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Marjorie Pedersen
Marjorie Pedersen

New York Times, Saturday, May 22, 1976

Author: Marjorie Pedersen
Editor: Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,779
Across Down
1. Dog-team order : MUSH
5. ___-Hawley Act of 1930 : SMOOT
10. Daze : STUN
14. Preposition : INTO
15. Milk: Prefix : LACTO
16. Rent : HIRE
17. Proofreader's mark : STET
18. Decide on ___ of hands : ASHOW
19. "___ of Night" : EDGE
20. Small dolphins : COWFISHES
22. Cupidity : GREED
23. Poe's fallen house : USHER
24. Hockey star : ORR
25. Caressed : FONDLED
28. Like some soil : CLAYISH
32. Sleep like ___ : ALOG
33. Church councils : SYNODS
35. Pasture sound : MOO
36. Sun events : RISES
38. Itinerary abbr. : ARR
39. Coast Guard women : SPARS
41. Stag's time : EVE
42. Old word for Germans : ALMANS
45. Molding : OGEE
46. Seeds for rolls : SESAMES
48. Oysters' relatives : MUSSELS
50. Paper quantities: Abbr. : RMS
51. Sugar lumps : CUBES
52. Caramels, etc. : CANDY
55. Drill-sergeant's words : LEFTRIGHT
59. On the sheltered side : ALEE
60. Exalt : DEIFY
61. Churl : BOOR
62. Large pie : FLAN
63. Suffolk County town : ISLIP
64. Brain or duck : LAME
65. Corn servings : EARS
66. Middle, in law : MESNE
67. French seasons : ETES
1. Assorted: Abbr. : MISC
2. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
3. Cook prunes : STEW
4. Kind of sundae : HOTFUDGE
5. Cuts : SLASHES
6. Southern side dish : MASHEDYAMS
7. Natural earth : OCHER
8. Western Indians : OTOS
9. Kind of head : TOW
10. Wine : SHERRY
11. Critical period : TIDE
12. Press : URGE
13. Require : NEED
21. Crete or Cuba: Abbr. : ISL
22. Hula-skirt base : GRASS
24. ___ Faithful : OLD
25. Gets along : FARES
26. Popeye's girl : OLIVE
27. Count ___ : NOSES
28. Breakfast offering : CORNMUFFIN
29. Conception : IMAGE
30. City of Quebec : SOREL
31. Waters the lawn : HOSES
34. Depression agcy. : NRA
37. Kaye or Davis Jr. : SAMMY
40. Likely : POSSIBLE
43. "___ Misérables" : LES
44. Grouping, as of blood : SUBTYPE
47. Eve and Enoch : ARDENS
49. Relig. speech : SER
51. Designer Chapman et al. : CEILS
52. Eating place : CAFE
53. ___ breve : ALLA
54. Beer or miss : NEAR
55. ___ majesty : LESE
56. Billy or nanny : GOAT
57. Baseball plate : HOME
58. ___ bien : TRES
60. Dark : DIM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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