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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1984

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, 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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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,551
Across
1
Unadorned : BALD
5
Prepare for a test : CRAM
9
Fragrance : SCENT
14
Seaweed product : AGAR
15
"Split City" : RENO
16
Axis extremities : POLES
17
Plexus : RETE
18
Pothers : ADOS
19
Follow : ENSUE
20
23
Inst. 100 years old : MET
24
Kind of kick : SIDE
25
Pies and cakes, e.g. : DESSERTS
30
Tebaldi or Scotto : RENATA
34
Popeye's Olive : OYL
35
Chimes : PEALS
37
Matched the fire again : RELIT
38
Framework of parallel bars : GRID
40
Muse for Masters : ERATO
42
Blind piece : SLAT
43
Nova Scotia's ___ Basin : MINAS
45
Devoured : ATEUP
47
Bacharach's "___ Day Now" : ANY
48
Tartan pattern : ARGYLE
50
Those in a contest : ENTRANTS
52
Prejudice : BIAS
54
Large : BIG
55
Electrician's switch : CIRCUITBREAKER
62
Bo or John : DEREK
63
Tender : SORE
64
Darnel : TARE
65
Beau ___ : IDEAL
66
Space : AREA
67
Pronom : ELLE
68
Vexatious : PESKY
69
Frolic : LARK
70
First principle : SEED
Down
1
Feather branch : BARB
2
Teen or golden follower : AGER
3
Behind time : LATE
4
Reveries : DREAMS
5
Rascal in "The School for Scandal" : CRABTREE
6
Make changes : REDO
7
Presently : ANON
8
Malone of the 76ers : MOSES
9
Traffic violator : SPEEDER
10
Assembles : CONVENES
11
Additional to : ELSE
12
Nerve: Comb. form : NEUR
13
Famed poet's monogram : TSE
21
Stronghold : KEEP
22
Douglas ___ : FIR
25
Tenet : DOGMA
26
Icelandic coin : EYRIR
27
Cast : SLING
28
O'Hara's place : TARA
29
Roof material : SLATE
31
Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
32
Luis of pitching fame : TIANT
33
A.B.A. members : ATTYS
36
Gun type : STEN
39
Aurora's time : DAYBREAK
41
Insurrection : OUTBREAK
44
Deftness : SLICKLY
46
___-dieu (kneeling bench) : PRIE
49
___ de Cologne : EAU
51
Marbles : AGATES
53
Fiber for insulation : SISAL
55
Yield : CEDE
56
Angers : IRES
57
African antelope : TORA
58
___ Rabbit : BRER
59
Leafy vegetable : KALE
60
A Gardner : ERLE
61
Oboist's purchase : REED
62
Cocktail accompaniment : DIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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