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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Saturday, April 1, 1978

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q Z }
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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H
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AND
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L
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E
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S
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T
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P
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S
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F
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A
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S
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T
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S
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A
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T
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R
A
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L
I
T
H
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R
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A
P
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A
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A
M
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O
R
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X
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I
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V
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AND
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H
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A
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B
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E
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S
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T
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S
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P
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G
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A
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C
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A
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U
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R
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A
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A
R
R
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G
R
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F
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A
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H
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R
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S
C
L
O
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C
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K
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I
F
Y
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F
L
A
P
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A
O
N
E
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W
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A
N
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N
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G
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L
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O
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M
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N
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I
V
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O
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B
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T
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A
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L
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C
L
AND
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T
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N
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E
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L
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Y
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F
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R
AND
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S
L
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A
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U
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L
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T
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K
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M
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L
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L
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AND
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© 1978, The New York TimesNo. 10,458
Across
1
Manipulate : HANDLE
5
P.O. commemoratives : STPS
9
Goes hungry : FASTS
14
Financial-page initials : AMEX
15
Butler-O'Hara mansion : TARA
16
Supple : LITHE
17
Garner : REAP
18
Particle : ATOM
19
Blake of "Gunsmoke" et al. : AMANDAS
20
Where did trouble reside? : INPANDORASBOX
23
Communications co. : ITT
24
Porch : VERANDAH
25
Celestial figure, in Paris : ANGE
26
"The ___ yet to be" : BESTIS
30
Faucet : SPIGOT
32
Curved: Comb. form : ARCI
33
Halo : AURA
37
Timetable abbr. : ARR
38
Heirloom timepiece : GRANDFATHERSCLOCK
43
Suffix with class and fort : IFY
44
Tent part : FLAP
45
Most excellent : AONE
46
Declining : WANING
49
H. Allen Smith's "___ Rides Again" : LOWMAN
51
___ the Terrible : IVAN
52
Get : OBTAIN
56
Ullmann : LIV
57
Secretly : CLANDESTINELY
62
___ square : FAIRAND
64
Opening : SLOT
65
Solo : ARIA
66
Horseshoe-shaped track : URAIL
67
Give's partner : TAKE
68
Sutter's place : MILL
69
Comedian Paul : LYNDE
70
Eye ___ infirmary : ANDEAR
71
___ en point : ENTE
Down
1
Mata : HARI
2
"Of Mice ___" : ANDMEN
3
Kind of year : LEAP
4
Swell : EXPAND
5
Ogles : STARESAT
6
Turkic tongue : TATAR
7
___ cons : PROSAND
8
Dance : SAMBA
9
Spinning fiber : FLAX
10
Point at : AIM
11
Part of S.R.O. : STANDINGROOM
12
"Things ___ bump in the night" : THATGO
13
Sonnet finale : SESTET
21
Egg: Comb. form : OVI
22
Exclamations : OHS
25
Piece of legislation re flights : AIRLAW
26
Sack : BAG
27
Stray : ERR
28
Dane or Swede : SCANDINAVIAN
29
Luncheon : TIFFIN
31
Felt shoe : PAC
34
TV band : UHF
35
Electrical unit : REL
36
Macaw : ARA
39
Writer Rand : AYN
40
Abe, the Rail-___ : SPLITTER
41
Navy V.I.P. : CNA
42
Venturi of links fame : KEN
46
Stubborn : WILFUL
47
Birdhouse : AVIARY
48
Euphemistic oath : GOL
50
Navy's C.I.A. : ONI
53
Platform for outdoor concerts : BANDSTAND
54
Tissue layers : TELAE
55
Asian tree : ASOKA
57
Bell, book and ___ : CANDLE
58
Mention : NAME
59
Banshee's land : ERIN
60
Lively air : LILT
61
"Whiffenpoof" locale : YALE
63
Clear away : RID

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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