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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1991

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York TimesNo. 15,107

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Across
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Beatles film : HELP
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Play for time : STALL
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Kind of chamber : ECHO
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Brainchild : IDEA
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Port in Crete : CANEA
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Department in a hospital : XRAY
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Make a call : DIAL
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At right angles to a ship's keel : ABEAM
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Part of a mansard : EAVE
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Champ's epithet: 1937-49 : THEBROWNBOMBER
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One with ESP : SEER
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Egyptian cobra : ASP
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Took away, with "off" : CARTED
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Kind of baby : TESTTUBE
33
Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
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Star of "48 HRS." : NOLTE
35
Cluster of seals : POD
36
Marvelous Marvin's successor : SUGARRAYLEONARD
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"___ was saying . . . " : ASI
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Actor Warren ___: 1928-82 : OATES
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Resort in Sicily : ENNA
43
Embarrassed : REDFACED
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Open spaces in sylvan places : GLADES
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German theologian: 1486-1543 : ECK
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S. African of Huguenot descent : BOER
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Words from the champ of champs : IAMTHEGREATEST
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Everly Brothers offering : DUET
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" . . . and ___ a good-night" : TOALL
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Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
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U.S.S.R. city : OREL
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Zhou of China : ENLAI
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Since, in Ayr : SYNE
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Superior, e.g. : LAKE
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Author of "A Victorian Village" : REESE
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River duck : TEAL
Down
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Secreted : HID
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Use a blue pencil : EDIT
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One of Jacob's wives : LEAH
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Gymnasium for Spartan wrestlers : PALESTRA
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In a panic : SCARED
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Small drum : TABOR
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Once more : ANEW
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Spare : LEAN
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Attack verbally : LAMBASTE
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Released from : EXEMPT
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Sourpuss : CRAB
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Eat : HAVE
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___ and terminer : OYER
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Bonnet dweller? : BEE
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Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
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Actor Romero : CESAR
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Divert : AMUSE
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Unbending : RIGID
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Trifled : TOYED
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Wings : ELLS
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___-coming (showing promise) : UPAND
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Carried : BORNE
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Icelandic literary works : EDDAS
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Odomes of the Buffalo Bills : NATE
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Household pest, for short : ROACH
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Tennis player : RACKETER
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Global area in the news : NEAREAST
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State of fitness : FETTLE
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Lacrosse player : GOALIE
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Rent : LET
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Namesakes of Benjamin's first son : BELAS
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Pop singer Billy ___ : IDOL
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Nimbus : AURA
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Docile; gentle : MEEK
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Used up : GONE
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Respiratory sound : RALE
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Scottish isle : SKYE
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Singer Turner : TINA
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Blanc or Brooks : MEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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