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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 Down
1. Make allowance for : PARDON
7. Floormen in a casino : CALLERS
14. Reconcile differences : MEDIATE
15. Islands in the South Pacific : OCEANIA
16. Religious recluse : EREMITE
17. Anon : SHORTLY
18. Not any: Law : NUL
19. Steadies; calms : SEDATES
21. Sight on the Seine : ILE
22. Province of Saudi Arabia : ASIR
24. Kind of riddle : REBUS
25. Bakery worker : ICER
26. Rattan and sorgo : CANES
28. Hoover, for example : DAM
29. Supports : ABETS
30. Decides on : ELECTS
32. Railroad vehicles : TENDERS
34. Jejune : ARID
36. Boutique name : DIOR
37. Household gods of Rome : PENATES
40. Parts of a city skyline : SPIRES
44. Malicious : CATTY
45. Dieter's dish, British style : VEG
47. Corrupt : TAINT
48. " . . . ___ for England": Chesterton : ALAS
49. Male guinea pigs : BOARS
51. Response to the Little Red Hen : NOTI
52. Jack Youngblood is one : RAM
53. Gun named after its inventor : GATLING
55. "___ Cents a Dance" : TEN
56. Fatty : ADIPOSE
58. Nobelist for Peace: 1962 : PAULING
60. Bamboozle : FINAGLE
61. They deviate : ERRANTS
62. Those at swords' points : ENEMIES
63. Mire : SLUDGE
1. Reading : PERUSAL
2. Sweet girl of music : ADELINE
3. Frame : RIM
4. Raised terrace out of doors : DAIS
5. Playful animal : OTTER
6. Mandatory : NEEDED
7. Clad, as for a festival : COSTUMED
8. Pines : ACHES
9. Thirteen Vatican leaders : LEOS
10. Malayan gibbon : LAR
11. Lorelei, e.g. : ENTICER
12. Small valleys of the moon : RILLETS
13. Creator of Lode Peter Wimsey : SAYERS
14. Threaten : MENACE
20. Blind as ___ : ABAT
23. Yields to inquisitors : RECANTS
25. ___ Madonna, Red Square icon : IBERIAN
27. S.P.C.A. pickup : STRAY
29. Accept formally : ADOPT
31. Act as a model : SIT
33. City in Yugoslavia : NIS
35. Enthusiasts : DEVOTEES
37. Knight : PALADIN
38. Fabric with open mesh : ETAMINE
39. Ratify : SEAL
41. In wild confusion : RIOTING
42. International understanding : ENTENTE
43. Overcharges : STINGS
44. Bottle type : CARAFE
46. Beefs : GRIPES
49. Old name for a Swiss canton : BASLE
50. Traffic situation : SNARL
53. Singer Grant : GOGI
54. ___ Nanak, founder of Sikhism : GURU
57. TV's Dawber : PAM
59. Terhune canine : LAD

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

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