Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

"ROSE IS A ROSE"

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1982

Author:Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Maura B. Jacobson has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1982, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ rosa (secretly) : SUB
4. Chow ___ : MEIN
8. Draw a bead on : AIM
11. Iranian coins : RIALS
16. Change for a five : ONES
18. "The Velvet Fog" : TORME
19. Best of the movies : EDNA
20. Jostler's weapon : ELBOW
21. Heart of the matter : PITH
22. Take up, as a cause : ADOPT
23. Drug dick : NARC
24. Uses a kettle : BOILS
25. Rose : ATTAINEDAHIGHERLEVEL
29. Caesar and Luckman : SIDS
30. Electrical unit : REL
31. Els, e.g. : RRS
32. Wheel shafts : AXLES
33. Austen novel : EMMA
35. Neighborhood : AREA
37. Pianist Gilels : EMIL
38. ___ de la Cité : ILE
41. Jason's ship : ARGO
44. What a d.a. is : ATT
46. Maroon : ENISLE
48. Like otaries : EARED
50. Rose : PERFUMEESSENCE
53. Running in neutral : IDLING
54. Everlasting: Poetic : ETERNE
55. Rosy feature : LIP
56. Amo follower : AMAS
58. Villa d'___ : ESTE
59. Refuge for Valjean : SEWER
60. Rose : PETEORBILLY
64. Mason's item : HOD
65. He waited for Godot : DIDI
67. Rolled tea : CHA
68. " . . . walk before thee like ___": Shak. : ASOW
70. A daughter of Rose Kennedy : PAT
73. Rose : GOTOUTOFBED
78. Certain Prado works : GOYAS
82. Soviet inland sea : ARAL
84. Yeahs' opposites : NAHS
85. Did catering : FED
86. Freeloading fish : REMORA
87. Rosy-cheeked : ROBUST
89. Rose : AMERICANBEAUTY
93. Salute of a sort : SALVO
94. Vatican veils : ORALES
95. Pronom : MOI
96. Highland refusals : NAES
97. Heretofore, to Herrick : ERE
98. Get one's goat : RILE
100. Wimbledon great : ASHE
102. Cookbook abbrs. : TSPS
104. Ply : WIELD
106. "Winterset" hero : MIO
107. Genetic helix, for short : DNA
109. Anecdotal anthologies : ANAS
112. Rose : KINDOFWINDOWORQUARTZ
117. Painter of "Olympia" : MANET
118. Bowler's aisle : LANE
119. Antilles Indian : CARIB
120. Word with pittance : MERE
121. Absalom's initial : ALEPH
122. W.W. II alliance : AXIS
123. Gives it a whirl : TRIES
124. "Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
125. "Beau ___" : GESTE
126. P.T. place : GYM
127. Sultanas' chambers : ODAS
128. Likely : APT
1. Gazpacho, e.g. : SOPA
2. Monads : UNITS
3. Dramatist-poet Ugo ___ : BETTI
4. Act the arbiter : MODERATE
5. Become weatherworn : ERODE
6. Gazelle's kin : IMPALA
7. Holl. : NETH
8. Wives of Esau and Lamech : ADAHS
9. Anent : INRE
10. Ornamental knotting : MACRAME
11. Rose : REBELLED
12. "___ Lucy" : ILOVE
13. "___ Rose" : ABIESIRISH
14. Lounge about : LOLL
15. Vane readings : SWS
17. Rose : SHADEOFRED
18. Thrash : TAN
19. Imbue with a wood finish : ENGRAIN
26. Credo : ISM
27. Vernon's vis-à-vis : IRENE
28. Cato's 61 : LXI
34. Role for Rosalind : MAME
36. Esteem : RESPECT
37. Oleoresin : ELEMI
39. Slow, in music : LENTO
40. Trimmed the rim : EDGED
41. Gibraltar beasts : APES
42. Neural network : RETE
43. Rose gradually : GREW
45. Distant: Prefix : TELE
47. Lesion adhesion : SCAB
49. Pub stock : ALE
51. Strip of tackle : UNRIG
52. Command to Rover : SIT
53. Coney and Catalina: Abbr. : ISLS
57. "When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
60. Yucca : PITA
61. Discoverer's cry : OHO
62. Devil-may-care : RAFFISH
63. Hindu ascetic: Var. : YOGEE
66. 1958 Presley hit : DONT
69. Rose : WOMANSNAME
70. Do a grammar chore : PARSE
71. Like a noisy crowd : AROAR
72. Rosés : TABLEWINES
74. Busiest airport : OHARE
75. W. Pt. enclave : USMA
76. Alouette's bill : BEC
77. Gouda's cousin : EDAM
79. "I Never Promised ___ Rose Garden" : YOUA
80. Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
81. Verbalizes : SAYS
83. Film of 1967 : LUV
86. Stats for Mike Schmidt : RBIS
88. "___ Rose": S. Young book : SOREDTHE
90. May and Stritch : ELAINES
91. Add turf : RESOD
92. Certifying officials : NOTARIES
94. "You're a Grand ___" : OLDFLAG
99. U.N. agcy. : ILO
101. Wars of the Roses king : EDWARD
103. Pyrenees city : PAU
105. All thumbs : INEPT
106. Part of a dram : MINIM
108. Persian water wheel : NORIA
110. Rose Bowl, in a way : ARENA
111. Barber's aid : STROP
112. Kind of cabbage : KALE
113. Like tapers : WAXY
114. VIII, to Virgil : OCTO
115. Grid leaders : QBS
116. Gusto : ZEST
117. Slick, e.g. : MAG

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