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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Monday, April 16, 1990

Author:
Marjorie Pedersen
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { B F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 248 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,769
Across
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Pinochle combination : MELD
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Cousin of scat : SHOO
9
Sailing maneuvers : TACKS
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Derbies and fedoras : HATS
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Sound off : SPOUT
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Money-saving lures : DISCOUNTS
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" . . . ___ unspotted heart": Shak. : APURE
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Totals : ADDS
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Oahu and Maui : ISLANDS
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Great Greek geometer : EUCLID
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Whitman or Kelly : WALT
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Rialto sign : SRO
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Placid : SERENE
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Tragic king : LEAR
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Greek letter : TAU
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"Rose of ___" : TRALEE
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Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
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Girl of Green Gables : ANNE
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Uncooked : RAW
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Coll. or bus. sections : DPTS
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Ballet outfit : TUTU
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Et follower : CETERA
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Hirt and Capp : ALS
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Donkey: Ger. : ESEL
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Glanced askance : LEERED
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Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE
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Apple variety : ROME
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Apple products : CIDERS
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Slow dances, in ballet : ADAGIOS
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Toxic protein : RICIN
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Told : RECOUNTED
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Isle in Taiwan Strait : MATSU
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Go like sixty : TEAR
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Playing card : TREY
67
Members of a D.A.'s staff : ASSTS
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Friend in a fray : ALLY
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Jane of literature : EYRE
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Wild : MAD
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Wallach or Whitney : ELI
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"___ Misérables" : LES
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Transferred pattern : DECAL
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Quake : SHUDDER
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The Brinker boy : HANS
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Baseball's Mel : OTT
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Bone: Comb. form : OSSI
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___ Apopka Lake, Fla. : TSALA
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Dismayed : APPALLED
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Bedspread : COUNTERPANE
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A seminomadic Muslim : KURD
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Cécile and Marie: Abbr. : STES
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Horace, for one : ODIST
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___ Pea (Popeye's baby) : SWEE
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Squire's place : ESTATE
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Remote planet : URANUS
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Offsets : COUNTERACTS
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Street show : RAREE
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Fill with joy : ELATE
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More recent : NEWER
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Part of a lodge mounting : ANTLER
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Singers Lanny and Diana : ROSSES
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One delivering a panegyric : EULOGIST
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Goldfish in "Pinocchio" : CLEO
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Churchman's residence : RECTORY
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Farewell, in France : ADIEU
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Subtraction word : MINUS
53
Worshiper of Beatrice : DANTE
54
"Aeneid" starter : ARMA
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"Buenos ___!" : DIAS
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Young lady of Sp. : SRTA
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Suffix with poet : ICAL
60
Slippery one : EEL
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Essay : TRY
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Suffix with musket : EER
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Tint : DYE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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