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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, August 12, 1977

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, 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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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,226
Across
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Of the ear : OTIC
5
Coupon of a sort : SCRIP
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Words of approximation : ORSO
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Art cult : DADA
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Unescorted : ALONE
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___ morgana (optical illusion) : FATA
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Higher, in Bonn : OBER
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Lawbreaker : BANKROBBER
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Lawbreakers : RUSTLERS
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Cool drink : JULEP
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Ballet garb : TUTU
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Nosegays : POSIES
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Lawbreaker : MURDERER
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Verb form: Abbr. : IMPER
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Star's walk-on role : CAMEO
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Prefix with gram or graph : EPI
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Unsophisticated : NAIF
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To build, in Caen : BATIR
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Andy's sidekick : AMOS
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French pronoun : UNE
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Acted as decoy : LURED
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June V.I.P. : BRIDE
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Lawbreaker : PILFERER
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Use a clasp : FASTEN
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Wild revelry : ORGY
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Angel's prop : HALO
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Flynn of film fame : ERROL
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Lawbreaker : MUTINEER
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Lawbreaker : PLAGIARIST
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Run in neutral : IDLE
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Busy place : HIVE
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Shampoo follow-up : RINSE
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Munro pseudonym : SAKI
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Venison on the hoof : DEER
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Relative of Pan : SATYR
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Certain Feds : TMEN
Down
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Aroma : ODOR
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Verboten : TABU
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Caesar's doomsday : IDES
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Lawbreaker : CARTHIEF
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Cavalry swords : SABERS
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Barton or Bow : CLARA
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Nessen and Ziegler : RONS
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Printer's need : INK
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Lawbreaker : PERJURER
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"Five foot two, eyes ___" : OFBLUE
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Playwright David : RABE
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Footfall : STEP
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Regatta gear : OAR
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Surpass : OUTDO
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Swollen : TUMID
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Kind of lamp or girl : PINUP
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Muscat native : OMANI
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Pitchman's forte : SPIEL
28
British boy's mom : MATER
29
Creditor's request : REMIT
30
Horace's form, at times : EPODE
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Up : RISEN
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Top man in Albany : CAREY
36
Lawbreakers : BURGLARS
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Lawbreaker : ARSONIST
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Dramatist Jones, now Imamu Baraka : LEROI
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Java's neighbor : BALI
42
Lawbreaker : FORGER
43
Having more adipose : FATTER
45
Brazen woman : HUSSY
46
Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Enthusiastic review : RAVE
48
After-dinner item : MINT
49
Gouda's kin : EDAM
50
Ms. Sommer : ELKE
51
Restraint of a sort : REIN
52
Possibility after an M.A. : PHD
53
Inlet : RIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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