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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Friday, October 21, 1988

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York TimesNo. 14,227
Across
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Cape Cod town : MASHPEE
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Churn : AGITATE
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Fiery : IGNEOUS
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Words of apology : SOSORRY
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Poker players, at times : RAISERS
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___ line (stand firm) : HOLDTHE
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Roman censor : CATO
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Proceeded with effort : WADED
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Harvard's president : BOK
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Dashes : SPRINTS
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Shirt type : TEE
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Arrow poison : INEE
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" . . . ___ live . . . " : EATTO
31
Contribute : GIVE
32
___ Rebellion in R.I.: 1842 : DORRS
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Capricious : WHIMSICAL
36
Influence : SWAY
38
Actor Estrada : ERIK
39
Of ropes or cords : FUNICULAR
44
Creek : INLET
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Old Egyptian symbol : ATEN
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Yawned : GAPED
50
Actor Richard from Philadelphia : GERE
51
Fannie ___ : MAE
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Of current interest : TOPICAL
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Moscow's ___ Square : RED
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Harte-Twain play : AHSIN
56
Frond? Indeed! : LEAF
58
Cylindrical smokestacks : FUNNELS
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Feline activity : CLAWING
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Street game : ONEACAT
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Did some cobbling : RESOLED
66
"___ the Queen!" : GODSAVE
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Good for nothing : USELESS
Down
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"Bei ___ Bist Du Schoen" : MIR
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___ Kahn III : AGA
3
Old knife : SNICKERSNEE
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"For ___ jolly . . . " : HESA
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Brooke and Field : POETS
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Grand-tour site : EUROPE
7
Count chaser : ESS
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Ghanaian region : ASHANTI
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"He wos wery ___, he wos!": Dickens : GOODTOME
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Antilles, e.g. : ISLES
11
Rock singer Rundgren : TODD
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Buchwald or Garfunkel : ART
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Abbr. for royal personages : TRH
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Potato bud : EYE
20
Part of "G.W.T.W." : WITH
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Auction action : BID
22
Yoko : ONO
24
Kind of deal : RAW
25
Reminder of sorts : TICKLERFILE
26
Actress Le Gallienne : EVA
27
Conger : EEL
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Actor Stu : ERWIN
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Preparing for mil. inspection : GIING
33
U.S.A.F. wing : SAC
35
___ Lanka : SRI
37
Belgradian : YUGOSLAV
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Albee's "___ and Yam" : FAM
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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The track: Fr. : LAPISTE
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Hear ___ drop : APIN
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Hall or room, for short : REC
45
Before, to Byron : ERE
46
A Kennedy : TED
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The ___, city in Ore. : DALLES
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Receptacle : THECA
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Rent : LEASE
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Genus of ducks : ANAS
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Mil. infraction : AWOL
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Brume : FOG
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Número ___ : UNO
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Actor Beatty : NED
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French vineyard : CRU
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Dutch resort : NES
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Mdse. : GDS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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