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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Saturday, February 7, 1976

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Clue for 33-Down was originally "Les ___ Units"; this was corrected to "Les ___ Unis"

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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,674
Across
1. Jazz devotee : HEPCAT
7. Stutz models : BEARCATS
15. Bird of Baltimore : ORIOLE
16. Non-favorite : UNDERDOG
17. Sam and Tom : UNCLES
18. Little and Junior : LEAGUERS
19. Insect egg : NIT
20. Footnote abbr. : ETAL
22. Prefix for Arthur or Donald : MAC
23. Relative of dem and dose : DESE
25. Cider gal : IDA
27. Mortgages : LIENS
31. "Praise ___!" : THELORD
35. "Thanks ___" : ALOT
36. Wealthy big shot : FATCAT
39. Cow : GUERNSEY
41. Caucasian language : UDI
42. Hindu group of deities : MANDALA
44. Building wing : ELL
45. One who abridges books : DIGESTER
47. Existing : INESSE
49. Russian city : OREL
50. Processed meat : SAUSAGE
52. Hebrew weights : GERAS
54. Abbr. in a boardinghouse ad : RMS
55. Simpleton : GAWP
59. Even if, for short : THO
61. Ornery : MEAN
64. Donate, in Scotland : GIE
65. City near Havana : MARIANAO
69. Take another vote : REPOLL
71. Of an Austrian area : TYROLEAN
72. Lousiana native : CREOLE
73. Hen-coop site : BARNYARD
74. Frank : HOTDOG
Down
1. Baskerville beast : HOUND
2. Borgnine, to friends : ERNIE
3. Ancient Britons : PICTS
4. Mountain gap : COL
5. Nautical position : ALEE
6. Acid or high : TEST
7. English hero of fiction : BULLDOGDRUMMOND
8. Chemical suffix : ENE
9. Bede or 12 : ADAM
10. Majestic : REGAL
11. Carp of Europe : CRUCIAN
12. Lime or lemon : ADE
13. "High ___" : TOR
14. Certain medics: Abbr. : SGS
21. Be sickly : AIL
24. Relative of 20 Across : ETC
26. Brazilian people : ARUA
28. "That's someone ___" (not mine) : ELSES
29. Coward et al. : NOELS
30. Mode : STYLE
32. Radio buffs : HAMS
33. Les ___ Unis : ETATS
34. Old Greek festival : DELIA
36. Chinese art piece : FUDOG
37. C'est ___ : ADIRE
38. Lily or shark : TIGER
40. Phoned : RANG
43. Nigh : NEAR
46. Joy : ELATION
48. Brain-wave test: Abbr. : EEG
51. Compass point : SSE
53. Like certain rocks : SHALY
56. "___ time was had by all" : AGOOD
57. ___-the-wisp : WILLO
58. Genesis man : PELEG
60. ___-cat (game) : ONEA
62. Roguish : ARCH
63. Emperor : NERO
65. Attack craft: Abbr. : MTB
66. Brahman title : AYA
67. Hickory-stick initials : RRR
68. Swiss river : AAR
70. Teacher's ___ : PET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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