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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

New York Times, Sunday, March 6, 1988

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 81, Avg Word Len: 5.07, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 531 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 110, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 13,998
Across
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Importuned : PLED
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Carlyle's "___ Resartus" : SARTOR
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Leather punch : AWL
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Ono of JAPAN : YOKO
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It wasn't built in a day : ROME
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Lazy : OTIOSE
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Moll's date : THUG
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"Abdul, the Bulbul ___" : AMIR
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ENGLAND : EDITHCAVELL
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Georgia or Cal : TECH
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Croquet locale : LAWN
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Rice dish : PILAU
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Vowel sequence : EIO
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POLAND : MARIECURIE
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Hospital rookie : INTERN
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Defector of a sort : SECEDER
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INDIA : INDIRAGANDHI
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"There Is Nothin' Like ___" : ADAME
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Opposite of 'tain't : TIS
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Rotation speeds: Abbr. : RPMS
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Defendants, in law : REI
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Veneers : PATINAS
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Rehan of IRELAND : ADA
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J.F.K. info : ETA
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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Cry out loud : SOB
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Witch birds : ANIS
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Yum-Yum's sovereign : MIKADO
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UNITED STATES : HARRIETTUBMAN
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Pea jackets : PODS
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Certain madonnas : PIETAS
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Grazing ground : LEA
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Dem.'s opponent : REP
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Improperly : AMISS
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Glove for Cerone : MITT
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Hilt : HAFT
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Chateaubriand heroine : ATALA
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Maiden-named : NEE
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Omega preceder : PSI
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"A ___ All Seasons" : MANFOR
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Sermon topic : EVIL
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ITALY : RENATATEBALDI
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Flap on a cap : EARLAP
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Hebrides island : UIST
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Some rwys. : ELS
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Greek goddess of discord : ERIS
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Ho ___ Minh : CHI
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Yearling's age : ONE
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Skyline feature : STEEPLE
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Envelope abbr. : ATT
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Jamie Green, e.g. : SAIL
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Vacation vehicle : VAN
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Seabees' motto : CANDO
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ALBANIA : MOTHERTERESA
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Kern lady : ROBERTA
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Cantankerous : ORNERY
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AUSTRALIA : HELENREDDY
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Stage reminder : CUE
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"Louise" or "Norma" : OPERA
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Olfactory stimulus : ODOR
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Kin of Camembert : BRIE
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FRANCE : ROSABONHEUR
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Golda of ISRAEL : MEIR
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Legato effect : SLUR
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Pre-refrigerator visitors : ICEMEN
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Pot for Juanita : OLLA
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Danube tributary : ENNS
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Mommy has three : EMS
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English county : DORSET
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Olga's refusal : NYET
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Pre-coll. school : PREP
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Napoleonic battle site : LODI
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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Keep from leaving : DETAIN
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Assn. : SOC
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___ standstill : ATA
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Chita and Diego : RIVERAS
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Nailing obliquely : TOEING
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Sonja Henie's birthplace : OSLO
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Unc, for one : REL
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Tack on : ATTACH
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Stassen's "___ Stand" : WHEREI
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Clear : LUCID
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Korean War river : YALU
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Barbra's "Funny Girl" co-star : OMAR
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Fuzzy fruit : KIWI
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Bombay butter : GHEE
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Nonagenarian's goal : HUNDRED
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Catherine de' ___ : MEDICI
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Advocate of: Comb. form : CRAT
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A-one : TIPTOP
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Columnist Bombeck : ERMA
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Curls the lip : SNEERS
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DENMARK : ISAKDINESEN
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Biblical landfall : ARARAT
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Circle width : DIAMETER
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RUSSIA : ANNAPAVLOVA
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Might's partner : MAIN
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Superman's insignia : ESS
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Neighbor of Clearwater : TAMPA
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Offbeat phrase : IDIOM
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Kind of chip : POTATO
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___ Dhabi, Persian Gulf emirate : ABU
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Panama lady : HATTIE
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Graf of GERMANY : STEFFI
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Said yes : ASSENTED
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Holdups : HEISTS
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Addaxes' cousins : ELANDS
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Bikini part : BRA
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Skewer : IMPALE
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Rachel Carson subject : SEA
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Rock salt : HALITE
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Jungle ivy : LIANA
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Word with horn or stock : ALPEN
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First First Lady : MARTHA
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Put back on the payroll : REHIRE
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Rio lady : RITA
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Hill, to an Arab : TEL
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MacLaine's brother : BEATTY
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Wing part : AILERON
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L.A. campus : USC
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Norman city : CAEN
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Smut, for short : PORN
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Rivers : STREAMS
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Séance figure : MEDIUM
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Waitresses take these : ORDERS
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Alarm clock, e.g. : ROUSER
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Extraction tube: Var. : SYPHON
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Eyes, poetically : ORBS
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Superstar of early TV : BERLE
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One of the bases : HOME
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Eve's address : EDEN
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Pork cut : LOIN
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Slips a cog : ERRS
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Hepburn role on Broadway : COCO
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Like a conger : EELY
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Queens do it : RULE
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Smell ___ (be suspicious) : ARAT
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Free from : RID
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Spelldown : BEE
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Neighbor of Que. : ONT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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