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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Saturday, February 2, 1957

Author:
Maura Jacobson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, 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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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,776

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Musical finale. : CODA
5
Elephant in a juvenile series. : BABAR
10
Long ago: Arch. : ERST
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Completed. : OVER
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Logician's term for fallacies. : IDOLA
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Shakespearean "Indeed!" : GOTO
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Freight train unit. : REFRIGERATORCAR
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Couturier's product. : ENSEMBLE
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International document. : TREATY
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Graf ___. : SPEE
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Stout and porter. : ALES
24
Handy item for baby. : MITTEN
27
Gratification. : PLEASURE
31
First name of "Happy Hunting" star. : ETHEL
32
Landed Scotchman. : LAIRD
33
Golfer Snead. : SAM
34
Neunkirchen's locale. : SAAR
35
Feature of 34 Across. : MINES
36
Golfer Sarazen. : GENE
37
Hgt. : ALT
38
Foreign Secretary under Attlee. : BEVIN
39
Canalboat. : BARGE
40
Physical. : SYSTEMIC
42
Man with a shipping problem. : NASSER
43
Supreme Court Justice. : REED
44
Vex. : ROIL
45
Sixth planet from the sun. : SATURN
48
Dietitian's concern. : NUTRIENT
52
Famous man from Illinois. : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
54
Sabres. : JETS
55
___ sight (beyond reach). : OUTOF
56
Fiber plant. : HEMP
57
Part of a derrick. : MAST
58
Bedtime ritual for children. : STORY
59
Magnolia. : TREE
Down
1
Part of an armature. : CORE
2
Kiln. : OVEN
3
Parties to trials: Abbr. : DEFS
4
Cop in action. : ARRESTER
5
Great bell in London. : BIGBEN
6
Girl's name. : ADELE
7
Drill. : BORE
8
___ Newburg. : ALA
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Certain reptiles. : RATTLERS
10
Outlet. : EGRESS
11
Cape in Portugal, westernmost point of Europe. : ROCA
12
Office copy, for short. : STAT
13
Reactionary. : TORY
18
Constrain. : IMPEL
19
Echo, for instance. : OREAD
23
Unnaturalized one. : ALIEN
24
Coloradan scenery. : MESAS
25
NATO member. : ITALY
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"___ the way the money goes . . . " : THATS
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Delight, as an audience: Slang. : PANIC
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Those interested in Suez clearance. : USERS
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Cattle country. : RANGE
30
Turkish title. : EMEER
32
Black and blue. : LIVID
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Items in the attic. : MEMENTOS
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Illumination. : GASLIGHT
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Ginger and root. : BEERS
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Relative of 32 Across. : BAIRN
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Most reliable. : TRUEST
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Inform. : NOTIFY
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Gossip's tidbit. : RUMOR
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Polish Parliament. : SEJM
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Circuit. : AREA
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Blasting substances. : TNTS
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Clear: Sp. : NETO
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Subject of a speech by Juliet. : NAME
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Transcribe. : TYPE
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Military shelter. : HUT

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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