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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
Marjorie Pedersen has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1976, The New York TimesNo. 9,779
Across
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Dog-team order : MUSH
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___-Hawley Act of 1930 : SMOOT
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Daze : STUN
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Preposition : INTO
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Milk: Prefix : LACTO
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Rent : HIRE
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Proofreader's mark : STET
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Decide on ___ of hands : ASHOW
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"___ of Night" : EDGE
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Small dolphins : COWFISHES
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Cupidity : GREED
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Poe's fallen house : USHER
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Hockey star : ORR
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Caressed : FONDLED
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Like some soil : CLAYISH
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Sleep like ___ : ALOG
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Church councils : SYNODS
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Pasture sound : MOO
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Sun events : RISES
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Itinerary abbr. : ARR
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Coast Guard women : SPARS
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Stag's time : EVE
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Old word for Germans : ALMANS
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Molding : OGEE
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Seeds for rolls : SESAMES
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Oysters' relatives : MUSSELS
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Paper quantities: Abbr. : RMS
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Sugar lumps : CUBES
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Caramels, etc. : CANDY
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Drill-sergeant's words : LEFTRIGHT
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On the sheltered side : ALEE
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Exalt : DEIFY
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Churl : BOOR
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Large pie : FLAN
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Suffolk County town : ISLIP
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Brain or duck : LAME
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Corn servings : EARS
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Middle, in law : MESNE
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French seasons : ETES
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Assorted: Abbr. : MISC
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"Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
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Cook prunes : STEW
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Kind of sundae : HOTFUDGE
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Cuts : SLASHES
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Southern side dish : MASHEDYAMS
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Natural earth : OCHER
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Western Indians : OTOS
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Kind of head : TOW
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Wine : SHERRY
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Critical period : TIDE
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Press : URGE
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Require : NEED
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Crete or Cuba: Abbr. : ISL
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Hula-skirt base : GRASS
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___ Faithful : OLD
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Gets along : FARES
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Popeye's girl : OLIVE
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Count ___ : NOSES
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Breakfast offering : CORNMUFFIN
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Conception : IMAGE
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City of Quebec : SOREL
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Waters the lawn : HOSES
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Depression agcy. : NRA
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Kaye or Davis Jr. : SAMMY
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Likely : POSSIBLE
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"___ Misérables" : LES
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Grouping, as of blood : SUBTYPE
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Eve and Enoch : ARDENS
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Relig. speech : SER
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Designer Chapman et al. : CEILS
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Eating place : CAFE
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___ breve : ALLA
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Beer or miss : NEAR
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___ majesty : LESE
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Billy or nanny : GOAT
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Baseball plate : HOME
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___ bien : TRES
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Dark : DIM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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