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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
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Mélange : OLIO
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Directive : KEEPOFFTHEGRASS
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Chanteuses : ARTISTES
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Unusual find : RARITY
22
Garbed : CLAD
23
Town near Padua : ESTE
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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
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Enthusiasm : ELAN
38
Forthwith : SOON
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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
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Gardner : ERLE
57
Handwriting on the wall : OMEN
58
Cereal fungus : ERGOT
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Culbertson et al. : ELYS
Down
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One of the Chases : ILKA
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Louis opponent : BAER
3
"___ a man with seven . . . " : IMET
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Portrayal : DEPICTION
5
Rabat robe : CAFTAN
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Hungry : UNFED
7
Orchestra sites : PITS
8
Kabibble : ISH
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Natty Bumppo prize : DEERSKIN
10
Actor Peter : LORRE
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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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