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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1987

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York TimesNo. 13,848

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Decline in value : SAG
4
Howled : BAYED
9
A solid : CUBE
13
Frenzied : AMOK
15
Call forth : EVOKE
16
Author Whitely : OPAL
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In general : BYANDLARGE
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Italian commune : ATRI
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Character on a typewriter : ASTERISK
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Former V.I.P.'s in Istanbul : PASHAS
23
"___ We Got Fun?" : AINT
24
Income for a Lourdes landlord : RENTE
25
Worn away : ERODED
28
Joins : CONNECTS
31
Kyoto coin : YEN
32
Yankee catcher : SALAS
34
Actor Leon : ERROL
35
Some mos. : OCTS
37
___-law (a relative) : SONIN
39
Vital fluids : SERA
40
Calif. border lake : TAHOE
42
Shades : TONES
44
Lincoln's "Cap'n ___" : ERI
45
Attend the World Series, e.g. : SPECTATE
47
Become conscious : AWAKEN
49
Military bigwigs : BRASS
50
Three, to Hans : DREI
51
Chair parts : SPLATS
53
Systematic article : TREATISE
57
Roosted : ALIT
58
TV documentary: 1976-80 : INSEARCHOF
60
Wild Wilder : GENE
61
Rock projections : CRAGS
62
Limping : HALT
63
Twelve ___, "G.W.T.W." plantation : OAKS
64
Limestone region : KARST
65
John ___ Passos : DOS
Down
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Island in the West Indies : SABA
2
Alcott and Carter : AMYS
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U.S.N.A. mascot : GOAT
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Pope heroine et al. : BELINDAS
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Cease!, at sea : AVAST
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City on the Ouse : YORK
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Hosp. procedure : EKG
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Become more profound : DEEPEN
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Good gift for a hostess : COASTERS
10
In hot water : UPTHECREEK
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Vamp of the silents : BARA
12
Students at New Haven : ELIS
14
Work dough : KNEAD
18
Becomes sere : DRIES
22
Biographer Edwards : ANNE
24
Item for Menuhin : ROSIN
25
Islets : EYOTS
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Tire or summary : RECAP
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Out of order : ONTHEBLINK
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Prau, e.g. : CANOE
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___ Annunziata, Italian resort : TORRE
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Liquidated : SLAIN
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Family of a 20's-30's tennis star : LOTTS
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Xenophon's teacher : SOCRATES
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Trouble spot : NEAREAST
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Assert as true : SWEAR
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___ as a dog : ASSICK
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Gee chaser : AITCH
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Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
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Granulated starch : SAGO
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Words from Belli : PLEA
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Peter or Paul : TSAR
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"If ___ a thousand sons . . . ": Shak. : IHAD
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Vaughn role in " . . . U.N.C.L.E." : SOLO
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Salamanders : EFTS
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F.D.R.'s Blue Eagle : NRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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