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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

"ROSE IS A ROSE"

New York Times, Sunday, May 23, 1982

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.01, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 566 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 97, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1982, The New York TimesNo. 11,884
Across
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___ rosa (secretly) : SUB
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Chow ___ : MEIN
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Draw a bead on : AIM
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Iranian coins : RIALS
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Change for a five : ONES
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"The Velvet Fog" : TORME
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Best of the movies : EDNA
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Jostler's weapon : ELBOW
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Heart of the matter : PITH
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Take up, as a cause : ADOPT
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Drug dick : NARC
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Uses a kettle : BOILS
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Rose : ATTAINEDAHIGHERLEVEL
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Caesar and Luckman : SIDS
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Electrical unit : REL
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Els, e.g. : RRS
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Wheel shafts : AXLES
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Austen novel : EMMA
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Neighborhood : AREA
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Pianist Gilels : EMIL
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___ de la Cité : ILE
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Jason's ship : ARGO
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What a d.a. is : ATT
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Maroon : ENISLE
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Like otaries : EARED
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Rose : PERFUMEESSENCE
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Running in neutral : IDLING
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Everlasting: Poetic : ETERNE
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Rosy feature : LIP
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Amo follower : AMAS
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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Refuge for Valjean : SEWER
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Rose : PETEORBILLY
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Mason's item : HOD
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He waited for Godot : DIDI
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Rolled tea : CHA
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" . . . walk before thee like ___": Shak. : ASOW
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A daughter of Rose Kennedy : PAT
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Rose : GOTOUTOFBED
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Certain Prado works : GOYAS
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Soviet inland sea : ARAL
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Yeahs' opposites : NAHS
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Did catering : FED
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Freeloading fish : REMORA
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Rosy-cheeked : ROBUST
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Rose : AMERICANBEAUTY
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Salute of a sort : SALVO
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Vatican veils : ORALES
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Pronom : MOI
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Highland refusals : NAES
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Heretofore, to Herrick : ERE
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Get one's goat : RILE
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Wimbledon great : ASHE
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Cookbook abbrs. : TSPS
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Ply : WIELD
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"Winterset" hero : MIO
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Genetic helix, for short : DNA
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Anecdotal anthologies : ANAS
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Rose : KINDOFWINDOWORQUARTZ
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Painter of "Olympia" : MANET
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Bowler's aisle : LANE
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Antilles Indian : CARIB
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Word with pittance : MERE
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Absalom's initial : ALEPH
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W.W. II alliance : AXIS
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Gives it a whirl : TRIES
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"Dukes of Hazzard" spinoff : ENOS
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"Beau ___" : GESTE
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P.T. place : GYM
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Sultanas' chambers : ODAS
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Likely : APT
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Gazpacho, e.g. : SOPA
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Monads : UNITS
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Dramatist-poet Ugo ___ : BETTI
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Act the arbiter : MODERATE
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Become weatherworn : ERODE
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Gazelle's kin : IMPALA
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Holl. : NETH
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Wives of Esau and Lamech : ADAHS
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Anent : INRE
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Ornamental knotting : MACRAME
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Rose : REBELLED
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"___ Lucy" : ILOVE
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"___ Rose" : ABIESIRISH
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Lounge about : LOLL
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Vane readings : SWS
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Rose : SHADEOFRED
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Thrash : TAN
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Imbue with a wood finish : ENGRAIN
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Credo : ISM
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Vernon's vis-à-vis : IRENE
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Cato's 61 : LXI
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Role for Rosalind : MAME
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Esteem : RESPECT
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Oleoresin : ELEMI
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Slow, in music : LENTO
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Trimmed the rim : EDGED
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Gibraltar beasts : APES
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Neural network : RETE
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Rose gradually : GREW
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Distant: Prefix : TELE
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Lesion adhesion : SCAB
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Pub stock : ALE
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Strip of tackle : UNRIG
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Command to Rover : SIT
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Coney and Catalina: Abbr. : ISLS
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"When I was ___ . . . " : ALAD
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Yucca : PITA
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Discoverer's cry : OHO
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Devil-may-care : RAFFISH
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Hindu ascetic: Var. : YOGEE
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1958 Presley hit : DONT
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Rose : WOMANSNAME
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Do a grammar chore : PARSE
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Like a noisy crowd : AROAR
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Rosés : TABLEWINES
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Busiest airport : OHARE
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W. Pt. enclave : USMA
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Alouette's bill : BEC
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Gouda's cousin : EDAM
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"I Never Promised ___ Rose Garden" : YOUA
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Johnson of "Laugh-In" : ARTE
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Verbalizes : SAYS
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Film of 1967 : LUV
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Stats for Mike Schmidt : RBIS
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"___ Rose": S. Young book : SOREDTHE
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May and Stritch : ELAINES
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Add turf : RESOD
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Certifying officials : NOTARIES
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"You're a Grand ___" : OLDFLAG
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U.N. agcy. : ILO
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Wars of the Roses king : EDWARD
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Pyrenees city : PAU
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All thumbs : INEPT
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Part of a dram : MINIM
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Persian water wheel : NORIA
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Rose Bowl, in a way : ARENA
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Barber's aid : STROP
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Kind of cabbage : KALE
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Like tapers : WAXY
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VIII, to Virgil : OCTO
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Grid leaders : QBS
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Gusto : ZEST
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Slick, e.g. : MAG

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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