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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, January 27, 1989

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York TimesNo. 14,325
Across
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Tourist stopovers : INNS
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Intended : AIMED
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A decision after a bout : DRAW
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Schoolboy of baseball : ROWE
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Island in Western Samoa : UPOLU
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Right-hand man : AIDE
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Swan genus : OLOR
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Consecutive, mirrorwise : BACKTOBACK
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The very bottom : NADIR
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Ave. : RTE
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Wanders sans any plan : ROAMS
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Growing out : ENATE
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Secretary of State: 1905-9 : ROOT
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Pesters persistently : BADGERS
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Scene of a Spartan victory: 457 B.C. : TANAGRA
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Assumed names : ALIASES
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Servant in the tropics : FANNER
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Member of the fam. : SIS
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Bank abbr. : INT
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Of a nasal partition : SEPTAL
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Inhabiting an island : NESIOTE
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Entombed : INURNED
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Site of a magnificent English castle : ARUNDEL
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Graham of the gridiron : OTTO
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Delivered : SAVED
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Presage : AUGUR
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Cell item : COT
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Bandleader from Cuba : ARNAZ
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Very surprised, through the looking glass : TAKENABACK
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Edible rootstock : TARO
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Av follower : ELUL
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Aromatic herb : ANISE
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Tree of the Philippines : IPIL
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School founded in 1701 : YALE
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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Assembly hall in a German college : AULA
Down
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Pittsburgh intake : IRON
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Lopez theme song : NOLA
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A particular cake, strangely enough : UPSIDEDOWN
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Source of Pará rubber : SERINGA
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Northern sea bird : AUK
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"The ___ File," Michael Caine movie : IPCRESS
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Trench around a fortification : MOAT
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Author-editor Hubbard : ELBERT
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Twosome : DUO
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Native of Bismarck or Pierre : DAKOTAN
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Costa ___ : RICA
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Style of furniture : ADAM
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Traps for flies : WEBS
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Gray-white mineral : TRONA
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Charlotte and Norma : RAES
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Three, to Luciano : TRE
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Numbskull : OAF
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Pinza and Chaliapin : BASSI
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Man from Mars : ALIEN
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Busy, going skyward : UPANDDOING
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Private income, in Paris : RENTE
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U.S.S.R. co-op : ARTEL
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Woe : TROUBLE
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The sinuses : ANTRA
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Permit : LET
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Ilie of the courts : NASTASE
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Time period : ERA
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Port in Fiji : SUVA
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Lack of motion : INERTIA
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University teacher : DOCENT
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Weight in Guinea : AKEY
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Calif. campus : UCLA
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Caesar's conquest : GAUL
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Tom Joad was one : OKIE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Author of "Nana" : ZOLA
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"Emerald Point ___," TV series : NAS
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Score for Mary Lou Retton: 1984 : TEN

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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