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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Saturday, November 17, 1979

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,966
Across
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Low : BASE
5
Imbricated : TILED
10
Youth changed into a bird, in a Greek myth : ABAS
14
Medical suffix : OSIS
15
Cat-___-tails : ONINE
16
Speedy : FAST
17
Reds' place : CINCINNATI
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Q–V connection : RSTU
20
Chocolate sources : CACAOS
21
Slipper : MOCCASIN
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Disinclination to act : INERTIA
25
Ohio university : MIAMI
26
Annoys : GALLS
28
Soak : DRENCH
31
"Sharp as ___-edged sword": Proverbs : ATWO
34
Hit the golf ball askew : SLICED
36
Qua ___ (here and there): It. : ELA
37
Diamonds, e.g. : SUIT
38
Period : ERA
39
His temple is shown in "Aïda" : PTAH
40
Busy agcy. in April : IRS
41
Guides : STEERS
44
Middies' inst. : USNA
45
What departing sailors weigh : ANCHOR
47
Kind of system : SOLAR
49
Of stopovers for caravans : OASAL
51
Member of a certain band : MARCHER
55
Fainting spells : SYNCOPES
58
Scene of "Beau Geste" : SAHARA
59
Kernal covering : HUSK
60
Cistern on a street : CATCHBASIN
62
Netman Nastase : ILIE
63
On the market : ASALE
64
Drop the QB : SACK
65
State bird of Hawaii : NENE
66
ICURYY4me is one : REBUS
67
Japanese outcasts : ETAS
Down
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Lodi lawn game : BOCCI
2
Cambodian, e.g. : ASIAN
3
Because : SINCE
4
Gourmet's delicacy : ESCARGOT
5
Throat parts : TONSILS
6
Hostelry : INN
7
Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
8
Insect: Comb. form : ENTOM
9
Destruction of a god : DEICIDE
10
House style : AFRAME
11
Cribs : BASSINETS
12
Italian wine area : ASTI
13
Daze : STUN
18
Jot : IOTA
22
Funny fellow : CARD
24
Tree-lined walk : ALLEE
27
Forefathers : SIRES
29
Sinatra's cohorts : CLAN
30
Music to Carson's ears : HAHA
31
Where SEATO once functioned : ASIA
32
Pivot : TURN
33
"Forward" is its motto : WISCONSIN
35
Mosconi ploy : CAROM
39
Raise by mechanical power : PURCHASE
41
Merely O.K. : SOSO
42
Vehicle for a modicum of freight : TRAPCAR
43
Spaces left by lumberjacks : SLASHES
46
Chipmunk : HACKEE
48
Swift horse : ARAB
50
Rent : LEASE
52
Attacks : HASAT
53
Jong : ERICA
54
Classes : RANKS
55
Climb, in a way : SHIN
56
Think Dec. 25, and you'll get it : YULE
57
Uneducated guess : STAB
61
TV actor Gulager : CLU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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