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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Friday, August 4, 1978

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { K Q }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Maura B. Jacobson has 63 pre-Shortz puzzles and 3 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,583
Across
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Easy stroke : TAP
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Calyx parts : SEPALS
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Wimbledon winner: 1977 : WADE
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Old World: Abbr. : EUR
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___ acid, used in bleaching : OXALIC
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Served a winner : ACED
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Tumult : ADO
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Romeo-Juliet affairs : LOVEMATCHES
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What the generous bartender did : MIXEDDOUBLES
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Playing form : STYLE
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Means ___ end : TOAN
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Commercial degree: Abbr. : BBA
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"___ and a bone . . . " : ARAG
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Hydrophobia : RABIES
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What clumsy bartenders do : DROPSHOTS
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Spanish lower-class belles : MAJAS
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Diner sign : EATS
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Hilo hello : ALOHA
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Singer Natalie : COLE
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Montezuma subject : AZTEC
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Podiatrist's concern : FOOTFAULT
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Gadget : DOODAD
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Bulb-shaped fruit : PEAR
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Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
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Burr vs. Hamilton : DUEL
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Gem State : IDAHO
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G.I. queues : SERVICELINES
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Come too late for the dance : MISSTHEBALL
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Seixas : VIC
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Old seed making a court divider? : ANET
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Fit for sowing : ARABLE
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___ word (briefly) : INA
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Tennis replays : LETS
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Tops of altars : MENSAS
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Author Deighton : LEN
Down
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Apples and Lobsters : TEAMS
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Tax review : AUDIT
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Power of attorney : PROXY
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Welds : SOLDERS
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O.T. book : EXOD
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Southern constellation : PAVO
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Attu native : ALEUT
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State of oblivion : LIMBO
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Arranged like a ladder : SCALAR
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Servicewomen : WACS
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Alas, in Bonn : ACH
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Actress Ruby : DEE
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Ames and Koch : EDS
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Coffee-break time : TENAM
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Passed : ELAPSED
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Trinket : BIJOU
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Former Maryland senator : BEALL
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Item in the black : ASSET
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Sound of surprise : AHA
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Tom Watson's game : GOLF
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Rum cocktail : BACARDI
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Undeliverable letters: Slang : DEADS
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Item for Figaro : RAZOR
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Four H.R.E. rulers : OTTOS
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Also : TOO
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Boutique : SHOP
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Didn't go hungry : ATE
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Officer-to-be : CADET
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Ribbed silk fabrics : FAILLES
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Site of Duke U. : DURHAM
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Suburb of Brussels : EVERE
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Lebanon, to a Frenchman : LIBAN
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Smithy's need : ANVIL
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German poet : HEINE
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Ancient Italian : OSCAN
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Concordes : SSTS
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Hansoms : CABS
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Writer ___ Wheeler Wilcox : ELLA
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___ de mer : MAL
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Ending with Joseph or Paul : INE
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Tennis unit : SET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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