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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson
Typographics

TYPOGRAPHICS

New York Times, Sunday, July 26, 1981

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.32, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original litzer note: "Taken from NYT Magazine (2/16/1992) 50 Years of Crossword Puzzles. A puzzle that shows how far the Times crossword has traveled from its staid beginnings. Described as a nightmare for typesetters because of the unorthodox clues."
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,583
Across Down
1. Borge is one : DANE
5. L.A. problem : SMOG
9. Literary monogram : GBS
12. African tree : BAOBAB
18. To ___ (unanimously) : AMAN
19. Muchacha's home : CASA
20. "Pretty maids all in ___" : AROW
21. Baltimore player : ORIOLE
22. [See image] : BORDERLINECASE
25. Taft's successor : WILSON
26. [See image] : SIDEWISEGLANCE
27. Gustos : ZESTS
28. Exclude : DEBAR
29. Haul : LUG
30. Kyoto sight : PAGODA
33. Slithery slayer : ASP
36. Author Deighton : LEN
37. Ocean motion : TIDE
38. Soprano Merriman : NAN
39. Modern: Prefix : NEO
42. Shoulder covering : SHAWL
44. [See image] : ONECARATDIAMOND
49. Marner of Raveloe : SILAS
50. Abbr. in Reykjavik : ICEL
51. Caviar : ROE
52. Roman poet : OVID
53. Balin and Claire : INAS
54. Fris. followers : SATS
56. [See image] : CROSSROADS
59. Less shaky : STEADIER
61. Actress Lee : LILA
63. Faucet word : HOT
64. [See image] : TOOBIGFORONESBRITCHES
71. Col. Stoopnagle, for short : LEM
72. Greek peak : OSSA
73. Frigid edifice : ICEHOUSE
74. 5,280' 5,280' : MILESAPART
79. Those girls, to Juanita : ESAS
80. Sky Bear : URSA
81. "Play It ___ Lays": Didion : ASIT
82. Be in the red : OWE
83. Apache's victim : PIRO
85. Van Gogh view : ARLES
86. [See image] : TOPOFTHEMORNING
91. Gregg specialist, for short : STENO
92. Bantu, for one: Abbr. : AFR
93. Pastoral place : LEA
94. Fortune : LUCK
95. Kind of room : REC
97. Lair : DEN
98. Pucci of fashion : EMILIO
101. Carp's kin : IDE
102. Vapors : GASES
104. Word with well or way : STAIR
106. [See image] : FIVEPOUNDNOTES
112. Acid salt : IODATE
114. 60' —— : TWENTYYARDDASH
115. Aspiring doctor's course : PREMED
116. Moss or Lorenz : HART
117. Old Norse poetry collection : EDDA
118. Klemperer : OTTO
119. Step smartly : STRIDE
120. S : ESS
121. A proverbial seven : SEAS
122. Encounter : MEET
1. Paints quickly : DABS
2. Mine, in Monaco : AMOI
3. Salve : NARD
4. Signed off : ENDED
5. Penman : SCRIBE
6. Unhealthy: Sp. : MALSANO
7. Basketry twig : OSIER
8. Outlaw outfit : GANG
9. Farm-club member : GRANGER
10. Autumn pear : BOSC
11. Chimney or clean follower : SWEEP
12. Archer's need : BOW
13. Grand Canyon State : ARIZONA
14. Did a grease job : OILED
15. Latin dance : BOSSANOVA
16. "Thanks ___!" : ALOT
17. Hecht and Vereen : BENS
20. Lacking a tail : ACAUDAL
23. Actor Tom and family : EWELLS
24. Pacific island group : ELLICE
31. & EE : ANDES
32. Merry, in Metz : GAI
33. Act the aide : ASSIST
34. Samurai's faith : SHINTO
35. Prehistoric: Comb. form : PALAEO
37. Gumshoes : TECS
40. Wife of Geraint : ENID
41. Bookie's quote : ODDS
43. Could : WASABLETO
45. TNT ingredient : NITRO
46. Capital of Pas-de-Calais : ARRAS
47. Also : TOO
48. Mock trial : MOOTCOURT
54. Between rho and tau : SIGMA
55. Yanks of W.W. I : AEF
56. Durrell heroine : CLEA
57. Rears up : SHIES
58. Portnoy's creator : ROTH
60. ___ Irae : DIES
61. Flubbed the game : LOST
62. Entrance signs : INS
65. Composer Ned : ROREM
66. Buffalo : BISON
67. N.Y. skyline letters : RCA
68. Practiced pitching : HURLED
69. Ascetic of old : ESSENE
70. Add spice : SEASON
74. Name in spydom : MATA
75. "Time ___ the essence" : ISOF
76. Graduate of a school for the deaf : LIPREADER
77. Yellow Sea gulf : POHAI
78. Reverence plus fear : AWE
79. Musician Satie : ERIK
83. Circumspect : PRUDENT
84. Become an M.A. at Cambridge : INCEPT
85. Climb : ASCEND
87. Played the coquette : FLIRTED
88. ___ Aviv : TEL
89. Cromwell and Twist : OLIVERS
90. Andalusian city : GRANADA
96. Book of the Apocrypha : ESDRAS
99. Home of the Dolphins : MIAMI
100. Son ___ soil : OFTHE
102. ___ Maupassant : GUYDE
103. Gomorrah's partner : SODOM
104. Uses a straw : SIPS
105. Legal wrong : TORT
107. "___ a King in Babylon": Henley : IWAS
108. Hear ye!: Var. : OYES
109. Thames gallery : TATE
110. Tasso's patron : ESTE
111. Close-up, e.g. : SHOT
113. Arnhem's neighbor : EDE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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