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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, June 28, 1974

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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. 9,085

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Bird : CROW
5. Senile one : DOTER
10. Festive : GALA
14. Prefix for globin or stat : HEMO
15. "There ___ bad boys" : ARENO
16. Baseballer Felipe : ALOU
17. Mental image: Prefix : IDEO
18. Bird : MEADOWLARK
20. Bird : CARDINAL
22. Sandpipers' bailiwicks : SHORES
23. Sorority member : COED
24. Telegram word : STOP
25. Bird Man of Alcatraz : STROUD
28. Bird : PHEASANT
32. Gators' relatives : CROCS
33. Birds' wing sounds : WHIRS
34. Trouble : WOE
35. Pigpen reply : OINK
36. Certain missiles : THORS
37. Jack of TV : PAAR
38. Craze : FAD
39. Do an oil : PAINT
40. Bird : SERIN
41. Bird : FLAMINGO
43. Gaffes : BONERS
44. Spenserian lady et al. : UNAS
45. Chinese group : TONG
46. Snug as a bug ___ : INARUG
49. Birds : SEAGULLS
53. Bird : WOODPECKER
55. Hawkeye State : IOWA
56. Mrs. Mark Phillips : ANNE
57. ___ robin : ROUND
58. Between A.M. and P.M. : NOON
59. Nostradamus : SEER
60. Oscillates : SWAYS
61. Helmsman's readings : SSWS
Down
1. Modish : CHIC
2. "The Scarlet Letter" : REDA
3. Biblical measure : OMER
4. Bird : WOODCOCK
5. Accursed : DAMNED
6. Echo, for one : OREAD
7. Bird : TEAL
8. Conclude : END
9. Birds : ROOSTERS
10. Lively dances : GALOPS
11. Having wings : ALAR
12. Knowledge : LORE
13. Birds : AUKS
19. Commands to Dobbin : WHOAS
21. Debtors' notes : IOUS
24. Polo or hair : SHIRT
25. Deride : SCOFF
26. Juror's concern : TRIAL
27. Andalusian city : RONDA
28. Hi-fi : PHONO
29. On to : AWARE
30. Words describing a vacuum : NOAIR
31. Birds : TERNS
33. Tories' opposites : WHIGS
36. Birds : TANAGERS
37. Birds : PENGUINS
39. Barracks décor : PINUP
40. Kind of bird : SONG
42. Rue Morgue happening : MURDER
43. Gets on : BOARDS
45. Itty-bitty : TEENY
46. "As ___ going to St. Ives" : IWAS
47. Nary : NONE
48. Top-notch : AONE
49. Bird : SKUA
50. Writer Anita : LOOS
51. Ukraine city, on a Polish map : LWOW
52. ___ souci : SANS
54. Intimidate : COW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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