Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

PRINTER'S DEVILTRY

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 1978

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 640 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 139, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 15, XRef: 0
Maura B. Jacobson has 58 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Many clues cannot be represented accurately in Crossword Compiler or Across Lite. This PDF shows how the puzzle looked in print. Note that the clue for 34 Across has no number in the PDF.
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Hubs : FOCI
5. Miller's material : GRIST
10. Prima donna : DIVA
14. Stanford : LELAND
20. "Hardly ___ is now alive . . . " : AMAN
21. Vietnamese capital : HANOI
22. No Clue : ATILT
24. Writer Wylie : ELINOR
25. No Clue : CARGOINGUP
27. No Clue : MARGINALNOTE
29. ___ Gay : ENOLA
30. Two N.L. players : OTTS
32. Spanish pipe : TUBO
33. World's tallest building, for short : SEARS
34. x : TIMESWITHOUTNUMBER
40. Is a consumer : USES
41. S. African village : STAD
42. Silkworm : ERIA
43. "Sore labour's bath" : SLEEP
45. Nabokov title : ADA
48. "Zebras" on a gridiron : REFS
51. ___ nous : ENTRE
54. Streisand song : PEOPLE
58. 8 A.M. surgeons : BIGTIMEOPERATORS
63. Curl the lip : SNEER
64. Writer known as Artemus Ward : BROWNE
65. Nigerian staple : YAM
66. Neurons' juncture point : SYNAPSE
69. One of the Speakers : TRIS
70. Concurred : AGREED
71. Penn Station builder : REA
73. Iktcs : STICKSHIFT
75. Yule paste-on : SEAL
76. Wingless : APTERAL
80. ___-pain (Parisian breadwinner) : GAGNE
81. Champagne's flavor and body : SEVE
83. # 20/20 : SHARPVISION
86. Immortal hawk : ARES
89. A sister of Thalia : ERATO
91. Trig ratios : SECANTS
92. That girl, to Gaius : ILLA
94. ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ : RUNONLINES
99. Poke fun at : KID
100. More lethargic : LOGIER
102. With, in Aix : AVEC
103. Part of B.T.U. : BRITISH
106. U.S. press org. : NIA
108. Depth bomb, to a gob : ASHCAN
109. Hollers : YELLS
111. A/C V.P. : ACCOUNTEXECUTIVE
114. Horse-opera setting : SALOON
116. Novelist Lagerlöf : SELMA
117. Denomination : SECT
118. T : TEE
119. Come ___ (confess) : CLEAN
122. Endings with aster and planet : OIDS
124. River isles : AITS
127. Lone Ranger's prop : MASK
130. vv : TWOCANCELLEDCHECKS
138. Delhi nannies : AMAHS
140. Whom Seth begat : ENOS
141. Horse or antelope : ROAN
142. Peep show : RAREE
143. 2nd 2nd : SPLITSECONDS
147. $1,000 "Manon" : GRANDOPERA
150. Sour brew : ALEGAR
151. Fencers' gear : EPEES
152. Ade book: 1896 : ARTIE
153. Caliph's title : IMAM
154. Kidney: Prefix : NEPHRO
155. Arboret, e.g. : TREE
156. Kremlin refusals : NYETS
157. Acquires : GETS
1. Gem feature : FACET
2. Muscat native : OMANI
3. Ricochet : CAROM
4. Hearths : INGLES
5. F - - - J : GHI
6. Was a candidate : RAN
7. Fort Knox item : INGOT
8. S. : SOUTH
9. Pussyfoot : TIPTOE
10. Aswan, e.g. : DAM
11. Call ___ day : ITA
12. Artistic quality : VIRTU
13. Biblical tree : ALGUM
14. Pastoral place : LEA
15. L L : ELLS
16. / : LINEUPONTHERIGHT
17. Celebes oxen : ANOAS
18. Part of N.D. : NOTRE
19. Boutique buy : DRESS
23. Beau ___, Goldsmith character : TIBBS
26. Tobacco kiln : OAST
28. Wouk hero : NOEL
31. On more solid ground : SURER
35. Became friendly : WARMED
36. ___ fixe : IDEE
37. Turner and Louise : TINAS
38. Cooper hero : NATTY
39. Corded fabric : REP
44. Some M.I.T. grads : EES
45. Uncle of Mohammed : ABBAS
46. Laments : DIRGES
47. Greek forums : AGORAE
49. Vaudeville name : FOY
50. Leonidas' city : SPARTA
52. Nessen and Ziegler : RONS
53. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
55. Persian sprite : PERI
56. Ericsson : LEIF
57. Formerly, formerly : ERST
59. Noon : TWELVEOCLOCKHIGH
60. Feminine ending : INE
61. Kuwaiti ruler : EMEER
62. Tap : SPIGOT
67. Glances over : SCANS
68. Heart exam : EKG
72. Dada display : ARPS
74. Snow, in Scotland : SNA
76. On the move : ASTIR
77. Sound: Suffix : PHONIA
78. Short way : AVE
79. French ___, Ind. spa : LICK
82. Sea bird : ERN
84. Superdome athlete : SAINT
85. The ___ (cruise destination) : INDIES
87. Draw out : ELICIT
88. Filament of silk : SLEAVE
90. Clerical garb : ALB
93. Wild buffalo : ARNEE
94. Milland and Eberle : RAYS
95. Eye area : UVEA
96. Dickens girl : NELL
97. Catchall abbrs. : ETCS
98. Six, on a die : SICE
100. Of milk : LACTIC
101. Columbus campus initials : OSU
104. Nomothetes : SOLON
105. Of organic matter : HUMIC
107. Chopping tool : AXE
110. Hurok : SOL
112. Consumers' advocate : NADER
113. Modified organism : ECAD
115. Flimsy material : NET
120. Bide ___ : AWEE
121. Kind of word : NONCE
123. Rallying cry : SLOGAN
125. "Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
126. Porpoise : SEAPIG
127. Korean port : MASAN
128. Adequate : AMPLE
129. Orchid byproduct : SALEP
131. Vote in : COOPT
132. Lou Grant on TV : ASNER
133. Actor Hagman : LARRY
134. Growing out : ENATE
135. ___ de menthe : CREME
136. Horn: Prefix : KERAT
137. Sutures : SEAMS
139. * : STAR
144. Sellout sign : SRO
145. D : DEE
146. Opposite of NNW : SSE
148. Kind of pick or wit : NIT
149. ___ Moines : DES

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