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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

WRITERS' GATHERING

New York Times, Sunday, August 10, 1975

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 174, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { X Z }, Scrabble score: 686 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 146, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, 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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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,493
Across
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Mineo et al. : SALS
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Kremlin occupants : TSARS
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Proceeds, in Scotland : GAES
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Author : TSELIOT
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On the deep : ASEA
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"Some Like ___" : ITHOT
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Take ___ (taste the wine) : ASIP
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Author : HHMUNRO
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Suffix for poet or top : ICAL
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Author : LEOTOLSTOY
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Author : ROSTAND
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Author : CHRISTIE
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Author : DUMAURIER
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Son of Isaac : ESAU
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Component of a subject : NOUN
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Author Ferber : EDNA
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Miss Hogg : IMA
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Author : ODETS
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Ruggles's home : REDGAP
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Police trap : DRAGNET
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Egyptian deity : PTAH
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Asian fete : TET
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Flanders city : YPRES
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Duos : PAIRS
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French pronoun : TOI
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Evian, etc. : SPAS
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Dyed with indigo : BLUED
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Deserves : EARNS
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Light refractors : PRISMS
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Dress up : TOG
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String and snap : BEANS
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Author : EDGARALLANPOE
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Author : SMOLLETT
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Author : WODEHOUSE
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Armor: Sp. : COTA
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Flying prefix : AERO
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Author : DANA
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High, in music : ALT
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Planet : PLUTO
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In a ___ (distressed) : BADWAY
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Minor functionaries : COGS
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Wanders about : GADS
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___ arms : COATOF
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Lifeless, to Shakespeare : AMORT
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Nudge : JOG
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Nautical bars : FIDS
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Java's neighbor : BALI
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Foot or grace : NOTE
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Author : CORNEILLE
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Author : REMARQUE
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Author : JOHNDOSPASSOS
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Two-faced god : JANUS
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Elevator buttons : UPS
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Recipe words : ONECUP
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Dickens character : SIKES
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Baptismal bowls : FONTS
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Author Arnold, for short : MATT
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Words to Brutus : ETTU
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Irish sea god : LER
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Author : YEATS
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Peg: Fr. : FICHE
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"What a good boy ___" : AMI
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Time periods: Abbr. : CENS
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Offerings in "Lost" ads : REWARDS
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Pliant twig : WICKER
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Beethoven's last : NINTH
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Even if, simplified : THO
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Beggar's cry : ALMS
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Viet ___ : MINH
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Descended: Fr. : ISSU
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Author : BRETHARTE
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Author : VONNEGUT
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Author : THOREAU
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Author : HERMANWOUK
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Winged Victory : NIKE
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Author : AAMILNE
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Four: Prefix : TETRA
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Jack London's Martin : EDEN
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Author : SPENSER
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Author : ROTH
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Tax, old style : STENT
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Musical stop : REST
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Author : ASCH
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Author : LEAR
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Author : SALINGER
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Pan a camera skyward : TILTUP
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Author : STEIN
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Use ___ (do gardening) : AHOE
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Bosh : ROT
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Author : STODDARD
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Meter reader : GASMAN
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Hammett pet : ASTA
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Vowels after "A" : EIOU
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Author : SPYRI
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Menaces : THREATS
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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German river : EMS
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Strummed, as a minstrel : LUTED
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___ manner (conventionally) : INASET
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Baroque : ORNATE
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Turn ___ (disintegrate) : TODUST
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Aqua and iron : LUNGS
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In such a manner : SOAS
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Gremlin : IMP
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U.S. Indians : ERIES
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Author : OHARA
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Hindu peasants : RYOTS
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English town : EPSOM
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Mexican tree : DRAGO
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Intimidate : DAUNT
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Floor: Fr. : ETAGE
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Law of Moses : TORAH
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Tell target : APPLE
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Author : PLATO
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Encroachment : INROADS
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Author : SINCLAIR
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Dressler's co-star : BEERY
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Norse saga : EDDA
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Author Bellow et al. : SAULS
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Moby Dick feature : SPOUT
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Byword : MOTTO
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___ Galilee : SEAOF
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Baa : BLEAT
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Ages : EONS
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D-Day vessel: Abbr. : LST
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Author : LAWRENCE
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Joker : WAG
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Carpentry piece : DOGNAIL
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Miss Negri et al. : POLAS
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Plunker's instrument : BANJO
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"___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
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___ town (sightsee) : DOTHE
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Signal or Marine : CORPS
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Le Sage's Blas and others : GILS
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Author : ADE
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Author : CAMUS
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"Vanity Fair" character, for short : JOS
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Ziegfeld et al. : FLOS
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Tendencies : BENTS
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Egyptian sect member: Fr. : COPTE
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Sandy ridge : ESKER
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Grenoble's department : ISERE
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Rails : RANTS
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Mountebank : QUACK
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"___ Down Staircase" : UPTHE
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Organic compound : ESTER
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Kind of treat : DUTCH
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Steinbeck family : JOADS
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Agitated states : FERMENTS
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Author : MICHENER
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More disloyal : UNTRUER
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Crimean port : YALTA
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Twain hero : FINN
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Author Loos et al. : ANITAS
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Accident : MISHAP
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"___ secluded rendezvous" : INSOME
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Haggard title : SHE
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Geniality : WARMTH
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Pretend not to see : WINKAT
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Piedmont city : TURIN
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Different : OTHER
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Lament : MOURN
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Destructive agent : BANE
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Protagonist : HERO
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Smell ___ : ARAT
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Suffrage : VOTE
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Author : GIDE
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Oahu guitars : UKES
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Khayyám product : TENT
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Letters : ELS
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Rainy : WET

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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