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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Tuesday, January 10, 1978

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,377

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Across
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Mendicant's garb : RAGS
5
One of the Kennedys : ETHEL
10
Did the crawl : SWAM
14
Make eyes at : OGLE
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Author Hite : SHERE
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Escutcheon décor : ORLE
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"I am ___": John 11:25 : THERESURRECTION
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Urdu, for one : LANGUAGE
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Made a memo, with "down" : JOTTED
22
Roof ornaments : EPIS
23
Outside: Prefix : ECTO
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Antony's audience : ROMANS
27
Arctic sight : FLOE
28
Standoff : TIE
31
Expiate : ATONE
32
Nursery need : CRIB
33
Pharmacy unit : DRAM
34
Horner's words : WHATAGOODBOYAMI
37
Optician's concern : LENS
38
Fairy-tale opener : ONCE
39
Princely : REGAL
40
Leap and lean: Abbr. : YRS
41
Forth's opposite : BACK
42
Secant's relative : COSINE
43
The two : BOTH
44
Landed : ALIT
45
Outdistanced ones : LOSERS
48
Maligned : TRADUCED
52
"___ I am": Descartes : ITHINKTHEREFORE
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Vingt-___ : ETUN
55
Miffed : IRATE
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Cop, in Carcassonne : FLIC
57
Artist Kingman : DONG
58
Thurmond and Archibald : NATES
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Burden for Rigoletto : SACK
Down
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N. African weight : ROTL
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Turkish chief : AGHA
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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Mac Hyman's "No Time for ___" : SERGEANTS
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French attempts : ESSAIS
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Hoodlums : THUGS
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In this world : HERE
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Make a gaffe : ERR
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Portrayer of Willy Loman : LEEJCOBB
10
___ voce : SOTTO
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Legal paper : WRIT
12
Lily plant : ALOE
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Patch up : MEND
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Regular breathing : EUPNEA
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Dove's digs : COTE
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Suppress a vowel or syllable : ELIDE
24
In a crude manner : RAWLY
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Different : OTHER
26
Bewails : MOANS
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Boutique item : FROCK
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Parts of ears : TRAGI
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"___ American," poem by Elias Lieberman : IAMAN
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Rousseau hero : EMILE
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Beachcomber's find : CONCH
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Tinters' needs : DYESTUFFS
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Type of leather : GOATSKIN
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Alloy imitating gold : OROIDE
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"I Am ___" ("David Copperfield" chapter) : BORN
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Luce et al. : CLARES
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Live one : BEING
44
Sharp ridge : ARETE
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Told a whopper : LIED
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Former king of Greece : OTTO
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Give a wide berth to : SHUN
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"I am ___ I am": Exod. 3:14 : THAT
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Caffeine-producing nut : COLA
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Sevareid : ERIC
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Milieu of a crew : DECK
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Refrain syllable : TRA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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