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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Saturday, November 18, 1978

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F J K Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,602
Across
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Striplings : LADS
5
Undermine : SAP
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Ship command : AVAST
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Lamb : ELIA
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Sinuous dance : HULA
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Happen again : RECUR
17
Park Ave. resident, e.g. : EASTSIDER
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Nonsense : TRIPE
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Product previously purveyed in a parlor : ICECREAMSUNDAE
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Poetic word : EEN
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Gold: Comb. form : AURO
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Red dyes, in cosmetics : EOSINS
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Aromatic gum resin : AMMONIAC
32
When the "Balcony Scene" occurs : ACTII
33
Notion : IDEA
34
___-Magnon man : CRO
35
O'Neill play about pipe dreams : THEICEMANCOMETH
39
Form of to be : ARE
40
Common contraction : ISNT
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Obsession : MANIA
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"It's a Sin to ___" : TELLALIE
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Meager : LENTEN
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Sir Anthony : EDEN
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Chocolate, for one : BAR
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Salad ingredient : ICEBERGLETTUCE
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Window units : PANES
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Blocks of stone on glacial pedestals : ICETABLES
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Anwar of Cairo : SADAT
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Clementine's shoe size : NINE
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Neighbor of Wales : EIRE
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Follow : ENSUE
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Sun. talk : SER
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Rummage : ROOT
Down
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Light-Horse Harry : LEE
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Record : DISC
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Glut : SATE
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The ___, where Englishmen go a-hunting : SHIRES
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Poet W. H. : AUDEN
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Excuse : PLEA
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Toscanini : ARTURO
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Mount ___, Va. : VERNON
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Tart : ACID
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Indo-Malayan source of lamp oil : SUPA
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Hazel or pecan : TREE
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Military strength : ARMAMENT
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Like the Shenandoah Valley : SCENIC
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Poison ___ (swamp shrub) : SUMAC
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Gnaw : EATAT
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Iron-ore pigment : OCHRE
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Bessemer-process product : STEEL
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One of the Adlai Stevensons : III
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"I am more an antique Roman than ___": Horatio : ADANE
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Kind of sale : ICENT
30
One of the Shaws : ARTIE
31
Cagney role : COHAN
33
Gene Kelly's "in-the-rain" announcement : IMSINGIN
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Greenland's Cape ___ Rasmussen : EILER
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Mafia law of silence : OMERTA
38
Chess piece : MAN
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French courtier in "As You Like It" : LEBEAU
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"___ Fideles" : ADESTE
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Second of two : LATTER
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Dress designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Actor in "Brian's Song" : CAAN
50
Finishes : ENDS
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D-Day craft : LCIS
52
Above, in Altona : UBER
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Muse of history : CLIO
54
Saarinen : EERO
57
Term in tennis or bridge : SET

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

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