michael Fleck o 420 (0) 7:00
28 Sara Nies i 427 (0) 7:07
29 Andrew Miller i 447 (0) 7:27
30 Ron Osher i 451 (0) 7:31
31 Vega Subramaniam i 454 (0) 7:34
32 Thomas Silverstein i 459 (0) 7:39
33 Randy Guggenheimer i 465 (0) 7:45
34 Kim Vu o 468 (0) 7:48
35 Michael Sharp i 470 (0) 7:50
36 Daryl Sng o 472 (0) 7:52
37 Ray Hunley o 479 (0) 7:59
38 Erin Milligan-Milburn i 486 (0) 8:06
39 Ariel Edwards-Levy o 489 (0) 8:09
40 Patti Varol i 502 (0) 8:22
40 Brian Cimmet o 502 (0) 8:22
42 Phoebe McBee i 521 (0) 8:41
43 David Harris i 530 (0) 8:50
43 Bob White i 530 (0) 8:50
45 Felicia Barr o 532 (0) 8:52
46 Joe Cabrera i 536 (0) 8:56
47 Joel Johnson o 542 (0) 9:02
48 Kim Scudera o 545 (0) 9:05
49 Luke giannini o 555 (0) 9:15
50 Mike Sell i 560 (0) 9:20
50 David Heinick i 560 (0) 9:20
52 Adav Noti o 561 (0) 9:21
53 Jared Dashoff o 562 (0) 9:22
54 Jeremy Horwitz i 566 (0) 9:26
55 Andy Gefen o 579 (0) 9:39
56 Tad Howard o R 581 (0) 9:41
57 Adam Jackson o 585 (0) 9:45
58 Craig Rimby i 589 (0) 9:49
59 Todd Dashoff i 602 (0) 10:02
59 Noah Fortinsky o 602 (0) 10:02
61 Joe Bohanon o 606 (0) 10:06
62 Ben Aisen i 607 (0) 10:07
62 Kevin Wald i 607 (0) 10:07
64 Brad Wilber o 620 (0) 10:20
65 Ben Smith o 622 (0) 10:22
66 Bret Martin o 623 (0) 10:23
67 Dane Afman o R 631 (0) 10:31
68 Steve Lauducci o R 634 (0) 10:34
69 Nancy R Ross i 635 (0) 10:35
70 Steve Kaltenbaugh o 639 (0) 10:39
71 Ari Halpern o 644 (0) 10:44
72 Dave Willis o 646 (0) 10:46
73 Anne Rousseve o 656 (0) 10:56
74 Damon Gulczynski o 657 (0) 10:57
75 Christine Quinones i 662 (0) 11:02
75 Patricia Schutz o R 662 (0) 11:02
77 Bruce Ryan o 670 (0) 11:10
78 Mary Tobler i 672 (0) 11:12
79 David Stein o 675 (0) 11:15
80 Tony Orbach o 688 (0) 11:28
81 Durant Gipson o 696 (0) 11:36
82 Amy Fine o R 718 (0) 11:58
83 Dan Felsenheld o 725 (0) 12:05
84 Brayden Burroughs o 748 (0) 12:28
85 Jocelyn Abonamah o 753 (0) 12:33
86 Stephanie Olcott o 756 (0) 12:36
87 David Edward Schwartz o R 757 (0) 12:37
88 Laura Zipin o 761 (0) 12:41
89 Patricia Heath o 762 (0) 12:42
89 Leslie Moeller o R 762 (0) 12:42
91 Brian Tetreault o 789 (0) 13:09
92 Kirk Nabors o R 797 (0) 13:17
93 Christopher Adams i 809 (1) 4:39
94 Lena Webb o 824 (0) 13:44
95 pamela feiring o 842 (0) 14:02
95 Michael Berman o 842 (0) 14:02
97 Charles Stadtlander o 855 (0) 14:15
98 Brandon Lomuto o R 856 (0) 14:16
99 Dan Stacey i 861 (0) 14:21
100 Peter Rimkus i 865 (2) 5:05
101 Gabriel Gonzalez o 875 (0) 14:35
102 Tom Susco o 883 (0) 14:43
103 Virginia Nicholson o 884 (0) 14:44
104 Craig Williams o 899 (0) 14:59
105 Chalin Smith o 900 (0) 15:00
106 Sarah Culp o 910 (0) 15:10
107 Jonathan Reiser o 914 (0) 15:14
108 Quinn Mahoney o 933 (0) 15:33
109 Dan Chall o 937 (0) 15:37
110 Kevin Linger o 948 (0) 15:48
111 Neil Fitzpatrick o 998 (0) 16:38
112 Kerensa Gimre o 1040 (0) 17:20
113 Kyle Vaughan o R 1048 (0) 17:28
114 Christopher King o 1051 (1) 8:41
115 Susan Petito o 1062 (0) 17:42
116 Peter Gordon i 1065 (0) 17:45
117 Penelope Harper o 1085 (0) 18:05
118 Shannon Nabors o R 1096 (1) 9:26
119 Brian Lipinski i 1104 (2) 9:04
120 Joshua Powers o 1109 (0) 18:29
121 Adam Fine o R 1112 (0) 18:32
122 Stuart P. Drewry o R 1133 (1) 10:03
123 Joshua Heit o R 1171 (0) 19:31
124 Lara L Manzione o R 1184 (1) 10:54
124 Jonathan Kaye o 1184 (0) 19:44
126 Alex Carter o 1224 (3) 10:34
127 Miriam Nadel i 1237 (1) 11:47
128 Julien Meyer o R 1242 (0) 20:42
129 Rex Robison o R 1251 (0) 20:51
130 Tim Mercure o R 1276 (0) 21:16
131 Penni Barnett o 1310 (1) 13:00
132 beth agard o 1342 (0) 22:22
133 Elizabeth Rodger o R 1377 (1) 14:07
134 Burak Tekin o 1392 (4) 12:52
135 Sam Rosen-Amy o R 1405 (0) 23:25
136 Jodi Koehn-Pike o 1417 (0) 23:37
137 Matt Stec o R 1423 (2) 14:23
138 Andrew Tarr o R 1459 (2) 14:59
139 Joni Brill Dashoff o 1494 (0) 24:54
140 Michael Rosen o 1496 (0) 24:56
141 Annie Borchardt o R 1720 (4) 18:20
142 Louisa Tran o 1751 (4) 18:51
143 Julie Gaddy o R 1829 (3) 20:39
144 mike palko o R 1962 (2) 23:22
145 Chris Southcott o R 2003 (1) 24:33
146 Virginia Sory Brown o 2090 (5) 24:00
147 Ellen Haas o R 2330 (11) 25:00
147 Alex Fine o R 2330 (11) 25:00
149 Nicholas Chin o 2480 (16) 25:00
150 John Watson o R 2540 (18) 25:00
151 Peter Jones o 2630 (21) 25:00
151 Mary Mares o R 2630 (21) 25:00
153 Gregory Pike o 3080 (36) 25:00
154 Adam Larson o R 3290 (43) 25:00
155 Rachel Sadon o R 3470 (49) 25:00
156 Amanda Johnson o R 3860 (62) 25:00
157 Jennifer Osher o R 3920 (64) 25:00
158 Kibosh Lettering o R 4400 (80) 25:00
159 Tess Wolterstorff o R 4490 (83) 25:00
160 Steve Gaddy o R 4580 (86) 25:00
161 brian palko o R 4790 (93) 25:00
162 Anthony Landi o R 5372 (133) 14:42
163 Megan Beresford o 6560 (152) 25:00
164 Robert Rosenfeld o 7791 (Not attempted)
164 Justin Quam o 7791 (Not attempted)