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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
Across Down
1. Mythical figure : LEDA
5. Bedouin : NOMAD
10. Neptune's concern : TIDE
14. As neat as ___ : APIN
15. Greek hub : AGORA
16. On Poseidon's territory : ASEA
17. Drizzle : MIST
18. Mythical figure : PROMETHEUS
20. Mythical figure : ACHILLES
22. 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
53. 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
1. 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
31. Mythical figure : ERATO
33. Highland garb : KILTS
36. Mythical figure : MENELAUS
37. 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
48. "Now ___ me down . . . " : ILAY
49. Rebuked : CHID
50. Steak order : RARE
51. Singleton : UNIT
52. Obi : SASH
54. Between B and F : CDE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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