Enter a clue or pattern or both:
The ClueNick, maybe (3 letter answer)
NotesThe answer MAR is seen frequently, appearing about once every 60 puzzles.
Del ___ racetrack
Scratch the surface
Scratch the surface of
Just scratch the surface?
Punch holes in, e.g.
"Cielo e ___!" (Ponchielli aria)
DefinitionMAR as a noun:
1. (March, Mar) = the month following February and preceding April
2. (blemish, defect, mar) = a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
MAR as a verb:
1. (mar, impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate) = make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
2. (mutilate, mar) = destroy or injure severely; "mutilated bodies"