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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Tuesday, January 24, 1978

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, 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. 10,391

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Neither fem. nor neut. : MASC
5. Cooking direction : SCALD
10. He envisions all our tomorrows : SEER
14. Site of Koko Head : OAHU
15. Musical passage performed by all : TUTTI
16. Where Timbuktu is : MALI
17. Wall St. items : PREFERREDSTOCKS
20. Up from the ranks on one's own : SELFMADE
21. "Hail ___, blithe Spirit!": Shelley : TOTHEE
22. Osculation features : LIPS
23. Buzzard's cousin : KITE
24. Benefits : AVAILS
27. Spectator count : GATE
28. Like steak tartare : RAW
31. Size prefix : MAGNI
32. Jeanne ___ : DARC
33. First-rate : AONE
34. Wall St. businesses : BROKERAGEHOUSES
37. Neighbor of Burma : LAOS
38. Deadlocked : EVEN
39. Practical : UTILE
40. Windup : END
41. Sponsorship : EGIS
42. Pit remover : STONER
43. Bagnold : ENID
44. Color guard's holding : FLAG
45. Marcus ___ Hanna, McKinley adviser : ALONZO
48. Prototype : ORIGINAL
52. Wall St. concern : DOWJONESAVERAGE
54. Notion: Prefix : IDEO
55. Lively, in Lille : ANIME
56. Muscat's country : OMAN
57. Minuscule : TINY
58. Kind of beam : LASER
59. Spanish painter : SERT
Down
1. Implements for "seven maids" : MOPS
2. Alpine stream : AARE
3. Cartoonist Silverstein : SHEL
4. Sleeve accessories : CUFFLINKS
5. Parts of a slip : STRAPS
6. Morsels for Muffet : CURDS
7. Fit to ___ : ATEE
8. Inc., in Canada : LTD
9. Couplet : DISTITCH
10. "When 'Omer ___ 'is bloomin' lyre": Kipling : SMOTE
11. Apiece : EACH
12. Sommer : ELKE
13. Become airborne : RISE
18. One of the Dionnes : EMILIE
19. Kind of bag or board : TOTE
23. Actress Valentine : KAREN
24. Stroll : AMBLE
25. Monitor lizard : VARAN
26. "___ Age," book by Alex Comfort : AGOOD
27. Plum varieties : GAGES
28. Fiddler's aid : ROSIN
29. Anoint, old style : ANELE
30. Hamelin's river : WESER
32. Michelangelo masterpiece : DAVID
33. Helicopters' kin : AUTOGIROS
35. Like some schools : REGIONAL
36. Blackout period : OUTAGE
41. Singer Stuarti : ENZO
42. Wood fragment : SLIVER
43. Have fun with : ENJOY
44. Bowler's unit : FRAME
45. Mine entrance : ADIT
46. Lombardy city : LODI
47. Author Wister : OWEN
48. Medical suffix : OSIS
49. Appellation : NAME
50. Seaweed product : AGAR
51. Mardi Gras follower : LENT
53. Queen of Spain: 1900–30 : ENA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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