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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1975

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, 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.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,336

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Across
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Mythical figure : LEDA
5
Bedouin : NOMAD
10
Neptune's concern : TIDE
14
As neat as ___ : APIN
15
Greek hub : AGORA
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On Poseidon's territory : ASEA
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Drizzle : MIST
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Mythical figure : PROMETHEUS
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Mythical figure : ACHILLES
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Least rainy : DRIEST
23
Takes off : GOES
24
Decoy : BAIT
25
Mythical figure and namesakes : JASONS
28
Mythical figure : CALLIOPE
32
"Comin' in on ___ and . . . " : AWING
33
Afghan capital : KABUL
34
Differing: Abbr. : VAR
35
Kind of duck or brain : LAME
36
Swamps : MIRES
37
Mythical figure : HERA
38
Penpoint : NIB
39
Dissolves : MELTS
40
Montmartre headgear : BERET
41
Mythical figure : ATALANTA
43
"___ BILLS" (sign on a hoarding) : POSTNO
44
Poetic works : ODES
45
Cut of beef : RUMP
46
Helix : SPIRAL
49
Mythical figure : CERBERUS
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Mythical figure : TELEMACHUS
55
Frog genus : RANA
56
One of the Kings : ALAN
57
Italian province : UDINE
58
"QB VII" author : URIS
59
Turkish V.l.P.'s : BEYS
60
Jewish fete : SEDER
61
Mr. Thomas : SETH
Down
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Tibetan V.I.P. : LAMA
2
"Iliad," for one : EPIC
3
Flatware item : DISH
4
Mythical figure : ANTIGONE
5
Vesuvius's neighbor : NAPLES
6
Mythical monsters : OGRES
7
Pasture sounds : MOOS
8
Sleeve site : ARM
9
Mythical figure : DAEDALUS
10
Gauguin's retreat : TAHITI
11
Words of understanding : ISEE
12
Mythical figure: Lat. : DEUS
13
Aurora's direction : EAST
19
Diva's forte : TRILL
21
Protracted : LONG
24
Ruth and Zaharias : BABES
25
Mazo de la Roche locale : JALNA
26
Expect : AWAIT
27
Leo's cousin : SIMBA
28
Runnymede document, with Magna : CARTA
29
Aboveboard : OVERT
30
Punctuation mark: Abbr. : PAREN
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Mythical figure : ERATO
33
Highland garb : KILTS
36
Mythical figure : MENELAUS
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Mythical figure : HESPERUS
39
Ethel Merman title : MADAM
40
Explosive : BOMB
42
Sophia and family : LORENS
43
Ship's officer : PURSER
45
What alumni do : REUNE
46
Pierce : STAB
47
Mythical figure : PELE
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"Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
49
Rebuked : CHID
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Steak order : RARE
51
Singleton : UNIT
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Obi : SASH
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Between B and F : CDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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