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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

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Hangar. : SHED
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Port of Israel. : HAIFA
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Rascals. : IMPS
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Protuberance. : NODE
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Actor Welles. : ORSON
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Unusual. : RARE
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Title words of new Brando movie. : AUGUSTMOON
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Great Barrier Island. : OTEA
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Legal decision serving as an example. : PRECEDENT
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Sets of reference books: Abbr. : ENCYS
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Town on the Thames. : ETON
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Cummerbund. : SASH
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Wheel adjunct. : CAM
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Army men. : GIS
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___ facie. : PRIMA
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Miss March and namesakes. : AMYS
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Lady-in-waiting. : ATTENDANT
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Relative of a divan. : SOFA
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Wearing a bright color. : INRED
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One-horse carriage of India. : EKKA
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Passer-through. : TRAVERSER
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Deal in. : SELL
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County of Owego, N. Y. : TIOGA
43
Summerfield's job: Abbr. : PMG
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Paid bill: Abbr. : REC
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Star of "Men in War." : RYAN
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Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
50
Greens. : SALAD
52
Winnipeg resident. : MANITOBAN
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
58
Long-run musical (with "The"). : PAJAMAGAME
59
Mary ___ Lincoln. : TODD
60
Chalcedony. : AGATE
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Snatch. : GRAB
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"The ___ the limit." : SKYS
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Preparations for cake making. : MIXES
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Deep longings: Colloq. : YENS
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Hard, thin cooky. : SNAP
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Point of time. : HOUR
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Move sideways. : EDGE
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Playing card. : DEUCE
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Delicacy on a bun. : HOTDOG
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Natives of Erivan. : ARMENIANS
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"When the frost ___ the punkin . . . " : ISON
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Lowest part. : FOOT
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Cape in Massachusetts. : ANN
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Old ___, U. S. frigate Constitution. : IRONSIDES
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Ruth Gordon occupation. : MATCHMAKER
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Victim. : PREY
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Bodies of water. : SEAS
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Six or more tennis games. : SET
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Merit. : EARN
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Went fast. : SPED
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Assign actors. : CAST
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Spiritless: Arch. : AMORT
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"London Bridge is falling down, ___." : MYFAIRLADY
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Throat trouble. : STREP
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Joint. : ANKLE
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Admirers of "Iolanthe." : SAVOYARDS
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Put an end to. : TERMINATE
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Soft mineral. : TALC
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Pahlevi's domain. : IRAN
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Makes very dirty. : GRIMES
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One ___ time. : ATA
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Soaked. : SOGGY
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Tosspots. : SOTS
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Berserk. : AMOK
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Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar. : MAGI
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A hero in the Iliad. : AJAX
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Empty. : BARE
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To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
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Bird's beaks. : NEBS
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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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