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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 1981

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, 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. 11,384
Across
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Make allowance for : PARDON
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Floormen in a casino : CALLERS
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Reconcile differences : MEDIATE
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Islands in the South Pacific : OCEANIA
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Religious recluse : EREMITE
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Anon : SHORTLY
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Not any: Law : NUL
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Steadies; calms : SEDATES
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Sight on the Seine : ILE
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Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
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Kind of riddle : REBUS
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Bakery worker : ICER
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Rattan and sorgo : CANES
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Hoover, for example : DAM
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Supports : ABETS
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Decides on : ELECTS
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Railroad vehicles : TENDERS
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Jejune : ARID
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Boutique name : DIOR
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Household gods of Rome : PENATES
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Parts of a city skyline : SPIRES
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Malicious : CATTY
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Dieter's dish, British style : VEG
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Corrupt : TAINT
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" . . . ___ for England": Chesterton : ALAS
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Male guinea pigs : BOARS
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Response to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
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Jack Youngblood is one : RAM
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Gun named after its inventor : GATLING
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"___ Cents a Dance" : TEN
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Fatty : ADIPOSE
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Nobelist for Peace: 1962 : PAULING
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Bamboozle : FINAGLE
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They deviate : ERRANTS
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Those at swords' points : ENEMIES
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Mire : SLUDGE
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Reading : PERUSAL
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Sweet girl of music : ADELINE
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Frame : RIM
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Raised terrace out of doors : DAIS
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Playful animal : OTTER
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Mandatory : NEEDED
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Clad, as for a festival : COSTUMED
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Pines : ACHES
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Thirteen Vatican leaders : LEOS
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Malayan gibbon : LAR
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Lorelei, e.g. : ENTICER
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Small valleys of the moon : RILLETS
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Creator of Lode Peter Wimsey : SAYERS
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Threaten : MENACE
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Yields to inquisitors : RECANTS
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___ Madonna, Red Square icon : IBERIAN
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S.P.C.A. pickup : STRAY
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Accept formally : ADOPT
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Act as a model : SIT
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City in Yugoslavia : NIS
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Enthusiasts : DEVOTEES
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Knight : PALADIN
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Fabric with open mesh : ETAMINE
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Ratify : SEAL
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In wild confusion : RIOTING
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International understanding : ENTENTE
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Overcharges : STINGS
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Bottle type : CARAFE
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Beefs : GRIPES
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Old name for a Swiss canton : BASLE
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Traffic situation : SNARL
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Singer Grant : GOGI
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___ Nanak, founder of Sikhism : GURU
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TV's Dawber : PAM
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Terhune canine : LAD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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