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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, January 10, 1992

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { G K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,403

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Across
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Task : JOB
4
Touchy king : MIDAS
9
Money of Freetown : LEONE
14
G.I. address : APO
15
Julio's January : ENERO
16
Birch relative : ALDER
17
Brawny brothers : MAXANDBUDDYBAER
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Contrive : BREW
21
T.G.I.F. part : ITS
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Amundsen and Dahl : ROALDS
23
Scene of a Rice play : STREET
25
Dance : HOOF
27
Board's partner : BED
29
Small chest : COFFRET
34
Dispatch boat : AVISO
38
Of an epoch : ERAL
40
German auditorium : AULA
41
Food and water, e.g. : BARENECESSITIES
44
Salinger girl : ESME
45
Alençon export : LACE
46
Former Czech leader : BENES
47
Hollywood sub : STANDIN
49
Affirmative : YEA
51
Toxin preceder : ANTI
53
Musical family : TRAPPS
58
Cape Verde coin : ESCUDO
62
"Evita" role : CHE
64
Cheerful song : LILT
65
Russia : THENORTHERNBEAR
68
Lofty abode : AERIE
69
Mezzo Marilyn : HORNE
70
Padre's sister : TIA
71
Some haymakers : LEFTS
72
Round : ORBED
73
At all : ANY
Down
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Window parts : JAMBS
2
MOMA display : OPART
3
Ring master : BOXER
4
Brando film, with "The" : MEN
5
Put down in writing : INDITE
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Red item : DEBT
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In ___ (hurrying) : ARUSH
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Instant lawn : SOD
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Recessionary ill : LAYOFF
10
Isle of exile : ELBA
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Medieval Teutonic estate : ODAL
12
Privation : NEED
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Is off base : ERRS
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Dazzle : AWE
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Talks nonsense : DROOLS
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Inky : EBON
26
Irish dramatist : OCASEY
28
Tilt and pour : DECANT
30
Lot : FATE
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Devastation : RUIN
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"Waiting for the Robert ___" : ELEE
33
Scottish goblet : TASS
34
Burrows and Beame : ABES
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Seemingly endless : VAST
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"La Douce" : IRMA
37
Spotted : SEEN
39
Part of R & R : REC
42
Writer Wylie : ELINOR
43
Construction piece : IBAR
48
Pedestal sections : DADOES
50
" . . . nature's copy's not ___": Shak. : ETERNE
52
Zeus's blood : ICHOR
54
Dalmatic's kin : ALB
55
Vatican sculpture : PIETA
56
Unadorned : PLAIN
57
S.P.C.A. concern : STRAY
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Latin abbr. : ETAL
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Irish sprite : SHEE
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Memorable publisher : CERF
61
Crew : UNIT
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Prettyface, e.g. : HERB
66
Le Duc ___ : THO
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Sparks of old films : NED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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