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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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R
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H
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D
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O
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N
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G
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,610
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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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