It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.
This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge for best results.
Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, May 14, 1976

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
1
S
2
A
3
W
4
A
5
B
6
I
7
L
8
G
9
E
10
T
11
E
12
L
13
L
14
E
R
I
C
15
U
V
E
A
S
16
E
L
I
A
17
M
A
S
C
18
U
L
I
N
E
T
19
U
R
K
E
Y
20
I
M
P
I
N
G
E
D
21
H
E
R
O
N
S
22
D
R
E
D
23
C
O
L
A
24
T
25
O
26
S
E
E
D
27
J
A
N
E
28
C
29
S
30
T
31
A
S
O
N
E
32
S
A
R
I
33
A
O
N
E
34
S
C
O
T
L
35
A
N
D
Y
A
36
R
D
M
A
N
37
T
A
T
S
38
S
E
E
S
39
E
V
I
C
T
40
E
R
Y
41
S
T
A
D
42
S
M
O
C
K
S
43
A
P
E
D
44
B
L
O
C
45
A
46
I
47
R
I
E
R
48
B
E
A
R
A
49
B
50
L
51
E
52
C
A
U
S
E
I
53
R
R
I
T
A
T
I
O
N
54
E
M
I
L
55
S
H
A
N
E
56
E
N
I
D
57
D
A
N
E
58
K
O
N
G
S
59
D
E
N
S
© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,771
Across
1
"I never ___ purple cow" : SAWA
5
Verbal rubbish : BILGE
10
Tattle : TELL
14
Sevareid : ERIC
15
Eye parts : UVEAS
16
"Essays of ___" : ELIA
17
Tom : MASCULINETURKEY
20
Encroached : IMPINGED
21
Storks' relatives : HERONS
22
Slave Scott : DRED
23
Fountain order : COLA
24
Go ___ (deteriorate) : TOSEED
27
Russell or Powell : JANE
28
Time initials : CST
31
" . . . live as cheaply ___" : ASONE
32
Indira's robe : SARI
33
Top-notch : AONE
34
Dick : SCOTLANDYARDMAN
37
Does work on a doily : TATS
38
Bishoprics : SEES
39
Dispossess : EVICT
40
After mock or crock : ERY
41
Boer town : STAD
42
Atelier garb : SMOCKS
43
Copied : APED
44
Senate faction : BLOC
45
Better ventilated : AIRIER
48
Tolerable : BEARABLE
52
Harry : CAUSEIRRITATION
54
Actor Jannings : EMIL
55
Ladd film : SHANE
56
Miss Bagnold : ENID
57
Borge, for one : DANE
58
King and Hong : KONGS
59
Cub Scout units : DENS
Down
1
Half: Prefix : SEMI
2
Thomas Hood hero : ARAM
3
Fragment : WISP
4
Highway statistics : ACCIDENTS
5
Protruded : BULGED
6
Covered with vines : IVIED
7
___ a hand : LEND
8
Proceed, Scottish style : GAE
9
Neighbor of Latvia: Var. : ESTHONIA
10
Earth, to Caesar : TERRA
11
Nevada city : ELKO
12
Mortgage : LIEN
13
Minstrel poems : LAYS
18
Let out, as fishline : UNREEL
19
Congo river : UELE
23
Grant et al. : CARYS
24
Discernment : TASTE
25
Hollywood plum : OSCAR
26
Begrimed : SOOTY
27
Blasé : JADED
28
Kind of strip : COMIC
29
Tidbit : SNACK
30
Khayyám products : TENTS
32
Golf V.I.P. : SNEAD
33
Supported : ADVOCATED
35
Reference symbol : ASTERISK
36
Shark passenger : REMORA
41
Graf ___ : SPEE
42
Election lists : SLATES
43
Bride's milieu : AISLE
44
Human or time : BEING
45
Executed a tennis coup : ACED
46
"___ Camera" : IAMA
47
Partner of wrack : RUIN
48
Grain husk : BRAN
49
Spiral stem : BINE
50
Meat cut : LOIN
51
Pass catchers : ENDS
53
After pi : RHO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

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

|