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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 1979

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Bernice Gordon has 126 pre-Shortz puzzles and 21 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1979, The New York TimesNo. 10,710

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Across
1. Popular dessert : FLAN
5. Storms' precursors : CALMS
10. Not to be persuaded : DEAF
14. Branches : RAMI
15. " . . . from ___ dream of peace" : ADEEP
16. Impulse : URGE
17. Music critic Downes : OLIN
18. City in Puerto Rico : PONCE
19. Kind of duck or goose : PIED
20. The final drink that may truly be final : ONEFORTHEROAD
23. Relative of a larch : PINE
24. Port of South Yemen : ADEN
25. Weary : ALLIN
28. Author of "The Camera Never Blinks" : DANRATHER
33. Like a TV woman : BIONIC
35. One waiting in ambush : LIER
36. A Cantor : IDA
37. Fundamentals : ABCS
38. Low evergreen shrub : ERICA
40. Part of a school course : UNIT
41. U.S. youth agency: 1935–43 : NYA
42. Calaveras County jumper : FROG
43. Shady dell : DINGLE
45. Gad about gaily : GALLIVANT
48. Abdul the Bulbul : AMEER
49. Annapolis: Abbr. : ACAD
50. Water conduit : HOSE
52. Choice seats : TWOONTHEAISLE
57. Money to spend in Bangkok : BAHT
58. Bears and Cubs : TEAMS
59. Fictional second self : HYDE
61. Stem of a plant : AXIS
62. One of the Lauders : ESTEE
63. Periods : ERAS
64. Ready for the reaper : RIPE
65. Galley commands : STETS
66. Check : DAMP
Down
1. To's partner : FRO
2. French composer : LALO
3. Entebbe is his capital : AMIN
4. Bowling game : NINEPINS
5. Poultry treat : CAPON
6. Doted on : ADORED
7. Period of penitence : LENT
8. His mission is fixing transmissions : MECHANIC
9. Peruse with rapidity : SPEEDREAD
10. Governor of Delaware : DUPONT
11. Producer of silk : ERIA
12. Well advanced : AGED
13. Nourished : FED
21. C'est ___ (done) : FINI
22. Locale of "plenty of seats" : REAR
25. "Not with ___ but a whimper" : ABANG
26. Location of Benghazi : LIBYA
27. British neighborhood pub : LOCAL
29. Adjust precisely : ALIGN
30. Flexible joint : HINGE
31. Official of ancient Rome : EDILE
32. First-___ (superstar) : RATER
34. Creator of Don Quixote : CERVANTES
39. Hurdle for would-be drivers : ROADTEST
40. Disentangled : UNMESHED
42. Merest trifle : FICO
44. City in Rumania : IASI
46. Chinese philosopher : LAOTSE
47. Lincoln Ctr. attraction : THEMET
51. Caravan stopovers : OASES
52. Kind of dancer : TAXI
53. Kind of lash or saw : WHIP
54. Love's antithesis : HATE
55. Constellation containing Vega : LYRA
56. Item in a Dutch deli : EDAM
57. Musical measure : BAR
60. Telepathy: Abbr. : ESP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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