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  • noun Alternative spelling of crunch time.

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Examples

  • Against the Celtics, who the Knicks faced in Game Two of their first-round series on Tuesday night, the team's crunch-time conundrum is more problematic.

    Who Gets the Last Shot?

  • He was one of the most complete players ever: probably the second best scorer ever, a great defender, a strong rebounder and passer for an off-guard, a very good free throw shooter, and one of the greatest crunch-time players ever.

    Mike Lux: The Most Valuable of All

  • That led to little investor guidance emerging from this past weekend's round of crunch-time meetings.

    Treasurys Edge Lower

  • Questioning his ability to perform in pressure situations—this in spite of the fact he owned two championship rings and Finals MVP awards—the pundits said he was unreliable in crunch-time.

    One Season

  • He was one of the most complete players ever: probably the second best scorer ever, a great defender, a strong rebounder and passer for an off-guard, a very good free throw shooter, and one of the greatest crunch-time players ever.

    Mike Lux: The Most Valuable of All

  • Questioning his ability to perform in pressure situations—this in spite of the fact he owned two championship rings and Finals MVP awards—the pundits said he was unreliable in crunch-time.

    One Season

  • The little matter of getting you into town for an interview just wasn't quite important enough for anyone to focus on until crunch-time.

    Liz Ryan: Boundary Setting and Gut-Checks for Job-Seekers

  • Honestly, I wish Phil Savage back in 2005 had asked Braylon Edwards if he felt that dropping almost every meaningful crunch-time pass in his college career was a bad omen for his pro career, but that horse has been out of the barn for quite some time already, and again I digress.

    Let them ask

  • It's crunch-time and, no matter how much it hurts, we can all transition to the information age and keep our messages managed and sponsored.

    What If Video Were Data? - Shelly Palmer Report

  • Just a few weeks ago, the Administration said the feds might guarantee factory new-car warranties if GM or Chrysler file bankruptcy; that was a nice gesture on the part of the White House (though little more has been heard about it as crunch-time is upon us).

    Steve Parker: Obama Administation Allowing GM, Chrysler to Blackmail Their Dealers

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