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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, December 5, 1975

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { B F J M Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 26-Down is as in original, but although Soho and Piccadilly are near each other, Soho isn't part of Piccadilly.

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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,610

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Took one's place : SATDOWN
8. Certain exercises : SITUPS
14. Tito territory : CROATIA
15. Integrating : UNITING
17. Parlor sight : OLDROCKINGCHAIR
19. Crossing sound : TOOT
20. Netman Rosewall : KEN
21. "I ___ letter to my love" : SENTA
22. Sit: Lat. : SEDERE
25. Happy-hued : ROSY
26. Fellow libber : SISTER
30. Time out : RECESS
32. Walk ___ (exult) : ONAIR
33. Sirius, Vega, etc. : STARS
34. Refrain word : TRA
37. Precarious spot : HOTSEAT
39. Obedient : DUTEOUS
41. Yoko ___ : ONO
42. Common Market member : ITALY
44. "___ Mio" : OSOLE
45. Ten enneads : NINETY
47. Brown Betty ingredients : APPLES
48. Eat at : GNAW
50. Kinds of chairs : SEDANS
52. Western Indians : IOWAS
54. Here, in Lyon : ICI
55. Mets' home : SHEA
59. Certain tiers : GRANDSTANDSEATS
63. Fiddler's motion : SALTATO
64. Sister of Orestes : ELECTRA
65. Quenched : SLAKED
66. Love seats : SETTEES
Down
1. Burns or Lauder, e.g. : SCOT
2. Guthrie : ARLO
3. Commotion : TODO
4. Target missile : DART
5. Ear: Prefix : OTO
6. Chair material : WICKER
7. In the raw : NAKED
8. Kind of bath or deck : SUN
9. Action suffix : ING
10. Twitches : TICS
11. Arthur's father et al. : UTHERS
12. Prop for Liberace : PIANOSTOOL
13. Tizzies : SNITS
16. American botanist : GRAY
18. Not mobile : INERT
22. Mist from a clear sky : SEREIN
23. Partner of waiting : READY
24. Beige : ECRU
26. Piccadilly area : SOHO
27. Look ___ (visit briefly) : INON
28. What Humpty Dumpty did : SATONAWALL
29. "___ the season to be jolly" : TIS
31. Prevents, in law : ESTOPS
33. Condition : STATE
35. Occupy a throne : RULE
36. Enzyme endings : ASES
38. Roscoe of movies : ATES
40. Clairvoyance, for short : ESP
43. Croesus's realm : LYDIA
46. "___ girl, just like . . . " : IWANTA
47. "Children of ___ brain" : ANIDLE
48. Buggies : GIGS
49. Bayes and Helmer : NORAS
51. Skin crises : ACNES
53. McGovern's state: Abbr. : SDAK
55. Amish, e.g. : SECT
56. Misanthropy : HATE
57. To be: Fr. : ETRE
58. Namesakes of 16 Down : ASAS
60. Soo abbr. : STE
61. Ivy clump : TOD
62. Put in place : SET

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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