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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1975

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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. 9,439
Across
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Ordered : BADE
5
Did a rodeo stunt : ROPED
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Thunder sound : CLAP
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"___ for All Seasons" : AMAN
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Horace opus : EPODE
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Top-notch : AONE
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Tall : HAVINGALONGSUIT
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"Kissed ___ and made them cry" : THEGIRLS
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Play the informer : TATTLE
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Murray and West : MAES
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Explosive device : MINE
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Effect : IMPACT
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Witticism : JEST
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Invite : ASK
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Raccoon's relative : COATI
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Oven : OAST
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Thine: Fr. : ATOI
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Dark : ALVINOFBASEBALL
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Secular : LAIC
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Sky sightings : UFOS
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Drip-dry material : NYLON
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Undergrads: Abbr. : SRS
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Printer's instruction : STET
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Appraise : ASSESS
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Low-grade : POOR
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Give ___ steer to : ABUM
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Words with David or Bethlehem : STAROF
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Knave ___ (tart thief) : OFHEARTS
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Handsome : HAVINGAGOODLOOK
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Hewed : AXED
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___ nothing : ALLOR
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Year in Nero's reign : LVII
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Lamp adjunct : WIRE
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Sews shut, in falconry : SEELS
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Shrill bark : YELP
Down
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Bangkok money : BAHT
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Shanghai nurse : AMAH
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Brubeck : DAVE
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Perplexing : ENIGMATIC
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Rejection-slip word : REGRET
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October stones : OPALS
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Rep. and Dem. workers : POLS
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Ancient Tokyo : EDO
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Certain drillers : DENTISTS
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Brahman, for one : CASTE
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Rude one : LOUT
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Indigo plant : ANIL
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Seeger : PETE
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Riboflavin's relative : NIACIN
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Thomas Wolfe hero : GANT
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Colorado sights : MESAS
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Adjective endings : ICALS
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Cuspid's neighbor : MOLAR
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Medieval shield : PAVIS
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Neck ruffle : JABOT
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"Thereby hangs ___" : ATALE
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Tries one's wings : SOLOS
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Ovens : KILNS
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Make a bid : OFFER
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In a wretched way : ABYSMALLY
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Empty-pump sign : OUTOFGAS
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Resulted : ENSUED
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In a while : SOON
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Loathes : ABHORS
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Austen subject : PRIDE
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"___ and his money ... " : AFOOL
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G. B. or Artie : SHAW
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Hack : TAXI
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Declare : AVER
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Make eyes at : OGLE
49
Ramble : ROVE
50
Do chores : TOIL
51
Take it on the lam : SKIP
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Pub order : ALE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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