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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Monday, March 30, 1981

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, 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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© 1981, The New York TimesNo. 11,465
Across
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Box for jitterbugs : JUKE
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Open courts : ATRIA
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Ancient capital of the Moguls : AGRA
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Roman poet : OVID
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Use a razor : SHAVE
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Area below the fetlock : HOOF
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Oscar winner: 1931–32 : HELENHAYES
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Adamson pet : ELSA
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King Cole : NAT
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Merchant : TRADER
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John ___, star of "Roots" : AMOS
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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Tip : CAREEN
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Symbols of authority : SCEPTERS
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"Book of ___" : HOURS
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Place for a coin : SLOT
34
Linden : HAL
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Ostentatious : ARTY
36
Condition : STATE
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Novelist Grey : ZANE
38
Indefinite power : NTH
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Track : HUNT
40
Frightened : COWED
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Follow : TAGALONG
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Identical offspring, in modern science : CLONES
45
Pointed arches : OGEES
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Cheap falseness : SHAM
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Macaw : PARROT
49
Title in Turkey : EMIR
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George ___ Hill, director of a 1973 Oscar winner : ROY
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Makeshift : RUDE
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Oscar winner: 1961 : RITAMORENO
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Nebraska City's county : OTOE
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Take effect : ENURE
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Côte d'___, on the Riviera : AZUR
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Mallard's milieu : POND
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Blue-pencils : EDITS
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Bench's protection : MASK
Down
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Oscar-winning director Ford: 1935 : JOHN
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Layer of the iris : UVEA
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Tartan skirt : KILT
4
Dutch commune : EDE
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Lucy in "The Bride of Lammermoor" : ASHTON
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Novel by Anatole France : THAIS
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Skates : RAYS
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"___ Got a Secret" : IVE
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Lover of beauty : AESTHETE
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"If I Only Had ___" : AHEART
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Oscar winner: 1969 : GOLDIEHAWN
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Midler role : ROSE
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Distant : AFAR
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Where to see the Maison Carrée : NIMES
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Criticize : RAP
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Ethereal : AERY
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Oscar-winner George: 1970 : SCOTT
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Simple melody : CHANT
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Artery : AORTA
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Oscar winner: 1968 : RUTHGORDON
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Highly informal language : SLANG
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Princess in the East : RANEE
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Mushing necessities : SLEDS
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Delivers a haymaker : STUNS
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Article in a bootery : SHOETREE
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Kind of lens : ZOOM
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Mild cigar : CLARO
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Settled differences : AGREED
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Oscar-winning director McCarey: 1944 : LEO
44
Some doorbells : CHIMES
46
Stylish : SMART
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Brace; bolster : PROP
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Stanley Steamer, e.g. : AUTO
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Small case : ETUI
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Mohammed ___ Pahlavi : REZA
51
Charge : ONUS
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Sergeant ___, W.W. I hero : YORK
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Sen. Lugar's home : IND
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Fordham mascot : RAM

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

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