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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, March 10, 1978

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B }, Scrabble score: 317 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 14-Across missing hyphen after underscore; left as in the original.

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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,436
Across
1. Delhi nanny : AMAH
5. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
10. Quid of tobacco, in Dogpatch : CHAW
14. "___ Bungay," book by H.G. Wells : TONO
15. Borne by the wind : EOLIC
16. Kibbutz dance : HORA
17. Sky event : AUTUMNALEQUINOX
20. European revolters in 1524 : PEASANTS
21. Disordered : UNTIDY
22. Scrapes by, with "out" : EKES
23. Relative of Cubism : DADA
24. "I remember . . . the way ___": Swinburne : WEMET
26. Musketeers or Magi : TRIO
27. Holbrook : HAL
30. Turkish rice dish : PILAU
31. Tibia : SHIN
32. Nod off : DOZE
33. Sky event : ECLIPSEOFTHESUN
36. Lose traction : SKID
37. "___ We Got Fun?" : AINT
38. Chrissie of the courts : EVERT
39. Mao ___-tung : TSE
40. Freud's colleague : JUNG
41. One of the deadly sins : PRIDE
42. Acarid : MITE
43. Lady of Spain : DAMA
44. Magician's cache : SLEEVE
47. Certain : POSITIVE
51. Sky events : WINTERSOLSTICES
53. Quechuan : INCA
54. Sister's child : NIECE
55. Tiber tributary : NERA
56. Writer Greene : GAEL
57. Door sign : ENTER
58. Author of "The Black Prince" : GRAU
Down
1. Nipa palm : ATAP
2. Pouting expression : MOUE
3. Broadway theater : ANTA
4. "Downstairs" role : HOUSEMAID
5. Barracuda : SENNET
6. Checkroom items : COATS
7. "___ well" : ALLS
8. Trygve : LIE
9. Make familiar : ACQUAINT
10. Actress-dancer Rivera : CHITA
11. "___ soit . . . " : HONI
12. Grandson of Jacob : AROD
13. Impressionable : WAXY
18. Greasepaint : MAKEUP
19. Open a clasp : UNDO
23. Proceed aimlessly : DRIFT
24. Parts of candles : WICKS
25. ___ May, in "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
26. Bootlace : THONG
27. Sprinkled the lawn : HOSED
28. Sky blue : AZURE
29. Pre-Easter period : LENT
30. Annoying one : PEST
31. View from Notre Dame : SEINE
32. Going off the track : DEVIATING
34. Gironde wine : SAUTERNE
35. Kind of crab : HERMIT
40. Jazz jargon : JIVE
41. Ken Stabler, often : PASSER
42. Lithium is the lightest one known : METAL
43. "La ___ Vita" : DOLCE
44. Barfly's gulp : SWIG
45. Director Wertmüller : LINA
46. Suffix with consist and subsist : ENCE
47. Vers-librist : POET
48. Pastry chef's aide : ICER
49. Actress Miles : VERA
50. Biblical twin : ESAU
52. Satanic deed : SIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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