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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 Down
1. 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
19. Q–V connection : RSTU
20. Chocolate sources : CACAOS
21. Slipper : MOCCASIN
23. 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
1. 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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