Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

RHYME SCHEME

New York Times, Sunday, March 4, 1979

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 116, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Maura B. Jacobson has 58 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Highlander : SCOT
5. Masterson : BAT
8. Common contraction : ISNT
12. State without proof : ALLEGE
18. " . . . God ___ joined together" : HATH
19. Cuckoo : ANI
20. Talk-show hostess : SHORE
22. Not so taut : LOOSER
23. Wings for Amor : ALAE
24. Neptune's domain : SEA
25. Quicker : MOVINGFASTER
27. Munich Mr. : HERR
28. Tbilisi's river : KURA
30. Harpsichordist Landowska : WANDA
31. Georgia ___ Clark : NEESE
32. Sticker : BUMPERACCESSORY
36. ___ pearl : SEED
37. Son of Ramses I : SETI
38. Corn unit : EAR
39. Bouillon ingredient : BEEF
41. Study: Suffix : ICS
44. Jeanne d'___ : ARC
45. Trick, in Toledo : TRETA
48. Chaplinesque figures : TRAMPS
52. Alone : SOLELY
54. Slicker : KINDOFRAINCOAT
57. Type of tent : OXYGEN
58. Suffix for Paul or Bernard : INE
59. Russian stream : URAL
60. Spectral : EERIE
61. City in Cebu : NAGA
62. St. Paul's writings: Abbr. : EPS
64. Sproutings : GROWTHS
66. Shade tree : ELM
67. Fainéants : IDLERS
69. Pricker : PIN
70. Irate : HEATED
72. Badger : NAG
74. Issue : EDITION
76. Author Stone, to friends : IRV
77. Actress Rowlands : GENA
80. Puts fringes on : EDGES
82. Electrical units : OHMS
83. Would-be flower : BUD
85. More balanced : EVENER
87. Ticker : WALLSTREETTAPE
90. Bird's breathing aid : AIRSAC
91. "I'll take ___ road" : THELOW
92. Convex, as a molding : TORIC
93. Trafalgar and Times: Abbr. : SQS
94. Ordinal ending : ETH
95. ___ the finish : INAT
97. Mouths : ORA
98. Calendar abbr. : TUES
100. Galsworthy's "___ of Devon" : AMAN
103. Flicker : SHINEUNSTEADILY
110. Lieder : SONGS
112. "___ of Roses," Inge play : ALOSS
113. Can.'s Yukon, for one : TERR
114. Disfigure : MAIM
116. Picker : COTTONWORKER
119. Healer at Valhalla : EIR
120. N.K.V.D. predecessor : OGPU
121. Melodious : ARIOSO
122. Quondam rulers : TSARS
123. Caucho : ULE
124. Yuletide : NOEL
125. Flag : PENNON
126. Once, once : ERST
127. Mud or clay: Comb. form : PEL
128. To be: Lat. : ESSE
1. Pahlevi : SHAH
2. Dickens's Plummer : CALEB
3. Hokkaido city : OTARU
4. Units of heat : THERMS
5. Wicker : BASKETRYNEED
6. Lacking nervous energy : ANEURIC
7. Coronet : TIARA
8. Doctrine : ISM
9. Sprayed : SHOWERED
10. Stars that blaze and fade : NOVAS
11. Triplets : TRINS
12. Landon : ALF
13. Bank deal : LOAN
14. Is humiliated : LOSESFACE
15. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
16. Honkers : GEESE
17. Made a gaffe : ERRED
21. Within: Prefix : ENDO
26. Togs : GARB
29. Vinegary mixture : ACETIN
33. Artist Rembrandt : PEALE
34. Chili con ___ : CARNE
35. Himalayan apparition : YETI
40. Borgnine : ERNEST
41. "The bird ___ the Wing" : ISON
42. Hip joint : COXA
43. Snicker : SLYGIGGLE
46. Round robin: Abbr. : TOURN
47. Hairdo : AFRO
49. Thicker : MOREDENSE
50. Sandbox sight : PAIL
51. Goblet part : STEM
53. Mild oath : EGAD
54. "___ Boys Goodbye" : KISSTHE
55. Untanned pelt : RAWHIDE
56. Do a tailoring job : ALTER
63. Previous : PRIOR
64. Game for two : GIN
65. Bicker : HAVEAQUARREL
68. Unit of instruction : LESSON
69. Position, in Pisa : POSTO
71. Hungarian city : EGER
72. Salamander : NEWT
73. ___ Isaacs Menken of stage fame : ADAH
75. "___ a Californian . . . ": Frost : IMET
78. Without a chaser : NEAT
79. Ogee, e.g. : ARCH
81. "Mood Indigo" co-composer : ELLINGTON
83. Ayr child : BAIRN
84. Directed skyward : UPCAST
86. Held firmly : VISED
88. "___ brillig . . . " : TWAS
89. Knickers : TROUSERS
93. Aseptic : STERILE
96. Spring phenomenon : THAW
99. Signoret : SIMONE
100. Musical org. : ASCAP
101. English sculptor : MOORE
102. She wrote "The Promised Land" : ANTIN
104. Seine sight : ILOT
105. Vikings : NORSE
106. Ridge, in geology: Var. : ESKAR
107. Start a golf game : TEEUP
108. Nigerian capital : LAGOS
109. Cries of pain : YIPES
111. Mediocre : SOSO
115. Kicker : MULE
117. ___ sequitur : NON
118. Q–U connection : RST

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