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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, April 12, 1957

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,845
Across Down
1. Hangar. : SHED
5. Port of Israel. : HAIFA
10. Rascals. : IMPS
14. Protuberance. : NODE
15. Actor Welles. : ORSON
16. Unusual. : RARE
17. Title words of new Brando movie. : AUGUSTMOON
19. Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
20. Legal decision serving as an example. : PRECEDENT
21. Sets of reference books: Abbr. : ENCYS
22. Town on the Thames. : ETON
23. Cummerbund. : SASH
24. Wheel adjunct. : CAM
27. Army men. : GIS
29. ___ facie. : PRIMA
31. Miss March and namesakes. : AMYS
33. Lady-in-waiting. : ATTENDANT
36. Relative of a divan. : SOFA
37. Wearing a bright color. : INRED
38. One-horse carriage of India. : EKKA
39. Passer-through. : TRAVERSER
41. Deal in. : SELL
42. County of Owego, N. Y. : TIOGA
43. Summerfield's job: Abbr. : PMG
45. Paid bill: Abbr. : REC
46. Star of "Men in War." : RYAN
47. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
50. Greens. : SALAD
52. Winnipeg resident. : MANITOBAN
57. Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
58. Long-run musical (with "The"). : PAJAMAGAME
59. Mary ___ Lincoln. : TODD
60. Chalcedony. : AGATE
61. Snatch. : GRAB
62. "The ___ the limit." : SKYS
63. Preparations for cake making. : MIXES
64. Deep longings: Colloq. : YENS
1. Hard, thin cooky. : SNAP
2. Point of time. : HOUR
3. Move sideways. : EDGE
4. Playing card. : DEUCE
5. Delicacy on a bun. : HOTDOG
6. Natives of Erivan. : ARMENIANS
7. "When the frost ___ the punkin . . . " : ISON
8. Lowest part. : FOOT
9. Cape in Massachusetts. : ANN
10. Old ___, U. S. frigate Constitution. : IRONSIDES
11. Ruth Gordon occupation. : MATCHMAKER
12. Victim. : PREY
13. Bodies of water. : SEAS
18. Six or more tennis games. : SET
21. Merit. : EARN
23. Went fast. : SPED
24. Assign actors. : CAST
25. Spiritless: Arch. : AMORT
26. "London Bridge is falling down, ___." : MYFAIRLADY
28. Throat trouble. : STREP
30. Joint. : ANKLE
32. Admirers of "Iolanthe." : SAVOYARDS
34. Put an end to. : TERMINATE
35. Soft mineral. : TALC
37. Pahlevi's domain. : IRAN
40. Old oath. : EGAD
44. Makes very dirty. : GRIMES
48. One ___ time. : ATA
49. Soaked. : SOGGY
50. Tosspots. : SOTS
51. Berserk. : AMOK
52. Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar. : MAGI
53. A hero in the Iliad. : AJAX
54. Empty. : BARE
55. To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
56. Bird's beaks. : NEBS
58. Jack of clubs, in loo. : PAM

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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