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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1981

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,404

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Across
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Mission built in 1722 : ALAMO
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Take notice : MARK
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Zodiac sign : CRAB
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Birthplace of H.S.T. : LAMAR
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Art historian Faure : ELIE
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Warren, Cordell or Henry : HULL
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How to serve caviar : ONICE
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This means "little strings" : SPAGHETTI
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Models of excellence : PARAGONS
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Famous fabulist : AESOP
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Search through : RAKE
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Ramfis in "Aïda" : BASS
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Jackson's 1885 best seller : RAMONA
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Bode : PORTEND
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Fictional town in Italy : ADANO
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Court star Austin : TRACY
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"___ the hills . . . ": D'Urfey : OER
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Graceful girl : PERI
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B'nai ___ (Sons of the Covenant) : BRITH
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Cold, in Cádiz : FRIO
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Stripling : TAD
40
Sign on a small hotel : ROOMS
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Paradise : BLISS
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Republic founded by American blacks : LIBERIA
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Items in the Rose Bowl parade : FLOATS
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High pair : ACES
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Use a hang glider : SOAR
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Port in Honshu : OSAKA
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Item sprinkled on pasta : PARMESAN
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This means "before food" : ANTIPASTO
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Related on Mom's side : ENATE
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Rent : TORN
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Rusk or Martin : DEAN
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Group of eight : OCTAD
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Long draft : SWIG
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Head or heart follower : ACHE
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Great White Way lights : NEONS
Down
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Crooked : ALOP
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Cantrell or Turner : LANA
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Eastern V.I.P. : AMIR
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This means "small blessed cakes" : MACARONI
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Seasoning used in a trattoria : OREGANO
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Intervening, in law : MESNE
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Whence the Po flows : ALPS
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Narrow inlet : RIA
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Container for lager : KEG
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See 50 Across : CHEESE
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Potholes : RUTS
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___-relievo (kind of sculpture) : ALTO
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Radar image : BLIP
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Kind of pudding : HASTY
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Orel's river : OKA
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Some cockleshells : BOATS
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Jerusalem's ___ of Pilate : ARCH
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Carried away : RAPT
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"Let's Make ___" (TV show) : ADEAL
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___ Gras : MARDI
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Louis from Louisiana : PRIMA
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Water wheel : NORIA
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Jefferson was one : DEIST
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Ménage à ___ : TROIS
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Singer Lanny or Diana : ROSS
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Prolix person : BORE
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Where to see the Pitti Palace : FLORENCE
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Newscaster's summation : RECAP
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"Put the ___ Mame" : BLAMEON
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Activity in a pizzeria : BAKING
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"Tea ___ Two" : FOR
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Burgundy river : SAONE
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Meal for a mare : OATS
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Weather word : SNOW
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Pasta-manufacturing town : ATRI
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Chief god of Memphis : PTAH
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Prime Minister of Japan 1964–72 : SATO
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Calmer and Sparks : NEDS
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Nabokov heroine : ADA
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Like Chablis : SEC

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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