Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

NOT SO SYMBOL AS π

New York Times, Sunday, May 22, 1977

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 698 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 119, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0
Maura B. Jacobson has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Doilies : MATS
5. Coffee grind : DRIP
9. River arm: Abbr. : TRIB
13. Info org. : CIA
16. Partly open : AJAR
20. Chem. suffix : ONIC
21. Prynne's stigma : REDA
22. Moslem pilgrim : HAJI
23. M.D.'s aides : RNS
24. Tijuana treat : TACO
25. See image : SEPARATECHECKS
28. Magnetizes : ATTRACTS
30. See image : TWODEGREESBELOWZERO
32. West or Largo : KEY
33. Solon : SAGE
34. Ragout : STEW
35. Pernicious : NOISOME
37. Avuncular name : SAM
40. Honey drink : MEAD
42. Cuff : SLAP
44. After taxes : NET
45. Soprano Anna : MOFFO
49. Nursery need : CRIB
51. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
53. Rhone city : LYON
55. Voracious : RAVENOUS
57. In a muddle : ATSEA
59. Fan's shout : RAH
61. Assn. : SOC
63. Far: Prefix : TEL
64. Naval monogram : USS
65. See image : RESTSBETWEENHALVES
71. Dipper milieu : URSA
72. Distaff Kennedy : ETHEL
73. Play the siren : LURE
74. Peking idol : MAO
75. Legal wrong : TORT
77. Reject : DISALLOW
80. Ready for picking : RIPE
82. Depot: Abbr. : STA
84. Doff headgear : UNHAT
87. Rutledge : ANN
88. See image : ATTHREEONTHEDOT
92. Four times a day: Abbr. : QID
93. Suitor : WOOER
95. Part of a bray : HEE
96. Lay in : STOW
97. S.R.O. shows : SELLOUTS
99. Soviet press agcy. : TASS
101. Hill dweller : ANT
103. Holly plant : ILEX
105. Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
106. Nobelist Niels : BOHR
108. RAC EHT TUP : PUTTHECARINREVERSE
114. Yalie : ELI
115. Coil of hair : BUN
116. Band instrument : SAX
117. "Gold Bug" author : POE
118. Gourmand : EATER
119. Ship ropes : LANYARDS
122. Salamander : NEWT
125. Siestas : NAPS
128. Shea nine : METS
129. Incensement : ANGER
130. Roof piece : EPI
132. Index item : CARD
134. Recorder input : TAPE
136. Turncoat : RAT
137. Conceal : SECRETE
140. Thailand : SIAM
142. Coty : RENE
144. Tennis term : ALL
147. See image : SIGNONTHEDOTTEDLINE
153. "The ___ on the burning . . . " : BOYSTOOD
155. See image : TWOSECONDSFLAT
156. Millay : EDNA
157. Vane reading : NNE
158. Put to flight : ROUT
159. Swiss painter : KLEE
160. "This one ___ me" : ISON
161. Wording : TEXT
162. Homily: Abbr. : SER
163. Town near Padua : ESTE
164. Red quartz : SARD
165. Space org. : NASA
1. Lion's share : MOST
2. Over again : ANEW
3. Type, in Taxco : TIPO
4. Gobs : SCADS
5. Hauled along : DRAGGED
6. Kind of tire : RETREAD
7. ___ fixe : IDEE
8. Tempos : PACES
9. "For Whom ___ Tolls" : THEBELL
10. Indy site : RACEWAY
11. Between H and M : IJKL
12. Nickel beast : BISON
13. Less lucid : CRAZIER
14. Not bequeathed : INTESTATE
15. Houston player : ASTRO
16. One ___ time : ATA
17. Tool in a trunk : JACK
18. French deed : ACTE
19. Ablush : ROSY
26. Paper quantity : REAM
27. White House monograms : HSTS
29. "Desert Fox" : ROMMEL
31. Came in first : WON
36. Long time : EON
37. Wound mark : SCAR
38. Comic Johnson : ARTE
39. America and Liberty 0 : MISSESNOTHING
41. Pub missile : DART
43. Luxurious : POSH
46. After 3d 25¢ : FOURTHQUARTER
47. Ado : FUSS
48. Bones : OSSA
50. Fighting fish : BETTA
52. Sailboat : YAWL
54. Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
56. Jerkin : VEST
58. Building stones : ASHLARS
60. Hour: Fr. : HEURE
62. Cymbals' sound : CLASH
66. Karate award : BELT
67. Biblical port : ELOTH
68. Hurons' kin : ERIES
69. Of family favoritism : NEPOTIC
70. Poll's yield : VOTES
71. Keats subject : URN
76. Survive : OUTLIVE
77. Crow's kin : DAW
78. Mythical princess : INO
79. Flour source : WHEAT
81. ___ Gay (A-bomb plane) : ENOLA
83. "Doe, ___ . . . " : ADEER
85. River isle : AIT
86. Grid scores : TDS
89. Landlord's take : RENTS
90. Saphead : TWERP
91. Ye ___ tea shoppe : OLDE
94. Nubbin : EAR
98. Wee, small hour : ONEAM
100. Boot adjunct : SPUR
102. Holier ___ thou : THAN
104. Noun suffix, in Britain : XION
106. Lugosi : BELA
107. Buck heroine : OLAN
109. Endured : UNDERGONE
110. Corporation V.I.P. : EXEC
111. Orderly : NEAT
112. Bristle : SETA
113. Formerly : ERST
115. Least ornate : BAREST
120. Oui : YES
121. Poet Stephen : SPENDER
123. Complete flop : WASHOUT
124. Adriatic port : TRIESTE
126. Consort : PARTNER
127. Expedited : SPEEDED
131. Meiji statesman : ITO
133. Miami's county : DADE
135. Remnants : ENDS
138. Plant shoots : CIONS
139. ___ nous : ENTRE
141. Makes sport of : MOCKS
143. Impish : ELFIN
144. Second : ABET
145. Miner's find : LODE
146. Wildcat : LYNX
148. Duos : TWOS
149. Indian weight : TOLA
150. Fräulein's name : ILSA
151. Greek temple : NAOS
152. Sicilian sizzler : ETNA
154. After Fri. : SAT

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