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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

CITY ADDITIONS

New York Times, Sunday, August 28, 1977

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 129, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 21, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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. 10,242
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Smith or Bede : ADAM
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Too : ALSO
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As meek as ___ : ALAMB
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Llamas' kin : CAMELS
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Water carrier : HOSE
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Smokey : BEAR
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Blanket : COVER
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Mt. Etna's city : CATANIA
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Guinness : ALEC
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Israeli port : ACRE
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Formosan bar ad : TAIWANONTODAY
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Indian fuel-company ad : BLACKCOALOFCALCUTTA
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Millennia : AEONS
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Herr's heir : SOHN
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"___ Pinafore" : HMS
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Burghoff role : RADAR
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Linger : TARRY
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"___ with Love" : TOSIR
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Kid : RIB
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Viper : ASP
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Galba's successor : OTHO
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Bristles : SETAE
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Neckpiece : BOA
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Nubbin : EAR
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"The Red" : ERIC
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Actress Fleming : RHONDA
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Italian deodorant ad : ARRIVEDERCIAROMA
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Small amount : MODICUM
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Vine offshoot : TENDRIL
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Poe's "always" : EER
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Urchin : TAD
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Compass point : ESE
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Lupino : IDA
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Eccentric : ODD
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Succor : AID
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Comedian's foil : STOOGE
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Glassy mineral : SILICA
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Scott hero : IVANHOE
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Red Sea country : YEMEN
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Parts of hrs. : SECS
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Taj Mahal ad : AGRACULTURE
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Cartoonist Thomas : NAST
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Beyond, to Burns : AYONT
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Dance : ONESTEP
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Kind of sweater : SLIPON
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Velvety fabric : VELOUR
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Dobbin's morsel : OAT
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One ___ time : ATA
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Ancient Tokyo : EDO
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___ Moines : DES
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Not well : ILL
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Skelton : RED
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Newsy : TOPICAL
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Begin anew : RESTART
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Senegalese auto-school ad : LEARNTOPARKDAKAR
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Kin of togae : STOLAE
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Pig ___ poke : INA
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Upright : ERECT
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A Smith : KATE
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Parseghian : ARA
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Golfer's org. : PGA
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Calm, in Calabria : CHETO
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"___ bonnie banks . . . " : BYYON
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Bivouac : ETAPE
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Adjective suffix : IAL
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Berne's river : AARE
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Oil: Comb. form : ELAIO
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Oohs and ___ : AHS
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Alaskan modeling-school ad : GETYOURBERINGSTRAIT
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Venezuelan biscuit-company ad : GRAHAMCARACAS
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Boer town : STAD
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Stewpot : OLLA
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Valentino : RUDOLPH
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" . . . shut yourself up ___": Flaubert : INART
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Tittle : IOTA
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Knievel : EVEL
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Hams it up : EMOTES
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James and Tommy : AGEES
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Canasta card : TREY
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___-Coburg : SAXE
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Peck role : AHAB
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Pretty child : DOLL
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On a cruise : ASEA
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Arabian pasta ad : MECCARONI
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___ Islands, in the Bahamas : ABACO
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Poet ___ de Lisle : LECONTE
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Tampa's neighbor : SARASOTA
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City on the Oka : OREL
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Represent : ACTFOR
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Freshwater fish : LOACH
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Of birds : AVIAN
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Whimper : MEWL
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Arm: Prefix : BRACHI
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Pious jargon : CANT
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Rose oils : ATTARS
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Peking idol : MAO
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Over with : ENDED
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Tropical vine : LIANA
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Vocal one : SAYER
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Barracks bunks : COTS
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Telephone-book item : NUMBER
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Essential : KEY
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Like some baskets : OSIERED
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Frye is one : APER
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"The Velvet Fog" : TORME
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A Musketeer : ATHOS
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Greek neckwear ad : RHODESCOLLAR
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Andrea del ___ : SARTO
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Glowing : RADIANT
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Celestial Ram : ARIES
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___ Arabia : SAUDI
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Men's-wear monogram : BVD
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Upon, in poesy : OER
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Perfect serve : ACE
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Burmese gravure ad : ROTOMANDALAY
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Reflections : IMAGES
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Rhythmic : CADENT
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Cato's 649 : DCIL
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Charge with a crime : INDICT
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Root or Yale : ELIHU
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Bohemian : ARTY
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Hong Kong's neighbor : MACAO
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Actress Diana : DORS
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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"Money ___ object" : ISNO
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Luzon river : AGNO
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Sight, in Sedan : VUE
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Woolen fabric : ALPACA
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Sniggler : EELER
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London's ___ Row : SAVILE
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Peephole : EYELET
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Pampas rope : REATA
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Irving work : ASTORIA
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Pirouette : TURN
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I.e. : IDEST
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Put up : POST
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Neural networks : RETIA
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"___, She's Mine" : TAKEHER
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Point on the nose : ALARE
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Muse : ERATO
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Dutch painter : STEEN
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Rickles : DON
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Hyde et al.: Abbr. : PKS
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June words : IDO
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Japanese caviar ad : TOKYOROES
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Harvest : REAP
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Melonlike fruit : PAPAYA
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Type of muscle : RETENTOR
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The Red Raiders : COLGATE
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Wine and dine : REGALE
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Swanson : GLORIA
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Peaks : CRESTS
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Snaffle : BIT
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Tidal wave : EAGRE
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Drum on : THRUM
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Roast: Sp. : ASADO
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Craving : ITCH
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Alms boxes : ARCAE
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" . . . With ___ bodkin?" : ABARE
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As bright ___ : ASDAY
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Victoria and Catherine II: Abbr. : EMPS
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Large beetle : UANG
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"Lord, ___ I?" : ISIT
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Part of T.A.E. : ALVA
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Evergreen : ILEX
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Legend : TALE
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Torrid : HOT

Answer summary: 17 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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