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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Saturday, October 11, 1975

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F K }, Scrabble score: 336 (avg 1.83)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,555
Across
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Ending for arab or roman : ESQUE
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First-down yardage : TEN
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Far-reaching : VAST
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Steers clear of : SHUNS
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Pub drinks : ALES
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"___ pronounce you ... " : INOW
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Friend of Raleigh and Essex : QUEENELIZABETHI
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Semiformal wear : TUXEDOS
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Knickknack : NOTION
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Month: Abbr. : SEP
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Cuckoo : ANI
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Alcott girl et al. : JOS
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Creed : ISM
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Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
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Part of an Agra name : TAJ
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Type of stripe : ZEBRA
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Spenserian lady and namesakes : UNAS
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Old gray one of song : MARE
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Waits for : EXPECTS
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Chihuahuan or Sonoran : MEXICAN
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Carmines : REDS
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Basketry fiber : ISTLE
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Kind of horse town : ONE
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Sound of satisfaction : PURR
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River isle : AIT
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Oneself: Fr. : SOI
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Dictionary abbr. : ADV
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Nectars : JUICES
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Codgers : GEEZERS
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Ouster of a sort : EXCOMMUNICATION
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Partner of holler : HOOT
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Direction to a printer : STET
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"___ but you" : NOONE
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Coffee-break props : URNS
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Porker's bailiwick : STY
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Fished : EELED
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Courtesy title: Abbr. : ESQ
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Seals : SHUTS
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Waiting line : QUEUE
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Still in effect : UNEXPIRED
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Domestic of yore : ESNE
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Claw : TALON
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Omission, as of a vowel : ELISION
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Parisian nose : NEZ
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Nam and Cong : VIETS
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Opposed : ANTI
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Carnaby St. locale : SOHO
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Castor, for one : TWIN
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Costa Rican capital : SANJOSE
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Cheese : EDAM
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Lout : BOOR
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Pouch : SAC
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Boulder and Aswan : DAMS
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Social asset : TACT
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Inland sea of Russia : ARAL
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"___ sais quoi" : JENE
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Love, in tennis : ZERO
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Acting officer, in Britain : EXON
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Fraternal org. : BPOE
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Employer : USER
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Oklahoma flower : MISTLETOE
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Obvious facts : TRUISMS
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Symbol on a clock face : XII
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Police tactic : DRAGNET
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Rhymer's opus : POEM
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With: Fr. : AVEC
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The Macbeths, for example : SCOTS
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Olympus dweller : DEITY
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Spanish thrush : ORIOL
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In unison : ASONE
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Biblical king : JEHU
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Wife, in ancient Rome : UXOR
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Church image : ICON
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Writer Grey : ZANE
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Guido syllables : UTS
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Relative of Eddy : NED

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

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