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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Thursday, March 18, 1993

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Bernice Gordon has 126 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 21 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,836
Across
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Pioneer film maker : PATHE
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Catnip or cowpea : HERB
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Vehicle for haulage : DRAY
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S-shaped moldings : OGEES
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Viva-voce : ORAL
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Judicial garb : ROBE
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___-arms (soldier) : MANAT
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Cat's legendary asset : NINELIVES
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Incenses : PROVOKES
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See 32 Down : NOVEL
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Mont ___, Alpine pass : CENIS
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Some summers? : ADDERS
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Actress Hawn : GOLDIE
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Angler's basket : CREEL
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A Siouan : OTO
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Island off Scotland : ARRAN
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Snuggeries : NESTS
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Like Croesus : RICH
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Instrument for Shankar : SITAR
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___ Arnaz : DESI
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Mound of gravel : ESKER
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Lost : ATSEA
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Circus truck : VAN
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Trite : CORNY
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Sorting devices : SIZERS
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Schnitzel, e.g. : CUTLET
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Canary's cousin : SERIN
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Race tracks : OVALS
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Bisect : CUTINTWO
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Eighty : FOURSCORE
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A son of Aphrodite: Var. : ENEAS
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Soccer great : PELE
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Cohort : UNIT
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City in Tuscany : SIENA
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Actress Rehan et al. : ADAS
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Uncomplicated : EASY
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Sharp tastes : TANGS
Down
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Partner of circumstance : POMP
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Seaweed product : AGAR
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Time for a scholar : TENOCLOCK
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Cast : HEAVED
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Tallinn is its capital : ESTONIA
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Whets : HONES
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Goddess of discord : ERIS
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Tore : RAN
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Mineral that sounds mixed up : BLENDE
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Talked nonsense : DRIVELED
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Stray : ROVER
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Third man's namesakes : ABELS
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Word of assent : YES
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Thick, woolen cloth : LODEN
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Dyers' vats : KIERS
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Wild water buffaloes : ARNAS
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Al or Tipper : GORE
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Colonial order : OTIS
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Malicious : CATTY
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Like Hals's "Cavalier" : RIANT
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Work by Tarkington : SEVENTEEN
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Bigwig in business : TSAR
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Transgressions : SINS
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Metric measures : HECTARES
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Adjust one's watch : RESET
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Brioches : ROLLS
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Most lighthearted : AIRIEST
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Answer an S O S : RESCUE
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Colorful garden flower : ZINNIA
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Sounded like a dove : COOED
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Lobe in the mouth : UVULA
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Full of animal fat : SUETY
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Collinsworth of N.F.L. fame : CRIS
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P. Buck hero : WANG
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Mother bears: Sp. : OSAS
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Monogram of a humorist-journalist : FPA
57
Three ___ match : ONA

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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