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Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon

New York Times, Wednesday, April 8, 1992

Author:
Bernice Gordon
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, 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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© 1992, The New York TimesNo. 15,492
Across
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Harbinger : OMEN
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Kind of clock : ALARM
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Member of the herd : CALF
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Pro follower : RATA
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Legendary city of El Dorado : MANOA
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Actress Perlman : RHEA
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Quahog or pahua : CLAM
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Oil, to Ovid : OLEUM
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City in Romania : IASI
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Joe Louis : THEBROWNBOMBER
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Remark : SAY
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Auto-___ (Inquisition ceremony) : DAFE
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Dismay : APPAL
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Malicious woman : CAT
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Anwar's preceder : GAMAL
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Imprint : MARK
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"Then went Samson ___ . . . ": Judges : TOGAZA
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Yoko ___ : ONO
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Jerome Kern song : BLUEDANUBEBLUES
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Author Deighton : LEN
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Thrift-shop event : RESALE
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Man, e.g. : ISLE
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Watery swelling : EDEMA
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Monogram of Prufrock's creator : TSE
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Curl one's lip : SNEER
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Oddball : ONER
50
Trouble : WOE
51
Rumer Godden work : BLACKNARCISSUS
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"Lady" in a casino : LUCK
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Fabulists : LIARS
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Farina is one : MEAL
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Feed the kitty : ANTE
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Twelve months in Metz : ANNEE
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Former queen of Jordan : ALIA
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Drop of sweat : BEAD
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Bulgarian river : ISKER
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Violin part : NECK
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Grampus : ORC
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Brewing grain : MALT
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Settlement in Greenland : ETAH
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What a junior is : NAMESAKE
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He wrote "The Proper Bostonians" : AMORY
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Composer of "Le Roi d'Ys" : LALO
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Once more : ANEW
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Meeting place for Arthur : ROUNDTABLE
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Cobra's cousin : MAMBA
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Yalta's locale : CRIMEA
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Peck role : AHAB
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___-majesté : LESE
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Unbiased : FAIR
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Gala for Marie Antoinette : BAL
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Gift ___ : OFGAB
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Stroll : AMBLE
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Became ashen : PALED
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Cut; trim : PRUNE
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Forces : CONSTRAINS
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Largest known toads : AGUAS
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Black eye : MOUSE
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Anoint, old style : ANELE
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Also-ran : LOSER
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Menlo Park monogram : TAE
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Wye follower : ZEE
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Took a swig : DRANK
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Official in lawn tennis : LINESMAN
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Made fun of : MOCKED
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Cry at sea : SOS
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Zhou ___ : ENLAI
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More sapient : WISER
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Spill the beans : BLAB
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Clair de ___ : LUNE
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Minutes of a meeting : ACTA
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Gross : RANK
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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River in Zaire : UELE
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Levantine ketch : SAIC
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"Mighty ___ a Rose" : LAK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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