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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, April 26, 1974

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1974, The New York TimesNo. 9,022
Across
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Poet : LEAR
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"Ivanhoe" character : ISAAC
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Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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Brahman : HINDU
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"O! I am Fortune's ___" : FOOL
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Knights : SIRS
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Poet : EDNAMILLAY
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Poet : TEASDALE
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___ Mrs. : MRAND
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Yeats's country : EIRE
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Circle width: Abbr. : DIAM
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Hauled : CARTED
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Poet : SANDBURG
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Adjoins : ABUTS
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Poet-dramatist : SYNGE
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Capek opus : RUR
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Delhi princess : RANI
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Whip marks : WELTS
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Laugh, in Spain : RISA
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Accessory in Osaka : OBI
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Figure : SHAPE
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Verse in general : POESY
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Poet : MACLEISH
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Marten's cousins : SABLES
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Palo ___ : ALTO
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Make-up box : ETUI
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Publicize : BRUIT
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Poet : BROWNING
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Poet : JOHNMILTON
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Portico : STOA
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Of a poem : ODIC
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___ cologne : EAUDE
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Chemical suffixes : OSES
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Poet Field, familiarly : GENE
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Stands up : RISES
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Poet : NASH
Down
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Endure : LAST
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Toledo's lake : ERIE
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Shah Jahan's city : AGRA
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Poet : ROSSETTI
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"___ the bells on . . . " : IHEARD
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Move laterally : SIDLE
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One of the Brontës : ANNE
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Nabokov title : ADA
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Poet : CUMMINGS
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Leg ___ : OFLAMB
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Cologne, on Heine's map : KOLN
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Kind of hog : ROAD
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Like a malt drink : ALY
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Turkish edict : IRADE
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___ Irae : DIES
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Poet : DANTE
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Ricochet : CAROM
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Addis ___ : ABABA
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Of Finnish poetry : RUNIC
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Graceful girl : SYLPH
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Angel in work by 52 Across : URIEL
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Muscovite, to the French : RUSSE
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Poet Thomas and family : GRAYS
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"A ___ cruel . . . " : SEASO
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Poet : WHITTIER
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Poet : ROBINSON
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Turkish sultan : SELIM
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De ___ University : PAUW
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Shakespearean clown : LAUNCE
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Harlan and Lucy : STONES
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Eat away : ERODE
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Augur : BODE
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Nose: Prefix : RHIN
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Heat measures: Abbr. : BTUS
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"___ long time between . . . " : ITSA
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Certain votes : NOES
51
Cut : GASH
52
Trot : JOG
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Short French tale : LAI

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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