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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, March 4, 1977

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, 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.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,065
Across
1. In the same place: Abbr. : IBID
5. Eros : CUPID
10. Nightingale item : LAMP
14. Hobbling : LAME
15. Liqueur flavoring : ANISE
16. Mélange : OLIO
17. Directive : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
20. Chanteuses : ARTISTES
21. Unusual find : RARITY
22. Garbed : CLAD
23. Town near Padua : ESTE
24. Hatch fastening : BATTEN
27. Dead Sea, for one : LAKE
28. Londoner's "local" : PUB
31. Walk ___ (feel elated) : ONAIR
32. Egyptian king : SETI
33. Woven fabric : LENO
34. Directive : DEPOSITTENCENTS
37. Enthusiasm : ELAN
38. Forthwith : SOON
39. Strongly : AMAIN
40. ___ Moines : DES
41. Debussy subject : FAUN
42. Fishes, in a way : TROLLS
43. Target : BUTT
44. "___ go bragh" : ERIN
45. Aloof : OFFISH
48. Daredevils of a sort : STUNTMEN
52. Directive : CROSSONTHEGREEN
54. Corrida beast : TORO
55. Plaintive sounds : MOANS
56. Gardner : ERLE
57. Handwriting on the wall : OMEN
58. Cereal fungus : ERGOT
59. Culbertson et al. : ELYS
Down
1. One of the Chases : ILKA
2. Louis opponent : BAER
3. "___ a man with seven . . . " : IMET
4. Portrayal : DEPICTION
5. Rabat robe : CAFTAN
6. Hungry : UNFED
7. Orchestra sites : PITS
8. Kabibble : ISH
9. Natty Bumppo prize : DEERSKIN
10. Actor Peter : LORRE
11. Jai ___ : ALAI
12. Fine spray : MIST
13. Nosegay : POSY
18. Canadian doctor and family : OSLERS
19. The take : GATE
23. Corroded : EATEN
24. Portended : BODED
25. Anoint, old style : ANELE
26. Polynesian fabrics : TAPAS
27. Divulge : LETON
28. Punitive : PENAL
29. Up to the time that : UNTIL
30. Deck chiefs, for short : BOSNS
32. Resolute : STOUT
33. Grove sight : LEMONTREE
35. Feels welcome : ISATHOME
36. Being concerned : CARING
41. Partner of bother : FUSS
42. Least erroneous : TRUEST
43. Oxlike animal : BISON
44. Racial prefix : ETHNO
45. Eight: Prefix : OCTO
46. "Up ___ Slavery" : FROM
47. Tee call : FORE
48. Kind of party : STAG
49. European blackbird : MERL
50. Hard to hold : EELY
51. Compass readings : NNES
53. Conjunction : NOR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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