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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, March 6, 1988

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,998
Across Down
1. Importuned : PLED
5. Carlyle's "___ Resartus" : SARTOR
11. Leather punch : AWL
14. Ono of JAPAN : YOKO
18. It wasn't built in a day : ROME
19. Lazy : OTIOSE
20. Moll's date : THUG
22. "Abdul, the Bulbul ___" : AMIR
23. ENGLAND : EDITHCAVELL
25. Georgia or Cal : TECH
26. Croquet locale : LAWN
27. Rice dish : PILAU
28. Vowel sequence : EIO
29. POLAND : MARIECURIE
31. Hospital rookie : INTERN
34. Defector of a sort : SECEDER
35. INDIA : INDIRAGANDHI
37. "There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
42. Opposite of 'tain't : TIS
44. Rotation speeds: Abbr. : RPMS
45. Defendants, in law : REI
46. Veneers : PATINAS
48. Rehan of IRELAND : ADA
49. J.F.K. info : ETA
50. Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
51. Cry out loud : SOB
52. Witch birds : ANIS
53. Yum-Yum's sovereign : MIKADO
55. UNITED STATES : HARRIETTUBMAN
58. Pea jackets : PODS
59. Certain madonnas : PIETAS
61. Grazing ground : LEA
62. Dem.'s opponent : REP
63. Improperly : AMISS
65. Glove for Cerone : MITT
66. Hilt : HAFT
67. Chateaubriand heroine : ATALA
70. Maiden-named : NEE
71. Omega preceder : PSI
72. "A ___ All Seasons" : MANFOR
74. Sermon topic : EVIL
75. ITALY : RENATATEBALDI
78. Flap on a cap : EARLAP
80. Hebrides island : UIST
81. Some rwys. : ELS
82. Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
83. Ho ___ Minh : CHI
84. Yearling's age : ONE
85. Skyline feature : STEEPLE
87. Envelope abbr. : ATT
88. Jamie Green, e.g. : SAIL
89. Vacation vehicle : VAN
90. Seabees' motto : CANDO
91. ALBANIA : MOTHERTERESA
95. Kern lady : ROBERTA
98. Cantankerous : ORNERY
99. AUSTRALIA : HELENREDDY
103. Stage reminder : CUE
104. "Louise" or "Norma" : OPERA
108. Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
109. Kin of Camembert : BRIE
110. FRANCE : ROSABONHEUR
113. Golda of ISRAEL : MEIR
114. Legato effect : SLUR
115. Pre-refrigerator visitors : ICEMEN
116. Pot for Juanita : OLLA
117. Danube tributary : ENNS
118. Mommy has three : EMS
119. English county : DORSET
120. Olga's refusal : NYET
1. Pre-coll. school : PREP
2. Napoleonic battle site : LODI
3. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
4. Keep from leaving : DETAIN
5. Assn. : SOC
6. ___ standstill : ATA
7. Chita and Diego : RIVERAS
8. Nailing obliquely : TOEING
9. Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
10. Unc, for one : REL
11. Tack on : ATTACH
12. Stassen's "___ Stand" : WHEREI
13. Clear : LUCID
14. Korean War river : YALU
15. Barbra's "Funny Girl" co-star : OMAR
16. Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
17. Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
21. Bombay butter : GHEE
24. Nonagenarian's goal : HUNDRED
29. Catherine de' ___ : MEDICI
30. Advocate of: Comb. form : CRAT
32. A-one : TIPTOP
33. Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
34. Curls the lip : SNEERS
35. DENMARK : ISAKDINESEN
36. Biblical landfall : ARARAT
38. Circle width : DIAMETER
39. RUSSIA : ANNAPAVLOVA
40. Might's partner : MAIN
41. Superman's insignia : ESS
42. Neighbor of Clearwater : TAMPA
43. Offbeat phrase : IDIOM
46. Kind of chip : POTATO
47. ___ Dhabi, Persian Gulf emirate : ABU
50. Panama lady : HATTIE
51. Graf of GERMANY : STEFFI
54. Said yes : ASSENTED
55. Holdups : HEISTS
56. Addaxes' cousins : ELANDS
57. Bikini part : BRA
60. Skewer : IMPALE
64. Rachel Carson subject : SEA
66. Rock salt : HALITE
68. Jungle ivy : LIANA
69. Word with horn or stock : ALPEN
72. First First Lady : MARTHA
73. Put back on the payroll : REHIRE
75. Rio lady : RITA
76. Hill, to an Arab : TEL
77. MacLaine's brother : BEATTY
79. Wing part : AILERON
80. L.A. campus : USC
83. Norman city : CAEN
86. Smut, for short : PORN
88. Rivers : STREAMS
91. Séance figure : MEDIUM
92. Waitresses take these : ORDERS
93. Alarm clock, e.g. : ROUSER
94. Extraction tube: Var. : SYPHON
96. Eyes, poetically : ORBS
97. Superstar of early TV : BERLE
99. One of the bases : HOME
100. Eve's address : EDEN
101. Pork cut : LOIN
102. Slips a cog : ERRS
103. Hepburn role on Broadway : COCO
105. Like a conger : EELY
106. Queens do it : RULE
107. Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
110. Free from : RID
111. Spelldown : BEE
112. Neighbor of Que. : ONT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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