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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Friday, November 30, 1984

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1984, The New York TimesNo. 12,806

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Across
1
Dot’s partner : DASH
5
City in Brazil : BELEM
10
Betty of old cartoons : BOOP
14
Yearn : ACHE
15
Italian headquarters during W.W. I : UDINE
16
Husband of Gudrun : ATLI
17
Memorable stylist : DIOR
18
Some infielders : SHORTSTOPS
20
Dexterous : ADROIT
22
Arm of the Atlantic : NORTHSEA
23
Spent : TIRED
25
Actress Damita : LILI
26
Missiles : GRENADES
29
British government security : CONSOL
33
Part of a hope chest : LINEN
34
___ mackerel : ATKA
36
Butter in India : GHEE
37
“The Greatest” : ALI
38
Novelist Zangwill et al. : ISRAELS
41
Mother bear: Sp. : OSA
42
Hideouts : DENS
44
Ethereal, in poesy : AERY
45
Parish priests, in Paris : CURES
47
More nervous : EDGIER
49
Establish a new residence : RESETTLE
51
Romney sounds : BAAS
53
Kind of boom : SONIC
54
Entrances : ACCESSES
58
Finally : ATLAST
61
Type of cook : SHORTORDER
63
Newscasters Pappas and Seamans : IKES
64
Ankles : TALI
65
___ Haute : TERRE
66
Musical theme : TEMA
67
Draft status : ONEA
68
Syrian president : ASSAD
69
River near Dunkerque : YSER
Down
1
Art cult : DADA
2
Biting : ACID
3
Cooking ingredient : SHORTENING
4
Portia or Rosalind : HEROINE
5
Dead broke : BUSTED
6
Old English letter : EDH
7
Statue on the N.Y. Public Library steps : LION
8
Sign up : ENROL
9
Like Shelley’s lines : METRICAL
10
Summer activity at Brighton : BATHING
11
Some Amerinds : OTOS
12
Greek flask : OLPE
13
Galileo’s birthplace : PISA
19
Town W of Caen : STLO
21
Native of Tabriz : IRANI
24
“The Wreck of the Mary ___” : DEARE
26
Open space in the woods : GLADE
27
Got one’s goat : RILED
28
Ringo, the drummer : STARR
30
Items in a pastry shop : SHORTCAKES
31
German name for a Baltic island : OESEL
32
Contract : LEASE
35
Evelyn of the screen : KEYES
39
Fla. resort : SARASOTA
40
Intimation : SCENT
43
Where Omsk is : SIBERIA
46
Gas or electricity : UTILITY
48
Shrine Bowl team : EAST
50
Towered : SOARED
52
Ancient Chinese : SERES
54
Regarding : ASTO
55
Biggers sleuth : CHAN
56
Forage crop : COLE
57
Dispatchers: Abbr. : SDRS
59
Sprinkled: Her. : SEME
60
Autocrat : TSAR
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It’s backed by NOW : ERA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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