Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson 

New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1978

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Maura B. Jacobson has 59 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Easy stroke : TAP
4. Calyx parts : SEPALS
10. Wimbledon winner: 1977 : WADE
14. Old World: Abbr. : EUR
15. ___ acid, used in bleaching : OXALIC
16. Served a winner : ACED
17. Tumult : ADO
18. Romeo-Juliet affairs : LOVEMATCHES
20. What the generous bartender did : MIXEDDOUBLES
22. Playing form : STYLE
23. Means ___ end : TOAN
24. Commercial degree: Abbr. : BBA
27. "___ and a bone . . . " : ARAG
30. Hydrophobia : RABIES
32. What clumsy bartenders do : DROPSHOTS
37. Spanish lower-class belles : MAJAS
38. Diner sign : EATS
39. Hilo hello : ALOHA
41. Singer Natalie : COLE
42. Montezuma subject : AZTEC
44. Podiatrist's concern : FOOTFAULT
46. Gadget : DOODAD
48. Bulb-shaped fruit : PEAR
49. Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
50. Burr vs. Hamilton : DUEL
53. Gem State : IDAHO
57. G.I. queues : SERVICELINES
60. Come too late for the dance : MISSTHEBALL
63. Seixas : VIC
64. Old seed making a court divider? : ANET
65. Fit for sowing : ARABLE
66. ___ word (briefly) : INA
67. Tennis replays : LETS
68. Tops of altars : MENSAS
69. Author Deighton : LEN
1. Apples and Lobsters : TEAMS
2. Tax review : AUDIT
3. Power of attorney : PROXY
4. Welds : SOLDERS
5. O.T. book : EXOD
6. Southern constellation : PAVO
7. Attu native : ALEUT
8. State of oblivion : LIMBO
9. Arranged like a ladder : SCALAR
10. Servicewomen : WACS
11. Alas, in Bonn : ACH
12. Actress Ruby : DEE
13. Ames and Koch : EDS
19. Coffee-break time : TENAM
21. Passed : ELAPSED
24. Trinket : BIJOU
25. Former Maryland senator : BEALL
26. Item in the black : ASSET
28. Sound of surprise : AHA
29. Tom Watson's game : GOLF
31. Rum cocktail : BACARDI
32. Undeliverable letters: Slang : DEADS
33. Item for Figaro : RAZOR
34. Four H.R.E. rulers : OTTOS
35. Also : TOO
36. Boutique : SHOP
40. Didn't go hungry : ATE
43. Officer-to-be : CADET
45. Ribbed silk fabrics : FAILLES
47. Site of Duke U. : DURHAM
51. Suburb of Brussels : EVERE
52. Lebanon, to a Frenchman : LIBAN
54. Smithy's need : ANVIL
55. German poet : HEINE
56. Ancient Italian : OSCAN
57. Concordes : SSTS
58. Hansoms : CABS
59. Writer ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
60. ___ de mer : MAL
61. Ending with Joseph or Paul : INE
62. Tennis unit : SET

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