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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 1975

Author: Maura B. Jacobson
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { V X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, 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.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,399
Across Down
1. "___ at any price" : PEACE
6. Husband of Gudrun : ATLI
10. Iwo ___ : JIMA
14. Distribute : ALLOT
15. Mirror image : TWIN
16. Seed covering : ARIL
17. Compilations : SUMMATIONS
19. Author Grey : ZANE
20. Rebuff : SLAP
21. Prefix for meter or tude : ALTI
22. Montezuma, for one : AZTEC
23. Compilations : EPITOMES
26. Ames and Wynn : EDS
27. Sandhog's product : TUNNEL
30. "Born Free" heroine : ELSA
32. Relatives of taters : SPUDS
33. Of brain membrane : MENINGEAL
38. "___ soit qui mal . . . " : HONI
39. Bret : HARTE
40. Look in amazement : GAPE
41. Hatches : INCUBATES
43. Certain crime : ARSON
44. Golda : MEIR
45. Outdoorsy wear : TWEEDS
46. Humpty Dumpty : EGG
49. Compilation : BRIEFING
52. Part of a ream : QUIRE
54. Shopping area : MALL
55. City of India : AGRA
59. Open : UNDO
60. Compilations : TOTALITIES
62. Iron and Middle : AGES
63. Outstanding person : ONER
64. Pulitzer poet : BENET
65. Highlands girl : LASS
66. Phoenician port : TYRE
67. Honshu city : OSAKA
1. Bridge call : PASS
2. Jewish month : ELUL
3. Painter ___-Tadema : ALMA
4. Compilation : COMPENDIUM
5. After zeta : ETA
6. Slanted : ATILT
7. "It takes ___ tango" : TWOTO
8. Training-room standbys : LINIMENTS
9. Entrance signs : INS
10. New Orleans specialty : JAZZ
11. In a huff : IRATE
12. Laid a booby trap : MINED
13. Guinness et al. : ALECS
18. Swallow or pony : TAIL
22. Relative of an org. : ASSN
24. Hind-limb part : PES
25. Author Wiesel : ELIE
27. Language group of Sudan : TSHI
28. Atop : UPON
29. Now, in old Rome : NUNC
31. Compilations : AGGREGATES
33. Lonely-hearts' objective : MATRIMONY
34. Before : ERE
35. Loosen : EASE
36. Footless animal : APOD
37. Optician's item : LENS
39. Tonsorial matter : HAIR
42. Miss Daniels of screen : BEBE
43. Plant beard : AWN
45. Cashier's gear : TILL
46. Peer : EQUAL
47. Kipling's ___ Din : GUNGA
48. Author André and family : GIDES
50. Gourmand : EATER
51. Signal light : FLARE
53. Betsy or Barney : ROSS
56. Lollobrigida : GINA
57. Fume : REEK
58. Film canine : ASTA
60. Compile : TOT
61. Niger native : IBO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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