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crib sheet

1. A piece of paper or other document containing information about or the solutions to questions of a test or exam, which may be used for cheating, studying, or by someone grading said exam. Jim was caught using a crib sheet during his test and failed the course as a result. My friend gave me a great crib sheet to use while studying for my final exam.
2. Any document on which complex or difficult information is summarized so as to allow for easy reference and/or understanding. I made a crib sheet of everyday Japanese phrases so I would know how to say at least a few things while in Tokyo next week!
See also: crib, sheet
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CRIB SHEET Students can use gizmo, left, to get info and swap answers
When Border Control Agency visited the bride's home at Ely Road, Cardiff they found the crib sheet filled with useful facts she should know about her prospective groom.
Hand on heart, it just appeared as if the Labour candidate was reading from a crib sheet.
However, Jones added: "As chancellor, Gordon Brown persevered - he even turned down a pounds 400m offer from racing - and now as prime minister he seems to have a crib sheet that says, 'Mention the Tote, because it's always good for a diversion'.
But now, Vicky has spoiled my fun by telling the world that contestants are given a crib sheet before the show, raising the possibility that I don't really know everything there is to know about The Suffragette Movement.
So the pair came up with a better design--the QuickZip Crib Sheet, featuring a top panel that zips off of the mattress for a more user-friendly wash.
When Toby wishes that he could ace a history exam he did not study for, he suddenly finds a crib sheet with answers on his desk, which promptly leads to his getting caught cheating.
The BET began condensing the 50-page DWSS CONOPS into a lean 6 1/2-page crib sheet incorporating the DWSS CONOPS by reference and specifying applicable Marine Corps inputs, outputs, and deliverables.
APA Style Crib Sheet: http://www.wooster.edu/psychology/apa-crib.html
The six-page list of tree losses reads like a crib sheet for a history quiz: species attached to the names George Washington, Martin Luther King, Amelia Earhart, Thomas Edison, and Thomas Jefferson.
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He used a crib sheet to steer him methodically through the steps of the solutions to problems he had placed on the board.
Stand-in skipper Alec Stewart revealed that Trescothick, who had a Duckworth-Lewis crib sheet in his pocket, was feeding him duff information, as rain clouds circled the ground.
President Bush, who likes to pretend he is a student of history, should put this in his crib sheet: Americans grew furious decades ago about a Credibility Gap over a foreign war in a little land far away.
At times the overview reads like a student's "crib sheet" of a long play, providing all the characters but none of the drama.