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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

CITY ADDITIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 1977

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 21, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,242
Across Down
1. Smith or Bede : ADAM
5. Too : ALSO
9. As meek as ___ : ALAMB
14. Llamas' kin : CAMELS
20. Water carrier : HOSE
21. Smokey : BEAR
22. Blanket : COVER
23. Mt. Etna's city : CATANIA
24. Guinness : ALEC
25. Israeli port : ACRE
26. Formosan bar ad : TAIWANONTODAY
28. Indian fuel-company ad : BLACKCOALOFCALCUTTA
31. Chemical suffix : ENE
32. Millennia : AEONS
33. Herr's heir : SOHN
34. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
35. Burghoff role : RADAR
37. Linger : TARRY
40. "___ with Love" : TOSIR
42. Kid : RIB
43. Viper : ASP
44. Galba's successor : OTHO
45. Bristles : SETAE
46. Neckpiece : BOA
48. Nubbin : EAR
50. "The Red" : ERIC
54. Actress Fleming : RHONDA
56. Italian deodorant ad : ARRIVEDERCIAROMA
60. Small amount : MODICUM
62. Vine offshoot : TENDRIL
63. Poe's "always" : EER
64. Urchin : TAD
65. Compass point : ESE
66. Lupino : IDA
67. Eccentric : ODD
68. Succor : AID
70. Comedian's foil : STOOGE
72. Glassy mineral : SILICA
75. Scott hero : IVANHOE
79. Red Sea country : YEMEN
80. Parts of hrs. : SECS
82. Taj Mahal ad : AGRACULTURE
85. Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
86. Beyond, to Burns : AYONT
88. Dance : ONESTEP
89. Kind of sweater : SLIPON
92. Velvety fabric : VELOUR
94. Dobbin's morsel : OAT
95. One ___ time : ATA
98. Ancient Tokyo : EDO
99. ___ Moines : DES
102. Not well : ILL
103. Skelton : RED
105. Newsy : TOPICAL
108. Begin anew : RESTART
110. Senegalese auto-school ad : LEARNTOPARKDAKAR
114. Kin of togae : STOLAE
115. Raison d'___ : ETRE
116. Pig ___ poke : INA
117. Equal: Prefix : ISO
118. Upright : ERECT
120. A Smith : KATE
121. Parseghian : ARA
123. Golfer's org. : PGA
125. Calm, in Calabria : CHETO
126. "___ bonnie banks . . . " : BYYON
127. Bivouac : ETAPE
130. Adjective suffix : IAL
131. Berne's river : AARE
133. Oil: Comb. form : ELAIO
135. Oohs and ___ : AHS
136. Alaskan modeling-school ad : GETYOURBERINGSTRAIT
143. Venezuelan biscuit-company ad : GRAHAMCARACAS
145. Boer town : STAD
146. Stewpot : OLLA
147. Valentino : RUDOLPH
148. " . . . shut yourself up ___": Flaubert : INART
149. Tittle : IOTA
150. Knievel : EVEL
151. Hams it up : EMOTES
152. James and Tommy : AGEES
153. Canasta card : TREY
154. ___-Coburg : SAXE
1. Peck role : AHAB
2. Pretty child : DOLL
3. On a cruise : ASEA
4. Arabian pasta ad : MECCARONI
5. ___ Islands, in the Bahamas : ABACO
6. Poet ___ de Lisle : LECONTE
7. Tampa's neighbor : SARASOTA
8. City on the Oka : OREL
9. Represent : ACTFOR
10. Freshwater fish : LOACH
11. Of birds : AVIAN
12. Whimper : MEWL
13. Arm: Prefix : BRACHI
14. Pious jargon : CANT
15. Rose oils : ATTARS
16. Peking idol : MAO
17. Over with : ENDED
18. Tropical vine : LIANA
19. Vocal one : SAYER
23. Barracks bunks : COTS
27. Telephone-book item : NUMBER
29. Essential : KEY
30. Like some baskets : OSIERED
36. Frye is one : APER
37. "The Velvet Fog" : TORME
38. A Musketeer : ATHOS
39. Greek neckwear ad : RHODESCOLLAR
41. Andrea del ___ : SARTO
42. Glowing : RADIANT
43. Celestial Ram : ARIES
45. ___ Arabia : SAUDI
46. Men's-wear monogram : BVD
47. Upon, in poesy : OER
49. Perfect serve : ACE
51. Burmese gravure ad : ROTOMANDALAY
52. Reflections : IMAGES
53. Rhythmic : CADENT
55. Cato's 649 : DCIL
57. Charge with a crime : INDICT
58. Root or Yale : ELIHU
59. Bohemian : ARTY
61. Hong Kong's neighbor : MACAO
69. Actress Diana : DORS
71. Wine: Prefix : OENO
73. "Money ___ object" : ISNO
74. Luzon river : AGNO
76. Sight, in Sedan : VUE
77. Woolen fabric : ALPACA
78. Sniggler : EELER
80. London's ___ Row : SAVILE
81. Peephole : EYELET
83. Pampas rope : REATA
84. Irving work : ASTORIA
87. Pirouette : TURN
90. I.e. : IDEST
91. Put up : POST
93. Neural networks : RETIA
96. "___, She's Mine" : TAKEHER
97. Point on the nose : ALARE
100. Muse : ERATO
101. Dutch painter : STEEN
104. Rickles : DON
106. Hyde et al.: Abbr. : PKS
107. June words : IDO
109. Japanese caviar ad : TOKYOROES
111. Harvest : REAP
112. Melonlike fruit : PAPAYA
113. Type of muscle : RETENTOR
119. The Red Raiders : COLGATE
122. Wine and dine : REGALE
124. Swanson : GLORIA
125. Peaks : CRESTS
126. Snaffle : BIT
127. Tidal wave : EAGRE
128. Drum on : THRUM
129. Roast: Sp. : ASADO
130. Craving : ITCH
131. Alms boxes : ARCAE
132. " . . . With ___ bodkin?" : ABARE
134. As bright ___ : ASDAY
137. Victoria and Catherine II: Abbr. : EMPS
138. Large beetle : UANG
139. "Lord, ___ I?" : ISIT
140. Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
141. Evergreen : ILEX
142. Legend : TALE
144. Torrid : HOT

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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