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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Wednesday, January 25, 1984

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F H J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,496

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Food thickener : AGAR
5
Sharp blow : CLAP
9
Ruth and Zaharias : BABES
14
Garb for Jennifer Penney : TUTU
15
Ploy : RUSE
16
Dim : UNLIT
17
Locale of Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
18
Stud stake : ANTE
19
Daft : LOONY
20
Gym exercise : RUNNINGINPLACE
23
Bondage : YOKE
24
Some frt. carriers : RRS
25
" . . . with a spot ___ him": Shak. : IDAMN
28
Ben Adhem : ABOU
30
Minstrel's song : LAY
33
Protuberances : NODES
34
Diet staple : BROWNRICE
36
Noisy : LOUD
37
Assembly halls : AULAS
38
Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
39
Complete costumes : ENSEMBLES
41
Angler's headache : SNARL
42
Asian holiday : TET
43
Dumbarton ___ : OAKS
44
Stopovers for caravans : OASES
45
Letters for a beginner : ABC
46
Smear : DAUB
48
Three-pronged forks : RUNCIBLESPOONS
55
Ronstadt or Blair : LINDA
56
Defrauds : ROBS
57
Once follower : UPON
58
Drink noisily : SLURP
59
Alberto Azzo II was one : ESTE
60
Narrative : TALE
61
Attica townships : DEMES
62
Slumber : REST
63
Wild plum : SLOE
Down
1
Suffix with origin : ATOR
2
Cult leader : GURU
3
___ impasse : ATAN
4
Magna Carta meadow : RUNNYMEDE
5
Part of an old telephone : CRANK
6
Sudden thrust : LUNGE
7
Piedmontese commune : ASTI
8
End of a hammerhead : PEEN
9
Civil War battle site : BULLRUN
10
Oxen of the Celebes : ANOAS
11
Political group : BLOC
12
Article in Potsdam : EINE
13
Farm pen : STY
21
Charged atoms : IONS
22
Vessels' stems : PROWS
25
Small bay : INLET
26
Scottish Lorna : DOONE
27
"What ___ do I raise!": Bacon : ADUST
28
"The little Gallic Rome" : ARLES
29
Anthropologist Franz : BOAS
30
Money in Ankara : LIRAS
31
Without ___ in the world : ACARE
32
College cheers : YELLS
34
Main mass : BULK
35
Roadsters : RUNABOUTS
37
Early calculators : ABACI
40
Frilly millinery : MOBCAPS
41
Dinner course : SOUP
45
Gide or Maurois : ANDRE
46
Sins, to a theologian : DEBTS
47
Resource : ASSET
48
Rub the wrong way : RILE
49
"E pluribus ___" : UNUM
50
Rabbit of fiction : BRER
51
Be outmatched : LOSE
52
Iridescent gem : OPAL
53
___ contendere : NOLO
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Snick's partner : SNEE
55
English money initials : LSD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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