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Maura B. Jacobson
Maura B. Jacobson

New York Times, Wednesday, September 7, 1977

Author:
Maura B. Jacobson
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, 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. 10,252
Across
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Theme: Abbr. : SUBJ
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Oodles : SCADS
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Zenith : ACME
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Guthrie : ARLO
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Actress Prentiss : PAULA
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Restaurateur Toots : SHOR
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"Sweet are the ___ of adversity" : USES
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Pianist : RUBINSTEIN
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Pianist : LIBERACE
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Shostakovich : DMITRI
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After theta : IOTA
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N.Y.C. police organization : PBA
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Bishopric : SEE
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Break : HIATUS
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Necklace fastening : CLASP
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Improper : UNDUE
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Two pianists, in musicians' argot : FOURHANDS
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Regan's father : LEAR
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Application blanks : FORMS
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"Let George ___" : DOIT
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Pianists' black-and-white rows : KEYBOARDS
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Audacity : NERVE
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Cuzco natives : INCAS
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Language of "Lohengrin" : GERMAN
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Sharkey's rating on TV : CPO
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Poetic dusk : EEN
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Unfurnished : BARE
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TV adjunct : AERIAL
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Pianist : HOROWITZ
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Pianist : VANCLIBURN
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Bohemian quarter : SOHO
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Netman Nastase : ILIE
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Smithy : FORGE
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Place for "Sonny Boy" : KNEE
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Minus : LESS
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President before Polk : TYLER
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Doctrines : ISMS
Down
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Author Bellow : SAUL
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Bears: Lat. : URSI
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Small blister : BLEB
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Pianist : JOSEITURBI
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Nursery-rhyme mates : SPRATS
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River of Colombia : CAUCA
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Troyes's department : AUBE
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Caesar's 551 : DLI
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Shoals : SANDBARS
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Huntley and Atkins : CHETS
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Watered silk : MOIRE
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Kovacs : ERNIE
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Kind of hit : SMASH
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Dissipated one : ROUE
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Windfalls : PLUMS
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Wrecked ship : HULK
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Relative of curare : INEE
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"An apple ___ . . . " : ADAY
29
Silver and spinal : CORDS
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Pianist : PADEREWSKI
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" . . . lie down ___ aeon or two": Kipling : FORAN
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Par : NORM
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La Scala V.I.P. : DIVA
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Machine gun : STEN
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Cosmetic surgery : FACELIFT
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Actor Ryan : ONEAL
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Pianist : NERO
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Pianist : GARNER
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Quibble : CAVIL
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Norman Vincent : PEALE
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Avifauna : ORNIS
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Pianist : BORGE
50
Does a bakery chore : ICES
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Practice pitching : HURL
52
Atomic particles : IONS
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"Let ___ eat cake" : THEM
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Caldwell and Akins : ZOES
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Behan's "Borstal ___" : BOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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