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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

COLLOQUIAL COMPANY

New York Times, Sunday, March 27, 1983

88-Across : Site of a rock-carved lion

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 561 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 136, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18 Grid is asymmetric.
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1983, The New York TimesNo. 12,192
Across
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Move, in checkers : JUMP
5
Onward in time : FORTH
10
Sea lettuce : ALGA
14
Burgeon : ERUPT
19
Novello : IVOR
20
"Falstaff," e.g. : OPERA
21
Source : SEED
22
Skin ailment : TINEA
23
Carlo Maria Giulini : BATONWAVER
25
Warren E. Burger, at times : HARDRAPPER
27
Spills the beans : TELLS
28
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
30
Princes in Afghanistan : AMEERS
31
Pitiless taskmasters : LEGREES
34
A Monet contemporary : REDON
35
Overcharges : STINGS
36
Companions of Pan : OREADS
37
Skirt insert : SETIN
38
British carbines : STENS
39
"Boys Town" won him an Oscar : TRACY
40
Rona Barrett : CHATTERTALE
42
Davis or Hyman : MAC
45
Legal wrong : TORT
46
Secular : LAIC
47
Galley gear : OARS
48
___ bunting (a finch) : CIRL
49
Y.M.C.A., e.g. : ORG
50
Burt Bacharach : TUNETWISTER
54
Fixed relation : RATIO
55
Applied cosmetics : ROUGED
57
Flat ring on a bit : ROWEL
58
Bandleader Stan : KENTON
59
Checked : STIFLED
61
Frigid and Torrid : ZONES
62
Winner at Wimbledon: 1925 : LACOSTE
63
Stories or crayons : CONTES
64
Neural networks : RETIA
65
Book of the O.T. : SAMUEL
66
Guanaco's home : ANDES
67
Joan Rivers : WISECRACKER
69
Religious letters : IHS
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Property charge : LIEN
73
Arrest progress : HALT
74
"___ bien!" : TRES
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Kind of ball or bank : SNOW
76
Buzzing beetle : DOR
77
Steve Martin : BELLYBUSTER
81
Line or twine: Fr. : LIGNE
82
Stable youngsters : FOALS
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Shriver, to Kennedy : INLAW
84
Region in ancient Palestine : GILEAD
85
Manhattan garnish : CHERRY
87
Tradesman, for one : PLIER
88
Site of a rock-carved lion : LUCERNE
89
Fern leaves : FRONDS
90
Concert piece : VALSE
91
Bridge ace : GOREN
92
The Murrays : RUGCUTTERS
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Tillie the Toiler : KEYPUNCHER
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American dogwood : OSIER
100
Further : ALSO
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Nothing, to McEnroe : LOVE
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Solo, in St.-Lô : SEULE
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Style of Vermeer's work : GENRE
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Unclaimed piece of property : WAIF
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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He painted "The Great Forest" : ERNST
Down
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Arm of a crane : JIB
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Grape : UVA
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Witty saying : MOT
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Lengthen : PROTRACT
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Author of "The French Lieutenant's Woman" : FOWLES
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Menilites : OPALS
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Guns the engine : REVS
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Pavarotti's three : TRE
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Trompe-l'oeil painter: 1848-92 : HARNETT
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Accumulation of cinders : ASHCONE
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Grasp : LEARN
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Stage and screen star : GERE
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Append : ADD
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Light cotton fabric : ETAMINE
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Matures : RIPENS
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Remove dowels : UNPEG
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Jury members : PEERS
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Seamen : TARS
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Wanting : NEEDY
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Badgerlike animals : RATELS
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Access : ADIT
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Keno's kin : LOTTO
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Slip : ERROR
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Mario Andretti : GEARGRINDER
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Produce a chemical change in : REACT
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Kay or Bart : STARR
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Started suddenly : SHIED
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Baronne de ___-Holstein : STAEL
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Beat : CANED
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Fixed courses : ROTES
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Larry Holmes : MITTSLINGER
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Tumultuously : ARIOT
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Progeny of a sort : CLONE
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Equipment used in Winter Olympics : LUGES
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Portage item : CANOE
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Cattails : TULES
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Emulated Rice or Oates : WROTE
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Homer's tongue : IONIC
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Take an oath : SWEAR
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Come up again : RECUR
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Glacial ridges : KAMES
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Cook slightly : SCALD
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Character in "I Pagliacci" : TONIO
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Piquant : ZESTY
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Nixon or Johnson : LAKER
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Brooklets : RILLS
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Kind of driver : SCREW
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Cox of "Mr. Peepers" : WALLY
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Volatile oil : ATTAR
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Its capital is Chengchow : HONAN
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Borg is one : SWEDE
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San Simeon resident : HEARST
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Roscoe attachment : SILENCER
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Chef's garnish : BORDURE
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___ sale and fare : BILLSOF
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Etats-___ : UNIS
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With smoothness : SLEEKLY
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Nimrod's need : LICENSE
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He has a duel role : FENCER
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Assamese adviser : GURU
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Water holder : CRUSE
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___ armor (unwieldy ironclad) : HOGIN
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Iranian dialect : PARSI
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Trained horse : LOPER
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Kermit of the Muppets : FROG
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Soft palates : VELA
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Shackle : GYVE
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Child's marble : TAW
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Memnon's mother : EOS
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Attila was one : HUN
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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Harm by exposure to moisture : RET

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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